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Sebec, ME 04481
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4/20/2020 4:54 PM
 

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German Shepherd Dog (medium coat)  : :  Female (spayed)  : :  Adult  : :  Large


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Contact BRITTA's Caretaker/Foster Directly: Jenny Cope (giveadogahome@live.com)

About BRITTA

  • Status: Adopted!
  • Adoption Fee: 550
  • Species: Dog
  • General Color: Black with Tan, Yellow or Fawn
  • Ear Type: Erect
  • Tail Type: Long
  • Current Size: 52 Pounds
  • Current Age: 1 Year 6 Months (best estimate)
  • Location: Sebec ME 04481
  • Microchipped: Yes
  • Fence Required: Yes(6 foot)
  • Declawed: No
  • Exercise Needs: High
  • Grooming Needs: High
  • Shedding Amount: High
  • Owner Experience Needed: Breed
BRITTA was saved  from a high kill shelter in Texas where dogs have just 3 dogs to be saved and transported to the rescue in Sebec, Maine  BRITTA is spayed, core vaccines, rabies, heart-worm & tick disease tested negative, de-wormed, monthly preventatives and micro-chipped. She has an estimated date of birth of 24 December 2018 and at the time of rescue in February 2020 weighed around 52pounds. We have no way of knowing the exact breed, it is up to individuals to decide what breed they think is most likely.
 
BRITTA arrived at the rescue on Tuesday, 25th February and has been living up in the house with my dogs and other rescue dogs. There are also small breed puppies and small dogs. Britta settled in well, she is a confident girl and does at times want to be in charge, which my dogs just really ignore. She plays well with other dogs and is loving the snow and being outside in the fresh cool are.
 
She is a young, high energy girl whose family must be able to provide a lifestyle that satisfies her high energy, playing in the back yard is not enough. She also needs a family that understands how intelligent GSDs are and be committed to train her and to give her mental stimulation throughout her life to keep her happy and not get bored. She is very responsive and so training should be fun, it needs to be consistent so she knows her place in the family. She eats with the other dogs and at times does growl, which when told "no" stops instantly. She is a happy girl, but is that age where she most definitely needs a lot of interaction and training.
 
All dogs use dog doors to go out and do their business or to enjoy the cool, fresh weather in their dog runs or communal areas. We cannot say if a dog is house-trained, however, we expect families to understand that all dogs need a transition period and accidents could happen and training is most definitely needed.
 
All dogs are fed  Rachael Ray Nutrish PEAK Natural Dry Dog Food, Grain Free Western Grasslands Recipe with Bison.  Rachael Ray Nutrish Peak Dog Food receives the Dog Food Advisor’s second-highest tier rating of 4.5 stars.
 
WE ARE NOT ABLE TO COMMENT HOW SHE WILL BE AROUND CATS OR LIVESTOCK.
 
BRITTA is available for adoption for an adoption fee of US $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, general day to day cost of running a brick and mortar rescue and anything else that is needed. Canadian adopters need to know that customs charge 15% taxes when entering into Canada.
 
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.
 
https://www.giveadogahome-sanantonio.org/info/adoption
 
 
ALL Dogs are 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.

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Good with Dogs, Somewhat vocal, Requires a yard

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