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German Shepherd Dog puppies and dogs in Encinitas, California

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Princess Stella the Friendly!

German Shepherd Dog

Female, Puppy
Encinitas, CA
Size
(when grown) Med. 26-60 lbs (12-27 kg)
Details
Good with kids, House-trained, Spayed or Neutered, Shots are up-to-date,
Story
The very young, friendly Princess Stella is just a pup looking for the perfect FURever family! She is fabulous with other dogs, super friendly and absolutely charming. as can be. She has NOT been tested with cats or very young children,but she LOVES CHILDREN, especially teens who will play with her! As with ALL our young dogs, our rescue MANDATES immediate, professional training for al adoptive families- after all, you are going to enjoy this girl for LIFE, so lets be sure you're invested in her training to become the BEST POSSIBLE FAMILY MEMBER and companion EVER! The IDEAL home will be a family who is EXPERIENCED with German Shepherds or Belgian Malinois and similar big dog breeds, has a very LARGE yard (please no apartments, condo's etc) has either a resident friendly, trained companion dog OR a close friend/neighbor/family member who has one for regular play dates. A retired couple or a family with children 10 yo and up, e busy household who takes their beloved pet with them everywhere- shiopping, to the kids soccer games, on vacation, etc would be the perfect future for this lovely girl. We do NOT recommend a dog like this if you work a traditional 8 hour work day away from home. If YOU can give Princess Stella the IDEALROYAL HOME, respond with BOTH a PHONE NUMBER as well as offer a SPECIFIC TIME AND DAY you will be available to answer the phone when our Volunteer Adoption Coordinator calls! Lets get the PRINCESS home so you can enjoy a family friendly, wonderful SUMMER 2023 TOGETHER!
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Gorgeous Georgie the WONDERDOG

German Shepherd Dog

Male, Puppy
Encinitas, CA
Size
(when grown) Med. 26-60 lbs (12-27 kg)
Details
Good with kids, Good with dogs, Shots are up-to-date,
Story
Gorgeous Georgie is an ELEGANT, LONG LEGGED German Shepherd! Sporting a unique mask, Georgie is HIGHLY intelligent, a quick learner, and devoted companion pup. EVERYWHERE he goes people stop and stare: you've never seen a dog exactly like this boy! VERY YOUNG BOY, approximately 3-4 months old. We are NOW interviewing EXPERIENCED GS owners who understand the importance of training GS at this age! The ideal home will have a Big Yard, at least some family members who are home MOST of the day, have the TIME and resources to train this EXTRAORDINARY Canine Companion! (This is NOT an apartment dog, NOT a dog to be left at home all day or in the yard.) THIS is an AMAZING boy who will ENRICH your life with JOY and INTELLIGENCE! If you can give this little baby boy the home he deserves, contact us ASAP with a PHONE NUMBER and SCHEDULE a SPECIFIC TIME WINDOW for a phone chat to start! We MUST MOVE Gorgeous Georgie ASAP. If you are considering FOSTERING, our rescue policy is to allow you FIRST OPTION of Adoption for the right home! Contact us ASAP-you wont get another chance at a FABULOUS BOY like this!
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MARVELOUS MAX

German Shepherd Dog Boxer

Male, Young
Encinitas, 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
PLEASE Consider Emergency Fostering for poor, ADORABLE Max. These are recent photos provided by the owner. This sweet tempered, young doggy escaped his owner early in May, was tragically hit by a car and barely survived. While the rear leg was amputated due to extensive damage, he is otherwise in excellent health and temperament! Max is fully vaccinated, neutered, microchipped and ready for a stable family home where he can be loved. Every day he is improving, learning to walk better and better. He is a very mellow little boy! This is truly an emergency situation as he is now sleeping IN A CAR. The current guardian recognizes this is "not right" (her words) and is ready to relinquish as soon as possible. PLEASE HELP US TO HELP MAXY NOW! He has been through so much trauma and yet he is STILL a SWEET LOVING FAMILY DOGGY!
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Mia

German Shepherd Dog Mixed Breed (Medium)

Female, 1 yr 3 mos
Encinitas, CA
Size
(when grown) Med. 26-60 lbs (12-27 kg)
Details
Good with kids, Good with dogs, Good with cats, Spayed or Neutered, Shots are up-to-date,
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Bugsy

German Shepherd Dog

Male, 3 mos
Encinitas, CA
Size
(when grown) X-Large 101 lbs (46 kg) or more
Details
Good with kids, Good with dogs, Spayed or Neutered, Shots are up-to-date,
Story
This very funny smart beautiful boy was found all alone on the streets. Nobody claimed him when we posted him. We think he is a rare pure white shepherd and he is going to be a big boy. He is confident and funny and loving.  ##2050268##
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zoey

German Shepherd Dog

Female, Young
Encinitas, CA
Size
(when grown) Large 61-100 lbs (28-45 kg)
Details
Good with kids, Not good with dogs, Not good with cats, Needs experienced adopter, House-trained, Spayed or Neutered, Shots are up-to-date,
Story
we got her through a rescue, owners were leaving the country. she’s housebroken, good on a leash, has come, sit and down. LOVES people, very sweet, beautiful dog. she’s aggressive w other animals, our trainers say it’s insecurity, she hasn’t bit that we know of. She has tripped me in my yard going after a stray dog 3 times. she’s very strong… I can’t get hurt again, I need her gone… please help if you can

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Harley

German Shepherd Dog

Male, 1 yr 9 mos
San Diego, CA
Size
(when grown) Large 61-100 lbs (28-45 kg)
Details
Needs special attention, Spayed or Neutered, Shots are up-to-date,
Story
Meet Harley, our extraordinary one-year-old Shepherd pup who happens to be blind! Despite his blindness, Harley is a bundle of joy, always radiating happiness in the company of people. Once he becomes acquainted with his surroundings, he demonstrates remarkable adaptability and a quick ability to learn his way around.
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Rayo

German Shepherd Dog

Male, 4 mos
San Diego, CA
Size
(when grown) Small 25 lbs (11 kg) or less
Details
Good with dogs, Spayed or Neutered, Shots are up-to-date,
Story
Meet Rayo, one of Mama Milli's amazing puppies! Rayo is a lab/shepherd mix with a very docile, sweet, and calm temperament. He is big on cuddles, naps, and playing with his puppy friends!_____________Available for adoption throughout the US and Canada!!Discover your new furry friend with Wet Noses Rescue, serving the US and Canada! Our dogs arrive in style, thanks to our dedicated flight angel volunteers or our ground transport team. Our ground transport ensures comfort with air conditioning, two drivers, and 24-hour care from two attendants. Need assistance finding the closest pickup location? Our Adoption Coordinators are here to help.For an adoption fee of $800, you're not just welcoming a pet into your home, but a lifetime of companionship and care. Your fee covers comprehensive vetting, including:vaccinations (DAPP, Bordetella, Lepto Rabies) spaying/neuteringmultiple broad-spectrum deworming treatmentsmicrochipped with free lifetime registrationUp to date on flea/tick prevention. We provide extended medical care such as dentals, eye surgeries, and orthopedic surgeries when suggested by our partner vets.high-quality leash and collar, health certificate deeming your pup healthy for travelWe go above and beyond medically for our animals, and your contribution directly supports our mission to rescue animals in need.Why choose Wet Noses Rescue? We're on a mission to combat animal overpopulation and homelessness in Mexico. With over 17 million homeless animals in the country, we're dedicated to making a difference through community outreach, spay/neuter services, and rescuing animals from shelters facing euthanasia.Every dog in our program receives individualized care and socialization to prepare them for their forever homes. We seek adopters who understand the commitment to continued training and provide special perks like access to our exclusive Facebook group for adopters.By adopting from us, you're not just saving one life but two – the pet you adopt and the opportunity for another animal to be rescued. Join us on our rescue journey and be a hero for animals in need!Please note, there's an additional $90 surcharge for transportation due to rising transportation expenses. Breed type is determined based on appearance and behavior, and cannot be guaranteed without DNA test results or AKC registration.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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/

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Peeka

Belgian Malinois German Shepherd Dog

Female, 1 yr 4 mos
Encinitas, CA
Size
(when grown) Med. 26-60 lbs (12-27 kg)
Details
Good with dogs, Spayed or Neutered, Shots are up-to-date,
Story
Peeka has come a long way in a few short months.  She was found completely malnourished and in need of medical attention.  She has made a miraculous recovery and now is ready to have a family of her own to give her all the love she so needs! Come meet this beautiful pup at PetSmart  9450 SE 82nd Ave, Portland, OR 97086, May 19th from 1:00 - 7:00 May 20th from 10:00 to 7:00 ##1723862##
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Gracie

Belgian Malinois

Female, 1 yr 9 mos
Encinitas, 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 Gracie!Gracie is a beautiful German Shepherd female who was rescued along with her litter of eight adorable puppies. Despite her challenging past, Gracie is incredibly sweet and gentle. She loves nothing more than playing with toys and chewing on her bones, showing her playful side and her nurturing nature.Gracie is a social butterfly and gets along wonderfully with all the other foster dogs in her environment. She is a true joy to be around and brings a sense of warmth and companionship wherever she goes.One of Gracie's impressive qualities is her impeccable leash manners. She walks gracefully and confidently, making every stroll a pleasant and enjoyable experience.If you're looking for a furry companion who embodies both sweetness and resilience, Gracie is the perfect match for you. Come meet her and see for yourself the love and joy she brings into every moment. Adopt Gracie today and embark on a journey filled with endless love and tail-wagging adventures! ##2015995##
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Janice

Belgian Shepherd

Female, 1 yr 4 mos
Encinitas, CA
Size
(when grown) Med. 26-60 lbs (12-27 kg)
Details
Good with dogs, Spayed or Neutered, Shots are up-to-date,
Story
Janice is a sweetheart that is eager to please. She is 5 months old and loves to play with her brother (Joey) and human friends. Please come and meet her, she will melt your heart.  ##1747921##

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453 Encinitas Blvd, Encinitas, CA 92024

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San Diego, CA 92067

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Carlsbad, CA 92011

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