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Leonidas

APA-A-39606

Looks Like
Terrier, Pit Bull / Mix

Sex
Male

Current Weight
72 lbs

Estimated Age
8 Years
0 Months

Location
Foster

Adoption Fee
$0
Looks Like
Terrier, Pit Bull / Mix
Sex
Male
Current Weight
72 lbs
Estimated Age
8 Years
0 Months
Location
Foster
Adoption Fee
$0

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If looking handsome was a skill, Leonidas would be at the top of his class! He's definitely the strong and silent type, but he's also serious about his fetch game and loves to dip his toes in the kiddie pool after each round.

Affectionate but not clingy about it, Leonidas isn't shy about letting you know when he wants some attention. He'll come over and put his front legs on your lap and get his face close to ask for kisses and pets. And he loooves when you sweet talk him. When he wants to play, he totally sheds his stoic persona and prances like a little pony. He has a medium to low energy level, and a decent game of fetch seems to tucker him out nicely, then a nice dip in the kiddie pool to cool off and he's good to go. Inside, he likes to sit at the window and watch what's going on out there.

Leonidas' manners in the home are impeccable - he's fully house-trained and can be left home alone uncrated without getting into any trouble. He doesn't beg for food, and he doesn't jump on the furniture unless invited. In addition to his excellent house manners, Leonidas is in APA!'s Total Obedience Program (TOP), which is modeled after the AKC's Canine Good Citizen (CGC) test. Check out a video on APA's CGC program, on which the TOP was based: https://vimeo.com/89434193

Leonidas would do best as the only pet in his home and would also prefer an adult-only home or one with older children. He promises to share all the love he has to give with you! Affectionate, smart, and an overall chill little guy, Leonidas would make a wonderful companion. Come meet him!

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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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