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Pre-Approval - Retriever / Shepherd / Mixed (medium coat) Dog For Adoption
Mutt Dog For Adoption in Mechanicsburg, PA, USA

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Organization Name: Homeward Bound Animal Rescue
Location: Mechanicsburg, PA 17055
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Breed: Mutt
Gender: Female Female
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Availability Date: 08/13/2016
Location: Mechanicsburg, PA 17055
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Posted Breed: Retriever / Shepherd / Mixed (medium coat). Please contact Carla (jojo111672@yahoo.com) for more information about this pet. To get Pre-approved to adopt from HBAR in the future If you would like to get pre-approved to adopt thru Homeward Bound Animal Rescue, but aren't quite ready to take a dog home. Please select Pre-Approval on our adoption app when it asks what pet you are most interested in adopting. Getting pre-approved is a great way to get started. Just because you don't see a dog that you like on our website doesn't mean he/she isn't in one of our foster homes waiting to get listed. We rescue pregnant dogs or dogs who have recently delivered from kill shelters or from owner surrenders. Because the puppies are so young, we do not list them. We only list our puppies until they are 7 days past their first set of shots which puts them at about 7 weeks of age. When we list our puppies, they are a week away from adoption age - 8 weeks. We will begin to release the puppies to approved adopters once they are 8 weeks old and have a health certificate from our local vet. We do not hold puppies for anyone, so please do not ask the foster parent to do that for you. When we hold a puppy for you, you have just tied up that foster home, and we cannot save that next pregnant dog from being euthanized in a kill shelter. It may sound melodramatic, but it's the truth. PS: The picture for Pre-Approval is my personal dog, and he is not up for adoption. See what gorgeous creatures can be found in rescue.

A.K.A. : A mongrel, mixed-breed dog
Overview: A mongrel, mutt, or mixed-breed dog, is a dog that is not the result of breeding within an existing breed or to modify or create a breed and belongs to no breed. In the United States, the term "mixed-breed" is a favored synonym over "mongrel" among many who wish to avoid negative connotations associated with the latter term. The implication that such dogs must be a mix of defined breeds may stem from an inverted understanding of the origins of dog breeds. Pure breeds have been, for the most part, artificially created from random-bred populations by human selective breeding with the purpose of enhancing desired physical, behavioral, or temperamental characteristics. Dogs that are not purebred are not necessarily a mix of such defined breeds. Therefore, among experts and fans of such dogs, "Mongrel" is still the preferred term.
Breed Group: Unspecified
Country of Origin: Unknown

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    • American Pit Bull Terrier-Unknown Mix Dog For Adoption in Mechanicsburg, PA, USA

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      Breed: American Pit Bull Terrier-Unknown Mix
      Sex: Female Female
      Location: USA
      Posted Breed: Pit Bull Terrier / Mixed (medium coat). Please contact Carla (jojo111672@yahoo.com) for more information about this pet. Pitt mix puppies Meet Venetia! Venetia is one of Sasha's ten puppies. Venetia is a playful and bold girl. She has no fear. She loves games on the floor, playing with balls and undoing shoelaces. Sasha is a Pitt mix, we are not sure what dad might be but it might have been a shepherd mix of some type based on Venetia's color pattern and some of the fluffier coats on the puppies, but that is a total guess on our part. We do believe these puppies will be between 45-55 pounds at adulthood. Like all our puppies they have been thru multiple wormings. Their fecal test was negative for parasites. They have received their first set of Distemper Combo shots. They have been microchipped - our organization pays for the microchip registration fee. And they have received a clean bill of health from Dr. Ramos at Gettysburg Pike Animal Clinic. If you would like to meet the puppies, you will need an approved adoption application. You can apply at http://homewardbound2u.rescuegroups.org. Carla Hughes will be processing your application, and Tiffany their foster mom will schedule a visit with you. The puppies are located in New Cumberland Pennsylvania. We do adopt out of state, but you must appear in person to complete the adoption.
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    • American Pit Bull Terrier-Unknown Mix Dog For Adoption in Mechanicsburg, PA, USA

      Valentina

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      Breed: American Pit Bull Terrier-Unknown Mix
      Sex: Female Female
      Location: USA
      Posted Breed: Pit Bull Terrier / Mixed (medium coat). Please contact Carla (jojo111672@yahoo.com) for more information about this pet. Pitt mix puppies Meet Valentina! Valentina is one of Sasha's ten puppies. Valentina loves feet and giving kisses and not necessarily in that order. She is so darn cute because she hops like a bunny. And she loves pulling on her brothers' tails. Sasha is a Pitt mix, we are not sure what dad might be but it might have been a shepherd mix of some type based on Venetia's color pattern and some of the fluffier coats on the puppies, but that is a total guess on our part. We do believe these puppies will be between 45-55 pounds at adulthood. Like all our puppies they have been thru multiple wormings. Their fecal test was negative for parasites. They have received their first set of Distemper Combo shots. They have been microchipped - our organization pays for the microchip registration fee. And they have received a clean bill of health from Dr. Ramos at Gettysburg Pike Animal Clinic. If you would like to meet the puppies, you will need an approved adoption application. You can apply at http://homewardbound2u.rescuegroups.org. Carla Hughes will be processing your application, and Tiffany their foster mom will schedule a visit with you. The puppies are located in New Cumberland Pennsylvania. We do adopt out of state, but you must appear in person to complete the adoption.
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    • American Pit Bull Terrier-Unknown Mix Dog For Adoption in Mechanicsburg, PA, USA

      Vicky

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      Breed: American Pit Bull Terrier-Unknown Mix
      Sex: Female Female
      Location: USA
      Posted Breed: Pit Bull Terrier / Mixed (medium coat). Please contact Carla (jojo111672@yahoo.com) for more information about this pet. Pitt mix puppies Meet Vicky! Vicky is one of Sasha's ten puppies. Vicky is a little spitfire who has mastered undoing shoelaces. She really enjoys when you get on the floor to play with her and chasing after balls. She is a very active girl. Sasha is a Pitt mix, we are not sure what dad might be but it might have been a shepherd mix of some type based on Venetia's color pattern and some of the fluffier coats on the puppies, but that is a total guess on our part. We do believe these puppies will be between 45-55 pounds at adulthood. Like all our puppies they have been thru multiple wormings. Their fecal test was negative for parasites. They have received their first set of Distemper Combo shots. They have been microchipped - our organization pays for the microchip registration fee. And they have received a clean bill of health from Dr. Ramos at Gettysburg Pike Animal Clinic. If you would like to meet the puppies, you will need an approved adoption application. You can apply at http://homewardbound2u.rescuegroups.org. Carla Hughes will be processing your application, and Tiffany their foster mom will schedule a visit with you. The puppies are located in New Cumberland Pennsylvania. We do adopt out of state, but you must appear in person to complete the adoption.
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