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Adopt Nellie

Female Adult American Staffordshire Terrier

If you have questions about Nellie please contact

Final Frontier Rescue Project

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About Nellie

Nellie is a funny, playful, smart, affectionate 5 year old girl. She has scars around her neck as if from early abuse, and she can be wary of new people. In foster, Nellie lives with a senior dog, and she has had successful play dates with a couple of adolescents and other friendly dogs. She needs an experienced adopter, and she will be a great best friend. On a recent hike, Nellie's foster mom came across a rattlesnake, and Nellie rushed to the rescue, getting bitten in the process. She's recovered and is so ready to find her forever home.

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Details

Name
Nellie
Age
Adult
Gender
Female
Size
Medium
Shots up to date
YES
Ok with kids
NO
Housetrained
YES
Hypoallergenic
Not Sure
Spayed / Neutered
YES
Ok with dogs
YES
Ok with cats
NO
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Bella

American Staffordshire Terrier

Bella was dumped. Now she is being fostered by someone who witnessed the outdoor part of her growth from tiny puppy to abandoned adolesc... show more

Bella was dumped. Now she is being fostered by someone who witnessed the outdoor part of her growth from tiny puppy to abandoned adolescent. Bella's foster says: "In the first three days, we saw a terrified little girl that still has hope and and trust in humans, even though she was failed originally. She didn’t even know what a simple dog toy was. Most likely never had a collar around her neck and most definitely never walked or been on a leash. She knew she was safe from being all alone in a field across from a cemetery, waiting for someone to come back. A once happily loved pup, she became a moving ornament that barked in the backyard out of loneliness and sadness. I see that sadness and disappointment in her eyes even with the happiness of all the love and care we give her to trust even more that her life will not be as it once was. I have held off on sweeping the inside of the house after seeing Bella cower with her tail tucked so tight when my husband went to sweep the hay off the back porch as she sat at my feet. He saw it the same time I did, immediately he stopped. Bella was shaking so terrified. He got down on the patio floor and picked her up into his lap just to hold her reassuring her it’s going to be alright. My heart broke. Was she beaten with a broom? We suspect it. Or has she never seen a broom, cause the amount filth the owner was cleaning and repairing in the house she once lived in. If she was beaten... How can people be so damn cruel to an innocent animal?" Bella is now safe. She needs spay surgery, vaccine boosters, and heartworm treatment. She is among the lucky dogs who are rescued instead of living their entire short lives in a yard, on a chain, or on the streets. Bella is friendly with people and other dogs. She has a foster but if you are interested in adopting Bella, you could foster-to-adopt. show less