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.

  • Mona Lisa
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    Mona Lisa

    Female 2.2 years Level 2.5

    Are you looking for a happy, playful girl then Mona Lisa maybe your girl. She is a sweet girl on the smaller side. She was covered in paint when we evaluated her, hence the name, Mona Lisa...she is a beautiful piece of art! She is attentive to people and friendly... More

    Added September 22, 2018
  • Remus
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    Remus

    Male 3.7 years Level 2.0

    Harry Potter fans will remember Professor Remus Lupin. The teacher who turned into a werewolf! With those gorgeous glowing golden wolf-like eyes, that was the first thing that came to mind! Remus is a handsome boy with stunning gold eyes and a beautiful black coat and nice brown legs poking... More

    Added September 22, 2018
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    Dawson

    Male 15.6 months Level 4.0

    Dawson is our new boy's name, thank you to everyone that voted!! Dawson came to us from the Stanislaus Shelter, he was found as a stray. The shelter listed him as a year old, but he looks a lot younger so we are thinking about 6 - 7 months old. More

    Added September 12, 2018
  • Annika
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    Annika

    Female 21.6 months Level 3.0

    Annika is a beautiful all black female. She is learning her manners and catches on quickly. She seems to be a little hand shy and unsure. When in the backyard she loves to run and play. She is new to us, we will post more as we get to know... More

    Added September 08, 2018
  • Conner
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    Conner

    Male 3.8 years

    Conner came to us from the Stanislaus Animal Shelter and it is hard to understand why he was there. He is a very handsome boy, with great eye focus. He is definitely going to need training and could possibly do well in herding competitions, he likes to go for feet. More

    Added August 27, 2018
  • Mara
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    Mara

    Female 2.3 years

    Mara comes to us from the Stanislaus Shelter. She is a beautiful energetic girl that wants to please. She is going to need lots of training to keep her mind busy and working. She sits, downs and is working on stay. Mara can be a little vocal in her crate... More

    Added August 24, 2018
  • Baylen
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    Baylen

    Male 13.2 months Level 4.0

    Our sweet Baylen was brought to the Stanislaus Animal Shelter by his owners after they found him with a major eye injury, unfortunately, they were unable to cover the cost of his surgery so Stanislaus called us. We picked him up within a couple of hours and brought him to... More

    Added July 28, 2018
  • Hudson
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    Hudson

    Male 3.9 years Level 2.5

    Hudson is a BIG gorgeous boy, so much so they called him "Mr. Handsome" at the Oakland Shelter. He is red and black and beautiful eyes. He is a lot of dog, but wants to please. He loves playing ball and with proper introduction seems to be doing well with... More

    Added July 24, 2018
  • Marlowe
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    Marlowe

    Female 5.9 years

    Marlowe is a beautiful big girl that was an owner surrender to the Oakland Animal Shelter. She is very friendly to all people, however can be a little selective with other animals/dogs. On initial evaluation she seemed to be more interested on what was going on outside the yard, however... More

    Added July 24, 2018
  • Kiro / Leo
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    Kiro / Leo

    Male 12 months

    Kiro is our little "Miracle Puppy", who came to us from the Stanislaus Shelter at the tender age of ONE MONTH!! He is our Miracle Pup, due to the fact he was brought in at ONE pound, thus it is miraculous that he survived. He is now fifteen weeks old... More

    Added July 14, 2018
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    Harley 18

    Male 2.5 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 18 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 19.2 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
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    Kasha

    Female 8 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 3.5 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 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 2.3 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 21.6 months 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
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    Sutro

    Male 15.6 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 3.1 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
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    Faline

    Female 2.3 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
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    Aries 18

    Male 2.5 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
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    Lindie

    Female 5.2 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
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    Briggs

    Male 4.1 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 2.4 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