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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Date Listed: 03/07/2016
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Organization Name: Forte Animal Rescue
Location: Marina del Rey, CA 90292


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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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Tags: American Pit Bull Terrier Mix Dog For Adoption in Marina del Rey, CA
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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    • American Staffordshire Terrier Dog For Adoption in Marina del Rey, CA

      Rose

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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'm very sweet and my favorite place to be is next to you. My first night out of doggie jail (aka the pound) I slept with my head on the chest of the human who got me out. I was exhausted and it was so nice to be close to someone again. Here are some details about me, I'm 3 years old (I think) and I love to run and go for walks. I'll be your hiking buddy too but I haven't been very often so it's all new and so exciting! Oh and I'm smart and I've been learning new skills with my foster mom, like heel and down. I already knew sit and shake when I was rescued and I showed my foster mom right away that I was crate trained, too. I would really love to be your one and only and have a family to call my own. So please come meet me, fall in love with me, and let's have our happily ever after! If you are interested in meeting Rose, 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. [Rose is about 3 years old and weighs 62 lbs.] (1610)
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    • Mutt Dog For Adoption in Marina del Rey, CA

      Rocky

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      Breed: Mutt
      Sex: Male Male
      Age: Adult
      Location: Marina del Rey, CA
      Posted Breed: Belgian Shepherd Malinois / Mixed (short coat). My family lost me a few times letting me end up in the pound. The last time I was lost and impounded, my family could not pay the redemption fee, so they gave up and never returned. Being a happy-go-lucky guy, I'm essentially a middle-aged puppy! I'm a love bug who is puppy-like in my sweetness, enthusiasm, curiosity, and desire to be part of everything. I haven't had much by way of formal training, and need some work on my leash skills and basic commands. But because I am smart and cooperative, I'll be a good student and easily learn the basics needed to be a model canine citizen. I'd love to be a companion in an active family, from one person to many, where I'm a special buddy and valued as a family member. If you are interested in meeting Rocky, 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. [Rocky is a very young 8-year-old and weighs 80 lbs.] (1608)
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    • American Bulldog-American Staffordshire Terrier Mix Dog For Adoption in Marina del Rey, CA

      Sonny

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      Breed: American Bulldog-American Staffordshire Terrier Mix
      Sex: Male Male
      Age: Young
      Location: Marina del Rey, CA
      Posted Breed: American Bulldog / American Staffordshire Terrier / Mixed (short coat). I am a very special boy, my foster mom says. She pulled me from the jaws of death in the pound just in time. They are madly in love with me and would insist I stay with them forever but they already have too many dogs. I am a lovebug extraordinaire, a little submissive, sweet, gentle and quiet, I don’t bark very often. I love my human, and I am very loyal. I love walks, my 14-year-old foster sister, taking naps in the sun and SLEEPING. I do snore a touch but that adds to my charm. I love getting my bath and my food. I will make someone’s home very happy and sweet. 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. [Sonny is 2 years old and weighs 50 lbs.] (1611)
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    • Mutt Dog For Adoption in Marina del Rey, CA

      Oso

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      Breed: Mutt
      Sex: Male Male
      Age: Young
      Location: Marina del Rey, CA
      Posted Breed: Terrier / Mixed (short coat). Hi, I am Oso and I am looking for my new humans. My former humans surrendered me to the pound because they said I was aggressive with a young child. But, I am just a puppy myself, so I got scared in the situation and reacted! Shouldn’t my humans have handled that child and me differently? Because the humans exaggerated their explanation, I was labeled “rescue only” at the pound which blocked anyone from adopting me. I was there for a month, depressed, and was about to die when a kind woman asked Forte to help me. (I have heard of “angels,” so she might have been one of them!) That wonderful woman is now my foster and she has let me feel like my curious, happy and playful self again! I get to go on walks, hang out with new toys, and play fetch for hours! I love sitting on laps and snuggling with people while I give them lots of affection. My foster keeps telling me I am a sweet boy but honestly, I don’t understand why she thinks I taste like candy! I am learning my commands to follow directions better because I want to be well-behaved so that no one else gets rid of me again. I am excited that I have a second chance to finding a home with humans who adore me so I can adore them back. I cannot wait to find someone to play with me forever. If you are interested in meeting Oso, 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. [Oso is 7 months old and weighs 9 lbs.] (1609)
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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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    • Mutt Dog For Adoption in Marina del Rey, CA

      Princess

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      Breed: Mutt
      Sex: Female Female
      Age: Young
      Location: Marina del Rey, CA
      Posted Breed: Terrier / Mixed (medium coat). Princess entered the pound as a stray in an extremely matted mess, but the staff found her microchip and reached out to her “owners.” She patiently waited, but they never came to take her back home (It’s their loss!). Now, this sweet girl is under our care and has a second chance at life. Princess is affectionate, loving, and has an easy going disposition. She walks well on leash although will benefit from more basic obedience training. Princess will easily fit into any living environment, so come by and meet this gem! If you are interested in meeting Princess, 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. [Princess is 3 years old and weighs 15 lbs.] (1607)
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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 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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    • American Staffordshire Terrier-Unknown Mix Dog For Adoption in Marina del Rey, CA

      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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