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Abba

APA-A-99944

Looks Like
Mixed Breed (Medium)

Sex
Female

Current Weight
40 lbs

Estimated Age
1 Years
0 Months

Location
Foster

Adoption Fee
$175
Looks Like
Mixed Breed (Medium)
Sex
Female
Current Weight
40 lbs
Estimated Age
1 Years
0 Months
Location
Foster
Adoption Fee
$175

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Abba is a young dancing queen who's so curious about new people and very much wants to meet them. Her tail wags as soon as people enter a room. She's a bit shy and will back away when they offer petting, but she keeps wagging her tail. It just takes her a minute to start giving them kisses - and love.

Now in foster care, she follows her new dad around all day, wanting to stay close for cuddles and playtime. She does enjoy going out to do zoomies in the backyard. Then she comes in to chill out on the floor next to her foster or snooze on her blanket. She was introduced to 4- and 6-year-old kids recently and absolutely loved them, hopping up on them when doing her zoomies. She's energetic and also has fun on her leash walks, excited and curious to see people.

At home, this gentle girl loves playing with her squeaky toys and ropes. She is house-trained and is being crate-trained, but she does well in the house, finding a spot to sleep and sometimes snoozing with her foster. She's well behaved when left home alone for a few hours. And she reacted well to her first bath, not batting an eye.

Abba will love a home with a backyard to zoom and a family that can continue her training and offer her lots of playtime. She loves kids and is likely to enjoy doggie playmates, too. And she's only been curious about cats, showing no aggression. Come meet this adorable young girl!

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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