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Keys

APA-A-86201

Looks Like
Terrier, Pit Bull / Mix

Sex
Male

Current Weight
79 lbs

Estimated Age
4 Years
3 Months

Location
TLAC
Building 1

Adoption Fee
$160
Looks Like
Terrier, Pit Bull / Mix
Sex
Male
Current Weight
79 lbs
Estimated Age
4 Years
3 Months
Location
TLAC
Building 1
Adoption Fee
$160

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Keys is a dog with a big head, a big heart, and big energy! He loves his favorite humans, long walks, and a good tennis ball. His fondest wish is for a home where he can get plenty of exercise and play time, and then laze around the house with his favorite humans.

Keys would prefer to be the only animal in the home, ideally where he wouldn't be exposed to a lot of other dog traffic. He is very polite, knows basic training commands, and shakes hands like a perfect gentleman. He has very good leash skills, so he is an excellent walking companion. While he loves to spend time with his human friends, he can also take care of himself if he needs to be left at home for a bit.

If you are looking for a loyal and playful companion, Keys is your boy! Come and meet him at Austin Pets Alive today!

INTERESTED IN FOSTERING?

We are currently closed to the public and are only open by appointment (foster or adopter), but we are still diligently working to place dogs in foster homes! You can inquire about fostering a specific dog by submitting an inquiry through the dog's individual profile on this website or by emailing [email protected] to get more information about how to be matched with a foster dog.

Please do not visit our shelters without talking with us first. To prevent community spread, we cannot have large crowds gathering in our shelters.

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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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