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American Staffordshire Terrier Dog For Adoption in ATLANTA, GA, USA

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Breed: American Staffordshire Terrier
Gender: Female Female
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Honey

Age: Young
Availability Date: 03/21/2018
Location: ATLANTA, GA, 30340
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American Staffordshire Terrier Dog For Adoption in ATLANTA, GA, USA

Honey is a gold, very short coat female American Staffordshire Terrier Puppy for adoption to a very loving home in or near Atlanta GA. This very special Amstaff puppy is approx. 7 months and weighs 27 lbs. Honey is very healthy. She is fixed, up to date on shots and well on her way to being house trained. Honey adores children and loves to play. Her wiggly ways delight everyone she meets, and she is one of those dogs that easily leave paw prints on your heart. Because of her age of just 7 months, Honey is still very much a puppy! She is exploding with joy for life, and can be a handful when you are trying to relax on the couch. For the most part, she will out grow this behavior as she matures into a more sensible version of herself. She would definitely benefit from obedience training and consistent positive behavior reinforcement from a confident owner. She is a part puppy, part land shark, part clown and part WWF wrestler all rolled up into an adorable bundle of love and licks. She is the perfect puppy for anybody who is experiened with staffordshire terriers as family pets. Honey is being rehomed by her owners, who are very distressed to have to make this very difficult choice in life. Unfortunately they have been hit with financial problems that make it very difficult to give Honey their time, due to long hours working. She needs a home with owner who can give her lots of playtime and exercise, and they are just not able to offer that to her at this time in their lives. Honeys owners are hoping to find her the home she needs and very much deserves. Having had all her vet care done for now, she is a ready-to-love puppy. Honey will be best suited for a family with older children only because her wiggling and general joie de vivre would likely bowl down smaller kiddos and todders. If you would like to meet Honey and her owners to find out if she is a good match for you, please get in touch with us!

American Staffordshire Terrier

A.K.A. : Amstaff
Overview: The American Staffordshire Terrier is often called "all-American" dog. The breed is loyal and brave, making it a great family pet.
Breed Group: Terrier
Weight (lbs): 57-67
Height (in): male:18-19, female:17-18
Colors: Any solid or partial color, but more than 80% white. Black & tan or liver are less preferred.
Coat: Hair is short and shiny.
Character: American Staffordshire Terriers are loyal and tenacious. They make great watch dogs and can be quite domineering over other dogs.
Temperament: This breed gets along fine with cats or other pets, as long as proper socialization has taken place early on. They make good family dogs, as long as the family can handle the level of activity required. This is a good watchdog and may readily fight other pets.
Care: The American Staffordshire Terrier needs dead and loose hairs removed regularly with a rubber brush.Coat care is minimal.
Training: This breed is quite willful, so must be trained proper leash behavior at an early age. With the right approach, this dog can be well-trained on a variety of skills.
Activity: The American Staffordshire Terrier needs a lot of exercise and appreciates a big hard to run and play.As one of the breeds popularly considered a "pit bull," public acceptance may sometimes be low.
Country of Origin: USA
Health Issue: This breed is usually healthy, but may be prone to hip dysplasia, cataracts, or congenital heart disease.
Life Expectancy: 12-14

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