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.
Katy

Katy

This affectionately sweet girl with melt your heart and make a great addition to your family. She has been around children and has the potential to make a great therapy dog. Katy is very gentle when she plays; she loves all kinds of toys and is not content until the...
Abby

Abby

Abby is a sweet little lady who has never met a person or dog that she didn’t LOVE !!  Full of puppy energy this sweet girl was an owner surrender because they did not realize how much energy a GSP puppy could have!   Abby just turned 1 year old and...
Georgie

Georgie

Georgie came to us as a bag of bones as you can see in his intake picture and it is apparent that someone had seriously neglected him in his previous life.  Today, Georgie has transformed into a happy, healthy and delightful GSP.  It is amazing how happy he is considering...
Barrett

Barrett

BARRETT – So, if I tell you what a good boy I am will you adopt me? I have been told by my Foster Dad that I am easy to love and that I am always happy and very carefree.  I’m house trained and crate trained and walk well on...
Mitzi

Mitzi

MITZI – It’s clear that this sweet girl had not had an easy life prior to ending up in a high-kill shelter in KY.  Her coat was sun-bleached and coarse, she badly needed a dental, and she had a large tumor on her chest that needed to be removed.  We...
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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...