Dog Name: Gio
Suspected Breed(s): Australian Cattle Dog/Australian Shepherd mix
Age: 3 yrs old
Weight: 39 lbs
Personality: Friendly, Patient, Gentle, Smart, Affectionate, Trainable, and Energetic,
Observations with Dogs: Good with dogs
Observations with Cats: Tested well with cats at the shelter
Observations with Kids: Gentle with kids, loves to lick them but may not be suitable for smaller children because he likes to jump to say hi
House Training Progress: No accidents
Crate Training Progress: Very good, he may whine at first but will quiet very quickly and can be left in crate for approximately 5 hours. He is also good when home alone outside the crate for shorter periods of time.
Location: DC area foster
Rescued From: Roane County, WV
Gio is a beautiful, sweet, and affectionate dog who adores being petted endlessly. He can be energetic, but he also knows how to chill and cuddle up next to you. Gio is friendly to everyone he meets on walks. He loves other dogs and plays very nicely with them and would love if he could have a playmate in his forever home but also wouldn’t mind being a single dog. so that he can soak up the love and attention. Apply today to meet Gio the awesome aussie!
Gio is sponsored by Barbara B. Thanks, Barbara!
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City Dogs Rescue & City Kitties is a foster based rescue in Washington, DC. We do not have a shelter. We focus on local adoptions in DC and the metro area of Maryland and Virginia. CDR&CK has a thorough adoption process in order to find the best possible fit for each of our dogs and cats (we do not operate under a first-come, first served model).
Adoption fees // Dogs/puppies - $395; $200 for senior dogs // Cats/kittens - $150 (unless otherwise noted)
Upon accepting a new cat or dog into the organization, we provide a basic vet visit that includes necessary vaccinations, disease screenings, deworming, microchips, and spay/neuter (unless specified). We do not provide a comprehensive medical exam prior to adoption. As a result, sickness, injury, and disability may exist unbeknownst to CDR&CK. City Dogs Rescue & City Kitties is not responsible for payment of any vet care, including known and unknown medical conditions once a cat or dog is adopted from us.
Cat specific: Rabies, FVRCP, Feline Leukemia vaccines. They are tested for FIV and FeLV.
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