Silent Genetic Killer in Dogs

Arctic German Shepherd Rescue Canine Renal Dysplasia Ramiel

Ramiel was just diagnosed with Canine Renal Dysplasia - improper development of the kidneys due to a genetic disorder. He just turned 1 year old in February 2016 and is already in early kidney failure.

Help Ramiel and learn how to detect and prevent other dogs from inheriting this terrible disease.

Arctic German Sherherd Rescue Rehab Building Fundraiser

Help Build A Rehab Center

For rescue dogs who need physical therapy to recover from injuries and neglect.

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Donate needed items to help our rescue dogs.

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We need volunteers to help foster and transport our rescue dogs.


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About the Rescue

It all started with Bones, an abused, neglected, starved 3 year old German Shepherd who was picked up alongside the road on a 40 F below November day in Fairbanks, Alaska.

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If you are interested in one of our rescue dogs, please read about our Adoption Process and review the Frequently Asked Questions page before filling out our Adoption Application.
  • Comments from Our Supporters

    “No rescue works harder, nor loves the GSD breed more than Carol and her crew of fosters.”

    Gary Cochard
  • Comments from Our Supporters

    “I am so happy!! Carol chose the perfect dog for me, we all love Cashel very much!! Carol is doing an excellent job for alot of dogs and people, I am truly blessed!!”

    Kristine Peterson
  • Comments from Our Supporters

    “Carol you are an inspiration to so many people. I love your stories and pictures you share of the dogs. They are all precious and I feel like I know each and every dog!”

    Denise Emidy O'Donnell