Age: 8 years old


Rocco is an 8 year old shepherd who is looking for a soft landing in a calm, stable home without a lot of commotion. This poor guy has gone through many life changes in the last few years and will thrive in a quiet home. In typical shepherd style, he can be a bit stubborn from time to time, but always enjoys spending time with his family and going for daily walks.  Children can make Rocco nervous with their activity level, so we recommend a home with older, high school aged children.

Rocco is hoping to find a family of his very own again.  If you are unable to adopt at this time, please considering fostering Rocco while he interviews potential candidates.

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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