Welcome to the Coastal German Shepherd Rescue team fundraising page!

Event: October 20, 2018 at Exposition Park
Team: Coastal German Shepherd Rescue
Fundraising Goal: $30,000.00
Goal Progress: 77%

$23,010.00 $30,000.00

2018 Los Angeles Strut Your Mutt

Eleanor prior to Coastal GSR rescuing her
Eleanor prior to Coastal GSR rescuing her

Coastal German Shepherd Rescue

 Coastal German Shepherd Rescue

Each year we hope to make the Best Friend's Strut Your Mutt charity walk our cornerstone fundraiser. The fundraiser that supplies us with our much needed dollars to continue to trudge onward on our mission of saving the broken, abused and abandoned German Shepherds. However, as luck would have it, right before Strut Your Mutt we are inundated with medical cases and it just highlights how crucial Strut Your Mutt is for us in order to continue to provide care for the hurting dogs that are currently with us and those that will need us in the months ahead. 

Over the past 30 days we have had multiple dogs needing surgery, a dog with a broken foot needing significant orthopedic repair, a puppy struggling with parvo, a shelter dog who had hours to live due to a possible obstruction and a teeny tiny puppy with hydrocephalus. Phew!

On top of all of those, we have Eleanor! Eleanor Rigby is her proper name, but her friends call her Ella.....

Ella hasn't always had friends. She was living a life of despair and sadness. We don't know her life story- we sure wish we did - but we do know that she lived on the streets for some time and was often seen begging at a nearby grocery store. Many would see her and brush her off as a nuisance. We have even heard that she was often times kicked away from shopper's cars as she attempted to get any scraps left behind. She was eventually brought in to a city animal shelter as a "stray". We happened to be at this shelter picking up another dog when a shelter employee sent us a picture of Ella. We knew we could not let Ella spend another night unloved and abandoned. 

We rescued Ella that day and we are so grateful that we were able to... We can't wait to see the great life that lies ahead for her. Ella is currently battling multiple bacterial and fungal infections, ear infections, emaciation and other ailments related to being starved and neglected. We know she has a very bright future ahead waiting for her and we hope to share her story with you on a regular basis as we grow our team for Strut Your Mutt!

Would you consider donating to our team in order to help us continue the care that Ella needs and additionally help us grow our base so we can continue to save dogs just like Ella? 



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Raised $10000 for the 2018 Los Angeles Strut Your Mutt event


Has at least 10 team members for the 2018 Los Angeles Strut Your Mutt event

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