AbbyRescue Me ID: 24-04-08-00168

About Abby

Adoption Fee: $225
German Shepherd / American Staffordshire Terrier
Age: Young Adult
Sex: Female

Meet Abby, a resilient 4-and-a-half-year-old sweetheart whose breed mix is a delightful mystery, though we suspect there's some German Shepherd and American Pitbull Terrier in her lineage. Weighing in at 52 pounds, Abby's journey to our rescue was one of survival and healing. Discovered by a compassionate soul in October of 2023, Abby bore fresh wounds, evidence of recent battles likely from encounters with other dogs or perhaps even coyotes. It took months of dedicated care to mend her physical wounds and fight off the heartworm infection that threatened her well-being. Restricted to cage rest for over two months, Abby's resilient spirit shone through, and today she stands ready for her next chapter. While she's a tad on the plump side now, Abby's eager to shed those extra pounds with some regular exercise. She's a fan of leisurely strolls, though her excitement may lead her to pull on the leash or surprise you with sudden animal-chasing escapades. However, on her turf, Abby is a perfect hostess, getting along swimmingly with other animals. A true cuddle bug, Abby finds solace in snuggling up next to her favorite human, though she may initially show signs of past mistreatment by cowering at sudden movements. Fear not, as she readily accepts belly rubs and eagerly hops into cars for thrilling rides upon hearing the command, 'jump in.' Abby's journey to recovery has been nothing short of remarkable, and we're overjoyed to finally open the doors to her forever home. While she'd appreciate the company of a fellow canine companion, what Abby truly seeks is a home filled with love and devotion. Some basic training would do wonders for her, though she's already proven herself to be quite adept with her potty habits and adjusts well to being crated, we prefer it only for short periods as she you get to know and trust her and she acclimates to her new surroundings. Spayed, up to date on vaccinations, micro-chipped, and faithfully on heartworm preventative medication, Abby is more than ready to embark on the adventure of a lifetime with her new family. Her adoption fee is $225, a small price to pay for the boundless love and companionship she promises to offer. If you're ready to shower Abby with the love and attention she deserves, please consider opening your heart and home to her by applying at


The Misfits Dog Rescue
El Paso County
Penrose, Colorado 81240

Contact Person:
Susan Sterritt, [email protected]



  • Good with Most Dogs
  • Not Good with Cats
  • Good with Kids and Adults


  • Average Energy
  • Average Temperament


  • Spayed
  • Vaccinations Current

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