A hunt for a good home.

We are a breed-specific rescue specializing in German Shorthaired Pointers.
Charlotte and Clyde - A Forever Home Together

Charlotte and Clyde – A Forever Home Together

Charlotte (10) and Clyde (6) are two great GSPs looking for a forever home – together. Although they have only been together for the past couple of years, it is clear that Clyde looks to Charlotte for guidance, just as he did his GSP sister in his very first home....
Meet Max!

Meet Max!

Max is a smart 3-4 year old male liver roan GSP.  Max is very athletic and, while at 4, will need a good amount of exercise.  Max will also need lots of training as he is intelligent and may not have received strong training in his first home.  He responds...
Super Dog Ebony

Super Dog Ebony

Ebony isn’t your ordinary dog. She, like many of the other dogs that have passed through the rescue, is nothing less than extraordinary. Just watch the video below and see for yourself. To learn more about Ebony, click here.  
Bo Needs a Leader

Bo Needs a Leader

Do you want a dog that has a lot of training?  Do you feel you are an exceptional leader?  We may very well have the dog for you if the answer to both of those questions is a strong “YES”. Bo has had extensive training by a local professional hands on...
Macy still needs a home

Macy still needs a home

Macy came to California GSP Rescue last year after being rescued from a high kill shelter in Southern California. Her socializing skills were lacking and we had to be careful when she was off leash with other dogs. For most of the year, she has been a regular in Saturday...
Golden Paw - Doc

Golden Paw – Doc

Doc is a boy who is looking for just the right home.  He is an 8 year old male with handsome markings and a wonderful medium build.  He’s athletic and enjoys his walks and a good game of fetch.  He needs an experienced GSP owner who can give him gentle guidance;...
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Razz is Racing for the Rescues!

Razz is Racing for the Rescues!

Razz is representing the California GSP Rescue at the upcoming Race for the Rescues on November 16th! We had only one dog to choose, but the choice was easy. Razz represents the second chance we feel these wonderful dogs deserve. The dedication of our volunteers to find them a forever home, and the wonderful people who...
Meet Spike!

Meet Spike!

Spike is a 5 year old male German Shorthaired Pointer.  Spike gets along with other dogs, and loves people! Spike pulls on a leash, so he would need a home with someone that is willing to help in this area by making sure he gets continued training, and plenty of daily exercise a young GSP...
Robbie One Year Later

Robbie One Year Later

We love hearing from our adopters. Robbie was adopted a year ago by Tyler and Julia, and recently sent in the following update: “Robbie is doing well and loves living up in the mountains (as far as we can tell)! He has settled in nicely to our routine and it seems like he knows he...
In Memory of Klaus... The Face We Will Never Forget

In Memory of Klaus… The Face We Will Never Forget

If you follow our website, and were on Facebook back in May of 2013, you might remember the 13 year old GSP that was surrendered to the shelter by his owners, when they were no longer able to care for him.  The photo went viral, and we did not waste any time getting him to...
Update on Star

Update on Star

California GSP Rescue loves hearing from all adopters, but there are some adopters we especially love hearing from. Ron and Kathy adopted their Senior GSP Star from California GSP Rescue a few years back and report that she is still doing well. Ron, Kathy and Star are still quite active. Star has needed a little...
Scout is Adopted!

Scout is Adopted!

Austin and Amanda made a marathon trip traveling well over four hours each way in one day to meet and adopt Scout.  Gracie, Scout’s new blue Great Dane sister, and he enjoyed a pup-achino at Starbucks on their drive home together, and are learning each others’ boundaries. Austin had wanted a GSP for a while,...
Meet Liam!

Meet Liam!

Liam is a 5 year old male liver and white ticked German Shorthaired Pointer.  We are not quite sure why this handsome fellow wound up at a shelter, but we are getting to know Liam, and this is what we have learned. The perfect home for Liam would be one with a mellow dog.  He...
Forrest Has His Eye On The Finish Line

Forrest Has His Eye On The Finish Line

Forrest is a 12-1/2 year old German Shorthaired Pointer. He was rescued when he was about 18 months old. For the past 11 years, he has been a happy, healthy and active GSP that has been surrounded by an abundance of love from his family. Forrest belongs to two of our volunteers, and we asked...
Sheriff is Safe!

Sheriff is Safe!

Unlike the shelter from where Spike was rescued, Sheriff was in a remote shelter that reached out to California GSP Rescue for assistance. Sheriff was found as a stray and had been diagnosed with demodectic mange that isn’t difficult to treat. However, arranging transportation from remote shelters can present a challenge. The shelters aren’t able...
Pumpkin and Spice are Safe!

Pumpkin and Spice are Safe!

When we first heard about Spice, we heard that she had been turned into a local high kill shelter by her owner that was “having problems”. One look at her photo, even though she looked emaciated and was a GSP Mix, we knew we could help find her a home. She reminded us of a...
Maggie is Adopted!

Maggie is Adopted!

Mike and Robin came out to meet Maggie, a nice gentle five year old female GSP that was turned into the shelter because of her owners’ move. We knew a little about her from her transporter and her first days at the rescue.  We knew that she was good with dogs and people alike and...
You Have To Meet Phoenix!

You Have To Meet Phoenix!

You have to meet Phoenix!  This is something the volunteers will often tell other volunteers when they are in the field.  Why you may ask?  Because Phoenix is amazing! Everyone should meet this dog…and most of us would be lucky to have a dog such as Phoenix in our home just once in our lifetime!  He...