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Nov 09,2022
Thank you to Abigail!

This young girl, Abigail donated ALL of the money that she received from her Bat Mitzvah celebration.  GSROC is honored that she chose us to receive this donation.  Thank you […]

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Nov 08,2022
GSROC partnered with Pet Food Express

GSROC was proud to partner with Pet Food Express for their Grand Opening event in Belmont Shores.  Our dogs had a great time meeting new friends and sniffing the marine […]

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Oct 28,2022
Alum Kira

Our very own alumni, Kira has been chosen by the Edie & Molly FB group as their favorite pet!  On top of that, GSROC was chosen as their favorite rescue.  […]

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Oct 25,2022
2022 R’octoberfest

We are so thrilled.  2022 R’octoberfest was a big success.  Filled with happy alumni, good food and great music,  It was so much fun to see so many of our […]

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Aug 20,2022
We are so grateful to Gigi!

Wow! GSROC wants to give a big THANK YOU to GSROC supporter Gigi. This young lady selflessly donated all of her birthday money to help GSROC dogs! We are truly […]

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Jul 07,2022
GSROC makes the news!

Pia and Leo Bernal were looking to find a puppy, preferably through adoption.Having secured approval to adopt from German Shepherd Rescue Orange County, the couple drove from San Diego to Costa […]

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May 23,2022
GSROC and Tails That Teach

GSROC was part of a select groups of rescue groups invited to participate in a recent adoption event sponsored by Tails that Teach.  Our adoptable dogs had a marvelous time […]

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Feb 24,2022
GSROC and Supercars by the Sea!

Thank you to all who attended this fun Supercars by the Sea event on Sunday. Our dogs had so much fun meeting new people and checking out the gorgeous cars […]

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Feb 08,2022
GSROC voted Best Non Profit 2022

The votes are in and GSROC is thrilled to announce we have been voted the NON PROFIT OF THE YEAR by the Placentia, California Chamber of Commerce. There was  record-breaking […]

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Jan 21,2022
Girl Scout Silver Award

We were honored to have been chosen by our animal loving friend Julia as her Girl Scout Silver Award project! Julia collected supplies and food for the GSROC dogs as […]

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Oct 12,2021
GSROC dogs hang out with celebrities!

GSROC dogs love to rub elbows with nice people!  Here is GSROC’s own Maya, catching up with KTLA weatherman Henry DiCarlo at a recent fundraiser.  Henry is a great friend […]

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Aug 30,2021
Comedy Night Fundraiser was a big success!
Attendees at the GSROC Comedy Night Fundraiser enjoyed a fun-filled evening at a wonderful venue.  Surrounded by classic cars, participants were able to stroll around the venue while looking at [...] Read More
Jul 01,2021
GSROC dogs help other dogs in need!

GSROC Dogs Donate Blood To Local Vet Hospital German Shepherd dogs are known for their ability to help humans.  But did you know that the dogs of GSROC are also […]

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Jun 19,2021
GSROC dogs provided golfers luck!

On Monday June 14th, 2021, the GSROC team traveled to Cota De Caza Golf Club to support the Orange County Sheriff Departments Memorial Golf Tournament. The purpose of the tournament […]

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May 17,2021
These students are GSROC Roc Stars!
GSROC Community Service Projec
GSROC volunteer Peggie Yamaguchi was recently contacted about a community service project at Evergreen Christian School and Veritas Classical Academy. Mrs Hemmerling, who teaches art at these schools charged her [...] Read More
May 13,2021
ABC7 Pooch Perfect
ABC 7 Pooch Perfect

Excited news.. GSRCO alum Enzo AKA Sage will appear on TV too ABC 7 on Wed at 5am… he is the last picture!

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Apr 08,2021
KTLA NEWS TV SPOT: GSROC Featured
Newport Beach rescue seeking donations for 2 German shepherd puppies with medical needs

Newport Beach rescue seeking donations for 2 German shepherd puppies with medical needs Posted on KTLA.com: Feb 14, 2021 / 09:49 AM PST / Updated: Feb 14, 2021 / 09:50 AM PST by: […]

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Jun 24,2020
Eagle Scout AJ comes to the rescue!

When Eagle Scout AJ heard about all our expectant mothers and our need for whelping boxes, he sprang into action.   As part of his Eagle Scout project, AJ raised the […]

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Apr 10,2020
Boy Scouts ROC!
Boy Scouts ROC!
Leave it to a Boy Scout to always be prepared!  Aiden Hunt has been busy sewing face masks for our volunteers who are walking, bathing and training dogs!  We are [...] Read More
Mar 05,2020
GSROC Alum Khaleesi goes to college!

Our beautiful Khaleesi represented all of her cousins at GSROC with a trip to UCI business school!  She was part of a student’s presentation about the great service that non-profits […]

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Mar 04,2020
FEBRUARY 2020 DOG OF THE MONTH: LOGAN
FEBRUARY 2020 DOG OF THE MONTH: LOGAN
We’re pleased to introduce our February 2020 Dog of the Month, Logan. Logan is more officially known as CLARK’S LOGAN, UD, BN, GO, VER, RE, OJP, OAP, THDD, CGCA, SW1. [...] Read More
Jan 05,2020
Dog Food Donation

Our volunteers never quit! GSROC received a big and we mean BIG donation of dog food for our dogs. We were so excited! But…how the heck do you get almost […]

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PORTER Says Thank You

GSROC was honored to among the charities chosen by Greater Good, I HEART dogs and Zesty Paws to receive a sleigh full of donated food and supplies!  The event was […]

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Oct 28,2019
GS Troop 15114

Girl Scout Troop 15114 paid tribute to a dearly departed friend by creating a donation drive in her memory.  Hundreds of pounds of food, treats toys and more were collected,to […]

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Oct 21,2019
R’octoberfest 2019

Another successful R’octoberfest!!  Filled with happy alumni, good food, great music, fun games and prizes!  It was so much fun to see so many of our alumni.  We want to […]

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Oct 12,2019
Subaru loves dogs!

GSROC was thrilled when we were invited to participate with Subaru at the OC International Auto Show in Anaheim, Ca.  Our dogs loved making new friends at the event and […]

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Jul 22,2019
Which bed should I choose?

GSROC’s Harvey says, “Thank You, Operation Blankets of Love, for all of the wonderful donations!  I’m can’t wait to choose one of these nice beds for me!!”   GSROC is very […]

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Jul 14,2019
GSROC alumni now a movie star!

GSROC alum Logan has a role in a TV movie! He plays a veteran’s service dog. He had a great time, and allowed his mom to meet and work with […]

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Jul 11,2019
Atlas is DGP’s Dog of the Month!

Our very own Atlas has been chosen to be DGP’s Dog of the Month!  Atlas is about seven years old and in need of a fur-ever home.  This volunteer favorite  […]

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Nov 05,2018
R’octoberfest 2018

  R’octoberfest 2018 was a big success! Lots of alumni attended and enjoyed the event. Click here to watch the video! roctoberfest 2018

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May 04,2018
2018 Pet Expo

GSROC had so much fun at the Family Pet Expo in April, 2018.  We met lots of new friends and learned a lot as well.  Our dogs enjoyed the FALCO […]

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Aug 28,2017
GSROC’s Shoe Drive is Marching Along!
GSROC shoe drive

Our volunteers are working overtime to ensure our 2017 shoe drive fundraiser is a success.  Donation boxes have been placed in various locations through out Orange County to make it […]

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Sep 03,2016
TENNIS CLINIC TO SUPPORT GSROC

GSROC is grateful for the support of our adopter Tim Ludeke and More Spin Tennis Academy! Tim is the adopter of Starsky, now known as Hank, and he wanted to […]

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Jul 27,2016
HONORING ANAHEIM K9 BRUNO

GSROC wanted to show our respect to Anaheim PD’s K9 Bruno. On Monday, July 27, 2016 we planted a tree in honor of Anaheim Police Department K9 Bruno, who was […]

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Feb 22,2016
Make The Most

Here’s a fantastic new way to help dogs while indulging your inner gamer!  Two devoted animal lovers have designed an innovative new mobile game app that is not only entertaining […]

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Nov 20,2015
We Won!!!

We WON the DGP Cares Contest and we are very grateful to the good folks at DGP for the generous donation of products for our shepherds!  DGP provides natural joint relief […]

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Nov 08,2015
Day Of The Dead, GSROC Style!

Thanks to our wonderful volunteers, GSROC represented it’s dogs that have gone over the Rainbow Bridge over the years during a Day of the Dead Celebration.

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Shoe Drive For GSROC!

Three seniors from El Dorado High School in Placentia, CA chose GSROC as the recipient of a shoe drive they organized as part of their senior projects. Trevor Severson, Joshua […]

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May 18,2015
6th GRADERS SHOW COMPASSION IN A BIG WAY!

GSROC extends our heartfelt appreciation to 6th Graders from Hewes Middle School (North Tustin) for their hard work and compassion. These students chose to support GSROC for their community service […]

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May 04,2015
Home 4 The Holidays

We feel so proud to be among the elite group that participated in the Blue Buffalo “Home 4 The Holidays” promotion. Blue Buffalo cares about homeless animals, and are thrilled […]

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Apr 18,2015
NATURAL BALANCE SPREADS THE LOVE

We feel honored to have been selected by Natural Balance to be the recipient of their massive fundraising efforts at the annual Pet Expo in Costa Mesa. Natural Balance chose […]

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Nov 29,2014
THE GREAT K9 STEAK OUT = FUN WELL DONE!

More than 40 orphaned German Shepherds enjoyed a home-cooked Thanksgiving feast, thanks to the love and talent of our amazing volunteers. The dogs dined on steak that was diced in […]

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Oct 11,2014
WE WON! WE WON! THANK YOU, DOGSWELL!

GSROC was selected among the winners in the national Daily Kibble Contest, beating out hundreds of other very worthy organizations. Each week, thanks to the generosity of pet industry manufacturers, […]

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Oct 05,2014
MECCA MEETS HER GUARDIAN ANGELS!

When our veterinarians delivered the news that little Mecca would have to lose her leg at just 9 months old, the sadness was palpable. GSROC rescued Mecca from an animal […]

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Sep 16,2014
ICE, ICE, BABY!

Neither rain, nor sleet, nor icy water deters the GSROC volunteers from putting themselves on the line for our orphans! When we were challenged to round up 10 volunteers to […]

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Aug 29,2014
Alum Romeo Goes To School!

Our handsome alum, Romeo, took a break from his summer activities and paid a visit to a local elementary school. Romeo’s mission was to help children understand how important it […]

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TEAM WIGGLES!

Earlier this year, students from UC Irvine took on the project of making a prosthetic for our special pup, Wiggles. Wiggles was born with the birth defect of having no […]

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Jun 29,2014
SMALL CARS + BIG DOGS = HUGE SUCCESS!

Our heartfelt gratitude and sincere admiration go to Crevier MINI for their generous hospitality and incredible support. The Crevier MINI team designed and delivered a wonderful summer celebration event to […]

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Jun 05,2014
ON THE ROAD AGAIN!

WOW! GSROC is the humble and grateful recipient of some brand new wheels, thanks to the incredible generosity of two special women! We are pinching ourselves to make sure that […]

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LOGAN AND SOFIE MAKE A DIFFERENCE!

I have been visiting at Upland Rehabilitation & Care Center for the past two years with my therapy dogs Logan and Sofie, both of which I adopted from German Shepherd […]

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Apr 13,2014
GSROC PACK WALKS TO SUPPORT K9 BRUNO!

When news that Anaheim police K9 Bruno was being treated by our emergency vet hospital, GSROC volunteers decided to mobilize. Realizing that Bruno’s family and friends were very worried about […]

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Mar 03,2014
KUDOS TO LAGUNA BEACH 5th GRADERS!

Top Of The World Elementary School has a lot to feel proud of! An elite team of 5th grade students, led by their teacher, Mr. Kull, were very industrious during […]

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Jan 25,2014
GSROC’S MOJAVE IS A HERO!

One of the community programs that GSROC is truly proud to support is our canine blood donor program with our partner hospital, Yorba Regional Animal Hospital. Each week, a GSROC […]

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Dec 14,2013
‘TIS THE SEASON TO BE STRUTTING!

Continuing in our annual tradition, the GSROC dogs and volunteers participated in the Laguna Niguel Holiday Parade on a crisp but sunny December day in So Cal. The dogs were […]

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Nov 24,2013
2013 ALUM REUNION ROCKED!

For the fifth year, GSROC adoptees and their families gathered together for a fun-filled day in honor of the wonderful dogs that we all love so much at gsROCTOBERFEST. More […]

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Oct 14,2013
GSROC HELPS WOUNDED WARRIOR START FRESH

In a FIRST for GSROC, we have helped to match a wonderful working dog named Beau, with a wonderful former Army Sergeant who sustained combat injuries while serving our country. […]

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