Westside German Shepherd Rescue of Los Angeles is a non profit 501(c)3, no kill rescue committed to saving
all types of German Shepherd Dogs from high kill shelters and adopting them to loving, qualified homes.



I HAVE BEEN WAITING FOR SO LONG FOR SOMEONE TO TAKE ME HOME ... but week after week, I'm still here and I am starting to give up hope. I keep my spirits up with the volunteers' help, they walk me, play with me and love me but I long for my own family and my own fluffy bed. I am the most affectionate dog at Westside right now, I roll over for tummy rubs pretty quickly, snuggle with you, put my paw on you just so I can touch you. However, I have to admit, I do try to get away with things if I'm spoiled or get too much affection from my owner, so someone who shows me that they are in charge, not me, would be ideal for me. (you know, how kids that are spoiled try to get away with mischief .. kinda like that) If you think we would make a good pair, please fill out an application for me, and ask for MOONLIT!
(ps: I would prefer to be the only dog in your home pretty please)

****** NOTE: WE DO NOT HAVE PUPPIES AT OUR ADOPTIONS! ******
***** THEY ARE ALL IN FOSTER HOMES! *****


Don’t forget our lucky foster dogs; their foster parents make the transition to a new home so much easier. If you have lots of questions about how a dog will do in your home, whom better to ask than one of our dedicated fosters who know the dogs as part of their family. We are so grateful to our foster families. It is the ultimate gift to a dog without a family, instead of a cold kennel run, they wait for their new home in a loving home setting. Our foster families all have dogs of their own, this is their way of helping save more dogs. Of course it hurts to give up a foster dog, but the feeling of accomplishment, of helping save a life, transcends anything. Many of our foster families have been fostering dogs for almost a decade, they stay in touch with their adopters, it is an amazing bond.  Just let us know if you would like to talk to a foster parent about their dog or to become a Westside foster home.
MALES
Click on each dog's picture or name to learn more about the dog
and see more photos of them!
Bogey von Bohen is a gorgeous and wonderful 7 year old German Shepherd.
Lived with cats.
Sunny von Sulm is a stunning 9 month old, lovable Great Pyrenees mix (our best guess)
Tested well with cats.
VIDEO
Titus von Tiste is an adorable 6 month old German Shepherd mix.
NO CATS

ADOPTED
Billy von Derrick is an adorable 4 year old mix of fluffness on the smaller side.
Lived with cats!

Red von Reddington is a very handsome 4-5 year old Shepherd/Lab/? mix.
FOSTERED
NO CATS
VIDEO

Trevor von Theuma is a gorgeous 8-9 month old German Shepherd mix.
Tommy von Theuma is a beautiful 8-9 month old German Shepherd mix.
Derick von Dersau is a stunning 2 year old white German Shepherd.
Colt von Colnrade is a very handsome, larger sized 2 year old German Shepherd.
Brad Pitt von Barnes is a stunning 5 year old larger sized German Shepherd.
Romeo aka Beau von Rotger is a very handsome sweetie pie of a 5-6 year old German Shepherd.
NO CATS
 
Carter von Carpin is a gorgeous 2 year old German Shepherd.
NO CATS
See my NEW VIDEO!

Leroy von Lenne is a very handsome 5-6 year old German Shepherd.
NO CATS
Gandalf von Gossel is a stunning 10-11 month old German Shepherd.
Heath von Hecken is a beautiful 1-2 year old German Shepherd.
Samson von Salm is the most adorable 11-12 month old German Shepherd.
ADOPTED
Optimus von Orbis is a beautiful 4-5 year old German Shepherd.
Grizzly von Gries is a wonderful 2-3 year old German Shepherd mix.
NO CATS
Winston von Winden is a delightful 3 year old German Shepherd.
Loves water!
NO CATS
Trey von Trier is a very handsome 3 year old German Shepherd.
NO CATS
Weiss von Casper is a very handsome 2 year old Shepherd mix, possibly with a touch of Great Dane.
NO CATS
Dozer von Dahnen is a beautiful 1-2 year old Shepherd mix.

Titan von Trier is a gorgeous 10-11 month old German Shepherd.
Augustus von Anzing is a beautiful larger sized 18 month old German Shepherd.
NO CATS
Sundance von Staitz is a gorgeous 2 year old German Shepherd on the larger side.
Jasper von Jamlitz is a stunning 1-2 year old Husky mix (?).
NO CATS
Orion von Hariton is a gorgeous 1-2 year old German Shepherd.
Sweetie pie!
NO CATS
VIDEO
Rex is a handsome 2 year old German Shepherd/Husky Mix.
NO CATS
LOVES WATER!!
FOSTERED
VIDEO
Maverick von Marsten is the sweetest 12 month old Shepherd mix.
NO CATS
Monte von Moltzow is the most wonderful 9-10 month old German Shepherd.
NO CATS
Cairo von Caan is a very handsome 3-4 year old German Shepherd.
NO CATS
Dillon von Dassow is a gorgeous 2 year old German Shepherd.
Atlas von Atting is a gorgeous 4-5 year old long haired German Shepherd.
NO CATS

Rexie von Reinbek is a delightful 18 month old Shepherd mix.
NO CATS
Sweetie pie!!
VIDEO

Ross von Rhade is a beautiful 9-10 month old German Shepherd.
Deuce von Desloch is a stunning 18 month old German Shepherd mix.
NO CATS
Virgil von Viol is an adorable 9-10 month old German Shepherd.
NO CATS
Wyatt von Werl is a delightful 9-10 month old German Shepherd.
NO CATS
Kuma von Krien is a very handsome 1-2 year old German Shepherd.
NO CATS
Zeek von Zeven is a very handsome 4 year old German Shepherd.
FOSTERED
Tested well with cats!
Luca von Lunden is a beautiful 2 year old white German Shepherd.
NO CATS
Gunter von Gokels is a striking looking 2 year old German Shepherd/Malinois mix. (best guess)
NO CATS
Bishop (aka Cappy) von Carlow is a stunning 2 year old long haired German Shepherd.
ADOPTED
Oso von Osterfeld is the most delightful 12 month old German Shepherd.

Ranger von Harbor is a stunning 12 month old German Shepherd.
NO CATS
Rocky von Rieps is a very handsome 8 year old German Shepherd.
FOSTERED with small & large dogs!
Cody von Carlow is a stunning larger sized 3-4 year old German Shepherd.
NO CATS
Franklin von Fintel is a striking looking 11-12 month old Shepherd mix.
NO CATS
Mojo von Mandel is a beautiful 11-12 month old German Shepherd.
NO CATS
Pawtrick von Patzig is the cutest 12 month old fluffy "Teddy Bear" mix.
NO CATS
Lancelot von Langen is a stunning 3 year old fluffy Shepherd mix.
NO CATS
Rocco von Rosenau is a gorgeous 18 month old German Shepherd.
Boyd von Bavaria is a very handsome 4-5 year old Shepherd/Husky mix.
NO CATS
ADOPTED
Ace von Aland is a delightful 12 month old German Shepherd.
NO CATS
Horace von Harbke is a stunning 12-14 month old German Shepherd.
NO CATS
Maverick von Mauel is a beautiful 2 year old German Shepherd.
Odin von Odenbach is a gorgeous 14-16 month old larger sized German Shepherd.
Larry von Lahr is a wonderful 7 year old German Shepherd.
FOSTERED
Teagan von Thur is a gorgeous, larger sized 1-2 year old German Shepherd.
Nacho von Nack is a stunning 12 month old "velvet coated" Shepherd mix.
NO CATS
Mylo von Murr is a beautiful 2.5 year old German Shepherd.
NO CATS
Blizzard von Bebra is a very handsome 5 year old German Shepherd.
NO CATS
Raider von Raich is a gorgeous 2-3 year old German Shepherd.
FOSTERED
Marlon von Marburg is a striking looking 12 month old German Shepherd mix.
NO CATS
River von Riol is a gorgeous 11 month old Shepherd mix.
NO CATS
Chewy von Celle is a beautiful 1-2 year old German Shepherd.
NO CATS
Clark von Celle is a gorgeous 1-2 year old German Shepherd.
NO CATS
Atlas von Aichen is a delightful 7-8 month old white German Shepherd.
NO CATS
Smiley von Stendal is a very handsome and goofy 12 month old Shepherd mix.
FOSTERED
VIDEO
Mason von Merzig is a beautiful 2 year old German Shepherd.
NO CATS
VIDEO
Myers von Meuselwitz is a very handsome 3-4 year old long haired German Shepherd.
Beau von Bayrischzell is a beautiful 5-6 year old German Shepherd.
FOSTERED
Poplar von Porta is a beautiful 3-4 year old German Shepherd.
LOVE BUG
NO CATS
FOSTERED
VIDEO

Finn von Kyritz is a striking looking 2-3 year old Shepherd mix.
NO CATS
Bam von Alaric is a stunning 8 year old long-haired German Shepherd.
FOSTERED
Chaz von Chamerau is a very handsome 2 year old German Shepherd.
NO CATS
Lukas von Lubz is a beautiful 3-4 year old Shepherd mix.
NO CATS
VIDEO
Brayden von Berching is a very handsome 4-5 year old German Shepherd.
NO CATS

VIDEO
Branson von Beelitz is a gorgeous 2-3 year old German Shepherd.
NO CATS
Rex von Renchen is the cutest 12 month old Shepherd mix.
FOSTERED
VIDEO and VIDEO

Drake von Deuna is a very handsome 7-8 year old German Shepherd.
FOSTERED
NO CATS

Bass von Stabfurt is a beautiful 6 year old German Shepherd.
Good with small dogs !!
NO CATS
FOSTERED
VIDEO

Axel
von
Apolda

Axel von Apolda is a very handsome 1-2 year old smaller sized Shepherd mix.
NO CATS
Jack von Jemgo is a stunning 5 year old long haired German Shepherd.
FOSTERED

George von Clooney is an adorable 12 month old Shepherd mix.
FOSTERED
FEMALES
Click on each dog's picture or name to learn more about the dog
and see more photos of them!
Polly von Patzig is a beautiful 12 month old Shepherd/Hound (?) mix.
Lived with cats!
Betty von Burk is a delightful 11 month old sable German Shepherd.
NO CATS
Raina von Rheda is a stunning 8-9 month old German Shepherd.
NO CATS
Moonlit von Mond is a delightful, 2.5 year old, smaller Shepherd mix.
Lavender von Lasel is a stunning 8-9 month old Husky.
FOSTERED
VIDEO
Anya von Anzing is a beautiful 10-11 month old smaller sized Shepherd mix.
FOSTERED

VIDEO
Ruby von Ruhn is a delightful 11-12 month old Shepherd mix.
Molly von Motten is a delightful 10-11 month old Shepherd mix.
Baby von Badra is an adorable 8-9 month old German Shepherd.
Bella von Besdorf is the sweetest 12 month old German Shepherd.
Cassie von Calden is a stunning 12-14 month old fluffy Shepherd mix.
Tara von Tarbek is a gorgeous 2 year old German Shepherd.
Kylie von Korle is a beautiful 11-12 month old German Shepherd (mix?).
ADOPTED
Sky von Selzen is agorgeous 12 month old Shepherd/Husky mix.
Spirit von Spall is a stunning 8 month old German Shepherd.
Vita von Velten is a stunning 8 month old German Shepherd.
Kiku von Kirchbarkau is a beautiful 4 year old white German Shepherd.
NO CATS
Jerrika von Jembke is a gorgeous 3-4 year old German Shepherd.
NO CATS
Holden von Haiger is a beautiful 3 year old German Shepherd mix.
Adoption Pending
Bear von Berkoth is a stunning 11-12 month old long haired German Shepherd.
NO CATS
Lotus von Lichtenfels is a stunning 2 year old German Shepherd.
NO CATS
Buffy von Bermel is a gorgeous 3 year old white German Shepherd.
FOSTERED
Brandie von Brakel is a beautiful 3 year old German Shepherd mix.
Midnight von Minfeld is a gorgeous 10-11 month old German Shepherd.
NO CATS
Cali von Calbe is a gorgeous 12 month old German Shepherd.
NO CATS
Electra von Elleben is a stunning 4 year old long haired German Shepherd.
NO CATS (or birds)
ADOPTED
Katie von Kail is an adorable smaller sized 12 month old Shepherd mix.
NO CATS
ADOPTED
Sidney von Sien is a stunning 12 month old German Shepherd.
NO CATS
ADOPTED
Bonnie von Borod is an adorable 7-8 month old Shepherd/Husky mix.
NO CATS
ADOPTED
Khloe von Korle is a beautiful 16 month old Shepherd/Collie mix.
Rose von Ramsla is a beautiful 5-6 year old long haired German Shepherd.
NO CATS
Lois von Laudert is a wonderful 1-2 year old German Shepherd.
Ava von Averlak is a gorgeous 2 year old German Shepherd/Akita mix.
Clara von Clenze is a beautiful 12 month old German Shepherd.
NO CATS
Lucy von Luder is a gorgeous 1-2 year old German Shepherd mix.
Tamra von Tamm is a gorgeous 2 year old German Shepherd.
NO CATS
Libby von Lunden is a gorgeous 10-11 month old German Shepherd.
FOSTERED
Missy von Mihla is a beautiful 2 year old German Shepherd.

Buttercup von Berching is a gorgeous 3 year old plush coated German Shepherd.
FOSTERED
Sapphire von Selk is a striking looking 8-9 month old Shepherd/Husky mix with the cutest face.
NO CATS (or birds)
Osa von Oschatz is a wonderful 5-6 year old Husky mix on the mellow side.
FOSTERED
VIDEO
Kenya von Kenzingen is a stunning 2 year old Shepherd/Husky mix.
FOSTERED
Would love a playful canine buddy!
NO CATS
VIDEO
Roxie von Flonheim is a delightful 18 month old German Shepherd.
Marrie von Marisfeld is an adorable, small sized 2 year old German Shepherd.
NO CATS

Jade von Johnstadt is a gorgeous 4-5 year old German Shepherd with a bit of blue.
VIDEO
Bella von Selinger is a gorgeous 8 year old long haired German Shepherd.
Kodi von Carpin is a gorgeous 7 month old German Shepherd puppy.
FOSTERED
Mara von Marbach is a beautiful 5 year old smaller sized German Shepherd tri-pawd.
Miracle von Mirow is a gorgeous 2-3 year old German Shepherd.
FOSTERED
NO CATS
ADOPTED
Ginger von Gindorf is a gorgeous 2 year old German Shepherd.

Lola von Loddin is a beautiful 5 year old long haired German Shepherd.
Kody von Kohlen is a beautiful 1-2 year old German Shepherd. (female)
Leiana von Lubz is a gorgeous 3-4 year old German Shepherd.
NO CATS
FOSTERED
VIDEO
Heidi von Cousar is a beautiful 5 year old Shepherd/Border Collie mix. (our best guess)
FOSTERED
Autumn von Aulum is an adorable 2-3 year old smaller sized Shepherd mix.
FOSTERED


 

COURTESY POSTINGS

Since Westside German Shepherd Rescue has not evaluated the Courtesy Dogs, we can offer no opinion regarding temperament, health or other salient issues. Since people sometimes forget to notify us, some of these dogs may already be adopted.

Nora is a beautiful 4 year old German Shepherd. She is a happy and friendly dog to people. She is a very sweet girl who is very well behaved but would do better in a home with no other animals, although she may be able to be introduced to other dogs with the right training. She is good with all humans, even kids, but due to her size and strength, we are suggesting older kids. She loves belly rubs, cuddles, and being silly. To adopt Nora, start by filling out an adoption application on our website littleangelsproject.org

Nolan is a shy sweet male Shepherd. He is small 45 pounds at best. About 1.5 years old. He gets along with all dogs large and small. He is quiet and I have rarely heard him bark. He would do best in a quiet household with one or two adults. For more info contact Bonnie at hiiibonbon@yahoo.com

Loving and sweet Ventana is a 1 year old German Shepherd x Sighthound mix. (guessing)   She is lithe at 57lbs, can run like the wind and as one might imagine, loves to chase things!  She is a perfect mix of sweetness and energy.  She likes to be inside and outside; she just prefers to be with her people, whatever the location.  Ventana loves children and is even kind to guinea pigs!   Ventana has decided she is a queen; as such, she needs to be the only canine in the castle.  She is housebroken, walks well on leash and is mastering obedience training.  She could be perfect for someone who wants a running partner.  Ventana is spayed, has current vaccinations and is microchipped. There is a small re-homing fee.   For more info, please contact Blake at bfrino@yahoo.com

Luna is an active, lovable 10-month old shepherd mix. She is medium-size, spayed, microchipped, has current vaccinations, hardly barks and is crate-trained. She is social and gets along with big or small dogs. She has these crazy expressive ears that go all over the place depending on what she hears. She loves to play period....with a frisbee a tennis ball, with the water hose or play chase. She likes to be connected, for example, Luna comes up and put her paws on your lap when you’re sitting or your shoulders as if to hug you. She will place one paw on your foot or will lay on it while you’re standing, whether you are talking to someone or just swashing the dishes...just anything to be connected. Luna is loyal and wants a family who will love her and play with her. If interested in Luna, please contact Celine at c_naytin@yahoo.com   There is a small re-homing fee. 


Hi, I'm Nanuk, I'm a gorgeous 2 years old Husky! My foster mom says I'm the all around perfect boy except for one thing: I have Mega-e so I have to have all my food and water sitting in my special chair.  I love to play with my fur siblings and I really love it when we get foster puppies so I can play with them.  I'm a very happy boy I love going for walks or just sitting on my foster mom's lap. I am housebroken, neutered and up to date with my shots.   If you want the perfect boy, and would like more info about me, please email my foster mom Susan at susanl7@hotmail.com

Maverick is a large and very handsome male German Shepherd, age 5.  His best friend is a female GSD with whom he gets along wonderfully. He has a medium energy level – he enjoys a balance between playing and taking naps.  He is easy to walk as he has perfect leash manners and is also house broken.  Maverick loves to play with toys, and with other doggie pals. He might be happy living with another canine best friend since he enjoys being around them. Being a typical GSD, he is independent yet, does enjoy cuddles from time to time. Maverick was rescued from a LA City Shelter and is currently living in a foster home.  He can resource guard his food/treats so he would do best in a home with no kids and with someone experienced with shepherds. This issue is very fixable with the right trainer and method. Maverick is neutered and his vaccinations are current.  There is a small re-homing fee.  Please contact Christina at christinalangosh@yahoo.com


Looking for a possible working dog? Or just an active partner? Dutchie is a gorgeous 1-2 year old Dutch shepherd mix. She is spayed, housebroken, is on the smaller side (40-45 pounds) and is good with cats. She will need an active home with someone who has experience with higher energy dogs. There is an doption for for her. For more info please email Jae at jaescissorhands@gmail.com

Gunner is a 3 year old mix of sweetness and love. He wants to please and is willing to learn new things. He would be a fiercely loyal companion and will appreciate daily exercise by taking long walks with family members. Gunner is house-trained with a doggie door and gets along with other dogs that are well socialized. Because a German Shepherd has a keen sense of smell, the game of "find" is a perfect activity for Gunner. He would also enjoy games such a fetch and Frisbee. He would be o.k. in a family with older children. He is neutered and up to date with shots. There is an adoption fee for Gunner. For more info, please contact Edgar at Kennel@living-free.org

Hi, I’m Scout, a classic-looking female GSD, weighing in at 80 lbs.  I’m 7, but don’t let my age fool you; I’m in great health and have LOTS of energy.  I really enjoy long walks in the park, and I will play ball…but you gotta give me a small cheese treat in order to get that ball back!  I have been provided lots of love and attention from my mom since I was a pup, but she now has health issues and can no longer take care of me.  I am housebroken and know my basic commands.  I am great with people and older children – but not little kids.   I need a home without cats or small dogs.  I was raised as an only dog, but I might be ok living with a medium-large submissive male dog.  I am spayed and my vaccines are current.  There is a small re-homing fee.  If interested, please contact Holly at 818.384.3687 or email: hmccravey@hotmail.com

My name is Lucy (2) and I’m a five year old shepherd who is looking for a loving family. I love people and playing with toys. Everyone likes walking me because I’m well behaved on a leash and pretty easy going. I love to roll around in the grass with my tongue flailing around! I’m not a big fan of little dogs or cats. Small fluffy things look like toys to me! While I would do best as the only dog in the home, I think I could make friends with another large male dog if I am introduced properly. I love my walks, but I also love exploring and chasing balls! Any exercise works for me! Please consider me when looking for your next loyal goofball! If you are familiar with shepherds, I’m sure you will fall in love with me in no time. I have not been with CARL long, but I have already made a ton of new friends! To fill out an adoption form please visit carldogs.org 

Meet Giselle!  Beautiful Giselle is a remarkable girl who had a badly injured/broken left front leg which couldn't be saved. Giselle gets along with other dogs and can even be playful.  She has been non-reactive around cats at our adoption events – and wants to chase foster kitty cats to play.  She is very smart so will listen to commands on expected behavior which she desires. Her maternal instincts drive her to pay close attention to her humans.  She loves to be loved.  Giselle is about 7-8 years old and on the smaller side, currently 50-lbs.  While her attentiveness is superb, her energy level is not demanding while in the home with her humans. Her ideal home will be with someone who is home more frequently and/or has other companion dogs.  Her perfect human will be experienced with smart determined breeds as she does not think of herself as a poor three legged dog.  No pity for this lovely and loyal companion. For more information please call: 714 914 7972.  She is being courtesy listed by this rescue and Giselle is offered through Home For Every Living Pet.

Chloe is a beautiful 15 month old Shepherd mix weighing in just under 50 pounds. Chloe is a darling girl, super affectionate and she loves belly rubs from her humans. Her last owners didn't spend much time with her, so she is now learning how to walk well on leash and how to be polite when other dogs are walking by. She takes her duties as "family protector" seriously, and will make sure her humans are safe. Because of her more protective nature, she will need an experienced owner who is able to show her when her help is needed and when she can relax. Because she is protective, a home without kids is best so she doesn't feel she needs to protect her "kids" from visiting friends. She can be picky with the dogs she likes so maybe an easygoing male would be ok if her new home has another dog. She is now enrolled in a 'live-in' training program, and her adoption comes with 4 training sessions to ensure a successful adoption. Please give Chloe a chance, she will make an excellent addition to the right family, ideally away from the crazy busy world of city life. She is spayed and up to date with shots. For more info, please email: geckotale@icloud.com

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Ghost is a beautiful six year old German Shepard. He is very playful, he loves to chase balls and bones. He is extremely fast and has never been beaten by another dog in a sprint to a ball. He has never had problems with other dogs, but older dogs sometimes find his energy level a bit annoying. Ghost is extremely friendly on walks and never growls at people or animals. He absolutely loves to give hugs and will wrap his front paws around you if you allow, he sometimes he needs to be nudged back. He is housebroken and will not eat unattended food on the table. For more information please email marlowe at harland40@gmail.com


Meet  Boomer, a beautiful 2 year old German Shepherd. He is just a puppy in a big dog's body so needs to learn some basic skills. He loves to play ball and fetch as well as take long walks. He is still perfecting his 'heel' skills. Boomer loves to go hiking, so if you need a buddy to go with, he is all game. He is also housebroken. He seems to have a prey drive so he would need to be tested with cats. As for dogs, he likes to be selective so maybe a very sweet and submissive female would be a good match if there is another dog in the family. Boomer is good with children but tends to forget his size and might knock over some smaller kids out of enthusiasm. There is an adoption fee. (he is neutered and up to date with shots) If you're interested in Boomer, please send an email to haltrescue@gmail.com



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