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Howard German Shepherd Dog Mix Springfield, MO

  • Adult
  • Male
  • Large


Friendly, Playful, Smart, Adventurous, Athletic
Vaccinations up to date, spayed / neutered.
Good in a home with
Other dogs.
Prefers a home without

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Meet Howard

My name is Howard, and I'm wondering how the "howl" we haven't started our forever together, yet!

I'm an almost 6-year-old, 70-ish-pound, German Shepherd mix fella. I was found roaming around a nearby town with my friend Bernadette (who is also up for adoption).

I'm a good, smart, high-energy boy. I'm already house and crate trained, and I'm working on my leash skills, as I still tend to pull a bit in my excitement to go on adventures. I get along with other playful dogs my size after proper intros. I play pretty rough, so it would have to be a dog who can keep up and put up with me. I have a strong prey drive, so no cats in my forever home.

I haven't met any kiddos yet, but I can be kid tested if needed. My forever home must have a privacy fenced yard for me to run and play in. Some of my favorite activities are playing fetch, playing in the water, and going on car rides! My perfect human would be someone who likes to be active, play ball, go for walks, etc. and who will take me on adventures to dog-friendly places. I am a fantastic alert dog, as I have a big shepherd bark if there’s something on the other side of the fence. But, when you meet me inside the fence, I am friendly (especially if you have a ball or hotdogs :) If you want to be my friend, fill out an application today!

My adoption fee is $150 and includes my spay/neuter, vaccinations, wellness exam, heartworm test, and microchip!

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