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Mastiff Mix Dog For Adoption in Anniston, AL, USA

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Organization Name: Calhoun County Humane Society, Inc.
Location: Anniston, AL
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Breed: Mastiff Mix
Gender: Male Male
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Kodiak

Age: Adult
Color/Markings: Brindle
Size at Maturity: Huge
Availability Date: 02/11/2017
Location: Anniston, AL, 36201
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Mastiff Mix Dog For Adoption in Anniston, AL, USA

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Coat Length Short
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OK with Kids No
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Posted Breed: Mastiff / Mixed (short coat). At nearly 3ft tall and 66lbs, Kodiak is a bear of a boy. He still has some lessons to learn about his size, but here we are in great luck - he LOVES a tennis ball. Or, specifically, an extra-large Chuck-It ball, tho a Jolly Ball would likely also do. The ball is a great training incentive, and he is also loves to toss and leap on it to entertain himself. Kodiak loves playing with and sweet talking the girl dogs. But like any reasonable bear, he will not share food and loudly defends his bowl. If his house holds more than one dog (and that is hard to imagine!), he will need fed completely apart in his own room with no food/treats left down ever. He will also need to leave the room before you pick up his bowl - this is where that Chuck-It! ball will help you. A qualified trainer can help him realize you are a good person to have near his bowl, because you are the one who makes the food happen. Dog-experienced, adult-only home, please. Est DOB: Aug 2013 Intake Weight: 66lb "Adult" is at least 3 years old. "Large" is over 20 inches at the shoulder. Fenced yard and approved application required. Visit or email for application. Shelter phone often does not work, please use email link on this listing.

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    • Mountain Cur-Unknown Mix Dog For Adoption in Anniston, AL, USA

      Abby

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      Breed: Mountain Cur-Unknown Mix
      Sex: Female Female
      Age: Adult
      Location: USA
      Posted Breed: Mountain Cur / Mixed. Abby is a darling little girl. A shy girl, she comes around well to love and kind words and becomes very loyal and an absolute cuddle bug. She walks nicely on leash. Although nervous when kenneled with other dogs, she is submissive to them while out and about. With confidence and love, she will blossom. She loves belly rubs, and her gorgeous coat glistens in the sun! Abby will need a quiet home since new and noisy things are scary for her. She hasn't decided whether kitties are scary or nice, but shows no aggression toward them at all. TWO FREE TRAINING SESSIONS: Abby's adopter is eligible for 2 free training sessions within 90 days of adoption from Encore Enrichment Center for Shelter Dogs to help her adjust to home life. Est DOB: Oct 2013 Intake Weight: 37# "Adult" is at least 3 years old. "Meidum" is 13 to 20 inches at the shoulder. Fenced yard usually required and approved application always required. Visit or email for adoption application. Shelter phone often does not work, please use email link on this listing.
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    • American Pit Bull Terrier-Labrador Retriever Mix Dog For Adoption in Anniston, AL, USA

      Aden

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      Breed: American Pit Bull Terrier-Labrador Retriever Mix
      Sex: Male Male
      Age: Adult
      Location: USA
      Posted Breed: Pit Bull Terrier / Labrador Retriever / Mixed. How could anyone abandon Aden? This wonderful boy was left at the shelter gate. He has been such a great dog, greeting friend and stranger alike with a fiercely wagging tail (the only thing "fierce" about him). Aden has been a polite and well mannered dog. He decided to put on his "serious face" for his photoshoot with photographer Sophie Gamand. Aden is not compatible with cats and recently has not done well with other dogs of various sizes. Est DOB: Sep 2013 Intake weight: 34# http://calhouncountyhs.blogspot.com/p/adopt.html "Adult" is at least 3 yrs old. "Large" is over 20 inches at the shoulder. Fenced yard usually required and approved application always required. Visit or email for adoption application. Shelter phone often does not work, please use email link on this listing.
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    • American Pit Bull Terrier-Unknown Mix Dog For Adoption in Anniston, AL, USA

      Sassy

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      Breed: American Pit Bull Terrier-Unknown Mix
      Sex: Female Female
      Age: Adult
      Location: USA
      Posted Breed: American Pit Bull Terrier / Mixed. Sassy is an adorable little girl! She loves people and will wag her tail about off in greeting. She also enjoys a good cuddle. Sassy has a great deal of interest in toys and sometimes will even bring them back! She is stressed in the kennel, so ask to meet her outside. Sassy does not care for other dogs, so will need to be your only little girl. She did play bow to the kitties, tho! Est Date of Birth: Nov 2013 Weight at intake: 28lb "Adult" is at least 3 years old. "Medium" is 13in to 20in at the shoulder. Fenced yard usually required and approved application always required. Visit or email for adoption application. Shelter phone often does not work, please use email link on this listing.
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    • American Bulldog-Pointer Mix Dog For Adoption in Anniston, AL, USA

      Harley

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      Breed: American Bulldog-Pointer Mix
      Sex: Male Male
      Age: Adult
      Location: USA
      Posted Breed: Pointer / American Bulldog / Mixed. Harley is a smart and friendly boy who clearly had a family once. He knows sit, down, and "high five." He is strong on the leash, but does like to go for a jog and is much more manageable and cuddly with his energy out. Harley has been unfriendly to other dogs at the shelter but he loves people and would be a devoted only pet. Est DOB: Jan 2013 Intake weight: 50# http://calhouncountyhs.blogspot.com "Adult" is at least 3 years old. "Large" is over 20 inches at the shoulder. Fenced yard usually required and approved application always required. Visit or email for adoption application. Shelter phone often does not work, please use email link on this listing.
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      Little Girl

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      Breed: American Pit Bull Terrier-Unknown Mix
      Sex: Female Female
      Age: Young
      Location: USA
      Posted Breed: Pit Bull Terrier / Hound / Mixed. Little Girl is a lover girl! She is a happy, friendly youngster who just wants to play and give kisses. She is good with some dogs but not others, so a meet-and-greet would be required. She needs play space and love. She does need help learning not to jump up, but she loves treats so should be very easy to train. She is a clever girl so needs a securely gated yard. Est DOB: Oct 2013 Intake weight: 40# http://calhouncountyhs.blogspot.com/p/adopt.html "Young" is up to 3 years old. "Medium" is between 13 and 20 inches at the shoulder. Fenced yard usually required and approved application always required. Visit or email for adoption application. Shelter phone often does not work, please use email link on this listing.
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      Junior

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      Breed: American Pit Bull Terrier
      Sex: Male Male
      Age: Adult
      Location: USA
      Posted Breed: Pit Bull Terrier. A total people-lover, Junior has a "no holds barred" approach to life. He has gone to school and worked on leash manners and not jumping up as part of his enthusiastic greetings. Not surprisingly, his favorite reward is praise! But he will flash you his best movie-star smile for a treat. Junior has been waiting a long time to light up someone's life, and we hope his new skills will be just the right thing to finally land him a home. (His play style with other dogs is just as boisterous, so he'd need well matched.) TWO FREE TRAINING SESSIONS: Junior's adopter will receive two free sessions at the Encore Enrichment Center within 90 days of adoption to help him transition to home life! Est DOB: Nov 2014 Intake weight: 50# http://calhouncountyhs.blogspot.com/p/adopt.html "Adult" is at least 3 yrs old. "Large" is over 20 inches at the shoulder. Fenced yard usually required and approved application always required. Visit or email for adoption application. Shelter phone often does not work, please use email link on this listing.
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      Nettie

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      Breed: Mastiff-Unknown Mix
      Sex: Female Female
      Age: Adult
      Location: USA
      Posted Breed: Mastiff / Mixed. It is hard to believe someone lost this big girl, but its true - she was found roaming. Though definitely of a mastiff type, she is not as huge as a full mastiff (tho she isn't dainty either - she is 78#). She is very sweet and wants to be a lap dog, so be prepared! She does need plenty of exercise and attention to avoid turning her teeth toward destructive enterprises. Also, being big and clumsy, she would be a poor choice for a family with young children. She has done well with a Great Dane and another mastiff mix, but not with a smaller dog. If you have a dog her size, that may work out. But on the other hand, she might be all the dog you need! "Adult" is at least 3 years old. "Large" is over 20 inches at the shoulder. Fenced yard and approved application required. Visit or email for application. Shelter phone often does not work, please use email link on this listing.
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    • American Pit Bull Terrier-Labrador Retriever Mix Dog For Adoption in Anniston, AL, USA

      Kayden

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      Breed: American Pit Bull Terrier-Labrador Retriever Mix
      Sex: Male Male
      Age: Adult
      Location: USA
      Posted Breed: Pit Bull Terrier / Labrador Retriever / Mixed. Kayden is a fun-loving goofball of a boy. He loves to play and learned from his buddy about bringing back a ball for more fetching fun. He adores meeting new people. He should be a fun one to train! He is very treat motivated and tries hard to please. When asked to "sit" and "wait" you can just see how hard he works at self control - good boy! He is not recommended for very young children due to his energy and strength. Kayden has been good with nice dogs but will respond to being challenged. Est DOB: Sept 2013 "Adult" is at least 3 years old. "Large" is over 20 inches at the shoulder. Fenced yard usually required and approved application always required. Visit or email for adoption application. Shelter phone often does not work, please use email link on this listing.
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      Rikki

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      Breed: American Pit Bull Terrier-Unknown Mix
      Sex: Female Female
      Age: Young
      Location: USA
      Posted Breed: Pit Bull Terrier / Mixed. Rikki is a pocket pittie and all good things about bullies. She wags her tail almost off in greeting and loves people. While she doesn't want to share her kennel with other dogs, she is fine near them when out and about and has been caught playing with her neighbor through the fence. She has nice manners when walked and just a cute little doll. She was a good momma but now she wants to be your baby. Est. DOB: Oct 2014 Est Weight: 43# http://calhouncountyhs.blogspot.com/p/adopt.html "Young" is up to 3 years old. "Medium" is 13 to 20 inches at the shoulder Fenced yard usually required and approved application always required. Shelter phone often does not work, please use email link on this listing or go to website.
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    • Mutt Dog For Adoption in Anniston, AL, USA

      Harvey

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      Breed: Mutt
      Sex: Male Male
      Age: Adult
      Location: USA
      Posted Breed: Hound / Terrier / Mixed. Harvey is just a good ole' boy in need of a good ole' home where he can explore and be an undemanding companion. He needs just a minute to warm up, but then will give sweet kisses and happy smiles. And who wouldn't enjoy looking at those silly mismatched ears every day? Harley has not done well with other dogs at the shelter and most likely is best as an only pet. "Adult" is at least 3 years old. "Large" is over 20 inches at the shoulder. Fenced yard usually required and approved application always required. Visit or email for adoption application. Shelter phone often does not work, please use email link on this listing.
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