American Pit Bull Terrier Mix
Adult * Male * Large
7 years old~52 lbs
UTD on vaccinations ~ neutered ~ microchipped
Located in Barre, VT
Deebo is a very special guy with some special needs. He is loyal and loving and longs to be with his person.
Deebo is housebroken and crate trained, walks nicely on leash and enjoys the company of children and other dogs. He can be a bit leery of men and prefers to make those introductions at his own pace. Shortly after arriving at his foster home Deebo was diagnosed with Cushings Disease which effects his pituitary gland. In Deebo, it has caused increased thirst and appetite; increased and sometimes uncontrollable urination; weight gain causing a potbelly look; hair loss; restlessness; lack of energy; and increased blood pressure. He is on medication and as long that continues along with twice yearly vet visits to monitor his levels, he will continue to live a long and happy life. Due to his increased appetite Deebo is usually searching for food and will nibble fingers looking to find a hidden treat, and gets very excited at mealtimes.
The perfect forever family for Deebo is one that can properly handle his special needs both in time and money. His medication runs an average of $120 a month. He needs a proper amount of exercise to ensure that he maintains a healthy weight. A submissive doggie sibling would be welcome, children middle school age and older.
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