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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.

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Billy

Billy

Gender: Male
Age: 7.6 years

Billy is about 14-18 months old. He is medium size, about 70 pounds. Billy is in good health, and is happy, outgoing, sweet, and submissive. Billy may have just a hint of Lab in him. It appears that he may have had a tough life before coming to us. His ears...

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Dog added on: August 28, 2011
Mini

Mini

Gender: Female
Age: 7.2 years

Mini is a small size GSD mix. She is about 1 years old, is about 45 lbs, and she has a pretty black and tan short coat like a GSD. Mini is housebroken and crate trained, does not dig nor chew, is good with other dogs, and OK with...

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Dog added on: August 21, 2011
Ginny

Ginny

Gender: Female
Age: 8.2 years

Ginny an incredibly sweet tempered sable 80 pound girl between 1 1/2 to 2 years old who loves anything and everyone. She came into rescue after a puppy mill breeder was closed down. She's great with any size good tempered dog, is fine with cats, and loves children. She, along...

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Dog added on: August 21, 2011
Ilka

Ilka

Gender: Female
Age: 11.7 years

Ilka is about 5-6 years old. She is housebroken and crate-trained, is great with people, lives with a cat, and is well-mannered. Her owner's lifestyle and job have changed so Ilka needs a new home. This pretty dog is from German Show lines, is medium-size, about 70 pounds, and is...

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Dog added on: August 17, 2011
Taz

Taz

Gender: Male
Age: 8.7 years

Taz is about 2-3 years old, and is a blackk/tan, medium/large male German Shepherd. Taz is brand new to us but we do know that he is in generally good health, he knows some basic commands, LOVES to play ball, and is good in the car and in a crate.

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Dog added on: August 05, 2011
Lucas

Lucas

Training provided by
  • Paws in Progress
Gender: Male
Age: 7.7 years

See Luke's blog by clicking here. Lucas, also known as Luke, was confiscated from a woman in the Loomis area that had way too many animals - his story can be found here http://auburnjournal.com/detail/184231.htmlLuke is about 1 - 2 years old and has a gorgeous, almost silver, sable coat. His...

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Dog added on: August 05, 2011
Alli

Alli

Gender: Female
Age: 7.7 years

Alli is a sable, purebred female German Shepherd. We think she is about 12-18 months old. Alli is in good health, and easy to handle. Our vets have seen her and said that she has an old eye injury to her left eye and has lost some vision in that...

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Dog added on: July 31, 2011
Flynn

Flynn

Gender: Male
Age: 7.7 years

Flynn is about 18 months old. He is a purebred, white male German Shepherd. Flynn is an extremely easy dog to handle, and is good with other dogs and cats. Flynn was a stray, covered in filth, and very thin. We brought him into our program, bathed him, gave him...

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Dog added on: July 31, 2011
Helga

Helga

Gender: Female
Age: 8.7 years

Helga is about 2-3 years old. She is a small/medium size female, about 55 pounds, and is a red sable. Helga stood out at the shelter because of her gentle temperament. She has clearly been used as a breeding dog, and she is now ready to be a family dog...

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Dog added on: July 23, 2011
Alice Faye

Alice Faye

Gender: Female
Age: 7.8 years

Alice Faye has blossomed into a wonderful young dog. She is younger than we first thought, and she has had a big growth spurt over the last 2 months. Alice is now about 55 pounds and is a medium size girl. She has GSD profile, but we think probably some...

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Dog added on: July 15, 2011
Pasha

Pasha

Gender: Female
Age: 9.3 years

Pasha is a soft natured, 3 year old female German Shepherd. She is good around other dogs, easy to handle, and quiet at night in her crate. Pasha is still thin but is starting to gain weight now that she has a foster home to care for her. Pasha is...

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Dog added on: July 09, 2011
Jacque

Jacque

Gender: Female
Age: 8.8 years

Jacque is about 2 - 3 years old. She is a purebred GSD, and a long coat. She has strong bone structure and is medium size for a female. She is in very good health, and has been wll groomed. Jacque was owned by someone who was undergoing cancer treatment...

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Dog added on: July 06, 2011
Ileera

Ileera

Gender: Female
Age: 6.8 years

Ileera is a happy, six months old, black and tan female puppy.  We will post more as we get to know her.

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Dog added on: July 05, 2011
Tilly

Tilly

Gender: Female
Age: 8.3 years

Tilly is a a 2 year old black and tan, female German Shepherd. She is a German type female, compact, muscular for a female. Tilly is medium size, about 70 pounds. Tilly is playful and happy and outgoing. She would be fine with an easy going male, she does not...

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Dog added on: July 05, 2011
Thunder

Thunder

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  • Priest
Gender: Male
Age: 8.3 years

Thunder is about 2 years old and is a beautiful, healthy, bicolor male. He is well bred, comes from working type bloodlines and is a very high quality type dog. Thunder has been great around the house, and he knows basic obedience. He is ok off leash with other dogs...

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Dog added on: July 05, 2011
Quest

Quest

Gender: Male
Age: 9.3 years

Quest is about 3 years old. He is from German Show lines, and is medium size at about 70 pounds. Quest is red/black and has had a hard time with being in a shelter. He started out being in beautiful condition and someone's pet, but the stress of the...

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Dog added on: June 22, 2011
Kharma

Kharma

Gender: Female
Age: 6.9 years

Karma is a female, about 6-7 months old, and weighs about 45 pounds. We are unsure if she is a purebred or a slight mix. Karma was found with Lizzy in a parking lot. Nobody came looking for these two sweet girls. They are not related as they are different...

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Dog added on: June 15, 2011
Lizzy

Lizzy

Gender: Female
Age: 7.3 years

Lizzy is a female, about 10-12 months old, with a silver and black coat. She weighs about 55-60 pounds. She seems to be a purebred and is very soft natured. Lizzy is OK with cats and is crate trained and housebroken. She is great with all other dogs of...

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Dog added on: June 15, 2011
Wilson

Wilson

Gender: Male
Age: 10.3 years

Wilson is about 4 years old. He is large, weighing about 80 pounds, and could still gain about 3 more pounds. He is a quiet, calm dog with some training. He is easy to walk on a leash, is housebroken, and is quiet outside and inside. He does not chew,...

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Dog added on: June 15, 2011
Joe Rudy

Joe Rudy

Gender: Male
Age: 7 years

If there was ever a German Shepherd who needed rescuing, it would be Joe Rudy. Given the state he was in while incarcerated in a Northern California high kill shelter, nobody would have adopted this boy. He was all bones, had raggedy fur from a skin infection, and was spooky...

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Dog added on: June 08, 2011
Rain

Rain

Gender: Female
Age: 8.4 years

Rain is an 18-24 months old, black and red, female German Shepherd who weighs about 70 pounds. She is a great family dog. Her owner died and so she came into rescue. She is housebroken, and good with children as well as all adults. She is in excellent health.

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Dog added on: June 03, 2011
Zack

Zack

Gender: Male
Age: 6.7 years

Zack is about 4 months old. He has all of his basic training, knows basic commands, and is good around other dogs and all people. He is new to us, but we know his entire background. His original owner had a change in their life that prevented them from being...

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Dog added on: June 01, 2011
Giovanni

Giovanni

Gender: Male
Age: 6.9 years

"Gio" is about 6 months old.   He is a medium-size male puppy with good structure and an outgoing, playful temperament.  We will post more as we get to know him.

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Dog added on: May 27, 2011
Ben

Ben

Gender: Male
Age: 10.4 years

Ben needs a foster home. Please contact us if you can help. Ben is about 4 years old and is a special dog who has had a hard life. Ben came from a shelter as a stray thin, dirty, very weak and not feeling well. We took him to Lake...

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Dog added on: May 19, 2011
Link

Link

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  • Muttamorphosis
Gender: Male
Age: 7.9 years

Link is about 18 months old. He is a large, healthy, outgoing, young male GSD who is stunning to look at and who has beautiful golden eyes. Link is most likely from Czech type bloodlines, and he is a strong, excellent temperament dog. When we pulled Link from the shelter...

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Dog added on: May 19, 2011
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