Category Archives: Announcement

Sep 13,2014
Unsung Heroes of Rescue

In the rescue world, there are more heroes than most people know about. Of course, there are also those who everyone does know about. They do a good job of marketing their efforts. However, at German Shepherd Rescue of OC, we have one group in particular who I consider heroes and the backbone of this […]

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Feb 06,2014
German Shepherd Rescue OC

I nominate German Shepherd Rescue Orange County as an Outstanding Organization. GSROC rescues approximately 400 dogs in need every year and find them good homes. Our orphans come from all manner of situations and backgrounds. We’ve saved dogs from certain death on freeways. We’ve rescued strays wandering the streets and dogs in abuse/neglect situations. We […]

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Nov 26,2012
Gifts that keep on giving for the dogs

At the holidays, we all wish that every dog could have a belly full of food, enough water and a great big bed in a warm home. Wouldn’t that be great? Well, we won’t be able to get all of them this year, but every little bit helps to get one more. So, when you […]

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Nov 14,2012
Extraordinary Efforts to save dogs

Today is Maria Dales birthday, and there are thousands of dogs who lived to see another day because of this lady. There isn’t much I can say about her that hasn’t been said already. She is dedicated and tireless in her quest to save dogs. You would think someone who has seen the dregs of […]

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Jun 21,2012
One Nation Under Dog documentary

There has been so much hype in the rescue and dog world about this documentary on HBO, I knew I would watch…but I knew I had to prepare myself…whatever that means. My friend, my mentor, and the founder of GSROC sent out an email that it was an important watch, so I prepared faster. (whatever […]

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May 11,2012
Happy Mother’s Day!

German Shepherd Rescue OC would like to wish all mothers out there a wonderful Mother’s Day! Whether you have 4 footed furry babies, 2 footed human babes or both-we know all you do and we honor and appreciate you this weekend.

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May 03,2012
Pet Psychic Radio – Listen To The Worlds Animals

So, with the recession, there are reports that show there are two areas where people did NOT stop spending money-alcohol and PETS! Funny, right? People do a lot to keep their pets happy. We cook for them, take them to daycare, set up playdates, take them to the chiropractor, get acupuncture … and talk to […]

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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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Feb 19,2012
It’s Matchmaking Time!

  FEBRUARY IS THE MONTH FOR MATCHMAKING!   We all know that February is traditionally the month for letting those you love know how you feel about them. That makes this the perfect month for us to show the beautiful dogs in our care how much they mean to us, and to remind them that […]

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Nov 22,2011
Celebrate Adopt a Senior Rescue Pet Month!

As part of Adopt a Senior Rescue Pet Month, please check out our video of some of our deserving senior dogs. They are hoping to find a wonderful family in time for the holidays. Many of them have lost their homes through no fault of their own – economic issues, death of their owners, family […]

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Nov 10,2011
Blizzard is a STAR!!!

Blizzard, a 7 month old GSD puppy is the most talked about GSROC dog this week!! We can certainly undertstand why. He is a beautiful white GSD with a soft, velvety coat. He has a quiet personality until he feels comfortable and then his silly side emerges! He is happily living with one of our […]

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Nov 08,2011
Check out the video of the 2011 GSROC R’octoberfest celebration

Our 3rd annual R’octoberfest alumni celebration was held recently. Jon Provost was our guest speaker and shared details of his television and movie career. Our raffle contest was a big hit – lots of great prizes including 2 Beachcomber bicycles. The dogs also had a chance to win prizes – we had contests for longest […]

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Oct 26,2011
Pet Costume Contest

We are having a Pet Costume Contest on our Facebook page and were hoping you could post the blurb below on your Facebook page and/or website. Hopefully it will result in a donation! EINHORN INSURANCE PET COSTUME CONTEST – $20 Prize & $40 Donation to GSROC! Einhorn Insurance is having a Pet Costume Contest. Go […]

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Oct 25,2011
Sailor The Dog

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Richard Pryor Presents……. Richard Pryor LAUGHTER, LIBATIONS & INAPPROPRIATE BEHAVIOR! An evening honoring Richard Pryor’s dedication to animals, benefiting PRYOR’S PLANET & ARME! Hosted by and featuring the amazing GEORGE LOPEZ! and other great comics and celebs TBA! Friday, DECEMBER 2nd, 2011 7:30 p.m. THE COMEDY STORE 8433 Sunset Blvd., West Hollywood, CA 90069 ~IN […]

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Oct 24,2011
Facebook – over 6000 Likes

GSROC if proud to have earned 6,000 page “likes” on Facebook!   If you haven’t already “liked” our page, please do so today!

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Oct 19,2011
GSROC recognized as Best Way to Get a Pet in 2011

GERMAN SHEPHERD RESCUE OF ORANGE COUNTY WINS COVETED OC WEEKLY AWARD GSROC recognized as Best Way to Get a Pet in 2011 (Orange County, California) October 18, 2011 – German Shepherd Rescue of Orange County announced that it has been awarded 2011 “Best Way to Get a Pet” by OC Weekly Magazine, earning them recognition […]

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Oct 13,2011
Win 4 Tickets to Howling Hund Halloween Pawty

Best Way to Get a Pet – German Shepherd Rescue of Orange County If you’re looking to get a new pet, why not adopt a dog rescued from a high-kill shelter or abandoned by its owner? The German Shepherd Rescue of Orange County, a nonprofit organization serving our area as well as greater LA, is […]

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Oct 10,2011

Celebrity Michael Rosenbaum (known for his role as Lex on Smallville) stopped by the GSROC booth with his rescued dog, Irv. Michael is a big fan of shepherds, and we are big fans of his new show, “Breaking In”!  

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Sep 08,2011
We got the dog from the Indian Reservation!

She is just about a year old. She has already had a litter of puppies, but rest assured it will be her last. She is sweet and ate right out of the volunteers hand. We named her Spirit because she is a survivor with a big ole heart! She is at the vet right now […]

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