My name is Rocket, and they call me 'Rocketman' around here. I'm that fast! What I mostly go for is food. Yep. I'm an American Bulldog hog. I LOVE it. I seek it out. It's my everything. But I want you to be my everything too and take me home with you! I've started having a huge amount of angst and anxiety toward men and other dogs now, so they will be careful where they place me. I need hugs and blankets, and stuffed animals! And treats! I'll do anything for a treat. I'm a hunk of burning love for my treats! If I sound like a dog you could share your home, and food with, then look no further. I'll even go on a jogging regime with you if you want! I am heartworm negative, microchipped, and weigh a trim 55 pounds. I'm ready for life on a couch! My ancestry is American Bulldog with a few other breeds probably thrown in there. Come adopt me and see what a true couch potato looks like! Rocket is a male pitbull mix found as a stray on Davis Street. He is brown in color and was wearing a collar with a lock on it. He is very much improved now on weight and has really come around so he is available to adopt or rescue. He has been fully vetted and is heartworm negative and microchipped. He has high anxiety toward the other dogs and will latch onto another dog if given the chance. He also has really started growling at barking at men who have come to visit him. ANIMAL ID: 245 SHELTER NAME: ROCKET Weight: 53 LBS Current Condition: GOOD DOB: 8-17-15 Gender: MALE BREED: PITBULL MIX ADOPTION FEE: $75 COLOR: BROWN Intake Date: 8-4-17 Microchip: YES Collar:NO Intake Type: STRAY Date Available: 8-11-17 Road Found: DAVIS STREET CITY Illness/Injury: NONE Good With Adults: YES but watching him around men Good With Kids: YES OLDER ONES Good With Other Dogs: NO Good With Cats: YES BUT CURIOUS Housebroken: UNKNOWN Energy Level: AVERAGE Can be handled/touched: YES ALL OVER Barker: YES Escape Artist: NO Food Aggressive: NO Food Type: BOTH Heartworm Status: NEGATIVE Allergies: NONE Walks on Leash: YES Lewisburg Animal Shelter 300 Woodside Lewisburg TN 37091 931-359-5948 Adoptions/rescue inquiries 931-359-7215 Strays/welfare checks/nuisance dog calls for ACOs [email protected] Follow us on facebook under Lewisburg Animal Shelter Volunteers to see more candid photos of the dogs in our photo Albums. The current adoption fee is $75 which includes the dogs spay or neuter and Rabies vaccination at a local vet, and covers the distemper/parvo vaccine and bordetella vaccine and dewormings it receives here at our shelter. No dog will leave the shelter to an adopter without being vetted first. By TN state law stray dogs are held for 3 days so they can be found by their owners before being put up for adoption or rescue. A dog found as a stray wearing a collar is held for 5 days before it is put up for adoption or rescue. Our shelter is a first come first adopt/rescue facility.There are no holds placed on dogs for potential adopters/rescue, however if a party is interested in a particular dog before it becomes available they may send an inquiry to [email protected] and those inquiries will be kept track of in order of received once dog becomes available. Adopters/rescues will be notified what order they are in in regards to each dog. They are available at 8am on the day they are available. Non vetted dogs will have an appointment scheduled and will be available for pickup for adoption the day after their surgery. Approved rescues may pull a dog and have vetted at their own expense once available to the public.