About Ohio Shorthair Rescue

Ohio Shorthair Rescue is a 501(c)3 non-profit Ohio GSP rescue committed to finding permanent, loving homes for German Shorthaired Pointers that come to us from pounds, shelters, humane societies and owner surrenders. We are a network of volunteers, foster homes, transporters, and GSP enthusiasts located throughout Ohio and parts of Indiana and Kentucky.
Harvey

Harvey

HARVEY – Hi!  My name is Harvey.  I’m only 9 mos. olds but I’ve already spent a few weeks at a shelter after they found my brother and me wandering around town.  I found some pretty bad stuff while looking for food and I got some kind of acid burns...
Barlow

Barlow

BARLOW – Meet Barlow, a goofy, cuddly, gentle and sweet boy who loves to go for walks and snuggle on the sofa. For a GSP, he is very low energy. He takes treats gently, sits for his breakfast and dinner, will occasionally play with toys and has the rare fit...
Tucker

Tucker

TUCKER – Tucker is a big bundle of nothing but puppy!  Sweet, bouncy and full of love!  Tucker lived the first 10 months of his life on a chain because the family who bought him didn’t research the breed (and their need for exercise, both physical and mental) prior to...
Harley

Harley

HARLEY – Harley is new to rescue and currently in our cell-dog program working on basic obedience training.  Check back soon for updates. NOTE: Due to the large volume of emails we receive, we are unable to answer questions about a specific dog until an adoption application is submitted.. to...
Kermit

Kermit

KERMIT – Kermit is an adult male who came to us from a rural Ohio pound. He is a very sweet boy that adores people and will lean into them as they shower him with love and affection. He takes treats very nicely and has learned lots of obedience commands...
Jax

Jax

JAX -Adopt this boy and your life will be full of silliness, we guarantee it.  Jax is still very much a pup at 1 year of age, so will definitely benefit from a breed experienced adopter.  He’s eager to please… and play fetch!  And that sweet face will just melt...
Easton

Easton

EASTON – Easton is an English Pointer who came to us from a rural KY shelter after being dumped there, along with 4 other dogs, by his breeder/owner. Needless to say, he knew nothing about manners or living with people, but after spending some time in our cell-dog program, he...
Olive

Olive

OLIVE – Olive is a beautiful, young GSP with a natural tail.  She has loads of energy and love to give her new forever home.  Here is what her foster brother Fin (also a GSP) has to say about Olive: “Woof! Fin here!  Last month some nice ladies dropped me...
Auggie

Auggie

AUGGIE – Hi! My name is Auggie. My foster mom calls me Auggie the froggie doggie because I jump over almost anything that is in my way. I am an independent guy and am capable of entertaining myself; I’m not the kind of dog who will follow you around the...
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About GSPs

About GSPs

Thinking about adopting a GSP? If you are considering adopting your first German Shorthaired Pointer, be forewarned – this is not the breed for just any family! GSPs are highly energetic, athletic and intelligent dogs. They can also be wonderful companions, cuddlers and bed hogs, but only if their exercise needs (both physical and mental)...
About Us

About Us

Ohio Shorthair Rescue is an all-volunteer, non-profit organization dedicated to placing rescued German Shorthaired Pointers in Ohio and parts of Indiana and Kentucky into new homes.  We are funded by donations, fundraisers, and adoption fees, every cent of which is used to pay for the care of the GSPs in rescue. Evaluations No matter where...