Featured Fundraising Partners:
American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine Foundation
The ACVIM Foundation is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization which supports and advances the work of veterinary specialists in the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (ACVIM). We do this by funding studies that will improve the diagnosis, prevention and treatment of animal diseases and increasing public awareness of veterinary specialty medicine. We also provide opportunities to improve training of veterinary residents and students and create partnership opportunities throughout the community of medicine. All of these efforts lead us toward our ultimate goal - healthier and longer lives for animals. Visit their website by clicking here: ACVIM Foundation.
Fun Time Dog Shop LLC has partnered with non-profit groups across the USA and beyond to help them raise money for the care of homeless dogs and improve the health & well-being of our canines. At check-out you will be asked to select a non-profit group that is currently being featured for the profits of your purchase to be donated to. We also feature highly worthy dog related causes that focus on the betterment of dogs. To date we raised over $14,000 for the fundraising partners we serve! We are pleased to currently be raising funds for these very special dog groups:
Animal Resource Center - Oklahoma City, OK
The Animal Resource Center in Oklahoma City is the designated facility for the animals displaced by the recent tornadoes in Moore, OK and surrounding areas. After many years of investing in spay/neuter programs, funding veterinarian expenses, food and care for rescued dogs, and giving numerous educational programs to school children, the number of homeless animals did not seem to be decreasing. Animal Resource Center, Inc. was formed to take a more pro-active role in helping the public understand their long-term responsibility when adopting a pet, to be a resource for alternate solutions for being able to enjoy the companionship of a pet without the long-term responsibility and to be a resource for help in taking care of their pet during difficult times. To learn more about the ARC click here: Animal Resource Center.
BDRA - Blind Dog Rescue Alliance, Inc
BDRA is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization that rescues and rehomes blind and visually impaired dogs throughout the USA. BDRA also focuses on educating the public about these special dogs. BDRA formed in August 2009 and to date has rescued over 50 vision impaired dogs. To learn more about BDRA go to Blind Dog Rescue Alliance.
BROOD Basset Rescue of Old Dominion
BROOD is a non-profit group doing Basset Hound rescue in VA, MD, DC, WV, & parts of DE and Southern PA. Their efforts are focused on rescuing adoptable Basset Hounds in danger of euthanasia. BROOD works collaboratively with animal shelters, animal control facilities and animal rescue organizations to identify, rescue, and place Basset Hounds in loving homes. They are 100% volunteer operated. For more about go to www.brood-va.org or click here: BROOD Basset Rescue of Old Dominion.
CTHAA - Closer to Home Animal Advocates
CTHAA, a 501(c)3 non-profit, is a group of caring individuals who work to find forever homes for Siberian Huskies, Alaskan Malamutes, & Norwegian Elkhounds and sometimes other breeds as their hearts lead them. They are dedicated to placing dogs that have been abandoned, neglected, or whose present homes cannot keep them any longer. All of the dogs are spayed or neutered, up-to-date on vaccinations, heartworm tested, and on heartworm preventative medication. CTHAA strives to find the best match between the dog and the new forever home. The goal is to place each dog into a permanent home where it will become loved and cared for member of the household. They do not have a shelter facility, all dogs are housed in foster homes. To see the the wonderful dogs for adoption go to Closer to Home Animal Advocates.
German Wirehaired Pointer Club of America Rescue
The members & officers of the German Wirehaired Pointer Club of America (GWPCA) are committed to the belief that every deserving German Wirehaired Pointer should have an appropriate and loving home. To achieve this the National German Wirehaired Pointer Rescue (NGWPR) was formed. A non-profit organization, NGWPR is sponsored & supported by the membership of the GWPCA . Working with animal control facilities, local rescue organizations & shelters throughout the US providing foster homes, funding, medical screening & care, grooming and training for homeless purebred GWPs. They also offer an Owner Release Program for owners unable to keep their GWPs. The program volunteers all have the same goal - that one day there will be no need for a GWP rescue. Until that time comes, NGWPR's multi-faceted program is committed to those GWPs in need. To learn more about the German Wire Haired Pointer Club of America Rescue go to http://www.gwpca.com/phpBB2/adverts.php or click here: German Wirehaired Club of America Rescue".
Grand Companions Humane Society
Grand Companions Humane Society is committed to making "Happily Ever After" matches between people and pets. Grand Companion's mission is to provide the best journey home for homeless pets. While with them, every pet receives the best possible care, including living in a unique home environment. In their revolutionary Sweet Suite Shelter, pets are housed with shelter staff. This one of a kind facility was designed for pets and staff to be housed together. Here, on a daily basis, in a real-life environment pets learn proper house manners that helps to make them more appealing and ready for adopters. As a result, their pets have higher quality of life while in the shelter and a higher rate of success going into their new homes. Every day they strive to find better ways to serve both people and pets. Since 1989, they have saved the lives of thousands of pets and through those lives, touched the lives of thousands of people. See more about Grand Companions Humane Society at www.grandcompanions.org or click here: Grand Companions Humane Society.
HSHV -The Humane Society of Huron Valley
The HSHV is a 510(c)3 not-for-profit organization. We have been providing shelter and care for the strays in the Washtenaw County and surrounding areas since 1896. We care for over 10,000 dogs, cats, guinea pigs, gerbils, ferrets, and other small domestics every year. Sixty percent of our funding comes from generous individual and corporate donors. We do not receive funding aside from contracts with Washtenaw County, Plymouth and Canton which makes up only 10% of our budget. Our Cruelty & Rescue Department, Community Outreach and Harbor programs are 100% donor supported. During the month of July 2010 we adopted out over 400 animals. All our animals here are sterilized, vaccinated and micro chipped before they are adopted out.
To learn more about the HSHV and see the wonderful dogs, cats, & other animals for adoption visit their website The Humane Society of Huron Valley.
JNMRF - John Nelsen Moosedog Rescue Fund - Elkhound Rescue
JNMRF is a all volunteer organization dedicated to the rescue and rehoming of Norwegian Elkhounds and Elkhound mixes. A 501(c)3 organization that works with volunteers across the USA and Canada to find caring, loving homes. JNMRF does not have a kennel or shelter to house dogs so they depend on volunteer foster families to care for dogs until they are adopted. The fund provides money to pay for shelter fees, spay & neutering, heartworm checks, vaccinations, medical treatment, temporary housing and transportation in its effort to re-home these dogs. The long term goal of JNMRF is to provide a real shelter for Norwegian Elkhounds who are waiting to find their true "furever" family. To learn more and see the wonderful Elkhounds needing homes go to Norwegian Elkhound Rescue.
Kyle's New Hope Animal Rescue (KNHAR)
Kyle's New Hope Animal Rescue is a 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to saving the lives of animals that have run out of options. Dogs and cats that are injured, abused, abandoned, and neglected are provided veterinary care they need at KNHAR to be rehabilitated and adopted into loving homes. All animals will receive up to date vaccinations, be spayed or neutered, and microchipped - all in an effort to reduce pet overpopulation and to promote responsible pet ownership. In addition, KNHAR rescues animals from overcrowded shelters where they face the possibility of euthanasia To learn more about KNHAR visit their website by clicking here: Kyle's New Hope Animal Rescue.
Last Day Dog Rescue
Last Day Dog Rescue is more than just a name, it's the situation all our dogs were faced with. Now these wonderful dogs get another chance at life. All dogs coming into our rescue were saved from a high-kill animal shelter or for being sold for research. Last Day Dog Rescue is a ALL volunteer-based organization. We do not have a physical location, all dogs are placed in the care of foster homes until they are adopted. Please go to the following link to learn more about the dogs available for adoption. Last Day Dog Rescue.
NLBR - New Life Boxer Rescue
New Life Boxer Rescue, a non-profit 501c3 organization, is dedicated to the preservation and enhancement of the lives of boxers who are at risk of being neglected, abused or forced to find new homes for reasons not in their control. As part of our goal of preventing cruelty to animals, the mission of NLBR is to provide a safe & loving environment in foster care while we seek new & permanent homes for these boxers. We provide medical care including but not limited to, spaying & neutering all boxers who come into our rescue. To learn more about NLBR go to New Life Boxer Rescue.
Mit Liebe German Shepherd Dog Rescue
Mit Liebe (which means "With Love" in German) German Shepherd Dog Rescue, based in WI, was founded in 1998 and over the the years they have rescued and saved the lives of hundreds of German Shepherd Dogs that were abused, abandoned, neglected or strays. They take the GSDs into rescue and have the dogs get a complete physical exam, spayed/neutered if needed, updated on shots, microchipped and given proper medical care. They then go to a foster home where they will live in the house as part of the family for at least 3 weeks to get to know the dogs' personality, house train them and teach basic obedience. The dog is then available for adoption. All applicants have references checked and a home visit performed. Each dog is matched with the appropriate the people and follow-up is done to ensure all is going well. The rescue also has an email newsletter that every adopter gets, offering news from the rescue and informs supporters of events and the need for volunteers. To learn more about Mit Liebe GSD Rescue go to Mit Liebe German Shepherd Dog Rescue.
Motor City Greyhound Rescue - MCGR
MCGR is comprised of many dedicated volunteers and supporters who share the passion of rescuing greyhounds and are opposed to the greyhound racing industry on the basis that it perpetrates thousands of needless canine deaths each year in addition to ongoing abuse, neglect and general inhumane treatment of thousands of greyhounds within the racing circuit. Their mission is to rescue greyhounds from abusive, dangerous and/or neglectful situations and place those dogs into permanent loving homes. Additionally they educate the public as to the racing industry's inhumane practices and as to the suitability of the racing greyhound as a pet. For more information go to their website by clicking here: Motor City Greyhound Rescue.
Rescue Me, Inc
Their mission is to empower and educate the community to end the cycle of violence in the lives of K-9 companions. They serve the community by rescuing, rehabilitating & re-homing the animal orphans. The goal is that nobody will ever be forced to turn down an animal in need due to a health problem, or high medical bills. Rescue Me Inc. believes that the high cost of a medical procedure should not determine if an animal should live or die. They specialize in taking the special needs animals and seniors so often dumped & left alone on death row at local animal shelters, awaiting their time to be euthanized. A second goal is to help cut the euthanasia rate by educating the public on the importance of animal rescue and spay/neuter programs. They focus on the special needs animals in shelters are not adopted by the general public because they are not "perfect", or deemed unadoptable" due to behavior issues, injuries or age. Rescue Me, Inc. takes in these special orphans, whether they are three-legged, less an eye, blind, deaf or a senior and provide them with the necessary training and medical care whenever possible. To learn more about Rescue Me Incorporated go to Rescue Me Incorporated.
Sarge's Animal Rescue Foundation
Sarge's Animal Rescue Foundation, a 510(c)3 not-for-profit organization, exists through the generosity of many individuals and businesses and are supported by a community that cares. Located in Haywood County NC they serve the homeless animal population in their area. To learn more about them and see the animals for adoption visit their website by clicking here: Sarge's Animal Rescue Foundation.
The National Canine Cancer Foundation
Canine cancer affects one out of every three dogs. Of those, over half of them will die of cancer. The National Canine Cancer Foundation funds important research grants that are working to improve those statistics. For more information go to their website by clicking here: The National Canine Cancer Foundation.
The Xena Fund
Xena is a very special dog in rescue who has some very serious health issues. Xena was born with severe hip dysplasia and has suffered injuries to her front legs. She needs surgery to live a more normal life. Without surgery she will have a life of restricted activity, pain & require special care. She is a foster dog with JNMRF - Elkhound Rescue in a loving a foster home. Please help JNMRF raise the funds needed for her medical care and select the Xena Fund for your charity. Xena will greatly appreciate it! To learn more about Xena and her Fund click here: The Xena Fund.
Tri-State Basset Hound Rescue
Tri-State basset Hound Rescue, a non-profit organization is run exclusively by volunteers and 100% of the donations & fees they receive go provide necessary care to the homeless Basset Hounds including spay/neuter, vaccinations and medical care. They take in many dear senior Bassets & Basset mixes each year. All the rescues are cared for in foster homes and when a dog comes into rescue and the foster homes are full, the dogs are temporarily kenneled until a foster home becomes available. For more about them go to www.tristatebassets.org or click here: Tri-State Basset Hound Rescue.
Upper Midwest Great Dane Rescue
Upper Midwest Great Dane Rescue, a non-profit organization, was formed in December 2008 by a group of Great Dane lovers who desire to help homeless Great Danes in need. This all volunteer group lovingly give their time & efforts to help this magnificent breed. They provided foster homes, medical care, and behavioral assistance to homeless Great Danes in MN, IA, WI, & the Dakotas. In 2010 they assisted over 100 homeless Great Danes & Great Dane mixes. To learn more about this wonderful organization go to: www.thegreatdanerescue.com or click here: Upper Midwest Great Dane Rescue.
Waggin' Tails Dog Rescue
Waggin' Tails Dog Rescue is a registered 501(c)3 non-profit rescue organization located in Northville (Southeast Michigan). Their dedicated volunteers donate their spare time to rescue, rehabilitate, foster & re-home all breeds of homeless dogs at risk of being euthanized or sold to research from area & rural shelters. The rescue dogs reside in foster homes where they receive individual attention, medical care, including but not limited to, spay-neuter surgery, vaccinations, microchip, & behavioralconsult/training when necessary. The foster home environment allows them to really get to know each & every dog's unique personality helping to find the best possible forever home to fit their needs. They strive to educate the public about reducing pet overpopulation, heartworm disease & the importance of training our companion animals. In addition, they reach out to the community with the Full Bowls, Full Bellies, pet food pantry program. When families fall on hard times, this program helps keep pets with the people who love them. They are making a difference, one dog at a time! To learn more about Waggin' Tails Dog Rescue please visit their website by clicking here: Waggin' Tails Dog Rescue.
Elkhound Rescue Fund of the United Kingdom
The Elkhound Rescue Fund of the UK is the primary rescue group in the country to relieve the suffering of elkhounds in need of care and attention. They provide & maintain rescue homes/facilities for the homeless rescue elkhound's care & treatment. To learn more about the Elkhound Rescue Fund - UK go to: www.elkhound-resue.org.uk or click here: Elkhound Rescue Fund - UK.