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Abe

APA-A-100675

Looks Like
Terrier, American Pit Bull

Sex
Male

Current Weight
62 lbs

Estimated Age
2 Years
1 Months

Location
Tarrytown
Run 2

Adoption Fee
$175
Looks Like
Terrier, American Pit Bull
Sex
Male
Current Weight
62 lbs
Estimated Age
2 Years
1 Months
Location
Tarrytown
Run 2
Adoption Fee
$175

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Abe is one of the world's best snugglers! He came to Austin Pets Alive after being attacked by a dog (through no fault of his own), but he's still brimming with love. He wags his tail and offers kisses to everyone he meets, and as a result he has won the hearts of everyone at the shelter. Abe needs a foster or adopter who can give him some TLC as he continues to recover from his wounds. Are you up for some epic snuggles?

INTERESTED IN FOSTERING?

We are currently closed to the public and are only open by appointment (foster or adopter), but we are still diligently working to place dogs in foster homes! You can inquire about fostering a specific dog by submitting an inquiry through the dog's individual profile on this website or by emailing [email protected] to get more information about how to be matched with a foster dog.

Please do not visit our shelters without talking with us first. To prevent community spread, we cannot have large crowds gathering in our shelters.

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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Oct 14, 2021

Ready for Resolution

Thanks to the dedication of you and our fellow supporters, we can confirm that an item regarding Austin Pets Alive!’s resolution will be on the Austin City Council agenda on Thursday, November 4.

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