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RORY - American Staffordshire Terrier / Mixed (medium coat) Dog For Adoption
American Staffordshire Terrier Mix Dog For Adoption in Phoenixville, PA, USA


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Ad ID: ADN-44837
Times Ad Viewed: 98 times
Date Listed: 03/03/2017
Date Expires: 19 days from now

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Breed: American Staffordshire Terrier Mix
Gender: Female Female


Age: Young
Color/Markings: Red
Size at Maturity: Medium
Availability Date: 03/03/2017
Location: Phoenixville, PA, 19460
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Tags: American Staffordshire Terrier Mix Dog For Adoption in Phoenixville, PA, USA

American Staffordshire Terrier Mix Dog For Adoption in Phoenixville, PA, USA

Physical Attributes
Ear Type Erect
Coat Length Medium
Grooming Needs Low
Likes to Vocalize Quiet
Shedding Amount Moderate
Altered Yes
Behavioral Characteristics
OK with Kids No
OK with Dogs Yes
OK with Cats Yes
OK with Farm Animals Yes
Energy Level Moderate
Activity Level Moderately Active
Exercise Needs Moderate
Obedience Training Has Basic Training
Owner Experience Required Breed
  • Yard Required
  • Leash Trained
  • Crate Trained
  • Housetrained
  • Good in a Car
  • Likes to Play with Toys
  • Likes to Be in Your Lap
Personality Characteristics
  • Obedient
  • Playful
  • Affectionate
  • Eager to Please
  • Intelligent
  • Even-Tempered
  • Gentle
Additional Information
Was the Dog Found No

Posted Breed: American Staffordshire Terrier / Mixed (medium coat). Introducing the absolutely adorable Rory!! This sweet bat-eared girl is a 1-2 year old, approx. 40lb terrier mix. Enough about the minor details -- let's talk about why you should adopt Rory! She is totally house-trained. She's great on the leash and will sit nicely next to you in case you're the type who likes to stop and chat with people on walks. She has the best ears ever and they can probably pick up radio signals from miles away. She knows "sit" and takes treats very nicely. She's good with other dogs! She's been on a few play dates and enjoys the company of her fellow canines. She is okay with kitties; chickens too! She is absolutely beautiful and affectionate and such a love Some dogs you meet just really make an impact on your heart -- Rory is one of them. She's a happy, entertaining, loving girl! Rory was rescued from a high kill shelter. There is an application process. After you fill out the application, which you can do ONLINE, we will bring Rory to meet you, if we feel this is a good match for you and Rory. All of our dogs are up-to-date on shots and have been neutered/spayed. All adoptions start as two week trial 'sleepovers'. Rory's adoption fee is $150.

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