Teddy is a clever young German Wirehaired Pointer and very (very) FULL of energy - he does know some very basic commands (sit, down, wait), but would benefit from obedience training.
He's crated when he can't be supervised him, or no one is home. He's pretty social with strangers for the breed - he's done well with all people including children, but we strongly encourage close supervision of the breed with kids and strangers.
Teddy does well with the other dogs in his foster home. Although, he would much prefer "hunting" squirrels, birds, butterflies, and lizards over rough housing with the resident Labradors!
He loves to run - and FAST.
Teddy Boy will not be adopted to a home with cats or small animals. If you have breed specific experience and are looking for a classic GWP, come meet Teddy Boy!
How do I adopt?
If you are interested in adopting from TSBR - please review our adoption process. We require an application and home visit prior to being considered for adoption.
TSBR is a foster based rescue program and does not have a shelter or facility. Only approved adopters may meet our dogs outside of a public event.
TSBR Minimum Adoption Fees:
Texas Sporting Breed Rescue, Inc. is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization. We do not receive government funding and therefore rely heavily on our adoption fees, fundraising efforts, and generous supporters. Our fees are directly linked to our costs to care for dogs in our program.
*Adoption fees are subject to change as deemed necessary by TSBR. Each adoption, and the care an individual dog receives is subject to change and is at the discretion of our Chair of Animal Welfare. Our website does not bind TSBR legally, but is merely a guide. The signed adoption contract with each adoption is legally binding. Adoption fees must be paid by cash, check, money order, bank check, or credit card (additional fees apply for use of credit card).
Our minimum adoption fees are directly linked to our costs to care for dogs in our program.
Puppies (8 months of age and younger)
**If, at the time of adoption, your dog or puppy has not been spayed/neutered (based on recommendation by TSBR Veterinarian), you are required to sign a spay/neuter agreement and will be responsible for the spay/neuter. Our adoption contract requires that all dogs (or puppies) be spayed/neutered within one month of adoption, or when age appropriate. You are asked to notify us when and by who this surgery will be performed. Our volunteers will verify that the dog has been spayed/neutered. If you fail to spay/neuter, as outlined in the adoption contract you signed, our organization will take appropriate measures to reclaim the dog.
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