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Bandit - Terrier / Mixed (short coat) Dog For Adoption
Mutt Dog For Adoption in Raleigh, NC, USA

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Ad ID: ADN-36346
Times Ad Viewed: 222 times
Date Listed: 11/24/2017
Date Expires: 03 days from now

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Breed: Mutt
Gender: Male Male
Nickname:

Bandit

Age: Adult
Color/Markings: White
Size at Maturity: Medium
Availability Date: 11/24/2017
Location: Raleigh, NC, 27620
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Mutt Dog For Adoption in Raleigh, NC, USA

Physical Attributes
Coat Length Short
Behavioral Characteristics
Energy Level Moderate
Activity Level Moderately Active
Exercise Needs Moderate
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Additional Information
Was the Dog Found No
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Posted Breed: Terrier / Mixed (short coat). Pet's Bio: Mr. Personality! Bandit is an adorable boy with personality PLUS! He is sweet, loving, and wow is this guy playful! Bandit loves to romp and play with other dogs, big or small. He adores toys and will readily amuse himself with them. The best way to describe Bandit is a fun-loving guy who just loves life and is happy to express that! Bandit is going to do best in a home with another dog for companionship. He would make a GREAT companion for another dog who loves to romp, wrestle, and play. A fenced yard would be ideal for this boy so he can spend time outside romping with his canine buddy but he would probably adjust to not having one just fine. Bandit is a little reserved and shy of new people. A hand full of treats and a patient introduction, however, and Bandit will quickly become your best friend. He enjoys calm, gentle children but would not be a good candidate for a home that has young children. We have not tested him with cats but believe because of his terrier nature that he would not be good with them. Pet Details: Age: 4 Breed: Terrier mix Size: approx 30 lbs Activity level: Moderate Good with dogs? YES! Good with cats? Unknown Good with kids? Older kids, 8+ House-trained? YES Crate-trained? YES ​Adoption Requirements: Another playful dog for companionship Preference for fenced yard No children under the age of 8 No cats If you and your dog are seeking a fun-loving companion then you are going to want to meet Bandit! Please contact us to inquire further and request an adoption application! How To Adopt Me: Step 1: First, p lease be sure you have read this pet's entire description in order to decide whether this particular pet is a good candidate for your family. We try to include as many details as possible about each pet, including the type of placement needs and requirements they have for adoption. Step 2: Be sure to read our adoption policies and procedures before contacting us. Step 3: E-mail us to request an adoption application and/or inquire about this pet.

A.K.A. : A mongrel, mixed-breed dog
Overview: A mongrel, mutt, or mixed-breed dog, is a dog that is not the result of breeding within an existing breed or to modify or create a breed and belongs to no breed. In the United States, the term "mixed-breed" is a favored synonym over "mongrel" among many who wish to avoid negative connotations associated with the latter term. The implication that such dogs must be a mix of defined breeds may stem from an inverted understanding of the origins of dog breeds. Pure breeds have been, for the most part, artificially created from random-bred populations by human selective breeding with the purpose of enhancing desired physical, behavioral, or temperamental characteristics. Dogs that are not purebred are not necessarily a mix of such defined breeds. Therefore, among experts and fans of such dogs, "Mongrel" is still the preferred term.
Breed Group: Unspecified
Country of Origin: Unknown

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