Meet Patch! He came into rescue with his litter at 3 weeks. They were born in a shelter on August 30, 2016. Puppies and pounds don't mix well so we offered to foster them with their mother who had to be returned due to extenuating circumstances. When they were weaned Star-Mar decided that we wanted to find those perfect homes so we went from fostering them for the shelter to pulling them into rescue.
Patch and his brothers and sister have been a delight . They have grown into beautiful pups on a natural raw diet, plenty of exercise and a lot of love and attention.
Patch has a slighter build and will be a small to medium size Pit Bull. He wasn't too crazy about his photo shoot that took time out of his playing. He looks like a pouting 2 year old. Patch loves to play with the other dogs. He is very smart and loves learning. He is almost house trained. These puppies are extremely well mannered and socialized far beyond their age. They have been raised on a farm with horses, cows, sheep, goats, deer, cats and other dogs of all sizes. They have spent these beautiful days outside romping in 15 fenced acres and sacked out in dog beds in the house in the evening. Patch is working on house training. They are extremely well socialized.
Patch needs an active owner/family. The adopter will need to be home more than an 8 hour work day allows; someone that works very part time ( limited hours a day), works from home or is retired. Puppies are not a candidate for spit shift workers because even if someone is home when the other is gone, much of that time is spent sleeping. Adopters must have a physically fenced yard. We will not adopt without a fence so please respect our requirement. Adopters will need to show proof of appropriate insurance. We would prefer adopters that are experienced with Pitt Bulls but will consider any responsible dog owner. He would be fine with respectful children 12 or older. Patch would enjoy another dog but would be fine as an only dog with a super committed owner.
These puppies have been raised naturally. We would like to find owners that will continue to feed them a species appropriate no grain raw diet whether that is true raw, frozen prepared raw, freeze dried or dehydrated or at the minimum, a high quality, no grain kibble. We do blood titers instead of randomly vaccinating and use natural flea and heart worm preventatives. We are happy to discuss our natural care program with you.
Patch and his siblings have had an extraordinary start in life. They have been raised with only positive treatment and loads of exposure to people other animals and different situations to develop them emotionally and with vital nutritional food, fresh air and unlimited exercise to develop them physically. AND they show it in every way.
Puppies are a LOT of work. Adopters must have the energy, time and inclination to see that their puppy becomes a good canine citizen. Patch is a smart and engaging puppy that loves attention. He has had that start in life that we wish for all puppies.
If you feel that your lifestyle and environment can meet Dixie's adoption requirements please contact Martha at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 330-466-3667 or 330-262-0515 for an application or more information. Dixie's adoption will require an approved application and home visit. The adoption must be completed with the adopter coming to the foster home. Adoption fee is $250.
We are sorry about only posting sitting picture but if they're standing - they're moving!
PLEASE READ; If you are using a commercial, chemical flea preventative like Trifexis, or Frontline, etc., these are dangerous neurotoxins that poison the life force of your dog (his or her blood) in order to kill a flea. There are serious side effects including seizures and even death from the use of this product. It is so toxic that it is under the control of the EPA, deadly to wildlife, a toxic water pollutant, dangerous to children and pregnant women.. With over 40,000 complaints of sickness and death a year reported to the EPA from the use of these chemical flea products, we feel we can no longer put our dogs in homes who use or will continue to use these products for flea prevention. We are happy to talk with you about natural flea preventatives. Please understand that whether you put the flea product on the dog or in the dog the way the dog's blood is poisoned is the same.
Below is the Material Data Sheet sent to me by Merial who makes Frontline Plus. Please read...
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