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My name is Shrek!

Shepherd (Unknown Type)/Hound (Unknown Type) Mix Dog for adoption in Republic, Washington - Shrek
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Shrek's Info...

I am good with kids.

Shrek's Story...
Shrek is a lovely 8 year old shepherd mix boy who transferred into our Sammi Fund for Seniors program after he was surrendered to a high kill shelter due to a home foreclosure situation. He doesn't understand why his world has been turned upside down, or where his people have gone, but he is cheerful and bonding with the volunteers. He hasn't shown any inclinations to play so far, and we can't even find a dog treat that motivates him. His favorite parts of the day are when volunteers are around and he is out and about with them. Shrek is looking for a final home where he can be a devoted companion to his people, and where he will have very few hours alone. We think he has a high likelihood of experiencing separation anxiety after he bonds to his new family, so he would be most comfortable either with his people home most of the time, or with traveling around as your right-hand-dog. He is pretty good in the car, though does get tempted to sit in the driver's lap, and at 65 pounds, we'd recommend he stay kenneled or safely barricaded in the back seat for safety. No car-sickness, though, and he looks forward to field trips!

Shrek had a full blood panel run and all systems look great! He is going in for a dental cleaning in mid-October, and is otherwise in really good shape. He gets fish oil with his meals to help with a little dry skin, but has no other required medications or supplements. Shrek doesn't seem to have any mobility issues, and can still handle stairs, but like most older dogs, attention must be given to the day when he will no longer be able to get up and down stairs, since he is a little to heavy to carry easily.

Shrek is good natured but can be selective about his dog friends; similar-sized females would probably be his favorite playmates, though he would be perfectly happy to be the only dog in the family. Initial checks show him to be somewhat intense about cats, but we will do some further testing to see if he can join a family with a dog-savvy cat. He does fine with children and loves all sorts of humans! He is house trained and has excellent manners.

Shrek comes with a 30-day money-back trial adoption period.

Spay/neuter, worming, microchip and all age-appropriate shots are always completed before placement, and are included in the adoption fee (suggested minimum $50, or SENIOR for SENIOR - adopters over 65 may name their own adoption fee); more gratefully accepted!)

Can't come to Republic? Don't let that stop you! We have monthly transports to both the Seattle area and Spokane, delivering adopted pets to their new owners. If you can add a little to your payment to help us cover our volunteer driver's expenses, that would be great!

Facts about Shrek

  • Breed: Shepherd (Unknown Type)/Hound (Unknown Type) Mix
  • Color: Red/Golden/Orange/Chestnut
  • Age: Senior
  • Size: Large 61-100 lbs (28-45 kg)
  • Sex: Male
  • ID#: 1095

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Why Adoption is a Great Option

Shrek, a Republic Shepherd (Unknown Type)/Hound (Unknown Type) dog was adopted! Here's how you can benefit by looking at adoption as an option to buying a Shepherd (Unknown Type)/Hound (Unknown Type) for sale in Republic, or seeking a Shepherd (Unknown Type)/Hound (Unknown Type) dog from a breeder in Republic.

  1. Rescues and shelter volunteers in Republic 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 Republic 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 Shepherd (Unknown Type)/Hound (Unknown Type) breeders who help with Shepherd (Unknown Type)/Hound (Unknown Type) rescue. One puppy or kitten adopted in Republic paves the way for another one to be saved.