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Daphne

Pit Bull Terrier

 
Medium  |  Female

Houston, TX

 

My name is Daphne and I'm a survivor! When I was found by an ADORE volunteer, I was in seriously bad shape. I had one of the worst cases of mange that you could imagine. My skin was dry and itchy and I was missing fur all over my body. A too tight collar around my neck let the ADORE team know that I was once someone's best friend, but they had abandoned me. I found a dirty mattress, piled with trash that I used as a bed while I waited for starvation. Instead, I found salvation in the form of a new human friend. This time, I knew I would never be abandoned again.
Fast forward just a few short months and my mange has completely disappeared and been replaced with a shiny black and white coat. My face, once covered in wounds, now has the playful look of a healthy puppy, even though I'm fully grown! Amazingly, I was heartworm negative despite my long life as a stray. I've always been a sweet dog who has never once shown any aggression to anyone! As you can imagine, life without human friends has made me a little shy, but I will learn to trust again if you give me a little time and a gentle pat on the head. If anyone deserves a life of luxury after living in such horrific conditions, it's me! I want to know what it is like to be pampered, have a best friend, and never have to worry where my next meal will come from. If you can give me that life, I would be forever grateful!
Daphne is heartworm negative, up to date on vaccinations, spayed, and microchipped.
Adoption or Foster applications can be found at www.adorehouston.org!
If you have any questions please contact us at info@adorehouston.org
*NOTE*
We are located in Houston, TX, but we do adopt to other states and Canada, as well. Transport fee is determined by the dog's weight for the flight and the cost of the traveling kennel, and the fee includes: spay/neuter, vaccinations, microchip, and health certificate.

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