Adoptable Dog Of The Week – Kiwi

Amy Tokic
by Amy Tokic

We think that Kiwi is a sweetie – that’s why she’s our Adoptable Dog of the Week! Hailing from Salem, OR, Kiwi is a 3.5-year-old female American Staffordshire Terrier mix. She is already spayed, housetrained, up-to-date with shots, good with kids, good with dogs, and good with cats.

Kiwi’s Story:

Kiwi is around 45 pounds and a perfect “Pocket Pit” size – low to the ground and bulky. We think that she is around 3.5 years old.

Onto the fun stuff: Kiwi is a perfect house dog with great manners. She waits for her food, sits, walks great on a lead and loves to swim. She wants to go anywhere you do but is also happy at home in her crate. She is wonderful with children, good with other dogs, and only just interested in cats (your cat should be dog savvy; if your cat runs, she will chase.). Due to Kiwi’s powerful stature and exuberant nature, we recommend her only for families with dog-savvy children or children over the age of 7. Younger children will be considered upon meeting.

If you are interested in this beautiful, happy, fun-loving girl, you should own your home; have a fenced backyard; and be willing to take her to “How to Be a Good Dog ” classes (they are included in her adoption fee, given by a professional trainer, held in the Salem area, and last 8 weeks).

To learn more about Kiwi, visit Second Chance Salem.

Amy Tokic
Amy Tokic

Amy Tokic, Editor of, is a passionate animal lover and proud pet parent of Oscar, a Shih Tzu/Chihuahua cross, and Zed, a Japanese Chin. Her love of animals began in kindergarten, when she brought her stuffed dog Snoopy into class with her every day. Now, she writes about her adventures in pet ownership and tirelessly researches products, news and health related issues she can share with other animal enthusiasts. In her free time, Amy loves perusing used book and record stores, obsessing over the latest pet products available and chasing squirrels with wild abandon (a habit attributed to spending too much time with her pooches).

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