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I'm Bobby, Adopt Me!
Australian Cattle Dog Mix | Senior | Male

Ten-year-old Bobby is a sweet, mellow old man. He enjoys spending his time relaxing outside and getting lots of pets from his favorite people. He gets along well with other calm dogs but mostly likes to roam around. Bobby would do well in a quiet home where his easy-going demeanor will fit in perfectly. Bobby has some special medical needs that will require ongoing care, including a prescription urinary diet and regular monitoring with help from your veterinarian. Bobby has a positive history with other dogs. He currently weighs 46 pounds.Bobby's adoption fee has been prepaid by a generous donor. Bobby is being cared for in a foster home, so is available by appointment only. Please submit an application if you are interested in adopting this animal.

Bobby's adopter must be at least 18 years old with valid state-issued identification. ARF encourages family members to participate in the adoption process, especially children and family dogs. Please visit ARF's web site for information on adoption and to view more cute canines.

Adoption Hours at ARF
Appointments recommended

Wednesday - Sunday
11:45 am - 5 pm


Adoption fees

Cat - $100
Special Needs Cat - $50
Senior Cat (7+ years) - $50
Two Cats - $150
Kitten (< 6 months) - $150
Special Needs Kitten - $75
Two Kittens - $250

Dog - $250
Special Needs Dog - $125
Senior Dog (7+ years) - $125
Puppy (< 6 months) - $350
Special Needs Puppy
- $175

Adoption fees are waived for veterans

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Looking for a furry friend during this trying time? Good news — ARF is now offering a no-contact virtual adoption process! Visit www.arflife.org to find out more.

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2890 Mitchell Drive
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Kitten (< 6 months) - $150
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Adoption Hours at ARF
Appointments recommended

Wednesday - Sunday
11:45 am - 5 pm


Adoption fees

Cat - $100
Special Needs Cat - $50
Senior Cat (7+ years) - $50
Two Cats - $150
Kitten (< 6 months) - $150
Special Needs Kitten - $75
Two Kittens - $250

Dog - $250
Special Needs Dog - $125
Senior Dog (7+ years) - $125
Puppy (< 6 months) - $350
Special Needs Puppy
- $175

Adoption fees are waived for veterans

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