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PO Box 764
Stephens City, VA 22655

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Hundreds of Dogs Rescued Since January 2017


Shenandoah Shepherd Rescue (SSR) was founded in 2017 and is a 501c3, all-volunteer rescue focused primarily on the rescue of German Shepherd Dogs. We are based out of the Shenandoah Valley in Virginia, but expand our reach and work to save German Shepherd Dogs in heavily populated areas throughout the country. Many of our members have been saving dogs all over the world for years. Our hope is to help rescue, rehabilitate and re-home every German Shepherd in need. After years of dedicating our lives to other rescues, we decided to venture into our own rescue to expand our reach to places like Texas with a high population of homeless dogs and bring them to the east coast where they are more adoptable. We have a strong passion to help the breed, but would like to extend a helping hand to other dogs in need when we have the abilities. We are very passionate in our belief that every dog deserves a chance at life in a good home, no matter where they come from.


The map below illustrates SSR's outreach.  The blue states are states from which we have pulled dogs, have foster homes, or have approved adopters who have found their forever friends.
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Highlighted Dogs
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  Sarge 1361
Sarge is a one-person kind of man with southern charm and honor to his core.  His has decided i...read more about Sarge 1361
  Nash 1421
Nash is a one and a half year Old Belgian malinois mix. He came into the rescue when he was about ei...read more about Nash 1421
  Beau Geste 1521
Beau Geste was purchased as a puppy from a breeder in South Carolina, but was surrendered to a local...read more about Beau Geste 1521
Highlighted Events
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Paws in the Village Pet Festival - Leesburg, VA -- Saturday September 25th, 2021
Adoption Event - Frederick. MD -- Sunday October 3rd, 2021
Dogtoberfest - Winchester, VA -- Saturday October 9th, 2021
Adoption Event - Falls Church, VA -- Sunday October 17th, 2021
Halloween Bark Bash - Ashburn, VA -- Saturday October 30th, 2021
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SSR Store Now Available -- Saturday November 28th, 2020