My name is Greta!

Labrador Retriever/German Shepherd Dog Mix Dog for adoption in Brattleboro, Vermont - Greta
Photo 1 - Labrador Retriever/German Shepherd Dog Mix Dog for adoption in Brattleboro, Vermont - Greta
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WILSON ANIMAL RESCUE- Brattleboro Transport Chapter

Facts about Greta

  • Breed: Labrador Retriever/German Shepherd Dog Mix
  • Color: Tan/Yellow/Fawn
  • Age: Young
  • Size: Med. 26-60 lbs (12-27 kg)
  • Sex: Female
Introducing Greta.

We first met Greta when we were visiting Memphis Animal Services (city pound) just before Christmas.
Greta was hiding under her water bowl in her kennel (pictured) and wanted nothing more than for us to pass her by, the loud noises and all the smells were terrifying to her and she wanted to disappear. We carried Greta to a "meet and greet room" and set her on the bench next to us. She was so sweet, yet it was obvious that the kind touch of a human was foreign to her.

It's been amazing watching Greta learn to be a companion, and it's her turn to find a family now. She is fostered with 3 other dogs(both big and small) and is wonderful and playful with them. She adores other animals and we would say another canine companion is a requirement for her to be her happiest. She loves to play, but mostly enjoys lounging with her best friends. Greta would be most comfortable in a quiet home without a lot of activity, with someone who can really spend time with her. While Greta is very friendly with children, and is fostered with them now we do think she would do best in a home with no children or older children simply because all of the commotion that comes with little ones. She will come out of her shell much quicker in a quiet environment where her personality really shines. Greta is a young girl, only a year or so old and she is house trained and crate trained.

Greta's adoption fee is $500 and includes all of her yearly vaccines, fecal exams, negative heartworm test, current heartworm prevention(pro-heart 6), microchip, spay surgery, and transport from Memphis to your area. If you are interested in being Greta's forever, please email us at for an application.

About WILSON ANIMAL RESCUE- Brattleboro Transport Chapter

About Our Rescue Group...

Wilson Animal Rescue is a 100% volunteer-run, foster-based rescue group in Memphis, Tennessee. We focus on rescuing dogs who are in danger of being euthanized at the city's run shelter and other midsouth shelters. We strive to place dogs in loving homes not only locally but in cities in the Midwest and New England areas. There simply aren't enough people adopting in the Memphis area to keep up with the amount of adoptable dogs who find themselves homeless.

We keep in touch with our adopters - and not everyone who applies for a dog gets one. We say no as much as we say yes. We are looking for people who feel the same way about their dogs as we do - that they are family and bringing one into your home is a major commitment.

We also appreciate it takes a tremendous amount of trust to adopt a dog before meeting - trust on behalf of the adopter and trust from our fosters. They have to trust that we are sending the dog, who they have loved, to a wonderful new home. This trust is ever present in our minds and not something we take lightly, so we are happy to answer adopters questions. Please do, however remember that we are 100% volunteer run - we have jobs and families and we do our very best to respond as quickly as we can to all inquiries and follow up questions.

We have two vets we use primarily - Cloverleaf Animal Clinic and Walnut Grove Animal Clinic - they are both located in Memphis. Please feel free to call either of their clinics if you are interested in a reference for our rescue.

Come Meet Our Pets...

All of our dogs are fostered in the Memphis area. We are happy for you to come to Memphis and meet any of the dogs we have available. We are unable to send dogs outside of the Memphis area prior to adoptions.

Our Adoption Process...

We send an adoption application to be potential adopter's, they fill it out and email it back to us. Once we read it over, called references and feel like it may be a good fit, we put the adopters and fosters in contact so they can further discuss the dog. We feel that being completely prepared, and transparent about the dog, is the best way to go. The adopter can ask questions about routine, behavior, etc. We are really looking for a best fit for the dog and adopter. And because all of the dogs are living in homes (no longer in a shelter environment) we really get to know them like they are our own. We get to see who is cat friendly, who really loves having kids around, who may be a little more unsure in new situations, etc.

Adoption application can be downloaded at