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.

  • Zorri / (Maia)
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    Zorri / (Maia)

    Female 8.4 months Level 2.5

    This is Zorri! Zorri is a gorgeous, sweet 5 to 6 month old GSD who was surrendered to SF Animal Control after her owners stated they didn't have time for her. In her notes it said she was kept in a crate for 20+hours/day. Aside from super long toenails and... More

    Added November 07, 2019
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    Cara ('19)

    Female 10.2 years Level 2.5

    Senior

    Cara is a beautiful girl with a beautiful soul. Her notes list her as a 70 lb GSD/Belgian Malinois mix. She was surrendered to SF Animal Care and Control as her owner was too old to take care of her and would just let her roam the city neighborhoods. She... More

    Added November 05, 2019
  • Sebastian
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    Sebastian

    Male 10.8 years Level 2.5

    Senior

    Sebastian is a gorgeous, lovable senior GSD. We think he is around 10-12 years of age. He was an owner surrender to the shelter as his owner was moved to a nursing home. It was stated that he was in a home with 3 chihuahuas, however he is very drawn to... More

    Added October 04, 2019
  • Tommy / Kobe
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    Tommy / Kobe

    Male 6 months

    Tommy is a chunky puppy that loves treats, loves giving kisses and loves playing with other dogs. 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... More

    Added August 31, 2019
  • Tebow
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    Tebow

    Male 6 months

    Tebow is a sweet loving puppy that wants to curl up on you lap and give you lots of puppy kisses. 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,... More

    Added August 31, 2019
  • Turq
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    Turq

    Male 6 months

    Turq is a cute young pup that is not afraid of anything. He is going to lead the way and check everything out. He plays with the big dogs and when they get to rough he lets them know it. He will need lots of training. Turq loves cuddling and... More

    Added August 31, 2019
  • Kailani
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    Kailani

    Female 6 months

    Kailani is from a litter of 5 pups that were found in a box by animal control at approximately 5 weeks of age. She is a happy go lucky puppy that loves exploring her new world. She is a cuddler and then she will head out to explore some more. More

    Added August 31, 2019
  • Nina
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    Nina

    Female 2.4 years Level 2.5

    "Good things come in small packages". This is Nina in a nutshell. Pretty, petite, and playful, two year old Nina has a lot to offer. When you first meet her, Nina seems very stately and introverted. However, once she gets your attention and especially if you have a ball...WATCH OUT! Nina... More

    Added August 17, 2019
  • TJ
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    TJ

    Male 2.4 years Level 2.5

    TJ is a handsome, nice size boy with a charming personality. TJ arrived at the Stockton Shelter via an emergency vet where he was treated for a broken front left leg. Currently his leg is in a cast and several more cast changes are needed until his leg is fully... More

    Added August 17, 2019
  • Beyla
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    Beyla

    Female 2.4 years Level 2.5

    Beyla was an owner surrender to the shelter. It was said that she and her sister kept trying to escape. We have not observed these traits, but it looks like her sister has had some litters, so most likely they were just unwanted and surrendered. She is currently in foster... More

    Added August 13, 2019
  • Nukka
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    Nukka

    Female 12 months Level 2.5

    When you meet Nukka the first thing you notice is her mezmerzing eyes, which complements her gorgeous sable coloring. At first meeting she will size you up, which will last a nano second and then it is all over. She will not leave you alone, just like a bratty little... More

    Added July 31, 2019
  • Abner
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    Abner

    Male 2 years Level 2.5

    Abner is our newest boy that may not be totally German Shepherd!! However, he is super sweet, wants to give lots of love and needed a second chance at a forever home. Abner is a big boy with very little life experience. We think he was probably a backyard dog... More

    Added July 31, 2019
  • Alpha
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    Alpha

    Male 12 months Level 2.5

    Alpha was found by a Good Samaritan who saw him and his brother running in the street. She knew she had to help so she turned her car around and was able to get both dogs to safety. She contacted her local Animal Shelter filled out all the appropriate found... More

    Added July 20, 2019
  • Joey
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    Joey

    Male 15.6 months Level 2.5

    Special needs (Health)

    Joey is a young, active, playful shepherd who loves his walks and just hanging out with his people. He is a very striking boy with a gorgeous plush dark coat and deep dark eyes that draw plenty of attention on walks. He especially loves a good game of fetch and... More

    Added July 09, 2019
  • Robo
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    Robo

    Male 12.6 years Level 2.5

    Senior

    Robo was brought to San Francisco Animal Control as an owner surrender. The owner lost his home and wasn't allowed to keep Robo with him at his new place, so he had been living with Robo in the car, so they could be together. When he realized that Robo needed... More

    Added June 29, 2019
  • Elsa
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    Elsa

    Female 13.2 months Level 2.5

    Elsa is an all-white plush German Shepherd Girl. She is approximately 6 months old. She arrived at the animal shelter as a stray. One of our evaluators saw her and knew we had to bring her into the rescue. She has a happy playful demeanor. She has great eye contact... More

    Added May 21, 2019
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    Kit Keller/"KYLA"

    Female 3.7 years Level 2.0

    Kit Keller is our black beauty with eyes that will look into your soul. A quiet girl that will lie at your feet, go for a walk or just sit by you to be loved on. She came into our program with her 3 boys, Tug McGraw, Ty Cobb and... More

    Added May 17, 2019
  • Tug McGraw - Gunnar McGraw
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    Tug McGraw - Gunnar McGraw

    Male 10.8 months Level 2.5

    Tug is our chunky boy from the litter of Kit Keller. He is solid black like his mom and weighs just as about as much. Not really but he does weigh a solid 27 lbs at this time and his brothers are barely 19 lbs. He is a go getter. More

    Added May 17, 2019
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    Lachlan/"Zoey"

    Female 4.1 years

    Lachlan is a very sweet girl from Stanislaus Shelter, where she was found as a stray. It's apparent that she has been used multiple times for breeding. She came to us with a skin infection, bad teeth from chewing her skin, and rough skin on her elbows. After she spent... More

    Added May 10, 2019
  • Ty Cobb
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    Ty Cobb

    Male 12 months Level 2.5

    Ty Cobb is one of the three baseball boys we brought in. He was on the shyer side, but has been warming up nicely. He is now becoming the first one outside and the first one back in. He likes playing with toys and sometimes more focused on that and... More

    Added May 10, 2019
  • Nolan Ryan
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    Nolan Ryan

    Male 12 months Level 2.5

    Nolan is one of three pups we pulled from Stanislaus Animal Shelter along with his Mom Kit Keller. He is mainly black except for some white on his chest. His ears are not quite up all the way. We do not know his dad, but his mom is a beautiful... More

    Added May 10, 2019
  • Penny
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    Penny

    Female 2.2 years Level 2.5

    "A Penny for your thought?" Well how about this Penny our beautiful young girl. She is a happy loving dog that will give you lots of kisses. She is a medium size Shepherd. She is new to us and we are still learning about her. She loves people and does... More

    Added May 10, 2019
  • Falcor-/FALKOR
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    Falcor-/FALKOR

    Male 12 months

    Falcor was another San Francisco stray, running around exploring on his own, he was picked up by Animal Control and we were called in to help place him. Falcor (any Never Ending Story Fans out there?) is a very well mannered mellow puppy. He gets very playful with the other... More

    Added May 07, 2019
  • Franklin-/DUKE
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    Franklin-/DUKE

    Male 12 months

    Franklin was found wandering the streets of San Francisco where he was picked up by Animal Control. No one came forward for him, so we were contacted and took him in. He is a sweet & curious puppy who is learning how to be a family dog from his fosters... More

    Added April 24, 2019
  • Esther
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    Esther

    Female 3.2 years

    Meet sweet Esther, (approx. 2-3 years old) one of the newest members of the GSGSR pack. ⠀⠀She is undergoing treatment for Demodex but will be on the mend very soon and available for adoption! ⠀⠀In the meantime she is having a ton of fun living the good rescued life at... More

    Added April 21, 2019