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Ruger a Staffy mix
American Staffordshire Terrier Mix Dog For Adoption in RICHMOND, KY, USA

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Ad ID: ADN-53427
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Date Listed: 11/26/2017
Date Expires: 12/26/2017

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Seller Name: Courtney
Location: RICHMOND, KY 40475
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Breed: American Staffordshire Terrier Mix
Gender: Female Female
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Ruger

Age: Young
Availability Date: 11/26/2017
Location: RICHMOND, KY 40475
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American Staffordshire Terrier Mix Dog For Adoption in RICHMOND, KY, USA

Physical Attributes
Size Medium
Coat Length Short
Grooming Needs Low
Likes to Vocalize Quiet
Shedding Amount Moderate
Altered Yes
Behavioral Characteristics
OK with Kids Not Sure
OK with Dogs No
OK with Cats Yes
OK with Farm Animals No
Energy Level Moderate
Activity Level Moderately Active
Exercise Needs Moderate
Fence Required 6 foot
Obedience Training Has Basic Training
Owner Experience Required Breed
Other
  • Yard Required
  • Apartment Appropriate
  • Leash Trained
  • Crate Trained
  • Housetrained
  • Protective/Territorial
  • Good in a Car
  • Likes to Fetch
  • Likes to Play with Toys
  • Likes to Be in Your Lap

Ruger is a 2 year old Staffy Mix. She currently lives with 5 other dogs and one cat. She does great with the cat and does good with the dogs most of the time. She wants to be center of attention all the times so she would probably be suited best as an only dog. She is very possessive with toys and people(with other dogs around). She adapts well to any lifestyle if you want to sleep all day or run all day. she just wants the love and attention of her humans. She is crate trained and potty trained.

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