We have followed the Vegas Shepherd Rescue for a couple years and knew when the time was right we wanted to adopt through their organization. Recently our family made the last minute decision to adopt. We filled out the application on a Thursday night, received a response Friday morning, completed our home visit Saturday, and our meet and greet on Sunday. The communication was excellent, the volunteers were all very nice and very passionate about the rescue, the overall process was very smooth. We are very glad to be tied to this organization and look forward to supporting them in the future in any way we can.
I was so lucky to come across the Vegas Shepherd Rescue! I had lost my 14 year old furr-baby last June and my Rhodesian (Wade) and I have had a void in our lives since then. I was blessed with Sully who has brought so much happiness to our home. He is such a sweet boy and Wade just loves his little buddy. Thanks again to everyone who was involved in making this happen!!
I recently adopted a dog from Vegas Shepherd Rescue and am so grateful for this organization. They bent over backwards to make sure Y'mir was the right dog for our home - I was able to take my dog over to the rescue house for visits and the volunteers also brought Y'mir to my home to make sure he was comfortable. They are professional, caring, and take such wonderful care of the dogs they rescue. Thank you so much for giving Yukon a best friend!
Amazing organization. We adopted one of our babies (Lucy) from them and now they've become our favorite charity in Vegas. They've save over 400 shepherds and have the best staff in NV. We'll be with them forever..
I am very pleased with ruckus who I adopted about three months ago. The experience was efficient and thoughtful to make sure he was going to a good home. I saw ruckus on the news on a Saturday morning and he was home with me the following Thursday, so even with the home inspection and interviews ect it was a fast, professional process.
I could not be happier with Leo now named Rommell. The process was great because instead of just giving a good dog away to anyone there was a house visit a questionaire and a very accurate description of what the dogs are like. And I could not be more happy with Leo now "Rommel" he is adgusting to my house and my moms house and is very happy heading out to the park. I hope more people adopt from German Shepherd rescue even older dogs that deserve homes. Because my last Shepherd who I got from German Shepherd rescue went to the rainbow bridge in Feb I just wanted a dog a little younger than I wanted because he will hopefully be around. And Rommel is all I could have asked for
I had just lost my Lab to old age and was NEVER going to get a dog again. I made it 3 weeks, lol. I decided to adopt from a rescue and after researching several in Las Vegas decided on Vegas Shepherd Rescue. I filled out my application and made an appointment for my home inspection. Once approved I went to meet their dogs. I met and fell in love with beautiful boy who luckily for me had been returned. It was important to them to make sure he had the right fit so that this didn't happen again. They are very adept to the mental and physical anguish that some of these dogs have been through and are very careful with who they place them with. They were there for any questions and concerns I had and always available for help and guidance when needed. Dexter has come so far and is a truly wonderful dog. A lot of love, training and understanding and these rescues make for wonderful companions. I can't say enough how thankful I am that they are doing what they do. I look forward to adding another one to our family soon and will definitely be going back to Vegas Shepherd Rescue when we do.
This is a great rescue, everyone is super friendly and they are doing a great service to the dogs they rescue. I adopted my new best friend from them and couldn't be happier.
I first found out about VSR while shopping at PetSmart. I met a volunteer with a beautiful rescue dog. I got a card from her and went online to fill out the adoption application. Once approved, we took our current small dog (Hunter) to the rescue for a meet and greet. Well, after a couple of visits, we discoverd that beautiful dog was not a good fit for our family. She was too playful for Hunter and he was not up to it.
The amazing volunteers used their exptertise and introduced us to a couple of other dogs. The second dog they suggested we meet was Gatsby. He went home with us that day and he is quickly making our home and family his own.
Thank you all for the amazing work you do with these beautiful animals.
My German Sheperd "Niko" of 7 years died in my arms last month at home.
After losing my best friend, I had him since he was 6 weeks. I decided to rescue a German Sheperd at Vegas GS rescue, I met with Taz, a Sable colored young Sheperd. Taz was a stray, animal control was going to put him down. For being afraid... Seriously... What a bunch of a&$ holes at animal control. So I decided Taz and I needed each other as I was really hurting over Niko. Since Taz has been home with me (5 days) he is house broken, can sit and shake hands. He protects the back yard and house already. He just needed a place to call home. I feel blessed to have such a wonderful doggie. I ask my self who rescued who... Taz saved me in so many ways. Thank you everyone at Vegas German Sheperd Rescue.