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.
Jasper and Molly

Jasper and Molly

Jasper (GSP) and Molly (Black and Tan Coonhound) a BONDED PAIR We often wish the dogs could tell us their stories — help us understand what they’ve been through and what they need. There is no doubt that Jasper and Molly would have quite a sad tale to tell. We...
Celina

Celina

Hi Everyone I’m Celina and I am a beautiful, sweet, snuggle bug according to my Foster Mom. I am the perfect package if you are looking for a jogging partner during the day (I walk/jog about 2-3 miles per day) and a sweet, by your side snuggle bug on the...
Hardin

Hardin

Meet Hardin! Hardin is a 4 yr. old male GSP. What a sweetheart he is! After being found in rough shape as a stray, he has quickly adapted to the sweet home life. He is such a handsome boy! His curiosity keeps him up and moving throughout the day, always...
Chewy

Chewy

I am a very young and alert girl and I notice everything that is going on around me. I am especially interested in birds and squirrels and anything to do with the out of doors. When I am outside there are just soooooooo many things to look at and smell...
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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...