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My name is Gilbert!

American Staffordshire Terrier/Terrier (Unknown Type, Medium) Mix Dog for adption in Troy, Michigan - Gilbert
Photo 1 - American Staffordshire Terrier/Terrier (Unknown Type, Medium) Mix Dog for adoption in Troy, Michigan - Gilbert
Photo 2 - American Staffordshire Terrier/Terrier (Unknown Type, Medium) Mix Dog for adoption in Troy, Michigan - Gilbert
Photo 3 - American Staffordshire Terrier/Terrier (Unknown Type, Medium) Mix Dog for adoption in Troy, Michigan - Gilbert
Photo 4 - American Staffordshire Terrier/Terrier (Unknown Type, Medium) Mix Dog for adoption in Troy, Michigan - Gilbert

Facts about Gilbert

  • Breed: American Staffordshire Terrier/Terrier (Unknown Type, Medium) Mix
  • Color: Gray/Silver/Salt & Pepper - With White
  • Age: Young
  • Size: Large 61-100 lbs (28-45 kg)
  • Sex: Male
  • ID#: Gilbert

Gilbert's Info...

I am already neutered, housetrained, and up to date with shots.

Gilbert's Story...

Hi! My name is Gilbert. I'm a 2-year-old, neutered male, playful dog who loves human interaction! I have been at the shelter for awhile so I hope to be placed in rescue or with a loving forever home soon! I am a big, goofy, happy-go-lucky sweetheart. I weigh about 70 lbs. I love everyone. Never met a stranger. I'm known as super approachable and very personable. Everyone is my friend! Big play leads to big nap for me. I am just a happy boy who needs your help! Please give me a chance. Adoption fee: $75 and includes heartworm test, vaccinations and neuter.


Apply online: www.pawsforliferescue.org


UPCOMING EVENTS:



  • Strut Your Mutt: Paws for Life is raising money through Best Friends' annual Strut Across America virtual dog walk. For $10, supporters can join our team and become part of the PFL Strut Your Mutt dog pack. Each participant gets a fundraising web page where you can set your target goal, invite friends and family to join your team and share your accomplishments. For more info, to make a donation and/or to join the Paws for Life Strut Your Mutt dog pack, go to http://www.strutyourmutt.org/team/pflrescue.

  • Sunday, October 20: Detroit Marathon. Paws for Life is raising money through the Detroit Free Press/Talmer Bank marathon or half-marathon this Fall. Click here for more information. RSVP to cassie@pawsforliferescue.org.

  • Sunday, November 17: Las Vegas Rock 'n Roll Marathon. Paws for Life is raising money through the Las Vegas Rock 'n Roll marathon or half-marathon this Fall. Runners and walkers who raise enough money from sponsors and pledges will earn a free trip to Vegas, plus race registration fees covered. Click here for more information. RSVP to cassie@pawsforliferescue.org.


Adoption and Foster Care Application: https://spreadsheets.google.com/viewform?formkey=dDFIYXdMYUdlVXEwT0l4cGpOM2lhSHc6MQ


NOTE ABOUT BREED LABELING: Visual breed identification of dogs is unreliable and usually inaccurate. So, for most of our adoptable dogs, we are only guessing at predominant breed or breed mix. We get to know each dog as an individual and will do our best to describe each of our dogs based on personality, not by breed label.


Why is labeling a dog such a big deal? A label will stick with a dog for the rest of its life. A label can mean discrimination, losing its home or even death. Labels are a problem for the dogs when we, as the local experts on animals, allow adopters, politicians and community members to think that the label we assign can predict who that dog is or will be.


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Adoption Process:
Complete the application at the link above or send an email to info@pawsforliferescue.org to tell us which pet you're interested in and we'll send you a questionnaire that will help us make the best match for you and your new pet. We then arrange a location, date and time for you to meet some pets. If the meeting goes well and everyone is happy, you begin the mandatory, minimum two-week adjustment period with the pet as part of your family. You will pay the non-refundable adoption fee at the start of the two-week adjustment period. This pending period allows your new dog or cat time to adjust to their new home, new people, new routine, etc., and for you to decide if it's a match and the right pet for you. At the end of two weeks (some people extend the adjustment time as needed and that's fine too), if everyone is happy, then we finalize the adoption. Feel free to email if you have any questions.

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Why Adoption is a Great Option

Gilbert, a Troy American Staffordshire Terrier/Terrier (Unknown Type, Medium) dog was adopted! Here's how you can benefit by looking at adoption as an option to buying a American Staffordshire Terrier/Terrier (Unknown Type, Medium) for sale in Troy, or seeking a American Staffordshire Terrier/Terrier (Unknown Type, Medium) dog from a breeder in Troy.

  1. Rescues and shelter volunteers in Troy 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 Troy 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 Staffordshire Terrier/Terrier (Unknown Type, Medium) breeders who help with American Staffordshire Terrier/Terrier (Unknown Type, Medium) rescue. One puppy or kitten adopted in Troy paves the way for another one to be saved.