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 photo book about her life, GSRNE is revisiting her story. Dur [more]
Tray’s Poem
Tray's Poem - by Leslie Whalen One by one, they pass by my cage, 'Too old', 'Too worn', 'Too broken', "No way'. 'Way past his time, he can't run and play'. Then they shake their heads slowly 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 be [more]
GSRNE Candles
    Check out our collection of GSRNE candles. Try our amazing scents [more]
2020 Calendars
  The 2020 GSRNE Calendar  is filled with GORGEOUS shots of our GSRNE dogs! Buy [more]
German Shepherd Rescue of New England, Inc. (GSRNE) is looking for new foster homes.  Th [more]
Wish List
Our dogs need lots of supplies to keep them happy, healthy and safe!  From durable to [more]
GSRNE Buddy Honor Roll
The GSRNE Buddy Program helps to support our GSDs staying in our Foster Homes while they [more]
GSRNE Buddy Program
  Everybody Needs a Buddy Sometime!   So many people love our dogs and woul [more]
Did you know that in addition to rescuing German Shepherd Dogs and helping them to find [more]
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