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Chloe - German Shepherd Dog (medium coat) Dog For Adoption
German Shepherd Dog Dog For Adoption in Pennington, NJ, USA


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Date Listed: 03/18/2017
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Breed: German Shepherd Dog
Gender: Female Female


Age: Adult
Color/Markings: Black
Availability Date: 03/18/2017
Location: Pennington, NJ, 08534
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German Shepherd Dog Dog For Adoption in Pennington, NJ, USA

Physical Attributes
Coat Length Medium
Grooming Needs Moderate
Shedding Amount Moderate
Behavioral Characteristics
OK with Kids Yes
OK with Dogs Yes
OK with Cats No
Energy Level Moderate
Activity Level Moderately Active
Exercise Needs Moderate
Fence Required 6 foot
Owner Experience Required Breed
  • Not Good With Small Dogs
  • Yard Required
  • Leash Trained
  • Housetrained
  • Tries to Escape
  • Good in a Car
  • Likes to Fetch
  • Likes to Play with Toys
  • Likes to Swim
Personality Characteristics
  • Obedient
  • Playful
  • Affectionate
  • Eager to Please
  • Intelligent
Additional Information
Was the Dog Found No
  • Up-to-date on Vaccinations

Posted Breed: German Shepherd Dog (medium coat). Chloe's story.... Age: 6 years Sex: Female Size: Large Good With Dogs: Yes Good With Cats: No Good With Children: 10 and up Chloe is a very shy girl who is slowly coming into her own now that she is in foster care. Her previous owner sadly needed to go into a nursing facility and it was clear that Chloe was distraught with what was happening around her. Now settled in a stable home, she is slowly coming out of her shell. She is learning to walk on a leash and is gaining more confidence on her walks. She doesn't pull as much and is getting some much needed exercise. She is very people oriented and loves getting attention and giving kisses. Chloe isn't that interested in toys but does enjoy going for rides. She has lived with another dog and with a proper meet and greet may be able to cohabitate with another one. We were told that Chloe is not good with cats. Chloe is spayed and is up-to-date on her shots. If you have the love to give to this sweet girl, please consider filling out an application today. For more information about our adoption policies and to access our online application, please read and review our Adoption Process. About German Shepherd Rescue of New Jersey German Shepherd Rescue of New Jersey (GSRNJ) is a non-profit, breed-specific dog rescue dedicated to the saving, rehoming and educating the public about the German Shepherd breed. The group’s founders and members have years of experience with German Shepherds, bringing in depth understanding in evaluating and rehoming this highly intelligent breed. Our membership is completely volunteer and virtual, in that we do not have offices or a kennel facility but work entirely out of our homes and use foster homes to house dogs in our program while they await their new pack leaders. About our Rescue Program We refer to our rescue activities as a program. There are very in depth evaluations of both dogs and applicants looking to adopt or foster. Before a dog is accepted into our program we conduct an extensive temperament test with the dog to see if it is shows aggression or displays many signals that they would become aggressive. For the safety of our members and adopters we do not accept any aggressive dogs into our program, which is the most difficult thing we must do at times. The dogs entering our rescue program may be from shelters, owner surrenders or owners in our Owner Rehoming Assistance Program. Similarly, with our applicants there is a detailed application process for us to understand the applicant, their family and the environment they may provide for one of our dogs.

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

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