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Gertie

APA-A-114387

Looks Like
Shepherd, German / Mix

Sex
Female

Current Weight
60 lbs

Estimated Age
1 Years
1 Months

Location
Foster

Adoption Fee
$175
Looks Like
Shepherd, German / Mix
Sex
Female
Current Weight
60 lbs
Estimated Age
1 Years
1 Months
Location
Foster
Adoption Fee
$175

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Gertie is a very gentle, smart young girl who's learning so much about her new environment, her new friends and her new activities - and she loves all of it. Especially shoes! She loves her fosters' shoes. When they come downstairs in the morning, she's rearranged their shoes all over the house (but does not damage them).

Gertie can be an independent girl, but she likes to be with her fosters all the time. She loves to lay on the bed with them and get their belly rubs. She also loves their 4-year-old son, always gentle with him. She plays well with their dog and wants to be friends with their cat, following her and gently sniffing her.

She was alarmed and a bit fearful when first leashed up for walks, but now she's learned that leash walking can be fun, and she's become a perfect leash walker. She walks well with other dogs and doesn't pull.

Back home, she likes laying out in the yard. And, treat motivated, she's learning basic commands. She is house-trained and loves her crate. She free roams the house, but knows the crate is her safe space.

Gertie will love a home with just one person or a family. She will enjoy kids, dogs and cats. She's a very chill girl but will want lots of exercise and space to run around. And she'll benefit from more training. Come meet this adorable girl. Offer her a shoe and she'll follow you home!
Come meet your new best friend

Requirements

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Please plan on allowing adequate time to be matched with a dog, have relevant consultations, and complete all necessary paperwork. This can take 1-2 hours in total.

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Fill out our adoption application and meet with an adoption counselor.

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You must be at least 18 years of age.

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You must show a picture ID with a current address. If this isn't available, we will accept a picture ID with a current utility bill.

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An APA!-conducted meet-and-greet with current household dogs is recommended for most and required for some adult dogs.

Our adoption fee varies per dog depending on age, breed, and/or medical condition(s). This fee includes:

Spay or neuter surgery (Please note that an additional $100 refundable deposit is required for all dogs who are not yet spayed or neutered.)

Heartworm test on dogs 6 months and older

Current vaccinations

Deworming treatment

Microchip

Lifetime behavior support

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