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Adopt Arabella

Female Adult Pit Bull Terrier / 31 Flavors Mixes

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About Arabella

Arabella A233390 Sex: Female Age: 1.5 years Arrived On: 9/27/21 as an Owner Surrender Handling video: Leash Test: It doesn’t matter how many skin and bones dogs we see, it’s still gut wrenching each time. Worse are the surrenders that come in neglected. Someone knowingly let this level of neglect happen. We will never understand. Arabella is one of those dogs that breaks our hearts with her body condition. She’s understandably hungry and jumpy. She was easy enough to get leashed and outside. Once she got a whiff of our treat stash that is all she wanted. Her nails are razor sharp and seem like they’ve never been trimmed, but she doesn’t understand that they hurt and definitely isn’t trying to scratch us. Arabella craves attention and allows handling all over. She even sits on command. We are going to work on getting her to a healthy weight while her future family works on finding her.

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