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Bam Bam

APA-A-98939

Looks Like
Catahoula Leopard Dog / Terrier, Pit Bull

Sex
Male

Current Weight
55 lbs

Estimated Age
3 Years
7 Months

Location
Foster

Adoption Fee
$160
Looks Like
Catahoula Leopard Dog / Terrier, Pit Bull
Sex
Male
Current Weight
55 lbs
Estimated Age
3 Years
7 Months
Location
Foster
Adoption Fee
$160

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Meet Bam Bam, the cuddliest lap dog. Don't let his size fool you. He thinks he's a tiny teacup and is in search of his forever lap for couch snuggles and Netflix marathons. He absolutely loves people and wants to be in the same room with them whenever possible. He will make a perfect work-from-home companion, often visiting your desk to ask for head scratches. Talk about a great stress reliever!

Now in foster care, Bam is getting along great with their dog. They have fun playing nicely together, and Bam respects his buddy's space. He also behaved well in a sitter's house, enjoying attention from the teenagers. He is very gentle and calm so he likely will always be okay with older children.

Bam is very well-behaved and wants to please people, so training isn't a problem. He is house-trained and has nicely free roamed the house up to six hours while his foster is away. He loves to make his people proud and responds quickly to corrections, so he's a great student. He learned the command "sit" quickly and can't wait to learn more! On his leash walks, he will need some patience as he learns not to react to other dogs and pull.

Bam loves everyone he meets, both on walks and in his foster home. Guests get a friendly greeting of wiggles and tail wags, and he wants at least three pets in return. Most people offer more because he has the softest fur and sweetest face. He is easy-going and seems adaptable to many situations so he will do great in most homes. He is heartworm positive, but all that means is that he'll need a couple of months of rest during treatment, at APA!'s expense. If you've got love to give and a lap to share, Bam Bam is your pup. Come meet him today!


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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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