Age: 3 years
Energy Level: Moderate to High
Overall Drive: Low to Moderate
Location: West Point, UT
Koshu is the perfect combination of strong and sweet that you’ve been waiting for! As you pet her, she’ll inch closer and closer to you – before you know it, you’ll have her in your lap! If she were a human, Koshu would be a lawyer: constantly pushing buttons and very persuasive but always on your side.
Affectionate, friendly, and bouncy, Koshu will need an experienced handler who is prepared to provide strong and consistent routine and boundaries. In her foster home, she has done well with human visitors to her home and has even been comfortable around small children. Koshu will need slow, controlled introductions to other dogs, but does fine with them as long as she has time to get to know them. She rides well in the car in a crate, was a favorite at the veterinarian’s office, and does fine around loud noises. Koshu is currently working on mastering basic obedience, remaining calm on on-leash walks, and learning not to jump on people when greeting them. She is fully crate trained and is not destructive in her home.
Koshu’s ideal home would be one with a handler who is ready to provide her with structure. She will thrive with someone who takes the time to provide her plenty of opportunities for success. Koshu is eager to please, she just needs reassurance and direction from her person to know she’s on the right track. Her body is full of energy, her heart is full of love, and she is just waiting on her perfect forever person to share her life with!
West Coast adoptions only, HOWEVER, if application is strong we may consider placement in other Western US states.
Must have previous or current, purebred German Shepherd experience OR other high drive working breed experience. Have no children under the age of 12 years old OR have extensive experience with children and high drive dogs.
Our adoption process includes- completion of an application, followed by a telephone interview. If that goes well, we will arrange for a home visit.
Adoption Donation: $500.00
Transport along Interstate 5 (Bakersfield, CA to Bellingham, WA) is available but cost not included in adoption fee.
For all inquiries, please fill out our adoption application first, as the volunteer answering emails is probably not the coordinator for the specific foster home/dog.