Name: Gemma (Gem-Gem)

Location: Olivette, MO

Sex: Female

Weight: 75 lbs

Spayed/Neutered: No

Age: 6 yrs

Good with Men: Yes

Good with Women: Yes

Good with Dogs: No aggression seen in kennel runs but can’t dog test currently due to parvo present in facility

Good with Cats: Unknown

Children: Unknown, but probably older kids because she does startle easily

House Trained: Unknown

Crate Trained: She doesn’t go in her kennel so holds it until she can go outside

Medical Issues: Approximately 30 days pregnant based on blood test and xray; also heartworm positive.  She has started doxy treatment (approx. 9/7/22).


Rabies: Current

Parvo/distemper: Current

Bordatella: Current

Heartworm test: current (positive)

Characteristics:  Gemma is very sweet but she does take a little bit to warm up to new people.  She adores Nia, the tech who brought her to me.  Gemma is very treat motivated.  She knows sit but that is all for commands.  She doesn’t take treats very gently, but it wasn’t aggressive either.  She came into the shelter as a stray and was timid at first. She did growl when she first came in but that has been the only time.  Perhaps Gemma was only with other male dog wher she came from but she literally lifts her leg to pee!  She has to learn how to be a girl dog😊.

Gemma has been posted on Facebook at the following link: