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|Breed:||German Shepherd Dog Mix||Color:||Black - With Tan, Yellow Or Fawn||Age:||Young|
|Size:||Large 61-100 lbs (28-45 kg)||Sex:||Male|
T-Jay is a very good looking, lively young purebred GSD surrendered to Sacramento Animal Care Services when his owner had to take a second job and could no longer give him the companionship he deserved. Before having his life disrupted, T-Jay was the member of a family that included two teenagers. After a few traumatizing days at the shelter, he is now settled into his foster home which includes a pack of two female GSDs and a male Border Collie.
T-Jay gets along with other dogs but prefers being with a human pack leader, often checking in while on outings. While he avoids confrontation or assertive behaviour by other members of the pack, he walks confidently and shows tremendous curiosity at the sites and sounds around him. He has not yet been tested with cats.
T-Jay is housebroken, and with daily exercise and encouragement he will lay quietly in the house and will sleep quietly through the night in a cozy dog bed next to his human. He knows sit, down, leave it, no, and he is crate trained. He enjoys car rides, and he is learning that he can get where he is going on walks without pulling on the leash.
He has good focus and eagerness to learn, and is treat motivated, so he would do best in a home where training can continue by someone who has GSD experience and an appreciation for his ability to learn. T-Jay would make an ideal partner for an active owner who would enjoy long daily walks and quality time with him.
With his intelligence and eagerness to engage in activity, T-Jay has the potential to make for a wonderful and loyal best friend.
T-Jay is a Level 2 GSD being fostered in Sonoma. He is recovering from a mild touch of kennel cough and it is anticipated he will be ready to go to his furever home next weekend.
Rescue Group Info...
We are dedicated to the rescue and welfare of German Shepherd Dogs. Our volunteers help foster and adopt dogs to willing homes. Please help us in our efforts, for their sake.
The specific purpose of our organization is the prevention of cruelty to animals by:
Rescuing German Shepherd Dogs from life threatening situations at animal shelters and elsewhere.
Finding German Shepherd Dogs permanent loving homes with qualified owners.
Assisting owners of German Shepherd Dogs who can no longer keep them to find them new homes.
Working cooperatively with animal shelters and other rescue groups in the community towards our common goals of saving dogs' lives and reducing pet overpopulation.
Educating the public about the advantages of adopting dogs from shelters and rescue organizations, and about the need for spaying and neutering dogs.
Educating owners and prospective owners of German Shepherd Dogs about their proper care and training, and about other aspects of the breed.
Please visit http://www.gsrnc.org/calendar.asp for up to date events.
Our adoption process is designed to help you and the right dog find each other. Our goal is to place each dog into a permanent, safe, and loving home.
To adopt a German Shepherd Dog from us, you must:
1. Live in Northern California.
2. Complete an Adoption Questionnaire, either online, or by mail. If you do not own your home, you must also have your landlord complete the Landlord Letter.
3. Be interviewed by an adoption counselor.
4. Allow a home visit by an adoption counselor.
5. Be approved for adoption.
6. Choose, and be chosen by, the right dog.
7. With our approval, sign our Adoption Agreement, and pay the associated fee.
After we receive your online Adoption Questionnaire, we will call you to begin the adoption process. We encourage potential adopters to come to one or more Adoption Days, because that is the best way to meet several German Shepherds and to find your new companion. If you attend an Adoption Day and choose a dog, you may be able to adopt the same day, if all adoption requirements are met.
If you cannot come to any Adoption Day, we can still assist you, this may take longer because the people who will help you are volunteers who usually have jobs, and scheduling meetings with dogs can be complex because our dogs live in many homes and kennels.
We do not adopt to homes outside of Northern California.
German Shepherd Rescue of Northern California regularly adopts dogs to residents of any of 19 Northern California counties: Alameda, Contra Costa, Fresno, Madera, Marin, Merced, Monterey, Napa, Sacramento, San Benito, San Francisco, San Joaquin, San Mateo, Santa Clara, Santa Cruz, Solano, Sonoma, Stanislaus, and Tuolumne. We also consider, resources permitting, potential adopters residing in Lake County. Our educational outreach extends to anywhere in Northern California. We do not adopt to homes outside of Northern California.