Welcome to the Mid-Atlantic German Shepherd Rescue!  

We are a non-profit rescue dedicated to German Shepherds and German Shepherd mixes. If you are looking to add a new family member to your loving home in the Mid-Atlantic area, please visit the Adoption page.

We have dedicated over 24 years to helping our dogs find homes with over 4,700 adoptions since 1999!  Help us make that number much higher: Adopt | Foster | Donate | Volunteer

MAGSR is a 501(c)(3) non-profit charity, so your gifts are tax deductible.

If your employer matches charitable contributions please ask them for the form to send to MAGSR so you gift can be matched, effectively doubling your donation .
Gov't Donation Codes - Combined Federal Campaign: Designate MAGSR (CFC code 99138) here, Maryland Charities Campaign: 52-2191320

MAGSR's Tammy Shiprak Memorial 50/50 Raffle
All money donated will be split 50/50 between the dogs and the winner.

Tickets are $1 each or 6 for $5

The winning ticket will be drawn on Sunday, Dec. 3rd, 2023

Ticket sales are closed! (Payments had to be received by 11/25)
The Final Total has been posted! Good luck, players!

All proceeds from the raffle support MAGSR dogs getting medical attention, training, & all the care they need on their way to finding their forever homes.
HELP make a difference in a dog's life!

Updated Nov. 30, 2023

Meet MAGSR's Dog of the Month!

Click to learn more about Murphy


If you can offer a loving, temporary home to one of these great dogs, please submit a Foster Application today! The FOSTER ME! tag identifies the dogs in need of a foster home.