Make This Puppy Lucky: Flotsam the Pit Bull Mix

Could this playful Pittie be a good fit for your family? Find out!

If Flotsam could talk, he would say he really wants a special family who will love him, play with him, teach him new things, and help him mature into the amazing companion he’s meant to be. Could this cheerful love bug of a guy be your doggie match made in heaven?

Name: Flotsam.

Age and sex: 2-year-old male.

Breed: Pit Bull mix.

Size and weight: Medium and 46 pounds.

Coat: Short and white with grayish-blue spots.

Location: Virginia Beach SPCA in Virginia.

Activity level: High.

Likes: Running, playing chase, wrestling with his doggie friends, tennis balls, going for walks, getting lots of attention, and Kong toys.

Dislikes: Nothing!

Training: Flotsam has been working on good cage behavior, basic obedience commands, and loose-leash walking, which he’s picking up quickly.

Flotsam is your quintessential bully - loving, friendly, playful, and so, so kissable! Photos courtesy of Virginia Beach SPCA.
Flotsam is your quintessential bully — loving, friendly, playful, and oh so kissable! (Photos courtesy Virginia Beach SPCA)

Yard requirements: Given his energy level, a fenced-in yard would be ideal so he can run around safely.

Kids: Due to his exuberance and enthusiasm, Flotsam would do best with children 6 years and older.

Dogs and cats: Great with other dogs (especially those his own size), but has never been tested with cats.

Health issues: None.

His story: Flotsam was picked up as a stray and transferred to VBSPCA in early February of this year.

His ideal forever home: Flotsam would flourish in a loving, active family who would be committed to continuing his obedience training, and providing him with plenty of exercise and mental stimulation. He would also love a canine brother or sister who would enjoy playing with him.

Contact info: Call Jenny Teed 757-427-0070 x104 or email jenny.teed@vbspca.com.

Lisa Plummer Savas

A devoted dog mom, journalist, and animal activist, Lisa uses her writing to spread awareness about animal welfare and cruelty issues. She lives in Atlanta with two spoiled German Shepherds, one entitled Pug, and a very understanding husband. Read more of her work at her blog and website, and follow her on Twitter.

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