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My name is Hunter!

German Shepherd Dog Dog for adoption in Kansas City, Missouri - Hunter
Photo 1 - German Shepherd Dog Dog for adoption in Kansas City, Missouri - Hunter
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I'm being cared for by:
Missouri German Shepherd Rescue

Facts about Hunter

  • Breed: German Shepherd Dog
  • Color: Black - With Tan, Yellow Or Fawn
  • Age: Senior
  • Size: Large 61-100 lbs (28-45 kg)
  • Sex: Male
  • ID#: 10636679
You can fill out an adoption application online on our official website.

HUNTER is a beautiful approximately 8-9-year-old German Shepherd. He has a solid build at 95 pounds, a normal coated black and tan guy, but mostly black with adorable tan eyebrows.

Temperament

Hunter LOVES to play with balls of all sizes and Frisbees, according to his foster mom. He will chase them and carry them around in the yard, as well as chase with some fellow foster fur-siblings. Hunter is pretty laid back in the house, not necessarily a Velcro dog but will definitely keep tabs on his people and maintain a clear line of sight.

Hunter is crate trained, potty trained, and knows some basic commands such as “sit”, and is working on “down” and more in his excellent foster home. Hunter has had some ear infections and at times they wonder if he has slightly damaged hearing, or if he’s just being ornery with selective hearing.

Other Animals

He does well with other dogs his size and can do well with smaller dogs when closely supervised. Hunter is a big boy and does enjoy playing but doesn’t quite know his size so he could be a little on the rough side for small dogs and children. He has been cat tested and shows some curiosity, but corrects quickly and easily.

Children

Unknown at this time

Medical

Hunter is an older boy, but with plenty of years ahead of him! His hips give him some trouble so it’s unlikely he would be a dog to jump a fence, or able to be too active in ways that strain his hips. He has been able to dig under a chain-link fence, so he will need monitored outside if the fence is not really secure. He is fighting some bad allergies that have caused his ear infections, and is working on getting those issues figured out in foster care. Other than that, Hunter is a lovable big boy just waiting for his perfect home.

Will you be the lucky one to win gorgeous Hunter’s heart?


DOGS:   Good with dogs his size, will require slower introductions to smaller dogs
CATS:    Curious about cats, but corrects when re-directed
KIDS:    Unknown at this time
 

If you're looking for a gorgeous, wonderful German Shepherd
who will love you forever,
Hunter may be your ideal family member!

HUNTER'S ADOPTION FEE:   $300
This fee covers only part of what we spend to vet, board and rehab the dogs we save. On average we spend over $450 on each dog. We made a decision to keep our adoption fee at the 2005 level even though vet prices have doubled and tripled since then. We are constantly fundraising to cover the deficit. At minimum, your adoption fee includes the dog's spay/neuter, heartworm test, heartworm treatment if needed, rabies shot, distemper/parvo shot, bordatella shot, deworming, monthly heartworm and flea preventives, and microchip. In many cases it also includes surgery and various types of vet treatment for standard issues such as hot spots, ear infections and so on.

INTERESTED IN ADOPTING HUNTER?
Complete an Adoption Application Now!



Visit this organization's web site to see any additional information available about this pet.


PLEASE READ THIS:

  1. We're picky about our adopters!  GSDs are not for everyone.  They take a lot of time, effort and training.  They shed all year round.  They're big and scare lots of people.  They 'mouth' and are usually strong-willed and stubborn.  You have to have references and a home visit.  If you're not willing or able to deal with any of this, please don't waste your time applying.  
  2. All MOGS dogs must be inside family pets. We do not adopt to outdoor only homes.
  3. When you're not home, you must put your dog indoors (NOT in the yard).  One adopted MoGS dog died after the owners went to run errands, left her outdoors, someone opened the gate, and she was hit by a car.  Privacy fences get broken into, gates are opened, thieves steal dogs. NEVER leave your dog outdoors when you're not home!!
  4. You're required to make a lifetime commitment.  Only you can make sure the dog is safe, loved and cared for, for the rest of its life. The minute you adopt, that responsibility is yours.
  5. Are you unable or unwilling to make a lifetime commitment? Do not apply.
  6. What's your plan for unexpected events and major changes?  New baby? Divorce?  Moving?   How you will provide for your dog if your family breaks up?  If you move?  If you have a child?
  7. You're making a lifetime commitment to a MOGS Dog.   We expect you to keep it!  It's YOUR RESPONSIBILITY to stick by your family member -- no matter what. 



 

Have Questions? Email us at mogsrescue@gmail.com

Thank you for considering a homeless dog or cat.

About Missouri German Shepherd Rescue

About Our Rescue Group...

MOGS is a newer and growing group in Kansas City, MO. Our focus is German Shepherds but we will help GSD mixes and other breeds as we are able to do so.

Come Meet Our Pets...

All our dogs are in foster homes or boarding facilities. We do NOT have a shelter or physical facility.

Our Adoption Process...

Homes will be required to provide 3 references plus a vet reference and have a home visit completed. The dogs are all completely vetted before being placed in their new homes including microchip, spay/neuter, rabies vaccine, distemper vaccine, bordatella vaccine, fecal, heartworm test, and current on heartworm/flea preventative.