Adopted Dogs

Our dogs who found their forever homes.

These are our success stories — what makes rescue so rewarding. Each dog who finds its forever home keeps us working to help more. We list each adopted dog below.

If you would like to send us stories about one of our dogs who has become a part of your life, please email your photo and story to dogs@gsgsrescue.org.

  • Tate
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    Tate

    Male 9.6 months

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    Added June 26, 2022
  • Ruby
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    Ruby

    Female 15.6 months

    Ruby is a stunning year old GSD. Found as a stray, she was profiled as one of 54 GSDs and GSD mixes in the Stockton shelter in-need of rescuing. Sweet, smart, and willing to learn, Ruby loves being with people. She can be a bit hesitant when meeting new dogs... More

    Added June 18, 2022
  • Willow22
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    Willow22

    Female 2.3 years

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    Willow was one of three dogs Golden State German Shepherd Rescue pulled from the Kerman Animal Shelter. Willow was also found as a stray and was never reclaimed. At 69 lbs, it appears Willow had a hard life but that hasn't sullied her attitude in the least. Her foster mom can't... More

    Added June 07, 2022
  • Bruce
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    Bruce

    Male 8.4 months

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    Added June 04, 2022
  • Mars 22
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    Mars 22

    Male 4.8 months

    Mars is a handsome very young male that will melt your heart. He joined our rescue with his sister while they were both very young and small. Mars has been growing by leaps and bounds and is coming out of his shell. He is a little shy and may hesitate... More

    Added May 20, 2022
  • Stan
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    Stan

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    Our foster puppy Stanley is growing into a beautiful German Shepherd. He has a beautiful coat and markings, stable temperament and is very sweet. He was rescued out of the shelter with his six brothers and sisters and placed with our volunteer foster families. My husband and I brought Stan... More

    Added May 20, 2022
  • Ollie
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    Ollie

    Male 6 months

    Ollie is a laid back, "go with the flow" nine week old male GSD pup. He and his brother, Stan, were rescued from the Stockton shelter along with five other "siblings". Full of sweeness and joy, Ollie is a loving, inquisitive little guy. He is being "raised" by their two... More

    Added May 20, 2022
  • Hank
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    Hank

    Male 10.8 months

    Hank was found running the streets of Stockton in April and was taken to the shelter. Despite this terrifying experience, this six month old cutie remained playful and happy. For Hank, it was all about fun and being the life of the party. The shelter staff called him "the darling ball... More

    Added April 27, 2022
  • Carys
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    Carys

    Female 10.8 months

    Carys is five months old and was an owner surrender to the Stockton shelter. However, that did not faze this little girl one bit. Her foster mom is thrilled to have an "energetic but sweet pup" added to her family. And her foster dad reports, "she leapt onto my lap... More

    Added April 10, 2022
  • Randy
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    Randy

    Male 10.8 months

    Randy is a five month old cutie with a personality to match. Randy was found as a stray and was suffering from parvo. Due to the tireless efforts of the Stockton shelter medical staff, they were able to pull him through. His foster mom can't say enough great things about... More

    Added March 24, 2022
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    Bongo

    Male 9.6 months

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    Added March 22, 2022
  • Xena
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    Xena

    Female 9.6 months

    Beautiful, a bundle of energy, and smart as a whip sums up Xena in a nutshell. At four months old, Xena as found running the streets of Stockton and was picked up as a stray. In her foster home, Xena is blossoming into a wonderful companion. She is very food... More

    Added March 21, 2022
  • Alice/Echo
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    Alice/Echo

    Female 14.4 months

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    Added January 10, 2022
  • Swifty/Missy
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    Swifty/Missy

    Female 2.2 years

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    Added January 09, 2022
  • Sasha (Kiara)
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    Sasha (Kiara)

    Female 20.4 months

    Golden State was alerted to Kiara's situation. Kisara is approximately a year old and was living outside with only a doghouse to keep her out of this horrible weather. And not only that, her owner continuously tied her to a tree because she escaped her yard. Due to a tenacious... More

    Added December 27, 2021
  • Buddy The Elf
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    Buddy The Elf

    Male 13.2 months

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    Added December 13, 2021
  • Angel
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    Angel

    Female 16.8 months

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    Added December 10, 2021
  • Trixie
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    Trixie

    Female 3.8 years

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    Added December 04, 2021
  • Marley
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    Marley

    Female 7.7 years

    Calm and confident sums up Marley in a nutshell.  Marley also appears to be housebroken, icrate trained, and a great traveler. “Talk about a dream dog!  I LOVE this dog!”  Based on Marley's foster, she would give her an A+++ on her Report Card!  "She is a dream on a leash".   "Gets along with all animals she’s met".   "Marley Is the best walking partner". "She is so great around children.  My son and nephew adore her."       More

    Added November 26, 2021
  • Olive (Tessa)
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    Olive (Tessa)

    Female 14.4 months

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    Added November 21, 2021
  • Garth / Comet
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    Garth / Comet

    Male 3.9 years Level 2.5

    Handsome Garth is now back on the market. Unfortunately, his adopter has to move back to the East Coast and is not able to find a place that will accept a large breed dog and he feels apartment life for a dog as large, young, and playful as Garth is... More

    Added October 21, 2021
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    Sami

    Female 18 months Level 2.5

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    Added October 09, 2021
  • Lionel
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    Lionel

    Male 2.5 years Level 2.5

    You had better watch out for your heart, Lionel is ready to steal it. In addition to being absolutely gorgeous, Lionel is super sweet with a ton of potential. This young boy (somewhere between 11-20 months) was found as a stray in San Francisco. Lionel passed the gauntlet of behavior... More

    Added October 03, 2021
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    Athena

    Female 19.2 months Level 2.5

    Athena is a beautiful young female that loves to play. She is approximately 7 months old. She came to us from one of our local shelters, riddled with a few medical challenges which have all cleared up except for a little bit of an eye infection that is responding well... More

    Added September 30, 2021
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    Barden Bella ('21)

    Female 4.1 years Level 2.5

    Special needs (Health)

    Bella came from SF ACC, where she was an O/S due to an automobile accident, where she was subsequently hit by a car and suffered a broken femur. Her owner could not afford her surgery/care as he wasn't from the area. Bella tested well with people and showed no reaction... More

    Added August 29, 2021