Shepherds Without Borders is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization and is 100% volunteer/donation driven. We are based in the Pacific Northwest of the United States; currently active in Oregon, Washington, Idaho and Northern California.

All of the German Shepherds placed through Shepherds Without Borders Rescue are assessed for temperament before being accepted.  While this is no guarantee of future behavior, it does help us understand how the dog responds to new situations, which can help give our adopters peace of mind regarding the stability of the dogs rescue.  We accept owner surrenders of good temperament and our trained volunteers scour shelters in selected areas for the casually discarded, but good dogs who, through no fault of their own, find themselves homeless.  These dogs are our mission, our passion and our commitment.

Fostering or adopting a rescued German Shepherd with our rescue requires an approved application.  To fill out an application go here Applications.  All of our dogs are medically stable, up to date on shots, microchipped, spayed/neutered (if medically stable/age allowance) and tested for heartworms previous to placing in foster or adopter home.  Our dogs are available for adoption for a donation of $450.00.  Please keep in mind, we may receive several applications for each dog listed.  While our adopter/foster(s) are very important to us, we try to make the best possible selection for the dog.  Unfortunately, that may leave some people disappointed (please indicate on the application if you are willing to consider a different dog than you apply for).


Contact Us

Facebook: Shepherds Without Borders Rescue E-mail: Write to us: Shepherds Without Borders POB #1132  Silverton, Oregon 97381 ...
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Meet our Board of Directors

Terisa Pepiot, President/Founding BoD member Terisa's love for German Shepherd Dogs (GSDs) began decades ago when she was owned ...
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Volunteer Spotlight

We are a group of like-minded individuals that have one common goal, to come together and save German Shepherd Dogs' ...
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