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Cheeks Pit Bull Terrier & American Bully Mix Peotone, IL

  • Adult
  • Male
  • Large
  • Brindle, Black


Friendly, Affectionate, Loyal, Gentle, Protective, Curious, Independent, Funny, Couch potato, Loves kisses, Smart
Coat length
Vaccinations up to date, spayed / neutered.
Good in a home with
Other dogs.
Prefers a home without

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Meet Cheeks

Meet Cheeks: A Survivor in Search of Sanctuary

In the eyes of the world, Cheeks may seem like just another dog, but behind those soulful eyes lies a story of resilience and survival. Cheeks has endured the darkest corners of cruelty, emerging as a testament to the strength of the canine spirit.

Rescued from a life of torment and abuse, Cheeks bears the scars of his past, both visible and unseen. His journey has been one of pain and suffering, yet through it all, he has clung to the flicker of hope for a better tomorrow.

Despite his harrowing experiences, Cheeks hasn't lost his capacity for love. Within the safety of his home and surrounded by the family he trusts, Cheeks blossoms into the epitome of canine companionship. He is a gentle giant, craving nothing more than a warm embrace and a kind word.

However, Cheeks' past has left him wary of strangers. His instincts sharpened by survival, he is protective of his sanctuary and those he holds dear. A stranger's approach may trigger the echoes of past traumas, prompting a defensive response from Cheeks.

Yet, beneath this veneer of caution lies a heart brimming with love. Cheeks is a cuddler, a playful spirit who revels in the simple joys of life. He delights in the company of his trusted humans, finding solace in their presence and comfort in their affection.

Cheeks is not without his quirks. He may not be the type to welcome strangers with open arms, and caution should be exercised in his presence, especially around unfamiliar faces. But for the right family, willing to accept him for who he is and provide the understanding and patience he deserves, Cheeks promises a lifetime of unwavering loyalty and boundless love.

So, if you're seeking a companion who knows the depths of suffering yet still believes in the power of love, look no further than Cheeks. He may have had a hard past, but his future is filled with the promise of happiness in the arms of a very special home that will put him up in a safe space when people are over and will keep him safe for the rest of his days.

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