All Stories in the ‘Success Stories’ Category


Friday, January 10th, 2014

Recently, we received a photo of Axle who was adopted back in 2011. It is so nice to see how well he is doing.  Kenneth and Axle are a perfect pair.  Way to hit the jackpot Axle!! We love hearing updates and seeing pictures of GDRST Alumni. Read More...

Pepper is Settling in Nicely

Thursday, January 9th, 2014

Remember our sweet pup Pepper! He has settled in nicely at his new home and is a member of their family.  We are so thrilled for Pepper. Thanks for the updated photo Lucas Family! Read More...


Monday, July 22nd, 2013

Benson was adopted earlier this yearby the Taylor family.  He has found the perfect home for him.  He has two fur siblings as well as a human sibling.  They all get along famously;  it’s as if he has always been with them. Here is a recent picture of Benson.  Thank you Taylor family for giving […] Read More...

Hamlet’s Update

Monday, January 31st, 2011

The Things I Have Learned By Hamlet (Almost an) Anglin They say you are never too old to learn.  I am here to tell you that you can teach an old dog new tricks.  This old dog has learned a lot of new tricks even though I have only been here for a short time. […] Read More...

Fable (Jasmine)

Wednesday, June 9th, 2010

We recently got an update on this sweet girl.  She and her new family are doing wonderful.  In fact, because she is so great with kids she has been training to be a therapy dog.  Good Luck Jasmine!! Read More...


Wednesday, June 9th, 2010

Bella loves her bed (actually she has 3 now).  She’s friendly with the kids in the neighborhood and she likes to go on walks around the community.  She loves chasing the squirrels in our backyard and sometimes she gets after the ducks and ends up in the pond.  Thanks again for letting us adopt her, […] Read More...

Charlie (Hansel)

Wednesday, June 9th, 2010

He is doing great. We have him named Hansel now and he has taken well to the name (our Doberman’s name is Gretel). They get along great. Gretel thinks he is a huge toy that we bought especially for her. Hansel is head over heels in love with Gretel. We take them to the dog […] Read More...


Saturday, October 3rd, 2009

Harley is a 1 year old black Dane with white markings that was surrendered to GDRST by her owners because she has a hereditary condition called Demodex mange.  This condition left untreated causes skin outbreaks and loss of hair in patchy areas.  It is not contagious but is a genetic predisposition passed on to her […] Read More...


Wednesday, August 19th, 2009

Pete was left outside to fend for himself and was practically eaten alive by fire ants.  As he began to grow and eat more, his previous owners decided to “dump” him on a busy street.  Fortunately, one of our volunteers saw this happen and brought Pete to Great Dane Rescue of Southeast Texas. Pete was […] Read More...


Thursday, August 13th, 2009

Rue, estimated at about 7 years old, was rescued from a local kill shelter along with her friend Moose.  Her owner surrendered her because he didn’t want her anymore and couldn’t afford to feed her.  Once Rue was in her foster home, it became clear to her foster parents that she didn’t know how old […] Read More...


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Bridgeland's 10th Annual Howl-O-Ween Fest @ Oak Meadow Park | Cypress | Texas | United States
The 10th Annual Howl-O-Ween Fest is set for October 27 from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.  Last year we had nearly 9,000 people and their beloved furry friends join us for a beautiful October day, and we raised[...]
1:00 pm Meet & Greet @ Petco Pearland
Meet & Greet @ Petco Pearland
Nov 10 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Come join us at Petco.  We will have some dogs from our program that are available for adoption that you can get up close and personal with.  Volunteers will also be able to answer any[...]
1:00 pm Meet & Greet @ Petco Tomball
Meet & Greet @ Petco Tomball
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Come out to our monthly meet & greet at Petco Tomball!! Our experienced volunteers can answer your questions regarding GDRST, Great Danes as a breed, how adoption works, how to get involved, etc… We will[...]


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