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.

  • Han Solo
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    Han Solo

    Male 3.1 years Level 2.5

    Han Solo was found as a stray & taken to the shelter and after 3 weeks, no one came looking for him. This boy is sweet, calm, and friendly. He does very well with commands and seemed disinterested in the play yard when meeting dogs. He does connect quickly, but... More

    Added April 23, 2020
  • Duke / Kodi
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    Duke / Kodi

    Male 6 months Level 2.5

    This handsome boy was born to a mother that was dropped off on someone's property a week before she was to deliever. The family did an amazing job of raising him and asked if we could help find him a forever home. He has been raised with children and other... More

    Added April 09, 2020
  • Fritzi
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    Fritzi

    Female 20.4 months Level 2.5

    Meet Fritzi a sweet German Shepherd Mix that is looking for a home to call her own. Fritzi was turned into one of the shelters by her owner who stated they got a small dog and she was too aggressive. Turns out this really isn't the case. Fritzi is just... More

    Added April 02, 2020
  • Foxy Amber
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    Foxy Amber

    Female 6 months Level 2.5

    Foxy Amber is a small happy go lucky pup that wants to light up your life. We are not exactly sure what she is mixed with, but she has a beautiful soft coat that you just want to snuggle up with her. She is an active pup and walks pretty... More

    Added March 15, 2020
  • Maximus
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    Maximus

    Male 7.3 years Level 2.5

    Maximus is a beautiful, senior GSD. This handsome boy is 90 lbs and pure dog! He is a tall boy whose owners dumped him at the shelter because they ran out of time to take care of him. He is very sweet, but still a bit anxious around new people. More

    Added February 15, 2020
  • Ashley Anne
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    Ashley Anne

    Female 7.2 months Level 2.5

    Ashley Anne is a beautiful black girl with touches of gray around her legs. She has a very sweet personality and is eager to please. She gets burst of energy and will pull on the leash when she is excited. She is crate trained and is starting her basic obedience. More

    Added February 04, 2020
  • Apachi / Kaya
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    Apachi / Kaya

    Female 12 months Level 2.5

    Apachi was an owner surrender to Animal Control. She was imported from Germany in October, and the family is now moving and won't take her. She comes with her own German passport and all! She is a litte shy at first, but is quickly warming up to all people. She... More

    Added February 04, 2020
  • Ember Girl
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    Ember Girl

    Female 9.6 months Level 3.0

    Ember Girl is fun energetic young girl. She is all puppy and will need someone that is ready to put time into training her. She is learning not to jump and yummy treats await when she sits. She is crate trained and is starting to learn her basic obedience. Ember... More

    Added February 02, 2020
  • Kenai
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    Kenai

    Male 7.2 months Level 2.5

    Kenai (Kenny) is a happy go lucky boy, who loves to play. He is about 5 months old and is working on filling out his big feet. Kenny still has lots of puppy behaviors like jumping and being mouthy. He would be best suited for a family that has German... More

    Added January 26, 2020
  • Lady Onyx
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    Lady Onyx

    Female 4.4 years Level 2.0

    Lovely Lady Onyx a beautiful black female with brown leggings. She will be celebrating her 4th birthday in April. Onyx is a large girl weighing in over 100 lbs. Not only is she stunning, but she is overly friendly. She loves meeting people and dogs, she is even cat friendly. More

    Added January 19, 2020
  • Avery
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    Avery

    Female 2.2 years Level 2.5

    See me at the next Adoption Day!

    Avery is a petite girl! She is only about 46 lbs and has a shorter stature. She was found as a stray in Oakland, and looks to have had a litter or two. She is underweight, but very sweet and food motivated. She is good with dogs and a bit... More

    Added January 19, 2020
  • Sumi
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    Sumi

    Female 2.9 years Level 2.5

    Sumi was found as a stray along with a couple of other dogs. When contacted, the owners did not want to reclaim her. She is brand new to us, so learning the in's and outs of a proper home, so more to come on her behavior. We do think she... More

    Added January 18, 2020
  • Kruger
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    Kruger

    Male 13.2 months Level 4.0

    Kruger is a beautiful young boy. He is eager to please and wants to learn new things. He will need consistency and training. Kruger is crate trained and working on potty training in the house. He has a deep bark, that does sound a little scary, but he just wants... More

    Added January 15, 2020
  • Summit
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    Summit

    Male 5.7 years Level 2.5

    “I'm just a lonely boy Lonely and blue I'm all alone With nothin' to do. I've got everything You could think of But all I want Is someone to love”  Summit is handsome, reserved five year old male.  But don’t let his demeanor fool you.  Summit is an active adolescent who loves to play ball and fetch and will play for hours.  He also loves to go on walks.  Summit has wonderful house manners, is crate trained, housebroken, and has a great alarm bark.  He gets along well with dogs of both genders, and all ages and sizes.  Summit does not seem overly interested in cats or squirrels and could live with“dog savvy” cats but caution and supervision should always be exhibited.    Summit is an introvert’s dream dog because he appears to be an introvert himself, one that prefers and blossoms in a calm and quiet environment.   Will YOU be the one who becomes Summit’s one and only love?    More

    Added January 05, 2020
  • Rye
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    Rye

    Female 16.8 months

    Rye was an owner surrender to SF Animal Control after her registered owner became homeless and was unable to properly care for her.   Rye is a young GSD pup who will need training to become a well mannered pup.   More

    Added January 02, 2020
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    (Bradley) Cooper

    Male 8.4 months Level 4.0

    Cooper is your classic black and tan GSD boy. He was taken in from Animal Control when it was found that the owners left him to the winter elements with no shelter! He was not exposed to anything in his first 3 months, so he is getting well acclimated to... More

    Added December 23, 2019
  • Remy / Jax
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    Remy / Jax

    Male 9.6 months Level 4.0

    Remy is a young energetic boy and when he was with his sister Blanca they were like tornados in the foster home. His current foster home is full of dogs, cats a tortsie and a family that are helping him to be a great dog. He is learning how to... More

    Added December 15, 2019
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    Blanca

    Female 9.6 months Level 4.0

    Blanca is a pretty all black young pup. She has energy to burn and would love someone to keep up with that energy. Currenlty, Blanca is in a foster home with 3 other dogs learning the ropes of being a well mannered dog. She is being crate trained, house trained,... More

    Added December 15, 2019
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    Sage

    Female 14.4 months Level 2.5

    Sage is a gorgeous and petite GSD mix, weighing 40lbs. She was found as a stray in San Francisco, so not much is known of her background. She is extremely sweet once she is comfortable with you. I think she was mistreated and is very unsure of quick movements (so... More

    Added November 25, 2019
  • Zorri / (Maia)
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    Zorri / (Maia)

    Female 13.2 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 10.6 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
  • Rodrik
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    Rodrik

    Male 10.8 months Level 3.0

    Rodrick is an approximate 5 month old male. He was left before hours in front of Stockton Animal Shelter at the beginning of October with a broken pelvis and right hind leg. After six weeks of splinting and crate rest, his bones are mended and now his muscle strengthening has... More

    Added October 15, 2019
  • Cody (Aspen)
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    Cody (Aspen)

    Male 4.4 years Level 2.0

    Meet Cody, a handsome, great natured German Shepherd that looks and feels like a polar bear, soft and cuddly. Although Cody is as big as a polar bear, he thinks and believes he is the size of a Chihuahua. He is still a puppy at heart, who finds his way... More

    Added October 05, 2019
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    Sebastian

    Male 11.2 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
  • Junior
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    Junior

    Male 6.7 years Level 2.5

    Junior!!!    Junior is a male german shepherd dog, 86 lbs and neutered.  His birthday is February 1 and is now 6 years old.  But he still has a lot of playful puppy personality left in him.   Junior is super easy and eager to please.  He doesn’t go far from the pack and wants to be around people as much as possible.  He is excited to see us when we return and is ready for a belly rub or just some petting.  He is potty trained, crate trained and will generally do his business right away when outside.    Junior is not mouthy or food aggressive.  He also will let you grab his collar if you need to and responds well to No.  He knows how to sit, down, wait/stay and follows me inside when it is time to go inside.  He enjoys a good brushing too.   As for walks… Junior will get excited to go when you grab the leash, and he is pretty good on the leash.  When he sees another dog, he does pull and bark,  but we are working on it.   Junior is spending his time inside with most of the day and is laid back, usually sleeping close by if he isn’t watching the driveway for activity.   He will alert if someone comes near the house or if the neighbors are making a lot of noise in the next yard.  Overall, Junior is a great companion, still has a lot of playful spirit, wants to please his people, and will cuddle up on the couch if you want him to…or if not next to the couch! Due to an unfortunate change in family dynamic, Junior was returned to GSGSR.  Junior was adoted at 8 weeks of age and has been with his adopter for the past 6 years. More

    Added September 30, 2019