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My name is
Hans!

Posted 1 year ago | Updated 10 hours ago

My basic info

Breed
German Shepherd Dog
Color
Age
Young
Size
Large 61-100 lbs (28-45 kg) (when grown)
Weight
Sex
Male
Pet ID
18047178

My details

Checkmark in teal circle Good with kids
Checkmark in teal circle Good with dogs
Checkmark in teal circle Purebred
Checkmark in teal circle Shots current
Checkmark in teal circle Spayed / Neutered
Checkmark in teal circle Housetrained

My story

Here's what the humans have to say about me:

Hans IS AVAILALBE (updated 02-22-2024).

To meet any of our dogs you must first complete our online adoption application on our website. For more information and the adoption application for Hans, please visit our website below

http://www.coastalgsr.org/dog_profile.php?ID=22524&name=Hans

Hans sat at a county shelter patiently waiting for his owners to come and get him but after two months they never came. He didn't understand what happened; had he done something wrong? Confused, he just sat and waited. And then he ran out of time. Fortunately Coastal GSR stepped in and brought him into their rescue family. Confused by his new surroundings at first, he quickly settled in to a new routine surrounded by a bunch of new friends, regular walks, occasional snacks, and lots of interesting things going on around him in the kennel. Nicknamed 'Handsome Hans' by one of our partner veterinarians, Hans is indeed very good looking. Plus he is big and energetic. He LOVES walks, sniffing out exciting new smells and dog cookies!Hans recently went into a foster home where there are multiple medium and large dogs of various ages. He used to be dog reactive but since working with his new fosters, he is like a new dog! He's gained weight, plays with toys, and gets along with the dogs in the home. His overall mental health has changed for the better since he was removed from a kennel environment. He is enjoying life, walks, and being in a family situation. We are not sure how he would be with young children or small dogs so a perfect home for Hans would have older children/young adults or just adults. With proper introduction, he would be good with another large dog(s) or would be happy in a home being the only dog too.

The minimum adoption donation for adults is $375 and the adoption donation for puppies is $500. This amount only partially covers the cost of veterinary care, boarding fees, and other miscellaneous expenses involved in the temporary care and adoption of our dogs and is tax deductible. The adoption donation provides that all dogs will be spayed or neutered, receive current vaccinations, and are microchipped. If not, arrangements will be made on an individual basis ( i.e., puppies who will need to be altered by 6 mos old). Special consideration may be given to those willing to adopt older dogs or dogs with physical problems.February 22, 2024, 5:49 am

Rescue
Coastal German Shepherd Rescue Downey

Contact info

Pet ID
18047178
Contact
Phone
Address
Downey, CA 90241
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Make a donation to the Saving Gideon Fund!

In Gideon's honor, we would like to start a Saving Gideon Fund. This fund will be for seriously injured dogs who need immediate medical care. Often times the decision to save a life depends upon how much money is in our bank account. It's very sad, but unfortunately the truth! We would like to create this fund so that the next time we are asked to save a severely injured dog we can say YES!

Please help us to create this fund in Gideon's honor!
This fund will allow us to save more injured German Shepherds like him.

Their adoption process

Additional adoption info

All prospective adoptive families must complete an on line application followed by a telephone interview and then receive a home visit before a German Shepherd is placed in their forever home.

Our adoption donation is $300 for Adults and $400 - $500 for Puppies. This amount only partially covers the cost of veterinary care, boarding fees, and other miscellaneous expenses involved in the temporary care and adoption of our dogs and is 100% tax deductible.

Prior to placement, all dogs will be spayed or neutered, receive current vaccinations, and are usually microchipped. If not, arrangements will be made on an individual basis. Special consideration may be given to those willing to adopt older dogs or dogs with physical problems.

Donations are tax deductible and also help other dogs in need!

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More about this rescue

Coastal German Shepherd Rescue of Southern California is a non-profit 501(c)3 public charity dedicated to finding loving homes for abandoned German Shepherds. Your tax deductible donations go to support these very deserving animals. Coastal was formed to serve communities in the counties of San Diego, Orange, Los Angeles and the Inland Empire.

Coastal is dedicated to providing new beginnings for homeless German Shepherds who have been abandoned, neglected, abused, relinquished by their owners or just left at local shelters to await an uncertain future.

We are committed to finding loving permanent homes for the Orphaned dogs in our care. Coastal is an all volunteer, no-kill, non profit organization.

Our mission is to educate the public about German Shepherds, their lifespan, personality, activity level, along with overall responsible dog ownership. We also raise awareness of over population of animals through education, training, spaying and neutering. We work very hard to match each dog with the adoptive families.

Visit our website at www.coastalgsr.org.