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Nikita

APA-A-125509

Looks Like
Terrier, Bull / Mix

Sex
Male

Current Weight
58 lbs

Estimated Age
1 Years
2 Months

Location
Foster

Adoption Fee
$175
Looks Like
Terrier, Bull / Mix
Sex
Male
Current Weight
58 lbs
Estimated Age
1 Years
2 Months
Location
Foster
Adoption Fee
$175

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Introducing Nikita, a gentle soul with a heart of gold, seeking a loving forever home where he can flourish and thrive.

Nikita is currently shining in a foster home, where he's learning to navigate the world with curiosity and love. While he's initially timid around new people, Nikita's heart opens up once he establishes trust, especially with women. With patient socialization efforts, he's gradually learning to embrace new experiences and build confidence in unfamiliar situations.

In his foster home, Nikita enjoys the company of cats and has developed a playful friendship with them. He's also great with older children, although he may feel uneasy around younger ones due to their energetic nature. However, he's making positive progress by being exposed to various environments, such as baseball games, where he's learning to be more at ease around children.

Nikita's daily routine includes enriching activities like swimming in the pool, playing fetch with his beloved rubber chicken, and engaging in spirited wrestling matches with his human siblings. He's an inquisitive pup who delights in exploring his surroundings and cherishing moments of affection with his loved ones.

While he's still refining his leash manners and can be reactive on walks, Nikita is diligently working with trainers to overcome these challenges and become a well-mannered companion. He's mastered basic obedience commands like sitting and shaking paws, eager to impress with his intelligence and eagerness to learn.

Nikita's ideal home would be with someone who can provide ample playtime, companionship, and understanding of his need for gradual socialization. He thrives in an environment where he feels safe and loved, with opportunities for daily walks and engaging activities to keep his curious mind stimulated.

With his gentle nature, intelligence, and willingness to learn, Nikita is sure to capture the hearts of his future adopters and bring endless joy and companionship into their lives. Don't miss the chance to welcome this sweet soul into your home and experience the unconditional love he has to offer!
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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