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Twinkle

APA-A-125495

Looks Like
Retriever, Labrador / Mix

Sex
Female

Current Weight
55 lbs

Estimated Age
2 Years
8 Months

Location
Foster

Adoption Fee
$175
Looks Like
Retriever, Labrador / Mix
Sex
Female
Current Weight
55 lbs
Estimated Age
2 Years
8 Months
Location
Foster
Adoption Fee
$175

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Twinkle's star shines bright and kind. She can be very shy when meeting new people or getting into new environments, but she's also very curious and warms up quickly to her people. When her fosters move around their home, she follows them from a safe distance, and when they sit down, she comes to get pets - and brings kisses. If allowed, she eventually climbs on the couch for some cuddles.

When APA! took Twinkle in, her age was estimated at 2 years, but since she came out of her shell in her foster home, her foster parents think she may be closer to 1 as she showed some typical puppy behavior.

She loves playing with toys and hoards them in her dog bed. She has started training and has already mastered 'sit.' Twinkle is house-trained and can be left home alone for at least four hours; she'll usually lie down under her favorite desk and has never been destructive.

Twinkle will love a home with a dog sibling or will like to take regular outings to dog parks or doggy daycare. She loves playing with dogs and completely forgets to be shy with other dogs around. She also gained a lot of confidence from her doggie sister.

She is always excited to go on walks, and her leash-walking skills have been improving. Twinkle rarely barks, and if she does, it's usually to challenge her doggy sister to play. She has shown little prey drive and no reactions to cats, although she hasn't met a cat up close.

Twinkle would love to meet you! Follow her on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/twinkle.apa/
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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