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My name is Leroy Jenkins!

Facts about me

Breed
Shepherd (Unknown Type)
Color
Age
Adult
Size
(When grown) Large 61-100 lbs (28-45 kg)
Weight
Sex
Male
Pet ID
11302

My info

Small red x Not good with kids
Small blue checkmark Spayed / Neutered

My story

ADOPT ME ONLINE: https://ophrescue.org/dogs/11302
Hi! My name is Leroy Jenkins!
I'm a sweet boy that is guessed to be an Australian Shepherd Mix, around 1.5 - 2 years old, and weigh about 65 lbs.

Click here and here to see me in action!

Since I am a larger breed and a higher energy breed I am taking a little bit longer to mature. I'd love a family that is familiar with Australian Shepherds and can work with me on my training! I am very playful and sometimes don't realize how big I am! When I'm having fun and playing with a toy, I romp around like a 10 lb puppy.

I am super curious about everything that is going on in the house and want to be in on all the action. Sometimes my foster mom calls me a Velcro dog! I need to be close to my people or engaged in something that holds my attention. If I wander away, I may become mischievous.

However, I am trying my best to learn the house rules!

- I am really good at doing my business outside
- I'm learning about leaving the kitchen counter alone and leaving the shoes alone
- I like to go into my crate to have nap time
- I am learning I should chew on my toys - my favorites are stuffed animals with squeakers, tug ropes and antlers
- I love food puzzles and this gives me much needed mental stimulation
- I know sit and down
- I am working on leave it
- Please no dog parks for me, however if there are other dogs in the home I should do well with slow intros
- I can jump very high, so please always make sure to monitor me in the yard if you do have a fenced in yard

Lastly, I may be shy around new people and want to make sure that my people are not in danger. This includes people I see on walks or that go past the yard, so I need an adopter that is prepared to help redirect me and strong enough to hold onto the leash when out and about!

I am in search of my new forever family! Apply today to meet me and find out if that's you!
ADOPT ME ONLINE: https://ophrescue.org/dogs/11302
Hi! My name is Leroy Jenkins!
I'm a sweet boy that is guessed to be an Australian Shepherd Mix, around 1.5 - 2 years old, and weigh about 65 lbs.

Click here and here to see me in action!

Since I am a larger breed and a higher energy breed I am taking a little bit longer to mature. I'd love a family that is familiar with Australian Shepherds and can work with me on my training! I am very playful and sometimes don't realize how big I am! When I'm having fun and playing with a toy, I romp around like a 10 lb puppy.

I am super curious about everything that is going on in the house and want to be in on all the action. Sometimes my foster mom calls me a Velcro dog! I need to be close to my people or engaged in something that holds my attention. If I wander away, I may become mischievous.

However, I am trying my best to learn the house rules!

- I am really good at doing my business outside
- I'm learning about leaving the kitchen counter alone and leaving the shoes alone
- I like to go into my crate to have nap time
- I am learning I should chew on my toys - my favorites are stuffed animals with squeakers, tug ropes and antlers
- I love food puzzles and this gives me much needed mental stimulation
- I know sit and down
- I am working on leave it
- Please no dog parks for me, however if there are other dogs in the home I should do well with slow intros
- I can jump very high, so please always make sure to monitor me in the yard if you do have a fenced in yard

Lastly, I may be shy around new people and want to make sure that my people are not in danger. This includes people I see on walks or that go past the yard, so I need an adopter that is prepared to help redirect me and strong enough to hold onto the leash when out and about!

I am in search of my new forever family! Apply today to meet me and find out if that's you!
Rescue

Operation Paws for Homes - MD Chapter

Contact info
Pet ID
11302
Contact
Phone
Address
Frederick, MD 21703
Donation

Their adoption process

Additional adoption info

Step 1: The Application Each prospective adopter fills out an adoption application. The adoption application is a simple form that asks information about you, your current pets, why you are looking to adopt and how you plan to care for your new addition. Essentially, this application gives us necessary information about you and your lifestyle, training beliefs and background with animals. We strive to find the best homes possible for our dogs, as well as find the right dog for you and your lifestyle. Once we receive the application, it is processed in the order that it was received. Our volunteers will contact your personal references, veterinary reference and landlord where applicable, and ask to discuss your interest in adoption and past experiences as a pet owner. It is helpful if you contact your references so that they can anticipate our calls. Keep in mind, that depending on the timing of your application, the dog you are interested in can already have multiple applications for adoption. However, rest assured that there are many dogs that need forever homes, and OPH will work with you to find you a dog that closely matches what you are looking for. Step 2: The Meeting Once your application is approved, you will be contacted by an OPH Adoption Coordinator to schedule a “meet and greet” with the dog you are interested in. We prefer that everyone in the immediate family, including your current dog (if you have one) come to the appointment to meet your potential new family member. Adopting a dog is a big decision and requires a commitment from everyone. If you currently own a dog, it must be up to date on its shots and spayed/neutered. Sometimes we will also conduct a home check, which is at our discretion. At the meet and greet, the foster will be able to provide you with information about the dog you are interested in. Also, this is a great opportunity for you to really assess if this is the dog for you. You will be able to interact with the dog to ensure that he/she is exactly what you want. Step 3: The Adoption Before you bring your new family member home, you must sign an Adoption Contract with OPH. In addition, the adoption fee is requested. Please refer to the “What the Adoption Fee Covers” link for detailed information on the fees. The adoption fee is non-refundable. Please remember that adoption fees barely cover our expenses of rescuing a dog. Additional donations are greatly appreciated and will help us continue our life-saving work. If, at the time of adoption, your dog was not already spayed/neutered, you will be required to agree to spay/neuter your dog and provide us a deposit fee. Our adoption contract requires all dogs to be spayed/neutered within 1 month of adoption or when age appropriate. Once this has been verified, your deposit check will be returned to you. Step 4: Post Adoption Follow Up Our goal is to help you enjoy life with your new dog to the fullest extent possible. If issues arise, or you just need some good advice, we are happy to do follow-up counseling by telephone and email. We can also suggest dog trainers in the area as additional resources. Also, at the time of adoption, you are provided with a pamphlet full of information and links to online resources to help with behavioral related issues like potty training and house training. This information can also be accessed from the “Information” tab on the OPH home page. IF ANYTHING PREVENTS YOU FROM KEEPING YOUR DOG Sometimes situations arise which cannot be helped. If, for any reason, you are unable to keep a dog you’ve adopted from Operation Paws for Homes, the dog cannot be given away. It doesn’t matter how much time has passed since the adoption. You must either return the dog to Operations Paws for Homes, or obtain approval from Operations Paws for Homes to transfer ownership to a friend or relative. Fosters and adopters sign a binding legal contract before taking home an animal. Adoption fees vary, and will be listed on each animal's bio.
Step 1: The Application Each prospective adopter fills out an adoption application. The adoption application is a simple form that asks information about you, your current pets, why you are looking to adopt and how you plan to care for your new addition. Essentially, this application gives us necessary information about you and your lifestyle, training beliefs and background with animals. We strive to find the best homes possible for our dogs, as well as find the right dog for you and your lifestyle. Once we receive the application, it is processed in the order that it was received. Our volunteers will contact your personal references, veterinary reference and landlord where applicable, and ask to discuss your interest in adoption and past experiences as a pet owner. It is helpful if you contact your references so that they can anticipate our calls. Keep in mind, that depending on the timing of your application, the dog you are interested in can already have multiple applications for adoption. However, rest assured that there are many dogs that need forever homes, and OPH will work with you to find you a dog that closely matches what you are looking for. Step 2: The Meeting Once your application is approved, you will be contacted by an OPH Adoption Coordinator to schedule a “meet and greet” with the dog you are interested in. We prefer that everyone in the immediate family, including your current dog (if you have one) come to the appointment to meet your potential new family member. Adopting a dog is a big decision and requires a commitment from everyone. If you currently own a dog, it must be up to date on its shots and spayed/neutered. Sometimes we will also conduct a home check, which is at our discretion. At the meet and greet, the foster will be able to provide you with information about the dog you are interested in. Also, this is a great opportunity for you to really assess if this is the dog for you. You will be able to interact with the dog to ensure that he/she is exactly what you want. Step 3: The Adoption Before you bring your new family member home, you must sign an Adoption Contract with OPH. In addition, the adoption fee is requested. Please refer to the “What the Adoption Fee Covers” link for detailed information on the fees. The adoption fee is non-refundable. Please remember that adoption fees barely cover our expenses of rescuing a dog. Additional donations are greatly appreciated and will help us continue our life-saving work. If, at the time of adoption, your dog was not already spayed/neutered, you will be required to agree to spay/neuter your dog and provide us a deposit fee. Our adoption contract requires all dogs to be spayed/neutered within 1 month of adoption or when age appropriate. Once this has been verified, your deposit check will be returned to you. Step 4: Post Adoption Follow Up Our goal is to help you enjoy life with your new dog to the fullest extent possible. If issues arise, or you just need some good advice, we are happy to do follow-up counseling by telephone and email. We can also suggest dog trainers in the area as additional resources. Also, at the time of adoption, you are provided with a pamphlet full of information and links to online resources to help with behavioral related issues like potty training and house training. This information can also be accessed from the “Information” tab on the OPH home page. IF ANYTHING PREVENTS YOU FROM KEEPING YOUR DOG Sometimes situations arise which cannot be helped. If, for any reason, you are unable to keep a dog you’ve adopted from Operation Paws for Homes, the dog cannot be given away. It doesn’t matter how much time has passed since the adoption. You must either return the dog to Operations Paws for Homes, or obtain approval from Operations Paws for Homes to transfer ownership to a friend or relative. Fosters and adopters sign a binding legal contract before taking home an animal. Adoption fees vary, and will be listed on each animal's bio.

Go meet their pets

We have adoption events in several different locations throughout VA and MD. Please visit our website - www.ophrescue.org and look for the EVENTS tab. Additionally, approved adopters may meet adoptable animals at the home of the animal's foster, or possibly in the adopter's own home. We want every potential adopter to meet the dog or puppy of their choice first, before making a decision! This is a lifelong commitment. We have events throughout Maryland Virginia - Please visit our website for event information!
We have adoption events in several different locations throughout VA and MD. Please visit our website - www.ophrescue.org and look for the EVENTS tab. Additionally, approved adopters may meet adoptable animals at the home of the animal's foster, or possibly in the adopter's own home. We want every potential adopter to meet the dog or puppy of their choice first, before making a decision! This is a lifelong commitment. We have events throughout Maryland Virginia - Please visit our website for event information!

More about this rescue

Operation Paws for Homes, Inc. is a 501c3 organization that was started by a small group of experienced rescuers. We we set out to create a rescue that believes all animals deserve our love and help, regardless of geography, that customer service is a crucial part of rescue, and that volunteers have a right to rescue how, when, and where they want to, and be treated with respect. We rescue all breeds of dog, and cats, and offer assistance to owners needing to rehome their pets. Why do we give our time, our hearts, and our homes? Because we love animals, and because someone has to speak for those who cannot speak for themselves. “The greatness of a nation and its moral progress can be judged by the way its animals are treated” ~Gandhi
Operation Paws for Homes, Inc. is a 501c3 organization that was started by a small group of experienced rescuers. We we set out to create a rescue that believes all animals deserve our love and help, regardless of geography, that customer service is a crucial part of rescue, and that volunteers have a right to rescue how, when, and where they want to, and be treated with respect. We rescue all breeds of dog, and cats, and offer assistance to owners needing to rehome their pets. Why do we give our time, our hearts, and our homes? Because we love animals, and because someone has to speak for those who cannot speak for themselves. “The greatness of a nation and its moral progress can be judged by the way its animals are treated” ~Gandhi