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German Shepherd Dog Dog For Adoption in Montgomery, AL, USA

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

Age: Adult
Color/Markings: Black with Gray or Silver
Size at Maturity: Large
Availability Date: 07/28/2017
Location: Montgomery, AL, 36107
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German Shepherd Dog Dog For Adoption in Montgomery, AL, USA

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 High
Activity Level Highly Active
Fence Required 6 foot
Obedience Training Needs Training
Owner Experience Required Breed
Other
  • Yard Required
  • Good in a Car
  • Likes to Play with Toys
Additional Information
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. She may be too energetic and enthusiastic around cats. If you need a dog that will work for a toy, Lacy is your girl. She seems to have had some training and she us extremely focused on a ball or a toy.

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

More About German Shepherd Dog Breed
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    • German Shepherd Dog-Unknown Mix Dog For Adoption in Montgomery, AL, USA

      Zena

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      Breed: German Shepherd Dog-Unknown Mix
      Sex: Female Female
      Age: Adult
      Location: USA
      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 Has completed basic obedience training and is ready for a new home. She really would love to run and chase cats and squirrels. ​Zena has been in our rescue over a year, it is time for her to find a real family. She has a great personality.
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    • German Shepherd Dog Dog For Adoption in Montgomery, AL, USA

      Chaos

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      Breed: German Shepherd Dog
      Sex: Female Female
      Age: Adult
      Location: USA
      Posted Breed: German Shepherd Dog (long coat). ​Chaos is a very sweet and playful dog. She does better with male dogs and she wants to chase cats but we are not sure if she wants to hurt them or just chase. Chaos is a good dog but probably will require a secure fence because she may try to dig or squeeze out the bottom. She does not like being crated very much but is doing better about settling down in the crate when she has to be crated. Chaos is about 2 yrs old. She is pretty much housebroken, she will let you know if she needs to go out and she likes to be walked and she loves to go riding in the car. She does not seem to be destructive. Chaos loves her people and she has a big bark and will let you know if something is up. We are still working with her to do better with initial introductions to new dogs. 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, USA

      Sheena

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      Breed: German Shepherd Dog
      Sex: Female Female
      Age: Adult
      Location: USA
      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. 1/14/18. Sheena is a big sweet girl. She is 3-4 years old. She is brand new to rescue so we are learning more about her. We do know she likes to ride, and she seems to be good with dogs and cats. Sheena needs to go on the puppy slim fast plan because she is too “fluffy.” Sheena will be available for adoption in about 2 weeks. ​Update 4/6/18: Sheena is available for adoption.
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    • German Shepherd Dog Dog For Adoption in Montgomery, AL, USA

      Cheyenne

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      Breed: German Shepherd Dog
      Sex: Female Female
      Age: Adult
      Location: USA
      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. Cheyenne is brand new to rescue. She is a sweet girl and she will be available for adoption after she is treated for heartworms.
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    • German Shepherd Dog Dog For Adoption in Montgomery, AL, USA

      Baby Girl

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      Breed: German Shepherd Dog
      Sex: Female Female
      Age: Senior
      Location: USA
      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. Update: ​Baby Girl has finished her Heartworm treatment and is ready for a forever home. She is laid back and very sweet. Baby Girl is a super sweet older girl. She is good with other dogs, kids, and even cats. She may be available around Thanksgiving, she has to be treated for Heartworms first.
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    • German Shepherd Dog Dog For Adoption in Montgomery, AL, USA

      Darling

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      Breed: German Shepherd Dog
      Sex: Female Female
      Age: Adult
      Location: USA
      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. ​ ​Darling is a very sweet and active girl. She plays good with other dogs but she doesn't like chickens. Darling is HW positive.
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    • German Shepherd Dog Dog For Adoption in Montgomery, AL, USA

      Trinity

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      Breed: German Shepherd Dog
      Sex: Female Female
      Age: Young
      Location: USA
      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. ​ ​12/15/17 Trinity is a beautiful girl. She was picked up as a stray and no one came looking for her so we took her in. You may not notice right away but she is a tri-pod. That doesn't slow her down at all. She gets around just fine. She is brand new to rescue so we are learning all about her. She will be available around the first of the year.
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    • German Shepherd Dog-Unknown Mix Dog For Adoption in Montgomery, AL, USA

      Sarge

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      Breed: German Shepherd Dog-Unknown Mix
      Sex: Male Male
      Age: Adult
      Location: USA
      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. 1 ​/24/18 Sarge is a very sweet and gentle dog. He came from a not so great situation, complete with a bullet lodged in the back of his neck. He gets along with other dogs and people, we aren't sure about cats. He is still figuring out how to be an inside dog and a member of a family. Sarge seems to be housebroken with a doggy door. So far he is quiet and laid back. He will be available around 2/7/18
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    • German Shepherd Dog Dog For Adoption in Montgomery, AL, USA

      Knight

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      Breed: German Shepherd Dog
      Sex: Male Male
      Age: Adult
      Location: USA
      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 big dogs. 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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    • Mutt Dog For Adoption in Montgomery, AL, USA

      2 Shuz

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      Breed: Mutt
      Sex: Female Female
      Age: Young
      Location: USA
      Posted Breed: Terrier / Mixed (short coat). 7/26/17 This is a courtesy post. If you are interested in rescuing or adopting this dog, please contact Rand by email theellardplace@aol.com 2 Shuz is about 7 mos old, good with other dogs and OK with cats. She is up to date on shots, housebroken, crate trained and walks good on a leash. Very smart and learns quick. She is also on heart worm prevention. 2 Shuz is super friendly and just wants to play with everybody. She does settle down and would probably be fine with an older person or small kids.
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