Geshia - Labrador Retriever / Shepherd / Mixed (short coat) Dog For Adoption
Labrador Retriever Mix Dog For Adoption in Rowlett, TX

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Date Listed: 07/16/2016
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Organization Name: Friends of Rowlett Animals
Location: Rowlett, TX 75030


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Breed: Labrador Retriever Mix
Gender: Female Female
Nickname:

Geshia

Age: Adult
Color/Markings: Brown/Chocolate with Tan
Size at Maturity: Medium
Availability Date: 07/16/2016
Location: Rowlett, TX 75030
Tags: Labrador Retriever Mix Dog For Adoption in Rowlett, TX
Physical Attributes
Eye Color Gold
Ear Type Natural/Uncropped
Tail Type Long
Coat Length Short
Grooming Needs Moderate
Shedding Amount Moderate
Altered Yes
Behavioral Characteristics
OK with Dogs No
Energy Level Moderate
Activity Level Moderately Active
Exercise Needs Moderate
Fence Required 6 foot
Obedience Training Has Basic Training
Owner Experience Required Species
Other
  • Not Good With Small Dogs
  • Yard Required
  • Crate Trained
  • Housetrained
Additional Information
Was the Dog Found No
Other
  • Up-to-date on Vaccinations

Posted Breed: Labrador Retriever / Shepherd / Mixed (short coat). ** COURTESY POST ** ** This animal is NOT at the Rowlett Animal Shelter, so please do not inquire with them ** ** For information contact Crysti at 214-384-4969 ** Geshia is a 2.5 year old lab/shepherd mix. She has the coloring of a shepherd. She's small, about 45lbs. She has a carefree spirit. Geshia doesn't care much for smaller dogs. She has always ate fast, then burps...and loud!!! She's fixed and microchip. She's due for her rabies shot but has recently received her 9-1 and kennel cough vaccines. Her birthday is around 4/13. She was adopted from the Rowlett pound around 6-8 weeks old. Geshia is house trained and crate trained.

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      Breed: American Pit Bull Terrier-Unknown Mix
      Sex: Male Male
      Age: Adult
      Location: Rowlett, TX
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