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My name is Shire!

American Pit Bull Terrier/Boxer Mix Dog for adoption in Normal, Illinois - Shire
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ARROW Animal Rescue Revolution on Wheels

Facts about Shire

  • Breed: American Pit Bull Terrier/Boxer Mix
  • Color: Unknown
  • Age: Adult
  • Size: Med. 26-60 lbs (12-27 kg)
  • Sex: Male
  • ID#: 70306

Shire is a sweet happy energetic young pit bull/boxer mix who lost his family, and nearly his life when his dad was arrested. Left behind by the police, Animal Control didn't come for 2 weeks for them. He arrived to animal control a virtual skeleton. He has had no problem gaining weight and is a healthy boy now! Shire has been in a foster home with a small grouchy terrier mix and has done fabulous! His foster mama has been teaching him many manners including sit, stay, come and off. Shire has done amazing with her elderly and frail foster Grandparents, and plays nicely with the 9 year old down the street. He doesn't like dogs that are much bigger than he is, but loves to play with dogs for as long as they will play chase. The only reason he continues to wait is that he is part Pit Bull and the discrimination this breed continues to face. Give him a chance. Meet him in person and then decide what kind of dog this boy is. Those of us that know him think he is pretty perfect. His forever family is going to be very lucky to have him join their family!



www.arrowdogrescue.org/application to adopt His adoption fee is $275.
Shire, American Pit Bull Terrier & Boxer Mix has been shared from Shelter Exchange.

About ARROW Animal Rescue Revolution on Wheels

About Our Rescue Group...

We are a family run no kill foster based dog rescue located in Normal, IL with foster homes all across the state of Illinois. We rescue dogs from animal control and animal shelters in Missouri, Kentucky, Texas, Illinois and Iowa with more states being added all the time. We also accept owner relinquishments. We fully vet all of the dogs in our rescue, place them in loving foster homes, often with other dogs, cats and kids. We find them forever homes through sites like this as well as Facebook, and Petfinder. We have been involved in rescue for 3 years with other rescues but felt that we would have made other decisions when it comes to euthanizing, how dogs were being treated, and the adoption process. We thought we could do a better job. We only euthanize dogs in our rescue if they are in pain or suffering and cannot be helped. We provide training to dogs that need this prior to adoption.

We also have a pet matching service so if you don't see what you are looking for on our rescue page, please message us and we can help you find the perfect pet, have it transported to us, vet it, and make it available for adoption to you!

Donate to Our Rescue Group...

www.arrowdogrescue.org scroll for the donate button!

Come Meet Our Pets...

You are welcome to meet our dogs in their foster homes after you complete an adoption contract.

May 23rd, 11-4pm, Nilla's Tub 211 Landmark Dr, Suite B
Normal, IL 61761 Get a full service doggy wash of your perfect pooch for the self service price, tips to the rescue. Great yummy filled cupcakes for sale from The Cupcake Lady. All of our available dogs and puppies will be at the event!

Our Adoption Process...

All adopters must fill out an application to adopt on our website. We call all references listed including veterinarian, personal, and condo board or landlord, and our goal is to approve application within 5 days. You are welcome to meet any of our dogs in their foster homes once you have an approved application. Since we are a small family run rescue with a few volunteers at times when there is a high volume of applications it may take longer than 5 days to process your application. You are free to contact us at any point at arrowdogrescue@gmail.com to check on the status of your application.

After application is approved, we do a home visit either prior to or at the time of the adoption. Minimum adoption donations is $275 for adults and $350 for puppies 9 months or under. Some dogs have sponsorships by donors which will reduce the cost for the adopter. Payment by Paypal to arrowdogrescue@gmail.com or in cash at the time of the adoption.

There is an adoption contract stipulating that you return the dog to our rescue if for any reason you are not able to keep them. The dog's microchip will be registered to the rescue for the life of the dog. You will be required to keep your pup on heart worm preventative year around.