Bay Area German Shepherd Rescue
  • Male
  • 1 year
  • Adopted Oct 17, 2020
  • Good with Cats? Workable
  • Good with Dogs? Both
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During a routine vet exam, it was discovered that Kodie has a heart murmur and his adopter returned him to us. We took him to a cardiologist at UC Davis hoping that it was operable and unfortunately it isn't. We don't want to mince words - Kodie may live another 5 years or he could have a heart attack tomorrow.  Kodie will be on medication, Atenolol, for the rest of his life. BAGSR will pay for this medication if necessary. Kodie is a very sweet, young and gentle boy that loves all people and other dogs, but we'll let him tell his story: 

Hi! I’m Kodie. I’m a 1.5 year old, sable boy GSD and weigh about 80 pounds. I have the most funnest ears that I like to carry to the sides at times. Gives me character!

I’m a friendly, gentle, youngster and enjoy the company of people and other dogs. I am quite playful and would do best with a confident, playful dog however I am told I need to "chill" sometimes because of my heart. I don't really get this chill thing, it's fun to play, but I'm a good boy and do what I'm told. Except for crates, I DO NOT do well in a crate. They really scare me and I panic when I have to go in one. Not to worry though, I have lovely house manners so there's no need for one - really - no need.

If you like easy walks I would make a terrific walking partner. I am fantastic on leash and do not react when passing other dogs. I like some cats but I am a dog you know, and sometimes the urge to chase takes over. I do live with cats now and probably could but they wouldn't be my first choice.  Kids? Kids I can do all day, every day. I know some basic commands too. I’m a really good listener and I correct easily. I also think car rides are great and I will jump right in and ride nicely. I'm also up for hanging out and watching a movie, chewing a good bone, and getting in some cuddle time. You can also tell me all your secrets - I'm pretty good with secrets. 

I'll be waiting with my foster family but really want a home of my very own. I really am a good boy.

Kodie needs a family that is looking for an easy, sweet, gentle companion that likes all people and all dogs. He would do best with another dog to play with, not too much though, and a family that will take him on walks to keep his muscles and mind toned. He is such a good boy and, despite his 'condition, he has so much heart to give. 


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