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Hugo is 5 years old. He is vaccinated and microchipped. Now neutered. We were asked to take him in by another rescue and this is what we were told:

“I have a welfare case at my kennels that has been signed over from owner. He was owned by a family and sadly was mistreated and left out in the yard all his life. Hugo hasn’t had much interaction with people or socialisation within the big wide world. He knows a few commands – sit, paw and other one. He can get frustrated on lead and does at times bite the lead.”

Hugo is going to need an experienced home that is aware of the issues he may display and why and be able to manage them. No children. Not sure of other dogs and avoids due to lack of socialisation. May be able to live with a female. Unknown with cats.

Do you have the experience and time to show this lad that life can actually be fun?

This is what the kennels say about him:

“Look at this Chunky boy Hugo his 5 years old spent his life living outside neglected 😢can he start the new year in a forever or foster home with all the home comforts? 🏡 Very lovable but sometimes like a bull in a china shop! So excited to see me in the mornings love him ❤️”

And this is what a couple who recently met him had to say:

“Hugo is a lovely boy, he met us quite nicely, inquisitive but not over the top. He pulled on the lead when walking initially but with corrections he eventually stopped pulling quite so hard. Hugo has the potential to be an amazing family dog despite his horrendous past he still clearly enjoys the company of people. I think that the profile information you have for him, whilst clearly relevant to highlight his past, does not do him justice, yes he pulls and he is strong but there was no aggression, anxiety or fear.”

Do you have the experience and time to show this lad that life can actually be fun?

Hugo has been adopted.

Why we do what we do

German Shepherd Rescue Elite was not only set up to help as many unwanted, abandoned and neglected German Shepherds as possible, but to also offer education to the general public on the responsibilities / pros / cons of owning a large working breed dog and to be able to offer help and advice so hopefully we can become the prevention for once instead of always being the cure.

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