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Adopt Champ

Male Adult American Pit Bull Terrier

If you have questions about Champ please contact

The Anti-Cruelty Society

About Champ

Meet the new champion of your heart, Champ! This handsome boy came to us when his previous owner could no longer afford to care for his daily needs. He had a rough start at the shelter, he was very nervous and took awhile to adjust. But, now that he is a little more comfortable here, his amazing personality is starting to show. However, Champ will do best in a quiet home and needs to be given lots of time to adjust. He also needs to be the only pet in the household, as he isn't well socialized with other animals. Champ is a complete family dog. He has a good history with children and would love to be a part of your life. So, if you're looking for a sweet boy to complete your family, then look no further, as Champ is sure to be your boy. ADVANCED due to: need of patient and gentle guardian who will give him time to adjust to new home; recommended household without other animals; scared of thunderstorms and fireworks; due to possible dog reactivity, quiet area recommended, ideally with backyard. Potty trained; good history with children.

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Details

Name
Champ
Age
Adult
Gender
Male
Size
Large
Shots up to date
Not Sure
Ok with kids
Not Sure
Housetrained
Not Sure
Hypoallergenic
Not Sure
Spayed / Neutered
YES
Ok with dogs
Not Sure
Ok with cats
Not Sure
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