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Animal ID: 32827855Weezee (female)

German Shepherd Mix    Age: Young Adult

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

    Weezee is approx 2 yo.. very loving and sweet. Listens well. Was brought in as a stray with another dog. running in the country for a couple of weeks. Neat clean girl (came in in heat).. we are doing all vetting ASAP.

 Adoption Fee: $200 Animal Location:

Wetzel County Animal Shelter
399 Mollahan DR
Wetzel County New Martinsville, WV 26155 MAP IT!

304-455-5348 Rosy Cozart (Director) Pam Ferrell (Asst. Director) Please use Pam Ferrell email first. Our director will receive emails too, but use Assistant Director email 1st.

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Rescue Me ID: 15-06-22-00352Tucker (male)

German Shepherd Mix    Age: Young Adult

Compatibility: Good w/ Female Dogs Only, Good w/ Most Cats, Good w/ Kids and Adults 
Personality: Average Energy, Average Temperament 
Health: Neutered, Needs Vaccinations 

    Tucker is the best companion a person can ask for. He deserves a place to run, play, and hunt squirrels. He enjoys Frisbee, and tug. His current best friend is a cat. He plays well with most dogs. He was attacked by a dog when he was a puppy, so he is on guard when meeting a new dog. He is three years old and full of fun and love. He would make a great farm and/or family dog. He should not be rehomed to someone who is gone all day at work everyday.

 Adoption Fee: $150 Animal Location:

Jackson County Ravenswood, WV MAP IT!

Jessica Spano 3045319177

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Rescue Me ID: 15-06-07-00237Lilly (female)

German Shepherd    Age: Puppy

Compatibility: Good with Most Dogs, Good with Kids and Adults 
Personality: Average Energy, Somewhat Dominant 
Health: Needs to be Spayed, Hip Dysplasia 

    This lovely black German Shepard has tan legs and the rest is jet black. She is a great companion, enjoys lounging together and fetch! She is protective by nature and breed so she doesnt welcome strangers to nicely but it honestly has and I believe always will be warning us. I see no bite in her we've had her for almost 2 years. She is great with my toddler and good with our 26 pound dog. She loves puppies and male dogs but is a little reserved about other females...likes to be dominant bitch. No papers due to her hip dysplasia she shouldn't be bred.

 Adoption Fee: 125$ Animal Location:

Wyoming County Ikes Fork, WV MAP IT!

Angela Ray 304-682-9011

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Rescue Me ID: 14-12-28-00498Mozart (male)

German Shepherd Mix    Age: Adult

Compatibility: Good w/ Most Dogs, Good w/ Most Cats, Good w/ Kids and Adults 
Personality: Average Energy, Average Temperament 
Health: Needs to be Neutered, Vaccinations Current, Abused/Neglected 

    I am Mozart. I am a Large Tan and Black Adult Male German Shepherd. I am estimated to be 5-7 years old, potentially a bit older. It was hard for the ACO to make a clear estimate and I have led a hard life. I weigh nearly 100 lbs. I am a friendly, happy, good natrued boy. I was found in the yard of an elderly man w/ a logging chain embedded fully in my neck. The county ACO picked me up and the shelter had the chain removed and called on SWVAL to assist. I am in a foster home now and doing great. I do very well w/ other dogs and I do not bother the cats in my foster home, even when they smack my nose. I do tend to resource guard a bit, but ... (Read More)my foster is working w/ me and I am improving in leaps and bounds. Sometimes when I am in the company of a lot of people and pets, I get overstimulated and grouchy. For this reason, I need a space to call my own where I can decompress and have some quiet moments too. At my foster home, I have a big crate w/ a blanket over it where I can go whenever I want. I don't like to have my mouth touched and I will get grumbly when you do this, so please only let my vet do this and let them know that my mouth is sensitive. I am very loving and enjoy toys and walks and love greeting every dog I meet on walks. I do well in my crate although sometimes you have to sweet talk me into going in by putting in a treat or a toy. I love treats and respond very well to rewards. I'm learning to walk on a harness and learning how to properly walk on a leash. I know basic commands and I will give you my paw to 'shake hands'.So far, I am not having accidents in my foster home if I am taken out on a schedule. The adoption fee for dogs is $125 and that includes: %BD' veterinarian examination %BD' current vaccines %BD' current flea, intestinal parasite, and heartworm prevention %BD' spay/neuter %BD' a microchip for identification if ever lost or stolen %BD' current heartworm test For more information on this pet, please visit our website, or search for us on In order to adopt, fill out the adoption application from our website or email us at and we'll send you an application! (Less)

 Adoption Fee: $125 Animal Location:

Southern West Virginia Animal League
Mercer County Princeton, WV 24740 MAP IT!


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Rescue Me ID: 14-10-01-00520Bear (male)

German Shepherd Mix    Age: Adult

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

    This is our Ole Bear. He made it to Mighty Mutt after months of preparation for his arrival. His owner passed away and at Bears age of 6 yrs old he had no where else to go. We here at MMRS decided we couldn't let him down in such a sad and stressful time in his life. He is such a sweetheart. He is still nervous but once he was able to meet some of the other dogs here we got the tail high in the air wagging and a huge bounce back in his step. Youtube video: Interested in adding this great older dog to your home email us at

 Adoption Fee: $150.00 Animal Location:

Mighty Mutt Rescue
Barbour County Belington, WV MAP IT!


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PIease Read Before Adopting a German Shepherd in West Virginia
    German Shepherd Dogs can make good pets in West Virginia 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 can detect land mines.

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West Virginia Animal Rescue
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Monroe County - Union 24983
Monroe County Animal League 304-772-4445

Jackson County - Cottageville 25239
Jackson County Animal Shelter 304-372-6064

Morgan County - Berkeley Springs 25411
Humane Society of Morgan County 304-258-5592

Jefferson County - Charles Town, WV 25414
Briggs Animal Adoption Center 304-728-8330

Cabell County - Barboursville, West Virginia 25504
Help For Animals 800-953-7297

Cabell County - Huntington, West Virginia 25705
Tri-State Animal Clinic of Huntington 304-525-VETS

Harrison County - Shinnston 26431
Humane Society of Harrison County 304-592-1600

Hampshire County - Augusta, West Virginia 26704
Humane Society of Hampshire County 304-496-8855

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