Joey


Rhodesian Ridgeback/American Pit Bull Terrier
Picture of Joey, a male Rhodesian Ridgeback/American Pit Bull Terrier

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Sex: Male   Weight: 51-100 lbs

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Nicknames:
Jo Jo . Joey Joey Co Co Puff, Jo John, Co Co

Doggie Dynamics:
 Energy 
sleepyenergetic
 
 Intelligence 
sillygenius
 
 Friendliness 
aggressiveaffectionate
 
 Playfulness 
not playfulvery playful
 
 Disposition 
anxiouscalm
 

Quick Bio:
-mutt-dog rescue

Birthday:
February 10th 1996

Likes:
food, the beach, road trips

Pet-Peeves:
other dogs taking his "space" or food

Favorite Toy:
rawhide

Favorite Food:
fishy fatty food

Favorite Walk:
Carmel beach

Best Tricks:
he does rollover and shake and speak and sit stay and down perfectlybecause before i would let him go play as a puppy he had to do a few tricks before i would open the door

Arrival Story:
Joey was a parvo puppy whose owner could not afford treatment so I adopted him and gave his owner a kitten of mine. At the time I was afraid of the reputation of pit bulls[now i know that pit bulls pass the canine good citizen test (see how your favorite breed fares in this AKC sponsered test here= http://www.atts.org/statistics.htm l) pit bulls do better than Lassie (Collies) mini Poodles, German shepherds and so on and so on...--pit bulls have an 83% passing rate in this temperament test] and also wanted a dog that was not too big for me to carry if he was hurt or sick, but he has turned out to be wonderful and very very intelligent---I think it is the Rhodisian Ridgeback in him . [He has a ridge of fur running opposite the rest on his back]

Bio:
He is too smart for his own good and he opened a closed spring loaded gate got out and got hit by a big truck ---it took months for him to heal and walk normally then he got Myasthenis Gravis a year after that!---now he seems to have gone into "remission" as far as MG ---he is a stubborn survivor and a great dog!

I've Been On Dogster Since:
March 29th 2004 More than 10 years!

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Dogster Id:
23008


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