Skip Rogers *Courtesy Post - Labrador Retriever / Pit Bull Terrier / Mixed Dog For Adoption
American Pit Bull Terrier-Labrador Retriever Mix Dog For Adoption in Phoenix, AZ

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Ad ID: ADN-74770
Times Ad Viewed: 175 times
Date Listed: 11/29/2016
Date Expires: 11 days from now

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Breed: American Pit Bull Terrier-Labrador Retriever Mix
Gender: Male Male
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Skip Rogers *Courtesy Post

Age: Young
Size at Maturity: Medium
Availability Date: 11/29/2016
Location: Phoenix, AZ 85087
Tags: American Pit Bull Terrier-Labrador Retriever Mix Dog For Adoption in Phoenix, AZ
Physical Attributes
Altered Yes
Behavioral Characteristics
OK with Kids Yes
OK with Dogs Yes
OK with Cats Yes
Other
  • Housetrained
Additional Information
Was the Dog Found No
Other

Posted Breed: Labrador Retriever / Pit Bull Terrier / Mixed. Skip Rogers is a precious, sweet, friendly and adorable three-legged black and white Lab mix who stole his rescuer's heart when visiting the Humane Society a month ago. He was most likely hit by a car and the right rear leg could not be saved. His new mom says that he is a kind soul, playful with their other dogs, curious and interested in the cats and friendly to their house guests. But he has nipped at their youngest child several times without provocation. She says Skip Rogers deserves a loving home with someone who will give him a second chance. Stacey is waiting to hear from you at 480 466-2691 or staceylaynecody@gmail.com

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