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Gem

APA-A-90615

Looks Like
Husky / Mix

Sex
Female

Current Weight
39 lbs

Estimated Age
1 Years
9 Months

Location
Foster

Adoption Fee
$175
Looks Like
Husky / Mix
Sex
Female
Current Weight
39 lbs
Estimated Age
1 Years
9 Months
Location
Foster
Adoption Fee
$175

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Gem is an energetic and sparkly girl who is happiest getting rowdy and showing off her athletics. This girl has a happy-go-lucky attitude guaranteed to put you in a great mood.

Gem is searching for someone who's ready to be just as active as she is. It's a huge bonus if you're looking for a running buddy - she's happy to be a part of your running club! She's a super smart lady who is picking up on skills quickly, learning every day how to be the best girl on a leash. Gem is excited about life, and is spending her days getting rowdy with her friends in playgroups. She can sometimes be a little protective of her belongings (who can blame her?).

Gem would do best in a home where she has training and exercise - and ideally a backyard to romp around in. Since she can be pretty energetic, she would do best in a home with adults or older children. She also can potentially go home with a well-matched dog sibling.

This energetic, smart, super fun girl is searching for her forever people - could that be you? Come meet her today!
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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