URGENT: This animal could be euthanized if not adopted soon.

Duke (west)Animal ID: A3718031

About Duke (west)

Pit Bull mix
Age: Adult
Sex: Male

Hi, my name is DUKE ID#A3718031. I am a neutered male, brindle and white American Pit Bull Terrier mix. The shelter staff think I am about 7 years old, and I have been at the shelter since June 12, 2020. Duke is usually a friendly dog with people, but is reactive with other dogs. We recommend no other dogs in the home, and probably best not to adopt with small children. He does have a record of a bite on his record, though that was several years ago. Duke is quite nervous in the shelter, and if he is to have any kind of a happy life, needs to be in a loving home. Here are some notes from staff about recent contact with Duke: 6/14/2020 EVALUATION Canine was wary when handler approached kennel; took treats, and softened when handler kneeled outside of kennel. Allowed leashing and walked well to yard; although nervous of surroundings. Entered yard stiff with pilo-erection. Tolerated greetings; but started to lip curl with invasive greetings. Roamed yard on leash, but kept distance from dogs in yard. Placed in side yard for remainder of eval. 6/20/2020 ENRICHMENT Canine was alarm barking when handler approached kennel. Easy to leash, pulled on leash on the way to yard. In yard canine explored and solicited attention off and on. Affiliative, leans in for petting. Easy to leash, reactive to canines in kennels while passing by on return. Went back into kennel without issue. Please consider giving this abandoned guy a home and making him your next furry family member. '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: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/8050d45afae29a1fb6-mcacc 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!

Contact

Helping MCACC Shelter Animals
Maricopa County
2500 S 27th ave, Phoenix, Arizona 85009

DDee Patton 520-800-4633 (volunteer)

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Compatibility

  • Not Good with Other Dogs
  • Good with Kids and Adults

Personality

  • Average Energy
  • Average Temperament

Health

  • Neutered
  • Vaccinations Current

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