Recycled Dogs are Our Specialty
You will soon find out that Dog Town Canine Rescue is NOT your ordinary dog rescue... We are a very active, hands-on type of organization, and we have volunteers who enjoy truly making a difference in the lives of unwanted dogs. We are not afraid to be outspoken or controversial. We are not afraid to stand up for what is right.
We maintain a list of adoptable dogs on our Petfinder website, and also have dogs listed on Pets911.com and 1-800-Save-a-Pet.com: To see all of our available dogs click here:
Here at Dog Town, it's all about the dogs! We have fun with our dogs, we cry over them, we rejoice when they find a "forever home" and we're forever trying to come up with ways to make their world a better place.
Remember, these dogs have lost their homes and families. Their entire worlds have been turned upside down beyond their capacity to understand, and most will require some time to adjust. Please have realistic expectations for them.
If you have the patience and compassion it may take to change the life of a rescued dog, you will be rewarded with a lifetime of love and gratitude unequalled by any other species. But if you cannot make the COMMITMENT to work with this dog and to be a wise and compassionate guardian, we respectfully request that you do not adopt from us. (copyrighted by Lorayn Walser)
"REAL DOGS FOR REAL PEOPLE"
If you are looking for a dog who won't bark, jump, dig, chew, shed hair, has perfect manners and is 100% housebroken, may we suggest the stuffed animal aisle at Toys r Us.
Our rescued dogs are not perfect. Some of the dogs you are seeing today were abandoned, abused, starved, shot, hit by cars, or simply neglected by the humans they had once trusted.
A rescued dog can bring a lifetime of love and devotion, but can also require extra effort on your part. Some dogs will need a gentle hand with housebreaking, or learning that they no longer have to fight for their food. After being abandoned, some may have separation issues, and may need help to feel secure again.
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TRIBUTE TO A DOG... SENATOR GEORGE VEST
It is from a speech made in 1870, when a man's dog, a foxhound named Drum was shot. His owner sued the man who shot Drum. There was no evidence even, but after he finished his speech, the jury was in tears. They fined the man $500, even though the maximum fine was $150.
It is claimed that George Vest was a 19th century lawyer defending a client.
Gentlemen of the jury, the best friend a man has in this world may turn against him and become his enemy. His son and daughter that he has reared with loving care may become ungrateful. Those who are nearest and dearest to us, those whom we trust with our happiness and our good name, may become traitors to their faith. The money that a man has he may lose. It flies away from him when he may need it most. Man's reputation may be sacrificed in a moment of ill considered action. The people who are prone to fall on their knees and do us honor when success is with us may be the first to throw the stone of malice when failure settles its cloud upon our head.
The one absolutely unselfish friend that man can have in this selfish world, the one that never deserts him, the one that never proves ungrateful or treacherous, is his DOG. A man's dog stands by him in prosperity and in poverty, in health and in sickness. He will sleep on the cold ground,where the wintry winds blow and the snow drives fiercely, if only he may be near his master's side. He will kiss the hand that has no food to offer, he will lick the wounds and sores that come in encounter with the roughness of the world. He guards the sleep of his pauper master as if he were a prince. When all other friends desert, he remains. When riches take wing and reputation falls to pieces, he is as constant in his love as the sun in its journey through the heavens. If fortune drives the master forth an outcast into the cold, friendless and homeless, the faithful dog asks no higher privilege than that of accompanying him to guard him against danger, and to fight against his enemies. When the last scene of all comes, and death takes his master in its embrace and his body is laid away in the cold ground, no matter if all other friends pursue their way, there by his graveside will the noble dog be found, his head between his paws and his eyes sad, but open in alert watchfulness, faithful and true even to death.
-Senator George Vest, 1870.
The Only Easy Day Was Yesterday.- A Famous BUDS Motto
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.When you support Dog Town Rescue, you are helping us out on the front lines in the war against animal cruelty. Your donations don't go toward a fancy building with a lot of office space and meeting rooms. They don't go toward anyone's salary because we are an all-volunteer army. Your donations are put to use mainly for medical care for the unwanted. We use our funds wisely, to help end pet overpopulation by making sure all of our dogs are spayed or neutered.
Aspen, four other adult dogs and five puppies came to Dog Town from a local Native American Reservation. Aspen was born last winter in a haystack and at some point in time suffered a compound fracture on her front leg.
Since nobody was able to catch her, the leg healed up on its own and now drags on the ground. We managed to catch her in a live trap (right) and discovered that she was also pregnant.
Aspen gave birth to seven puppies. She is very protective of them so we have not had much access to them, but Aspen is a good mom and has been keeping the bunch warm and well-fed.