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Beryl (west)Animal ID: A4416929

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About Beryl (west)

Pit Bull mix
Age: Puppy
Sex: Male

Hi, my name is BERYL - ID#A4416929. I am a male, gray and white American Pit Bull Terrier. The shelter staff think I am about 2 years old, and I have been at the shelter since May 11, 2020. Beryl needs an experienced handler. We recommend no small children or no children, and maybe he should be only dog in the home. He has been extremely fearful, but has improved a lot recently. Beryl is very selective in both his dog friends and human friends. Much patience will be needed with this puppy. Here are the latest notes from volunteers who spent time with Beryl: 5/20/2020 WALK Beryl was easy to put lead on and exit out of kennel. walked to play yard. Walked him around the yard with lead on. He leaned into petting, and allowed petting on head, sides of face and under chin. Light petting on dogs back. Had dog go for a longer walk in a large play area. Dog was relaxed. Easy kennel return to kennel and removal of lead. 5/20/2020 OBSERVATION Tense, direct stare on approach; barked, snapped when handler began unlocking door; relaxed when handler presented leash; easy pull; pulled on leash; explored yard; solicited attention and allowed petting all over; easy return Throughout the rest of the day dog remained relaxed when handler approached kennel 5/21/2020 OBSERVATION Easy kennel removal with lead. Dog walked gently today. Went to large play yard. Dog enjoyed exploring. Dog came into handler multiple times for petting. Dog relaxed and mouth relaxed. Dog enjoyed attention from handler. Dog walked gently back to kennel. Easy to remove lead. Brought toys for this dog. Dog likes toys. Enjoys squeaky toys. Dog played with toys in kennel. Dog is more relaxed. 'URGENT' If you have no breed restrictions, please call ASAP = 520-800-4633 PLEASE NOTE: You must have an appointment to go to shelter to meet this dog. With the COVID-19 situation continually changing, we are currently only scheduling appointments about two weeks in advance. Although your preferred date and time slot may not be available right now, we are constantly receiving cancellations and attempting to update the sign-up list as frequently as possible. Please check the sign-up link often as availability changes throughout the day. Thank you for your patience and understanding. Please make an appointment by clicking on this link: After doing this you will: 1. Get paired with an Adoption Counselor at your appointment time. 2. Meet the pet of your dreams. 3. Complete the adoption paperwork. 4. Go home with your new best friend!

Maricopa County
Phoenix, Arizona 85009


  • Good with Most Dogs
  • Good with Kids and Adults


  • Average Energy
  • Average Temperament


  • Neutered
  • Vaccinations Current

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