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CANELO* - ID#A694936

Not Available for Foster

My name is CANELO*.

I am a neutered male, tan and white Pit Bull Terrier mix.

I weigh approximately 66.40 lbs.

The shelter staff think I am about 3 years old.

I have been at the shelter since May 14, 2020 and am ready to go home today!

I am currently in foster care but am available for adoption! If you are interested in adopting me, please email

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Shelter Staff made the following comments about this animal:
Canelo is a big sweet boy who loves people. Hes young and playful and would do great in an active home with lots of fun things to do. Canelo is a bubbly, sweet boy and definitely a PACC volunteer favorite!


Yes & has no problems chewing on anything.

Details on leash training, crate training and other training commands known:
He walks pretty well on leash & stops pulling if you say "look at me". He knows "sit", "paw", "other paw", and "lay down", sit & stay for food, & doesn't seem to food guard. He also sits and waits for me to open the door to go outside.

Describe cuddling behavior/affection level:
He is cuddly, affectionate & always wants to be with you, wanting nothing more than to sleep on the couch next to you (or with his head on your lap) for the whole evening.

Describe play behavior and favorite toys:
He is a playful guy & loves chewing on his toys, chasing his ball, playing tug o' war & is also a big fan of a kong with treats & peanut butter.

Describe activity level:
He is active & likes to go on at least 2 long walks/runs with some early evening playtime & zoomies. In between, he likes to chill out & nap.

Look into the dog's eyes. What is he/she telling you?
He is happy to be spending some time out of the shelter & thriving in a home environment. He just wants to find his forever home so he can give them all his lovin'

What are the best adjectives to describe this dog?
Playful, loving, affectionate, curious, fast learner

What does the dog specifically DO that exemplifies those adjectives?
he loves playtime, & will bring me his ball or rope when it's time. He is very loving & affectionate & gives big kisses when he wants attention. He is very curious about all the sights, smells, & noises on his walks but is still learning that all the noises of the world aren't scary, but does well with some reassurance. He has learned a lot of commands, & is pretty motivated by treats. Within 24 hours, he was accustomed to my house and how to behave.

What are your favorite things about this dog? Cute behaviors?
He LOVES running and rolling around in green grass.

Anything else that would make this dog stand out to an adopter?
He is a big sweet boy with a really big heart & is looking for a walking/hiking buddy.

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For more information about this animal, visit:
Pima Animal Care Center - Tucson
Ask for information about animal ID number: A694936

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