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.
Rosie

Rosie

Hello! My name is Rosie, and I’m a 1-year-old solid liver GSP looking for my forever home. I came into rescue from a loving home, but unfortunately my owner could no longer care for me due to personal medical reasons. I already knew some commands like come, sit, and down....
Coco

Coco

Coco came to Ohio Shorthair Rescue as a “Covid Puppy.” His family bought him during quarantine with the intention to love and train him; however, that investment was more than they anticipated. Coco was an owner surrender with no training who didn’t really know how to interact with people. After...
Marge

Marge

Hello, friends. I’m Marge, and if you think I sound like someone you’d like to invite to bridge, you’re right. I would like to go wherever you go. I’m a little timid at first, but it’s okay to be shy. Just give me a little time, and I will follow...
Stella

Stella

Hello, everyone! I’m Stella, and I’m really excited to be a rescue dog. Actually, I’m excited about everything these days, because I haven’t always had a great life. My first person kept me in a small, dirty crate around the clock and didn’t feed me very much. Then one day...
Latest entries
OSR Assists in Rescue of GSPs seized in Mechanicsburg, OH

OSR Assists in Rescue of GSPs seized in Mechanicsburg, OH

On Fri, Mar 27, the Ohio Dept of Agriculture served a warrant on a home in Mechanicsburg, OH. On the premises were 137 dogs, living in deplorable conditions. There were 35-40 German Shorthaired Pointers seized, and close to 100 Beagles. These dogs have been living a life in filth, with little to no sunlight, not...
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...