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Meet Hank the Tank

Hank is a gorgeous, 55-pound American Staffordshire Terrier who is lovable, playful, and well-trained too. He’s a rare find that will fit right in to your family and make someone a great companion.

Hey there! My name is Hank, and I’m a proud American Staffordshire Terrier. I’m a little over a year old, weigh about 55 pounds, and I’m such a sweet, handsome boy - and REALLY smart too.

Mutts Matter rescued me from a shelter in Montgomery County after I was picked up as a stray.  I couldn’t have been a stray for too long though, because I am a very well-trained dog.

My last human must have spent some time working with me on commands and teaching me house manners. I’m already potty-trained, crate-trained, love to go on car rides, and I know how to sit, lay down, and will stay when you tell me to. I also know to stay off the furniture unless I’ve been invited, and I let my human walk through the door first while I patiently wait... All these smarts and I’m still just a young pup!

I love people, am great with kids, and very social. I’m great with other dogs too, especially the ladies. Mutts Matter thinks I would do well in a home with another medium or large dog, or as an only dog... I’m pretty versatile, but NO cats please.

My foster mom says I’m a goofy pup, and I make her laugh when I jump around and do my kung fu moves, or make silly noises and sing to her. She says that I’m one of the best-behaved dogs she has ever fostered, and she’s fostered a lot. I guess I’m a bit of a show off, but I like to impress. I can be very energetic at times and love to run and play fetch, but when I get my proper daily exercise I can chill out like a couch potato.

I walk well on a leash, but I’m very strong and stout, so an owner with some big dog experience would be the best fit for me. I will need daily exercise and play to remain the great dog that I am. Fortunately, exercise and play are good for humans too – it’s a win-win.

I’m a favorite with the Mutts Matter team not only because I'm cute, but they think I’m super sweet too. I’m a well-adjusted pup, and will make an excellent addition to your family.

To learn more about me, go to our Adoption Page and fill out an application, or you can contact my friend Suzanne at suzanne@muttsmatterrescue.com

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Etta Kit January 27, 2012 at 04:20 PM
Aw, he's so cute. I hope he finds a loving family
Mutts Matter Rescue January 29, 2012 at 07:52 PM
Hey Etta...Hank sure is cute and we have had some interest from his Patch debut...fingers crossed. He is still available if you want to learn more.

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