My name is Buttons!

Pit Bull Terrier Mix Dog for adoption in Monroe, Michigan - Buttons
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Monroe County Animal Control Shelter

Facts about Buttons

  • Breed: Pit Bull Terrier Mix
  • Color: Red/Golden/Orange/Chestnut - With White
  • Age: Adult
  • Size: Med. 26-60 lbs (12-27 kg)
  • Sex: Male
Buttons is a Pit Bull Terrier-mix, male, 1.5 years of age.

Shortly after intake to animal control, Buttons received medical treatment and supportive fluid therapy for the serious intestinal illness, Campylobacter. Buttons was ill for a while, but he is now doing well, on the road to a full recovery, and eager to move on to his new home.

Impish and playful, a sheer joy to be around, this absolute darling of a dog is more than ready to form a life-long bond of mutual love and adoration with his adoptive family. Part playful funny guy, ever-ready to entertain with his antics---while garnering as much attention as he can--- and part serious-minded canine who is deeply devoted to his people, Buttons is an infectiously happy, totally all-in, full of life young guy who is looking for faithful human companionship, lots of hands-on affection, and inclusion in daily family activities. In return? ---Not only a lifetime of true-blue loyalty but lots of cuddling and free doggie kisses too!

Buttons is also intelligent, lively, interested, and curious about his environment with his busy nose frequently leading the way. This jolly and completely endearing compact canine is a hard-to-resist cutie patootie---and he knows it! Lest he capitalize on this, and potentially get himself into trouble, he needs a responsible, caring owner who will appropriately channel his zest for life by providing established rules and boundaries to which all family members faithfully adhere.

Buttons is looking for leadership and direction; this eager-to-please, gregarious, and genuinely sincere canine flourishes with that kind structure. Like all dogs, he needs regular physical activity and mental stimulation to be happy and healthy. Buttons really enjoys outdoor time, especially if that means interactive play sessions or getting to hang-out alongside his much-adored people. Having a home with a securely enclosed yard where he can safely romp and explore the world around him would be a huge bonus for him too. With consistent leadership, adequate exercise, lifelong companionship, and lots of TLC, Buttons is set up for success and will surely thrive as a polite and well-mannered, yet fun-loving and vibrant canine family member.

Buttons is best suited as an indoor pet and companion for a home with a calm, low-active to moderately-active lifestyle. As with all dogs, a meet-n-greet with any housemate pets will be necessary to determine compatibility prior to adoption. Direct interaction with cats is unknown and cannot be fully assessed at the shelter at this time.

Come meet Buttons at Monroe County Animal Control located at 911 S. Raisinville Rd, Monroe, MI (just south of the fairgrounds). Kennel hours are Tuesday - Friday, 11:00 am - 3:30 pm; Saturday, 11:00 am - 2:30 pm; closed Sunday, Monday, and National Holidays.

For more information you can email or call the shelter during business hours at 734-240-3125.

Monroe SPCA also offers microchips for dogs and cats adopted from Monroe County Animal Control for a fee of $15.00 at the time of adoption. Microchips are implanted between the dog’s shoulder blades and are a permanent form of identification. Microchips are registered to Monroe SPCA with adopters adding “new owner” information after adoption. If the dog is ever lost and slips his or her collar and tags, the microchip allows the finder to know who to contact when the dog is scanned for a microchip.

Even if you cannot adopt at this time, please consider making a donation to Monroe SPCA so we may continue saving, protecting, and improving the lives of homeless animals in Monroe County.

In addition to providing emergency medical treatment to animals who need it, Monroe SPCA, now, provides every dog at Monroe County Animal Control with basic preventative health care which includes flea preventative, deworming(s), DHPP vaccine and booster, and Heartworm Testing. If a dog tests positive for Heartworm, Monroe SPCA also provides that dog with Heartworm treatment. Dogs adoptable through Monroe County Animal Control have no adoption fee at this time (adopter’s pay a $10.00 application fee and $25.00 sterilization deposit payable to the County of Monroe); this Monroe SPCA Operational Support Program at Monroe County Animal Control is funded solely by monetary donations. We do not receive government funding, and we are not affiliated with or funded by Monroe County Animal Control, the HSUS, the ASPCA, or any other humane organization. Monroe SPCA is a 501c.3 non-profit organization, and we rely on the financial support and generosity of individuals and businesses in our community to conduct our daily operations and help animals. All donations to Monroe SPCA are tax-deductible.

About Monroe County Animal Control Shelter

About Our Shelter...

Monroe County Animal Control endeavors to protect people from the perils that result from the interaction with domestic animals. Furthermore we seek to protect animals from neglect and abuse inflicted upon them in violation of current laws. We continue our efforts through education and enforcement working toward a community where the quality of life for man or animal in not negatively affected by the other.

Donate to Our Shelter...

Please see our Wish List on List is under: Monroe County Animal Control Shelter,

Come Meet Our Pets...

Come meet our shelter animals at the Monroe County Animal Shelter 911 S. Raisinville Rd. We are right next door to the Monroe County Fairgrounds. Our hours of operation are: Tue-Fri 9am -3pm & Saturday 9am -2pm We are closed Sundays & Mondays

Please also see some of our cats Petsmart & Pets Supplies Plus in Monroe. Our cats are sponsored by: The Alliance for Spay/Neuter

Our Adoption Process...

Adopting a dog or cat from the shelter: We adopt on a first come, first serve basis. You must come into the shelter and fill out an adoption application and put down a $10 non-refundable application fee to secure your spot for adoption. Currently the cost for adopting a shelter animal is $35. $10 is a non-refundable application fee, $25 is collected for the spay/neuter portion of the contract. Adopters sign a contract agreeing to have the dog/cat spayed or neutered within 30 days. We are currently offering a Voucher at the time of adoption. The voucher covers the cost of the spay/neuter surgery. There are 9 area Veterinarians that are participating in this program and the surgery must be done at one of these vets.

If you rent and want to adopt, before we start the adoption process, you must come in with a letter from your Landlord, with a copy of their picture ID, stating you may have an animal in your house. If you own or rent a mobile home or live in an Apartment complex, we must have a letter on the parks letterhead from the manager stating you can have an animal in your home.