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Knox (CP)

Age:  5 years
Gender:  Male
Breed:  Pitbull/Boxer Mix
Size:  64 lbs
Dog Friendly:  Proper Intros Needed/No Smalls
Cat Friendly:  No
Kid Friendly:  Older Only Please (15+)

This dog is cross-posted for another rescue group or shelter. Please contact the person noted.


Knox, boxer/pit mix, male, age estimate 5 y.o., neutered, 64 lb, brindle black and white, has been treated for heartworms.

Knox entered the shelter after appearing in someone's yard and refusing to leave. The person brought Knox to the shelter as a stray.

Loves people and is loved by all the shelter staff and volunteers. Other dogs: Knox would be ok with another polite dog with good manners. Will play with other polite dogs. No aggressive, alpha, dominant dogs. Doesn't like to be jumped on or have ears or tail pulled by other dogs. No little dogs or other small animals.

Needs an experienced owner with dog training who wants to continue to work with him. Is good walking on leash. Very affectionate, gives kisses, knows "sit" and "give paw".

Needs a yard that has a tall fence to keep him safely at home. Quick learner, eager to work and learn. Medium energy. Needs to run and play and would love to play with owner. Still gets the zoomies. Since being at the shelter, he has enjoyed going to the beach, numerous car rides, and gone to a dog park.

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