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My name is Tom Bodett!

I'm being cared for by
Miami Valley Pit Crew
Adoption process

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Facts about me

Pit Bull Terrier/American Staffordshire Terrier
Red/Golden/Orange/Chestnut - with White
2 years 5 months old, Young
(When grown) Large 61-100 lbs (28-45 kg)
(Current) 60 lbs
Pet ID

My info

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

My story

Hi, my name is Tom Bodett and I’ll leave the light on for ya…. In all seriousness, I, along with another dog, were abandoned at a local hotel and some awesome police officers got us to MVPC. I am a beautiful boy, and very devoted to my people. I love to play, and am quite active, but I am also a lover through and through. I love people and my only goal is to make you happy. While I get along with other dogs outside the home, inside the home, I get nervous around them. I am working on this in professional training! I am very strong and will need a family that will continue my training and take me on adventures to get my energy out, but dog beds and jammies are also much appreciated! And don’t worry, I’ll still happily travel with you…hotels and all.

I am currently on seizure medicine for a condition called “fly strike syndrome” where I would look like I was trying to catch a fly but there is nothing there. With the medicine, I no longer do this! It runs about $50 a month, but it definitely helps me be the best version of myself!

ADOPTION FEE: $200 (All MVPC dogs are heartworm-tested, completely vetted, spayed/neutered, microchipped, crate-trained and house-trained)

I AM READY TO GO HOME!! If you are approved to be my new family, a hold fee of $100 is required and will be applied to the full adoption fee of $200 when MVPC comes to visit your house with me!

ADOPTER: Dog experience, must be able to continue medication

BIRTHDAY: est Dec 2020

FENCE: Required (an electric fence is not an acceptable form of containment)


DOGS IN HOME: preferred an only dog, as I get nervous


CHILDREN: Yes, 8 and over

INQUIRIES: ALL inquiries begin with a submitted adoption application, which is found on our website, We do not adopt to individuals under the age of 25.

DO NOT: USE THE PETFINDER INQUIRY/CONTACT/ADOPT BUTTONS--we are unable to monitor those and you will not receive a response.

PLEASE NOTE: We are volunteer based and a home visit is required; we have a two-hour adoption radius from Kettering, OH for our adult dogs and 75 miles for our puppies. Exceptions for our ADULT dogs only, though rare, may be made on a case-by-case basis but we must be able to do a home visit. Thank you for your understanding!

Professional industrial photos courted of the talented Gwen Estep Photography LLC,

Miami Valley Pit Crew

Contact info

Their adoption process


Submit Application


Approve Application


Home Check

Additional adoption info

Our adoption fees are $250 for adult dogs, and $350 for puppies 5mo and under. Adoption fees may be more or less depending on breed, special needs, etc. This covers all vetting and allows us to take on hard cases.

It all starts with an application.

Our dogs are listed until an adopter is approved and a hold fee is received. Please submit an application for approval FIRST. You will receive a "received" auto response with further information. We do not adopt out littermates together. We are a 100% foster-based, volunteer rescue so we are not able to respond to every inquiry about a dog (though we try) and we will respond to a request for an application or if one is submitted through our website. Please allow 72 hours for us to respond, and please check your spam/junk mail folder first, then send us an email if you believe we have not responded! Since we are foster-based, we have no centralized facility to visit. All of our dogs live in private homes as members of their respective foster families.

We require a physical fence for most dogs.

Once approved, we bring the dog to your home for a home visit. If all goes well at the home visit, the adoption is completed at that time.

Adoption application

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Executive Director: Collette Davis
Assistant Executive Director: Blake Jordan
Adoption Coordinator: Glen Snorf
Events Coordinator: Kelly Moore
Outreach Coordinator: Andrea Williams

General Questions:
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It all starts with an application FIRST. Once received, we will contact you and answer any questions you may have. It is found under the "Applications" tab on our website.

More about this rescue


To cultivate an understanding of the American Pit Bull Terrier through positive education and example and change the misinformed minds of society one dog at a time!

Nonprofit Overview

The Miami Valley Pit Crew (MVPC) rescue is a 501(c)3 nonprofit with a network of volunteer foster homes dedicated to rescue and rehabilitation of abused, neglected, and misunderstood dogs and puppies. While we are an all breed rescue, we specialize in "bully breeds" and other strong working breeds: Bulldogs, Pit Bulls, Mastiffs, German Shepherds and any mixes of the aforementioned. We pull dogs from the country's overcrowded shelters. We also educate owners and the public on bully breeds and Breed Specific Legislation (BSL). We specialize in dogs, but respect all living creatures and encourage others to do the same by education.

The MVPC evaluates each potential rescue request to determine the dogs re-homing probability. Our goal is to adopt out family dogs and ambassadors of their breed.