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My name is Tonka D161350!

American Pit Bull Terrier Dog for adoption in Eden Prairie, Minnesota - Tonka D161350
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Secondhand Hounds

Facts about Tonka D161350

  • Breed: American Pit Bull Terrier
  • Color: Black - With White
  • Age: Adult
  • Size: Large 61-100 lbs (28-45 kg)
  • Sex: Male
  • ID#: 10481932
You can fill out an adoption application online on our official website.

Name: Tonka
Date of Birth: Approx. 08/24/2015
Gender: Male
Breed: Pitty
Weight: 55 
Dog friendly: Yes
Cat friendly: No, chases too much! 

Kid friendly: Yes
House trained: On a schedule, Yes! 
Crate trained: Yes
Energy level: Moderate 
History: Pulled from an animal control
Adoption Fee: $350

From the Foster:      

During the time we've had Tonka, he's been a BIG love bug!!  He's not had the greatest life, but it certainly hasn't got him down!! He thinks he's a lap dog and loves to give hugs and get belly rubs.  He's a gentle giant!!
 
He is currently living with 3 other resident dogs, 2 female and 1 male.   He would do best with other non dominant dogs - I don't think he is dominant but can be a little over bearing in his play :)  
 
Tonka would do best in a house without cats.  He does try to chase them and is very interested in them and very hard to redirect his attention.
 
We free feed our bunch, and he has had no food aggression. He also takes treats very gently.  
 
He is crate trained and once in his crate, he wines a little, but settles down quickly and takes a nap :), with no barking.  On a schedule he is house trained, too! 
 
He knows how to sit on command  and is working on walking on a leash, he does like to pull when he's on a mission to see something, but if there is nothing grabbing his attention, he will walk casually by your side.   
 
This dude is built like a Tonka truck ;) ! He is a big beef cake that is looking to be loved for the rest of his life!!  You will not be disappointed, this guy will give you lots of affection to show you how much he appreciates you rescuing him!!

About Secondhand Hounds

About Our Rescue Group...

Secondhand Hounds is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit animal rescue in Minnesota. Founded in July of 2009, our many volunteers have made a positive impact on the lives of many dogs and cats in our community. Our organization provides safe shelter, proper veterinary care and daily necessities for animals at risk, while working hard to find each a permanent, loving home! Please explore our website or contact us to learn more information about Secondhand Hounds.

To learn more, check out https://secondhandhounds.org/about/our-mission/

Come Meet Our Pets...

Secondhand Hounds does not keep any animals at our office, all our animals are living in foster homes until adopted.

For more information, https://secondhandhounds.org/contact/

Our Adoption Process...

To learn more about our adoption process or to fill out an adoption application, please visit https://secondhandhounds.org/adopt/how-to-adopt/