Lacey - German Shepherd Dog (medium coat) Dog For Adoption
German Shepherd Dog Dog For Adoption in Montgomery, AL

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Organization Name: Helping Shepherds of Every Color
Location: Montgomery, AL 36107
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Breed: German Shepherd Dog
Gender: Female Female
Nickname:

Lacey

Age: Adult
Color/Markings: Black with Gray or Silver
Size at Maturity: Large
Availability Date: 03/18/2017
Location: Montgomery, AL 36107
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Physical Attributes
Ear Type Erect
Tail Type Long
Coat Length Medium
Grooming Needs Moderate
Likes to Vocalize Some
Shedding Amount Moderate
Behavioral Characteristics
OK with Dogs Yes
Energy Level Moderate
Activity Level Moderately Active
Fence Required 6 foot
Owner Experience Required Breed
Other
  • Yard Required
  • Good in a Car
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Was the Dog Found No
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Posted Breed: German Shepherd Dog (medium coat). All of our dogs are housed in private homes, we do not have a store or a shelter. We do not show dogs to interested parties until they have an approved adoption application. If you are interested in adopting one of our dogs, please fill out an adoption application on our website www.helpingshepherdsofeverycolor.com You may also find us on facebook: Helping Shepherds of Every Color Rescue. ​Lacey just completed Heartworm treatment. She is very sweet and seems to be good with dogs. Lacey has a high ball drive and will entertain herself by throwing her toy around.

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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    • German Shepherd Dog Dog For Adoption in Montgomery, AL

      Knight

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      Breed: German Shepherd Dog
      Sex: Male Male
      Age: Adult
      Location: Montgomery, AL
      Posted Breed: German Shepherd Dog (medium coat). All of our dogs are housed in private homes, we do not have a store or a shelter. We do not show dogs to interested parties until they have an approved adoption application. If you are interested in adopting one of our dogs, please fill out an adoption application on our website www.helpingshepherdsofeverycolor.com You may also find us on facebook: Helping Shepherds of Every Color Rescue. Knight was found hanging out in a neighborhood and he was hit by a car. A kind person took him to the vet to be checked out. Knight is Heartworm Positive and will be treated soon. He should be available for adoption around mid January 2017. Update: Knight has completed Heartworm Treatment and is ready to find a new home. He is even tempered and he is good with cats. Once he gets to know you he is very sweet. He was very nervous and scared when he came into the rescue.
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    • German Shepherd Dog-Unknown Mix Dog For Adoption in Montgomery, AL

      Pudge

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      Breed: German Shepherd Dog-Unknown Mix
      Sex: Male Male
      Age: Baby
      Location: Montgomery, AL
      Posted Breed: German Shepherd Dog / Mixed (medium coat). Pudge is a lover to people and other dogs. Pudge is half German Shepherd. We don't know what his dad is, but he will likely be a big dog when he is grown. All of our dogs are housed in private homes, we do not have a store or a shelter. We do not show dogs to interested parties until they have an approved adoption application. If you are interested in adopting one of our dogs, please fill out an adoption application on our website www.helpingshepherdsofeverycolor.com You may also find us on facebook: Helping Shepherds of Every Color Rescue.
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    • German Shepherd Dog-Unknown Mix Dog For Adoption in Montgomery, AL

      Speck

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      Breed: German Shepherd Dog-Unknown Mix
      Sex: Female Female
      Age: Baby
      Location: Montgomery, AL
      Posted Breed: German Shepherd Dog / Mixed (medium coat). Speck is the first to do everything. She's the first to be house trained. She's intrepid, independent, and very smart. Speck is half German Shepherd. Daddy is an unknown, but Speck and her brothers will likely be large dogs (50 + pounds) when grown. All of our dogs are housed in private homes, we do not have a store or a shelter. We do not show dogs to interested parties until they have an approved adoption application. If you are interested in adopting one of our dogs, please fill out an adoption application on our website www.helpingshepherdsofeverycolor.com You may also find us on facebook: Helping Shepherds of Every Color Rescue.
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    • German Shepherd Dog-Unknown Mix Dog For Adoption in Montgomery, AL

      Blaze

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      Breed: German Shepherd Dog-Unknown Mix
      Sex: Male Male
      Age: Baby
      Location: Montgomery, AL
      Posted Breed: German Shepherd Dog / Mixed (medium coat). Blaze has the most white on him. Energetic, playful and loves his siblings. Blaze is half German Shepherd, we don't know what his dad was but Blaze will likely be a big dog when grown. All of our dogs are housed in private homes, we do not have a store or a shelter. We do not show dogs to interested parties until they have an approved adoption application. If you are interested in adopting one of our dogs, please fill out an adoption application on our website www.helpingshepherdsofeverycolor.com You may also find us on facebook: Helping Shepherds of Every Color Rescue.
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    • German Shepherd Dog Dog For Adoption in Montgomery, AL

      Kita

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      Breed: German Shepherd Dog
      Sex: Female Female
      Age: Adult
      Location: Montgomery, AL
      Posted Breed: German Shepherd Dog (medium coat). All of our dogs are housed in private homes, we do not have a store or a shelter. We do not show dogs to interested parties until they have an approved adoption application. If you are interested in adopting one of our dogs, please fill out an adoption application on our website www.helpingshepherdsofeverycolor.com You may also find us on facebook: Helping Shepherds of Every Color Rescue. ​ ​Kita is a very sweet girl. She loves people and is supposed to be good with other dogs but she does not like cats. Kita is brand new to rescue so we are still getting to know all about her.
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    • Border Collie-Pointer Mix Dog For Adoption in Montgomery, AL

      Oreo

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      Breed: Border Collie-Pointer Mix
      Sex: Female Female
      Age: Adult
      Location: Montgomery, AL
      Posted Breed: Border Collie / English Pointer / Mixed (short coat). If you are interested in adopting Oreo, please contact Rand Ragland at theellardplace@aol.com Oreo will be 1 year old in March. She is spayed, and up to date on all her shots, and on heartworm prevention. She loves people and other dogs, we don't know how she is with cats. Active dog, needs big fenced yard. Would do well with Elementary school age kids, or older kids. Half Border collie and half English Pointer. She points, ;looks like half size English pointer with black and white color pattern of Border Collie and she lays down like one watching a herd. Good dog for someone that jogs or runs. Not an apartment dog.
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    • German Shepherd Dog Dog For Adoption in Montgomery, AL

      Holly

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      Breed: German Shepherd Dog
      Sex: Female Female
      Age: Adult
      Location: Montgomery, AL
      Posted Breed: German Shepherd Dog (medium coat). All of our dogs are housed in private homes, we do not have a store or a shelter. We do not show dogs to interested parties until they have an approved adoption application. If you are interested in adopting one of our dogs, please fill out an adoption application on our website www.helpingshepherdsofeverycolor.com You may also find us on facebook: Helping Shepherds of Every Color Rescue. 2/1/17 Holly just came back from Heartworm Treatment. We are still getting to know her, but we do know she is a busy girl and she likes to ride in the car. Supposedly she does not like small dogs, we will be verifying that in the weeks to come. Holly is very curious about cats so she should probably go to a home without them. She appears to have some instinct or beginner level training in nose work or searching because she likes to sniff cars as she walks past them and knows to check each wheel well.
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    • German Shepherd Dog-Unknown Mix Dog For Adoption in Montgomery, AL

      Zena

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      Breed: German Shepherd Dog-Unknown Mix
      Sex: Female Female
      Age: Adult
      Location: Montgomery, AL
      Posted Breed: German Shepherd Dog / Mixed (medium coat). All of our dogs are housed in private homes, we do not have a store or a shelter. We do not show dogs to interested parties until they have an approved adoption application. If you are interested in adopting one of our dogs, please fill out an adoption application on our website www.helpingshepherdsofeverycolor.com You may also find us on facebook: Helping Shepherds of Every Color Rescue. Zena was left at a shelter with 11 puppies. Sadly one of the pups didn't make it before we were able to pull them out. She is super sweet and has been a good mama to her babies so now it is time to find her a home of her own. ​Zena is now spayed and ready for her own home. She can jump fences so she requires a minimum of 6 foot fence. Zena needs proper introductions to other dogs but does not aggressively go after them. She really would love to run and chase cats and squirrels.
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    • Collie-German Shepherd Dog Mix Dog For Adoption in Montgomery, AL

      Jester

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      Breed: Collie-German Shepherd Dog Mix
      Sex: Male Male
      Age: Young
      Location: Montgomery, AL
      Posted Breed: German Shepherd Dog / Collie / Mixed (medium coat). All of our dogs are housed in private homes, we do not have a store or a shelter. We do not show dogs to interested parties until they have an approved adoption application. If you are interested in adopting one of our dogs, please fill out an adoption application on our website www.helpingshepherdsofeverycolor.com You may also find us on facebook: Helping Shepherds of Every Color Rescue.
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    • German Shepherd Dog Dog For Adoption in Montgomery, AL

      Sheba

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      Breed: German Shepherd Dog
      Sex: Female Female
      Age: Adult
      Location: Montgomery, AL
      Posted Breed: German Shepherd Dog (medium coat). If you are interested in adopting one of our dogs, please fill out an adoption application on our website: www.helpingshepherdsofeverycolor.com Sheba is returning to rescue. She is great with people and kids, even small kids, but she might be best as an only dog. Apparently she thinks the word Queen should be in front of her name. Sheba is about 5-7 years old now, best guess. She is good with cats and horses and kids, but not some dogs, especially smaller female dogs. Sheba is fairly laid back, not super hyper. If you are interested in Sheba, please contact us.
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