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Facts about me

American Pit Bull Terrier
Black - with White
(When grown) Med. 26-60 lbs (12-27 kg)
Pet ID

My info

Small red x Not good with dogs
Small red x Not good with cats
Small blue checkmark Shots current
Small blue checkmark Spayed / Neutered

My story

Hi everyone! Claudia here! I’m a 6 year old pitbull mix and I’m starting to feel sad 😔 You see, I was here at SHPR for quite some time until my new mommy came to take me home. Life was fabulous! Then, my mommy got sick and couldn’t keep me anymore, and I came back. I enjoy my time here with my very best human friends, but I’ve been here for awhile now and I’m starting to think I will never get a new family 😢 I miss lounging out on the couch and snuggling after play time! I love people and I especially adore children, but I enjoy being the only pet so that I get all the cuddles!! If you would like to meet me, it would make me so happy!!! Please stop in ❤️

We are open by appointment only at this time. Please email to schedule an appointment! For answers to any questions you may have, please check out the FAQ’s pinned to the top of tour Facebook page!

We are a 501(c)(3) charitable organization. Please make tax deductible donations to:


Mail: PO Box 224, Monaca, Pa 15061

South Hills Pet Rescue

Contact info
Pet ID
15 Old 88, South Park, PA 15129

Their adoption process

Additional adoption info

Interested in adopting? Our available dogs come vetted, microchipped, spayed/neutered and with some basic training. To download an application, visit our website at SHPR recommends homes with children age 10 and older, but ultimately it's the family's decision.

Adoption Process:
- Meet the pup, fill out an application, and schedule a meet-and-greet with our canine behavioral consultant (if you have other pets at home). Home check may be required.

Final steps include signing a contract, fulfilling the adoption fee, and taking your new friend home!

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Go meet their pets

Come meet the available dogs at

South Hills Pet Rescue
15 Old 88
South Park, PA 15129

We are open by appointment only at this time. Please email to schedule an appointment to come in and meet our available dogs. For answers to most questions you may have, please view our FAQ's pinned to the top of our Facebook page.

More about this rescue

The mission of South Hills Pet Rescue is to rescue, rehabilitate, and rehome dogs of all breeds, with all needs.

Our Story:

Nick Ferraro ran South Hills Pet Resort, a boarding and training facility, and purchased it in 2012. Ashley Rittle was having a hard time with her dog, and called Nick to request his training services. Little did they know the adventure ahead; they were married in June 2013, and that August, they were asked to help a local animal rescue that had been overwhelmed with dogs pulled from high-kill shelters set to be euthanized for behavioral issues. They agreed to take 13 dogs, but 62 dogs were dropped off at their door filling all of the Resort’s boarding kennels. Nick and Ashley cared for all 62 of these dogs in need, rehabilitating them before finding each dog a forever home. Ashley will tell you this is the moment they knew what they had to do. The plan was to dedicate ten of the Resort’s boarding kennels to dog rescue, but as we all know, plans often change.

Today, South Hills Pet Rescue (SHPR), an independent 501(c)3 nonprofit organization, houses an average of 50 rescue dogs at all times. Apart from three part-time staff members who care for the dogs onsite, SHPR is run by volunteers. Your support of SHPR directly helps dogs in need!

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Did You Know?

Once a South Hills Pet Rescue dog, always a South Hills Pet Rescue dog: if an adoption doesn’t work out, the adopter is required to return the dog to SHPR per the adoption contract so that SHPR can work to find him or her a new home.