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Oprah

APA-A-79990

Looks Like
Terrier, Pit Bull / Mix

Sex
Female

Current Weight
44 lbs

Estimated Age
4 Years
11 Months

Location
TLAC
Dog Pods

Adoption Fee
$175
Looks Like
Terrier, Pit Bull / Mix
Sex
Female
Current Weight
44 lbs
Estimated Age
4 Years
11 Months
Location
TLAC
Dog Pods
Adoption Fee
$175

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Are you dying to play tug and fetch? Oprah is too! Get her fluffy squirrel toy out, and you'll get a peek at her playful side. Or get out a Jolly Ball and watch her try to get the entire thing in her mouth. Or a puzzle game that she'll tip over to get all the treats. She is such a hoot! And those floppy ears are just too much!

This energetic little girl is serious about being with and trusting her close, human family. It may take several play sessions before she lets you into her circle of trust, which you'll know you are there when she puts her head on your lap and her paw in your hand. It will melt your heart! Once in the circle, she will follow you around, bring you toys for playing, and lean in for snuggles. And should friends come over, she will want to meet them slowly, sizing them up to ensure they are worthy of her loyalty and a game of tug.

Oprah would love a low-traffic home with an adult family that thrives on routine, exercise, and playtime as much as she does. A yard to run and play in and maybe a well-matched dog sibling or a few close dog friends would be fantastic because dog parks can be a bit overwhelming for her. Walks in her neighborhood are her favorite, though chatting with squirrels is her goal, so having two hands on the leash is always a good idea! And she is always ready to take a drive to the less traveled trails for a walk. She'll squeeze between the seats and be your copilot.
Oprah is all about training and likes to show off her skills with sit, down, place, come, and paw. She is a TOP (Total Obedience Program) dog at APA!. Check out a video on APA's CGC program, on which the TOP was based: https://vimeo.com/89434193. She is working on drop it, leave it, and off, and would love to continue learning new skills. In exchange for a patient home that will go at her pace, Oprah promises to bring her ball and toy for playtime and unconditional love.

Are you looking for a girl to entertain you with her silly, smart, and sassy personality? Oprah and her fluffy squirrel are ready to meet you!

Follow her @oprah.thesquirrelgirl
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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