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Chopper T

Male Senior German Shepherd Dog

If you have any questions about Chopper T, please contact Thulani Senior German Shepherd Rescue at info@thulaniseniorgsr.org

Thulani Senior German Shepherd Rescue

About Chopper T

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Update (May 2022):  Chopper loves to have people around all the time.  Gentle and affectionate, he especially loves getting petted.  He is a friendly playful pup who enjoys running in the yard.  His foster family say he is definitely a 'people' dog!  

Chopper T is a handsome, friendly senior German Shepherd Dog (GSD) who gets along well with people and cats.  He is house trained, crate trained and generally interested in being with his people at all times.  He does not want to share his people with another dog but is an ideal companion for someone with cats and wants another companion.  He walks well on lead but is used to a pinch collar rather than a flat collar.  He is well mannered, loves attention and appears to have been loved.  He is a large boy and, on occasion, vocal. 

Chopper T Summary:
- Male, 10 yrs old, weighs 92 lbs, current on shots
- Good with adults, older kids, dogs (can be selective), cats, and travels well in the car

Chopper passed a set of behavior tests before being accepted into the TSGSR.  The tests are not intended to assess how smart the dog is but are important for TSGSR to determine if the dog is expected to be safe in a family home.   The tested behaviors check to see if the dog will guard or protect food or toys from people, will tolerate handling all over its body (including ears, nose, lips to check teeth, lifting paws, belly, back, and gently pulling the tail) and the ability to get along with other well behaved dogs.  Chopper remained calm during all of these tests and showed no aggressive tendencies.      

Please join us in welcoming sweet Chopper to TSGSR!   As we learn more about him we will update his bio.

What's Next for Chopper T.:
Thulani Senior German Shepherd Rescue (TSGSR) will continue to see that Chopper is well cared for and receives all medical care needed for his well being while in our care.  In addition, TSGSR is beginning a search for an adoptive home that will care for him for the rest of his life.  Chopper will come to his new home with a supply of food, a cushy pad if wanted, and other goodies such as toys. 

If you want to learn more about him, or are possibly interested in providing an adoptive or foster home, please send us a message by clicking on the "Ask About Me" button.  We will often get feedback or "updates" from a dog's foster home and as any updates become available they will be included here.

If you are reading about Chopper on Petfinder.com sometimes an available YouTube video is not listed.   If this occurs you can still view the video by pasting its URL into a new browser window or tab.

Available Video URL(s): https://youtu.be/JtAcwRN2Zs4

“Saving one dog won’t change the world. It will change the world for that one dog.”

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Name
Chopper T
Age
Senior
Gender
Male
Size
Large
Primary Color
Black
Secondary Color
Tan
Shots up to date
YES
Ok with kids
YES
Housetrained
YES
Hypoallergenic
NO
Spayed/Neutered
YES
Ok with dogs
YES
Ok with cats
YES
Good In Car
YES

Thulani Senior German Shepherd Rescue

PO Box 1065, San Juan Bautista, Ca 95045 San Juan Bautista CA 95045

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Butch T

German Shepherd Dog

NEW ARRIVAL!  Welcome to Thulani Butch T!  Butch was surrendered by his owner to a shelter in Southern California due to the owner’s med... show more

NEW ARRIVAL!  Welcome to Thulani Butch T!  Butch was surrendered by his owner to a shelter in Southern California due to the owner’s medical issues.  After an exciting plane flight, Butch is settling in at Thulani Central.  Butch is a friendly boy who loves human interaction.  He loves pets, cuddles,  giving gentle kisses, and just being with people.  He does well with other dogs, but prefers when they are not in his face.  When confronted by other dogs, he calmly walks away.  He would do well with another dog as long as they respect his personal bubble.  He ignored the cat at his foster home, so could likely coexist with another cat.  Butch pulls a little bit on a leash, but with training could improve quickly.  There is just so much to sniff and explore!  He has some stiffness in his hind legs that comes up occasionally, but he still can get in and out of a car without assistance.  He loves his toys, and carries them around the house constantly.  When he is tired, Butch enjoys relaxing naps on the couch.  Butch is an incredible dog who deserves a family to love him forever.  Butch T Summary: - Male, 12 yrs old, current on shots - Good with adults, kids, dogs, cats, and travel in the car - Currently located in Northern California Butch passed a set of evaluation tests before being accepted into the TSGSR.  The tests are not intended to assess how smart the dog is but are important for TSGSR to determine if the dog is expected to be safe in a family home.   The tested behaviors check to see if the dog will guard or protect food or toys from people, will tolerate handling all over its body (including ears, nose, lips to check teeth, lifting paws, belly, back, and gently pulling the tail).  He remained calm during all of these tests and showed no aggressive tendencies.       What's Next for Butch T: Thulani Senior German Shepherd Rescue (TSGSR) will continue to see that Butch is well cared for.  Butch will be checked out by our vets and will be ready for adoption soon.  TSGSR is beginning a search for an adoptive home that will care for him for the rest of his life, so please let us know if you are interested.  He will come to his new home with a supply of food, a cushy pad if wanted, and other goodies such as toys.  If you want to learn more or are interested in possibly providing an adoptive or foster home, please send us a message by clicking on the "Ask About Me" button.  We will often get feedback or "updates" from a dog's foster home and as any updates become available they will be included here.  If you would like to help Thulani save more dogs, please consider setting up a monthly donation for dog care and Donate Online Through PayPal . show less

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Coso T

German Shepherd Dog

Update (Aug 2022):  Coso T has made incredible progress in just a few short weeks!  His skin is improving and he is beginning to regrow... show more

Update (Aug 2022):  Coso T has made incredible progress in just a few short weeks!  His skin is improving and he is beginning to regrow fur!  We can't wait to watch his transformation.   Introducing Coso T:  Welcome to a better life Coso T!  Coso came to us in horrific shape.  He is mostly hairless from the middle of his neck to the middle of his tail, and halfway down his legs – and much of his skin is severely damaged.  He has several yet to be diagnosed growths on his skin, and appears to have additional neurological issues impairing his hip mobility.  We are currently in the process of coordinating vet visits to figure out how we can help Coso rehabilitate.  Despite the severity of his various symptoms, Coso is an incredible dog who is thrilled to be getting a lot of much needed Thulani loving care.  Coso was surrendered to the shelter by his former owners.  Determined to leave his past behind, Coso is very social with people, happily introducing himself with a wagging wail and excited for attention.  Coso has integrated well with the other large dogs in his foster home.  He is also highly food motivated, gently taking treats when offered.  He is persistent in ensuring that he gets his fair share of treats when in a group of other dogs.  Thulani will be consulting with our veterinary team to develop the best plan to help Coso on his road to recovery.  Even with his skin condition and hip mobility issues, Coso demonstrates the persistence of his strong will.  Coso is determined that nothing will stop him.  His leash manners leave lots of room for improvement, but we trust that with time and encouragement he will catch on quickly.  Coso is on the long road towards recovery, and his best days are still ahead of him. Coso T Summary: - Male, 11 yrs old, 80 pounds - Good with adults, dogs of all sizes Coso passed a set of evaluation tests before being accepted into TSGSR.  The tests are not intended to assess how smart the dog is but are important for TSGSR to determine if the dog is expected to be safe in a family home.  The tested behaviors check to see if the dog will guard or protect food or toys from people, will tolerate handling all over its body (including ears, nose, lips to check teeth, lifting paws, belly, back, and gently pulling the tail).  This dog remained calm during all of these tests and showed no aggressive tendencies.      What's Next for Coso T: Coso's skin infection is resolving and he was cleared for neuter by the vet.   He is recovering nicely from neuter and mass removal surgery.  Coso is on a treatment plan under the care of a dermatologist and he is ready for his forever home.   If you are interested in fostering or adoptiong, please apply now!  Thulani Senior German Shepherd Rescue (TSGSR) will continue to see that he is well cared for.  He will come to your home with a supply of food, a cushy pad if wanted, and other goodies such as toys.  show less

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Gizmo T

German Shepherd Dog

Introducing Gismo T:  Gizmo’s happy smile shows just how happy he is for his freedom ride to Thulani!  Welcome to a new life Gizmo T!  G... show more

Introducing Gismo T:  Gizmo’s happy smile shows just how happy he is for his freedom ride to Thulani!  Welcome to a new life Gizmo T!  Gizmo was brought into a local shelter as a stray.  The shelter suspected he had been hit by a car, but he’s on the road to recovery and ready for his happy ever after.  Gizmo is very social.  He absolutely loves being brushed.  He is a very handsome gentleman with a smile that shows how thankful he is to have another chance.  He needs work on his leash manners, and will do best with an experienced adopter who can provide strong leadership.  Gizmo can’t wait to finally meet the right family to call his own. Gizmo T Summary: - Male, 9 yrs old, 83 pounds, current on shots - Good with adults, dogs (selective), and travels well in the car - Adopter must have large dog experience Please check out Gizmo's video: https://youtu.be/H2f7X8CTpqw Gizmo passed a set of evaluation tests before being accepted into TSGSR.  The tests are not intended to assess how smart the dog is but are important for TSGSR to determine if the dog is expected to be safe in a family home.  The tested behaviors check to see if the dog will guard or protect food or toys from people, will tolerate handling all over its body (including ears, nose, lips to check teeth, lifting paws, belly, back, and gently pulling the tail).  This dog remained calm during all of these tests and showed no aggressive tendencies.      What's Next for Gizmo T: Gizmo is recovering from his neuter surgery and is ready for adoption.  If you are interested, please apply now!  Thulani Senior German Shepherd Rescue (TSGSR) will continue to see that he is well cared for.  He will come to your home with a supply of food, a cushy pad if wanted, and other goodies such as toys.  show less

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Gunther T

German Shepherd Dog

Introducing Gunther T:  Welcome to the Thulani family Gunther T!  Gunther came from a Southern CA shelter as a stray.  With lots of TLC... show more

Introducing Gunther T:  Welcome to the Thulani family Gunther T!  Gunther came from a Southern CA shelter as a stray.  With lots of TLC (Thulani loving care), his coat is shining and he is ready to show it off at his forever home.  Gunther is a stunning, classic German Shepherd who easily garners a stranger's attention because of his beauty.  He is gentle and well mannered.  He politely greets people, warming up even more when he gets attention.  Gunther’s calm demeanor shows through when he greets other large dogs as well.  He loves going for walks, only occasionally pulling.  He does well on short car trips, but vocalizes his disappointment when the ride drags on too long.  Overall, he is a calm companion, and just wants to be close to his humans.  Gunther is an incredible dog, patiently awaiting his new family with whom to spend the rest of his life.  Gunther T Summary: - Male, 12 yrs old, 67 pounds, current on shots - Good with adults, dogs, and travels well in the car Gunther passed a set of evaluation tests before being accepted into TSGSR.  The tests are not intended to assess how smart the dog is but are important for TSGSR to determine if the dog is expected to be safe in a family home.  The tested behaviors check to see if the dog will guard or protect food or toys from people, will tolerate handling all over its body (including ears, nose, lips to check teeth, lifting paws, belly, back, and gently pulling the tail).  This dog remained calm during all of these tests and showed no aggressive tendencies.      What's Next for Gunther T: Gunther has been checked out by our vet and is ready for adoption.  If you are interested, please apply now!  Thulani Senior German Shepherd Rescue (TSGSR) will continue to see that he is well cared for.  He will come to your home with a supply of food, a cushy pad if wanted, and other goodies such as toys.  show less

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Harvey T

German Shepherd Dog

Update (Sept 2022): Harvey T recently had a sleepover at a volunteer’s house.  He thoroughly enjoyed himself, showing off all of his exc... show more

Update (Sept 2022): Harvey T recently had a sleepover at a volunteer’s house.  He thoroughly enjoyed himself, showing off all of his excellent qualities.  Harvey enjoyed running around the backyard with his temporary foster mom.  He loved his walks, and is a perfect gentleman on a leash.  Harvey did very well with the resident dog and was excited to follow the humans around the house.  Harvey is a loving, easy going dog who is eagerly awaiting his final move home to his forever family.  Update (April 2022):  Oh what a difference a year makes!  Harvey T came to Thulani about a year ago suffering from moderate OCD--anxious, barky, some tail chasing, needy for attention.  He was also very skinny.  He has put on weight and today he is a handsome, filled out, eye catching GSD.  Harvey’s anxiety has receded, he barely barks now, and he no longer chases his tail.  Harvey likes to lie close to the gate to his run and quietly watch the world around him.  His leash manners are pretty good, and he is friendly to all people he meets.  Harvey has a good appetite, loves frozen marrow bones, takes treats appropriately from a flat hand, and likes some toys and balls.  Harvey T is a good boy who wants to live his best life with you.  He is so ready to leave Thulani Central and would love to meet you, so please let us know if you are interested in him.   Harvey T Summary: - Male, 12 yrs old, 70 lbs, current on shots - Good with Adults, dogs, and travel in the car - No Cats; Children TBD Introducing Harvey T:  Harvey is a handsome, “younger senior” German Shepherd Dog who was found stray and taken to a shelter in northern California.  Harvey was stressed in the shelter but very sweet with the people who cared for him.  He was very snuggly with the staff but would bark often trying to get attention.  Harvey adjusted to his home at Thulani Central with the help of our dedicated volunteer dog walkers.  Volunteers noticed that he is motivated by treats but is a bit assertive when taking treats from the hand.  Harvey will benefit from a strong leader and could also benefit from a refresher on basic obedience training as is common for many rescue dogs.  Harvey takes direction well and has a friendly disposition towards humans, which bodes well for his making minor corrections to his behavior such as pulling on the leash while walking and barking when seeking attention.  Thulani volunteers are working with him and he responds well to corrections.  Despite his tendency to pull on the leash, he walked calmly past all of the barking dogs on his way out of the shelter.  He likes to chase a ball and is very interested in his surroundings but does not want to be left behind or ignored.  Harvey will likely establish a strong bond over time with a confident leader. Harvey passed a set of evaluation tests before being accepted into the TSGSR.  The tests are not intended to assess how smart the dog is but are important for TSGSR to determine if the dog is expected to be safe in a family home.   The tested behaviors check to see if the dog will guard or protect food or toys from people, will tolerate handling all over its body (including ears, nose, lips to check teeth, lifting paws, belly, back, and gently pulling the tail) and the ability to get along with other well behaved dogs.  He remained calm during all of these tests and showed no aggressive tendencies.       What's Next for Harvey T: Thulani Senior German Shepherd Rescue (TSGSR) will continue to see that Harvey is well cared for.  TSGSR is looking for adoptive home that will care for him for the rest of his life.  He will come to his new home with a supply of food, a cushy pad if wanted, and other goodies such as toys. If you want to learn more about Harvey, or are interested in possibly providing an adoptive or foster home, please send us a message by clicking on the "Ask About Me" button.  We will often get feedback or "updates" from a dog's foster home and as any updates become available they will be included here. If you are reading about him on Petfinder.com sometimes an available YouTube video is not listed.   If this occurs you can still view the video by pasting its URL into a new browser window or tab. Available Video URL(s): https://youtu.be/3Sx7ewBZSgc “Saving one dog won’t change the world. It will change the world for that one dog.” show less

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Luke T

German Shepherd Dog

  Update (May 2022):  Luke's foster mom says he enjoys everything!  Sun, wind, cold, warm, well rain not so much, but Luke is always hap... show more

  Update (May 2022):  Luke's foster mom says he enjoys everything!  Sun, wind, cold, warm, well rain not so much, but Luke is always happy.   Update (March 2022): Luke T has been enjoying his foster home while he waits for his forever family.  He is a friendly boy who enjoys meeting new people, going on walks, and playing with his toys.  He loves being with his people, so much he even tries to follow them out the front door!  Thankfully, he is learning the command “stay back”.  He loves playing keep away with people as well.  He enjoys car rides and is crate trained.  Luke has some stiffness in his hind legs that comes up occasionally.  He does well with other dogs, but he enjoys chasing the feral cats in the neighborhood too much for him to live with a cat.  Luke is a handsome, well-behaved boy who can’t wait to find his family.   Luke T Summary: - Luke is a male, 12 yrs old, weighs 90 lbs, current on shots - Good with Adults, dogs, older children, and travel in the car - No Cats Introducing Luke T:  Luke T is a large, 12 year old male who came to Thulani Senior German Shepherd Rescue from a shelter.  Luke was originally a stray so we don't know his history.  We do know that Luke loves to play with all kinds of toys.  The more stuffing the better!  Luke has some weakness in his hind quarters but he moves well, enjoys walks and likes to play ball.  He is food motivated and enjoys the companionship of other dogs and people.  He is definitely a pack dog and will do well with other well behaved dogs.  Luke is house trained, crate trained and rides well in the car. Luke passed a set of evaluation tests before being accepted into the TSGSR.  The tests are not intended to assess how smart the dog is but are important for TSGSR to determine if the dog is expected to be safe in a family home.   The tested behaviors check to see if the dog will guard or protect food or toys from people, will tolerate handling all over its body (including ears, nose, lips to check teeth, lifting paws, belly, back, and gently pulling the tail) and the ability to get along with other well behaved dogs.  He remained calm during all of these tests and showed no aggressive tendencies.       What's Next for Luke T: Thulani Senior German Shepherd Rescue (TSGSR) will continue to see that Luke  is well cared for.  He will come to his new home with a supply of food, a cushy pad if wanted, and other goodies such as toys.  If you want to learn more about Luke, or are interested in possibly providing an adoptive or foster home, please send us a message by clicking on the "Ask About Me" button.  We will often get feedback or "updates" from a dog's foster home and as any updates become available they will be included here. If you are reading about him on Petfinder.com sometimes an available YouTube video is not listed.   If this occurs you can still view the video by pasting its URL into a new browser window or tab. Available Video URL(s): https://youtu.be/u62bNrPru68 “Saving one dog won’t change the world. It will change the world for that one dog.” show less

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Maverick T

German Shepherd Dog

Update (Sept 2022):  Maverick T has settled in well at Thulani Central.  Maverick is a social boy who loves to meet new people.  Affecti... show more

Update (Sept 2022):  Maverick T has settled in well at Thulani Central.  Maverick is a social boy who loves to meet new people.  Affectionate and loving, Maverick craves attention.  He enjoys his walks and walks well on a leash, only pulling occasionally.  He has excellent mobility for a senior and is fully capable of walking a mile or more.  Maverick is gentle and affectionate, and excited to settle into his forever home. Introducing Maverick T:  We are thrilled to welcome Maverick T to Thulani!  Maverick came to a Southern CA shelter as a stray.  He came to us in rough shape, underweight with some skin issues as well.  After lots of care, he is on the road to recovery.  Maverick is a gentle boy who is ready for a family of his own.  He is cautious when he meets people, but he warms up quickly.  He sometimes barks at other dogs but will coexist contentedly when living together in a shared space.  When riding in the car, Maverick will bark some, but he settles down to enjoy the gentle rocking once up to speed.  Maverick has been through a tough time, and naturally can show some anxiety from time to time.  He is a very sweet boy who is ready to build trust and let his beautiful personality shine.  Maverick is ready to put his past behind him and find a family who will love him forever. Maverick T Summary: - Male, 10 yrs old, 62 pounds, current on shots - Good with adults, kids, dogs, and travels well in the car Maverick passed a set of evaluation tests before being accepted into TSGSR.  The tests are not intended to assess how smart the dog is but are important for TSGSR to determine if the dog is expected to be safe in a family home.  The tested behaviors check to see if the dog will guard or protect food or toys from people, will tolerate handling all over its body (including ears, nose, lips to check teeth, lifting paws, belly, back, and gently pulling the tail).  He remained calm during all of these tests and showed no aggressive tendencies.      What's Next for Maverick T: Maverick has been neutered and is ready for his forever home!  If you are interested, please apply now!  Thulani Senior German Shepherd Rescue (TSGSR) will continue to see that Maverick is well cared for.  He will come to your home with a supply of food, a cushy pad if wanted, and other goodies such as toys.  show less

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Mocoa T

German Shepherd Dog

Introducing Mocoa T:  We are so happy to have Mocoa T in the Thulani family.  Mocoa came from a shelter in Southern CA, and is happily l... show more

Introducing Mocoa T:  We are so happy to have Mocoa T in the Thulani family.  Mocoa came from a shelter in Southern CA, and is happily living in his foster home as he waits for his forever family.  Mocoa is an extra affectionate dog whose whole world lights up when his humans shower him with love.  He loves to cuddle, especially around bedtime.  Mocoa thrives when he is in the company of his foster family.  He is a perfect gentleman when left alone inside, but he does not enjoy being outside by himself.  Mocoa enjoys the company of other dogs, greeting them politely and cuddling close to his pack at bedtime.  He is a very easy going, chill dog, until it comes to food.  Mocoa very proudly assists his foster mom while she prepares the dog food by standing between the food and the other dogs.  He just wants to make sure that he gets his fair share!  Mocoa is an affectionate boy who is ready to find the family who will be his forever.  Mocoa T Summary: - Male, 12 yrs old, 70 pounds - Good with adults, kids, dogs, cats - Located in Southern California Mocoa passed a set of evaluation tests before being accepted into TSGSR.  The tests are not intended to assess how smart the dog is but are important for TSGSR to determine if the dog is expected to be safe in a family home.  The tested behaviors check to see if the dog will guard or protect food or toys from people, will tolerate handling all over its body (including ears, nose, lips to check teeth, lifting paws, belly, back, and gently pulling the tail).  This dog remained calm during all of these tests and showed no aggressive tendencies.      What's Next for Mocoa T:  Mocoa is ready for his forever family!  If you are interested in fostering or adopting, please apply now!  Thulani Senior German Shepherd Rescue (TSGSR) will continue to see that he is well cared for.  He will come to your home with a supply of food, a cushy pad if wanted, and other goodies such as toys.  show less

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Nikita T

German Shepherd Dog

 Introducing Nikita T:  The Thulani family is so happy to welcome Nikita T.  Nikita came from a shelter in Southern CA, where she was br... show more

 Introducing Nikita T:  The Thulani family is so happy to welcome Nikita T.  Nikita came from a shelter in Southern CA, where she was brought in as a stray.  Nikita recently moved to a foster home and is enjoying settling in.  She is gentle and affectionate, warming up to her foster family and reveling in all the extra attention.  She greets people and dogs nicely, although she can be afraid of other dogs and benefits from reassurance on the first greeting.  Nikita enjoys her short walks and is a model citizen on a leash.  She is quiet and loving and continues to let her personality shine more each day in her foster home.  Nikita is excited to share her gentle and calm demeanor with her forever family. Nikita T Summary: - Female, 9 yrs old, 68 pounds - Good with adults, kids, dogs - TBD - cats Nikita passed a set of evaluation tests before being accepted into TSGSR.  The tests are not intended to assess how smart the dog is but are important for TSGSR to determine if the dog is expected to be safe in a family home.  The tested behaviors check to see if the dog will guard or protect food or toys from people, will tolerate handling all over its body (including ears, nose, lips to check teeth, lifting paws, belly, back, and gently pulling the tail).  This dog remained calm during all of these tests and showed no aggressive tendencies.      What's Next for Nikita T:  She is ready to find her forever home!  If you are interested in adopting, please apply now.  Thulani Senior German Shepherd Rescue (TSGSR) will continue to see that she is well cared for.  She will come to your home with a supply of food, a cushy pad if wanted, and other goodies such as toys.  show less

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SadieAnn T

German Shepherd Dog

SadieAnn T. is a gentle, affectionate 11-year-old female German Shepherd Dog.  She was adopted by an older couple as a puppy.  They care... show more

SadieAnn T. is a gentle, affectionate 11-year-old female German Shepherd Dog.  She was adopted by an older couple as a puppy.  They cared for her until her “mom” passed away and her “dad” was moved to a senior care facility where SadieAnn could not live.  She was turned over to the animal shelter where she was confused but eager to be with people and very friendly to everyone who came along.  Due to her age, she was unlikely to find a new home without the help of Thulani Senior German Shepherd Rescue.  During her time at Thulani Central, we learned that she has no obvious medical problems, good mobility and knows a lot of commands.  She is fine with other dogs and is very open to meeting new dogs and new people.  SadieAnn loves to be with people – she comes right up and asks for snuggles.  She is good on leash and getting even better with practice.  SadieAnn is a medium energy dog who really wants to have a new family to love.  UPDATE:  SadieAnn has been thriving in her foster home.  She is a social butterfly who loves adults and even young children.  She is very affectionate and playful.  She likes to show off her goofy side and in true shepherd fashion shows off her vocalness as well.  Her favorite toy is a ball and she insists on always having one in her mouth.  SadieAnn loves her walks, but she can be insistent in following all of the interesting things she smells.  She is an athletic girl with medium energy who can’t wait to find a family who will give her all the attention she craves. SadieAnn T. Summary: - Female, 11 yrs old, weighs 67lbs, current on shots - Good with Adults, older children and travel in the car - Cats TBD - Located in Northern California SadieAnn passed a set of evaluation tests before being accepted into the TSGSR.  The tests are not intended to assess how smart the dog is but are important for TSGSR to determine if the dog is expected to be safe in a family home.   The tested behaviors check to see if the dog will guard or protect food or toys from people, will tolerate handling all over its body (including ears, nose, lips to check teeth, lifting paws, belly, back, and gently pulling the tail).  She remained calm during all of these tests and showed no aggressive tendencies.  Kobuk, one of our shelter test dogs, thinks she is beautiful and sweet and says you should adopt her.   Check back often.  We will be updating her bio as we learn more about her! What's Next for SadieAnn T: Thulani Senior German Shepherd Rescue (TSGSR) will continue to see that SadieAnn  is well cared for and receives all medical care needed for her well being while in our care.  In addition, TSGSR is beginning a search for an adoptive home that will care for her for the rest of her life.  She will come to his new home with a supply of food, a cushy pad if wanted, and other goodies such as toys. There is no adoption fee.  If you want to learn more about SadieAnn, or are interested in possibly providing an adoptive or foster home, please send us a message by clicking on the "Ask About Me" button.  We will often get feedback or "updates" from a dog's foster home and as any updates become available they will be included here. If you are reading about her on Petfinder.com sometimes an available YouTube video is not listed.   If this occurs you can still view the video by pasting its URL into a new browser window or tab. Available Video URL(s): https://youtu.be/ZTzuCHwVTOU “Saving one dog won’t change the world. It will change the world for that one dog.” show less

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Shasta T

German Shepherd Dog

Shasta T. is a gentle male German Shepherd Dog who came to Thulani Senior German Shepherd Rescue from a local shelter.  Shasta was found... show more

Shasta T. is a gentle male German Shepherd Dog who came to Thulani Senior German Shepherd Rescue from a local shelter.  Shasta was found stray.  He was alone, hungry and suffering from a severe skin condition.  His skin condition appears to have come from a chemical or burn accident.  While his skin is improving, he will need ongoing medication.  The best way to describe Shasta is a gentle giant. He loves to be petted and doted on.  Shasta can be pushy around food, but he takes treats gently and is overall very good with other dogs.  Shasta is great with children as well.  Shasta is house trained and crate trained.  Although noisy in the car at first, he has improved his car manners during his time in foster care and now settles down after a few minutes. Update: Shasta is enjoying his comfortable foster home after a difficult start prior to arriving at Thulani.  His thyroid treatment has stabilized and his personality has come out even more.  Shasta is a gentle giant who loves human interaction.  He is a social butterfly when it comes to meeting new humans.  Despite his large size, he can be afraid of some dogs and young puppies.  Shasta is very food driven.  This makes taking his medication very easy as he absolutely loves peanut butter.  When he gets distracted by a smell, he follows his nose, and can even open doors, jump on counters, or tip over a garbage can.  The food just smells too good to resist!  He loves his water to go along with food, and easily can drain a large water bowl.  He walks well on leash, but occasionally shows some weakness in his back legs.  Shasta has come such a long way in his life, but he is ready to finally settle down with a family of his own. Shasta T. Summary: - Shasta is male, 11 yrs old, weighs 130 lbs, current on shots - Good with Adults, dogs, children, and travel in the car - Not Good with cats - Currently located in Northern California Shasta passed a set of evaluation tests before being accepted into the TSGSR.  The tests are not intended to assess how smart the dog is but are important for TSGSR to determine if the dog is expected to be safe in a family home.   The tested behaviors check to see if the dog will guard or protect food or toys from people, will tolerate handling all over its body (including ears, nose, lips to check teeth, lifting paws, belly, back, and gently pulling the tail) and the ability to get along with other well behaved dogs.  He remained calm during all of these tests and showed no aggressive tendencies.       What's Next for Shasta T: Thulani Senior German Shepherd Rescue (TSGSR) will continue to see that Shasta  is well cared for and receives all medical care needed for his well being while in our care.  In addition, TSGSR is beginning a search for an adoptive home for Shasta.  He will come to his new home with a supply of food, a cushy pad if wanted, and other goodies such as toys.  If you want to learn more about Shasta, or are interested in possibly providing an adoptive home, please send us a message by clicking on the "Ask About Me" button.  We will often get feedback or "updates" from a dog's foster home and as any updates become available they will be included here. If you are reading about him on Petfinder.com sometimes an available YouTube video is not listed.   If this occurs you can still view the video by pasting its URL into a new browser window or tab. Available Video URL(s): https://youtu.be/G6ZhKzVK738 “Saving one dog won’t change the world. It will change the world for that one dog.” show less

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Tessa T

German Shepherd Dog

COMING SOON!   Introducing Tessa T:  Welcome to Thulani Tessa T!  Tessa came from a shelter in the Central Valley, where she had landed... show more

COMING SOON!   Introducing Tessa T:  Welcome to Thulani Tessa T!  Tessa came from a shelter in the Central Valley, where she had landed as a stray.  It is clear that at one time in her life she was much loved, because she has a sweet demeanor and is eager to please everyone she meets.  We are so excited to learn more about love bug Tessa as she settles into the Thulani family.   Tessa T Summary: - Female, 10 yrs old, 60 pounds - Good with adults, kids, dogs, cats - Located in Southern California Tessa  passed a set of evaluation tests before being accepted into TSGSR.  The tests are not intended to assess how smart the dog is but are important for TSGSR to determine if the dog is expected to be safe in a family home.  The tested behaviors check to see if the dog will guard or protect food or toys from people, will tolerate handling all over its body (including ears, nose, lips to check teeth, lifting paws, belly, back, and gently pulling the tail).  This dog remained calm during all of these tests and showed no aggressive tendencies.      What's Next for Tessa T:  Tessa will be checked out by our vet prior to being made available for adoption.  We expect this to happen in the next three weeeks.  If you are interested in her, please apply to foster or foster-to-adopt.  Thulani Senior German Shepherd Rescue (TSGSR) will continue to see that she is well cared for.  She will come to your home with a supply of food, a cushy pad if wanted, and other goodies such as toys.  show less