Big Dog Ranch Rescue Inc

Rating: 4.97 stars   63 reviews

Issues: Animals

Location: 10948 Acme Road Wellington FL 33414 USA

Mission: The mission of Big Dog Ranch Rescue is to provide shelter, care and affection to homeless dogs of all breeds and adopt them out into loving homes. We also promote animal welfare and celebrate the special bond between dogs and families through education, awareness and community outreach.
Programs: Our current outreach programs include: Palm Beach County’s Department of Therapeutic Recreation, the Place of Hope, the Veterinary Magnet Program at Wellington High School, Pets for Patriots and Special Olympics. We have also established a program with the special needs class from ARC of Palm Beach.
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EIN 26-3184971
561-747-9099
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Rating: 5 stars  

Amazing organization, here it's all about the DOGS! The staff and facility are top rate! I have adopted twice from BDRR and have become their number one fan and frequent volunteer. Love, love, love Big Dog Ranch Rescue!

 
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Rating: 5 stars  

I adopted my dog from Big Dog Ranch Rescue, and the entire adoption process was a joy! Our relationship with the ranch didn't end when we took our pup home, it continued to grow as they would follow up to see how the pup was doing in his new home. I have since volunteered at the ranch for the last 5 years and I truly admire the passion that all the staff and volunteers possess. They are making a big difference in saving lives and I'm excited that they will be expanding into their new facility soon. I've watched BDRR grow into an incredible organization and I'm proud to be a part of it.

 
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Rating: 5 stars  

Five years ago, I walked inside BDRR and my life was changed. My intent was to teach my son about the less fortunate and play with some puppies. Little did I know, how much it was to be a part of my life. Big Dog Ranch Rescue not only saves the lives of innocent dogs but also strives to make the community a better place. I have adopted 2 dogs, 1 hospice foster and fostered over a hundred dogs. The dogs are given the best care during their stay while waiting for a forever home. Big Dog Ranch Rescue is by far a leader in it's class. I can not recommend this rescue enough!

 
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1 person found this review helpful

They provide desperately needed forever homes for homeless and abandoned dogs. This rescue saves thousands of unwanted dogs and puppies every year from high kill shelters and do their utmost to find them good homes where they will thrive. The staff is caring and the place is small but is spotless. They constantly have creative fundraisers and have a huge outreach of volunteers from all the surrounding communities.

 
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1 person found this review helpful

My daughter, 10, and I started volunteering at BDRR about a year ago. We go once a week after school. It is a wonderful experience. Everyone who works there truly cares about every single dog there. I'm amazed at how they know all their names. They put us to work walking, bathing, cleaning. I truly enjoy doing this with my daughter. We are both so happy when a dog that we've been caring for is adopted.

Would you volunteer for this group again?

Definitely

For the time you spent, how much of an impact did you feel your work or activity had?

A lot

Did the organization use your time wisely?

Very Well

Would you recommend this group to a friend?

Definitely

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2014

 
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Rating: 5 stars  

2 people found this review helpful

I have been volunteering with Big Dog Ranch Rescue for several years, and I adopted several of my four-legged family members from BDRR. There is such a love and dedication to saving dogs and finding them wonderful homes. Big Dog Ranch Rescue goes above and beyond in its efforts to save as many dogs as possible, including dogs with significant injuries, heartworm disease and seniors. I cannot think of a better way to spend my time than helping this great organization save more lives.

Would you volunteer for this group again?

Definitely

For the time you spent, how much of an impact did you feel your work or activity had?

Life-changing

Did the organization use your time wisely?

Very Well

Would you recommend this group to a friend?

Definitely

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2014

 
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1 person found this review helpful

Big Dog Ranch Rescue is just an amazing place. Dogs who find their way to the safety of the Ranch are very lucky. All dogs receive love, medical care, and a dedicated commitment from the Staff to find them a forever home! All dogs get the chance to romp and play with their friends in fenced pastures. If they need extra training, they get that, too! The rewards of spending time with the dogs, walking them, and loving them is truly a rewarding gift!

Would you volunteer for this group again?

Definitely

For the time you spent, how much of an impact did you feel your work or activity had?

Life-changing

Did the organization use your time wisely?

Very Well

Would you recommend this group to a friend?

Definitely

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2014

 
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1 person found this review helpful

I have been volunteering every Sunday, for the past year and half, at the ranch. I am so impressed with how all the dogs are cared for and loved; and how hard the staff and volunteers work to make sure of this. Dogs of all sizes, ages, health conditions, abused, etc are taken in, and all given the support, love and medical treatment that is needed. If you are looking for a best friend - The Big/Little Dog Ranch is the place to go! Thank you to everyone at the Ranch that makes it a safe and loving home until they go to their "furrever"home!

Would you volunteer for this group again?

Definitely

For the time you spent, how much of an impact did you feel your work or activity had?

A lot

Did the organization use your time wisely?

Very Well

Would you recommend this group to a friend?

Definitely

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2014

 
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1 person found this review helpful

I adopted twice from Big Dog and then became a volunteer also because I love everything about this place! I love how clean the entire place is always kept, including the animals. I love that a home visit is required prior to adopting. I love they rescue from high kills and they are a never-kill. I love that they have a trainer that works with the more aggressive or damanged dogs. And most importantly, the workers really care about the pups.

If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

Work there full-time if I could!

Would you volunteer for this group again?

Definitely

For the time you spent, how much of an impact did you feel your work or activity had?

Life-changing

Did the organization use your time wisely?

Very Well

Would you recommend this group to a friend?

Definitely

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2013

 
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Rating: 5 stars  

My daughter and I volunteer at Big Dog Ranch Rescue and their events when we can. Unfortunately we don't get to do it nearly as much as we would like because we both work and she goes to school. We decided to try to foster dogs to help out a little more. Of course, the very first foster dog we took in, Ciara, a timid sweet little girl dog we just had to adopt. She is already part of the family and loves her big brother Max our 90 pound lab mix. Big Dog Ranch is so flexible with volunteers and has so many wonderful people on staff and many great volunteers as well. We think they do an awesome job hosting a lot of creative, fun events and they rescue so many dogs. All of the puppies/dogs rescued receive medical evaluations, treatment when needed and all are spayed and neutered. I am so grateful for all of the people who dedicate time and money to this incredible organization. They seem to do more and more and get better and better.

Would you volunteer for this group again?

Definitely

For the time you spent, how much of an impact did you feel your work or activity had?

Life-changing

Did the organization use your time wisely?

Very Well

Would you recommend this group to a friend?

Definitely

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2013

 
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