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Shepherd (Unknown Type)/Labrador Retriever
Tan/Yellow/Fawn - with Black
(When grown) Large 61-100 lbs (28-45 kg)
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Small blue checkmark Shots current
Small blue checkmark Spayed / Neutered
Small blue checkmark Housetrained

My story

Name: Journey
Breeds: Alabama Brown Dog
Age: Young Adult
Sex: Female
Size: Large

Journey arrives to Minnesota on September 10th and is looking for a home to call her own. She would love it if you would pick her up that day and make her yours. All adoptions have a 7 day trial period to ensure the best fit for dog and human(s). Please note that in order to be considered for adoption the application at the end of this bio must be completed. We choose adopters based on timing of applications as well as best fit.

Shy, sweet, always trying to do what is expected of her- those are some qualities of our sweet Journey. She was originally found as puppy without much socialization. She had not seen a lot of the world which made her somewhat cautious. Our rescue partners quickly found her a foster home, as the shelter was not the place where she was going to learn new things or gain confidence. She has been in foster for a year in Alabama and has come a very very long way. She has learned that the home environment is not so scary, potty training, how to walk on leash, and much more. Journey now is looking for an adoptive home that is willing to love her and help her continue to develop. She is no doubt going to be shy and take more time to adjust to her new environment. She will never be the super outgoing dog you take everywhere with you, but she is full of love and is going to be waiting for you when you get home from our outings! Her perfect adopter would be someone willing to give her some time to adjust but also push her a bit to learn new things. She is dog friendly, doesn’t seem to mind the barn cats at her foster home and has lived with kids

Requirements: Training sign up required. Ideally fenced yard

Adoption Fee: $400 + tax. This includes neuter/spay, current vaccinations as age appropriate, heartworm/tick testing in dogs over 8 months of age, deworming, microchip and current Heartgard and Nexgard preventatives.

Interested in adopting? Fill out a preadopt application here:

You can email with additional questions.

This dog is located in Minneapolis, MN


Heading Home K9 Rescue

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Minneapolis, MN 55414

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id you see a dog that caught your eye? Ready to start the adoption process? Happy to help! Feel free to email the dog's listed contact with any questions you have...the dogs live in our homes with us so we know them very well. Please fill out the preadopt application which is the first step to meeting/adopting a dog from HHK9. We read through the application, check references, and once approved (we aim for 24-48 hours to approve or deny depending on how quickly references reply), we set up a visit with you and the foster home or direct you to an adoption event to meet the dog(s). Fosters are more than happy to answer questions that arise. We all want a good match the first time, and a successful experience for the adopter and the dog. After meeting, you can choose to adopt if it seems like a good match. There is a 2 week trial on all adoptions to ensure there is time for the dog adjust and the fit between the dog and your home is right. We encourage adopters to give it a MINIMUM of a week. Returning a dog before that period means it never had a chance to settle in and show you what the true personality is like. Moving dogs between homes is stressful and not in the dog's best interests. We are here to support you after adoption also, answering questions and helping make the process as positive as we can. We highly recommend you read the tips in this packet (Adopting 101) before bringing your new dog will help greatly ease the transition and make it a positive experience for everyone! Our adoption fees are non-negotiable and average about $385 for adults and $425 for puppies which includes their vet work-spay/neuter, vaccinations, heartworm testing (if old enough),microchip, deworming, and current preventatives. Often the vet costs far exceed the adoption fee, especially on our special needs dogs. We rely on adoption fees to be able to continue to rescue more dogs in need.

More about this rescue

We are dedicated to rescuing homeless and unwanted animals. We are a non-profit, 501(c) 3-tax exempt, no-kill dog rescue and placement organization based in Minnesota. Although our focus is primarily on rescuing dogs, we sometimes rescue cats & kittens as well. We are an independent organization and depend solely on adoption fees, fundraisers, and donations to operate. We receive NO government support. We try our best to match the dogs with the needs, wants, personalities, and lifestyles of potential adopters to ensure a healthy, happy, & permanent home. All Heading Home K-9 dogs must live indoors. Dogs are social pack animals by nature and we want them to be able to have all of the companionship, love, & attention they deserve, as well as a chance to bond with the family. We rescue all types of dogs, ranging from small to large breeds. Roughly 40% of the dogs we rescue are purebred while the other 60% are mixed breeds. We will tell you about each dog's history, personality, & behavior, including whether or not they are good which children and other pets, their exercise needs, & other important information.