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.
Cannon

Cannon

Cannon is a 1 year old GSP/lab blend. He rocked the cell dog program where he learned all the finer points of being your very best friend and loyal companion. Besides knowing all of his basic commands, he has excelled at trick commands such as play dead, army crawl, high...
Molly

Molly

Molly has a calm disposition is very affectionate but has plenty of playful energy. She has a very soulful personality and she tries very hard to please her foster Mom and Dad. Molly would love to lounge on the sofa with you and all she needs is a comfy dog...
Bella

Bella

You just couldn’t ask for a sweeter girl than Bella. She is ~ 3 years old, laid back and very well behaved in the house. Bella has never met a stranger and that includes both people and dogs. She is very inquisitive in nature and would love to go for...
Annie

Annie

  Annie is a very alert and active girl and notices everything that is going on around her. She is especially interested in birds and squirrels and LOVES balls. Balls are her favorite thing in the whole world next to cuddling with her human. She is very well behaved, polite...
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...