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My name is Sandy!

Pit Bull Terrier Mix Dog for adoption in Poughkeepsie, New York - Sandy
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Hudson Valley Animal Rescue

Facts about Sandy

  • Breed: Pit Bull Terrier Mix
  • Color: Brindle
  • Age: Adult
  • Size: Med. 26-60 lbs (12-27 kg)
  • Sex: Female
Our sweet Southern Belle from South Carolina!
Meet SANDY. She's a two-four year old, 50-lb. Pitbull mix who has been through the ringer. When she was brought in to a shelter down South, Sandy weighed just 18 lbs. and suffered from mange,* secondary infections and a URI.
But, just look at her now...all fifty, compact, short, stocky pounds of her! She is great with male dogs and possibly cats (though not 100% tested just yet). Sandy is heart worm negative, spayed, UTD on vaccinations and micro-chipped. It seems that life in the North has served her well.
Despite being failed by people in the past, Sandy LOVES people. She is super affectionate and somewhere along the way, put herself in the category of 'lap dog' but when you look at that face, how can you not agree that Sandy should be able to be whatever Sandy wants to be...including to be with a furever family!
While Sandy may steal your lap and steal your covers, she'll also steal your heart. She has stolen every heart at HVARS, so we know what we're talking about.
Fill out an application at www.hvars.org. Just in time for Thanksgiving and something to be extra thankful for this year!
*Sandy's demodex mange, while treatable, is often a death sentence for shelter dogs because rarely does, or can, anyone devote the time it takes to treat it. We're so glad we took that time. Sandy is now the picture of perfect health!

About Hudson Valley Animal Rescue

Come Meet Our Pets...

We have adoption events almost weekly at PETCO on Rt 9 in Poughkeepsie. from 11am-4pm

Our Adoption Process...

We have a application process which usually takes anywhere from 1-5 days depending on the amount of animals we have in our rescue and the amount of applications we receive in a given week. Our adoption fee is $350 for all dogs under 2 years old and $250 for all dogs over 2 years old. This includes the animals spay/neuter, dewroming, microchipping, and current vaccines. all dogs over 1 year are heartworm/lymes tested as well. The adoption fee for the cats and kittens is $100 for any kitten under 1 year and $50 for any cat over 1 year. This includes the spay/neuter, dewroming, current vaccines, and felv/fiv testing.