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My name is Petra!

American Staffordshire Terrier Dog for adoption in West Des Moines, Iowa - Petra

I found a new home!
Plenty of my friends are looking
for one too. Find a pet to adopt.

Petra's Info...

I am already spayed, purebred, and up to date with shots.

Petra's Story...
I came to Furry Friends after being found as a stray. No one came to claim me and I am now looking for a permanent home where I know I will be loved forever. I was very scared when I first came but am really enjoying the attention the volunteers give me and now greet them with tail wagging. I also LOVE my dog playgroup where I get to run around with the other shelter dogs. My favorite game is playing tag with the other dogs and taking turns chasing each other, but I also enjoy relaxing in the pool on hot days. Please plan to spend a little time with me in the beginning as I have had a lot of changes lately and like to have a little time to check out new places and people. I will be your loyal companion and friend for life!

Facts about Petra

  • Breed: American Staffordshire Terrier
  • Color: Brown/Chocolate - With White
  • Age: Adult
  • Size: Med. 26-60 lbs (12-27 kg)
  • Sex: Female

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Why Adoption is a Great Option

Petra, a West Des Moines American Staffordshire Terrier dog was adopted! Here's how you can benefit by looking at adoption as an option to buying a American Staffordshire Terrier for sale in West Des Moines, or seeking a American Staffordshire Terrier dog from a breeder in West Des Moines.

  1. Rescues and shelter volunteers in West Des Moines 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 West Des Moines 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 breeders who help with American Staffordshire Terrier rescue. One puppy or kitten adopted in West Des Moines paves the way for another one to be saved.