My name is Rusty!

Pit Bull Terrier/Boxer Mix Dog for adoption in Henderson, North Carolina - Rusty
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I'm being cared for by:
Ruin Creek Animal Protection Society

Facts about Rusty

  • Breed: Pit Bull Terrier/Boxer Mix
  • Color: Brindle - With White
  • Age: Adult
  • Size: Med. 26-60 lbs (12-27 kg)
  • Sex: Male
RUSTY (M, Pit/Boxer mix, 1+ yr, 36 lb, HW NEG) Rusty is a social boy at the shelter as a stray. He loves having company and gives a happy greeting to visitors. He wants to go home and is confused about his situation and looks very disappointed when he is not taken out of his kennel. Please rescue Rusty. His hold is up 10-07-16, can be killed any time after that date at the discretion of the shelter staff.



FREE TRANSPORT up I-95 from NC to NJ every weekend to approved rescues!We do not handle direct adoptions. All adoptions must either go through the shelter, or contact a rescue group in your area & ask that they save the animal you are interested in so they can facilitate an adoption for you.

HELP US FIND A RESCUE: up by breed and then you will see those and general rescues in the area or who pull from this area

**NOTE: Any sponsorship funds raised by RCAPS will transferred only to rescue groups who complete our screening process & are approved through RCAPS, minus any expenses incurred for vetting, vaccinations, testing, health certificates, etc. Free transport is also available only to rescue partners of RCAPS. We take very seriously the responsibility of ensuring the dogs & cats only go to reputable & safe rescue groups who adhere to our policies. Sponsorship for dogs/cats going to rescues not screened by RCAPS will be transferred to another animal in urgent need of donations. To become a rescue partner please complete our rescue application at this link:

Act quickly to adopt Rusty. Pets at this Shelter may be held for only a short time.

About Ruin Creek Animal Protection Society

About Our Shelter...

Ruin Creek Animal Protection Society of Henderson, NC (RCAPS) is a group that helps animals in need find rescue placement, we do not handle any adoptions. WE ARE NOT THE SHELTER. We do NOT have a facility. Almost all animals posted are from and housed at the a Shelter in Vance County or Surrounding Areas. The breed labeling of the animals are done by the shelter employees, not RCAPS volunteers. Pits and pit mixes are only allowed to be rescued by approved 501c3 rescues ONLY; per Vance County shelter rules and guidelines. We are working on cheaper spay/neuter options and much more.


We are an approved 501c3 organization so all donations are tax deductible.

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Come Meet Our Pets...

Most pets listed can be visited at the Vance County Animal Shelter.

Our Adoption Process...

We do not do adoptions all adoptions must be done in person at the Vance County Animal Shelter.