#207 Rocket

GSRNE #207
5/2006 – 3/13/2016


It is with great sadness we announce that ‘Rocket’ –GSRNE #207 crossed the bridge. This wonderful boy came to GSRNE when he was just a small puppy and quickly became a GSRNE favorite. One of the best and well-loved ambassadors for our rescue and his breed, you could always find him at our events standing besides his proud mom. A few years ago, Rocket auditioned for and quickly landed the lead K9 role for the movie “Footprints.”

He had a pretty amazing life for a dog that started out at a shelter. We find comfort in knowing that he is no longer in pain and now runs free with so many of our other beloved dogs who crossed the bridge before him.

Rest in Peace sweet boy. You were and always will be loved.


Jim Huggins shares his thoughts with GSRNE and Rocket’s family:

Nearly 7 years ago, I met a sweet, loving rescued German Shepherd named Rocket. After a brief audition, I cast him in the lead K9 role in Footprints to portray Cadie–the rescued shepherd on whom the story was based. He performed beautifully and helped deliver both on and off screen a message of love and hope…a message that just because you had a bad past, doesn’t mean you can’t have a great future. He, like Cadie, was truly an angel in a fur coat. Today at noon Eastern time, he crossed the all-too-familiar Rainbow Bridge. I know his mom, Deb, and his family throughout German Shepherd Rescue of New England mourn his loss–as do we at New Shepherd Films and me personally. But I also know that’s he’s finally meeting with Cadie and comparing notes as they tell stories to each other about the humans they served and loved. Thank you Deb, and may God continue to bless you and ease the pain of your loss. Your angel is in good hands… And thank you German Shepherd Rescue of New England, for all you do.

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