Sam Elliott is a 3 year old, 100+ lb. fluffy German Shepherd mix (approx DOB 1/15/2014). He was seen running around the foothills in a big rain storm one morning in early January, but would not let us catch him. Because of his silver coloring we thought he was a senior and we were very worried for him. We posted a video of him on a lost/found Facebook page and throughout the day there were sightings of him. Finally in the afternoon he was seen lying down (5 miles from his original sighting!) and we were able to locate him and get him out of the rain and to safety. Turns out the silver is not grey from age... it's just his coloring. And he is VERRRRRY floofy! Will require some regular brushing - especially during summer.
Although he was found in an area where pets are known to be dumped - and despite our hopes that he was just lost and our many efforts to find his family - we did not. He needs a new, permanent home.
Sammy is THE sweetest mushy affectionate boy ever! He's actually kind of a huge wuss - this is no guard dog :) He is doing VERY well with crate training and cries to go potty... and so far he seems to be fantastic with dogs of all sizes. He has shown NO interest in other small animals either (rabbits, possum, hamsters). He would be amazing with children... although loud noises and fast movement would scare him, so older and/or calmer children would be best. So far Sammy is not a big fan of riding in cars... nor is he great on leash. He will need TLC and time to gain confidence... he's been thru a lot. We prefer a home that has experience with extra large breeds, and he does require a yard.
All of our adoptable dogs are vaccinated, microchipped and spayed/neutered prior to adoption. Please email if you are interested in Sammy :)
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