Archie IV

Age: Adult
Breed: Mixed Breed (Medium)
Gender: Male

Meet Archie IV!

Two-year-old Archie may have spent his younger years on the streets, but he’s figured out pretty quickly what he likes: affection. Whether accepting attention, or just allowing him to curl up next to his people, he adores getting the TLC he missed while living outdoors. He’ll even accept brotherly love from other dogs, too, whether being kind or playful.

He’s not a big fan of his crate, but happy to ride along in the car when given the chance. He is equally disinterested in toys and his leash (but he’s working on it), and cats may not be interested in him. He prefers not to bark – it’s just not his style – making it just one part of his well-natured temperament. He would likely thrive in an environment with a yard, where he can go for walks, and would become a sweet and loyal companion.

On the outside, Archie’s color is a beautiful brindle, with sweet eyes and a big head. This shepherd/terrier mix has a curly tail that straightens out when he focuses intently on the task at hand. He’s a healthy dog with a moderate energy level, and a few good-boy behaviors he wants to improve. But with a little love and attention, he’s going to be a furry, fabulous friend to your family.

All Dallas Pets Alive adoptable pets are spayed or neutered, microchipped, and up to date on vaccines upon adoption. The standard minimum donation for cats over six months to seven years is $100, kittens under six months is $150, cats eight years and over are $50 unless specified otherwise. You can view all the adoptable pets and fill out an adoption application online on our website at . For more information, you can email

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