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Washington Area Humane Society

Meet Sasha

Hello, I am Sasha. I am a 2-year-old American Staffordshire terrier mix, and I am waiting for my new home. I am selective about my canine friends, so I may need to be your only one, but I am great with kids. I am spayed and microchipped, and current with all of my vaccinations.

Reader Submitted Pet Photos

Happy 2nd Birthday Lola! - Betty Boop, Washington, PA

Ivan is playing from the top of his cat condo. Loves his forever home with us. - Marie Ewing, Washington, PA

Ginger waiting patiently on the bench at the veterinarian's office. - Dana L Falosk, Washington, PA

This 6-month-old cat is a "Facebook creeper" -Angel Cox, Washington

Our long-term "pet deer" waits patiently for her corn breakfast on a very cold December morning as she guards the family grotto! -John Nesbit, Buffalo Twp.

This is Robert “Bobby” Palmer Gamble, a rescued bobtail cat about 5 or 6 years old. - M.E. Yancosek Gamble

Coal Buckets looking suave in a sweater -Sierra McConnel, Southview

Louie taking a cat nap. -Erin Luongo

Ace hanging out on his favorite chair. -Arlene Davis Snatchko

Lucy is chilling at camp on her favorite ride :) -Jamie Hilpert, Pittsburgh

Tyke showing off his festive scarf for the holiday season. - Nicole Williams, Washington, PA

Puppy dog facing down a cow during a morning walk through the snow. - Mike Jones

Sitting pretty in pink, Hugger's favorite color. -Michelle Pabian, Meadowlands, PA

Rockie watching the Steeler game. He has a scarf on his neck my wife made. -Merle Frye, Clarksville, PA

This is Milo. -Lucy Northrop, Washington, PA

Niko loves posing for the camera! -Michele Apicella, Washington, PA

Lexi enjoys running around in our unfenced backyard chasing frisbee's. -Courtney Zatta

6-month-old Ryker celebrating his victory of will he or won't he be allowed on the couch! Guess he won :) -Sally Patts

I tell her "I love you." This is what I get back. Love you Daisy! -Tami Richards

A boy and his dog -Sherry Furbee

Ka'ron Whitlock and Isis -Sherry Furbee

New barn kittens! Mom's name is Skinny. We haven't named the others yet. ¬ - Ginger, Pittsburgh

Gizmo is one cool dog! - Nick Kratsas, Mt. Lebanon

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Meet Sasha

Hello, I am Sasha. I am a 2-year-old American Staffordshire terrier mix, and I am waiting for my new home. I am selective about my canine friends, so I may need to be your only one, but I am great with kids. I am spayed and microchipped, and current with all of my vaccinations.

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