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The following dogs are available for adoption from the GSRSV rescue facility, foster caretakers, and owners working with GSRSV. For further information about these dogs, please call Brian Foran at  916-655-3125 or e-mail him at bab43@msn.com. (Note: dogs that were recently adopted will be moved to the very bottom of this page.) For information about the adoption process and fees, please see How to Adopt a Dog from GSRSV/Adoption Fees.

What is a "Program Dog?"
Some dogs' descriptions state that "GSRSV has evaluated (name) and is placing (him, her) as one of its program dogs." This means that the dog is still in the custody of its guardian, but that GSRSV is placing the dog through its adoption program. The same adoption process and adoption fee apply to these dogs as to those in GSRSV's custody, and the same 2-week money-back guarantee and lifetime take-back policy also apply. 

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This page was last modified November 22, 2014.

Note: The dogs on this page--other than those added within one week--are  listed alphabetically, rather than in chronological order. I list the dogs this way because too many people overlook the dogs that have been listed for awhile, thinking (erroneously) that there must be something wrong with a dog that hasn't been adopted after a few months.

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"Cloud" is a 2½-yo neutered male GSD/Mastiff mix who is happy, playful and easy-going. Cloud is friendly with strangers, but somewhat reserved at first. He is great with other dogs, as he demonstrated at GSRSV's facility, where he played non-stop w/ "Delilah", a female Pitbull mix. We don't know how Cloud is with cats, so will only consider a home without cats for him at this time. Cloud is solid and very muscular. He weighs about 95 lbs--trim but solid!

Cloud has never been a house dog, but appears to be house trained as far as "eliminating" goes, because he will not relieve himself in the garage (where he is presently kept during workdays) or even the breezeway on the side of the house--he holds it until he is let into the backyard. Cloud hasn't had much in the way of formal training, but does know some basic commands. He pulls somewhat on leash, but has not had much opportunity to refine his on-leash manners. He rides well in a car. Cloud likes to play fetch with large balls such as a soccer ball. 

Cloud was raised as a pup by his former owner who kept him in a crate for the majority of the day and night, only letting him outside for a few hours at a time. [For a dog who has been confined so much, Cloud is in Remarkably good shape--very muscular and runs well.] It sounds like Cloud's former owner simply didn't want to deal with him much. Recently, she planned to bring him to the Sac SPCA. When her ex-sister-in-law heard about this, she intervened and took Cloud in, even though she has four cats and her yard is really not set up for a dog. She reached out to another rescue group, from which I learned about Cloud's plight. 

GSRSV has evaluated Cloud and is placing him as a "Program Dog." This means that GSRSV is placing Cloud through its adoption program while his guardian cares for him. Cloud's adoption fee is $225.

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"Bernie" is a handsome, super-friendly, happy-go lucky 3-yo neutered male GSD mix (probably GSD/Husky). Bernie loves people, is a real snuggler. Bernie lived in a home w/ two young teenagers for a couple of months, and did very well with them. To me, it's a foregone conclusion that Bernie will also be excellent with younger children.  

Bernie is great w/ other dogs, male or female. He was previously in a foster home w/ two other male dogs that he played with constantly. Now, he's at GSRSV's facility, and lives harmoniously with even more dogs. He has also visited a dog park and was great w/ the other dogs there. I would like to see Bernie go to a home w/ another playful medium-to-large size dog to keep him active and out of mischief. I don't know how Bernie is w/ cats, and due to this uncertainty I will only consider a home w/out cats for him. Bernie weighs approx 70 lbs.  

Bernie is housetrained and has good inside manners. He knows some basic commands and is fairly obedient. He walks very well on leash, except when he sees other dogs. Then, he can be very reactive and vocal if the person walking him does not take charge. Bernie loves to chase after other dogs who are fetching a ball, and occasionally will catch a ball thrown his way. He loves to go for car rides, but had problems with car sickness in the back of a pick-up truck in his previous home. However, he has not been car-sick in either the cab of my pick-up truck (45 minute ride twice) or the vehicle of his previous foster caretaker.

Bernie was rescued from the Yolo County shelter on 7-29-14, and went straight to a foster home in Cameron Park with two other male dogs and two teenage children. Bernie did great in that home. and received some basic obedience training.

A couple in Reno adopted Bernie on 9-27-14, but they returned him to GSRSV on 10-25-14 because of Bernie's reactiveness towards other dogs when on leash, and because he would routinely get car sick in the back of their carpeted pick-up bed. Again, Bernie had not shown any signs of car sickness in the cab of my pickup or in his foster caretaker's vehicle. Bernie is now at GSRSV's facility and is doing great. 

Bernie's adoption fee is $250.

Posted 11-7-14


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"Delilah" is a 1-yr old spayed female Pit Bull/GSD who is happy, playful, and very well behaved for her age. Delilah loves people and loves to snuggle next to you. I have not observed her around young children, but I have no doubt that she'll be good with them. Delilah is great with other dogs, and not dominant at all. She loves to play, and can either play rough or gently, depending on the dog she's with. Delilah is not good w/ cats. She weighs about 60 lbs but isn't very large--just thick!

Delilah is completely housetrained and very well behaved inside the house, especially for such a young dog. She does do a little puppy chewing on wood objects, but not much of that and immediately stops when told to do so. Delilah is a real comfort pup, and loves to snuggle on a bed or easy chair, and will sleep right by your side. 

Delilah hasn't had much leash training, so will need work in that area. She does have pretty good recall off leash, though. She enjoys her romps around GSRSV's 45-acre property, and always stays right with the "pack." When it's time to come back in the yard, she either comes right in or does so when I call her. She loves car rides and rides very calmly.

Delilah loves to swim! It took her awhile to build her confidence, but now she swims like a fish in the pond at GSRSV's facility. She also enjoys playing with tennis balls and chewing on hard plastic toys, 

A woman named Trina found Delilah wandering her neighborhood in the Pocket area of Sacramento on May 8. All efforts to find her owner were exhausted, but Trina didn't have the heart to bring Delilah to the shelter--even though she couldn't let Delilah in her house because of her cats. I evaluated Delilah for adoption on May 25, and was going to list her as a "Program Dog."  I boarded Delilah for Trina when she and her family went to Lake Tahoe Memorial Day weekend. The plan was for them to pick up Delilah on May 26, but Delilah proved to fit in so well w/ the other GSRSV dogs (especially Foxy, another young female GSD mix) that I decided to keep he here while I seek a permanent home for her.

Delilah's adoption fee is $200.

Posted 6-2-14; updated 11-7-14

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"Gelda" is an approx 5-6 yo spayed female GSD mix who is mellow and affectionate. Gelda is friendly with strangers and loves to be held and petted. She is somewhat sensitive about being handled around her hips, so she would do best in a home without children under the age of 10. Gelda was fine w/ the numerous dogs at GSRSV’s rescue facility, but is very reactive towards other dogs when on leash. She also reacts strongly towards cats, squirrels, and pretty much any other animal. "No cats" is a given for Gelda's next home. Gelda is short and stocky, and weighs about 70 lbs. She has a soft, plush coat.  

Gelda is quiet in the house and has great manners as long as you set the rules. She is a fast learner, and within three days at her foster home she was respecting the invisible boundaries established for her. She obeys a few commands, and being food motivated can likely learn many more commands with a treat incentive. Gelda walks well on a leash, and promptly responds to "stop" and "heel" –except when she sees another dog or other animal. 

Gelda likes to play fetch, tug-of-war, and chew on squeaky toys. She is very content just hanging around with her person once she’s gone for a walk. Gelda is somewhat unsteady in her back end, but that doesn't slow her down on her walks around the hilly streets of San Carlos, where she is presently located.  

GSRSV rescued Gelda from the small shelter in rural Delano , CA, just north of Bakersfield, on March 1, 2013. Gelda had been at the shelter since December 19, 2013. Gelda's adoption fee is $175.

Posted 4-21-13

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"George" is an 8-yo male GSD who is a great family dog. George likes to be around people and follows his primary caretaker from room to room. He is great with the two children (ages 9 & 12 yrs) that he lives with. He is also friendly with visitors to his home. George is good with other dogs, and lives harmoniously with an active 7-yo female GSD mix, who he likes to playfully chase. We don't know how George is with cats, so I will only consider a home without cats for him. George is a good-size GSD, weighing about 75 lbs.  

George is very well behaved inside the house, and can be left inside for several hours without any problems. He is great on leash, and does not pull when he sees other dogs. His foster caretaker says that George is one of the easiest large dogs she's ever walked! George often exhibits playful behaviors more typical of a younger dog. He likes to chase after the broom or mop as if it's a toy, and he likes to bite the water stream from a hose directed right at him!

George does not like to be left outside when people are home, and will whine for about 5 minutes on the occasions that is necessary. He is not too responsive to commands, especially when called to come. It's likely that George's hearing is not very good, but it does not seem to adversely affect him in any other way.

Overall, George is a really sweet, playful but mellow dog. He would do well in most homes where his people are home most of the time.

GSRSV rescued George from the Tracy shelter on 10-23-14, literally his last day before he was to be euthanized. His former owner apparently had a stroke, and had requested that the shelter pick him up. The shelter was unable to do that, and shortly thereafter, received word that a male GSD was wandering around George's owner's neighborhood--apparently, George's owner turned him loose! Animal control came and brought George to the shelter on 10-8-14.

George is in a foster home in Fair Oaks . His adoption fee is $150.

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"Ginger" is an approx 7-yo spayed female GSD who is very affectionate, playful, and has a lot of energy. Ginger loves attention, to be petted, and to be brushed.  She is very friendly w/ strangers. We have yet to have Ginger around children, but I would not hesitate to place her in a home with kids of any age--I think that she would be  protective of them. Ginger initially tries to be dominant towards other dogs, but it's more of a facade than any serious behavior on her part. She is presently living with a four yr old male GSD who she gets along very well with. I would not, however, place Ginger in a home with another female dog. Nor would I place Ginger in a home with cats, as she seems to have a relatively strong prey drive. Ginger is a large female, and weighs approx 80 lbs.

Ginger is housetrained and shows no signs of separation anxiety. She has not had a single accident in the house she's living in, and has displayed no destructive behavior. Ginger does occasionally get up on the counter seeking food, but that behavior is becoming less and less frequent. Though Ginger does have the company of the male GSD, she would probably be fine when left alone if she was an only dog. Ginger is very smart and responds well to commands such as "no", "sit", "off" and "drop the ball." She walks well on leash and responds when told not to pull, which she only did a couple times. Ginger seems to enjoy a nice walk instead of running. 

Ginger has a very healthy appetite and great sleeping habits. She likes to sleep on her dog bed, but in the morning wants to join her foster mom on the bed where she either buries her head or just curls up next to her.  

Ginger rides very well in a car once she is inside it, but she is extremely fearful of getting into a car to begin with. She will simply drop like a dead weight, and will resist efforts to lift her into the car. Ginger's foster caretaker is presently working with her to overcome her fear of getting into vehicles. 

All in all, Ginger will make a very loving, devoted companion to a family, couple, or individual.

Ginger was rescued on 6-7-13. Her adoption fee is $175.

Posted 6-28-13

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"Kona" is a nearly 5-yo (born 7-25-09) neutered male GSD/Malamute with a wonderful, happy temperament. Kona is very affectionate with his person and friendly with strangers. He just loves to be petted, and reminds you to keep petting him with a quick raise of his head into your hand. Kona is great with children, though somewhat nervous around toddlers. (Kona was previously adopted by a family with a 2½-yo girl and a 10-mos old baby; Kona was great w/ the 2½-yo but not so much the baby). 

Kona is great with the two dogs he lives with (female GSD/Husky and female Pit mix), but can be aggressive towards strange dogs at first. His former owner used to take him to a dog park every day, and I brought him to a dog park on a few occasions without incident. However, Kona has fought w/ other dogs at a dog park in the presence of his foster caretaker recently. I believe that Kona needs a very strong leader, as I think his aggressiveness is protective behavior which probably won't surface with a strong leader. I don't know if Kona has ever been around cats, so I will need to find a home w/out cats for him. Kona weighs about 65 lbs

Kona is well-trained and very mellow in the house. He loves to run around in the open, but has good recall and comes when called. His former adopter used to take him to Folsom Lake several times/wk, and Kona did well there off-leash. Kona is good on leash as well.

Kona loves to run and to go for car rides. I am looking for a very active home for Kona, one in which he will see lots of outdoor activity, but also one in which he will be allowed inside the house when his people are home.

Kona was taken in by a young man in Oakdale from a friend of his who had to re-home both Kona and his female GSD companion due to a change in her living situation. The young man had Kona and the GSD for about nine months, and then his living situation changed--he had to move from a house to an apt, and could not take either dog with him. Word got around to GSRSV, and after somebody took the GSD, GSRSV took Kona
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Kona is now in a foster home in El Dorado Hills. Kona's adoption fee is $200.

Posted 4-22-14; updated 7-15-14

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"Lucy" is a sweet, loving, energetic 10-mos old female GSD mix. She is very affectionate, loves attention, and likes to cuddle. She is good with young children, and is presently living in a home w/ 3-yo twins. Lucy gets along with other dogs but can become a little too feisty, which may annoy some dogs. We don't know how Lucy is with cats, so will only consider a home without cats for her. Lucy weighed about 45 lbs at the time this was posted.

Lucy is housetrained and non-destructive inside the house. She does sleep inside a crate, but that will likely not be necessary in her new home. Lucy will definitely need basic obedience training, as she likes to jump up on people and is a little erratic on leash--though she is not reactive when she sees other dogs. 

GSRSV rescued Lucy from the Turlock shelter on 10-20-14, where Lucy had been taken in as a stray. She went directly to a foster home in Brentwood, where she is now located. Lucy's adoption fee is $225.

Posted 10-27-14

 

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"Maya" is a super-sweet, gentle-giant 5-yr old spayed female GSD mix.  Maya is friendly with strangers (more comfortable w/ women), but also a good watchdog on her home turf. She is great with children, and was protective (though not overly so) of the 7-yr old and a 9-yr old kids she formerly lived with. She is fine with other dogs, though when off-leash she approaches other dogs in a very dominant way. She is NOT good with cats, small dogs or livestock.  Maya is a big dog, weighs approx  90 lbs. 

Maya is very obedient and responds well to commands. She is a great companion on jogs and hikes. She is good on leash and will not pull or make any fuss when seeing other dogs. Even when off leash, she will not run far and comes when called. 

Though Maya has a lot of energy on walks and hikes, she is really clam and loving in a home environment. She loves to cuddle and receive all the attention she can get. Maya is also surprisingly good in cars; she waits calmly and quietly if you leave to run short errands.

Maya formerly had separation anxiety when left alone, but her foster caretakers have worked wonders with this behavior. Now, they can leave Maya alone (w/ access to outside via a dog door) for as much as 12 hrs w/ out her getting upset. 

Maya's former owners adopted her from the Sac SPCA in November 2009. Maya had separation anxiety from the outset, but her owners helped her grow comfortable for the time that they were typically away from home. However, changes to their work schedules forced them to leave Maya alone for 10-12 hrs/day. Consequently, her owners were forced to seek a new home for Maya, and in mid-May began boarding her at GSRSV's facility while I sought her a new home. 

GSRSV brought Maya to a foster home in North Sacramento on 8-21-11, where she is doing great. 

Maya's adoption fee is $175.

Posted 3-6-11; updated 2-28-12 

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"Mia" is a beautiful, nearly 5-yo (born 8-23-09) spayed female GSD who is very active, affectionate and intelligent. Mia is great with strangers and children of all ages. She is good with other dogs, though she is somewhat of an alpha female and will challenge a dog who tries to assert dominance over her. She is good with little dogs, and is very good w/ the cat that she lives with. Mia presently weighs about 65 lbs.

Mia is well-trained. She's great in the house and is routinely left inside for hours w/out a problem. She does pull strong at first on leash when walked, but does well in a harness. She rides fine in the car.

Mia loves to run, swim, and fetch balls. Her hips are somewhat loose, so she is limited to about 3-mile runs; beyond that, she gets sore and slows down. This condition is not uncommon in GSDs, and Mia would likely respond well to a glucosamine/chondroitin/MSM supplement. 

Mia's owner Jennifer is presently treating her for a medical condition known as exocrine pancreatic insufficiency (EPI), in which the pancreas produces insufficient amounts of enzymes to aid in digestion. (See the Website www.epi4dogs.com for a wealth of info about EPI.) EPI causes weight loss, and requires a supplement (called pancreatin) to replace the missing enzymes. Since Mia has been on pancreatin (for only about one week as of 7-15-14), her weight has improved markedly. 

EPI is often an irreversible condition, and so Mia may require pancreatin for life. Pancreatin (which comes in a powder form) is available w/out an Rx from www.enzymediane.com. (I presently have two EPI dogs, and I have been purchasing pancreatin from www.enzymediane.com for years.) 

The cost of pancreatin will depend on how much is required per cup of food (1/2-1 tsp/cup), and of course how much food is given daily. Also, the larger the quantity of pancreatin ordered from www.enzymediane.com, the less expensive it is per unit. Right now, Jennifer is feeding Mia about 2 cups dry and 1 cup wet food twice/day. She is adding 2¼ tsp of pancreatin with each feeding. The cost for 5½ tsp of pancreatin, when purchasing 1 kilo (2.2 lbs) at a time from www.enzyemdiane.com ($135, including shipping), is $1.71 per day, or $53/month. It's possible that the amount of pancreatin given to Mia can be reduced over time, as long as she's holding her weight. 

Jennifer adopted Mia from her father (who bred Mia) about three yrs ago. She is seeking a new home for Mia primarily because she has begun a new career that keeps her away from home for up to 10 hrs/day, and there is nobody else to provide Mia with attention.

GSRSV has evaluated Mia and is placing her as a "Program Dog." This means that GSRSV is placing Mia through its adoption program while Mia's owner continues to care for her. Mia's adoption fee is $200, and will include a one month supply of pancreatin. Mia is located in Grass Valley.

Posted 7-15-14  

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"Milo" is a 2-yo neutered male GSD mix who is great with people of all ages. Milo has lived in a home w/ kids ranging from 15 to 8 yrs. I'm sure he'd be fine with young kids. He's very affectionate and loves to be handled. 

Milo gets along fine with other dogs for the most part, as he's demonstrated with the dogs at GSRSV's facility. However, he is very reactive towards other dogs who bark at him when he's walking on leash and pulls hard towards them. Therefore, whoever adopts Milo must be strong enough to restrain him when walking (Milo does NOT like harnesses), or perhaps chooses to walk Milo at a time when hardly any other dogs will be encountered. I do not know how Milo is with cats (likely not good), so will only consider a home without cats for him. Milo is a large dog, weighing about 80 lbs.

Milo is housetrained and is fine when left inside for several hours. He knows a few of basic commands but has not received any formal training. He walks well on a leash (except when he sees other dogs who bark at him) and has good recall off-leash. He rides well in a car. Milo loves water--swimming or just running through shallow water. He likes playing fetch, too.

Milo appears to have been with one family since he was a puppy, as they knew his birthdate (5-25-12). The family surrendered him to the Sac SPCA on 1-25-14, reportedly because they were moving. GSRSV rescued Milo on 2-19-14. His adoption fee is $225.

Posted 3-20-14; updated 5-18-14

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"Ollie" is a 6-yo neutered male GSD/Pit Bull mix who is friendly, well-behaved and active. Ollie is great with strangers and loves to have his back scratched. He's good with non-infant age children, and previously took part in a "Reading to Dogs" program for school children that helps develop reading skills in a non-judgmental environment. (Click here for an article in the SSPCA's newsletter about Ollie's role as a "Tail Waggin' Tutor."

Ollie can be OK with other dogs, as he demonstrated at GSRSV's facility. (He was great w/ the other dogs for the most part.) However, he has got into some scuffles at dog parks previously, so his owner stopped taking him there. He does live with an older male Dachshund, who he's been fine since he was a puppy. Ollie also lives with four inside cats who he does very well with. He does like to chase after the cats that run from him, but he has never hurt any of them and his owner trusts him enough to leave him alone with the cats. Ollie weighs approx 85 lbs and is very healthy.

Ollie is very well behaved and has received formal obedience training. He stays inside the house for over 8 hours during work days without any problem. He walks well on leash, and is even better off-leash! His owner regularly runs between 1/2 to 1 hr each day with Ollie, and often does so with Ollie off-leash, right by her side. The only time that Ollie has a problem on leash is when a dog on the other side of a fence charges at him--then he goes bonkers! However, he has no reaction towards other dogs he sees when on walks or runs if the dog is not charging towards him. 

Ollie loves to hike, run and swim. One of his favorite games is to chase a laser point on the wall. He's not much for fetching, but does like to run around the yard with his favorite toy.

Ollie's owner Sara took him in as a stray when he was about 4 mos old. He has been a great dog for Sara and her husband, but in 2012 they had a baby that Ollie has never quite been comfortable with. Recently, Ollie snapped at the baby, and so Sara reluctantly decided she needed to find Ollie a new home.

GSRSV has evaluated Ollie and is placing him as a "Program Dog." This means that GSRSV is placing Ollie through its adoption program while his owners continue to care for him. Ollie's adoption fee is $175.

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"Phoenix" is a handsome 4-yo neutered male GSD with a sweet, gentle temperament. Phoenix is very friendly with strangers and good with children. In fact, he is not much of a watchdog, as he does not generally alarm bark at outside noises. Phoenix is very affectionate and loves to be petted.

Phoenix is great with other dogs when off-leash, but can be quite reactive towards them when walking on-leash. He has behaved perfectly at a dog park, and was quite playful with a female GSD.  It's unlikely, however, that Phoenix will do well w/ cats, as he pull strongly towards cats when he sees them while walking on leash. Phoenix is solidly-built, has a large head, and weighs about 80 lbs.

Phoenix is somewhat insecure, and always wants to be by his person. He is fully housetrained and was great in the house when his former foster caretaker was home, but did have mild separation anxiety when left alone. He knocked over some plants and chewed through some wires (fortunately, low voltage wires) during his first few days in his foster home. After that, his foster caretaker simply closed the door to his office and removed the plants, and Phoenix didn't cause any damage when left alone. However, it's clear that Phoenix would do best in a home where his person is home most of the time, as is the case at present. 

Phoenix generally walks easy on leash, but he does pull strongly at first out of eagerness. Again, he can be quite reactive towards other dogs he sees when on walks, but not always. He rides well in the car, but insists in getting out the driver's side--even if the driver is still sitting there! 

Phoenix was reportedly abandoned by a neglectful, abusive owner, picked up by Oakland Animal Control, then bailed out of the shelter by a neighbor who had been befriending Phoenix. I'm not sure just what to believe, because Phoenix shows no signs of abuse, though he does have the classic insecurity of a dog who has been abandoned. What's for sure is that whoever adopts Phoenix will be well-rewarded by a dog who will show unconditional love and devotion. Phoenix's adoption fee is $200. 

Posted 7-30-14; updated 8-29-14

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"Roscoe" is an approx 1¾-yo neutered male GSD who is friendly, playful and well-tempered. He is very loving with his own people, and friendly with strangers. Roscoe is great with kids; he formerly lived with three boys ages 10-15, and has rolled over for a 5-yr old. He's probably too energetic for kids younger than 5, though. Roscoe  is very good with other dogs and quite playful. In fact, he needs to go to a home w/ another young, playful dog like himself to not only help him burn off some of that young GSD energy that he has, but to also keep him company inside when his people are away. (See below about Roscoe's tendency to escape a yard when unattended.) Roscoe is quite predatory towards  cats. Roscoe presently weighs about 70 lbs and is still growing.

Roscoe is fully housetrained and mostly non-destructive inside, though he does have a fondness for chewing up paper. His foster caretaker routinely leaves him inside her house (with her other dog) for eight or more hours with only an occasional miscue on Roscoe's part. 

There is a reason that Roscoe's foster caretaker leaves him inside when she's gone: if left outside unattended (even w/ another dog), he will try to find a way out of the yard. It is likely that Roscoe does this only because he was previously able to get into the neighbor's yard by easily going over a short section of fence. Once Roscoe's foster caretaker installed a higher section of fence, Roscoe could not go over it, so tried to dig under it. However, in the home he was at before GSRSV took him in, Roscoe never tried to escape the yard. So, it's probably circumstantial that Roscoe tries to get out of his present yard. 

Roscoe has learned several basic commands. He walks well on leash for the most part, but goes bonkers when he sees a cat run. He loves to go for car rides and travels well. Roscoe loves squeaky toys, swimming, and to play tug-of-war. 

A woman from Citrus Heights adopted Roscoe from the Merced County shelter in mid-December 2013 when she saw on the Internet that he might be euthanized. Unfortunately, she discovered that Roscoe is very predatory towards cats, and her family has two of them. Also, Roscoe will become very vocal if left outside alone.

Roscoe is a ready-made dog for an active home in which he will receive lots of love, attention and exercise--and where he will be allowed to remain inside uncrated (Roscoe does NOT like crates) when his people are gone. Again, Roscoe needs to go to a home with another good-sized, young, playful dog like himself, who can keep him company inside when his people are away.

Roscoe has been in a foster home in East Sacramento since January 25. His adoption fee is $250.

Posted 1-11-14; updated 5-20-14

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