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.

  • Dieter
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    Dieter

    Male 7.2 months

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    Added September 14, 2022
  • Maple
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    Maple

    Female 8.4 months

    In early July, Maple and her sister, Olive along with their purebred Yellow Labrador momma, wandered onto the property of one of Golden State's volunteers. Instead of taking them to the shelter, Andrea decided to keep them while she tried to find their owners. Animal Control came out to scan... More

    Added August 13, 2022
  • Tate
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    Tate

    Male 12 months

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    Added June 26, 2022
  • Tiponi
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    Tiponi

    Female 18 months

    Tiponi is an 11-month-old German shepherd mix pup with "a heart of gold". When she was only four months old, Deb, her foster mom, acquired her from her previous owner. Tiponi was extremely sheltered and was very unsure of the world and people around her but she has made great strides from then to... More

    Added June 19, 2022
  • Ruby
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    Ruby

    Female 18 months

    Ruby is a stunning year old GSD. Found as a stray, she was profiled as one of 54 GSDs and GSD mixes in the Stockton shelter in-need of rescuing. Sweet, smart, and willing to learn, Ruby loves being with people. She can be a bit hesitant when meeting new dogs... More

    Added June 18, 2022
  • Willow22
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    Willow22

    Female 2.5 years

    Special needs (Health)

    Willow was one of three dogs Golden State German Shepherd Rescue pulled from the Kerman Animal Shelter. Willow was also found as a stray and was never reclaimed. At 69 lbs, it appears Willow had a hard life but that hasn't sullied her attitude in the least. Her foster mom can't... More

    Added June 07, 2022
  • Bruce
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    Bruce

    Male 10.8 months

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    Added June 04, 2022
  • Bo
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    Bo

    Male 4 years

    Mr. Social Butterfly and Prince Charming rolled into one. That’s Bo in a nutshell. Bo has settled very quickly here at our home and seems to be very comfortable around our family (husband disabled & stays at home; wife works from home; adult son works a full-time job). He is... More

    Added June 04, 2022
  • Mars 22
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    Mars 22

    Male 7.2 months

    Mars is a handsome very young male that will melt your heart. He joined our rescue with his sister while they were both very young and small. Mars has been growing by leaps and bounds and is coming out of his shell. He is a little shy and may hesitate... More

    Added May 20, 2022
  • Stan
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    Stan

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    Our foster puppy Stanley is growing into a beautiful German Shepherd. He has a beautiful coat and markings, stable temperament and is very sweet. He was rescued out of the shelter with his six brothers and sisters and placed with our volunteer foster families. My husband and I brought Stan... More

    Added May 20, 2022
  • Ollie
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    Ollie

    Male 8.4 months

    Ollie is a laid back, "go with the flow" nine week old male GSD pup. He and his brother, Stan, were rescued from the Stockton shelter along with five other "siblings". Full of sweeness and joy, Ollie is a loving, inquisitive little guy. He is being "raised" by their two... More

    Added May 20, 2022
  • Hank
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    Hank

    Male 13.2 months

    Hank was found running the streets of Stockton in April and was taken to the shelter. Despite this terrifying experience, this six month old cutie remained playful and happy. For Hank, it was all about fun and being the life of the party. The shelter staff called him "the darling ball... More

    Added April 27, 2022
  • Carys
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    Carys

    Female 13.2 months

    Carys is five months old and was an owner surrender to the Stockton shelter. However, that did not faze this little girl one bit. Her foster mom is thrilled to have an "energetic but sweet pup" added to her family. And her foster dad reports, "she leapt onto my lap... More

    Added April 10, 2022
  • Randy
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    Randy

    Male 13.2 months

    Randy is a five month old cutie with a personality to match. Randy was found as a stray and was suffering from parvo. Due to the tireless efforts of the Stockton shelter medical staff, they were able to pull him through. His foster mom can't say enough great things about... More

    Added March 24, 2022
  • Bongo
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    Bongo

    Male 12 months

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    Added March 22, 2022
  • Xena
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    Xena

    Female 12 months

    Beautiful, a bundle of energy, and smart as a whip sums up Xena in a nutshell. At four months old, Xena as found running the streets of Stockton and was picked up as a stray. In her foster home, Xena is blossoming into a wonderful companion. She is very food... More

    Added March 21, 2022
  • Danny
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    Danny

    Male 2.3 years

    Watch videos of Danny in action on youtube. *** Danny was found on March 16, 2022, on the side of the freeway, not wanting to walk. X-rays revealed he was shot in the leg resulting in a large pellet radius and ulna fracture. He also had some wounds to left... More

    Added March 14, 2022
  • Alice/Echo
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    Alice/Echo

    Female 16.8 months

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    Added January 10, 2022
  • Swifty/Missy
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    Swifty/Missy

    Female 2.4 years

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    Added January 09, 2022
  • Sasha (Kiara)
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    Sasha (Kiara)

    Female 22.8 months

    Golden State was alerted to Kiara's situation. Kisara is approximately a year old and was living outside with only a doghouse to keep her out of this horrible weather. And not only that, her owner continuously tied her to a tree because she escaped her yard. Due to a tenacious... More

    Added December 27, 2021
  • Buddy The Elf
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    Buddy The Elf

    Male 15.6 months

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    Added December 13, 2021
  • Angel
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    Angel

    Female 19.2 months

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    Added December 10, 2021
  • Trixie
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    Trixie

    Female 4 years

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    Added December 04, 2021
  • Marley
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    Marley

    Female 7.9 years

    Calm and confident sums up Marley in a nutshell.  Marley also appears to be housebroken, icrate trained, and a great traveler. “Talk about a dream dog!  I LOVE this dog!”  Based on Marley's foster, she would give her an A+++ on her Report Card!  "She is a dream on a leash".   "Gets along with all animals she’s met".   "Marley Is the best walking partner". "She is so great around children.  My son and nephew adore her."       More

    Added November 26, 2021
  • Olive (Tessa)
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    Olive (Tessa)

    Female 16.8 months

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    Added November 21, 2021