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American Pit Bull Terrier puppies and dogs in Escondido, California

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These American Pit Bull Terriers are available in Escondido, California.
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Mr. Genie

American Pit Bull Terrier

Male, Adult
Escondido, CA
Size
(when grown) -
Details
Spayed or Neutered,
Story
Email for details: Mr. Genie is available for adoption in a foster home. If you're interested in adopting, please email us at escadoptions@sdhumane.org How this pet arrived:Mr. Genie was brought in by a community member. At SDHS:Mr. Genie has been vaccinated, microchipped and neutered. He is now ready for his new home! Why this pet is the one for you:Meet Mr. Genie is a passive, gentle dog who wants a patient, quiet family. He walks very well on a leash. He is potty and crate trained. According to his foster family, he has a heart of gold who responds best to a lot of positive reinforcement accompanied by treats. That is a fancy way of saying he likes to be complemented when he does something good and rewarded with a treat. He also likes playing ball and getting his back scratched.. He will need some protected outside space for that ball playing. Interested in checking out Mr. Genie, if so, email us at escadoptions@sdhumane.org. and ask for a meetup. Primary Color: Black Secondary Color: White Weight: 54.2 Age: 6yrs 5mths 2wks
We'll also keep you updated on Blu's adoption status with email updates.
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Blu

American Pit Bull Terrier

Female, Senior
Escondido, CA
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(when grown) -
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Not good with kids, Spayed or Neutered,
Story
How this pet arrived:Blu was brought in by her previous owner. At SDHS:Blu is vaccinated, microchipped and spayed. She is now ready for her new home! Why this pet is the one for you:Meet Blu! Blu lived with a family for 8 years before coming into our care. Her prior owner describes her as a well housebroken pet who is "lazy and sweet". She loves car rides and leash walks. Her prior owner said that she lived with another dog, but also said she is "scared" of new dogs, so it might be best if she went to a home without other dogs. Blu has a bit of nervousness when meeting new people. She especially seems to be worried about men in hats. Because of her initial fearfulness with new people, we are recommending she go to a home without small kids (under 10). If you would like to meet Blu, please visit our Escondido Campus. Be sure to bring a leash and collar, so you can give Blu a fun car ride home with you! Primary Color: Black Secondary Color: White Weight: 60.4 Age: 8yrs 6mths 2wks
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Smash

American Pit Bull Terrier

Male, Adult
Escondido, CA
Size
(when grown) -
Details
Not good with kids, Spayed or Neutered,
Story
How Smash arrived: Smash was adopted out for a short time and returned to our care on 4/17/24. At SDHS:Smash is vaccinated, microchipped and neutered. Smash is now ready for his new home! Why this pet is the one for you:This handsome fellow with the beautiful nose is Smash! Smash can be a little shy when meeting new people, but with a few treats and happy talk, Smash's tail will start wagging! The prior owner reported that he was very good with people he met, and that he is a very high energy guy! During the short time that Smash was adopted, he quickly learned how to use the doggie door to go out to do his business, and had no accidents. Once Smash gets settled into his new home, he will be a very energetic and playful fellow! If you are looking for a smart, super playful companion, Smash may be the perfect match for you! If you would like to meet Smash, grab a leash and collar and head to our Escondido Campus.Shy/Fearful Dog: This pet requires a virtual behavior consult, please watch THIS VIDEO to learn more about them. Primary Color: White Secondary Color: Blue Weight: 69.4 Age: 4yrs 11mths 0wks
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Jolly Giant

American Pit Bull Terrier

Male, Senior
Escondido, CA
Size
(when grown) -
Details
Spayed or Neutered,
Story
Email for details: Jolly Giant is available for adoption in a foster home. If you're interested in adopting, please email us at escadoptions@sdhumane.org How Jolly Giant arrived: Jolly Giant was brought in by a community member on 4/28/24. Why Jolly Giant is the one for you:Introducing Jolly Giant, a pup whose affectionate disposition matches his sweet face. This easygoing senior boy enjoys taking leisurely walks and investigating every smell he comes across. He's ready for a family that will cherish his loving spirit. Open your heart to him, and you'll experience the joy a dog like Jolly Giant brings to every day! > At SDHS:Jolly Giant has been vaccinated, microchipped and neutered. Jolly Giant is now ready for his new home!Message for details:This pet is available for adoption in a foster home. To adopt them, please email us at escadoptions@sdhumane.org. Primary Color: Brindle Secondary Color: White Weight: 70.4 Age: 11yrs 2mths 3wks
We'll also keep you updated on Johnny's adoption status with email updates.
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Johnny

American Pit Bull Terrier

Male, Adult
Escondido, CA
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(when grown) -
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Spayed or Neutered,
Story
How Johnny arrived: Johnny was brought in by a Humane Law Enforcement Team on 5/10/24. Why Johnny is the one for you:Johnny is a male dog who initially showed hesitancy in meeting new people and exploring unfamiliar situations. However, under the care of his loving guardians, Johnny has begun to slowly overcome his shyness and make new friends. Like many dogs, Johnny's hesitancy may have been influenced by various factors, such as past experiences or his innate temperament. With patience, understanding, and positive reinforcement, Johnny is gradually gaining confidence and becoming more outgoing. His guardians have created a supportive environment where Johnny feels safe and encouraged to explore at his own pace. Through gentle exposure to new people and experiences, coupled with plenty of love and reassurance, Johnny is steadily building trust and forming positive connections with those around him. With continued patience and guidance, Johnny is expected to flourish into a more confident and sociable companion, bringing joy and warmth to the lives of those fortunate enough to know him.. Want to know more? Come and ask an adoption counselor today! > At SDHS:This pet has been vaccinated, microchipped and neutered. Johnny is now ready for her new home!Shy/Fearful Dog: This pet requires a virtual behavior consult, please watch THIS VIDEO to learn more about them. Primary Color: Tan Secondary Color: White Weight: 61.2 Age: 4yrs 2mths 1wks
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Donnie

American Pit Bull Terrier

Male, Adult
Escondido, CA
Size
(when grown) -
Details
Spayed or Neutered,
Story
How Donnie arrived: Donnie was brought in by our Humane Law Enforcement team, on 6/1/24. Why Donnie is the one for you:Donnie has been a friendly fellow since he came into our care. His cheerful disposition and sociable nature make him a delightful companion, ready to bring join a loving home. At SDHS:Donnie has been vaccinated, microchipped and neutered. Donnie is now ready for his new home! Primary Color: Black Secondary Color: White Weight: 42.8 Age: 6yrs 1mths 3wks

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URGENT! FOSTER OR ADOPTER NEED

Pit Bull Terrier American Pit Bull Terrier

Female, 3 yrs 6 mos
San Marcos, CA
Size
(when grown) Large 61-100 lbs (28-45 kg)
Details
Not good with dogs, Not good with cats, Shots are up-to-date,
Story
Greta's time was up at the shelter so she was saved by a rescue but she is still in need of a foster or forever home. She's a sweet little blue hippo but prefers to be the only pet. Can you help her by fostering or are you ready to offer her a loving forever home? GRETA I am a female, gray Pit Bull Terrier. The shelter thinks I am about 2 years old. I weigh approximately 75.80 lbs. Thank you!
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Needs foster or adopter

Pit Bull Terrier Hound (Unknown Type)

Male, 4 yrs
San Marcos, CA
Size
(when grown) Med. 26-60 lbs (12-27 kg)
Details
Good with dogs, Spayed or Neutered, Shots are up-to-date,
Story
Munch was just saved off the euthanasia list from a So Cal shelter. If you are interested in adopting or fostering, please respond to this posting.
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Needs foster or adopter

Pit Bull Terrier American Staffordshire Terrier

Male, 5 yrs 11 mos
San Marcos, CA
Size
(when grown) Med. 26-60 lbs (12-27 kg)
Details
Spayed or Neutered, Shots are up-to-date,
Story
Breutus was just saved from the euthansia list at a local shelter. He now needs a foster or forever home. Contact us if interested in helping Breutus.
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Evette (Los Angeles)

Pit Bull Terrier

Female, 4 yrs 11 mos
San Marcos, CA
Size
(when grown) Med. 26-60 lbs (12-27 kg)
Details
Good with kids, Needs experienced adopter, Spayed or Neutered, Shots are up-to-date,
Story
Evette was saved off the euthanasia list. She’s looking for her happily ever after. Evette had entered a shelter after she was abandoned by her family. She was found in the back yard of a home that caught fire, but no one claimed her, so into the shelter system she went. She was one of the few lucky ones who were rescued and is currently in a foster home in Los Angeles. Evette loves car rides, does amazing with kids. She is spayed and current on her vaccinations and also has lots of energy so she would do best with a home that has a backyard and someone who will walk her every day. Her foster mom says of Evette they are still working on introductions to other dogs. Her default is interest and wanting to play, although she doesn’t know how to play yet so she can be a little rough, mouthy. For these reasons, if joining another home, it would be best with a dog that is tolerant and well adjusted. She’s still learning and adapting well overall in her foster home. With a slow introduction and an experienced handler her confidence will start to shine.
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Needs foster or adopter

American Pit Bull Terrier Pit Bull Terrier

Male, Young
San Marcos, CA
Size
(when grown) Med. 26-60 lbs (12-27 kg)
Details
Good with dogs, Spayed or Neutered, Shots are up-to-date,
Story
Rocky was recently rescued off the euthanasia list from a So Cal shelter. He is unfortunately losing his current foster home as his foster is now moving out of state. He is being fostered with a female pitbull as seen in photo/video and doing very well. He is a good boy in need of a new foster or even better, a permanent home.
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Adopt me

Pit Bull Terrier American Staffordshire Terrier

Male, 2 yrs 9 mos
San Marcos, CA
Size
(when grown) Med. 26-60 lbs (12-27 kg)
Details
Good with dogs, Spayed or Neutered, Shots are up-to-date,
Story
According to shelter staff Fonda is a very good boy!!! Fonda is being rescued off the euthanasia list by a San Diego rescue - if interested in making him a part of your family, please reach out! FONDA I am a neutered male, fawn and white Pit Bull Terrier mix. The shelter thinks I am about 2 years old. I weigh approximately 46.60 lbs.

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Galung

Boxer

Female, Senior
Escondido, CA
Size
(when grown) -
Details
Spayed or Neutered,
Story
How this pet arrived:Galung was brought in by her previous owner on 4/4/24. At SDHS:Galung is vaccinated, microchipped and spayed. She has been treated by our medical team and is now ready for their new home! Why this pet is the one for you:Galung is a sweet senior who lived in one home for most of her life. She was an indoor/outdoor dog and is used to having access to a yard, so she might not be a good choice for apartment living. She has a few medical issues that we can discuss with you. If you would like to meet this darling girl, grab a leash and collar and visit our Escondido Campus. Primary Color: Brindle Weight: 58.4 Age: 9yrs 4mths 3wks
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Sebastian

Boxer Boxer

Male, Young
Escondido, CA
Size
(when grown) Large 61-100 lbs (28-45 kg)
Details
Good with kids, Good with dogs, House-trained, Spayed or Neutered, Shots are up-to-date,
Story
Hi, this is Sebastian he is a full breed boxer and he is 2 years old. He’s very social and loves attention and hugs. He has grown up around his 2 other brothers from same litter but unfortunately due to moving I cannot keep him. He’s very friendly and loves to run and play catch. He loves making friends at the dog park. He has a great personality and we are so sad to have to see him go. He need’s special attention to his diet because he’s allergic to chicken and eats a salmon & rice blend dog food. Also he has sensitive skin due to these food allergies. He’s the smallest out of all his brothers I’d say he weighs low 60’s lbs! He is microchipped and he is fixed. With up to date shots!

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San Diego Humane Society - Escondido Campus

3500 Burnet Drive, Escondido, CA 92027

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7.5 miles

Saving Shelter Pets of CA

San Marcos, CA 92069

Pet Types: dogs

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12.4 miles

Wet Noses Rescue

San Diego, CA 92067

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12.5 miles

Del Mar Dog Rescue

9921 Carmel Mountain Rd #231, San Diego, CA 92129

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13.3 miles

San Diego County Department of Animal Services - North Region

2481 Palomar Airport Road, Carlsbad, CA 92009

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13.5 miles

Frosted Faces Foundation

1448 Pine St, Ramona, CA 92065

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13.8 miles

Rancho Coastal Humane Society

389 Requeza Street, Encinitas, CA 92024

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14.9 miles

San Diego Humane Society - Oceanside Campus (Dogs)

2905 San Luis Rey Road, Oceanside, CA 92058

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14.9 miles

SPOT (Saving Pets One at a Time)

3784 Mission Ave Ste 148-356, Oceanside, CA 92058

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14.9 miles

San Diego Humane Society - Oceanside Campus (Cats and Small Animals)

572 Airport Road, Oceanside, CA 92058

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