Austin Pets Alive! | Hemi
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Hemi

APA-A-124021

Looks Like
Terrier, Pit Bull

Sex
Male

Current Weight
72 lbs

Estimated Age
3 Years
5 Months

Location
TLAC
Building 4/5

Adoption Fee
$175
Looks Like
Terrier, Pit Bull
Sex
Male
Current Weight
72 lbs
Estimated Age
3 Years
5 Months
Location
TLAC
Building 4/5
Adoption Fee
$175

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Guess who's the number one splooter in all of Austin??! Hemi is!! Hemi (or Hemi Hoo as his friends like to call him) has the best, squishiest sploot around town. He looks exactly like a grey seal in full sploot form! Hemi can be found splooting around APA!'s campus in the play yards, underneath tables, and - his favorite place of all - in the shade of big buses and cars.

Hemi was a volunteer favorite while at Austin Animal Center, and he's quickly becoming a favorite at APA! Though he came to the shelter as part of a cruelty case, Hemi is full of happiness and fun. Hemi and his siblings were found tied to poles and left out in a backyard with no food, water, or shelter. Despite being let down by people in his past, Hemi has so much love to give, and he's becoming more and more affectionate every day. He also has made several dog friends now in play groups and he's learning his social skills!

Since Hemi most likely has never lived in a home before, two of his best volunteer friends took him on a weekend getaway sleepover in a home to see how he would do. And.... he did GREAT!! He was non-destructive, able to settle nicely behind a babygate, showed no separation anxiety, and he seems like he'll pick up potty training in a synch.

Hemi was so playful with all the toys, and he happily entertained himself with all the enrichment goodies readily available. He seemed like he'd been waiting for a chance to experience the comforts of a home all his life! This guy is SO ready for a home and family that will treat him well and give him all the comforts he deserves.

INTERESTED IN FOSTERING?

This pup is currently located at our Town Lake Animal Center (1156 W. Cesar Chavez, but use 1200 Reserve Road for mapping purposes). We'd love to show them off to you! To learn more about them, head in any day between 12:00PM - 6:00PM. We are open 7 days a week! Go to Building B and ask to speak with a Matchmaker about fostering this pup. You will sit down and discuss all we know about them and, if it's a good fit, get to meet them then! Please budget for a wait time unless you arrive right at opening as we cannot dictate walk-in traffic (wait times tend to be highest in the evenings and on weekends). If this pup ends up not being the best fit, we have so many other pups in need that we can suggest for your household on the spot!

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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