18mo / Male

Coat: Standard

Black & White

Pirate is patiently awaiting the day his forever home comes along. He has practically grown up in the rescue, watching other puppies come and go, while he keeps getting passed over. A German Shepherd Aussie mix, Pirate didn't look like your typical German Shepherd Puppy, at a year old, he still doesn't look like your typical German Shepherd. No matter how hard he tries, his ears will never stand up. They just aren't meant to. He hopes that isn't what makes people choose another. He isn't as big as your typical German Shepherd. He hopes you don't think he's too small.

Pirate also likes other people. He hasn't met even one so far that he didn't like. He loves people who can play with them. He loves to have them throw the ball for him to run and tell them where it landed so that they can come and find it. Retrieval is something he hasn't mastered, or maybe he knows we need just as much exercise as he does. After all, he wants to keep his person happy and healthy so they can take him for nice walks and run with him in the yard, and work with him on his training. While he is still working on his training and hasn't mastered all of his basic commands, he is very treat motivated and knows that he will learn fast when he meets his forever family.

If you are interested in meeting this dog, please fill out our online application first. Contact us via email at information@coastalgsrsd.org. The minimum adoption donation ranges from $300 to $400. This amount only partially covers the cost of veterinary care, boarding fees, and other miscellaneous expenses involved in the temporary care and adoption of our dogs and is tax deductible. Prior to placement, all dogs will be spayed or neutered, receive current vaccinations, and are usually microchipped. If not, arrangements will be made on an individual basis. Special consideration may be given to those willing to adopt older dogs or dogs with physical problems.

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