Blitz is a handsome German Shepherd boy with a heart he wears on his sleeve. This boy is all full of love, snuggles, kisses, and wiggles for his people. He is the epitome of a gentle giant. His second favorite thing in the world-people being the first-any ball, especially jolly balls and tennis balls! He is a fetch king and would happily fetch until your arm fell off. Blitz found his way into a local impound the result of lack of training and an open fence gate causing him to chase and bite a child in play. Shepherds are herding breeds after all and he was doing what he thought was all in good fun! He would be best in a home with no kids due to his size, lack of training, and previous bite. Blitz is housetrained, crates well, minds his manners well in the house, and is working on learning his basic commands. He is a very smart boy and it shows in how quickly he picks things up...he learned he needed to drop the tennis ball and sit for it to be thrown again in about 10 minutes. His last owner loved him and cared for him well but skipped the training and shepherds need both love and training to be successful, well-mannered companions. He would do best in a home with shepherd experience, time to train, and the ability to manage his wild side with training and exercise. He is good with other dogs though his first love is his people.
Requirements: Experienced home required
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