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Velma - Shepherd / Mixed (medium coat) Dog For Adoption
Mutt Dog For Adoption in Kansas City, MO, USA

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Organization Name: Dogs by Debin
Location: Kansas City, MO
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Breed: Mutt
Gender: Female Female
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Velma

Age: Adult
Color/Markings: Black
Size at Maturity: Medium
Availability Date: 01/19/2018
Location: Kansas City, MO, 64154
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Mutt Dog For Adoption in Kansas City, MO, USA

Physical Attributes
Coat Length Medium
Grooming Needs Moderate
Shedding Amount Moderate
Altered Yes
Behavioral Characteristics
OK with Kids Yes
OK with Dogs Yes
Energy Level Moderate
Activity Level Moderately Active
Owner Experience Required Breed
Other
  • Tries to Escape
Personality
Personality Characteristics
  • Playful
  • Timid
  • Skittish
Additional Information
Was the Dog Found No
Other
  • Up-to-date on Vaccinations

Posted Breed: Shepherd / Mixed (medium coat). Adoption Fee: $175.00. We don't know much about her past but we do know that her future is bright! Velma is a 4 year old shepherd mix who weighs about 40 pounds. She's semi-feral which means before she came to our shelter she wasn't socialized with people and had to fend for herself. Velma is slowly learning that people are good and they have love to give. She is a big fan of other dogs and will do best in a house with one. She makes dog friends quickly but needs time and patience when it comes to people and a confident dog in the house will help her along. She is kennel trained and walks on a leash well. Interested? Please visit http://bit.ly/1m78fU5 to complete our quick online adoption application from your computer or desktop (not a phone). A representative will email you within 24-hours. Please do not come in until you are pre-approved so we may schedule an appointment with you. Velma's adoption fee is $175 & includes: Spay, vaccines, microchip, deworming, a heartworm test, a wellness exam, a fecal test, & an offer of pet healthcare insurance for 30-days from adoption date. Thank you!

A.K.A. : A mongrel, mixed-breed dog
Overview: A mongrel, mutt, or mixed-breed dog, is a dog that is not the result of breeding within an existing breed or to modify or create a breed and belongs to no breed. In the United States, the term "mixed-breed" is a favored synonym over "mongrel" among many who wish to avoid negative connotations associated with the latter term. The implication that such dogs must be a mix of defined breeds may stem from an inverted understanding of the origins of dog breeds. Pure breeds have been, for the most part, artificially created from random-bred populations by human selective breeding with the purpose of enhancing desired physical, behavioral, or temperamental characteristics. Dogs that are not purebred are not necessarily a mix of such defined breeds. Therefore, among experts and fans of such dogs, "Mongrel" is still the preferred term.
Breed Group: Unspecified
Country of Origin: Unknown

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