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My name is Cocoon!

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Facts about me

Pit Bull Terrier/Mixed Breed (Medium)
Red/Golden/Orange/Chestnut - with White
3 years 5 months old, Adult
(When grown) Med. 26-60 lbs (12-27 kg)
Pet ID

My info

Small blue checkmark Shots current
Small blue checkmark Spayed / Neutered

My story

Cocoon A234156

Male - 2 years old

Came in 10/10/21 as a Stray

Handling 12/19:

Handling 10/24:

Handling video:

A face full of scars and a heart of gold. Cocoon melts into us any chance he gets. When we approached his kennel he was sound asleep curled up in a tiny ball. As he woke up and saw us, his face filled with hope. He’s a bobble head and vastly under weight. Cocoon allowed easy leashing and seemed timid passing the other kennels. He trots when he walks and doesn’t pull on bit on leash. Cocoon is very skinny but wasn’t obsessed with consuming all the treats. Yes he took them if offered, sometimes eagerly, and sat on command for them.

But as soon as we squatted down, Cocoon came over as close as he could get and laid his head on our chest. He looked up from time to time to make eye contact, the type that makes cold hearts warm. Otherwise he just let us comfort him with pets and hugs. If we could swaddle him we would. Cocoon was adorable every minute we spent with him. When it was time to go inside, Cocoon went right back to his nap position.
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Why adoption is a great option

Cocoon, a Chicago Pit Bull Terrier/Mixed Breed (Medium) dog was adopted! Here's how you can benefit by looking at adoption as an option to buying a Pit Bull Terrier/Mixed Breed (Medium) for sale in Chicago, or seeking a Pit Bull Terrier/Mixed Breed (Medium) dog from a breeder in Chicago.

  1. Rescues and shelter volunteers in Chicago 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 Chicago 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 Pit Bull Terrier/Mixed Breed (Medium) breeders who help with Pit Bull Terrier/Mixed Breed (Medium) rescue. One puppy or kitten adopted in Chicago paves the way for another one to be saved.