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Laverne

APA-A-125398

Looks Like
American Blue Heeler

Sex
Female

Current Weight
37 lbs

Estimated Age
1 Years
10 Months

Location
Foster

Adoption Fee
$175
Looks Like
American Blue Heeler
Sex
Female
Current Weight
37 lbs
Estimated Age
1 Years
10 Months
Location
Foster
Adoption Fee
$175

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Laverne is a remarkable girl. She went from being terrified of all people to being a super snuggle bug with those she trusts; from shut down and hiding to a party animal, willing to play rough and tumble with her much larger foster dog-sister. Now she's learning to enjoy walks after being terrified of the leash. Soon she will be the perfect running or hiking buddy. She has come a long way and there is no limit to how far she will go.

Laverne is a character. She has a hilarious play bow that looks like a cartoon dog, and when really excited, clacks her teeth together like castanets. She will put her paw on your arm to get your attention, then fall backwards on the couch to show her belly for rubs.

Laverne loves dogs. It was the resident dogs in her foster family that broke through her shyness, and she would love a friendly dog sibling to snuggle and play with and give her confidence. She also loves toys and might make an good frisbee dog.

Laverne is a smart girl. When she looks at you with her loving, intelligent eyes, you'll know it. She picked up on the household routine just by observing the other dogs and as a young dog from a working breed, has the potential to learn countless new tricks.

For now, she's gonna do it her way, yes, her way, making her dreams come true...maybe with you?
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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