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Tahini

APA-A-95214

Looks Like
Terrier, Pit Bull / Mix

Sex
Female

Current Weight
42 lbs

Estimated Age
3 Years
0 Months

Location
Foster

Adoption Fee
$175
Looks Like
Terrier, Pit Bull / Mix
Sex
Female
Current Weight
42 lbs
Estimated Age
3 Years
0 Months
Location
Foster
Adoption Fee
$175

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It's impossible not to smile when you see Tahini because it looks like she's smiling back at you! She seems like the happiest dog on the planet and is one of the sweetest too. Tahini is a gentle pup that is eager to please and enjoys being affectionate with her humans. It's best to let her lead the cuddle time as she prefers not to be grabbed or petted on her body. She loves being petted on her head though - it's her favorite spot and she'll reward you with unlimited kisses!

Tahini is a very smart, well-behaved pup who is crate-trained and house-trained. She always wants to make her people proud and will let you know when she needs to go outside. Tahini has a little bit of nerves when it comes to new or unusual noises or new things, like toys. She would do best with a patient and calm household who will give her time to get comfortable. As sweet as Tahini is, she doesn't have much experience with kids so she would do best in an adult-only household. She could benefit from a kind, calm dog buddy as she could use a playmate and a mentor to show her how to play with toys.

If you want to see Tahini smile, take her for a car ride or a long walk. These are two of her favorite things and she'll let you know it! On walks, she may have a little anxiety around a new dog and let out a bark, but she can be easily distracted and will move past with no issues. Tahini's third favorite thing is to nap after a long walk or cuddle on the couch and take it easy. Tahini loves treats and is currently learning the commands, 'sit' and 'stay'. If it means getting more treats, she'll be very excited to continue learning more commands with you.

Tahani is a very special pup and will make a great new best friend. Waking up to her sweet, smiling face every morning would put you in the best mood. Don't miss out on Tahini - 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

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