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.

  • Capri
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    Capri

    Female 5.9 years

    Capri is a beautiful older girl, that is looking for a family to give her a forever home.  She would be best if she was an only dog.   We will post more as we get to know her. More

    Added June 28, 2021
  • Albus
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    Albus

    Female 16.8 months

    Albus is one of the five 'Crayon Color Gang'. This litter all had different color collars put on by the shelter. Each of their names is either a Greek/German or Latin name of the color they were wearing when they came to us. Albus is Latin for "white". No, she... More

    Added May 17, 2021
  • Lotus
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    Lotus

    Female 16.8 months

    Lotus is one of the five 'Crayon Color Gang'. This litter all had different color collars put on by the shelter. Each of their names is either a Greek/German or Latin name of the color they were wearing when they came to us. Lotus is Greek for Orange.It appears the... More

    Added May 17, 2021
  • Ruleum / Theia
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    Ruleum / Theia

    Female 16.8 months

    Rueleum is one of the five 'Crayon Color Gang'. This litter all had different color collars put on by the shelter. Each of their names is either a Greek/German or Latin name of the color they were wearing when they came to us. Rueleum is Latin for Blue.It appears the... More

    Added May 17, 2021
  • Viridi
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    Viridi

    Male 15.6 months

    Viridi is one of the five 'Crayon Color Gang'. This litter all had different color collars put on by the shelter. Each of their names is either a Greek/German or Latin name of the color they were wearing when they came to us. Viridi is Latin for Green. It appears... More

    Added May 17, 2021
  • Rubrum (Red)
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    Rubrum (Red)

    Male 16.8 months

    Rubrum is one of the five 'Crayon Color Gang'. This litter all had different color collars put on by the shelter. Each of their names is either aGreek/German or Latin name of the color they were wearing when they came to us. Rubrum is Latin for Red. It appears the... More

    Added May 17, 2021
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    Cowboy 21

    Male 16.8 months

    We carefully choose homes for our puppies as they require owners who are home enough, and have the time, energy and patience to guide the puppy through their chewing, digging, and mouthing stages (which can last through adolescence), and who will provide regular exercise, socialization and training so the puppy... More

    Added May 17, 2021
  • Luftblasen (Bubbles)
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    Luftblasen (Bubbles)

    Female 15.6 months

    This little girl is a sweet energizer German Shepherd mix puppy. Her pros are she is pottied trained, she is crate trained. She eats and regards her crate as her safe space. Walks well on her leash. Her foster family consist of her foster parents, her two canine foster sisters... More

    Added May 17, 2021
  • Holly
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    Holly

    Female 9.2 years

    Senior

    Good Golly Miss Holly - She's had a hard, fragmented life and is still looking for that special forever home. Holly was three years old when she was originally adopted from the Stockton shelter in 2015. Between 2015 - April 2021, she lived with that family. Holly is now eight... More

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    Added April 28, 2021
  • Wyatt
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    Wyatt

    Male 2.4 years Level 2.5

    If you like 'em handsome, we have someone you should meet. Wyatt is a great looking year old shepherd who wants to be a member of your family. He has the 3 H's: Healthy, Handsome and Heck-of-a-lotta-fun. Watching him move will bring a smile to your face. Wyatt appears to... More

    Added April 26, 2021
  • Becky
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    Becky

    Female 18 months Level 4.0

    My name is Becky and I know I am cute. I am energetic, happy and lots of fun to be around. I think I am more than a German Shepherd, I think I have some Belgian Malinois because I am smarter than my foster siblings. I am learning my basic... More

    Added April 18, 2021
  • Ramey
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    Ramey

    Male 9.2 years Level 2.5

    Senior

    Ramy is a happy, friendly, goofy senior boy, who is looking for a home to show him love, interest and companionship for his golden years. He was found as a stray in the valley, and we don't think he had much care prior to rescue. We are currently treating him... More

    Added April 17, 2021
  • Maylene (Skye)
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    Maylene (Skye)

    Female 5.2 years

    Maylene is a lady in every sense of the word; she's calm, engaging, playful, and easy to work with. She loves human company, she's calm around other dogs, and just look at that smile!Maylene was found in the city of Lodi, apparently abandoned by her previous owner. When Animal Control... More

    Added April 14, 2021
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    Odin

    Male 2.2 years Level 3.0

    Odin is a sweet natured, sensitive soul who is light on his feet and quick to play.  He looks like he has some Husky in him, and with his bright eyes and alert take on the world he has a very friendly demeanor.  He definitely wants to please, and leans in close and wants to be by you.  He is extremely playful, but cautious around humans as he is unsure of what to expect.  This combination, playful/cautious, is not uncommon with rescues, as many of them have good reason to suspect the intentions of people.  He is easily startled by unexpected noises or fast movements, but is beginning to grow out of it and show more of his goofy personality.  He has been exposed to multiple people in his foster household and is doing just great meeting all the new friends!  Odin just lights up around other dogs and loves being in their company. Check out the video of him at Oakland Animal Services:   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HrFPrEcRJQsAs with any young shepherd in a new environment, things to watch out for are chewing on items that aren't toys (from his viewpoint everything is a toy) and if left unchecked, he'll mark inside the house.  It doesn't appear that he has any issues that can't be resolved by basic obedience training and confidence building.  Most likely, another dog in the household will make him feel comfortable and lead him.  He also might make a good service dog once he is comfortable with his new adopter.  He is a super sweet and happy pup that is constantly smiling with his tongue out. More

    Added April 07, 2021
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    Calli

    Female 4.2 years Level 2.5

    Pretty, petite, and smart, Calli appears to have the best of two breeds in her...German shepherd and Malinois. She is very grounded and confident but not obnoxious. She went on a 1.7 mile walk and heeled really nicely on a leash. She also walked through a couple of gauntlets of... More

    Added March 31, 2021
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    Azzera

    Female 2.3 years Level 3.0

    Azzera is a beautiful female with lots of energy. She is friendly with people and is good with other dogs when properly introduced. At a little under a year old, she looks to be bred from show lines and has a beautiful stance in case you are one that is... More

    Added March 31, 2021
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    Anja

    Female 5.3 years Level 2.5

    Anja is a gorgeous true GSD! She has the classic good looks and ball drive as a typical GSD. Anja was taken in by the shelter when her owner went to the hospital and has not returned for her. She is a favorite at the shelter and displays great well... More

    Added February 28, 2021
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    Reggie

    Male 22.8 months Level 4.0

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    Added February 09, 2021
  • Duchess (Dutch)
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    Duchess (Dutch)

    Female 4.4 years Level 2.5

    Dutch is a very sweet 3 to 4 year old lady who was adopted from a county shelter last year and then found her way back to a local shelter due to the owners declining health. In her previous home, she had lived with a male doberman, so she would... More

    Added February 09, 2021
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    Roxie Hart

    Female 8.5 years Level 2.0

    Senior

    Roxie Hart is a sweet older gal looking for a soft place to land. She was surrendered to the shelter when the owners didn't have any more time for her. She was undoubtedly nervous, but was a solid girl around new people. Roxie can be barky on leash when she... More

    Added January 14, 2021
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    Rocco '21

    Male 4.5 years Level 2.5

    Is this boy handsome or what!!! This hunk of a dog has hints of red in his fur...Rocco came to us via San Francisco Animal Care. He is a sweet gentle boy, but it seems has had little to no training, but has adapted quickly with the work of his... More

    Added December 27, 2020
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    Murphy

    Male 2.4 years Level 2.5

    Murphy or "Murph the Smurf" was found in a vacant field next to a busy highway. Needless to say he was a bit shy and scared. The couple who found him got him vetted and reached out to Golden State for our help. Murphy has been in foster with us... More

    Added December 12, 2020
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    Princess

    Female 21.6 months

    Princess is a sweet and very intelligent young girl.  Her and her brother were saved by a good Samaritian, from being hit by a car.  She loves playing with her foster sister and pestering when she doesn't want to play with her. More

    Added November 07, 2020
  • Cooper (Naldo)
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    Cooper (Naldo)

    Male 21.6 months Level 2.5

    Cooper is coming back to rescue. He was adopted as a young pup at 3 months, and unfortunately the adopters allergies are preceding asthma attacks, so they are reluctanly needing to rehome him. Cooper is just a little over a year and has been with his adopter since they adopted... More

    Added November 07, 2020
  • BB (baby bee)
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    BB (baby bee)

    Female 22.8 months Level 2.5

    Baby Bee was found dumped in a box in an apartment building in SF. Someone who heard her cries called Animal Control and they promptly worked with us to get her into a foster home. BB has been in her new foster home playing, learning her house manners, and socializing... More

    Added October 31, 2020