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Pit Bull Terrier / American Pit Bull Terrier / Mixed (short coat)

Details about Doug

  • ID D211609
  • Available for Adoption
  • Species: Dog
  • Gender: Male
  • Estimated Birthdate: 11/9/2020
  • Breed: Pit Bull Terrier / American Pit Bull Terrier / Mixed (short coat)
  • Owner Experience Needed: Species
  • Good with Dogs: Yes
  • Adoption Fee: $425

More about Doug

  • Primary Color(s): Tan
  • Coat Length: Short
  • Shedding: Moderate
  • Grooming Needs: Low
  • Housetrained/Littertrained: Yes
  • Reaction to New People: Cautious
  • Yard Required: Yes
  • Fence: 6 foot
  • Obedience Training: Has Basic Training

Hi, my name is Doug and I came from a Local Impound. I currently weigh 47 lbs.

You can call me Doug, Dougie or Douglas. I have been with my foster mom for awhile through the shelter, but I am a new face with Ruff Start. Have you ever wondered where a container of unbridled joy and enthusiasm is? Look no further. I am a happy boy who is a lover of life and all things. I love all dogs I have met. Generally dogs have loved me because I am very good at adapting my playstyle. I love playing wrestle and bitey face, chase, and can coexist with less playful dogs. One of my foster sisters is not a huge player, but I still like hanging around her. I love toys, and I usually grab one to go outside with. I have yet to destroy a toy. I love water. Playing in the baby pool in nice weather is awesome. I also hopped in the shower with my foster mom to try that out. I love training time and my foster mom thinks it is amazing how quickly I learn new things. I am totally kennel trained and rarely make a peep.....unless I am hungry or need to go out. And even then my foster mom can hardly contain her laughter because I sound like a baby dinosaur crossed with a chihuahua.

Speaking of chihuahuas...I do have one other stereotypical little dog habit. You see slippers and socks look like super fun toys, and I occasionally am an ankle biter when I try to remove footwear. We have been working on this habit, but I probably could scare small children, so am best suited for an adult home or a home with adults and teenagers.

I had some struggles in my first home and had some challenges in the shelter. I was initially very scared. My foster mom says it is something called "stranger danger," but I warm up really quickly with treats and I have become better and better at meeting new people. We work daily on training to help me become the best Dougie I can be, and I think that time is really fun. 

I am an amazing dog and so much fun. I bring a smile to everyone's face with my quirks and antics and I always have a giant smile on my face. 

If you are interested in getting to know me better, please fill out an adoption application. An adoption application is the best way to show your interest in an animal and is not a binding contract.

To learn more about Ruff Start’s adoption process and the care our foster animals receive, please visit our How to Adopt page.

If you'd like to donate towards this pet's care, you can donate to our Animal Care Fund. Our Animal Care Fund supports the medical and veterinary needs for all Ruff Start Rescue animals. You'll be able to enter this pet's name on the second page of the donation form.