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Dora - American Staffordshire Terrier / Mixed (short coat) Dog For Adoption
American Staffordshire Terrier Mix Dog For Adoption in Manchester, MO, USA


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Date Listed: 08/27/2016
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Organization Name: Country Acres Rescue
Location: Manchester, MO

Breed: American Staffordshire Terrier Mix
Gender: Female Female


Age: Young
Color/Markings: Red
Size at Maturity: Medium
Availability Date: 08/27/2016
Location: Manchester, MO, 63011
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American Staffordshire Terrier Mix Dog For Adoption in Manchester, MO, USA

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

Posted Breed: American Staffordshire Terrier / Mixed (short coat). Dora is a 2 year old Staffordshire Terrier mix, a lot of times referred to as a "pocket pitt" because of her smaller size. We have had her since July of 2015. She was found by a couple, abandoned under a truck. It appeared she had recently had a litter of puppies that were not with her when she was found. The couple kept her 5 days while looking for help for her. During that time they were able to see that she knows basic commands, rides relaxed and freely in the car and is house trained. She is also friendly with children. She is the biggest cuddle bug and kisser we have ever met, she loves attention. She is a champion tug of war player and will pick toys out of our basket each time she goes by and take them back to her room to play with. Just look at her beautiful golden-brown eyes, you can tell she has a great personality and is full of love for the right family. Please come by and be that family she has never had before.

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      Breed: Boxer-Unknown Mix
      Sex: Male Male
      Age: Young
      Location: USA
      Posted Breed: Boxer / Mixed (short coat). Please contact Nicole ( for more information about this pet. Winston was surrendered by his family who had him since he was a pup because they were moving somewhere that didn't allow dogs :( He's a sweet, playful, fun fella! He has been through obedience training, so he knows basic commands and is potty-trained! He also loves people and attention! Come visit this lover bug today!
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