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Erwin German Shepherd Dog Chicago, IL

  • Young
  • Male
  • Large
  • Black, Yellow / Tan / Blond / Fawn


Protective, Playful
Coat length
Vaccinations up to date, spayed / neutered.
Good in a home with
Other dogs, children.

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Meet Erwin

Hi! My name is Erwin!

I am one very lucky puppy! My story does not start out promising - but put yourself in my paws for just a few minutes please! I was found on the streets of Chicago trying to make it on my own. But I was only 8-9 months old and I wasn't very good at it. I was scared and tired and hungry all the time. Then one day I was picked up and sent to this big building with lots of dogs - big dogs, little dogs, scared dogs, growling dogs. I thought for sure this was the end of the road. UNTIL – German Shepherd Rescue called CACC and Ms. Christy came to get me. She stopped in front of my kennel, talked softly and kindly to me, and took me for a car ride. This is where my story goes from not looking so good, to me being the luckiest boy! I was taken to what they called my "foster mom" - I think that means paradise. I was still scared but day by day I began to relax, and sleep good, and eat good, and run and play with my doggie friends. My foster mom even had an 8 year old human playmate who I fell in love with immediately! My mom says I'm a beautiful German Shepherd but almost too smart for my own good. I'm still unsure meeting new people but it's because I need to figure things out (I'm a shepherd, I'm smart, I think a lot). Once we both get past the first few minutes of our meeting (and PLEASE don’t judge me by my initial reaction) and my trust is earned I am the sweetest, most loving guy you could ever imagine! My German Shepherd loyalty and eagerness to please is limitless. But my mom says I need an experienced family because as much as I love to snuggle, I also want to protect my family too.

It's still hard for me to meet new people sometimes, but I am coming around! My mom has learned how to introduce me to people and she will be happy to show you. If you can give me a chance to love you and grow into the magnificent German Shepherd I am becoming then I will be your best friend, playmate, companion and defender of your castle. I'm hoping someone will give me a chance on this exciting journey.

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