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Maggie 4212 - German Shepherd Dog / Mixed (medium coat) Dog For Adoption
German Shepherd Dog Mix Dog For Adoption in Sterling, VA, USA


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Ad ID: ADN-48860
Times Ad Viewed: 125 times
Date Listed: 11/05/2016
Date Expires: 11 days from now

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Breed: German Shepherd Dog Mix
Gender: Female Female

Maggie 4212

Age: Adult
Color/Markings: Black with Tan, Yellow or Fawn
Availability Date: 11/05/2016
Location: Sterling, VA, 20167
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Tags: German Shepherd Dog Mix Dog For Adoption in Sterling, VA, USA

German Shepherd Dog Mix Dog For Adoption in Sterling, VA, USA

Physical Attributes
Coat Length Medium
Altered Yes
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 Any Type
Owner Experience Required Breed
  • Yard Required
  • Crate Trained
  • Housetrained
  • Good in a Car
  • Likes to Play with Toys
Personality Characteristics
  • Playful
  • Timid
Additional Information
Was the Dog Found No

Posted Breed: German Shepherd Dog / Mixed (medium coat). Please contact Cheri ( for more information about this pet. 5/16/16 Maggie looks like a German shepherd and border collie mix, weighing about 55 pounds. She was heartworm negative on her last blood test. She is around 2 to 3 years old and still has the puppy attitude. She is medium energy with a strong will. Her favorite toy is a toy with rope in it and likes to play with it by herself. I throw it occasionally but she doesn't want me to keep throwing it. She is not a velcro dog but does want to know where you are at all times. She loves the outside and helps me with yard work. She will need to be put in her crate for mowing, weed wacking, etc. She does not like the vet but she is getting better. She enjoys walks but can get over stimulated. She loves car rides. She has some allergies but antihistamines work for her. She is smart and now knows many commands. High prey drive. No small dogs, cats or little children. Needs respectful children. Maggie is still a bit fearful but has come a long way and is looking for her forever home. She needs a fenced yard. A strong confident leader who has experience with the German shepherd who will continue her training. Bonus would be both breeds. If her new family has another dog, it needs to be a self confident and even tempered dog. She is a sweet, funny and goofy pup that has a lot of love to give. For more information email . 11/18/15 My name is Maggie. I was in a backyard on a chain when a nice couple saw me. They asked the lady who owned me about me. She said it was her mother’s dog but her mom had died so they asked if I could live with them. I had a wonderful home with them but the woman had childcare in her home and I would snap at the children. I really did not mean it but they scared me. Pretty much everything scares me. I believe Maggie has been chained most of her life. She has not been socialized with humans or other animals. There were two dogs in her last home. The younger one played with her but the older one she would not leave alone. She has a want to please and loves hugs. I am still getting to know her so I will give an update later. She is heartworm positive so we will be re-evaluating that in January. If you are interested or want to ask questions you can email me at .

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