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Porterhouse

APA-A-91323

Looks Like
Boxer / Mix

Sex
Male

Current Weight
52 lbs

Estimated Age
5 Years
2 Months

Location
Foster

Adoption Fee
$160
Looks Like
Boxer / Mix
Sex
Male
Current Weight
52 lbs
Estimated Age
5 Years
2 Months
Location
Foster
Adoption Fee
$160

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Are you looking for an active, goofy, curious, friendly, excited, playful, loving, and smart pup? Then come meet Porterhouse! This playful and polite handsome boy is always sweet, friendly and excited to spend time with his humans. He loves being out for long hikes, smelling all the smells and seeing all the sights. He can pull strongly at times, but is learning to stop when he hears "easy. He's curious to see people, and excited to see other dogs on his walks, especially small ones.

Indoors, this curious boy likes staring out the window to check things out. He also enjoys petting and chilling with his foster on the couch. And he will sit for treats. He also gives big kisses as well! He can do a little playful biting, but does no harm. This goofy pup also loves to roll in the grass and show off his silly side, and he even loves plastic pools in the yard! He loves to show off his "sit and "stay skills. He is house-trained and does well in his crate. He can be left alone several hours with a comfy pad to lay on, sleeping soundly.

Porterhouse would love supportive and understanding adopters in a calm home who can continue his leash and home training. He would love a big yard to roam and ideally love lots of brain games and adopters who will take him outdoors, whether it is for hikes, runs, camping and play time!

Porterhouse is the sweetest boy with that funny ear and just needs a chance to shine! Follow him on Instagram @mighty_busterbaxter512 and come meet him 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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