Adopted MAGSR Dogs

These are the most recent MAGSR adoptions. Dogs adopted prior to 2016 can be found here.

Mittens

ADOPTED 01/02/2023!



Gender: Female
Breed: German Shepherd Dog
Approximate Age: 1 year 10 months
Color: Black & Tan
Current Size: 45 lbs
Ideal/Potential Size: Large
Housebroken: No, I'm a puppy!
Obedience Trained: No, I'm a puppy!
Altered: Yes

Good With Kids: Yes
Good With Cats: Yes
Other Dogs OK: Yes
DESCRIPTION:

The winter puppies - Stormy, Flurry, and Mittens - were surrendered to a shelter in the south. Although shelter staff knew these little ladies deserved loving homes of their own, they knew these ladies needed immediate help. The shelter was at capacity and owner surrenders are often the first dogs euthanized. Doing everything they could to help these girls move forward, a plea went out for help. When we heard their plea, our team immediately began putting plans in place to help all three girls move forward. 

All three little ladies joined the MAGSR family for the new year. Clearly well-socialized, these ladies are friendly, active, and intelligent. It is evident that someone did work with them to provide a foundation for success. Although these little ladies are absolutely delightful, please remember that puppies are a lot of work. Puppies will whine, chew on inappropriate things, have accidents, and fill your home with puppy antics. With structure, routine, and leadership, these girls will develop into the stable and confident dogs we know they are destined to become. If a winter puppy sounds like the right match for your household, ask to meet them today!

MAGSR ID: 12438

Donner

ADOPTED 01/02/2023!


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Gender: Male
Breed: German Shepherd Mix
Approximate Age: 1 year 8 months
Color: Black & Red
Current Size: 24 lbs
Ideal/Potential Size: Large
Housebroken: No, I'm a puppy!
Obedience Trained: No, I'm a puppy!
Altered: Yes

Good With Kids: Yes
Good With Cats: Yes
Other Dogs OK: Yes
DESCRIPTION:

MAGSR received a call from another local rescue that a large group of puppies were in need of placement as soon as possible. In total there were 21 pups who would need rescue placement. As this was too many puppies for one group to support, the hope was that we could work together to get everyone into safe and loving homes. With 8 pups finding safety with the other rescue, our team began working together to see if we could find loving foster homes for the remaining 13. Although this was a rather large undertaking, team MAGSR worked quickly to put everything in place. The "Christmas Puppies" - Rudolph, Hermy, Yukon, Clarice, Moonracer, Donner, Vixen, Claus, Dasher, Dancer, Prancer, Comet, and Cupid - have arrived and are hoping to find forever homes for the holidays.

Having been born in what appears to be less than ideal situations, the "Christmas Puppies" arrived having missed out on early vetting, exposure to new environments, and socialization with people outside their immediate caregivers. Now that they are living with MAGSR foster families, their opportunities are endless. All 13 puppies are going to see our amazing vetting partners so that we can begin vaccinations and make sure that everyone is healthy. In their foster homes, these puppies are learning about toys, treats, regular meals, and the comfort of soft, warm beds. They are also beginning the important process of learning the ins and outs of living in a home. As very intelligent pups everyone is excited to begin. As they move forward, it is critical that their new families provide the "Christmas puppies" with regular socialization with people and other animals. A well socialized pup will become a stable adult. Although these babies are absolutely adorable, please remember that puppies are a lot of work. They will whine, chew, have accidents, and fill your home with endless puppy antics. With time, training, patience, and socialization, they will develop into good canine citizens. If you are interested in welcoming a member of the "Christmas puppy" litter into your household, ask to meet them today!

Updates:

Donner's brother, Rudolph, joined the rescue with some unexpected medical needs that have required extra support.  He could really use your help.

Working closely with our amazing veterinary teams, Rudolph has begun seeing his regular vet to address typical puppy vetting needs as well as a specialist to address concerns about a preputial defect. Although it is unknown if this condition was congenital or trauma based, Rudolph needs a contrast study and preputial reconstruction in order to correct the defect and help him move forward. When combining Rudolph's presurgical care, surgical consult, contrast study, and surgical reconstruction, his care will cost more than four-thousand dollars. Having been a very good puppy throughout this process, we know that Santa has Rudolph on the top of his "nice" list and is working on finding him the perfect forever family. With surgery scheduled in early December, Rudolph is hoping to be healed for the holidays. Rudolph's care is very expensive, but we know that this special guy is worth the cost. Please consider supporting Rudolph for the holidays and donate to his care. Not only will your support help us get this little lovebug the help that he needs to move forward, but it will also help us continue to support other dogs with medical needs. 

MAGSR ID: 11938

Duke

ADOPTED 12/31/2022!

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Gender: Male
Breed: German Shepherd Mix
Approximate Age: 2 years 2 months
Color: Black & Tan
Current Size: 70 lbs
Ideal/Potential Size: Large
Housebroken: Yes
Obedience Trained: No
Altered: Yes

Good With Kids: Yes
Good With Cats: Unknown
Other Dogs OK: Yes
DESCRIPTION:

Handsome Duke was a stray in the south. He was an amazing bus stop buddy to several children in the neighborhood where he was living. Although Duke was a neighborhood favorite, the community knew that this sweetheart needed help. When some trauma occurred that caused a bad tail injury, a family stepped in and found him help with another rescuer. Luckily, she had a space for Duke and welcomed him into her home to help him get the care he needed. As his foster worked with him, she recognized that Duke would be best placed in a rescue so that he could get the care needed to move forward. When MAGSR heard about Duke's story, we stepped in and welcomed him to the family. 

When Duke arrived in his foster home, he was in a lot of pain. No one could quite imagine what could have happened to his tail. He had been in the community for a few months being fed by a few local families and showed up one day missing most of his tail and in unimaginable pain. Our first step was to get the pain under control and start antibiotics. Once these pieces were in place, Duke's foster made sure he got to a great surgeon who amputated the remainder of Duke's tail. Although the healing process took time and patience, Duke was an excellent patient. He is now completely healed and ready to move forward.  

Good with dogs of all sizes, Duke has enjoyed playtime with his foster siblings. He has clearly learned some social skills even with his difficult beginning. Starting to work on basic commands, Duke is now ready to learn all about being a good canine citizen. Looking for a loving forever home, Duke will thrive with structure, routine, and leadership. Training will go a long way with this guy. Not only will it help him develop a strong and healthy bond with his forever family, it will also help him develop into a stable and confident adult dog. Duke is looking for a forever family that enjoys long walks, car rides, and possibly the occasional car ride treat. If he sounds like the right match for your family, ask to meet Duke today. 

MAGSR ID: 12403

Chloe

ADOPTED 12/31/2022!

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Gender: Female
Breed: German Shepherd Dog
Approximate Age: 2 years 7 months
Color: Black & Tan
Current Size: 56 lbs
Ideal/Potential Size: 60 lbs
Housebroken: Working on it
Obedience Trained: No
Altered: Yes

Good With Kids: Yes
Good With Cats: Unknown
Other Dogs OK: Yes, with proper introduction
DESCRIPTION:

Stunning Miss Chloe and her buddy, a great pyrenees, showed up at a dog-friendly household on a chilly September morning. Seeing that the dogs were social and seemed to do well with people if given time to adjust, the home owner began looking for their family. Unfortunately, when the family was found, they made it clear that the dogs were no longer wanted and were not welcome back in their home. Recognizing that both dogs would do best in breed specific rescues, the finder had the dogs surrendered and started working with rescue friends to send out a plea for both pups. Chloe's buddy found placement right away, but many GSD rescues were already over capacity. Word spread that Chloe needed placement. When we heard that this lovely lady needed help, MAGSR immediately welcomed her to the family. 

Chloe is in many ways your typical, young GSD. She is active, intelligent, and has endless energy. Motivated and quick to pick up new skills, Chloe has been learning sit, wait, heel, leave it, kennel, place, and recall. It's amazing how quickly she learns. Of course, knowing her treat of choice helps - cheese! As is true of the breed, she will test the handler. A calm and confident handler would be best. Further training will go a long way with Chloe as she already has a foundation to build upon. Training is essential for all dogs as it not only provides everyone with the opportunity to build a strong, healthy bond, but it also helps young dogs, like Chloe, with the opportunity to develop into stable adult dogs. Having had the opportunity to learn about the ins and outs of living in a home, Chloe is both crate trained and housebroken. She is cues with barking when she needs to go outside and takes care of her business quickly. When outside, Chloe is happy to bounce around or simply enjoy the sunshine. She is clearly an adventurous girl who loves the fresh air. She will likely make a great walking or running buddy. Not well socialized with new people, Chloe is good with people of all ages but needs some time to adjust especially when meeting new adults. A slow and patient hand is best during introductions. Although adults take a minute to adjust to, Chloe adores children. Gentle and responsive with the littles, Chloe is definitely a special girl. Having she lived with another dog, Chloe does know some doggy social cues. However, she is most successful with slow introductions to new dogs. When given the opportunity to develop a relationship over time, Chloe does enjoy the company of other dogs, particularly large, male dogs. With structure, routine, and clear leadership, Chloe will thrive. If this incredible girl sounds like the right match for your family, ask to meet her today!

 

MAGSR ID: 11888

Yukon

ADOPTED 12/22/2022!

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Gender: Male
Breed: German Shepherd Mix
Approximate Age: 1 year 8 months
Color: Black & Gream
Current Size: 23 lbs
Ideal/Potential Size: Large
Housebroken: No, I'm a puppy!
Obedience Trained: No, I'm a puppy!
Altered: Yes

Good With Kids: Yes
Good With Cats: Yes
Other Dogs OK: Yes
DESCRIPTION:

MAGSR received a call from another local rescue that a large group of puppies were in need of placement as soon as possible. In total there were 21 pups who would need rescue placement. As this was too many puppies for one group to support, the hope was that we could work together to get everyone into safe and loving homes. With 8 pups finding safety with the other rescue, our team began working together to see if we could find loving foster homes for the remaining 13. Although this was a rather large undertaking, team MAGSR worked quickly to put everything in place. The "Christmas Puppies" - Rudolph, Hermy, Yukon, Clarice, Moonracer, Donner, Vixen, Claus, Dasher, Dancer, Prancer, Comet, and Cupid - have arrived and are hoping to find forever homes for the holidays.

Having been born in what appears to be less than ideal situations, the "Christmas Puppies" arrived having missed out on early vetting, exposure to new environments, and socialization with people outside their immediate caregivers. Now that they are living with MAGSR foster families, their opportunities are endless. All 13 puppies are going to see our amazing vetting partners so that we can begin vaccinations and make sure that everyone is healthy. In their foster homes, these puppies are learning about toys, treats, regular meals, and the comfort of soft, warm beds. They are also beginning the important process of learning the ins and outs of living in a home. As very intelligent pups everyone is excited to begin. As they move forward, it is critical that their new families provide the "Christmas puppies" with regular socialization with people and other animals. A well socialized pup will become a stable adult. Although these babies are absolutely adorable, please remember that puppies are a lot of work. They will whine, chew, have accidents, and fill your home with endless puppy antics. With time, training, patience, and socialization, they will develop into good canine citizens. If you are interested in welcoming a member of the "Christmas puppy" litter into your household, ask to meet them today!

Updates:

Yukon's brother, Rudolph, joined the rescue with some unexpected medical needs that have required extra support.  He could really use your help.

Working closely with our amazing veterinary teams, Rudolph has begun seeing his regular vet to address typical puppy vetting needs as well as a specialist to address concerns about a preputial defect. Although it is unknown if this condition was congenital or trauma based, Rudolph needs a contrast study and preputial reconstruction in order to correct the defect and help him move forward. When combining Rudolph's presurgical care, surgical consult, contrast study, and surgical reconstruction, his care will cost more than four-thousand dollars. Having been a very good puppy throughout this process, we know that Santa has Rudolph on the top of his "nice" list and is working on finding him the perfect forever family. With surgery scheduled in early December, Rudolph is hoping to be healed for the holidays. Rudolph's care is very expensive, but we know that this special guy is worth the cost. Please consider supporting Rudolph for the holidays and donate to his care. Not only will your support help us get this little lovebug the help that he needs to move forward, but it will also help us continue to support other dogs with medical needs. 

MAGSR ID: 11941

Loverboy (L.B.)

ADOPTED 12/22/2022!

L.B.

Gender: Male
Breed: German Shepherd Dog
Approximate Age: 3 years 5 months
Color: Black & Tan
Current Size: 65 lbs
Housebroken: Unknown
Obedience Trained: No
Altered: Yes

Good With Kids: Older Kids Only
Good With Cats: Unknown
Other Dogs OK: Yes
DESCRIPTION:

Handsome L.B. was picked up as a stray and brought to a shelter in the south. Although he was as friendly as can be, L.B. had hair loss, was emaciated, and tested positive for heartworms. A local rescue recognized that L.B. was a special guy that needed more care than the shelter could provide. As a result, they pulled L.B. with the hope that they could start his road to recovery while looking for a breed specific rescue that would find L.B. an amazing forever family. When we learned that L.B. needed help with the next step of his journey, we welcomed him to the MAGSR family. 

L.B. is a sweet, endearing, and lovable guy. Although we do not know anything about his past, it is evident that at some point he was well socialized with people and other dogs. As is true of all GSDs, L.B. will thrive with structure, routine, and leadership. He is hoping that his forever family enjoys long walks, playtime, and plenty of snuggles. True of all dogs, training is critical for L.B. Training will not only help L.B. build a strong, healthy bond with his forever family, but it will also help him develop into a good canine citizen. L.B. has waited patiently for his forever family. Could that be with you?

Updates:

I walked L.B. (Loverboy) on Sunday.  He was easy to leash up, loves treats, loves to follow his nose, and is a good looking youngster.  He is friendly, saw no reaction to other pups, jumped into the back seat of my car, without treat, and knows "sit".  Threw a paw in there when chicken was involved but that might have been accidental.  He does not appear to be interested in balls or other toys, but is still a fun companion, and will do a decent loose heel when prompted.  Just an all around friendly pup who needs to add a few pounds and  who will allow you to check his ears, paws and teeth and will throw in a few kisses to boot.

MAGSR ID: 12348

Rudolph

ADOPTED 12/22/2022!

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Gender: Male
Breed: German Shepherd Mix
Approximate Age: 1 year 8 months
Color: Black & Gream
Current Size: 30 lbs
Ideal/Potential Size: Large
Housebroken: No, I'm a puppy!
Obedience Trained: No, I'm a puppy!
Altered: Yes

Good With Kids: Yes
Good With Cats: Yes
Other Dogs OK: Yes
DESCRIPTION:

MAGSR received a call from another local rescue that a large group of puppies were in need of placement as soon as possible. In total there were 21 pups who would need rescue placement. As this was too many puppies for one group to support, the hope was that we could work together to get everyone into safe and loving homes. With 8 pups finding safety with the other rescue, our team began working together to see if we could find loving foster homes for the remaining 13. Although this was a rather large undertaking, team MAGSR worked quickly to put everything in place. The "Christmas Puppies" - Rudolph, Hermy, Yukon, Clarice, Moonracer, Donner, Vixen, Claus, Dasher, Dancer, Prancer, Comet, and Cupid - have arrived and are hoping to find forever homes for the holidays.

Having been born in what appears to be less than ideal situations, the "Christmas Puppies" arrived having missed out on early vetting, exposure to new environments, and socialization with people outside their immediate caregivers. Now that they are living with MAGSR foster families, their opportunities are endless. All 13 puppies are going to see our amazing vetting partners so that we can begin vaccinations and make sure that everyone is healthy. In their foster homes, these puppies are learning about toys, treats, regular meals, and the comfort of soft, warm beds. They are also beginning the important process of learning the ins and outs of living in a home. As very intelligent pups everyone is excited to begin. As they move forward, it is critical that their new families provide the "Christmas puppies" with regular socialization with people and other animals. A well socialized pup will become a stable adult. Although these babies are absolutely adorable, please remember that puppies are a lot of work. They will whine, chew, have accidents, and fill your home with endless puppy antics. With time, training, patience, and socialization, they will develop into good canine citizens. If you are interested in welcoming a member of the "Christmas puppy" litter into your household, ask to meet them today!

Updates:

Handsome Rudolph joined the rescue along with his 12 siblings in the middle of November.

Unfortunately, Rudolph joined the rescue with some unexpected medical needs that have required extra support.  He could really use your help.

Working closely with our amazing veterinary teams, Rudolph has begun seeing his regular vet to address typical puppy vetting needs as well as a specialist to address concerns about a preputial defect. Although it is unknown if this condition was congenital or trauma based, Rudolph needs a contrast study and preputial reconstruction in order to correct the defect and help him move forward. When combining Rudolph's presurgical care, surgical consult, contrast study, and surgical reconstruction, his care will cost more than four-thousand dollars. Having been a very good puppy throughout this process, we know that Santa has Rudolph on the top of his "nice" list and is working on finding him the perfect forever family. With surgery scheduled in early December, Rudolph is hoping to be healed for the holidays. Rudolph's care is very expensive, but we know that this special guy is worth the cost. Please consider supporting Rudolph for the holidays and donate to his care. Not only will your support help us get this little lovebug the help that he needs to move forward, but it will also help us continue to support other dogs with medical needs. 

 

MAGSR ID: 11939

Lacy

ADOPTED 12/22/2022!

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Gender: Female
Breed: German Shepherd Dog
Approximate Age: 8 years 1 month
Color: Black & Tan
Current Size: 84 lbs.
Ideal/Potential Size: 70 lbs
Housebroken: Yes
Obedience Trained: Working on it
Altered: Yes

Good With Kids: Yes
Good With Cats: Unlikely
Other Dogs OK: No
DESCRIPTION:

Lacy was surrendered to us due to a baby on the way and there would be no room for Lacy. It is obvious she was not well cared for as she came to us obese, weighing 107 lbs. and should only weigh around 70 lbs.  She also came to us with a skin infection and some fur loss, which our vet feels is caused by lack of care and poor quality food.  She is being treated for the skin infection, put on a diet, good quality food, along with exercise that she obviously did not get in her last home.  She is settling into her foster home and dealing with the changes of her new life.  She is confused with some whining, but that is expected with the changes.  She is very sweet and friendly with everyone she has met. 

Updates:

Hi everyone, meet Lacy! Lacy is super sweet with humans and children.  She is almost six years old, knows some basic commands, and loves to fetch!  She also likes to play soccer, chew on Nylabones and be with her people.  She does have a skin allergy that requires daily medicine.  Lacy is on a weight management plan so she can slim down a few pounds (summer is coming and she really wants a two piece swimsuit).  Lacy is scared of bicycles and golf carts. She is housebroken and crate trained. If you are looking for a furry co worker to rest in a dog bed while you work, play some low key fetch on breaks, go for a short stroll after work or on lunch break, Lacy is the dog for you!!!  Lacy has a propensity to resource guard and protect from other dogs (unsure about cats) so she would be best as an only dog.  If you have any questions let me know!

Lacy has settled in well at her foster home.  She is a pro at keeping all wild creatures out of the backyard.  Her soccer skills are something to behold.  Her leash walking skills are coming along nicely. And all her beautiful hair has grown back.   She does need a daily pill for her skin condition and most likely will need to remain on the pill for the rest of her life.  She is a wonderful house guest and always lets me know when something unusual is at the front door.  She is not fond of thunder storms or bicycles.  She mostly ignores other dogs while out on walks, unless they try to approach.  She doesn't get on furniture and takes treats nicely.  And she is a favorite at the vets office.  If you are looking for a more older mature lady, who will make a great companion Lacy would be a wonderful addition to your family.

Update 23 November 2022: Lacy has been in the rescue for over a year and is really hoping to find a family she can call her own this holiday season.   Are you looking for a dog that is already housebroken, knows some basic obedience and is happy to lounge or play fetch in the yard ?! If so, Lacy is the girl for you!  Lacy is like a fine wine; she only gets better with age and she absolutely adores her humans. Lacy has 3 main loves: people, jolly balls, food and marrow bones, in that order.  Lacy had a rough past as she's been neglected and abandoned by the ones who were entrusted to provide her a loving home but she is putting that behind her and ready to start fresh.  Lacy is intelligent, inquisitive, lovable, and protective.  As is her true nature she is a herder and wants everyone and everything to be corralled, to include cyclists as she is upset when they pass her by but will gladly jog next to or in front of them.   She is great at keeping her humans on a schedule and will vocally let you know if you are late for a feeding or letting her outside.  She has blossomed into a beautiful shepherd with a beautiful coat with proper nutrition, medication, and TLC.  Lacy would prefer to be the only dog in the household.  Lacy would enjoy a family to show her love, attention, structure and patience.  She is such a good girl who has a lot of love to give. If Lacy sounds like a good fit for you, ask to meet her today!

 

MAGSR ID: 6840

Ollie

ADOPTED 12/17/2022!


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Gender: Male
Breed: German Shepherd Dog
Approximate Age: 3 years 5 months
Color: Black & Tan
Current Size: 58 lbs
Ideal/Potential Size: 65 lbs
Housebroken: Unknown
Obedience Trained: Unknown
Altered: Yes

Good With Kids: Unknown
Good With Cats: Unknown
Other Dogs OK: Yes
DESCRIPTION:

Sweet Ollie was picked up as a stray and brought to a shelter in the south. Although he waited patiently for his family to come and claim him, no one stepped forward for this handsome guy. Shelter staff worked hard to try to help Ollie find a forever family; however, with shelter numbers over capacity, Ollie was scheduled to be euthanized. Recognizing that this guy deserved a life and a family of his very own, a final plea went out. Fortunately, we heard Ollie's story and stepped in to help him move forward. 

Ollie is a friendly and interactive guy. He simply loves everyone. Charismatic and goofy, it is hard to keep from smiling in his presence. Good with people and with dogs, Ollie was clearly well-socialized at some point along his journey. He is an all around good guy with your typical GSD energy. As a young GSD, Ollie is looking for a forever family that will provide him with the structure, routine, and leadership that all dogs crave. As we do not know anything about Ollie's past, we do not know how much experience has had in a household. However, based upon his stable personality and friendly demeanor, he has known love and companionship. Ollie, like any new dog, will likely need a little time to adjust to the rules and routines of his forever home. However, with patience and clear routines he will thrive. Training will go a long way with Ollie. Not only will this help him bond with his forever family but it will also help him develop the skills needed to be a good canine citizen. Ollie is looking for a forever family that will love him for a lifetime. If this sweet guy sounds like the right match for your family, ask to meet him today. 

 

MAGSR ID: 12218

Jockey

ADOPTED 12/17/2022!

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Gender: Female
Breed: German Shepherd Dog
Approximate Age: 2 years 6 months
Color: Black & Tan
Current Size: 72 lbs
Ideal/Potential Size: 72 lbs
Housebroken: Likely
Obedience Trained: No
Altered: Yes

Good With Kids: Unknown
Good With Cats: Unknown
Other Dogs OK: Unknown
DESCRIPTION:

Young Jockey was picked up as a stray and brought to a local shelter quite a few times. This last time Jockey got off the farm her family made the tough decision to surrender her as they were afraid she may get hit by a car. Recognizing that a GSD is often most successful if placed through a breed specific rescue, shelter staff worked with MAGSR to help move Jockey forward. We are so excited to have welcomed Jockey to the MAGSR family. 

Thriving on attention and interaction, Jockey loves to be doted upon and is incredibly outgoing. She is certainly a work in progress as she doesn't quite realize that she is a full-grown shepherd and certainly needs some work on her manners. Jockey will be a delight in training class. Not only will training help Jockey bond to her new family but it will also help her develop the skills needed to become a good canine citizen. Training helps to focus the mind and develop confidence. Jockey will benefit from both. 

Jockey has not had many interactions with dogs that we are aware of and as a result, we are still learning about her doggy socialization skills.

Jockey is a work in progress and incredibly worth it! If you are interested in helping Jockey learn the good life please inquire.

MAGSR ID: 11965

Dasher

ADOPTED 12/12/2022!


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Gender: Male
Breed: German Shepherd Mix
Approximate Age: 1 year 8 months
Color: Black & Gream
Current Size: 24 lbs
Ideal/Potential Size: Large
Housebroken: Working on it
Obedience Trained: No, I'm a puppy!
Altered: Yes

Good With Kids: Yes
Good With Cats: Yes
Other Dogs OK: Yes
DESCRIPTION:

MAGSR received a call from another local rescue that a large group of puppies were in need of placement as soon as possible. In total there were 21 pups who would need rescue placement. As this was too many puppies for one group to support, the hope was that we could work together to get everyone into safe and loving homes. With 8 pups finding safety with the other rescue, our team began working together to see if we could find loving foster homes for the remaining 13. Although this was a rather large undertaking, team MAGSR worked quickly to put everything in place. The "Christmas Puppies" - Rudolph, Hermy, Yukon, Clarice, Moonracer, Donner, Vixen, Claus, Dasher, Dancer, Prancer, Comet, and Cupid - have arrived and are hoping to find forever homes for the holidays.

Having been born in what appears to be less than ideal situations, the "Christmas Puppies" arrived having missed out on early vetting, exposure to new environments, and socialization with people outside their immediate caregivers. Now that they are living with MAGSR foster families, their opportunities are endless. All 13 puppies are going to see our amazing vetting partners so that we can begin vaccinations and make sure that everyone is healthy. In their foster homes, these puppies are learning about toys, treats, regular meals, and the comfort of soft, warm beds. They are also beginning the important process of learning the ins and outs of living in a home. As very intelligent pups everyone is excited to begin. As they move forward, it is critical that their new families provide the "Christmas puppies" with regular socialization with people and other animals. A well socialized pup will become a stable adult. Although these babies are absolutely adorable, please remember that puppies are a lot of work. They will whine, chew, have accidents, and fill your home with endless puppy antics. With time, training, patience, and socialization, they will develop into good canine citizens. If you are interested in welcoming a member of the "Christmas puppy" litter into your household, ask to meet them today!

Updates:

Dasher's brother, Rudolph, joined the rescue with some unexpected medical needs that have required extra support.  He could really use your help.

Working closely with our amazing veterinary teams, Rudolph has begun seeing his regular vet to address typical puppy vetting needs as well as a specialist to address concerns about a preputial defect. Although it is unknown if this condition was congenital or trauma based, Rudolph needs a contrast study and preputial reconstruction in order to correct the defect and help him move forward. When combining Rudolph's presurgical care, surgical consult, contrast study, and surgical reconstruction, his care will cost more than four-thousand dollars. Having been a very good puppy throughout this process, we know that Santa has Rudolph on the top of his "nice" list and is working on finding him the perfect forever family. With surgery scheduled in early December, Rudolph is hoping to be healed for the holidays. Rudolph's care is very expensive, but we know that this special guy is worth the cost. Please consider supporting Rudolph for the holidays and donate to his care. Not only will your support help us get this little lovebug the help that he needs to move forward, but it will also help us continue to support other dogs with medical needs. 

Update: Dasher is so sweet and has done well in our home.  He has come such a long way since the pups were rescued.  He loves our dogs, he's very playful, and has come out of his shell and really seeks affection with people. He is good with kids, teens and adults.  He's also making great progress with house-training.

MAGSR ID: 11942

Lucy

ADOPTED 12/12/2022!


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Gender: Female
Breed: German Shepherd Dog
Approximate Age: 5 years 6 months
Color: Black & Cream
Current Size: 72 lbs
Ideal/Potential Size: 75 lbs
Housebroken: Yes
Obedience Trained: No
Altered: Yes

Good With Kids: Yes
Good With Cats: Yes, but will chase
Other Dogs OK: Yes
DESCRIPTION:

Lucy's family fell on hard times and could no longer afford to provide her with the care that they knew she deserved. As a result, they decided to surrender her to a local shelter where they hoped that Lucy would find a forever family that would provide her with a lifetime of love. Although the shelter staff recognized that Lucy was an incredible girl, they also knew that shepherds are a special breed that are often most successful when placed within a breed specific rescue. When asked if we could welcome Lucy into the MAGSR family, we immediately stepped forward. 

Lovely Lucy is an interactive, intelligent, and affectionate girl. It is obvious that her family worked hard to socialize her with new people and animals. Lucy enjoys the company of people of all ages. She grew up with kids and is accustomed to their activities, sounds, and movements. Lucy also lived with cats. Although she never hurt them, she was known to chase them for fun. Having lived in a household, Lucy knows many of the ins and outs of living in a home. However, as is true of any new dog, she will need time to adjust to the structures and routines of her forever home. Lucy will thrive in an environment with structure, routine, and leadership. Training will go a long way with this lovely lady. Not only will it help her develop a strong, healthy bond with her forever family, but it will also help her develop into a good canine citizen. Lucy is looking for a family that will love her for a lifetime, could that be with you?

 

MAGSR ID: 11933

Prancer

ADOPTED 12/12/2022!


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Gender: Female
Breed: German Shepherd Mix
Approximate Age: 1 year 8 months
Color: Black & Red
Current Size: 19 lbs
Ideal/Potential Size: Large
Housebroken: No, I'm a puppy!
Obedience Trained: No, I'm a puppy!
Altered: Yes

Good With Kids: Yes
Good With Cats: Yes
Other Dogs OK: Yes
DESCRIPTION:

MAGSR received a call from another local rescue that a large group of puppies were in need of placement as soon as possible. In total there were 21 pups who would need rescue placement. As this was too many puppies for one group to support, the hope was that we could work together to get everyone into safe and loving homes. With 8 pups finding safety with the other rescue, our team began working together to see if we could find loving foster homes for the remaining 13. Although this was a rather large undertaking, team MAGSR worked quickly to put everything in place. The "Christmas Puppies" - Rudolph, Hermy, Yukon, Clarice, Moonracer, Donner, Vixen, Claus, Dasher, Dancer, Prancer, Comet, and Cupid - have arrived and are hoping to find forever homes for the holidays.

Having been born in what appears to be less than ideal situations, the "Christmas Puppies" arrived having missed out on early vetting, exposure to new environments, and socialization with people outside their immediate caregivers. Now that they are living with MAGSR foster families, their opportunities are endless. All 13 puppies are going to see our amazing vetting partners so that we can begin vaccinations and make sure that everyone is healthy. In their foster homes, these puppies are learning about toys, treats, regular meals, and the comfort of soft, warm beds. They are also beginning the important process of learning the ins and outs of living in a home. As very intelligent pups everyone is excited to begin. As they move forward, it is critical that their new families provide the "Christmas puppies" with regular socialization with people and other animals. A well socialized pup will become a stable adult. Although these babies are absolutely adorable, please remember that puppies are a lot of work. They will whine, chew, have accidents, and fill your home with endless puppy antics. With time, training, patience, and socialization, they will develop into good canine citizens. If you are interested in welcoming a member of the "Christmas puppy" litter into your household, ask to meet them today!

Updates:

Prancer has taken some time to overcome her rough start and start to take comfort in the people around her. As such, she is slower to warm up to new people but with patience, some ear scratches, treats and toys, you're rewarded with a sweet and comical companion! Prancer has excellent toy and ball drive and would be a great candidate for dog sports (FAST Cat or lure coursing anybody?). Not only does she have the drive itself but she is already perfecting her retrieval and "out"!when motivated with a great toy, she really has no fear and will show off her athleticisim, climbing, jumping and running over or into anything! She does great with another well adjusted dog to learn from-- she tends to blossom when she is with another dog who enjoys her company. She is very respectful of other dogs cues, but definitely appreciates a dog who wants to rough house with her. She does well with dog savvy cats but will chase if they run, so that is a work in progress for any family with feline companions. With a large amount of malinois in her lineage, she learns very fast and loves to have opportunities to work her brain and she has high energy levels that allow her to be an excellent play and exercise companion. 

MAGSR ID: 11947

Claus

ADOPTED 12/12/2022!


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Gender: Female
Breed: German Shepherd Mix
Approximate Age: 1 year 8 months
Color: Black & Red
Current Size: 23 lbs
Ideal/Potential Size: Large
Housebroken: No, I'm a puppy!
Obedience Trained: No, I'm a puppy!
Altered: Yes

Good With Kids: Yes
Good With Cats: Yes
Other Dogs OK: Yes
DESCRIPTION:

MAGSR received a call from another local rescue that a large group of puppies were in need of placement as soon as possible. In total there were 21 pups who would need rescue placement. As this was too many puppies for one group to support, the hope was that we could work together to get everyone into safe and loving homes. With 8 pups finding safety with the other rescue, our team began working together to see if we could find loving foster homes for the remaining 13. Although this was a rather large undertaking, team MAGSR worked quickly to put everything in place. The "Christmas Puppies" - Rudolph, Hermy, Yukon, Clarice, Moonracer, Donner, Vixen, Claus, Dasher, Dancer, Prancer, Comet, and Cupid - have arrived and are hoping to find forever homes for the holidays.

Having been born in what appears to be less than ideal situations, the "Christmas Puppies" arrived having missed out on early vetting, exposure to new environments, and socialization with people outside their immediate caregivers. Now that they are living with MAGSR foster families, their opportunities are endless. All 13 puppies are going to see our amazing vetting partners so that we can begin vaccinations and make sure that everyone is healthy. In their foster homes, these puppies are learning about toys, treats, regular meals, and the comfort of soft, warm beds. They are also beginning the important process of learning the ins and outs of living in a home. As very intelligent pups everyone is excited to begin. As they move forward, it is critical that their new families provide the "Christmas puppies" with regular socialization with people and other animals. A well socialized pup will become a stable adult. Although these babies are absolutely adorable, please remember that puppies are a lot of work. They will whine, chew, have accidents, and fill your home with endless puppy antics. With time, training, patience, and socialization, they will develop into good canine citizens. If you are interested in welcoming a member of the "Christmas puppy" litter into your household, ask to meet them today!

Updates:

Claus's brother, Rudolph, joined the rescue with some unexpected medical needs that have required extra support.  He could really use your help.

Working closely with our amazing veterinary teams, Rudolph has begun seeing his regular vet to address typical puppy vetting needs as well as a specialist to address concerns about a preputial defect. Although it is unknown if this condition was congenital or trauma based, Rudolph needs a contrast study and preputial reconstruction in order to correct the defect and help him move forward. When combining Rudolph's presurgical care, surgical consult, contrast study, and surgical reconstruction, his care will cost more than four-thousand dollars. Having been a very good puppy throughout this process, we know that Santa has Rudolph on the top of his "nice" list and is working on finding him the perfect forever family. With surgery scheduled in early December, Rudolph is hoping to be healed for the holidays. Rudolph's care is very expensive, but we know that this special guy is worth the cost. Please consider supporting Rudolph for the holidays and donate to his care. Not only will your support help us get this little lovebug the help that he needs to move forward, but it will also help us continue to support other dogs with medical needs. 

MAGSR ID: 11950

Ada

ADOPTED 12/10/2022!

Ada
Ada
Gender: Female
Breed: German Shepherd Dog
Approximate Age: 2 years 5 months
Color: Black & Tan
Current Size: 60 lbs
Ideal/Potential Size: 65 lbs
Housebroken: Yes
Obedience Trained: Needs Work
Altered: Yes

Good With Kids: Yes
Good With Cats: Unknown
Other Dogs OK: Yes
DESCRIPTION:

Ada and her buddy, Amelia, found themselves in a tough situation when their owner got into some trouble and the girls were confiscated. Although they were brought to a shelter where they waited for a forever family that would help them move forward, the girls were not one of the lucky ones that found a home. Staff members adored these girls and kept hoping to find them homes; however, with overcrowding at the shelter and no options available, the girls were placed on the euthanasia list. A final plea went out for help. Fortunately, this plea reached MAGSR. With no time to spare, we immediately stepped up and welcomed both girls into the family. 

Ada and Amelia are incredibly sweet girls. Ada has done very well with new people and children. However, she can be a little shy at first and would prefer a family that will be patient as she gains confidence. Ada is looking for a forever family that will provide her with the structure, routine, and leadership that all GSDs crave. Clearly well socialized with other dogs, Ada seems to understand the ins and outs of the doggy world. Although we know that Ada is a love, we do not know anything about her past. As a result, she may need a little patience in her forever home learning the ins and outs of being part of a family. Training will go a long way with Ada. Not only will training help her develop a strong and healthy bond with her forever family, but it will also help her grow into a stable and confident canine citizen. Ada is looking for a forever family that will commit to her for a lifetime. Could that be with you?

MAGSR ID: 12233

Cupid

ADOPTED 12/08/2022!


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Gender: Female
Breed: German Shepherd Mix
Approximate Age: 1 year 8 months
Color: Black & Red
Current Size: 21 lbs
Ideal/Potential Size: Large
Housebroken: No, I'm a puppy!
Obedience Trained: No, I'm a puppy!
Altered: Yes

Good With Kids: Yes
Good With Cats: Yes
Other Dogs OK: Yes
DESCRIPTION:

MAGSR received a call from another local rescue that a large group of puppies were in need of placement as soon as possible. In total there were 21 pups who would need rescue placement. As this was too many puppies for one group to support, the hope was that we could work together to get everyone into safe and loving homes. With 8 pups finding safety with the other rescue, our team began working together to see if we could find loving foster homes for the remaining 13. Although this was a rather large undertaking, team MAGSR worked quickly to put everything in place. The "Christmas Puppies" - Rudolph, Hermy, Yukon, Clarice, Moonracer, Donner, Vixen, Claus, Dasher, Dancer, Prancer, Comet, and Cupid - have arrived and are hoping to find forever homes for the holidays.

Having been born in what appears to be less than ideal situations, the "Christmas Puppies" arrived having missed out on early vetting, exposure to new environments, and socialization with people outside their immediate caregivers. Now that they are living with MAGSR foster families, their opportunities are endless. All 13 puppies are going to see our amazing vetting partners so that we can begin vaccinations and make sure that everyone is healthy. In their foster homes, these puppies are learning about toys, treats, regular meals, and the comfort of soft, warm beds. They are also beginning the important process of learning the ins and outs of living in a home. As very intelligent pups everyone is excited to begin. As they move forward, it is critical that their new families provide the "Christmas puppies" with regular socialization with people and other animals. A well socialized pup will become a stable adult. Although these babies are absolutely adorable, please remember that puppies are a lot of work. They will whine, chew, have accidents, and fill your home with endless puppy antics. With time, training, patience, and socialization, they will develop into good canine citizens. If you are interested in welcoming a member of the "Christmas puppy" litter into your household, ask to meet them today!

Updates:

<p>Cupid's brother, Rudolph, joined the rescue with some unexpected medical needs that have required extra support.&nbsp; <strong><a href="/donate/rudolf-needs-your-help">He could really use your help.</a></strong></p>

<p>Working closely with our amazing veterinary teams, Rudolph has begun seeing his regular vet to address typical puppy vetting needs as well as a specialist to address concerns about a preputial defect. Although it is unknown if this condition was congenital&nbsp;or trauma based, Rudolph needs a contrast study and preputial reconstruction in order to correct the defect and help him move forward. When combining Rudolph's presurgical care, surgical consult, contrast study, and surgical reconstruction, his care will cost more than four-thousand dollars. Having been a very good puppy throughout this process, we know that Santa has Rudolph on the top of his "nice" list and is working on finding him the perfect forever family. With surgery scheduled in early December, Rudolph is hoping to be healed for the holidays.&nbsp;Rudolph's care is very expensive, but we know that this special guy is worth the cost. <strong><a href="/donate/rudolf-needs-your-help">Please consider supporting Rudolph</a></strong> for the holidays and donate to his care. Not only will your support help us get this little lovebug the&nbsp;help that he needs to move forward, but it will also help us continue to support other dogs with medical needs.&nbsp;</p>

MAGSR ID: 11949

Sir Axyl

ADOPTED 12/05/2022!

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Gender: Male
Breed: German Shepherd Dog
Approximate Age: 8 years 6 months
Color: Black and Tan
Current Size: 70 pounds
Ideal/Potential Size: 75 pounds
Housebroken: Yes
Obedience Trained: No
Altered: Yes

Good With Kids: Yes
Good With Cats: Unknown
Other Dogs OK: Yes
DESCRIPTION:

Sir Axyl was picked up as a stray and brought to a shelter. Although he was adopted out quickly, he was found running loose in a neighboring town a few months later. Based upon his condition, Sir Axyl had not been treated well. He was emaciated, missing fur, and in sad condition. Recognizing that Sir Axyl deserved to find a forever family that would love and care for him the way he deserved, the shelter began looking for a breed specific rescue that would find Sir Axyl the perfect placement. When we heard about his story, we knew that we needed to help. Team MAGSR immediately began putting plans together to welcome this sweet boy to the family. 

 

Sir Axyl is one of the dogs who makes the world a happier place. He is stable, friendly, and loves everyone. Good with people of all ages, Sir Axyl enjoys the company of his people especially when they are open to a few snuggles. Good with other dogs, Sir Axyl is patient and friendly. Although we do not know anything about his past, we do know that Sir Axyl has known love and kindness at some point in his life and deserves so much more. Having the benefit of living in a foster home, Sir Axyl loves a warm bed and regular meals. He is housebroken and seems to understand many of the rules of a household. However, he will need time to adjust to his forever home. Already knowing a few commands, Sir Axyl is a rockstar on leash. However, further training is essential. Training will not only help Sir Axyl further develop his skills, but it will also help him build a strong and healthy relationship with his forever family. If Sir Axyl sounds like the right match for your household, ask to meet him today!

 

MAGSR ID: 11930

Amelia

ADOPTED 12/05/2022!

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Gender: Female
Breed: German Shepherd Dog
Approximate Age: 2 years 5 months
Color: Black & Tan
Current Size: 60 lbs
Ideal/Potential Size: 65 lbs
Housebroken: Unknown
Obedience Trained: No
Altered: Yes

Good With Kids: Yes
Good With Cats: Unknown
Other Dogs OK: Yes
DESCRIPTION:

Amelia and her buddy, Ada, found themselves in a tough situation when their owner got into some trouble and the girls were confiscated. Although they were brought to a shelter where they waited for a forever family that would help them move forward, the girls were not one of the lucky ones that found a home. Staff members adored these girls and kept hoping to find them homes; however, with overcrowding at the shelter and no other options available, the girls were placed on the euthanasia list. A final plea went out for help. Fortunately, this plea reached MAGSR. With no time to spare, we stepped up and welcomed both girls into the family. 

Amelia and Ada are incredibly sweet girls. Amelia is a little more confident than her buddy. She clearly enjoys the company of her people and leans in for love and affection. Amelia has no problem sharing affection with people of all ages. She is looking for a forever family that will provide her with the structure, routine, and leadership that all GSDs crave. Clearly well socialized with other dogs, Amelia seems to understand the ins and outs of the doggy world. Although we know that Amelia is adorable, we do not know anything about her past. As a result, she may need a little patience in her forever home learning the ins and outs of being part of a family. Training will go a long way with Amelia. Not only will training help her develop a strong and healthy bond with her forever family, but it will also help her grow into a stable and confident canine citizen. Amelia is looking for a forever family that will commit to her for a lifetime. Could that be with you?

MAGSR ID: 12214

Comet

ADOPTED 12/03/2022!

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Gender: Female
Breed: German Shepherd Mix
Approximate Age: 1 year 8 months
Color: Black & Red
Current Size: 21 lbs
Ideal/Potential Size: Large
Housebroken: No, I'm a puppy!
Obedience Trained: No, I'm a puppy!
Altered: Yes

Good With Kids: Yes
Good With Cats: Yes
Other Dogs OK: Yes
DESCRIPTION:

MAGSR received a call from another local rescue that a large group of puppies were in need of placement as soon as possible. In total there were 21 pups who would need rescue placement. As this was too many puppies for one group to support, the hope was that we could work together to get everyone into safe and loving homes. With 8 pups finding safety with the other rescue, our team began working together to see if we could find loving foster homes for the remaining 13. Although this was a rather large undertaking, team MAGSR worked quickly to put everything in place. The "Christmas Puppies" - Rudolph, Hermy, Yukon, Clarice, Moonracer, Donner, Vixen, Claus, Dasher, Dancer, Prancer, Comet, and Cupid - have arrived and are hoping to find forever homes for the holidays.

Having been born in what appears to be less than ideal situations, the "Christmas Puppies" arrived having missed out on early vetting, exposure to new environments, and socialization with people outside their immediate caregivers. Now that they are living with MAGSR foster families, their opportunities are endless. All 13 puppies are going to see our amazing vetting partners so that we can begin vaccinations and make sure that everyone is healthy. In their foster homes, these puppies are learning about toys, treats, regular meals, and the comfort of soft, warm beds. They are also beginning the important process of learning the ins and outs of living in a home. As very intelligent pups everyone is excited to begin. As they move forward, it is critical that their new families provide the "Christmas puppies" with regular socialization with people and other animals. A well socialized pup will become a stable adult. Although these babies are absolutely adorable, please remember that puppies are a lot of work. They will whine, chew, have accidents, and fill your home with endless puppy antics. With time, training, patience, and socialization, they will develop into good canine citizens. If you are interested in welcoming a member of the "Christmas puppy" litter into your household, ask to meet them today!

Updates:

Comet's brother, Rudolph, joined the rescue with some unexpected medical needs that have required extra support.  He could really use your help.

Working closely with our amazing veterinary teams, Rudolph has begun seeing his regular vet to address typical puppy vetting needs as well as a specialist to address concerns about a preputial defect. Although it is unknown if this condition was congenital or trauma based, Rudolph needs a contrast study and preputial reconstruction in order to correct the defect and help him move forward. When combining Rudolph's presurgical care, surgical consult, contrast study, and surgical reconstruction, his care will cost more than four-thousand dollars. Having been a very good puppy throughout this process, we know that Santa has Rudolph on the top of his "nice" list and is working on finding him the perfect forever family. With surgery scheduled in early December, Rudolph is hoping to be healed for the holidays. Rudolph's care is very expensive, but we know that this special guy is worth the cost. Please consider supporting Rudolph for the holidays and donate to his care. Not only will your support help us get this little lovebug the help that he needs to move forward, but it will also help us continue to support other dogs with medical needs. 

MAGSR ID: 11948

Moonracer

ADOPTED 11/28/2022!

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Gender: Female
Breed: German Shepherd Mix
Approximate Age: 1 year 8 months
Color: Black & Red
Current Size: 18 lbs
Ideal/Potential Size: Large
Housebroken: No, I'm a puppy!
Obedience Trained: No, I'm a puppy!
Altered: Yes

Good With Kids: Yes
Good With Cats: Yes
Other Dogs OK: Yes
DESCRIPTION:

MAGSR received a call from another local rescue that a large group of puppies were in need of placement as soon as possible. In total there were 21 pups who would need rescue placement. As this was too many puppies for one group to support, the hope was that we could work together to get everyone into safe and loving homes. With 8 pups finding safety with the other rescue, our team began working together to see if we could find loving foster homes for the remaining 13. Although this was a rather large undertaking, team MAGSR worked quickly to put everything in place. The "Christmas Puppies" - Rudolph, Hermy, Yukon, Clarice, Moonracer, Donner, Vixen, Claus, Dasher, Dancer, Prancer, Comet, and Cupid - have arrived and are hoping to find forever homes for the holidays.

Having been born in what appears to be less than ideal situations, the "Christmas Puppies" arrived having missed out on early vetting, exposure to new environments, and socialization with people outside their immediate caregivers. Now that they are living with MAGSR foster families, their opportunities are endless. All 13 puppies are going to see our amazing vetting partners so that we can begin vaccinations and make sure that everyone is healthy. In their foster homes, these puppies are learning about toys, treats, regular meals, and the comfort of soft, warm beds. They are also beginning the important process of learning the ins and outs of living in a home. As very intelligent pups everyone is excited to begin. As they move forward, it is critical that their new families provide the "Christmas puppies" with regular socialization with people and other animals. A well socialized pup will become a stable adult. Although these babies are absolutely adorable, please remember that puppies are a lot of work. They will whine, chew, have accidents, and fill your home with endless puppy antics. With time, training, patience, and socialization, they will develop into good canine citizens. If you are interested in welcoming a member of the "Christmas puppy" litter into your household, ask to meet them today!

Updates:

Moonracer's brother, Rudolph, joined the rescue with some unexpected medical needs that have required extra support.  He could really use your help.

Working closely with our amazing veterinary teams, Rudolph has begun seeing his regular vet to address typical puppy vetting needs as well as a specialist to address concerns about a preputial defect. Although it is unknown if this condition was congenital or trauma based, Rudolph needs a contrast study and preputial reconstruction in order to correct the defect and help him move forward. When combining Rudolph's presurgical care, surgical consult, contrast study, and surgical reconstruction, his care will cost more than four-thousand dollars. Having been a very good puppy throughout this process, we know that Santa has Rudolph on the top of his "nice" list and is working on finding him the perfect forever family. With surgery scheduled in early December, Rudolph is hoping to be healed for the holidays. Rudolph's care is very expensive, but we know that this special guy is worth the cost. Please consider supporting Rudolph for the holidays and donate to his care. Not only will your support help us get this little lovebug the help that he needs to move forward, but it will also help us continue to support other dogs with medical needs. 

MAGSR ID: 11944

Dancer

ADOPTED 11/28/2022!

Dancer
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Gender: Female
Breed: German Shepherd Mix
Approximate Age: 1 year 8 months
Color: Black & Red
Current Size: 16 lbs
Ideal/Potential Size: Large
Housebroken: No, I'm a puppy!
Obedience Trained: No, I'm a puppy!
Altered: Yes

Good With Kids: Yes
Good With Cats: Yes
Other Dogs OK: Yes
DESCRIPTION:

MAGSR received a call from another local rescue that a large group of puppies were in need of placement as soon as possible. In total there were 21 pups who would need rescue placement. As this was too many puppies for one group to support, the hope was that we could work together to get everyone into safe and loving homes. With 8 pups finding safety with the other rescue, our team began working together to see if we could find loving foster homes for the remaining 13. Although this was a rather large undertaking, team MAGSR worked quickly to put everything in place. The "Christmas Puppies" - Rudolph, Hermy, Yukon, Clarice, Moonracer, Donner, Vixen, Claus, Dasher, Dancer, Prancer, Comet, and Cupid - have arrived and are hoping to find forever homes for the holidays.

Having been born in what appears to be less than ideal situations, the "Christmas Puppies" arrived having missed out on early vetting, exposure to new environments, and socialization with people outside their immediate caregivers. Now that they are living with MAGSR foster families, their opportunities are endless. All 13 puppies are going to see our amazing vetting partners so that we can begin vaccinations and make sure that everyone is healthy. In their foster homes, these puppies are learning about toys, treats, regular meals, and the comfort of soft, warm beds. They are also beginning the important process of learning the ins and outs of living in a home. As very intelligent pups everyone is excited to begin. As they move forward, it is critical that their new families provide the "Christmas puppies" with regular socialization with people and other animals. A well socialized pup will become a stable adult. Although these babies are absolutely adorable, please remember that puppies are a lot of work. They will whine, chew, have accidents, and fill your home with endless puppy antics. With time, training, patience, and socialization, they will develop into good canine citizens. If you are interested in welcoming a member of the "Christmas puppy" litter into your household, ask to meet them today!

Updates:

Dancer's brother, Rudolph, joined the rescue with some unexpected medical needs that have required extra support.  He could really use your help.

Working closely with our amazing veterinary teams, Rudolph has begun seeing his regular vet to address typical puppy vetting needs as well as a specialist to address concerns about a preputial defect. Although it is unknown if this condition was congenital or trauma based, Rudolph needs a contrast study and preputial reconstruction in order to correct the defect and help him move forward. When combining Rudolph's presurgical care, surgical consult, contrast study, and surgical reconstruction, his care will cost more than four-thousand dollars. Having been a very good puppy throughout this process, we know that Santa has Rudolph on the top of his "nice" list and is working on finding him the perfect forever family. With surgery scheduled in early December, Rudolph is hoping to be healed for the holidays. Rudolph's care is very expensive, but we know that this special guy is worth the cost. Please consider supporting Rudolph for the holidays and donate to his care. Not only will your support help us get this little lovebug the help that he needs to move forward, but it will also help us continue to support other dogs with medical needs. 

MAGSR ID: 11946

Vixen

ADOPTED 11/27/2022!

Vixen
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Gender: Female
Breed: German Shepherd Mix
Approximate Age: 1 year 8 months
Color: Black & Red
Current Size: 26 lbs
Ideal/Potential Size: Large
Housebroken: Puppy in training
Obedience Trained: No, I'm a puppy!
Altered: Yes

Good With Kids: Yes
Good With Cats: Yes
Other Dogs OK: Yes
DESCRIPTION:

MAGSR received a call from another local rescue that a large group of puppies were in need of placement as soon as possible. In total there were 21 pups who would need rescue placement. As this was too many puppies for one group to support, the hope was that we could work together to get everyone into safe and loving homes. With 8 pups finding safety with the other rescue, our team began working together to see if we could find loving foster homes for the remaining 13. Although this was a rather large undertaking, team MAGSR worked quickly to put everything in place. The "Christmas Puppies" - Rudolph, Hermy, Yukon, Clarice, Moonracer, Donner, Vixen, Claus, Dasher, Dancer, Prancer, Comet, and Cupid - have arrived and are hoping to find forever homes for the holidays.

Having been born in what appears to be less than ideal situations, the "Christmas Puppies" arrived having missed out on early vetting, exposure to new environments, and socialization with people outside their immediate caregivers. Now that they are living with MAGSR foster families, their opportunities are endless. All 13 puppies are going to see our amazing vetting partners so that we can begin vaccinations and make sure that everyone is healthy. In their foster homes, these puppies are learning about toys, treats, regular meals, and the comfort of soft, warm beds. They are also beginning the important process of learning the ins and outs of living in a home. As very intelligent pups everyone is excited to begin. As they move forward, it is critical that their new families provide the "Christmas puppies" with regular socialization with people and other animals. A well socialized pup will become a stable adult. Although these babies are absolutely adorable, please remember that puppies are a lot of work. They will whine, chew, have accidents, and fill your home with endless puppy antics. With time, training, patience, and socialization, they will develop into good canine citizens. If you are interested in welcoming a member of the "Christmas puppy" litter into your household, ask to meet them today!

Updates:

Vixen's brother, Rudolph, joined the rescue with some unexpected medical needs that have required extra support.  He could really use your help.

Working closely with our amazing veterinary teams, Rudolph has begun seeing his regular vet to address typical puppy vetting needs as well as a specialist to address concerns about a preputial defect. Although it is unknown if this condition was congenital or trauma based, Rudolph needs a contrast study and preputial reconstruction in order to correct the defect and help him move forward. When combining Rudolph's presurgical care, surgical consult, contrast study, and surgical reconstruction, his care will cost more than four-thousand dollars. Having been a very good puppy throughout this process, we know that Santa has Rudolph on the top of his "nice" list and is working on finding him the perfect forever family. With surgery scheduled in early December, Rudolph is hoping to be healed for the holidays. Rudolph's care is very expensive, but we know that this special guy is worth the cost. Please consider supporting Rudolph for the holidays and donate to his care. Not only will your support help us get this little lovebug the help that he needs to move forward, but it will also help us continue to support other dogs with medical needs. 

MAGSR ID: 11945

Hermy

ADOPTED 11/27/2022!

Hermy
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Gender: Male
Breed: German Shepherd Mix
Approximate Age: 1 year 8 months
Color: Black & Gream
Current Size: 25 lbs
Ideal/Potential Size: Large
Housebroken: No, I'm a puppy!
Obedience Trained: No, I'm a puppy!
Altered: Yes

Good With Kids: Yes
Good With Cats: Yes
Other Dogs OK: Yes
DESCRIPTION:

MAGSR received a call from another local rescue that a large group of puppies were in need of placement as soon as possible. In total there were 21 pups who would need rescue placement. As this was too many puppies for one group to support, the hope was that we could work together to get everyone into safe and loving homes. With 8 pups finding safety with the other rescue, our team began working together to see if we could find loving foster homes for the remaining 13. Although this was a rather large undertaking, team MAGSR worked quickly to put everything in place. The "Christmas Puppies" - Rudolph, Hermy, Yukon, Clarice, Moonracer, Donner, Vixen, Claus, Dasher, Dancer, Prancer, Comet, and Cupid - have arrived and are hoping to find forever homes for the holidays.

Having been born in what appears to be less than ideal situations, the "Christmas Puppies" arrived having missed out on early vetting, exposure to new environments, and socialization with people outside their immediate caregivers. Now that they are living with MAGSR foster families, their opportunities are endless. All 13 puppies are going to see our amazing vetting partners so that we can begin vaccinations and make sure that everyone is healthy. In their foster homes, these puppies are learning about toys, treats, regular meals, and the comfort of soft, warm beds. They are also beginning the important process of learning the ins and outs of living in a home. As very intelligent pups everyone is excited to begin. As they move forward, it is critical that their new families provide the "Christmas puppies" with regular socialization with people and other animals. A well socialized pup will become a stable adult. Although these babies are absolutely adorable, please remember that puppies are a lot of work. They will whine, chew, have accidents, and fill your home with endless puppy antics. With time, training, patience, and socialization, they will develop into good canine citizens. If you are interested in welcoming a member of the "Christmas puppy" litter into your household, ask to meet them today!

Updates:

Hermy's brother, Rudolph, joined the rescue with some unexpected medical needs that have required extra support.  He could really use your help.

Working closely with our amazing veterinary teams, Rudolph has begun seeing his regular vet to address typical puppy vetting needs as well as a specialist to address concerns about a preputial defect. Although it is unknown if this condition was congenital or trauma based, Rudolph needs a contrast study and preputial reconstruction in order to correct the defect and help him move forward. When combining Rudolph's presurgical care, surgical consult, contrast study, and surgical reconstruction, his care will cost more than four-thousand dollars. Having been a very good puppy throughout this process, we know that Santa has Rudolph on the top of his "nice" list and is working on finding him the perfect forever family. With surgery scheduled in early December, Rudolph is hoping to be healed for the holidays. Rudolph's care is very expensive, but we know that this special guy is worth the cost. Please consider supporting Rudolph for the holidays and donate to his care. Not only will your support help us get this little lovebug the help that he needs to move forward, but it will also help us continue to support other dogs with medical needs. 

MAGSR ID: 11940

Clarice

ADOPTED 11/27/2022!

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Gender: Female
Breed: German Shepherd Mix
Approximate Age: 1 year 8 months
Color: Black & Gream
Current Size: 25 lbs
Ideal/Potential Size: Large
Housebroken: No, I'm a puppy!
Obedience Trained: No, I'm a puppy!
Altered: Yes

Good With Kids: Yes
Good With Cats: Yes
Other Dogs OK: Yes
DESCRIPTION:

MAGSR received a call from another local rescue that a large group of puppies were in need of placement as soon as possible. In total there were 21 pups who would need rescue placement. As this was too many puppies for one group to support, the hope was that we could work together to get everyone into safe and loving homes. With 8 pups finding safety with the other rescue, our team began working together to see if we could find loving foster homes for the remaining 13. Although this was a rather large undertaking, team MAGSR worked quickly to put everything in place. The "Christmas Puppies" - Rudolph, Hermy, Yukon, Clarice, Moonracer, Donner, Vixen, Claus, Dasher, Dancer, Prancer, Comet, and Cupid - have arrived and are hoping to find forever homes for the holidays.

Having been born in what appears to be less than ideal situations, the "Christmas Puppies" arrived having missed out on early vetting, exposure to new environments, and socialization with people outside their immediate caregivers. Now that they are living with MAGSR foster families, their opportunities are endless. All 13 puppies are going to see our amazing vetting partners so that we can begin vaccinations and make sure that everyone is healthy. In their foster homes, these puppies are learning about toys, treats, regular meals, and the comfort of soft, warm beds. They are also beginning the important process of learning the ins and outs of living in a home. As very intelligent pups everyone is excited to begin. As they move forward, it is critical that their new families provide the "Christmas puppies" with regular socialization with people and other animals. A well socialized pup will become a stable adult. Although these babies are absolutely adorable, please remember that puppies are a lot of work. They will whine, chew, have accidents, and fill your home with endless puppy antics. With time, training, patience, and socialization, they will develop into good canine citizens. If you are interested in welcoming a member of the "Christmas puppy" litter into your household, ask to meet them today!

Updates:

Clarice's brother, Rudolph, joined the rescue with some unexpected medical needs that have required extra support.  He could really use your help.

Working closely with our amazing veterinary teams, Rudolph has begun seeing his regular vet to address typical puppy vetting needs as well as a specialist to address concerns about a preputial defect. Although it is unknown if this condition was congenital or trauma based, Rudolph needs a contrast study and preputial reconstruction in order to correct the defect and help him move forward. When combining Rudolph's presurgical care, surgical consult, contrast study, and surgical reconstruction, his care will cost more than four-thousand dollars. Having been a very good puppy throughout this process, we know that Santa has Rudolph on the top of his "nice" list and is working on finding him the perfect forever family. With surgery scheduled in early December, Rudolph is hoping to be healed for the holidays. Rudolph's care is very expensive, but we know that this special guy is worth the cost. Please consider supporting Rudolph for the holidays and donate to his care. Not only will your support help us get this little lovebug the help that he needs to move forward, but it will also help us continue to support other dogs with medical needs. 

MAGSR ID: 11943

Theo

ADOPTED 11/21/2022!


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Gender: Male
Breed: German Shepherd Mix
Approximate Age: 2 years 7 months
Color: Tan & White
Current Size: 55 lbs
Ideal/Potential Size: 60 lbs
Housebroken: Yes
Obedience Trained: Basic Commands
Altered: Yes

Good With Kids: No
Good With Cats: Unknown
Other Dogs OK: Yes
DESCRIPTION:

Theo was found dumped on a country road with another pup. Both pups were lucky as they were picked up by another rescue and brought to safety. Although they waited patiently for a family to claim them, no one came forward for either dog. Recognizing that these babies needed a rescue that could move them forward into safe and loving homes, both babies were transferred into MAGSR's care. Theo was adopted out as a baby. His family provided him with socialization and training opportunities, which has helped him develop the skills needed to meet with success. Unfortunately, Theo's family could no longer care for him. As a result, they reached out to MAGSR to return him to our care. We promised we would find Theo the perfect forever family. 

This is a sweet, interactive, and playful boy. Having been well-socialized with dogs of all sizes, Theo enjoys the company of his furry companions and understands doggy social structure. Theo has also had the opportunity to socialize with people. Although he enjoys the company of a variety of people, he is uncomfortable with children. The fast movements, loud sounds, and sometimes less than gentle touches from children, can be intimidating to many animals. As a result, Theo is looking for a forever family without children so that he can enjoy a life without potential stressors. Having lived in a home, Theo has learned the ins and outs of family life. He is crate trained and housebroken. He greatly enjoys a comfortable bed and loves cuddles. Well versed with toys, Theo can happily play on his own or with a buddy. His goofy personality will keep you smiling. Having completed basic obedience, Theo already knows a lot of commands and has a great foundation. However, continued training is a must. Training is essential as it will not only help Theo develop a strong, healthy bond with his forever family, but it will also help him develop into a good canine citizen. If your family is looking for an amazing pup with a great foundation of skills, ask to meet Theo today. 

 

MAGSR ID: 11890

Gunther

ADOPTED 11/21/2022!


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Gender: Male
Breed: German Shepherd Dog
Approximate Age: 2 years 6 months
Color: Black & Tan
Current Size: 62 lbs
Ideal/Potential Size: 70 lbs
Housebroken: Unknown
Obedience Trained: No
Altered: Yes

Good With Kids: Unknown
Good With Cats: Unknown
Other Dogs OK: Yes
DESCRIPTION:

Handsome Gunther was picked up as a stray and brought to a high-kill shelter. Although he waited patiently for his family to claim him, no one stepped forward to bring him home. The moment his stray hold was completed, Gunther was in immediate danger as many dogs at this shelter do not make it out alive. Recognizing that this sweet guy deserved a chance, several groups began working to network Gunther. Fortunately, the right group heard about his need and welcomed him to safety while they looked for a breed specific rescue with an opening for this boy. When we heard that Gunther needed a safe place to land, our team immediately moved to welcome him to the MAGSR family. 

Gunther is an active, engaging, and intelligent guy. As a young shepherd, he has endless energy to burn. Gunther is looking for a family that will help him exercise both his body and his mind on a daily basis. As is true of all shepherds, Gunther will thrive with structure, routine, and leadership. Although we do not know anything about his past, we do know that Gunther is ready to move forward. Recognizing that Gunther deserved the opportunity to decompress and adjust to the joys of living in a home, one of our amazing foster families stepped up and welcomed him to their home. They are already working with Gunther to teach him the ins and outs of living in a home. As he moves forward, Gunther will need to participate in training. Training is essential as it will not only help Gunther develop a strong and healthy bond with his forever family, but it will also help him develop into a good canine citizen. Gunther is looking for a family that will love him for a lifetime. Could that be with you?

MAGSR ID: 11932

Benny Blu

ADOPTED 11/21/2022!


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Gender: Male
Breed: German Shepherd Mix
Approximate Age: 2 years 5 days
Color: Black & Tan
Current Size: 40 lbs
Ideal/Potential Size: large
Housebroken: Working on it
Obedience Trained: No, I'm a puppy!
Altered: No

Good With Kids: Yes
Good With Cats: Yes
Other Dogs OK: Yes
DESCRIPTION:

Benny Blu, Ruby Ann, and Rosa Lea were dumped in a field in the south. Although this was witnessed, their owner could not be found. Alone and scared, the pups ran when rescuers came to get them. Knowing that these little ones would need help, rescuers waited them out and caught all three a few days later. Although they had a safe place to stay while waiting to be claimed, when no one came forward, we were asked to welcome these babies into the MAGSR family. Our team was thrilled to welcome all three to the rescue. 

 

Benny Blu is a big, goofy puppy. He, like his sisters, clearly enjoys the company of her people and is happy to share endless hugs and kisses. Socialized with other animals, Benny Blu enjoys opportunities to play with other pups but tends to take a more dominant role. In new situations, Rosa Lea can be a little unsure. However, with patience and a little time to adjust, he does well. A good listener and very intelligent, Benny Blu will be a star at training class. Training is essential as it will help this handsome guy develop into a confident and stable adult dog. Although Benny Blu is an amazing guy, please remember that puppies are a lot of work. Puppies will whine, chew, and fill your home with endless antics. With time, patience, training, and socialization, Benny Blu will develop into the good canine he is destined to be. If this honey sounds like the right match for your household, ask to meet him today. 

MAGSR ID: 11887

Sugar Pie

ADOPTED 11/19/2022!

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Gender: Female
Breed: German Shepherd Dog
Approximate Age: 7 years 4 months
Color: Black & Tan
Current Size: 60 lbs
Ideal/Potential Size: 60 lbs
Housebroken: Yes
Obedience Trained: No
Altered: Yes

Good With Kids: Older kids, over 10
Good With Cats: Unknown
Other Dogs OK: No
DESCRIPTION:

Sugar Pie arrived in a random backyard in the south in labor. Fortunately, the family whose yard she chose was kind to her but recognized that she needed help and fast. While they waited for a stray hold, they immediately started searching for rescue help. Once the hold lifted, we welcomed Sugar Pie and her babies to the MAGSR family. Although Sugar Pie is an amazing mom, she was sick upon arrival and lost several of her puppies. The remaining babies, Cake, Crumble, Cobber, Sundae, Tort, and Pudding, have been well cared for by their mom and are strong, healthy pups.

Sugar Pie is an absolute love. She is friendly and affectionate with her foster family. Although Sugar Pie's pups have already moved to Maryland to find their forever homes, she is remaining in the south a little longer. This is due to the fact that she has a very high heartworm load and it is safer for her to remain with the experienced foster family that she is currently living with. While waiting for her happy ending, Sugar Pie is getting all of the love, care, and attention she needs to move forward. Sugar Pie is being well socialized with people and other dogs. She is learning the joys of living in a safe home and having a warm bed. Sugar Pie's heartworm treatment has begun. Although treatment is very expensive, this lovely momma is beyond worth the cost. Sugar Pie's entire heartworm treatment will be covered by MAGSR. Donations toward her care are greatly appreciated as this will help us not only help Sugar Pie get all of the care that she needs, but it will also help us continue to support medical dogs in need. Sugar Pie will be ready for her new home soon. Would this lovely lady be the right match for you? 

Updates:

Sugar Pie made her way North in March to finish out her heartworm treatment. ! Sugar Pie has completed her heartworm treatment and has finished the restriction period. She is eager to find her forever family! If you are looking for a cuddler and walking buddy this is girl for you! Sugar Pie just like her name is as sweet as pie and as laid back as they come. She is a dog that wants to please her people. This girl is crate trained and not a huge barker. Sugar Pie would love a family of her own to shower with her sweet personality. Sugar Pie would benefit from basic obedience and must go to a home with no small animals as she does have a high level of prey drive. Sugar Pie has been the perfect low-key foster. If she sounds like the girl for you please apply today.

MAGSR ID: 10705

Wolfgang

ADOPTED 11/13/2022!

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Gender: Male
Breed: German Shepherd Dog
Approximate Age: 2 years 4 months
Color: Black & Tan
Current Size: 60 lbs
Ideal/Potential Size: 70 lbs
Housebroken: Working on it
Obedience Trained: No
Altered: Yes

Good With Kids: Unknown
Good With Cats: Unknown
Other Dogs OK: Yes
DESCRIPTION:

Wolfgang and his buddy, Ty, were picked up as strays and brought into another rescue. Although shelters were contacted, fliers were posted, and contacts with several organizations were made, no one came to claim the boys. Without a family of their own, the rescue started looking for a breed specific rescue for the boys so that they would have their best chance moving forward. When we learned that Ty and Wolfgang needed a little help to move forward, MAGSR was honored to step in and help. 

Wolfgang is a smart and affectionate guy. As a young boy, he is active, inquisitive, and energetic. He is looking for a family who will make sure that both his body and his mind are exercised on a daily basis. A huge fan of the outdoors, Wolfgang is happy to romp around in the yard and check out new toys with his people. Having lived within a pack of dogs in his foster home, Wolfgang has been enjoying socializing with dogs of various ages and temperaments. He can't help himself and gives kisses to everyone. Based upon his initial responses to living in a household, it appeared that Wolfgang had not spent much, if any time, in a home prior to his arrival in his foster home. However, he has quickly learned the joys of a soft bed, safe home, and regular meals. Although he is quickly learning the ins and outs of living in a household, Wolfgang will need time to adjust to his forever home. He will thrive with clear structure, routines, and leadership. As Wolfgang is in many ways still a pup, he will benefit greatly from training. Not only will this help him build a healthy relationship with his forever family, but it will also help him develop into a good canine citizen. Eager to learn, Wolfgang will be the star of the class. Wolfgang can't wait to find his forever family. Could that be with you?

MAGSR ID: 11873

Archie

ADOPTED 11/12/2022!

Archie

Gender: Male
Breed: German Shepherd Dog
Approximate Age: 2 years 7 months
Color: Black & Tan
Current Size: 46lbs
Ideal/Potential Size: 50lbs
Housebroken: Yes
Obedience Trained: No
Altered: Yes

Good With Kids: Yes
Good With Cats: Unknown
Other Dogs OK: Yes
DESCRIPTION:

Archie is a young and attractive boy. As is true of most young GSDs, he is inquisitive, intelligent, and active. Having spent the large majority of his time outside prior to his arrival with MAGSR, he is still learning the ins and outs of living in a household. Fortunately, he has had some help along the way that have helped him begin this transition. Sometimes you get lucky and the right people come along at the right time so that you can move forward. 

Archie is social. He enjoys hanging out with his people as well as everyone in the neighborhood. With such a handsome face, he easily wins people over. Excited to meet new people, Archie can't help but say hi with kisses and wiggles. However, he is always hopeful that new people will reciprocate with treats, such as fruits, veggies, or boiled chicken, or even better, belly rubs! He could spend hours enjoying belly rubs on a daily basis. As an energetic guy, Archie is looking for a family that will exercise both his body and his mind on a daily basis. Having spent a lot of time outside prior to his arrival, Archie does seem to still enjoy being out in nature. Long walks and even runs would be good to help him burn energy. He also is happy to play a good game of fetch. Although Archie has begun learning some of his commands, training will be essential as he moves forward. Training will not only help Archie exercise his mind and develop into a good canine citizen, but it will also help him build a strong and healthy bond with his forever family. 

Archie is looking for an active forever family that will give him a lifetime of love. Could that be with you?

MAGSR ID: 11868

Ty

ADOPTED 11/05/2022!

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Gender: Male
Breed: German Shepherd Dog
Approximate Age: 2 years 4 months
Color: Black & Tan
Current Size: 60 lbs
Ideal/Potential Size: 70 lbs
Housebroken: Working on it
Obedience Trained: No
Altered: Yes

Good With Kids: Unknown
Good With Cats: Unknown
Other Dogs OK: Yes
DESCRIPTION:

Ty and his buddy, Wolfgang, were picked up as strays and brought into another rescue. Although shelters were contacted, fliers were posted, and contacts with several organizations were made, no one claimed the boys. Without a family of their own, the rescue started looking for a breed specific rescue for the boys so that they would have their best chance moving forward. When we learned that Ty and Wolfgang needed a little help to move forward, MAGSR was honored to step in and help. 

Ty is a charismatic and affectionate guy. As a young boy, he is active, inquisitive, and energetic. He is looking for a forever family who will commit to exercising both his mind and his mind on a daily basis. Having spent a lot of time outside prior to his arrival with a rescue, Ty is thrilled to bounce around outside and play with his furry friends. Naturally gentle and disarming with other dogs, Ty plays well with dogs of all ages and sizes. While living in a foster home, Ty continuously impressed his foster mom with his ability to adapt his play style to the level of the dogs he was interacting with. Based upon his initial responses to living in a household, it appeared that Ty had not spent much, if any time, in a home prior to his arrival in his foster home. However, he has quickly learned the joys of a soft bed, safe home, and regular meals. Although he is quickly learning the ins and outs of living in a household, Ty will need time to adjust to his forever home. He will thrive with clear structure, routines, and leadership. As Ty is in many ways still a pup, he will benefit greatly from training. Not only will this help him build a healthy relationship with his forever family, but it will also help him develop into a good canine citizen. Motivated to please his people, Ty can't wait to find his forever family. Could that be with you?

MAGSR ID: 11874

Luna

ADOPTED 11/05/2022!

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Gender: Female
Breed: German Shepherd Dog
Approximate Age: 2 years 3 weeks
Color: Liver
Current Size: 30 lbs
Ideal/Potential Size: 50 lbs
Housebroken: Working on it
Obedience Trained: Working on it
Altered: Yes

Good With Kids: Yes
Good With Cats: Likely
Other Dogs OK: Yes, non-dominant only
DESCRIPTION:

Stunning Luna was picked up as a stray in the south. Although she waited patiently for her family to come and claim her, no one stepped forward. As a timid girl at an overcrowded shelter, little Luna found herself on the euthanasia list without many options. Fortunately, the rescue community came together to try to help this girl. With some help from a few different people, Luna made her way to the MAGSR family. We are beyond glad we were able to help Luna move forward.

Luna is a sweet and inquisitive girl. Having been bounced around a bit, she can be a little timid in new situations but given a chance to adjust, she does well. As a pup, it is essential that Luna's family continue to socialize her with other people and animals in controlled settings. Luna has been around kids 8 and older and has done very well. She seems to enjoy their company but will still display puppy behaviors so she will need to be monitored. Luna has also met other dogs and a cat. She prefers other dogs that let her get comfortable first but does socialize well. Luna was more intimidated by the cat but was still curious. As is true of all GSDs, Luna will thrive in a household that provides structure, routine, and leadership. Training will go a long way as it will help Luna develop into a stable and confident adult dog.

Although Luna is absolutely adorable, please remember that puppies are a lot of work. Puppies will whine, chew, and fill your home with endless antics. With time, patience, training, and socialization, Luna will develop into the good canine citizen she is destined to be. If this beautiful girl sounds like the right match for your household, ask to meet her today. 

MAGSR ID: 11902

Ozzy

ADOPTED 10/24/2022!


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Gender: Male
Breed: German Shepherd Dog
Approximate Age: 2 years 11 months
Color: Black
Current Size: 70 lbs
Ideal/Potential Size: 80 lbs
Housebroken: Yes
Obedience Trained: No
Altered: Yes

Good With Kids: No
Good With Cats: Yes, with proper introduction
Other Dogs OK: Yes
DESCRIPTION:

Ozzy and his buddy, Saxom, were victims of a house fire. When their family lost their home, they realized that they could no longer provide their dogs with the care that they deserved. As a result, they surrendered the dogs to a shelter. Upon arrival, it was evident that Ozzy and Saxom lacked socialization. They had lived with a pack of dogs; however, it seems that they had limited exposure to new situations and new people. Shelter staff immediately began working with the boys to build trust and move them forward. However, they recognized that Ozzy and Saxom would likely not thrive in a shelter setting. As a result, they sent out a plea for rescue placement. When we learned about the boys, we put plans together to welcome both Ozzy and Saxom into the MAGSR family. 

Ozzy is a timid yet affectionate guy. A little unsure with new people and new situations, Ozzy is looking for a patient household that will give him plenty of opportunities to socialize in a safe way with new people and new environments. Once given time to adjust, Ozzy is playful, affectionate, and a big leaner. He understands the joy of toys and particularly enjoys toys that squeak. Curious and affectionate, Ozzy is settling in with his foster family. As he moves forward, Ozzy will meet with success in a household that provides him with clear structure and routine. He thrives on leadership and confidence. Training is essential for Ozzy. Not only will it help him build a healthy bond with his forever family, but it will also help him develop into a good canine citizen. Ozzy is looking for a patient forever family that has the time and energy to continue to move him forward. If this handsome guy sounds like the right match for you, ask to meet him today!

Updates:

Ozzy has adjusted well to his foster family and enjoys his daily routine. As a young guy, once comfortable, Ozzy has a lot of good energy that needs to be burned on a daily basis. A huge fan of a good, long walk, Ozzy loves to take in the world around him. He particularly loves to smell the flowers in the yards he passes. Still a little unsure with unknown people passing him, Ozzy is learning to come to a heel with his handler and walk calmly past other people in the neighborhood. He prefers to continue on his way without interaction from strangers. When not out and about learning about the world around him, Ozzy continues to enjoy daily playtime. Toys are endless entertainment and he doesn't need much help keeping himself occupied. Food based toys and activities have also become an exciting treat. At this time, Ozzy is housebroken and crate trained. He seems to understand the general expectations in the household. However, with any transition there is always the possibility of some accidents. Ozzy has also begun to pick up some basic commands, such as, sit, come, and crate. He will continue to develop basic skills with his foster family.

When in the shelter, Ozzy had an accident that resulted in some favoring of his back right leg. His foster family kept an eye on this and made sure that he got into a vet to be evaluated. When evaluated, concerns arose in regards to Ozzy's right elbow and his hips. Ozzy's right elbow has a united anconeal process (UAP). This is a disorder associated with the elbow that happens with a small bony projection, which is known as the anconeal process, does not unite and fuse with the ulna. As a critical aspect of the elbow joint, Ozzy does need surgical intervention to correct this disorder. He is on the schedule to meet with and be evaluated by a surgical specialist in late August. While at his appointment, a closer look at his hips will occur as his pelvis is moderately dysplastic with DJD remodeling on the right hip. Ozzy's surgery and associated rehab will be expensive. However, he is more than worth the cost. Please consider donating to Ozzy's care. Your support will not only help us provide Ozzy with the medical care he needs to move forward, but it will also help us continue to support medical dogs within the MAGSR family.

Although Ozzy has a few medical needs in play, he is continuing to look for the perfect forever family. If he sounds like the right guy for your household, ask to meet him today!

MAGSR ID: 11428

Lana

ADOPTED 10/24/2022!


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Gender: Female
Breed: German Shepherd Dog
Approximate Age: 2 years 8 months
Color: Black & Tan
Current Size: 68 lbs
Ideal/Potential Size: 70 lbs
Housebroken: Unknown
Obedience Trained: No
Altered: Yes

Good With Kids: Yes
Good With Cats: Unknown
Other Dogs OK: Some, with proper introduction
DESCRIPTION:

Lana and her buddy, Hank, lived in a home. However, the family often allowed the dogs to roam which angered people within the community. Unable to properly contain both dogs on the property, their family surrendered them to a shelter in the south. Unfortunately, all shelters are overwhelmed at this time which has been forcing staff to make very difficult decisions in regards to who survives. Owner surrenders are typically the first dogs to be euthanized. Knowing that both dogs would likely not survive, several groups began working together to try and find a rescue with the resources to help. Fortunately, a shelter partner reached out to MAGSR in the nick of time. We were pleased to have a place to welcome this pair and provide them with a safe option for moving forward.

Lovely Lana is an intelligent and interactive girl. As a young dog, she has a lot of good energy and is looking for an active household. Lana's forever family will not only need to make sure that they exercise her body on a daily basis but they will also need to exercise her mind. This will help her develop into a stable and confident adult. Although Lana has lived in a home, we do not know much about her life prior to her arrival in the MAGSR family. It is clear that Lana is an attentive girl and picks up new skills quickly particularly. Lana is looking for a forever family that will care for her for a lifetime. As is true of all shepherds, she will thrive in a household with clear structure, routine, and leadership. Although she is already learning a few basic commands, Lana will benefit greatly from training. Training is essential as it will not only help Lana develop a strong, healthy bond with her forever family, but it will also help her develop into a good canine citizen. 

Unfortunately, we have learned that Lana is heartworm positive. This prognosis could have been avoided if Lana's family had kept her on preventatives. Although treatment is expensive, this gorgeous girl is beyond worth the cost. Lana's entire heartworm treatment will be covered by MAGSR. Donations toward her care are greatly appreciated as this will help us not only help this lovely girl but they will also help us continue to support medical dogs in need. Lana will need to take it easy over the next couple months while she completes her treatment. However, this will help her develop a healthy bond with her forever family. If Lana sounds like the right match for your household, ask to meet her today.

MAGSR ID: 11766

Hank

ADOPTED 10/24/2022!


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Gender: Male
Breed: German Shepherd Dog
Approximate Age: 4 years 8 months
Color: Black & Tan
Current Size: 80 lbs
Ideal/Potential Size: 85 lbs
Housebroken: Unknown
Obedience Trained: No
Altered: Yes

Good With Kids: Yes
Good With Cats: Unknown
Other Dogs OK: Yes
DESCRIPTION:

Hank and his buddy, Lana, lived in a home. However, the family often allowed the dogs to roam which angered people within the community. Unable to properly contain both dogs on the property, their family surrendered them to a shelter in the south. Unfortunately, all shelters are overwhelmed at this time which has been forcing staff to make very difficult decisions in regards to who survives. Owner surrenders are typically the first dogs to be euthanized. Knowing that both dogs would likely not survive, several groups began working together to try and find a rescue with the resources to help. Fortunately, a shelter partner reached out to MAGSR in the nick of time. We were pleased to have a place to welcome this pair and provide them with a safe option for moving forward.

Handsome Hank is a sweet, good looking guy. As an attentive and personable boy, he easily catches the attention of everyone around him. Nose driven, this boy doesn't tend to miss a beat in the world around him. Although Hank has lived in a home, we do not know much about his life prior to his arrival in the MAGSR family. It is clear that Hank is a smart guy and picks up new skills quickly particularly, if there are treats involved. Hank is looking for a forever family that will care for him for a lifetime. As is true of all shepherds, he will thrive in a household with clear structure, routine, and leadership. Although he is already learning a few basic commands, Hank will benefit greatly from training. Training is essential as it will not only help Hank develop a strong, healthy bond with his forever family, but it will also help him develop into a good canine citizen. 

Unfortunately, we have learned that Hank is heartworm positive. This prognosis could have been avoided if Hank's family had kept him on preventatives. Although treatment is expensive, this social guy is beyond worth the cost. Hank's entire heartworm treatment will be covered by MAGSR. Donations toward his care are greatly appreciated as this will help us not only help this handsome guy but they will also help us continue to support medical dogs in need. Hank will need to take it easy over the next couple months while he completes his treatment. However, this will help him develop a healthy bond with his forever family. If Hank sounds like the right match for your household, ask to meet him today.

MAGSR ID: 11765

Miss Jackie

ADOPTED 10/24/2022!


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Gender: Female
Breed: German Shepherd Dog
Approximate Age: 8 years 4 months
Color: Black
Current Size: 60 lbs
Ideal/Potential Size: 60 lbs
Housebroken: Yes
Obedience Trained: Partially
Altered: No

Good With Kids: No
Good With Cats: No
Other Dogs OK: No
DESCRIPTION:

Miss Jackie and her housemate, Mr. Jack, were used for puppies. Their lives have been filled with little care, comfort, or kindness. When their owner decided that it was time for them to move on, their future options were very limited. Fortunately, another rescue heard about their situation and reached out to MAGSR for help. 

Although we knew that both would need some additional love and attention, we also knew they deserved kindness and compassion. Miss Jackie is friendly, interactive, and goofy with her people. She seeks out attention from everyone around and is a bit of a social butterfly. Although Miss Jackie is wonderful with her people, she is not a huge fan of other furry creatures. With a high prey drive, Jackie likely needed this to survive the first 5 years of her life. As a result, she is looking for a home where she can be the sole focus of the family. Miss Jackie has done very well in her previous foster home. She is crate trained and house broken. However, once properly adjusted, she is able to move about freely in the house without causing issues when alone. Having lived in a household, Miss Jackie does understand the rules of living in a home; however, she will need to adjust to the general routine and structure of her forever home. An intelligent girl, Jackie has had some training and knows many of her basic commands. Further training is always positive as this will help Jackie exercise her mind as well as develop a healthy bond with her forever family. 

Miss Jackie is a lovely lady who is looking for a forever family that will provide her with the leadership, safety, and love that she so clearly deserves. Could this be with you?

Updates:

Miss Jackie is a very sweet girl. She seems to love all humans and loves attention. She is a laid back, easy going dog. She loves going for long walks. She likes playing with certain toys. She is housebroken and crate trained. Miss Jackie prefers male dogs over females, she can be quite reactive to female dogs. She will get along with most male dogs, but when she wants her own space she'll react. I think it's safe to say Miss Jackie likes being the boss and if she had her choice she would like to be the only dog in the house.

MAGSR ID: 8508

Crimson

ADOPTED 10/24/2022!

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Gender: Female
Breed: German Shepherd Dog
Approximate Age: 9 years 6 months
Color: Black and tan
Current Size: 65 pounds
Housebroken: Working on it
Obedience Trained: Partially
Altered: Yes

Good With Kids: Yes
Good With Cats: Unknown
Other Dogs OK: Working on it
DESCRIPTION:

Lovely Crimson was a stray who fortunately got picked up by a good samaritan and brought to a shelter. Once there, she waited patiently for a family of her very own. Unfortunately, no one came for Crimson. When contacted by another rescue to bring Crimson in, MAGSR stepped up. 

Crimson is a beautiful and intelligent girl. She gains confidence from a calm and stable handler. Crimson, like all dogs, will benefit greatly from training as it will help her develop into a good canine citizen. At the same time training will also help Crimson bond to her new family. As Crimson is new to the rescue, we are still getting to know her. Please stay tuned for more updates.

Updates:

Lovely Crimson arrived in MAGSR’s care with some medical concerns that warranted immediate support. Unsure what was causing continuous gastro-intestinal issues, MAGSR was fortunate to have Crimson's primary vet and internal medicine specialist collaborate to determine best practices to meet her specific medical needs. This process has taken several months as Crimson's amazing team worked through options, medications, dietary changes, and procedures. 

It has been determined that Crimson has megacolon, which can be best described as chronic constipation. As her colon is unable to efficiently remove the waste from her body, Crimson suffers from involuntary bowel movements. This can be uncomfortable as Crimson's bowel movements are directly linked to when her colon is overfull which forces the excess waste to overflow in order to release the pressure on her colon. If not kept clean, Crimson's back-end can become inflamed. Although she is able to produce some formed stool, Crimson does have residual leakage. She does have full control over her bladder and is able to wait to urinate until outside. In order to provide Crimson with some relief, she is on a prescription food with medication that is administered three times a day. Although this has reduced her symptoms a bit, unfortunately, this is not a cure all for Crimson's condition.  

Looking for all possible solutions for this sweet girl, MAGSR began working with surgical specialists to see if Crimson was a potential candidate. The hope was to provide her with a surgical option that would bypass her colon. Unfortunately, after meeting with specialists, they determined that due to the loss of muscle control in her backend a surgical option would not be successful. Crimson will always be a dog with medical needs.

Crimson is looking for a very special forever family. This exceptional household will need to administer Crimson's medication three times a day, provide daily cleaning of her back-end for sanitary purposes, and bathe her at least two times a week. Due to her specific medical needs, it is recommended that Crimson's household be carpet free or that she be contained to a few rooms that lack carpet as she is simply unable to control her bowel movements and will have accidents. Ideally, Crimson is looking for a safe and loving home that can provide her with attention, affection, and a supply of comfortable blankets to lay on that can be easily laundered. 

Crimson is a happy and loving dog. Her unique condition is not painful as long as she is provided with adequate care and kept clean. This lovely lady clearly loves life and is desperate for a family to call her very own. A big fan of people, the outside, and snow, Crimson's adorable personality quickly wins over everyone around her. As she is all about being the apple of your eye, Crimson would be most successful in a household where she can be the only dog. If your household is ready to love and support this sweet girl, please ask to meet her today.

Hello everyone this is Crimson...  Here's a little update: I've been with my foster daddies for 5 months now. At the beginning it was all new to me. I had a little trouble going up and down the steps but I quickly learned my zig zag move and have no more problems.  I'm excited to tell every one I have not 1 but 2 beds to call my own and I enjoy both of them very much. I love watching my big screen TV aka the windows, its always on and always interesting. I get to go on several walks a day in the park across from my foster home. I have learned how to potty in the back yard and I'm pleased to inform every one I have made a couple of friends. My foster daddies take very good care of me. I have learned a few tricks as well.  I'm so happy, I sleep wherever I want., especially beside my foster dad's chair and get plenty of love.  I want to thank everyone for the love and continued support and hope to find my forever home soon <3

Crimson adores kids, she will pull her foster towards kids at the park. She loves getting attention from the kids.

MAGSR ID: 7760

Ruby Ann

ADOPTED 10/24/2022!


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Gender: Female
Breed: German Shepherd Mix
Approximate Age: 2 years 5 days
Color: Black & Tan
Current Size: 35 lbs
Ideal/Potential Size: large
Housebroken: Working on it
Obedience Trained: No, I'm a puppy!
Altered: No

Good With Kids: Yes
Good With Cats: Yes
Other Dogs OK: Yes
DESCRIPTION:

Rosa Lea, Ruby Ann, and Benny Blu were dumped in a field in the south. Although this was witnessed, their owner could not be found. Alone and scared, the pups ran when rescuers came to get them. Knowing that these little ones would need help, rescuers waited them out and caught all three a few days later. Although they had a safe place to stay while waiting to be claimed, when no one came forward, we were asked to welcome these babies into the MAGSR family. Our team was thrilled to welcome all three to the rescue. 

 

Ruby Ann is an easy-going, stable, and loving little girl. She enjoys the company of people of all ages. Clearly well socialized with other animals, Ruby Ann enjoys the company of her furry friends. She can't help but share her love with all of them and is often busy giving out kisses on playdates. A good listener and very attentive, Ruby Ann will be an absolute joy to train. Training is essential as it will help this sweet girl develop into a confident and well-adjusted adult dog. Although Ruby Ann is an absolute lovebug, please remember that puppies are a lot of work. Puppies will whine, chew, and fill your home with endless antics. With time, patience, training, and socialization, Ruby Ann will develop into the good canine she is destined to be. If this delightful little girl sounds like the right match for your household, ask to meet her today. 

MAGSR ID: 11886

Sasha

ADOPTED 10/17/2022!


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Gender: Female
Breed: German Shepherd Mix
Approximate Age: 6 years 8 months
Color: Black & Cream
Current Size: 57 lbs
Ideal/Potential Size: 57 lbs
Housebroken: Yes
Obedience Trained: No
Altered: No

Good With Kids: Yes
Good With Cats: Unknown
Other Dogs OK: Yes
DESCRIPTION:

Sweet Sasha was surrendered to MAGSR when her family could no longer care for her. It was highly evident that her mom loved her beyond measure, but she knew that Sasha would have her best chance if she joined the MAGSR family. So, the decision was made to say goodbye. We promised Sasha's family that we would find her a safe and loving family that would fill her days with joy and happiness.

Sasha is a delightful girl. She enjoys the company of her people and easily wins over adoring fans with her lovely personality. Although a little shaken by the sudden change in her world, Sasha has done well with our volunteers and brings many smiles to the people around her. Already crate trained and housebroken, Sasha has already learned many of the rules and expectations of a household. However, as is true of any new dog, she will need some time to adjust to her forever family. Sasha is looking for a family that enjoys daily walks, yummy treats, and plenty of cuddles. She is also hoping that her family will take her to training. Not only will training help Sasha create a strong and healthy bond with her forever family, but it will also help her develop into a good canine citizen. Sasha is ready for her forever family. Could that be with you?

MAGSR ID: 11816

Layla

ADOPTED 10/17/2022!


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Gender: Female
Breed: German Shepherd Dog
Approximate Age: 8 years 8 months
Color: White
Current Size: 65 lbs
Ideal/Potential Size: 70 lbs
Housebroken: Unknown
Obedience Trained: No
Altered: Yes

Good With Kids: Yes
Good With Cats: Unknown
Other Dogs OK: Yes
DESCRIPTION:

Lovely Layla was picked up as a stray and brought to a local shelter. She waited patiently for a family to come and claim her; however, no one stepped forward for this amazing girl. As shelters everywhere are at capacity, staff members began reaching out to rescues for help as they knew that Layla was very special and deserved every chance to find a forever family that would love her for a lifetime. When MAGSR heard the plea for Layla, our team immediately began making preparations to welcome her to the rescue.

Layla is a sweet and affectionate girl. With a goofy personality, it is impossible to avoid smiling when in her presence. She simply spreads joy wherever she goes. Clearly well-socialized, Layla enjoys the company of both human and furry companions. As she arrived at the shelter as a stray, we do not know much about her history or her knowledge of living in a home. However, we do know that someone clearly cared for her at some point and taught her the joy of playtime, snuggles, and some extra pets. Layla is looking for a household that will provide her with the structure, routine, stability, and leadership that all shepherds crave. She is looking forward to participating in training with her forever family. Training is an excellent way to build a strong and healthy bond as well as help Layla develop the skills needed to become a good canine citizen. Layla is looking for a forever family who enjoys giggles and goofiness. Could that be you?

MAGSR ID: 11825

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