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American Pit Bull Terrier puppies and dogs in Loves Park, Illinois

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Gibler

American Pit Bull Terrier

Female, Adult
Elkhorn, WI
Size
(when grown) Med. 26-60 lbs (12-27 kg)
Details
Spayed or Neutered,
Story
Hi I'm Gibler! I came in from Whitewater with Jesse, Joey, and DJ. I'm pretty easy going and love attention. I love my walks and mind my own business for the most part. Boy dogs are ok but pushy female dogs I don't care for.
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Joey

American Pit Bull Terrier

Male, Adult
Elkhorn, WI
Size
(when grown) Med. 26-60 lbs (12-27 kg)
Details
Spayed or Neutered,
Story
Hi I'm Joey, I'm sure Jesse talked about me already, but I'm the handsome one! I was a stray with 3 other dogs in Whitewater and then we came to Lakeland. I'm a bigger boy who does walk pretty well on a leash and more or less mind my own business. I'd prefer a home without other dogs so I can soak up all the attention myself.
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Jesse

American Pit Bull Terrier

Male, Adult
Elkhorn, WI
Size
(when grown) Med. 26-60 lbs (12-27 kg)
Details
Not good with dogs, Spayed or Neutered,
Story
Hi I'm Jesse! I came in with 3 other dogs I was hanging with on the streets of Whitewater. We got to take a ride in a police car, yep all four of us together. Joey and I look pretty similar so we could be siblings, but were not talking. I'm kind of big but I do walk well on a leash and have good manners. I don't react to other dogs but I don't want to live with them either. I will make a great companion!
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Tika

American Pit Bull Terrier Mixed Breed (Medium)

Female, Senior
Whitewater, WI
Size
(when grown) Med. 26-60 lbs (12-27 kg)
Details
Good with kids, Good with dogs, Not good with cats, Spayed or Neutered,
Story
Meet Tika! Hello there, my name is Tika! I'm a senior lady now, weighing 55 pounds. Much like the meaning of my name, sun maiden, or flower, I am as beautiful as they come. And pretty perfect if I do say so myself! I'm good with all dogs, big or small, and I'd likely do well with kids, too. But cats, well, I'll just say "no thank you" about them. I'm the very best girl and go potty outside. I'd love having a fenced yard to run in, but I also am fine with walks and going to the dog park! I love my humans, and since I was always a loved member of a family until my owner passed away, I can't wait to be a part of a family again! I love being with my foster mom, but she says that I'm ready to move on to a forever family of my own. I live in an apartment here, and I don't make a single peep, but I'd really love to live in a house with more room. I love to snuggle with my people, but I also really enjoy my crate! Sometimes, I'm hesitant to jump on the furniture, so I may need a little encouragement or even a little boost up by you to watch a good episode of FRIENDS. That's what we will be forever! The best of friends. And if you have another doggo that I can be friends with, well, that's just an added bonus! *Tika will be traveling to WI on March 3rd and can go to her forever home then. Albert's Dog Lounge is a specialty rescue focusing primarily on senior and special needs dogs. Our process includes an approved application, reference checks, a homevisit, and then a meet and greet with the dog. Adoption fee is $300, ($550 for a pair). Learn more about Albert's Dog Lounge, our mission, and adoption policies by visiting Albertsdoglounge.org. Begin your application process by copying this link into your web browser: https://www.albertsdoglounge.org/apply WI Dept. Of Agriculture License Number: 474085-DS NOTE ABOUT AGING A DOG: Aging a dog, based on looking at them, is unreliable and usually inaccurate. We get to know each dog as an individual and will do our best to describe each of our dogs based on personality and their needs. Puppy - Under 6 months Young Adult - 6 months to 2 years Adult - 2 years to 8 years Senior - 8 years to 12 years Golden Oldie - 12+ years
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Rue

American Pit Bull Terrier Boxer

Female, Senior
Whitewater, WI
Size
(when grown) Med. 26-60 lbs (12-27 kg)
Details
Good with dogs, Good with cats, Spayed or Neutered,
Story
Meet Rue! Hey, y'all, my name is Rue! Are you ready to hear about the sweetest girl who has gone through some not so sweet times? Well, have a sit down and read a little about me! Let's start with the good. I'm a super good girl, and as a senior, I've got my pottying outside down to a science. I'll even let you know with a bark when I'm done out there! I'm about 40 pounds and get along with other dogs and cats, too. I lived with a bunch of them in my past. I live with a really little human right now, so I think I'd do well with small humans who are nice to me. The not so nice things about my past are that I was originally part of a welfare investigation but was dumped with another dog. Some of my behaviors at the shelter that found me say I wasn't taken very good care of. I would go into the dog house when I was out in the yard and stir up the straw in there like I was looking for some warmth. But now I'm told I'll never have to worry about that stuff for the rest of my life! I'm a really gentle girl, and I only want to make my humans happy. I know how to sit when you tell me to, but when you leave, I'll try to follow you out the door so I can be with you. I enjoy car rides and attention. I'll lay by you on the couch, and I'm enjoying finding out what the finer things in life are! I probably never knew what a dog bed or toys were, and now I get to see for myself what all the talk is regarding those things! Now I just need to find my forever people who are willing to show me how great life can be. Are you ready to be my forever? *Rue is being fostered in Edgar, WI. Albert's Dog Lounge is a specialty rescue focusing primarily on senior and special needs dogs. Our process includes an approved application, reference checks, a homevisit, and then a meet and greet with the dog. Adoption fee is $300, ($550 for a pair). Learn more about Albert's Dog Lounge, our mission, and adoption policies by visiting Albertsdoglounge.org. Begin your application process by copying this link into your web browser: https://www.albertsdoglounge.org/apply WI Dept. Of Agriculture License Number: 474085-DS NOTE ABOUT AGING A DOG: Aging a dog, based on looking at them, is unreliable and usually inaccurate. We get to know each dog as an individual and will do our best to describe each of our dogs based on personality and their needs. Puppy - Under 6 months Young Adult - 6 months to 2 years Adult - 2 years to 8 years Senior - 8 years to 12 years Golden Oldie - 12+ years
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Slim Jim

Pit Bull Terrier

Male, Adult
Whitewater, WI
Size
(when grown) -
Details
Not good with cats, Needs special attention, Spayed or Neutered,
Story
Hi there, my name is Slim Jim. Or sometimes it's Bubba. Or Bubby. Or Slimbo. Or Rambo. I have a lot of names. My foster family says I have a big heart, big smarts, and big farts!  I have a big heart because I love lots of stuff, like making new human friends and CAR RIDES. Seriously I have no sense of stranger danger and will try to jump in anyone's car for a ride. I love a good chew treat and cheeseburgers. I love my blankie and sleeping all snuggled up in my crate, so will you please tuck me in every night? I love snuggles and giving kisses, but maybe bigger kids would be best for me because I REALLY get into the snuggles and don't want to accidentally knock a tiny human down. I do NOT love the cold or rainy weather, but I love dressing up in my sweaters and jackets to stay warm! I love butt scratches, tummy rubs, all kinds of adventures, and learning new things.    Speaking of learning new things, I have big smarts in this big noggin of mine! I pick up on new tricks super fast and already know how to sit, lay down, shake, wait, back (to sit in the back seat of the car), cross (the street), and turn left (I'm working on 'right'). I am great at food puzzles, and especially love my snuffle mat. I am crate trained and super polite on my leash when we're out for walks. I even know how to use agility equipment and am learning how to use a doggy treadmill. My recent record is 13 MPH!   My big farts are not so bad if I use a puzzle feeder, because then I don't eat so fast. It's this stubby, snorty nose of mine, I can't help but take in extra air.   There are a few things I don't love, mostly kitties (I want to eat them) and other dogs (they scare me). I take a cheap, daily anxiety medication (cost is under $10/mo) which helps me be more comfortable and my foster family has done a TON of training with me. They are sponsoring a private training session for whoever adopts me, to set me up for success in my new home!    Also, because I have such big smarts I take some things as a personal challenge. Crates and fences, for example. I think they are puzzles to be solved! I need a beefier crate than most dogs and a solid plan to keep me in the yard if I'm off-leash, because if that fence isn't solid like Mount Everest I am outtie! But I don't chew on or damage things in the house, don't worry about that.    I've been waiting for a home of my very own for far too long! So if you're looking for a Very Good Boy who you can have a lot of fun with, please reach out and ask for me, Slim Jim aka Bubba aka Bubby aka Slimbo aka Rambo.         Approximate DOB: 2021 Foster Home Location: Madison    If you are interested in adopting one of our wonderful dogs, you can apply on our website: https://forms.gle/MGakwmFh92UiK9iM6     Please allow several days for us to process your application. We are a small, all-volunteer group and we are doing our best to work quickly! After the application is processed we will make arrangements for you to meet the dog that interest you. All of our dogs are raised in our homes and live with us until they are adopted. They live with us as part of our families so we know them very well and we can help you find your perfect dog!     Our adoption fees:  Adults (up to 7 years): $275 Seniors (8 years and up): $200     All dogs are spayed or neutered, dewormed, vaccinated for rabies, bordatella and distemper, tested for heartworm and microchipped.February 22, 2024, 3:55 pm

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Elvis

English Bulldog American Bulldog

Male, Young
Rockford, IL
Size
(when grown) Med. 26-60 lbs (12-27 kg)
Details
Not good with dogs, Not good with cats, Needs experienced adopter, Spayed or Neutered,
Story
Meet Elvis. He’s one of a kind Bulldog mix. He just turned one in December. Mostly white with blue eyes. He has a clef lip . This does not give him any health issues, but adds to his character. I love this dog and have failed him. He has become dog reactive and doesn’t always get along with my other much larger dog. I am taking care of family member full time now and do not have the ability to work with him now. He has always been a cuddle baby. He may be heartbroken and will need patient, loving and experienced owner to help with this transition. It is important that he is the only pet in the household. I was unable to add adoption fee of 75$.
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Rizzo

Boxer American Pit Bull Terrier

Male, Adult
Rockford, IL
Size
(when grown) Large 61-100 lbs (28-45 kg)
Details
Good with kids, Good with dogs, Spayed or Neutered,
Story
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5.2 miles

Noah's Ark Animal Sanctuary, Inc.

111 N First St, Rockford, IL 61107

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5.2 miles

Noah's Ark Animal Sanctuary, Inc.

111 N First St, Rockford, IL 61107

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6.6 miles

Chi-Paw Rescue, Inc.

2 Kay Ct, Lake in the hills, IL 61103

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7.2 miles

Mending Hearts Rescue

Rockford, IL 61108

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32.7 miles

Lakeland Animal Shelter

PO Box 1000, 3615 State Road 67, Elkhorn, WI 53121

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32.7 miles

Lakeland Animal Shelter

PO Box 1000, 3615 State Road 67, Elkhorn, WI 53121

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32.7 miles

Lakeland Animal Shelter

PO Box 1000, 3615 State Road 67, Elkhorn, WI 53121

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

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32.8 miles

Friends Forever Humane Society

966 Rudy Road, Freeport, IL 61032

Pet Types: cats, dogs

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35.1 miles

McHenry County Animal Control

100 N. Virginia Street, Crystal Lake, IL 60014

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35.2 miles

Community Cat Inc

PO Box 447, Whitewater, WI 53190

Pet Types: cats, dogs, rabbits, small animals

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