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Rescue Me ID: 14-11-20-00087Chino (male)

Pit Bull    Age: Young Adult

Compatibility: Good w/ Female Dogs Only, Not Good w/ Cats, Good w/ Kids and Adults 
Personality: High Energy, Average Temperament 
Health: Vaccinations Current 

    Very high energy dog. He does know sit, paw and lay down. Kennel and house trained. Loves to play and chase toys.

 Adoption Fee: $100 Animal Location:

Boone County Ogden, IA MAP IT!

Contact:
Destini Margetta 5156895503

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Rescue Me ID: 14-11-19-00594Hulk (male)

Pit Bull Mix    Age: Young Adult

Compatibility: Good w/ Most Dogs, Not Good w/ Cats, Good w/ Kids and Adults 
Personality: Average Energy, Average Temperament 
Health: Neutered, Vaccinations Current 

    Hulk is a wonderful companion he loves to play outside and has the energy for the outdoors but is very mellow indoors. Is great is older children and with dogs his size. He loves to cuddle and take daily walks. He would love someone who has time to play with him daily and take him on walks. he is house broken and well mannered. He took puppy obedience classes as well! Contact Me if interested!

 Adoption Fee: $75 Animal Location:

Polk County urbandale, IA MAP IT!

Contact:
Mirela A

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Rescue Me ID: 14-11-15-00116Farley (male)

Pit Bull Mix    Age: Adult

Compatibility: Good with Kids and Adults 
Personality: Average Energy, Average Temperament 
Health: Neutered, Vaccinations Current 

    Farley is looking for his forever home with someone who loves to go for long walks and hikes (and has the time and patience to help him reach his full potential at walking politely on a leash without pulling), someone who is consistent, patient, has lots of energy, and also someone who loves to cuddle and give affection! If you have these qualities, Farley has so much potential to be your extremely loyal and loving companion. We originally fostered Farley from Midwest Animal Rescue while we were living in Minneapolis. While we were fostering him, he had a health condition which cost the rescue organization vet bills and medication bills. ... (Read More)After fostering him for over a year, the organization told us that they could no longer afford to foster him out, and that if we did not want to adopt him, he would have to be euthanized. We had grown to love Farley and could not let him be euthanized, although we had not intended to adopt a dog at the time. So Farley became officially ours in 2010. Since, then we have moved to Iowa City and we've had a daughter who is currently 16 months old. Farley no longer has a health issue - we later discovered that his issues had been due to a tick born illness, which we were able to eliminate with the correct medication. Farley is currently a healthy, approximately 7 year old male (Midwest Animal Rescue was unsure of his exact age). We believe that he is an american staffordshire terrier possibly mixed with a spaniel of some sort. We have never seen Farley be aggressive toward a human. In fact, it's been the opposite. Farley loves adult attention from anyone willing to pet him or give him a belly rub. He loves to cuddle and be near his human. He will excitedly greet you (or anyone coming into your home) at the door. We have one other dog in our home, and with the exception one unfortunate incident right after we adopted the second dog, our dogs have gotten along great since. Farley has never attacked another dog, and he has been around a few other family members dogs. He does, however, bark and growl aggressively at dogs through the window and also when we go on walks. Farley has quite a bit of nervous energy and seems to be an anxious guy. He does bark a lot through our window at passers by. He loves to leave the house for car rides, but will not sit down, even during a several hours long car ride. He stands the entire time and paces excitedly. We have found that lots of exercise and consistent training and discipline can help with Farley's high energy, barking, and anxious behaviors. Sadly, we have come to the conclusion that with a small child of our own now, we do not have the time to devote to Farley that he desperately needs and deserves. The other reason for our finding Farley a new home is that, although Farley has always adored constant adult attention, he sometimes seems a bit annoyed by our curious 16 month old, who loves to follow him around and 'bother' him. He has given her a couple of unhappy grunts and we would hate for this to become an issue. We think Farley would do best in a house with no small children, although older kids should be absolutely fine. (Less)

     Animal Location:

Johnson County Iowa City, IA MAP IT!

Contact:
Keely Melchert 319-551-8779

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Rescue Me ID: 14-11-01-00117Deaf dog (female)

Pit Bull    Age: Young Adult

Compatibility: Good w/ Male Dogs Only, Good w/ Most Cats, Good w/ Adults (Not Kids) 
Personality: Average Energy, Somewhat Dominant 
Health: Needs to be Spayed, Vaccinations Current, Deaf 

    She is a great dog! Loving attentive just wants to please and be with you! Loves walks and is a crazy swimmer! Little exited when out of her kennel at first but cozys in rite next to you! She knows my sign language and is Very good at reading body language! Small kids scare her under 10 or so. Gosh she's such a good dog! Listens better than my other dogs! She wears a bell since she can't hear you can hear her. Likes cats and seems to get along with male dogs and some female dogs that are spayed. some! Just an all around lover!

 Adoption Fee: $100 Animal Location:

Hamilton County Webster city, IA MAP IT!

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Jennifer Ross 5152971747

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Rescue Me ID: 14-10-28-00491Jake (male)

Pit Bull Mix    Age: Young Puppy

Compatibility: Good with Most Dogs, Good with Kids and Adults 
Personality: Average Energy, Average Temperament 
Health: Neutered, Vaccinations Current 

    Jake is a 12 week old Australian Cattle dog/American Pitbull mix. He weighs 11.2 lbs. He is white with reddish freckles all over him. He is a typical puppy, plays, plays and plays some more then needs a refreshing nap so he can play again! He loves people and begs for your attention. Who could resist that adorable puppy face! Contact the shelter if you would like to come out and meet Jake and see if he would fit in with your family.

 Adoption Fee: $175 Animal Location:

Second Chance Dog Rescue
4803 Lisbon St.
Warren County Prole, IA 50229 MAP IT!

Contact:
641-297-2137

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Animal ID: 23390459Betsy (female)

Pit Bull Mix    Age: Young Adult

Compatibility: Good w/ Most Dogs, Not Good w/ Cats, Good w/ Kids and Adults 
Personality: High Energy, Average Temperament 
Health: Spayed, Vaccinations Current 

    Betsy is an amazing girl! She was abandoned and tied to a light pole outside the Boone Area Humane Society facility. She loves to chase squirrels and enjoys playing with puppies. Unfortunately she is not ok with all dogs, but could be worked with to learn to coexist. Betsy does well on a leash, but can jump fences! Please help us find Betsy a loving home! This lady deserves it!

 Adoption Fee: $95.00 Animal Location:

Boone County Boone, IA 50036 MAP IT!

Contact:
Ali Thomas 515-432-6112

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Rescue Me ID: 14-10-20-00357Zoey (female)

Pit Bull Mix    Age: Young Adult

Compatibility: Not Good with Other Dogs, Not Good with Cats 
Personality: Very High Energy, Average Temperament 
Health: Spayed, Vaccinations Current 

    
     Animal Location:

Scott County Davenport, IA MAP IT!

Contact:
Erin Brumbelow 5632093902

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Rescue Me ID: 14-10-14-00633Suede (male)

Pit Bull    Age: Young Adult

Compatibility: Good with Most Dogs, Good with Kids and Adults 
Personality: High Energy, Submissive 
Health: Needs to be Neutered, Needs Vaccinations 

    I have a 4 year old 'gotti' lined pitbull/bully. He has grown up around 3 other dogs and does very well. He isn't a big fan of big male dogs, he gets a bit defensive. Good with kids. I will not just adopt to just anyone, and the fee is for my own piece of mind. I am going to be going to school and I want to find him a good home beforehand. I don't want to take him to the pound. He's beautiful, doesn't have alterations to his ears. He's my baby and I hate to do it but I think someone else can give him a good home. Contact me by phone or email.

 Adoption Fee: $75 Animal Location:

Harrison County Dunlap, IA MAP IT!

Contact:
Eric Wiggins 712 592 3446

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


Rescue Me ID: 14-10-05-00100Layla (female)

Pit Bull    Age: Young Adult

Compatibility: Not Good with Other Dogs, Good with Kids and Adults 
Personality: High Energy, Average Temperament 
Health: Needs to be Spayed, Vaccinations Current, Abused/Neglected 

    She is a very good dog. Knows sit stay lay down how to kennel and listens well. She needs work onlynin being around other dogs. I do mot have the time to work with her since I have a 5 month old. She is a very good dog and is trained for anxiety. She is very smart and playful. She loves her ropes and is energetic. But also can be lazy. Please give her a chance. We need to find her a home asap

     Animal Location:

Scott County Davenport, IA MAP IT!

Contact:
Kersten Robinson 563-656-0756 or 563 505 6569

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Rescue Me ID: 14-09-29-01053  (male)

Pit Bull Mix    Age: Young Adult

Health: Neutered, Vaccinations Current 

    Meet TJ, a 3 year old Terrier/American Pit Bull mix. He's a happy and athletic boy who was rescued from the street by our friends at Adel Vet Clinic. He loves to play, especially with a ball. TJ will need a fenced yard to play in and, hopefully, an active family to keep him on the move. If you want an active play buddy, please fill out our adoption application.

     Animal Location:

AHeinz57 Pet Rescue and Transport
109 Guthrie
Dallas County DeSoto, IA MAP IT!

Contact:
515-834-3016

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Animal ID: 23890017Haylie Dawn (female)

Pit Bull Mix    Age: Adult

Health: Spayed, Vaccinations Current 

    
     Animal Location:

AHeinz57 Pet Rescue and Transport
109 Guthrie
Dallas County DeSoto, IA MAP IT!

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515-834-3016

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Rescue Me ID: 14-09-26-00740AJ (male)

Pit Bull    Age: Puppy

Compatibility: Good w/ Most Dogs, Good w/ Most Cats, Good w/ Kids and Adults 
Personality: Average Energy, Submissive 
Health: Needs to be Neutered, Vaccinations Current 

    
 Adoption Fee: $0 Animal Location:

Davis County bloomfield, IA 52537 MAP IT!

Contact:
wayne gittins 641-208-2343

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Rescue Me ID: 14-09-26-00165Cole (male)

Pit Bull Mix    Age: Puppy

Compatibility: Good with Female Dogs Only, Good with Adult Women Only 
Personality: Average Energy, Average Temperament 
Health: Neutered, Vaccinations Current 

    Cole is a wonderful dog who is the king of the castle right now! He's a bit wary of people upon meeting, and most men at all times. Once he knows you're safe, though, he'll melt your heart!

 Adoption Fee: $100 Animal Location:

PAWS of Greene County, IA
605 W Russell St
Greene County Jefferson, IA 50129 MAP IT!

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515-386-9814

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Rescue Me ID: 14-07-28-00506Maggie (female)

Pit Bull Mix    Age: Adult

Compatibility: Good w/ Most Dogs, Good w/ Most Cats, Good w/ Adults (Not Kids) 
Personality: Low Energy, Very Submissive 
Health: Spayed 

    **URGENT** Maggie is 8 years old, and is no longer tolerant of small children. Our household has 2 kids, a 4 year old and a baby. She has started growling at loud noises and is grumpy when the kids are playing on the floor. She has not bitten, but we are not able to trust her with the kids at this point in fear of a bite in the future. Maggie is such a sweet girl, she loves to lounge around and snuggle. She likes a quiet, calm atmosphere. She is very easy to care for and would be ideal for an adult household. PLEASE contact me if you are interested in meeting Maggie. We are located in Davenport, Iowa but willing to drive within a reasonable ... (Read More)distance to rehome to her a happy home. Thank you! (Less)

     Animal Location:

Scott County Davenport, IA MAP IT!

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Erika Wakefield 563-210-7276

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Rescue Me ID: 14-07-18-00552Braxon (male)

Pit Bull    Age: Young Adult

Compatibility: Good with Kids and Adults 
Personality: High Energy, Submissive 
Health: Neutered, Vaccinations Current 

    3 year old male, raised with children, was the only pet. Vaccs current and neutered.

     Animal Location:

Webster County Iowa

Contact:
515-571-9809

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Rescue Me ID: 14-06-08-00451SwayLeah (female)

Pit Bull    Age: Puppy

Compatibility: Good w/ Most Dogs, Good w/ Most Cats, Good w/ Kids and Adults 
Personality: Very High Energy, Average Temperament 
Health: Spayed, Vaccinations Current 

    SwayLeah is a beautiful dog and fairly good. She cannot be left out of a kennel when no one is home. She is potty trained, and knows basic commands with some tricks. And she is good kids. She lives with 2 female pit bulls, and she has had other dogs come in and out of house because I did fostering.

 Adoption Fee: $150 Animal Location:

Tama County traer, IA 50675 MAP IT!

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tja taylor 3194296186

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PIease Read Before Adopting a Pit Bull in Iowa
    Pit Bull Dogs can make good pets in Iowa if they match your IifestyIe. The American Pit Bull Terrier is a powerful dog with an undeserved reputation for inherent viciousness. A Pit Bull that receives attention, firm training, and thorough socialization makes a wonderful family guardian that is trustworthy with children. Pit Bulls need committed, experienced owners that exude leadership. Pit Bulls excel at high level obedience with proper training. Pit Bulls have been bred for dog fights, and unfortunately a dog that is abused, neglected, or whose instinctive aggression is encouraged, can become hostile and dangerous. Pit Bulls can adapt to apartment life with enough exercise.

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    Some people believe that Pit Bulls are identical to what Bulldogs were in the past. American Pit Bull Terriers are very similar, and some argue identical, to Staffordshire Bull Terriers.

Related pages:

Pit Bull Rescue

Iowa Animal Rescue
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Greene County - Paton 50217
Animal Protection & Education 515-460-SPAY

Jefferson County - Fairfield, IA 52556
Noah's Ark Animal Foundation 641-472-6080

Muscatine County - Muscatine, IA 52761
SNAP (Spay Neuter Assistance for Pets) 563-264-2370

Scott County - Davenport, Iowa 52806
Humane Society of Scott County 563-388-6655

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