My name is RIGGS!

Pit Bull Terrier Dog for adoption in Alvarado, Texas - RIGGS
Photo 1 - Pit Bull Terrier Dog for adoption in Alvarado, Texas - RIGGS
Pet Video
Add me to your favorites

I'm being cared for by:
City of Alvarado Animal Control Services

Facts about RIGGS

  • Breed: Pit Bull Terrier
  • Color: Brown/Chocolate - With White
  • Age: Adult
  • Size: Med. 26-60 lbs (12-27 kg)
  • Sex: Male
  • ID#: 10665787-D160135
You can fill out an adoption application online on our official website.

Riggs has been invited to a training program and is still available for adoption but doesn't graduate until May 2017


Riggs is a male pitbull that is about 2 years old and weighs about 65 pounds. He has had his parvo/distemper vaccine, kennel cough vaccine, wormed, rabies, fixed and microchipped. He is good with most dogs and loves kids. He is house broken and great on a leash. He is a very calm and loving boy.

Visit this organization's web site to see any additional information available about this pet.


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

About City of Alvarado Animal Control Services

About Our Shelter...

Howdy, Partner!
The mission of the Alvarado Department of Animal Control is to balance the health, safety and welfare needs of the people and animals in our City.

Our mission is accomplished by working with our citizens and other animal welfare organizations; by enforcing the animal laws of Texas as well as the City of Avarado, providing educational programs and humanely providing care, nourishment and a safe environment for the unwanted, stray, abused and abandoned animals in our City.
We will educate the public about responsible companion animals ownership, aggressively investigate animal cruelty cases, find homes for as many homeless animals as possible and humanely euthanize the unwanted, injured or dangerous animals in our community.

Come Meet Our Pets...

Persons interested in adopting a pet from us may call our office to arrange a time that they would like to come and leet an animal. Simply look over the animals we have on this website and then call us with your selection.
We look forward to hearing from you

Our Adoption Process...

The Alvarado Department of Animal Care and Control always has wonderful animals to choose from, all of whom deserve to have a long and happy life.

Our adoption policies are fair and our adoption fee is one of the best values you will find so please, come down to Alvarado Animal Care and Control and give one of the pets in our shelter a second chance.

Adoption Requirements:

  • Persons wishing to adopt an animal must be over 18 years of age;

  • Submit an adoption application

  • Adoptor must agree to spay or neuter the animal they adopt in accordance with Texas Health & Safety Code Section 828.002

  • Adoptor must agree to have their new pet vaccinated against rabies in accordance with Texas Health & Safety code 826.021

  • Persons who rent their home must provide proof that pets are allowed to reside with them in their residence and a pet deposit (if any) has been submitted.

  • Agree to obey all applicable state, county, city and/or town ordinances relating to proper care of a companion animal/pet.

  • Submit an adoption fee of $25.00

  • Alvarado Animal Care & Control reserves the right to refuse to adopt an animal if we have reason to believe that doing so would not be in the best interest of the animal.

    Please visit our website and once there, you can review more detailed information about our pets and download an adoption application or, apply to adopt on like-just head on over to the The Best Pets in Texas and help us give a good pet a second chance-we want Texas to be the best place for pets.

    We hope to hear from you real soon!