Wisconsin German Shorthaired Pointer Rescue Inc.

WGSPR is a 501c3 non-profit dedicated to rescuing German Shorthaired Pointers (GSPs)
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Chance - In Foster Care, Under Evaluation

Name:  Chance

Breed:  German Shorthaired Pointer

Age: ~10  yrs old

Sex:  Male

Altered:  Neutered - scheduled

Vaccinations:  Up to date

Heartworm:  Negative

Microchip: AKC Reunite

Cats: Not tested



Chance needs to work on his crate training, however, he loves people and is getting along with his GSP foster siblings. Chance doesn't like to sleep on a dog bed and prefers the floor. Oh and he will howl at sirens!

9/4/17: Chance's story..... He wandered into a neighborhood in western Iowa a few weeks ago and Tracy and Kay took care of Chance - who they had named Duke. They fed him, ensured he had water made sure he was secured each day/night and had someone to love him while they searched for his owner. When no one came forward, they reached out to Great Plains Pointer Rescue (GPPR) for help. GPPR didn't have an open foster home for him and asked WGSPR for help. That is when the Chapin family decided to open up their home to Chance. Elisa, junior WGSPR volunteer decided to name him Chance because of his story and the movie Homeward Bound. The name is so fitting for this sweet boy. Here is what we do know about Chance. He is crate trained. Working on house training. Knows sit. Gets along with other dogs and kids. Very sweet demeanor. Does not like gunshots, train whistles/trains or loud noises - very scared. :-( Rides very well in the car. Chance does have alot of medical needs right now. He has a UTI that has not cleared with the antibiotics he is on so we are getting him back into the vet for a re-check to ensure there isn't anything else going on. Thin - he is thin and could afford about 8-10 pounds. Dental - he will need a dental cleaning as his teeth are in bad shape. He also has some warts or tiny tumors on 2 of his nipples so we will get that looked at. Vaccinations - we will get him up to date on his vaccinations. He will need to be neutered. Lastly - his one hind leg - he does not put weight on it and it shakes and has muscle atrophy and his paw is slightly curled, so that will be looked at by vet this week as well. This boy looks like he has had a not so good life over the years, and WGSPR is committed to getting him healthy and well so he can live out his senior years in comfort. More to come on Chance as we get to know this sweet sweet boy.

9/2/17 Chance had a long journey into Rescue across 3 states. More to come on Chance as we get to know him.


If you are interested in adopting Chance, please complete our adoption application at http://www.wgspr.com/adoption.htm