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Great Dane puppies and dogs in Herndon, Virginia

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Patter

Great Dane Poodle (Standard)

Female, young
Herndon, VA
Size
(when grown) Med. 26-60 lbs (12-27 kg)
Details
Good with kids, Good with dogs, Spayed or Neutered,
Story
Mixed Breed: Great Dane/Standard Poodle Weight: 47 lbs.   Height:  22”  Length: 20” Age: 7 months Old   Color: Black w white tips  Spayed: Yes Vaccinations: Current      House trained: Yes   Crate trained: Yes   Leash trained: Yes   Commands: Leave it, Sit, Down, Hold, Come  Energy Level: High, love-loves wrestling with peer(s) Chewing: Only permitted items Temperament: Extremely sweet, trusting, affectionate and social. She loves to cuddle and watch bird and squirrel YouTube videos. Excellent with her peers. Extremely well-tempered and obedient.    Children and Other Pets: Yes, Cats unknown Exercise: Patter requires a daily outlet to burn off extra energy. Extra energy is easily burned off with one or more daily play session(s) with her peers or children. Patter will also require daily mental stimulation to ward off boredom.   Patter will shine best with a fur sibling, daily wrestling sessions, and lots of human interaction. She is easy going, patient and well behaved. She has all the essential house training down and ready for an active social life.  _________________________________________________ This dog's adoption fee is $475. Visit this organization's web site to see any additional information available about this pet. If you are interested in adopting, please fill out an application and a representative will get back to you shortly to answer any questions you may have. The adoption policies and applications can be found at the following links: https://fancycats.org/adopt-a-cat/ https://fancycats.org/adopt-a-dog. Email us at  adoption@fancycats.org for general questions about our rescued cats. Email us at dogadoptions@fancycats.org for general questions about our rescued dogs. You can save animals like this one by becoming a foster! Fosters are like bridges between high kill shelters and forever homes. We need fosters so that we can save cats and dogs before they are euthanized at the shelters. If you are interested in becoming a foster, please visit: https://fancycats.org/volunteerSeptember 21, 2023, 10:49 pm

Or, how about these Great Danes in cities near Herndon, Virginia

These Great Danes are available for adoption close to Herndon, Virginia.
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Houser

Great Dane

Male, young
Arlington, VA
Size
(when grown) Med. 26-60 lbs (12-27 kg)
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Houser will be attending one of our adoption events coming up this weekend! To learn more about our upcoming events and to see which event they will be attending, please visit our event page at https://www.lostdogrescue.org/events/ (*please note that the specific event pages are typically updated on Fridays with information on which dogs will be attending which events*) To learn more about Houser, please get in touch with dogs@lostdogrescue.org Houser is new to Lost Dog and still getting acquainted. Check back for udpates!
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Minnie

Great Dane

Female, young
Arlington, VA
Size
(when grown) X-Large 101 lbs (46 kg) or more
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Story
Minnie will be attending one of our adoption events coming up this weekend! To learn more about our upcoming events and to see which event they will be attending, please visit our event page at https://www.lostdogrescue.org/events/ (*please note that the specific event pages are typically updated on Fridays with information on which dogs will be attending which events*) To learn more about Minnie, please get in touch with dogs@lostdogrescue.org Surprisingly, Minnie is not mini. She is just a big ole goofball that wants your love! Minnie is a loving young lady who loves attention and would love for you to take her home and just pet her all day! She loves to melt into your leg, who can resist that? She has lots of energy and loves to walk and explore. Minnie is good on leash, just likes to crisscross sometimes to explore, stay out of her way! Minnie forgets how big she is, and tries to squeeze anywhere she can, including your lap! Her affection and size can sometimes get in her own way, so a home with older children to play with her would be optimal, so she can remember how big she is! She is still learning all of her manners, and is not very food motivated, so a home with patience will suit her best. Are you a Mickey looking for your big Minnie? This is the girl for you! She'd be happy to see you at one of our events!
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Daisy

Great Dane

Female, adult
Fairfax Station, VA
Size
(when grown) Large 61-100 lbs (28-45 kg)
Details
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If you are interested in adopting this dog, please fill out our dog adoption questionnaire and e-mail any questions to: adoptioncenter@homewardtrails.org PLEASE VISIT THIS WEBSITE TO FIND THE ADOPTION QUESTIONNAIRE: http://www.homewardtrails.org/adopt-a-pet/adoption-forms/ HOW TO MEET THIS ANIMAL: Come meet them every Saturday and Sunday at the Homeward Trails Adoption Center located at 11116 Fairfax Station Road in Fairfax Station, Virginia from 10 am until 4 pm. LOCATION: Homeward Trails Adoption Center ADOPTION COORDINATOR: Contact our awesome staff at adoptioncenter@homewardtrails.org ADOPTION FEE: $475. This fee INCLUDES spay/neuter and microchip. **Ask me about our many adoption benefits that include free exams, pet insurance, training and other discounts! ESTIMATE WEIGHT FULL GROWN: 70 lbs when she gains some weight. KNOWN WITH DOGS: Daisy will hang out with other dogs but does not play very much. KNOWN WITH CATS: Daisy has not met any cats to our knowledge. KNOWN WITH KIDS: Daisy has not spent any time with children as far as we know. Based on her personality, we do not expect significant issues with there being children in her home. KNOWN COMMANDS: Daisy does not know any commands to our knowledge. KNOWN HOUSEBREAKING &/OR CRATING: Daisy is good in her crate at the Adoption Center. A prior owner indicated she would demonstrate signs of separation anxiety. She may do her best in a home with another dog that hangs out with her when alone. KNOWN LIKES: Daisy likes her crate at the Adoption Center, treating it as a safe space where she can find some peace and quiet. She is a little overwhelmed in this environment and seems to enjoy a more peaceful setting. KNOWN DISLIKES: Daisy doesn't like being crowded or having people or dogs being too forward with her. She does her best when she has time to process her new environment. ABOUT THIS ANIMAL: Daisy came to use from a situation where she lived with a lot of other animals and needed a more personal place to live. We think she would do best in a home with some peaceful energy, perhaps with a confident older dog who can show her the ropes without having to be dominant. HT ADOPTION INCLUSIONS: Spay/Neuter First 3 distemper series vaccines & de-wormings Microchip - lifetime with no registration fees Current on heartworm preventative Current on flea/tick preventative EXCLUSIVE ADOPTER BENEFITS: Free first exam with: Caring Hands Animal Hospital, Palisades Veterinary Clinic, Jermantown Animal Hospital and Clarendon Animal Care and all VCA Animal Hospitals (VCA offers $250 coverage - details provided) Free online workshop with a professional dog trainer at Fur-Get Me Not within the first 30 days of adopting (in DC/Arlington/Alexandria only) A portion of EVERY ADOPTION fee supports spay/neuter for animals in under-resourced communities BE A FOSTER: Save a life: http://www.homewardtrails.org/foster-a-pet/dog-and-cat-foster-program.
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Sasha

Great Dane

Female, adult
Woodbridge, VA
Size
(when grown) Large 61-100 lbs (28-45 kg)
Details
Good with kids, Good with dogs, Good with cats, Spayed or Neutered,
Story
Sasha is very loving and gets along with most other dogs. She is 6 years old and I have owned her for 4 years. Unfortunately due to my divorce and work schedule I cannot give her or my beagle Karli the love and attention they deserve. Ultimately it would be nice to find a family that can take both of them since they are bonded.
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Blizzard

Great Dane

Male, adult
Manassas, VA
Size
(when grown) -
Details
Good with dogs, Not good with cats,
Story
You can fill out an adoption application online on our official website.Fill out an Adoption Application BLIZZARD IS LOCATED IN HARRISBURG, PA. Meet Blizzard, AKA “The Blizz”! Blizzard is a three-year-old Great Dane who, along with his brother Thunder, was surrendered to MTM following the unfortunate passing of their owner.Blizzard is currently placed in a foster home in South Central Pennsylvania.Likes: Blizzard loves snacks, which is a good thing, because he probably could stand to gain 10-15pounds. He loves to play outside in the fenced yard at his foster home, and he also really enjoys hismorning walks, and likes to get out early before it gets too warm outside. He also seems to enjoy chew toys like antlers and also large stuffed animals.Dislikes: Blizzard’s current dislikes mostly involve being separated from his people. He does not love his crate, and cries when crated overnight or when he is able to hear people in the house, but is showing daily improvement as he becomes more tolerant of crate time.Personality: (goofy, laid back, playful, etc) Blizzard is WHOLE lot of dog, and he knows it! He frequently uses his size to his advantage. He will jump on your counters, you, and everything you love with reckless abandon. He loves to be petted and have his ears rubbed, and will forcefully shove his face into you every chance he gets to demand pets. If you stop, he will probably slap at you with his paw to try to get your attention again.Temperament: While more or less a pretty mellow and sweet big guy, Blizzard does show some signs of insecurity at times. He is startled relatively easily during walks by passing cars, unexpected noises, etc. He is also unsure of himself when meeting new people, especially when he is meeting them outside his foster home. While it’s possible many of these behaviors may lessen as he becomes more settled in his permanent home, and more familiar with his surroundings, it is still something that a potential adopter should be aware of. Blizz would like potential adopters to know that his foster family is working on this with him, and gradually getting him more comfortable with meeting strangers in a structured environment outside the foster home. Energy level:  Blizz loves to run around like a wild man and play outside…for all of about 10-15 minutes. Then he’s done and will sleep like he’s dead for the next hour or two. Typical Dane - big on energy, short on stamina. He loves walks and gets really excited when he sees his harness and leash come out! He will also be happy to chase a large ball if you throw it! Just don’t expect him to bring it back to you once he’s done chasing it, because that’s where his interest stops. Favorite activities: By far, Blizzard’s favorite pastime involves being loved on and receiving attention, but he has also really enjoys daily walks and playing outside.  Good with cats, dogs, and kids (over 6)?: While Blizzard lived happily with another dog all his life, a family member of his former owner noted that he had not been around other dogs at all other than the one he lived with. Blizzard can be reactive to other dogs on leash, and this is worsened when the other dog barks or stares at him. When introduced to new dogs, he does get easily overwhelmed and overstimulated. Blizzard could probably adjust to living with another dog, but would also do best with a more laid-back canine sibling, who won’t feed into him when he becomes overstimulated or pushy. Additionally, VERY gradual introductions over time would be of the utmost importance to helping to set Blizzard up for success in living with another dog. Blizzard has not been tested with cats at all, but he does show interest in chasing small critters when he sees them in the yard or on walks, so it is likely that at minimum, he would probably chase a cat. Blizzard has been exposed to both younger and older kids. He does best with older, more dog savvy children who are able to give him the space he needs to become comfortable with them. While he is tolerant of younger and less reserved children, he definitely is more nervous and unsure of himself when interacting with them. Not good with: Small critters. Blizzard fixates on small animals when he sees them on walks, andbecomes very vocal and pulls to try to chase them.Housetrained: Blizz appears to be fully housebroken and has had zero accidents so far in his fosterhome. It should be noted, he appears to favor solid surfaces when it’s time to poop. He will choose asidewalk or road over the grass every time. So if his future family has a yard with a paved surface, they may want to be aware of this. Crate trained: Yes! While it makes him REALLY sad to be away from his people, he is becoming more and more comfortable in his crate every day. He should have no problem with a standard wire crate, as long as it’s a Dane sized one. Requires a fenced yard (physical fence and/or invisible fence)? While he really enjoys playing in the fenced yard at his foster home, Blizzard doesn’t feel he needs a fence to be happy and safe in a home. However, an invisible fence would not be recommended. Blizz will attempt to chase small critters, and it’s unlikely an invisible fence would stop him from leaving the yard to chase a groundhog or squirrel.Walks well on a leash? When it comes to walking on leash, Blizzard has a lot to brag about. He walks BEAUTIFULLY with harness and leash. He only pulls when he sees small critters, or when another dog barks at him, and in both circumstances, he has shown he is highly responsive to verbal correction, and able to be distracted with treats.Challenges: Blizzard does not possess a lot of basic manners, or know many basic commands. He can also be nervous when meeting new people outside the home. Once he warms up, you are in, and good luck stopping him from trying to get into your lap, but he does sometimes need time to get there. Treats, especially hot dog slices, really help speed up the process!Any Medical issues? Blizz could stand to put on a few pounds, as mentioned previously, but otherwise seems to be in great health.What would be the best kind of home? So far, it seems Blizz would benefit most from being adopted by a family who is committed to continuing to provide him with a stable and structured environment, and who will enforce basic training to curb some of his less than gentlemanly habits, as while he is a sweet boy, he is also more than a little pushy. Blizzard would also love to find a family who will continue to work on socialization with him, while also being patient and respectful of his boundaries and not rushing him to do too much too fast. Application Fees, Adoption Donations and Rescue Policy:Please know that 100% of our fees and donations pay for the costs of rescuing dogs. These include, but are not limited to: pull fees from shelters, veterinary examinations, vaccinations, medications and care, microchips, neuter/spay surgeries, heartworm treatments, behavior evaluations, and foster care, as needed. Our rescue policy requires the following: Adopters must have their primary residence in one of the following states: Pennsylvania, Ohio, New Jersey, Delaware, Maryland, West Virginia, Virginia, and parts of North Carolina. We will not adopt a giant breed dog to homes where the dog will have access to highly varnished hardwood steps inside the home. Any inside steps to which the dog(s) have access, must have carpeting, securely fixed stair treads, or a non-skid surface. We encourage you to remediate potential safety issues while your application is under review, prior to the home visit. Methods or devices using pain or force on the dog to control the dog, or to deter undesirable behavior is prohibited. Applications for giant breed dogs must be submitted by the property owner. Homes with children under 6 years of age will not be approved for adoption. Homes with children should have a fenced yard. Pets currently in the applicant's home must have a history of appropriate veterinary care. Veterinary records will be checked. All references must be checked before any visitation of the dog is permitted at the foster home. All family members must be present during the home visit to the applicant's home. Any dog(s) in the applicant's home must have an introductory meeting with the rescue dog being considered, before any adoption can be completed. Homes with intact dogs will not be approved for adoption. Exceptions to this policy can be found on the Adoptable Dog Page. For additional information please review our FAQs or contact mastiffstomutts@gmail.com Mastiffs To Mutts Rescue reserves the right to approve or deny any adoption that occurs through this organization without disclosure.  We reserve the right to make exceptions for special circumstances. Visit this organization's web site to see any additional information available about this pet.September 21, 2023, 2:44 pm
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Rajah

Great Dane

Female, adult
Manassas, VA
Size
(when grown) X-Large 101 lbs (46 kg) or more
Details
Not good with kids, Good with dogs, Not good with cats, Spayed or Neutered,
Story
You can fill out an adoption application online on our official website.Fill out an Adoption Application RAJAH IS LOCATED IN KNOXVILLE, MD. Rajah, The Good, The Bad and The Loving Great Dane! Since coming to MTM, Rajah has been adopted twice, and returned within a month each time. Why? She’s a big, strong, and playful girl, who came into rescue because her owner died, and her owner’s next of kin kept her outside for 2 years before surrendering her to rescue in January 2021. In those 2 years, she had minimal training and human interaction, and she became infected with heartworm. MTM provided heartworm treatment and she is now negative. Rajah’s previous adopters expected too much, too soon. The first adopters allowed their cat in immediate proximity within the first hour, and Rajah chased. Days later, it wasn’t any better. The second adopter had no other pets, and no children at home. Rajah was adjusting well to the routine and the long walks and all the attention. But, when an adult child and dog visited, Rajah got protective, so she was returned. Her perfect home would have a confident and patient owner, no children, no other animals, and a yard that is fenced in with a physical fence.  Rajah could potentially have a K9 brother or sister as long as his/her demeanor was calm and not overly exuberant or aggressive and they were introduced properly, with decompression techniques used. Rajah needs time and consistency to learn her people are trustworthy. She doesn’t have good social skills with dogs. She chases cats and other small animals. She has been with the same fosterer since April 2021. Her fosterer has other dogs, and goats. Rajah is kept separated from the other animals, and her fosterer feels Rajah doesn’t get enough time with her. Her fosterer describes Rajah as a loving, bouncy seven-year-old Great Dane, a 'picture-perfect dog that is just beyond beautiful. Her soul and spirit are truly a rare blessing.' She deserves a home where she can enjoy her own space and her own people. Rajah knows basic obedience, just needs to be reminded. She pulls at times but also knows how to walk at a heel position. She loves her zoomies but then will get excited and will jump up to face greet. Putting her in a sit and giving a calm chest rub will calm her back down. She rides great in the car. She has no issues with people approaching, but she will bark at other dogs. Going to the vet hasn’t been an issue. Grooming; she is fine with nails trims, brushing, etc. She is fine by herself, so she can be left alone while someone works. Likes: Rajah loves having her face petted and leaning in for a Dane hug. She is so attentive and eager to please. She does well in a crate, but she will sing to you if she needs a potty break, a hug or attention. Dislikes: Strangers, dogs barking at her, unpredictable people or activity Personality: Rajah is playful and loving. Her facial expression is so soft. She just wants to get and give love. Energy level: Rajah is able to be calm in a crate, but when loose she is high energy. She loves her zoomies so would do best in a fenced yard. She runs the fence barking at the goats, and the other dogs. Favorite activities: Zoomies and hugs. Good with: Calm, confident and predictable adult humans, and positive training. She likes to please. Not good with: Energetic or loud dogs or cats. She is insecure, so is not trustworthy with children. Housetrained: Yes. Crate trained: Yes. Challenges: Rajah will need to have her obedience training refreshed. She is calmest in a home with a confident owner or she will take control. She does not have good dog-to-dog social skills and she chases cats, so would do best in a home with no other pets. She has done well with calm K9's, so that is a possibility and can be explored in discussion with her current foster. Any Medical issues? Rajah is now heartworm negative! Rajah would thrive in an experienced Great Dane home that understands the importance of ongoing training to build Rajah's confidence. Being an only dog would give her the attention and the time she wants and needs to become a happy-go-lucky Dane. A fenced yard would give her the thrill of the zoomies that she so loves. Rajah may be seven years old, but she isn’t ready to slow down, a typical Dane, she will enjoy going for a walk just as much as a nap. Meeting this girl will bring a joy to your life that only a Great Dane can bring. Application Fees, Adoption Donations and Rescue Policy: Please know that 100% of our fees and donations pay for the costs of rescuing dogs. These include, but are not limited to: pull fees from shelters, veterinary examinations, vaccinations, medications and care, microchips, neuter/spay surgeries, heartworm treatments, behavior evaluations, and foster care, as needed.   Our rescue policy requires the following: Adopters must have their primary residence in one of the following states: Pennsylvania, Ohio, New Jersey, Delaware, Maryland, West Virginia, Virginia, and parts of North Carolina. We will not adopt a giant breed dog to homes where the dog will have access to highly varnished hardwood steps inside the home. Any inside steps to which the dog(s) have access, must have carpeting, securely fixed stair treads, or a non-skid surface. We encourage you to remediate potential safety issues while your application is under review, prior to the home visit. Methods or devices using pain or force on the dog to control the dog, or to deter undesirable behavior is prohibited. Applications for giant breed dogs must be submitted by the property owner. Homes with children under 6 years of age will not be approved for adoption. Homes with children should have a fenced yard. Pets currently in the applicant's home must have a history of appropriate veterinary care. Veterinary records will be checked. All references must be checked before any visitation of the dog is permitted at the foster home. All family members must be present during the home visit to the applicant's home. Any dog(s) in the applicant's home must have an introductory meeting with the rescue dog being considered, before any adoption can be completed. Homes with intact dogs will not be approved for adoption. Exceptions to this policy can be found on the Adoptable Dog Page. For additional information please review our FAQs or contact mastiffstomutts@gmail.com Mastiffs To Mutts Rescue reserves the right to approve or deny any adoption that occurs through this organization without disclosure.  We reserve the right to make exceptions for special circumstances.Click here to watch a video of Rajah.Visit this organization's web site to see any additional information available about this pet.September 21, 2023, 2:44 pm

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Fancy Cats Rescue Team, Inc.

P. O. Box 182, Herndon, VA 20172

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Lost Dog and Cat Rescue Foundation

Arlington, VA 22205

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Lost Dog and Cat Rescue Foundation

Arlington, VA 22205

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Homeward Trails Animal Rescue

11116 Fairfax Station Road, Fairfax Station, VA 22039

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Mastiffs to Mutts DMV

Manassas, VA 20112

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Manassas, VA 20112

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All pets are still with owners., Baltimore, MD 21045

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Well Placed Pet (Rescue Well)

All pets are still with owners., Baltimore, MD 21045

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Frederick County Animal Control

1832 Rosemont Ave, Frederick, MD 21702

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Crossing Paths Animal Rescue - MD transport

Hagerstown, MD 22601

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