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American Staffordshire Terrier puppies and dogs in Independence, Missouri

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Bobblehead

American Staffordshire Terrier American Pit Bull Terrier

Male, Adult
Warrensburg, MO
Size
(when grown) Large 61-100 lbs (28-45 kg)
Details
Spayed or Neutered,
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Hi, I'm Bobblehead! I am a young adult stout bully mix. I tried to audition for the next John Wick movie, but they said I was too friendly. Even though I don't have ears, my puppy dog eyes can melt anyone's heart, which is my strategy to get all the treats! I can sit nicely when asked and I like to play! We could play fetch with a ball or tug with a rope! I'm a bit too rough and tumble for a household with children. I love fast food, so cats and other small animals are a definite no for my new home. If you're looking to add a lovable smoosh into your adult only home, come meet me at the shelter!
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Milly Mae

American Staffordshire Terrier American Pit Bull Terrier

Female, Adult
Warrensburg, MO
Size
(when grown) Large 61-100 lbs (28-45 kg)
Details
Spayed or Neutered,
Story
Hi, I'm Milly Mae! I am a large bully type terrier mix with so much love to give! I am a lovely dog with an amazing, snuggly personality. Some volunteers have taken me on dog's day out field trips and I always behave myself and have a great time! My energy levels are moderate to high, but I also enjoy couch naps. Treats and toys are equally exciting to me so I get jumpy sometimes during play. I cannot safely live with cats or small animals, but am available to meet potential doggie friends. If you're looking for a gorgeous gorgeous girlie to be your bestie, come meet me! I am getting a bit depressed living in the kennels, so I am looking for either a temporary foster home or a permanent adopter.
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Legend-Adoption Fee Sponsored

American Staffordshire Terrier Boxer

Female, Adult
Kansas City, MO
Size
(when grown) Med. 26-60 lbs (12-27 kg)
Details
Not good with kids, Good with dogs, Spayed or Neutered,
Story
Legend is 5 years old, Spayed, Microchipped, and Up to date on vetting Adoption fee SPONSORED Legend is an incredibly sweet cuddle bug who loves to give kisses and hugs to her people and loves to go for walks! She is a sensitive soul who can be nervous around new people and new surroundings, she needs a confident owner who will help her overcome her fears and set expectations for her so that she can rely on structure to help with her nerves. Legend is potty trained and walks great on a leash and knows all of her basic commands. She gets along well with calm, respectful dogs, who will give her time to warm up. She does need slower intros with new dogs as she will be nervous at first. Legend would do best in a home with no small children, but is not aggressive towards kids, the loud noises and fast movements just make her nervous and she would be most comfortable in an adult only home or possibly teenage age kids rather than young children.  Legend is really the sweetest dog with a little patience and TLC, She just needs a little time to come out of her shell. Once she does, you'll never get her out of your lap!  February 27, 2024, 6:26 pm
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Nimera

American Staffordshire Terrier

Female, Adult
Kansas City, MO
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
We are a matched based adoption agency, if you see a dog in our program in which you are interested in adopting, please fill out our online application at kcpaws.org and one of our adoptions counselors will be in touch once your application has been screened. Please note that we do require dogs to meet all members of the family including existing pets in the home before finalizing during your in home adoption. Age:1-2 years   Weight: Medium, 40 lbs    Female, Spayed  Microchipped Meet Nimera! Nimera is a young adult Staffordshire Terrier who has quickly become a staff and volunteer favorite at KC PAWS. Mostly because of her ability to transform from a dog into a weighted blanket in seconds. If there was an award for best snuggler, we think she'd take the gold! Unfortunately, Nimera had a very rough beginning before coming to us. She was found tied to a bridge nearby our rescue. We found out she had been adopted through a 'free adoption day event' at a larger shelter the month prior. Through her microchip we found her adopter had a violent criminal history, and we believe she unfortunately suffered at his hands before he left her tied to the bridge where she was luckily found by some good Samaritans who then called us. Normally you would think she would be terrified of people. She was the opposite, so thankful to be saved and to be loved she literally jumped into our arms and we carried her back to the car! She is super snuggly, has done well with doggy playmates, especially her bff Teegan the lab mix, and loves kids.   She walks great on a leash. She is currently working on learning basic obedience and is very food motivated. We can't say for sure where she is on potty training being that we have only seen her so far in a shelter environment, so any potential adopter should be willing to potty train.    Nimera will need a home with no cats.    She is all around a great dog who just wants to be close to her people. If you would be interested in meeting her, you can fill out our online dog adoption application at kcpaws.org    February 27, 2024, 6:26 pm
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Tiana (Adoption Fee Sponsored)

American Staffordshire Terrier

Female, Young
Kansas City, MO
Size
(when grown) Med. 26-60 lbs (12-27 kg)
Details
Good with kids, Good with dogs, Not good with cats, Needs special attention, Spayed or Neutered,
Story
We show our dogs by appointment only upon an approved adoption application. If you are reading this, we are still accepting applications for Tiana.  OUR ONLINE APPLICATION CAN BE FOUND AT KCPAWS.ORG or click this link: https://form.jotform.com/230296113596155 Meet Tiana! She is around 3-4 years old and weighs about 50 lbs. A good medium sized dog. We are so grateful we were able to get her out in time. She was so excited to come here and has been nothing but sweet to all of our staff and volunteers. Tiana is very affectionate and loves to have her wiggly butt scratched! She also loves to play in water.   Tiana, unfortunately does have some medical special needs. We took her to the vet for a third time as we had been trying to determine why she has over the last few months been prone to UTIs. After multiple test, and medication trails, it has been discovered that she has stage 2 kidney disease. Tiana came to us all the way from Texas, she had been dumped on a rural highway and left behind by her owner, she ended up at a high kill shelter and simply because she was a black pit bull, and as we know black pit bulls are the hardest dogs to find homes for, she was scheduled to be euthanized for space. I saw her sweet face on a Facebook post from the city shelter and pulled her immediately. A few days later, she was on the road to KC and to us. Cut to a year of her being at our shelter, she finds a home that I thought was going to be the best thing ever. I did her home visit, the family and home were so nice, the adopter asked great questions and kept in contact with me for a while, sending pictures and telling me how great she was. One year later, she gets brought into boarding while her adopter is out of town... and they don't come back for her. And we find that she has been having issues urinating, but her adopter hadn't taken her to the vet. So here she is again, in the shelter, I can only assume because she was having accidents, and her kidneys are failing her. Even with everything she's been through, and everything she's currently going through, she is the happiest girl. She gives everyone she meets big hugs and kisses and will do anything to get a little extra snuggle time. She is happy and loves to go for walks. Still, she is here, without a home of her own. Tiana loves people and would be great in a home with kids, however we have not had any cats around since having her so we would have to introduce her to any cats that may be in the home before we could say for sure if she would be okay with them. Tiana can be protective of her people at times, so it is important that she is in a home with owners that are committed to keeping he well socialized.  Tiana gets a long with many dogs but there have been a few that she has not meshed well with, she prefers chill, not so in your face playmates. But she would be perfectly happy to be an only dog and get all of the attention.  Much like their feline counterparts, black dogs find it difficult when it comes to adoption. Particularly larger black dogs – they are often left forgotten in what many shelter works call black dog syndrome. Basically, black pets typically are passed over for dogs and cats with different colors or unique markings.  If you have room in your heart and home for a sweet girl who eager to please, willing to learn, and very sweet, please consider applying for Tiana!February 27, 2024, 6:26 pm

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Izzy

English Bulldog Labrador Retriever

Female, Adult
Independence, MO
Size
(when grown) Med. 26-60 lbs (12-27 kg)
Details
Good with kids, Good with dogs, Spayed or Neutered,
Story
We are needing to rehome Izzy due to severe allergies with my newborn grandson. She is a wonderful dog very loving. We have had her for 1 year. Loves toys,loves to fetch and she's all about the food lol. We took her from a neighbor that said he had to move into an apartment and could not take her. She's missing one toe on her front foot and it kind of makes her special 🙂 My phone number is (xxx) xxx-xxxx . She is a chunky and wrinkly girl. Overall she is a wonderful girl. She's great with dogs but i've never had her around a cat so I'm unsure about that. My guess is that she would probably do fine. She is good with children. No real issues. We are willing to get her shots up to date for whoever would like to give her a loving home. She has no health issues or concerns. She has also been taking heart guard so there's no chance that she would have any heartworms or anything like that. Also, she's mixed with English bulldog so she has no tail.
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Bubbles

English Bulldog

Female, Adult
Independence, MO
Size
(when grown) Med. 26-60 lbs (12-27 kg)
Details
Spayed or Neutered,
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American Staffordshire Terrier shelters & rescues in Independence, Missouri

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10.2 miles

The Animal Rescue Alliance (TARA)

Raytown, MO 64133

Pet Types: cats, dogs

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Rescue

13 miles

Mid America Bully Breed Rescue

P.O. Box 410233, Kansas City, MO 64141

Pet Types: dogs

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Rescue

13 miles

Mid America Bully Breed Rescue

P.O. Box 410233, Kansas City, MO 64141

Pet Types: dogs

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Rescue

13 miles

Mid America Bully Breed Rescue

P.O. Box 410233, Kansas City, MO 64141

Pet Types: dogs

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Rescue

18 miles

Protective Animal Welfare Society (P.A.W.S.)

7833 Wornall Rd., Kansas City, MO 64114

Pet Types: cats, dogs

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Rescue

18 miles

Protective Animal Welfare Society (P.A.W.S.)

7833 Wornall Rd., Kansas City, MO 64114

Pet Types: cats, dogs

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Rescue

18 miles

Protective Animal Welfare Society (P.A.W.S.)

7833 Wornall Rd., Kansas City, MO 64114

Pet Types: cats, dogs

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Shelter

18.3 miles

The Humane Society of Greater Kansas City

5445 Parallel Parkway, Kansas City, KS 66104

Pet Types: cats, dogs, rabbits, small animals

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Shelter

18.3 miles

The Humane Society of Greater Kansas City

5445 Parallel Parkway, Kansas City, KS 66104

Pet Types: cats, dogs, rabbits, small animals

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Shelter

18.8 miles

Great Plains SPCA - Merriam Campus

5424 Antioch Drive, Merriam, KS 66202

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

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