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Facts about Cooper (fully sponsored)

  • Breed: American Pit Bull Terrier Mix
  • Color: Gray/Silver/Salt & Pepper - With White
  • Age: Adult
  • Size: Med. 26-60 lbs (12-27 kg)
  • Sex: Male

My name is Cooper (fully sponsored)!

American Pit Bull Terrier Mix Dog for adption in Greensboro, North Carolina - Cooper (fully sponsored)
Photo 1 - American Pit Bull Terrier Mix Dog for adoption in Greensboro, North Carolina - Cooper (fully sponsored)
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Photo 4 - American Pit Bull Terrier Mix Dog for adoption in Greensboro, North Carolina - Cooper (fully sponsored)

Cooper (fully sponsored)'s Info...

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

Cooper (fully sponsored)'s Story...
**Cooper was the star student at his K9 nose works class!**

Cooper is a handsome boy with a big heart! He loves to play and gets along with his foster brothers and sister. His favorite activities? Playing with his flirt-pole, hiking with his back-pack, and playing tug-o-war! He is a moderate energy pup that knows the difference between indoor/outdoor behavior (How can we teach kids this?)! He was non-reactive to cats (curious, but not overly interested).

Cooper knows basic obedience commands and is happy to chill on the couch with you, or nap in his crate. He has NO obnoxious or destructive behaviors...no digging, chewing on things that aren't toys, and doesn't care to snoop through laundry or trash. He's not even bothered by loud noises (trains, motorcycles, machinery). He's partial to female dogs (typical!) and he's friendly with male dogs given proper introductions. He'll be happy in a home with or without canine siblings. Cooper has become one of our favorite success stories!

A note from Coop's foster-mom: "The past few nights I've been encouraging him to come sit on my lap on the couch. He's never wanted to do it before but Friday and Saturday nights he joined Flirty (Merit alum) on my lap. Last night, Flirty was in her bed and he got me all to himself. He rested his head on my lap and let out the biggest sigh I've ever heard. He was so sound asleep I had to shake him awake to put him to bed. He's such a great dog in so many ways."

Cooper is intelligent, loving, and simply wants a home with a family that loves him. And...his adoption fee (usually $175) has been FULLY sponsored by a MPBF supporter, so his adoption will cost his forever family nothing but the promise of a lifetime of love! :)

Email meritpitbullapplications@gmail.com to adopt Cooper or download an application here: https://docs.com/Docs/260569220709087.

*All dogs receive the following prior to adoption: Distemper/Parvo Vaccine, Rabies Vaccination, Heartworm Test & Treatment (if needed) Spay/Neuter (no dog will ever be adopted out without being altered), and Microchip.
*Puppies too young for rabies or final boosters will need to be vaccinated post-adoption at the expense of the adopter.
*All adopters must be at least 21 years of age.
*We will only place dogs with indoor ONLY homes.
*A home visit and application are required prior to adoption.
*We do check home owners insurance or with your landlord to ensure pit bull type dogs are accepted in your home or apartment.

IMPORTANT: Many homeowner's insurance companies have breed blacklists or "dangerous dogs" lists which include, but are not limited to, pit bulls, American Pit Bull Terriers, American Staffordshire Terriers, Staffordshire Bull Terriers, Rottweilers, Dobermans, Akitas, American Bulldogs, Chows and wolf-hybrids and WILL NOT insure you if they reside in your home or may cancel your insurance if you add a dog of these breeds to your home. If you rent, landlords may also have these same breed restrictions due to their insurance policies. Please check your homeowner's insurance policy or ask your landlord regarding breed discrimination before submitting this application to adopt a pit bull type dog.

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About The Merit Pit Bull Foundation

About Our Rescue Group...

The Merit Pit Bull Foundation strives for a compassionate world where pit bull type dogs live in responsible homes and where owner education, training and anti-cruelty legislation support all pet owners regardless of breed.

Mission: As an organization, the Merit Pit Bull Foundation will:
§ Facilitate the rescue and permanent placement of pit bull type dogs whom, were abandoned, neglected, abused and/or surrendered within NC.

§ Promote pit bull type dog education to the public, media, lawmakers, and others

§ Promote and teach responsible dog ownership.

§ Support community needs relating to the benefit and welfare of pit bull type dogs.

§ Bring communities together to strengthen the responsible dog owner's rights.

§ Oppose BSL (Breed Specific Legislation)in all forms. We will, also, actively oppose any legislation either currently on the books or in the form of a bill that we feel is unfair and/or impedes on the rights of responsible dog owners.

§ Support and to help enact more legislative penalties against animal cruelty, neglect, abandonment, and irresponsible actions.

§ Work in conjunction with other rescue groups to promote the values of our organization. While we promote our vision for all breeds, we specifically support pit bull and pit bull "type" breeds.

Our Adoption Process...

Our adoption fee is $175.

All dogs receive the following prior to adoption: Distemper/Parvo Vaccine, Rabies Vaccination, Heartworm Test & Treatment (if needed, Spay/Neuter (no dog will ever be adopted out without being altered, and Microchip. Puppies too young for rabies or final boosters will need to be vaccinated post-adoption at the expense of the adopter.

All adoptors must be at least 21 years of age.

We will only place dogs with indoor ONLY homes.

An application and home visit are required prior to adoption.

If you are interested in adopting
please email us at meritpitbull@gmail.com.

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