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American Pit Bull Terrier Mix Dog For Adoption in Seahurst, WA, USA

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Date Listed: 01/07/2017
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Organization Name: Animal Aid and Rescue Foundation
Location: Seahurst, WA
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Breed: American Pit Bull Terrier Mix
Gender: Male Male
Nickname:

Leroy

Age: Senior
Size at Maturity: Large
Availability Date: 01/07/2017
Location: Seahurst, WA 98062
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Tags: American Pit Bull Terrier Mix Dog For Adoption in Seahurst, WA, USA

American Pit Bull Terrier Mix Dog For Adoption in Seahurst, WA, USA

Physical Attributes
Coat Length Short
Likes to Vocalize Quiet
Altered Yes
Behavioral Characteristics
OK with Dogs No
OK with Cats No
Energy Level Moderate
Activity Level Slightly Active
Exercise Needs Low
Fence Required 6 foot
Obedience Training Has Basic Training
Owner Experience Required Breed
Other
  • Not Good With Small Dogs
  • Not Good With Large Dogs
  • Yard Required
  • Crate Trained
  • Housetrained
  • Tries to Escape
  • Preditory
  • Good in a Car
  • Likes to Fetch
  • Likes to Play with Toys
  • Likes to Be in Your Lap
Personality
Personality Characteristics
  • Playful
  • Affectionate
  • Eager to Please
  • Intelligent
Additional Information
Was the Dog Found No
Other
  • Up-to-date on Vaccinations

Posted Breed: Pit Bull Terrier / Mixed (short coat). Leroy is a 9 year old Pit mix who is such a joy to be around! He loves all people and would love nothing more than to cuddle with you. He does need to be the only pet. He spent 5 years in a hoarding situation, so we are carefully looking for a home that will be dedicated to loving Leroy for the rest of his life (or a foster home to help while we wait for that home)! Leroy told us what he's looking for in a foster or a forever home, so we thought we'd just let him share it in his own words! "It may sound a bit selfish on my part, but I am not a fan of other dogs or cats, I would like to shower you with attention all by myself! I would love someone that "gets" me - a dog savvy person is a must!" I even have my own Facebook page - check me out! https://www.facebook.com/pages/Leroy/264220677068110 Leroy is crate-trained and potty-trained. $150 adoption fee applies. All of our dogs are spayed/neutered, vaccinated and microchipped. We do a 30-day trial adoption and if it's not a good fit during that period, we will refund 75% of the adoption fee. ***We frequently fall into spam folders, so if you haven't heard back from us in 24-48 hours, please check there***

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    • American Pit Bull Terrier-Unknown Mix Dog For Adoption in Seahurst, WA, USA

      Leroy

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      Breed: American Pit Bull Terrier-Unknown Mix
      Sex: Male Male
      Age: Senior
      Location: USA
      Posted Breed: Pit Bull Terrier / Mixed (short coat). Leroy is a 10 year old Pit mix who is such a joy to be around! He loves all people and would love nothing more than to cuddle with you on the couch. In the last few months, Leroy became deaf due to a side effect of anesthesia. He does need to be the only pet. He spent 5 years in a hoarding situation, so we are carefully looking for a home that will be dedicated to loving Leroy for the rest of his life (or a foster home to help while we wait for that home)! Leroy told us what he's looking for in a foster or a forever home, so we thought we'd just let him share it in his own words! "It may sound a bit selfish on my part, but I am not a fan of other dogs or cats, I would like to shower you with attention all by myself! I would love someone that "gets" me - a dog savvy person is a must!" I even have my own Facebook page - check me out! https://www.facebook.com/pages/Leroy/264220677068110 Leroy is crate-trained and potty-trained. $150 adoption fee applies. All of our dogs are spayed/neutered, vaccinated and microchipped. We do a 30-day trial adoption and if it's not a good fit during that period, we will refund 75% of the adoption fee. ***We frequently fall into spam folders, so if you haven't heard back from us in 24-48 hours, please check there***
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