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This dog has the potential to live with or interact with, other dogs based on their interactions with dogs in shelter or in the home.

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This dog has not been observed around cats.

Child Score

This dog has had positive interactions with younger children, either in shelter or in the home, but has not necessarily lived with children.

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This means the dog may be mostly housetrained and/or crate-trained. It may mean the dog has not been observed alone in a home for an extended period of time, but has mostly positive notes.

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Avra

APA-A-98456

Looks Like
Retriever, Black Labrador / Mix

Sex
Female

Current Weight
60 lbs

Estimated Age
5 Years
1 Months

Location
Foster

Adoption Fee
$160
Looks Like
Retriever, Black Labrador / Mix
Sex
Female
Current Weight
60 lbs
Estimated Age
5 Years
1 Months
Location
Foster
Adoption Fee
$160

Distemper Watch

You must live within 60 miles of Town Lake Animal Center to adopt this dog.


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If you want a special angel in your home, come meet Avra. She is an absolute sweetheart who will immediately win you over! This girl will give you gentle, sweet hugs and lightly rest her head on your shoulder and give you soft kisses. She'll also love to cuddle in your lap and fall asleep.

This kind, loving girl is blind, but that has not impaired or slowed her down. She approaches everything cautiously, but that's just her good sense. She loves new people and once acquainted, she's open to being petted. Now in foster care, her perfect day starts by waking up in a cozy bed, stretching her legs outside, eating breakfast, then going for a gentle walk. She's a brave girl who walks on the leash perfectly. If her fosters are away for work, she naps, then gives them a welcome home. She'll do some silly exploring in the yard, then snuggle with her foster's two dogs, friendly and curious with them. After an evening walk, she chills out and watches a movie with her foster family. With more snuggles, of course.

She is a love bug with children, including her fosters' 15-year-old and an 8-year-old neighbor. Her foster mom says she's the smartest dog she's ever met. She learns to obey instructions within a few minutes and has adapted skills that help her navigate the world. She enjoys entering her crate. The door can stay unlocked because it's her special place to stay. And she'll also happily snooze alone in the baby-gated kitchen, doing well when her fosters are away. She is completely house-trained.

Avra is an easy-going girl who will love a laid-back home with a family who can take her on those slow walks she loves and a doggie sibling playmate. She is heartworm positive, but all that means is that she'll need a couple of months of rest during treatment, at APA!'s expense. Come meet her. She'll become your most loyal, trustworthy best friend!
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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