Spud has had a rough start in life but after coming to us, things are starting to look up. Spud is a very happy boy, he LOVES every person he meets, he is so playful! He really enjoys spending his days inside the office on his big bed with all his toys or outside on a nice day with his doggy girl friends.
Spud is in good health though he takes an anti-anxiety medication to reduce his stress in shelter and around other dogs. He may not need this medication for life but should stay on it while he transitions into a new home. Unfortunately we had to make the decision to amputate a portion of his tail due to a painful lump. Despite this Spud is still a happy wiggly boy!
This guy can be selective when it comes to other dogs. Some are friends while others are foe. Spud may react to certain dogs while on leash, because of that we are currently working on muzzle training so he can safely and comfortably socialize with other dogs. Spud may need multiple meets before he can become friends with potential puppy pals. Spud is not suited to live with cats due to his desire to chase them. He will need an adult only home at this time.
Spud is full of energy and enthusiasm! Spud will make an amazing companion to the right household!
Thank you for your interest in adopting! Do you think you could be Spud’s person? Here are some ways to find out: 1. Visit the BC SPCA Victoria Center to meet this pet, learn more about their ideal match and apply to adopt in person; or
2. Submit an online application https://spca.bc.ca/survey/dog-adoption-application-victoria/ and staff will contact the first suitable adopter to set-up a visit. Kindly note that due to the high number of applications and the availability of walk-in adoptions, we will only be contacting potential adopters to further review their interest.
The Victoria Center is open for in-person adoption viewings Tuesday – Saturday, 1 – 4 pm and will use the following priority system: (1) pre-booked visits; (2) in-person applications; (3) online applications.
Animals cannot be held for potential adopters for more than 24 hours without a legitimate reason.
Have any questions? We’re happy to discuss over the phone Tuesday through Sunday, 10am- 4pm and can be reached at (250) 388-7722.
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- Days in care: 159
- Approximate age: 4 years old
- Pet Type: Dog
- Breed: American Staffordshire Terrier
- Colour: White / Brown
- Weight: 23 kg
- Sex: Male
- Location: BC SPCA Victoria, Victoria B.C.
- Animal ID: 550686
- Spay or neuter surgery is included with the adoption of all dogs, cats and rabbits.
- Adoption fees
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