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|Rescue Me ID: 15-01-17-00056Faith (female)|
My neighbors and I had seen this poor sweet dog(brindle pitbull mix) hanging around Buttonwoods for a couple of weeks in December. She was so afraid of people, she would run at the site of one. Her tail was tucked between her legs and pinned to her belly. On Christmas morning I saw her and decided I was going to take as long as possible to get her to trust me. After three hours I got her in my yard to feed her. And once I put a bowl of food down for her, the walls started to break down. Right from the beginning I could see the abuse and trauma she has been through. The first time I pulled out the mop, she peed herself and fell to the ground shaking. So she was definitely beaten heavily. But being a dog they snap out of it quick. In just a couple of weeks, we have made enough progress that made me fall in love with her. But I am being forced to move, and may have to live out of my car for a bit. And this poor dog does not deserve anymore human bullshit. She is an angel. Not aggressive at all. In fact because of what she has endured, she is very submissive. Does not have fear biting capabilities. I am well versed in dog psychology, and I have done al I can to test any dangers. She has been great with my Golden Retriever and both cats. They all sleep together already. I must make sure she goes to a loving, kind, caring, and understanding home. She still has a lot of nervous energy, but each day it subsides. She has already learned sit, lay, easy, heal, stay, when she had no clue what any of this meant before. She is a very fast learner. When someone knocks, she barks. But after a little reassurance she is fine. So please, anyone looking for a real sweetheart, Let me know. It would also be nice if I can find a temporary foster. I really do not want to lose her. She has taught me so much about life and love. I at least would like to keep in touch or get progress reports. Call me. At 401-391-2091. Leave a message, I will get back to you. Or find me on facebook. David Cunetta or https://www.facebook.com/dcunetta (Less)
Kent County Warwick, RI MAP IT!
|Rescue Me ID: 15-01-13-00285Max (male)|
Max is a male Pit Bull and is 1 and half years old. My house burned down and I an no longer take care of him as I have no place to put him. Please help me find a good home for him.
Providence County Central Falls, RI MAP IT!
|Rescue Me ID: 15-01-08-00457Jax (male)|
Jax is an awesome dog, but we had to move from a house to a 2 bedroom apartment. Jax is kenneled a good part of the day due to the fact that our place is very small and he is very hyper. It saddens me that I have to give him away but it saddens me more that he can run and play the way he use to. I have 9 kids and he is great with THEM not sure about other children, Jax sometimes thinks he is a lap dog.
Providence County North Providence, RI MAP IT!
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|Rescue Me ID: 14-12-31-00421Sampson (male)|
Sampson is a very lovable, easy trainable dog (with food) who is great with adults and children. He is 4 years old, a pit/bulldog mix who is approx 70 lbs. He loves to run in the woods or go for walks. He doesn't play much with toys or a frisbee but loves bones and chew toys. He does get along with most other dogs, however can be reactive to some dogs.
Providence County Cranston, RI MAP IT!
|Rescue Me ID: 14-11-30-00155Cain (male)|
Cain is a great calm dog. Great around kids and raised with a small male pitbull mix able that is also posted for rescue. The owner haas came upon hard times and has been homeless with them for 3 months unable to find housing that will allow them. He has tried everything possible to keep them including sleeping outside, but it's just getting to cold to carry on living like this and at the end of the day it's just don't fair. They deserve so much more and are amazing dogs. Cain seems good around smaller dogs but not all dogs. He is very mellow and loves to cuddle
Newport County Newport, RI MAP IT!
|Rescue Me ID: 14-11-30-00148Able (male)|
Able is an amazing dog. He is very patient and gentle around kids. He does get overly excited when he sees other dogs but it is far from an aggressive thing. He just wants to play. His owner had came upon hard times and has been homeless with him for 3 months. He's tried everything possible to keep them including living outside because he cannot find somewhere that will allow them. Able has been raised around his other dog Cain and there two peas in a pod but we've come to realize keeping them together may be impossible but he may do better somewhere that has a dog.
Newport County Newport, RI MAP IT!
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Pit Bull Dogs can make good pets in Rhode Island 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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