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Ella German Shepherd Dog Chicago, IL

  • Puppy
  • Female
  • Large
  • Black, Yellow / Tan / Blond / Fawn


Coat length
Vaccinations up to date.
Good in a home with
Other dogs, cats, children.
Adoption fee

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Meet Ella

Please meet Ella! She is a gorgeous GSD around 7-10 months old. She is an absolute sweetheart! While she didn’t get a fair start in life she sure is embracing everything life has to offer now.

When we first picked her up she was extremely scared of people. She was very guarded and wouldn’t allow anyone to touch her. It was just heartbreaking to see. We allowed her time to just get used to being in a house, us, and everything else she hasn’t been around.

In less than a month since we’ve picked her up from Lake County Animal Control, she has allowed herself to feel safe and comfortable. Now, she even asks for attention! She is mild mannered, not much of a barker, but is vocal when she’s happy and playing, and has no body awareness whatsoever ?. She has a very gentle demeanor.

Her loves are being around her foster family, playing with our two resident dogs, giving kisses, getting kisses, body rubs, fitting as much squeaky toys in her mouth at once, puppuccino’s, and chewing on bones. Now that she knows what toys, treats, bones, love and affection are, what a transformation!

She knows her name, kiss, and paw. We are working on leash training and potty (both of which she is doing very well with). She sleeps throughout the night in her crate, and is doing well with a schedule. She’s a very playful girl and watching her learn to trust in herself enough to now trust people, has been a privilege.

She would do best in a house with another dog(s). Loves all dogs, size and gender do not matter to her, she just wants a forever sibling to enjoy her days with.

She has been great with kids 10+ and around our cat, which she is mostly just curious about and doesn’t chase.

She will need obedience training and a forever family who will be patient and allow her time to get comfortable with you. And when she does, you will be forever lucky in having this beautiful, devoted, intelligent, and very affectionate girl in your life.

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