MADDI is a sweet, affectionate, playful, high energy fun loving girl. She is great with other dogs and can be an alpha with submissive dogs, but doesn't go out of her way to be an alpha. She shares her kennel with her friend Layla (lab mix) and they are always playing and wrestling having fun in each others company. At play time they run and chase enjoying the freedom and playing with the other dogs. We do not have cats at the rescue and so cannot comment how she would be near or around them.
Maddi is located in the kennel building and does use the dog door to go out into the run to do her business so I would presume that she is house trained, although she might not know to let you know if she needs to go outside.
Maddi is a social girl and loves to be around people and other dogs, she is young and high energy and so a family with an active lifestyle is a must. She would benefit from lots of road trips and adventures, hiking, trips to the lake, the beach and anywhere that she can burn off some of her energy and enjoy the sights, smells and sounds the world has to offer.
Maddi does jump up, but that is more to get attention over the other dogs and would be an easy fix and would most likely stop when she has her own family to give her all the love and attention she deserves. She will need a family that understands the importance of training and we encourage all families to work on basic and advanced training as a family so that boundaries and expectations can be set and both Maddi and her humans can learn each others body language and personalities and form a stronger bond and understanding of each other.
MADDI is available for adoption from Give a Dog a Home, German Shepherd Dog Rescue for an adoption fee of $500.
This fee is not negotiable and is used to cover the rescue costs of pulling, vetting, health certificate, transport from Texas to Maine, monthly preventatives, supplements, food and anything else that is needed.
If you feel that you have the heart and home to give this precious soul a wonderful life, please go to our website, under the APPLICATION tab, complete, then submit the APPLICATION. Our process takes around 2-4 days, and ensuring your references are aware that we will be calling, could speed up the process. Once you have been approved, we discuss any questions in regards to the dog you are wanting to adopt, then you complete and submit the contract, make payment and then we can work out the pick up / transport arrangements.
Please do NOT submit an application if you are not looking to take home a new best friend within the next few weeks.
MADDI is located at the rescue in Sebec, Maine. We post in various states along the east coast and Canada where we have had lots of successful adoptions to enable more exposure for these beautiful saved souls. Families will need to be prepared to travel to the rescue to meet and take home their new best friend. Sebec is located just outside the towns of Dover-Foxcroft and Milo (approx 8 miles) and approx 45 miles from Bangor. There are also lots of hotels, motels, pet friendly accommodations and wonderful camp-sites for the more adventurous families and what a great way to get to know your new best friend. If there are options to arrange transport, we will work with you to make it happen.
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