Max's Fund

Last fall we received a German Shepherd names Max.  We have decided he needs a professional dog trainer and we have found a reputable trainer for dogs like Max.  We have seen Max's loving side but we have also seen his scared side where he can show aggression. We are starting a GoFundMe page to help with his needs.  We will let Max tell you about himself. 

Hi, my name is Max.  I'm a 7 year old German Shepherd.  My owner suddenly passed away last fall.  I found myself alone without him and very confused.  Then I was brought to the shelter.  I was very bonded with my owner and have a hard time trusting people.  I have made friends with a couple of the volunteers who took the time to connect and show me that I can trust them.  I have started making friends with other volunteers, but it took some time because my broken heart is still healing from losing my best friend. Once I know I can trust you, you have my friendship and loyalty  from that point on.  I no longer cry at the shelter, and look forward to seeing the volunteers that take care of me daily.  I am stressed to be there all alone though.

I can be very unsure of new people, so it has made it hard for the shelter to find me a home. They have told me they have found a professional trainer that works with dogs like me.  I will need to stay with her for 3 weeks so she can teach me confidence and make me adoptable.  I am hoping this all works as I long to find a new best friend. 

I will also need a foster care home or permanent home right away after training, as they said if i go back to the shelter I may regress.  I will need to go to a home where someone is willing to continue my training and understand I need firm guidance and direction. If you can help in any of these areas, please donate or contact Noelle @[email redacted] or Kim @ [email redacted]




  • Alicia Michel 
    • $25 
    • 6 mos
  • Karl Skinner 
    • $10 
    • 6 mos
  • Sandy Kaltenbach  
    • $20 
    • 6 mos
  • Heather Pierce 
    • $25 
    • 6 mos
  • Anonymous 
    • $100 
    • 6 mos
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Kim Bolte Hart 
York, NE
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