My name is Josie!

Australian Shepherd Mix Dog for adoption in Portland, Oregon - Josie

I found a new home!
Plenty of my friends are looking
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Josie's Info...

I am already spayed and good with dogs.

Josie's Story...
So Josie is my name, and I truly am a friendly, happy, social girl. Very smart and eager to please. Cute, playful and ready for a home of my own. I used to be at a different shelter, but it was a little overwhelming for me. Hey, even big girls get scared sometimes. I just need someone active, loving and patient to give me the perfect environment for me to blossom. I love to play with other dogs, will do just fine with respectful children 8+, I am crate trained already and I promise t let you know whenever someone is at the front door. .....What do ya say? 
2 years old-52lbs. My adoption fee is $160 and includes; spay, microchip, reduced cost training class, 1 month pet health insurance, free veterinary exam, leash/collar, toy & treat packet, food sample.

Facts about Josie

  • Breed: Australian Shepherd Mix
  • Color: Brown/Chocolate - With White
  • Age: Adult
  • Size: Med. 26-60 lbs (12-27 kg)
  • Sex: Female

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Why Adoption is a Great Option

Josie, a Portland Australian Shepherd dog was adopted! Here's how you can benefit by looking at adoption as an option to buying a Australian Shepherd for sale in Portland, or seeking a Australian Shepherd dog from a breeder in Portland.

  1. Rescues and shelter volunteers in Portland already know the personality and tendencies of their pets. This means they can match you with the right pet. That will makes it much easier transition to owning a pet for yourself and your new pet.
  2. On average adoption fees are much less than you'd pay a Portland breeder, or pet store. Plus most often rescue pets have already been to the veterinarian for a check-up, had a round of vaccinations, and are spayed or neutered. That is a lot of savings!
  3. You will become a hero, and give a needy dog or cat a loving home. In fact, there are even Australian Shepherd breeders who help with Australian Shepherd rescue. One puppy or kitten adopted in Portland paves the way for another one to be saved.