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German Shepherd Dog Dog For Adoption in Lewistown, PA, USA

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Organization Name: One Dog at a Time ODAAT
Location: Lewistown, PA 17044
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Breed: German Shepherd Dog
Gender: Male Male
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Chance zombie

Age: Adult
Size at Maturity: Large
Availability Date: 07/07/2017
Location: Lewistown, PA 15417
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Activity Level Moderately Active
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  • Housetrained
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  • Up-to-date on Vaccinations

Posted Breed: German Shepherd Dog. Chance is a 5-6 year old GSD. He is good with most dogs and house trained. He loves to go on walks with his foster mom. Chance would do best with an experienced GSD owner.

German Shepherd Dog

A.K.A. : German Shepherd, Alsatian, Alsatian Wolf Dog, Berger Allemand, Deutscher Schäferhund
Overview: The German Shepherd is unmatched in character and courage. These dogs make great companions because they are loyal and have the heightened senses of an excellent watch dog. At the same time, they can be gentle and playful companions for children.
Breed Group: Herding
Weight (lbs): 75-95
Height (in): male: 24-26, female: 22-24
Colors: Most colors, other than white, are permissible.
Coat: Dense, straight or slightly wavy, harsh, close lying of medium length.
Character: German Shepherds are very intelligent, loyal, and obedient. These dogs are known for their bravery and protective nature.
Temperament: This breed is very territorial, making them among the least likely of breeds to run away. They are also excellent watch dogs. This breed gets along fine with children and other animals, as long as proper socialization has taken place.
Care: The German Shepherd requires grooming with a special comb to remove dead hairs.
Training: This breed is a well-known eager pupil. They respond well to your voice, so training can be quick and impressive.
Activity: German Shepherds need to keep busy, so they are very well suited to some type of work and a good amount of exercise.
Country of Origin: Germany
Health Issue: This breed is prone to hereditary disease, such as hip and elbow dysplasia, blood disorders, digestive problems, epilepsy, chronic eczema, and keratitis.
Life Expectancy: about 13

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