My name is Malin!

Posted over 2 years ago | Updated over 10 months ago

My basic info

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

My details

Checkmark in teal circle Good with kids
Checkmark in teal circle Shots current
Checkmark in teal circle Spayed / Neutered
Checkmark in teal circle Housetrained
Checkmark in teal circle Has special needs

My story

Here's what the humans have to say about me:

Dog Name: Malin

Breed: Pittie mix

Sex: female

Age: ~ 3 yo

Weight: 40 lbs

Medical Needs: Malin has mild hip dysplasia on one side and bilateral luxating patellas. She takes a Dasuquin supplement daily which has made her joint issues almost imperceptible. This costs $13/mo 

Housebroken: yes
Crate trained: yes
Good in the car: LOVES to go for rides. 
Good on a leash: Meh. Not so much. She acts like she has ADHD when the leash comes out. I think she’s hoping the next stop is the car!
Energy level: medium
Need a fenced in yard: not required 

Dog Friendly: Yes and no. She is able to be out and about in public around other dogs and be fine. In the home, she can coexist with the right match of a dog…lower energy and not in your face. She has been known to resource guard items and food. For this reason,  a dog free home is recommended. 

Cat Friendly? No. Perhaps it was a W. Virginia mountain lion that attacked her, leading to her amputation. Now she seeks revenge on all felines. ‍‍‍ It’s the story we are going with!

Kid Friendly: I recommend teens. She could interpret screaming and yelling from youngsters as someone being threatened and would want to intervene. She seems sensitive to that. 

If you followed GRR for a while then you know Malin has been with the rescue for about 17 months now. She came with some pretty severe injuries to her face and front legs which necessitated the amputation of her front right leg. During these 17 months, she’s had exactly 2 meet and greets!! Only TWO One of which is when we learned of her desire to nomnom a kitty ‍. Sure, she’s not perfect and needs a specific kind of home but she is so deserving of that. She is such a loving and devoted companion. I guarantee that if someone broke into my house all my dogs would probably hide but Malin…she would protect me at all costs. She absolutely loves going anywhere in the car…perhaps you know an over the road trucker in need of companionship? She is also happy to just chill at home on the couch if that’s where you are. She’s really not asking for too much. I know there has to be someone out there who sees the beauty in her like I do!! 
Fosters Location:Hurlock, MD

Application can be found here: (if you already have an approved application on file email and ask the app team to pull your app — 

Grass Roots Rescue

Contact info

Pet ID
Milton, DE 19971

Their adoption process

Additional adoption info

All dogs come UTD and spayed/neutered. After we recieve your application it will be processed within 24/48 hours. Once your application has been approved, we will contact you to set up a time to meet your new buddy.

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