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West

APA-A-78669

Looks Like
Husky / Shepherd

Sex
Female

Current Weight
55 lbs

Estimated Age
4 Years
5 Months

Location
Foster

Adoption Fee
$175
Looks Like
Husky / Shepherd
Sex
Female
Current Weight
55 lbs
Estimated Age
4 Years
5 Months
Location
Foster
Adoption Fee
$175

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West, AKA "Nike", you'll want to adopt this sweet, loyal, and playful dog, so "just do it!. She's very attentive, smart, and wants to be by your side. While she's an active dog that lives to play with her ball, she'll match your mood and lounge by the couch with you in the evenings or on lazy days. Nike is motivated to please you and has impressive agility and speed when playing fetch. She brings the ball back every time and eagerly waits for the next throw. She's an independent dog who enjoys your affection and wants to be close, but cuddles on her terms. Nike is easy to care for as she can be left free to roam in the home when away, seldomly barks, and has a laid back temperament.

Nike is very intelligent and knows quite a few commands. She can sit, down, stay, come, "shake, spin, "leave it, "get back, and wait. She loose leash walks and recalls well in an off leash environment. She can play "hide and seek games inside with her toys. She is crate trained, but does well free roaming in the home when away. She lives well with other dogs, but has not interacted with cats closely. She demonstrates fearful behavior around children, specifically observed with children around the age of 10 and younger. She will do best in a home without young kids. She could use continued reinforcement with greeting guests as she can become very excited and occasionally jump up, but responds well to commands to manage! She is motivated by treats for continued training or learning.

Nike would function best in a home that can provide her with 20-30 minutes of exercise/day and that is kid free or has older children. She's an amazing dog that will bring so much joy to a home! She's the perfect blend of active, but easygoing, affectionate, but not smothering, and very smart, but not hyperactive. Her sweet face and blue eyes seal the deal!
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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