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German Shepherd Dog puppies and dogs in West Des Moines, Iowa

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Adopt a German Shepherd Dog near you in West Des Moines, Iowa

These German Shepherd Dogs are available in West Des Moines, Iowa.
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Kiah

German Shepherd Dog Boxer

Female, Young
West Des Moines, IA
Size
(when grown) Med. 26-60 lbs (12-27 kg)
Details
Good with kids, Good with dogs, Good with cats, Needs experienced adopter, House-trained, Spayed or Neutered, Shots are up-to-date,
Story
she need someone who is active and will play with her. loves kids loves to play. very sweet but needs a lot of attention
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Buddy

German Shepherd Dog

Male, Young
West Des Moines, IA
Size
(when grown) Med. 26-60 lbs (12-27 kg)
Details
Spayed or Neutered,
Story
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Roscoe

German Shepherd Dog

Male, Adult
West Des Moines, IA
Size
(when grown) Large 61-100 lbs (28-45 kg)
Details
Spayed or Neutered,
Story
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Norman

German Shepherd Dog Australian Shepherd

Male, Adult
Des Moines, IA
Size
(when grown) Med. 26-60 lbs (12-27 kg)
Details
Not good with dogs, Needs experienced adopter, House-trained, Spayed or Neutered, Shots are up-to-date,
Story
Norman is almost 5 years old and the absolute sweetest dog. He is *incredibly* ball-motivated and has a ton of energy, but he's also a people pleaser and calms down pretty easily once he's comfortable. Even on days when he doesn't get enough exercise, he has never been destructive and is fully house trained. While he is used to parents that work from home, he has no trouble with staying alone for long periods and is crate-trained. He needs a home without other dogs and would probably do better with older kids that can play with him. Norman is afraid of other dogs and has leash aggression, but he would rather play fetch than go for a walk anyway! He is a very good guard dog and won't let a stranger into the house unless you tell him they're okay - then he is very friendly and asks them to play with him. He would do best with an experienced dog owner and some yard.
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Aries CS/JuM*

German Shepherd Dog Mixed Breed (Large)

Male, Adult
Clive, IA
Size
(when grown) Large 61-100 lbs (28-45 kg)
Details
Spayed or Neutered,
Story
Greetings, mortals! I am Aries, a majestic male dog with a powerful spirit that rivals the might of the gods themselves. My lineage is a fusion of strength and courage, much like the mythical Greek warriors of old. As a German Shepherd mix, I bear the mantle of both protector and loyal companion, ready to embark on epic adventures by your side. Behold, my most distinctive feature: my big, floppy ears that listen keenly to the whispers of the wind and the secrets of the world around me. They stand as a testament to my unwavering vigilance, always attuned to the slightest rustle or sign of danger. Like the fiery ram that represents my namesake constellation, I possess boundless energy and a fiery spirit. With every step I take, I channel the might of the heavens, exuding the strength and grace befitting of a true Greek hero. My paws tread the earth with purpose, and my heart beats with the fervor of an ancient battle cry. But fear not, for beneath my divine exterior lies a heart overflowing with affection. I am not just a warrior; I am a loyal and loving companion. Together, we shall conquer every challenge and forge an unbreakable bond that even the gods would envy. So, dear mortal, if you seek a canine ally who embodies the essence of a Greek legend, look no further. I, Aries, the German Shepherd mix with big floppy ears, am here to join you on a quest of a lifetime. Let us create a mythic tale of companionship and courage that will be sung by bards for generations to come. Local adoption fee is $200 (in TX) Out of state adoption fee is $400 (includes transport to your area - $50 Temporary Fuel Charge will be added)
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Heidi JB*

German Shepherd Dog

Female, Adult
Clive, IA
Size
(when grown) Large 61-100 lbs (28-45 kg)
Details
Spayed or Neutered,
Story
Meet Heidi, the magnificent 70 lb German Shepherd with a heart as beautiful as her black and tan coat. This sweet senior female is ready to find her forever home with a family who will cherish her gentle nature and loving spirit. Heidi's friendly disposition makes her an ideal companion for adults and kids alike. She's a joy to be around and gets along well with people and other dogs. However, cats might not be her cup of tea, so a cat-free home is preferable. Though she may not love the crate, Heidi is house-trained and prefers to be close to her human pack. She adores spending time outdoors, especially hunting mice and squirrels in a yard, making a home with a yard a must for her. Her backstory is one of triumph over fear and anxiety. After being found wandering a neighborhood, Heidi was initially anxious and insecure, but her foster family and their other six dogs have worked wonders for her confidence and happiness. She has turned into a playful, secure, and happy girl, no longer needing anxiety medication. Heidi is a versatile companion who enjoys walking, playing fetch with squeaky toys and tennis balls, and being a loving and nurturing nanny to her doggy friends. She's a devoted and faithful companion, always by your side, offering comfort when needed. Her ideal adopter would be someone who works from home or is retired, as Heidi thrives in the company of her loved ones. She gets along well with most dogs but may feel a bit nervous around more dominant ones. Heidi's charm extends to her adorable crooked ear, adding to her endearing looks. With her heart of gold and gentle nature, she's one of the sweetest and kindest girls you'll ever meet. If you're looking for a loyal and loving companion who will bring joy to your life, Heidi is the one for you. Embrace this wonderful girl and let her fill your days with love, laughter, and cherished memories. With Heidi by your side, life will be brighter, and your heart will be full. Local adoption fee is $200 (in TX) Out of state adoption fee is $400 (includes transport to your area - $50 Temporary Fuel Charge will be added)
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Juanita aka Tita MM

German Shepherd Dog

Female, Adult
Clive, IA
Size
(when grown) Med. 26-60 lbs (12-27 kg)
Details
Spayed or Neutered,
Story
Juanita, the wanderer in fawn and black, A shepherd's heart, no love she lacks. Found in neighborhoods, a tale untold, Now seeks a home, a heart to hold. Great with kids, in joy she twirls, With other dogs, in friendship swirls. Her foster guides with patient care, Introducing kitties, a challenge rare. Smart and driven, a canine star, Kika dreams of a life afar. Seeking a family, breed-wise and keen, An adventure awaits for this shepherd queen. Kika is an amazing dog, looking for her amazing family!! Hope its you!! Local adoption fee is $200 (in TX) Out of state adoption fee is $400 (includes transport to your area, $50 temporary fuel fee will be included)
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Ralph KF

German Shepherd Dog Mixed Breed (Medium)

Male, Adult
Clive, IA
Size
(when grown) Med. 26-60 lbs (12-27 kg)
Details
Spayed or Neutered,
Story
Hi people of San Antonio! My name is Ralf aka Ralfy aka Ralfy Palfy. My fosters gave me the last nickname because they say I will make someone a great Pal. You see, I was found on the side of the road barely alive after being hit by a car. I couldn't walk very well because my pelvis was broken in three places. But after visiting this place called the veterinarian, I started feeling much better. Unfortunately before my accident I had never met kind humans and still to this day, I'm very easily startled and scared of new people. It's going to take someone very special and patient to earn my trust. But once you earn it, I'm the sweetest and most gentle dog ever. I love love love chest rubs and ear scratches. But my number one love of all time is treats!!! I love all flavors so if you decide to take me home, don't be shy when shopping for me! I enjoy sunbathing and relaxing in my kennel. It's my safe place when I feel overwhelmed. I promise to love you if you promise to take the time to get to know me. I will do best in a quiet house with maybe 1 or 2 adults and an older mature doggy friend. I don't care much for traveling and prefer to be a homebody. I do love to play with doggy friends and don't mind cats either. I'm currently working on becoming more confident in public spaces. What do you say? Can you give me a shot? Ralf is kennel trained and potty trained. He is a local adoption only. His current foster is a trainer who is willing to offer two free sessions along with his adoption to set you both up for success and better help you understand what he will need and how you can help provide that for him. He is a Shepherd mix that weighs roughly 50lbs. Local adoption only $200 (in TX)
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Helga EB

German Shepherd Dog

Female, Adult
Clive, IA
Size
(when grown) Large 61-100 lbs (28-45 kg)
Details
Spayed or Neutered,
Story
It's a tale they hear all the time. I don't want the dog, or life's changed and we can't take the dog anymore... but I was dumped at a park for weeks before someone noticed that I was "living there. A kind person took me in and I have been in foster care ever since. Waiting for my turn when someone will say that's the girl for me! I am kind and love my person very much. So much in fact that I would prefer a home that is just me and my people. Speaking of people. When it comes to kids I am not the biggest fan. The perfect home would be one that has grown children and they are looking for a new partner to love on. I am an extreme couch potato and one of my most favorite activities would be to lay on the couch under a nice blanket and just be. You see I am starting to show the early signs of arthritis. Don't let my lazy couches fool you though. When I want, I can be active too! AKA, I love to counter surf and see what these silly humans have left behind for me to snack on! I would like to say I can live in any style home but in reality. I need space. I am not a fan of dog parks, and I would not be a good candidate for apartments. You see these giant ears I have allow me to hear SO much and I love to let my people know when I hear things outside. Yes, I am a talker too! Really at the end of the day if you have German Shepherd experience you'd be my perfect new owner! I need someone that understands my breed and can help me be a successful girl into my golden years. Local adoption fee is $200 (in TX) Out of state adoption fee is $400 (includes transport to your area)

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Furry Friends Refuge

1211 Grand Ave, West Des Moines, IA 50265

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Furry Friends Refuge

1211 Grand Ave, West Des Moines, IA 50265

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God's Dogs Rescue of TX for IA Transport Stop

Clive, IA 50325

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God's Dogs Rescue of TX for IA Transport Stop

Clive, IA 50325

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God's Dogs Rescue of TX for IA Transport Stop

Clive, IA 50325

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God's Dogs Rescue of TX for IA Transport Stop

Clive, IA 50325

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Polk County Humane Society (in Missouri) - Iowa Transport

11101 University Ave Ste B, Clive, IA 50325

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Polk County Humane Society (in Missouri) - Iowa Transport

11101 University Ave Ste B, Clive, IA 50325

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Polk County Humane Society (in Missouri) - Iowa Transport

11101 University Ave Ste B, Clive, IA 50325

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Polk County Humane Society (in Missouri) - Iowa Transport

11101 University Ave Ste B, Clive, IA 50325

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