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My name is Doc Holiday!

Boxer/American Pit Bull Terrier Mix Dog for adoption in Poway, California - Doc Holiday
Photo 1 - Boxer/American Pit Bull Terrier Mix Dog for adoption in Poway, California - Doc Holiday
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I found a new home!
Plenty of my friends are looking
for one too. Find a pet to adopt.

Doc Holiday's Info...

I am already neutered, housetrained, up to date with shots, good with kids, good with dogs, and not good with cats.

Doc Holiday's Story...
Doc was found by a family in Valley Center on December 24, 2008. Since it was Christmas Eve, the family dubbed him "Doc Holiday." He was found roadside in the rain and was bleeding from what was likely a coyote altercation. He is now about 4 years old, neutered and micro chipped.

Doc looks like a mostly-Boxer blend with a hint of pit mixed in. He is a really handsome dog!

Doc is extremely affectionate and is happiest when he is curled up next to someone on a couch or a chair. He's about 65 pounds of solid muscle and is kind of clumsy, so probably wouldn't be a good fit for an elderly person with poor balance. He gets along well with other dogs, especially females, and although he's usually the one to initiate a play session, he's the first to submit and roll over on his back.

He barks when the doorbell rings (which is what your dog is supposed to do!) and when he senses danger, but is generally a quiet dog who doesn't chime in when the neighborhood dogs are barking. He can be randomly protective of his food around other dogs, but humans can take food or bones away from him at any time.

Doc is a very clean fellow -- fairly odorless and he doesn't shed. He loves to go for long walks and generally pulls on the leash for the first couple of blocks releasing pent up energy.

Doc, however, is extremely gentle with children. He lets kids sit on him and tug on him or hug him. I think that he'd be ideal for a family with young kids with lots of activity around the house to provide him both physical and mental stimulation.

If kept partially outdoors, he definitely needs a fenced in yard as he likes to roam if unconfined. He always comes back, though, but on his terms.


Doc truly is a sweet and loveable dog, but is definitely not good with kitties, although small dogs don't seem to entice his prey drive . . . cats, rabbits, lizards, birds and the like set him off. He's jumped right through a screen door chasing a lizard and remembers every yard on a walk in which he's at some point seen a rabbit. So, a family with hamsters, guinea pigs or other small rodents is not recommended.


To meet this lovely fellow and the other doggies I have for adoption, please call 858-391-1037 or email dsollohub@ffres.com

Facts about Doc Holiday

  • Breed: Boxer/American Pit Bull Terrier Mix
  • Color: Red/Golden/Orange/Chestnut
  • Age: Young
  • Size: Large 61-100 lbs (28-45 kg)
  • Sex: Male

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Why Adoption is a Great Option

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

  1. Rescues and shelter volunteers in Poway 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 Poway 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 Boxer/American Pit Bull Terrier breeders who help with Boxer/American Pit Bull Terrier rescue. One puppy or kitten adopted in Poway paves the way for another one to be saved.