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My name is Ziggy (Brown)!

American Staffordshire Terrier Mix Dog for adoption in Whitestone, New York - Ziggy (Brown)
Photo 1 - American Staffordshire Terrier Mix Dog for adoption in Whitestone, New York - Ziggy (Brown)
Photo 2 - American Staffordshire Terrier Mix Dog for adoption in Whitestone, New York - Ziggy (Brown)
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Second Chance Rescue

Facts about Ziggy (Brown)

  • Breed: American Staffordshire Terrier Mix
  • Color: Unknown
  • Age: Young
  • Size: Med. 26-60 lbs (12-27 kg)
  • Sex: Male
  • ID#: 9641588-16-0097

01/27/16 16:56 BASIC INFORMATION: Ziggy is a 10 year old American pit bull terrier with a possible skin irritation. Owner has had Ziggy for ten years and is surrendering because he is moving to a place that does not allow pets. SOCIALIXATION: Around strangers Ziggy is friendly and outgoing. Ziggy has lived with and been socialized with children ages 2 and up. Ziggy is respectful and playful around children and plays gently with them. Ziggy also plays gently with adults. Ziggy has been socialized with other dogs and was relaxed and respectful around them but does not play much anymore. Ziggy has never lived with cats and is aggressive to the cats he has seen in the yard. Ziggy will chase and attack the cats possums and raccoons in the yard.. (Has not bitten in the last ten days). BEHAVIOR: Ziggy allows to have his food bowl touched while eats, and to have toys and bones taken away with no problem. Ziggy enjoys being bathed and brushed. Ziggy isn’t bothered when being pushed off furniture or disturbed while sleeping. When someone unfamiliar approaches the house Ziggy will bark but once they enter will greet them with a wagging tail. FOR A NEW FAMILY TO KNOW: Ziggy was described as friendly, independent and affectionate with a medium activity level. Ziggys favorite thing to do is go to the park and play fetch. When home with Ziggy he tends to follow you around seeking attention. Ziggys favorite toys are balls ropes, plastic boned and kong balls. Ziggy eats a large bowl of Purina dry food once a day. Ziggy is house trained and is very well behaved when left in the house or yard alone. Ziggy knows the commands sit, come and stay. For exercise Ziggy enjoys brisk walks on the leash . Ziggy pulls hard on the leash and when off leash outside he will run away. Ziggy prefers to go to the bathroom on grass. When its time for bed Ziggy sleeps on the floor on a blanket. BEHAVIOR DURING INTAKE: During intake Ziggy was excited and curious of his surroundings. Ziggy allowed counselor to scan collar and take a picture of him with a loose wiggly body. Ziggy enjoyed being pet by the counselor and like to jump up to counter to see them.

About Second Chance Rescue

About Our Rescue Group...

We are a small, individual, private rescue group dedicated to giving unwanted dogs and cats a second chance. Most of the animals we rescue are strays and or owner surrenders to high kill city shelters. Many of them have been pulled off “death row”. We are very passionate about what we do, we love and care for these animals unconditionally. Our goal is to place our homeless rescues in permanent loving homes as their former owners have already abandoned them at least once before.

Adoption process includes adoption application, phone interview and home visit. Vet references are checked!

Come Meet Our Pets...

We do not have a physical shelter, we place our rescues in foster homes or boarding facilities where they are socialized and nurtured back to health before we place them in their forever home. If you are interested in adopting a friend, kindly look at our available pet on this site.

Our Adoption Process...

Adoption/Foster Application must be completed online via the link below.

http://nycsecondchancerescue.org/app-form/


Home visit is required along with Vet references. Our full list of fees have been listed on the adoption application. Our dogs come fully vetted and have to be spayed/neutered prior to adoption.