Apple, Dog, Rhodesian Ridgeback / German Shepherd Dog (short coat)

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Species: 
Dog
Breed: 
Rhodesian Ridgeback / German Shepherd Dog (short coat)
Primary Breed: 
Rhodesian Ridgeback
Secondary Breed: 
German Shepherd Dog
Gender: 
Female
Home with dogs: 
Yes
Home with cats: 
Yes
Home with kids: 
Yes
Declawed: 
No
House Trained: 
Yes
Age: 
Adult
Special Needs: 
No
Spay/neutered: 
Yes
Size: 
Large
Vaccinations Up to Date: 
Yes
Coat Length: 
Short
Found: 
No
Description: 
Please contact Angela (angelahoschek@msn.com) for more information about this pet. APPLE is a 60-pound, 1.5 year old Rhodesian Ridgeback/German Shepherd mix. She is vaccinated, spayed and microchipped. . She has lived with cats and small animals. Apple is very intelligent and food motivated. Thoroughly house- and crate-trained. Mildly destructive if left alone uncrated. Apple follows a wide range of commands including: sit, stay, down, come, drop, leave it, wait, touch, find it, etc. Great leash manners using a harness or a head halter. Enjoys walks, fetch, squeaky toys and Kongs. Apple has completed a Reactive Rover training class through Seattle Humane Society to manage her fear aggression. Has barrier frustration towards strangers and other dogs that will continue to need work. Has not harmed other dogs or people, though will bark loudly and assert herself if her threshold is breached. Sweet and obedient with people, Apple needs patience to build trust. May be protective of her home or owners. Best suited for an active lifestyle and a commitment to behavior training. Ideal home environment would be suburban/rural with a fenced-in yard or a dog run. Apple is a wonderful companion and will win your heart with her sweet nature and her willingness to learn. Application and home visit required. Adoption fee is $150.