George - LOVES Ice Cream! - Labrador Retriever / Staffordshire Bull Terrier / Mixed (short coat) Dog For Adoption
Labrador Retriever-Staffordshire Bull Terrier Mix Dog For Adoption in Bellevue, WA

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Date Listed: 10/15/2016
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Organization Name: Saving Great Animals
Location: Bellevue, WA 98008


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Breed: Labrador Retriever-Staffordshire Bull Terrier Mix
Gender: Male Male
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George - LOVES Ice Cream!

Age: Adult
Color/Markings: Golden/Chestnut
Size at Maturity: Large
Availability Date: 10/15/2016
Location: Bellevue, WA 98008
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Tags: Labrador Retriever-Staffordshire Bull Terrier Mix Dog For Adoption in Bellevue, WA
Physical Attributes
Eye Color Brown
Coat Length Short
Grooming Needs Low
Altered Yes
Behavioral Characteristics
OK with Kids Yes
OK with Dogs Yes
OK with Cats No
Energy Level Moderate
Activity Level Moderately Active
Exercise Needs Moderate
Fence Required 6 foot
Obedience Training Has Basic Training
Owner Experience Required Species
Other
  • Not Good With Male Dogs
  • Yard Required
  • Leash Trained
  • Crate Trained
  • Housetrained
  • Tries to Escape
  • Good in a Car
  • Likes to Play with Toys
  • Likes to Be in Your Lap
Personality
Personality Characteristics
  • Obedient
  • Playful
  • Timid
  • Affectionate
  • Eager to Please
  • Intelligent
  • Gentle
  • Goofy
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Was the Dog Found No
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Posted Breed: Labrador Retriever / Staffordshire Bull Terrier / Mixed (short coat). George is an absolute staff favorite. He is a handsome adult lab mix. He loves to go for walks, snuggle, snore and kiss. He has the cutest flip flop ears, even though you can tell he has been through something not nice as one has clips in it. Gives him character! He has lived with other dogs and is better with girls than boys. He really wants a family of his own. He could be an only dog just fine, too as he just loves the one-on-one attention. But with the right dog match, he loves to play (see his fun videos). He would be amazing in a home of a quiet couple, senior, family with older kids, or other. He is a goofball, so funny, and time and love will help him show you that part of his amazing personality. He will get comfortable with you, and open his protective heart, and then fall for you like you will for him. No cats for him because he likes to chase squirrels. :) He loves belly rubs and cuddles. George will do better with someone around more often than not or with another dog his size at home. He doesn't love being crated. George asks little of you and is oh, so sweet. P.S. He likes french fries, and LOVES ice cream. Check out his goofy ice cream pics! Check George out on Tumbler too! savinggreatanimalslikegeorge.tumblr.com Georgie Porgie is updated on shots, neutered and has an adopt fee of $125. We cover the medical to prepare the pet for adoption and the adopt donations go directly to cover those costs and range from $295-$395. Thank you for stepping up to save a life! To expedite to meet with this dog, please go to our site at www.savinggreatanimals.org and fill out an application. We look at the first applications to arrive, so we hope to hear from you soon!

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      Breed: Chiweenie
      Sex: Female Female
      Age: Young
      Location: Bellevue, WA
      Posted Breed: Dachshund / Chihuahua / Mixed (short coat). Meet Holly! We surely are eager to get more pics of her as she is soooo cute! She is dachshund and chihuahua, small and loving. She was rescued from a very high-kill shelter and we are soo glad we found out about her! She is doing much better now and we are very excited to get her into a loving home! Holly loves walks and to smell the outside smells of life. She is a pretty good cuddler, too. You will be stopped on the street especially with her cutie doxie body and big ears! Holly is spayed and updated on all shots. Her adopt fee is $395 of goodness. We cover the medical to prepare the pet for adoption and the adopt donations go directly to cover those costs and range from $295-$495. Thank you for stepping up to save a life! To expedite to meet with this dog, please go to our site at www.savinggreatanimals.org and fill out an application. We look at the first applications to arrive, so we hope to hear from you soon!
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    • German Shepherd Dog-Unknown Mix Dog For Adoption in Bellevue, WA

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      Breed: German Shepherd Dog-Unknown Mix
      Sex: Female Female
      Age: Adult
      Location: Bellevue, WA
      Posted Breed: German Shepherd Dog / Mixed (medium coat). Meet Rose, soo precious! Rose and her three puppies found themselves in a kill shelter, about to be euthanized for space. We are happy to have brought them to safety. Rose's pups are now weaned and Rose is ready for a home of her own where she can be the center of attention. She is a loving girl, happy and goofy and affectionate. She likes people and loves kids. She can sometimes be slow to warm to new visitors but has shown improvement in this area now that her pups are no longer with her. Rose is good with other dogs her size or bigger. She is not a fan of small dogs that get in her face. She is also not good with cats. Rose loves to go for long walks and hikes and is very interested in any critter she meets along the way (sniffing trees for squirrels is a favorite activity). She needs some leash skills but other than that Rose is an awesome girl. Rose is not suitable for apartment living and would really thrive in an active home. Rose is vaccinated and will be spayed soon. Her adoption fee is $395. We cover the medical to prepare the pet for adoption and the adopt donations go directly to cover those costs and range from $295-$495. Thank you for stepping up to save a life! To expedite to meet with this dog, please go to our site at www.savinggreatanimals.org and fill out an application. We look at the first applications to arrive, so we hope to hear from you soon!
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    • Staffordshire Bull Terrier-Unknown Mix Dog For Adoption in Bellevue, WA

      Knuckles - S...

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      Breed: Staffordshire Bull Terrier-Unknown Mix
      Sex: Male Male
      Age: Senior
      Location: Bellevue, WA
      Posted Breed: Staffordshire Bull Terrier / Mixed (short coat). Meet Knuckles! This beautiful boy is 9 years old and young at heart. He is sweet and energetic and loves people of all ages. Knuckles sadly is losing his home and needs a family who will love him through his golden years. He is a huge lover and is a gentle boy. Super easy go-along attitude. He gets along well with smaller dogs and female dogs, but can be wary of bigger male dogs. Knuckles loves to play and go for walks. He has not had much attention in recent years, so we are hoping to find him an awesome family who will show him all their affection. He will have his heart filled up to the brim. Knuckles is vaccinated and fixed. His adoption fee is $195. We cover the medical to prepare the pet for adoption and the adopt donations go directly to cover those costs and range from $295-$495. Thank you for stepping up to save a life! To expedite to meet with this dog, please go to our site at www.savinggreatanimals.org and fill out an application. We look at the first applications to arrive, so we hope to hear from you soon!
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    • Mutt Dog For Adoption in Bellevue, WA

      Darling - Sh...

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      Breed: Mutt
      Sex: Female Female
      Age: Adult
      Location: Bellevue, WA
      Posted Breed: Terrier / Chihuahua (short coat). Meet Darling! She might be the most darling thing you have ever held. Beautiful big brown eyes and a button nose, this little girl was abandoned along with another dog we have rescued. She is slender and once you feed her some real good food, she will gain a few lbs. Darling has not had much yet in her life and still, at her age, has many more years of love in her and she would adore for a family to keep her forever. She loves to go for walks, is a snuggler once she warms up to you. She likes other dogs, not sure she has seen a cat! Darling is not a huge fan of men. She may not have had good experiences with them in the past. She may do better in a female only home. She is spayed, updated on all shots. Her adoption donation is $395. We cover the medical to prepare the pet for adoption and the adopt donations go directly to cover those costs and range from $295-$495. Thank you for stepping up to save a life! To expedite to meet with this dog, please go to our site at www.savinggreatanimals.org and fill out an application. We look at the first applications to arrive, so we hope to hear from you soon!
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    • Boxer-Staffordshire Bull Terrier Mix Dog For Adoption in Bellevue, WA

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      Breed: Boxer-Staffordshire Bull Terrier Mix
      Sex: Female Female
      Age: Adult
      Location: Bellevue, WA
      Posted Breed: Staffordshire Bull Terrier / Boxer / Mixed (short coat). Beautiful Jenny! What a precious lil soul. If you want love in your home, she is it. She found herself in a high kill shelter for no reason at all and nearly lost her life. She is 6 but is full of life and has plenty, plenty of miles left on her. Check out her YouTube video. Jenny is playful, easy, happy, kind, is fine with dogs and will fill your home with love. She is mellow, just the right amount and asks little of you. She is fine in the home when you are out. She just patiently waits. :) We just introduced her to a cat and she did great with the cat too! She is 57 lbs of kindness and is in excellent health. She has now been updated on all shots, spayed and received a heartworm and health certificate. Her adopt donation is $295 and as a non-profit your company may be able to match your donation. We cover the medical to prepare the pet for adoption and the adopt donations go directly to cover those costs and range from $295-$495. Thank you for stepping up to save a life! To expedite to meet with this dog, please go to our site at www.savinggreatanimals.org and fill out an application. We look at the first applications to arrive, so we hope to hear from you soon!
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      Breed: Labrador Retriever
      Sex: Female Female
      Age: Senior
      Location: Bellevue, WA
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    • Italian Greyhuahua Dog For Adoption in Bellevue, WA

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      Breed: Italian Greyhuahua
      Sex: Male Male
      Age: Adult
      Location: Bellevue, WA
      Posted Breed: Chihuahua / Italian Greyhound / Mixed (short coat). Meet Cornelius! This beautiful boy has such soulful eyes. He is letting us know that he is full of love and desperate for a great home. Don't you just want to pick him up and cuddle his cute spotty face? Cornelius is about three years old and loves other dogs and people of all kinds. We rescued him from a kill shelter where he was scared and confused. Let's give this sweetie a loving home. He is a great catch! We cover the medical to prepare the pet for adoption and the adopt donations go directly to cover those costs and range from $295-$495. Thank you for stepping up to save a life! To expedite to meet with this dog, please go to our site at www.savinggreatanimals.org and fill out an application. We look at the first applications to arrive, so we hope to hear from you soon!
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    • American Eskimo Dog-Unknown Mix Dog For Adoption in Bellevue, WA

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      Breed: American Eskimo Dog-Unknown Mix
      Sex: Female Female
      Age: Adult
      Location: Bellevue, WA
      Posted Breed: Terrier / American Eskimo Dog / Mixed (medium coat). Meet Tori! Tori is a 7-year old Alaskan eskimo/terrier mix who found herself in a noisy kill shelter to no fault of her own and scared out of her wits. But she's safe now and looking for the right home. She's under 25 lbs. - perfect size for most any house - She doesn't need a ton of space to run outdoors, so small yards are ok. Tori loves her daily walks and occasional hikes. She can go 5 miles! She gets along fine with the other dogs but can be a bit bossy during playtime and therefore will be best mellow and submissive personality dogs, or even in a home where she can be the only pampered pooch and queen of her castle. Tori is a darling little lady and takes a little bit of time to earn her trust. She is nervous of kids. She will need a patient family or person, adult home, who will give her some time to adjust to her new environment and the people around her. Tori does very well riding in the car, is crate-trained, knows basic obedience commands, and is already micro-chipped. She is now vaccinated and spayed. Her adoption fee is $395. We cover the medical to prepare the pet for adoption and the adopt donations go directly to cover those costs and range from $295-$495. Thank you for stepping up to save a life! To expedite to meet with this dog, please go to our site at www.savinggreatanimals.org and fill out an application. We look at the first applications to arrive, so we hope to hear from you soon!
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      Breed: Mutt
      Sex: Female Female
      Age: Adult
      Location: Bellevue, WA
      Posted Breed: Red Heeler (medium coat). Meet Bullwinkle! This girl is a happy and very active 7 year old. Bullwinkle's greatest joy in life is running around and playing with balls. She has a lot of energy and her current owners are unable to offer her the amount of attention she needs. Bullwinkle loves other dogs and plays well with them. She is also good with kids. She has a lovely temperament and would do very well with someone who has an active lifestyle and who likes to go for long hikes or enjoys playtime with their dog. She will need a good sized yard to run around in. Heelers are working dogs and need to be provided with sufficient stimulation to prevent them from becoming frustrated. Bullwinkle can do well with cats once properly introduced. She can be possessive over food and her ball, but with some guidance this behavior is very manageable. Bullwinkle is up to date on vaccination and is spayed. Her adoption fee is $295. We cover the medical to prepare the pet for adoption and the adopt donations go directly to cover those costs and range from $295-$495. Thank you for stepping up to save a life! To expedite to meet with this dog, please go to our site at www.savinggreatanimals.org and fill out an application. We look at the first applications to arrive, so we hope to hear from you soon!
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      Bruno and Ro...

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      Breed: Mutt
      Sex: Male Male
      Age: Adult
      Location: Bellevue, WA
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