My name is Sydney!

Shepherd (Unknown Type) Mix Dog for adoption in Kansas City, Missouri - Sydney
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I'm being cared for by:
Missouri German Shepherd Rescue

Facts about Sydney

  • Breed: Shepherd (Unknown Type) Mix
  • Color: White
  • Age: Adult
  • Size: Large 61-100 lbs (28-45 kg)
  • Sex: Female
  • ID#: 10411846
You can fill out an adoption application online on our official website.

SYDNEY is an adorable medium-sized GSD/Heeler mix girl who deserves the amazing forever home she's been dreaming of!  She was picked up as a stray on the streets in Missouri, and is in a much better place now, while she waits to find her forever family.

Sydney is a very timid girl who has shown to have a wonderful, gentle and playful soul once she begins to warm up and lets you see her true personality!  She does get easily spooked by loud or sudden noises as well as sudden movements by people.  She's not aggressive in any way, and would do best in a home with very patient owners who will promise to take her out and slowly socialize her on a regular basis.  She needs to see the big world around her isn't so frightening, especially when she's with the ones she loves! 

Sydney walks great on a leash, and is learning basic commands in her foster home.  She's house trained, and while she doesn't love the kennel, she actually does well when she has to be in one.

Sydney startles and scares easily, so cannot match her with young kids.  Respectful kids age 15 and older only.

Other Animals
Sydney wants to be around other dogs, but is not quite sure how to act towards them at times.  She does show a little dominance at times, so will need an attentive owner who knows how to read doggie body language, and proper introductions to other dogs.  

Sydney was cat-tested, and simply ignored the cat, so we believe she'll be fine with cats and small dogs, with proper supervision.

No health concerns!


This fee covers only part of what we spend to vet, board and rehab the dogs we save. On average we spend over $450 on each dog. We made a decision to keep our adoption fee at the 2005 level even though vet prices have doubled and tripled since then. We are constantly fundraising to cover the deficit. At minimum, your adoption fee includes the dog's spay/neuter, heartworm test, heartworm treatment if needed, rabies shot, distemper/parvo shot, bordatella shot, deworming, monthly heartworm and flea preventives, and microchip. In many cases it also includes surgery and various types of vet treatment for standard issues such as hot spots, ear infections and so on.

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  1. We're picky about our adopters!  GSDs are not for everyone.  They demand  lots of time/effort/training.  They shed all year round and are big and scare lots of people.  They 'mouth' and are usually strong-willed and stubborn.  You have to have references and a home visit.  If you're not willing/able to deal with any of this, please don't waste your time applying.  
  2. All MoGS dogs must be inside family pets. We do not adopt to outdoor only homes.
  3. You have to put your dog indoors (NOT in the yard) when you're not home.  One adopted MoGS dog died after the owners left to run errands, left her outdoors, someone opened the gate, and she was hit by a car.  Privacy fences have been broken into, gates have been opened, thieves have stolen dogs. NEVER leave your dog outdoors when you're not home!!
  4. You're required to make a lifetime commitment.  Only you can make sure the dog is safe, loved and cared for, for life. The minute you adopt, that responsibility is yours.
  5. Are you unable or unwilling to make a lifetime commitment? Do not apply.
  6. What's your plan for unexpected events and major changes?  New baby? Divorce?  Moving?   How you will provide for your dog if your family breaks up?  If you move?  If you have a child?
  7. You're making a lifetime commitment to a MOGS Dog.   We expect you to keep it!  It's YOUR RESPONSIBILITY to stick by your family member -- no matter what. 


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Thank you for considering a homeless dog or cat.

About Missouri German Shepherd Rescue

About Our Rescue Group...

MOGS is a newer and growing group in Kansas City, MO. Our focus is German Shepherds but we will help GSD mixes and other breeds as we are able to do so.

Come Meet Our Pets...

All our dogs are in foster homes or boarding facilities. We do NOT have a shelter or physical facility.

Our Adoption Process...

Homes will be required to provide 3 references plus a vet reference and have a home visit completed. The dogs are all completely vetted before being placed in their new homes including microchip, spay/neuter, rabies vaccine, distemper vaccine, bordatella vaccine, fecal, heartworm test, and current on heartworm/flea preventative.