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Courtesy Listing JAX

Pit Bull Terrier

Medium  |  Male

Virginia Beach, VA


Thank you for your interest in our adoptable animals. If you would like more information about this pet, see the Shelter information below. We would love to help you rescue a perfect pet!

My name is Jax. I was adopted from the shelter 3 yrs ago. I'm a great dog and my family is heartbroken that they can no longer keep me. My family is splitting up and it's a tough situation. They love me dearly and want the best for me. They would like me to go to to a new home and avoid going back to the shelter. Will you please consider me? I never bark (except in my sleep) and I've never chewed up anything in our house nor have I had an accident. I'm housebroken, neutered, and up to date on shots. When I first came home from the shelter, I had separation anxiety but it quickly subsided after a few weeks once I realized my family would return. I may go through this again but I will adjust - don't worry. I am not a fan of the crate but I am fine in the house. I do like to run so my family does not recommend for me to be left alone for too long in the fenced backyard. I need some training when the front door opens or have my leash on so I don't decide to see what's out the door and go for a run. I currently live with cats and children. I like to other meet dogs on walks and sniff them but my current family hasn't had me loose with a dog. I am great with children!

My current family is very sad that they are unable to keep me and are worried about me being in a new environment again, but they have no other choice. Please contact my mom, Kara at, as soon as possible with any information about me. I only have a few weeks left before I need to be in a new home and I'd like to avoid going back to the shelter too.

Virginia Beach Animal Care & Adoption Center has wonderful pets available for adoption. As of December 6, all animals are now at the new shelter at 341 Birdneck Road. The former shelter on Leroy Drive is now closed. If you have lost a pet, please visit the shelter in person and often as lost animals arrive everyday.
Contact Information:
Virginia Beach Animal Care & Adoption Center, 341 Birdneck Road, Virginia Beach, VA 23451 Phone 757-385-4444 (x 2) NOTE: In order to help process your request for information faster, please refer to the animal's intake number, shown next to the photo, rather than the name. This will assist us in locating the information about the animal you are referring to. All our animals are up-to-date on vaccinations and if unaltered, the animal will be spayed or neutered prior to adoption. You do not have to be a resident of Va. Beach to adopt a pet. Please visit these wonderful animals today!

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