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Potter - Staffordshire Bull Terrier / Black Labrador Retriever / Mixed (short coat) Dog For Adoption
Staffordshire Bull Terrier Mix Dog For Adoption in Stone Mountain, GA, USA

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Ad ID: ADN-29669
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Date Listed: 09/10/2016
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Breed: Staffordshire Bull Terrier Mix
Gender: Male Male
Nickname:

Potter

Age: Adult
Color/Markings: Black
Size at Maturity: Medium
Availability Date: 09/10/2016
Location: Stone Mountain, GA, 30083
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Tags: Staffordshire Bull Terrier Mix Dog For Adoption in Stone Mountain, GA, USA

Staffordshire Bull Terrier Mix Dog For Adoption in Stone Mountain, GA, USA

Physical Attributes
Coat Length Short
Altered Yes
Behavioral Characteristics
Other
  • Housetrained
Additional Information
Was the Dog Found No
Other
  • Up-to-date on Vaccinations

Posted Breed: Staffordshire Bull Terrier / Black Labrador Retriever / Mixed (short coat). Meet Potter! This handsome boy is about 4 years old and is a silly guy! He loves to carry his toys when he goes for a walk, loves to play ball, and has a great time cuddling on the couch. He knows tons of tricks and will happily do all of them for a treat. He gets along well with most other dogs and he loves his kitty friends! As sweet as Potter is 99% of the time, he does get startled easily because his vision isn't great. If he is startled or doesn't see someone coming, he can be reactive. Potter would do best in a home with no small children and with a family that understands his limited vision.

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