Poor Lexie can’t figure out what she did to deserve homelessness. She is a gentle, quiet girl who just wants to be loved. Lexie was found wandering loose without collar or tags and all efforts to find her owners have been exhausted. When Lexie had no where else to turn, German Shepherd Rescue of OC rose to the occasion and scurried her away to safety.

Now we are searching for a special person to sponsor Lexie’s boarding and care until we can find a wonderful home that will love and appreciate her. If you can help by sponsoring Lexie’s room and board at $90 per week, please visit our DONATE page and indicate that your gift is for Lexie.

To arrange to meet Lexie, please complete the online application to tell us more about yourself, and then contact for more information.

If you would like to meet Lexie, 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.