Derek Shepherd

STATUS: Available
SEX: Male
AGE: 3 Years Old


As handsome and suave as his namesake, Derek is a 3-year-old, 68 pounds,
purebred GSD who has been thriving in his foster home. He’s a pretty calm,
affectionate boy who loves to be beside his humans. He enjoys playing fetch
and chasing balls, likes the company of other dogs, and is currently
fostered with a young child. We can tell how grateful he is to be out of
the shelter environment — he surely

appreciates the finer things in life, like a very comfy bed and a delicious

As part of our #RCTexasRescueMission we recently saved Derek, along with 3
other German Shepherd Dogs from a high kill shelter in Amarillo, TX.

German Shepherd Dogs are highly intelligent and dignified dogs who thrive
on structure and love having a job to accomplish. They live to make their
owners proud! Derek would make a great companion for someone who loves to
stay active and wants a big, loyal bud by their side. He’s always got a
smile on his face and is hoping to light up your life 🤩. Apply to adopt
Derek below

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Last month we saved LEVI, a stray GSD found unable to walk; his symptoms appeared similar to vestibular disease. We rushed LEVI to Sheepshead Bay Veterinary Group for a proper diagnosis – where he tested positive for heartworm. Next was AMC, after several specialty consults, extensive neurological testing, X-Rays, an echocardiogram, MRI and spinal tap – we got the heartbreaking news

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