Danica - German Shorthaired Pointer (short coat) Dog For Adoption
German Shorthaired Pointer Dog For Adoption in Menlo Park, CA

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Organization Name: NorCal German Shorthaired Pointer Rescue
Location: Menlo Park, CA 94026


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Breed: German Shorthaired Pointer
Gender: Female Female
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Danica

Age: Senior
Color/Markings: Brown/Chocolate with White
Size at Maturity: Large
Availability Date: 06/04/2016
Location: Menlo Park, CA 94026
Tags: German Shorthaired Pointer Dog For Adoption in Menlo Park, CA
Physical Attributes
Coat Length Short
Altered Yes
Behavioral Characteristics
OK with Kids Yes
OK with Dogs Yes
OK with Cats Yes
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Additional Information
Was the Dog Found No
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  • Up-to-date on Vaccinations

Posted Breed: German Shorthaired Pointer (short coat). Danica is a darling senior! Meet Dear Danica! This 10 year old distinguished gal has the spunk of a pointer without the extended battery life that most of the young ones have. She enjoys both canine and feline family members and loves to make new friends, to join in and play! Danica is super content hanging out with people at home, but can also stay on her own while her family is at work. She enjoys walks with no pulling on her leash and is comfortable sleeping in her crate through the night. Getting her chin and ears petted is one of her favorites. This beautiful tail wagging lady would love to be settled in with her forever family. Status: Available Location: San Francisco Bay Area, CA Adoption $: 155 Weight: 55 pounds Age: 10 years Kids: 6 and up Other dogs: Ok with other dogs Cats: Yes Hunting: Unknown Our adoption process begins with our adoption questionnaire: http://norcalgsprescue.org/adoption-questionnaire/ (Please note that we adopted primarily within Northern California and our minimum age for kids is 6) If you'd like to see what Danica's been up to, check out her posting in the Available Foster Dogs section: http://norcalgsprescue.org/category/available-dogs/our-foster-dogs/. That's where you'll find all the latest info about all of our available dogs.

German Shorthaired Pointer

A.K.A. : Deutscher kurzhaariger, Vorstehhund, Deutsch Kurzhaar, Kurzhaar
Overview: The German Shorthaired Pointer is a loyal family watch dog and companion. This dog enjoys sporting activities and has a very handsome and dignified appearance.
Breed Group: Sporting
Weight (lbs): male: 55-70, female: 45-60
Height (in): male: 23-25, female: 21-23
Colors: Liver or combinations of liver and white.
Coat: The hair is short, thick and feels tough to the hand.
Character: German Shorthaired Pointers are intelligent, eager to learn, loyal and brave.
Temperament: This breed gets along well with children, other dogs, and most household pets. They can also be extremely good watch dogs.
Care: The German Shorthaired Pointer requires occasional brushing and the ears should be kept clean.
Training: This breed requires a consistent approach, but learns quite easily.
Activity: The German Shorthaired Pointer needs long walks and lots of outdoor activities.
Country of Origin: Germany
Health Issue: This breed is prone to epilepsy, hermaphrodism, and lymphedema.
Life Expectancy: 12-15

More About German Shorthaired Pointer Breed
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    • German Shorthaired Pointer Dog For Adoption in Menlo Park, CA

      Bunny

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      Breed: German Shorthaired Pointer
      Sex: Female Female
      Age: Young
      Location: Menlo Park, CA
      Posted Breed: German Shorthaired Pointer (short coat). Bunny is so cute! Hello Bunny! It may not be Easter yet, but we’re celebrating early with the cutest bunny ever. This girl is brand new to our foster program. We know so far that she is a total cuddle bug with humans and dogs alike! We’ll keep getting to know this adorable gal. Watch this space for updates! Status: Available Location: Grass Valley, CA Adoption $: $310.00 with a $50.00 refund upon completion of a positive-reinforcement training class from a trainer on our training list, or approved by us in advance. Weight: 54 pounds Age: 1-2 years Kids: 6 and up Other dogs: Yes Cats: Maybe Hunting: Unknown Our adoption process begins with our adoption questionnaire: http://norcalgsprescue.org/adoption-questionnaire/ (Please note that we adopted primarily within Northern California and our minimum age for kids is 6) If you'd like to see what Bunny's been up to, check out her posting in the Available Foster Dogs section: http://norcalgsprescue.org/category/available-dogs/our-foster-dogs/. That's where you'll find all the latest info about all of our available dogs.
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      Finnigan

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      Breed: German Shorthaired Pointer
      Sex: Male Male
      Age: Adult
      Location: Menlo Park, CA
      Posted Breed: German Shorthaired Pointer (short coat). Finnigan is lots of fun! Finnigan is up for anything, whether it be a drive, a walk, a hike or just lounging around the house. His favorite sports are chasing the ball, tug-o-war and sharing the ‘armchair quarterback’ position with his foster family. He enjoys car rides, especially when they end up someplace fun like the park or the off-leash beach. He will race across the sand and romp around playing with other dogs he meets along his way. It’s all fun and games but just say the word and he will come when you call him! He has great recall!! (Yes, you read that right!) He does well with other dogs, cats, children and meeting new people. Finnigan has mastered the basic commands (sit, wait, down) and is currently learning “heel. Just for grins, he is also learning “shake” when asked for his “paw.” A tug rope and extra large Loofa dog toy are his favorites right now but he enjoys discovering any new toy that he is introduced to by his foster family. Now that we have nice weather, he has enjoyed exploring outside while his family is doing yard work. Recently, Finnigan had the opportunity to meet a couple of neighborhood children. The children petted him all over from his nose to his tail. As much as he enjoyed the attention, Finnigan remained polite and didn’t press for more. Finnigan is also good with the resident cat. They sniff at one another and then go their separate ways. And he loves his dog siblings! Finnigan is a great guy who thrives on being a part of a family. He is hoping the right person will find him and take him home…to his forever home. Status: Available Location: North Sacramento, CA Adoption $: 230 Weight: 60 pounds Age: 9 years Kids: 6 and up Other dogs: Good with other dogs Cats: Yes Hunting: Unknown Our adoption process begins with our adoption questionnaire: http://norcalgsprescue.org/adoption-questionnaire/ (Please note that we adopted primarily within Northern California and our minimum age for kids is 6) If you'd like to see what Finnigan's been up to, check out his posting in the Available Foster Dogs section: http://norcalgsprescue.org/category/available-dogs/our-foster-dogs/. That's where you'll find all the latest info about all of our available dogs.
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      James

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      Breed: German Shorthaired Pointer
      Sex: Male Male
      Age: Senior
      Location: Menlo Park, CA
      Posted Breed: German Shorthaired Pointer (short coat). James is a handsome fella! Meet James! James is hoping to live out his golden years squirrel chasing, laying in the sun and spending time with his people. He walks nicely on a leash, rides nicely in the car and is great in the crate. If you enjoy walks, giving a massage every now and then, and having a friend around to keep you company, James would love to meet you. Status: Available Location: Sacramento area Adoption $: 155 OR if you’re a prior adopter, bring James home for free! Weight: 66 pounds Age: 10+ years Kids: Teenage and up Other dogs: Would prefer to be an only dog Cats: Ok Hunting: Unknown Our adoption process begins with our adoption questionnaire: http://norcalgsprescue.org/adoption-questionnaire/ (Please note that we adopted primarily within Northern California and our minimum age for kids is 6) If you'd like to see what James's been up to, check out his posting in the Available Foster Dogs section: http://norcalgsprescue.org/category/available-dogs/our-foster-dogs/. That's where you'll find all the latest info about all of our available dogs.
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      Savanna

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      Breed: German Shorthaired Pointer
      Sex: Female Female
      Age: Senior
      Location: Menlo Park, CA
      Posted Breed: German Shorthaired Pointer (short coat). Southern belle Savanna is ready to meet you! Welcome Savanna! This beautiful southern belle was surrendered to the shelter by her owner when they moved away. Her life was turned upside down in an instant, but we were there to turn it the right way round again. Savanna is now enjoying the comfort and love of her foster home. We have a lot to learn about her still, but we do know she’d love to be the solo dog in her forever home – all the love for her that way! If you’re ready to give this girl the retirement years she deserves, apply to adopt her today. Status: Available Location: Fresno, CA Adoption $: 155 OR if you’re a prior adopter, bring Savanna home for free! Weight: 50 pounds Age: 10 years Kids: 6 and up Other dogs: No Cats: No Hunting: Unknown Our adoption process begins with our adoption questionnaire: http://norcalgsprescue.org/adoption-questionnaire/ (Please note that we adopted primarily within Northern California and our minimum age for kids is 6) If you'd like to see what Savanna's been up to, check out her posting in the Available Foster Dogs section: http://norcalgsprescue.org/category/available-dogs/our-foster-dogs/. That's where you'll find all the latest info about all of our available dogs.
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      Layla

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      Breed: German Shorthaired Pointer
      Sex: Female Female
      Age: Adult
      Location: Menlo Park, CA
      Posted Breed: German Shorthaired Pointer (short coat). Layla is too adorable! Layla is too adorable! This sweet 9 year-old has a “hummingbird tail” according to her foster home – it never stops wagging! Besides being cute, Layla does very well on leash with a harness, seems to be house-trained, and is a good copilot. She needs to work on learning basic commands, but is eager to please. Oh and she is happy to hang out at home while you’re at work. She enjoys a little time along to catch up on her naps! But then she’ll be overjoyed to see you when you come home. A great all-around girl! Medical update – Layla has a number of lumps and bumps, and unfortunately some of them are mast cell tumors. If you would like to give this girl the good life for the time she has left, please apply today to adopt her. Status: Available Location: San Francisco Bay Area, CA Adoption $: waived Weight: 50 pounds Age: 9 years Kids: 6 and up Other dogs: Good with other dogs Cats: No Hunting: Unknown Our adoption process begins with our adoption questionnaire: http://norcalgsprescue.org/adoption-questionnaire/ (Please note that we adopted primarily within Northern California and our minimum age for kids is 6). If you'd like to see what Layla's been up to, check out her posting in the Available Foster Dogs section: http://norcalgsprescue.org/category/available-dogs/our-foster-dogs/. That's where you'll find all the latest info about all of our available dogs.
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      Rocco

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      Breed: German Shorthaired Pointer
      Sex: Male Male
      Age: Senior
      Location: Menlo Park, CA
      Posted Breed: German Shorthaired Pointer (short coat). Rocco is a playful pup! Rocco is a 5 year-old GSP masquerading as a senior! This handsome 12 year-old has got the energy of a much younger dog. He loves to go all day and then crash at night. Rocco will do best in a home where he gets plenty of exercise. He’d make a great jogging partner, and if you have a large yard, he’d love to police the area for squirrels! He lives happily with three other dogs, but he’s not a cat-friendly GSP. Rocco would love to call you his forever home! Status: Available Location: Williams, CA Adoption $: 155 OR if you’re a prior adopter, bring Rocco home for free! Weight: 60 pounds Age: 12 years Kids: 6 and up; younger children considered Other dogs: Good with other dogs Cats: No Hunting: Unknown Our adoption process begins with our adoption questionnaire: http://norcalgsprescue.org/adoption-questionnaire/ (Please note that we adopted primarily within Northern California and our minimum age for kids is 6) If you'd like to see what Rocco's been up to, check out his posting in the Available Foster Dogs section: http://norcalgsprescue.org/category/available-dogs/our-foster-dogs/. That's where you'll find all the latest info about all of our available dogs.
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