Fido


American Pit Bull Terrier/Mixed Breed
Picture of Fido, a male American Pit Bull Terrier/Mixed Breed

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Home:Madera, CA  
Age: 13 Years   Sex: Male   Weight: 26-50 lbs

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Quick Bio:
-dog rescue

Likes:
Escaping the house and chasing cats

Pet-Peeves:
Having to stay inside when he'd rather go out and play

Favorite Toy:
Rope toy

Favorite Food:
He loves his treats

Favorite Walk:
Anywhere he can escape to

Best Tricks:
Escape: he can unlock dog crates, open doors and baby gates, find his way out of a labyrinth of holes in various neighbor's fences

Arrival Story:
I was babysitting my boss' dog, Gertie, and I was taking her back to her house one night around 11 PM, when a dog approached us in the parking lot. My boss had told me that there was a stray in the area, but I was through taking in strays and I really wasn't going to go out of my way to pick one up! Anyway, the two dogs seemed to know each other and didn't fight, so I went inside to put Gertie in her crate for the night. I put her in the crate and turned around to leave, and the stray dog was standing in the middle of my boss' living room! I thought, "I better get him out of here right away! My boss would have a fit if he thought a stray dog was in here depositing dirt and worms!" I went to get the dog and realized that he was just a skeleton with eyeballs. I snuck him some of Gertie's food. I took him home and realized that he was badly infested. At the vet's office the next day, the vet tech told me that she had never seen a worse case of infestation in all the many years they had been there. She snuck me a free bottle of super-fast flea and tick killer, because I had brought them so much business over the years with all the stray dogs that I had taken in. Fido let me wash him many times and was always a super good dog. He wanted to be the alpha male and challenged my other male dog a number of times. With so many strays (dogs and cats) in the house, I had to eventually give away several. I put it in a higher power's hands: I wanted to keep Fido, but was sure that he would go before the others. To my shock and amazement, everyone who adopted from me wanted the other animals, so I still have Lassie and Fido left.

The Groups I'm In:
Blind Dogs & Cats, The Disney Group, We love our APBTs

I've Been On Dogster Since:
December 12th 2004 More than 9 years!

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Dogster Id:
97279


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