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Phone: (408) 402-2092
PO Box 933
% Barbara Gale Treasurer

Menlo Park
California 94026
USA
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Target demographics: needy German Shorthaired Pointers

Direct beneficiaries per year: 45 GSPs plus tracked over 200 shelter GSPs, and fielded numerous phone calls and emails for questions and advice

Someone who had 3 hours of volunteer time could: Do a life-saving transport of an urgent dog from the shelter to his or her new foster home!

Geographic areas served: Northern California

Programs: rescue and rehoming, including a health exam by a veterinarian, age-appropriate vaccinations, fecal and heartworm testing and treatment, spay/neuter, and any other needed medical care.

Mission:
* To help unwanted German Shorthaired Pointers in Northern California find caring and loving permanent homes.
* To provide veterinary care for each German Shorthaired Pointer rescue including spaying/neutering, vaccinations, heartworm tests & preventative, intestinal parasite treatment and any other medical care needed.
* To educate potential owners about the German Shorthaired Pointer breed and its special requirements to ensure an educated decision when selecting the breed as a pet.
* To assist owners in solving problems with their German Shorthaired Pointer in order to keep German Shorthaired Pointers in their current home.
* To encourage owners to use their breeders as a resource of support and information.
* To educate animal control officers and shelter personnel on how to properly identify a German Shorthaired Pointer and of their particular personality and behavioral traits.
Results:
Over 450 GSPs saved!

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Over the years I've helped with transportation of dogs and materials, fostering, home visits, and preparing for and assisting at fundraisers. I've watched the organization grow and change, and met lots of dogs whose lives turned out much better than they could have because of this organization. GSPs... more »
10/29/13
‘Who rescued who?’ This is the question I have been asking myself since my wife and I started volunteering for the NorCal GSP rescue group. In December of 2011, our GSP passed away unexpectedly, and we were devastated. Soon after our GSP’s passing, my wife and I found ourselves missing the ... more »
10/29/13
NorCal GSP has far exceeded my expectations. Our GSP passed away a couple years ago and we were of course heart broken. We were not quite ready to get another dog but we missed having a dog in our life. I researched rescue groups so we could be a foster volunteer. I was so impressed with NorCal GSP ... more »
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