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Marco Pit Bull Terrier Huntington, NY

  • Young
  • Male
  • Medium
  • Red / Chestnut / Orange


Coat length
Vaccinations up to date, spayed / neutered.
Good in a home with
Other dogs, cats.
Prefers a home without
Adoption fee

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Meet Marco


Meet Marco
Hi, I’m Marco! I am two years old, 50 lbs., and as handsome as can be with my soft coat, adorable smile, and curly-q tail. I was DNA tested and would you believe I have a total of 17 breeds! I was found as a stray in rural North Carolina in November 2021 where I spent 17 months in the shelter, 22-23 hours a day in a kennel – that’s basically where I grew up and all I’ve never known. I am now in a foster home in Connecticut finally learning “how to be a dog.”

I’m a big fan of cuddles, hugs, and pets and will curl up right next to you for some TV time or a nap. You will not be able to resist petting my soft coat. I especially love sleeping in the bed with you and will sleep all the way through the night until you wake up in the morning. I absolutely LOVE to play and adore my toys. Tug of war? Yep. Fetch? I’m a professional. I am very smart and anything that helps my mind think is enjoyable to me, like snuffle mats, food puzzles, lick mats, etc. I’m always up for an adventure and really like car rides – I love seeing new sights and while we’re out and about, you’ll see just how well I walk on leash too! I'm a big fan of other dogs and I'm also fine with cats. Having another pup to live with would make me super happy!

New people make me nervous so you will need to build trust with me, but once I know you, I'll love you forever. Since I've never been around kids, teens and up would be best and I'll need a family willing to be patient as we work on my reactivity to strangers. My foster mom has already taught me to sit and I'm house and crate trained too.

Since I spent my puppy years growing up in the shelter, I never got to learn manners. I will occasionally do this thing called mouthing. I mouth because I get just so overstimulated with excitement and want to include you in my play. My mouthing is not mean, I just don't quite understand impulse control yet but I am making great strides each day. I'm a very good boy with so much potential!

I am just so happy to be out of the shelter and start my next chapter. Once we become friends, you'll see why my foster mom thinks I'm the best boy ever! My adoption fee is $375 and I am vaccinated, microchipped, heartworm negative, and neutered. If you are interested in adopting me, please complete the application at For questions, email

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