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Australian Shepherd puppies and dogs in West Des Moines, Iowa

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We'll also keep you updated on Chili's adoption status with email updates.
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Chili

Australian Shepherd Husky

Female, Young
Des Moines, IA
Size
(when grown) Med. 26-60 lbs (12-27 kg)
Details
Good with dogs, Good with cats, Needs experienced adopter, House-trained, Shots are up-to-date,
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We'll also keep you updated on Chester's adoption status with email updates.
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Chester

Australian Shepherd Husky

Male, 2 yrs 2 mos
Clive, IA
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
Hiya, I'm Chester! I'm a 2 year old Australian Shepherd/Husky mix. I'm a friendly, smart, playful, and energetic pooch. I was found as a stray but now I'm ready for my new forever home. I love treats and would be the best friend you could ask for. Take me home and I'll show you how loyal of a boy I am. If you're interested in adopting me, fill out an adoption application online at www.polkcountyhumanesociety.org/adopt where you will also find a link to request an appointment to meet me. Some pets are in foster homes or may already have an appointment scheduled, so the appointment is important to make sure I will be available to meet you when you come. Polk County Humane Society is located in Bolivar, Missouri, but also makes transports to the Denver, CO, Des Moines, IA and Minneapolis, MN areas twice a month. For potential adopters in those areas, we can do a virtual visit using FaceTime or another app. Just request an appointment using the same link, but note that you want the visit to be virtual and we will call you at the time of the visit once it is confirmed. For long distance transports, there is an additional $100 fee to cover the cost of the transport ($65) and a health certificate from a veteinarian ($35). Going that last mile home for our sweet pets! ##2009700##
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Kaiden JuM

Australian Shepherd Catahoula Leopard Dog

Male, 3 mos
Clive, IA
Size
(when grown) Large 61-100 lbs (28-45 kg)
Details
Good with kids, Good with dogs,
Story
We ARE the BEES KNEES :) Well, we look like we have been attacked by alot of bees.... our foster moms say it looks like that because of our many little black spots in our fur :) We are BEAUTIFUL pups, inside and out!! Found at about 2 weeks old dumped at the post office in a box, we have FOUGHT to live, we were so wracked with parasites that our rescuer did not think we would make it :( but, God was on our side.... not just once, but TWICE!!! That's right, as soon as our rescuer knew we would make it....we came down with parvo...one puppy at a time....... AND because our rescuers are so up to date with things for rescue, we each received the monoclonal antibody AND we ALL SURVIVED, again!!! We are healthy and happy pups now, just growing and playing and waiting for our FUREVER families!! We are Catahoula mixed pups, with GORGEOUS markings- the blue/gray swirly kind- and the ticking in our coats that look like bumble bee marks :) We are sweet and loving and smart and playful all at the same time. We have basically been hand raised and LOVE our people! Kids and adults, we love you all!! Adopt one of us (or more :) and not only will you give us our biggest wish but your life will become so much more happy and fun!! ADOPT...DON'T SHOP!!! Over 1 million pets die every.year.waiting.for.homes! STOP THE MADNESS!! Local adoption fee is $250 (in TX) Out of state adoption fee is $500 (includes transport to your area, $50 temporary fuel fee will be included)
We'll also keep you updated on Paloma (nka Storm)'s adoption status with email updates.
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Paloma (nka Storm)

Australian Shepherd Catahoula Leopard Dog

Female, 2 yrs 10 mos
Johnston, IA
Size
(when grown) Med. 26-60 lbs (12-27 kg)
Details
Good with kids, Good with cats, House-trained, Spayed or Neutered,
Story
Storm is being returned through no fault of her own. Storm is 2.5 years old and 67 lbs. Storm is great with kids, but would do best in a home with kids ages 7+. She leaves cats alone. She is house trained and loves being in her kennel when needed. Storm was sleeping in bed with adopter until she had a baby and now easily sleeps in her kennel. Storm lived with another very submissive dog and did fine with him but the adopter mentioned that she would not do well with another dominant dog. She’s more of a people dog than dog’s dog. She loves her people big and just wants to be near them as much as possible. Storm would need continued work on leash training, but is proving to be quite the eager student and is learning voice commands easily. Storm is a barker, but mostly outdoors. She isn’t into toys, but loves a good bone and lots of exercise. Storm is a super sweet pup that gives excellent good night kisses.All adoptions are $300 per dog for puppies under 1 year, $250 for adults 1 - 9 years old and $150 for senior dogs which include spay/neuter, micro-chipped and up-to-date on required shots. Senior dogs, at our discretion, are adopted out at $150 per dog because we know they will have less time with your family and may eventually have more needs as they get older. But we feel these dogs deserve to live out the rest of their lives as part of a loving family.
We'll also keep you updated on Magellan's adoption status with email updates.
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Magellan

Australian Shepherd Terrier (Unknown Type, Medium)

Male, Young
Des Moines, IA
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
Meet Magellan! He had been living on the street for a few months when someone asked if we could take him in. He’s sooooo happy and bouncy! He weighs 51 pounds and is about a year old, still a baby with sparkling white teeth! He is GREAT with the other dogs in the yard, but plays a little too rough for smaller dogs. He has a chill disposition and isn’t dominant with the other dogs. Magellan is super smart and did great during his brief time in a temporary home. He learned sit and down quickly, and he does well in his crate. He loves to cuddle. Magellan loves to play! He would be a great addition to any home!IMPORTANT: Please read all below, especially if you live outside of Texas, which is where our rescue is located.Apply to adopt on our website: https://www.charmingpetrescue.org/adoptAll of our animals are spayed/neutered, microchipped, and up to date on shots.ALL of our animals are located in Boerne, TX, but transport after adoption is available to other states for a $300 fee for dogs or an additional fee varying by location for cats. If you are seeing our pets posted in your state, that's because you live near a transport stop, they are not currently at that location. Petfinder lists our pets as 'Out of Town' pets at other locations, and Adopt-a-Pet lists our location as a Transport stop. Those are currently the only options they offer to make this clear, so we put this description we've put at the bottom to explain it. You can read more about transport here: www.charmingpetrescue.org/transportWe understand transport is not an option for everyone, but we offer it at the cost we pay the transport company for those who wish to adopt from us.June 21, 2024, 10:29 pm
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Bullseye

Australian Shepherd

Male, Adult
Des Moines, IA
Size
(when grown) Med. 26-60 lbs (12-27 kg)
Details
Spayed or Neutered,
Story
HOW TO ADOPT: This dog is available for adoption by appointment. To schedule a time to meet this dog, please contact Cassandra at cjohnson@arl-iowa.org.---- Came from a situation where he did not get the socialization and exposure to the world that dogs typically get from a young age. Because of this, he may struggle with new situations, may show uncertainty with novel everyday objects, may need help understanding leashes, and will need patience and structure with housetraining. - A very sweet guy with lots of potential; just needs the right family to show him love and help him open up! - Prefers to initiate petting and other contact with the people he trusts most, he loves to get pets all over.  Loves spending time with people and if you leave, he is very excited to see you when you return - Likes following his people around and just observing everything - Treats have been great for him to make new people friends! - Has learned how to walk on a leash while in his foster home and very much enjoys going for walks.  He has not had any experience with being tied up outside so needs a fenced in yard - Is deaf and relies on the other dogs in his foster home to know when to go outside and come in side (would likely benefit from a dog friend in his new home to help him understand what's going on) - Enjoys playing with other dogs in his foster home. He is very nice and respectful to other dogs - Sleeps on a dog bed in his foster parents room at night - Has done well with house training in his foster home with their current schedule The ARL's shelter software requires that we choose a primary breed for our dogs. Visual breed identification in dogs is unreliable, so for most dogs we are only guessing at primary breed. We get to know each dog as an individual and do our best to describe each of our dogs based on personality, not breed label. Primary Color: Blue Merle Weight: 56.7 Age: 2yrs 3mths 0wks

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1.6 miles

God's Dogs Rescue of TX for IA Transport Stop

Clive, IA 50325

Pet Types: dogs

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Shelter

1.6 miles

Polk County Humane Society (in Missouri) - Iowa Transport

11101 University Ave Ste B, Clive, IA 50325

Pet Types: cats, dogs

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Rescue

7.2 miles

Forever Home Dog Rescue

Johnston, IA 50131

Pet Types: dogs

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Rescue

7.6 miles

Charming Pet Rescue - IA Transport Stop

Des Moines, IA 50309

Pet Types: dogs

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Shelter

8.6 miles

Animal Rescue League of Iowa Inc.

5452 NE 22nd St, Des Moines, IA 50313

Pet Types: cats, birds, dogs, farm animals, horses, rabbits, reptiles, small animals

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Shelter

8.6 miles

Animal Rescue League of Iowa Inc.

5452 NE 22nd St, Des Moines, IA 50313

Pet Types: cats, birds, dogs, farm animals, horses, rabbits, reptiles, small animals

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Shelter

8.6 miles

Animal Rescue League of Iowa Inc.

5452 NE 22nd St, Des Moines, IA 50313

Pet Types: cats, birds, dogs, farm animals, horses, rabbits, reptiles, small animals

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