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My name is Buddah!

American Pit Bull Terrier Mix Dog for adoption in Lincoln, California - Buddah
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I'm being cared for by:
NorCal Bully Breed Rescue

Facts about Buddah

  • Breed: American Pit Bull Terrier Mix
  • Color: Black - With White
  • Age: Young
  • Size: Med. 26-60 lbs (12-27 kg)
  • Sex: Female
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What is your name? Buddah

How old are you? I'm probably close to turning 2

How much do you weigh? 57 pounds

What do you look like? My black fur glistens like velvet. I have a white belly and I look like I dipped my toes in white paint, but missed a few spots.

What do you like to eat? Anything! I do tricks for treats!

What kind of personality do you have? Very, very playful! I am still young so I'm working on trying to take it down a notch, but I'll make sure you know I love you with kisses every time I see you.

Describe your perfect day: My perfect day would be the days where I stay inside ALL day. I'm seriously the biggest cuddle bug! If my human would just love on me all day, that would be great!

What is your favorite toy? Too hard! I like any toy that keeps me occupied.

Do you know any tricks? I know sit, down and stay.

What scares you? Other dogs and weird noises.

Have you been around children? Do you like them? Yes, I like all humans! I do jump a lot though, so tiny humans should be cautious. I will have to work on that!

Do you like cats? I'm not sure. I’ve never met any.

How do you feel about other dogs? Not so great honestly. I get really nervous with other dogs because I was attacked by one when I was younger. Now I’m so anxious that I really don’t want to get along with the other dogs and I think I’d feel best as an only dog.

If you could be anywhere in the world, where would it be? Cuddled in someone's arms!

How is your health? I am in excellent health. All vaccinated, spayed, and shined up to go.

Who do you live with in your foster home and who is your closest companion? My mom, her boyfriend and my grandma. I am closest with my mom because... Well, what girl isn't!

Where do you hang out when you are home alone? The backyard/ garage

Where do you sleep? In the garage. I know it doesn't sound amazing, but it's a pretty tricked out garage. I have two full couches and a mattress! And it's always closed, and I sleep with the dryer on so I stay roasty toasty.

Do you like walking on a leash? I do! I love walks but since I'm not great with other dogs, I usually go late at night so no one is around to worry me.

Do you have any "not-so-great" habits that we should know about? For instance, do you bark or dig in the yard? I do bark when strange people walk by late at night, and I'm working on not chewing stuff that mom says is off limits, but I just get bored sometimes. I’ll get better with some guidance!

Are you house trained? (Meaning do you go potty outside) I do go potty outside, but since I am mostly in the garage I am trained on potty pads (I have missed like 5 times)

Do you like playing in water? I've never actually played in water, but I don't get too excited about baths so who knows…

Are you being fostered privately or through another rescue? Private

What do you love about your foster family? They gave me a chance and let me be me, a dog. I’ve been rehomed twice because other fosters didn’t feel I was a good fit for them.

How do people get in touch with your foster family? You can contact Buddah’s foster, Lizzy via Facebook message (https://www.facebook.com/lizzy.stewart.37) or by her phone via text message: 925-787-3496.

About NorCal Bully Breed Rescue

About Our Rescue Group...

NorCal Bully Breed Rescue (NBBR) is an all volunteer, non-profit organization dedicated to helping needy animals in our community. While our focus is on "bully breeds," we don't discriminate and will very often help dogs of any breed, provided we have a foster home available. We take in dogs from local shelters with a focus on those with medical challenges and those whose behavior is declining due to the stress of the shelter environment. These are the dogs most often overlooked and in need of the most help.

NBBR is a 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation, our tax ID # is 46-3665141. Your donations are fully tax deductible and fund our operations and help pay our vet expenses.

NBBR is dedicated to reducing the number of homeless pets through the spaying/neutering of all our our rescued dogs and through education on the importance of spaying/neutering all animals. We provide information on low cost or no cost spay/neuter clinics in our surrounding areas.

Each dog that comes to us has been temperament tested, updated on shots, spayed/neutered and microchipped. Many of our dogs have also been treated for various medical conditions including mange, heart worms, broken bones, neurological issues, and many others. One of our dogs can take anywhere from one month to one year to get ready for adoption and the cost for the dogs we take on can range from $100 to several thousand dollars. We take on dogs from shelters that are set to be euthanized for various reasons, including simply that they've been there too long, or they have a medical condition that precludes them from adoption to the public, making them "rescue only." This means only a rescue can pull them from the shelter, but also leaves us to be responsible for any costs to to be increased by said rescue dog.

We also take on strays and incur the cost of having them vaccinated, spayed, neutered and microchipped. We will help dogs who owners can no longer provide care by networking their dog, provided the owner can continue to house the dog. We insure a safe house for all of the dogs that we take on and provide all needed supplies for the foster homes that care for them until they are to be adopted. We also insure that they never end up in a shelter, running the risk of being euthanized due to lack of space or due to becoming "aggressive" cause by the stress of being in a shelter environment.

Come Meet Our Pets...

Our adoptable dogs live in foster homes and meet and greets are done by appointment.

Monthly adoption events are held at the Roseville Petfood Express store at 1009 Galleria Blvd in The Fountains Shopping Ctr. These events take place on the second Friday of each month from 6-8pm.

Our upcoming adoption events through 2016 are:
November 11th, December 9th
Our upcoming adoption events through 2017 are:
January 13th, February 10th, March 10th, April 14th

Our Adoption Process...

ADOPTION PROCESS:
The first step in the adoption process is the completion of our online adoption application. You will be able to fill it out online and email it back to us. If you have any questions regarding regarding your application, we are here to answer them.

The second step is the home check. Our main priority in this step is insuring that your yard is 100% secure - there can be no loose boards or gaps in your fencing. If your dog is going to be spending anytime outside while you are at work or away from home, we ask that you have adequate shade or shelter from the elements.Before we schedule a home check, we may ask you to send us photos of your yard/fencing to get an idea of where the dog will be living. If you have any hesitation or questions about our yard check, please see our section on "How to Prepare for a Home Check."

The last step in the adoption process is the meet and greet. This is where we meet with you and any existing pets to ensure proper introductions are made. We want to make sure everyone gets along. Once all introductions are made, and everyone gets along, your rescue dog is yours to adopt.

Please note that there is no pressure involved, and if situation that cannot be resolved arise, we will always take our dog back. Also, be aware that there is an acclimation period for each dog and every dog is different. It can take a few days or a few weeks for your new dogs to settle in. We will assist in any way possible, including referring our trainer to come work with you and the dog.

ADOPTION PREREQUISITES:
All of our dogs are rescues, meaning they have already needed help in some way, and will only to to homes where they will live a "CHARMED LIFE." All of our adoptive dogs will be indoor dogs with outdoor privileges. We believe that dogs are family members, and should be allowed to sleep indoors.The only time they should be kept outdoors is if the weather permits. Any applications looking for an outdoor only dog will be denied. All current pets in your home need to be spayed/neutered, up to date on vaccinations, and one heartworm preventive. Out of area adoptions are within reason and on a case-by-case basis.

HOW TO PREPARE FOR A HOME CHECK:
Walk the perimeter of your yard. Take notes on the condition of your fence. Are there any loose boards or gaps under any sections of you fencing? If yes, these are easy fixes. You can nail any loose board back into place, and you can fill any gaps with pavers and gravel Do you have a lock on your gate? If not, please purchase one prior to your home check. Is there adequate shade or shelter for your new dog if it is going to be left outdoors while you're at work? Do you have anything hazardous in your yard, i.e. nails sticking out, chemicals left out, etc? Do you have a cat? If so, does your cat have a high spot it can retreat to if being chased? Are your garbage cans located somewhere near a gate where a dog can jump into them to get out? If so please move them. Please address these issues prior to our visit.

ADOPTION FEES:
All of our dogs will be spayed/neutered, vaccinated, and microchipped prior to being adopted. Our adoption fees are considered to be donations. All donations from adoption go right back into our rescue account, allowing us to continue to help dogs in need. At the bare minimum, the cost to properly vet a dog is $100. But some of the dogs we take on are medical cases, which can cost several thousand dollars. Because of this, we ask the following adoption fees:
$350 for puppies, which are any dogs under a year old
$200 for any adult dog ages 1.