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.
Chester

Chester

Hello, Chester here! I came into rescue very skinny (see my pics!) and a little on the wild side, if you know what I mean. Well, I haven’t lost my lust for life, but I have put on a few pounds and learned all of my basic obedience skills. I...
Spanky

Spanky

SPANKY – When life gives you lemons…..make lemonade!! That’s my motto! I’m a sweet 9 year young girl who who lived outside all of the time prior to coming into rescue. Why would you want to adopt a 9 yr old, you ask?? Well, because I am at a perfect...
Mickey

Mickey

Mickey is a 3 year old, male, neutered, black GSP. He is housebroken and crate trained. He has very good house manners, which he sometimes forgets… he is a dog, after all! He is a joy to have around. He is a silly boy, who has a fantastic sense of...
Roy

Roy

ROY – Roy is just a gem of a dog. If you are retired and looking for a dog to take everywhere with you, he is your boy! Roy came to us when his former owner was diagnosed with terminal cancer and went into a nursing home. And while Roy...
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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T-Shirt & Sweatshirt Fundraiser

T-Shirt & Sweatshirt Fundraiser

Don’t miss out on these unique tees and sweatshirts available for a limited time.  All proceeds will go directly towards caring for the dogs in rescue.  Designed by volunteers, you won’t find these for sale anywhere else.  We are accepting pre-orders now THROUGH APRIL 28TH ONLY!  Heavyweight Gildan 100% cotton tees and 50/50 sweatshirts and...
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...