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My name is Miss America!

American Staffordshire Terrier Mix Dog for adoption in Lincoln, California - Miss America
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I'm being cared for by:
NorCal Bully Breed Rescue

Facts about Miss America

  • Breed: American Staffordshire Terrier Mix
  • Color: White - With Brown Or Chocolate
  • Age: Young
  • Size: Med. 26-60 lbs (12-27 kg)
  • Sex: Female
What is your name? Miss America

How old are you? I am 2 years old

How much do you weigh? I am a very petite girl who only weighs 50 pounds. I like to keep it under control... naturally.

What do you look like? I am white with lovely brindle spots

What do you like to eat? I love just any treats. Especially oatmeal cookies! Yum!!!

What kind of personality do you have? I am a very cuddly girl who just loves to play and cuddle! I love hugs and kisses. I know I am a sweet girl because I love everyone I meet. There hasn't been a person I haven't wanted to give kisses to!

Describe your perfect day: Let's see... I would love to start the day with some fetch maybe a nice walk to say hello to the adoring crowds and I'd conclude the rest of the day with just hugs, kisses and naps. Lots and lots of naps! I pride myself on my low maintenance habits!

What is your favorite toy? Nylabones and rope toys... modestly priced gifts are my jam.

Do you know any tricks? I know watch me and sit. And I know how to give great hugs, a must for any social figure!

What scares you? I hate fireworks or really loud noises. I tend to try to run away from those things. But if you have music or tv and you just hold me, I will be fine.

Have you been around children? Do you like them? I am great with children. I just love to kiss them.

Do you like cats? I don't like cats. I'm 100% sure that they try to steal my toys.

How do you feel about other dogs? I can be a bit testy but with proper introductions, I can do great with them. But I do prefer to play with larger dogs.... those little ones are just unpredictable!

If you could be anywhere in the world, where would it be? If I could be anywhere.. I'd just like to be cuddled up next to the ones I love.

How is your health? As I follow a strict beauty protocol, I am a very healthy girl.

Who do you live with in your foster home and who is your closest companion? My closest companion would be my foster parents and foster sisters.

Where do you hang out when you are home alone? I hang out in my crate or in the family room with everyone else

Where do you sleep? I sleep on a plush doggy bed or sometimes in my royal chambers -- er, crate.

Do you like walking on a leash? Yes. I am excellent on a leash.

Do you have any not-so-great habits that we should know about? For instance, do you bark or dig in the yard? Well, there was that thing about my high standards for socializing with other canids, and I do love to give a lot of kisses but is that really a bad thing??

Are you house trained? (Meaning do you go potty outside) Why, of course! I am also crate trained.

Do you like playing in water? I love playing with water… I love to chase it.

What do you love about your foster family? Everything. They have shown me so much love and I just cannot wait to share all that love with a family of my own.

How do people get in touch with your foster family? You can email my fosters at findingabestfriend@gmail.com

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.