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MEET  hawk (FOSTERED IN illinois)

More about Hawk


Hawk is about 4 or 5 years with a medium to high energy level.  An active family and fenced yard will be perfect for him.  Good with older children, other dogs, but is NOT good with cats.


When we received our first report from Hawk’s foster mom, she started by saying this; “There’s a lot to say about this big guy with a big heart.”  What a sweet beginning to our story about this beautiful, gentlemanly GSP.

Hawk is a unique name for quite a unique GSP.  He’s pretty tall by GSP standards and weighs in at a healthy 76 pounds.  If you’re a tad on the lazy side and don’t really like bending over to pet your dogs, then Hawk solves that problem for you.  His height makes him the perfect size for those of us who want to lavish our GSPs with attention, but tend to be a bit “exercise challenged” – bending at the waist counts in that category…right? smiley  However, his height also makes it a bit too easy for him to reach food on the counters and dishes left in the sink, which he gladly does if left to his own devices.  He considers himself an excellent dish washer, so if you’re trying to save on your water bill and detergent, then he’ll be happy to help out anytime you need it!

Hawk is very food motivated and works hard to earn those little morsels you’ll be handing out to him.  He knows all the basic commands and is crate-trained, too.  As a matter of fact, he behaves and listens so well, that his foster mom commented “he listens better than her own 2 dogs.”  This is a real testament to Hawk’s good nature and willingness to obey commands, because his foster mom has two well-behaved fur babies living with her already.

Hawk is great with other dogs and currently lives with two dogs (GSP and GSP wannabe - hahaha); however, he is NOT cat friendly.  No cats allowed for this guy.  He enjoys interacting and playing with his GSP foster sisters and loves playing tug of war with them.  While he’s strong enough to win every tug of war against the girls, he’ll often let them win.  After all, he’s a real gentleman and has certain standards to live up to.  Or maybe he’s figured out that in his foster home, if “the girls ain’t happy, ain’t nobody happy.”  Wink, wink! smiley If he can’t persuade the girls to play tug with him, then playing tug with his foster family makes him just as happy.  He easily amuses himself if there’s no action to be found elsewhere, and his typical favorite things to grab are squeaky toys and rope toys.

Hawk is a relaxed, calm guy most of the time, but if his environment is loud and chaotic, you’ll find he has no problem joining in and being heard.  He can always be heard speaking up and “talking” when it’s his feeding time.  He’s the perfect alarm clock and won’t let you forget it’s time to bring on the chow.  Yep.  There’s no question about it, he’s the perfect alarm system and he’s always punctual.

Hawk is a wonderful cuddle bug, but think of a larger cuddle bug…maybe a cuddle bear?  He’s friendly with everybody he meets, which makes him a perfect dog to walk anywhere you want to take him.

While we’re sure Hawk would never intentionally hurt anybody, because he’s a large, active GSP, he may be too big to home with a family with small toddlers and/or babies.  He could accidentally knock them over in his enthusiasm to reach his food bowl or a toy.

In summary, Hawk is a typical GSP.  Mischievous, lovable, a cuddler, and loves outdoor time and toys he can tear apart.  Oh, and don’t let all the pictures we have posted of Hawk above fool you.  Even though he’s pretty chill in all of them, if you watch this short video (3-second) of Hawk playing, you’ll see he enjoys the chase, too!   An active, loving family will be the perfect match for this guy.  If you’re interested, please contact us so we can give you all the information you’ll need to know if Hawk is the perfect GSP match for you and your family.

  • Hawk is up to date with routine shots and is already house trained.
  • Hawk is altered.

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More about Elly


Elly is a 3 year-old GSP with medium-high level energy who will need an owner with previous GSP (or similar breed) experience.  She will do well in a home where someone is home with her a good majority of the time.  An active family and fenced yard will be wonderful.  Good with older children, other dogs (at least her size), but is not good with cats and small dogs/animals.


Elly is a 3 year-old GSP that is almost all black with just a bit of white on her chest, and weighs in at a petite 40-45 pounds.  She has a lot of energy and will require quite a bit of activity to keep her exercised and happy.  She is very prey-driven and may try to attack small animals, including cats and other types of indoor animals (bunnies, hamsters, etc.).  She seems to interact well with other dogs her size or bigger, but we would advise that she not be homed with small dogs.  It's also possible she may prefer to be with male dogs over female dogs; however, this isn’t certain. 

Elly enjoys playing with all the other dogs in her foster home and loves to run, chase, wrestle and play “who has the stick.”  She’ll play games of fetch with sticks and balls and isn’t aggressive or possessive of her toys.  She hasn’t shown food aggression with other dogs or to people, and willingly takes treats among a group of other dogs without growling or worrying that they may take it from her.  She currently eats her meals in her crate (due to the number of other dogs in her foster home) and doesn’t focus on other dogs watching/staring at her while she casually dines in her “private restaurant” atmosphere.

Elly loves being active and is constantly on the go playing with the other dogs or playing fetch with her people.  She’ll retrieve a tennis ball, but will quickly lose interest in the game if her person loses interest and goes on to something else.  If she isn’t wrestling with the other dogs, she’s on her own pretending to be Sherlock Holmes while investigating all the nooks and crannies in the yard.  Oh, and she loves to stalk and chase pigeons if they light too close.  She settles in well for leash walks, is very well-behaved at these times, and really LOVES going out for a stroll or two during the day.  With appropriate training, Elly will also do great with an active family that wants to include her in their hiking, biking, swimming, and/or camping activities.

Elly loves spending time with people and other dogs, so if she’s left alone for extended periods of time she does experience a pretty high level of separation anxiety; therefore, it’s probably best if Elly is adopted by a family where somebody will be with her during most of her day so she’s not spending endless hours in a crate or alone in her home.  She can be a bit of an escape artist…think Houdini here…if left in a regular crate that isn’t equipped with extra latches/locks.  Elly readily goes into her crate without issues and will also ride in a crate when in a car, but her separation issues seem to kick in when she can no longer see her people.  Obviously, her separation anxiety may be an issue because she was taken from her past home/family, left at a shelter, and is once again in a new environment.  Of course, over time and as she becomes fully adjusted to her new forever family and environment, Elly’s separation issues may get better and not be an ongoing problem at all.

As we’ve mentioned, Elly loves her people, and because she’s very happy to see them, she has a tendency to jump on them as her way of a greeting.  She just gets so excited!  While this enthusiasm is very cute, it’s also very easy for Elly to hurt someone by allowing this behavior.  Her foster family is working to correct this behavior and believe she’s making good progress.  Like most GSPs, Elly’s a smart little cookie and wants to make her people happy, so she’s eager to do what’s needed to receive the praise and treat after doing something properly.  Likewise, Elly’s nose is in overdrive all the time and the counter top is a great location to get some pretty good sniffs.  Yep…she can be just a bit of a counter surfer, even though she hasn’t actually taken anything from the counter when she finds it, but it may be best to make sure goodies are put away and out of reach. smiley

Whew!  Sure seems like we’ve said an awful lot about this sweet girl without touching on all the really, really good stuff yet.  So it’s time to let you in on all the other wonderful things that makes our Elly a real treasure.

First…Elly’s as sweet as they come.  She LOVES people and loves being petted by them while lying at their feet.  A bit of a Velcro dog, like most GSPs, but we don’t think this is a bad thing.  After all, what’s more relaxing than calmly petting your beloved canine during one of your favorite TV shows, listening to music, reading a book, sitting by the fire, sitting in a lawn chair on your deck or patio, or doing whatever it is that relaxes you?

Second, Elly already knows many basic commands and seems very eager to learn and make people happy.  She already knows sit, come, down, fetch, and give.  Not much more to work on in this area, that’s for sure.

Third, Elly is well-behaved in almost all situations.  She’s great at the Vet’s office for her exams and blood work, is easy to bathe (maybe “tolerates bath” would be a better phrase…Wink Wink wink), will let you trim her nails, loves to play with other dogs her size, and will entertain herself with a Kong…as long as it’s filled with treats. LOL!

Fourth, the meaning of her name is “bright shining one” and that couldn’t be more accurate.  Elly’s personality truly reflects her name.  Just look at her sweet face and bright eyes.  As a matter of fact, Elly has become a favorite girl’s name over the last couple of years and has been used as the name of some very endearing characters in recent family movies.  Two come to mind:  Elly (Ellie) in the movie UP (Carl’s childhood sweetheart and wife) and also Elly (Ellie) as the wooly mammoth in the movie, Ice Age: The Meltdown.

All in all, we think Elly is the perfect name for this little bundle of energy – our own little “bright shining one.”

Elly is ready for her new forever home and family.  If your family is active and loving, and one that would love to nurture our Elly, then she may be the perfect addition to your home.  She has so much to offer to the right family.  Please contact us for more information about this girl.  We’ll be happy to fill you in.

  • Elly is up to date with routine shots and is already house trained.
  • Elly is altered.

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More about Kammy


Kammy is a GSP who is about 6 years old with medium to medium-high level energy needs; therefore, we believe an active household with an active family will be a good match for her.  A fenced yard with another dog will be wonderful.  Good with children, but unsure how she reacts with cats.


Kammy came to our rescue only a couple of weeks ago, so we’re still working on getting her settled in and assessing her personality and her needs; however, if the first couple of weeks are an indication of what to expect from this girl, we believe any family that adopts her is going to be very, very happy.

Kammy is about 6 years old and recently had a litter of pups.  She’s a GSP of average size and weighs about 50 pounds.  As you can see from her pictures, she’s mostly white and has a very sweet, adorable face with a gaze that instantly tugs at your heartstrings.   She’s excellent with children, other dogs, and adults, but we’re not sure how she’d react around cats or other small household pets.  She is highly prey-driven, which may indicate cats won’t work with Kammy.

Our Kammy is a smart cookie, too.  She already knows several commands including; sit, down, stay, come and leave it.  She’s crate-trained and is wonderful on leash walks.  Kammy has a medium energy level, however, she definitely needs a place to run and play other than on a leash or in a small, confined yard.  She loves her romps outside and seems to have pent up energy at nighttime if she doesn’t have an outlet for this energy during the day and before bedtime.  While she’s excellent on leash, leash walks aren’t adequate to meet her exercise requirements; therefore, a family interested in adopting Kammy should be aware of her exercise needs and activities that will need to be implemented in order to provide her an “energy outlet.” Perhaps jogging, hiking, bicycling, and/or swimming…doing any of these things with her new family will help Kammy feel fulfilled and will also be a great way for her to bond with new family members.

As far as GSPs go, Kammy is a very “good listener” – attentive to directions given to her and seems very interested in doing what she is told.  Her foster mom says Kammy “is one of the best foster dogs we’ve had.  She’s quiet in her crate, gentle, and has a medium energy level.”  Kammy has melted the hearts of her foster family with the way she loves to snuggle and cuddle with them.  Even though Kammy loves to snuggle with her human family members, she’s also just as happy playing with her doggy buddy, or even seems content being left to her own devices with some good, old-fashioned chew toys and bones.   Kammy enjoys her humans and the affection she gets from them, but she’s not overly pesky and needy for attention, either. 

When she’s in the yard, she’s always on the lookout for a “critter” or two to hunt and stalk.  As we mentioned, she is prey driven and small backyard critters definitely aren’t safe if they’re within her boundaries.  Kammy is an excellent car rider, too, which means taking her on family vacations, for a run, or to the nearest doggy park will be a breeze.  Kammy loves to go where you’re going.  She’s used to riding in a car crate during car rides, which makes it easier for everybody, and probably safer, too!

Kammy is very calm in the house, but shows her true GSP colors when she’s in the yard or other open spaces; she’s active, loves playing with her doggy buddy, hunts critters, and runs from spot to spot to check out the neighborhood activities.  Kammy will definitely need a fenced yard as part of her new surroundings, and activities to release the GSP energy and drive she has.

In summary, Kammy will make a delightful pet for her new active family.  She has all of the wonderful GSP traits GSP lovers are looking for.  Additionally, she’s well-mannered in the house and already knows basic commands.  But above all, she’s sweet, loving, snuggly, and ready for her new forever family.  We’re hoping that may be you.  If so, please contact us so we can tell you more about Kammy and find out more about you, too!

  • Kammy is up to date with routine shots and is already house trained.
  • Kammy is altered.

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More about Ty


Ty is approximately 9 or 10 years old and loves to play outside, is great with other dogs, and would love nothing better than to have a fenced yard and someone to give him lots of belly rubs.  Unsure how he reacts with cats, but great with children.


Are you and your family looking for a very special, beautiful, gentlemanly GSP that is a bit older, but still has tons of energy to run and play outside?  Then we've found the perfect match for you and his name is Ty.

Ty is about 9 or 10 years old and will undoubtedly make a smooth transition to his new home and family because he loves everybody he meets.  Every person and dog he's met since he's been with his foster family has been greeted with genuine happiness and kind, gentle manners.  He shows no aggression whatsoever, with food, dogs, or humans.  He already knows basic commands, including, sit, come, and stay.

Ty is a beautiful liver and white ticked GSP who, according to his fosters, "has impeccable house manners and is really a delight."  He doesn't counter-surf, isn't interested in being on furniture, and is willing to be in his crate when needed.  Ty still has plenty of pep in his step, however, because of an old injury, he does have a very slight limp.  We've found that this slight limp doesn't bother him in the least when he's playing, or when he's on "the hunt" for outside prey.  He's pretty prey driven which means he finds squirrels, birds, rabbits, and other various outside yard critters fair game for his hunting pleasure.

Ty loves to play with his toys when he's settling down inside after outdoor playtime is over.  He's very smart and doesn't have any problem figuring out which toys/items are his to have, and which items are for his humans.  He especially likes chewing on his bones and doggy toys.  Ty has adapted well to being contained within a fenced yard and hasn't made any attempts to escape the confinement.  He's been on leash walks, but we he may need a bit more time on the leash to help him feel more comfortable with that aspect of his exercise.

Ty doesn't exhibit any separation anxiety when he has to be left and crated; however, he does have the company of another GSP in his foster home.  And by the way, he loves his playmate. Cooper.  They've become good friends and we're sure Ty would be very happy if he has another doggy playmate as part of his new family, too.  But, if he doesn't get another playmate, as long as his new family gives him plenty of attention in the form of belly rubs and ear rubs, well...he'll be happy, happy boy! 

One of Ty's funnier quirks, is that he loves to drink from the toilet.  Maybe this isn't really cute, funny, or quirky, but rather just a way for him to get the coldest, freshest water he can find .  If that's the case, then he's pretty smart, too!  With that in mind, and if you think that behavior may bother you, then you may want to make sure you keep the seats down (for you guys...LOL), and/or bathroom doors shut. 

In summary, Ty is a mellow, gentle, loving, sweet, happy-go-lucky type of guy with a lower energy level, but with enough love of life and energy to light up your life while enjoying the rest of his.  He's a real catch and we hope you're looking for a GSP like our Ty.  He's ready to meet you, so send us an email and a completed adoption application and we'll be happy to give you as much information as you may need to set up a meet and greet with this GSP gentleman.

  • Ty is up to date with routine shots and is already house trained.
  • Ty is altered

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More about George


George is about 8 years old male that is ready for adoption. He exhibits some prey drive so we are not sure how he would do with cats. 


George is about 8 years old and still has plenty of energy to keep him on the go and interested in everything going on around him.  He came to ISR after he was found as a stray.  During his time with ISR, he received the food and medical attention he deserved to get him back to good health. 

We gave this boy the name of George, but not for any reason, other than he seemed like a George.  Since there are so many important/famous men by the name of George, you can decide which George matches the personality and good looks of our sweet, handsome George.  So many to pick from, too!  Let’s see…there’s George Washington, George Clooney (my personal favorite), George Bush (you pick which one), George Harrison of Beatle fame, George Michael (singer), George Carlin (comedian), George Takei (Star Trek), George Foreman (boxer and grill guru), George Burns (wonderful comedian), Boy George (singer) etc.  This list of famous Georges goes on and on.  You can decide which George you want to associate with him when you adopt him…which is exactly what we think you’ll want to do after you read more about him.

George is a white, liver spotted, medium-sized GSP with a long, natural tail. He gets along great with the other GSP living in his foster home. He’s content just to follow his buddy around and keep an eye on things in the yard.  He loves squeaky stuffed animals and doggy toys. Sometimes he’ll play keep away with you if you try to get one his adopted “babies” – all in good fun of course.  He doesn’t exhibit any aggressive tendencies with humans or animals in any situation.

George is prey-driven and will hurriedly check out the fence line for any sign or scent of something he can chase.  He loves being on the move in the yard!  When he’s first let out in the yard to get a bit of exercise and do his business, he runs full speed briefly, and then slows down to enjoy his time sniffing for intruders.  Click here to check him out his backyard.

We’re not sure how George will be with children or cats.  When he is greeted by strangers, he’s very apprehensive and will back away and bark until he becomes more acquainted and comfortable with them.  If he were to be homed with a family that has children, George would need to be given time and space to allow a slow “getting to know you” period of time to ensure his comfort in a new setting.  George will also need to be in a family that has someone home with him more time than they are away from him.  When entering rescue, George experienced some separation anxiety which has markedly improved over time. He is crate-trained and accepts going into a crate with no problem.  

George loves his food and feeding time.  He loves his food so much that he’s quite the gobbler.  He’s recently been eating out of a cupcake/muffin tin with a little food in each cupcake holder.  This has helped slow down his eating and he doesn’t seem to mind taking the extra time to get each bit of food.  

George has the cutest tendency to carry things around with him.  The first thing he chooses to do when he’s released from his crate is to find something to carry around with him.  A shoe, squeaky toy, socks, food bowl, etc.  He’s not particular, just whatever’s closest that he can put in his mouth for a while. 

Even though George was a stray for a while, he seems to be a fast learner and already knows commands, such as, sit, come, and fetch.  His foster family has been working on helping him understand and learn what’s not acceptable in a home. 

George is a great big cuddler and likes to spend his “down time” relaxing under the covers, all sprawled out somewhere…sofas and chairs are prime real estate!  He also likes his fair share of loving and attention from his people – and sometimes more than his fair share.  He thinks nothing of scooting (better known as “pushing”) in front of his doggy brother to get ALL the pets and rubs.

Recently his foster mom sent us this update on George.  “George really likes to play, so his new family should make sure they’ll have the time to play with him.  He’s a real good boy, just a lover, with a long deadly tail!”  Maybe that’s why GSPs so often have their tails docked as puppies?  To protect their loved ones and their valuables?  Wink! Wink!  Of course, we know it’s not, but if you’ve ever been on the receiving end of a happy, wriggling GSP with a long tail, you know what we mean. smiley

We’re at the end of our story for George, and by now you’re probably ready to check this guy out.  If so, let us know and we’ll be happy to set something up.

  • George is up to date with routine shots and is already house trained.
  • George is altered.

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Here's a sneak peek at some of our orphans who are not yet available for adoption.  All of these beautiful, loving GSP's came to ISR heartworm positive, are at various stages of heartworm treatment, and are expected to make a full recovery!   heart Yay! heart

Please keep your dogs on year-round heartworm preventation!  Heartworm is completely preventable with proper management.

Dyno is a 6-8 year old male




FACT:  Heartworm disease, if detected early enough and treated correctly, is curable.

ISR does not refuse to rescue a dog because it is heartworm positive.  We accept these dogs because we know heartworm disease can be cured; however, it can be costly and the process to cure a dog of this disease can be grueling for the dog and their caretaker.  Appropriate and correct treatment for a heartworm positive dog can easily cost up to $1,000, but this expense does not prevent us from making every attempt to cure these deserving orphans and place them in their forever homes.  

All of our GSP orphans have faced countless difficulties throughout their journey to us, but heartworm positive dogs have faced even greater hardships because they have lived with this disease and fought the hard battle to beat it.  And beat it they will AND have!

Meet Pepper and Jessie.

These 2 GSPs were heartworm positive dogs.  They were successfully treated by ISR, adopted, and are now living happy, active lives.  Read more about Pepper and Jessie on our News and Events page.

ISR allows approved adopters to adopt a heartworm positive dog; however, this can only happen if the adopters agree to follow the treatment protocol and continue to take their new GSP family member to the partner vet where he/she is currently being treated.  We are featuring these heartworms dogs as adoptable because we believe that with the right family and continued treatment, they're ready for their forever home and are definitely worthy of your consideration.

Dogs cured of heartworm disease can live happy, high quality lives.  Heartworm disease has become very common in the United States, so we are in need of caring adopters like you that are willing to open their home to a dog that is heartworm positive.  We believe our heartworm dogs - cured, as well as being cured - have as much to offer their new adopters as any of our GSPs, and also deserve a chance at a new life.  

If you're unable to consider adopting any of our orphans at this time, but wish to support our efforts, please click the DONATE Paw found on each page of our site. Thank you for your consideration and assistance.


Our Orphans Have Found Angels in Their Lives!  ISR wishes to thank our special friends who have donated to our orphans recently.  Your gifts make our work possible. We are a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, which makes your donation tax deductible. If you would like to join our efforts, please click on the Donate Paw on any page on our site.  Many, many thanks to the following donors!

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