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Rescue Me ID: 17-02-24-00123ROCKY (male)

German Shepherd Mix    Age: Puppy

Compatibility: Good w/ Most Dogs, Good w/ Most Cats, Good w/ Kids and Adults 
Personality: Average Energy, Very Submissive 
Health: Neutered, Vaccinations Current 

    rocky is 7 mo old and very sweet. we don't know much about him but will in a couple of days. please contact soulymainepetsrescue@comcast.net if you want more info about rocky...

 Adoption Fee: $325. Animal Location:

Souly Maine Pets Rescue
Sagadahoc County bath, ME MAP IT!

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Rescue Me ID: 17-02-19-00451WALLIE (male)

German Shepherd Mix    Age: Puppy

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

    '܉'Please take the time to read all information provided as it could answer some questions you may have. WALLIE was saved from Texas where most shelters have to kill dogs for space after just 3 days. He is located at the rescue in Sebec, Maine. We post in other states and Canada where our dogs get adopted. WALLIE is neutered, rabies, core vaccines, de-wormed, heartworm & tick-disease tested (Snap 4dx) negative and micro-chipped. He weighs around 65 pounds and has an estimated date of birth of 8 July 2015. WALLIE is a big goofy boy who loves to wrestle and chase with the big dogs but he also plays well with the smaller dogs. He has ... (Read More)had some basic training, but will need a little reminder when he is with his new family. He is very affectionate and loves to come and get his belly rubbed or ears scratched. WALLIE uses the dog door to go outside to play and to do his business. I do not know if he knows to let me know he needs to go out since he always has access to the dog doors. He is a friendly, fun boy who would make a wonderful addition to any active family. We do not have cats at the rescue so cannot comment on how he would behave around them. WALLIE would benefit from an active, fun family that has the time to work with him on his obedience and manners, who would takehim on adventures and road trips and let him explore the sights, sounds and smells the world has to offer. He would benefit from a family that has the time to work with him on basic and advanced obedience training. By working together both WALLIE and his humans can learn each others body language and personality, expectations and boundaries can be set and with self-training a stronger bond formed. We currently feed SPORTMIX Wholesomes Chicken Meal & Rice Formula, a 4* (a per www.dogfoodadvisor.com) GRAIN FREE food along with pro-bioitics and immune support supplements listed on the available dogs page! WALLIE 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 WALLIE 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. There is a local hotel in Dover-Foxcroft that is pet-friendly (approx 6 miles) and several in Bangor (approx 45 miles). There are also lots of 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: $500 Animal Location:

Give a Dog a Home, German Shepherd Dog Rescue
Piscataquis County Sebec, ME 04481 MAP IT!

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Rescue Me ID: 16-12-01-00253RILEY (female)

German Shepherd Mix    Age: Young Adult

Personality: High Energy, Average Temperament 
Health: Spayed, Vaccinations Current 

    PLEASE ENSURE YOU READ ALL THE INFORMATION PROVIDED TO LEARN ALL ABOUT RILEY, HER LOCATION AND ADOPTION OPTIONS. RILEY originally came from a high kill shelter in Texas where dogs generally have just 3 days to be saved before they are killed due to the thousands of stray dogs that sadly are in desperate need of life of the streets and ultimately a home of their own. RILEY was saved be a lady that adopted a GSD from GaDaH two years ago as she couldn't bare to see her killed and so she reached out ot GaDaH to take her into rescue and find her perfect forever home. RILEY is spayed, rabies, core vaccines, heart-worm & tick disease tested ... (Read More)negative (4dx), de-wormed and micro-chipped. She has an estimated date of birth of 29th November 2012 and at the time of rescue December 2016, weighed approximately 63 pounds.%BD%BD%BD'%BD%BD%BD%BD%BD%BD She is a smaller sized girl, in height, but does need to lose some weight. The extra weight will not be too much of a big deal for the east coast winter, however, for her health and well-being she will need to lose weight in the spring/summer. RILEY spent a few days with her foster family in Texas whilst waiting for transport up to the rescue in Sebec, Maine. She was a little grumpy with two of the smaller dogs there. Since being at the rescue she has been great with all of the other dogs. She doesn't like to be jumped on, but who does, so she will growl and let the other dogs know she does not like this. Growling is dogs way of communicating and is not a bad thing. RILEY also likes to be left alone when eating and so if other pets are in the home, feeding her separately or being monitored is highly recommended. We do not have cats in the rescue so cannot comment on how she would behave around them. RILEY walks well on the leash and loves to ride in the car. She is a laid back affectionate girl who is happy to chill out or go for walks, play outside or really whatever her human is doing. We have dog doors in the house and RILEY uses them to go out and play or to do her business, she has not had any accidents in the house, however, since he has 24 hour access to get outside it would be wise to possibly expect the odd accident until she learns her new routine and to let you know she needs to go outside. RILEY would benefit from an active, fun family that has the time to work with her on her obedience and manners, who would take her on adventures and road trips and let her explore the sights, sounds and smells the world has to offer. By working together both RILEY and her humans can learn each others body language and personality, expectations and boundaries can be set and with self-training a stronger bond formed. RILEY is very smart and responsive and I believe training would be relatively easy and fun. RILEY is a great girl who deserves the best in life, she has so much love and fun to offer. We currently feed SPORTMIX Wholesomes Chicken Meal & Rice Formula, a 4* (a per www.dogfoodadvisor.com) GRAIN FREE food along with pro-bioitics and immune support supplements listed on the available dogs page! RILEY is available for adoption through Give a Dog a Home, German Shepherd Dog Rescue for an adoption fee of $250. 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 beautiful girl, 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/application.html RILEY 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. There is a local hotel in Dover-Foxcroft that is pet-friendly (approx 6 miles) and several in Bangor (approx 45 miles). There are also lots of 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: $250 Animal Location:

Give a Dog a Home, German Shepherd Dog Rescue
Piscataquis County Sebec, ME 04481 MAP IT!

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Rescue Me ID: 16-11-27-00342KOLA (male)

German Shepherd    Age: Puppy

Personality: High Energy 
Health: Neutered, Vaccinations Current 

    KOLA was found as a stray by one of our foster families in Texas. He had no micro-chip and no one responded to the found dog posters that were distributed where he was found, nor the lost/found sites. KOLA is neuetered, rabies, core vaccines, de-wormed, heart-worm and tick disease tested and micro-chipped. He has an estimated date of birth of 22 November 2015 and in December 2016 weighed around 45 pounds. KOLA has a condition called Keratoconjunctivitus Sicca, which means he has a malfunctioning tear duct. The right eye tear duct works at less than 50%, so requires multiple drops daily. Although he is responding VERY well to the drops, the ... (Read More)veterinary eye specialist predicts this as most likely being a lifelong issue for Kola. A normal eye produces 23ml of tear per 60 seconds, KOLA's right eye produces 10ml, his left eye is normal. KOLA has no ulceration and no chance of eye amputation as long as he continues to respond well to the Tacrolimus drops, which he will need the rest of his life. She said the eye could roller coaster, improve and get worse then improve, etc. his entire life. If it worsens, drops would be adjusted and so forth if it improves as well. His eye looks great. It's very clear with no mucous and barely squinting, only when he wakes up and it's a little dry. Foster mum has him trained well with treats to receive the drops. He's a good boy and very well worth it. KOLA has a FABULOUS personality! He gets along well with other dogs, all sizes, and is beginning to adjust to his foster brother cats. If they don't run, he sniffs and is curious, if they run he chases after them wanting to play. He is estimated to be about one year old and still plays and behaves like a puppy. He listens well, has good eye contact and will be easily trained. He walks great on a leash and is potty trained. As you can tell in some of his pictures, he loves to snuggle!! So - KOLA is looking for that special family that has the time to give him his eye drops 2-3 times a day, or as when indicated by the vet. Be able to monitor his eye and take him for check ups and assessments as and when needed. Despite the issue with his eye, KOLA is happy, healthy and ready for his new family. He would benefit from an active family that likes to go on road trips and take him to new places where he can explore the sights, smells and sounds the world has to offer. KOLA will need training and we recommend that the family has the time and patience to work with him on basic and advanced obedience. Working together as a family to train him, will not only help with forming a bond, but will allow both KOLA and humans to learn each others body language, personalites, boundaries and expectations. KOLA is available for adoption through Give a Dog a Home, German Shepherd Dog Rescue for an adoption fee of $500. This cost is non-negotiable and is used to cover the cost of vetting, health certificates and the expense of looking after all of our rescue dogs. KOLA is currently located in Texas with his foster family. Transport is available to the east coast, transport costs vary from $150 - $200 and would be the responsibility of the new family. All pre-transport veterinary examinations and health certificate costs will be met by the rescue. If you have the time, patience and heart to want to give this handsome boy a home, please follow the link below to the Adoption Application and complete then submit. It generally takes 2-3 days to process applications as long as we have been able to contact your references and veterinarian. 'http://www.giveadogahome-sanantonio.org (Less)

 Adoption Fee: $500 Animal Location:

Give a Dog a Home, German Shepherd Dog Rescue
Piscataquis County Sebec, ME 04481 MAP IT!

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Rescue Me ID: 16-09-18-00112Zippo Octavian (female)

German Shepherd    Age: Adult

Compatibility: Not Good w/ Other Dogs, Not Good w/ Cats, Good w/ Kids and Adults 
Personality: Very High Energy, Very Dominant 
Health: Spayed, Vaccinations Current 

    Black & Tan

     Animal Location:

Washington County Calais, ME MAP IT!

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Michael Mclean 207-454-3435

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Urgent: This animal could be euthanized if not adopted soon.


Rescue Me ID: 16-09-06-00089Princess Buttercup (female)

German Shepherd    Age: Young Adult

Compatibility: Not Good with Other Dogs, Good with Kids and Adults 
Personality: High Energy, Average Temperament 
Health: Spayed, Vaccinations Current 

    2 years ago I adopted a Female German Shephard that was rescued from a high Kill shelter in Georgia. She has been very wonderful with all people and kids except for the fact that we still haven't been able to break her of the habit of jumping. Friday we had an incident that we feel we need to find a rescue/rehab for my dog whom I have loved and has protected my family. Friday a small 10 pound dog lightly nipped at Princess. Princess (my German Shephard) was on leash with my husband. Princess lunged at the dog; my husband was able to pull her back keeping the small dog out of harm's way. Princess then lunged with all her strength and my ... (Read More)husband could not keep her back. I watched in horror as I could see my dog decisively chose hind quarters to entrap in her jaws and then picked up and shook the small dog until its intestines were visible. It took minutes of yelling and trying to pry her jaws open and punching her until she finally stopped. The bottom line is that we could not control her. We consulted with the veterinarian whom said she would not euthanize 'yet'. Her opinion was that unless the bond has been broken we should continue with her as we have and if 'something else' happens we should definitely consider putting her down at that point. Her other suggestion was a rescue or rehab if we feel we can't continue ownership. We live in a community with a lot of kids and a lot of dogs. Daily several runners run by with their dogs - Princess always kind of 'freaked out' as people and dogs went by; we always thought she was being protective, but now we are not so sure. We have a 1 year old grandson and have not allowed the dog to be around him. My husband is jumpy putting his hands near her neck to hook her up. I don't trust her; she would not obey and we could not control her. Is there a soul that has no other animals that has time and energy to put into a very loving dog that we feel we can no longer keep? Do you have any advice for us? Is there anyone we can call? Thank you. Laura and Tod Jarvis Kennebunk, ME (Less)

 Adoption Fee: $75.00 Animal Location:

York County Kennebunk, ME MAP IT!

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Laura Jarvis 518-774-8052

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PIease Read Before Adopting a German Shepherd in Maine
    German Shepherd Dogs can make good pets in Maine if they match your IifestyIe. The German Shepherd is a large, highly intelligent working dog. German Shepherds are very protective, but not hostile; they make great guard dogs and wonderful companions. German Shepherds should be well socialized early in life. German Shepherds that are properly trained and socialized are good with children and other pets. This breed can adapt to apartment life with sufficient exercise.

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    German Shepherds can detect gas leaks in pipes 15 feet below ground. German Shepherds are trained as seeing eye dogs. German Shepherds are used in narcotics detection. German Shepherds can detect land mines.

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Maine Animal Rescue
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York County - W Kennebunk 04094
Animal Welfare Society 207-985-3244

Cumberland County - Portland, ME 04101
Friends of Feral Felines 207-797-3014

Androscoggin County - Auburn 04210
Greater Androscoggin Humane Society 207-783-2311

Oxford County - Rumford Center, Maine 04278
Maine Veterinary Association 207-364-8660

Kennebec County - Augusta, Maine 04330
Kennebec Valley Humane Society/Pet Haven 207-626-3491

Penobscot County - Bangor 04401
Bangor Humane Society 207-942-8902

Hancock County - Prospect Harbor, ME 04669
M.A.M.A. 207-422-2358

Aroostook County - Houlton, Maine 04730
Houlton Humane Society Animal Shelter 207-532-2862

Aroostook County - Mapleton 04757
Aroostook Animal Welfare Group 207-227-5056

Kennebec County - Waterville 04901
Humane Society Waterville 207-873-2430

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