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Meet Mattie, APA's! super smart dancing doggie

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Mattie is available for adoption through APA! Photo by Austin Pets Alive!
Mattie Austin Pets Alive
Look at that sweet smile! Photo by Austin Pets Alive!
Mattie Austin Pets Alive
Stylish and smart, Mattie's the real deal. Photo by Austin Pets Alive!
Mattie Austin Pets Alive
Mattie Austin Pets Alive
Mattie Austin Pets Alive

We all know this a two-stepping town, and finding that perfect dancing partner can be pretty hard. Mattie has been practicing her moves just for you — and wouldn't she look good on the dance floor! 

Name: Mattie

Sex: Female

Breed: Terrier, American Pit Bull Mix

Adult size: Large

Age: 3 years, 10 months

Sign: Gemini

Spayed/neutered: Yes

Adoption donation: $50

Location: On site

How APA! describes Mattie: Well-behaved, playful, pretty

What APA! says about Mattie:

Mattie takes commands really well, is easily corrected and treat-motivated. Mattie has a moderate- to high-energy level and would probably enjoy being with someone who is fairly active. She has a beautiful spotted coat and loves to "wiggle dance" and give nice warm kisses when she's happy.

She's good with kids but is a bit mouthy and would benefit from a basic obedience class. She also needs to be the only pet in the household.

Why Mattie deserves your love:

Mattie loves tennis balls, chili and cheese (who doesn't!). In addition to her quirky personality, Mattie loves rope toys and is excellent at playing fetch. Chili, cheese and she's a good dancer? Sounds like a perfect dog.


To learn more about Mattie, please visit the APA! website.

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