Maggie - American Staffordshire Terrier / Mixed (short coat) Dog For Adoption
American Staffordshire Terrier Mix Dog For Adoption in Fort Lauderdale, FL

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Organization Name: Abandoned Pet Rescue
Location: Fort Lauderdale, FL 33304
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(954) 728-9010


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Breed: American Staffordshire Terrier Mix
Gender: Female Female
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Maggie

Age: Young
Color/Markings: Brindle with White
Size at Maturity: Medium
Availability Date: 03/06/2016
Location: Fort Lauderdale, FL 33304
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Physical Attributes
Coat Length Short
Altered Yes
Behavioral Characteristics
OK with Kids Yes
OK with Dogs Yes
OK with Cats No
Activity Level Highly Active
Other
  • Housetrained
Additional Information
Was the Dog Found No
Other
  • Up-to-date on Vaccinations

Posted Breed: American Staffordshire Terrier / Mixed (short coat). COURTESY POSTING FOR LIFE AFTER LAST CALL. FOR MORE INFORMATION ON MAGGIE EMAIL LALCRescue@aol.com. Maggie is a wonderful sweet girl who ended up at Animal Care with an old hip/leg injury and mange. She is very happy in her foster home with her best buddy Romeo, but needs a home and family of her own. She has recovered from her mange but will be going to the orthopedic vet for a consult on her hip/leg injury. We will know more next week. Maggie loves attention and to play especially with Romeo. She is under 2 years old and about 45 lbs. PLEASE NOTE: We require all interested parties to come to the shelter to meet the pet, complete an adoption application, and interview with our Director. We do not do same day adoptions or ship animals. For additional information on our adoption policies, visiting hours and directions please go to Abandoned Pet Rescue.

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    • Mal-Shi Dog For Adoption in Fort Lauderdale, FL

      Guiness

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      Breed: Mal-Shi
      Sex: Male Male
      Age: Senior
      Location: Fort Lauderdale, FL
      Posted Breed: Shih Tzu / Maltese / Mixed. Guiness was surrendered to us by his owners when they ran into financial issues. He is about 6 to 7 years old, but Guiness needs to go to a home with an experienced dog owner. He loves children, probably because he was in a home with one. Guiness is food motivated but whoever adopts him needs to go slow and give him time to adjust to a new home and family. Guiness needs to be visited several times, he is insecure and may bite if he is uncomfortable. UPDATE: Guiness has been with us quite a few years, and even though he is adorable he is still fearful and defensive. He LOVES a few people very much and does well with them, however, he does not like to be handled. If you can devote a lot of time and effort to him, he could be a good dog - but it will be a large committment. PLEASE NOTE: We require all interested parties to come to the shelter to meet the pet, complete an adoption application, and interview with our Director. We do not do same day adoptions or ship animals. For additional information on our adoption policies, visiting hours and directions please go to Abandoned Pet Rescue.
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    • Polly - Beagle Dog For Adoption

      Date listed: 11/29/2016

      Beagle Dog For Adoption in Fort Lauderdale, FL

      Polly

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      Breed: Beagle
      Sex: Female Female
      Age: Senior
      Location: Fort Lauderdale, FL
      Posted Breed: Beagle. Polly is the sweetest girl but she is about 20 pounds overweight and may possibly have diabetes. Her family dropped her off because they cannot care for her medical needs. She is still being evaluated but she is kind and gentle and needs a family that will be conscientious for her medical care. PLEASE NOTE: We require all interested parties to come to the shelter to meet the pet, complete an adoption application, and interview with our Director. We do not do same day adoptions or ship animals. For additional information on our adoption policies, visiting hours and directions please go to Abandoned Pet Rescue.
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    • Labrador Retriever-Unknown Mix Dog For Adoption in Fort Lauderdale, FL

      Shannon

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      Breed: Labrador Retriever-Unknown Mix
      Sex: Female Female
      Age: Adult
      Location: Fort Lauderdale, FL
      Posted Breed: Labrador Retriever / Terrier / Mixed. Shannon was a rescue from the hoarding situation in Ft Lauderdale. She is most likely the daughter of Sourpatch. She is sweet and gentle, however she is also timid and shy. She and the other dogs she lived with did not have a regular type home, it was very crowded and not clean. Shannon can now walk well on leash, and responds to people she knows but is still undisciplined. Don't judge a book by its cover...Shannon will appear to be a little aggressive inside her run but is completely different outside her run. She would do better with an experienced dog owner that can teach her basic commands. Shannon is estimated at 3 to 4 years old and about 50 pounds. She deserves a loving forever home. She has come from a horrible situation Please come & meet Shannon (out of her run). You will be pleasantly surprised! PLEASE NOTE: We require all interested parties to come to the shelter to meet the pet, complete an adoption application, and interview with our Director. We do not do same day adoptions or ship animals. For additional information on our adoption policies, visiting hours and directions please go to Abandoned Pet Rescue.
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    • Labrador Retriever-Unknown Mix Dog For Adoption in Fort Lauderdale, FL

      Sourpatch ak...

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      Breed: Labrador Retriever-Unknown Mix
      Sex: Female Female
      Age: Adult
      Location: Fort Lauderdale, FL
      Posted Breed: Labrador Retriever / Terrier / Mixed. Sourpatch was known as Sugar when picked up with the other dogs she was hoarded with in Ft Lauderdale a year and a half ago. She is most likely Shannon's mother. She has come a long way and now can walk well on leash, plays with other dogs and likes people. Don't judge a book by its cover... Sourpatch may seem a little aggressive in her run but out of her run she is a sweet girl! She does need some training with her basic commands & is eager to learn. She has come from a horrible situation & really deserves a chance at a happy, loving life in a forever home. She longs for a family of her own to love. An experienced dog person who can work with her commands would be best for her or even group training. Sourpatch is probably 4 to 5 years old and is about 50 pounds. Please come & meet Sourpatch (out of her kennel). She is waiting for you! PLEASE NOTE: We require all interested parties to come to the shelter to meet the pet, complete an adoption application, and interview with our Director. We do not do same day adoptions or ship animals. For additional information on our adoption policies, visiting hours and directions please go to Abandoned Pet Rescue.
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    • Chinese Shar-Pei-Unknown Mix Dog For Adoption in Fort Lauderdale, FL

      Kingston

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      Breed: Chinese Shar-Pei-Unknown Mix
      Sex: Male Male
      Age: Adult
      Location: Fort Lauderdale, FL
      Posted Breed: Shar Pei / Shepherd / Mixed. Kingston is considered a special needs dog. He is very timid and fearful and needs an experienced dog person. He needs gentle encouragement and training - he does get along well with other dogs, but because of his background, we feel a home where he is the only dog would be best. He needs to be in an adult only home. No kids or cats please. Kingston needs a tall fenced yard, front and back and a safe area away from busy streets. He needs someone very patient to work with him, taking baby steps. Are you that person? PLEASE NOTE: We require all interested parties to come to the shelter to meet the pet, complete an adoption application, and interview with our Director. We do not do same day adoptions or ship animals. For additional information on our adoption policies, visiting hours and directions please go to Abandoned Pet Rescue.
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    • Akita-Unknown Mix Dog For Adoption in Fort Lauderdale, FL

      Marlin

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      Breed: Akita-Unknown Mix
      Sex: Male Male
      Age: Adult
      Location: Fort Lauderdale, FL
      Posted Breed: Akita / Shepherd / Mixed. Marlin is obedient and lovable. He seems to have just this one little issue of being heartworm positive; we have already started his treatment and he is adjusting very well. Marlin is a big boy - tall and about 60 pounds but with a very nice disposition. Marlin is most likely an Akita mix. Marlin probably has been overlooked because he is heartworm positive BUT he is doing well on his medicine. If you want a big lovable guy who loves to please, if you have a fenced in yard... Marlin is your guy! Since he is a big strong boy, Marlin would do best with an experienced large dog owner. Please come in & meet Marlin...You'll be glad you did! PLEASE NOTE: We require all interested parties to come to the shelter to meet the pet, complete an adoption application, and interview with our Director. We do not do same day adoptions or ship animals. For additional information on our adoption policies, visiting hours and directions please go to Abandoned Pet Rescue.
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    • American Pit Bull Terrier Dog For Adoption in Fort Lauderdale, FL

      Fiona

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      Breed: American Pit Bull Terrier
      Sex: Female Female
      Age: Adult
      Location: Fort Lauderdale, FL
      Posted Breed: Pit Bull Terrier. Fiona and Fontina appear to be a mother and daughter who were both found by one of our volunteers late one Sunday evening in the Pompano area. No owners have come for them. They are both very sweet, lively and have lots and always have a kiss for anyone who comes to visit them. Both of them are about 50 pounds and are full grown. Fiona is about 3 years old and Fontina is about 1 year old. Does not like cats. Fiona is a real sweetheart! She loves attention, walks good on a leash & tries to let you know when it is potty time. She went out on a large dog event & did very well; she likes people. Fiona probably would do best being the only dog although she does get along with other large dogs, and older children as she doesn't realize she could knock down a toddler. A fenced in yard would also be nice for her. Come & meet Fiona, she's been at the shelter for a while getting passed by. She just keeps hoping someone will notice how pretty she is! PLEASE NOTE: We require all interested parties to come to the shelter to meet the pet, complete an adoption application, and interview with our Director. We do not do same day adoptions or ship animals. For additional information on our adoption policies, visiting hours and directions please go to Abandoned Pet Rescue.
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    • American Staffordshire Terrier Dog For Adoption in Fort Lauderdale, FL

      Indy

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      Breed: American Staffordshire Terrier
      Sex: Female Female
      Age: Adult
      Location: Fort Lauderdale, FL
      Posted Breed: American Staffordshire Terrier. Indy is a young and spirited girl who was found one night running around the streets near the shelter. She is very strong even though she is quite small, however she is muscular and very energetic. She would be a good dog for someone who is athletic, has time to train her and is an experience bully breed owner. Indy weights about 50 pounds and is most likely under 2 years old. PLEASE NOTE: We require all interested parties to come to the shelter to meet the pet, complete an adoption application, and interview with our Director. We do not do same day adoptions or ship animals. For additional information on our adoption policies, visiting hours and directions please go to Abandoned Pet Rescue.
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    • American Bulldog-Labrador Retriever Mix Dog For Adoption in Fort Lauderdale, FL

      Neo

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      Breed: American Bulldog-Labrador Retriever Mix
      Sex: Male Male
      Age: Adult
      Location: Fort Lauderdale, FL
      Posted Breed: Labrador Retriever / American Bulldog / Mixed. Neo is a volunteer favorite. Neo and his partner Coco were left at our front door one early morning. We believe the owners were a homeless couple. They left a note and the man spent a long time taking care of them before leaving them at the door. He obviously cared and loved them. He petted and kissed them and spent a great deal of time with them. He left them at the door and went to get them a large bowl of water as they waited patiently and wagged their tails the entire time. Then he did leave and we were left with a note about their names and what good dogs they are (which they are.) Please find it in your hearts to give Neo (Coco has been adopted) a forever home - he loves people and is a very calm, sweet dog. Neo is still praying every day that someone will notice him & give him a forever loving home. He is a very sweet senior (no cats please) who very much deserves to be loved. Neo is a very good car rider, too! PLEASE NOTE: We require all interested parties to come to the shelter to meet the pet, complete an adoption application, and interview with our Director. We do not do same day adoptions or ship animals. For additional information on our adoption policies, visiting hours and directions please go to Abandoned Pet Rescue.
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    • Mutt Dog For Adoption in Fort Lauderdale, FL

      Candy

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      Breed: Mutt
      Sex: Female Female
      Age: Adult
      Location: Fort Lauderdale, FL
      Posted Breed: Hound / Terrier / Mixed. Candy is just as sweet as her name ! Candy was dropped off by a very rude guy early one morning as we had just opened up. He said he found her and we had to take her or he would just drop her off in the street and then proceeded to run to his car and drive off. Prior to that he had pushed/shoved her out of his Jeep as if she were a piece of garbage. She is the nicest dog. One of our staff has been taking Candy out on weekends and working with her on her commands. He would have actually adopted Candy but his apartment complex has a weight limit. She has come a long way since she was so confused being thrown out of a jeep & then left at our shelter. candy loves people & is a great dog. She really deserves a loving home of her own. She has been at the shelter for a while now & always seems to be passed by; perhaps because she is a little shy through her kennel gate but will still like to be pet. Please come by and meet Candy - she would love to be you best furry friend! PLEASE NOTE: We require all interested parties to come to the shelter to meet the pet, complete an adoption application, and interview with our Director. We do not do same day adoptions or ship animals. For additional information on our adoption policies, visiting hours and directions please go to Abandoned Pet Rescue.
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