Aldo is a smart handsome guy who loves to learn new things. He is very inquisitive and loves to use his nose to find new and interesting things. He is also a loyal guy and loves the company of his family.

Aldo would prefer to be an only dog in the home. He will likely be able to make doggy friends with slow proper introductions. Aldo has not spent any time around cats, he will need to be in a cat free home. Aldo loves his family but is wary of people initially, he would do best in a home with older children. Aldo lacked confidence when he came into care, he has since improved vastly but will need a family to further boost his confidence. Aldo is still building up his endurance after his heartworm treatment, he will likely be a medium to high energy dog. Aldo will also need mental stimulation as well as physical stimulation. Aldo is reactive to other dogs on the street, he would prefer a more calm living environment.

Aldo is fully potty trained. Aldo is not crate trained but does really well confined to a room while his people are away. He is fine being home for a full work day, he is very happy and excited to see his people when they return home. When Aldo was going through heart treatment his world was very small so he could heal properly. Since his healing his world has started opening up again he was able to do everyday things again but is still getting used to the world. He enjoys people but is sometimes wary, he will need a family who will respect his space and be patient with him as the world can be overwhelming sometimes. Aldo does well in the car.

Aldo enjoys chewing on durable toys and bones, he loves to sniff, and he loves to chase bugs outside. He can sometimes be found prancing about in the backyard looking very pleased with himself or lying on his back with a toy in his mouth waiting for belly rubs. This boy is a sweet sensitive soul with so much love to give the right family. Apply for Aldo at


  • Breed: German Shepherd
  • Sex: Male
  • Age: 4 yrs. 7 mos. old
  • Size: 95 lbs
  • Colour: Tan / Black
  • Spayed/Neutered: Yes
  • Stage: Available

Additional notes

  • Dogs: No thank you
  • Cats: No thank you
  • Kids: Teens and up
  • Housing Type: Townhome or Single family
  • Fenced in yard: Yes unless country property
  • Special: Aldo went through heart worm treatment while in care, he tested negative but will need a repeat test in 9 months
  • Adoption Fee: $750