Axelrod

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Hi, my name is Axelrod!


Adult Medium Male
Pit Bull Terrier / Mixed


Looking for a loving and affectionate Prince Charming, but unwilling to kiss a toad? Axelrod is the guy for you! He wants nothing more than to be by your side and send candy coated gazes your way. Axel was found in September in South Dallas, 15-20 lbs underweight. For having such a rough start in life, he harbors zero grudges, loves everyone (old, young, big, small) equally and sees the world through the eyes of an innocent child. It was such a sight to watch him discover squeaky toys, car rides and stairs for the first time. He's wonderful with his foster’s family dog, and plants kisses on her face all day long. He does not, however, get along with cats.

For being two and a half, Axel is extremely mellow and the definition of a "chill dude." His foster has never seen him get the “zoomies”, and the only time he barks is in his sleep. He's gentle and quiet pretty much 24/7. He is not fond of crates, and will whine and scratch to get out. But, since he is not destructive and likes to lounge, his foster mom doesn’t see it necessary to crate him. Axelrod walks well and doesn't pull on the leash. He likes to sniff and wander, and he's extremely curious if he sees another dog. He's house trained and has had zero accidents in the house. Being food and treat motivated, Axel learned "sit", "down", and "wait" with ease. The next big act is "shake."

This sweet guy charms every person who meets him. A vet tech called him a "teddy bear", and it was so appropriate. He has never shown any object or food aggression, and just wants to shower you with love.

Axelrod is well on his way to a happy and healthy life! All he needs is a family! Apply to adopt him today!

Axelrod is available for pre-adoption only at this time, as he is heartworm positive. Heartworm disease is a non-contagious and treatable condition in dogs, but is fatal if left untreated. For more information about the spread, treatment, and prevention of heartworms visit: http://www.aspca.org/pet-care/dog-care/heartworm

 

All Dallas Pets Alive adoptable pets are spayed or neutered, microchipped, and up to date on vaccines upon adoption. The standard minimum donation for dogs over six months to seven years is $200, puppies under six months is $250, dogs eight years and over are $100 unless specified otherwise. You can view all the adoptable pets and fill out an adoption application online on our website at  http://dallaspetsalive.org/adopt/adoptable-dogs/ . For more information, you can email  adopt@dallaspetsalive.org .

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$10 – Microchip
$25 – Heartworm test
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$300 – Heartworm treatment
$500 – One month of behavioral training

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