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
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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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    • Mutt Dog For Adoption in Rowlett, TX

      Pippi

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      Breed: Mutt
      Sex: Female Female
      Age: Adult
      Location: Rowlett, TX
      Posted Breed: Australian Cattle Dog/Blue Heeler / Mixed (short coat). Pippi is a very sweet girl. She weighs about 38 pounds and is between two and three years old. One of the volunteers visited her recently and said she will come right to you for some love and wants lots of petting. She gave kisses and whined for more petting. She seems to get along with other dogs as she has been playing outside with Honeybun. Gordy is really found of Pippi too. She is heart worm negative. UPDATE 02-22-17: A volunteer recently spent some time with Pippi and Gordy. These two together are so great! They are loving active dogs. They played, let the volunteer brush them, and they tried to climb in her lap for some loving! Really sweet dogs! See the second picture of them playing.
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    • Australian Shepherd-Unknown Mix Dog For Adoption in Rowlett, TX

      Gordy

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      Breed: Australian Shepherd-Unknown Mix
      Sex: Male Male
      Age: Adult
      Location: Rowlett, TX
      Posted Breed: Australian Shepherd / Mixed (short coat). Gordy is approximately 2-3 years old. He recently was at an adoption event and even though he was a little nervous, enjoyed all the people that came to pet him. He learned to sit while at the adoption event too! Smart cookie! His best friend is Pippi. He is heart worm positive however; Friends of Rowlett Animals will sponsor his treatment. UPDATE 02-22-17: A volunteer recently spent some time with Pippi and Gordy. These two together are so great! They are loving active dogs. They played, let the volunteer brush them, and they tried to climb in her lap for some loving! Really sweet dogs! See second picture of them playing.
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    • Boxer-Unknown Mix Dog For Adoption in Rowlett, TX

      Checkers

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      Breed: Boxer-Unknown Mix
      Sex: Male Male
      Location: Rowlett, TX
      Posted Breed: Boxer / Mixed (short coat). Checkers is estimated to be between 1-2 years old and weighs 56 pounds. He is heart worm negative.
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    • Rat Terrier-Unknown Mix Dog For Adoption in Rowlett, TX

      Neo

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      Breed: Rat Terrier-Unknown Mix
      Sex: Male Male
      Location: Rowlett, TX
      Posted Breed: Rat Terrier / Mixed.
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    • Australian Shepherd-Unknown Mix Dog For Adoption in Rowlett, TX

      Coco Two

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      Breed: Australian Shepherd-Unknown Mix
      Sex: Female Female
      Age: Adult
      Location: Rowlett, TX
      Posted Breed: Australian Shepherd / Mixed (medium coat). Coco is 2 years old and weighs about 54 pounds. She is heart worm positive however; Friends of Rowlett Animals will sponsor her treatment.
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    • Labrador Retriever-Unknown Mix Dog For Adoption in Rowlett, TX

      Otis

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      Breed: Labrador Retriever-Unknown Mix
      Sex: Male Male
      Location: Rowlett, TX
      Posted Breed: Labrador Retriever / Mixed.
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    • Bluetick Coonhound-Unknown Mix Dog For Adoption in Rowlett, TX

      Nellie

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      Breed: Bluetick Coonhound-Unknown Mix
      Sex: Female Female
      Age: Adult
      Location: Rowlett, TX
      Posted Breed: Bluetick Coonhound / Mixed (short coat). We are looking for help to re home Nellie. My elder parents now live with us and medical needs in the home limit what we can do. Nellie is a blue tick hound we think about two years old super playful. Friendly with other dogs and currently lives with a male boxer. House trained loves to run, she has all current shots, neutered and chipped. The only issue we saw was she does not share food, we always feed the dogs apart. Loves kids, we currently have a 5 year old that loves her and plays with her. Loves sleeping at the foot of your bed each. Does not like the rain at all. If you are interested in Nellie, Jennifer can be reached at 214.728.0288 . Jennjohnson1@att.net
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    • Golden Labrador Dog For Adoption in Rowlett, TX

      Puppy

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      Breed: Golden Labrador
      Sex: Female Female
      Location: Rowlett, TX
      Posted Breed: Golden Retriever / Labrador Retriever / Mixed (short coat). Kim has found this dog and has been trying to find her family for two months now. They have not named her but do refer to her as Puppy. See below what Kim has to say about Puppy. We have tried to give her a family environment by giving her a space to bed down in, a crate, access to the back yard, and the ability to burn off energy with our other dog. She loves to play fetch and does it well. She's good with other large dogs and loves to play. She walks well and does not pull when walking on leash. It is apparent that she has had some kind of training as she can sit and does offer her paw. She loves to go for a ride in the car and we did take her to the dog park with our other dogs to play. She's very friendly at the dog park with other dogs as well as other people. At night, she likes to roll around on you if you sit on the floor and love to get her belly rubbed before bedding down. She is good alone but dues cry a short time before settling down. She is very secure in being out in the yard alone or with other dogs. She is potty trained but will go on a pee pad if given one. A few negative things we noticed is she is not good with small animals, dogs or cats. We notice she wants to chase them. Right now she tends to jump up a lot but she has been trained and probably needs to brush up on those commands and not allowed to be so excited. We did catch her once out of all this time digging in the garden. She has not been around small children so we have no idea if she's kid friendly. We know nothing about her health except her teeth are spotless and appear to have been brushed regularly. We do not know if she has been spayed or if she up to date on her shots. She has no chip. She would do best in a home with a yard and fence. A tired dog is a good dog. I have exercised her or allowed her out to play with the other dog before bed time so she will sleep after winding down. This little girl will be a great loving family member as an only dog or as a second dog. We have medical info on her. Please text Kim at 469-600-2086.
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    • American Pit Bull Terrier-Unknown Mix Dog For Adoption in Rowlett, TX

      Sierra

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      Breed: American Pit Bull Terrier-Unknown Mix
      Sex: Female Female
      Age: Young
      Location: Rowlett, TX
      Posted Breed: American Pit Bull Terrier / Mixed (short coat). Sierra was abandoned about 5 months ago and is currently being cared for by an individual that has a pet sitting business. Sierra doesn't care for small, bossy dogs which complicates her keeping dogs of that size at her house. Sierra is a sweetie! She is approximately 1 1/2 years old and weighs about 54 pounds. She is spayed, up to date on immunizations and has been treated for heart worms Sierra has some basic obedience training (including leash training though she sometimes tugs on the leash when she is out and about), is housebroken (uses the dog door), likes people, including small children, loves medium sized/large breed dogs and is a love bug. Not sure how she is with cats as the only cat she has seen she chased (maybe because the cat was running away from her). Sierra likes to chew items lying around so be sure she has a good rawhide bone. She is not food aggressive. She sometimes thinks she is a lap dog and wants to cuddle! Sierra is a happy dog and would love to meet you....oh, and check out her eyes! You can contact Judy at justjudy2@yahoo.com.
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    • American Pit Bull Terrier-Unknown Mix Dog For Adoption in Rowlett, TX

      Picard

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      Breed: American Pit Bull Terrier-Unknown Mix
      Sex: Male Male
      Age: Adult
      Location: Rowlett, TX
      Posted Breed: Pit Bull Terrier / Mixed (short coat). Picard is very smart, learns commands within minutes of being taught, and can warm anyone’s heart with his cuddling. Picard loves to be around his people, seeking affection from anyone he meets. He has a very soft and gentle mouth when taking treats, and he is gentle around children as well. While he likes his two-legged campanions, he does not enjoy the four-legged feline variety. Picard does well in social situations with other dogs but he wants his family to only be doting on him, and so he seeks to find a home where he will be the king of his castle. Picard loves to play fetch in the pool, as seen in his short film “I Like to Swim and Play!” on YouTube at https://youtu.be/RpRilFC91FI. Picard also enjoys car rides, going to Sonic for an ice cream, or just about anywhere his humans are going and he can go! Picard recently enjoyed walking around Rockwall’s Rib, Rub, Run festival, and then going to see his friends at the Bayside Regatta. And if you hadn’t noticed yes his name is famous, and he has a name tag to match, “CAPT Picard”. Along with his name, he has his Captain’s Log on his Facebook page ( https://www.facebook.com/PicardNeedsaHome/ ) that reflect his personality! Picard is so looking forward to his forever home so he can start his heartworm treatment, sponsored by Friends of Rowlett Animals. Picard has allergies to grains, so he is on a grain free diet (currently eating Taste of the Wild – Salmon). If you are interested in meeting Picard, please email info@friendsofrowlettanimals.org and we will set up a meet and greet with Picard and your family!
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