Golden State German Shepherd Rescue

is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization based in the San Francisco Bay Area, Central Valley, and Sacramento.

Our mission is to find loving new homes for German Shepherd Dogs in need of a second chance and also to educate the public about this highly intelligent and versatile breed.

Most of the dogs in our program come from animal shelters in Northern California where they have run out of time.

Please consider joining us as a volunteer, donor, or in any other manner in which you feel you can help. Your participation will be greatly appreciated by us, but – more importantly – by the dogs waiting for our help.

Ember Girl

Dog of the Week

Ember Girl

Young, energetic, playful
Exercise, Boundaries, Consistent routine

Ember Girl is a typical young shepherd, full of energy and very playful. She wants to please, but also enjoys testing her boundaries, so she needs someone who won't back down in their training sessions and daily routine. With the right guidance she will be an awesome GSD!

Check out Ember Girl

Upcoming Adoption Day Saturdays:

 DUE TO MANDATORY SHELTER IN PLACE Directives & COVID-19:  GSGSR will not be holding any adoption days or home visits for the forseeable future. In these uncertain times we have put a hold on all adoptions to keep everyone safe.  Please stay tuned for changes once these have lifted.  




For more details, including full addresses, see the Adoption Days page.

Support our Foster Dogs

We are also always seeking donations to help cover the costs of veterinary visits, food, and medications for our foster homes

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