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Australian Shepherd puppies and dogs in Laurel, Maryland

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Aslan

Australian Shepherd Corgi

Male, Puppy
Washington, DC
Size
(when grown) Med. 26-60 lbs (12-27 kg)
Details
Good with dogs, Spayed or Neutered,
Story
Please contact Diane Pedulla (dianep@luckydoganimalrescue.org) for more information about this pet.young boy eager for LIFE! ASLAN NEEDS A FOSTER OR FOREVER HOME!!!!   Come meet Aslan and other great adoptable dogs this Sunday (March 3rd) from 12-3 pm at the PETSMART in ALEXANDRIA (3351 Richmond Hwy, Alexandria, VA 22305)!     Name:    Aslan          Best Guess for Breed:  Australian shepherd, Cardigan Welsh Corgi, maybe other shepherd mix?      Best Guess for Age:    6 months as of February 2024         SEX:  Male   Estimated Weight (puppies' weights change quickly!):   23.4 lbs as of 2/26/24   Gets Along With:   Most puppies are in the prime of their socialization window and will do well with other dogs, cats and kids so long as they receive patience and proper training.   Currently Living at: Shelter; needs a foster or forever home in the DC area to get his freedom ride here on Saturday 3/2! Aslan is Looking For:    His forever home! Aslan says he hasn't seen nearly enough of the world yet and he's eager to have his own humans to explore it with. Long sniffy walks, romps in parks, and all the adventures they can dream up - yes, please! He'd love to make pup and people pals along the way. Dog school is on his wish list as well, so he can show how super smart he is.    Most of all, though, he wants to know where he belongs and that he's safe and loved for all his days. In exchange, he promises loyal companionship. What do you say? Does he get to go through life by your side?   What My Foster Says About Me:  We will update this once he has arrived in the DC area and spent some time with his foster Lucky Dog cannot guarantee any dog is housebroken.  All of our dogs are working on their crate training.  TO ADOPT:       The adoption fee for this puppy is $485, which includes the cost of routine vetting and transport from the shelter.    If you are interested in adopting, please complete the Adoption Questionnaire online bit.ly/adoptaluckydog   Lucky Dog Animal Rescue does our best to provide accurate information about the dogs we have for adoption. That said, we cannot make any guarantees about age, breed or temperament.   Thank you for contacting Lucky Dog Animal Rescue and helping to save a life! Please visit us online at        www.luckydoganimalrescue.org       . BE A FOSTER!!!       Fosters make it possible for Lucky Dog Animal Rescue to save and care for homeless and abandoned dogs!  To learn about fostering, please contact fostering@luckydoganimalrescue.org! BE A SPONSOR!!!!       Sponsors help Lucky Dog support the many dogs we save. To learn more about sponsorship, please contact       info@luckydoganimalrescue.org       .   &#226&#128&#139February 29, 2024, 10:39 pm
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Castiel

Australian Shepherd

Male, Puppy
Washington, DC
Size
(when grown) Med. 26-60 lbs (12-27 kg)
Details
Good with dogs, Spayed or Neutered,
Story
Please contact Kady Hammer (KadyH@luckydoganimalrescue.org) for more information about this pet.Sweet young boy ISO fresh start and love! CASTIEL NEEDS A FOREVER HOME!!!!   Name:  Castiel           Best Guess for Breed:   Australian Shepherd mix   Best Guess for Age:   6 months as of February 2024          SEX:    Male   Estimated Weight (puppies' weights change quickly!):  20.8 lbs as of 2/12/24   Gets Along With:        Most puppies are in the prime of their socialization window and will do well with other dogs, cats and kids so long as they receive patience and proper training. Because Castiel is shy, he needs to go to a home with a confident, welcoming resident dog. Due to his shy personality, we do not recommend him for a home with children under the age of 12.   Currently Living at:   DC area foster home   Special Adoption Considerations: Puppies under 6 months of age need to have multiple potty breaks/exercise throughout the day. Potential adopters with a standard 8-hour workday must be willing to make arrangements to meet the needs of their puppy.  Castiel is Looking For:  His forever home! This sweetie might no longer be a closed-eye little baby, but he's still a puppy and looking for lots of play time and snuggles and all that fun stuff! He's also ready to explore! The neighborhood, the local parks, the world! And all the toys to see what he likes best - balls for fetch? Ropes for tug? Squeaky plushies to squeak? Yes, please!    He also wants to go to dog school to show how super smart he is. But most of all, he wants to know he's safe and loved and under his own roof for all his days. In exchange, he promises lots of tail wags and kisses and adoring gazes - and loyal companionship. He made the trip to DC from Texas just to find his forever family. What do you say? Is he the companion you have been seeking? What My Foster Says About Me: Castiel has come out his shell and now goes up and down the stairs without being scared, does not hide under the sofa and bed anymore. Still learning how to walk on the leash and crate training. Does not have accidents inside the house if taken out on a timely manner.  He likes to play a lot with his toys he has shown now that he is definitely a puppy and has the puppy energy. He is shy at first but warms up. Puppy Vetting Requirements:        Lucky Puppies have had their age appropriate vaccines, but may not yet be “fully” vaccinated. It is the adopter’s responsibility to ensure that the remaining puppy vaccines are given at the appropriate time. Please also keep in mind that, until your puppy is fully vaccinated, they are at greater risk for illness than an adult dog.      Your new puppy will need to work on their house training and will also need to go to obedience school so they can grow into a well-socialized dog!  TO ADOPT:       The adoption fee for this puppy is $485, which includes the cost of routine vetting and transport from the shelter.    If you are interested in adopting, please complete the Adoption Questionnaire online bit.ly/adoptaluckydog   Lucky Dog Animal Rescue does our best to provide accurate information about the dogs we have for adoption. That said, we cannot make any guarantees about age, breed or temperament.   Thank you for contacting Lucky Dog Animal Rescue and helping to save a life! Please visit us online at        www.luckydoganimalrescue.org       . BE A FOSTER!!!       Fosters make it possible for Lucky Dog Animal Rescue to save and care for homeless and abandoned dogs!  To learn about fostering, please contact fostering@luckydoganimalrescue.org! BE A SPONSOR!!!!       Sponsors help Lucky Dog support the many dogs we save. To learn more about sponsorship, please contact       info@luckydoganimalrescue.org       .   &#226&#128&#139February 29, 2024, 10:39 pm
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Sirius

Australian Shepherd Mixed Breed (Medium)

Male, Adult
Washington, DC
Size
(when grown) Med. 26-60 lbs (12-27 kg)
Details
Spayed or Neutered,
Story
Male, approx. 2 years old, 55 lbs Personality: Gentle, loyal, snuggler, affectionate, energetic, independent, adventurous, playful, and rambunctious. Sirius is an affectionate, cuddly and energetic dog who is anything but serious! His gentle and loyal nature endears him to humans and dogs alike. Sirius is full of life, and he loves going on long walks or entertaining himself by eating dinner with a Kong or snuffle mat. Looking for a snuggler? Sirius may be your guy! He is ready to snuggle up with you on the couch or rest at your feet. He will take his chill vibes from you and can tell when it's time to get ready for bed. Searching for a new companion for your adventures? Look no further. Apply today to meet Sirius! ________________________________________________________________________ If you are interested in meeting a dog or cat, we require an adoption application. If the animal has "HAS APPLICATION" listed, they are still available to receive additional applications but also may be in the process of being adopted soon. Apply for a DOG: http://www.citydogsrescuedc.org/adoptable-dogs.html Interested in saving more lives? Foster a dog today! Learn more, see our list of dogs needing foster, and apply, https://www.citydogsrescuedc.org/foster-a-city-dog.html City Dogs & City Kitties Rescue is a foster-based rescue in Washington, DC. We do not have a shelter. CDCK has a thorough adoption process to find the best possible fit for each of our dogs and cats (we do not operate under a first-come, first-served model). Upon accepting a new cat or dog into the organization, we provide a basic vet visit that includes necessary vaccinations, disease screenings, deworming, microchips, and spay/neuter for dogs six months and older. We do not provide a comprehensive medical exam before adoption. As a result, sickness, injury, and disability may exist unbeknownst to CDCK. City Dogs & City Kitties Rescue is not responsible for payment of any vet care, including known and unknown medical conditions once a cat or dog is adopted from us. Dog specific: Rabies, DHPP, and Bordetella vaccines. They are tested for HW, Lyme, Ehrlichia, Anaplasmosis. Most cats and dogs will have a house-training accident in the initial days in their new home and we cannot guarantee any pet is housebroken or crate trained.
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BONNIE BELLE

Australian Shepherd Boxer

Female, Adult
Washington, DC
Size
(when grown) Med. 26-60 lbs (12-27 kg)
Details
Good with dogs, Spayed or Neutered,
Story
We are trying to help this sweet girl called Bonnie Belle to find a home since her elderly parents are in failing health and cannot care for their five dogs.  Bonnie Belle is a mix of some interesting breeds.  We think she has some Aussie and maybe Boxer in her.  The Australian Shepherd trait is what makes her a protector of the yard and home when strangers approach.  She is the home security dog officer!   This girl is losing her home because her elderly parents have fallen into bad health.  Bonnie Belle is 4 years old and weighs a little over 40 pounds.  She adores people and is good with the other dogs that she spends time with in the fenced yard.  She is housebroken, affectionate and a devoted girl to her family.  If you would like to give Bonnie her next forever home, please email Critter Cavalry Rescue who is helping her at ccrnewengland@gmail.com PLEASE NOTE:   Our dogs and cats are fostered in Tennessee and can transport weekly up to the Northeast region.  Request an application and learn more about Critter Cavalry at https://www.crittercavalry.com/adoption.February 29, 2024, 8:59 am
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PUPPY IRISH

Australian Shepherd

Male, Puppy
Washington, DC
Size
(when grown) Med. 26-60 lbs (12-27 kg)
Details
Good with kids, Good with dogs, Good with cats, Spayed or Neutered,
Story
My name is Irish, a black Australian shepherd puppy, born around December 5th 2023, at 12 weeks old I weigh 18 pounds and probably destined to be 50 pounds as an adult. Currently, I live with my brother and sister and our foster parents. Boy, do we keep those humans busy!  My favorite part of the day is anything to do with eating. I also love wrestling with my siblings, although wrestling or snuggling with my people is also awesome. I am crate-trained, not housebroken (too young) and I would love to have playmates. My playmates can be humans or dogs, or both! (I’ve never met a cat before but I'm certain they would be my friend). I like to play with soft toys, although the occasional chewy toy is pretty fun for teething on. At the moment, my favorite toy is an old dish towel my mom has tied in a knot. The simple things in life entertain me. I would need lots of playtime outside and inside, and lots of snuggles when I leave my siblings for the first time. I promise to return love infinitely when I come live with you. P.S. Mom says I have to tell you that I am very charming and can act innocent even if I was causing a “ruckus”, whatever that is.  Write to Critter Cavalry Rescue at ccrnewengland@gmail.com  to ask for an official  adoption application  PLEASE NOTE:   Our dogs and cats are fostered in Tennessee and can transport weekly up to the Northeast region.  Request an application and learn more about Critter Cavalry at https://www.crittercavalry.com/adoption.February 29, 2024, 8:59 am
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LORA LEE

Australian Shepherd

Female, Adult
Washington, DC
Size
(when grown) Med. 26-60 lbs (12-27 kg)
Details
Good with kids, Good with dogs, Spayed or Neutered,
Story
Lora Lee is a very sweet dog that is just 2 years old and weighs 35 pounds.  She is said to be an Aussie mix with some Terrier.  Whatever the mix is we think she is a most unusual and truly a beautiful girl who well with other dogs in her foster home.  She is a friend to all and apparently she is house trained as long as taken out regular. Lola Lee is crate trained but cannot be left for long hours in the crate.  She is not leash trained  but is trying to improve.   We are requesting that applicants have a fenced yard for her because she is an active girl that needs to run and play with freedom and not at the end of a leash only. This beauty loves to cuddle and be by your side like your BFF and shadow.  She has the typical bad habit of jumping on people she greets with excitement.  For this reason she probably needs to live with children who are over 8 years of age.  The foster mom is working on her jumping but it will take some extended training and she is really new to the foster home.  If you have another dog that would be great for her to have a playmate that can help her wear out her energy every day.  Lola Lee is a great girl and she is going to need an active family that can challenge and meet her need for exercise and be able to keep up with her.   She is really not a dog for a retirement couple that are ready to have a more laidback dog with fewer exercise demands.  If you are interested in this girl please email Critter Cavalry Rescue at ccrnewengland@gmail.com PLEASE NOTE:   Our dogs and cats are fostered in Tennessee and can transport weekly up to the Northeast region.  Request an application and learn more about Critter Cavalry at https://www.crittercavalry.com/adoption.February 29, 2024, 8:59 am

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Tara's House Animal Rescue, Inc. - Columbia Chapter

8775 Centre Park Drive, #258, Columbia, MD 21045

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Knine Rescue, Inc.

Brookeville, MD 20833

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Australian Shepherds Furever -Washington DC Chapter

2910 S. Archibald # A 607, Washington, DC 20010

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City Dogs Rescue & City Kitties - DC

We do not have a shelter. All of our dogs and cats are in private foster homes., Please complete our application or attend our weekly adoption events to meet one!, Washington, DC 20008

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Critter Cavalry Rescue - DC

Washington, DC 20009

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Washington, DC 20009

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Washington, DC 20009

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