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My name is zzRoss!

American Staffordshire Terrier/Hound (Unknown Type) Mix Dog for adoption in Dallas, Texas - zzRoss
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Paws In The City

Facts about zzRoss

  • Breed: American Staffordshire Terrier/Hound (Unknown Type) Mix
  • Color: Unknown
  • Age: Young
  • Size: Large 61-100 lbs (28-45 kg)
  • Sex: Male
  • ID#: 6780875-PITC GUEST

Ross is an energetic hound/pit bull mix who is looking for the right human partner. Is that you? Ross is good-natured, great with people and with some dogs. He shows a lot of curious energy toward cats. We are working on that, but would not recommend him for a home with cats at this time. Ross is house-trained and crate-trained. He is also great walking on a leash, rides well in a car and knows 'Sit' and 'Wait' commands. He loves to play and likes to roll on his back and have his belly scratched! Ross is eager to be a part of a loving family of active adults or adults with older children. He says he is seeking to be with someone who will take him on walks and hikes and play with him. He would not be happy just parked in a yard like yard art! Ross has a spotted white coat with brown accents and golden eyes and weighs over 50 pounds. He is currently in foster care in west Texas but is available to travel.

DISCLOSURE: Ross is a participant in the Paws in the City Guest Dog Program, so his/her ongoing care and custody are provided by her foster, not by Paws in the City.

About Paws In The City

About Our Rescue Group...

Paws In The City® is committed to supporting the City of Dallas Animal Shelter by hosting off-site adoptions for the dogs and spay/neuter education and fundraising through specific outreach programs.

Paws In The City is a nonprofit, 501 (c) 3 organization committed to ending overpopulation, abuse and neglect of Dallas dogs and cats . We are an all volunteer organization with no paid staff.

Paws In The City is committed to the following goals:

 Rescuing homeless dogs and cats from the City of Dallas animal shelters by sponsoring off-site adoptions to find these abandoned animals terrific, loving homes…often many of these wonderful pets are days away from being euthanized simply because there are not enough homes... a tragedy we are determined to end;

 Providing a comforting and positive environment for adoptions;

 Providing medical care to neglected, abused, and injured animals through our outreach efforts;

 Educating the public on responsible pet ownership; and

 Supporting spay and neuter programs…the simple, common sense solution to ending the number of unwanted dogs and cats on our streets and in our city shelters.

Why we do it

Nationwide Stats:
12 million animals are euthanized each year in the United States.
That is 1 million a month
1,388 animals an hour
70,000 - The number of kittens and puppies born in the US each day.
10,000 - The number of people born in the US each day.

Local Stats:

In 2004, the city of Dallas impounded 28,686 dogs and cats.
25,699 were killed by lethal injection.
Less than 2000 were adopted or re-claimed by owners.
200,000 - Estimated cats and dogs killed each year in animal shelters in Denton, Collin, Tarrant, and Dallas alone.

Come Meet Our Pets...

See our website for adopt-a-pet locations and times on Saturdays.
www.pawsinthecity.org

Otherwise, once we receive your application we can make arrangements for you to meet the animal. Usually, the foster parent will bring the animal to your home.

Our Adoption Process...

Requirements to Adopt a Dog in Foster Care: Before adopting, we require an approved pre-adoption application, an interview, a home check, a signed adoption contract and an adoption fee (dogs=$200 / puppies=$250 / cats=$125) to cover the animal’s health-related expenses and boarding while in our care. All of our animals are spayed or neutered, are current on shots, tested and de-wormed.

Go to our website for our pre-adoption application,www.pawsinthecity.org and click on Adopt a Dog or Adopt a Cat for the pre-adoption application (in PDF format). Please print and complete the application and then email or fax it to the following address:

972 421 1697 Or michael@pawsinthecity.org

Once we receive your pre-adoption application, we will contact you for a phone interview and continue the adoption process from there. Feel free to contact us by email if you would like more information on any animal.