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German Shepherd Dog puppies and dogs in Indianapolis, Indiana

Looking for a German Shepherd Dog puppy or dog in Indianapolis, Indiana? Adopt a Pet can help you find an adorable German Shepherd Dog near you.

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Adopt a German Shepherd Dog near you in Indianapolis, Indiana

These German Shepherd Dogs are available in Indianapolis, Indiana.
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Samson

German Shepherd Dog

Male, Adult
Indianapolis, IN
Size
(when grown) Large 61-100 lbs (28-45 kg)
Details
Spayed or Neutered,
Story
Hi! I'm big boy Samson!I'm a typical German Shepherd who is very loyal to my trusting friends!I'm what you call a "Velcro dog" because I want to be so close to you, always touching and leaning on you! Volunteers call me a big baby in a large body. I enjoy long walks, belly rubs and car rides!I came into Indy Humane with an injured leg but have spent time healing and am ready to find my home! I can take a moment to warm up to new people but give me a chance and be patient. Treats and baby talk help me meet humans.Please come see me soon! I really want outta here! Xoxo, Samson
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Leo

German Shepherd Dog

Male, Adult
Indianapolis, IN
Size
(when grown) Large 61-100 lbs (28-45 kg)
Details
Spayed or Neutered,
Story
Hi I'm Leo! I need a home that let's me run and play! I will also be a cuddlebug and lay with you on the couch! I'm your typical shepherd so I'm going to need a home who keeps a close eye on me. I'm your classic escape artist and can jump fences!
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Nikki

German Shepherd Dog

Female, Young
Indianapolis, IN
Size
(when grown) Large 61-100 lbs (28-45 kg)
Details
Good with dogs, Not good with cats, House-trained,
Story
I got Nikki from my neighbors when she was 8 weeks old. I never worked with her so she needs training to mind. She has never been around kids. She is a very good watch dog. She is 2 1/2 years old. Im no spring chicken, so it's not each for me to care for her. She loves to play. She has her toys and if you throw them, she will bring it to you. But will not drop it. Nikki is a very good dog, I just can't afford or handle her.
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Bronx

German Shepherd Dog Labrador Retriever

Male, 5 yrs 2 mos
Indianapolis, IN
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,
Story
Meet Bronx! This happy go lucky dude came from a local shelter where he was brought in as an owner surrender. He is about 5 years old and weighs about 55-60lbs. He gets along with great with other dogs and is fine with cats. We are recommending older children for him partly because he jumps and partly because he isn't a huge fan of having his collar pulled on (we suspect some past trauma) so the kids would need to be old enough to know not to do that. His foster home is working on house training as he does like to mark, but he will wear a belly band without an issue so that might be a solution while he continues his training. He's a great dog that would love to be a part of a family! Bronx's adoption fee is $250, which will include all of his vaccine, neuter, and microchip. He is also heartworm negative and currently on heartworm and flea prevention. Interested in meeting him? Visit www.helpingpawsonline.com/adoption-application and apply today!
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Twyla

German Shepherd Dog

Female, Young
Indianapolis, IN
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
Like her name sake Twyla is chatty and goofy. She is a playful pup who loves to play ball all day, and she is an opinionated pup who does well with other dogs. She would do well with other dogs who match her playing style which is energetic. She is fully potty trained and crate trained. She is good around children and is a huge water girl. No surprise that she is very chatty about life and wants to share her stories with you, so a good fit would be a home that would listen. She loves to go around town and hang out, social girl in the making. *Adopters must live in Central Indiana, no more than 45 min from downtown Indy *Please visit website for how to adopt: https://sketchymuttsandunderdogs.org/adopt *Please note that we do not operate on a first come first served basis.
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Rook

German Shepherd Dog Husky

Male, 8 mos
Indianapolis, IN
Size
(when grown) Large 61-100 lbs (28-45 kg)
Details
Good with kids, Good with dogs, Spayed or Neutered, Shots are up-to-date,
Story
Rook is ready to play chess with you. Rook is a young energetic pup who is very intelligent and motivated to learn. Rook is currently working on crate training and house training and catching on quickly. He lives with other dogs and due to his young energetic self, he has a rough playstyle. Due to being young, we prefer that Rook is adopted within a household with other dogs. However, if that isn't a current option, we would require a socialization plan. After play time, his favorite thing to do is cuddle on the couch and watch game shows. Will you be willing to be Rook's playmate? *Adopters must live in Central Indiana, no more than 45 min from downtown Indy *Please visit website for how to adopt: https://sketchymuttsandunderdogs.org/adopt *Please note that we do not operate on a first come first served basis.

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Duke

German Shepherd Dog

Male, 8 yrs 4 mos
Whitestown, IN
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 Duke! If you are looking for a stage 4 clinger, you have found him! Duke is a senior at 8, but you would never know. He is so energetic and loving. He knows some tricks and is housetrained.
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Hank

German Shepherd Dog

Male, Adult
Fishers, IN
Size
(when grown) Large 61-100 lbs (28-45 kg)
Details
House-trained, Spayed or Neutered,
Story
With a brilliant mind and loving heart, Hank is beyond deserving of finally finding his forever family. Hank is a 4-year-old guy who needs to finally find someone who understands him. He needs someone who speaks Shepherd!Hank has a great start on his basic training and is even crate trained for when you leave the home. His intelligence is unmatched and he loves to learn! Hank would love a home that can provide him with structure, enrichment and lots of playtime! There's nothing that comes close to a good ole tennis ball for Hank! He would love to play fetch until your arm falls off. Hank is looking for a home where everyone is 14 and older and one where there are no cats. Hank has previously lived with dogs and would enjoy a playdate here at the shelter with any pups you have in the home. His affectionate nature and willingness to learn truly sets him apart. Don't let Hank spend another day in a kennel, consider adding him to your family!
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Sandor

German Shepherd Dog

Male, Adult
Fishers, IN
Size
(when grown) Large 61-100 lbs (28-45 kg)
Details
House-trained, Spayed or Neutered,
Story
What's up?! My names Benji and I'm really a puppy at heart! I get excited to meet new people but my energy can be a bit much, so I would love someone who can train me to be the best boy I can be. I know many commands! I listen to "sit", "down", "come", "shake" and "drop it"! I'm crate trained and potty trained, and I even do well with feline friends! All I ask is that all children in the home are over 10 years old. I'm ready to meet you! Are you ready to meet me?
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Reggie Wayne

German Shepherd Dog

Male, Adult
Fishers, IN
Size
(when grown) Large 61-100 lbs (28-45 kg)
Details
House-trained, Spayed or Neutered,
Story
Introducing Reggie Wayne, the dynamic German Shepherd Mix who's ready to bring excitement into your life! With boundless energy and a playful spirit, Reggie is eager to meet his new best friend. He's super smart and, like any good German Shepherd, incredibly loyal to the people he loves.Reggie's idea of a perfect day involves chasing frisbees with his favorite humans. There's nothing that gets his tail wagging faster than a game of frisbee fetch. Oh, and don't forget his obsession with pup cups! It's his very favorite tasty treat. But Reggie isn't just about play; he's also a really great guy who's looking for patient and understanding humans. His ideal home would be an adult-only environment without any cats, but he's definitely open to meeting other pups!If you're ready for an adventure-packed life with a loyal and loving companion by your side, then Reggie Wayne is the dog for you. Come meet him today and get ready for endless fun, excitement, and maybe even a few pup cups thrown in for good measure!
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Alexa

German Shepherd Dog

Female, Adult
Fishers, IN
Size
(when grown) Large 61-100 lbs (28-45 kg)
Details
House-trained, Spayed or Neutered,
Story
Meet Alexa, the loyal and loving German Shepherd ready to find her forever home! This charming girl has a heart as big as her ears and is eager to share it with a new family. Alexa comes with a glowing resume - she's lived with both dogs and cats in the past, showcasing her adaptable nature. However, she definitely wouldn't mind being the only pet and receiving all the love and attention! Alexa's got all the basics down, from sitting pretty to keeping her bathroom breaks strictly outdoors.Now, about her protective streak - let's just say she's got a nose for security. But don't worry, potential adopters, she's all bark and no bite when it comes to love and cuddles. And hey, speaking of families, if you've got kiddos, make sure they're at least 14 years old - Alexa's looking for a more mature audience to share her adventures with. Potential adopters should bring their resident dogs along or a meet and greet at the shelter, where our team can introduce them. Alexa is housebroken and would thrive best in a low-traffic environment. Come meet Alexa and experience the boundless love she has to offer!
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Remi Raccoon (in Foster)

German Shepherd Dog

Female, Adult
Fishers, IN
Size
(when grown) Large 61-100 lbs (28-45 kg)
Details
House-trained, Spayed or Neutered,
Story
Aren't I just the prettiest German Shepherd you've ever seen? My last owners surrendered me after I lived and loved them for my whole life. So, at 4 years old, I'm on the hunt for a new family who will treat me like the princess I am. I've lived with kiddos and with other big dogs so I'm pretty compatible with anyone. Except for cats, I am NOT a cat fan. Hopefully you aren't either! Now, let's talk more about my amazing qualities! I love going on walks, I'm great at fetch, and since I'm a German Shepherd I'm super smart which means I LOVE to train. But, I am going to need your help with some things. Like all the other girlies, I have some tummy issues. This means that I will need lifelong management with medication and special food (but not too special, you can still get my favorite blend at your local pet store or Chewy). Now that I've laid it all out there, do you think you could give me a chance? My foster mom think's I'm the best, but don't take her word for it- find out for yourself!

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STORM

Belgian Malinois

Female, 3 yrs
Indianapolis, IN
Size
(when grown) Large 61-100 lbs (28-45 kg)
Details
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Story
Species/Breed: Dog - Belgian Malinois Mix 
Approximate Age: 3Y 
Gender: Female 
 Spayed/Neutered: Will be spayed before going home 
Expected Weight: Large (75 lbs) 
Color: Black 
Vaccinated: Yes 
Has Experience with Children? Unknown 
 Has Experience with Dogs? Unknown 
 Has Experience with Cats? Unknown 
 Housetrained? Unknown 
 
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German Shepherd Dog shelters & rescues in Indianapolis, Indiana

There are animal shelters and rescues that focus specifically on finding great homes for German Shepherd Dog puppies in Indianapolis, Indiana. Browse these German Shepherd Dog rescues and shelters below.

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Shelter

2.9 miles

IndyHumane

7929 N. Michigan Rd, Indianapolis, IN 46268

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Shelter

2.9 miles

IndyHumane

7929 N. Michigan Rd, Indianapolis, IN 46268

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Rescue

7.2 miles

Helping PAWS, Inc.

Indianapolis, IN 46220

Pet Types: cats, dogs

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Shelter

8 miles

Humane Society for Boone County

5366 S Indianapolis Rd, Whitestown, IN 46075

Pet Types: cats, dogs

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Rescue

10 miles

Sketchy Mutts and Underdogs

Indianapolis, IN 46222

Pet Types: dogs

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Rescue

10 miles

Sketchy Mutts and Underdogs

Indianapolis, IN 46222

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Shelter

12.2 miles

Humane Society for Hamilton County

10501 Hague Road, Fishers, IN 46038

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12.2 miles

Humane Society for Hamilton County

10501 Hague Road, Fishers, IN 46038

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Rescue

12.2 miles

Alliance for Responsible Pet Ownership, Inc.

P. O. Box 6385, Fishers, IN 46038

Pet Types: cats, dogs

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12.2 miles

Humane Society for Hamilton County

10501 Hague Road, Fishers, IN 46038

Pet Types: cats, dogs

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