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Rocky

APA-A-102686

Looks Like
Mixed Breed (Medium)

Sex
Male

Current Weight
27 lbs

Estimated Age
0 Years
4 Months

Location
Foster

Adoption Fee
$250
Looks Like
Mixed Breed (Medium)
Sex
Male
Current Weight
27 lbs
Estimated Age
0 Years
4 Months
Location
Foster
Adoption Fee
$250

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Rocky is a very sweet puppy who is friendly to everyone he's met, including children of all ages. His ears perk up and he wants to be near them, hoping for their petting, belly rubs and cuddles.

Now in foster care, this playful boy is excited to go on road trips, quickly jumping in the car. And he has fun on his leash walks and enjoys playtime with other dogs in dog parks. At home, he gets along well with his fosters' older canine (but not with their cat). He's a confident, energetic boy who loves fetching balls and sticks and playing tug-o-war with rope toys. Then he'll snooze on his dog bed.

He's a smart, treat-motivated boy who's happy to take baths and is making good progress on understanding sit, down, come and no. Very well-behaved, he stays off furniture and doesn't jump on people. He's house-trained, with very few accidents, and sleeps nicely through the night.

Rocky will love a home with a backyard to romp in and a family who can take him on those walks, hikes and trips to dog parks that he loves, and continue his training. He'll enjoy a dog buddy, and will do best in a cat-free home. Come meet him. Offer him a stroll in the park and he'll follow you home.

PUPPIES AND OTHER HIGHLY-ADOPTABLE DOGS DISCLAIMER:

Puppies and other highly-adoptable dogs (small dogs or desirable-breed dogs) at APA! are very high in demand and usually have several interested adopters. Inquiring about a dog, meeting a dog, and even applying for a dog does not guarantee that you will be able to adopt the dog. Only one household will be able to adopt each dog, which means all other interested households will inevitably and unfortunately be disappointed. Please consider this in your search and set your expectations accordingly. Please also consider that adult dogs do not typically have competing adopters, and they need furever homes, too! Additionally, APA! does not allow the adoption of dogs who are related (e.g., littermates or mom and pup) to the same household for behavioral reasons.

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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