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My name is Rocky!

American Staffordshire Terrier/Terrier (Unknown Type, Medium) Mix Dog for adoption in Troy, Michigan - Rocky
Photo 1 - American Staffordshire Terrier/Terrier (Unknown Type, Medium) Mix Dog for adoption in Troy, Michigan - Rocky
Photo 2 - American Staffordshire Terrier/Terrier (Unknown Type, Medium) Mix Dog for adoption in Troy, Michigan - Rocky
Photo 3 - American Staffordshire Terrier/Terrier (Unknown Type, Medium) Mix Dog for adoption in Troy, Michigan - Rocky
Photo 4 - American Staffordshire Terrier/Terrier (Unknown Type, Medium) Mix Dog for adoption in Troy, Michigan - Rocky

I found a new home!
Plenty of my friends are looking
for one too. Find a pet to adopt.

Rocky's Info...

I am already neutered, housetrained, up to date with shots, good with dogs, and not good with cats.

Rocky's Story...
Hello, my name is Rocky. I am a 1-year-old, neutered male loverboy who weighs 55 lbs. I am SUPER sweet. I’m friendly, loving and very loyal and devoted to my people. I am even housetrained. I completed a six-week training course with Teacher’s Pet, where kids taught me all kinds of great stuff. I’m a smart boy and a quick learner who is a people pleaser. I just want to make people happy. I was abandoned outside of a county shelter with a note that said, “I can no longer care for him.” I had a rough time with that and developed some separation anxiety, which is now under control with some light medication. Once I’m adopted and I realize that I’m there to stay and won’t be abandoned again, the anxiety should ease up. I get along well with both male and female dogs, but I need a home without cats. If a people-loving, big baby snuggle-bug is the right dog for you, then you just have to meet me.

Apply online: www.pawsforliferescue.org. Complete this form and a volunteer will contact you to answer questions and to schedule a meet-n-greet.

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Rocky

Adoption and Foster Care Application

NOTE ABOUT BREED LABELING: Visual breed identification of dogs is unreliable and usually inaccurate. So, for most of our adoptable dogs, we are only guessing at predominant breed or breed mix. We get to know each dog as an individual and will do our best to describe each of our dogs based on personality, not by breed label.

Why is labeling a dog such a big deal? A label will stick with a dog for the rest of its life. A label can mean discrimination, losing its home or even death. Labels are a problem for the dogs when we, as the local experts on animals, allow adopters, politicians and community members to think that the label we assign can predict who that dog is or will be.

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Adoption Process:
Complete the application at www.pawsforliferescue.org. We then arrange a location, date and time for you to meet some pets. If the meeting goes well and everyone is happy, you begin the mandatory, minimum two-week adjustment period with the pet as part of your family. You will pay the non-refundable adoption fee at the start of the two-week adjustment period. This pending period allows your new dog or cat time to adjust to their new home, new people, new routine, etc., and for you to decide if it's a match and the right pet for you. At the end of two weeks (some people extend the adjustment time as needed and that's fine too), if everyone is happy, then we finalize the adoption. Feel free to email if you have any questions.

Facts about Rocky

  • Breed: American Staffordshire Terrier/Terrier (Unknown Type, Medium) Mix
  • Color: Gray/Silver/Salt & Pepper - With White
  • Age: Young
  • Size: Med. 26-60 lbs (12-27 kg)
  • Sex: Male
  • ID#: Rocky

Other Pets at Paws for Life Rescue and Adoption

Why Adoption is a Great Option

Rocky, a Troy American Staffordshire Terrier/Terrier (Unknown Type, Medium) dog was adopted! Here's how you can benefit by looking at adoption as an option to buying a American Staffordshire Terrier/Terrier (Unknown Type, Medium) for sale in Troy, or seeking a American Staffordshire Terrier/Terrier (Unknown Type, Medium) dog from a breeder in Troy.

  1. Rescues and shelter volunteers in Troy already know the personality and tendencies of their pets. This means they can match you with the right pet. That will makes it much easier transition to owning a pet for yourself and your new pet.
  2. On average adoption fees are much less than you'd pay a Troy breeder, or pet store. Plus most often rescue pets have already been to the veterinarian for a check-up, had a round of vaccinations, and are spayed or neutered. That is a lot of savings!
  3. You will become a hero, and give a needy dog or cat a loving home. In fact, there are even American Staffordshire Terrier/Terrier (Unknown Type, Medium) breeders who help with American Staffordshire Terrier/Terrier (Unknown Type, Medium) rescue. One puppy or kitten adopted in Troy paves the way for another one to be saved.