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We are not exactly sure how Samantha ended up in a high kill shelter. But we do know that her sweet personality impressed the shelter staff so much, they reached out to us in hopes of saving her.

Samantha is safe with us now and looking forward to finding a family to love. She is affectionate and eager to please. She has been working on her basic commands with our volunteers. Samantha likes to play with large dogs but she is not particularly keen on smaller ones, so we suggest a home with out small dogs or cats. Samantha is tall and proud and truly majestic to watch as she holds her head up high and sniffs the wind to learn what’s going on in the news. This active adult would make a great walking, hiking and possibly jogging partner, or she would be content to chase a ball in your yard. Please come and meet Samantha to give her a chance to charm you!

If you are interested in adopting her, complete the online application and an adoption counselor will contact you.

German Shepherd Rescue of Orange County

If you would like to meet Samantha, 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.