A American Staffordshire Terrier named Phinny is available for adoption at Best Friends Sanctuary in Kanab, Utah...



Breed: American Staffordshire Terrier (short coat)
Primary Breed: American Staffordshire Terrier
Age: Adult
Size: Large
Color: Brown/Chocolate
Sex: Male

Special Criteria What does this mean?
Available for sleepover
Prefers no dogs

Who can resist that face? Phinny is a sweet, fun-loving guy who is ready for a good time. He's great on a leash, and loves to play and to snuggle. Phinny's had extensive training and knows a variety of commands. Born in 2012, he loves all people, but prefers dogs his size or larger. Phinny is currently on medication, but he is healthy, full of life, and so excited to meet his perfect person.

Phinny has a generous sponsor that has offered to pay his adoption fee.

As part of our Single* pets adoption special, Phinny also qualifies for a free flight to his new home!

*Single pets do best as the only pet in the home.

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.


This cat has tested positive for FIV. FIV-positive cats can live normal lives both in quality and duration. They are great pets! There is a misconception that cats with FIV cannot live with other cats. That’s simply not true. Learn the risks here.


This cat has tested positive for feline leukemia, or FeLV. FeLV-positive cats can live perfectly happy lives, and they deserve to do so. People who have FeLV-positive cats just need to be aware that they may have a shorter life span and that they need to be taken to a veterinarian as soon as a problem is noted. Read more here.


This cat has been declawed by previous owners.