German Shepherd dogs, as well as the other herding breeds that we have in rescue, are highly active, energetic, working breeds. They require considerable vetting, exercise, socialization, training, leadership and mental stimuli in order to be well-adjusted, well-balanced, and well-mannered dogs. Even if you exercise and play with your dog daily in your fenced yard, you MUST still take your dog out on daily walks and outings in order to work on his/her leash skills, manners, and social skills.These breeds make great additions to active families who will pamper them, but who will also work with them, as they are smart dogs who need leadership, structure, plenty of activity and mental stimulation.
If you are new to German Shepherds (and other herding breeds), please research the breed to make sure this is the dog for you. We ask that you consider the time and financial commitment that your German Shepherd (or other herding breed) dog will require before applying for one. Please review the section on our website (www.heartlandgsrescue.org) "Is a HUGS Dog Right for You?" for additional information.
About Raven. Nka Nellie
Status: Available for Adoption (adoption pending) (adoption info)
Adoption Fee: $325
Current Age: 9 Months (best estimate)
If you are looking for a laid back and loving puppy for your family, then Raven is your girl! While she does take a little while to warm up, once she does she is the sweetest and most gentle pup! Raven is potty trained and kennel trained. She loves the company of other dogs and is often outside playing with her brothers! Raven does well with cats and is excellent with children, young and old! Raven would make the perfect family dog, with her gentle soul and sweet personality! She will need a home with a 6 foot fence.
Like any of our dogs, this sweet, beautiful girl would make a great addition to an active home that will provide the love, structure, good leadership, activity and mental stimulation that this breed needs. Because of that, Raven's ideal owner will have prior GSD or other herding breed experience, and a friendly dog buddy for Raven. Even if you exercise and play with your dog daily in your fenced yard, please remember that you MUST still take your dog out on daily walks and outings, in order to provide sufficient stimulation, ward off boredom, and work on leash skills, and manners.
Raven's adoption fee is $325, all of which goes back into offsetting our high-cost vetting expenses and rescuing more dogs. We are a 100% volunteer-run rescue group and rely on adoption fees and donations to continue saving lives. Adoption fees include spay/neuter, current on age-appropriate vaccinations, fecal, deworming, flea/tick and heartworm preventative, heartworm tested if old enough (and treated if positive), and microchipped. Please visit http://heartlandgsrescue.rescuegroups.org/info/adoption for more information about our adoption process and requirements, and to apply.
More about Raven. Nka Nellie
Good with Dogs, Good with Cats
Please review the information in the "About Us", "Important Considerations" and "Adopt" sections on our website menu, as it contains useful information about the breed, adoption fees, the adoption process and our requirements, and how meeting the dogs works.
Other Pictures of Raven. Nka Nellie (click to see larger version):
Currently we do not know if Raven. Nka Nellie will be able to attend the event, Meet & Greet on Saturday, June 10th, 2023.
Currently we do not know if Raven. Nka Nellie will be able to attend the event, Meet & Greet on Saturday, July 8th, 2023.