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Leo

German Shepherd Dog Mixed Breed (Medium)

Male, 1 yr 3 mos
Saugus, MA
Size
(when grown) Large 61-100 lbs (28-45 kg)
Details
Good with dogs, Good with cats, Spayed or Neutered, Shots are up-to-date,
Story
Inroducing our very handsome boy LEO This gorgeous medium sized, 1 year-old Shepherd mix is so very sweet and a bit shy with a nice old soul temperament. He's looking for his forever home with someone that has the patience and love that he desperately needs! He is very dog friendly and is a sweet + quiet PAL!  1 yo/45 lbscrate traineddog friendly shy submissive personality needs a more quiet + chill homecat tested __________________fostered in Metheun - apply today please remember we are all volunteers, incomplete applications will not be processed If you are interested in adopting a GBP rescue PAL, please submit an application and we will reach out to you within 48 hours to start the approval process.  https://galsbestpal.com/adoption/ It’s ok if you don’t know exactly what you are looking for, we are experts in matchmaking and can talk with you and figure out what PAL would be a good fit for your home!  If you would like to inquire about saving a life & becoming a FOSTER HERO, please fill out an application and a FOSTER HEROES TEAM volunteer will reach out to you to go over our lifesaving foster based rescue program! https://galsbestpal.com/foster/ To learn more about our mission, and to join our mailing list go to https://galsbestpal.com/ Follow us on FB and Instagram for extra photos, updates & videos of our available dogs. We are constantly posting new content every day!  Thank you for considering a rescue PAL, there are so many in need right now!  XO, THE GBP TEAM PS - Please keep in mind, our bio's are based on feedback we have received from the current foster home the dog is in. We can never guarantee how a transition will affect the dog. GBP is here to help make the transition as easy as possible but time + patience are also important when adopting a new PAL.  Breed Mixes & Ages are a best guess and can not be guaranteed** ##1971559##
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Petunia

German Shepherd Dog Mixed Breed (Medium)

Female, 2 mos
Saugus, MA
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
This is one A D O R A B L E  puppy!! Meet sweet little PETUNIA! This 2-3 month old Shepherd mix GAL has the best personality! She's so loving and smart and always full of puppy cuddles & loves!  She’s currently fostered with other dogs and cats, and doing fantastic!  She is crate trained in her foster home, altered, up-to-date on her age appropriate vaccines and microchipped too!  She is ready for her forever family on 5/23 - so fill out an adoption application on our website and get approved to bring her home   please remember we are all volunteers, incomplete applications will not be processed If you are interested in adopting a GBP rescue PAL, please submit an application and we will reach out to you within 48 hours to start the approval process.  https://galsbestpal.com/adoption/ It’s ok if you don’t know exactly what you are looking for, we are experts in matchmaking and can talk with you and figure out what PAL would be a good fit for your home!  If you would like to inquire about saving a life & becoming a FOSTER HERO, please fill out an application and a FOSTER HEROES TEAM volunteer will reach out to you to go over our lifesaving foster based rescue program! https://galsbestpal.com/foster/ To learn more about our mission, and to join our mailing list go to https://galsbestpal.com/ Follow us on FB and Instagram for extra photos, updates & videos of our available dogs. We are constantly posting new content every day!  Thank you for considering a rescue PAL, there are so many in need right now!  XO, THE GBP TEAM PS - Please keep in mind, our bio's are based on feedback we have received from the current foster home the dog is in. We can never guarantee how a transition will affect the dog. GBP is here to help make the transition as easy as possible but time + patience are also important when adopting a new PAL.  Breed Mixes & Ages are a best guess and can not be guaranteed** ##2053875##
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Marigold

German Shepherd Dog Mixed Breed (Medium)

Female, 2 mos
Saugus, MA
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 Miss MARIGOLD This very sociable, playful & happy 2-3 month old Shepherd mix GAL is ready to add a puppy sized dose of happiness to your life! She’s currently fostered with other dogs and cats, and doing fantastic! She is being crate trained, altered, up-to-date on her age appropriate vaccines and microchipped too!  She is ready for her forever family on 5/23 - so fill out an adoption application on our website and get approved to bring her home   please remember we are all volunteers, incomplete applications will not be processed If you are interested in adopting a GBP rescue PAL, please submit an application and we will reach out to you within 48 hours to start the approval process.  https://galsbestpal.com/adoption/ It’s ok if you don’t know exactly what you are looking for, we are experts in matchmaking and can talk with you and figure out what PAL would be a good fit for your home!  If you would like to inquire about saving a life & becoming a FOSTER HERO, please fill out an application and a FOSTER HEROES TEAM volunteer will reach out to you to go over our lifesaving foster based rescue program! https://galsbestpal.com/foster/ To learn more about our mission, and to join our mailing list go to https://galsbestpal.com/ Follow us on FB and Instagram for extra photos, updates & videos of our available dogs. We are constantly posting new content every day!  Thank you for considering a rescue PAL, there are so many in need right now!  XO, THE GBP TEAM PS - Please keep in mind, our bio's are based on feedback we have received from the current foster home the dog is in. We can never guarantee how a transition will affect the dog. GBP is here to help make the transition as easy as possible but time + patience are also important when adopting a new PAL.  Breed Mixes & Ages are a best guess and can not be guaranteed** ##2053877##
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Guinness

German Shepherd Dog

Male, 7 yrs 8 mos
Wayland, MA
Size
(when grown) Large 61-100 lbs (28-45 kg)
Details
Not good with dogs, Needs experienced adopter, House-trained, Spayed or Neutered, Shots are up-to-date,
Story
Guinness is a stunner. He gets compliments on his looks wherever he goes. When this solidly built long-haired dog responds to a recall, he comes running with power, grace, and fluidity. It’s a sight to be seen. Guinness usually loves meeting people and happily accepts pets from them. He enjoys walks around the neighborhood and on the trail. He is also very content to just hang out with his human. Guinness was originally rescued down south after being found tied to a tree, and through no fault of his own, has lived in several homes since then. But he didn’t let his rough start at life affect him and was an affectionate dog from the get go. Guinness found his way to a local family wanting to give him a better life. But, because of life changes, they weren’t able to give him the attention and exercise he needed. They loved him and wanted to make sure they gave him the best life possible so they contacted us. Guinness is sweet and calm around people, young and older. He has good manners and takes treats with due consideration of fingers. He is a love sponge who likes to flop down next to you to cuddle and may even doze off while you gently stroke his luxurious fur. Guinness can be reactive to dogs he doesn’t know, especially when one surprises him. He can cope in such situations if given a chance to see that the other dog is not coming to get him along with treats to teach him to stay focused on you as he moves past the other dog. Guinness did very well in “pack walks” intended to help dogs of any age become better socialized. He also lived with a 3 year old female German Shepherd and an 11 year old (but very spry) male smooth fox terrier and they all got along well. This affectionate dog is ready for his forever home. The ideal owner will commit to continuing his training and understanding what is needed for continued success. We have selected “no” to the question of “good with other dogs” in the stats section of his bio out of abundance of caution but will entertain applicants with other dogs given the information discussed above. If you are the person that understands the importance of training, understands the breed, and are ready to commit to Guinness, he will reward you with love, loyalty, and companionship.
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Muks

German Shepherd Dog

Male, 1 yr 9 mos
Wayland, MA
Size
(when grown) Large 61-100 lbs (28-45 kg)
Details
House-trained, Spayed or Neutered, Shots are up-to-date,
Story
Before calling about this dog, please read our adoption requirements at: https://gsrne.org/requirements-for-adopting-from-gsrne/ Hi! My name is Muks, and could You be my Forever Family? But first, I have to tell you something a bit embarrassing from a dog’s perspective. I couldn’t believe when I read in Wikipedia’s ‘Wiktionary’ that the definition of my name is “the sound of someone falling over”! They said my name is an onomatopoeia, whatever that is. How can this be? I never fall over! In fact, I love to be the dog on the go whether it’s hiking with my foster dad, playing outside with the kids, chasing balls in the backyard, or going to training and learning all about how to be the best dog I can be! The only time I admit to falling over (well…rolling over, actually) is when belly rubs are coming my way. And if you scratch my tail, I’ll even do my special little happy dance for you! At first I was a little nervous meeting other dogs as I hadn’t been around a lot of them. But with training and help from my foster dad, I’ve been told I’m more confident, respectful, and friendly with dogs. In fact, I’ve become quite the young man. And I’m way well-behaved in the home - no counter surfing, no jumping on furniture, and I give people their space when they have work to do. Yay, me! And I’m not sure I want to live alone. Since I’m such a nice young man but could still stand some confidence building, I wouldn’t mind living with the right female dog, a good-natured pal I could play with and continue to learn from - like the all-important mission of dogs the world over: how to convince people to give us more treats! And since I’m not quite two years old I have a lot of energy to burn and would love it if you’d take me for training, maybe explore doing scent-work, agility, or other fun stuff to do. And when the day is done, just roll over for those belly rubs. I can’t wait to meet you!
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Nakita

German Shepherd Dog

Female, 1 yr 5 mos
Wayland, MA
Size
(when grown) Large 61-100 lbs (28-45 kg)
Details
House-trained, Spayed or Neutered, Shots are up-to-date,
Story
Before calling about this dog, please read our adoption requirements at http://gsrne.org/requirements-for-adopting-from-gsrne Nikita is a cute bundle of energy and affection! She’s at a good weight, at 55 pounds and loves to run and play, bounding like a deer at times. She knows how to catch a Frisbee, which is one of her favorite toys. Some days, though, she’ll go for her Jolly Ball first and has learned how to pick it up by the handle and will race around with it. After 10 or 15 minutes of running and playing, she’s good to go back inside with you to take a rest. Inside, she can amuse herself by picking a toy out of the toy basket and carrying it around or holding it in her front paws while lying on her back and chewing on it. She’s a multi-faceted girl! During a six-week training period, she was at the trainer’s one day a week and practicing at home on other days. She learned “place” and how to focus better in spite of distractions, in addition to the basic obedience training. She’s still very much a puppy, though, at 16 months, so she needs ongoing practice and guidance. She’s great at eye contact and will look at you as though trying to read your thoughts. Nikita was just 12 months old when she came into GSRNE from a home with two other Shepherds. One of those was a female, and she decided she didn’t want another female in the home, so things were getting difficult for everyone. The two females took turns being crated, and Nikita does well in her crate and will rest while her people are away. When a visitor comes to the house, she gets very excited, in a friendly way, and tries to jump up for a closer encounter. We’ve found it best to have her in her crate during the arrival time and wait for her to calm a bit before letting her say hello. Nikita is quick to pick up new words and phrases, including “in the house,” let’s go upstairs,” “pick it up.” She looks forward to having a carrot to chew on in the middle of the morning and, again, later in the day and will stand at the refrigerator and stare if her foster parents forget. She’s intelligent, curious and a lot of fun and will thrive with an adopter who understands German Shepherds and will enjoy helping her along. See more about Nikita and check out our adoption requirements: https://gsrne.org/our-available-dogs/

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Gals Best Pal

Saugus, MA 01906

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Gals Best Pal

Saugus, MA 01906

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Gals Best Pal

Saugus, MA 01906

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15.2 miles

German Shepherd Rescue of New England, Inc.

PO Box 299, Wayland, MA 01778

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German Shepherd Rescue of New England, Inc.

PO Box 299, Wayland, MA 01778

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15.2 miles

German Shepherd Rescue of New England, Inc.

PO Box 299, Wayland, MA 01778

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15.2 miles

German Shepherd Rescue of New England, Inc.

PO Box 299, Wayland, MA 01778

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15.2 miles

German Shepherd Rescue of New England, Inc.

PO Box 299, Wayland, MA 01778

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17.9 miles

Forever Home Rescue New England

Medfield, MA 02052

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Save A Dog

604 Boston Post Road, Sudbury, MA 01776

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