Dogs Rescued & Rehomed


Dogs currently in Palliative Care


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Welcome To

Sweet Shepherd Rescue

Sweet Shepherd Rescue Australia Inc was established in 2013 and operates from Victoria across Australia.

SSRAI is a not for profit organisation and developed for the purpose of rescuing and finding forever homes for German Shepherd Dogs of all ages. Without rescues like Sweet Shepherd, GSD’s are at risk of being euthanised in pounds across the country.

Our main purpose is to rescue and rehome as many German Shepherds as we can; as well as offering Sanctuary and Palliative care to senior and sick GSD’s.

To see how you can help please visit our tabs for more information.

Latest News


Lotti and Helga are Inseparable!!!   Lotti’s sad history was at a puppy farm being used for breeding. Her original name was “Shots!” one that was immediately changed to “Lotti” after Helga took ownership of her newfound dog.   On being surrendered by an apposing...

8 Reasons Why NOT to get a German Shepherd!

1. You Don’t Like Dog Hair Everywhere This is a very important point. “If you don’t like hair everywhere… YES everywhere”. Then a GSD is not for you. Hair is a major factor that must be taken into account for this breed. They mault and require regular coat maintenance...

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