Join MAGSR at the Mount Airy Oktoberfest for lots of vendors, local breweries, food trucks, and more. We will have some adoptable dogs for you to meet and lots of MAGSR merchandise to grab to show your rescue pride.
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
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 Saturday, Nov. 11, 2023
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.
Meet MAGSR's Dog of the Month!
MEET YOUR NEW BEST FRIEND!
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.
MAGSR Upcoming Events
Railroad Days is an annual two-day festival that takes place the first full weekend of October. Come be a part of our BIG TOWN, SMALL CITY, and enjoy our food, drink, music, games, crafts, restaurants, businesses and vendors. There will be MAGSR Merchandise and adoptable pups when available.
Railroad Days is an annual two-day festival that takes place the first full weekend of October. Come be a part of our BIG TOWN, SMALL CITY, and enjoy our food, drink, music, games, crafts, restaurants, businesses and vendors! MAGSR merchandise and adoptable dogs will be there!
Bringing together the MAGSR community for our Annual Adopters reunion celebrating our success, playing with our pups, breaking bread, and having fun raising money to home even more pups!
Calling all animal lovers! Join us for some animal loving fun!! We will have animal friendly vendors, rescues, music, treats and more. PET COSTUMES ENCOURAGED!!! Expect to get all the head and belly rubs....We will also have Flexilicious Street Food offering plant based food options.
Enjoy an evening of tricks and treats with your furry, four-legged friend, at the Ballenger Creek Dog Park.
Your pooch will have an opportunity to run free in one of our off-leash areas, compete in a costume contest, and make new friends.
Paw-O-Ween also provides great opportunities for families to sample dog related products and visit exhibit booths.
Dog owners must bring a collar, leash, and proof of rabies vaccination for entry. Limit two dogs per owner.
This is a walk-in event. No advanced registration available.
Come support Mid-Atlantic German Shepherd Rescue (MAGSR) and make your own creepy doll or doll head planter @fetchthriftshop in loving memory of a very special German Shepherd to Fetch, Molly Brown. Your requested $35 donation
BARCStoberfest 2023, Presented by MetLife Pet Insurance, is an annual, large-scale, pet-friendly festival and fundraiser that benefits the lifesaving programs and animal care at the Baltimore Animal Rescue and Care Shelter (BARCS).
Over 360 local crafters fill the Howard County Fairgrounds with everything for the season. We're the only rescue representing the show and will have a variety of adoptable dogs on hand to meet.
Over 360 local crafters are at the Howard County Fairgrounds at this anual event. We'll have our own crafts made by our dedicated volunteers and plenty of adoptable dogs for you to meet!