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Adoption Alert: Sasha the Pit Mix with a Hearing Impairment [VIDEO]

Sasha has been at the Associated Humane Society in Forked River for two years

Sasha left the shelter at Popcorn Park on a leash. Her nose at full force, picking up scents from rocks, grass and bushes.

The American Staffordshire-Terrier mix entered a pen outside and began exploring, running around and rolling onto her back to have her belly rubbed.

Sasha, 2, arrived at Popcorn Park in March 2011 as a stray dog. She’s been up for adoption since.

The “beautiful lady,” as described in her adoption description, has a hearing impairment, although keen in all her other sense.

She is described as loving, affectionate, well behaved, housebroken and playful.

“Sasha absolutely adores people, and is known to flop on her back instantly for a belly rub when we go to take her for a walk,” the description says.

The female pit mix would prefer a home with no other pets.

To adopt Sasha, stop by Popcorn Park at 1 Humane Way to fill out an application. For more information call 609-693-1900.

Winston Smith February 10, 2013 at 04:37 PM
I got my dog from Popcorn, she is an APBT and a real joy. Please adopt, dont buy. The staff will help you find the right fit for your lifestyle. Popcorn rocks!
cleanteeth February 10, 2013 at 07:11 PM
11 years ago we adopted a very timid stray from pcpz who we were told had been abused and brought here from Newark.The whole family fell in love and decided we would put into her what ever was needed to give her a happy and loving home.we did training gave affection and worked with her as best we could and she just became more withdrawn.One day while playing in yard she suddenly for no reason attacked a neighbors young child,no injuries thank god but knew this was not a behavior we could tolerate with so many kids in and out of our house.So after loving her for 9 months we decided this was not a chance we were willing to take.With heavy hearts and two crying children we brought her back to the zoo and after explaining the situation we were told the only way we could return her was to pay $75.00 and that we would never we able to adopt from them again, they said we did not try hard enough and 9 mos was not enough time to give the dog a chance.Since then we have adopted two other loving dogs who are still with us today.It's reasons like this that dogs remain there for two years!!
Isheet Mipants February 10, 2013 at 08:42 PM
I guess they should just put those dogs down that seem unadoptable!...Duh ..give me a break its establishments like this that are the reason we have "No Kill Shelters" .Its a gamble with any dog you adopt or "Buy". I've adopted dogs and cats from there with no problems .They have vets who volunteer to do needs they have donations for food and other necessities.They are non profit and depend on donations and outside help. The problem may be with the staffing and people being under qualified to work there but they don't make much money either.I sponser dogs their that can't be adopted or are too old but are alive.If you have kids and are adopting you should be aware of what you are gambling with in the first place. (maybe get a cat)!
VoiceofReason February 11, 2013 at 04:25 PM
The popcorn park zoo staff is terrible. They don't return phone calls. Only one guy handles the majority of things. It's sad for the animals. Hopefully someone adopts this beauty!
JAKE 2 February 11, 2013 at 05:38 PM
I hope someone adopts this beauty too !!!!!! i just adopted a cat from them , they were great !!!! my dogs are rescues too, great , beautiful dogs !!!! dont write a negative story when im sure there is more to it !!!! Dogs change for a reason !!!! rescue is the way to go !!!!

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