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Bamboo

APA-A-20181

Looks Like
Mix / Pyrenees, Great

Sex
Male

Current Weight
91 lbs

Estimated Age
7 Years
11 Months

Location
TLAC
Building 3

Adoption Fee
$25
Looks Like
Mix / Pyrenees, Great
Sex
Male
Current Weight
91 lbs
Estimated Age
7 Years
11 Months
Location
TLAC
Building 3
Adoption Fee
$25
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Bamboo is a bit of a wallflower, that quiet guy that not a lot of people notice right away. But before long, his true personality starts shining through, and he's wiggling his happy butt against your legs for scritches and scratches and rubs!

While Bamboo has bursts of zoomies and likes rolling around in the grass, he's a low to medium energy guy who's content to do some sunbathing or just lay around the house like a big beautiful stuffed animal. And the skills Bamboo has learned in in APA!'s Total Obedience Program (TOP) will help him become a lovely home companion. In fact, Bamboo recently became TOP Dog Ready, which means he has already learned all the skills in his training plan!

Want him to go to place? A simple command will do! Want him to drop that thing he picked up off the ground? 'Drop, Bamboo,' and he'll come trotting happily over sans thing.

The Total Obedience Program is modeled after the AKC's Canine Good Citizen (CGC) test. As a TOP Dog, Bamboo has a personalized training plan and works with a volunteer trainer several times a week to help him learn the skills to become the best dog he can be! Dogs in the program learn skills including sit and down, walking nicely on leash, sitting calmly when approached by strangers, calmly walking past another dog, staying in a sit or down until told "free," coming when called and "Place", which means he will go to a specific place in your home on command.

Bamboo has worked hard to become a wonderful companion, and as a part of APA's Total Obedience Program you can work with APA staff to continue to build a training relationship with him after adoption and master all the TOP dog skills together. Check out a video on APA's CGC program, on which the TOP was based: https://vimeo.com/89434193

Come meet this beautiful pup!
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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!. Personal checks will only be accepted for surgery deposit.

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