My name is Poppy!

German Shepherd Dog Mix Dog for adoption in Walnut Creek, California - Poppy
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I'm being cared for by:
Second Chance German Shepherd Rescue

Facts about Poppy

  • Breed: German Shepherd Dog Mix
  • Color: Black - With Tan, Yellow Or Fawn
  • Age: Young
  • Size: Large 61-100 lbs (28-45 kg)
  • Sex: Female
Poppy is a pretty black and tan female German Shepherd who is about 3.5 years old. Her last owner passed away and she was left to wander loose in the country for 2 weeks before she jumped into the car of a Good Samaritan. At that point she came into our rescue where she has learned how to walk on a leash, sit, and we are working on stay. She is great riding in the car, is kennel trained, good with other dogs and loves people including respectful older children. She loves to play with other dogs and enjoys lots of attention from her people. She is very calm in the house when her people are around. She has shown that she can live with cats if she is appropriately managed and trained at first as she has shown some interest when first meeting a new cat.

If you are interested in meeting/adopting Poppy, please fill out our adoption questionnaire which you can find at

Poppy is Spayed, microchipped, vaccinated, and comes with a collar, all included in adoption fee.

About Second Chance German Shepherd Rescue

About Our Rescue Group...

Second Chance German Shepherd Rescue is a non-profit, volunteer-run, foster-based German Shepherd Dog rescue serving the greater Bay Area and Sacramento/Roseville regions of Northern California. Our primary focus is rescuing German Shepherd Dogs from life threatening situations in overcrowded shelters where they are in danger of being put to sleep. We adopt our dogs into loving, responsible permanent homes. German Shepherd Dogs in our care are spayed or neutered, and receive basic veterinary care while they await placement in their permanent homes. We work with area shelters and other rescue groups to develop a network of support for German Shepherd Dogs in need.

Come Meet Our Pets...

Please check our website for any changes in schedule. Our Our usual adoption days are

the SECOND SATURDAY of each month at the
Pet Food Express
1152 Blossom Hill Road
San Jose, CA
from 12:00pm - 2:00pm

and the THIRD SUNDAY of each month at
Pet Food Express
1009 Galleria Blvd.
Roseville, CA 95678
(Fountain's at Roseville behind Whole Foods)

We also are available to schedule meetings with many of our rescue dogs in Walnut Creek, CA by appointment.

Our Adoption Process...

In order to help you find out which of our dogs would be a good fit for your lifestyle we have an adoption process that consists of:
Fill out and submit an adoption questionnaire from
Have a phone interview
Have an in-person home visit, so adoptions are limited to the parts of the Bay Area that we have local volunteers