Sarge

sarge_october_28_2018 (3)psSarge is a big beautiful boy!
He is 11 months old and weighing in at about 75 pounds.
Sarge needs to put on more weight, including muscle weight.

Sarge came to us from a local animal shelter where he was turned in as a stray.
He was at the shelter for close to two weeks and, surprisingly, no one claimed him.
So, we did.

sarge_october_28_2018 (8)psSarge would not put weight on his back foot.  We suspect he caught it in a crate or kennel bars.  The vet checked him out and did x-rays and could find no reason for the limp.  We gave him some pain pills, crate rest with a big bed someone donated (and he chewed out the middle of) and time.  He is now pretty much limp free and running the yard.

Sarge appears to be a pure bred German Shepherd.  He has a very loud growly bark that can scare some people but he is very sweet and typical of many in his breed a big baby.

Sarge will need dog training, work on manners in general.  This is not a move in dog but a dog that will require time, training and TLC.  Put in the time and you will have a marvelous dog.sarge_october_28_2018 (1)ps

Please note that adopters will be expected to participate in a dog obedience class.

There are many reasons why taking your new puppy to a dog class is a good thing:
encourage bonding, increase pups self-esteem, learn new things or new ways of teaching those old things, meet new sarge_october_28_2018 (7)pspeople who love dogs too, have resources to help solve those doggy behaviors we don’t want, and maybe, just maybe, get involved in the world of doggy sports because today, there is a multitude of doggy sports for everyone!
Here are a few: Rally obedience, agility, musical freestyle, lure coursing, barn hunt, hose work, conformation, herding.  Your wallet may be lighter when you go out and compete but your life will be fuller!

sarge_october_28_2018 (4)psSarge is available for adoption.  If you are interested, please fill out an application and email it to us as an attachment.
Click here for adoption application

Medical: He is neutered, micro chipped, wormed, and up to date on shots.
Microchip: Included in the adoption is the registration of the AVID micro chip in the new owner’s name.
Adoption fee: $300
Leash and Collar or Harness:   a Lupine brand harness or collar and leash are provided for each canine.  Lupine has a life time guarantee; if chewed, the company will replace it free of charge.

sarge_october_28_2018 (5)psWant to Volunteer? Learn more now!
Want to Donate? Learn more now!  We are always in need of donations to help cover vet and food and more costs as well as material things such as bleach, toys, rawhides, blankets, towels, beds and the list goes on.




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