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American Pit Bull Terrier puppies and dogs in Lakeland, Florida

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These American Pit Bull Terriers are available in Lakeland, Florida.
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Honey

American Pit Bull Terrier

Female, Senior
Lakeland, FL
Size
(when grown) Med. 26-60 lbs (12-27 kg)
Details
Good with kids, Not good with dogs, Not good with cats, Needs experienced adopter, House-trained, Spayed or Neutered,
Story
I got Honey from the pound a few months ago. She’s around 8 years old. Great with children but can’t be around other animals. I’m looking for someone that spends a lot of time at home and can give her the proper love she deserves. She is scared of thunder storms and will try to bust out of her cage just to lay in bed if it’s raining. She’s house trained for the most part but does have accidents sometimes. She’s super sweet and cuddly.
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Brucey

American Pit Bull Terrier Mixed Breed (Medium)

Male, 4 yrs 1 mo
Lakeland, FL
Size
(when grown) Med. 26-60 lbs (12-27 kg)
Details
Good with kids, Good with dogs, Spayed or Neutered,
Story
Hey there, I'm Brucey, a spirited Pit Bull with a passion for life and a love for all things aquatic! At 4 years old, I still bring boundless energy and a heart full of affection to those willing to embark on adventures with me. Bring snacks! I know some basic commands already but I am always willing to learn more for a treat or two! Water is my element-I'll splash, swim, and play in it for hours if you let me! Whether it's a day at the beach, a dip in the lake, or even just a backyard kiddie pool, you'll see my eyes light up and my tail wag with joy. I'm also quite the athlete, so if you're into jogging, hiking, or even agility training, count me in! After our fun-filled day, I cherish the tranquility of dining solo, so don't think I am rude if I prefer to eat my meals without you. Despite my robust physique, I'm a gentle giant at heart. I adore cuddles and belly rubs almost as much as I love chasing after the water from a sprinkler. Neutered and well-mannered, I get along swimmingly with most people, but I can be a little enthusiastic about play for some younger pups and humans. If you're seeking a companion who's always up for fun and who will greet you with a wagging tail and a wet nose every day, look no further than me, Brucey. Come meet me, and let's make waves together in the journey of life! Breed: Pit Bull Gender: Neutered male Age: 3 years Temperament: Active, affectionate, loves water Compatibility: Good with people who understand my boundaries Needs: My own space to enjoy meals and quiet time
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Miley

American Pit Bull Terrier

Female, 6 mos
Lakeland, FL
Size
(when grown) Med. 26-60 lbs (12-27 kg)
Details
Good with dogs, Spayed or Neutered,
Story
Hello there, I'm Miley, like Miley Cyrus and I am an adorable Pit Bull puppy ready to come into your heart like a wrecking ball! At just 6 months old, I'm at that wonderful stage of life where every moment is an adventure waiting to happen. I'm a bundle of joy and playfulness, always eager to explore and discover new things. Whether it's chasing after a ball, romping around in the yard, or learning new tricks, I'm up for it all! With my bright eyes and wagging tail, I promise to bring endless smiles and laughter into your life. As a young pup, I'm still learning the ropes, so I'll need someone patient and kind to guide me through basic training. I'm eager to please and full of potential, so with a bit of consistency and positive reinforcement, I'll quickly become the well-behaved companion you've always dreamed of. I get along well with other dogs and adore human companionship. My love for cuddles knows no bounds, and I'm always ready to shower you with affectionate puppy kisses. If you're looking for a spirited and loving addition to your family, someone who's as eager to learn as they are to play, then look no further than me, Miley. Come meet me, and let's embark on a journey of fun, growth, and endless tail wags together! Key Details: Breed: Pit Bull (puppy) Age: 6 months Temperament: Active, playful, eager to learn Needs: Basic training and guidance Compatibility: Good with other dogs and people
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Justice

American Pit Bull Terrier

Female, 2 yrs 7 mos
Lakeland, FL
Size
(when grown) Med. 26-60 lbs (12-27 kg)
Details
Spayed or Neutered,
Story
Hello, I'm Justice, a two-year-old Pit Bull mix with a heart full of love and resilience. Despite a rough start in life, I've blossomed into a gentle and playful girl who's ready to find a loving forever home. My name is JUSTICE for a reason after all. I may be small in size, often called a "pocket Pit Bull," but my affection knows no bounds. I thrive on cuddles, belly rubs, and giving kisses-nothing makes me happier than showering my human friends with love. Toys are another passion of mine; whether it's a squeaky ball or a chew toy, I'll happily engage in playtime for hours, then curl up next to you when it is time to relax. My playful spirit is matched only by my sweetness. I'm known for my gentle nature and patience, especially with those who show me kindness. I adore spending time with people, especially children. Their laughter and energy bring out the best in me, and I cherish every moment of play and companionship we share. While I love humans dearly, I can be a bit cautious around other dogs at first. It takes me some time to build trust with new canine friends, but with patience and slow introductions, I can learn to enjoy their company too. At two years old, I'm past the destructive puppy stage. I'm eager to learn new tricks and continue growing with positive reinforcement and guidance. I'm a loyal companion who's ready to bring joy and love into a forever family's life. If you're looking for a gentle and affectionate addition to your home, someone who loves toys, kisses, and cherishes children, then Justice is the perfect match for you. Come meet me, and let's create a lifetime of cherished memories together! Key Details: Name: Justice Breed: Pit Bull mix (pocket size) Age: 2 years Temperament: Affectionate, sweet, playful Loves: Toys, kisses, children Needs: Slow introductions to new dogs

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These American Pit Bull Terriers are available for adoption close to Lakeland, Florida.
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Betty

American Pit Bull Terrier

Female, Senior
Plant City, FL
Size
(when grown) Med. 26-60 lbs (12-27 kg)
Details
Not good with kids, Not good with dogs, Not good with cats, Needs experienced adopter, House-trained, Spayed or Neutered,
Story
Sweet, Shy Betty was found in a ditch in a Strawberry Patch in January 2022. She was very thin, was covered in fleas and loaded with worms. Betty is healthy, heartworm negative and is now fully up to date with vaccinations. Betty is a timid lady, she requires some time to decompress in a home. We have been working with her and she has done wonderful in her foster - really coming out of her shell. She is still a little afraid of new things but walks well on a leash with proper equipment, is crate trained and housebroken. Betty is 9 years old and 55lbs. *She will need a secure, fully fenced yard* We recommend no kitties for her and no other dogs. Betty attended obedience classes and learned how to sit / stay. Located Tampa, FL ~ Adoption fee $200 Apply at www.secondchancefriends.org
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Ralph

American Pit Bull Terrier

Male, Senior
Plant City, FL
Size
(when grown) Large 61-100 lbs (28-45 kg)
Details
Good with kids, Not good with cats, Needs experienced adopter, House-trained, Spayed or Neutered,
Story
Have you ever wanted to live with a parkour enthusiast? Like the sounds of an amateur stalker who still gives you space for whatever you're doing? Don't believe a dog can bark with his whole body? Do we have the ginger boy for you. Ralph loves making new people friends, but wants to be the only fur baby in your life. He is potty / crate trained and knows all of his basic commands. This boy is a people pleaser who is happiest while learning new things you teach him. Ralph loves his balls and stuffies and wants a furever partner who will dedicate time to play with him every day. Ralph insists on playing with older children as his zoomies can sometimes be mistaken for an out-of-control ballistic missle. He loves bacon and understands it might take an eight-hour day to bring some home. That's why he is non-destructive and completely comfortable spending time in his crate. Over the last six months, Ralph has improved his daily stroll around the neighborhood but would like to spend more time working with you on his pulling on leash. Ralph is also a busy guy who would prefer that you manage his toy collection to avoid any issues with guarding or overstimulation. His heart is so full (of worms) but treatment will be finished this fall. If Ralph sounds like the pawfect partner for you or your family, act now because supplies are limited. Submit an application to adopt today! Located - Tampa FL Apply at www.secondchancefriends.org
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Brittany

American Pit Bull Terrier

Female, Adult
Plant City, FL
Size
(when grown) Large 61-100 lbs (28-45 kg)
Details
Not good with kids, Not good with dogs, Not good with cats, Needs experienced adopter, House-trained, Spayed or Neutered,
Story
Britt is a very sweet girl. She is a little timid with new people and can get overstimulated quickly. Britt would benefit from a structured household where she can learn from a strong pack leader that will give her what she needs. She is unsure of dogs and how to interact with them so we are recommending she be the only pet. No kitties or small children either please. Britt is house broken, crate trained and like to go for walks or play in the yard. We will ask for a home for her (no apt / condo) as she needs a fenced in space. Britt is healthy, 5 years old and 55lbs. She is Spayed and Heartworm negative. Adoption Donation: $250 apply at www.secondchancefriends.org Located: Tampa, FL
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Stormy

Pit Bull Terrier Bull Terrier

Female, Adult
Plant City, FL
Size
(when grown) Med. 26-60 lbs (12-27 kg)
Details
Not good with kids, Not good with dogs, Not good with cats, Needs experienced adopter, House-trained, Spayed or Neutered, Shots are up-to-date,
Story
If you are interested in meeting this pet, the first step is to complete the application on our website at https://www.rainingcatsanddogsshelter.com/adoption. Our adoption coordinator will reach out to you by email so please check your email for updates. We do meet & greets at our shelter by appointment only - we do not take walk-ins.
We'll also keep you updated on Maggie's adoption status with email updates.
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Maggie

American Pit Bull Terrier

Female, Adult
Auburndale, FL
Size
(when grown) Med. 26-60 lbs (12-27 kg)
Details
Good with kids, Not good with dogs, Good with cats, House-trained, Spayed or Neutered, Shots are up-to-date,
Story
Magnolia(Maggie) is the sweetest dog! She got her name because she was found tied to a magnolia tree with chemical burns on her back from her owner! We rescued Maggie a couple years ago on Mother’s Day and she has been great with all kids she comes into contact with. Maggie used to be used as a fighting dog, so she does get territorial with other dogs. She has never shown an ounce of aggression towards any human though! Unfortunately, my family has grown exponentially and I don’t have as much time to give Maggie the life she deserves. She needs someone to take her on walks and runs and give her all the attention, she is so loving and low maintenance! Please help me find Maggie a great home!
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Willow

American Pit Bull Terrier American Staffordshire Terrier

Female, 2 yrs 2 mos
Bartow, FL
Size
(when grown) Med. 26-60 lbs (12-27 kg)
Details
Good with dogs, Good with cats, House-trained, Spayed or Neutered, Shots are up-to-date,
Story
Do you want the perfect companion? Look no further than Willow! This girl has it all: -house trained -crate trained -good with all dogs -good with cats -athletic with an off switch -very affectionate This girl has been with us since July, 2023 when she was found abandoned in a vacant apartment building. She was briefly adopted to a home as an ESA dog, but returned when the adopter lost her home. Since being back with us, Willow has been a gem! She is super sweet and loves to cuddle!! She also loves to play with toys and other dogs of all sizes. She also does well with cats! When meeting new people Willow can seem very exuberant, but this is something we are working on! She is house and kennel trained and also knows how to sit and jump up really high. She’s super athletic and would make the perfect companion for an active person or family. She walks reasonably well on leash and would not doubt love to be someone’s forever companion! Willow’s ideal home would be with someone she can go on adventures with, but also cuddle on the couch with as a Netflix and chill buddy! This girl has waited sooo long for her perfect family! If you think she could be the girl for you let us know!! She is up to date on vaccines and prevention, microchipped, heartworm negative, dewormed, and spayed. If you think Willow sounds like the perfect companion for you or someone you know, please fill out our application and/or email us at oasispetrescue@gmail.com

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Chester

Boxer Mixed Breed (Large)

Male, 7 yrs 10 mos
Lakeland, FL
Size
(when grown) Large 61-100 lbs (28-45 kg)
Details
Good with dogs, Not good with cats, Spayed or Neutered,
Story
Woof! Chester here but let's be clear: I wasn't named after Gunsmoke's Marshall Dillon's sidekick Chester, who had a pronounced limp. My all fours are just fine, even though I'm middle-aged at seven years. I'm an indoor dog who luvs humans and anything chewy. I still exhibit puppy behavior such as high energy, intelligence, and luv when balls and tug ropes litter the landscape. In between frenzies of play, let's enjoy a cuddlethon- pet me all over my 54-pound bod- before I zone out in my crate or hopefully, your bed. My previous owners mentioned I'm like Velcro- want to be glued to your side all the time. Before I was put up for adoption, the pawsome medical folks here treated me for an anal glands issue but all is OK now with my butt. Not a fan of thunderstorms but the rainy season is winding down so we'll deal with that next summer. So I'm waiting for you to stop by spcaflorida so we can get to know each other.
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Simba

Boxer American Staffordshire Terrier

Male, 4 yrs 2 mos
Lakeland, FL
Size
(when grown) Med. 26-60 lbs (12-27 kg)
Details
Good with kids, Good with dogs, Spayed or Neutered,
Story
I know, I know. My name Simba, is Swahili for "lion." While I don't have the shape or markings of the king of beasts, I do have the edge when it comes to living with humans. I luv water so if you have a pond, pool or garden hose, I'm there. I have the oomph to splash around and play in water. So, unlike many canines, I'll bond with you at bath time. Farm critters and I don't see eye to eye but felines are OK, but not as roomies. Please let me be your one and only four-footed dog and I'll be your loyal protector. It's been said my legs are like pogo sticks since I'm an accomplished fence scaler. Just sayin'. It takes me time to warm up to strangers. I hide until I feel comfortable with them. I luv to talk so let's have a one-on-one to get acquainted. Let's arrange a playdate before you adopt me into my furever home. See you soon!
We'll also keep you updated on Conway's adoption status with email updates.
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Conway

Boxer Mixed Breed (Medium)

Male, 7 mos
Lakeland, FL
Size
(when grown) Med. 26-60 lbs (12-27 kg)
Details
Good with kids, Good with dogs, Spayed or Neutered,
Story
Looking for a black and white boxer mix pup whose butt wiggles when excited? At 42 pounds, I still have some growing to do and manners to learn. You can reward me with a cuddlefest when I master obedience behaviors. I'm compatible with kiddos and canines so the spcaflorida canine team has cleared me to participate on doggy dates or better yet, sleepovers. I've already aced the walk-on-a-leash skill so that gives me a chance to get acquainted with the 'hood. After I arrived from Polk County Animal Control, the folks in the medical center scaled and polished my teeth. Also they treated me for fleas. So, are you ready to make your WAY to Conway? No CON involved, simply good times ahead as I settle into my furever family. Arf!

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6.2 miles

SPCA Florida

5850 Brannen Road S, Lakeland, FL 33813

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10.1 miles

Second Chance Friends

Plant City, FL 33565

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10.8 miles

Raining Cats and Dogs Shelter

2708 E State Road 60, Plant City, FL 33567

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14.2 miles

Oasis Pet Rescue

779 Lauren Court, Bartow, FL 33830

Pet Types: dogs

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Shelter

19.6 miles

Humane Society of Polk County

3195 Dundee Road, Winter Haven, FL 33884

Pet Types: cats, birds, dogs, rabbits, reptiles, small animals

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Rescue

22.9 miles

Southern States Bully Rescue

Tampa, FL 33647

Pet Types: cats, dogs

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Rescue

23.2 miles

Furever Paws Animal Rescue

PO BOX 819, Zephyrhills, FL 33539

Pet Types: dogs

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Rescue

24.9 miles

Love to the Rescue, Inc

Wesley Chapel, FL 33544

Pet Types: dogs

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Rescue

25.6 miles

Howling Hounds Sanctuary Rescue Inc

Lovers Ln, Riverview, FL 33579

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28.4 miles

Another Man's Treasure Rescue

Tampa, FL 33604

Pet Types: cats, dogs

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