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Sally

APA-A-61252

Looks Like
Mixed Breed (Medium)

Sex
Female

Current Weight
42 lbs

Estimated Age
4 Years
3 Months

Location
Foster

Adoption Fee
$160
Looks Like
Mixed Breed (Medium)
Sex
Female
Current Weight
42 lbs
Estimated Age
4 Years
3 Months
Location
Foster
Adoption Fee
$160

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This calm and loyal lady has been described as "very-independent" by her foster mom. She is content to do her own thing and has an amazing story. Sally was pulled off of a euthanasia list by APA! less than 24 hours before her euthanasia appointment. Unfortunately this little lady was in the wrong place at the wrong time and had been chosen for euthanasia due to fact that she was a momma to several cute babies who had ended up at the shelter with her. APA! pulled Sally and her pups into a loving foster home to save their lives. Unfortunately, some of the puppies did not live, but Sally held tightly to her babies who made it. She was an amazing mother and they thrived with her nurture. All of her babies have since grown up and been adopted and only Sally is left of the family.
Sally always stays close to her person when out and about, and if another person comes up to them, she will sit politely. Sally is calm around other dogs and people. She'll allow pets and gently accept treats. Sally easily becomes a very loving and loyal companion. She shares her toys with her foster mom and likes to curl up on the couch next to her. Sally really adores her soft stuffed animals, which she does not and will not destroy. She likes to carry them around gently in her mouth and will bring them all up from downstairs so she has them in one place. Sally enjoys a little fetch from time to time, but with a ball, thank you. Sally is great on walks and she seems to accommodate whatever speed the human holding the leash is walking at. Sally does well left alone, is house and crate-trained and doesn't bark much in the house. She also has cute little ears, pretty brown eyes and comes in a nice, manageable size.
If you're looking for a quiet, calm companion, you won't find a better match than Sally. Come meet her!
Come meet your new best friend

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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