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Blessed is the person who has earned the love of an old dog.

                                                                                                                                                                           ~ Sidney Jeanne Seward









Woody’s Place Senior German Shepherd Sanctuary, Inc. is a 501c3 non profit organization located in Greentown, Pa.  We rely solely on volunteers who share a common goal of providing a safe and loving forever home to abandoned *senior German Shepherds throughout their golden years.

"We are that place in the country where old dogs come to retire".

Since our start in 2011 it has been our mission is to provide the best possible long term care for abandoned senior German Shepherds in and around the Pennsylvania area who are deemed unadoptable do to age and/or minor health issues while still adopting out whenever possible . 

It is our philosophy that it is of the utmost importance that these loving, and often overlooked abandoned senior German Shepherds have the opportunity to live the best possible life we can offer. They are just as deserving as their younger counterparts.

* Senior being 8 years and older.


Visits with our resident dogs is by appointment only. Please click on this link to book an appointment:


Click on link to donate to our Year End Giving campaign

Our wonderful seniors past and present

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              Pet Photos with Santa

FDR Towing,

1025 Main Street, Newfoundland, PA 18445

Sunday, December 8, 2019 

11 am - 3 pm


Pet Photos with Santa


Tractor Supply

454 Hamlin Hwy, Lake Ariel, PA 18436

Saturday, December 14, 2019

 11 am - 3 pm












T shirts, magnets, and more for sale through our website store. Proceeds support Woody's Place


Examples of T shirts in our online store. Much more is available in  The Shepherd Shoppe

T Shirt Sale

For current events at Woody's Place such as pictures of our seniors, cross postings for senior German Shepherds in need nation wide, and lots of information in regard to dogs in general, please like our Facebook page.

Woody's Place is sponsored by:


Old-timey watering hole with draft beer & American grub, plus pool tables & live music.


1826 Hanover Ave, Allentown, PA 18109

(610) 433-2468


Aqua Paws Rehabilitation center provide the same quality service to our clients that we would expect for our own furry family members. Petra combines twelve plus years of hands-on experience with the latest rehabilitation techniques. The Aqua Paws staff is caring, empathetic and trained to the highest standards.  




 The Shepherds Run Foundation, Inc

A Tribute to Woody,

 our sweet boy in heaven


Woody's Place ~ Senior German Shepherd Sanctuary, Inc is a 501(c)(3) registered nonprofit organization that is dedicated to saving the lives of abandon senior German Shepherds

The Pups

The pups with their Christmas Cookies. 2014