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American Staffordshire Terrier/Boxer
6 years 1 month old, Adult
(When grown) Med. 26-60 lbs (12-27 kg)
(Current) 60 lbs
Pet ID

My info

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

My story

Butterscotch is a handsome 6 year old, neutered male Staffordshire Terrier / Boxer Mix who weighs 60 pounds. He’s microchipped and up to date on his vaccines.

Butterscotch is a former NYC ACC Shelter dog that’s currently living in a foster home where his behavior has been thoroughly evaluated. Butterscotch is house trained, crate trained, behaves well when left home alone, and knows his commands including: sit, stay, down, paw, and roll over. Butterscotch is a very tolerant, calm, and well mannered dog.

Butterscotch is a very social and outgoing dog who makes friends with every person he meets, both men and women. He is kid friendly with children of all ages too. Butters an affectionate dog who loves to give kisses. He will cuddle on the couch with you or lay by your feet while you’re working from home. Wherever you are, he’s likely not too far away!

Butters is a big fan of dog toys who loves to play tug a war or fetch, if you’re up for it! He’s also great at keeping himself entertained with his favorite toys such as filled kongs, chew bones, bully sticks, and stuffed squeaky toys. Butters the perfect balance of laid back and active that you could ever ask for in a dog.

Butterscotch is a social butterfly who loves attention from all people so he’s very comfortable with strangers approaching him to say hi. While in foster care, Butters often goes to public places such as stores and restaurants. He’s respectful and quiet, so he’s the perfect buddy to run errands with! Butterscotch walks well on leash with minimal pulling and loves car rides. He’ll always be happy to join you on an adventure!

Butterscotch does not get along with other dogs or other pets and has a high prey drive. Given this, Butters MUST be the only pet in the home.

Butters is the happiest when surrounded by people so he’s the perfect dog for an active family but will thrive in any household. He is currently located upstate New York in Fort Drum, NY looking for an adopter who can provide Butterscotch a peaceful home forever home preferably with a fenced in yard outside of a hectic city environment. Transportation will be provided to his forever home regardless of distance, so long as the adopter can provide Butterscotch a loving home that fits the above criteria.

Butters current foster says:
“Butters is overall a great dog! He is very friendly and a bit of a goof ball. He loves belly rubs and his lower back scratched. He knows how to sit, give paw, lay, roll over, wait and enjoys sun bathing. He loves walks and will even bring you the leash. He is pretty chill and rarely barks. Loves attention and being around people and of course his treats are a must.”

For more photos of Butterscotch, please check out his photo album:

Butterscotch is ready for his forever home so if you’re interested in meeting him, please contact AmsterDog Rescue at 917-689-8414 or To get the process started, please fill out our online application at

Thank you for caring about a pet in need!

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Why adoption is a great option

BUTTERSCOTCH, a New York American Staffordshire Terrier/Boxer dog was adopted! Here's how you can benefit by looking at adoption as an option to buying a American Staffordshire Terrier/Boxer for sale in New York, or seeking a American Staffordshire Terrier/Boxer dog from a breeder in New York.

  1. Rescues and shelter volunteers in New York 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 New York 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 American Staffordshire Terrier/Boxer breeders who help with American Staffordshire Terrier/Boxer rescue. One puppy or kitten adopted in New York paves the way for another one to be saved.