Senior German Shepherd Dogs

Here you will find more information about our efforts to work with senior dogs.

Senior Shepherds Group
Are you looking for that special companion who adores being with you? One who has wonderful house manners, who can let you finish the Sunday paper but be ready for ride at a moment's notice? An older dog or senior may be for you! Consider this: older dogs whose lives have been disrupted in their later years have so much love to give and like nothing better than giving it. They tend to rely heavily on their owner for companionship and therefore bond very quickly. The desire to return the[more]
Sophie’s Story
"Hello, everyone, my name is Sophie, and I am safe and happy now." "She's our GSRNE foster sister, and we truly love her!" "Sadly, her former family thought she wandered off into the woods to die so never looked for her." "And the poor ol' gal had live fleas, hair loss, multiple infections, could barely walk, and had the curliest nails ever!" "Hungry, sick, and confused, she then ended up in a homeless shelter for a &*$%# month." "As a 14 yo reject, she was certain s[more]
Nannie Millie’s Story
"Most wonder why anyone would want an old lady like me." Nanny Millie, approximately 14 years old, found by Animal Control on the streets of Rhode Island in the dead of winter 2007, escaped euthanasia when the ACO called GSRNE as a final resort. This is Nannie Millie story revisited, (diversified photos and captions). Note: In honor of what Millie taught us all about caring for senior dogs, and in celebration of the new photo book about her life, GSRNE is revisiting her story.During the [more]
One by One
Tray's Poem One by One, they pass by my cage, They say, "Too worn, too broken, too old of age. Way past his time, he can't run and play." Then they shake their heads and go on their way. A little old man, arthritic and sore, It seems I am not wanted anymore. I once had a home, I once had a bed, A place that was warm, and where I was fed. Now my muzzle is grey, and my eyes slowly fail. Who wants a dog so old and so frail? My family decided I didn't belong, I got in their w[more]
2014 Live Auction Items 6
L051            German Shepherd Life-Size 3D Puzzle Sculpture      [more]
2014 Live Auction Items 5
    L041              German Shepherd Car Mats    [more]
2014 Live Auction Items 4
  L031            Rayban Sunglasses               [more]
15TH Annual GSRNE Auction
15th Annual GSRNE Benefit Auction Sunday, April 27, 2014  11:30 a.m. - [more]
2014 Live Auction Items
Live Auction Items page 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7     L001       [more]
2014 Live Auction Items 2
Live Auction Items page 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7   L011          [more]
2014 Live Auction Items 3
Live Auction Items page 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7   L021           [more]
How You Can Help
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Auction Donations
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Auction Flyer
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