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Boo

APA-A-100322

Looks Like
Chihuahua / Mix

Sex
Male

Current Weight
15 lbs

Estimated Age
2 Years
4 Months

Location
Foster

Adoption Fee
$175
Looks Like
Chihuahua / Mix
Sex
Male
Current Weight
15 lbs
Estimated Age
2 Years
4 Months
Location
Foster
Adoption Fee
$175

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Hey there, guess who? It's Boo! Hahahahaha. He loves playing, running, jumping and chasing anything that gets in the yard. He has lots of energy. He loves to play with toys, too, but only plays with them by himself. He also loves to snuggle. And guess what, he's learned that belly rubs are aaahhhmaaazzzing! I mean, come on, who doesn't love to have their belly rubbed?

Boo is curious and wants to be with his person all the time. He is silly, too. If his foster mom goes outside or upstairs, he finds a way to get over the x-pen gate either by jumping over it or pushing it down or even moving it to get around it. His foster mom tries to tell him to stay and wait because she is coming right back, but he just has to get to her. He's still submissive with his foster's two dogs and two teenagers but wants to play with them - or just play by himself. And he loves to go outside and look for something to chase.

Boo is one of 31 Chihuahuas rescued from a hoarding situation, and is now working on learning about manners and obedience. His foster mom is teaching him to stay quiet when he hears noises and sees movement. He's a very smart boy who's also working on his house-training and is learning to go in his crate for treats.

This lively boy will love to move in with a family who can take the time to continue working on his training. He has so much love to give. And he will probably do best with other dogs. Will you give him a chance? Please. He promises to be the best pup ever!
Come meet your new best friend

Requirements

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Please plan on allowing adequate time to be matched with a dog, have relevant consultations, and complete all necessary paperwork. This can take 1-2 hours in total.

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Fill out our adoption application and meet with an adoption counselor.

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You must be at least 18 years of age.

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You must show a picture ID with a current address. If this isn't available, we will accept a picture ID with a current utility bill.

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An APA!-conducted meet-and-greet with current household dogs is recommended for most and required for some adult dogs.

Our adoption fee varies per dog depending on age, breed, and/or medical condition(s). This fee includes:

Spay or neuter surgery (Please note that an additional $100 refundable deposit is required for all dogs who are not yet spayed or neutered.)

Heartworm test on dogs 6 months and older

Current vaccinations

Deworming treatment

Microchip

Lifetime behavior support

Accepted forms of payment include cash, debit or credit card, or money order payable to Austin Pets Alive!.

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