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American Pit Bull Terrier puppies and dogs in Cedar Rapids, Iowa

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Adopt an American Pit Bull Terrier near you in Cedar Rapids, Iowa

These American Pit Bull Terriers are available in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.
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Apheana

American Pit Bull Terrier

Female, Adult
Cedar Rapids, IA
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
This is Apheana, and she is estimated to be about 6 years old. She came into my families life by accident really, I was working on someone’s home and found her in the basement, very skinny and with serious skin issues. I offered to take her on the spot because I could see how badly she needed a home. Today, 2 years later, she’s at a healthy weight, has clear skin and gets to play. Unfortunately, I had no real plan with Apheana and my home and lifestyle has evolved and grown since she came home with me, we cannot keep up with the attention she deserves. We really hope someone can give this dog all the love she should be getting.
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Colette

American Pit Bull Terrier

Female, Adult
Cedar Rapids, IA
Size
(when grown) Med. 26-60 lbs (12-27 kg)
Details
Spayed or Neutered,
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Kaia Carson

Pit Bull Terrier

Female, Adult
Cedar Rapids, IA
Size
(when grown) Med. 26-60 lbs (12-27 kg)
Details
Not good with kids, Not good with dogs, Not good with cats, Spayed or Neutered,
Story
You can fill out an adoption application online on our official website.Hi, my name is Kaia, and I came all the way from California.  While the west coast has all the sunshine,  I wanted to see how the mid-west farmers daughters lived.  All the dog volunteers at Last Hope say I am the sweetest little girl, I love to snuggle, and give tons of kisses.  I love to ride in the car and go for walks and I am super good at both! I am a very strong girl and need someone equally as strong.  I am a princess and love all the attention so I will need to be the only pet in the house.  I also need a home that has a privacy fence in case the neighbors have pets.  So if you always wished they all could be  California girls and wanted one of your own, then I am your girl.....  Kaia’s adoption fee is $250 and includes her spay, micro chip and current vaccinations. Last Hope requires that all of our animals be kept on year round heart worm preventative and as indoor dogs only. Our adoption process includes a background check, personal and vet reference checks as well as a home visit. Visit this organization's web site to see any additional information available about this pet.February 28, 2024, 4:42 pm
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Oscar

Pit Bull Terrier

Male, Adult
Cedar Rapids, IA
Size
(when grown) Large 61-100 lbs (28-45 kg)
Details
Good with dogs, Spayed or Neutered,
Story
You can fill out an adoption application online on our official website.Looking for a dog with a winning personality? Luckily you've found Oscar! He's a very social dog who would do best in a home where he can spend quality time with his people and at least one other accepting medium - large dog. Oscar enjoys a short daily walk and lots of plush and chew toys. He is a bit of a juggernaut who doesn't know it, and he greets everyone he meets with love and a wagging tail. He's fully house trained and nondestructive when home with his foster's other dogs unkenneled. People in the home should be teens and older due to his slightly oblivious nature and high food drive. Oscar does have some mild allergies, he' well managed with diet and seasonal allergy medication but may occasionally have some flare ups. Oscar's adoption fee is $250 and includes his neuter, microchip, current vaccinations and preventatives plus a free basic obedience class at Cedar Run Company in Hiawatha. Last Hope requires that all animals be kept as indoor pets only, be altered and current on vaccinations and preventatives. We look for adopters with current and/or former pets to have a demonstrated history of this. Our adoption process includes reference and background checks, a vet history check and a home visit. Visit this organization's web site to see any additional information available about this pet.February 28, 2024, 4:42 pm
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DJ

Pit Bull Terrier

Male, Young
Cedar Rapids, IA
Size
(when grown) Med. 26-60 lbs (12-27 kg)
Details
Good with kids, Not good with cats, Spayed or Neutered,
Story
You can fill out an adoption application online on our official website.DJ is such a happy dude! He had a tough start, he was brought into rescue heartworm positive so has just recently finished treatment to get him healthy. That treatment includes 12 weeks of strict kennel rest so this young guy is all ready to get out and stretch his legs and have some fun as your new adventure buddy! DJ rides great in a car, he makes friends with every single person he meets and while he has good young dog energy, he also calms down very quickly when it’s time to relax! DJ can be dog selective so might be best suited as the only animal in your home, he is not a match with cats. DJ is very people friendly and we think he’s be great with kids, he’s best paired with elementary aged or older. With DJ’s history of having heartworm as a young dog, it’s important that his owner understand the importance of providing year round heartworm preventatives and routine vet care!    DJ’s adoption fee is $250 and includes his neuter, microchip, current vaccinations and preventatives plus a free basic obedience course at Cedar Run Company in Hiawatha. Last Hope requires that all animals be kept as indoor pets only and be kept current on vaccinations and preventatives. Our adoption process includes a vet history check and a home visit. Visit this organization's web site to see any additional information available about this pet.February 28, 2024, 4:42 pm
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Stella

Pit Bull Terrier Boxer

Female, Adult
Cedar Rapids, IA
Size
(when grown) Med. 26-60 lbs (12-27 kg)
Details
Good with kids, Good with dogs, Good with cats, Spayed or Neutered,
Story
You can fill out an adoption application online on our official website.Hi, my name is Stella. I am a 2 to 3 years old brindle Pittie-mix that loves to give kisses and hugs. I sometimes forget that I am too big to be a lap dog, but that doesn't stop me as I crave attention! One of my favorite things in the whole world is snuggling and cuddling with my people. I also love playing with toys, but don't expect them to last very long.  When I was rescued, I had a rough time birthing a litter of pups and was not in the best shape. The volunteers at Last Hope are the best though and my babies and I got the help we needed so now we are ready for our forever homes! Treats are the best motivator for training me! I know "sit", "stay", "shake", and I know what "no" means. I am learning to walk on a short leash, but can sometimes wander or pull so I still need some work. I am a smart girl and it doesn't take me long to learn new things. My foster mom would say I am a really good listener and she wants me to teach my foster siblings to behave as well as I do.  I am good with cats and get along with my three foster dog siblings as well. With a slow introduction, I should do great with another furry friend in my forever home. I do however like to scarf down food so I use a slow-feeder and prefer to eat separately from other animals so I don't overdo it at dinner time.  If you are looking for a sweet dog to be by your side, I am your gal! I promise you will fall in love with me and all my doggie hugs and kisses! Stella's adoption fee is $250 and includes her spay, microchip, current vaccinations, preventatives, and snap testing. If you would like to meet Stella, please submit an adoption application on Adopthope.org! Stella is seeking an indoor only home. Last Hope requires that adopters have a history of having kept their pets altered, current on vaccinations and preventatives, and as indoor only pets. Our adoption process includes a vet history check and a home visit.Visit this organization's web site to see any additional information available about this pet.February 28, 2024, 4:42 pm

Or, how about these American Pit Bull Terriers in cities near Cedar Rapids, Iowa

These American Pit Bull Terriers are available for adoption close to Cedar Rapids, Iowa.
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Eeyore

American Pit Bull Terrier

Male, Young
Coralville, IA
Size
(when grown) Large 61-100 lbs (28-45 kg)
Details
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This 1-1/2-year-old male pit mix is the complete package – neutered, up-to-date on shots, house trained, kennel trained, and an absolute delight to be around. Here's why Eeyore is the perfect addition to your family: Playful Spirit: Eeyore is a bundle of energy and enthusiasm! He loves to play, run, and chase after balls. Whether it's a game of fetch or a playful romp in the yard, Eeyore is always up for some fun. Snuggle Master: When it's time to wind down, Eeyore transforms into the perfect snuggle buddy. His affectionate nature makes him a great companion for cozy evenings on the couch or lazy Sunday afternoons. Culinary Enthusiast: Eeyore has a love for food that matches his love for play. Mealtime is one of his favorite parts of the day, and he'll surely keep you entertained with his enthusiasm for eating. Social Butterfly: Eeyore is not just great with humans; he's also a social butterfly with other dogs and cats. His friendly and easygoing nature makes him a fantastic addition to multi-pet households. Work in Progress: Eeyore may have a habit of jumping on people, but fear not – we're actively working on refining this behavior. With a little guidance and consistent training, he's sure to become a well-mannered gentleman. Leash Perfection: Walking with Eeyore is a breeze. He excels on a leash, making outdoor adventures a joy for both of you. Whether it's a leisurely stroll or an energetic hike, Eeyore is the ideal walking companion.
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Oreo

American Pit Bull Terrier

Male, Adult
Coralville, IA
Size
(when grown) Large 61-100 lbs (28-45 kg)
Details
Good with kids, Good with dogs, Not good with cats, Spayed or Neutered,
Story
Meet Oreo! This big boy is all puppy! He just wants to play and get belly rubs! He is great with other dogs! Cannot be in a home with cats. He is also good with kids! This boy seems to be potty trained, he is crate trained and will lay there and go right to sleep without a noise. This boy just needs a family he can curl up next to and love on! Could he be a good fit for you?
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Daisy

American Pit Bull Terrier

Female, Adult
Coralville, IA
Size
(when grown) Med. 26-60 lbs (12-27 kg)
Details
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Story
Let me tell you about this adorable dog named Daisy! 🐶❤️ Daisy is an absolute love and has such a gentle way of showing her affection. She's a pro at gently jumping up to greet the people she loves! 🥰 Daisy is so great with kids and other dogs, and that's a big plus for her social skills! 🐾👶🐕 While she hasn't been tested with cats yet, she does tend to bark at them when she sees them. But hey, maybe that's just because she's following the lead of the other dogs around her! 🐱 One thing you can count on with Daisy is her good recall. When you call her name, she comes running back to you like a champ! And when it comes to going for walks, she's a pro on the leash. No pulling or tugging, just a nice, enjoyable stroll. 🐾🚶‍♀️ The best part about Daisy is that she's not a big barker. She's a well-behaved pup who loves her people and craves their company. With Daisy by your side, you'll have a loyal and loving furry friend who brings so much joy to your life. 🏡❤️🐶 So if you're looking for a fantastic companion, Daisy might just be the perfect match for you!
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Darby

American Pit Bull Terrier American Staffordshire Terrier

Female, Young
Marion, IA
Size
(when grown) Med. 26-60 lbs (12-27 kg)
Details
Spayed or Neutered,
Story
HI! My name is Darby! I am an 11 months old, petite little pitty mix and have been through so much in my short little life. In November 2023, I was hit by a car, resulting in a terrible injury to my arm. My owners couldn't afford to provide me the medical treatment I so desperately needed so they tied me to the patio fence of another woman's home with a note attached to my collar that said "take care of my dog, I don't have the money to get her leg fixed". That's where my brand new life began! I was hospitalized almost immediately, after radiographs revealed I had a badly fractured right front radius and ulna very close to my elbow. This was painful for me and it made it hard for me to use my arm, so I stopped. I underwent a complex surgery to place an external fixator with pins to provide me the stability needed for my arm to heal in the proper position. After weeks of rechecks to change my bumpers and in-patient physical therapy, I was finally able to get this contraption removed in mid January, 2024 when x-rays showed my bones had healed fantastically. Throughout my ordeal, everyone I have ever met fell in love with me. I made a lot of great friends who just adored the wonderful and resilient girl I am. I love everyone I know (especially kids!) and am so happy to see and meet new people. I am always there to greet you with the cutest little wiggle but when you walk through the door! I have been eager to learn since the first day I was rescued and do wonderful with children and other dogs. My foster family has grown to love me so incredibly much. They would like for me to find a forever family with kids to play with and a fur sibling that can show me the ropes. I love to cuddle up to my foster fur brother, Griffin, and play with my toys! I know the difference between my toys and my foster human siblings' toys and if I get them confused, I know to leave those alone without having to be told twice. Stuffies are my vice and I will attempt to eat them, so stronger toys are probably best for me. One's I can't destroy. I am an AMAZING cuddler and have even been known to sleep with my family on my back, similar to a human. Although I am crate trained, if you let me on the couch so I can snuggle you, I will be forever grateful! I just always want to be near you and with those I love! An active family that will take me along is my ultimate dream. Darby is up to date on vaccinations, 4DX tested, microchipped and spayed. She will do best in a home with a physically fenced yard, so she can run and play safely. Adopters must be within a two-hour radius of Cedar Rapids, IA. Indoor homes only. Applications can be submitted at: https://www.aplanimalrescue.org/dogs
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Nutmeg

Pit Bull Terrier

Female, Adult
South Amana, IA
Size
(when grown) Med. 26-60 lbs (12-27 kg)
Details
Spayed or Neutered,
Story
You can fill out an adoption application online on our official website.Nutmeg came to Safe Haven as a stray in March 2023. After never being reclaimed, she has been brought up-to-date on her vaccinations, examined by our Veterinarian, she tested negative for Heartworm, and has been started on monthly flea/tick & heartworm preventatives. Upon her arrival and once we were able to get to know her a little more,  it was appearant that she had a few medical concerns that needed further medical attention before being released for adoption to her new forever home. Nutmeg has occasional coughing or gag-like spells. Typically, these spells occur when she is pulling at the end of the leash while on her walks. They also have been known to occur when she gets excited about her surroundings - like other dogs nearby, walking past her kennel space, etc. Her initial veterinary exam was a visual exam. This visual exam did not reveal any causes for the coughing that was being occasionally noticed. Our veterinarian recommended further testing done by Frey Pet Hospital. At this appointment, Nutmeg had x-rays and imaging done. Nothing abnormal was seen through this imaging - so it was recommended to set up an appointment with Iowa State University for an upper and lower endoscopy and rhinescopy. These were done hoping to find answers or a cause for the coughing that Nutmeg experiences. These procedures at Iowa State University did not yield anything to be wrong anatomically. It was suggested that Nutmeg may be having some allergy-like effects to food and/or environmental allergies causing her coughing spells. She is currently receiving a special prescription diet food for her overall health.Nutmeg currently receives a couple different medications to help channel her behaviors while under our care at the shelter. The shelter environment is a stressful environment for many dogs including, Nutmeg. Nutmeg has been known to exhibit poor behaviors such as jumping, nipping & biting, excessive barking, and other alike behaviors since being under our care at Safe Haven. She can be a very exciteable girl who doesn't always understand her limits nor understand how to calm herself down safely. A home that has experience with resource guarding and reactiveness would lead Nutmeg to be most successful in a home setting. After getting to know Nutmeg more, we do believe a home without children would be best as Nutmeg can be somewhat unpredictable with her actions and children may cause her to be on-edge more so.If you feel you may be able to provide the home Nutmeg deserves, please complete an online adoption application as the first step of the meet & greet/adoption process. This online adoption application can be found on our website at www.wesavepets.com. Once the application has been submitted, a Safe Haven volunteer will be in contact to discuss the next steps.   Visit this organization's web site to see any additional information available about this pet.February 28, 2024, 4:22 pm
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Sugar

Pit Bull Terrier

Female, Adult
South Amana, IA
Size
(when grown) Large 61-100 lbs (28-45 kg)
Details
Spayed or Neutered,
Story
You can fill out an adoption application online on our official website.Meet Sugar! This sweetie came to us a few months ago as a local stray and after never being reclaimed, she has had her vet work all brought up-to-date. Upon her arrival at Safe Haven, it was evident that she was not feeling the greatest as several Safe Haven staff and volunteers were reporting continual diarrhea and vomiting in her kennel. When our veterinarian was able to examine Sugar, she knew something was not right - after further testing thru an ultrasound, it appeared that Sugar's intestines were not looking the way they should. After a several hour long 'exploratory surgery', our veterinarian was able to come to the conclusion that Sugar had some serious infection going on along with previous infectious material within her intestines and her very enlarged spleen was not keeping up with fighting off present infection. After overcoming a very intrusive surgery, Sugar was started on a very strict and special diet along with several medications to help her continue to fight off any infection that was still present internally. After receiving 24/7 around the clock care - Sugar may have gotten a little spoiled with all the attention from many Safe Haven volunteers... she learned to love attention & affection very quickly! :)Fast forward about two months, Sugar is doing really well! She has completed her rounds of antibiotics and medications have been finished. She has worked her way towards a 'normal' diet over the last several weeks and has been doing very well with this transition. Our veterinarian is ready for Sugar to be cleared and officially available for adoption! Sugar would do best in a home as an only pet, as she does not get along well with other dogs nor cats. Once you're able to meet Sugar - you will know, Sugar is the only pet you will need to fill your heart! Sugar is a very strong and active girl - always on the go!! She would love an active family with many long walks in her future - a fenced yard would be wonderful for this active girl as well! Interested in meeting or adopting Sugar? Please complete an online adoption application for her which can be found on our website at www.wesavepets.com. Once the application is submitted, a volunteer will be in contact with you shortly.Visit this organization's web site to see any additional information available about this pet.February 28, 2024, 4:22 pm

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Sarge in Charge

English Bulldog

Male, Adult
Cedar Rapids, IA
Size
(when grown) Large 61-100 lbs (28-45 kg)
Details
Good with kids, Not good with dogs, Not good with cats, Spayed or Neutered,
Story
You can fill out an adoption application online on our official website.Mr. Sarge in Charge is ready to find a forever home! This handsome English Bulldog is around 5-6 years old. Sarge is good with kids, he will require a home with no other animals and a secure 4' fence or higher. Sarge is good with women only, we do not know his background but have learned that men are ultimately not a fit for him. Sarge's adoption fee is $250 and includes his neuter, microchip and current vaccinations.  Last Hope requires that all animals be kept as indoor pets only, be altered and current on vaccinations. Our adoption process includes reference and background checks, a vet check and a home visit.  Please submit an adoption application for consideration at www.Adopthope.orgVisit this organization's web site to see any additional information available about this pet.February 28, 2024, 4:42 pm
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Atlas

Boxer Terrier (Unknown Type, Medium)

Male, Adult
Cedar Rapids, IA
Size
(when grown) Med. 26-60 lbs (12-27 kg)
Details
Not good with kids, Good with dogs, Not good with cats, Spayed or Neutered,
Story
You can fill out an adoption application online on our official website.Atlas is ready to be the king of your world! This handsome bridle boy is happiest when he's running and playing fetch.  Atlas is well trained and knows how to sit, shake, stay, lay down, wait, come, leave it and get up. Atlas is also muzzle trained, he prefers to wear this when meeting strangers or doing scary things like visiting the vet's office.  Atlas would thrive in an active home with adults only who are dog savvy and maintain a relatively quiet home life. We don't know all of his background, but we know that strangers in the home are scary to Atlas and he isn't sure if he's supposed to protect you from them or not!  Atlas loves to play, so another playful dog in the home would make for a perfect match! Atlas is kennel and potty trained, and also loves to give kisses. A 4-6 foot high fenced in yard would be a dream come true for ol' Atlas, here he could run and play to his hearts content and maybe learn some more impressive commands with a little help from his new family. If you are interested in learning more about Atlas please complete an adoption application for consideration at www.AdoptHope.org.  The adoption fee for Atlas is $250 and includes his neuter, microchip, current vaccinations and preventatives as well as a FREE obedience class through Cedar Run in Hiawatha.  Our adoption process includes reference and background checks, a vet check and home visit.  Visit this organization's web site to see any additional information available about this pet.February 28, 2024, 4:42 pm

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