German Shepherd Rescue and Rehoming

German Shepherd Rescue Elite (GSRE) has been formed with the aim of rescuing, re-homing German Shepherd Dogs and educating people on the breed. GSRE is backed up by a team of unpaid volunteers who strive to aid and promote responsible ownership of the breed.

GSRE’s aim is to be the prevention and not always the cure, through offering education on the lovely breed and how to look after these amazingly intelligent and energetic dogs. We not only look to re-home dogs but keep them in their original homes by offering training and behaviour advice.

Through our volunteers and website we want to inform people on all aspects of dog ownership before you decide to take the plunge especially as German Shepherd Dogs are a large working breed and are not suitable for everyone.

GSRE is a registered charity that works alongside many other reputable rescues which means that through team work and pulling together we can help even more dogs in need. To assist in this we are now a Full Member of the Association of Dogs and Cats Homes (ADCH) who promote best practice in animal welfare, and a member of the EU Dog and Cat Alliance who call for EU action to build a better Europe for dogs and cats.

We are a proactive charity with a common goal; the welfare of animals.


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Please Help a German Shepherd

Adopt a GSD

Please be sure to read our guide to adoption and adopting a GSRE dog before considering adopting a German Shepherd.

Foster a GSD

We’re always looking for foster homes, even if you can only spare time at a weekend to walk or look after our kennel dogs.

Volunteer for GSRE

Volunteers are what makes our rescue, if you care about the breed and want to make a difference we’d love to hear from you.

Please Donate

Any money donated goes directly to the dogs we help, so please give whatever amount you can.


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Morning everyone Jezzie here I iz up early today da sun is shining and life is good lovez to all me woofer friends and their hoomans 🐾🐾❤️❤️ ... See MoreSee Less

Morning everyone Jezzie here I iz up early today da sun is shining and life is good lovez to all me woofer friends and their hoomans 🐾🐾❤️❤️

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Allison StubbsMorning Jezzie, looks like Monkey is having a lie in 😁 xxx

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Karen FaulknerMorning sir xx

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Sharon HoareLoves back ❤️

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Sue OrrMorning Jezzie xx

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Yvonne PercyMorning gorgeous x

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Carol DriscollBeautiful you are xx

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Sunita FrancisMorning beautiful! Have a lovely day! ❤️❤️❤️

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Christine JonesLooking good xx

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Caroline MitchellHello gorgeous boy. X

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Tracey GoodmanAwwww hello handsome boy. Sending lots of love and huggles to you Jezzie. Xxx ❤️💛💜💙💚💗

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Sheila BakerHello Jezzie, haven`t seen you for a while , looking good Jezzie .Xx

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Jennie GriffinAfternoon Jezzie.you look good.xxxx

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Sue ShepherdYou and Monkey both look great enjoy your day and watch Zelda does not steal Monkey

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June HellierGood afternoon jezzie gorgeous boy xxxxxx

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Sue MarshallOmg..hello Gawjus x

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Not for adoption but if anyone can sponsor her we'd be very grateful!
The lovely Rosie (aka Asbo when she's in public!)
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Not for adoption but if anyone can sponsor her wed be very grateful!
The lovely Rosie  (aka Asbo when shes in public!)

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Carol DriscollBeautiful xx

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Fern MaxineHow rach??,,

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The gorgeous Archie enjoying his holiday in Scotland had him seven months now feels like he has always been a part of our family xxx

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Carol DriscollHandsome boy xx

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So sorry but I have to share today's Madam Zelda's antics with you all ..... had a good start with her at 6am being stuck under the bed yet again so a new bed is needed asap she then helps with more decorating by hiding my wallpaper scraper dipping Snoopy in a bucket of water and flooding the floor so then I put her in the back room as I had the steamer going and she thought it would be good to play with it as if it was the hosepipe and covering me in hot steam so for H&S reasons she had to leave the room..... now, my neighbour is having the fencing replaced so it is all open plan at the moment but with a drop at the bottom of our garden into theirs so I didn't notice until I heard hysterical laughter coming from the builders 😂 I went to check on the woofers where Jezzie was sleeping soundly but Madam Zelda had opened the door that leads into the garden jumped down into neighbours garden with Snoopy where she took it upon herself to help out by digging holes with the builders but then buried their sandwiches that were going to be for their lunch but I did say they were very lucky as usually she would have scoffed them down in one 🙈 I then had to make the poor lads more sandwiches as an apology but they thought it was hilarious how she mimicked what they were doing but she had to come back in with the door staying locked and my beautiful boy Jezzie snoozes all through her goings on🤣 🤣
this girl is one beautiful funny woofer never fails to make me smile/laugh everyday
her previous owners may have treated her badly but they certainly didn't break her spirit love you beautiful lady 🐾🐾❤️❤️
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So sorry but I have to share todays Madam Zeldas antics with you all ..... had a good start with her at 6am being stuck under the bed yet again so a new bed is needed asap she then helps with more decorating by hiding my wallpaper scraper dipping Snoopy in a bucket of water and flooding the floor so then I put her in the back room as I had the steamer going and she thought it would be good to play with it as if it was the hosepipe and covering me in hot steam so for H&S reasons she had to leave the room..... now, my neighbour is having the fencing replaced so it is all open plan at the moment but with a drop at the bottom of our garden into theirs so I didnt notice until I heard hysterical laughter coming from the builders 😂 I went to check on the woofers where Jezzie was sleeping soundly but Madam Zelda had opened the door that leads into the garden jumped down into neighbours garden with Snoopy where she took it upon herself to help out by digging holes with the builders but then buried their sandwiches that were going to be for their lunch but I did say they were very lucky as usually she would have scoffed them down in one 🙈 I then had to make the poor lads more sandwiches as an apology but they thought it was hilarious how she mimicked what they were doing but she had to come back in with the door staying locked and my beautiful boy Jezzie snoozes all through her goings on🤣 🤣
this girl is one beautiful funny woofer never fails to make me smile/laugh everyday 
her previous owners may have treated her badly but they certainly didnt break her spirit love you beautiful lady 🐾🐾❤️❤️

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Maggie Whitmarshshe makes us all laugh margaret x

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Sue HopeMakes me laugh everyday! 🐕🐶

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Sue ShepherdI told you she has a cheeky glint in her eye ...her antics are priceless

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Theresa StevensHow old is she?

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Karen FaulknerJust proves the golden oldies still have character xx

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Allison StubbsNever a dull moment 😂😂

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Margaret ProcterAllison she is hilarious 😂😂

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Sunita FrancisWhat a wonderful character she is! Glad dear Jezzie didn't get disturbed by her antics!🐾😃🐾

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Lesley WrapsonYou should write a book 📚 ❤️❤️🐾🐾

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Christine JonesShe certainly is a madam but anyone who has gsds know they are a breed apart xx

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Ann HarrisOh god, that is so funny! Can just picture her burying their sandwiches! 😂😂😂

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Val MalcolmOh Margaret Procter your posts do make me laugh. Xx

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Charley GtrmacsShe's _such_ a gorgeous-looking girl <3 <3

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Karen Richardson😍 she is full of fun bless her i hope she gets a home

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******TRANSPORT HELP PLEASE- SORTED THANK YOU!******
Wurzel has the chance of a forever home but we need to get him from Cornwall kennels to East Sussex. Have transport for the last 80ish miles but need to get him across the country for the first 200ish miles. Last leg of transport is available Sunday to Thursday.
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******TRANSPORT HELP PLEASE- SORTED THANK YOU!******
Wurzel has the chance of a forever home but we need to get him from Cornwall kennels to East Sussex. Have transport for the last 80ish miles but need to get him across the country for the first 200ish miles. Last leg of transport is available Sunday to Thursday.

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Samantha B'StardIm headi g to TN14 on tuesday from Cornwall. Im on holiday at mo. Yell if needed and ill get back to you monday

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Liz Wadeson-NealShared for help

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Lizzy BrownYes please Samantha! X

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Samantha B'StardLizzy Brown ill give you my destination postcode in pm

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Paul FreerHope you get things sorted

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Chris Wilkinson MbeI can do yeovil and eastbound if required

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Adrian MilesI live in Cornwall and might be able some of the distance if needed, please pm if required

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Carol DriscollShared for help xx

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Karen ParkinsGood luck.x

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Val MalcolmPaws crossed for you Wurzle xx

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Mal Gsre RobertsGood Luck Wurzle xx

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Lin PotterLucky boy Worzel.

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POPPY's plea .....

No mummy's kisses and no daddy's smiles
Nobody wants me I have been waiting a while
I live at the kennels I cannot run free
Please can someone find a nice home for me?

Please share.
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POPPYs plea .....

No mummys kisses and no daddys smiles
Nobody wants me I have been waiting a while
I live at the kennels I cannot run free
Please can someone find a nice home for me?

Please share.
http://gsrelite.co.uk/poppy-7/

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Linda HarperShared little one. I hope someone special comes along for you.x

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**** Your Rescue Needs You ****

Take a look at these dogs, i mean a proper look and share this post.

First we have Snoop, who sadly never made it, she was so malnourished all her bones could be seen and sadly after just 24 hours in the care of GSRE she crossed the bridge due a massive tumour in her stomach.

Next we have Splinter, a bag of bones if ever there was one, bad skin and a baldy coat who arrived just in time to lodge at Chez Clarke and start the long road to recovery.

Then we have Gladys, you all remember Gladys, the walking skeleton that was thrown out with the rubbish, she went to recuperate at Chez Stubbs and is now thriving in her forever home.

These are the dogs your donations helps, these are the dogs that need the extra care, food and love, these are the dogs that without GSRE would not have made it and those that don't cross the bridge in the arms of a volunteer knowing they were loved for a short time at the end.

These dogs and the 40 + in kennels are asking you to spare a £1
Just a £1
Join in our Bank £1 Holiday Monday Event and help save more dogs like those above.
Click on the link for the event page and please, please, for Snoop and the others share <3

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**** Your Rescue Needs You ****

Take a look at these dogs, i mean a proper look and share this post.

First we have Snoop, who sadly never made it, she was so malnourished all her bones could be seen and sadly after just 24 hours in the care of GSRE she crossed the bridge due a massive tumour in her stomach.

Next we have Splinter, a bag of bones if ever there was one, bad skin and a baldy coat who arrived just in time to lodge at Chez Clarke and start the long road to recovery.

Then we have Gladys, you all remember Gladys, the walking skeleton that was thrown out with the rubbish, she went to recuperate at Chez Stubbs and is now thriving in her forever home.

These are the dogs your donations helps, these are the dogs that need the extra care, food and love, these are the dogs that without GSRE would not have made it and those that dont cross the bridge in the arms of a volunteer knowing they were loved for a short time at the end.

These dogs and the 40 + in kennels are asking you to spare a £1 
Just a £1 
Join in our Bank £1 Holiday Monday Event and help save more dogs like those above.
Click on the link for the event page and please, please, for Snoop and the others share

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Niney WarnePoor girl rip xxxxx

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Mark BrooksHave pm'd you Lisa Patten.

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Lisa PattenIf anyone wants to donate then click on the link in the post which will take you to the event page and the donation link is on there 🐕

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Lisa PattenThank you so much to those that have shared, asked friends and family to share and donated already, you are fantastic <3

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Terri Connorshared xx will click on link now

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Trisha CundyDonated £10 . Hope it helps xx

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Lisa PattenMany thanks for all your shares and donations ❤ Please click the link in the post to take you to the event and donation link 🐕

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Say hello to Scarlett or The Boomer Girl as she's now known!
She's been out for a play this morning and as you'll see from the videos she's had rather a nice time!! She didn't want to stop playing, so great to see her finally out of her shell and enjoying life so much!
A lovely girl sat here folks waiting for a home!!
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Say hello to Scarlett or The Boomer Girl as shes now known!
Shes been out for a play this morning and as youll see from the videos shes had rather a nice time!! She didnt want to stop playing, so great to see her finally out of her shell and enjoying life so much!
A lovely girl sat here folks waiting for a home!!

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Rachel HoylandThis girl CAN work a boomer ball!! :)

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Alison HilbertFabulous videos & so lovely to see. Shared xx

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Harley update. So Harley was spayed last week, not the greatest start in bond building but this little lass has been ace. Our boy Harry has spent the time waiting on his new princess. Lots of cuddles have been needed to which her new brother Conan has been happy to provide! Vince East and I are really pleased with her progress ... See MoreSee Less

Harley update. So Harley was spayed last week, not the greatest start in bond building but this little lass has been ace. Our boy Harry has spent the time waiting on his new princess. Lots of cuddles have been needed to which her new brother Conan has been happy to provide! Vince East and I are really pleased with her progress

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Tasha ChurchLovely to hear x Thank you for Harley update x Tracy x

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Tracy McCabeSuper news! Think she loves you all already xx

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Linda HarperLooks very settled. Lovely to see.x

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Adele LisaExcuse the boys nakedness (essentials are covered!) but he can't even shower without his companions!

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Why we do what we do

German Shepherd Rescue Elite was not only set up to help as many unwanted, abandoned and neglected German Shepherds as possible, but to also offer education to the general public on the responsibilities / pros / cons of owning a large working breed dog and to be able to offer help and advice so hopefully we can become the prevention for once instead of always being the cure.

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