My name is Sasha Von Altenberg!

German Shepherd Dog Dog for adoption in Phoenix, Arizona - Sasha Von Altenberg
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Sasha Von Altenberg's Info...

I am already spayed, housetrained, purebred, in need of an experienced adopter, up to date with shots, not good with kids, and good with dogs.

Sasha Von Altenberg's Story...
Military Working Dog Breeds.

Meet Sasha. She is a love bug to her people, but can be protective towards strangers. Protective, NOT aggressive. She is very social, confident, food motivated and a joy to work with. I can take this girl anywhere in complete confidence. Even off leash. Her ideal placement wound be with a single person or couple that appreciates her companionship and protective nature. She will continue to thrive with someone who will provide physical and mental activity on a daily basis. Sasha has had extensive training and holds AKC Canine Good Citizen, Urban K9 and Community K9 titles. All transition training is also included. Sasha is young, beautiful, in excellent health and has insurance in place. This girl has it all.


• Bragging rights and good deeds of a rescue dog. A life saved.
• Beauty and temperament of a purebred.
• Behavior of an obedience champion!
• You can have it all with an Arizona K9 Rescue Dog.

Sadly, approximately 8 million animals enter the shelter system in the United States annually. Many are purebred dogs that will make wonderful pets when shown kindness, care and modern reward based training. As a former military trainer, I recruit the very best of these shelter dogs and enlist them in my “Kamp K9” Companion Dog Program. Most of these dogs were likely expensive puppies. They are all rock stars in the making. The rescue program is run like a military boot camp. Well, a country club really. The dogs live with me 24 / 7 in a home environment. No kennels. They each receive the very best care, training and socialization. I employ the same modern methods used to train the most elite Military Working Dogs and Police Service Dogs. Upon graduation, they are then placed into loving permanent homes.

My alumni dogs have gone on to become title holders, sport dogs, service dogs and of course cherished family companions and protectors. Because I can only work with a select few dogs at a time, all are reserved prior to program completion. This program is truly unique. It combines rescue, professional training and a personal touch not available from a commercial operation. Everybody wins!

(Each dog is unique. Specifics may vary)

• A purebred German Shepherd or other MWD breed. Each is selected for exceptional confirmation, health and temperament.
• Male or Female. Most are under two years of age. All photos are of actual AZK9 alumni.

TRAINING: (German or other language commands)
* All training is based on the Military CST “Clear Signals Training” system.
* Foundation: Housebreaking. Crate. Boundary. Socialization. Vehicle. Leash. Manners…
* All behavior issues addressed.
* Basic Obedience: Follow. Heel. Sit. Stay. Down. Place. Recall. Jump. Release…
* One or more in home transition sessions. Additional training available…
* AKC “Canine Good Citizen” title. This is a formal test of obedience, behavior and temperament.
* Additional optional performance titles: Therapy. Obedience. Service…
* Recording of the title(s) on the dog’s official AKC registration.
* On Line University training program. 24/7 access. Written notes and materials.
* Lifetime support:

* Veterinary health check completed and documented. Any issues addressed.
* Spayed or Neutered.
* Microchip.
* “AKC Reunite” Lifetime microchip registration.
* All core vaccinations current.
* SNAP test: Heartworm. Lyme. Tick Fever. Anaplasma.
* Pet insurance from "Healthy Paws." Use any vet. Even specialty or emergency. Covers 90%
* Current on Heartworm prevention.
* Current on topical parasite prevention.
* Excellent Grooming.

* Maricopa County license.
* American Kennel Club. PAL registration. Certifies dog as purebred and offers eligibility to AKC events.
* Equipment package: GPS tracking device. Leash. Flexi. Custom Bed. Toys…
* Starter supply of food and supplements. Whole Dog Journal Five Star rated. *****

Arizona K9 Rescue does not receive any grant or other funding beyond token donations. Adoption fees must cover the many expenses to provide the long list of products and services for each dog. Although this unique program is not for everyone, no other rescue provides more.

Adoption fees start at only $995 and are adjusted depending on the specific training and titles each dog receives. Given that puppies are selling over the internet sight unseen for thousands of dollars, this opportunity is an exceptional value. A single vet visit for that free dog could easily run more.

• Arizona K9 does NOT breed any animals.
• All dogs are rescued from local shelters and are spayed or neutered.
• Arizona K9 is a no kill rescue. No dogs are ever euthanized for space. We make a lifetime commitment to every dog in the program. Several have become hospice / sanctuary dogs.
• Arizona K9 also offers all breed, all age training in the Phoenix, AZ vicinity. Free phone consultation.
• Basic and advanced obedience.
• Behavior modification. All issues.
• Evaluations.
• Protection.
• Keep your dog program. Even in non-pet approved housing.
• Re Home program. Do not surrender your dog to a shelter. They will not shelter them. They will likely kill them to make room for the 100+ dogs that will show up tomorrow.
• ALL SERVICES ARE BY APPOINTMENT ONLY: CALL 602-327-9703 for details.

Please Spay, Neuter, Vaccinate, Train and Love your pets.

Facts about Sasha Von Altenberg

  • Breed: German Shepherd Dog
  • Color: Black - With Tan, Yellow Or Fawn
  • Age: Young
  • Size: Large 61-100 lbs (28-45 kg)
  • Sex: Female

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Why Adoption is a Great Option

Sasha Von Altenberg, a Phoenix German Shepherd Dog dog was adopted! Here's how you can benefit by looking at adoption as an option to buying a German Shepherd Dog for sale in Phoenix, or seeking a German Shepherd Dog dog from a breeder in Phoenix.

  1. Rescues and shelter volunteers in Phoenix already know the personality and tendencies of their pets. This means they can match you with the right pet. That will makes it much easier transition to owning a pet for yourself and your new pet.
  2. On average adoption fees are much less than you'd pay a Phoenix breeder, or pet store. Plus most often rescue pets have already been to the veterinarian for a check-up, had a round of vaccinations, and are spayed or neutered. That is a lot of savings!
  3. You will become a hero, and give a needy dog or cat a loving home. In fact, there are even German Shepherd Dog breeders who help with German Shepherd Dog rescue. One puppy or kitten adopted in Phoenix paves the way for another one to be saved.