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My name is Mira 2!

Posted 1 year ago | Updated 11 hours ago

I'm being cared for by
Forever Home Dog Rescue

Facts about me

American Pit Bull Terrier/Mixed Breed (Medium)
5 years 9 months old, Adult
(When grown) Med. 26-60 lbs (12-27 kg)
(Current) 55 lbs
Pet ID

My info

Small blue checkmark Good with dogs
Small blue checkmark Good with cats
Small blue checkmark Shots current
Small blue checkmark Spayed / Neutered
Small blue checkmark Housetrained

My story

Mira is a super sweet 55 lb 5 year old pit bull girl looking for a special forever home. She was found running in Kansas back in November 2020, and we are guessing came from a breeder situation as she was very scared and quickly put on the euthanasia list at their animal control / shelter because she was so afraid of everything. We were able to get her to Iowa, where we took it extra slow with her. She was adopted in July 2021 and returned six months later due to fear issues with lots of people in and out of the home. Mira gets along with all sizes of animals, but doesn't voluntarily approach people for a long time after meeting them so will need a patient adopter willing to let her learn at her pace. Another confident dog will be needed for this lady, as she watches other animals for guidance. A calmer home and dedicated adopter who has a professional trainer lined up to utilize is required, no exceptions -- and we will follow up as needed post-adoption. She is such a gentle thing who wants to dog but doesn't know how yet, and will take time to figure it out. Her adoption fee is $250 and includes all vetting and microchip. If you feel like you have the environment and patience to love her, please apply at to schedule a couple meets with Mira!All adoptions are $300 per dog for puppies under 1 year, $250 for adults 1 - 9 years old and $150 for senior dogs which include spay/neuter, micro-chipped and up-to-date on required shots.

Senior dogs, at our discretion, are adopted out at $150 per dog because we know they will have less time with your family and may eventually have more needs as they get older. But we feel these dogs deserve to live out the rest of their lives as part of a loving family.

Forever Home Dog Rescue

Contact info
Pet ID
(Correspondence only), PO Box 380, Johnston, IA 50131

Their adoption process

Additional adoption info

All our rescue dogs are spayed/neutered, up to date on core vaccines (DAPP, bordetella and rabies if over 16 weeks of age), adults are heartworm tested, and all dogs are micro-chipped and have necessary veterinary care.

Our adoption fee is $250 for dogs/puppies and $100 for a senior dogs 8+ years old.

All our dogs are in temporary care homes. If you would like to be contacted by one of our volunteer adoption coordinators go to and fill out an application. Please be aware you must be at least 21 years of age to adopt from us. We verify rental/condo policies as well as home ownership. If you have had prior pets, we will call your vet to confirm responsible pet care. A home visit will also be conducted prior to approval.

Go meet their pets

We do not have a shelter building. All of our dogs are in temporary homes. If you are interested in our dogs please complete the adoption application which can be found on our website. We will then contact you to set up a time to meet with the dog/dogs you are interested in.

More about this rescue

Forever Home Dog Rescue is dedicated to rescuing homeless and abandoned animals primarily from high-kill shelters.

In working with committed volunteers, temporary care homes and local veterinarians, we are able to rescue dogs, provide them with loving temporary care, and find them well-matched, carefully screened forever homes. All our rescue dogs are spayed/neutered, vaccinated, micro-chipped and have all necessary veterinary care.

We were formed in January 2014 and are a non-profit organization in central Iowa. We are pending our official 501c3 status. We receive no government funding and rely completely on donations.