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.
Halloween Candy Litter

Halloween Candy Litter

Our Halloween Candy litter is ready for their forever homes! These pups were born August 18 and are GSP crossed with Treeing Walker Coonhound. We have three males and three females. All six puppies are black and white patched and ticked with full tails. They are smart and energetic (and...
Gulliver

Gulliver

Meet Gulliver!! This young boy is around 2 years old, and – you guessed it! – he loves to travel. He came to rescue after being dumped in a Kentucky campground where he was spotted for several days until the warden picked him up. He’d been on his own for...
Ember

Ember

Ember is a beautiful black and white girl. For a 3-year-old GSP, her energy level is very nice. She enjoys leash walks and jogs daily but doesn’t require several miles to settle her down. She’s well-behaved in the house and quite cuddly with her people.  She just wants to be...
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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...