Our Foster Dogs

The dogs listed below are in our foster program. The foster home provides a transition period between life in the animal shelter and the new, permanent home. The dogs are given the opportunity to learn any needed social skills and to receive the much needed love, shelter, and medical care they deserve.
If you would like more information on any of the dogs in our foster program, begin by completing our adoption questionnaire and reading about our Adoption Process. The adoption questionnaire is the first step in our adoption process, whether you are interested in a particular foster dog or are just beginning to explore the option of adopting a rescued GSP. Please note: The information we give on each dog is based on observations while the dog is in our program. The dog may display different behaviors in your home after adoption due to a number of factors, including different environmental stimuli, disruption of routine, and so on.

Not sure if you are ready to adopt? Perhaps you are interested in fostering? We need foster homes! We can't save the urgent shelter dogs unless we have a foster home in place. Learn more about becoming a foster home. Foster homes receive priority in adopting their foster dog.
Not able to foster but want to help one of our wonderful foster dogs? Check out how you can become a Guardian Angel! See all the options for helping (some free!) under our Donate tab.

Tripper – Our Foster Dog

Tripper is our newest guy and weighs in at a petite 45lbs, but makes up for his small size with his affectionate personality and love for all dogs and people so far! He’s estimated to be 1 year old and is doing great at his current foster home. They describe him as a “social butterfly” and say he sleeps well in his crate at night. He loves playing and is eager to please! We don’t know why he ended up as a stray in the shelter, but feel lucky we get to find him his perfect forever home!

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Ayden – Our Foster Dog

Adorable Ayden is a 1 year-old GSP who is sweet, smart, has manners perfect in the house, good with other dogs, and ready to find his family. He needs a home experienced with high energy breeds and who will devote 30 mins a day to his training and socialization. We’ll set you up with a customized positive training plan and a local trainer to help you implement it. If you love seeing a smart dog use their brain and learn new things, then you’ll love working with Ayden! He’s extremely food motivated and ready to learn! Ayden will also do […]

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Leo – Our Foster Dog

Hello, my new family! I am Leo. I’m considered myself a cute and very handsome pint-size GSP. I love hanging out with other dogs, I actually like it best when there are other doggie siblings around. I also think of myself as quite smart because I know those things that are called ‘basic commands’. I love sitting right next to my trusted human the most because it feels so safe to be loved. To be honest, I’m a little bit new to the human world, but so far I’m loving it. Don’t even get me started on this wild thing […]

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Harry – Our Foster Dog

Move over, Prince Harry! There’s a new Harry in town and he is one cute guy!  Harry came to us as a stray and is a GSP mix who is estimated to be around 4-5 years old. Harry’s foster home describes him as the perfect family dog! He is housetrained, can stay at home while you are at work, and loves to just lay by your feet or next to you if you’re hanging out or watching TV. He knows the commands “sit”, “bed”,  “leave it” and “down”, too!  He can be shy around new people and takes time to […]

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Jerry – Our Foster Dog

Welcome Jerry! This senior gent is brand new to our rescue, but we can tell one thing for sure already – he sure is cute! He may have a few extra years under his belt, but you wouldn’t know it. This smiley boy is loving life – and ready to find a spot to live it up in his golden years! He loves all people, all dogs large and small, and is content to ignore cats in his home. He’s a pretty easygoing all around, can stay home on his own while you’re at work, and doesn’t need a ton […]

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Wallace – Our Foster Dog

Wally has that sweet powder face that immediately makes your heart melt! He’s one of our senior guys and is the sweetest dude!  Wally came to us as a stray and unfortunately also tested positive for heartworm. However, he’s currently getting treated for it with us and is doing great! Wally loves lounging at home and is a mellow guy. He gets along with other dogs and loves to snuggle up to people. This senior boy has so much more love to give — could that be with you!?!          

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Cassiopeia – Our Foster Dog – Adoption Pending

Please don’t listen to anything my foster-brother tells you…. I consider myself to be kinda’ the perfect GSP!  I mean, look at this list of qualities:  I’m super cute & smart as a whip!  I am crate trained, love to run and wrestle with the playful dogs in my neighborhood, and  I don’t even chase cats.  I know things like sit, down, place, leave-it, and I’m even learning “shake”.  I’m getting pretty good on my recall and I’ll (usually) walk nicely when you are leashed to me. Oh, did I tell you how CUTE I am?? The thing is, I simply have so […]

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Delilah – Our Foster Dog

Delilah is a sweet little girl who enjoys running around and chasing squirrels. She rides nicely in the car and sleeps nicely in the crate. Delilah has had successful play dates with other dogs and really loves spending time with her people. If you’re looking for a companion to spend your time with, Delilah would love to meet you!

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Pinto – Our Foster Dog

Welcome to Pinto! This adorable 14 year-old gentleman is spry as can be for his age. He loves a nice long walk with his people (as long as there aren’t too many hills). After a walk, he loves to get a dog massage and then crash out for a few hours to nap. Sounds like the good life, right? Pinto is mostly blind, but not too blind to see the outdoor cats at his foster home! He’s living with several other dogs without any issues, although would be best in home where he doesn’t have to deal with too much […]

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