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Laydee

Female Adult German Shepherd Dog

If you have any questions about Laydee, please contact ShepHeroes® at info@shepheroes.org

ShepHeroes®

About Laydee

Adoption Fee: $350

Looking for a daily running partner or a steady companion to drop balls in your lap with expectant eyes encouraging you to head outdoors for hours?  Laydee gets along with dogs and is always ready for a car ride, which we hope will include beautiful parks, hiking destinations, nordic skiing, snowshoeing, and other outdoor adventures. She asks that you have the AC running before she hops in as she's not in favor of hot cars. 

Laydee is looking for an active family who will appreciate her energy, athleticism, swiftness, and agility. She is ball driven with the accompanying hunt drive always to bring it back from where it landed. With a terrific nose, she could be an excellent nosework or tracking partner and other dog sports.

A lover of people, she greets them delightfully. Very proper indoors in her greetings and way more exuberant outside.  She has to be reminded not to jump in excitement to say hello with a wiggly body and wagging tail when outdoors. She is indifferent to bikers, skateboarders, and dogs on her walks. 

Laydee has lived in a household with a senior golden retriever and is currently living with four shepherds (3 males and 1 female) in her foster home. She has been in dog care settings playing with other dogs also.  

As an owner surrender, we are familiar with Laydee's life since she was a puppy. Laydee has been well-cared for her entire life as a lovely companion with excellent household manners. Since she grew up in a home without a fenced-in yard, she is used to being walked regularly for exercise, potty business and had many friends dog and human at the local dog park where she was a regular visitor. 

As an urban dog we had not expected Laydee to be at ease in ranch settings; she loved the outdoors and wide-open spaces showing that she can be comfortable around ranch animals and horses in pastures. 

Whether its to sit pretty with her feet up, sit or down, drop it, leave it, or model Bunny ears, Laydee loves to engage with people. Although she will play with dogs if she doesn't have a ball readily available, she is more focused on her human interactions. As with all dogs, she will need refreshers, and it would be lovely to have her next family bond with her through training as a mental stimulation since she is very bright and so ready to please her people.  Her motivation is her ball, any ball, although she is super attached to her jolly soccer balls and ones that squeak. She is an independent thinker, so excellent recall will be needed if she is to be off-leash. 

This smart cookie is crate and potty trained, knows to open lever type of doorknobs. Laydee is living with a resident cat and just can't seem to resist the temptation to push the cat's boundaries. As such, she should not live with a cat.

Although she is trusted to sleep free, she is crated most nights in her foster home to give the resident cat a respite. She's delighted for the morning when she showers her people with kisses before starting the ball rotation.

As with all our dogs, we require current shepherd or large breed experience for Laydee and a commitment to formal positive reinforcement training to enhance their bond with her and for her to spend her life with rich experiences as a treasured well-mannered member of her next family. 

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Details

Name
Laydee
Age
2 years, 8 months
Gender
Female
Size
Large
Primary Color
Fawn
Secondary Color
Black
Shots up to date
YES
Ok with kids
YES
Housetrained
YES
Hypoallergenic
NO
Spayed/Neutered
YES
Ok with dogs
YES
Ok with cats
NO
Crate Trained
YES
Dog Description Levels
Level 3 - Standard Adult Dog. Moderate energy adult dog, needs daily exercise to thrive and stay happy. Adopters must have prior, recent large breed experience as these dogs may have minor behavioral issues or need training.
Special or Medical Needs
NO
Prefers Larger Dogs
No

ShepHeroes®

PO Box 981332 West Sacramento CA 95798-1332

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