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Pork Rind D211269

American Pit Bull Terrier (short coat) / Male / Adult

Details about Pork Rind D211269

  • ID D211269
  • Available for Adoption
  • Dog
  • Tan/Yellow/Fawn with White
  • Coatlength: Short
  • Activity Level: Moderate
  • Good with Dogs: Yes
  • Good with Adults: All
  • Reaction to New People: Friendly

More about Pork Rind D211269

  • Energy Level: Moderate
  • Indoor/Outdoor: Indoor Only

Name: Pork Rind
Age: DOB Approx. 9/21/17
Gender: Male
Breed: Pitty x
Weight: 50
Dog friendly: Yes
Cat friendly: No
Kid friendly: Yes
House Trained: Yes
Crate Trained: TBD
Energy level: Moderate
History: Pulled from an animal control 
Adoption Fee: $500

 

From the Foster:

This guy is such a mellow and sweet pup. He does have a good amount of energy tho when going outside or meeting new people but is good on a leash. We took a cozy nap together the first day he came home with me, he adjust to new environments quickly. He’s very sweet. He loves pets and belly rubs. He is pretty good with other dogs but will let them know when he needs his space. He wants to be involved with what you’re doing even if it’s just laying on the other side of the bed. Pork Rind loves to say hi to people on walks, he is very loved in the neighborhood and anywhere he goes! I can see him living happily in a home with a family, he’s good with kids. He isn’t a fan of cats. Unfortunately, he doesn’t seem to know "sit" or "stay" yet we are working on that, possibly due to his joint and leg condition when arriving at Second Hand Hounds. He is house trained and has only had a few accidents inside post-surgery. Overall Pork Rind is great company and very loving dog who’s looking for a home that will give him lots of love.

 

Through the course of my veterinary care at Secondhand Hounds it was found that I had a low grade mast cell tumor. Mast cell tumors are the most common malignant masses in dogs and can occur in many different organs, but the skin is the most common location for these to form (which is where mine was located.) Thankfully, it was completely removed! My future adopters should monitor for the formation of any other masses, and if one forms have it evaluated by their primary veterinarian. 
I also have a grade 4/4 luxating patella in my left rear knee and a grade 2-3/4 luxating patella in my right rear knee and will need an orthopedic surgery completed by a specialist at the SHH Vet Center. I will for sure need surgery on my left knee, and potentially on my right (to be determined during my recovery.) The recovery requires some restricted activity and at-home physical therapy for 12 weeks so I'm going to need an adopter aware of this who is able to help me through the recovery so I can get settled in my forever home sooner! 

I will be adopted with a FTA (foster to adopt) contract so my adoption can take place, while SHH still manages the financial responsibility of my orthopedic surgery. Any other medical care needed outside of this surgery and recovery would be the responsibility of my new family.