DOGGIE PROTECTIVE SERVICES

Papa John (the Pizza Man)

Shepherd x Pit Bull Terrier
1 year old - Short coat - Male


Papa John the Pizza Man is a 1 year old Shepherd/Pit mix who won over the hearts of his rescuers. It was 110 degrees outside when he wandered up to the rescuer's home, ready to pass out, and stood patiently outside her gate. She brought him inside and called DPS. The adults in his foster home are not usually huge fans of BIG dogs (this guy weighs 80 lbs!) but he's such a gentle soul that he charmed them right from the start.

Papa John is fostered with dogs, both big and small, and cats- and amazingly, he gets along with ALL of them! He is just such a love. He's a hang-out kind of guy who likes to follow his foster dad around while he does chores in the yard or the house. His foster dad says he has a shepherd-like personality, on the mellow side.

Papa John knows how to use a doggy door and he is not a nuisance barker. He pulls a bit on leash at first, but as soon as you show him who's boss he will fall in line.

Papa John is only an option for a home that has had a dog in the last 3 years. If there are children in the home, they need to be over the age of 8.

**Not all of our dogs go to each adoption event. We want to make sure if you are interested in a dog that we have the dog at adoptions but that can only happen if you fill out an application ahead of time and are pre-approved. (Generally this must happen prior to the weekend)

**If you are wanting to submit an application within 24 hours of an event, please print off the application and bring with you as well as submitting it. You may still submit it and if time and volunteers permit, we will contact you. Most applications submitted the weekend of adoptions are not responded to until after the adoption weekend.

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