We’re guessing that Blackie got her name because German Shepherd puppies are often very dark and even black when they are born. Gradually, as the puppies grow, their tan points come in to give them their characteristic markings.

Blackie has silly ears that don’t like to stand up, but we think they suit her comical personality. She was never properly introduced to other dogs so she is noisy with them, but our trainers are working with her to show her what is expected of a proper young lady. We know that she will catch on quickly–she’s very bright. Like any puppy, Blackie would rather be running and playing than minding her studies, so she will need someone to take her through a basic obedience class to remind her what is expected.

To meet Blackie, please complete the online application and then contact Mdalescomm@aol.com for more details.




Adoption Application If you are interested in adopting one of our dogs, you may submit an application online or via fax. If you choose to send a fax, please download the Adoption Application here in PDF format; fill it out and sign it. You can fax it to us at 714-773-9430.

Home Visit Prior to any dog going home, we do require a home visit to ensure that your environment is safe and secure. Once your home has been approved, the adoption can move forward.

Adoption Donation

  • Adult GSDs: $395
  • Purebred GSD Puppies: $495
  • Mixed GSD Puppies: $395
  • Special Senior-to-Senior Adoptions: $295
This donation is tax-deductible as allowed by law and helps to offset the costs that we have incurred for the dog’s care and housing during his or her stay with our group. The minimum adoption donation does not entirely cover the investments that we have made in the dogs, so if you are in a position to give more, we would be honored to receive your additional donation. All adoption donations go directly toward the needs of our dogs.

All dogs adopted through GSROC are spayed or neutered, current on their vaccines and de-wormed. Because the minimum Adoption Donation rarely covers the costs associated with each dog, we ask that adopters who are in a position to give additional funds do so at their discretion.

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