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German Shepherd Dog puppies and dogs in Cincinnati, Ohio

Looking for a German Shepherd Dog puppy or dog in Cincinnati, Ohio? 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 Cincinnati, Ohio

These German Shepherd Dogs are available in Cincinnati, Ohio.
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Bash

German Shepherd Dog

Male, Young
Cincinnati, OH
Size
(when grown) Large 61-100 lbs (28-45 kg)
Details
Good with kids, Good with dogs, Needs special attention, Needs experienced adopter,
Story
Bash is 18 months old. We adopted Bash when he was 12 weeks old and have raised him with our family. He loves to play outside with any type of ball, has a lot of energy and loves a good chew toy. He is affectionate and loves to give kisses. He’s very scent driven and agile. He recently had become food aggressive and is resource guarding and we are not able to afford behavioral training to work on this. He has a ton of potential for an experienced owner. We are heartbroken to have to do this. We are open to assisting with some of the transportation if needed.
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Elizabeth

German Shepherd Dog Mutt

Female, Adult
Cincinnati, OH
Size
(when grown) Large 61-100 lbs (28-45 kg)
Details
Good with kids, Good with dogs, Good with cats, Spayed or Neutered,
Story
My name is Elizabeth and I love being loved. I am five years old and easy-going, but really like it when you pet me and scratch my ears and hindquarters. I have lived with cats and other dogs and enjoy having a playmate. I am a faithful dog that was adopted by my human about four years ago. Sadly, he was seriously injured as the result of a car accident and he can no longer care for me. Will you consider helping me find my new loving home?
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Gretchen

German Shepherd Dog

Female, 3 yrs 6 mos
Cincinnati, OH
Size
(when grown) Med. 26-60 lbs (12-27 kg)
Details
Good with kids, Good with dogs, Spayed or Neutered,
Story
WE ARE A TX BASED RESCUE. THIS DOG IS CURRENTLY LOCATED IN TX AND WILL BE TRANSPORTED UPON ADOPTION. Please fill out an adoption application found at haydudeequine.org Gretchen - You are the bridge between what was and what will be, my pathway to a new life! I was pulled from a local shelter, alone and pregnant. I had given birth to some beautiful and healthy puppies that have now all found their fur-ever homes. This leaves me being a SSF(single spayed female) in search of my own LFH(loving fur-ever home)! I am into long walks, nature hikes and ANYTHING water related. I'm passionate and caring who is always looking for new experiences. I love my people both tall and small and get along well with other more submissive type dogs. I'm outdoorsy but also a enjoy the leisures of being a couch potato when the day is done. I'm sweet natured, active and already house trained, just a real fun pup to accompany you with any and all of your daily going on's. I'm looking for someone down-to-earth and outdoorsy that loves water related adventures as much as I do...river, beach or pool, if it's got water, I'm happy! At around 3 and a half years and 60lbs I am at my prime, active and loving life with a more mellow calm attitude thrown in there. A fabulous family addition to almost any home even a first time pet parent. If you are just looking a short term playmate I am not your gal but if you're in this for the long haul, I am eagerly waiting to join your family... to enter into a lasting relationship...with YOU!!
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Beatrix

German Shepherd Dog

Female, 6 mos
Cincinnati, OH
Size
(when grown) Med. 26-60 lbs (12-27 kg)
Details
Good with kids, Good with dogs, Good with cats, Spayed or Neutered,
Story
WE ARE A TX BASED RESCUE. THIS DOG IS CURRENTLY LOCATED IN TX AND WILL BE TRANSPORTED UPON ADOPTION. Please fill out an adoption application found at haydudeequine.org Hey there! It's Beatrix, the cutest pup in town! Looking for a snuggle buddy? That's me! I've got an endless supply of love to give, whenever you need it. I'm a playful and silly little doggo, always ready for some fun. Learning new things? Piece of cake! I'm a quick learner and eager to impress you! Which will help make a smooth transition into my new home. When I'm not busy being adorable, you can find me hanging out with my furry four-legged friends. I'm currently obsessed with fetch and have just started to discover toys! Oh, and did I mention that I keep my kennel squeaky clean with cozy blankets? I'm quite the tidy pup, you see. And guess what? Since I'm still young, I'll have no trouble mingling with kids, cats, and other animals. Talk about being versatile! Whether you're a big family or a solo adventurer, I'd be the perfect companion for life's exciting journey! Will you be my FUREVER family? Beatrix is about 6 months old and is around 25lbs. We believe she is a German shepherd Mix (our best guess). She is spayed, update to date on vaccines, and microchipped. She is currently on heartworm and flea preventative.
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Jill

German Shepherd Dog Beauceron

Female, 10 mos
Cincinnati, OH
Size
(when grown) Med. 26-60 lbs (12-27 kg)
Details
Good with kids, Good with dogs, Spayed or Neutered,
Story
WE ARE A TX BASED RESCUE. THIS DOG IS CURRENTLY LOCATED IN TX AND WILL BE TRANSPORTED UPON ADOPTION. Please fill out an adoption application found at haydudeequine.org Jill - You are the bridge between what was and what will be, my pathway to a new life! I am at the perfect age of 9 months, that awesome sponge stage where I'm soaking up...everything! I would make a great candidate for some obedience classes or even some fun ones like agility. I'm active and playful, ready to have a blast with you on our action packed adventures. Oh and guess what? I'm already house trained!! I come in at around 50lbs which is also perfect. I'm big enough for all those said adventures (and everything is an adventure to me!) but not so big that I take up the whole couch. And since I'm at about my adult weight I shouldn't get much bigger, maybe just a few filling in pounds :) ! I get on great with people both tall and small and the other foster pups here. I would do great with a playful sibling (2 or 4 legged variety) or as your one and only! My coat is on the shorter side which makes me low maintenance in the grooming department. And you do know what that means don't you? Oh my yep, that leaves us lots of extra time in the 'spoil me rotten' department. That's definitely my most favoritest department, some you and me time!! Is there a piece missing in your life? Someone to always be by your side? Your cohort in crime? Oh my, that could be ME! Please fill out my adoption application and we can start having ALL this fun, ALL the time!!!
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Lennox

German Shepherd Dog

Male, 1 yr
Cincinnati, OH
Size
(when grown) Large 61-100 lbs (28-45 kg)
Details
Good with dogs, Spayed or Neutered,
Story
Meet Lennox!! He is a little over a year old (born 10/22) German Shepherd mix who weighs 65 pounds! He is looking for his forever people. Lennox is a very active boy who will do well with clear instructions and consistency. He is working on the words “no, stay, sit, back off, leave it, drop it, house, and done”. He still has an occasional accident in the house especially when he is focused on play. He loves a good tennis ball and can play for hours. He is learning to walk without pulling, gets excited when he sees dogs his own size and seems to want to chase cats that run. He has lived with cats before, but testing is critical. In his foster home, he has a fenced in yard, but does not like to be out on his own. He really wants someone to play ball with him. Currently he is working on “house’ during the workday and ‘house’ overnight. He does well through the night, but he will bark for a short time until he settles down. He is still working on spending the day in the crate. He would thrive in an active family who could take him out for several walks or to play ball. He is a loving boy with a big heart, loves to cuddle on the couch, and did we mention he loves his tennis balls. If you would like to meet Lennox please fill out an application at www.rescueahart.org

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These German Shepherd Dogs are available for adoption close to Cincinnati, Ohio.
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luna

German Shepherd Dog

Female, Adult
Erlanger, KY
Size
(when grown) Large 61-100 lbs (28-45 kg)
Details
Good with kids, Good with dogs, Not good with cats, Needs experienced adopter, Spayed or Neutered,
Story
Luna is a 4 year old purebred white German Shepard. She is around 80-85 pounds. She has been professionally trained on an e-collar. She has basic commands, excellent recall, walks great on leash, does great in the car. She was crate trained. She has a "place" mat that she does well with. She goes to Daycare and does well with other dogs there. She loves to adventure. Boating, hiking, camping, swimming, really anything she can go and explore. She has a lot of energy but is not hyper. She is very loving and cuddly. Luna would do excellent in a home where she is the only dog or a dog that's her size or bigger. no small dogs, no cats or small animals. She tends to want to bully dogs that are smaller than her. She is VERY protective of her home and family. She needs to be put in a crate or another room if strangers come in the house. Would prefer someone who is familiar with her breed or similar breed. Would do well with someone who is active looking for an adventure buddy.
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Gracie Brown

German Shepherd Dog

Female, Adult
Florence, KY
Size
(when grown) Large 61-100 lbs (28-45 kg)
Details
Good with kids, Good with dogs, Spayed or Neutered,
Story
Gracie is a very sweet German Shepherd mix who was born approximately 2021. She is missing an eye. She does well with kids and other dogs, we are not sure about cats. She is fully vetted and ready for her forever home. Please send your phone number if you are interested in Gracie.February 26, 2024, 7:14 am
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Georgia Brown

German Shepherd Dog

Female, Adult
Florence, KY
Size
(when grown) Large 61-100 lbs (28-45 kg)
Details
Good with kids, Good with dogs, Spayed or Neutered,
Story
Georgia is a very sweet German Shepherd mix born approximately 2021. She does well with kids and other dogs and loves her sister Gracie. She has different colored eyes. Please send your phone number for more information about Georgia.February 26, 2024, 7:14 am
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Harry Brown

German Shepherd Dog Labrador Retriever

Male, Puppy
Florence, KY
Size
(when grown) Large 61-100 lbs (28-45 kg)
Details
Good with kids, Good with dogs, Spayed or Neutered,
Story
Harry is a sweet German Shepherd mix born approximately July 2023. He is still very much a puppy. He does well with other dogs and kids. Please send your phone number if you think Harry is the right guy for you.February 26, 2024, 7:14 am
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Dexter W.

German Shepherd Dog Husky

Male, Adult
Florence, KY
Size
(when grown) Large 61-100 lbs (28-45 kg)
Details
Good with kids, Good with dogs, Spayed or Neutered,
Story
GSD/Husky/Lab/Catahoula mixFour year old Dexter W. is a mixture of Labrador, GSD, Husky and Catahoula. His former owner’s parents have recently taken him in and he is just too much dog for them. They describe him as “a fun, smart and energetic companion. He loves to be near us and is a loyal best friend who loves to play.”  They believe he would be best with a family with older children or a family of young adults because of his energy level.  He has never been around cats. Please include your phone number if you would like to hear more about Dexter W. February 26, 2024, 7:14 am
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bob

German Shepherd Dog Labrador Retriever

Male, Puppy
Brooksville, KY
Size
(when grown) Small 25 lbs (11 kg) or less
Details
Good with kids, Good with dogs, Good with cats,
Story
male four month old pup, first dhpp shot pyrantel wormer, go to www.brackencountyanimalshelter.org to apply to adopt

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Artemis

Belgian Malinois German Shepherd Dog

Female, 6 mos
Cincinnati, OH
Size
(when grown) Med. 26-60 lbs (12-27 kg)
Details
Good with kids, Good with dogs, Good with cats, Spayed or Neutered,
Story
WE ARE A TX BASED RESCUE. THIS DOG IS CURRENTLY LOCATED IN TX AND WILL BE TRANSPORTED UPON ADOPTION. Please fill out an adoption application found at haydudeequine.org Hey there! I'm Artemis, I may not be a real goddess, but hey, a girl can dream, right? I pride myself on being strong, loyal, and brave, just like the tough goddesses out there. But let's be real, deep down, I'm just a fluffy bundle of joy with an incredible imagination! Right now, I'm working on my puppy skills to prepare for the adventures that await me in adulthood. I'm making great progress with potty training and have mastered kennel training like a champ. And guess what? I absolutely adore cuddling and playing with both dogs and kitties. Being so young, it's important for me to get along with everyone. But you know what my ultimate dream is? Finding that special person who will join me on walks, go on exciting adventures, and snuggle up at the end of every day. Together, we can create magical memories and make the most of every moment. Can't wait to meet you! Artemis is about 5 months and is around 20lbs. She is a Malinois Mix. She is neutered, update to date on vaccines, and microchipped. She is currently on heartworm and flea preventative.
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Apollo

Belgian Malinois German Shepherd Dog

Male, 6 mos
Cincinnati, OH
Size
(when grown) Med. 26-60 lbs (12-27 kg)
Details
Good with kids, Good with dogs, Good with cats, Spayed or Neutered,
Story
WE ARE A TX BASED RESCUE. THIS DOG IS CURRENTLY LOCATED IN TX AND WILL BE TRANSPORTED UPON ADOPTION. Please fill out an adoption application found at haydudeequine.org Hey there! I'm Apollo, a sweet and absolutely adorable friend in the making! Currently, I'm focused on learning all the puppy training skills so that I can grow up to be a majestic dog. My goal? To become the perfect companion for my future family! Right now, I'm a cuddle bug who absolutely loves snuggling up and getting cozy. Baths? No problem! I'm a pro at handling them like a champ. And guess what? I'm not just friendly with other dogs, but also with those adorable kitties. Potty training is on my to-do list, and I'm already making great progress! Plus, when it's time to relax or while my humans are away, I'm fantastic in the kennel. Life wasn't always smooth sailing for me, but I've come out on top and I'm ready to conquer the world of dog hood with a wagging tail! So, let's take on this journey together and create some paw-some memories! Apollo is about 5 months and is around 20lbs. He is a Malinois Mix. He is neutered, update to date on vaccines, and microchipped. He is currently on heartworm and flea preventative.

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Cincinnati, OH 45220

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Cincinnati, OH 45220

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Cincinnati, OH 45220

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God's Dogs Rescue of TX in Ohio Transport Stop

Cincinnati, OH 41073

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Cincinnati, OH 41073

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Cincinnati, OH 41073

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A Doggie 4 You - OH transport stop

Cincinnati, IL 41073

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Cincinnati, OH 41073

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Cincinnati, OH 41073

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