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Size: Large
Age: Adult
Gender: Male
Breeds: Pit Bull Terrier

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Sonny was originally a PAWS NE dog that has been returned to us through no fault of his own. His owner told us that he is the sweetest boy; unfortunately, his owner was not in a position to continue caring for a dog and made the difficult decision to give this love bug the chance to find a wonderful forever home.

Sonny is the total package - a sweet, lovable, goofball. He loves people and other pets – including cats! He is house-trained, knows his basic commands, and is happy to snuggle up by your side! He loves to go out on walks and explore. Want to go for a car ride? Sammy loves the car! He has a zest for life that would be a perfect addition to any family.

Sonny is currently being fostered in a home with an older child and cat, and has no problems with them. He acknowledges the cat but takes his cues from her behavior and leaves her alone. He loves to play with kids and adults, especially tug of war or fetching his favorite chew stick. He has not lived with another dog but his former owner has indicated he is dog friendly, and has been kind to those he has passed on his walks.

Have we mentioned he’s also stunningly handsome?

If you are looking for the perfect mix of happy, playful, and cuddly, submit your app today! Sammy deserves an amazing home and we hope that’s yours.

Name: Sonny
Breed: Pitbull mix
Sex: Male
Age: 4 years old
Weight: Approx 70 pounds
Spayed: Neutered - yes
Vaccinations: Up to date
Microchipped: Yes

Good with Dogs: Yes
Good with Cats: Yes
Good with Kids: Yes

Adoption Donation: 250.00

Interested in a specific dog, please fill out an application if you are interested in a dog. The number of individual inquiries is overwhelming and we are finding it difficult to respond to each one. We cannot guarantee you will receive a timely response.

Paws New England is a rescue, not a shelter, and as such we do not have our dogs housed in one location - they are in foster homes both in New England and in our southern foster homes. If you’re interested in a specific dog, please complete a short online application and you will receive a reply within 48 hours so you can ask questions.

At present, if a dog is listed on our website, the dog is considered still available HOWEVER, may have applications that have come in before yours but it’s still too early to know if any are a good match; therefore we encourage you to apply.

NOTICE WITH REGARD TO LOCATION OF DOGS: Please note: Paws New England is a foster-based rescue. We do not have a brick and mortar building to house the dogs we rescue. We have found that dogs in foster homes are much more adoptable because they have been observed in a home setting. Dogs listed with Paws New England typically reside in various locations throughout the south (primarily Tennessee, Texas, and Arkansas) and New England (not necessarily in the state of Rhode Island). You will be notified by the adoption coordinator of the location of the dog you are interested in so you have the ability to decide whether to pursue adoption or not.

Dogs transported to New England are done so at a fee of $150.00 paid directly to the transporting company by Paws New England; no additional transport costs are responsibility of adopter. This fee is included in the adoption donation.

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 dog will help others in need.

All known information about the animal is listed above. We do our best to give accurate information, but most of our dogs are rescues and do not come with a known history.

Paws New England abides by the dog importation regulations set forth in the states of MA, CT, NH and RI.