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FemaleGerman Shepherd Dog


Suri Is the Perfect Companion for an Active Family
10-12-month-old, female, black and tan, German Shepherd
Good with other dogs: Unknown
Good with children: Unknown
Good with cats: Unknown

This pretty girl is just a sweetheart looking for the perfect family to call her own. SPR rescued Suri from a shelter in San Diego recently because, well, who can resist this face! And our hunch was right on. Suri is a very sweet and smart dog that would make a wonderful addition to an active family.
We don’t know much about Suri’s background, but we do know how amazing and sweet she is. She loves people so much! She even knows a couple of commands, so someone must have loved this girl once upon a time. She walks well on a leash and is very smart. So, she would be the perfect companion for a runner, hiker or even a daily walker. We don’t really know how she gets along with other dogs yet, she does seem to be a bit reactive when walking by other dogs’ kennels. But once she’s out and about, she is ready to go run and play.
This young girl has lots of energy and it’s important that any adoptive family be committed to further training and to providing plenty of mental and physical activity for this sweet, beautiful girl. We are confident that she’ll be the picture of a well-mannered and smart family dog.
If you’re interested in meeting Suri, please fill out our online application to get the approval process started. We will only schedule meet and greets with an approved application. All staff members are volunteers and are not compensated for their time and expenses. Many juggle family and full-time careers while volunteering at Saving Paws. Please be patient, as sometimes it takes up to 5 days to process an application.


If you have questions about Suri please contact Saving Paws


Large 61-100 lbs (28-45 kg)
Black - With Tan, Yellow Or Fawn
Hair Length
Shots up to date
Spayed / Neutered
Ok with kids
Ok with birds
Ok with dogs
Ok with cats
Ok with small animals
Contact Person

Shelter Description

"Saving Paws" rescue specializes in German Shepherd Dogs and Belgian Malinois. These are the two primary breeds used in military and law enforcement service worldwide. We also partner with other rescues and can assist in locating your perfect pet.

"Saving Paws" is a registered 501c3 non-profit corporation. All staff members are volunteers and are not compensated for their time and expenses. Donations and adoption fees offset the high cost of veterinary care, food, boarding and numerous other expenses. By adopting from “Saving Paws", you become our partner in the rescue. You can make a difference in both financial contribution and working to save deserving animals. Adopting a rescue dog saves two lives. The K-9 friend that you adopted and another that can be brought in by the space created. Open your heart and adopt today.

"Saving Paws" primarily obtains dogs from local "High Kill" shelters. We are often there last hope. Our adoptions have gone on become service dogs, search and rescue dogs, sport dogs, AKC title holders and of course cherished family pets and protectors. Please consider a rescue dog and give these wonderful animals a second chance.

Shelter Driving Directions

Currently our resources do not allow one central facility for our operations. We have many dogs in foster care and board others at the Canine Country Club. They are located in Phoenix, Arizona. All adoptions are by appointment. We do our best to be available and accommodate your schedule. However, being volunteer, we ask for your patience and assistance in all matters. A minor inconvenience is a small price to pay for helping a dog in need.

"Saving Paws" also participates in numerous adoption events year around. We will post these to our website and to this venue as they are scheduled.

Areas Served

Check out our Facebook page for recent rescue stories.

"Saving Paws" serves Phoenix Arizona and the surrounding communities. Adoptions nationwide are offered through partner rescues and by special arrangement.

Adoption Instructions

"Saving Paws" works individually with each potential adopter to assure a good match and successful placement. The specific adoption process can vary and includes:

* Telephone and or email consultation.
* "Meet & Greet" with selected animals. We request that all family members and pets be present.
* Adoption application and reference check.
* Home visit
* Completion of the adoption process.
* Any additional follow up or assistance required.

Adoption fees and donations offset the extremely high cost of veterinary care, food, boarding and numerous other expenses.

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