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Speckles

APA-A-87983

Looks Like
Retriever, Labrador / Mix

Sex
Male

Current Weight
83 lbs

Estimated Age
4 Years
4 Months

Location
Foster

Adoption Fee
$160
Looks Like
Retriever, Labrador / Mix
Sex
Male
Current Weight
83 lbs
Estimated Age
4 Years
4 Months
Location
Foster
Adoption Fee
$160

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Who doesn't want a big, handsome guy to be your most treasured companion?? If that's you, then Speckles is the one you've been looking for!

A true gentle giant, this boy has so much love to give. He is sometimes discerning about who he wants to be BFF's with - but who isn't these days! He likes to socially distance himself until he's ready to let someone in...but once you're in, he will be your most devoted buddy.

Speckles is a master snuggler, and a great guy on leash so walks are always a good choice for getting some exercise. He does venture into playgroups at APA! on occasion, but truth be told, he'd prefer to hang with his humans. He would thrive in a home with one, maybe two humans, and we think he'd really thrive as the head canine honcho. Looking for a handsome, furry, devoted companion? Speckles is the guy for you!
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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