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501(c)(3)non-profit - TAX ID #20-0416812 - Solicitation Registration #CH16703

Over 1,800 dogs rescued in our first ten years!

GOALS AND OBJECTIVES

 

RESCUE

  • Work in conjunction with area animal control and welfare agencies to rescue dogs in need

  • Focus on dogs, primarily under 30 pounds, with no other hope

  • Take in owner surrendered dogs as needed to prevent euthanasia

  • Volunteers pick up and transport dogs

 

REHABILITATION

  • Address behavior and training issues prior to adoption

  • Have all dogs checked by veterinarian for wellness, including but not limited to spay or neuter, heartworm test, update vaccinations

  • Help dogs with special needs such as heartworm positive, mange, diabetes

  • Have dog placed with a volunteer foster family while waiting to be adopted

  • Foster families will help work with any behavior or health issues

 

ADOPTION

  • Require completion of adoption application with references

  • Volunteers to conduct a home visit and veterinary check of each applicant

  • Base adoption approvals on the needs of each individual dog and family in order to increase the likelihood of successful permanent placement

  • Volunteers to conduct adoptions at local pet stores, vets and groomers at least once a month

 

EDUCATION

  • Provide educational literature at adoption events as well as other pet related events on topics such as:

    • Pet Overpopulation / Puppy Mills

    • Importance of Spaying/Neutering Pets

    • Responsible Pet Care

    • Heartworm Disease and Preventative

    • Animal Cruelty and Abuse

  • Be available to assist adopters with behavior and training issues

  • Inform all adopters of adjustment issues for rescued dog and new family

  • Recognize and help publicize ASPCA’s Prevention of Animal Cruelty Month