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Adopt Gemma von Gerbstedt

Female Young German Shepherd Dog

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Westside German Shepherd Rescue of Los Angeles

About Gemma von Gerbstedt

Gemma von Gerbstedt is a beautiful 2 year-old German Shepherd. Outgoing and enthusiastic, this girl can be incredibly affectionate with her people -- she loves to get all the pets and will reward you with sweet kisses. Gemma is fun, playful and adventurous, and always up for a walk or an outing. She has been working on her doggie socializing at the rescue and has discovered how much fun it is to play with other dogs. She does well in playgroups, inviting the other dogs to play with a wagging tail. She can be a bit much at times so supervision is key, and she would be best paired with an other active playful pup if there's another dog in the home (but she says no to kitties). If you’re looking for a loving gal who’s always up for new adventures, Gemma is ready to meet you! IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN Gemma von Gerbstedt YOU MUST FILL OUT AN APPLICATION ON OUR WEBSITE: www.sheprescue.org Application link: http://www.sheprescue.org/Application_to_Adopt_a_Dog%20Main.html Based on our experience, Westside's current thinking is to usually match first-time shepherd owners with a mix versus a purebred shepherd. Mixes are "softer" and somewhat more malleable. Exceptions can be made, however, for first-time adopters who show the confidence and leadership tendencies that purebreds will respect and respond to. Counselors have to use good judgment in assessing the attributes of the adopter, as well as of the dog. If you have doubts, get a second opinion from Robin or another experienced counselor.

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Name
Gemma von Gerbstedt
Age
Young
Gender
Female
Size
Medium
Shots up to date
YES
Ok with kids
Not Sure
Housetrained
NO
Hypoallergenic
Not Sure
Spayed / Neutered
YES
Ok with dogs
Not Sure
Ok with cats
Not Sure
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