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Size: Medium
Age: Adult
Gender: Male
Breeds: Pit Bull Terrier, Crossbreed
No Cats

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Now fostering in New England!

Do you need a mellow dog to be your work-from-home buddy? Look no further than Chico! This quiet, low energy dog is a dream!

This docile boy is happy to do whatever you want. Nap on the couch while you get things done, he’s got it. Play with other dogs or watch them play, he’s on it. Go to work with you and snore through even the loudest noises, Chico is an expert!

Chico would be happy with or without other dogs, as long as he’s got a human to give him some snuggles and belly rubs when he asks. He adjusted very quickly to bigger dogs in his current and past foster home, loves people, and should even do fine with kids although he hasn’t lived with any. He patiently waits for pets when you get home even as his foster siblings go a little crazy, doesn’t mind being the last one fed, and shrugs it off if a less gracious pup steals a toy or his food.

Chico is house-trained and uses the doggie door at his current foster home to go outside without prompting. He’s great on a leash, especially if you like a nice leisurely stroll.

Sometimes he goes to work at a college with his current foster mom. He loves to meet the students and quietly lays on the floor while you work, rolling over for the occasional belly rub. He follows her around in the building off-leash and always responds to his name. He even visits the machine shop with her and just lounges away despite all the noise. He’s fine staying at home too. You name it, Chico is cool with it. He’s seriously the goodest boy around!

Some background from his life in Tennessee:

Chico was rescued off the streets of Memphis with his best buddy Nolan. They both were fed by a very nice lady for quite a long time after they were abandoned by their families. One day, right before Christmas, the rescuers were helping a mama dog off the street and Nolan and Chico came up and asked if they could get in the van and go along home too. They rarely approached their street caretakers, but on that day, they decided it was their time. They must have been tired of always being in survival mode and competing for resources.

The children in the neighborhood helped the rescuers get Chico and his friend in the van. They said that Chico was a good boy when he hung around them. They really liked him and were so happy that he would never have to sleep on the streets ever again.

This boy is the most docile little boy around and will do anything you ask of him. He has adjusted to very well in a short amount of time, and that credit goes to his foster mates.
He lives in a foster home with lots of other large dogs, and he is getting used to all of them and fitting quite nicely into the pack.
Chico has been an absolute blessing and joy to his foster family. He has a lot of foster buddies showing him the ropes! Like how to pick the best couch, dog bed or crate.

Chico has a low to moderate energy level. He loves to sleep with his person and snuggle and stay warm and give hugs and kisses.

He can walk on a leash very nicely and he is housetrained and always goes potty outside!
Chico also loves to go for car rides and hang out with his foster buddies and occasionally play chase.
He even likes to chill out in his crate and just watch the action or take a nap.

This sweet, obedient ,respectful, loyal, loving, grateful little Chico will make someone the best companion for a long time to come. He is the absolute best little boy around town!

Check out this boy enjoying a snuggle and belly rub:

Name: Chico
Breed: Pit Bull Terrier/Crossbreed
Sex: Male
Age: 2 years (estimated)
Weight: 50.0
Spayed/Neutered: Yes
Vaccinations: Up to date
Heartworm: Positive on recent testing-has started pre-treatment. PAWS will cover all costs. You just provide the TLC.
Microchipped: Yes

Good with Children: Over 7
Good with Dogs: Yes, with larger dogs around his size. No small dogs.
Good with Cats: No, this boy has a strong prey drive.

Adoption Fee: $500.00 (includes transport fee when applicable)

Location of dog currently: Memphis TN


Paws New England is a foster-based rescue - our dogs reside in various locations throughout the south and New England.

Adoption donations cover pre-adoption vet costs (including vaccinations, spay/neuter when age appropriate, and heartworm testing/treatment when necessary), a microchip, and transportation to New England if necessary.

Donations for our young, healthy puppies and dogs support their fellow canines of advanced age or suffering from injuries and abuse whose donations are reduced but whose veterinary costs are typically much higher. We appreciate your understanding that your newly adopted dog will help others in need