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Rescue Me ID: 18-04-08-00123Lu-Jai-Ying (male)

Poodle    Age: Puppy

Compatibility: Good with Most Dogs, Good with Kids and Adults 
Personality: High Energy, Average Temperament 
Health: Neutered, Vaccinations Current 

    LuJaiYing was saved from the illegal meat trade in China. He is one of three of our first saved dogs from this horrific life and we hope to be able to continue to save more. Working with rescue's in China, we pay to get these dogs vetted, tested, quarantined and all other requirements to import them to the safety of the rescue in Sebec, Maine. The adoption fee for our dogs we save from China is $1,500 and covers the costs we incur to save this precious souls. LuJaiYing is neutered, rabies, core vaccines, heartworm, tick-disease and screw worm tested negative. He has been de-wormed, microchiped and received any necessary monthly ... (Read More)preventatives. He has an estimated date of birth of 23rd May 2016. LuJaiYing arrived in the United States on 24th March 2018. When Lu-Jai arrived at the airport he was very scared and stressed, he was snappy with the other dogs from the flight and just really confused as to what was going on. We kept him in a crate for the drive home so that he could decompress and when at the rescue at first had him in a pen, but then after a short while opened the gate and in his own time he came out to meet the other dogs and get lots of fuss and attention. Lu-Jai for the first week was reserved, he was clearly taking in all that was going on, he had relaxed with the other dogs and was great when the small puppies came up to him, and he definitely wanted to catch up on all the love and attention he has missed out on in his life. After the first week, his guard came down and his amazing personality started to shine through. He loves playing with the other dogs, he loves the snow, he loves to chase and bring tennis balls, he loves his cuddles and fuss. He will stand on his back legs and paw at you to get your attention if you dare to not be giving him your undivided attention. Lu-Jai, being a poodle is going to require constant grooming to ensure he is comfortable in his coat and it doesn't get matted, so a family that either knows and enjoys regular grooming, or has the finances and time to take him for regular grooming is a must. Allowing dogs hair to get matted is not good for them and is very painful and this poor boy has endured enough pain to last him a million lifetimes. Lu-Jai walks ok on the leash, and with a little practice he would be perfect. He rides wonderfully in the car and does use the dog door to go outside to do his business, although at times I have caught him still peeing at the door or on the puppy pee pads, so it is important to expect accidents as he will once again be having a huge transition in his life. Lu-Jai is a young, high energy boy who needs guidance and training and it is important that he has a family that understands this and has the time and patience to work with him. It is important that they spend time as a family to work on training, setting boundaries and learning each others personality and body language. He is extremely intelligent and attentive and training will be fun and very productive. It is also important to remember that taking him to new places, caution must be taken to make sure he feels safe and secure, we do not know if any kinds of noises scare him. Lu-Jai is a social boy and has never shown any kind of aggression at all, he lives, eats and sleeps with lots of other dogs and puppies and enjoys the company and so a family with another dog would be great, but if not then it is important that he gets to play and interact with other dogs throughout his life. We do NOT recommend dog parks for several months, (if at all) until a bond and trust and knowing to read his body language has been gained. It is crucial to remember the horrors this boy has endured and you do not know what might scare him. We do not have cats at the rescue so we cannot comment on how he would be around them, he is very curious and playful and so I would expect chasing at a minimum. Lu-Jai is available for adoption from Give a Dog a Home, German Shepherd Dog Rescue which is located in Sebec, Maine, for an adoption fee of $1,500. This fee covers the costs incurred by the rescue to save this precious soul and get him to the US. The fee is not negotiable. We post in other states and in Canada to ensure our saved dogs get as much exposure as possible and the perfect families are found. Adoptive families MUST travel to the rescue in Sebec, Maine to meet Lu-Jai and if all goes well, take him home with them to start their new wonderful life. Rescuer QingEr, JiaYing has so many merits. He is not only a graceful and polite boy but also has a high intelligence and understanding of things. He knows to wait before he gets the permission to enter. He was born with such delicacy and he always know how to behave. He is also a fantastic passenger if you bring him out for a ride. He likes to catch your heart with a cute tiled head and blinking eyes. The experience of being a spray dog hurts him deeply inside and make him cautious and timid, especially when he is adapting to a new place. (Less)

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Rescue Me ID: 18-04-08-00109HiNui (female)

German Shepherd    Age: Puppy

Compatibility: Good with Most Dogs, Good with Kids and Adults 
Personality: High Energy, Average Temperament 
Health: Spayed, Vaccinations Current 

    HiNui was saved from the illegal meat trade in China. She is one of three of our first saved dogs from this horrific life and we hope to be able to continue to save more. Working with rescue's in China, we pay to get these dogs vetted, tested, quarantined and all other requirements to import them to the safety of the rescue in Sebec, Maine. The adoption fee for our dogs we save from China is $1,500 and covers the costs we incur to save this precious souls. HiNui is spayed, rabies, core vaccines, heartworm, tick-disease and screw worm tested negative. She has been de-wormed, microchiped and received any necessary monthly preventatives. She ... (Read More)has an estimated date of birth of 3rd January 2017. HiNui arrived in the United States on 24th March 2018. HiNui when we first took her out of the crate at the airport was somewhat stressed, clearly not knowing what was going on or happening, but with lots of cuddles and reassurance she settled down, although she does still have a little anxiety, but nothing major just a little insecurity which has diminished over the time she has been her. So, we do expect her to have some anxiety when she leaves the safety of the rescue and her friends and so this must be taken into consideration. She must have a caring family that has the time and patience to let her feel secure. It is nothing major, but definitely we want to make her new family aware of. After she settled HiNu has adapted wonderfully to her new life in the United States, she is great with other dogs, she absolutely loves to play and wrestle and chase her Chinese and American canine friends. She is great with the pups and is totally loving and affectionate with all humans that she meets. HiNui walks ok on the leash, although he does zig-zag a lot which is just because she has not had much practice. She rides wonderfully in the car and does use the dog door to go outside to do her business. It is important to expect accidents as she will once again be having a huge transition in her life. HiNui is a young, high energy girl who needs guidance and training and it is important that she has a family that understands this and has the time and patience to work with her. It is important that they spend time as a family to work on training, setting boundaries and learning each others personality and body language. It is also important to remember that when taking her to new places, caution must be taken to make sure she feels safe and secure, we do not know if any kinds of noises scare her. HiNui is a social girl and has never shown any kind of aggression at all, she lives, eats and sleeps with lots of other dogs and puppies and enjoys the company and so a family with another dog would be great, but if not then it is important that he gets to play and interact with other dogs throughout her life. We do NOT recommend dog parks for several months until a bond and trust and knowing to read his body language has been gained. We do not have cats at the rescue so we cannot comment on how she would be around them, she is very curious and playful and so I would expect chasing at a minimum. HiNui is available for adoption from Give a Dog a Home, German Shepherd Dog Rescue which is located in Sebec, Maine, for an adoption fee of $1,500. This fee covers the costs incurred by the rescue to save this precious soul and get her to the US. The fee is not negotiable. We post in other states and in Canada to ensure our saved dogs get as much exposure as possible and the perfect families are found. Adoptive families MUST travel to the rescue in Sebec, Maine to meet HiNui and if all goes well, take her home with them to start their new wonderful life.%BD'%BD%BD Rescuer QingQing: Huniu was rescued in March 20th 2017. Her living condition was so heart-breaking and unbelievable. She has really terrible ear mites and it took us so long to completely cue it. She is such a lovely girl with a soft and tender heart. She didn't lose faith in life after all she had experienced and she has been waiting so long for love and acceptance. (Less)

 Adoption Fee: $1500 Animal Location:

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Rescue Me ID: 18-03-29-00260KATE (female)

German Shepherd    Age: Young Adult

Personality: High Energy 
Health: Spayed, Vaccinations Current 

    KATE was saved with her 8 x 4 week old puppies from a high kill shelter in Texas, where dogs generally have just 3 days to be saved before they are killed for space. Kate is spayed, core vaccines, rabies, de-wormed, heartworm tested negative and micro-chipped. She has an estimated date of birth of 15 September 2015 and at the time of rescue in March 2018 weighed around 72.00 pounds. Kate has been listed as a German Shepherd Dog Mix, however, we are not able to say for sure what breed she is, it is up to you to look at her pictures and decide what you think she looks like. Kate arrived at the rescue and understandably was protective of her ... (Read More)puppies. She would want to get to know someone first and when she was happy they was ok and of course gave her lots of love and attention then she is content with people going to see her puppies. She is living in the communal area that can be sectioned off and after a few days, I let the gates open so she could get out and about with the other dogs and she would decide which dogs were ok to go and check out her pups. She has done great and over the first few weeks is happy and trusting of everyone, but all dogs know to respect her space and the pups. Kate is a very loving, sweet, affectionate girl who will make a wonderful addition to any active, suitable family. She is a gentle soul, but now the pups are getting so much more independent she is starting to enjoy the freedom of being with the other dogs outside and starting to play and relax more. Kate does use the dog door to go out to do her business or enjoy the fresh air in her run. I do not know if she would let you know she needs to go out since she has 24/7 access to the outside, but she is extremely smart and do not think it would take long to learn. Kate is great with other dogs and is happy to run around chasing and wrestling. She has not shown any sign of aggression at all. She has a lot of energy and so she will need an active family. Someone who understands the importance of mental stimulation as well as physical exercise. I have not seen her with children, but her demeanor and personality I have no doubt that she would be great with them and a lot of fun too. She needs guidance and training and we recommend families go through at least the basics of training with her themselves so that boundaries, personalities and body language can be learned from each other. Kate rides good in the car. She is used to being with other dogs so a family with another dog would be great, however, if that is not the case, then play-dates with other dogs would be extremely beneficial for her. We do not have cats or livestock at the rescue so cannot comment on how she would be near or around them. As with all rescue's she needs guidance and training and we recommend families go through at least the basics of training with her themselves so that boundaries, personalities and body language can be learned from each other. Kate needs an active family and one that will keep her mind stimulated and challenged. Lots of hikes and adventures, training tricks, or agility, dock diving or other fun, active, stimulating activities would be perfect for this girl. We do not have cats at the rescue so we cannot say how she would be around them, however, I am not sure I would trust her with them since she has a high working drive. She is great with humans and I believe would be great with children, I am sure they could keep each other entertained for many hours. 'We do not recommend dog parks for several weeks, if not months, it is so very important for families and dogs to form a strong bond and get to know each other before exposing them to the potential dangers of dog parks. Although all GaDaH dogs are very well socialized with other dogs, lots of other dogs have not had the benefit of this socialization and do not always know how to play and act with other dogs. You also do not know the control the other families have over their dogs and you should always have a good recall for your adopted dog before going to dog parks. KATE is available for adoption from Give a Dog a Home, German Shepherd Dog Rescue for an adoption fee of $550. This fee is not negotiable and is used to cover the rescue costs of pulling, vetting, health certificate, transport from Texas to Maine, monthly preventatives, supplements, food and anything else that is needed. If you feel that you have the heart and home to give this precious soul a wonderful life, please go to our website, under the APPLICATION tab, complete, then submit the APPLICATION. Our process takes around 2-4 days, and ensuring your references are aware that we will be calling, could speed up the process. Once you have been approved, we discuss any questions in regards to the dog you are wanting to adopt, then you complete and submit the contract, make payment and then we can work out the pick up / transport arrangements. (Less)

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Rescue Me ID: 18-03-29-00004LOTI (female)

German Shepherd    Age: Young Adult

Compatibility: Good with Most Dogs 
Personality: Average Energy, Average Temperament 
Health: Spayed, Vaccinations Current 

    
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Rescue Me ID: 18-03-15-00435BELLE-2 (female)

German Shepherd Mix    Age: Puppy

Compatibility: Good with Most Dogs 
Personality: High Energy, Average Temperament 
Health: Spayed, Vaccinations Current 

    BELLE-2 was saved from a high kill shelter in Texas, where dogs generally have just 3 days to be saved before they are killed for space. Belle-2 is spayed, core vaccines, rabies, de-wormed, heartworm tested negative and micro-chipped. She has an estimated date of birth of 13 May 2017. Belle-2 has been listed as a German Shepherd Dog mix, however, we are not able to say for sure what breed she is, it is up to you to look at her pictures and decide what you think she looks like. Belle-2 had been an owner surrender back to the shelter she was saved from because the family said that their other dog didn't like her. When Belle-2 arrived at the ... (Read More)rescue she was extremely scared and had an issue with anything to do with her neck, to the point where I had to keep a leash on her. She was snappy, but not aggressive, it was very much fearful. I brought her over to the house instead of having her in the kennels so that I could work with her. After a few days she had learned that it was ok and I could reach down and take the leash off and put it on, but I would still advise that people are cautious when going near her neck until she trusts them. I have no idea what happened to her, but there does seem to be some kind of abuse that has happened. After a few weeks, Belle-2 has settled down and really decompressed, she is responsive as when she jumps on the sofa (in my space) I can tell her to get down and she will jump down. She is great playing with the other dogs and enjoys to go outside. She will bark when she hears noises, but does come in when called. She is very affectionate and loving and if not lying by side on the sofa she will be at my feet. She is smart and she is agile and will jump up on the counter to explore. She is still very puppy and so that guidance and training is a must. Belle-2 does use the dog door to go out to do her business or enjoy the fresh air in her run. I do not know if she would let you know she needs to go out since she has 24/7 access to the outside, but she is extremely smart and do not think it would take long to learn. Belle-2 is great with other dogs and is happy to run around chasing and wrestling. She has not shown any sign of aggression at all. She has a lot of energy and so she will need an active family. Someone who understands the importance of mental stimulation as well as physical exercise. I have not seen her with children, but her demeanor and personality I have no doubt that she would be great with them and a lot of fun too. She needs guidance and training and we recommend families go through at least the basics of training with her themselves so that boundaries, personalities and body language can be learned from each other. Belle-2 rides good in the car. She is used to being with other dogs so a family with another dog would be great, however, if that is not the case, then play-dates with other dogs would be extremely beneficial for her. We do not have cats or livestock at the rescue so cannot comment on how she would be near or around them. As with all rescue's she needs guidance and training and we recommend families go through at least the basics of training with her themselves so that boundaries, personalities and body language can be learned from each other. Belle-2 needs an active family and one that will keep her mind stimulated and challenged. Lots of hikes and adventures, training tricks, or agility, dock diving or other fun, active, stimulating activities would be perfect for this girl. We do not have cats at the rescue so we cannot say how she would be around them, however, I am not sure I would trust her with them since she has a high working drive. She is great with humans and I believe would be great with children, I am sure they could keep each other entertained for many hours. 'We do not recommend dog parks for several weeks, if not months, it is so very important for families and dogs to form a strong bond and get to know each other before exposing them to the potential dangers of dog parks. Although all GaDaH dogs are very well socialized with other dogs, lots of other dogs have not had the benefit of this socialization and do not always know how to play and act with other dogs. You also do not know the control the other families have over their dogs and you should always have a good recall for your adopted dog before going to dog parks. BELLE-2 is available for adoption from Give a Dog a Home, German Shepherd Dog Rescue for an adoption fee of $550 (Less)

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Rescue Me ID: 18-03-15-00433PAISLEY (female)

German Shepherd    Age: Young Adult

Compatibility: Good with Most Dogs, Good with Kids and Adults 
Personality: Average Temperament 
Health: Spayed, Vaccinations Current 

    PAISLEY was saved from a high kill shelter in Texas, where dogs generally have just 3 days to be saved before they are killed for space. Paisley is spayed, core vaccines, rabies, de-wormed, heartworm tested negative and micro-chipped. She has an estimated date of birth of 9 September 2015 and at the time of rescue in March 2018 weighed around 65.40 pounds. Paisley has been listed as a German Shepherd Dog, however, we are not able to say for sure what breed she is, it is up to you to look at her pictures and decide what you think she looks like. Paisley is a gorgeous girl, but is extremely thin so has a lot of weight to gain. This will ... (Read More)generally take a few months, since her stomach will be small and will take time to get used to having proper sized meals and a good quality food. I free feed here at the rescue so she can eat whenever she is hungry which will help with her weight gain. When Paisley first arrived at the rescue she was a little unsure of all that had happened, but she soon warmed up and didn't want to miss out on getting belly rubs or treats. She is located in the communal area with several other dogs and a mum and her 8 pups and gets on great with everyone. She doesn't mind when the pups climb up and cuddle with her and I often see her grooming them. She enjoys the cool fresh air and just loves getting her belly rubbed and ears scratched. She is extremely affectionate and loving. Paisley does use the dog door to go out to do her business or enjoy the fresh air in her run. I do not know if she would let you know she needs to go out since she has 24/7 access to the outside, but she is extremely smart and do not think it would take long to learn. Paisley is great with other dogs and is happy to run around chasing and wrestling. She has not shown any sign of aggression at all. She has a lot of energy and so she will need an active family. Someone who understands the importance of mental stimulation as well as physical exercise. I have not seen her with children, but her demeanor and personality I have no doubt that she would be great with them and a lot of fun too. She needs guidance and training and we recommend families go through at least the basics of training with her themselves so that boundaries, personalities and body language can be learned from each other. Paisley rides good in the car. She is used to being with other dogs so a family with another dog would be great, however, if that is not the case, then play-dates with other dogs would be extremely beneficial for her. We do not have cats or livestock at the rescue so cannot comment on how she would be near or around them. As with all rescue's she needs guidance and training and we recommend families go through at least the basics of training with her themselves so that boundaries, personalities and body language can be learned from each other. Paisley needs an active family and one that will keep her mind stimulated and challenged. Lots of hikes and adventures, training tricks, or agility, dock diving or other fun, active, stimulating activities would be perfect for this girl. We do not have cats at the rescue so we cannot say how she would be around them, however, I am not sure I would trust her with them since she has a high working drive. She is great with humans and I believe would be great with children, I am sure they could keep each other entertained for many hours. 'We do not recommend dog parks for several weeks, if not months, it is so very important for families and dogs to form a strong bond and get to know each other before exposing them to the potential dangers of dog parks. Although all GaDaH dogs are very well socialized with other dogs, lots of other dogs have not had the benefit of this socialization and do not always know how to play and act with other dogs. You also do not know the control the other families have over their dogs and you should always have a good recall for your adopted dog before going to dog parks. PAISLEY is available for adoption from Give a Dog a Home, German Shepherd Dog Rescue for an adoption fee of $550. This fee is not negotiable and is used to cover the rescue costs of pulling, vetting, health certificate, transport from Texas to Maine, monthly preventatives, supplements, food and anything else that is needed. If you feel that you have the heart and home to give this precious soul a wonderful life, please go to our website, under the APPLICATION tab, complete, then submit the APPLICATION. Our process takes around 2-4 days, and ensuring your references are aware that we will be calling, could speed up the process. Once you have been approved, we discuss any questions in regards to the dog you are wanting to adopt, then you complete and submit the contract, make payment and then we can work out the pick up / transport arrangements. Please do NOT submit an application if you are not looking to take home a new best friend within the next few weeks. (Less)

 Adoption Fee: $550 Animal Location:

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Rescue Me ID: 18-03-15-00430DUTCHESS-1 (female)

German Shepherd    Age: Young Adult

Compatibility: Good with Most Dogs, Good with Kids and Adults 
Personality: High Energy, Average Temperament 
Health: Spayed, Vaccinations Current 

    DUTCHESS-1 was saved from a high kill shelter in Texas, where dogs generally have just 3 days to be saved before they are killed for space. Dutchess-1 is spayed, core vaccines, rabies, de-wormed, heartworm tested negative and micro-chipped. She has an estimated date of birth of 15 March 2015 and at the time of rescue in March 2018 weighed around 48.70 pounds. Dutchess-1 has been listed as a German Shepherd Dog Mix, however, we are not able to say for sure what breed she is, it is up to you to look at her pictures and decide what you think she looks like. No puppies were found with Dutchess-1. Dutchess-1 is a stunning girl who loves to run ... (Read More)and play, but just as much to get cuddles and love and wrestle with her humans. She is more laid back than some of the other dogs in the kennel and she doesn't feed off their excitement. She can be vocal in true German Shepherd form letting you know what she wants and is very responsive. She loves having her belly rubbed and will lay on her back making sure that you have no reason not to give her lots of belly rubs. Dutchess-1 does use the dog door to go out to do her business or enjoy the fresh air in her run. I do not know if she would let you know she needs to go out since she has 24/7 access to the outside, but she is extremely smart and do not think it would take long to learn. Duthcess-1 is great with other dogs and is happy to run around chasing and wrestling. She has not shown any sign of aggression at all. She has a lot of energy and so she will need an active family. Someone who understands the importance of mental stimulation as well as physical exercise. I have not seen her with children, but her demeanor and personality I have no doubt that she would be great with them and a lot of fun too. She needs guidance and training and we recommend families go through at least the basics of training with her themselves so that boundaries, personalities and body language can be learned from each other. Rose-L rides good in the car. She is used to being with other dogs so a family with another dog would be great, however, if that is not the case, then play-dates with other dogs would be extremely beneficial for her. We do not have cats or livestock at the rescue so cannot comment on how she would be near or around them. As with all rescue's she needs guidance and training and we recommend families go through at least the basics of training with her themselves so that boundaries, personalities and body language can be learned from each other. Dutchess-1 needs an active family and one that will keep her mind stimulated and challenged. Lots of hikes and adventures, training tricks, or agility, dock diving or other fun, active, stimulating activities would be perfect for this girl. We do not have cats at the rescue so we cannot say how she would be around them, however, I am not sure I would trust her with them since she has a high working drive. She is great with humans and I believe would be great with children, I am sure they could keep each other entertained for many hours. 'We do not recommend dog parks for several weeks, if not months, it is so very important for families and dogs to form a strong bond and get to know each other before exposing them to the potential dangers of dog parks. Although all GaDaH dogs are very well socialized with other dogs, lots of other dogs have not had the benefit of this socialization and do not always know how to play and act with other dogs. You also do not know the control the other families have over their dogs and you should always have a good recall for your adopted dog before going to dog parks. DUTCHESS-1 is available for adoption from Give a Dog a Home, German Shepherd Dog Rescue for an adoption fee of $550. This fee is not negotiable and is used to cover the rescue costs of pulling, vetting, health certificate, transport from Texas to Maine, monthly preventatives, supplements, food and anything else that is needed. If you feel that you have the heart and home to give this precious soul a wonderful life, please go to our website, under the APPLICATION tab, complete, then submit the APPLICATION. Our process takes around 2-4 days, and ensuring your references are aware that we will be calling, could speed up the process. Once you have been approved, we discuss any questions in regards to the dog you are wanting to adopt, then you complete and submit the contract, make payment and then we can work out the pick up / transport arrangements. Please do NOT submit an application if you are not looking to take home a new best friend within the next few weeks. http://www.giveadogahome-sanantonio.org DUTCHESS-1 is located at the rescue in Sebec, Maine. We post in various states along the east coast and Canada where we have had lots of successful adoptions to enable more exposure for these beautiful saved souls. Families will need to be prepared to travel to the rescue to meet and take home their new best friend. (Less)

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Rescue Me ID: 18-03-15-00426HUCK (male)

German Shepherd Mix    Age: Puppy

Compatibility: Good with Most Dogs, Good with Kids and Adults 
Personality: High Energy, Average Temperament 
Health: Neutered, Vaccinations Current 

    HUCK was saved from a high kill shelter in Texas, where dogs generally have just 3 days to be saved before they are killed for space. HUCK is neutered, core vaccines, rabies, de-wormed, heartworm tested negative and micro-chipped. He has an estimated date of birth of 7 March 2017 and at the time of rescue in March 2018 weighed around 57.00 pounds. HUCK has been listed as a German Shepherd Dog Mix, however, we are not able to say for sure what breed he is, it is up to you to look at his pictures and decide what you think he looks like. Huck is a young handsome boy who whilst he has been here at the rescue has been very chilled out and laid ... (Read More)back. He doesn't get over-excited in the kennels like a lot of the other dogs and when he is let out whilst I clean, he runs up and down and goes to see his friends and will rub his side along the other dogs gates. He doesn't bark or aggravate them, he is just saying hello and letting them know he is happy to be out. He is a very gentle boy who loves to get his ear scratched and belly rubbed. ' Huck does use the dog door to go out to do his business or enjoy the fresh air in his run. I do not know if he would let you know he needs to go out since she has 24/7 access to the outside, but he is extremely smart and do not think it would take long to learn. Huck is great with other dogs and is happy to run around chasing and wrestling. He has not shown any sign of aggression at all. He has a lot of energy and so he will need an active family. Someone who understands the importance of mental stimulation as well as physical exercise. I have not seen him with children, but his demeanor and personality I have no doubt that he would be great with them and a lot of fun too. He needs guidance and training and we recommend families go through at least the basics of training with him themselves so that boundaries, personalities and body language can be learned from each other. Huck rides good in the car. He is used to being with other dogs so a family with another dog would be great, however, if that is not the case, then play-dates with other dogs would be extremely beneficial for him. We do not have cats or livestock at the rescue so cannot comment on how he would be near or around them. As with all rescue's he needs guidance and training and we recommend families go through at least the basics of training with him themselves so that boundaries, personalities and body language can be learned from each other. Huck needs an active family and one that will keep her mind stimulated and challenged. Lots of hikes and adventures, training tricks, or agility, dock diving or other fun, active, stimulating activities would be perfect for this girl. A family that understands the need to be an alpha with working breed dogs. He is great with humans and I believe would be great with children, I am sure they could keep each other entertained for many hours. 'We do not recommend dog parks for several weeks, if not months, it is so very important for families and dogs to form a strong bond and get to know each other before exposing them to the potential dangers of dog parks. Although all GaDaH dogs are very well socialized with other dogs, lots of other dogs have not had the benefit of this socialization and do not always know how to play and act with other dogs. You also do not know the control the other families have over their dogs and you should always have a good recall for your adopted dog before going to dog parks. HUCK is available for adoption from Give a Dog a Home, German Shepherd Dog Rescue for an adoption fee of $550. This fee is not negotiable and is used to cover the rescue costs of pulling, vetting, health certificate, transport from Texas to Maine, monthly preventatives, supplements, food and anything else that is needed. If you feel that you have the heart and home to give this precious soul a wonderful life, please go to our website, under the APPLICATION tab, complete, then submit the APPLICATION. Our process takes around 2-4 days, and ensuring your references are aware that we will be calling, could speed up the process. Once you have been approved, we discuss any questions in regards to the dog you are wanting to adopt, then you complete and submit the contract, make payment and then we can work out the pick up / transport arrangements. Please do NOT submit an application if you are not looking to take home a new best friend within the next few weeks. http://www.giveadogahome-sanantonio.org HUCK is located at the rescue in Sebec, Maine. We post in various states along the east coast and Canada where we have had lots of successful adoptions to enable more exposure for these beautiful saved souls. Families will need to be prepared to travel to the rescue to meet and take home their new best friend. 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Rescue Me ID: 18-03-15-00283MEMPHIS (male)

German Shepherd    Age: Young Adult

Compatibility: Good with Most Dogs, Good with Kids and Adults 
Personality: High Energy, Average Temperament 
Health: Neutered 

    MEMPHIS was saved from a high kill shelter in Texas, where dogs generally have just 3 days to be saved before they are killed for space. MEMPHIS is neutered, core vaccines, rabies, de-wormed, heartworm tested negative and micro-chipped. He has an estimated date of birth of 22 February 2016 and at the time of rescue in March 2018 weighed around 74 pounds. MEMPHIS has been listed as a German Shepherd Dog, however, we are not able to say for sure what breed he is, it is up to you to look at his pictures and decide what you think he looks like. Memphis is a big strong stunning boy who is bursting with energy and is just waiting for his active, ... (Read More)forever family to find him. He is a typical GSD in that he can be vocal when he wants to get his point across, or wants to come out of his kennel. He does feed of all the excitement and energy in the kennels, but enjoys being social with the other dogs. ' Memphis does use the dog door to go out to do his business or enjoy the fresh air in his run. I do not know if he would let you know he needs to go out since she has 24/7 access to the outside, but he is extremely smart and do not think it would take long to learn. Memphis is great with other dogs and is happy to run around chasing and wrestling. He has not shown any sign of aggression at all. He has a lot of energy and so he will need an active family. Someone who understands the importance of mental stimulation as well as physical exercise. I have not seen him with children, but his demeanor and personality I have no doubt that he would be great with them and a lot of fun too. He needs guidance and training and we recommend families go through at least the basics of training with him themselves so that boundaries, personalities and body language can be learned from each other. Memphis rides good in the car. He is used to being with other dogs so a family with another dog would be great, however, if that is not the case, then play-dates with other dogs would be extremely beneficial for him. We do not have cats or livestock at the rescue so cannot comment on how he would be near or around them. As with all rescue's he needs guidance and training and we recommend families go through at least the basics of training with him themselves so that boundaries, personalities and body language can be learned from each other. Memphis needs an active family and one that will keep her mind stimulated and challenged. Lots of hikes and adventures, training tricks, or agility, dock diving or other fun, active, stimulating activities would be perfect for this girl. A family that understands the need to be an alpha with working breed dogs. He is great with humans and I believe would be great with children, I am sure they could keep each other entertained for many hours. 'We do not recommend dog parks for several weeks, if not months, it is so very important for families and dogs to form a strong bond and get to know each other before exposing them to the potential dangers of dog parks. Although all GaDaH dogs are very well socialized with other dogs, lots of other dogs have not had the benefit of this socialization and do not always know how to play and act with other dogs. You also do not know the control the other families have over their dogs and you should always have a good recall for your adopted dog before going to dog parks. MEMPHIS is available for adoption from Give a Dog a Home, German Shepherd Dog Rescue for an adoption fee of $550. This fee is not negotiable and is used to cover the rescue costs of pulling, vetting, health certificate, transport from Texas to Maine, monthly preventatives, supplements, food and anything else that is needed. If you feel that you have the heart and home to give this precious soul a wonderful life, please go to our website, under the APPLICATION tab, complete, then submit the APPLICATION. Our process takes around 2-4 days, and ensuring your references are aware that we will be calling, could speed up the process. Once you have been approved, we discuss any questions in regards to the dog you are wanting to adopt, then you complete and submit the contract, make payment and then we can work out the pick up / transport arrangements. Please do NOT submit an application if you are not looking to take home a new best friend within the next few weeks. http://www.giveadogahome-sanantonio.org MEMPHIS is located at the rescue in Sebec, Maine. We post in various states along the east coast and Canada where we have had lots of successful adoptions to enable more exposure for these beautiful saved souls. Families will need to be prepared to travel to the rescue to meet and take home their new best friend. Sebec is located just outside the towns of Dover-Foxcroft and Milo (approx 8 miles) and approx 45 miles from Bangor. There are also lots of hotels, motels, pet friendly accommodations and wonderful camp-sites for the more adventurous families and what a great way to get to know your ne (Less)

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Rescue Me ID: 18-03-15-00278ROSE-L (female)

German Shepherd    Age: Young Adult

Compatibility: Good with Most Dogs 
Personality: Average Temperament 
Health: Spayed, Vaccinations Current 

    ROSE-L was saved from a high kill shelter in Texas, where dogs generally have just 3 days to be saved before they are killed for space. ROSE-L is spayed, core vaccines, rabies, de-wormed, heartworm tested negative and micro-chipped. She has an estimated date of birth of 22 February 2015 and at the time of rescue in March 2018 weighed around 75 pounds. ROSE-L has been listed as a German Shepherd Dog however, we are not able to say for sure what breed she is, it is up to you to look at her pictures and decide what you think she looks like. She will be arriving at the rescue in Maine on 20th March 2018 'We do not recommend dog parks for ... (Read More)several weeks, if not months, it is so very important for families and dogs to form a strong bond and get to know each other before exposing them to the potential dangers of dog parks. Although all GaDaH dogs are very well socialized with other dogs, lots of other dogs have not had the benefit of this socialization and do not always know how to play and act with other dogs. You also do not know the control the other families have over their dogs and you should always have a good recall for your adopted dog before going to dog parks. ROSE-L is available for adoption from Give a Dog a Home, German Shepherd Dog Rescue for an adoption fee of $550. This fee is not negotiable and is used to cover the rescue costs of pulling, vetting, health certificate, transport from Texas to Maine, monthly preventatives, supplements, food and anything else that is needed. If you feel that you have the heart and home to give this precious soul a wonderful life, please go to our website, under the APPLICATION tab, complete, then submit the APPLICATION. Our process takes around 2-4 days, and ensuring your references are aware that we will be calling, could speed up the process. Once you have been approved, we discuss any questions in regards to the dog you are wanting to adopt, then you complete and submit the contract, make payment and then we can work out the pick up / transport arrangements. Please do NOT submit an application if you are not looking to take home a new best friend within the next few weeks. http://www.giveadogahome-sanantonio.org ROSE-L is located at the rescue in Sebec, Maine. We post in various states along the east coast and Canada where we have had lots of successful adoptions to enable more exposure for these beautiful saved souls. Families will need to be prepared to travel to the rescue to meet and take home their new best friend. Sebec is located just outside the towns of Dover-Foxcroft and Milo (approx 8 miles) and approx 45 miles from Bangor. There are also lots of hotels, motels, pet friendly accommodations and wonderful camp-sites for the more adventurous families and what a great way to get to know your new best friend. If there are options to arrange transport, we will work with you to make it happen. (Less)

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Rescue Me ID: 18-03-15-00273TEMPIS (female)

German Shepherd    Age: Young Adult

Compatibility: Good with Most Dogs, Good with Kids and Adults 
Personality: High Energy, Average Temperament 
Health: Spayed 

    TEMPIS was saved from a high kill shelter in Texas, where dogs generally have just 3 days to be saved before they are killed for space. TEMPIS is spayed, core vaccines, rabies, de-wormed, heartworm tested negative and micro-chipped. She has an estimated date of birth of 23 February 2016 and at the time of rescue in March 2018 weighed around 62 pounds. Tempis has been listed as a German Shepherd Dog, however, we are not able to say for sure what breed she is, it is up to you to look at her pictures and decide what you think she looks like. Tempis does use the dog door to go out to do her business or enjoy the fresh air in her run. I do not ... (Read More)know if she would let you know she needs to go out since she has 24/7 access to the outside, but she is extremely smart and do not think it would take long to learn. Tempis is great with other dogs and is happy to run around chasing and wrestling. She has not shown any sign of aggression at all. She has a lot of energy and so she will need an active family. Someone who understands the importance of mental stimulation as well as physical exercise. I have not seen her with children, but her demeanor and personality I have no doubt that she would be great with them and a lot of fun too. She needs guidance and training and we recommend families go through at least the basics of training with her themselves so that boundaries, personalities and body language can be learned from each other. Tempis rides good in the car. She is used to being with other dogs so a family with another dog would be great, however, if that is not the case, then play-dates with other dogs would be extremely beneficial for her. We do not have cats or livestock at the rescue so cannot comment on how he would be near or around them. As with all rescue's he needs guidance and training and we recommend families go through at least the basics of training with him themselves so that boundaries, personalities and body language can be learned from each other. Tempis needs an active family and one that will keep her mind stimulated and challenged. Lots of hikes and adventures, training tricks, or agility, dock diving or other fun, active, stimulating activities would be perfect for this girl. We do not have cats at the rescue so we cannot say how she would be around them, however, I am not sure I would trust her with them since she has a high working drive. She is great with humans and I believe would be great with children, I am sure they could keep each other entertained for many hours. 'We do not recommend dog parks for several weeks, if not months, it is so very important for families and dogs to form a strong bond and get to know each other before exposing them to the potential dangers of dog parks. Although all GaDaH dogs are very well socialized with other dogs, lots of other dogs have not had the benefit of this socialization and do not always know how to play and act with other dogs. You also do not know the control the other families have over their dogs and you should always have a good recall for your adopted dog before going to dog parks. Tempis is available for adoption from Give a Dog a Home, German Shepherd Dog Rescue for an adoption fee of $550. This fee is not negotiable and is used to cover the rescue costs of pulling, vetting, health certificate, transport from Texas to Maine, monthly preventatives, supplements, food and anything else that is needed. If you feel that you have the heart and home to give this precious soul a wonderful life, please go to our website, under the APPLICATION tab, complete, then submit the APPLICATION. Our process takes around 2-4 days, and ensuring your references are aware that we will be calling, could speed up the process. Once you have been approved, we discuss any questions in regards to the dog you are wanting to adopt, then you complete and submit the contract, make payment and then we can work out the pick up / transport arrangements. Please do NOT submit an application if you are not looking to take home a new best friend within the next few weeks. http://www.giveadogahome-sanantonio.org TEMPIS is located at the rescue in Sebec, Maine. We post in various states along the east coast and Canada where we have had lots of successful adoptions to enable more exposure for these beautiful saved souls. Families will need to be prepared to travel to the rescue to meet and take home their new best friend. Sebec is located just outside the towns of Dover-Foxcroft and Milo (approx 8 miles) and approx 45 miles from Bangor. There are also lots of hotels, motels, pet friendly accommodations and wonderful camp-sites for the more adventurous families and what a great way to get to know your new best friend. If there are options to arrange transport, we will work with you to make it happen. (Less)

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Rescue Me ID: 18-03-15-00272DESTINY (male)

Pointer    Age: Puppy

Compatibility: Good with Most Dogs, Good with Kids and Adults 
Personality: High Energy, Average Temperament 
Health: Neutered, Vaccinations Current 

    DESTINY was saved from a high kill shelter in Texas, where dogs generally have just 3 days to be saved before they are killed for space. Destiny is neutered, core vaccines, rabies, de-wormed, heartworm tested negative and micro-chipped. He has an estimated date of birth of 8 September 2017 and at the time of rescue in March 2018 weighed around 19.00 pounds. Destiny has been listed as a Pointer Mix, however, we are not able to say for sure what breed he is, it is up to you to look at his pictures and decide what you think he looks like. Destiny, is a very smart handsome young boy who is extremely inquisitive and will explore anything and ... (Read More)everything. He is often climbing the big snow ploughed mounds to see if he can get up on the roof of the building, luckily he couldn't but it was not for the want of trying. It wasn't that he wanted to escape, he just wanted to explore. Destiny is living in the communal area with the small dogs and he is having a lot of fun. He is very gentle although still very puppy and does need to learn some manners and of course some basic obedience. Destiny would really make a great family addition to an active, fun family that has the lifestyle that will take him on lots of adventures and let him explore. ' Destiny does use the dog door to go out to do his business or enjoy the fresh air in his run. I do not know if he would let you know he needs to go out since she has 24/7 access to the outside, but he is extremely smart and do not think it would take long to learn. Destiny is great with other dogs of all ages and sizes and is happy to run around chasing and wrestling. He has not shown any sign of aggression at all. He has a lot of energy and so he will need an active family. Someone who understands the importance of mental stimulation as well as physical exercise. I have not seen him with children, but his demeanor and personality I have no doubt that he would be great with them and a lot of fun too. He needs guidance and training and we recommend families go through at least the basics of training with him themselves so that boundaries, personalities and body language can be learned from each other. Destiny rides good in the car. He is used to being with other dogs so a family with another dog would be great, however, if that is not the case, then play-dates with other dogs would be extremely beneficial for him. We do not have cats or livestock at the rescue so cannot comment on how he would be near or around them. As with all rescue's he needs guidance and training and we recommend families go through at least the basics of training with him themselves so that boundaries, personalities and body language can be learned from each other. DESTINY needs an active family and one that will keep her mind stimulated and challenged. Lots of hikes and adventures, training tricks, or agility, dock diving or other fun, active, stimulating activities would be perfect for this girl. A family that understands the need to be an alpha with working breed dogs. He is great with humans and I believe would be great with children, I am sure they could keep each other entertained for many hours. 'We do not recommend dog parks for several weeks, if not months, it is so very important for families and dogs to form a strong bond and get to know each other before exposing them to the potential dangers of dog parks. Although all GaDaH dogs are very well socialized with other dogs, lots of other dogs have not had the benefit of this socialization and do not always know how to play and act with other dogs. You also do not know the control the other families have over their dogs and you should always have a good recall for your adopted dog before going to dog parks. DESTINY is available for adoption from Give a Dog a Home, German Shepherd Dog Rescue for an adoption fee of $550. This fee is not negotiable and is used to cover the rescue costs of pulling, vetting, health certificate, transport from Texas to Maine, monthly preventatives, supplements, food and anything else that is needed. If you feel that you have the heart and home to give this precious soul a wonderful life, please go to our website, under the APPLICATION tab, complete, then submit the APPLICATION. Our process takes around 2-4 days, and ensuring your references are aware that we will be calling, could speed up the process. Once you have been approved, we discuss any questions in regards to the dog you are wanting to adopt, then you complete and submit the contract, make payment and then we can work out the pick up / transport arrangements. Please do NOT submit an application if you are not looking to take home a new best friend within the next few weeks. http://www.giveadogahome-sanantonio.org DESTINY is located at the rescue in Sebec, Maine. (Less)

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Rescue Me ID: 18-02-23-00185ROSE-1 (female)

Chihuahua Mix    Age: Young Adult

Compatibility: Good with Most Dogs 
Personality: Average Energy, Average Temperament 
Health: Spayed, Vaccinations Current 

    ROSE was saved from a high kill shelter in Texas, where dogs generally have just 3 days to be saved before they are killed for space. ROSE is spayed, core vaccines, rabies, de-wormed, heartworm tested negative and micro-chipped. She has an estimated date of birth of 9 February 2017 and at the time of rescue in February 2018 weighed around 15 pounds. ROSE has been listed as a chihuahua mix, however, we are not able to say for sure what breed she is, it is up to you to look at her pictures and decide what you think she looks like. 'We do not recommend dog parks for several weeks, if not months, it is so very important for families and dogs ... (Read More)to form a strong bond and get to know each other before exposing them to the potential dangers of dog parks. Although all GaDaH dogs are very well socialized with other dogs, lots of other dogs have not had the benefit of this socialization and do not always know how to play and act with other dogs. You also do not know the control the other families have over their dogs and you should always have a good recall for your adopted dog before going to dog parks. ALICE is available for adoption from Give a Dog a Home, German Shepherd Dog Rescue for an adoption fee of $550. This fee is not negotiable and is used to cover the rescue costs of pulling, vetting, health certificate, transport from Texas to Maine, monthly preventatives, supplements, food and anything else that is needed. If you feel that you have the heart and home to give this precious soul a wonderful life, please go to our website, under the APPLICATION tab, complete, then submit the APPLICATION. Our process takes around 2-4 days, and ensuring your references are aware that we will be calling, could speed up the process. Once you have been approved, we discuss any questions in regards to the dog you are wanting to adopt, then you complete and submit the contract, make payment and then we can work out the pick up / transport arrangements. Please do NOT submit an application if you are not looking to take home a new best friend within the next few weeks. http://www.giveadogahome-sanantonio.org Alice is located at the rescue in Sebec, Maine. We post in various states along the east coast and Canada where we have had lots of successful adoptions to enable more exposure for these beautiful saved souls. Families will need to be prepared to travel to the rescue to meet and take home their new best friend. Sebec is located just outside the towns of Dover-Foxcroft and Milo (approx 8 miles) and approx 45 miles from Bangor. There are also lots of hotels, motels, pet friendly accommodations and wonderful camp-sites for the more adventurous families and what a great way to get to know your new best friend. If there are options to arrange transport, we will work with you to make it happen. (Less)

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Rescue Me ID: 18-02-23-00178MICA (female)

German Shepherd Mix    Age: Young Adult

Compatibility: Good with Most Dogs, Good with Kids and Adults 
Personality: High Energy, Average Temperament 
Health: Spayed, Vaccinations Current 

    MICA was saved from a high kill shelter in Texas, where dogs generally have just 3 days to be saved before they are killed for space. Mica is spayed, core vaccines, rabies, de-wormed, heartworm tested negative and micro-chipped. She has an estimated date of birth of 7 February 2015 and at the time of rescue in February 2018 weighed around 50 pounds. Mica has been listed as an German Shepherd mix, however, we are not able to say for sure what breed she is, it is up to you to look at her pictures and decide what you think she looks like. At the shelter Mica was with a German Shepherd named Glory who was extremely fearful and had bonded with ... (Read More)her and felt safer being with Mica. When Mica was not with her she would cower at the back of her kennels, but Mica gave her confidence. So of course we saved Glory the same time as Mica and brought them both up to the rescue. Since being at the rescue Glory has gained in confidence, she is in a pen next to Mica and they have playtime together and are so very happy with each other. Mica since being at the rescue is totally loving life, she loves to play with toys, chew on hooves and horns, wrestle and chase with Glory and the other dogs and get lots of love and cuddles as much as she can. Mica is high energy and she feeds of the excitement of the other dogs, but does calm down and settle after a while. She is a great girl who has never shown any kind of aggression in any way. When out of her pen she will run up and down the kennels saying hi to her friends and then will run out to play outside and burn off some of that excess energy. Mica does use the dog door to go out to do her business or enjoy the fresh air in her run. I do not know if she would let you know she needs to go out since she has 24/7 access to the outside, but she is extremely smart and do not think it would take long to learn. Mica is great with other dogs and is happy to run around chasing and wrestling. She has not shown any sign of aggression at all. We do not have cats or livestock at the rescue so cannot comment on how she would be near or around them. She needs an active family, I have not seen her with children, but her demeanor and personality I have no doubt that she would be great with them and a lot of fun too. As with all rescue's she needs guidance and training and we recommend families go through at least the basics of training with her themselves so that boundaries, personalities and body language can be learned from each other. 'We do not recommend dog parks for several weeks, if not months, it is so very important for families and dogs to form a strong bond and get to know each other before exposing them to the potential dangers of dog parks. Although all GaDaH dogs are very well socialized with other dogs, lots of other dogs have not had the benefit of this socialization and do not always know how to play and act with other dogs. You also do not know the control the other families have over their dogs and you should always have a good recall for your adopted dog before going to dog parks. MICA is available for adoption from Give a Dog a Home, German Shepherd Dog Rescue for an adoption fee of $550. We would LOVE to adopt her with her best buddy GLORY, if you are interested in giving both of these girls a wonderful home, please email me. This fee is not negotiable and is used to cover the rescue costs of pulling, vetting, health certificate, transport from Texas to Maine, monthly preventatives, supplements, food and anything else that is needed. If you feel that you have the heart and home to give this precious soul a wonderful life, please go to our website, under the APPLICATION tab, complete, then submit the APPLICATION. Our process takes around 2-4 days, and ensuring your references are aware that we will be calling, could speed up the process. Once you have been approved, we discuss any questions in regards to the dog you are wanting to adopt, then you complete and submit the contract, make payment and then we can work out the pick up / transport arrangements. Please do NOT submit an application if you are not looking to take home a new best friend within the next few weeks. http://www.giveadogahome-sanantonio.org MICA is located at the rescue in Sebec, Maine. We post in various states along the east coast and Canada where we have had lots of successful adoptions to enable more exposure for these beautiful saved souls. Families will need to be prepared to travel to the rescue to meet and take home their new best friend. Sebec is located just outside the towns of Dover-Foxcroft and Milo (approx 8 miles) and approx 45 miles from Bangor. There are also lots of hotels, motels, pet friendly accommodations and wonderful camp-sites for the more adventurous families and what a great way to get to know your new best friend. If there are options to arrange transport, we will work with you to make it happen. (Less)

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Rescue Me ID: 18-02-23-00172MARGIE-G (female)

German Shepherd    Age: Senior

Compatibility: Good with Most Dogs, Good with Kids and Adults 
Personality: Average Energy, Average Temperament 
Health: Spayed, Vaccinations Current 

    MARGIE-G was saved from a high kill shelter in Texas, where dogs generally have just 3 days to be saved before they are killed for space. Margie-G, core vaccines, rabies, de-wormed, heartworm tested negative and micro-chipped. She has an estimated date of birth of 15 February 2009 and at the time of rescue in February 2018 weighed around 58 pounds. Margie-G has been listed as a German Shepherd Dog, however, we are not able to say for sure what breed she is, it is up to you to look at her pictures and decide what you think she looks like. . 'We do not recommend dog parks for several weeks, if not months, it is so very important for ... (Read More)families and dogs to form a strong bond and get to know each other before exposing them to the potential dangers of dog parks. Although all GaDaH dogs are very well socialized with other dogs, lots of other dogs have not had the benefit of this socialization and do not always know how to play and act with other dogs. You also do not know the control the other families have over their dogs and you should always have a good recall for your adopted dog before going to dog parks. MARGIE-G is available for adoption from Give a Dog a Home, German Shepherd Dog Rescue for an adoption fee of $550. This fee is not negotiable and is used to cover the rescue costs of pulling, vetting, health certificate, transport from Texas to Maine, monthly preventatives, supplements, food and anything else that is needed. If you feel that you have the heart and home to give this precious soul a wonderful life, please go to our website, under the APPLICATION tab, complete, then submit the APPLICATION. Our process takes around 2-4 days, and ensuring your references are aware that we will be calling, could speed up the process. Once you have been approved, we discuss any questions in regards to the dog you are wanting to adopt, then you complete and submit the contract, make payment and then we can work out the pick up / transport arrangements. Please do NOT submit an application if you are not looking to take home a new best friend within the next few weeks. http://www.giveadogahome-sanantonio.org MARGIE-G is located at the rescue in Sebec, Maine. We post in various states along the east coast and Canada where we have had lots of successful adoptions to enable more exposure for these beautiful saved souls. Families will need to be prepared to travel to the rescue to meet and take home their new best friend. Sebec is located just outside the towns of Dover-Foxcroft and Milo (approx 8 miles) and approx 45 miles from Bangor. There are also lots of hotels, motels, pet friendly accommodations and wonderful camp-sites for the more adventurous families and what a great way to get to know your new best friend. If there are options to arrange transport, we will work with you to make it happen. (Less)

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Rescue Me ID: 18-02-23-00166LUCKY-1 (male)

Chihuahua Mix    Age: Young Adult

Compatibility: Good with Most Dogs, Good with Kids and Adults 
Personality: Average Energy, Average Temperament 
Health: Neutered 

    LUCKY-1 was saved from a high kill shelter in Texas, where dogs generally have just 3 days to be saved before they are killed for space. Lucky-1 is neutered, core vaccines, rabies, de-wormed, heartworm tested negative and micro-chipped. He has an estimated date of birth of 9 February 2015 and at the time of rescue in February 2018 weighed around 13 pounds. Lucky-1 has been listed as a chihuahua mix, however, we are not able to say for sure what breed he is, it is up to you to look at his pictures and decide what you think he looks like. . 'We do not recommend dog parks for several weeks, if not months, it is so very important for ... (Read More)families and dogs to form a strong bond and get to know each other before exposing them to the potential dangers of dog parks. Although all GaDaH dogs are very well socialized with other dogs, lots of other dogs have not had the benefit of this socialization and do not always know how to play and act with other dogs. You also do not know the control the other families have over their dogs and you should always have a good recall for your adopted dog before going to dog parks. LUCKY-1 is available for adoption from Give a Dog a Home, German Shepherd Dog Rescue for an adoption fee of $550. This fee is not negotiable and is used to cover the rescue costs of pulling, vetting, health certificate, transport from Texas to Maine, monthly preventatives, supplements, food and anything else that is needed. If you feel that you have the heart and home to give this precious soul a wonderful life, please go to our website, under the APPLICATION tab, complete, then submit the APPLICATION. Our process takes around 2-4 days, and ensuring your references are aware that we will be calling, could speed up the process. Once you have been approved, we discuss any questions in regards to the dog you are wanting to adopt, then you complete and submit the contract, make payment and then we can work out the pick up / transport arrangements. Please do NOT submit an application if you are not looking to take home a new best friend within the next few weeks. http://www.giveadogahome-sanantonio.org LUCKY-1 is located at the rescue in Sebec, Maine. We post in various states along the east coast and Canada where we have had lots of successful adoptions to enable more exposure for these beautiful saved souls. Families will need to be prepared to travel to the rescue to meet and take home their new best friend. Sebec is located just outside the towns of Dover-Foxcroft and Milo (approx 8 miles) and approx 45 miles from Bangor. There are also lots of hotels, motels, pet friendly accommodations and wonderful camp-sites for the more adventurous families and what a great way to get to know your new best friend. If there are options to arrange transport, we will work with you to make it happen. (Less)

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Rescue Me ID: 18-02-23-00165JERA (female)

Australian Cattle Dog    Age: Young Adult

Compatibility: Good with Most Dogs, Good with Kids and Adults 
Personality: High Energy, Average Temperament 
Health: Spayed 

    JERA was saved from a high kill shelter in Texas, where dogs generally have just 3 days to be saved before they are killed for space. Jera is spayed, core vaccines, rabies, de-wormed, heartworm tested negative and micro-chipped. She has an estimated date of birth of 17 August 2015 and at the time of rescue in February 2018 weighed around 48 pounds. Jera has been listed as an Australian Cattle Dog, however, we are not able to say for sure what breed she is, it is up to you to look at her pictures and decide what you think she looks like. Jera is a super smart girl who is clearly a working breed dog. She is very high energy and very ... (Read More)responsive. She loves to have squeaky toys and will stay focused for a good while if you have her squeaky toy. Jera does appear to be an alpha type personality and so she doesn't always do well with other dogs. If a family has another dog, they must be confident in handling and their ability to train and work with the dogs if they don't always get along. Jera needs an active family and one that will keep her mind stimulated and challenged. Lots of hikes and adventures, training tricks, or agility, dock diving or other fun, active, stimulating activities would be perfect for this girl. We do not have cats at the rescue so we cannot say how she would be around them, however, I am not sure I would trust her with them since she has a high working drive. She is great with humans and I believe would be great with children, I am sure they could keep each other entertained for many hours. She does use the dog door to go out and play or do her business and has not had any accidents in her pen. She might not know to let you know she needs to go out, since she has 24/7 access with the dog doors, but she is an extremely smart girl and a quick learner. 'We do not recommend dog parks for several weeks, if not months, it is so very important for families and dogs to form a strong bond and get to know each other before exposing them to the potential dangers of dog parks. More so with Jera having an alpha personality this could cause potential problems with other dogs that you do not know. Jera is available for adoption from Give a Dog a Home, German Shepherd Dog Rescue for an adoption fee of $550. This fee is not negotiable and is used to cover the rescue costs of pulling, vetting, health certificate, transport from Texas to Maine, monthly preventatives, supplements, food and anything else that is needed. If you feel that you have the heart and home to give this precious soul a wonderful life, please go to our website, under the APPLICATION tab, complete, then submit the APPLICATION. Our process takes around 2-4 days, and ensuring your references are aware that we will be calling, could speed up the process. Once you have been approved, we discuss any questions in regards to the dog you are wanting to adopt, then you complete and submit the contract, make payment and then we can work out the pick up / transport arrangements. Please do NOT submit an application if you are not looking to take home a new best friend within the next few weeks. http://www.giveadogahome-sanantonio.org Jera is located at the rescue in Sebec, Maine. We post in various states along the east coast and Canada where we have had lots of successful adoptions to enable more exposure for these beautiful saved souls. Families will need to be prepared to travel to the rescue to meet and take home their new best friend. Sebec is located just outside the towns of Dover-Foxcroft and Milo (approx 8 miles) and approx 45 miles from Bangor. There are also lots of hotels, motels, pet friendly accommodations and wonderful camp-sites for the more adventurous families and what a great way to get to know your new best friend. If there are options to arrange transport, we will work with you to make it happen. (Less)

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Rescue Me ID: 18-02-23-00162GLORY (female)

German Shepherd    Age: Young Adult

Compatibility: Good with Most Dogs, Good with Kids and Adults 
Personality: Average Energy, Average Temperament 
Health: Spayed, Vaccinations Current 

    GLORY was saved from a high kill shelter in Texas, where dogs generally have just 3 days to be saved before they are killed for space. Glory is spayed, core vaccines, rabies, de-wormed, heartworm tested negative and micro-chipped. She has an estimated date of birth of 5 February 2013 and at the time of rescue in February 2018 weighed around 71 pounds. Glory has been listed as a German Shepherd Dog, however, we are not able to say for sure what breed she is, it is up to you to look at her pictures and decide what you think she looks like. At the shelter Glory was extremely fearful and had bonded with her kennel-buddy Mica, a black Lab/GSD ... (Read More)mix. When Mica was not with her she would cower at the back of her kennels, but Mica gave her confidence. So of course we saved Mica the same time as Glory and brought them both up to the rescue. Since being at the rescue Glory has gained in confidence, she is in a pen next to Mica and they have playtime together and are so very happy with each other. Glory is very affectionate and loves to interact with humans, she is very responsive and will be very easy and a lot of fun to train. Glory does use the dog door to go out to do her business or enjoy the fresh air in her run. I do not know if she would let you know she needs to go out since she has 24/7 access to the outside, but she is extremely smart and do not think it would take long to learn. Glory is great with other dogs and is happy to run around chasing and wrestling. She has not shown any sign of aggression at all. We do not have cats or livestock at the rescue so cannot comment on how she would be near or around them. She needs an active family, I have not seen her with children, but her demeanor and personality I have no doubt that she would be great with them and a lot of fun too. As with all rescue's she needs guidance and training and we recommend families go through at least the basics of training with her themselves so that boundaries, personalities and body language can be learned from each other. 'We do not recommend dog parks for several weeks, if not months, it is so very important for families and dogs to form a strong bond and get to know each other before exposing them to the potential dangers of dog parks. Although all GaDaH dogs are very well socialized with other dogs, lots of other dogs have not had the benefit of this socialization and do not always know how to play and act with other dogs. You also do not know the control the other families have over their dogs and you should always have a good recall for your adopted dog before going to dog parks. GLORY is available for adoption from Give a Dog a Home, German Shepherd Dog Rescue for an adoption fee of $550. We would LOVE to adopt her with her best buddy MICA, please let me know if interested in both dogs. This fee is not negotiable and is used to cover the rescue costs of pulling, vetting, health certificate, transport from Texas to Maine, monthly preventatives, supplements, food and anything else that is needed. If you feel that you have the heart and home to give this precious soul a wonderful life, please go to our website, under the APPLICATION tab, complete, then submit the APPLICATION. Our process takes around 2-4 days, and ensuring your references are aware that we will be calling, could speed up the process. Once you have been approved, we discuss any questions in regards to the dog you are wanting to adopt, then you complete and submit the contract, make payment and then we can work out the pick up / transport arrangements. Please do NOT submit an application if you are not looking to take home a new best friend within the next few weeks. http://www.giveadogahome-sanantonio.org GLORY is located at the rescue in Sebec, Maine. We post in various states along the east coast and Canada where we have had lots of successful adoptions to enable more exposure for these beautiful saved souls. Families will need to be prepared to travel to the rescue to meet and take home their new best friend. Sebec is located just outside the towns of Dover-Foxcroft and Milo (approx 8 miles) and approx 45 miles from Bangor. There are also lots of hotels, motels, pet friendly accommodations and wonderful camp-sites for the more adventurous families and what a great way to get to know your new best friend. If there are options to arrange transport, we will work with you to make it happen. (Less)

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Rescue Me ID: 18-02-23-00159EMILY (female)

Border Collie    Age: Puppy

Compatibility: Good with Most Dogs, Good with Kids and Adults 
Personality: High Energy, Average Temperament 
Health: Spayed 

    EMILY was saved from a high kill shelter in Texas, where dogs generally have just 3 days to be saved before they are killed for space. EMILY is spayed, core vaccines, rabies, de-wormed, heartworm tested negative and micro-chipped. She has an estimated date of birth of 7 February 2016 and at the time of rescue in February 2018 weighed around 34 pounds. Emily has been listed as a Border Collie, however, we are not able to say for sure what breed she is, it is up to you to look at her pictures and decide what you think she looks like. When working with the shelter they told me that Emily was extremely fearful, but has shown no aggression, so ... (Read More)we took this beauty on to give her a chance. At the rescue she has been extremely scared but working with her in her kennel she did start to gain trust taking treats from the dog bed that I set down close by to me. She did take a few treats from my hand but was very nervous in doing so. After a few days I put her in with WRIGHT another scared pup and the two instantly started to play. She is still very nervous with people, but had started to relax a little more. After a week or so I brought Emily (and Wright) over to the house and she has been fine. She took a few days to get comfortable and walk around with the other dogs and still will play with Wright, when he is not playing with the other dogs. She is extremely smart and watches everything I do. She has either been badly abused or just never had any kind of interaction with humans. She will walk around the house exploring, but is conscious of where I am and what I am doing. If I go up to her with a treat she will shy away or run off, but after a little while will come back to see what it is and will gingerly take it from my hand. She will walk on the leash and does use the dog door to go outside to do her business or go out to explore. We do not have cats or livestock at the rescue so are unable to comment how she would be near or around them. Emily is going to need a very special family who understands that this precious girl has had some significant trauma. She needs to be with a family that will let her come around and build trust in her own time and understand that could take a few weeks or it could take months or even years. It is not something that can be predicted and not something that should be forced upon her. She is very gentle sweet girl, with so much potential and when she plays with Wright it is truly heart melting to see her enjoying life. A family with another dog would help her adapt a lot quicker. 'We do not recommend dog parks for several weeks, if not months, it is so very important for families and dogs to form a strong bond and get to know each other before exposing them to the potential dangers of dog parks. Although all GaDaH dogs are very well socialized with other dogs, lots of other dogs have not had the benefit of this socialization and do not always know how to play and act with other dogs. You also do not know the control the other families have over their dogs and you should always have a good recall for your adopted dog before going to dog parks. EMILY is available for adoption from Give a Dog a Home, German Shepherd Dog Rescue for an adoption fee of $550. This fee is not negotiable and is used to cover the rescue costs of pulling, vetting, health certificate, transport from Texas to Maine, monthly preventatives, supplements, food and anything else that is needed. If you feel that you have the heart and home to give this precious soul a wonderful life, please go to our website, under the APPLICATION tab, complete, then submit the APPLICATION. Our process takes around 2-4 days, and ensuring your references are aware that we will be calling, could speed up the process. Once you have been approved, we discuss any questions in regards to the dog you are wanting to adopt, then you complete and submit the contract, make payment and then we can work out the pick up / transport arrangements. Please do NOT submit an application if you are not looking to take home a new best friend within the next few weeks. http://www.giveadogahome-sanantonio.org EMILY is located at the rescue in Sebec, Maine. We post in various states along the east coast and Canada where we have had lots of successful adoptions to enable more exposure for these beautiful saved souls. Families will need to be prepared to travel to the rescue to meet and take home their new best friend. Sebec is located just outside the towns of Dover-Foxcroft and Milo (approx 8 miles) and approx 45 miles from Bangor. There are also lots of hotels, motels, pet friendly accommodations and wonderful camp-sites for the more adventurous families and what a great way to get to know your new best friend. If there are options to arrange transport, we will work with you to make it happen. (Less)

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Rescue Me ID: 18-02-23-00152COOKIE (female)

Chihuahua Mix    Age: Young Adult

Compatibility: Good with Most Dogs, Good with Kids and Adults 
Personality: Average Energy, Average Temperament 
Health: Spayed, Vaccinations Current 

    COOKIE was saved from a high kill shelter in Texas, where dogs generally have just 3 days to be saved before they are killed for space. Cookie is spayed, core vaccines, rabies, de-wormed, heartworm tested negative and micro-chipped. She has an estimated date of birth of 21 February 2016 and at the time of rescue in February 2018 weighed around 11 pounds. Cookie has been listed as a chihuahua mix, however, we are not able to say for sure what breed she is, it is up to you to look at her pictures and decide what you think she looks like. 'We do not recommend dog parks for several weeks, if not months, it is so very important for families ... (Read More)and dogs to form a strong bond and get to know each other before exposing them to the potential dangers of dog parks. Although all GaDaH dogs are very well socialized with other dogs, lots of other dogs have not had the benefit of this socialization and do not always know how to play and act with other dogs. You also do not know the control the other families have over their dogs and you should always have a good recall for your adopted dog before going to dog parks. COOKIE is available for adoption from Give a Dog a Home, German Shepherd Dog Rescue for an adoption fee of $550. This fee is not negotiable and is used to cover the rescue costs of pulling, vetting, health certificate, transport from Texas to Maine, monthly preventatives, supplements, food and anything else that is needed. If you feel that you have the heart and home to give this precious soul a wonderful life, please go to our website, under the APPLICATION tab, complete, then submit the APPLICATION. Our process takes around 2-4 days, and ensuring your references are aware that we will be calling, could speed up the process. Once you have been approved, we discuss any questions in regards to the dog you are wanting to adopt, then you complete and submit the contract, make payment and then we can work out the pick up / transport arrangements. Please do NOT submit an application if you are not looking to take home a new best friend within the next few weeks. http://www.giveadogahome-sanantonio.org COOKIE is located at the rescue in Sebec, Maine. We post in various states along the east coast and Canada where we have had lots of successful adoptions to enable more exposure for these beautiful saved souls. Families will need to be prepared to travel to the rescue to meet and take home their new best friend. Sebec is located just outside the towns of Dover-Foxcroft and Milo (approx 8 miles) and approx 45 miles from Bangor. There are also lots of hotels, motels, pet friendly accommodations and wonderful camp-sites for the more adventurous families and what a great way to get to know your new best friend. If there are options to arrange transport, we will work with you to make it happen. (Less)

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Rescue Me ID: 18-02-23-00138BARRY (male)

Chihuahua Mix    Age: Young Adult

Compatibility: Good with Most Dogs 
Personality: Average Energy, Average Temperament 
Health: Neutered, Vaccinations Current 

    BARRY was saved from a high kill shelter in Texas, where dogs generally have just 3 days to be saved before they are killed for space. BARRY is neutered, core vaccines, rabies, de-wormed, heartworm tested negative and micro-chipped. He has an estimated date of birth of 19 August 2013 and at the time of rescue in February 2018 weighed around 8.6 pounds. Barry has been listed as a Chihuahua mix, however, we are not able to say for sure what breed he is, it is up to you to look at his pictures and decide what you think he looks like. Barry is a sweet, loving affection little man. He lives in the small dog area with 8 other dogs and he gets on ... (Read More)great with them all. There are pee pads down that they all use, but will go outside when it is a nice day and the door can be left open for a while for them to go and play outside and explore. He gets on great with other dogs of all sizes and ages and has never shown any sign of aggression at all. We do not have cats or livestock at the rescue so cannot comment on how he would behave near or around them. Barry although small is still an active boy and would love an active family, he would benefit from some training as do all rescue does and we recommend that the family work with him on basic obedience so that personality, boundaries and body language can be learned from each other. He loves to snuggle and will cuddle up on your lap enjoying the love and he is happy going on adventures or just hanging out. As long as he is with you he is happy. 'We do not recommend dog parks for several weeks, if not months, it is so very important for families and dogs to form a strong bond and get to know each other before exposing them to the potential dangers of dog parks. Although all GaDaH dogs are very well socialized with other dogs, lots of other dogs have not had the benefit of this socialization and do not always know how to play and act with other dogs. You also do not know the control the other families have over their dogs and you should always have a good recall for your adopted dog before going to dog parks. BARRY is available for adoption from Give a Dog a Home, German Shepherd Dog Rescue for an adoption fee of $550. This fee is not negotiable and is used to cover the rescue costs of pulling, vetting, health certificate, transport from Texas to Maine, monthly preventatives, supplements, food and anything else that is needed. If you feel that you have the heart and home to give this precious soul a wonderful life, please go to our website, under the APPLICATION tab, complete, then submit the APPLICATION. Our process takes around 2-4 days, and ensuring your references are aware that we will be calling, could speed up the process. Once you have been approved, we discuss any questions in regards to the dog you are wanting to adopt, then you complete and submit the contract, make payment and then we can work out the pick up / transport arrangements. Please do NOT submit an application if you are not looking to take home a new best friend within the next few weeks. http://www.giveadogahome-sanantonio.org BARRY is located at the rescue in Sebec, Maine. We post in various states along the east coast and Canada where we have had lots of successful adoptions to enable more exposure for these beautiful saved souls. Families will need to be prepared to travel to the rescue to meet and take home their new best friend. Sebec is located just outside the towns of Dover-Foxcroft and Milo (approx 8 miles) and approx 45 miles from Bangor. There are also lots of hotels, motels, pet friendly accommodations and wonderful camp-sites for the more adventurous families and what a great way to get to know your new best friend. If there are options to arrange transport, we will work with you to make it happen. (Less)

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Rescue Me ID: 18-02-09-00370WOODY (male)

Dachshund Mix    Age: Young Puppy

Compatibility: Good with Most Dogs 
Personality: High Energy, Average Temperament 
Health: Neutered, Vaccinations Current 

    WOODY was saved from one of the shelters we work with in Texas. He is neutered, rabies, core vaccines, de-wormed and micro-chipped. He has an estimated date of birth of 31 October 2017 and has an estimated weight of 9.6 pounds. He has been listed as a Daschshund mix. We have no way of knowing the true breed, it is up to you to decide what you think his breed/s is. WOODY was picked up by animal control with Trixie who, when he arrived at the rescue was very bonded with. Since he has gotten older, he has made lots more friends at the rescue and is a very happy social boy. Woody is bursting with energy with a larger than life personality, he ... (Read More)is a happy go lucky boy. He has a smile on his face all the time that is infectious in that your heart can't not smile with him when he looks up at you. Woody has lived in the house with me and my dogs and some other rescue's. He is very well dog socialized and loves to play and wrestle with dogs his own size, but also the big dogs. He loves his toys and squeaky toys are a bonus, he will de-stuff toys if they are easily de-stuffed as most puppies enjoy. He is very affectionate and loves to get cuddles and his belly rubbed and ear scratched.. We do not have cats at the rescue so are unable to say how he would get on with cats. Woody, although a small dog is going to need a family that enjoys an energetic lifestyle. Someone who understand that he will need training and guidance and learns that humans are in charge so boundaries are set. He is going to enjoy an outdoors kind of family who can give him the lifestyle that he needs. Going on road trips, to new places, hikes and adventures and letting him explore the sights, smells and sounds the world has to offer will be to his and your benefit. He is still young and has plenty of energy inside that little body of his. He is going to need a family that understands the importance of basic and advanced training. We advise that families work on their own basic training so that boundaries and expectations can be set and personalities and body language learnt in the process, which will help form a much stronger bond. Woody will make a great family addition to an experienced family. He is fun, active and very loving and deserves a good family and home to call his own. We would prefer Woody to have a family that has another dog, or other animals he can socialize with, he loves other dogs and has been with 25+ dogs since he was 2 months old. %BD'%BD%BD %BD'%BD%BDWe do not recommend dog parks for several weeks, if not months, it is so very important for families and dogs to form a strong bond and get to know each other before exposing them to the potential dangers of dog parks. Although all GaDaH dogs are very well socialized with other dogs, lots of other dogs have not had the benefit of this socialization and do not always know how to play and act with other dogs. You also do not know the control the other families have over their dogs and you should always have a good recall for your adopted dog before going to dog parks. Woody is available for adoption from Give a Dog a Home, German Shepherd Dog Rescue for an adoption fee of $550. This fee is not negotiable and is used to cover the rescue costs of pulling, vetting, health certificate, transport from Texas to Maine, monthly preventatives, supplements, food and anything else that is needed. If you feel that you have the heart and home to give this precious soul a wonderful life, please go to our website, under the APPLICATION tab, complete, then submit the APPLICATION. Our process takes around 2-4 days, and ensuring your references are aware that we will be calling, could speed up the process. Once you have been approved, we discuss any questions in regards to the dog you are wanting to adopt, then you complete and submit the contract, make payment and then we can work out the pick up / transport arrangements. Please do NOT submit an application if you are not looking to take home a new best friend within the next few weeks. http://www.giveadogahome-sanantonio.org Woody is located at the rescue in Sebec, Maine. We post in various states along the east coast and Canada where we have had lots of successful adoptions to enable more exposure for these beautiful saved souls. Families will need to be prepared to travel to the rescue to meet and take home their new best friend. Sebec is located just outside the towns of Dover-Foxcroft and Milo (approx 8 miles) and approx 45 miles from Bangor. There are also lots of hotels, motels, pet friendly accommodations and wonderful camp-sites for the more adventurous families and what a great way to get to know your new best friend. If there are options to arrange transport, we will work with you to make it happen. (Less)

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Rescue Me ID: 18-02-09-00232ASTRO - $300 (male)

German Shepherd Mix    Age: Puppy

Compatibility: Good with Most Dogs, Good with Kids and Adults 
Personality: High Energy, Average Temperament 
Health: Neutered, Vaccinations Current 

    ASTRO was saved from a high kill shelter in Texas, where dogs generally have just 3 days to be saved before they are killed for space. ASTRO is neutered, core vaccines, rabies, de-wormed, heartworm tested negative and micro-chipped. He has an estimated date of birth of 14 February 2016 and weighs around 40.00 pound. He has been listed as a German Shepherd Dog Mix. We have no way of knowing the exact breed, so it is up to individuals to decide what breed they think is most likely. ASTRO with a foster family in Texas until transport to the rescue in Sebec, Maine on 22nd February 2018. This is what his foster family said about him. Astro is ... (Read More)energetic. He is playful with with people and other dogs. He is curious. He knows a few commands. 'When Astro arrived at the rescue we accommodated him with his foster buddy Drax and they have been having a great time playing, wrestling and playing with their neighbours through the chain link fence in the outside runs. Astro is a smart boy and is getting very bored here at the rescue and he and Drax are starting to chew, which is only to be expected when they are not getting enough mental stimulation and physical exercise. Astro is great with other dogs and can be a little alpha with more submissive dogs, but has never shown any kind of aggression whilst here or with his foster family in Texas. He rides great in the car, walks nice on the leash, is very well mannered, although typical with rescue dogs he does jump up to get attention. He would be very easy and fun to train and I believe would excel in not only basic and advanced obedience, but any challenge he is given. Astro would love an active family that will take him on road trips and adventures to new places, letting him see and smell the sights and sounds the world has to offer. A family that understands that since he is a smart boy he is going to need to be mentally challenged and kept busy. He is great with people and other than jumping a little, has been gentle with children. We do not have cats at the rescue so cannot comment how he would act or respond when seeing them. We do not recommend dog parks for several weeks, if not months, it is so very important for families and dogs to form a strong bond and get to know each other before exposing them to the potential dangers of dog parks. Although all GaDaH dogs are very well socialized with other dogs, lots of other dogs have not had the benefit of this socialization and do not always know how to play and act with other dogs. You also do not know the control the other families have over their dogs and you should always have a good recall for your adopted dog before going to dog parks. ASTRO is available for adoption from Give a Dog a Home, German Shepherd Dog Rescue for an adoption fee of $550. This fee is not negotiable and is used to cover the rescue costs of pulling, vetting, health certificate, transport from Texas to Maine, monthly preventatives, supplements, food and anything else that is needed. If you feel that you have the heart and home to give this precious soul a wonderful life, please go to our website, under the APPLICATION tab, complete, then submit the APPLICATION. Our process takes around 2-4 days, and ensuring your references are aware that we will be calling, could speed up the process. Once you have been approved, we discuss any questions in regards to the dog you are wanting to adopt, then you complete and submit the contract, make payment and then we can work out the pick up / transport arrangements. Please do NOT submit an application if you are not looking to take home a new best friend within the next few weeks. http://www.giveadogahome-sanantonio.org ASTRO is located at the rescue in Sebec, Maine. We post in various states along the east coast and Canada where we have had lots of successful adoptions to enable more exposure for these beautiful saved souls. Families will need to be prepared to travel to the rescue to meet and take home their new best friend. Sebec is located just outside the towns of Dover-Foxcroft and Milo (approx 8 miles) and approx 45 miles from Bangor. There are also lots of hotels, motels, pet friendly accommodations and wonderful camp-sites for the more adventurous families and what a great way to get to know your new best friend. If there are options to arrange transport, we will work with you to make it happen. (Less)

 Adoption Fee: 300 Animal Location:

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Rescue Me ID: 18-02-09-00230DRAX - $300 (male)

White Shepherd Mix    Age: Young Adult

Compatibility: Good with Most Dogs, Good with Kids and Adults 
Personality: High Energy, Average Temperament 
Health: Neutered, Vaccinations Current 

    DRAX was saved from a high kill shelter in Texas, where dogs generally have just 3 days to be saved before they are killed for space. DRAX is neutered, core vaccines, rabies, de-wormed, heartworm tested negative and micro-chipped. He has an estimated date of birth of 2 February 2016 and weighs around 35.00 pound. He has been listed as a German Shepherd Dog Mix. We have no way of knowing the exact breed, so it is up to individuals to decide what breed they think is most likely. DRAX was temporarily with a foster family in Texas until transport to the rescue in Sebec, Maine on 22nd February 2018. This is what his foster family said about ... (Read More)him. ' Drax is good around other dogs, likes alone time on his bed whilst he watches what is going on. When Drax arrived at the rescue in Sebec, Maine he was a little confused but was put in a kennel with his best buddie Astro. Both boys get on great with other dogs and each other. They wrestle and play with the toys and enjoy the company of each other and their neighbours when they are in the outside run and play through the chain link fence. Drax has a tendency to chew when he is bored, as do almost all dogs and so he does need to be kept mentally stimulated and have an active lifestyle. He is great with people has been gentle around children, walks on the leash, rides wonderfully in a car and is very responsive and would be very easy to train. Drax would enjoy a family that likes to go on adventures, who will work and train him and keep his mind challenged and play games and cuddle with him. 'We do not recommend dog parks for several weeks, if not months, it is so very important for families and dogs to form a strong bond and get to know each other before exposing them to the potential dangers of dog parks. Although all GaDaH dogs are very well socialized with other dogs, lots of other dogs have not had the benefit of this socialization and do not always know how to play and act with other dogs. You also do not know the control the other families have over their dogs and you should always have a good recall for your adopted dog before going to dog parks. DRAX is available for adoption for a REDUCED ADOPTION FEE of $300 in hopes to find his perfect family since he has been here at the rescue for several months. This fee is not negotiable and is used to cover the rescue costs of pulling, vetting, health certificate, transport from Texas to Maine, monthly preventatives, supplements, food and anything else that is needed. If you feel that you have the heart and home to give this precious soul a wonderful life, please go to our website, under the APPLICATION tab, complete, then submit the APPLICATION. Our process takes around 2-4 days, and ensuring your references are aware that we will be calling, could speed up the process. Once you have been approved, we discuss any questions in regards to the dog you are wanting to adopt, then you complete and submit the contract, make payment and then we can work out the pick up / transport arrangements. Please do NOT submit an application if you are not looking to take home a new best friend within the next few weeks. http://www.giveadogahome-sanantonio.org DRAX is located at the rescue in Sebec, Maine. We post in various states along the east coast and Canada where we have had lots of successful adoptions to enable more exposure for these beautiful saved souls. Families will need to be prepared to travel to the rescue to meet and take home their new best friend. Sebec is located just outside the towns of Dover-Foxcroft and Milo (approx 8 miles) and approx 45 miles from Bangor. There are also lots of hotels, motels, pet friendly accommodations and wonderful camp-sites for the more adventurous families and what a great way to get to know your new best friend. If there are options to arrange transport, we will work with you to make it happen. (Less)

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Rescue Me ID: 18-02-09-00218LIBBY (female)

German Shepherd    Age: Puppy

Compatibility: Good with Most Dogs, Good with Kids and Adults 
Personality: High Energy, Average Temperament 
Health: Spayed, Vaccinations Current 

    LIBBY was saved from a high kill shelter in Texas, where dogs generally have just 3 days to be saved before they are killed for space. LIBBY is spayed, core vaccines, rabies, de-wormed, heartworm tested negative and micro-chipped. She has an estimated date of birth of 30 June 2016 and weighs around 50.00 pound. She has been listed as a German Shepherd Dog. We have no way of knowing the exact breed, so it is up to individuals to decide what breed they think is most likely. LIBBY is extremely skin and has bad skin, which she is on a good grain-free diet, coconut oil and other skin and immune support supplements to help her recovery. LIBBY ... (Read More)was with a foster family in Texas until transport to the rescue in Sebec, Maine on 22nd February 2018. The rescue will update her bio when she has spent some time here. This is what her foster family said about her. LIBBY: Very sweet and very social and loves to play with any dog that will play with her. She a talker and a ton of fun. She likes to know where I am at all times too. Loyal. She is house trained with no accidents or chewing in the house. She rides great in the car and walks ok on a leash! 'We do not recommend dog parks for several weeks, if not months, it is so very important for families and dogs to form a strong bond and get to know each other before exposing them to the potential dangers of dog parks. Although all GaDaH dogs are very well socialized with other dogs, lots of other dogs have not had the benefit of this socialization and do not always know how to play and act with other dogs. You also do not know the control the other families have over their dogs and you should always have a good recall for your adopted dog before going to dog parks. LIBBY is available for adoption from Give a Dog a Home, German Shepherd Dog Rescue for an adoption fee of $550. This fee is not negotiable and is used to cover the rescue costs of pulling, vetting, health certificate, transport from Texas to Maine, monthly preventatives, supplements, food and anything else that is needed. If you feel that you have the heart and home to give this precious soul a wonderful life, please go to our website, under the APPLICATION tab, complete, then submit the APPLICATION. Our process takes around 2-4 days, and ensuring your references are aware that we will be calling, could speed up the process. Once you have been approved, we discuss any questions in regards to the dog you are wanting to adopt, then you complete and submit the contract, make payment and then we can work out the pick up / transport arrangements. Please do NOT submit an application if you are not looking to take home a new best friend within the next few weeks. http://www.giveadogahome-sanantonio.org LIBBY is located at the rescue in Sebec, Maine. We post in various states along the east coast and Canada where we have had lots of successful adoptions to enable more exposure for these beautiful saved souls. Families will need to be prepared to travel to the rescue to meet and take home their new best friend. Sebec is located just outside the towns of Dover-Foxcroft and Milo (approx 8 miles) and approx 45 miles from Bangor. There are also lots of hotels, motels, pet friendly accommodations and wonderful camp-sites for the more adventurous families and what a great way to get to know your new best friend. If there are options to arrange transport, we will work with you to make it happen. (Less)

 Adoption Fee: $550 Animal Location:

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Rescue Me ID: 17-12-23-00125TRIXIE (female)

Chihuahua Mix    Age: Young Adult

Compatibility: Good with Most Dogs 
Personality: Average Energy, Average Temperament 
Health: Spayed, Vaccinations Current 

    Trixie was saved from one of the high kill shelters we work with in Texas. She is spayed, rabies, core vaccines, de-wormed, heart-worm disease tested; Negative and micro-chipped. She has an estimated date of birth of 11 December 2013 and she weighs around 7 pounds. Trixie is listed listed as a Chihuahua. We have no way of knowing the true breed, it is up to you to decide what breed you think she is. Trixie was taken to the shelter with Woody who is around a month old. We have no idea what relationship they are, but they are comfortable with each other and although play with the other dogs, do like to hang out and snuggle together. Trixie ... (Read More)when she first arrived at the rescue was very fearful and shy. She would bury herself under the blankets and creep around the house when the other dogs were sleeping. After a few days she started to decompress and realize that she is in a safe, loving place and her confidence started to grow. She became a lot more playful with her little buddy Woody and even some of the other smaller dogs. She would jump up on the chair and curl up on my lap or on my shoulder if I was busy working. She became increasingly affectionate. At night she would burrow down under the blankets on the bed and curl up nice and warm, but she has to be touching me. If I moved her to the side, she would get up and snuggle up close again. Trixie is an adorable, loving girl who is now comfortable being around at least 25 dogs of all ages and sizes from 4 pounds up to 120 pounds. She eats, plays and sleeps amongst them. She will enjoys humans company and would make a great lap dog and family addition. Trixie is not house trained as I know, I have x-large dog doors in the house that are too big for her to push through and so she does go to the puppy pee pads I have down for them pups. Although a small dog who will enjoy being carried around, it is important that her family understands the importance of basic and advanced training. We advise that families work on their own basic training so that boundaries and expectations can be set and personalities and body language learnt in the process, which will help form a much stronger bond. She still will need to go on walks and get the socialization and exercise all dogs need. 'We do not recommend dog parks for several weeks, if not months, it is so very important for families and dogs to form a strong bond and get to know each other before exposing them to the potential dangers of dog parks. Although all GaDaH dogs are very well socialized with other dogs, lots of other dogs have not had the benefit of this socialization and do not always know how to play and act with other dogs. You also do not know the control the other families have over their dogs and you should always have a good recall for your adopted dog before going to dog parks. Trixie will make a great family addition to an experienced family. She is fun, playful and very loving and deserves a good family and home to call her own. Trixie is available for adoption from Give a Dog a Home, German Shepherd Dog Rescue for an adoption fee of $550. This fee is not negotiable and is used to cover the rescue costs of pulling, vetting, health certificate, transport from Texas to Maine, monthly preventatives, supplements, food and anything else that is needed. If you feel that you have the heart and home to give this precious soul a wonderful life, please go to our website, under the APPLICATION tab, complete, then submit the APPLICATION. Our process takes around 2-4 days, and ensuring your references are aware that we will be calling, could speed up the process. Once you have been approved, we discuss any questions in regards to the dog you are wanting to adopt, then you complete and submit the contract, make payment and then we can work out the pick up / transport arrangements. Please do NOT submit an application if you are not looking to take home a new best friend within the next few weeks. http://www.giveadogahome-sanantonio.org Trixie is located at the rescue in Sebec, Maine. We post in various states along the east coast and Canada where we have had lots of successful adoptions to enable more exposure for these beautiful saved souls. Families will need to be prepared to travel to the rescue to meet and take home their new best friend. Sebec is located just outside the towns of Dover-Foxcroft and Milo (approx 8 miles) and approx 45 miles from Bangor. There are also lots of hotels, motels, pet friendly accommodations and wonderful camp-sites for the more adventurous families and what a great way to get to know your new best friend. If there are options to arrange transport, we will work with you to make it happen. (Less)

 Adoption Fee: $550 Animal Location:

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Rescue Me ID: 17-12-14-00427TRITON (male)

Chihuahua Mix    Age: Puppy

Personality: Average Energy 
Health: Neutered, Vaccinations Current 

    Triton was saved from one of the shelters we work with in Texas. He is neutered, rabies, core vaccines, de-wormed, heart-worm tested negative and micro-chipped. He has an estimated date of birth of 9 June 2016 and has an estimated weight of 13.80 pounds. He has been listed as a Chihuahua mix. We have no way of knowing the true breed, it is up to you to decide what you think his breed/s is. He arrived at the rescue in Sebec on 16th December 2017. When Triton first arrived at the rescue he was extremely shy and scared, he would stay curled up in the corner and sit and watch. He would freeze if I went up to go and stroke him, but was never ... (Read More)aggressive. After a few days, he started to relax a lot more and started to enjoy his petting sessions. After about a week he started wanting to explore and whilst still not at the point where he was ready to wrestle and play with the other dogs his curiosity was taking over his shyness. Over the following few weeks he has truly decompressed and come out of his shell. He will jump up on the coach for cuddles, he will go to one of the several toy baskets and choose a toy to play with, he will play with the other dogs and now more often than not instigate play. He will follow me to the kitchen when it is 'treat time' and hold his own amongst the hustle and bustle with the other dogs. Triton can be a bit growly when he has a toy, a hoof, a horn or a treat. He has never been aggressive but doesn't want other dogs coming near him whilst he is eating or playing with his toy. He is good playing with other dogs and toys, but this is more when he has a toy on his own. He has tried to intimidate the other dogs by going up to them and staring and having a little growl whilst they have something he wants, even with the German Shepherds, but this generally falls on deaf ears and when he knows they are not going to give up what they have to him he will go on the hunt for something else to entertain himself. Again he is not aggressive, but he does like his own space when he has something. He has never bitten or attacked any other dogs and I am able to take anything away from him at any time I please with no response. At first Triton was doing his business near the patio door, then as he started to explore he would use the pee pads I have down for a few puppies and since his confidence has grown he uses the dog door and comes and goes in and out as he pleases. I always recommend that families expect some accidents as it is a stressful transition and until dogs get settled and learn their new routine they may have a few accidents. Although Triton is a small dog he is still young and an active lifestyle would suit him. I do not know how he is on the leash and so the adopter must be prepared for some work with training him, once he has learnt to trust and happy and settled in his new life I do believe he will become someone's shadow and enjoy being social and adventurous. So a family that enjoys a somewhat active lifestyle would be beneficial. Someone who understand that he will need training and guidance and learns that humans are in charge so boundaries are set. He is going to enjoy an outdoors kind of family who can give him the lifestyle that he needs. Going on road trips, to new places, hikes and adventures and letting him explore the sights, smells and sounds the world has to offer will be to his and your benefit. He is going to need a family that understands the importance of basic and advanced training. We advise that families work on their own basic training so that boundaries and expectations can be set and personalities and body language learnt in the process, which will help form a much stronger bond. 'We do not recommend dog parks for several weeks, if not months, it is so very important for families and dogs to form a strong bond and get to know each other before exposing them to the potential dangers of dog parks. Although all GaDaH dogs are very well socialized with other dogs, lots of other dogs have not had the benefit of this socialization and do not always know how to play and act with other dogs. You also do not know the control the other families have over their dogs and you should always have a good recall for your adopted dog before going to dog parks. Triton will make a great family addition to an experienced family who understands that he might need time to adapt and he might be nervous and unsure initially but know that he has huge potential once allowed to decompress and feel safe and loved. He is fun, active and very loving and deserves a good family and home to call his own. Triton is available for adoption from Give a Dog a Home, German Shepherd Dog Rescue for an adoption fee of $550. This fee is not negotiable and is used to cover the rescue costs of pulling, vetting, health certificate, transport from Texas to Maine, monthly preventatives, supplements, food and anything else that is needed. (Less)

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Rescue Me ID: 17-12-14-00412BEBE (female)

Jack Russell Mix    Age: Adult

Compatibility: Good with Most Dogs, Good with Kids and Adults 
Personality: Low Energy, Average Temperament 
Health: Spayed, Vaccinations Current 

    Bebe was saved from one of the shelters we work with in Texas. She is spayed, rabies, core vaccines, de-wormed, heart-worm and tick-disease tested; Negative and micro-chipped. She has an estimated date of birth of 12 May 2012 and has an estimated weight of 12 pounds. Bebe has been listed as a Jack Russel Terrier. We have no way of knowing the true breed, it is up to you to decide what you think her breed/s is. Bebe was located in the kennel building and didn't use the dog door, it has a double-flapped dog door for medium/large sized dogs so she might not have pushed enough to get through, or it might have been that it is just extremely cold ... (Read More)here in Maine with lots of snow and ice that put her off going out. Bebe shared her kennel with Chavez a medium sized dog and she was very comfortable in his company. I have since moved Bebe an over into the shop with some other smaller dogs, where there is a lot more space for them and she is doing fine and using the pee-pads, they do not have access to outside unless i take them out at the moment. Due to this i cannot really say if she is house-trained or not. I would think once on a schedule and a routine of going out she will have no problem, in the mean time, pee-pads would always be a good idea to start the training. i feel it is always best to expect a few accidents and a bit of work and then if she is house-trained then it is a bonus. Bebe initially acts and looks a lot older than the shelter has deemed her as (5 years old). Part of this, I believe, is that she has been extremely distressed and scared at all the things that have happened to her in such a short time. The more time I spent with her, she is getting a lot more relaxed and confident. Being in the shop, she is happy to venture around and explore. She will climb up on my knee when I sit on the floor and cuddle up. Bebe loves to chew on the hooves and any treats that we have. She reacted to a few squeaky toys as if she knew what they was, but has not yet started to play with them. She is starting to get a lot more playful and I believe in a loving, family environment when she has settled and knows she is now finally in her forever home, she will thrive and become very playful and a lot of fun. Bebe is great with other dogs and and she doesn't get intimidated by the bigger dogs and if there is a lot of crazy playing, she will just move out of the way. 'We do not recommend dog parks for several weeks, if not months, it is so very important for families and dogs to form a strong bond and get to know each other before exposing them to the potential dangers of dog parks. Although all GaDaH dogs are very well socialized with other dogs, lots of other dogs have not had the benefit of this socialization and do not always know how to play and act with other dogs. You also do not know the control the other families have over their dogs and you should always have a good recall for your adopted dog before going to dog parks. Bebe is going to need a family that is used to small dogs. Someone who understand that she will need training and guidance and learns that humans are in charge so that she doesn't get too much of a handful. A somewhat active family who can give her the lifestyle that she needs. Going on road trips, to new places, hikes and adventures and letting her explore the sights, smells and sounds the world has to offer will be to hers and your benefit. It is important that her family understands the importance of basic and advanced training. We advise that families work on their own basic training so that boundaries and expectations can be set and personalities and body language learnt in the process, which will help form a much stronger bond. Bebe will make a great family addition to an experienced family. She is fun, loves the outdoors and very loving and deserves a good family and home to call her own. Bebe is available for adoption from Give a Dog a Home, German Shepherd Dog Rescue for an adoption fee of $550. This fee is not negotiable and is used to cover the rescue costs of pulling, vetting, health certificate, transport from Texas to Maine, monthly preventatives, supplements, food and anything else that is needed. If you feel that you have the heart and home to give this precious soul a wonderful life, please go to our website, under the APPLICATION tab, complete, then submit the APPLICATION. Our process takes around 2-4 days, and ensuring your references are aware that we will be calling, could speed up the process. Once you have been approved, we discuss any questions in regards to the dog you are wanting to adopt, then you complete and submit the contract, make payment and then we can work out the pick up / transport arrangements. Please do NOT submit an application if you are not looking to take home a new best friend within the next few weeks. http://www.giveadogahome-sanantonio.org Bebe is located at the rescue in Sebec, Maine. (Less)

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Rescue Me ID: 17-12-14-00408BLUE (male)

Chihuahua Mix    Age: Puppy

Compatibility: Good with Most Dogs, Good with Kids and Adults 
Personality: Average Energy, Average Temperament 
Health: Neutered, Vaccinations Current 

    'Blue was saved from one of the shelters we work with in Texas. He is neutered, rabies, core vaccines, de-wormed, heart-worm and tick-disease tested; Negative and micro-chipped. He has an estimated date of birth of 3 March 2017 and has an estimated weight of 14 pounds. Blue has been listed as a Chihuahua. We have no way of knowing the true breed, it is up to you to decide what you think his breed/s is. Blue was picked up by animal control with Bella who is slightly smaller than him, but estimated the same date of birth so possibly his sibling. Blue, like his sister is as a little fire-cracker he is so happy and bouncy and full of all ... (Read More)love and affection. Blue was sharing a kennel with Bambi a pit mix twice his size and they played and snuggled together wonderfully. Bambi has since been adopted and so Blue has come over into the house. Blue uses the dog door to go outside and do his business and play. He may not know to let you know he wants to go outside, so it is important for families to expect accidents until he has transitioned to his new routine and life. We do not have cats at the rescue so cannot comment on how he would behave around them. Blue is great with other dogs and he is eager to run up and meet each and everyone of them that he see's. He is not intimidated by the bigger dogs and will run to play and wrestle with those also. He is very affectionate and likes to cuddle next to me, if there is space, or with the other dogs. 'We do not recommend dog parks for several weeks, if not months, it is so very important for families and dogs to form a strong bond and get to know each other before exposing them to the potential dangers of dog parks. Although all GaDaH dogs are very well socialized with other dogs, lots of other dogs have not had the benefit of this socialization and do not always know how to play and act with other dogs. You also do not know the control the other families have over their dogs and you should always have a good recall for your adopted dog before going to dog parks. Blue is going to need a family that is used to small dogs. Someone who understand that she will need training and guidance and learns that humans are in charge so that he doesn't get too much of a handful. A somewhat active family who can give him the lifestyle that he needs. Going on road trips, to new places, hikes and adventures and letting him explore the sights, smells and sounds the world has to offer will be to his and your benefit. He is still a puppy and puppies require a lot of work. It is important that her family understands the importance of basic and advanced training. We advise that families work on their own basic training so that boundaries and expectations can be set and personalities and body language learnt in the process, which will help form a much stronger bond. Blue will make a great family addition to an experienced family. He is fun, loves the outdoors and very loving and deserves a good family and home to call his own. Blue is available for adoption from Give a Dog a Home, German Shepherd Dog Rescue for an adoption fee of $550. This fee is not negotiable and is used to cover the rescue costs of pulling, vetting, health certificate, transport from Texas to Maine, monthly preventatives, supplements, food and anything else that is needed. If you feel that you have the heart and home to give this precious soul a wonderful life, please go to our website, under the APPLICATION tab, complete, then submit the APPLICATION. Our process takes around 2-4 days, and ensuring your references are aware that we will be calling, could speed up the process. Once you have been approved, we discuss any questions in regards to the dog you are wanting to adopt, then you complete and submit the contract, make payment and then we can work out the pick up / transport arrangements. Please do NOT submit an application if you are not looking to take home a new best friend within the next few weeks. http://www.giveadogahome-sanantonio.org Blue is located at the rescue in Sebec, Maine. We post in various states along the east coast and Canada where we have had lots of successful adoptions to enable more exposure for these beautiful saved souls. Families will need to be prepared to travel to the rescue to meet and take home their new best friend. Sebec is located just outside the towns of Dover-Foxcroft and Milo (approx 8 miles) and approx 45 miles from Bangor. There are also lots of hotels, motels, pet friendly accommodations and wonderful camp-sites for the more adventurous families and what a great way to get to know your new best friend. If there are options to arrange transport, we will work with you to make it happen. (Less)

 Adoption Fee: $550 Animal Location:

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Rescue Me ID: 17-12-14-00407BLUE-2 (male)

German Shepherd Mix    Age: Puppy

Compatibility: Good with Most Dogs 
Personality: High Energy, Average Temperament 
Health: Neutered, Vaccinations Current 

    BLUE-2 was saved from a high kill shelter in Texas, where dogs generally have just 3 days to be saved before they are killed for space. Kingston is neutered, core vaccines, rabies, de-wormed, heartworm tested negative and micro-chipped. He has an estimated date of birth of 30 November 2016 and weighs around 40.10 pound. He has been listed as a Collie / German Shepherd Dog. We have no way of knowing the exact breed, so it is up to individuals to decide what breed they think is most likely. Blue-2 is a happy, young, high energy, fun, playful, goofy, affectionate boy. He is located in the kennel building where he does use the dog door to get ... (Read More)out to the outside run to do his business. He has never had an accident, made a mess or been destructive at all. He is very affectionate and loves to get cuddles and his belly rubbed and ear scratched. He loves toys and especially loves to chew on the cow hooves. He gets on great with other dogs of all sizes. We do NOT have cats at the rescue so are unable to say how he would get on with cats. Blue-2 is going to need a family that is used to high energy, smart dogs. Someone who understand that he will need training and guidance and learns that humans are in charge so that he doesn't get too much of a handful. He is going to need a very active family who can give him the lifestyle that he needs. Playing ball in the back-yard is not enough for this boy, he is going to need a lot of physical and mental exercise. Going on road trips, to new places, hikes and adventures and letting him explore the sights, smells and sounds the world has to offer will be to his and your benefit. He is going to need a family that understands the importance of basic and advanced training. We advise that families work on their own basic training so that boundaries and expectations can be set and personalities and body language learnt in the process, which will help form a much stronger bond. 'We do not recommend dog parks for several weeks, if not months, it is so very important for families and dogs to form a strong bond and get to know each other before exposing them to the potential dangers of dog parks. Although all GaDaH dogs are very well socialized with other dogs, lots of other dogs have not had the benefit of this socialization and do not always know how to play and act with other dogs. You also do not know the control the other families have over their dogs and you should always have a good recall for your adopted dog before going to dog parks. Blue-2 will make a great family addition to an experienced family. He is fun, active and very loving and deserves a good family and home to call his own. Blue-2 is available for adoption from Give a Dog a Home, German Shepherd Dog Rescue for an adoption fee of $500. This fee is not negotiable and is used to cover the rescue costs of pulling, vetting, health certificate, transport from Texas to Maine, monthly preventatives, supplements, food and anything else that is needed. If you feel that you have the heart and home to give this precious soul a wonderful life, please go to our website, under the APPLICATION tab, complete, then submit the APPLICATION. Our process takes around 2-4 days, and ensuring your references are aware that we will be calling, could speed up the process. Once you have been approved, we discuss any questions in regards to the dog you are wanting to adopt, then you complete and submit the contract, make payment and then we can work out the pick up / transport arrangements. Please do NOT submit an application if you are not looking to take home a new best friend within the next few weeks. http://www.giveadogahome-sanantonio.org Blue-2 is located at the rescue in Sebec, Maine. We post in various states along the east coast and Canada where we have had lots of successful adoptions to enable more exposure for these beautiful saved souls. Families will need to be prepared to travel to the rescue to meet and take home their new best friend. Sebec is located just outside the towns of Dover-Foxcroft and Milo (approx 8 miles) and approx 45 miles from Bangor. There are also lots of hotels, motels, pet friendly accommodations and wonderful camp-sites for the more adventurous families and what a great way to get to know your new best friend. If there are options to arrange transport, we will work with you to make it happen. (Less)

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Rescue Me ID: 17-12-14-00401HENRY (male)

Pit Bull Mix    Age: Puppy

Compatibility: Good with Most Dogs 
Personality: Average Energy, Average Temperament 
Health: Neutered, Vaccinations Current 

    Henry was saved from one of the high kill shelters we work with in Texas, where dogs generally get just 3 days to be saved before they are killed. Henry is neutered, rabies, core vaccines, de-wormed, heartworm tested negative and microchipped. He has an estimated date of birth of 25 February 2017 and at the time of rescue weighed 39.00 pounds. He has been listed as a Pit Bull Terrier. We have no way of knowing the true breed, it is up to you to decide what you think his breed/s is. He arrived at the rescue in Sebec on 16th December 2017. When Henry arrived at the rescue he was quite thin and had scars and marks all over him. We are not sure ... (Read More)if these injuries are from being used as a bait dog, a fighting dog or maybe even being thrown from a vehicle. All common traits unfortunately in Texas. Although he has clearly endured much suffering, he is one of the most loving, cuddy happy boys there is. A full chem 27, complete cbc, heartworm, tick disease and SDMA test was run and then an appointment at the vets. His blood/chem work was good, with nothing unexpected (Copies are posted on his page on the rescue website) upon examination of his rear knee, the vet determined that he has a inward luxating patella caused by trauma. His knee is twice the size of his other knee and since this injury was caused by trauma, is not a straight forward case. The issue being since there is trauma, the surgery for the luxating patella might have zero impact and so will put Henry through a surgery that has a very painful 3 month recovery period. Then if surgery is done and is successful, there is no guarantee it will be long lasting due to the other injuries. It was decided after great discussion and observation of Henry that since he is still young and his body still has another 6-12 months of growth, it best to not do any surgeries. He has been prescribed Rimadyl and is being monitored to see if it makes a difference as he had been slightly limping. His injury does not slow him down, he loves to play and wrestle and other than him limping occasionally and of course his scars, you would never know anything was wrong. The family that takes on this handsome boy will need to understand that Henry's injury is not straight forward and with or without the surgery he will definitely develop arthiritis and so as he gets older will definitely need supplements for his joints and arthiritis to help alleviate pain. Surgery could possibly be an option, but would depend on how he develops and how he does over the upcoming months. This would need to be discussed with your vet upon observations of his activity and an examination. Being in a financial position to have surgery if needed is a must for his adopting family. Everyone that has met Henry has fell in love with him, he has a very infectious personality and would really be worth anything that is needed as he would give back so much more in his love and affection. Henry didn't go in the kennels due to his condition but came into the house with my dogs and some other rescue's. He settled in immediately and picked up using the dog door and never had an accident or marked in the house. He gets on great with other dogs of all ages and sizes and lives amongst dogs ranging from 4 pound chi puppies to 120 pound German Shepherds. He loves to chase and wrestle and will play at all levels and can be rough with the big dogs and then so gentle with the small dogs allowing them to climb on him or chew on his ear with no concern at all. We do not have cats at the rescue so cannot comment how he will be around them. Henry has not had any kind of formal training but he is very smart and responsive and is very well mannered, he walks ok on the leash, but as with all rescue dogs the more leash walking he gets, the better he will become. Henry has not shown any kind of aggression ever, with humans or other dogs. When people come round to the house he is very welcoming and receptive and is happy for people to love on him and him to give them kisses. He has been around small children around 7 years old was wonderful, he just wants to roll on the floor and play or get cuddles and be able to share all the love that he has. Henry is a young, high energy boy who will need a daily opportunity to get out and expel that high energy, so a family that enjoys a an active lifestyle would be needed. He is also going to need mental stimulation so games, exercise and challenges Someone who understand that he will need training and guidance and learns that humans are in charge so boundaries are set. He is going to enjoy an outdoors kind of family who can give him the lifestyle that he needs. Going on road trips, to new places, hikes and adventures and letting him explore the sights, smells and sounds the world has to offer will be to his and your benefit. He is going to need a family that understands the importance of basic and advanced training. (Less)

 Adoption Fee: $550 Animal Location:

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Rescue Me ID: 17-12-14-00391LUNA (female)

Dutch Shepherd Mix    Age: Young Adult

Compatibility: Good with Most Dogs 
Personality: High Energy, Average Temperament 
Health: Spayed, Vaccinations Current 

    Luna was saved from a high kill shelter in Texas, where dogs generally have just 3 days to be saved before they are killed for space. Luna is spayed, core vaccines, rabies, de-wormed, heartworm tested negative and micro-chipped. She has an estimated date of birth of 22 February 2016 and weighs around 37.70 pounds. She has been listed as a Dutch Shepherd mix. We have no way of knowing the exact breed, so it is up to individuals to decide what breed they think she most likely is. We do not have cats at the rescue so no way of knowing how she would act around cats. Luna is an awesome girl who is so full of life, it is hard not to get excited ... (Read More)with her when she see's you. She is a high energy girl and has a lot of bundled up energy that each day she runs around crazily at playtime, happy to be alive and happy to have all the time to run and explore. Luna was originally located in the kennel building, however, in January was brought over to the house and lives with 20 dogs, ranging from 5 pound chi pups up to 120 pound German Shepherds. Luna initially would get a little growly when it came to food if another dog came near her when she was eating, however, since being in the house she has gotten much better, but has never shown any signs of aggression, just a low growl. If there is no room on the sofa beside me, she will lay at my feet, resting her head or her paws on my foot. Since being in the house Luna has calmed down a lot, but this is most likely due to being able to get a lot more exercise since she has access to the outside area 24/7 and she has a lot of dogs to run and play with. Luna when first arrived at the rescue did seem unsure at first if she is allowed to come up and get some affection, so there is a good chance that she has experienced some abuse in her past, but with encouragement she will come up and relishes in the love and attention. She does jump up and does get over excited, but I believe when in a home setting and not with all the other dogs she will calm down considerably, but she will still need lots of mental and physical stimulation and exercise. Luna is great with other dogs, although she can get a little excited at times but is very responsive when a dog barks or growls at her, I do believe that it is just over stimulation with living with so many young, active dogs. When she is in a family setting with a good routine and some training I do believe that her excitement will reduce for sure. Being a Texas girl this is her first experience of snow and it is definitely something she enjoys. She really has a lot of enjoy and charging around chasing and being chased and diving in the snow she finds a lot of fun. We do not have cats at the rescue, so have no idea how he would act around them. Luna is around a year old and she acts as your typical 'teenager' she is high energy, she is extremely smart, she will push your limits, but when she knows that there is no manipulating you and she respects you, then she is an absolutely wonderful dog. She is extremely affectionate and gets excited at playtime so that she can not only run, but enjoy the love and affection she gives and gets. She would make a great family dog, or companion to someone who wants that special buddy to take everywhere with them. 'We do not recommend dog parks for several weeks, if not months, it is so very important for families and dogs to form a strong bond and get to know each other before exposing them to the potential dangers of dog parks. Although all GaDaH dogs are very well socialized with other dogs, lots of other dogs have not had the benefit of this socialization and do not always know how to play and act with other dogs. You also do not know the control the other families have over their dogs and you should always have a good recall for your adopted dog before going to dog parks. Luna as mentioned is full of energy and so a family with an active lifestyle is a huge bonus. She rode great in the car and when she settled down she was happy looking out of the window. She would benefit from lots of road trips and adventures, hiking, trips to the lake, the beach and anywhere that she can burn off some of her energy and enjoy the sights, smells and sounds the world has to offer. She will need a family that understands the importance of training and we encourage all families to work on basic and advanced training as a family so that boundaries and expectations can be set and both Rosie and her humans can learn each others body language and personalities and form a stronger bond and understanding of each other. Luna is available for adoption from Give a Dog a Home, German Shepherd Dog Rescue for an adoption fee of $550. This fee is not negotiable and is used to cover the rescue costs of pulling, vetting, health certificate, transport from Texas to Maine, monthly preventatives, supplements, food and anything else that is needed. (Less)

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Rescue Me ID: 17-12-14-00389MIKEY - 300 (male)

Boston Terrier Mix    Age: Puppy

Personality: High Energy 
Health: Neutered, Vaccinations Current 

    althouMikey was saved from a high kill shelter in Texas, where dogs generally have just 3 days to be saved before they are killed for space. Chavez is neutered, core vaccines, rabies, de-wormed, heartworm tested negative and micro-chipped. He has an estimated date of birth of 31 August 2016 and weighs around 36.90 pounds. He has been listed as a Cattle Dog / Pit mix. We have no way of knowing the exact breed, so it is up to individuals to decide what breed they think is most likely. It is important to note that if you believe he does look like he has pit bull terrier in him, then several places have breed restrictions and some people can ... (Read More)have a negative attitude towards the breed. Mikey is the sweetest boy, he is an active boy, but is so laid back. He is located in the kennel building and he will go outside in the run to do his business and to see what is going on outside, but when it isn't play time he settles down and relaxes enjoying chewing on his hoof. Mikey is enjoying the snow, being from Texas this is the first time he has experienced snow and he seems to find it fascinating. Mikey is a really happy boy, he will run and play and then come back to check in before running off to explore a bit more. He is so sweet and loving, he loves to lean on you and get his head scratched or his belly rubbed. He wags his tail and goes to the gate to greet people when they go over to the kennels, he truly is just pure-sweetness. Mikey has been great with the dogs although he does have alpha tendencies and can be a bit of a bully at times, so that is important for a potential family to be confident with and understand dogs body language and personalities. Since being here at the rescue he has not shown any signs of aggression. We do not have cats at the rescue so cannot comment how he is with cats, however, I would think most likely a home without cats would be best. We do not recommend dog parks for several weeks, if not months, it is so very important for families and dogs to form a strong bond and get to know each other before exposing them to the potential dangers of dog parks. Although all GaDaH dogs are very well socialized with other dogs, lots of other dogs have not had the benefit of this socialization and do not always know how to play and act with other dogs. You also do not know the control the other families have over their dogs and you should always have a good recall for your adopted dog before going to dog parks. Mikey is full of energy and so a family with an active lifestyle is a huge bonus. He rode great in the car and was happy looking out of the window. He would benefit from lots of road trips and adventures, hiking, trips to the lake, the beach and anywhere that he can burn off some of his energy and enjoy the sights, smells and sounds the world has to offer. He will need a family that understands the importance of training and we encourage all families to work on basic and advanced training as a family so that boundaries and expectations can be set and both Mikey and his humans can learn each others body language and personalities and form a stronger bond and understanding of each other. Mikey is available for a REDUCED ADOPTION FEE of $300 This fee is not negotiable and is used to cover the rescue costs of pulling, vetting, health certificate, transport from Texas to Maine, monthly preventatives, supplements, food and anything else that is needed. If you feel that you have the heart and home to give this precious soul a wonderful life, please go to our website, under the APPLICATION tab, complete, then submit the APPLICATION. Our process takes around 2-4 days, and ensuring your references are aware that we will be calling, could speed up the process. Once you have been approved, we discuss any questions in regards to the dog you are wanting to adopt, then you complete and submit the contract, make payment and then we can work out the pick up / transport arrangements. Please do NOT submit an application if you are not looking to take home a new best friend within the next few weeks. http://www.giveadogahome-sanantonio.org Mikey is located at the rescue in Sebec, Maine. We post in various states along the east coast and Canada where we have had lots of successful adoptions to enable more exposure for these beautiful saved souls. Families will need to be prepared to travel to the rescue to meet and take home their new best friend. Sebec is located just outside the towns of Dover-Foxcroft and Milo (approx 8 miles) and approx 45 miles from Bangor. There are also lots of hotels, motels, pet friendly accommodations and wonderful camp-sites for the more adventurous families and what a great way to get to know your new best friend. If there are options to arrange transport, we will work with you to make it happen. (Less)

 Adoption Fee: 300 Animal Location:

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Rescue Me ID: 17-08-15-00259ADA (female)

German Shepherd Mix    Age: Puppy

Compatibility: Good with Most Dogs, Good with Kids and Adults 
Personality: High Energy, Average Temperament 
Health: Spayed, Vaccinations Current 

    ADA was saved from one of the shelters we work with in Texas. She is spayed, rabies, core vaccines, heartworm and tick disease tested negative, de-wormed and micro-chipped. She has an estimated date of birth of 26 May 2017. ADA has been listed as a GSD mix. Ada was only a month old when she was saved with her mother and sibling, both were pure white, with blue eyes. Both her mother and sibling have been adopted. Ada, having grown up around lots of dogs of all breeds, ages and sizes is extremely well dog socialized. She is an active girl and she loves to play, chase, wrestle and have fun. As a pup she was very shy and didn't like to be ... (Read More)touched, but she has developed into a very loving, affectionate girl, who will find the smallest spot on the bed and make sure she can fit in it, just to be close. She will cuddle on the couch, but also is content lying on a dog bed. Since we don't time to train dogs at the rescue Ada is going to need a family that will spend the time and work with her, she is well behaved and does have good manners, but she needs to learn boundaries and her new families expectations and rules. She is very responsive and I believe once trust has been established, training will be fun and rewarding for both her and her family. She can be shy of people initially, but given time she warms up quickly and just loves to love. Ada has not been on a leash, although we are going to try and work on that if time permits, but the family must expect to have to work with her on that. She is going to need a family that is sensitive to the fact that all she has known is a high kill shelter and then the safety of the rescue, so it is going to be a big transition for her. Having another dog in the family would be a huge benefit for her, but an active, loving family is the priority in this wonderful girls perfect match. Ada has never shown any kind of aggression with dogs or humans, she is good with kids, and just like with adults she will most likely be a little wary to start with. Ada does use the dog door to go outside to do her business although she will not know to let you know if she needs to go outside. Ada is young and high energy and so a family with an active lifestyle is a must. She would benefit from lots of road trips and adventures, hiking, trips to the lake, the beach and anywhere that she can burn off some of her energy and enjoy the sights, smells and sounds the world has to offer. She will need a family that understands the importance of training and we encourage all families to work on basic and advanced training as a family so that boundaries and expectations can be set and both Ada and her humans can learn each others body language and personalities and form a stronger bond and understanding of each other. She has not had a collar or leash on and so leash training will definitely need to be worked upon. A family that understands her initial caution of people and new places, that will help her develop her confidence and trust. Ada is available for adoption from Give a Dog a Home, German Shepherd Dog Rescue for an adoption fee of $550. This fee is not negotiable and is used to cover the rescue costs of pulling, vetting, health certificate, transport from Texas to Maine, monthly preventatives, supplements, food and anything else that is needed. If you feel that you have the heart and home to give this precious soul a wonderful life, please go to our website, under the APPLICATION tab, complete, then submit the APPLICATION. Our process takes around 2-4 days, and ensuring your references are aware that we will be calling, could speed up the process. Once you have been approved, we discuss any questions in regards to the dog you are wanting to adopt, then you complete and submit the contract, make payment and then we can work out the pick up / transport arrangements. Please do NOT submit an application if you are not looking to take home a new best friend within the next few weeks. http://www.giveadogahome-sanantonio.org Ada is located at the rescue in Sebec, Maine. We post in various states along the east coast and Canada where we have had lots of successful adoptions to enable more exposure for these beautiful saved souls. Families will need to be prepared to travel to the rescue to meet and take home their new best friend. Sebec is located just outside the towns of Dover-Foxcroft and Milo (approx 8 miles) and approx 45 miles from Bangor. There are also lots of hotels, motels, pet friendly accommodations and wonderful camp-sites for the more adventurous families and what a great way to get to know your new best friend. If there are options to arrange transport, we will work with you to make it happen. (Less)

 Adoption Fee: $550 Animal Location:

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Rescue Me ID: 17-04-23-00222ERNIE (male)

Weimaraner Mix    Age: Young Adult

Compatibility: Good with Most Dogs, Good with Kids and Adults 
Personality: Average Energy, Average Temperament 
Health: Neutered 

    ERNIE was saved from a shelter in Texas. He is neutered, rabies, core vaccines, de-wormed, heart-worm and tick disease (SNAP 4DX) tested negative and micro-chipped. He has been estimated date of birth of 12 August 2015 and weighs around 36 pounds. We do not know what breed Ernie is although he does have some resemblance to the 'American Blue Lacy' dog. When Ernie first got to the rescue he was very fearful of people and it was clear that he had been abused. Within a short time he started to decompress and relax and realize that not all humans are bad. He has come out of his shell and is an extremely affectionate, loving boy. Ernie is a ... (Read More)very sweet boy, who is non-imposing and will wait patiently for your attention to give him some love or a belly rub or treat. Ernie walks great on the leash, he rides great in the car, he is house-trained and is a gentle soul. He is good with other dogs, and likes to run and chase with his friends. He is not a dog that enjoys chasing around with lots of dogs, but prefers his few select friends. When Ernie wants some quiet time, he will go into another room or find somewhere quiet to relax and chill out. He takes treats very gently, knows some basic commands and is very well mannered. Ernie does not have an alpha personality and will be submissive to a strong alpha dog, although I do believe that with a submissive dog he would step up and take the more dominant alpha role and be very comfortable doing so. We do not have cats in the rescue so are unable to comment on how he would be around them. He doesn't show any interest in the birds or squirrels we feed on the front porch and he is great with the small dogs and puppies when we have had them in rescue. Ernie was adopted out in 2017, but sadly after 3 months had to be returned to the rescue. He did not like the 21 year son in the family and had become dominant in the family, barking and lunging whenever the son came in. This behaviour wasn't dealt with in a way that Ernie would understand it wasn't acceptable and so he felt that he was in charge of his family and home and became protective. Since being at the rescue, Ernie has not showed any sign of aggressive behaviour, other than once when he had only been back a few days and a friend came in and he started barking. I immediately told him NO and instructed him to go outside in which he did immediately. After a few minutes he pushed his head through the dog door and I then invited him back into the house where he went up to my friend and stood beside them waiting patiently to be petted. Ernie is going to need a family that is aware that he needs a strong alpha family who ensures he knows that he doesn't need to be in charge as the humans are there for that, something he has no problem understanding here at the rescue. He needs a family that understands any sign of negative behaviour needs a consequence so that he can learn what he is doing is wrong and not acceptable. Removing him from the room or location is and has been very effective. Ernie can get jumpy around sudden movements, which is no doubt from his abusive time in Texas and so it is important that his new family are always aware of this also. Ernie is truly an amazing dog, he always has a smile on his face and he is so gentle and loving, he just needs the right family environment where he can continue to learn and adapt. An active family that can take him on adventures and let him explore the world and all the sights, smells and sounds. ERNIE is available for adoption through Give a Dog a Home, German Shepherd Dog Rescue for an adoption fee of $500. This fee is not negotiable and is used to cover the rescue costs of pulling, vetting, health certificate, transport from Texas to Maine, monthly preventatives, supplements, food and anything else that is needed. If you feel that you have the heart and home to give this precious soul a wonderful life, please go to our website, under the APPLICATION tab, complete, then submit the APPLICATION. Our process takes around 2-4 days, and ensuring your references are aware that we will be calling, could speed up the process. Once you have been approved, we discuss any questions in regards to the dog you are wanting to adopt, then you complete and submit the contract, make payment and then we can work out the pick up / transport arrangements. Please do NOT submit an application if you are not looking to take home a new best friend within the next few weeks. http://www.giveadogahome-sanantonio.org ERNIE is located at the rescue in Sebec, Maine. (Less)

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