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Thanks to a team effort among rescue groups, Tux is ready for a new start. We have no way of knowing how long Tux was living in the terrible setting because the hoarder did not keep accurate records. When we got him, he was filthy and did not make eye contact with volunteers at all. It was as if his spirit was broken.

The volunteers of GSROC have invested many hours in helping Tux learn to trust again. Their devotion and love have paid off and Tux is flourishing! He’s a solid 85 pound boy who loves to play wrestle. He needs a physically strong handler, but someone who is not heavy-handed in any way. Tux responds beautifully to leadership and he knows many commands. He is stunning to look at and his beauty is all the greater because of the sad start that he suffered. Tux plays a little too rough for most other dogs so we suspect that he would prefer to be the only dog in the family–certainly the only King in the castle, although he might consider a harem of female dogs his own size…

To learn more about Tux, to adopt, or to foster him, please complete the online application first and then contact nancy16@charter.net

If you would like to meet Tux, 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.