My name is Camo!

Australian Shepherd Mix Dog for adoption in Rockville, Maryland - Camo
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K-9 Lifesavers

Facts about Camo

  • Breed: Australian Shepherd Mix
  • Color: Tan/Yellow/Fawn
  • Age: Adult
  • Size: Large 61-100 lbs (28-45 kg)
  • Sex: Male
  • ID#: 11311853-CAM0417OWSMN

If you are interested in adopting this dog, please download and complete an Adoption Questionnaire: and email Marika at

You can also find the adoption questionnaire and learn about the adoption process by visiting our website:

Dog's Name:  Camo

Estimated Breed :  Aussie Shepherd mix

Approximate Age:  4 yrs

Approximate Weight:  77 lbs

Currently Living at:  Foster

Adoption Fee:  $300



Camo is a 4 year old Aussie Shepard mix. He is a big (77lbs), lovable, and gentle dog with a very even temperament. He's a very much a 'people' dog and loves spending time outdoors with his humans. He also loves to eat bananas and apples, and getting belly rubs. He's housetrained but doesn't do well in a crate...but he's a good boy so no crate required. Camo doesn't get do well with dogs that he doesn't know, so no need to take him to the dog park :)  
Camo is a special needs dog -  He has been epileptic since January 2016 and is on medication twice a day. The meds have greatly reduced his seizures but have not eliminated them. Camo is also prone to allergies (seasonal/food or environmental, we are not sure) and is on an anti-itch pill twice a day.  
Camo will need a very understanding home, with lots of love, patience, and understanding for his health needs. He is gentle as can be, and you can't help but want to put your arms around him when you look into his beautiful brown eyes. 



Your new pet will require a refresher in house-training. K-9 Lifesavers strongly recommends all new adopters enroll their new pet into obedience training. This provides for an easier transition into a new home, ensures the dog remains well socialized, and helps form a bond between the dog and the new family.           

Adoption fees cover basic vetting, spay/neuter surgery (for dogs over 6 months old), rabies, distemper/parvo vaccinations, treatment for worms, heartworm testing, monthly heartworm prevention and monthly flea/tick prevention (while the animal is in our care), and transport costs from high-kill shelter. Please note that on average, K-9 Lifesavers spend significantly more on each dog than their adoption fee. Adoption fee for HW positive dog also covers heartworm treatment at our partner vets. 

Foster Program:  Foster homes provide for the temporary care of a rescue until the dog is placed into a loving, forever home.  For more information on becoming a foster parent, and our Foster Program, visit or email our Foster Coordinator at

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About K-9 Lifesavers

About Our Rescue Group...

K-9 Lifesavers is an all-volunteer, 501(c)3 non-profit organization that rescues homeless and abandoned dogs. We save canines that are scheduled for euthanasia from high kill shelters, where there are typically held only for 3-7 days. K-9 Lifesavers also strives to educate the importance of responsible dog ownership, including spay/neuter, training, and pet nutrition.

K-9 Lifesavers relies primarily upon our dedicated foster families since we do not operate a shelter. These homes provide loving, temporary care until our rescues find their forever homes. We are always looking for foster families.

Please visit our website at for additional information about K-9 Lifesavers. The website lists our available dogs, volunteer opportunities, foster information, and various ways to donate.

Please help us rescue more canines waiting for their second chance at life with a forever home! Adopt a rescue, foster, volunteer, or donate!

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Come Meet Our Pets...

K-9 Lifesavers holds adoption events each weekend throughout the Washington D.C. area.

Please take a look at our website at for our next adoption event!

All regular adoption events are held from 12 – 2pm.

Our Adoption Process...

The adoption process is almost always completed within one week of time you submitted your questionnaire (times can vary depending on your location, the dog’s location, and availability).

· Fill out an adoption questionnaire, found at (please note, completion of the Adoption Questionnaire does not guarantee adoption- it is the first step in our adoption process).

· An adoption counselor will call you to review your application.

· The adoption counselor will call your reference, landlord/condo association, and veterinarian (if applicable).

· The entire household should be willing and present for a home visit.

· The adoption counselor will schedule a time for you, your family, and any other pets to meet the dog(s) you've applied for.

Once approved, you will need to finalize your adoption by completing an adoption contract and paying the adoption fee in cash or check. At that time, available medical records will be provided along with a variety of other information.


· Young Adult Dog (7 months to 8 years) - $300

· Puppy (6 months and younger) - $350

· Heartworm Positive Dog - $375 (This fee includes treatment for heartworm)

· Golden Year Dogs (8 years and older) - $200

Adoption fees cover basic vetting, rabies, distemper/parvo vaccinations, treatment for worms, heartworm testing, monthly heartworm prevention, monthly flea/tick prevention, and our transport costs. Please note that puppies 6 months and younger must be spayed/neuter at the adopter's expense.