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German Shepherd Dog puppies and dogs in Carlsbad, California

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These German Shepherd Dogs are available in Carlsbad, California.
We'll also keep you updated on Willow's adoption status with email updates.
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Willow

German Shepherd Dog Belgian Malinois

Female, 2 yrs 3 mos
Carlsbad, CA
Size
(when grown) Med. 26-60 lbs (12-27 kg)
Details
Good with kids, Good with dogs, House-trained, Shots are up-to-date,
Story
Meet Willow! Willow is a German Shepherd/Belgian Malinois mix. Her father is a German Shepherd/Australian Cattle Dog mix. She is a beautiful girl that needs to be rehomed. She still has puppy ways and is in need of training. She currently plays around kids who range in age from 4-10 years, but she needs supervision as she is a big girl and can knock over small kids. Training is a must when she finds her new home. She was born on October 19, 2022. She is crate trained, housetrained, and a quick learner. She has a lot of energy since she is still a puppy, but she can also relax indoors. She will be spayed before going to her forever home and will be fully vaccinated then, too. She is a sweet girl who just needs the right forever home. CHARACTERISTICS Friendly, Affectionate, Playful, Smart, Curious, Independent, Loves kisses. To meet Willow, contact Nicole at nestrada109@gmail.com or call or text (760) 402-8088. Willow is being fostered in the Escondido area of San Diego County.
We'll also keep you updated on Elle's adoption status with email updates.
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Elle

German Shepherd Dog

Female, 3 yrs 8 mos
Carlsbad, CA
Size
(when grown) Med. 26-60 lbs (12-27 kg)
Details
Good with kids, Good with dogs, House-trained, Spayed or Neutered, Shots are up-to-date,
Story
PLEASE NOTE: This is a Courtesy Listing, so ARRF is unfamiliar with this dog. Contact Victor at 619-886-3215 to meet her or ask for more information. Elle is a spayed German Shepherd who is three years old. She is a beauty who is looking for her forever home. She is good with kids and other dogs and is up to date on her shots. There will be a rehoming fee, which will be negotiated between her adopter and her foster. Please call Victor at 619-886-3215 to learn more.
We'll also keep you updated on Pliny's adoption status with email updates.
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Pliny

German Shepherd Dog

Male, 4 yrs 7 mos
Carlsbad, CA
Size
(when grown) X-Large 101 lbs (46 kg) or more
Details
House-trained, Spayed or Neutered, Shots are up-to-date,
Story
Meet Pliny! The ancient and wise philosopher Pliny the Elder told us that bigger is better, and this four-legged Pliny is better and wiser than the best! Pliny is a four-year-old Shepherd mix who has lived at the Carlsbad shelter since January. He is tan and white, weighs 104 lbs, and is current on vaccinations. He is a calm, low-maintenance, affectionate, medium-energy boy with big, soulful eyes and a loving disposition. He is house-trained, knows "sit" and other commands, and walks nicely on a leash. From his perspective, there is no need to hurry, so he takes his time and keeps an eye on his handler while sniffing the shelter grounds and smelling the flowers. And like any wise dog, Pliny loves car rides, treats, and learning new commands and tricks (with treats, of course!). After nine months of living in the shelter, Pliny still obediently crawls onto his kennel cot every night, dreaming that his "fairy dog parents" will come and take him to his forever home tomorrow. CHARACTERISTICS Friendly, Affectionate, Playful, Smart, Curious, Quiet You can meet Pliny at the San Diego County Animal Shelter North Campus, 2481 Palomar Airport Road, Carlsbad, CA 92011. The shelter is open for animal viewing Tue-Fri from 1 to 3:30 p.m. and Sat-Sun from 10 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. Call 619.767.2675 to schedule an appointment to meet Pliny at other times. Be sure to mention Pliny's ID number, A1907550. PLEASE NOTE: This is a Courtesy Listing, and ARRF has no information about this dog. Contact the North County Shelter to meet him. Call 619.767.2675 to schedule an appointment, or see below for animal viewing times at the shelter.
We'll also keep you updated on Petal's adoption status with email updates.
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Petal

German Shepherd Dog Labrador Retriever

Female, Adult
Carlsbad, CA
Size
(when grown) Med. 26-60 lbs (12-27 kg)
Details
Good with kids, Good with dogs, Good with cats, House-trained, Spayed or Neutered, Shots are up-to-date,
Story
Meet your New Best Friend! If you would like to reserve this doggie and have us bring them to the event of your choice for you to meet first, you can do so by paying a non-refundable deposit of $50 to our Venmo or Zelle account (619-918 2142 in the name of Amazing Dogs; pls indicate your telephone number). This deposit will go towards the adoption fee. After receipt of your deposit, we will confirm your reservation and list the doggie on our website as ‘Pending Adoption’. If you decide not to adopt one of our Amazing Dogs, the $50 is considered a compensation for the transportation costs. All our doggies come with their health record and have received all necessary medical care, which includes (but is not limited to) all vaccines, de-wormer, anti-flea/tick medication, microchip and of course spay/neuter surgery. Our adoption fee is $500. Only in California, the fee for babies under a year old is $600. Please consider this not as a price you pay for the doggie, but as a (tax-deductible) donation to our charity, so we can continue our work and take care of the 250+ dogs in our shelter. Read more about why we charge adoption fees here: https://amazingdogs.org/adoption-fees/ If you have any additional inquiries, please don't hesitate to reach out to us via call or text. We are excited to meet you at our upcoming adoption event! Contact before event: Sandra Garcia T (408) 477-0553. Contact at event or after adoption: Patrick Lepere T (619) 918-2142 Copy/paste this link to your browser to apply: https://amazingdogs.org/dog/petal/
We'll also keep you updated on Bella's adoption status with email updates.
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Bella

German Shepherd Dog Australian Cattle Dog

Female, Puppy
Carlsbad, CA
Size
(when grown) Med. 26-60 lbs (12-27 kg)
Details
Good with kids, Good with dogs, House-trained, Spayed or Neutered, Shots are up-to-date,
Story
Meet your New Best Friend! If you would like to reserve this doggie and have us bring them to the event of your choice for you to meet first, you can do so by paying a non-refundable deposit of $50 to our Venmo or Zelle account (619-918 2142 in the name of Amazing Dogs; pls indicate your telephone number). This deposit will go towards the adoption fee. After receipt of your deposit, we will confirm your reservation and list the doggie on our website as ‘Pending Adoption’. If you decide not to adopt one of our Amazing Dogs, the $50 is considered a compensation for the transportation costs. All our doggies come with their health record and have received all necessary medical care, which includes (but is not limited to) all vaccines, de-wormer, anti-flea/tick medication, microchip and of course spay/neuter surgery. Our adoption fee is $500. Only in California, the fee for babies under a year old is $600. Please consider this not as a price you pay for the doggie, but as a (tax-deductible) donation to our charity, so we can continue our work and take care of the 250+ dogs in our shelter. Read more about why we charge adoption fees here: https://amazingdogs.org/adoption-fees/ If you have any additional inquiries, please don't hesitate to reach out to us via call or text. We are excited to meet you at our upcoming adoption event! Contact before event: Sandra Garcia T (408) 477-0553. Contact at event or after adoption: Patrick Lepere T (619) 918-2142 Copy/paste this link to your browser to apply: https://amazingdogs.org/dog/bella-6/
We'll also keep you updated on Nala's adoption status with email updates.
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Nala

German Shepherd Dog Belgian Malinois

Female, Young
Carlsbad, CA
Size
(when grown) Med. 26-60 lbs (12-27 kg)
Details
Good with kids, Good with dogs, House-trained, Spayed or Neutered, Shots are up-to-date,
Story
Meet your New Best Friend at an Adoption Event near you! Nala is thinking about coming to an adoption event near you very soon. If you’d like to learn more about this pup and their fluffy friends who are looking for their furever homes, check out our website: https://amazingdogs.org/available-dogs/ If you would like to reserve this doggie and have us bring them to the event of your choice for you to meet first, you can do so by paying a non-refundable deposit of $50 to our Venmo or Zelle account (619-918 2142 in the name of Amazing Dogs; pls indicate your telephone number). This deposit will go towards the adoption fee. After receipt of your deposit, we will confirm your reservation and list the doggie on our website as ‘Pending Adoption’. If you decide not to adopt one of our Amazing Dogs, the $50 is considered a compensation for the transportation costs. All our doggies come with their health record and have received all necessary medical care, which includes (but is not limited to) all vaccines, de-wormer, anti-flea/tick medication, microchip and of course spay/neuter surgery. Our adoption fee is $500. Only in California, the fee for babies under a year old is $600. Please consider this not as a price you pay for the doggie, but as a (tax-deductible) donation to our charity, so we can continue our work and take care of the 250+ dogs in our shelter. Read more about why we charge adoption fees here: https://amazingdogs.org/adoption-fees/ If you have any additional inquiries, please don't hesitate to reach out to us via call or text. We are excited to meet you at our upcoming adoption event! Contact before event: Sandra Garcia T (408) 477-0553. Contact at event or after adoption: Patrick Lepere T (619) 918-2142 Copy/paste this link to your browser to apply: https://amazingdogs.org/dog/nala-2/

Or, how about these German Shepherd Dogs in cities near Carlsbad, California

These German Shepherd Dogs are available for adoption close to Carlsbad, California.
We'll also keep you updated on Blaze's adoption status with email updates.
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Blaze

German Shepherd Dog

Female, Young
Oceanside, CA
Size
(when grown) Small 25 lbs (11 kg) or less
Details
Good with kids, Good with dogs, Needs experienced adopter, Spayed or Neutered, Shots are up-to-date,
Story
Blaze was rescued by a local fire department and was taken into shelter. She was rescued from euthanasia by adoption.
We'll also keep you updated on Keyah's adoption status with email updates.
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Keyah

German Shepherd Dog Belgian Malinois

Female, Young
Oceanside, CA
Size
(when grown) Large 61-100 lbs (28-45 kg)
Details
Good with kids, Good with dogs,
Story
My husband got her when she was just a puppy but with her breed the costs and love we are not able to give her, so that is why we are letting her go.
We'll also keep you updated on *** Luna's adoption status with email updates.
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*** Luna

German Shepherd Dog Labrador Retriever

Female, 2 yrs 9 mos
Oceanside, CA
Size
(when grown) -
Details
Spayed or Neutered,
Story
This is a courtesy listing, not a SPOT Rescue dog. For more information regarding Luna, contact Kelly below... Luna is a very loving dog. She loves children and adults and gets along with other dogs She is high energy, loves to ride in the car, loves the snow and hiking and is very smart. She comes with an E collar and the $1,600 training that comes with it. She has been microchipped and fixed. She is 2 and 1/2 and is a mix of German Shepherd, Lab and Rottweiler. She looks like a German Shepherd and she does have some resource guarding in her crate but has never bit anyone. She comes with a bed, wire crate, and medicine for anxiety when going to the vet. She would love to be with a single person who likes to hike or a family who has time to play and walk with her. She is a great running partner and is a good stroller walker. She is so loving, it is breaking our hearts that we have some circumstances within our family and cant keep her. Kelly 910-526-8221 Luna what love!!
We'll also keep you updated on Zoodle's adoption status with email updates.
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Zoodle

German Shepherd Dog

Female, Adult
Oceanside, CA
Size
(when grown) -
Details
Not good with kids, Spayed or Neutered,
Story
How this pet arrived: Zoodle was brought in by our Humane Law Enforcement team on March 7, 2024. Why this pet is the one for you:Meet Zoodle, a sweet and playful (and initially timid) pup with a heart of gold! Shy at first, Zoodle takes her time to trust people, but once she does, she blossoms into a friendly companion. She enjoys her independence, but welcomes gentle pets from those she trusts. Zoodle is looking for a serene and tranquil home where her world can stay cozy and calm. She's a bit of a homebody who doesn't do well with crowds or new people approaching her too quickly. While she prefers to be the sole pet (and would do best without much exposure to small pets), she may be open to sharing her space with a mellow, large dog who matches her laid-back play style. Get ready for some zoomies and playful antics with this adorable canine, who delights in sniffaris and frolicking with her favorite toys! If you're looking for a gentle and fun soul to brighten your days, Zoodle might just be the perfect match for you! Bring the whole family in to say hello! Shy/Fearful Dog: This pet requires a virtual behavior consult, please watch THIS video to learn more about them. Primary Color: Sable Secondary Color: Sable Weight: 62.2 Age: 4yrs 1mths 3wks
We'll also keep you updated on Duke The Handsome's adoption status with email updates.
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Duke The Handsome

German Shepherd Dog

Male, Adult
Oceanside, CA
Size
(when grown) -
Details
Spayed or Neutered,
Story
How this pet arrived: Duke the Handsome was brought in by his previous owner on April 4, 2024. Why this pet is the one for you: Meet Duke the Handsome! Duke is a stunning companion who wants to be your very best friend. Duke is a great dog who knows how to sit and shake, seems potty trained, and walks well on a leash! He is a friendly dog who enjoys playing with toys, being pet, and getting belly rubs! Duke would thrive best as the only dog in the home, and he's seeking a family with older children who can appreciate his gentle nature. If you're ready to welcome Duke into your heart and home, don't forget to bring a leash and collar to take him home today. Let's make Duke's dream of a family a reality! Dog Reactive Dog:  Duke requires a virtual behavior consult, please watch THIS video to learn more about him. Primary Color: Brown Secondary Color: Black Weight: 85.2 Age: 4yrs 2mths 2wks
We'll also keep you updated on License's adoption status with email updates.
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License

German Shepherd Dog

Female, Adult
Oceanside, CA
Size
(when grown) -
Details
Not good with kids, Spayed or Neutered,
Story
How this pet arrived:License was rescued by the Humane Law Enforcement Team on April 23, 2024. Why this pet is the one for you:Gorgeous girl License is searching for a patient and understanding new home with her best buddy, Registration 902892. They are bonded, meaning they need to go home together! A treat-motivated enthusiast of "sniffaris," she thrives on sensory exploration and delights in the simple joys of life. Her fear and reactivity toward strangers necessitate a virtual behavior consult prior to an in-person interaction to help ensure a safe and positive experience for both License and her potential adopter. Forging a bond with License will require patience; be prepared to build trust at her pace. (Leveraging treats and playtime will help build a connection with her faster!) As we continue to unravel the layers of her unique personality and preferences, we'll update this description. If you're prepared to open your heart and home to License, come meet her with a leash and collar in hand - you may just bring home your new companion. Primary Color: Tan Weight: 89.2 Age: 5yrs 1mths 1wks

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We'll also keep you updated on King's adoption status with email updates.
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King

Belgian Malinois Labrador Retriever

Male, Young
Carlsbad, CA
Size
(when grown) Med. 26-60 lbs (12-27 kg)
Details
Good with kids, Good with dogs, House-trained, Spayed or Neutered, Shots are up-to-date,
Story
Meet your New Best Friend at an Adoption Event near you! King is thinking about coming to an adoption event near you very soon. If you’d like to learn more about this pup and their fluffy friends who are looking for their furever homes, check out our website: https://amazingdogs.org/available-dogs/ If you would like to reserve this doggie and have us bring them to the event of your choice for you to meet first, you can do so by paying a non-refundable deposit of $50 to our Venmo or Zelle account (619-918 2142 in the name of Amazing Dogs; pls indicate your telephone number). This deposit will go towards the adoption fee. After receipt of your deposit, we will confirm your reservation and list the doggie on our website as ‘Pending Adoption’. If you decide not to adopt one of our Amazing Dogs, the $50 is considered a compensation for the transportation costs. All our doggies come with their health record and have received all necessary medical care, which includes (but is not limited to) all vaccines, de-wormer, anti-flea/tick medication, microchip and of course spay/neuter surgery. Our adoption fee is $500. Only in California, the fee for babies under a year old is $600. Please consider this not as a price you pay for the doggie, but as a (tax-deductible) donation to our charity, so we can continue our work and take care of the 250+ dogs in our shelter. Read more about why we charge adoption fees here: https://amazingdogs.org/adoption-fees/ If you have any additional inquiries, please don't hesitate to reach out to us via call or text. We are excited to meet you at our upcoming adoption event! Contact before event: Sandra Garcia T (408) 477-0553. Contact at event or after adoption: Patrick Lepere T (619) 918-2142 Copy/paste this link to your browser to apply: https://amazingdogs.org/dog/king-2/
We'll also keep you updated on Gunner's adoption status with email updates.
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Gunner

Belgian Malinois German Shepherd Dog

Male, Young
Carlsbad, CA
Size
(when grown) Large 61-100 lbs (28-45 kg)
Details
Good with kids, Good with dogs, House-trained, Spayed or Neutered, Shots are up-to-date,
Story
Meet your New Best Friend at an Adoption Event near you! Gunner is thinking about coming to an adoption event near you very soon. If you’d like to learn more about this pup and their fluffy friends who are looking for their furever homes, check out our website: https://amazingdogs.org/available-dogs/ If you would like to reserve this doggie and have us bring them to the event of your choice for you to meet first, you can do so by paying a non-refundable deposit of $50 to our Venmo or Zelle account (619-918 2142 in the name of Amazing Dogs; pls indicate your telephone number). This deposit will go towards the adoption fee. After receipt of your deposit, we will confirm your reservation and list the doggie on our website as ‘Pending Adoption’. If you decide not to adopt one of our Amazing Dogs, the $50 is considered a compensation for the transportation costs. All our doggies come with their health record and have received all necessary medical care, which includes (but is not limited to) all vaccines, de-wormer, anti-flea/tick medication, microchip and of course spay/neuter surgery. Our adoption fee is $500. Only in California, the fee for babies under a year old is $600. Please consider this not as a price you pay for the doggie, but as a (tax-deductible) donation to our charity, so we can continue our work and take care of the 250+ dogs in our shelter. Read more about why we charge adoption fees here: https://amazingdogs.org/adoption-fees/ If you have any additional inquiries, please don't hesitate to reach out to us via call or text. We are excited to meet you at our upcoming adoption event! Contact before event: Sandra Garcia T (408) 477-0553. Contact at event or after adoption: Patrick Lepere T (619) 918-2142 Copy/paste this link to your browser to apply: https://amazingdogs.org/dog/gunner/
We'll also keep you updated on Dagwood's adoption status with email updates.
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Dagwood

Belgian Malinois Mixed Breed (Medium)

Male, Puppy
Carlsbad, CA
Size
(when grown) Med. 26-60 lbs (12-27 kg)
Details
Good with kids, Good with dogs, House-trained, Spayed or Neutered, Shots are up-to-date,
Story
Meet your New Best Friend at an Adoption Event near you! Dagwood is thinking about coming to an adoption event near you very soon. If you’d like to learn more about this pup and their fluffy friends who are looking for their furever homes, check out our website: https://amazingdogs.org/available-dogs/ If you would like to reserve this doggie and have us bring them to the event of your choice for you to meet first, you can do so by paying a non-refundable deposit of $50 to our Venmo or Zelle account (619-918 2142 in the name of Amazing Dogs; pls indicate your telephone number). This deposit will go towards the adoption fee. After receipt of your deposit, we will confirm your reservation and list the doggie on our website as ‘Pending Adoption’. If you decide not to adopt one of our Amazing Dogs, the $50 is considered a compensation for the transportation costs. All our doggies come with their health record and have received all necessary medical care, which includes (but is not limited to) all vaccines, de-wormer, anti-flea/tick medication, microchip and of course spay/neuter surgery. Our adoption fee is $500. Only in California, the fee for babies under a year old is $600. Please consider this not as a price you pay for the doggie, but as a (tax-deductible) donation to our charity, so we can continue our work and take care of the 250+ dogs in our shelter. Read more about why we charge adoption fees here: https://amazingdogs.org/adoption-fees/ If you have any additional inquiries, please don't hesitate to reach out to us via call or text. We are excited to meet you at our upcoming adoption event! Contact before event: Sandra Garcia T (408) 477-0553. Contact at event or after adoption: Patrick Lepere T (619) 918-2142 Copy/paste this link to your browser to apply: https://amazingdogs.org/dog/dagwood/

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(we're a FOSTER program; NO SHELTER!), Carlsbad, CA 92011

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ARRF (Animal Rescue Resource Foundation)

(we're a FOSTER program; NO SHELTER!), Carlsbad, CA 92011

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