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My name is Buddy von Brilon!

Posted over 3 years ago | Updated over 6 months ago

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German Shepherd Dog
Black - with Tan, Yellow or Fawn
(When grown) Large 61-100 lbs (28-45 kg)
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My info

Checkmark in teal circle Purebred
Checkmark in teal circle Needs experienced adopter
Checkmark in teal circle Shots current
Checkmark in teal circle Spayed / Neutered

My story

Buddy von Brilon is a stunning 4 year old long haired German Shepherd. He has a striking black, grey and brown coat and the most adorable face. Like many people, he has a few things in his past he is not proud of, but he has turned over a new leaf! He has been super good in the kennel with everyone for the last few months. He came from a home, and it was traumatic for him to end up in a kennel. He was returned for lack of social skills, basically attached himself to one person in the family. He has had some obedience training, and knows his commands. He is also housebroken. Buddy loves dogs, he would do great with an active dog, a yard and an adult home, he would be happy as a clam and so would you! Buddy comes with follow up training with our trainer. Buddy has a special soul and wants so badly to have another chance at a home. Plus you can’t get more beautiful than Buddy!


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Based on our experience, Westside's current thinking is to usually match first-time shepherd owners with a mix versus a purebred shepherd. Mixes are "softer" and somewhat more malleable. Exceptions can be made, however, for first-time adopters who show the confidence and leadership tendencies that purebreds will respect and respond to. Counselors have to use good judgment in assessing the attributes of the adopter, as well as of the dog. If you have doubts, get a second opinion from Robin or another experienced counselor.

Westside German Shepherd Rescue of Los Angeles

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3016 S. Hill St, Los Angeles, CA 90007

Their adoption process

Additional adoption info

In order to adopt any dog from Westside German Shepherd Rescue, one must fill out an adoption application first. Upon receipt of your application, a Westside adoption counselor will contact you.We do aerial home checks and you may be asked to supply pictures as well as arranging for a home visit prior to adoption.

Adoption fees vary with each dog and typically range from $150 to $500. They are set, taking into account the dog's age, training level, temperament, if they’re newly arrived, medical condition(s) (if any) and other factors. Adoption fees are used not only to rescue and place the dog you are personally adopting, but to aid in the future rescue and rehabilitation of other deserving dogs. Adoption fees are necessary; without fees, our rescue efforts would quickly come to an end. The adoption fee includes spay/neuter, microchip, and up-to-date vaccinations.


******* Pre-approved applicants only *******

If you have submitted an online application but have not been approved by our volunteer, please do NOT come down to meet dogs as we won't be able to show you any. No on-site screening at this time. Once approved and told to come meet dogs, we will be happy to help you.

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Wednesday: 11 am - 3 pm
Saturday: 11 am - 4 pm
Sunday: 1 pm - 4 pm
Other days by appointment only.

More about this rescue

Westside German Shepherd Rescue of Los Angeles is a 501c3 non-profit, no-kill rescue committed to saving all types of German Shepherd Dogs from high kill shelters and re-homing them to loving, qualified families.