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German Shepherd Dog puppies and dogs in Washington, District of Columbia

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Thunder

German Shepherd Dog Labrador Retriever

Male, Young
Washington, DC
Size
(when grown) Med. 26-60 lbs (12-27 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,
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Thunder is a German Shepherd Mix. He is a very sweet, affection and loyal dog, but hyper active. I bought him when he was just a little over eight weeks old. I lived in the country and he could play in the yard, but mostly liked to spend his time indoors with me. Because I recently moved to the city, he is not used to seeing other dogs and is very reactive. Once he's used to the dog he gets along great.I live with my sister and her dog and they play together all the time. I have a busy schedule with a lot of traveling and sadly don't have the time to train him. He is a good dog and and learns quickly. I'm looking for someone who will love him and give him all the attention and training he needs. (He is also crate trained)
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BELLA MIA

German Shepherd Dog Great Pyrenees

Female, Young
Washington, DC
Size
(when grown) Large 61-100 lbs (28-45 kg)
Details
House-trained, Spayed or Neutered, Shots are up-to-date,
Story
My name is Bella Mia and as you can see, I am a beautiful golden girl that smiles and welcomes everyone I meet with an open heart of friendship.  I am a German Shepherd/Great Pyrenees mix that is obviously going to be large and just bigger to love.  They say I was born around February 11, 2023 and for sure I am still very much a puppy even though I weigh 76 pounds.  They whisper behind my back and say that “she is a very smart girl” and that makes me want to be even smarter.  I try to keep my sweet personality showing out there 24/7 even though I am competing for attention from my other large and in charge siblings.  I am learning things but my foster family is busy and they are just maintaining good care for me and my large siblings.  I have energy to burn and I need a fenced yard to run in and someone that will focus on teaching me.  I need a loving and training oriented family who loves to bring a dog from A to Z status.  I survived a very tough start in life and am one of 12 siblings.  Only six of us survived.  I like fun, lots of activity and the hustle and bustle of family.  I need a fenced yard that is 6 ft. tall and it would be best to have me with children who are over 8 years of age because of my large exuberant size.  I am a well-rounded girl that will make your home much more Fun and loving.  If you are interested in making me a part of your life, please contact Critter Cavalry Rescue at ccrnewengland@gmail.com PLEASE NOTE:   Our dogs and cats are fostered in Tennessee and can transport weekly up to the Northeast region.  Request an application and learn more about Critter Cavalry at https://www.crittercavalry.com/adoption.June 12, 2024, 2:09 pm
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ACTIVE AXEL

German Shepherd Dog Great Pyrenees

Male, Young
Washington, DC
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
Active Axel is a handsome golden male German Shepherd/ Great Pyrenees mix who was born on February 11th, 2023 and is still a puppy in every way. He is one of six siblings that survived from a litter of 12. Our guy Axel weighs approximately 90 lbs, and is very GSD smart loving to be next to his humans.  This huge puppy is full of energy and he will fit perfectly in a home where there is a lot of activity, a fenced yard and people who love the BIG DOGS! He really likes walking, hiking, and just a ton of fun with activity. He also loves water and treats the water trough as his own personal spa. We recommend a home with a fence that is a minimum of 5 feet tall.   We do not suggest he go to a home with small children, or farm animals simply because he has no experience with them.  He hangs with his siblings and does well playing with them and also just enjoying their company.  He does need to eat separately for dinner as he protects his food from the other dogs due to early starvation. Handsome Axel is fully vetted, neutered and microchipped and he is kennel and crate trained for quiet time.  This boy needs some time and attention from a caring and dog savvy owner.  He would love to cuddle with you and be your adored companion.  He has such potential…..such love and such a need to grow and evolve into a fine companion in life.  Please email us at ccrtennessee@gmail.com if you are interested in this big baby!  PLEASE NOTE:  Our dogs are transported from Tennessee to meeting places in the states where we have posted.  Further information about us is given on our Adopt-A-Pet site.  The adoption fees vary and will be provided as well as noted on the application you receive.  Contact us at 615-661-5333 or ccrnewengland@gmail.comJune 12, 2024, 2:09 pm
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GEMMA

German Shepherd Dog

Male, Adult
Washington, DC
Size
(when grown) Large 61-100 lbs (28-45 kg)
Details
Good with kids, Good with dogs, Not good with cats, Spayed or Neutered, Shots are up-to-date,
Story
This girl is called Gemma and she is a 5 year old German Shepherd girl that is looking for a Shepherd savvy owner.  This girl is 65 pounds and has come through much in her life and surfaced as a great survivor and ready to embrace a good life.  Her foster mom and dad taught her how to trust, how to love and how to be a wonderful and endearing Shepherd that just wants love.   Gemma needs a fenced yard, a patient and dog savvy Shepherd person that understands her brain psyche and that she is a jewel ready to be continually polished to a shining bright star.  Gemma will be a great dog to love and go on walks and adventures.  She is good with other dogs and also has been around young children. Let’s talk…let’s meet in the middle to make Gemma a part of a great family!  Could it be you!?     Contact ccrnewengland@gmail.com   PLEASE NOTE:   Our dogs and cats are fostered in Tennessee and can transport weekly up to the Northeast region.  Request an application and learn more about Critter Cavalry at https://www.crittercavalry.com/adoption.June 12, 2024, 2:09 pm
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SASHA

German Shepherd Dog

Female, Young
Washington, DC
Size
(when grown) Med. 26-60 lbs (12-27 kg)
Details
Good with kids, Not good with cats, Spayed or Neutered,
Story
This beautiful Shepherd girl is called Sasha and she was found as a stray in Tennessee by a good Samaritan who took her in.  She looks like a purebred German Shepherd dog but due to her smaller stature, we think that she also has Belgian Shepherd, which is a beautiful combination.  She weighs 48 pounds, is spayed and up-to-date on all vaccines, on heartworm prevention and overall a very healthy girl according to the veterinarian.  He feels that Sasha is about a year and a half old.  She is such a pretty girl in looks and demeanor.  She loves car rides and looking out the window as the world zooms by.  Although she gets along well with other dogs, she would do best as an only dog in a home that has a fenced in yard.  Sasha will give you kisses all day long if you will let her.  She is so affectionate, intelligent and wants to please.  If you are interested please contact Critter Cavalry Rescue at ccrnewengland@gmail.com PLEASE NOTE:   Our dogs and cats are fostered in Tennessee and can transport weekly up to the Northeast region.  Request an application and learn more about Critter Cavalry at https://www.crittercavalry.com/adoption.June 12, 2024, 2:09 pm
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PUPPY LULU

German Shepherd Dog

Female, Puppy
Washington, DC
Size
(when grown) Large 61-100 lbs (28-45 kg)
Details
Spayed or Neutered, Shots are up-to-date,
Story
Our pretty girl called Lulu is a unique combination of German Shepherd and Great Pyrenees from what we can tell.   She was a frightened little puppy found near a cluster of fast food restaurants in a very small town in Tennessee.  She is said to be about 17 weeks old and is 34 pounds and growing fast.   She is a little girl that needs some confidence building and some love.  She is wonderful with the foster’s daughter and will let her take food out of her bowl while she is eating. This girl is going to be a strong and special treasure that will grow up to be 75-80 pounds and will have a simply calm and loving spirit. She is really good in her learning all about house manners and almost housebroken.  If you are interested in this little puppy please email us at Critter Cavalry Rescue at ccrtennessee@gmail.com PLEASE NOTE:  Our dogs are transported from Tennessee to meeting places in the states where we have posted.  Further information about us is given on our Adopt-A-Pet site.  The adoption fees vary and will be provided as well as noted on the application you receive.  Contact us at 615-661-5333 or ccrnewengland@gmail.comJune 12, 2024, 2:09 pm

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

German Shepherd Dog Husky

Female, Senior
Alexandria, VA
Size
(when grown) Large 61-100 lbs (28-45 kg)
Details
Not good with kids, Not good with dogs, Not good with cats, House-trained, Spayed or Neutered, Shots are up-to-date,
Story
We rescued Luna when she was just 3-4 months old. She's going to be 12 in July 2024. She's a well trained dog and is extremely sweet. Our home has become too active for her with children running around. She's never been aggressive towards a person, but small children make her very anxious. She prefers not to socialize with other dogs. She just wants to spend time with calm adults, get cuddles/scratches, and go for walks/play ball in the yard.
We'll also keep you updated on Duchess's adoption status with email updates.
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Duchess

German Shepherd Dog

Female, Young
Alexandria, VA
Size
(when grown) Med. 26-60 lbs (12-27 kg)
Details
Good with kids, Good with dogs, Needs special attention, Needs experienced adopter, House-trained, Spayed or Neutered, Shots are up-to-date,
Story
I’ve had Duchess since she was a puppy. She will be turning 4 this October and ranges between 35-38 pounds. She’s a mellow dog, but has separation anxiety and always needs to be with a human or she stresses. She knows many basic commands and is used to walking on and off leash. I’ve never had to worry about her running away. She’s an escape artist and will jump/climb a fence to get back to you. She has never been aggressive toward a human, but will bark/growl at other dogs. Once she gets to know the other dog then she has no problems playing with them. She hasn’t had much exposure to other types of pets including cats. I’m looking for a loving home for her because she stresses in new environments and I move every few years for my job. Looking for someone who isn’t planning to move and has a yard for her to play in and has experience with dogs and a lot of patience.
We'll also keep you updated on Togo's adoption status with email updates.
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Togo

German Shepherd Dog

Male, Adult
Silver Spring, MD
Size
(when grown) Large 61-100 lbs (28-45 kg)
Details
Good with kids, Needs experienced adopter, House-trained, Spayed or Neutered, Shots are up-to-date,
Story
Togo is a 4-year-old, energetic, and loveable dog who loves to explore outside. He loves neck scratches and belly rubs. He is an active dog who needs to be brushed daily! He loves to keep you company and will often take naps. He knows a few commands but would need to be reinforced. I have to rehome him as I am moving out of state and don't have family members who are able to take him. He's a COVID puppy so he is very loved! I hope to find him a new home that can take care of him well!
We'll also keep you updated on Sadie Girl's adoption status with email updates.
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Sadie Girl

German Shepherd Dog

Female, 2 yrs
Bethesda, MD
Size
(when grown) Med. 26-60 lbs (12-27 kg)
Details
Good with kids, Not good with dogs, Not good with cats, House-trained, Spayed or Neutered, Shots are up-to-date,
Story
German Shepherd lovers made the perfect dog Sadie girl. This sweetheart is super smart, very lovable, and just a great family companion. She is good with children but really should be an only dog as she can be dog selective. Some dogs she likes some dogs she doesn’t so we feel that it is best that she be the only dog in the house she has perfect house manners, walks well on a leash, extremely loyal to her humans. Sadie girl loves car rides and loves to be with her people she is always so willing to please. Text 276-494-6718 if you would like to make this wonderful girl a part of your family
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Fred

German Shepherd Dog Australian Cattle Dog

Male, 1 yr 5 mos
Alexandria, VA
Size
(when grown) Large 61-100 lbs (28-45 kg)
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Chauncey

German Shepherd Dog American Pit Bull Terrier

Male, Young
Temple Hills, MD
Size
(when grown) Med. 26-60 lbs (12-27 kg)
Details
Good with kids, Good with dogs, Good with cats, House-trained, Shots are up-to-date,
Story
Chauncey is a fun loving male dog that needs a good family that would take good care of him and take him for long walks and play fetch with him since he is very active and love to show love and affection.

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Washington, DC 20009

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Washington, DC 20009

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Lucky Dog Animal Rescue

Washington, DC 20007

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Lucky Dog Animal Rescue

Washington, DC 20007

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Lucky Dog Animal Rescue

Washington, DC 20007

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City Dogs Rescue & City Kitties - DC

We do not have a shelter. All of our dogs and cats are in private foster homes., Please complete our application or attend our weekly adoption events to meet one!, Washington, DC 20008

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Pooches & Purrs Cooperative - Washington, DC

Washington, DC 20011

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