Category Archives: Volunteers

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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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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Sep 05,2012
A guest post from a Volunteer about….volunteering!

Here is another way you can help at the German Shepherd Rescue of OC – contribute to our blog. The below blog is from MaryBeth. She is part of the walking team. Her and the other walking team members go out every week and make sure our dogs who are being cared for in kennels, […]

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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 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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