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Simba - American Bulldog / Mixed Dog For Adoption
American Bulldog Mix Dog For Adoption in Austin, TX, USA

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Date Listed: 12/26/2015
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Organization Name: Austin Pets Alive!
Location: Austin, TX
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Breed: American Bulldog Mix
Gender: Male Male
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Simba

Age: Adult
Color/Markings: Tan/Yellow/Fawn with White
Size at Maturity: Large
Availability Date: 12/26/2015
Location: Austin, TX 78703
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Tags: American Bulldog Mix Dog For Adoption in Austin, TX, USA
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Altered Yes
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  • Up-to-date on Vaccinations

Posted Breed: American Bulldog / Mixed. Simba is an affectionate guy looking for love. He enjoys attention and is eager to please. He gets very excited when his people come home and has a hard time staying on all fours. Simba loves long walks as much as he loves cuddling on the sofa. He has a big heart and wants to share his love with you.Simba is crate-trained and can behave by himself when home alone for short periods of time. He's learning leash manners and already knows Sit and Stay.He's excited and a little nervous around dogs, so we advise a slow introduction to other dogs. He loves kids but does jump, so he may do better with older kids. Simba would do best in a cat-free home.Simba has tested positive for heart-worms. It's a treatable condition and the treatment cost is included in his adoption fee. You can read about heart-worm treatment here: http://www.austinpetsalive.org/heartworms/Come fall in love with this sweetheart today!

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    • German Shepherd Dog-Unknown Mix Dog For Adoption in Austin, TX, USA

      Ranger Rick

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      Breed: German Shepherd Dog-Unknown Mix
      Sex: Male Male
      Age: Senior
      Location: USA
      Posted Breed: German Shepherd Dog / Mixed. Some have said Ranger Rick resembles a giant chihuahua - this does not faze Ranger Rick one bit! He is an absolutely adorable smart-as-a-whip mature guy who knows who he is. Although he does not deny that he may have a very distant cousin who at one time dated a chihuahua! He is a volunteer favorite and often hears the ooh and aahs of people who meet him. With his adorable looks and sweet personality, Ranger Rick will put a smile on your face. Ranger Rick can be a very goofy boy. He loves playing fetch with a tennis ball and will enjoy running around the yard with you. He likes going on walks and exploring. Ranger Rick also has a very sensitive side and genuinely appreciates affection from his humans. Ranger Rick walks very well on leash and is polishing up his 'place' and 'come' commands. He is super smart and enjoys his training sessions as they keep his mind active and is in the Total Obedience Program. The Total Obedience Program (TOP) is modelled after the AKC's Canine Good Citizen (CGC) test. As a TOP dog, Ranger Rick has a personalized training plan and works with a volunteer trainer several times a week to help him learn the skills to become the best dog he can be! He is learning skills like sit and down, walking nicely on leash, sitting calmly when approached by strangers or other dogs, staying in a sit or down until told "free," and coming when called. Once Ranger Rick successfully completes all the skills on his training plan he will be considered TOP Dog Ready! Ranger Rick is working hard to become a wonderful pet and as a part of APA's Total Obedience Program you can work with APA staff to continue to build a training relationship with Ranger Rick after adoption and master all the TOP dog skills together. Check out a video on APA's CGC program, on which the TOP was based: https://vimeo.com/89434193 Why not take a chance and come on down to meet the irresistible pup who is looking for his family and forever home!
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    • Beau - Hound / Mixed Dog For Adoption

      Date listed: 06/03/2017

      Mutt Dog For Adoption in Austin, TX, USA

      Beau

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      Breed: Mutt
      Sex: Male Male
      Age: Adult
      Location: USA
      Posted Breed: Hound / Mixed. Beau is a classically handsome hound dog. He loves to do rugged, handsome things like play fetch and pose for photographs. You might assume he is a Clint Eastwood-type, but he is really a goofball. Just watch him try to play fetch by himself, and you will realize there's not a whole lot of self-consciousness going on. Beau is house trained, crate trained, walks well on a leash and knows sit. He can be a bit awkward when meeting new people and animals, but he is super affectionate with the people he gets to know, and he has lived with other dogs before. Since he does have some hound in him, he tends to emote very dramatically. "I have to use the potty" comes out like an epic, mournful howl to the moon. Beau has been bounced around a bit, but is very ready to settle into a forever home. He's a funny guy with a big personality, and even bigger potential. Come meet him!
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    • American Bulldog-Unknown Mix Dog For Adoption in Austin, TX, USA

      Santana

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      Breed: American Bulldog-Unknown Mix
      Sex: Female Female
      Age: Adult
      Location: USA
      Posted Breed: American Bulldog / Mixed. Long trail hikes? Check. Cuddle forever friend? Check Polite and well mannered? Check. Santana has learned so much in her stay at APA! She's accomplished leash walker and takes her volunteer buddy around Lady Bird Lake just about every morning. Her perfect day is a long, leisurely hike followed by a snooze in your lap. She is a perfect lady in the house, and quite a beauty. She is sure to improve your decor just by lying on the couch. Her home skills are being impeccably house trained, a napper and she won't snatch anything off the counter. Santana enjoys learning new things and is in the Total Obedience Program. The Total Obedience Program (TOP) is modelled after the AKC's Canine Good Citizen (CGC) test. As a TOP dog, Santana has a personalized training plan and works with a volunteer trainer several times a week to help her learn the skills to become the best dog she can be! She is learning skills like sit and down, walking nicely on leash, sitting calmly when approached by strangers or other dogs, staying in a sit or down until told "free," and coming when called. Once Santana successfully completes all the skills on her training plan she will be considered TOP Dog Ready! Santana is working hard to become a wonderful pet and as a part of APA's Total Obedience Program you can work with APA staff to continue to build a training relationship with Santana after adoption and master all the TOP dog skills together. Check out a video on APA's CGC program, on which the TOP was based: https://vimeo.com/89434193
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    • Pointer Dog For Adoption in Austin, TX, USA

      Galaxy

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      Breed: Pointer
      Sex: Female Female
      Age: Adult
      Location: USA
      Posted Breed: Pointer / Catahoula Leopard Dog. Galaxy is APA's version of Princess Leia with eyes that sparkle brighter than stars in the sky when she sees the people she loves. This affectionate, sometimes goofy girl can be shy when first meeting new humans, but once she gets comfortably acquainted, she lights up and her personality shines. She loves, loves and loves her human friends and wants to cuddle with them, sneaking in kisses and curling up in their laps. Galaxy is happy to take walks and play with toys, then lay next to her people and ask for petting. And if it's been a while since you gave her a treat, she'll put her paw on your arm as a polite reminder. Galaxy has great leash skills and is crate and house trained. Quick to learn, Galaxy is in the Total Obedience Program. The Total Obedience Program (TOP) is modeled after the AKC's Canine Good Citizen (CGC) test. As a TOP dog, Galaxy has a personalized training plan and works with a volunteer trainer several times a week to help her learn the skills to become the best dog she can be! She is now TOP Dog Ready, which means she's already learned all the skills in her training plan, including sit and down, walking nicely on leash, sitting calmly when approached by strangers, calmly walking past another dog, staying in a sit or down until told "free," and coming when called. Galaxy has worked hard to become a wonderful pet and as a part of APA's Total Obedience Program you can work with APA staff to continue to build a training relationship with Galaxy after adoption and master all the TOP dog skills together. Check out a video on APA's CGC program, on which the TOP was based: https://vimeo.com/89434193 Come meet this girl with the cutest, most contagious smile and see if she can be part of your galaxy!
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    • American Pit Bull Terrier Dog For Adoption in Austin, TX, USA

      Bock

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      Breed: American Pit Bull Terrier
      Sex: Male Male
      Age: Adult
      Location: USA
      Posted Breed: American Pit Bull Terrier / Labrador Retriever. Good looks? Check! Good manners? Check! Good fetching skills? Check, check check! Bock is one happy dude! He will flirt with his 1,000-watt smile and win you over with his joie de vivre. Then when he's sure of your love, he'll turn his attention to the other love of his life: balls. Tennis balls, jolly balls (yes, those toys meant for horses), and even a bowling ball he tries to stand on! Bock loves them all! He also really enjoys playing with frisbees and chillin' in a pool. Don't worry, Bock has a soft spot for humans too. As soon as you call him over, he's all wiggles and back scratches. He loves to snuggle after a full day of fetch, so get comfortable! This cute chicken (bock bock bock!) is a charmer and would love nothing more than to be your Netflix partner every day of the week. Bock loves learning; he's happy to hang up his ball for a little bit while he's learning the finer points of obedience at the Total Obedience Program. The Total Obedience Program (TOP) is modeled after the AKC's Canine Good Citizen (CGC) test. As a TOP dog, Bock has a personalized training plan and works with a volunteer trainer several times a week to help him learn the skills to become the best dog he can be! He is learning skills like sit and down, walking nicely on leash, sitting calmly when approached by strangers or other dogs, staying in a sit or down until told "free," and coming when called. Once Bock successfully completes all the skills on his training plan he will be considered TOP Dog Ready! Bock is working hard to become a wonderful pet and as a part of APA's Total Obedience Program you can work with APA staff to continue to build a training relationship with Bock after adoption and master all the TOP dog skills together. Check out a video on APA's CGC program, on which the TOP was based: https://vimeo.com/89434193 Don't miss out on the gorgeous dog! Bock is all retriever and will reward long days of fetching with companionship.
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    • Mutt Dog For Adoption in Austin, TX, USA

      Murphy

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      Breed: Mutt
      Sex: Male Male
      Age: Adult
      Location: USA
      Posted Breed: Australian Cattle Dog/Blue Heeler / Mixed. Murphy is a true go-getter. He's very smart and very athletic. He's not just interviewing to be your dog; he's interviewing for a job. Whether patrolling your yard for varmints, keeping you safe out on the trails or learning to run obstacle courses, Murphy is happiest when he's got something to do. Murphy is house trained, knows sit, and walks well on a leash. He is very protective of his home and the people he loves, so he can be a bit aloof when meeting strangers. He wants to decide for himself if you are friend or foe. But once he decides you are a friend, he's ride or die. He's as loyal as they come. If you're interested in getting into some sporting dog competitions, or if you're a regular exerciser looking for a partner, or maybe have a large piece of property in need of protecting, Murphy would love to meet you. He's got a five-year plan, a can-do attitude, and he can start immediately.
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    • Border Collie-Unknown Mix Dog For Adoption in Austin, TX, USA

      Major

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      Breed: Border Collie-Unknown Mix
      Sex: Male Male
      Age: Adult
      Location: USA
      Posted Breed: Border Collie / Mixed. Meet Major, a vivacious, spirited ball of fluff. This silly guy does a cute play bow followed quickly by a zoom around the yard when he wants to play with his human. He can be very cat-like when he wants attention, preferring to rub his head all over your legs. Major is dreaming of finding his forever home, complete with a spacious and secure backyard for him to run around. While he'd love to find a human that loves to be just as active as him, he is also skilled in the art of "self-fetch" by tossing his toys up into the air and catching them with gusto. This smart and treat-motivated pup is the perfect companion for agility training, puzzle toys and games. Major will delight his new family with all kinds of tricks and commands, which you'll get to know in pre-adoption training provided by APA. Major is an excellent leash walker and gives great eye contact; he is always ready to listen and learn. Open your heart and home to this smarty-pants and get ready to fall in love with Major's adorable ears, and his charming quirkiness and zest for life!
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    • American Pit Bull Terrier-Unknown Mix Dog For Adoption in Austin, TX, USA

      Oscar

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      Breed: American Pit Bull Terrier-Unknown Mix
      Sex: Male Male
      Age: Adult
      Location: USA
      Posted Breed: Pit Bull Terrier / Mixed. Do you like to hit the snooze button a few times in the morning? Oscar does too! This cutie is happy to cuddle in bed until the late morning. He will also politely lounge around the house once he does get up, maybe chewing on a nice bone or stuffed toy. Don't let his lazy, homebody attitude fool you though. He is more than happy to join his human for a nice long walk or jog. He also loves swimming and wading in any body of water he can find. At the shelter, Oscar spends his time playing fetch and and going for walks with his favorite volunteers. He has also had lots of behavior training and likes to show off his great leash manners. He spent some time in a foster home where he has proven his love for sleep and snuggling, and impressed his friends by being crate trained and house trained! Oscar bonds closely with his humans and needs a low-key home with a patient and loving individual or couple. He may be able to live with another well-matched pup, and he seems to prefer the company of lady dogs. His biggest dream is a yard with his very own kiddie pool! Oscar is affectionate, silly, smart and eager to please. He also happens to be extremely adorable. He cannot wait to be living it up with a family of his own, one that will be dedicated to help him keep perfecting his skills!
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    • Labrador Retriever-Unknown Mix Dog For Adoption in Austin, TX, USA

      Loki

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      Breed: Labrador Retriever-Unknown Mix
      Sex: Male Male
      Age: Adult
      Location: USA
      Posted Breed: Labrador Retriever / Mixed. There's something about black dogs. Though they are beautiful, they tend to get overlooked in the shelter. But if you could take a moment and visit Loki, you'll see that he is a total love-bug. He has that look that says, "Want to have some fun together?" Once you get him leashed up and out the door, he is full of life! He can lope around the ball fields with a big, goofy grin! No matter what he's doing, he seems very proud of himself as he struts his stuff. His true joyful nature comes out when he's outside having fun. His other favorite hobby is loving up on his humans. He is a very affectionate cuddlebug. He loves being around his favorite people, giving them kisses, cuddling on their laps and spooning in bed with them. He brings toys to his human friends for playtime, plays tug-o-war, chases tennis balls, and then does zoomies in the yard. He's a smart, treat motivated boy who already answers to a host of hand signal commands - including "sit," "lay down" and "shake." And he's crate-trained and seems house trained and is great in the car. If you've got treats, he's willing to learn new tricks. Loki is a loving, loyal boy will be eager to please an active family and who can give him the affection he wants and will return in abundance. If that's not incentive enough, his adoption fee is paid. Won't you come visit him today? Please check out his Instagram @adoptloki.apa to learn more about Loki!
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    • Mutt Dog For Adoption in Austin, TX, USA

      Pinball

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      Breed: Mutt
      Sex: Female Female
      Age: Adult
      Location: USA
      Posted Breed: Shepherd / Mixed. Sweet, relaxed and smart. This pretty lady has it all. Pinball is a great listener and is looking for a human who is ready to cuddle with her and teach her some more tricks. But don't be fooled- she's a smart girl and knows quite a few already. She's easy to please, and is always down for a cuddle, a pet, or even a walk. She's always ready to learn, and to love. Pinball's perfect home would be one with a big back yard for her to play in. And humans who like being active, or going on runs or on the trails would be a perfect fit. She's great walking on a leash, listens well and is in the Total Obedience Program. The Total Obedience Program (TOP) is modelled after the AKC's Canine Good Citizen (CGC) test. As a TOP dog, Pinball has a personalized training plan and works with a volunteer trainer several times a week to help her learn the skills to become the best dog she can be! She is learning skills like sit and down, walking nicely on leash, sitting calmly when approached by strangers or other dogs, staying in a sit or down until told "free," and coming when called. Once Pinball successfully completes all the skills on her training plan she will be considered TOP Dog Ready! Pinball is working hard to become a wonderful pet and as a part of APA's Total Obedience Program you can work with APA staff to continue to build a training relationship with Pinball after adoption and master all the TOP dog skills together. Check out a video on APA's CGC program, on which the TOP was based: https://vimeo.com/89434193
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