Gender: Male
Breed: French & American Bulldog/Staffy Mix
Age: 1 year old
Weight: 60 lbs


Introducing Ace, the adorably stocky, big-noggin goober who's teaching us an invaluable lesson: you can't judge a dog's behavior while in a stressful shelter environment.

Ace's incredible journey started in a local shelter, where overcrowding combined with  his perceived barrier reactivity had him facing certain euthanasia. But wait, the plot twist - his foster mom saw his incredible potential and decided to spring him from the clink, giving him a second chance at life outside those scary shelter walls.

Once you're in Ace's inner trust  circle, you'll discover a loyal companion and cuddle expert. Just watch his adorable face light up with excitement when he's seeking your attention, and you'll be head over heels in love. And don't be fooled by his 60 lb stature; Ace firmly believes he's a lap dog, ready to snuggle up whenever you are. So prepare for some surprise lap takeovers!

Ace loves drinking from the water hose and eagerly runs to you for baths. He's also house-trained and appreciates the sanctuary of his crate when it's time to unwind. Though he's affectionately known as a bit of a "trash panda" for his occasional dumpster-diving tendencies, he's working on it, just like any smart and mischievous pup.

Ace is an eager student who knows Sit, Stay, Come, Shake, Lay Down, and even Roll Over! He's highly trainable as he and his foster mom continues to expand his obedience knowledge, especially if there are tasty rewards involved. Despite his stocky, short-legged stature, his enthusiasm for learning knows no bounds, so get ready to be impressed by his tricks.

Ace gets along splendidly with other dogs. He’s being fostered with a female pittie and the two entertain each other and the humans constantly. They walk well together and play fantastically, with each reading and being respectful of each other’s body language. Ace is also being fostered with cats and he has no problem giving cats their space.

Ace's heart is as big as his personality, and he's not shy about expressing himself. In uncertain situations, he'll vocalize his concerns and then wisely retreat to his crate - his own personal drama-free zone. His sensitivity to human emotions makes him thrive in the presence of calm and reassuring individuals. After everything he has been through, Ace just wants to feel secure.

In his foster home, Ace has adapted well to various situations, from energetic kids to lively personalities. His behavior reflects the environment he's in, and he blossoms when surrounded by assertive confidence, love and positive energy. Ace's success is largely attributed to his foster mom's consistency, calm demeanor, and strong leadership. His foster mom has done an amazing job getting him ready for his forever home!

Ace's ideal forever home would be with someone dedicated to understanding him (or dog behavior in general) and helping him feel comfortable, confident, and secure as he continues his adjustment and training. He will thrive in a stable, loving environment that provides consistency and patience. Ace would be an excellent fit for someone who works from home, or isn’t left alone for very long, until he learns to trust his environment, ensuring he receives the interaction and attention he craves.

Get ready for a lifetime of love, laughs, surprises and lap takeovers with Ace!


Note about the breed: The indicated breed is our best estimate based on visual characteristics, but without a DNA test, we cannot guarantee its accuracy. However, mixed-breed dogs, lovingly known as mutts, encompass a wonderful variety of traits and are often some of the most cherished and lovable companions.

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