A American Pit Bull Terrier named Jasper is available for adoption at Best Friends Sanctuary in Kanab, Utah...



Breed: American Pit Bull Terrier (short coat)
Primary Breed: American Pit Bull Terrier
Age: Adult
Size: Medium
Color: Tan
Sex: Male

Special Criteria What does this mean?
Available for sleepover

Jasper is a sweet and polite guy. He loves belly rubs, comfy beds and walks. Because he is calm and well behaved, he has been living as a kitchen dog in Dogtown. He doesn't 'counter surf,' but rather lies quietly in his bed. He is loving and good-natured and has an adorable toothy grin. While Jasper loves attention, he isn't needy or demanding.

Born in 2014, Jasper came to Best Friends from a rescue organization in a rural area. The big, busy world is still new to him. He needs a minute to adjust to new environments and sounds, but adjusts quickly. He walks nicely on leash and has been well behaved in places where there are lots of things to get into.

Jasper is picky with dogs his size and can't live with or be around small dogs. He'd make an excellent companion for someone who wants a big, cool guy who'll be a great sidekick on adventures.

Sanctuary Visit Required

These animals require that the potential adopter come and meet them at our Sanctuary in Kanab, UT.

Available for Sleepover

This animal is available for an overnight outing. If you are staying in a hotel, check in advance to make sure they allow dogs or cats.

Adoption Pending

There is a pending adoption application for this animal. Sometimes adoptions often fall through so please keep checking.

No Dogs

Based on observations from volunteers, fosters, previous owners and staff, this animal may do best in a household without dogs.

No Cats

Based on observations from volunteers, fosters, previous owners and staff, this animal may do best in a household without cats and other small pets.

Special Needs

This animal has a special medical, physical, or behavioral need. Many times these are minor so please fill out the adoption survey and the adoption specialists will contact you with more information about any animals you are interested in.


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This cat has been declawed by previous owners.