My name is "Shep"!

German Shepherd Dog Mix Dog for adoption in Gilbert, Arizona - "Shep"
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"Shep"'s Info...

I am already spayed, housetrained, up to date with shots, good with kids, good with dogs, and good with cats.

"Shep"'s Story...
We found "Shep" wandering in the Arizona desert a few weeks ago. She was chasing cars and dodging in and out of traffic in an apparent and desperate plea to find her owner. We strongly suspect she had been dumped from a vehicle as she would stand on the roadside and bolt after oncoming traffic.

She is a super good natured young dog, under a year of age. She is extremely playful and is compatible with other dogs and cats. She's a very happy dog, and does not appear to have any dominance or jealously issues towards the other animals. Shep also seems neutral towards ducks, chickens, etc., but has not been proven around fowl off leash.

Her entire repetoire consists of eat, poop, play, and be loved. She is especially fond of belly rubs. She has crate trained remarkably well, and will alert you when she needs to potty with a wimper or a bark. She is already understanding simple commands, but will require training and reinforcement just as any puppy would. She would do best in an active home and would require a securely fenced yard where she can run.

Shep has been spayed, vaccinated, microchiped and treated for parasites. Her coat is slick and smooth, so should require minimal maintenance. She the picture of health, and a beautiful & intelligent dog. She has been gentle towards children, but is quite strong for her 45lb frame, so little people would would need to be supervised around her so as not to knock them down inadvertently. She would likely do best with a companion dog that will offer her a constant playmate.

Facts about "Shep"

  • Breed: German Shepherd Dog Mix
  • Color: Black - With Tan, Yellow Or Fawn
  • Age: Young
  • Size: Med. 26-60 lbs (12-27 kg)
  • Sex: Female

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Why Adoption is a Great Option

"Shep", a Gilbert German Shepherd Dog dog was adopted! Here's how you can benefit by looking at adoption as an option to buying a German Shepherd Dog for sale in Gilbert, or seeking a German Shepherd Dog dog from a breeder in Gilbert.

  1. Rescues and shelter volunteers in Gilbert 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 Gilbert 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 German Shepherd Dog breeders who help with German Shepherd Dog rescue. One puppy or kitten adopted in Gilbert paves the way for another one to be saved.