A hunt for a good home.

We are a breed-specific rescue specializing in German Shorthaired Pointers.
Meet Opal... A Gem Of A GSP

Meet Opal… A Gem Of A GSP

Opal is a spunky, sweet, and affectionate 11 year old GSP. She loves the other dogs, walks, and hanging out with her humans. Sadly, she was relinquished to California GSP Rescue by her adopters when a divorce forced them to give her up. She has lived with 6 children and...
Meet Scout

Meet Scout

Scout is a five year old liver roan patched male GSP.  Smart dog, he knows “sit”, “down”, “stay” and “shake”. He was regularly walked and run on a halti-style harness. Scout lived in a home with adults, children (4 yrs old when he was purchased) and a smaller dog.  The...
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...
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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Cupids And Canines Adoption Event 2015

Cupids And Canines Adoption Event 2015

Valentine here, to tell you to Save the Date, as the CA GSP Rescue will be participating along with several other organizations in the San Diego Animal Support Foundation’s 9th Annual Cupids & Canines Adoption Event. Saturday, February 7th, 2015 11 a.m. To 3 p.m. Free Admission! Grossmont Center Mall 5500 Grossmont Center Drive La Mesa,...
Update On Rex aka Spot The Wonder Dog

Update On Rex aka Spot The Wonder Dog

Finding cat friendly GSPs can be a challenge. When we do find them there are often unforeseen obstacles that will need to be overcome.  In the best interest of the dog (and cat), not just any GSP can be adopted out to a family with a cat. After evaluating the dogs to see how they...
Piglet is Adopted!

Piglet is Adopted!

Piglet is Adopted! Karen and John waited very patiently to find the right dog.  This was truly a family decision and every member of the family had a voice in the process. Karen knew she wanted a younger dog, and was open to a mix, but felt a female would be the best fit for...
Vienna is Adopted!

Vienna is Adopted!

Vienna is Adopted! Yanni and Isabella came out to meet Cookie’s puppies.  They felt they were the right fit for their lifestyle as they are preparing to be on the road in an RV with their new puppy, traveling the company with their clothing business. After meeting Vienna, they knew she was the one. They have been...
Spike is Adopted!

Spike is Adopted!

Andi and Robb were looking for a female companion for their 5 year old male GSP Tugg, and also a dog that would do well with their cats. We had a bit of a challenge here, as their male GSP was a bit on the dominant side, and very protective of Andi, so we had...
Charlie and Lucy are Safe!

Charlie and Lucy are Safe!

The first full week of January was a busy week for California GSP Rescue, NorCal GSP Rescue, and GSP Rescue of San Francisco with half a dozen German Shorthaired Pointers showing up in the Central Valley. That is in addition to the handful of GSPs we were monitoring the same week in Southern California. Fortunately,...
In Memory of LeRoy, "Our Sweetest Friend"

In Memory of LeRoy, “Our Sweetest Friend”

In Loving Memory of LeRoy, “Our Sweetest Friend”… A few years ago, Tony and Doug visited California GSP Rescue to adopt a GSP that would get along with their rescued Lab, Molly. They met LeRoy who fit in and got along great with Molly. We recently received word that Doug and Tony lost LeRoy to...
Lucky is a Canine Good Citizen!

Lucky is a Canine Good Citizen!

Ron adopted Lucky a few months ago knowing that Lucky had had a few homes and had been in transition for the last few years.  He knew he could get anxious in situations and wanted to work with Lucky.  Ron was committed to work with him, but brought him home to observe and acclimate him to the home...
Cooper is Safe!

Cooper is Safe!

Cooper is Safe! Around the middle of December, California GSP Rescue was notified about a GSP that showed up as a stray at a high kill shelter in the central valley. We’ve pulled from this shelter in the past and expected we might be pulling the latest GSP since the shelter doesn’t have a high...
Meet Molly!

Meet Molly!

Meet Molly! A seven year old beautiful female German Shorthaired Pointer.  Molly is a great gal, is social with other dogs and people and is manageable with cats.  Her favorite things are to get pets from her humans and to play with squeaky toys or another dog. Molly does well when left inside the home,...
Keebler is Adopted!

Keebler is Adopted!

Keebler is Adopted! Sharon, Jesse and their sons Aaron, David and Jeremiah met Keebler at his wonderful foster mom’s home, Stephanie. Stephanie had taken Keebler and Newton (the last of Cookie’s puppies) home to get to know them both and help capture their personalities through her wonderful photography. One of Stephanie’s neighbors that visited with...
Bandit is Adopted!

Bandit is Adopted!

Bandit is adopted and is loving his new life! With a dad that works from home and a mom that takes him running, he is “livin’ the life”! His humans, Nina and Greg, are also quite happy with their new addition. They have discovered that an adult GSP (Bandit is about 5), is just perfect...