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Monty

APA-A-40017

Looks Like
Terrier, Pit Bull / Mix

Sex
Male

Current Weight
58 lbs

Estimated Age
4 Years
7 Months

Location
Foster

Adoption Fee
$0
Looks Like
Terrier, Pit Bull / Mix
Sex
Male
Current Weight
58 lbs
Estimated Age
4 Years
7 Months
Location
Foster
Adoption Fee
$0
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At first glance, it might appear that Monty is channeling his inner Eeyore. With those soulful puppy dog eyes and that prominent underbite, he has a way of pulling at our heartstrings. But don't be fooled! This fun-loving boy is all wiggles and tail wags when he's playing with toys or exploring the great outdoors.

If you're looking for the perfect trail companion, Monty is your boy. He goes out on the trail on a regular basis, and can run for miles. Bikers, strollers, dogs, cranky swans and other distractions don't faze him in the slightest.

If that face isn't enough to convince you to take him home immediately, we should also note that he has received rave reviews in his foster home and on sleepovers with volunteers. He's fully house-trained and has proven to be a respectful houseguest. He's also an excellent snoozer and is content to chill on the couch and keep you company for hours during Netflix marathons.

In addition to being a top-notch lounger and trail companion, Monty is also in the Total Obedience Program (TOP), which is modeled after the AKC's Canine Good Citizen (CGC) test. This smart pup recently became TOP Dog Ready, which means he has already learned all the skills in his training plan, including walking nicely on leash, sitting calmly when approached by strangers, calmly walking past another dog, staying in a sit or down until told "free," and coming when called. And as a part of APA's Total Obedience Program you can work with APA staff to continue to build a training relationship with Monty 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

If you're looking for an athletic, sweet-natured and handsome pup, why not go the full Monty?

Follow Monty on Instagram @ adopt_montythepit
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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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