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.

  • Harley 18
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    Harley 18

    Male 2.8 years

    Harley is a large, strong, handsome male that is waiting for an experienced family familiar with German Shepherds. He is energetic, playful and very affectionate to his foster family. In the short time they have had him he has bonded with them and has become protective of the property and... More

    Added June 16, 2018
  • Gerda
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    Gerda

    Female 21.6 months Level 2.0

    When you walk into a shelter to evaluate dogs and pups you look for your particular breed. In our case it is German Shepherds. When I went to the shelter I pretty much walked right past Gerda, she had her ears down, all curled up in a ball trying to... More

    Added June 08, 2018
  • Garin / Tucker
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    Garin / Tucker

    Male 22.8 months Level 2.5

    Garin was part of a litter of 3 pups dropped off at the Oakland Animal Services by their owner. He is a big boy for only being about six months and will need consistent training to keep his curious mind busy. He is super sweet and loves affection. Garin can... More

    Added June 08, 2018
  • Kasha - Schulyer
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    Kasha - Schulyer

    Female 8.4 years

    Special needs (Health)

    Do you LOVE senior dogs???? Kasha was found walking the streets of Oakland, with a collar around her neck and a chewed off leash. According to the Animal Control Officer he observed her walking a little bit then stopping and resting. She was easy to handle and when she arrived... More

    Added June 08, 2018
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    Peyton '18

    Female 3.9 years Level 2.5

    Peyton is a beautiful female, who is looking for her forever home. She is a ball full of energy and loves to run and play with dogs (of course when properly introduced). She has started some training and likes to learn her lessons. She will need a family that will... More

    Added June 03, 2018
  • Rockafeller
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    Rockafeller

    Male 2.3 years Level 2.5

    Rocky was brought to us at the Lodi Adoption Day to be evaluated. A family saw him chained up at their neighbor's home with nothing but weeds no water and some kibble scattered on the cement with very little shade to protect him from the heat of the day. The... More

    Added June 02, 2018
  • Bueller
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    Bueller

    Male 2.6 years Level 2.5

    Bueller our flop eared boy is a sweet young pup about 10 - 11 months old. He enjoys playing with other dogs and loves people. He is a big goof ball and will enjoy a family that likes having fun, going for walks or runs. He is learning the basics. More

    Added May 26, 2018
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    Apollo '18

    Male 2.1 years Level 2.5

    Apollo '18 comes to us as an owner surrender. Apollo has been living with the family for 7 months now, but the resident senior dog has been becoming territorial and aggressive towards Apollo, which is leading to fights between the two. The family is worried that their fights could lead... More

    Added May 26, 2018
  • Sutro
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    Sutro

    Male 20.4 months

    Sutro was found tied to a pole with a cattle dog puppy in San Francisco. The poor guy was left to fend for himself and the other puppy dominated him and ate his food. He is skinny, but eating well. He is a sweet pup, but needs to learn dog... More

    Added May 17, 2018
  • Corbin
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    Corbin

    Male 3.4 years

    Corbin comes to us as a stray from Stanislaus Animal Services. He is around 2 years old and a bundle of great energy. He is very friendly very sweet, checks in with each person and is ready to play and ready to please! He does great with dogs and... More

    Added May 14, 2018
  • Faline
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    Faline

    Female 2.6 years

    Faline comes to us from Stanislaus Animal Services, where she was found as a stray. She get's along well with everyone in the house. Faline is a little shy being a submissive and timid nature, and is very sweet and friendly. She is sentsitive to correction and wants to please. More

    Added May 05, 2018
  • Aries 18
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    Aries 18

    Male 2.8 years Level 2.5

    Aries is a big handsome boy who is about 18 months old that has amazing energy and really wants to please. He was evidently hit by a car on April Fool's Day, dropped off at the emergency vet in Modesto who cleaned and splinted his leg. He was then dropped... More

    Added April 10, 2018
  • Lindie
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    Lindie

    Female 5.5 years Level 2.0

    Lindie was found dumped on her current foster's property. Everything was done to get Lindie back to her owners, but she wasn't chipped and no one ever came for her. We think she is around 3 to 4 years of age . Luckily, this sweet girl landed on the right... More

    Added April 07, 2018
  • Briggs
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    Briggs

    Male 4.5 years

    Briggs is a BIG fluffy boy who comes to us from Stanislaus shelter. He is a lover and plays well with other dogs when properly introduced. He is on the lower energy level, will play and jump up to say hi, but then he is pretty low key. He is... More

    Added April 07, 2018
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    Benjamin

    Male 2.7 years Level 2.5

    Ben is a very stable German boy of about 14 months. He’s about 80 pounds with a black and dark tan dry thick coat. Ben immediately proved trustworthy in the house and is not crated at night or during the day. He can be alone inside or outside, but he... More

    Added April 05, 2018
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    Kassie

    Female 22.8 months

    Special needs (Health)

    Kassie was found at the Stockton Shelter. She is currently being treated for Pano, which means plenty of bed rest and relaxation. We will post more as we get to know her. She is healing well and overcoming her condition in which the growth plates become inflammed (which is extremely... More

    Added April 03, 2018
  • Skylar
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    Skylar

    Male 2 years Level 4.0

    Skylar is going to be a big boy and already has a deep male bark.  He is going to require a lot of socialization and good solid training.  He has great eye focus and LOVES to PLAY!!  He is learning how to meet new dogs appropriately.  Exposing him to lots of new things will be fun for him and his forever family.  We are just getting to know him so check back in for more information soon. Skylar's Freedom Prance:  https://youtu.be/FSyLUldCqgI  Skylar Playing: https://youtu.be/9QUhejX-bwE   Skylar Post Op: https://youtu.be/SW43sX2pI4o  Skylar and Hobbs: https://youtu.be/elOmNA68pfU 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 it's chewing, digging, and mouthing stages (which can last through adolescence), and who will provide regular exercise, socialization and training so the puppy will grow up to be a mannerly adult dog. All puppies bark incessantly, dig, and destroy things if they are left alone for long periods of time, and thus, need to be with owners who do not leave them alone for long hours. More

    Added March 11, 2018
  • Vance
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    Vance

    Male 5.6 years Level 2.5

    See me at the next Adoption Day!

    Vance came to us from the Oakland Shelter. He was dropped off just before this past Christmas by a person that said a friend left the dogs on his property and went out of country and never came back. When we first brought him out he was very shut down... More

    Added March 11, 2018
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    Coal

    Male 21.6 months Level 4.0

    Coal is a 3 month old puppy from SAS. He was found on an onramp to Highway 99. He is an all black and a fun loving puppy. He was having a great time playing with our dog Nana tonight. He is a typical GSD pup and will need to... More

    Added March 05, 2018
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    Sacha

    Female 4.6 years Level 2.5

    See me at the next Adoption Day!

    Sacha comes to us from Stanislaus Animal Shelter. She was dropped off here when she got out with the 2 other dogs she lived with. The owner reclaimed the other two, but said they no longer had time for Sacha. Sacha is a bit nervous, but did well on her... More

    Added March 04, 2018
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    Kapitan

    Male 4.6 years Level 2.5

    See me at the next Adoption Day!

    Kapitan came to us from Stanislaus Animal Services where he was found as a stray. We think that he chewed the tie to his collar and got out of his yard where he was tied up. He knew we were coming to save him someday! Kapitan was extremely fearful with... More

    Added March 02, 2018
  • Tildy / Ziva
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    Tildy / Ziva

    Female 2.3 years

    This is Tildy and she comes to us from Stockton Animal Shelter. This medium sized girl is approximately 1 year and is now ready after recovering from a terrible accident where she was hit by a car and suffered a broken pelvis. In February, Xray’s revealed that FHO repair surgery was... More

    Added February 18, 2018
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    Tia

    Female 4.7 years Level 2.5

    See me at the next Adoption Day!

    Tia comes to us from the Manteca Animal Shelter where she was found as a stray. Miss Tia was found in pretty rough shape in middle of January. She is being treated for demodex due to flea allergies and it looks like she may have been hurt by another animal. More

    Added February 02, 2018
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    Kora

    Female 5.7 years

    Kora is a beautiful, small female. She comes to us from Stanislaus Shelter. She is a little shy, but warms up quickly. She is crate trained and sleeps through the night. She enjoys meeting other dogs and loves to play. It looks like she may have had several litters and... More

    Added February 02, 2018
  • Brooklyn
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    Brooklyn

    Female 3.7 years Level 2.5

    See me at the next Adoption Day!

    Brooklyn comes to us from the Stanislaus Animal Shelter. When we met her she was shy and did not want to come out of her kennel. With a little coaxing and some TLC, she walked out on a leash to the playyard, there she had some fun running around. She... More

    Added February 02, 2018