Meet Leila, a lovely 9-year-old female Shepherd mix residing in Washington, D.C. Leila is a charming companion, and her endearing personality makes her a wonderful addition to the right family.

Leila's warm and affectionate nature shines through in every interaction. She adores her humans and is quick to snuggle up beside you for a cozy nap. This loyal canine is friendly to strangers, greeting them with a wagging tail and an open heart. Playfulness is in her DNA, and she'll happily stick by your side, making every moment a joyous one.

Leila's intelligence and receptiveness to training make her an ideal companion. She's mastered commands like sit, stay, come, down, and even high-five. This quick learner is always eager to please, which makes training and bonding with her a delightful experience.

Leila's enthusiasm for life doesn't stop at training; she's also an active dog who loves to run in the yard. She'll be your loyal exercise partner, always up for a game of fetch. Leila's playful spirit is further evident when she's enjoying her cherished chew and tug toys. You'll often find her tossing them in the air, showcasing her playful nature.

Leila has demonstrated some reactivity around other dogs while on a leash, yet she could potentially thrive with certain dogs given appropriate introductions. To support her ongoing confidence and training, Leila would benefit from a household led by an experienced dog person or family. Having a fenced-in yard is crucial for her to release energy and ensure her safety.

Leila is a medium-sized dog at 48lbs and, is up to date with her vaccinations, spayed, and microchipped, ensuring her well-being. She's ready to embark on a new journey with a loving family who can provide her with the attention and care she deserves. Leila is open to traveling to the perfect home, but she would thrive in a family that's home most of the time and can offer her the love and security she craves.

If you're looking for an affectionate, intelligent, and active companion, Leila might just be the perfect match for you. Give this sweet Shepherd mix a chance to become a cherished member of your family.

If you are interested in learning more about Leila, email us directly at [email protected].

Breed, if not listed above: Shepherd Mix
Age/Birthdate: February 2014
Age Category: Adult
Gender: Female
Weight (pounds): 48
Size Category: Medium
Primary Color: Tan
Medical Care:
Spayed or Neutered
Up-to-date all vaccines
Special Diet
Special Needs
Dog Personality:
Constant Companion
High Energy
Medium Energy
Low Energy
Needs Training
Friendly to Strangers
Good with Other Dogs
Good with Young Children
Good with Cats
Bonded Pair
Requires A Fenced Yard
Crate Trained
Zip Code: 20012
Long Distance?: Will travel, anywhere!
May Need a Foster Family:
Status: Active
Adoption Fee: $150
Rehoming Reason: Changes in Lifestyle or Housing
City, State: Washington, DC