Oslo - American Pit Bull Terrier / Mixed (short coat) Dog For Adoption
American Pit Bull Terrier Mix Dog For Adoption in Marina del Rey, CA

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Organization Name: Forte Animal Rescue
Location: Marina del Rey, CA 90292
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(310) 362-0321


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Breed: American Pit Bull Terrier Mix
Gender: Male Male
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Oslo

Age: Adult
Color/Markings: Gray/Silver/Salt & Pepper with White
Size at Maturity: Medium
Availability Date: 03/07/2016
Location: Marina del Rey, CA 90292
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Physical Attributes
Coat Length Short
Grooming Needs Low
Likes to Vocalize Quiet
Shedding Amount Moderate
Altered Yes
Behavioral Characteristics
OK with Kids Yes
OK with Dogs No
OK with Cats No
Energy Level Moderate
Activity Level Moderately Active
Exercise Needs Moderate
Fence Required 6 foot
Obedience Training Has Basic Training
Other
  • Housetrained
Additional Information
Was the Dog Found No
Other
  • Up-to-date on Vaccinations

Posted Breed: American Pit Bull Terrier / Mixed (short coat). Oslo has the biggest ham of a personality. He is one of the Three Stooges in a dog body. He is clumsy and sometimes does not realize he is 60 lbs. He is so happy to see you when you come home he—hops like a bunny. When he wakes up in the morning he stretches out like a frog and checks to see if he is giving you the laugh. He doesn’t walk; he prances. Oslo’s person had a new baby and then lost her home lost his home, so her friend kindly took him on, but now there’s trouble with the landlord. He loves to be around people, but not a fan of small kids. He loves to sleep, in fact he will sleep longer than his human if he were allowed. He is a good listener, loves his crate, wants to be better on the leash, and behaves very well when hr gets groomed, nails trimmed, bathed, etc. This little clown just wants to be loved. If you are interested in meeting Oslo, please download the Adoption Questionnaire, fill it out and fax it back to us at (310) 362-0321. [Oslo is aprox 7 years old and about 60 lbs.] (1102)

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    • Tibetan Terrier-Unknown Mix Dog For Adoption in Marina del Rey, CA

      Suzy

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      Breed: Tibetan Terrier-Unknown Mix
      Sex: Female Female
      Age: Adult
      Location: Marina del Rey, CA
      Posted Breed: Tibetan Terrier / Wheaten Terrier / Mixed (medium coat). Suzy’s guardian sadly had to go into hospice care. A neighbor and family members had been feeding her at the empty house until we rescued her. Understandably, she was very scared at first, but her foster dad says she is incredibly sweet and nurturing. When her guardian became unwell and called 911, the paramedics had to remove his jeans and left them on the floor when they took him away. Suzy stayed in the spot where his jeans were and slept on them for weeks until they were eventually removed. When we rescued her, despite being fearful and confused she bonded with us quite quickly and seemed relieved and comforted to at last have some human contact and affection again. She appears to be a quiet, mellow dog. She seems to really like human contact. She has been through a very difficult time losing her guardian who she clearly loved and we want to help her now to feel loved again. We really believe that she is special and will be an incredibly loyal and loving companion. Please contact us if you would like to meet this incredibly sweet girl. If you are interested in meeting Suzy, please download the Adoption Questionnaire, fill it out and fax it back to us at (310) 362-0321. You can also meet this and/or other available dogs at our weekend adoptions. [Suzy is about 7 years old and weighs 35-40 lbs.] (1604)
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    • American Staffordshire Terrier Dog For Adoption in Marina del Rey, CA

      Valley

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      Breed: American Staffordshire Terrier
      Sex: Female Female
      Age: Young
      Location: Marina del Rey, CA
      Posted Breed: American Staffordshire Terrier (short coat). I was found abandoned….um, in the “valley" of Los Angeles (hence my name, very creative). After an intensive search for my original home, then spay and lots of TLC, I started looking for my forever home where I will be loved and protected for the rest of my life. I’m generally a happy girl, and get along with my canine foster brother and love snuggling with my human foster dad. Once I get to know you, I’m like that all the time. It’s the initial meeting that sometimes flips me out, and I make faces and noises that temporarily make me look scary, even though I have no intention of attacking. I guess I feel I have to protect myself. I know, I know….I’ll never be adopted if I keep doing this, but it's really a catch 22, ya know? I just need someone to adopt me and convince me that I don’t have to protect myself anymore. I’m very well-mannered in the house; actually my foster dad says I’m “perfect.” And I know all my basic commands my previous foster mama taught me. Would you give me a chance and let me blossom in your life? If you are interested in meeting Valley, please download the Adoption Questionnaire, fill it out and fax it back to us at (310) 362-0321. You can also meet this and/or other available dogs at our weekend adoptions. [Valley is about 2 year old and about 51 lbs.] (1508)
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    • American Bulldog-Unknown Mix Dog For Adoption in Marina del Rey, CA

      Lulu

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      Breed: American Bulldog-Unknown Mix
      Sex: Female Female
      Age: Adult
      Location: Marina del Rey, CA
      Posted Breed: American Bulldog / Mixed (short coat). There is something deeply tender about Lulu. The greatest personality you will ever know! Lulu is loving, affectionate and wants to emotionally connect with her people. Soulful, calm, highly intelligent and has a rare wisdom and depth about her. Lulu is loyal, joyful, has beautifully expressive eyes, and is sometimes a comedian! She will keep you smiling. She wants be a loving companion and best friend. She is medium energy, loves long walks in the neighborhood, and is just as happy snuggling and watching TV. Lulu has been professionally trained and is beautiful on leash. She is waiting for her second chance to have her very own best friend or family with whom she can connect and love. Lulu is truly one of a kind. [Lulu is 6 years old and weighs 75 lbs.] If you'd like to meet Lulu, please contact bravedogrescue@yahoo.com Note: This is a courtesy posting for our fellow rescuer, which means that even though this animal does not belong to our group, we are here to help those who need to find a home for their animals. We are merely helping them gain exposure on the Internet by serving as a conduit to make the initial contact with the potential homes, and we are not responsible for the content of this post. All future communications and arrangements are solely between you and the above contact person. (1605)
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    • American Staffordshire Terrier Dog For Adoption in Marina del Rey, CA

      Jordan

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      Breed: American Staffordshire Terrier
      Sex: Male Male
      Age: Young
      Location: Marina del Rey, CA
      Posted Breed: American Staffordshire Terrier (short coat). If you want a bouncy adorable boy to kiss you, cuddle in your lap and just love you...Jordan is your guy! He is a happy go lucky fellow. We’ve known many wonderful dogs in our time, but this boy is the happiest, goofiest, lovingest one of all! When we first took him to our vet for a checkup (yes, he's very healthy), he just jumped in his lap, hugged him and kissed him. The Vet fell in love, but he already has 3 dogs at home. So that makes you the lucky one to adopt this handsomest and brightest boy! [Jordan is 9 years old and about 61 lbs.] (Mar-08)
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    • Mutt Dog For Adoption in Marina del Rey, CA

      Edie

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      Breed: Mutt
      Sex: Female Female
      Age: Adult
      Location: Marina del Rey, CA
      Posted Breed: Fox Terrier / Mixed (short coat). Sweet little Edie is a gentle soul who really wants a home and a heart to call her own. She was brought to the pound by her own family for reasons unknown, but possibly medical. The pound had her listed as senior, geriatric, not able to walk and incontinent. Seemed euthanasia was the option for her unless a rescue stepped in, so an independent rescuer saved her. All medical issues have been resolved and she moves faster than any other dog. She has such a zest for life that it’s amazing! She is such an inquisitive, wonderful girl, she would be the perfect child companion dog as a treasured best friend. A dog to go on adventures with, walks and hikes, and to sleep with cuddled under the covers sharing secrets. She loves to play with other dogs and would do best in a home with a playful dog, she can even get the shy dogs to play! Edie would love to be home for the holidays, enjoying them with her new family. From thrown away to treasured. Contact her rescuer at: adoptions@apeaction.org to meet this amazing girl who is available this weekend for a meet and greet! Approved applications can set private meetings in the West Hollywood area. [Edie is 5 years young and weighs 10 lbs.] Note: This is a courtesy posting for our fellow rescuer, which means that even though this animal does not belong to our group, we are here to help those who need to find a home for their animals. We are merely helping them gain exposure on the Internet by serving as a conduit to make the initial contact with the potential homes, and we are not responsible for the content of this post. All future communications and arrangements are solely between you and the above contact person. (1511)
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    • American Bulldog Dog For Adoption in Marina del Rey, CA

      Happy

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      Breed: American Bulldog
      Sex: Male Male
      Age: Young
      Location: Marina del Rey, CA
      Posted Breed: American Bulldog (short coat). Happy got his name for a reason because he is the most happy-go-lucky guy! This big love bug is always excited to be around people and to get attention. Happy is good with other dogs when he is introduced properly. He is easy to have around, and doesn't need much exercise, as long as he gets his belly rubs and playtime with his people. Happy will make whoever adopts him a very Happy person because this gentle giant is ready to give you all the love he has! If you are interested in meeting Happy, please download the Adoption Questionnaire, fill it out and fax it back to us at (310) 362-0321. You can also meet this and/or other available dogs at our weekend adoptions. [Happy is about 2 years old and weighs 75 lbs.] (1505)
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    • German Shepherd Dog-Unknown Mix Dog For Adoption in Marina del Rey, CA

      BuBu AKA Rom...

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      Breed: German Shepherd Dog-Unknown Mix
      Sex: Male Male
      Age: Young
      Location: Marina del Rey, CA
      Posted Breed: Husky / German Shepherd Dog / Mixed (short coat). Imagine living the first 3 years of your life under the overpasses of Culver City bike path? Being born there, hot in the summers, cold in the winters, the noise, the smells and the constant fear of not knowing where your next meal would come from and how you would make it to tomorrow. This was little Romeo's reality for THREE long years, until he was captured by Animal Control. Needless to say, he was not exactly the most cooperative pup, and quickly became a candidate for the dreaded needle. Fortunately, one of our Sachi Animal Rescue volunteer happened to be there that day. Whether Romeo knew this was the end of the road for him or not, our volunteer swears his eyes pleaded with her for help. She did not turn away, did not avert his gaze and decided against the advice of Animal Control to take him out. This turned out to be a more difficult task than anticipated, as Romeo had never been touched by humans before and was not about to let this happen. He was as feral as they come, growling, snarling and lunging. Yes, this was going to be a challenging endeavor for SAR. We faced it head on, determined to not let this dog down. Fast forward to today: Romeo is now a well adjusted boy, energetic and loving, who enjoys long hikes and loves to run and play with toys. As a Husky/German Shepherd mix, he seems to have a permanent smile on his face and his expression brightens when he recognizes a familiar face. He is so excited to see some of our volunteers that he will let out a long howl, followed by a quick bark to let them know where he is and that it is time for some much needed one on one cuddling. He has been a remarkable student on every levels. His social skills with both people and dogs are up to par with all our other orphans. From where he started we never expected such an amazing turn around in such a small amount of time. Romeo is once again a reminder for us all, of the incredible spirit dogs can exhibit if only given a chance, of the incredible determination they can show in overcoming the most dire circumstances and odds. Romeo is a winner in our book, and anyone lucky enough to welcome this magnificent boy into their lives would definitely be hitting the jackpot. [BuBu was born in 2003 and about 45 lbs.] If you'd like to meet Bubu, please contact Sachi Animal Rescue: (310) 455-1901 or sachianimalrescue@gmail.com Note: This is a courtesy posting for our fellow rescuer, which means that even though this animal does not belong to our group, we are here to help those who need to find a home for their animals. We are merely helping them gain exposure on the Internet by serving as a conduit to make the initial contact with the potential homes, and we are not responsible for the content of this post. All future communications and arrangements are solely between you and the above contact person. (0811/1104)
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    • American Staffordshire Terrier-Unknown Mix Dog For Adoption in Marina del Rey, CA

      Dior

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      Breed: American Staffordshire Terrier-Unknown Mix
      Sex: Female Female
      Age: Young
      Location: Marina del Rey, CA
      Posted Breed: American Staffordshire Terrier / Mixed (medium coat). Dior is a sweet, friendly girl who loves everybody she meets. She shows her happiness with her entire body, and she turns to a puddle of joy when you pet her. She lives with her trainer, and she is great with babies and children. [Dior is 3-4 years old and 40-50 lbs.]
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      Roxy

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      Breed: American Staffordshire Terrier-Unknown Mix
      Sex: Female Female
      Age: Young
      Location: Marina del Rey, CA
      Posted Breed: American Staffordshire Terrier / Cattle Dog / Mixed (short coat). Roxy is the sweetest and most loving pocket pitty you will ever meet. Nothing can break this little girl’s spirit. Not even been dumped at car rental spot in Inglewood after being attacked by another dog. Roxy would love nothing more to find a home to call her own. She has been waiting a long time to find it. She is eager to please and will do just about anything for a doggie treat. She loves to lounge but also is up for a long walk even hiking! She also would do great in an apartment or condo. Are you looking for a couch potato partner and unconditional love? Then Roxy is your girl. She maybe be pint size for a pit, but she is all heart. [Roxy is 4 years old and weighs 38 lbs.] If you'd like to meet Roxy, please contact Laurie: (310) 991-3769 or laurietudela@gmail.com Note: This is a courtesy posting for our fellow rescuer, which means that even though this animal does not belong to our group, we are here to help those who need to find a home for their animals. We are merely helping them gain exposure on the Internet by serving as a conduit to make the initial contact with the potential homes, and we are not responsible for the content of this post. All future communications and arrangements are solely between you and the above contact person. (1503)
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    • Labrador Retriever-Unknown Mix Dog For Adoption in Marina del Rey, CA

      Jack Black

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      Breed: Labrador Retriever-Unknown Mix
      Sex: Male Male
      Age: Young
      Location: Marina del Rey, CA
      Posted Breed: Labrador Retriever / Mixed (short coat). Jack was surrendered to the pound by his family, which must have been a devastating experience for him. He is very affectionate and attaches very quick to every person he meets. He gets attached so much that he doesn’t want to share you with somebody else and therefore becomes protective. Jack needs a person who can be his leader, who will show him the way and help him to trust again. Jack is very smart and eager to learn. He is also great with dogs and it would be wonderful if he can live with a canine companion. If you are interested in meeting Jack Black, please download the Adoption Questionnaire, fill it out and fax it back to us at (310) 362-0321. You can also meet this and/or other available dogs at our weekend adoptions. [Jack Black is 2-3 years old and weighs 45 lbs.] (1504)
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