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Southern Girls Pound Rescue

Facts about me

Breed
Pit Bull Terrier/Labrador Retriever
Color
Red/Golden/Orange/Chestnut - with White
Age
7 years 8 months old, Adult
Size
(When grown) Large 61-100 lbs (28-45 kg)
Weight
Sex
Male
Pet ID

My info

Small blue checkmark Good with kids
Small red x Not good with dogs
Small red x Not good with cats
Small blue checkmark Needs experienced adopter
Small blue checkmark Shots current
Small blue checkmark Spayed / Neutered

My story

The best word to describe Fitz is BOISTEROUS! He is active, exuberant , playful and definitely not for a couch potato. He loves to play ball and will retrieve as long as you will throw. He needs a home with lots of room for him to stretch his long legs.

Fitz was found on a deserted country road in southern Tennessee along with his sister and 2 other tiny puppies. All were thin and in terrible shape. Time and TLC have helped him grow into the hefty 65 lb. boy he is today.




Fitz is about 2 1/2 years old now, but he is still very much a large puppy. He currently lives outside in a kennel, but he has stayed inside in a crate several times during this cold winter and done very well. He stayed in it quietly all night and did not have any accidents.



Fitz enjoys walking on a leash. He is of course very excited at first, but settles down pretty quickly and walks very nicely after a few minutes.




Fitz is a people pleaser, and very food driven. He would be very trainable with a dedicated owner. Only adults live in Fitz's foster home, so not sure how he would do with children. I think he would love older kids, but he is too young and active for toddlers.




Fitz would do best as an only pet in a home with a fenced yard. He gets really excited playing with other dogs and sometimes over powers them. Fitz thinks cats and chickens are for chasing, so a home without these pets would be best as well.




Fitz loves attention and will thrive in a home that loves him and gives him plenty of room to run.

Rescue

Southern Girls Pound Rescue

Contact info
Pet ID
Contact
Emily Morris Amy Pitts
Website
Address
Pulaski, TN 38478
Donation

Their adoption process

Additional adoption info

Our Adoption fees begin at $175.00. Each dogs adoption fee will be posted in its individual bio. Fees vary depending on age, size, breed, vet care provided, shelter pull fees, and any other factors associated with the cost of saving that dog. We require an adoption application and contract. A VETERINARIAN REFERENCE and 2 personal references are required on the application. There is no fee to complete an application. Adoption fees are non-refundable.

Go meet their pets

All of our dogs are fostered in our own homes or the homes of close personal friends. Visits with our dogs can be scheduled by appointment. Due to our work schedules, most visits will be evenings or weekends. We encourage in home visits if needed before a final decision before we adopt out our dogs. We want the most appropriate home for our dogs.

More about this rescue

Southern Girls Pound Rescue is a 501(c)(3) non- profit. We are Emily Morris and Amy Pitts, two ladies who rescue the dogs we can from our local high kill shelter, get them vet checked, healthy, and adopted to loving, safe homes. Beautiful, friendly, adoptable dogs and puppies are killed every week, and we try to save what we can hoping to make a small difference.