Favorite
Top Dog
Select
Dog Score

This dog can not go to a home with, or interact with, other dogs.

Cat Score

This dog may have had negative interactions with cats. Possible to live with a cat of a certain temperament with a very slow introduction process in the home.

Child Score

This dog is not recommended to go to a home with, or interact with, children of any age.

Home Alone Score

This means the dog has had known experience in a home (for an extended period of time) and can be left alone (either in a crate or loose in the house) without accidents or destructiveness.

cursor icon

Hover over the scores to learn more!

Brindle

APA-A-43905

Looks Like
Hound / Hound

Sex
Male

Current Weight
64 lbs

Estimated Age
5 Years
3 Months

Location
TLAC
Building 1

Adoption Fee
$0
Looks Like
Hound / Hound
Sex
Male
Current Weight
64 lbs
Estimated Age
5 Years
3 Months
Location
TLAC
Building 1
Adoption Fee
$0
Share
The name "Brindle" might seem generic, but we couldn't think of a better name for such a stunningly handsome boy with the most perfect chevron markings. In a word, Brindle is gorgeous! He's also incredibly sweet and has the most soulful eyes to go with his amazing good looks and personality.

If that's not reason enough to meet him, you should know that Brindle is a model houseguest with A+ ratings in the home. This elegant, long-legged boy really knows how to mind his manners. He's potty-trained, happy to go in his crate and a is good boy left on his own while his people are out doing human things.

Though he loves his couch time, Brindle enjoys stretching those long legs out on the trail, where he will happily walk right by your side at a leisurely pace. And bust out the rope toy and he'll morph into a giant puppy - you'll know it's game time when he strikes his adorable play-bow!

If you've got treats, Brindle will show you his tricks! This boy is super smart, already knows some some impressive skills and is very eager to please. He's also thriving in APA!'s Total Obedience Program. The Total Obedience Program (TOP) is modeled after the AKC's Canine Good Citizen (CGC) test. As a TOP dog, Brindle 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! Brindle is learning skills like sit and down, walking nicely on leash, sitting calmly when approached by strangers or other dogs, staying in a sit or down until told "free," coming when called and "place", which means he will go to a special place in your home on command.

Once Brindle successfully completes all the skills on his training plan, he will be considered TOP Dog Ready! Brindle is working 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 Brindle 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

Trust us, when you meet Brindle you'll see he's all the dog you'll ever need. Come meet this handsome guy!

Follow Brindle on Instagram @adoptbrindle
Come meet your new best friend
Back

Requirements

Time Icon

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.

Application Icon

Fill out our adoption application and meet with an adoption counselor.

18 Icon

You must be at least 18 years of age.

Id Icon

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.

Hi Icon

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!.

Want to learn more? Visit our FAQs Page

Wolfie-and-owner
Jun 18, 2019

APA!’s Dog Behavior Program’s Lifetime Guarantee

The mission of the Dog Behavior Program is to provide all available resources to the dogs in our care in order to enhance their quality of life and prepare them for life outside of APA!. The adoption ...

See more from the blog