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Gemma

APA-A-130508

Looks Like
Shepherd

Sex
Female

Current Weight
60 lbs

Estimated Age
9 Years
6 Months

Location
Foster

Adoption Fee
$0
Looks Like
Shepherd
Sex
Female
Current Weight
60 lbs
Estimated Age
9 Years
6 Months
Location
Foster
Adoption Fee
$0

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Gemma, a delightful female canine companion, is a shining example of friendliness and gentleness. Her warm and approachable nature shines through, especially when encountering dogs of all sizes during walks and hallway encounters. Gemma's tail wags with enthusiasm as she greets her furry friends, showcasing her friendly and sociable demeanor. After a quick hello, she's ready to continue her adventures with a joyful spirit.

When it comes to solo time, Gemma is a well-behaved gem. Left to roam the apartment, she exhibits no signs of destructive behavior or chewing mischief. Her house training is impeccable, adding to her list of admirable qualities. Despite healing from pelvic fractures, Gemma walks well and, while a bit stiff after naps, she doesn't show signs of pain.

On walks, Gemma proves to be an excellent leash walker, responding promptly to commands like sit and lie down. Her gentle and friendly disposition extends to interactions with everyone, making her a cherished companion. Gemma's independence shines through as she spends her days lounging on her bed, occasionally seeking pets and cuddles without being overly demanding.

Gemma's ideal day includes the simple pleasures of snoozing on her bed, enjoying a relaxing walk in the park, and the occasional bully stick for added delight. With her sweet and endearing nature, Gemma is truly the "sweetest dog in the world," making her a perfect addition to any loving home.
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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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