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Rescue Me ID: 16-03-31-00258Pete (male)

German Shepherd Mix    Age: Young Adult

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

    Pete is a wonderful fellow that has quite a history. He originally was from Texas, neutered and treated for Heart Worm Disease and transferred to Washington State and then to Maine where he was adopted to someone who abandoned him at our shelter. Pete is great with other dogs, humans and cats. A wonderful active boy for any family.

 Adoption Fee: $185 Animal Location:

Riverside Rescue, Inc.
Essex County Lunenburg, VT MAP IT!


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Rescue Me ID: 16-03-26-00195Frida and Greta (female)

German Shepherd    Age: Adult

Compatibility: Not Good with Cats, Good with Adults (Not Kids) 
Personality: Low Energy, Average Temperament 
Health: Spayed, Vaccinations Current 

    Still looking for a loving home for our girls. They are older but awesome companions. Posted a video of them playing in the warmer weather today. Please consider them if you love shepherds, have a nice yard, no young kids, and are looking for two dogs to keep you company without the excessive energy of a younger dog.**** These two girls were our first children. We are sadly needing to re-home them due to our son having significant allergic reactions to dogs. Frida and Greta are two wonderfully affectionate and classically loyal pure bred German Shepherds. They are a year apart and have grown up together. Frida is 8 and Greta will be turning ... (Read More)7 in June. They will need to be ADOPTED AS A PAIR as Greta, the less confident of the two (on the right in photo), greatly depends on Frida (on the left, darker face in photo) to feel secure. Frida and Greta would do well with someone looking for companion dogs to keep them company when they are home. They are fully house trained, can be left for a full working day if needed, and are very content to sleep on furniture most of the day. They enjoy each other's company but enjoy people's company more. They love being pet, talked to, played with, and also just being in your vicinity while you read, go on facebook, etc. *** Dogs and kids: They would likely do best in a home with no other dogs and no young children. They have never been asked to live with another, already established dog so it's hard to say how it would go- likely it could be done but it's hard to predict. They currently live with our 1 year old son. They have never shown aggression toward him (even when he grabbed Frida by the jowl and we had to pry him off of her) but they do actively avoid him (will move to a different room if he enters a room). They have been comfortable around older children (3-5) who ignore them or pet gently.*** Health: Neither dog has any major health problems. Both have dry skin. Frida's ears need frequent cleaning. Both dogs have had an ear hemotoma that was surgically dealt with. Frida has a cyst on her back that recently ruptured and will be removed. They eat 2.5 c/day of Iams Adult food, broken into 3 meals with a milkbone and piece of Pupperoni at each meal (yes, they are shepherds and couldn't just eat it plain!).*** Exercise: Frida and Greta are used to a good session of fetch daily/every other day in the yard. They love squeaky toys! We have a fenced in yard- Greta would never leave the yard but Frida would certainly wander without a fence (fortunately she mostly 'runs away' at a walk and enjoys being caught).*** Housemanners: Both dogs have excellent house manners. They do go on furniture because we have allowed that but are not persistent (if you put something on the couch like a big pillow to block them). They are not destructive, do not chew, etc. They will take food if it's on the floor and may consider something on a very low coffee table if left unattended but will not jump up and take things. *** Crating/being left alone: Frida is excellent being left- she can be left in or out of the crate. Greta needs to be left with Frida in order to feel okay. If left alone without Frida, she needs to be crated and will howl and show signs of significant anxiety. When crated next to Frida she does fine. Typically, when concerned about anything, both dogs feel most comfortable in their crates. Both are very good at going into their crates whenever asked. (Less)

 Adoption Fee: $100 Animal Location:

Rutland County Rutland, VT MAP IT!

Rachel Showens 862-268-6015

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Rescue Me ID: 16-01-09-00676Baxter (male)

German Shepherd Mix    Age: Young Adult

Compatibility: Good w/ Most Dogs, Good w/ Most Cats, Good w/ Adults (Not Kids) 
Personality: Very High Energy, Average Temperament 
Health: Neutered, Vaccinations Current, Seizures 

    [Read About Natural Seizure Care] My name is Baxter. I possess super powers. I have so much green energy, I could reduce dependence on fossil fuels. And, I can leap over average-size fences, and even 'invisible' fences, in a single bound. I have many other strengths, as well. Like, I am fully housetrained and crate-trained. I know: Sit, Down, Stay, etc . . . I ignore cats and get along with most dogs, especially those that are submissive. I have lived with children and while I am well-behaved and loving with them, I would prefer not to live with them full-time . . . they really stress me out! So, I am seeking a quiet adults-only home. But I ... (Read More)also want someone with an active lifestyle to share my energy with. Do you go for daily hikes or jogs? I would love to be your companion! Do you enjoy training in agility? I excel at jumping obstacles! I would be remiss if I did not also mention that I take an inexpensive medication twice-daily for a seizure disorder. My juvenile idiopathic epilepsy is totally managed with no side-effects or complications, and it does not slow me down! Baxter is an approximately 3 1/2 year-old 55lb male Shepard mix. He is neutered, vaccinated and micro-chipped. To adopt, please submit an application at this ink: or to view additional adoptable dogs and for more information. Adoption fees apply and vary by age: Under 1 year $300; 1-5 years $250; 6-8 years $200; and Over 8 years by donation. Thank you for choosing to adopt! (Less)

 Adoption Fee: $250.00 Animal Location:

Potter's Angels Rescue
PO Box 162
Orange County East Randolph, VT 05041 MAP IT!


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PIease Read Before Adopting a German Shepherd in Vermont
    German Shepherd Dogs can make good pets in Vermont 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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Vermont Animal Rescue
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Bennington County - Shaftsbury, VT 05262
Second Chance Animal Center 802-375-2898

Windham County - Brattleboro 05302
Windham County Humane Society 802-254-2232

Chittenden County - Colchester, Vermont 05446
Cat Spay and Neuter Clinic 802-878-2230

LaMoille County - Morrisville, VT 05661
North Country Animal League 802-888-4303

Rutland County - Pittsford, Vermont 05763
Rutland County Humane Society 802-483-6700

Caledonia County - St. Johnsbury 05819
Elizabeth H. Brown Humane Society 802-748-4281

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