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Bear

APA-A-97595

Looks Like
Retriever, Labrador / Mix

Sex
Male

Current Weight
67 lbs

Estimated Age
4 Years
1 Months

Location
Foster

Adoption Fee
$175
Looks Like
Retriever, Labrador / Mix
Sex
Male
Current Weight
67 lbs
Estimated Age
4 Years
1 Months
Location
Foster
Adoption Fee
$175

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Bear has the sweetest face, and that fits well with his personality. He is a sweet boy! He loves to sit next to his people on the couch and then get in bed and snuggle with them. Now in foster care, he also enjoys going for walks and playing with toys. His favorite is a toy duck that a friend bought for him; he's played with it for hours.

Bear can take some time to warm up to new people he meets. He may grumble at them at first. He also is friendly with small dogs, but may also grumble at bigger ones. His fosters are helping improve his socialization. His leash walking is also improving; he no longer tries to lunge at squirrels and rabbits. At home, he's a mischievous boy who will try to hop on counters and lick dishes. But he does answer to "sit." He's had some potty accidents, but seems house-trained, and he's getting accustomed to his crate.

Bear is a loving, playful and curious boy who will love a home with people who work there and are with him most of the day. And he'll enjoy a backyard. Come meet this lovable boy!
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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