Sarah – Our Foster Dog

Hi sweet Sarah!

Pretty Sarah! This doll of a dog landed in our lap after she turned up as a stray at the shelter. She is now in a loving foster home where she is proving to be the sweetest little gal (she’s less than 40 lbs!) We think she’s a mix, maybe some Border Collie or even Whippet in there. Sarah walks nicely on a leash and will sit for treats and food. She also doesn’t mind snoozing through the night in a crate. Sarah is doing well with the three other GSPs in her foster home and she is learning to […]

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Gauge – Our Foster Dog

Silly Gauge!

Welcome Gauge! Our first new foster dog of 2017 is a real cutie. And he’s not just good looks – he’s also a champion snuggler who LOVES his people. On top of that, Gauge is great with other dogs and is even learning to be a gentleman with cats. This 6 year-old shorthair is going to be a gem of a dog for that perfect family! Gauge came to us in need of a little extra TLC. He had 4 mast cell tumors that were removed and we’re investigating further diagnostics and watching Gauge closely for signs of further tumors. We’re […]

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Brownie – Our Foster Dog

Brownie's shelter photo

Brownie has been rescued! This cute little 2 year-old guy ended up at the shelter with a severe case of ringworm after he was tied outside the animal control office. Thanks to our volunteers and supporters, we were able to save Brownie, but he will have a few months of treatment ahead of him to get well and be ready for his forever home. If you can, please donate below to help fund his medical care.

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Bunny – Our Foster Dog

The Energizer Bunny!

Hello Bunny! It may not be Easter yet, but we’re celebrating early with the cutest bunny ever. This girl is brand new to our foster program. We know so far that she is a total cuddle bug with humans and dogs alike! We’ll keep getting to know this adorable gal. Watch this space for updates!

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Beau – Referral Posting – Concord, CA


Beau is estimated to be an 8 year old GSP.  He was adopted from a local shelter a few years ago. Unfortunately his family’s circumstances have changed and his single working Mom cannot give him the attention he needs. Beau is a beautiful black and white GSP and although might be around 8, he acts a LOT younger. He is very healthy, strong and has many adventurous years ahead of him! He is a smart, happy, loving, active 78 lb boy. Beau has been house trained, crate trained, walks well on a leash and knows his basic commands – although […]

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James – Our Foster Dog

Handsome James!

Meet James! James arrived at his foster home looking like he’d seen better days. His eyes were sad, his coat was rough, and his entire body was painful. From the looks of him, he had spent his whole life outside and had never known the comforts of a loving home. He melted into his bed that night.  If you touched him wrong and/or surprised him, he would yelp in pain. When he made it to the vet, they cleaned years’ worth of gunk and debris from his sore, inflamed ears and a prescription for Deramaxx quickly took the edge off […]

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Savanna – Our Foster Dog

Savanna profile

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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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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Layla – Our Foster Dog

Layla is such a happy girl!

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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Joey – Female – Shelter Dog in Visalia, CA


Joey is listed as a young Dachshund/Miniature German Shorthaired Pointer…Yup! Most interesting breed mix we’ve seen yet!  Either way, she’s adorable, and looking for a forever home. At this time we have no further information on her. She’s currently in foster care through Valley Oak SPCA. If you are interested in adopting Joey please contact the Valley Oak SPCA. Animal ID: 33892822 29016 Highway 99 Visalia, CA 93277 Phone Number: (559) 651-1111 ext 7 Shelter hours: Monday & Wednesday: 9:30am – 6pm Tuesday, Thursday – Saturday: 9am – 5pm Sunday: 12pm – 4pm Location: Visalia, CA    

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Rally – Our Foster Dog – Adoption Pending

Handsome Rally!

Rally is a very sweet 8 year-old who would just love to find his perfect match. This leggy boy is very people-oriented and enjoys being at your side no matter where you are – running errands, on a hike, or just hanging out at home. He also enjoys some occasional alone time –  he loves to go take a nap while you’re eating dinner! Like a true GSP, he’s happiest when he’s getting lots of exercise, both mental and physical. Despite some leg/hip injuries and corresponding surgeries earlier in his life, Rally is at home hitting the trails for an easy […]

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