Maxwell is a very sweet and gentle boy. He is a bit on the timid side right now, as he still looking for a familiar face. He is approximately 19 mo. old, and weighs in at about 78 lbs. Maxwell’s story goes like this: His family could no longer keep him so a kind neighbor intervened to prevent Maxwell from going to the animal shelter. Unfortunately, the neighbor’s dog didn’t agree with this new situation, so Maxwell has come into our care. His confused because he doesn’t know where he belongs and who loves him. We do, Maxwell! We do!

Maxwell is curious about other dogs and we suspect that he would love to have a playmate that his his size. As we learn more about Maxwell, we will update his profile. This is a wonderful dog that was dealt some tough breaks—can you help Maxwell to know what it is to be safe and secure in a FOREVER home?

If you are interested in meeting him, please complete an application online and then contact for more information.

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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