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Do you remember what you were doing on Thanksgiving evening, 2011? Probably relaxing and enjoying time with family.

Unfortunately, Spencer has a totally different memory of that holiday. At the age of 4 WEEKS, he was left to survive on his own in a cold, muddy field. He was attacked by a dog while in that field. It was rainy and cold that weekend and it is a testament to Spencer that he was able to survive. We can not begin to fathom the type of person that would do this to a sweet little puppy.

Animal control found him and brought him to our attention. They were impressed by his sweet nature, despite what he had endured. He has a small blond spot on top of his head where he was mauled. We call it his badge of survival.

Spencer is now living with one of our foster parents and happily plays the dogs and cat in that home. He is great with the small child that lives there and loves to play with her. He is a smart boy who deserves a family that will provide him a safe, stable home.

If you would like to meet Spencer, please complete the online application and an adoption counselor will contact you.

If you would like to meet Spencer, 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.