My name is Lilah!

Anatolian Shepherd/Catahoula Leopard Dog Mix Dog for adoption in Whitewright, Texas - Lilah
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I'm being cared for by:
Bluebonnet Animal Rescue Network

Facts about Lilah

  • Breed: Anatolian Shepherd/Catahoula Leopard Dog Mix
  • Color: Red/Golden/Orange/Chestnut - With White
  • Age: Young
  • Size: Large 61-100 lbs (28-45 kg)
  • Sex: Female
  • ID#: 9644796
You can fill out an adoption application online on our official website.

Lilah has the serious expression of her mother, whom we believe to be an Anatolian Shepherd, possibly mixed with a Great Pyrenees. Lilah has the coat and coloring of a Catahoula or Red Heeler, so we're guessing her dad must be some kind of Cow Dog. But it's all just speculation on our part, and the only way to know for sure which breeds contribute to her unique good looks would be to do a DNA test. That's not in our budget, but if you would like to DONATE one, we would be glad to have it done and share the results. :)

Like most Anatolian Shepherds, Lilah is a bit reserved, loyal to her family and pack, and a bit distrustful of strangers. But when you win her over, her loyalty to YOU will be unmatched. She has been spayed, vaccinated, and microchipped, so she is ready to start protecting your home as soon as you're ready to give her the job. Speaking of jobs, Lilah has proven to be a good guardian for our goats and sheep, and safe with our chickens. She goes into the chicken yard with us every day to check things out. She is still young though, so we would not recommend leaving her around the chickens unsupervised.

Lilah's estimated date of birth is mid- to late-December 2014.

Lilah has been spayed, vaccinated, and microchipped, and she has been on heartworm prevention and wormer since she was a puppy. She is ready to go to a new home as soon as you're ready to add her to your family.

Visit this organization's web site to see any additional information available about this pet.

About Bluebonnet Animal Rescue Network

About Our Rescue Group...

Bluebonnet Animal Rescue Network (BARN) was founded in 2013 to help animals in North Texas, and especially in the Texoma area. We are a non-profit corporation, founded by people who had spent years rescuing an assortment of animals -- from a vulture with a broken wing to feral cats to dogs who were dumped in our rural area. We fostered for another organization for a few years before forming BARN. We are not breed-specific in our rescue efforts, but we have a fair amount of experience with Great Pyrenees and a few other livestock guardian breeds.

We are always looking for more volunteers, including foster homes. And of course, as a non-profit organization, we always appreciate donations of time, services, dollars, and supplies. We usually have a LOT of big dogs in foster, and grooming appointments are expensive, so we are especially glad to have volunteers help us with this task. We would also be glad to have your help spreading the word about Bluebonnet Animal Rescue -- through Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, or any other social media you use. Give us a call and let us know how you would like to help!

Donate to Our Rescue Group...

Come Meet Our Pets...

We are based at Windsong Ranch in Whitewright, TX. This is a private, working ranch, so visits are by appointment only. We host an annual "Ranch & Rescue Day" in the fall, with a petting zoo, hay ride, and other fun activities. We are working on plans for a monthly adoption event at a local retail store, and will update this when the schedule is confirmed.

Our Adoption Process...

Our adoption process includes an application that helps us get to know you better so we can help you make the best match. If you have pets already, we will talk with your vet's office to be sure that you are being a good guardian for these animals. The next step is a home visit, during which we will pay special attention to your fencing and the shelter you will offer to one of our dogs. Finally, once everything is approved, we will introduce you to one or more dogs. If you fall in love and the feeling is mutual, we will complete a contract.

Our adoption fees vary according to the age and type of dog. We try to list the fee for each dog on his or her profile on our Adopt-a-Pet page, but in general, this is our fee structure:

$100 for Senior Dogs (8 and older)
$150 for "Regular" Dogs who are wonderful house pets
$200 for Farm-friendly Dogs who won't chase the chickens
$250 for Livestock-safe Adult Dogs who will guard goats, sheep, etc.
$300 for Puppies and Young Adults 2 years old and younger

We are an all-volunteer organization, and every one of our volunteers has a "real job" that takes up 8 or more hours a day. So please be patient when you contact us -- we'll respond to you as quickly as we can, but please don't be annoyed if it takes us 24 hours.