As a strictly no-kill animal shelter, every animal that comes through our doors is given the chance they deserve to find their loving forever homes. No dog or cat is euthanized due to limited space, behavioral issues, or treatable disease.

So, what is considered a "Pit bull?"  The name "pit bull" is given based off of physical features, just like determination of all breeds that come through our shelter.  The dog can have physical attributes or similarities to the following formal breeds; American pit bull terrier, American Staffordshire Terrier, American Bulldog, and the Staffordshire Bull Terrier.  According to ASPCA "It is likely that the vast majority of pit bull type dogs in our communities today are the result of random breeding."  "For this reason it is important to evaluate and treat each dog, no matter its breed, as an individual."

 

How does the program work? The adoption process remains the same (click here for our general adoption guidelines).  These dogs just get a little extra support so that you can see how wonderful they are!

1)  Meet the dog:  Come on in and bring the whole family to meet your next family member.

2)  Put in an adoption application

3)  Each Adopt-a-bull dog you see featured on this page will be available for a two week foster trial period to make sure the dog is the right fit.

4)  Be a responsible pit bull advocate: once you have adopted your new family member, your adoption includes a training consultation with Animal Smart Training

Intake- We do take pit bulls!  We have 10 kennels designated to this special breed.  Once one gets adopted, we can take another!  To review our intake procedures click here. Have room in your home?  Ask how you can help through our foster program.  

 

Click the photo to learn about the dog in the picture.  Visit the ADOPT tab to learn more about adopting one! 

 

 

 

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  ADOPTED:        LEO

"Leo is as sweet as can be!  Leo was scared at first but is blossoming every day!"

email application to admin-assistant@gchscc.org

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