Bay Area German Shepherd Rescue
  • Male
  • 2 years
  • Adopted Feb 8, 2017
  • Good with Cats? No
  • Good with Dogs? Both
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Your $25 will pay for food. Murphy thanks you!

Murphy thanks Kimberly Frederick for the generous Giving Tree Donation - much appreciated!

Thank you Debra Waldt for the Giving Tree Donation - Murphy sends his best!

Murphy thanks Betty Ogan for the ongoing sponsorship support - it is so very much appreciated!

Many thanks Richard Ashley for sponsoring Murphy - he appreciates the kind gesture, WOOF!

Thank you Jeneen Schuber for your ongoing support - Murphy appreciates it & sends his best!

Thanks Christine Fitzpatrick for sponsoring Murphy - he sure appreciates it, WOOF!

Murphy thanks Camylle Rosario for the sponsorship support & sends his best!

Thank you Janet Nisi for your continued sponsorship support - Murphy is very appreciative - WOOF!

Hi! I’m Murphy. My mom is a GSD mixed with something like Rhodesian Ridgeback.  My back doesn’t have one of those cool ridges but I have a stylish light saddle like a GSD. My dad…well who knows. But we don’t need to talk about him….It’s all about me right now. 

I’m a 2 year old BIG AND TALL boy and proud of it. My stature makes me quite stunning and unique. My weight is about 95 pounds but don’t let that scare you-I’m just a big goof. However, because of my size, I’ll need a family who can set clear boundaries. I’m much happier knowing what’s expected of me and we big guys must have extra special manners so people aren’t scared of us.

I’ve had a bit of a rough start. I was adopted as a pup 2 years ago from right here-BAGSR. Through a series of unfortunate events and no fault of my own, I ended up in a Stockton shelter. Luckily I have a chip that directed me right back to the nice people here to find me a forever home once and for all.

I walk nicely on leash and know a few basic commands like “sit” and “down”. There’s lots more for me to learn though and I would love to get started right away. I’m food motivated so I’ll learn fast…especially if we can use treats.

I’m a bit mouthy and likely will grow out of that but be ready to work with me on other ways to have fun. At least I’m gentle about it. I am OK with other dogs but need some time to feel comfortable around them-especially the crazy ones. I absolutely don’t like cats so hopefully that’s not a deal breaker.

For now, a nice family is taking care of me in Sebastopol.




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