My name is Nena!

Boxer/Staffordshire Bull Terrier Mix Dog for adoption in El Cajon, California - Nena
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I'm being cared for by:
Animal Advocates of the US - San Diego Chapter

Facts about Nena

  • Breed: Boxer/Staffordshire Bull Terrier Mix
  • Color: White - With Gray Or Silver
  • Age: Young
  • Size: Large 61-100 lbs (28-45 kg)
  • Sex: Female
Note: Nena will not be at event unless requested.

Call/text our rescuer at 619-576-0747 or email us at

Sweet Nena is a very friendly pet - We have her since she was about 3 months old; and has always shown affection, loving, not a barker, doesn't pull on the leash; very obedient.

I know lots of people are scared to adopt such strong dog but we have raised her to be the best she can be as an adorable companion; laid back 4 leg girl!! eager to please you and to be your best buddy:)

She thinks she is a lap dog and will sit on your foot:) Confident and keenly aware of her surroundings, she is a great family and watchdog in that they may alert you to the presence of strangers, but that's primarily because she is eager to greet her guests.

Nena is about 12 months old and she is full grown and weights about 85 lbs.

She is currently living on day to day basis at her foster home with other foster dogs- The foster home also has cats and kittens. The scene with cats is in different areas of the house - we don't mix the dogs with the cats - but they are aware that they all are under the same roof.

Of course, caution is to be executed as with any new dog & cats will need slowly introduction at the beginning.

Like every dog; she will need continuous socialization — exposure to many different people, sights, sounds, and experiences —
- she will need exercise; a good bone to chew on and lots of love:)

Contact her rescuer at 619-576-0747 via phone or texting for faster response or you can email her at

Give Nena a chance - you can foster to adopt her as well - ask us about this program!!

About Animal Advocates of the US - San Diego Chapter

About Our Rescue Group...

We find homes for homeless dogs and cats from the poorest communities by helping adopters find the right pet based on their needs and lifestyle. Our success rate is amazing. We have found great homes for thousands of dogs and cats since we started 10 years ago. We'll work with you to find the right pet and assist with post-adoption tips and support. We strive to make your pet adoption a happy one.

We are a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. All donations are tax deductible.

Donate to Our Rescue Group...

Please visit our Donations page to make a safe and secure donation online

Come Meet Our Pets...

Animal Advocates of the U.S is a rescue organization. We do not have a public Shelter. Our adoptable pets are temporarily living in foster care. We're here to help you find the right pet for your needs and lifestyle. If you’re interested in one or more of our dogs or cats, please complete the application. If it looks like a promising match, we’ll contact you to schedule a meeting for you can meet the pet. You can even bring your other pet(s) to the meeting to see if it’s a good match with your other pet(s).

You can VIEW ALL OF OUR ADOPTABLE PETS by clicking here.

If you have any questions, please contact the Pet Adoption Volunteer listed in the pet’s profile, above.

Ready to adopt? Please complete the adoption application here.

BECOME A FOSTER VOLUNTEER: Fostering is a great way to have a pet friend and give an adoptable dog or cat a temporary home, a family and socialization while a permanent home is found. Please apply here to be a foster volunteer.

Thank you for considering a homeless dog or cat for your next pet.
Adopt Responsibly. Thank you for supporting rescue!

Our Adoption Process...

The adoption fees vary from $200 (dogs over 5 years old) to $250 to $300 for dogs 2 to 4 years old and $300 to $400 for younger dogs & puppies - and $120 for cats. We provide the following services and benefits to new pet owners:


All vaccines up to date (puppies with at least 2 sets of DHLPP)
Flea medication
Temporary Collar
Temporary leash

FRCP vaccines up to date (minimum 1 vaccine)
Rabies vaccine
Flea medication

The Adoption Fee is refundable at our discretion and it is case by case. We want you to be happy with the pet so we’re here to work with and support you through the pre-adoption and post-adoption process.


We require an adoption agreement.