Starlynn (aka Momma) and her puppies came to us 4 days after she gave birth. Her elderly owners surrendered her because they could not physically care for the puppies. She is a beautiful black and tan German Shepherd; that is approximately 3 years old.
It is apparent from her physical condition that this was not her first litter of puppies. The puppies are now 8 weeks old and have been weaned off of Momma. Starlynn is ready to start her new life as just a dog.
She came to us with no house or leash manners but has learned some basic commands. She is currently fostered in a home with 2 adult males and loves to play with them, now that her nursing duties are done. She also has some ball drive. Starlynn will fetch the ball, release it on command, and then sit waiting for you to throw it again.
Starlynn is very affectionate with her humans and loves to have her belly rubbed. She is still very bouncy and jumps up when she is excited, so a home with older children would be a better fit for her.
She is small dog reactive and has some prey drive. She has not been tested with cats but based on her prey drive, it would not be advised. Starlynn will do best in an active home with a large male to play with.
She will need a home that will continue her training and socialization, as she can be quite determined to have things her way.
This dog is a Level 2. Please be sure you understand what a dog of this Level requires. Go to our GCGSR Dogs page for an explanation of the Dog Rating Levels.
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