MAGSR Females Available for Adoption

The information provided is the best information we have on the dogs. MAGSR makes no explicit or implicit guarantees regarding the temperament of the dogs or the information included in the profile.

Ayayu

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Gender: Female
Breed: German Shepherd Dog
Approximate Age: 2 years 8 months
Color: black
Current Size: 51 lbs
Housebroken: Working on it
Obedience Trained: No
Living with: Foster
History: Abuse/Neglect

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

Ayayu and MAGSR thank these Sponsors for their generous support:
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DESCRIPTION:

One of the largest puppy mill busts found hundreds of German Shepherd's living in absolute filth and in horrendous condition.  Ankle deep mud and feces mixed with urine, no adequate shelter, lacking food and clean water is how these dogs were left to live, many for years.  The urgent call was made and MAGSR knew we had to take in as many as possible.  We now have 38 dogs that have a multitude of medical needs that we are addressing, and they need to learn to trust humans.  All dogs are scared, some are shut down, but our volunteers and vets will get them on their road to recovery.  It will be awhile before these dogs are ready for adoption, so please be patient and watch for updates. 

An undertaking of this size for an all-volunteer rescue is quite a task, but one we are meeting it head on.  Many of the dogs require medical boarding so that they can receive the best possible care.  We are committed to providing everything they need, not only medically, but emotionally.  Our medical costs are going to be at an amount we have never seen before.  We need your help, the dogs need your help.  Please donate , your donation will go towards their ongoing care, medical needs, emotional needs and help them on their road to recovery and a brighter future.

Update:

The GA 38 arrived in MAGSR’s care in early/mid January 2019 and over the past two months, their transformation has been nothing short of amazing. These 38 broken souls knew nothing but a life of filth, hunger, and abuse. Their eyes were filled with the look of fear, emptiness and uncertainty. They cowered in the corners of their runs and tried to be as far away from humans as possible and MAGSR volunteers knew they had quite a challenge ahead to right the wrongs of their past prior to arriving in MAGSR's care. MAGSR volunteers stepped up & took on the challenge head on. And now, two months later, through the endless work of dedicated volunteers that have selflessly given their time, patience and love, these beautiful creatures have begun to meet us with tail wags, lean-ins as we walk with them, and most importantly, where once there was emptiness and fear in their eyes, it’s clear those memories have been replaced with hope and even a bit of curiosity. Their wounds have healed, their bellies are full and they have learned that all humans aren’t so bad. They are greeting us at the front of their kennel runs now eager for treats and walks. All of them have learned to walk on a leash and we are beginning some basic obedience with them such as "sit", "heel" and “watch me.” They are now used to being handled regularly for normal things such as baths, getting their weights taken, and taking their monthly preventatives. Best of all, volunteers are seeing their unique personalities and social side come out with other dogs. Just a few months ago, they were all fighting for the same food and water and ability to stay alive but today, many have completely let down their guard and are comfortable enough to engage in play and/or positively interact with other dogs. All  of these dogs have shown us how intelligent and resilient they are and have made significant strides in their road of rehabilitation. They are ready for the next chapter of their journey and we hope you may be part of  their story.


Update:

Ayayu has been our newest foster for a little over a week now. We are an experienced foster home and our adult dogs are experienced and well socialized. Because of this, we felt that Ayayu would benefit from being with us and our pack. As we had expected and hoped for, we are happy to report that we have seen wonderful emotional growth in her.

Backstory: She, like many of the dogs from the Georgia 38, was not well socialized with people. However, they were socialized with other dogs. She is fairly shy around people and when faced with situations which are of concern to her, she will retreat or go into flight mode. This fearful/flight mode cannot be overstated enough. People that may be interested in her will need to understand her fearful nature. We expect that given time, she will overcome some of this. But it’s possible that she might always be one to flee if confronted with a situation that is scary to her. Her adopter will need to be understand that adopting is not only a lifetime commitment but also a commitment to her life, meaning keeping her safe at all times so that she is not allowed to escape and become lost or even worse.

Fastforward: Since arriving in our home, she is learning all about normal life experiences, sounds, routines, expectations, etc. She’s learning about things like going up and down steps, ringing telephones, TVs, microwaves, vacuum cleaners, just to name a few. She has also learned about routines such as potty time while on leash, when it’s time to go into her crate if we need to leave the house or for her breakfast and dinner. She is also getting her teeth brushed. Her daily life has not been all about the boring and mundane day to day activities. She is also learning (and enjoying) fun things. She is discovering toys and realized she likes people food such as popcorn, Cheez-It’s , etc. She has also discovered the comfort of a nice plush doggie bed and is frequently seen lying on one of many. This past weekend, she got to relax and enjoy the puppy pool and the bigger human pool and we were very proud of her. Ayayu LOVES other dogs and will show her playful side with dogs who will engage in play. Though our adult dogs do not roughhouse, she still loves them and always seeks to be around them. She is starting to seek out attention from us as well and not hide away as much as previously seen. Because she loves other dogs, she gets a lot of her confidence from being around confident dogs by seeing how they go about daily life. Because of this, she must be adopted into a home with a confident, well socialized dog so that she can continue to improve and grow.

Her adoptive home will need to be structured, not chaotic and her adopters will really need to understand a flight risk dog and the potential challenges that come with having one in their home.


The information provided is the best information we have on the dogs. MAGSR makes no explicit or implicit guarantees regarding the temperament of the dogs or the information included in the profile.
MAGSR ID: 4499


Cessna

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Gender: Female
Breed: German Shepherd Dog
Approximate Age: 2 years 8 months
Color: White
Current Size: 62 lbs
Housebroken: No
Obedience Trained: No
Living with: Kennel
History: Abuse/Neglect

Good With Kids: Older Kids Only
Good With Cats: Likely
Other Dogs OK: Yes

Cessna and MAGSR thank these Sponsors for their generous support:
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DESCRIPTION:

One of the largest puppy mill busts found hundreds of German Shepherd's living in absolute filth and in horrendous condition.  Ankle deep mud and feces mixed with urine, no adequate shelter, lacking food and clean water is how these dogs were left to live, many for years.  The urgent call was made and MAGSR knew we had to take in as many as possible.  We now have 38 dogs that have a multitude of medical needs that we are addressing, and they need to learn to trust humans.  All dogs are scared, some are shut down, but our volunteers and vets will get them on their road to recovery.  It will be awhile before these dogs are ready for adoption, so please be patient and watch for updates. 

An undertaking of this size for an all-volunteer rescue is quite a task, but one we are meeting it head on.  Many of the dogs require medical boarding so that they can receive the best possible care.  We are committed to providing everything they need, not only medically, but emotionally.  Our medical costs are going to be at an amount we have never seen before.  We need your help, the dogs need your help.  Please donate , your donation will go towards their ongoing care, medical needs, emotional needs and help them on their road to recovery and a brighter future.

Update:

The GA 38 arrived in MAGSR’s care in early/mid January 2019 and over the past two months, their transformation has been nothing short of amazing. These 38 broken souls knew nothing but a life of filth, hunger, and abuse. Their eyes were filled with the look of fear, emptiness and uncertainty. They cowered in the corners of their runs and tried to be as far away from humans as possible and MAGSR volunteers knew they had quite a challenge ahead to right the wrongs of their past prior to arriving in MAGSR's care. MAGSR volunteers stepped up & took on the challenge head on. And now, two months later, through the endless work of dedicated volunteers that have selflessly given their time, patience and love, these beautiful creatures have begun to meet us with tail wags, lean-ins as we walk with them, and most importantly, where once there was emptiness and fear in their eyes, it’s clear those memories have been replaced with hope and even a bit of curiosity. Their wounds have healed, their bellies are full and they have learned that all humans aren’t so bad. They are greeting us at the front of their kennel runs now eager for treats and walks. All of them have learned to walk on a leash and we are beginning some basic obedience with them such as "sit", "heel" and “watch me.” They are now used to being handled regularly for normal things such as baths, getting their weights taken, and taking their monthly preventatives. Best of all, volunteers are seeing their unique personalities and social side come out with other dogs. Just a few months ago, they were all fighting for the same food and water and ability to stay alive but today, many have completely let down their guard and are comfortable enough to engage in play and/or positively interact with other dogs. All  of these dogs have shown us how intelligent and resilient they are and have made significant strides in their road of rehabilitation. They are ready for the next chapter of their journey and we hope you may be part of  their story.


The information provided is the best information we have on the dogs. MAGSR makes no explicit or implicit guarantees regarding the temperament of the dogs or the information included in the profile.
MAGSR ID: 4766


Chelsea

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Gender: Female
Breed: German Shepherd Dog
Approximate Age: 1 year 6 months
Color: Black & Red
Current Size: 65 lbs
Housebroken: Unknown
Obedience Trained: No
Living with: Foster
History: Other Rescue

Good With Kids: Yes
Good With Cats: Unknown
Other Dogs OK: Yes, big dogs only

Chelsea and MAGSR thank these Sponsors for their generous support:
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DESCRIPTION:

Chelsea came to us from a shelter, we have no idea how or why she ended up there.  She has some hair loss and an ear infection which is being treated.  She is now receiving proper care and is on the mend.  Chelsea is somewhat skittish when meeting new people, but given time she warms up quickly.  Structure, guidance and training will help built her confidence.  She absolutely loves the company of another dog, she is very playful and more relaxed in their company.

Update:

Chelsea has been doing very well with younger dogs of her size - she loves to play. Chelsea loves attention and hanging out on her handler's lap with her front paws to get attention. Sometimes, Chelsea is a little shy meeting new people. She loves playing with her toys.  She likes her doggie beds, does good when she's crated when her humans are not home. Chelsea is very happy and excited to see her humans when they come home. Chelsea is an active dog and likes to run around and play. Chelsea also sometimes can be her human's shadow in the house and she loves car rides. If Chelsea sounds like someone that may fit well in your home, ask to meet her.
 


The information provided is the best information we have on the dogs. MAGSR makes no explicit or implicit guarantees regarding the temperament of the dogs or the information included in the profile.
MAGSR ID: 5940


Darlington

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Gender: Female
Breed: German Shepherd Dog
Approximate Age: 1 year 8 months
Color: Sable
Current Size: 59 lbs
Housebroken: Yes
Obedience Trained: No
Living with: Foster
History: Abuse/Neglect

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

Darlington and MAGSR thank these Sponsors for their generous support:
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DESCRIPTION:

One of the largest puppy mill busts found hundreds of German Shepherd's living in absolute filth and in horrendous condition.  Ankle deep mud and feces mixed with urine, no adequate shelter, lacking food and clean water is how these dogs were left to live, many for years.  The urgent call was made and MAGSR knew we had to take in as many as possible.  We now have 38 dogs that have a multitude of medical needs that we are addressing, and they need to learn to trust humans.  All dogs are scared, some are shut down, but our volunteers and vets will get them on their road to recovery.  It will be awhile before these dogs are ready for adoption, so please be patient and watch for updates. 

An undertaking of this size for an all-volunteer rescue is quite a task, but one we are meeting it head on.  Many of the dogs require medical boarding so that they can receive the best possible care.  We are committed to providing everything they need, not only medically, but emotionally.  Our medical costs are going to be at an amount we have never seen before.  We need your help, the dogs need your help.  Please donate , your donation will go towards their ongoing care, medical needs, emotional needs and help them on their road to recovery and a brighter future.

Update:

The GA 38 arrived in MAGSR’s care in early/mid January 2019 and over the past two months, their transformation has been nothing short of amazing. These 38 broken souls knew nothing but a life of filth, hunger, and abuse. Their eyes were filled with the look of fear, emptiness and uncertainty. They cowered in the corners of their runs and tried to be as far away from humans as possible and MAGSR volunteers knew they had quite a challenge ahead to right the wrongs of their past prior to arriving in MAGSR's care. MAGSR volunteers stepped up & took on the challenge head on. And now, two months later, through the endless work of dedicated volunteers that have selflessly given their time, patience and love, these beautiful creatures have begun to meet us with tail wags, lean-ins as we walk with them, and most importantly, where once there was emptiness and fear in their eyes, it’s clear those memories have been replaced with hope and even a bit of curiosity. Their wounds have healed, their bellies are full and they have learned that all humans aren’t so bad. They are greeting us at the front of their kennel runs now eager for treats and walks. All of them have learned to walk on a leash and we are beginning some basic obedience with them such as "sit", "heel" and “watch me.” They are now used to being handled regularly for normal things such as baths, getting their weights taken, and taking their monthly preventatives. Best of all, volunteers are seeing their unique personalities and social side come out with other dogs. Just a few months ago, they were all fighting for the same food and water and ability to stay alive but today, many have completely let down their guard and are comfortable enough to engage in play and/or positively interact with other dogs. All  of these dogs have shown us how intelligent and resilient they are and have made significant strides in their road of rehabilitation. They are ready for the next chapter of their journey and we hope you may be part of  their story.


Update:

Hello!  I’m Darlington and I can’t wait to share my updates with you!  It’s been so much fun exploring new places and I have really enjoyed living in the country.  When my foster mom lets me play on the long metal line, I wag my tail, smile, and run with joy.  My favorite adventure so far has been a morning hike by the river.  I jumped right in and had a ball swimming and splashing in the water.  My furry brother showed me how to fetch sticks from the water and that looked like a great game, but for now I just watch and stay close to him.  I did great walking calmly by bikers, runners, and many other dogs.  When I am outdoors, I am in my element.  I’m great in the car and ready to go any time.  I only wish that outdoor fun in the mud did not have to be followed by a bath – that just makes no sense, and I have done my best to communicate that.  Busy places with crowds of people are not my favorite but I am learning.  Meeting people 1-on-1 is better. I am OK with children at a distance, but am still uncertain about meeting them. At home, I am proud of my perfect accident-free record.  The house is great but I am still shy, and when I feel insecure I like to go to my safe space (crate).  I don’t mind sleeping there calmly.  I keep hearing “sit” and “come” and am still unsure about those, but I know that when I come to my foster parents on my own, I get lots of pets and praise and I really like that.  Treats don’t motivate me but I am bonding with my humans and appreciate their affection.  I like to watch my furry brother and learn from him too.  I’ve been told that I am a very sweet girl.  My neighbors come out when they see me walking by to say hello and often tell me that I am lovely.  I am just being me.  If you would like to meet me, please let MAGSR know!


Update:

Darlington is settling in to her foster home nicely. When first taken home, her heart was pounding and she was trembling. Thanks to her foster parents and the resident dog, taking is slow and easy, won her over. While in foster, Darlington has been a perfect house guest, sweet and affectionate. She’s learning about routines and long walks. Darlington is voluntarily looking to her foster parents for attention which demonstrates the progress she’s making. Darlington is so smart that we put one of the donated Tiles on her collar and she learned how to reverse the purpose of the tile by pushing the button to “call” her foster mom with the ring, who came to her when she called .. needless to say, Darlington no longer has the tile on her collar – she’s too smart. Darlington’s foster parents are starting to see her playful side, and she has been chill, calm and snuggly in her foster home; however, she still remains a high flight risk. If interested in Darlington, and have the patience and time to help her adjust and learn from her horrible past, ask to meet her.


Update:

Ms. Darlington is truly an amazing house guest and wonderful company!  It's been wonderful to see her playful side come out, especially with her furry brother.  She knows "sit" and is learning the "come" and "stay" commands.  She also knows to sit and wait by any entrance and let her person go through first.  Her leash-walking skills are excellent in a familiar neighborhood.  Busy and crowded spaces still make her anxious, but the more adventures she goes on the more comfortable she gets.  This smart girl responds very well to training and direction from her person and is working very hard to learn how to be a confident and comfortable dog.  Darlington is distinctive. She has the sweetest and most gentle nature you may ever find. As with any of the Georgia dogs, trust takes time. But when established, she and her adoptive family will experience daily joy together. 


The information provided is the best information we have on the dogs. MAGSR makes no explicit or implicit guarantees regarding the temperament of the dogs or the information included in the profile.
MAGSR ID: 4752


Grace

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Gender: Female
Breed: German Shepherd Dog
Approximate Age: 4 years 10 months
Color: Black & Tan
Current Size: 68 lbs
Housebroken: Yes
Obedience Trained: Yes
Living with: Foster
History: Shelter

Good With Kids: Older kids, over 16
Good With Cats: Likely
Other Dogs OK: Yes

Grace and MAGSR thank these Sponsors for their generous support:
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DESCRIPTION:

Grace came to us from a shelter we have no history on her.  Since arriving in our care she has been friendly, she rides well in the car and did well at her vet visit.  She previously lived wth another GSD.  She of course needs training, which help her learn good behavior and manners.  Grace is heartworm positive, this could have been avoided had she been kept on monthly heartworm preventatives.  Grace is in the beginning stages of her heartworm treatment, which of course MAGSR is paying for her entire treatment.  She will have to take it slow for the next few months while undergoes treatment, so lots of rest is in order.

Update:

Grace has completed her heartworm treatment and is now heartworm free. Once Grace bonds with her human and gets comfortable, she becomes protective of her space. This can be easily managed by putting her away in a secure room and/or crate when people come to the home. She will also benefit from a strong leader, who has prior experience with the breed, and who will provide appropriate correction and training. Grace will not meet families with children under the age of 16. Grace is very excited to be able to run and play just like any other dog once again. Now she’s even more interested in finding her forever home and family to share her love with. Could that be your family?


Update:

Miss Grace is just as beautiful, sweet, bouncy, and eager-to-please a dog as you could ask to meet. She’s doing wonderfully in her foster home, crates beautifully, does great out and about in the car and in public places, loves her foster siblings, and bonds tightly to her person. She’s been going to training just about every Saturday for months and has developed very nice obedience – she knows her basic commands, and she is great at staying where she’s been put in a sit or a down and won’t move – well except for her tail which is pretty much always wagging! Grace is protective of her space with people she doesn’t know, and needs consistent handling and proper introductions, but once she warms up to someone, Grace’s wonderfully upbeat and happy personality shines right through – with her bushy happy tail “always on!” Please ask to learn more about Grace if you think she might be a good match for your family.


The information provided is the best information we have on the dogs. MAGSR makes no explicit or implicit guarantees regarding the temperament of the dogs or the information included in the profile.
MAGSR ID: 3370


Leona

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Gender: Female
Breed: German Shepherd Dog
Approximate Age: 2 years 8 months
Color: White
Current Size: 64 lbs
Housebroken: No
Obedience Trained: No
Living with: Kennel
History: Abuse/Neglect

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

Leona and MAGSR thank these Sponsors for their generous support:
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DESCRIPTION:

One of the largest puppy mill busts found hundreds of German Shepherd's living in absolute filth and in horrendous condition.  Ankle deep mud and feces mixed with urine, no adequate shelter, lacking food and clean water is how these dogs were left to live, many for years.  The urgent call was made and MAGSR knew we had to take in as many as possible.  We now have 38 dogs that have a multitude of medical needs that we are addressing, and they need to learn to trust humans.  All dogs are scared, some are shut down, but our volunteers and vets will get them on their road to recovery.  It will be awhile before these dogs are ready for adoption, so please be patient and watch for updates. 

An undertaking of this size for an all-volunteer rescue is quite a task, but one we are meeting it head on.  Many of the dogs require medical boarding so that they can receive the best possible care.  We are committed to providing everything they need, not only medically, but emotionally.  Our medical costs are going to be at an amount we have never seen before.  We need your help, the dogs need your help.  Please donate , your donation will go towards their ongoing care, medical needs, emotional needs and help them on their road to recovery and a brighter future.

Update:

The GA 38 arrived in MAGSR’s care in early/mid January 2019 and over the past two months, their transformation has been nothing short of amazing. These 38 broken souls knew nothing but a life of filth, hunger, and abuse. Their eyes were filled with the look of fear, emptiness and uncertainty. They cowered in the corners of their runs and tried to be as far away from humans as possible and MAGSR volunteers knew they had quite a challenge ahead to right the wrongs of their past prior to arriving in MAGSR's care. MAGSR volunteers stepped up & took on the challenge head on. And now, two months later, through the endless work of dedicated volunteers that have selflessly given their time, patience and love, these beautiful creatures have begun to meet us with tail wags, lean-ins as we walk with them, and most importantly, where once there was emptiness and fear in their eyes, it’s clear those memories have been replaced with hope and even a bit of curiosity. Their wounds have healed, their bellies are full and they have learned that all humans aren’t so bad. They are greeting us at the front of their kennel runs now eager for treats and walks. All of them have learned to walk on a leash and we are beginning some basic obedience with them such as "sit", "heel" and “watch me.” They are now used to being handled regularly for normal things such as baths, getting their weights taken, and taking their monthly preventatives. Best of all, volunteers are seeing their unique personalities and social side come out with other dogs. Just a few months ago, they were all fighting for the same food and water and ability to stay alive but today, many have completely let down their guard and are comfortable enough to engage in play and/or positively interact with other dogs. All  of these dogs have shown us how intelligent and resilient they are and have made significant strides in their road of rehabilitation. They are ready for the next chapter of their journey and we hope you may be part of  their story.


The information provided is the best information we have on the dogs. MAGSR makes no explicit or implicit guarantees regarding the temperament of the dogs or the information included in the profile.
MAGSR ID: 4750


Milla

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Gender: Female
Breed: German Shepherd Dog
Approximate Age: 2 years 8 months
Color: Black & Tan
Current Size: 53 lbs
Housebroken: Working on it
Obedience Trained: No
Living with: Foster
History: Abuse/Neglect

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

Milla and MAGSR thank these Sponsors for their generous support:
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DESCRIPTION:

One of the largest puppy mill busts found hundreds of German Shepherd's living in absolute filth and in horrendous condition.  Ankle deep mud and feces mixed with urine, no adequate shelter, lacking food and clean water is how these dogs were left to live, many for years.  The urgent call was made and MAGSR knew we had to take in as many as possible.  We now have 38 dogs that have a multitude of medical needs that we are addressing, and they need to learn to trust humans.  All dogs are scared, some are shut down, but our volunteers and vets will get them on their road to recovery.  It will be awhile before these dogs are ready for adoption, so please be patient and watch for updates. 

An undertaking of this size for an all-volunteer rescue is quite a task, but one we are meeting it head on.  Many of the dogs require medical boarding so that they can receive the best possible care.  We are committed to providing everything they need, not only medically, but emotionally.  Our medical costs are going to be at an amount we have never seen before.  We need your help, the dogs need your help.  Please donate , your donation will go towards their ongoing care, medical needs, emotional needs and help them on their road to recovery and a brighter future.

Update:

The GA 38 arrived in MAGSR’s care in early/mid January 2019 and over the past two months, their transformation has been nothing short of amazing. These 38 broken souls knew nothing but a life of filth, hunger, and abuse. Their eyes were filled with the look of fear, emptiness and uncertainty. They cowered in the corners of their runs and tried to be as far away from humans as possible and MAGSR volunteers knew they had quite a challenge ahead to right the wrongs of their past prior to arriving in MAGSR's care. MAGSR volunteers stepped up & took on the challenge head on. And now, two months later, through the endless work of dedicated volunteers that have selflessly given their time, patience and love, these beautiful creatures have begun to meet us with tail wags, lean-ins as we walk with them, and most importantly, where once there was emptiness and fear in their eyes, it’s clear those memories have been replaced with hope and even a bit of curiosity. Their wounds have healed, their bellies are full and they have learned that all humans aren’t so bad. They are greeting us at the front of their kennel runs now eager for treats and walks. All of them have learned to walk on a leash and we are beginning some basic obedience with them such as "sit", "heel" and “watch me.” They are now used to being handled regularly for normal things such as baths, getting their weights taken, and taking their monthly preventatives. Best of all, volunteers are seeing their unique personalities and social side come out with other dogs. Just a few months ago, they were all fighting for the same food and water and ability to stay alive but today, many have completely let down their guard and are comfortable enough to engage in play and/or positively interact with other dogs. All  of these dogs have shown us how intelligent and resilient they are and have made significant strides in their road of rehabilitation. They are ready for the next chapter of their journey and we hope you may be part of  their story.


Update:

My foster mom and dad told me that it’s time for me to do some bragging. I’m not entirely sure what that means but I’m going to give it a try. A couple of weeks ago, a MAGSR volunteer told me I was a lucky girl because I was heading into a foster home. I wasn’t so sure that that sounded like a good idea but, wow was I wrong. My foster family has furry siblings of the big and small variety. The kitties are incredibly bossy but, I know they just want to make sure I understand the rules. I absolutely love the dogs in the household. They make me feel confident and are teaching me the ropes. My favorite dog in the house has even started teaching me how to play! Who knew that living in a home could be so much fun? I’m told that I am crate trained at this point and that I am making huge progress with this thing called housebreaking. It took me a few weeks to get the hang of the living in a household; however, I’m a pro at the stairs at this point and I’m getting really good at going in and out of doors. Most household sounds are becoming second nature with fewer and fewer things causing me to jump. Although I am still getting a little nervous in the neighborhood, especially when kids are running around, my foster family says I am doing really well. I tend to stay really close to my handler and only pull when I have a small freak out. They tell me that typically those things happen when new items or unknown people are encountered. There are just so many new things to adjust to. My foster family says that all my progress means that it’s time to start learning some commands. I’m not sure what that entails, but I let you know how it goes. 


The information provided is the best information we have on the dogs. MAGSR makes no explicit or implicit guarantees regarding the temperament of the dogs or the information included in the profile.
MAGSR ID: 4755


Patra

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Gender: Female
Breed: German Shepherd Dog
Approximate Age: 2 years 8 months
Color: Sable
Current Size: 49 lbs
Housebroken: No
Obedience Trained: No
Living with: Kennel
History: Abuse/Neglect

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

Patra and MAGSR thank these Sponsors for their generous support:
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DESCRIPTION:

One of the largest puppy mill busts found hundreds of German Shepherd's living in absolute filth and in horrendous condition.  Ankle deep mud and feces mixed with urine, no adequate shelter, lacking food and clean water is how these dogs were left to live, many for years.  The urgent call was made and MAGSR knew we had to take in as many as possible.  We now have 38 dogs that have a multitude of medical needs that we are addressing, and they need to learn to trust humans.  All dogs are scared, some are shut down, but our volunteers and vets will get them on their road to recovery.  It will be awhile before these dogs are ready for adoption, so please be patient and watch for updates. 

An undertaking of this size for an all-volunteer rescue is quite a task, but one we are meeting it head on.  Many of the dogs require medical boarding so that they can receive the best possible care.  We are committed to providing everything they need, not only medically, but emotionally.  Our medical costs are going to be at an amount we have never seen before.  We need your help, the dogs need your help.  Please donate , your donation will go towards their ongoing care, medical needs, emotional needs and help them on their road to recovery and a brighter future.

Update:

The GA 38 arrived in MAGSR’s care in early/mid January 2019 and over the past two months, their transformation has been nothing short of amazing. These 38 broken souls knew nothing but a life of filth, hunger, and abuse. Their eyes were filled with the look of fear, emptiness and uncertainty. They cowered in the corners of their runs and tried to be as far away from humans as possible and MAGSR volunteers knew they had quite a challenge ahead to right the wrongs of their past prior to arriving in MAGSR's care. MAGSR volunteers stepped up & took on the challenge head on. And now, two months later, through the endless work of dedicated volunteers that have selflessly given their time, patience and love, these beautiful creatures have begun to meet us with tail wags, lean-ins as we walk with them, and most importantly, where once there was emptiness and fear in their eyes, it’s clear those memories have been replaced with hope and even a bit of curiosity. Their wounds have healed, their bellies are full and they have learned that all humans aren’t so bad. They are greeting us at the front of their kennel runs now eager for treats and walks. All of them have learned to walk on a leash and we are beginning some basic obedience with them such as "sit", "heel" and “watch me.” They are now used to being handled regularly for normal things such as baths, getting their weights taken, and taking their monthly preventatives. Best of all, volunteers are seeing their unique personalities and social side come out with other dogs. Just a few months ago, they were all fighting for the same food and water and ability to stay alive but today, many have completely let down their guard and are comfortable enough to engage in play and/or positively interact with other dogs. All  of these dogs have shown us how intelligent and resilient they are and have made significant strides in their road of rehabilitation. They are ready for the next chapter of their journey and we hope you may be part of  their story.


The information provided is the best information we have on the dogs. MAGSR makes no explicit or implicit guarantees regarding the temperament of the dogs or the information included in the profile.
MAGSR ID: 4769


Riana

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Gender: Female
Breed: German Shepherd Dog
Approximate Age: 2 years 2 weeks
Color: White
Current Size: 62 lbs
Housebroken: Yes
Obedience Trained: No
Living with: Foster
History: Abuse/Neglect

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

Riana and MAGSR thank these Sponsors for their generous support:
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DESCRIPTION:

Riana came to us after being confiscated in a cruelty case. Another dog in the home was seen being beaten with a metal baton and the police were called. We do not know if Riana was abused, but she does have recently fractured teeth and had a cut under her eye. She is undergoing a complete exam by one of our vets and will have the fractured teeth extracted if necessary.  

She has been in a foster home for a few days now and she settled right in. She is a happy, friendly girl who enjoys the company of other dogs. Riana deserves a family that will treat her with kindness, provide her with love, structure and proper care.

The information provided is the best information we have on the dogs. MAGSR makes no explicit or implicit guarantees regarding the temperament of the dogs or the information included in the profile.
MAGSR ID: 5957


Riley

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Gender: Female
Breed: German Shepherd Dog
Age: 2 years 5 months
Color: Black & Tan
Current Size: 63 lbs
Housebroken: Yes
Obedience Trained: Partially
Living with: Foster
History: Owner Surrender

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

Riley and MAGSR thank these Sponsors for their generous support:
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DESCRIPTION:

Riley came to us from a heartbroken family, sadly life did not go as planned.  With unexpected changes they had no other option but to surrender her to us.  She is very much loved and was well cared for, or as her human dad said she was spoiled.

Riley is such a sweet, friendly girl.  She did live with another male GSD and they got along well, and we were told she is good with cats.   She loves playing Frisbee and fetch with a ball.  Riley is looking for a new family that will love and care for her as much as her former family has.  Please open your heart and home to Riley or one of our other dogs.

The information provided is the best information we have on the dogs. MAGSR makes no explicit or implicit guarantees regarding the temperament of the dogs or the information included in the profile.
MAGSR ID: 5991


Rosie

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Gender: Female
Breed: German Shepherd Dog
Age: 8 months 1 day
Color: Black & Tan
Current Size: 63 lbs
Housebroken: Yes
Obedience Trained: No
Living with: Foster
History: Owner Surrender

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

Rosie and MAGSR thank these Sponsors for their generous support:
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DESCRIPTION:

Rosie came to us from a home where she lived with other dogs and children.  She is a little skittish when first meeting new people, but soon after she is a playful and happy puppy.  Rosie will require training, ongoing socialization, structure, guidance and of course a commitment for her lifetime.  Puppies are a lot of work, they get into things they shouldn’t, they have accidents in the home, have lots of energy and require a lot of attention.  Please be sure you have the time and patience it takes to raise a well mannered and balanced pup.

Update:

Hi - I’m Rosie! I’m 7 months old and my foster mom says I’m really mature for my age.  I am so well-behaved in my crate and yet I am a curious puppy who loves to meet lots of new people and see lots of new sights. I go for walks on my foster mom’s farm, and chase butterflies, grasshoppers, and anything else that pops up out of the grass. I haven’t had any accidents in the house when in or out of my crate, and I happily clean up my breakfast and dinner.  I do bark at strangers until I get a chance to meet them up close. I’ve met young children, teenagers, and lots of grown-ups since I’ve been here.  While I’m still shy around new people and sometimes worried about sounds I don’t understand, I just need lots of good experiences in and out of the home to make sense of everything that is going on.  I can’t wait to meet my forever family, though, and get settled into the life and rhythm of a new home. I will turn out to be the dog of a lifetime for some lucky family, I know!


The information provided is the best information we have on the dogs. MAGSR makes no explicit or implicit guarantees regarding the temperament of the dogs or the information included in the profile.
MAGSR ID: 5937


Tayson

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Gender: Female
Breed: German Shepherd Dog
Approximate Age: 2 years 8 months
Color: Sable
Current Size: 66 lbs
Housebroken: No
Obedience Trained: No
Living with: Kennel
History: Abuse/Neglect

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

Tayson and MAGSR thank these Sponsors for their generous support:
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DESCRIPTION:

One of the largest puppy mill busts found hundreds of German Shepherd's living in absolute filth and in horrendous condition.  Ankle deep mud and feces mixed with urine, no adequate shelter, lacking food and clean water is how these dogs were left to live, many for years.  The urgent call was made and MAGSR knew we had to take in as many as possible.  We now have 38 dogs that have a multitude of medical needs that we are addressing, and they need to learn to trust humans.  All dogs are scared, some are shut down, but our volunteers and vets will get them on their road to recovery.  It will be awhile before these dogs are ready for adoption, so please be patient and watch for updates. 

An undertaking of this size for an all-volunteer rescue is quite a task, but one we are meeting it head on.  Many of the dogs require medical boarding so that they can receive the best possible care.  We are committed to providing everything they need, not only medically, but emotionally.  Our medical costs are going to be at an amount we have never seen before.  We need your help, the dogs need your help.  Please donate , your donation will go towards their ongoing care, medical needs, emotional needs and help them on their road to recovery and a brighter future.

Update:

The GA 38 arrived in MAGSR’s care in early/mid January 2019 and over the past two months, their transformation has been nothing short of amazing. These 38 broken souls knew nothing but a life of filth, hunger, and abuse. Their eyes were filled with the look of fear, emptiness and uncertainty. They cowered in the corners of their runs and tried to be as far away from humans as possible and MAGSR volunteers knew they had quite a challenge ahead to right the wrongs of their past prior to arriving in MAGSR's care. MAGSR volunteers stepped up & took on the challenge head on. And now, two months later, through the endless work of dedicated volunteers that have selflessly given their time, patience and love, these beautiful creatures have begun to meet us with tail wags, lean-ins as we walk with them, and most importantly, where once there was emptiness and fear in their eyes, it’s clear those memories have been replaced with hope and even a bit of curiosity. Their wounds have healed, their bellies are full and they have learned that all humans aren’t so bad. They are greeting us at the front of their kennel runs now eager for treats and walks. All of them have learned to walk on a leash and we are beginning some basic obedience with them such as "sit", "heel" and “watch me.” They are now used to being handled regularly for normal things such as baths, getting their weights taken, and taking their monthly preventatives. Best of all, volunteers are seeing their unique personalities and social side come out with other dogs. Just a few months ago, they were all fighting for the same food and water and ability to stay alive but today, many have completely let down their guard and are comfortable enough to engage in play and/or positively interact with other dogs. All  of these dogs have shown us how intelligent and resilient they are and have made significant strides in their road of rehabilitation. They are ready for the next chapter of their journey and we hope you may be part of  their story.


The information provided is the best information we have on the dogs. MAGSR makes no explicit or implicit guarantees regarding the temperament of the dogs or the information included in the profile.
MAGSR ID: 4508