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American Pit Bull Terrier puppies and dogs in Des Plaines, Illinois

Looking for an American Pit Bull Terrier puppy or dog in Des Plaines, Illinois? Adopt a Pet can help you find an adorable American Pit Bull Terrier near you.

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These American Pit Bull Terriers are available in Des Plaines, Illinois.
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Maxine JuM

American Pit Bull Terrier Labrador Retriever

Female, Adult
Rosemont, IL
Size
(when grown) Med. 26-60 lbs (12-27 kg)
Details
Spayed or Neutered,
Story
Ms. Maxine is here and ready to shine! With a million dollar smile plastered on her face at all times this momma is looking for a family to finally call her own! Maxine is a great dog with a wonderful personality and temperament. On top of this she gave birth and raised a whole litter of puppies, talk about a saint! Maxine is athletic and young at soul girl. She would love a happy, outgoing, fun loving family!! Maxine loves playing games and snuggling up, you'll rarely find a moment that she isn't cuddled up to you looking for scratches or some pats on the head. She is a sweet and very smart girl, loves loves to hang with her doggy friends and would nair leave a beautiful blue/grey hair on your "fur"niture!! Just kidding, I do shed but my fur is a real cool glitter color!! Some basic information about Maxine; she is female, Blue Lacy/Lab mix, and is large sized girl. Part of this beautiful girl's adoption fee has been sponsored! Local adoption fee is $200 (in TX) Out of state adoption fee is $400 (includes transport to your area - $50 Temporary Fuel Charge will be added)
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Toby JuM

American Pit Bull Terrier Labrador Retriever

Male, Young
Rosemont, IL
Size
(when grown) Med. 26-60 lbs (12-27 kg)
Details
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Story
Hi I'm Toby, life hasn't been so easy lately but things are changing for the better! I was found behind the dumpsters scavenging for food when a very nice lady found me and rescued me! Things weren't looking to great for me but I'm starting to feel better now after all the love, attention and care I've been getting. I've got a cool American Pit Bull terrier/ Yellow Labrador look to me with a white stripe down my forehead. I'm a young pup and I LOVE to play play play!!! I am great with every dog I meet, and can hold my own with active and large dogs as well as with medium or small dogs too :) I am looking for a family to call my own, maybe that is you?? Local adoption fee is $250 (in TX) Out of state adoption fee is $500 (includes transport to your area - $50 Temporary Fuel Charge will be added)
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Ariel TW

American Pit Bull Terrier Catahoula Leopard Dog

Female, Puppy
Rosemont, IL
Size
(when grown) Med. 26-60 lbs (12-27 kg)
Details
Spayed or Neutered,
Story
Ariel is my name and if you are a Disney lover.... you know what Disney movie I am the star of!!! That's right :) The Little Mermaid! So yes, a half person/half fish is my namesake... however, I will tell you that I am not a swimmer. But my gorgeous red locks are very long and lush like the mermaids luscious locks. But no, I cannot sing or make friends with crustaceans, but I can make friends with you and your kids and your other pups :) So let me tell you about myself, I am a medium sized pup-found with my sister on the streets and living at the pound for a month before they reached out to the rescue and asked for help. Now we are living at our foster's home and are healthy and happy and social pups. We want nothing more than to be beloved family members too! So adopt one of us and make your family complete!! Local adoption fee is $250 (in TX) Out of state adoption fee is $500 (includes transport to your area, $50 temporary fuel fee will be included)
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Skye JuM

American Pit Bull Terrier Mixed Breed (Medium)

Female, Adult
Rosemont, IL
Size
(when grown) Med. 26-60 lbs (12-27 kg)
Details
Spayed or Neutered,
Story
It's a bird, no a plane, wait no it's Skye! How did no one notice the four-legged Super-Dog ruffing through the air? She's as quick as a whippet, as sturdy as a pitbull, and has a heart as big and strong as Superman himself! Skye is a super loving doggo and is looking for a family to show her ALL the love, attention and affection! She would be best suited as the only dog in the household. She is very active and will need stimulating activities as well as rigorous exercise to keep her healthy and happy. Skye is a female, medium-sized (20-59lbs), Pitbull Terrier mix looking for her forever home! Local adoption fee is $200 (in TX) Out of state adoption fee is $400 (includes transport to your area - $50 Temporary Fuel Charge will be added)
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Winona JuM

American Pit Bull Terrier Shepherd (Unknown Type)

Female, Adult
Rosemont, IL
Size
(when grown) Med. 26-60 lbs (12-27 kg)
Details
Spayed or Neutered,
Story
Howdy, I'm Winona! I used to be the awkward duckling in the pond, but now I've blossomed into a beautiful young lady! I was kinda a chubby pup who constantly outgrew her collars, but now I'm a grown lady who's beautiful and perfect! I am an interesting mix of American Pitbull Terrier and Shepherd, meaning I'm full of energy and focus! In addition I have so much love to give, although sometimes I am a bit shy. I always have a great big smile on my face and my ears are perked up ready to explore! I really want to find a loving family to take care of me and play with me! Please consider me! Local adoption fee is $200 (in TX) Out of state adoption fee is $400 (includes transport to your area
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Hara JuM

American Pit Bull Terrier Mixed Breed (Medium)

Female, Senior
Rosemont, IL
Size
(when grown) Med. 26-60 lbs (12-27 kg)
Details
Spayed or Neutered,
Story
Howdy there, my name is Hara, and it's a pleasure to meet you finally! I'm a cool gal, medium-sized (20-59lbs), American Pitbull terrier looking for a forever home! I am what one might consider a seasoned veteran in being a doggy, I've done it all! I escaped a scary situation from my previous, mean owners, had a litter of puppies that are all grown and great, sleep soundly in my doggy bed, fetch and play with my toys, and so much more! I also like to run and play with my friends. We run ALOT and play and wrestle and tumble.... I would LOVE to have a dominant male dog to be my friend forever. I respond very well to a male dog who is in charge so my rescue mommy will try to find me that perfect doggy friend for me. Or I can be an only dog :) So versatile!! Since I'm an elderly lady I love exercise and activity but don't need too much of it, being a couch potato all day can be exhausting too! I'm a bit picky when it comes to people, so please be patient and calm when approaching me or getting to know me! We are all hoping I can get adopted soon, my life is on hold until I make the ULTIMATE jump to a real FUREVER HOME!!! Adoption Application: https://www.shelterluv.com/matchme/adopt/GDR/Dog *Hara can only be adopted in Texas.* Local adoption fee $200.00 (within Texas)

Or, how about these American Pit Bull Terriers in cities near Des Plaines, Illinois

These American Pit Bull Terriers are available for adoption close to Des Plaines, Illinois.
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Xo

American Pit Bull Terrier

Female, Adult
Highland, IN
Size
(when grown) Large 61-100 lbs (28-45 kg)
Details
Not good with kids, Not good with dogs, Needs experienced adopter, Spayed or Neutered,
Story
Xo is the sweetest girl ever. She loves cuddling and is very affectionate. Unfortunately, she does not get along well with other dogs, she gets overstimulated easily. She has allergies and is on medication for it. She gets along with kids but, again, gets very overstimulated. She needs someone that is able to give her lots of time and love and that is able to help her expel some energy.
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Skip

American Pit Bull Terrier German Shepherd Dog

Female, Puppy
Schererville, IN
Size
(when grown) Med. 26-60 lbs (12-27 kg)
Details
Good with kids, Good with dogs,
Story
I adopted Skip March of 2023 when she was 12 weeks old. She I a darling with kids , especially toddlers and is friendly towards other dogs. I am not sure of cats since we have never had one but I am sure she will be just as docile with other pets as she is with dogs. Her demeanor tells of a sweet girl that just wants to be loved and cared for. Unfortunately, I cannot care for her. Another time and place she would be my perfect dog and would be with me forever but Unfortunately I cannot at this time. I hope she goes to a home that will love her and adore her like she deserves.
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Ellie Mae

American Pit Bull Terrier

Female, Adult
Gary, IN
Size
(when grown) Med. 26-60 lbs (12-27 kg)
Details
Spayed or Neutered,
Story
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Rider

American Pit Bull Terrier

Male, Young
Gary, IN
Size
(when grown) Med. 26-60 lbs (12-27 kg)
Details
Spayed or Neutered,
Story
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Shadow

American Pit Bull Terrier

Female, Young
Gary, IN
Size
(when grown) Large 61-100 lbs (28-45 kg)
Details
Spayed or Neutered,
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These pups are in Des Plaines, Illinois too!

Below are our newest added American Pit Bull Terriers available for adoption in Des Plaines, Illinois. To see more adoptable American Pit Bull Terriers in Des Plaines, Illinois, use the search tool below to enter specific criteria!
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Sherman

Boxer

Male, Adult
Rosmont, IL
Size
(when grown) Large 61-100 lbs (28-45 kg)
Details
Good with kids, Good with dogs, Spayed or Neutered,
Story
You can fill out an adoption application online on our official website.Meet our sweet boy Sherman. He is a gentle soul that enjoys being around his people. Sherman likes to play for a short time. He would do best in a home with an older dog that is as relaxed as him. He does pick the dogs he is most comfortable around and he definitely wouldn't enjoy an energetic puppy. If you are interested in meeting Sherman, the first step is to go to our website www.adoggie4you.org and complete an application for him.  This dog is currently in Texas; however, it can be transported to Washington, Portland (Oregon), Minneapolis, Milwaukee, Chicago, Des Moines, Omaha, Cin c innati, Lexington KY,     or all along the East Coast. If transported, there is an additional transport fee of $225   . We do not transport to Rhode Island or Massachusetts due to their regulations. Visit this organization's web site to see any additional information available about this pet.March 3, 2024, 8:59 pm
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Blair BW*

Boxer American Pit Bull Terrier

Female, Adult
Rosemont, IL
Size
(when grown) Large 61-100 lbs (28-45 kg)
Details
Spayed or Neutered,
Story
Meet Blair! Blair was adopted from God's Dogs Rescue as a puppy. Her adopted mom loved her very much until she passed away. Instead of continuing to treasure this sweet pup, the family tossed her. Now at 6 years of age, Blair was picked up as a stray in Hondo. Somewhere along the way, she was massively overfed, but Blair has already lost almost 20# in her new foster home. She has progressed from getting out of breath walking from the car into the house to zooming joyfully in the backyard with the rest of the pack! She also excels at catching popcorn! Blair has a bit more weight to lose to be ready for bikini season, but she is well on her way, having lost almost 30 lbs so far. Blair is a stage 5 cuddlebug. All she wants to do is be with her family. Her big brown soulful eyes, crooked lower teeth & lips-to-"teef sticking "problem are sure to melt your heart. Local adoption fee is $200 (in TX) Out of state adoption fee is $400 (includes transport to your area - $50 Temporary Fuel Charge will be added)
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Gracie Belle JuM*

Boxer American Pit Bull Terrier

Female, Adult
Rosemont, IL
Size
(when grown) Med. 26-60 lbs (12-27 kg)
Details
Spayed or Neutered,
Story
Gracie Belle - Yes, having two names definitely makes me extra special! And believe me, I AM special! I'm not your average pup; I'm a delightful boxer mix with ears that act like radars, always tuned in to the fun and excitement around me. I've got a genuine penchant for adventure and a passion for running that knows no bounds. As I've grown, I've blossomed into a loving and mature young dog. My youthful exuberance is now complemented by a deeper sense of loyalty and affection. I've learned the ropes of good behavior, and I'm ready to be the devoted companion you've been looking for. I'm an active girl, and I thrive alongside other active, friendly dogs or I am good by myself to take all the attention from you :) With my sleek and muscular build, weighing in at about 50-55 pounds, I'm the perfect size for all kinds of outdoor activities. I'd make the ideal companion for a family that loves to keep moving! Do you enjoy running, hiking, camping, boating, or any adventure under the sun? Well, guess what? I'm ready to be your partner in all those exciting escapades. So why wait? Fill out that adoption application today, and let's embark on a lifetime of thrilling journeys together! Local adoption fee is $200 (in TX) Out of state adoption fee is $400 (includes transport to your area - $50 Temporary Fuel Charge will be added)

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