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.
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Reno

Reno

I am a fun loving 7-month-old pup.  My owner turned me into rescue because I was a gift and no one knew how much energy a young GSP pup could have.  Giving a puppy as a present is never a good idea.  I am currently in the Cell Dog program learning how to be crate trained and house...
Fiji

Fiji

Hi I am Fiji! My foster mom likes to tell people I am a “pocket pointer” because I weigh 39.2 pounds soaking wet!  I rarely stop moving so getting that exact weight was a fun challenge for my mom!  Sitting still is rare for me but I am so cute that usually no one minds.  I have learned however...
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 that my Foster Mom says...
Bunsen

Bunsen

I’m a handsome and friendly 1 yr old GSP pup and I have energy to spare. Like so many young dogs, I’ve had little to no structure in my past life. My Foster Dad has been helping me to learn the rules of the house and is giving me some structure and guidance on how...
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 bed in your bedroom to...
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...