I Play Well With Others!UPDATED BIO!

7 month old Markus is recently in from a crowded shelter. He is so happy to be safe from that scary place. He is a happy guy who is thrilled that he has a new start on life.

Markus is in a GSROC foster home with other dogs. He immediately made himself at home and asked to be friends. The resident adult male dog, who has very high standards for his pals, has accepted Markus and enjoys playing tug of war with him.

Markus is a typical puppy. Full of energy and mischief. He gets into things due to his curiosity. He is also somewhat mouthy right now, as is common at this age. For that reason, we recommend a home with older children.

Markus is house broken and will willingly sleep in his crate – especially if you entice him with a treat before he goes in.

If you would like to meet Markus, 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.