My name is Hula!

Pit Bull Terrier/Bull Terrier Mix Dog for adoption in Frankfort, Illinois - Hula
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Facts about Hula

  • Breed: Pit Bull Terrier/Bull Terrier Mix
  • Color: Black - With White
  • Age: Young
  • Size: Large 61-100 lbs (28-45 kg)
  • Sex: Female
FOSTERED IN: Chicago, IL 60625
AGE: Apx 4 Years (Est DOB: January 2013)
WEIGHT: 60 lbs

Hula was a stray that found herself at animal control. When Hula turned up at animal control it was clear she had just had a litter, and that it was not her first. We have a strong suspicion that Hula was used as a cash cow for a backyard breeder. Thankfully she does not appear to have been kept outside. We think she was kept in a kennel in the garage/basement.

Hula may have been a bit challenging at first. She was seeing the world for the first time and she liked it! And she liked to touch it...all of it. She just had no idea what the rules were. Hell, she had no idea that there were even rules! Hula has turned out to be an incredibly sweet and silly dog. She still has her moments so her forever home MUST have a sense of humor.

Hula loves people. All the people. Every one of them. The big ones, the little ones. She gets a burst of enthusiasm whenever anyone new comes over. She doesn’t live with any kids, but she’s met lots of them. She met her 2-legged foster cousin and she LOVED him. Followed him around, laid right next to him when he played with his toys, and even tried to take a nap with him. She does get a little excited when treats came out and she did knock him over with an overzealous “sit.” We’ll let you decide if Hula is a good match for any kids in your life.

You cannot annoy her. You can touch her anywhere, feet, ears, tail, paws, you name it. Nothing is off limits. If you touch her anywhere she is likely going to lay down and roll over so you can rub her belly, so consider yourself warned.

Her energy level is calm-with-bursts-of-energy. Her foster mom is home during the day, and Hula sleeps most of the day as long as nothing exciting is happening. She doesn’t need to be taken for long daily walks, or run for miles to wear her out. Twice daily interactive sessions of toy playing with her is enough to keep her happy. She LOVES tug-of-war. More activity would probably do her some good (like it would all of us), but she isn’t going to make you tear your hair out if she doesn’t get an hour long jog. She does not need to be crated at night, and is fine in the house while you do yard work etc.

She’s a great helper. Hula helps with everything. She helps load the dishwasher, she helps you put your shoes on, she helps you pick vegetables in the garden. If you don’t like being helped, Hula might not be the dog for you.

Her strength and weakness is food. She will do anything for food. She is very smart and probably would excel at learning fun tricks if that’s something you enjoy.. It’s also her weakness. Every once in awhile she’ll find something too tempting to pass up. Like a cantaloupe on the edge of the counter, or a tube of chapstick. Its rare enough not to be a problem, but common enough not to be ignored.

Overall she is very quiet, and only barks when she has a reason to. When you tell her it’s time to go to her “apartment” she runs right down and flings herself in her kennel. She is very quiet in her cage, but will bark for a minute or two every once in awhile.

Hula was great with other dogs at animal control and was a frequent member of playgroup and is great with her foster brother. They play all the time, and she often insists on laying right next to him. We have noticed that she is a little uncomfortable/awkward meeting new dogs, so she will need controlled introductions to new dogs.

The worst thing we can think to say about Hula is that because (we guess) that she lived inside a kennel for all of her life, she is very easily overstimulated in new situations. Sometimes she barks, especially if there are other dogs around. Other times (like if you visit a new house) she just gets a little “busy” and “naughty” just like when people get overstimulated and can’t focus or remember what they were supposed to do.

She is impossible to stay mad at, and will love you beyond reason.

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About Lulu's Locker Rescue

About Our Rescue Group...

Lulu’s Locker Rescue is a nonprofit, volunteer-run companion animal rescue working to bring to light the plight of black cats and dogs in shelters as well as the misconceptions surrounding FIV cats. We aim to lower the euthanasia rate of these animals by educating the public and providing foster care as we seek out permanent homes. We are committed to the protection of the misjudged and wrongly stereotyped through compassion and respect, which we believe both animals and human beings deserve.

We are based out of Frankfort, IL, and rescue cats and dogs in Chicago and the surrounding suburbs.

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Our Adoption Process...

We encourage potential adopters to ask friends, family, and Lulu’s Locker about companion animal experiences in their lives. We want to ensure the animal we adopt to you fits well in your home environment. We are happy to answer any questions you may have about long-term animal care prior to adopting! Please contact us via email or phone 708-325-8581.

Everything we do is for the animals in our care, and is aimed at giving them the best possible chance of finding a permanent home.

- Fill out this online Adoption Application to get the process rolling! Copy and paste this URL into your browser -->

- Once your Application is completed, you will have a phone conversation with an adoption counselor.

- Once you’ve been approved, s/he will fill you in on the personalities, history, and behavior of the animals to allow you to make the best choice possible for your living situation. You can ask your counselor any questions you have regarding health, behavior, and long-term care.

- You and all members of your household will then be invited to visit the foster home or boarding facility where the animal is currently living. If you decide adoption is right for you, you will be asked to sign an adoption contract and pay an adoption fee which covers the spay/neuter, wellness exam, vaccinations, microchip, and heartworm test (dogs only).

- Animals are subject to a home visit prior to completion of the adoption process.

- You will ALWAYS have continued support from Lulu’s Locker after your adoption! We invite you to contact us at any time with questions or concerns!