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Are you trying to surrender your German Shepherd Dog?

1. Read First:  Rescue Catastrophe

2. We cannot consider if the dog:

  • Is not located in the greater Dallas / Fort Worth area

  • Does not look like a purebred German Shepherd Dog

  • Must be immediately removed from your home

  • Has significant behavior problems

  • Does not get along with other dogs (all our foster homes have other GSDs)

  • Has a bite history

3. Networking your dog:

We recommend you create a public Facebook post & include as much of the following information as possible:

  • Name -

  • Age -

  • Gender -

  • Spayed / Neutered - yes or no

  • Current on Vaccinations - yes or no

  • Current on Heartworm Preventative - yes or no

  • Other Health Issues -

  • Personality -

  • Good with Dogs (what sizes) -

  • Good with Cats -

  • Good with Children (what ages) -

  • Good with People -

  • Weight -

  • Microchipped - yes or no

  • Crate Trained - yes or no

  • House Trained - yes or no

  • How long can you hang onto the dog? 

  • How long have you had the dog?

  • Where did you get the dog? 

  • Do you have vet records?

  • Reason for Surrender -

  • Your City & ZIP Code -

  • Your Name, Email & Phone -

  • PHOTOS - attach views that include head (with ears up) & full body.



This post will provide the necessary information for rescue networking & your own efforts at rehoming.


4. Good Shepherd Rescue Intake Process

  • ALL information in #3 above must be submitted to

  • Dog must be personally evaluated by one of our volunteers

  • Any / all vet records must be provided before we will schedule an evaluation

  • If the dog passes the evaluation, you must be able to keep the dog until a foster becomes available; or be willing to self-foster until the dog is adopted

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