I'm Athletic!UPDATED BIO!

UPDATE: 1/10/2011 – We are happy to report that the regimen of antibiotics and IVs that our vet prescribed worked! She was able to successfully battle her bilateral pneumonia and has emerged a healthy, strong young lady!

Joy is only 3 years old and therefore has lots of energy. She is an athletic girl who will benefit from a family who likes to exercise and keep her active. We are still getting to know her personality now that she is no longer ill and will update her bio as needed.

Currently we believe Joy likes other dogs but has high standards regarding which dogs she wants to call her best friends. Or, it may be that she wants to be the only princess in her castle, as she likes all people that she meets.

To arrange to meet Joy, please complete the online application and then contact for additional information.

If you would like to meet Joy, please complete the online application and an adoption counselor will contact you.

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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 In light of the rising vet care costs associated with Giardia tests and boarding at vets, we are raising our adoption donation for adult GSDs to $395.00 starting on July 1, 2021

The adoption donations for other dogs will remain the same — $475.00 for purebred puppies, $375 for mixed puppies. (On a case by case basis, e.g. senior for senior, we will place a senior for $275.00 with a senior.)

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.