Events
 See our events calendar here.

Current Scheduled Events:


Canceled- Buckroe Pet Day Market
Saturday September 17th, 2022 9:00 AM until 03:00 PM
Location: Hampton
23664
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Buckroe Pet Day Market Saturday, September 17, 9 AM – 3 PM 100 S 1st Street, Hampton, Virginia 23664

Click here for more information

VGSR Rescue Event - Burke
Saturday September 17th, 2022 11:00 AM until 02:00 PM
Location: Petco - Burke
Map: 9230 Old Keene Mill Rd Burke VA 22015
See all of the animals attending this event.

We would love it if you would stop by for a visit to learn about VGSR and our mission. Our volunteers will be happy to answer any questions you may have and to talk about the breed, the Rescue, and what it means to volunteer. We would love to share with you the many ways you can help support our great dogs. Not to mention, our dogs always love ear scratches and belly rubs! Dogs planning to attend: 

Please check back closer to the event day to see if there have been any changes to which of our foster dogs will be attending.

In the meantime, for a list of available VGSR dogs, please click here: Available Dogs Hope to see you there! VGSR




14th Annual VGSR Golf Tournament
Friday September 23rd, 2022 1:00 PM until 07:00 PM
Location: Blue Ridge Shadows Golf Club (540) 631-9661
Map: 456 Shadows Drive Front Royal VA 22630
See all of the animals attending this event.

Join us for a day of golf, good food, and an awesome silent auction!

Our annual golf tournament helps us continue with our mission of finding "Good Homes for Good Dogs."

Sign up to become a sponsor or player to raise money for great dogs!

Time: 1pm Shotgun Start at Blue Ridge Shadows Golf Club

For more information or to register: golf@vgsr.org




VGSR Rescue Event-Bedford
Saturday September 24th, 2022 10:00 AM until 06:00 PM
Location: Centerfest Bedford VA (540) 586-2148
Map: P.O. Box 405 Bedford Va 24523
See all of the animals attending this event.

We would love it if you would stop by for a visit to learn about VGSR and our mission. Our volunteers will be happy to answer any questions you may have and to talk about the breed, the Rescue, and what it means to volunteer. We would love to share with you the many ways you can help support our great dogs. Not to mention, our dogs always love ear scritches and belly rubs! 




VGSR Rescue Event - Leesburg
Saturday September 24th, 2022 11:00 AM until 02:00 PM
Location: Wiggle Butt and Whiskers
Map: 1603 Village Market Blvd SE #108 Leesburg VA 20175
See all of the animals attending this event.

We would love it if you would stop by for a visit to learn about VGSR and our mission. Our volunteers will be happy to answer any questions you may have and to talk about the breed, the Rescue, and what it means to volunteer. We would love to share with you the many ways you can help support our great dogs. Not to mention, our dogs always love ear scratches and belly rubs!

Please check back closer to the event day to see which of our foster dogs may be attending.




VGSR Rescue Event - Newport News
Saturday October 1st, 2022 11:00 AM until 02:00 PM
Location: PetSmart - Newport News
Map: 12142 Jefferson Ave. Newport News VA 23602
See all of the animals attending this event.

We would love it if you would stop by for a visit to learn about VGSR and our mission. Our volunteers will be happy to answer any questions you may have and to talk about the breed, the Rescue, and what it means to volunteer. We would love to share with you the many ways you can help support our great dogs. Not to mention, our dogs always love ear scratches and belly rubs! Attending: Hook #6211, Kai #6111 Luca 6164 .




VGSR Rescue Event-Martinsville
Saturday October 1st, 2022 11:00 AM until 04:00 PM
Location: Martinsville Uptown Oktoberfest
Map: 100 E. Church Street 24112 Martinsville VA 24112
See all of the animals attending this event.

We would love it if you would stop by for a visit to learn about VGSR and our mission. Our volunteers will be happy to answer any questions you may have and to talk about the breed, the Rescue, and what it means to volunteer. We would love to share with you the many ways you can help support our great dogs. Not to mention, our dogs always love ear scritches and belly rubs! 




VGSR Rescue Event - Fredericksburg
Saturday October 8th, 2022 11:00 AM until 02:00 PM
Location: PetSmart - Central Park, Fredericksburg
Map: 1421 Carl D Silver Parkway Fredericksburg VA 22401
See all of the animals attending this event.

We would love it if you would stop by for a visit to learn about VGSR and our mission. Our volunteers will be happy to answer any questions you may have and to talk about the breed, the Rescue, and what it means to volunteer. We would love to share with you the many ways you can help support our great dogs. Not to mention, our dogs always love ear scritches and belly rubs!

The following foster dogs will be attending:  Juliet 4841 Luca 6164 Lucky 6167, and  Sky 6103.




VGSR Rescue Event - Leesburg
Saturday October 22nd, 2022 11:00 AM until 02:00 PM
Location: Wiggle Butt and Whiskers
Map: 1603 Village Market Blvd SE #108 Leesburg VA 20175
See all of the animals attending this event.

We would love it if you would stop by for a visit to learn about VGSR and our mission. Our volunteers will be happy to answer any questions you may have and to talk about the breed, the Rescue, and what it means to volunteer. We would love to share with you the many ways you can help support our great dogs. Not to mention, our dogs always love ear scratches and belly rubs!

Please check back closer to the event day to see which of our foster dogs may be attending.




Fredericksburg Pet Palooza
Saturday October 29th, 2022 10:00 AM until 05:00 PM
Location: Fredericksburg Expo & Conference Center
Map: 2371 Carl D. Silver Parkway Fredericksburg VA 22401
See all of the animals attending this event.

We are attending the Fredericksburg Pet Palooza again this year!  

We would love it if you would stop by for a visit to learn about VGSR and our mission.  Our volunteers will be happy to answer any questions you may have and to talk about the breed, the Rescue, and what it means to volunteer.  We would love to share with you the many ways you can help support our great dogs.  Not to mention, our dogs always love ear scritches and belly rubs!

The following foster dogs will be attending:  Bambi 6174 and Kaia 6137.

To purchase your tickets ahead of time, visit the event's website:  Tickets: https: https://www.tixr.com/groups/fredtickets/events/pet-palooza-48093




Fredericksburg Pet Palooza
Sunday October 30th, 2022 10:00 AM until 03:00 PM
Location: Fredericksburg Expo & Conference Center
Map: 2371 Carl D. Silver Parkway Fredericksburg VA 22401
See all of the animals attending this event.

We are attending the Fredericksburg Pet Palooza again this year!  

We would love it if you would stop by for a visit to learn about VGSR and our mission.  Our volunteers will be happy to answer any questions you may have and to talk about the breed, the Rescue, and what it means to volunteer.  We would love to share with you the many ways you can help support our great dogs.  Not to mention, our dogs always love ear scritches and belly rubs!

The following foster dogs will be attending:  Bambi 6174 and Kaia 6137.

To purchase your tickets ahead of time, visit the event's website:  Tickets: https: https://www.tixr.com/groups/fredtickets/events/pet-palooza-48093




Fredericksburg SPCA's Animal Rescue Festival
Saturday November 5th, 2022 9:00 AM until 02:00 PM
Location: Riverfront Park
Map: 713 Sofia Street Fredericksburg VA 22401
See all of the animals attending this event.

We are attending the Fredericksburg SPCA's Animal Rescue Festival again this year!  

We would love it if you would stop by for a visit to learn about VGSR and our mission.  Our volunteers will be happy to answer any questions you may have and to talk about the breed, the Rescue, and what it means to volunteer.  We would love to share with you the many ways you can help support our great dogs.  Not to mention, our dogs always love ear scritches and belly rubs!

Please check back closer to the event day to see which of our foster dogs may be attending.

Please note the event's New Location - Riverfront Park.




Caledon State Park Art & Wine Festival
Sunday November 6th, 2022 10:00 AM until 04:00 PM
Location: Caledon State Park
Map: 11617 Caledon Road King George VA 22485
See all of the animals attending this event.

We are attending the Caledon State Park's Art & Wine Festival this year.  We will be there Sunday, November 6 only. More information can be found by clicking on this link:  https://www.eventbrite.com/e/2022-caledon-state-park-art-and-wine-festival-november-5th-and-6th-tickets-347406300597

We would love it if you would stop by for a visit to learn about VGSR and our mission.  Our volunteers will be happy to answer any questions you may have and to talk about the breed, the Rescue, and what it means to volunteer.  We would love to share with you the many ways you can help support our great dogs.  Not to mention, our dogs always love ear scritches and belly rubs!

The following foster dogs will be attending:  Astrid 6227, Kaia 6137, and Spike 6114.




VGSR Rescue Event - Virginia Beach
Saturday November 12th, 2022 11:00 AM until 02:00 PM
Location: PetSmart-Virginia Beach Town Center (757) 497-1279
Map: 4421 Virginia Beach Blvd Virginia Bech VA 23462
See all of the animals attending this event.

We would love it if you would stop by for a visit to learn about VGSR and our mission. Our volunteers will be happy to answer any question you may have and to talk about the German Shepherd breed, the Rescue and what it means to volunteer. We would love to share with you the many ways you can help support our great dogs. Not to mention our dogs always love ear scritches and belly rubs!

Foster Dogs attending: Carly 6027, Ellie 6166, Harley 6165, Percy 4856, Ryker 4864, Wilmington 4289



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VGSR Rescue Event - Fredericksburg
Saturday November 12th, 2022 11:00 AM until 02:00 PM
Location: PetSmart - Central Park, Fredericksburg
Map: 1421 Carl D Silver Parkway Fredericksburg VA 22401
See all of the animals attending this event.

We would love it if you would stop by for a visit to learn about VGSR and our mission. Our volunteers will be happy to answer any questions you may have and to talk about the breed, the Rescue, and what it means to volunteer. We would love to share with you the many ways you can help support our great dogs. Not to mention, our dogs always love ear scritches and belly rubs!

The following foster dog will be attending:  Astrid 6227Bambi 6174 Kaia 6137, and  Spike 6114.

Please check back closer to the event day to see which of our other foster dogs may be attending.




VGSR Rescue Event - Burke
Saturday November 19th, 2022 11:00 AM until 02:00 PM
Location: Petco - Burke
Map: 9230 Old Keene Mill Rd Burke VA 22015
See all of the animals attending this event.

We would love it if you would stop by for a visit to learn about VGSR and our mission. Our volunteers will be happy to answer any questions you may have and to talk about the breed, the Rescue, and what it means to volunteer. We would love to share with you the many ways you can help support our great dogs. Not to mention, our dogs always love ear scratches and belly rubs! Dogs planning to attend: 

Please check back closer to the event day to see if there have been any changes to which of our foster dogs will be attending.

In the meantime, for a list of available VGSR dogs, please click here: Available Dogs Hope to see you there! VGSR




VGSR Rescue Event - Newport News
Saturday December 3rd, 2022 11:00 AM until 02:00 PM
Location: PetSmart - Newport News
Map: 12142 Jefferson Ave. Newport News VA 23602
See all of the animals attending this event.

We would love it if you would stop by for a visit to learn about VGSR and our mission. Our volunteers will be happy to answer any questions you may have and to talk about the breed, the Rescue, and what it means to volunteer. We would love to share with you the many ways you can help support our great dogs. Not to mention, our dogs always love ear scratches and belly rubs! Please check back closer to the event day to see which of our foster dogs may be attending.


VGSR Rescue Event - Fredericksburg
Saturday December 10th, 2022 11:00 AM until 02:00 PM
Location: PetSmart - Central Park, Fredericksburg
Map: 1421 Carl D Silver Parkway Fredericksburg VA 22401
See all of the animals attending this event.

We would love it if you would stop by for a visit to learn about VGSR and our mission. Our volunteers will be happy to answer any questions you may have and to talk about the breed, the Rescue, and what it means to volunteer. We would love to share with you the many ways you can help support our great dogs. Not to mention, our dogs always love ear scritches and belly rubs!

Please check back closer to the event day to see which of our foster dogs may be attending.




VGSR Rescue Event - Burke
Saturday December 17th, 2022 11:00 AM until 02:00 PM
Location: Petco - Burke
Map: 9230 Old Keene Mill Rd Burke VA 22015
See all of the animals attending this event.

We would love it if you would stop by for a visit to learn about VGSR and our mission. Our volunteers will be happy to answer any questions you may have and to talk about the breed, the Rescue, and what it means to volunteer. We would love to share with you the many ways you can help support our great dogs. Not to mention, our dogs always love ear scratches and belly rubs! Dogs planning to attend: TBD

Please check back closer to the event day to see if there have been any changes to which of our foster dogs will be attending.

In the meantime, for a list of available VGSR dogs, please click here: Available Dogs Hope to see you there! VGSR




VGSR Rescue Event - Fredericksburg
Saturday January 14th, 2023 11:00 AM until 02:00 PM
Location: PetSmart - Central Park, Fredericksburg
Map: 1421 Carl D Silver Parkway Fredericksburg VA 22401
See all of the animals attending this event.

We would love it if you would stop by for a visit to learn about VGSR and our mission. Our volunteers will be happy to answer any questions you may have and to talk about the breed, the Rescue, and what it means to volunteer. We would love to share with you the many ways you can help support our great dogs. Not to mention, our dogs always love ear scritches and belly rubs!

Please check back closer to the event day to see which of our foster dogs may be attending.




VGSR Event - Leesburg
Saturday January 28th, 2023 11:00 AM until 01:00 PM
Location: Wiggle Butt and Whiskers
Map: 1603 Village Market Blvd SE #108 Leesburg VA 20175
See all of the animals attending this event.

We would love it if you would stop by for a visit to learn about VGSR and our mission. Our volunteers will be happy to answer any questions you may have and to talk about the breed, the Rescue, and what it means to volunteer. We would love to share with you the many ways you can help support our great dogs. Not to mention, our dogs always love ear scratches and belly rubs! Please check back closer to the event day to see which of our foster dogs may be attending.


VGSR Rescue Event - Fredericksburg
Saturday February 11th, 2023 11:00 AM until 02:00 PM
Location: PetSmart - Central Park, Fredericksburg
Map: 1421 Carl D Silver Parkway Fredericksburg VA 22401
See all of the animals attending this event.

We would love it if you would stop by for a visit to learn about VGSR and our mission. Our volunteers will be happy to answer any questions you may have and to talk about the breed, the Rescue, and what it means to volunteer. We would love to share with you the many ways you can help support our great dogs. Not to mention, our dogs always love ear scritches and belly rubs!

Please check back closer to the event day to see which of our foster dogs may be attending.




VGSR Event - Leesburg
Saturday February 25th, 2023 11:00 AM until 01:00 PM
Location: Wiggle Butt and Whiskers
Map: 1603 Village Market Blvd SE #108 Leesburg VA 20175
See all of the animals attending this event.

We would love it if you would stop by for a visit to learn about VGSR and our mission. Our volunteers will be happy to answer any questions you may have and to talk about the breed, the Rescue, and what it means to volunteer. We would love to share with you the many ways you can help support our great dogs. Not to mention, our dogs always love ear scratches and belly rubs! Please check back closer to the event day to see which of our foster dogs may be attending.


VGSR Rescue Event - Fredericksburg
Saturday March 11th, 2023 11:00 AM until 02:00 PM
Location: PetSmart - Central Park, Fredericksburg
Map: 1421 Carl D Silver Parkway Fredericksburg VA 22401
See all of the animals attending this event.

We would love it if you would stop by for a visit to learn about VGSR and our mission. Our volunteers will be happy to answer any questions you may have and to talk about the breed, the Rescue, and what it means to volunteer. We would love to share with you the many ways you can help support our great dogs. Not to mention, our dogs always love ear scritches and belly rubs!

Please check back closer to the event day to see which of our foster dogs may be attending.




VGSR Event - Leesburg
Saturday March 25th, 2023 11:00 AM until 01:00 PM
Location: Wiggle Butt and Whiskers
Map: 1603 Village Market Blvd SE #108 Leesburg VA 20175
See all of the animals attending this event.

We would love it if you would stop by for a visit to learn about VGSR and our mission. Our volunteers will be happy to answer any questions you may have and to talk about the breed, the Rescue, and what it means to volunteer. We would love to share with you the many ways you can help support our great dogs. Not to mention, our dogs always love ear scratches and belly rubs! Please check back closer to the event day to see which of our foster dogs may be attending.


VGSR Rescue Event - Fredericksburg
Saturday April 8th, 2023 11:00 AM until 02:00 PM
Location: PetSmart - Central Park, Fredericksburg
Map: 1421 Carl D Silver Parkway Fredericksburg VA 22401
See all of the animals attending this event.

We would love it if you would stop by for a visit to learn about VGSR and our mission. Our volunteers will be happy to answer any questions you may have and to talk about the breed, the Rescue, and what it means to volunteer. We would love to share with you the many ways you can help support our great dogs. Not to mention, our dogs always love ear scritches and belly rubs!

Please check back closer to the event day to see which of our foster dogs may be attending.




VGSR Event - Leesburg
Saturday April 22nd, 2023 11:00 AM until 01:00 PM
Location: Wiggle Butt and Whiskers
Map: 1603 Village Market Blvd SE #108 Leesburg VA 20175
See all of the animals attending this event.

We would love it if you would stop by for a visit to learn about VGSR and our mission. Our volunteers will be happy to answer any questions you may have and to talk about the breed, the Rescue, and what it means to volunteer. We would love to share with you the many ways you can help support our great dogs. Not to mention, our dogs always love ear scratches and belly rubs! Please check back closer to the event day to see which of our foster dogs may be attending.


VGSR Rescue Event - Fredericksburg
Saturday May 13th, 2023 11:00 AM until 02:00 PM
Location: PetSmart - Central Park, Fredericksburg
Map: 1421 Carl D Silver Parkway Fredericksburg VA 22401
See all of the animals attending this event.

We would love it if you would stop by for a visit to learn about VGSR and our mission. Our volunteers will be happy to answer any questions you may have and to talk about the breed, the Rescue, and what it means to volunteer. We would love to share with you the many ways you can help support our great dogs. Not to mention, our dogs always love ear scritches and belly rubs!

Please check back closer to the event day to see which of our foster dogs may be attending.




VGSR Event - Leesburg
Saturday May 27th, 2023 11:00 AM until 01:00 PM
Location: Wiggle Butt and Whiskers
Map: 1603 Village Market Blvd SE #108 Leesburg VA 20175
See all of the animals attending this event.

We would love it if you would stop by for a visit to learn about VGSR and our mission. Our volunteers will be happy to answer any questions you may have and to talk about the breed, the Rescue, and what it means to volunteer. We would love to share with you the many ways you can help support our great dogs. Not to mention, our dogs always love ear scratches and belly rubs! Please check back closer to the event day to see which of our foster dogs may be attending.


VGSR Rescue Event - Fredericksburg
Saturday June 10th, 2023 11:00 AM until 02:00 PM
Location: PetSmart - Central Park, Fredericksburg
Map: 1421 Carl D Silver Parkway Fredericksburg VA 22401
See all of the animals attending this event.

We would love it if you would stop by for a visit to learn about VGSR and our mission. Our volunteers will be happy to answer any questions you may have and to talk about the breed, the Rescue, and what it means to volunteer. We would love to share with you the many ways you can help support our great dogs. Not to mention, our dogs always love ear scritches and belly rubs!

Please check back closer to the event day to see which of our foster dogs may be attending.




VGSR Event - Leesburg
Saturday June 24th, 2023 11:00 AM until 01:00 PM
Location: Wiggle Butt and Whiskers
Map: 1603 Village Market Blvd SE #108 Leesburg VA 20175
See all of the animals attending this event.

We would love it if you would stop by for a visit to learn about VGSR and our mission. Our volunteers will be happy to answer any questions you may have and to talk about the breed, the Rescue, and what it means to volunteer. We would love to share with you the many ways you can help support our great dogs. Not to mention, our dogs always love ear scratches and belly rubs! Please check back closer to the event day to see which of our foster dogs may be attending.


VGSR Rescue Event - Fredericksburg
Saturday July 8th, 2023 11:00 AM until 02:00 PM
Location: PetSmart - Central Park, Fredericksburg
Map: 1421 Carl D Silver Parkway Fredericksburg VA 22401
See all of the animals attending this event.

We would love it if you would stop by for a visit to learn about VGSR and our mission. Our volunteers will be happy to answer any questions you may have and to talk about the breed, the Rescue, and what it means to volunteer. We would love to share with you the many ways you can help support our great dogs. Not to mention, our dogs always love ear scritches and belly rubs!

Please check back closer to the event day to see which of our foster dogs may be attending.




VGSR Event - Leesburg
Saturday July 22nd, 2023 11:00 AM until 01:00 PM
Location: Wiggle Butt and Whiskers
Map: 1603 Village Market Blvd SE #108 Leesburg VA 20175
See all of the animals attending this event.

We would love it if you would stop by for a visit to learn about VGSR and our mission. Our volunteers will be happy to answer any questions you may have and to talk about the breed, the Rescue, and what it means to volunteer. We would love to share with you the many ways you can help support our great dogs. Not to mention, our dogs always love ear scratches and belly rubs! Please check back closer to the event day to see which of our foster dogs may be attending.


VGSR Rescue Event - Fredericksburg
Saturday August 12th, 2023 11:00 AM until 02:00 PM
Location: PetSmart - Central Park, Fredericksburg
Map: 1421 Carl D Silver Parkway Fredericksburg VA 22401
See all of the animals attending this event.

We would love it if you would stop by for a visit to learn about VGSR and our mission. Our volunteers will be happy to answer any questions you may have and to talk about the breed, the Rescue, and what it means to volunteer. We would love to share with you the many ways you can help support our great dogs. Not to mention, our dogs always love ear scritches and belly rubs!

Please check back closer to the event day to see which of our foster dogs may be attending.




VGSR Event - Leesburg
Saturday August 26th, 2023 11:00 AM until 01:00 PM
Location: Wiggle Butt and Whiskers
Map: 1603 Village Market Blvd SE #108 Leesburg VA 20175
See all of the animals attending this event.

We would love it if you would stop by for a visit to learn about VGSR and our mission. Our volunteers will be happy to answer any questions you may have and to talk about the breed, the Rescue, and what it means to volunteer. We would love to share with you the many ways you can help support our great dogs. Not to mention, our dogs always love ear scratches and belly rubs! Please check back closer to the event day to see which of our foster dogs may be attending.


VGSR Event - Leesburg
Saturday September 23rd, 2023 11:00 AM until 01:00 PM
Location: Wiggle Butt and Whiskers
Map: 1603 Village Market Blvd SE #108 Leesburg VA 20175
See all of the animals attending this event.

We would love it if you would stop by for a visit to learn about VGSR and our mission. Our volunteers will be happy to answer any questions you may have and to talk about the breed, the Rescue, and what it means to volunteer. We would love to share with you the many ways you can help support our great dogs. Not to mention, our dogs always love ear scratches and belly rubs! Please check back closer to the event day to see which of our foster dogs may be attending.


VGSR Event - Leesburg
Saturday October 28th, 2023 11:00 AM until 01:00 PM
Location: Wiggle Butt and Whiskers
Map: 1603 Village Market Blvd SE #108 Leesburg VA 20175
See all of the animals attending this event.

We would love it if you would stop by for a visit to learn about VGSR and our mission. Our volunteers will be happy to answer any questions you may have and to talk about the breed, the Rescue, and what it means to volunteer. We would love to share with you the many ways you can help support our great dogs. Not to mention, our dogs always love ear scratches and belly rubs! Please check back closer to the event day to see which of our foster dogs may be attending.