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My name is DIMITRI!

American Pit Bull Terrier Dog for adption in New Orleans, Louisiana - DIMITRI
Photo 1 - American Pit Bull Terrier Dog for adoption in New Orleans, Louisiana - DIMITRI
Photo 2 - American Pit Bull Terrier Dog for adoption in New Orleans, Louisiana - DIMITRI

Facts about DIMITRI

  • Breed: American Pit Bull Terrier
  • Color: Tan/Yellow/Fawn - With White
  • Age: Adult
  • Size: Med. 26-60 lbs (12-27 kg)
  • Sex: Male
  • ID#: 2619241

DIMITRI's Info...

I am already neutered, housetrained, purebred, up to date with shots, good with kids, and good with dogs.

DIMITRI's Story...

Dimitri has a great temperament. He gets along well with most dogs and is a good listener. He has had some hard times and not been treated well but is still very eager to give us a second chance. He is such a great dog, playful and patient. If you come meet him, guaranteed he'll put on a good show and impress you!

For more information, photos, videos and updates on Dimitri, please visit his personal blog, http://useddogsrescue.blogspot.com/2010/07/dimitri-pit-bull.html and our Facebook fan page, Used Dogs.

Before deciding on a pet, make sure that you are ready.  Part of that process in breed research.  To get you started, here is some of the information about Pit Bulls available on www.dogbreedinfo.com:

The American Pit Bull Terrier has a strong pleasure to please. The APBT has evoked more human emotional, rational, and irrational response than any other breed that exists today.  By no means are these dogs people-haters or people-eaters. Their natural aggressive tendencies are toward other dogs and animals, not people. However if they are properly socialized with a firm, but calm, confident, consistent pack leader, they will not even be aggressive with them. The American Pit Bull Terrier is a good-natured, amusing, extremely loyal and affectionate family pet, which is good with children and adults. Almost always obedient, it is always eager to please its master. It is an extremely courageous and intelligent guard dog that is very full of vitality. Highly protective of his owners and the owner's property, it will fight an enemy to the death. It is usually very friendly, but has an uncanny ability to know when it needs to protect and when everything is okay. The American Pit Bull Terrier can be willful with meek owners and needs a firm hand. They are generally okay with other pets if they are raised with them from puppy hood.  They are very friendly, but not recommended for most people, because most people do not understand how to properly raise and treat a dog. Problems arise when one does not understands dog psychology, seeing the dog as having human emotions, and ends up with a dog who thinks he is the boss of the house.

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Why Adoption is a Great Option

DIMITRI, a New Orleans American Pit Bull Terrier dog was adopted! Here's how you can benefit by looking at adoption as an option to buying a American Pit Bull Terrier for sale in New Orleans, or seeking a American Pit Bull Terrier dog from a breeder in New Orleans.

  1. Rescues and shelter volunteers in New Orleans already know the personality and tendencies of their pets. This means they can match you with the right pet. That will makes it much easier transition to owning a pet for yourself and your new pet.
  2. On average adoption fees are much less than you'd pay a New Orleans breeder, or pet store. Plus most often rescue pets have already been to the veterinarian for a check-up, had a round of vaccinations, and are spayed or neutered. That is a lot of savings!
  3. You will become a hero, and give a needy dog or cat a loving home. In fact, there are even American Pit Bull Terrier breeders who help with American Pit Bull Terrier rescue. One puppy or kitten adopted in New Orleans paves the way for another one to be saved.