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Adopted from GSR January 1997, Passed Away July 11, 2005.
David, Brenda, Jessica and Jayna Nelson
A story of Millie, shared with us...
My family was fortunate enough to adopt a beautiful 14 month old German Shepherd in 1997, we named her Millie. She brought us the greatest joy and her unexpected passing last week has left a huge whole in our hearts.
I contacted German Shepherd Rescue when my then 9 year old daughter wanted a "big" dog. Our family already included a Pomeranian we had found as a stray and two cats, so I explained that I needed a very gentle dog. I was told they would contact me when they had the right shepherd for us. A few weeks later we received a call that there was a dog in foster care with children, small dogs and cats, that might be perfect. They could have not been more right because she was perfect.
My family is extremely grateful for the work that you do in placing these precious dogs with caring people. I never understood how anyone could have given Millie up but I am very thankful that German Shepherd Rescue was there to take her and even more thankful that they chose to give her to us. Our vet comforted us by saying that she was lucky to have had us but the truth is that we were lucky to have had her grace our lives.
A Grant from the Maryann Kannappan Micha Matthies Family Fund of the Fidelity Charitable Gift Fund.
Donor: Sheila Kannappan
May God Bless you and your co-workers at the Austin German Shepherd Rescue for your kindness to the helpless. Please accept my prayers and my contribution in memory of my precious Paula. -- Pauline Motl & Greta
A generous donation was made by family friends, the Gordons.
Donation from The Hackman's... because they loved Sarge...even though they had never met him.
A donation from Bomi and Roshan Gazdar.
Generous donation in memory of Trapper (1982-2001).
Much loved and deeply missed animal companion of the Toxie Beaver family.
A generous donation given by Shirley, Phoenix, and Athena
in memory of their beloved Dr. Herbert Wong.
Read more about these amazing dogs and the love they've given back to their guardians.
A very generous donation was made in the name of Pat Korbus in honor of their GSD service dog,
Bob and Jo Korbus, Missouri