Butch- Male – Shelter Dog in Weaverville, CA


Butch is a handsome middle aged GSP (approximately 6).  He has been taking a tour of the area for a week or so before he found a more comfortable bed at the local shelter to sleep on.  The shelter staff say Butch is a great dog that gets along with other dogs, but may be a little hard of hearing. If you are interested in adopting him please contact Trinity County Animal Shelter: 563 Mountain View St, Weaverville, CA 96093 *PLEASE EMAIL FOSTER@NORCALGSPRESCUE.ORG IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN FOSTERING BUTCH* Phone Number: (530) 623-1370 Shelter hours: Monday – Friday: 1o […]

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America – Our Foster Dog

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America is a one pretty special gal! She came to us through an owner surrender, and we think they were crazy to let her go! Her fosters call her pretty much “the perfect farm dog.”  She’s a 7 year-old female who loves romping around her foster home’s vineyard sniffing around and watching all the activity.  She wears herself out exploring and settles down in the house nicely.  She’s house trained and also sleeps soundly all night!  She warms up to people quickly and seems OK with other dogs so far as long as they aren’t too rambunctious. She also prefers […]

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Camo – Our Foster Dog

Cutie Camo!

Meet Camo! This lovable 6 year old was surrendered by his owner who wasn’t able to spend much time with him. He is a high energy GSP with a hunting background, yet he also has a mellow side. Although new to spending time inside, Camo has impressed his foster family by quickly learning the do’s and don’ts. Camo loves meeting new people, old or young, and dogs, both big and small. He’s quite the social butterfly! Camo has been enjoying family outings at the local dog park after which gladly snuggles with his foster home for a little down time. He […]

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Herschel – Our Foster Dog

Go Herschel!

Welcome handsome Herschel! This 5 year-old lovebug is the definition of sweetness. His favorite activity is diving in for cuddles with his foster mom. He’s well-behaved and very smart to boot, and is showing off his skills by being 100% house-trained and sitting on command. He also has learned to wait for his dinner and is proving to be a very patient pointer. Herschel isn’t so sure about other dogs, so we’d like him to go to a home where he’ll be a solo canine. He has been more successful with joining other dogs on walks, but will do best […]

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Giles – Our Foster Dog

Happy Mr. Giles!

Hello sweet Giles! This 5 year-old is a big, sweet, mellow and mushy boy. At 80+ lbs, many people would guess he has some Great Dane in him (but we know he’s purebred GSP). Giles is a snuggler through and through. No amount of belly rubs is enough! He’s great on leash and fantastic in the car. A go anywhere kind of dog! His favorite thing of all is to be with his people. Giles is eagerly awaiting his forever home and a couch to call his own.

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James – Our Foster Dog

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Welcome James! James is a sweet boy who loves running around and chasing squirrels. He’s getting along well with the other dog in his foster home, walks nicely on a leash, rides nicely in the car, and is great in the crate. James is doing really well now that he’s getting some TLC and is ready for a forever family.  If you enjoy walks, giving a massage every now and then, and having a friend around to keep you company, James would love to meet you.

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Layla – Our Foster Dog

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Layla is too adorable! This sweet 9 year-old has a “hummingbird tail” according to her foster home – it never stops wagging! Besides being cute, Layla does very well on leash with a harness, seems to be house-trained, and is a good copilot. She needs to work on learning basic commands, but is eager to please. Oh and she is happy to hang out at home while you’re at work. She enjoys a little time along to catch up on her naps! But then she’ll be overjoyed to see you when you come home. A great all-around girl! Medical update – […]

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Finnigan – Our Foster Dog

Finnigan showing off his classic stately stance

Finnigan is up for anything, whether it be a drive, a walk, a hike or just lounging around the house.  His favorite sports are chasing the ball, tug-o-war and sharing the ‘armchair quarterback’ position with his foster family. He enjoys car rides, especially when they end up someplace fun like the park or the off-leash beach. He will race across the sand and romp around playing with other dogs he meets along his way. It’s all fun and games but just say the word and he will come when you call him! He has great recall!! (Yes, you read that right!) He […]

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Vicki – Our Foster Dog

Pretty Vicki!

Vicki is one sweet senior! Have you been looking for the perfect companion that doesn’t require much exercise? This old GSP lady will fit the bill – plenty of spring in her step for a walk or two – and she’d love to spring right into your home and heart! Vicki loves dogs and people, so who better than a sweet gal like Vicki to snuggle up with?              

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Rocco – Our Foster Dog

Handsome Rocco!

Rocco is a 5 year-old GSP masquerading as a senior! This handsome 12 year-old has got the energy of a much younger dog. He loves to go all day and then crash at night. Rocco will do best in a home where he gets plenty of exercise. He’d make a great jogging partner, and if you have a large yard, he’d love to police the area for squirrels! He also is happy to hang out at home while you’re away – he regularly stays in his foster home with freedom to roam for several hours and doesn’t get into trouble. […]

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Savanna – Our Foster Dog

Savanna is such a pretty girl!

Welcome Savanna! This beautiful southern belle was surrendered to the shelter by her owner when they moved away. Her life was turned upside down in an instant, but we were there to turn it the right way round again. Savanna is now enjoying the comfort and love of her foster home. And good girl that she is, she’s proved to be both crate-trained and house-trained, and will go into crate with the command “go to bed.” She is also perfecting the commands sit, down, stay, come and leave it. She loves a nice few walks per day. So far, she […]

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Danica – Our Foster Dog

Dani is one funny senior girl!

Meet Dear Danica! This 10 year old distinguished gal has the spunk of a pointer without the extended battery life that most of the young ones have. She enjoys both canine and feline family members and loves to make new friends, to join in and play! Danica is super content hanging out with people at home, but can also stay on her own while her family is at work. She enjoys walks with no pulling on her leash and is comfortable sleeping in her crate through the night. Getting her chin and ears petted is one of her favorites. This beautiful tail wagging lady […]

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Rosco- Courtesy Posting


Rosco is believed to be a 4 year old Pointer/Great Dane mix. Either way we know these markings are unique and gorgeous! Rosco is a complete gentleman! He loves people and getting lots of exercise. He is a gentle giant who at times can get a little bouncy, but then quickly realizes too big for his own good and licks your face instead! He would make a wonderful addition to any home! Volunteers tell us that Rosco is housebroken, good on a leash and very sociable with people, large and small dogs. Come meet beautiful Rosco today! You do not […]

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ID#17545 – Hazel – Female – Shelter Dog in Fresno

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Hazel is a young female GSP mix, she is a fantastic sweetheart who has been looking for her forever home for 4 months! Hazel is a very driven and active dog. She will need a large yard and active owners. She would make a great hiking, running or agility buddy.  Staff says she is a quick learner and very well mannered – she has never jumped up on anyone! Her fantastic fly away bat ears will always keep you smiling! ID#A17545 If you are interested in adopting her, please contact Valley Animal Center: 3934 N. Hayston Fresno, CA 93728 Voice:  (559) 233-8690 Shelter Hours: […]

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Pearl – Our Foster Dog

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This alert, loving 6 year-old female GSP is Pearl. She is a super smart, very curious gal. She wants to be involved in all that is going on around her and loves to learn. She cocks her head in the cutest way when she is intensely taking something in! Although she thrives outside with all there is to see and play with, she is also docile and relaxed while inside curled up next to her foster family. Happy go lucky Pearl came to rescue with confirmed Heartworm Disease. Pearl will undergo a 4 month process of treatment and will be […]

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