My name is Ella!

Pit Bull Terrier Mix Dog for adoption in Dallas, Texas - Ella
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I'm being cared for by:
Cody's Friends Rescue

Facts about Ella

  • Breed: Pit Bull Terrier Mix
  • Color: Black
  • Age: Young
  • Size: Med. 26-60 lbs (12-27 kg)
  • Sex: Female
  • ID#: 10942092

Just as Ella Fitzgerald was the first lady of song, Ella the staffy is the first lady of tail wags. Ella is a 2 year old American Staffordshire who weighs approximately 56lbs although she's not particularly tall. Ella is a complete bundle of love and personality. 

Ella is crate trained (sleeps and eats in her crate), walks well on a leash, rides great in a car, and loves to be with her people. She enjoys playing with little dogs and currently enjoys the company of chihuahua's, papillon's and terriers. 

She is goofy, enjoys playing tug, and loves to shake hands/paw.  

Ella's ideal family will be active with a big backyard so she can run, or lots of trips to the park/lake/hiking trails. Ella is housetrained, and would prefer to live in a cat free home. 

Ella is up to date on shots, HW-, and spayed.

If you would like to meet Ella please fill in an application at

About Cody's Friends Rescue

About Our Rescue Group...

About us: Cody was the first pet I owned as an adult. He was a Shih Tzu that I bought unknowingly, from a Puppy Mill. He fought for his life and barely survived, suffering for the first few months of his life. From then on I was stirred by a ferocious passion to save as many dogs as I could through networking with other rescue groups and saving the ones I could off of cold streets and unwanted in shelters. Cody did not live a very long life due to a weakened body, but I was able to love on him for eight good years! He will always be loved and forever remembered. With over 400 dogs rescued so far, we ARE making a difference!!
Thank you for visiting and considering a rescue........................
Tina Austin

Come Meet Our Pets...

Please check out our website for the most up to date information on our events. We normally have an adoption event every other weekend. If you are seriously considering adopting from us PLEASE complete an application prior to the event as that will get the process moving faster!!
Also, if you don't have the financial means to adopt but the heart to love a rescue, fill out an application and let us do a home visit, WE ARE ALWAYS LOOKING FOR FOSTERS!!!!
Visit us for all the information at or go to our FB page and "friend" us!!

Our Adoption Process...

Thank you for adopting and not buying!!! Every week hundreds of highly adoptabledogs are put to death by local shelters. Most people would be amazed at the purebred and beautiful dogs available, if they walked into their neighborhood shelter.

Rescue organizations, like mine, work hard to save as many as we possibly can but is a never ending process with breeders and Puppy Mills selling unhealthy animals to the public. If you EVER saw a puppy mill you would NEVER buy again!

All of my dogs are neutered or spayed, vet checked, completely vaccinated, wormed, groomed and checked for heart worms. They are all are current on Heart worm medicine, flea, and tick medications. Upon request, they are all microchipped as well.

Adoption fee is $200 to $250 (older "friends' can be less, please inquire. Puppies are $300 - Besides fully vetting all dogs, some of of the dogs I rescue, 1 in 5 I rescue have heart worms which is very expensive to treat. I also take in dogs who need surgeries and are close to death.
** Please note that I do not usually adopt out my dogs with children under four years of age.