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Adopt Lightfoot

Male Young German Shepherd Dog / Terrier (Unknown Type, Medium)

If you have questions about Lightfoot please contact

Act Now Rescue - Chicago Il

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About Lightfoot

Hello my name is Lightfoot! Lightfoot is an adorable, shepherd/terrier mix is almost a year old. He is a little boy, full of spunk and energy, with a face shaped like a terrier, German Shepherd ears (Lordy, look at those ears!), herds like a Border Collie, and springs like a Jack Russell. He looks solid, dark brown or black but he has a pretty brindle color coat. He's a happy fellow and eager to please when bribed with treats or toys. Otherwise, he has a bit of a stubborn streak. House training is going very well. He loves men, women, kids, other dogs and wants to play hard with all of them. Older kids may be a better fit. I havn't had him around cats. I'm sure he'd like them but may be too rough for them. He's very aggressive, not in a mean way, but runs right up into other dogs face and jumps up at them to play. He doesn't read their warnings at all. He's extemely gentle taking food and treats offered by hand. He's terrified of the vaccuum cleaner and will attack it. He suffers from seperation anxiety and will bark and cry when you leave the room when he's in a crate. He doesn't like the crate but will go in it when bribed with food or a treat. I do have to keep him in it when I leave home and overnight. He may have seen and/or received some abuse, as he kind of freaks out when people are raising their hands close to each other. He swims and can climb the ladder to the roof of our houseboat and back down. He's a very special boy and super smart!

Lightfoot's Adoption Donation is $300 and includes spay/neuter, deworming, Avid microchip, and UTD vaccinations. Lightfoot is being fostered in ST LOUIS, MISSOURI

For more info, please contact his foster mom at email: or phone #: 636-673-2535

Transportation available on limited basis
Transportation to the Chicago Metro area/Joliett,fee is $125
Transportation into city of Chicago or to adoptive home delivery fee is $150

Please fill out an application at WWW.ACTNOWRESCUE.NET.


Not what you were looking for? You can adopt a different pet in ACT Now! Rescue is an all volunteer, not-for-profit 501(c)(3) no kill dog and cat rescue and animal welfare organization serving St. Louis County, Jefferson County and Franklin County in Missouri. We operate through a foster network and work with local shelters, as well as take in stray and abandoned animals. As an organization, we strongly oppose puppy mills and breeding programs and emphasize education and a vigorous spay/neuter program in order to reduce problems of overpopulation.<br>We started full operations in September 2006. There are many exciting opportunities to join the group and help further the causes of dog and cat welfare in this region. We are currently looking for generous people willing to share their homes and serve as foster parents for the animals we take in as well as volunteers to serve is almost every other area of the operation. by using our search feature and adjusting the radius. Thank you for helping our animal shelters and rescue groups with pet adoption!



Med. 26-60 lbs (12-27 kg)
Brindle - With White
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
Jan Siener