Monthly Archives: April 2012

Apr 30,2012
Foster Failure?

Have you ever seen this phrase and thought that someone did a terrible job at fostering? Well, it is quite the opposite! A Foster Failure is when the Foster parents decide they just CANNOT live without their little foster baby and decide to keep them. At GSROC, we are always looking for quality foster homes […]

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Apr 26,2012
Pet Expo

The weekend of the Pet Expo is always crazy. We have to ask our kennel partners to open early and stay late to accomodate the very long hours 3 days in a row. We do switch the dogs out and give them breaks from the booths, but it is still a very busy weekend. Here […]

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Apr 24,2012
German Shepherd Rescue of Orange County Urgent Help detail

Andy is the Malinois we just had to save! We took him directly from the shelter to an ER vet. What they found when they operated on Andy surprised everyone. An entire corn cob was lodged in his intestine and was already eroding into the tissue wall causing infection. The operation required that a significant […]

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Apr 13,2012
Hard at work

Our volunteers are hard at work trying to rescue a dog who has been trapped behind some pallets in a warehouse for over a week. We can’t wait to get him in safe and sound. We are also working to rescue a young male Malinois who was slated to be killed at the shelter. He […]

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Apr 12,2012
Bakers, are you ready??

We are having one of our amazing bake sales this weekend at the Petsmart on El Toro in Lake Forest and our bakers are already hard at work. The core bake sale team spend hours every month shopping, trying out new recipes, and scouring craft stores for new, exciting ways to package the goodies so […]

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Apr 11,2012
Did you know?

Did you know that most of the dogs in our care stay in kennels across the Southland? The lucky dogs get to stay in a foster home, but due to a shortage of foster homes most stay in a kennel. Have you ever boarded your dog when you went on vacation and when you get […]

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Apr 10,2012

Mondays are always busy behind the scenes and yesterday was no different. Lots of movement with the dogs… as we move dogs who are in more expensive or smaller kennels to the better kennels that have been vacated by dogs going home. Every week there are many vet runs with volunteers running all over the […]

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Apr 04,2012
Volunteers in motion

Boy were we busy taking care of the dogs yesterday! We had volunteers who got Ranger to the vet to be neutered and checked over so he is ready to go into a forever home. Mariah went to the vet for her checkup and Berlin, who has been neglected for so long went to the […]

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Apr 01,2012
Behind the scenes

Do you ever wonder where rescues get all the dogs? Many come from shelters, or from people who can no longer keep their dogs for a myriad of reasons. A lot of the stories behind these dogs can leave you feeling sad…but there are also stories of dogs that come into our rescue because of […]

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