Hello, my name is Madeline, or Maddie, for short.  I am an approximately 5 year old female pit bull mix.  I am looking for a home with no other pets.  I am a beautiful girl who loves to explore and be close to people.  I came to Speranza in early 2015 and have come a long way since then.  I do take daily medication to help with my anxiety and it really makes a difference.  I would love to find a family of my own to show me what a home feels like.


I was found as a stray and taken to a high kill shelter with terrible wounds to my lower jaw.  The skin covering my jaw was shredded, rotting and full of infection.  Janine saw my picture and immediately brought me to Dr. Pryor at Dillsburg Veterinary Center.   I had surgery to clean and repair my jaw and then had time to heal and decompress.

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 am very sweet and love to be around people.  I am well behaved on leash, but sometimes I don’t want to walk as far as you want me to.  I take treats nicely and am food motivated.  My kennel is always clean, too.  I am looking for a family to teach me some basic commands.