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Barney

APA-A-77767

Looks Like
Shepherd, German / Mixed Breed (Medium)

Sex
Male

Current Weight
69 lbs

Estimated Age
1 Years
9 Months

Location
Foster

Adoption Fee
$25
Looks Like
Shepherd, German / Mixed Breed (Medium)
Sex
Male
Current Weight
69 lbs
Estimated Age
1 Years
9 Months
Location
Foster
Adoption Fee
$25

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If you want to become Barney's friend, then come visit him, you'll find this big puppy wiggling in your lap - and giving you sweet sloppy kisses. He'll be so happy to be your new best friend, snuggling, and asking for cuddles. He will want to play fetch and tug-o-war with you.

This loving, affectionate boy needs a slow introduction to new humans, and once he's learned to trust them, he becomes their most loyal, loving buddy, hoping for walks and runs. He's a goofy, long-legged boy who loves to zoom around, and initiate playtime in the play yard with his doggie friends. As a super smart pup, Barney loves learning new skills. He already understands "sit," "shake" and "leave it." He's also already house-trained.

Barney would prefer a home with active adults who will take him on runs, play some tug of war, and cuddle on the couch. He likes to meet new friends slowly, so a low-traffic home would be ideal. He is loyal to his humans, and can be protective of them outside, so he would love a home where he can easily navigate the neighborhood. A low-key apartment with a straight shot outside could also be ideal. He will be happy to be in a home as the only pup, or he could hang with a well-matched dog. Come meet this adorable boy!

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

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