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Multiple Breed Rescue

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Nonprofit Overview

Causes: Animal Protection & Welfare, Animals

Mission: Our mission is to educate the public on pet overpopulation and humane treatment of animals in Ohio, to take dogs that are in Ohio Kill Shelters who are in danger of being euthanized to make room for more strays / unwanted pets, to take animals from inhumane, hoarding or puppy mills.

Results: As of May 1, 2019 we have taken in over 2,255 dogs; 100 cats; 20 farm animals As of January 1, 2018 we are only taking in dogs.

Target demographics: animals in need

Direct beneficiaries per year: 198 dogs

Geographic areas served: Ohio

Programs: spay/neuter programs over population awareness

Community Stories

103 Stories from Volunteers, Donors & Supporters

9 Nicole145

Client Served

Rating: 5

My husband was looking for a dog for me, as he thought it would help my anxiety issues. He came across Multiple Breed Rescue in December 2015 when he was searching for a Yorkie mix. He immediately contacted MBR, who had a Yorkie/Jack Russell Terrier Mix for adoption. Everyone involved was so kind and helpful and we ended up adopting Josie about a week later. Unfortunately, Josie has gone on to the Rainbow Bridge, but since then we have adopted 2 other rescues from MBR and they are both wonderful dogs. Multiple Breed Rescue has made such an impact on us that we volunteer our time as a family to help out with the dogs as needed and are hoping to foster one day soon as well. They really are with you for the life of your dog and they treat you like family. The owner, Amy, is always ready to help and has offered us great advice about our dogs. I highly recommend looking into their adoptable dogs if you are looking for a furry companion. This is a great rescue that truly loves these dogs.

2 Nicole K.2

Volunteer

Rating: 5

MBR has allowed me to foster for them. I have met some amazing people and dogs. My eyes have been opened to all that goes on behind the scenes. This fabulous group of animal lovers does more than anyone could ever ask to take care of the "unwanted ". The dogs are always the priority and I am blessed to be a part of this amazing group!

2 Melanie L.2

Client Served

Rating: 5

MBR is amazing. The only place I trust to care for my pups while I am away. I like that she has a choice of a room so my 3 can be together and not caged while there. I have one that needs a little help around other dogs and they work with him every time he is there. I love that she posts videos/pictures of the dogs while they are boarding. They also get grooming from For the Love of Fur which is on the premises. I have never seen my boys look so good. Forever a client!

1 Heather C.6

General Member of the Public

Rating: 5

They do wonderful things for animals in need!!! Great people with huge hearts!

1 Court G.

Volunteer

Rating: 5

I volunteer from time to time when I’m able to help out. This rescue is ALL about the dogs and helps so many dogs in need every year. All the volunteers and Amy work so hard to ensure the dogs go to loving homes.

I’m proud to be apart of this rescue!

2

Volunteer

Rating: 5

An amazing rescue! Run by professionals! They are responsible and have a process that protects the families and animals

Review from Guidestar

Client Served

Rating: 5

We adopted Nida from MBR almost two years ago. This organization is extremely passionate, caring, professional and knowledgeable. They made sure when we adopted Nida that she was a good fit for our family. When looking to adopt a pet I highly recommend and trust MBR.

Client Served

Rating: 5

We adopted our dog from MBR in 2012 and she is the light of our lives! MBR rescued Delilah from the pound in, I think, Stark County. She was on the “kill list” because she would not interact with people coming through looking for a dog to adopt, she would only huddle in the back corner of the cage because she was terrified. MBR pulled her from the pound and had her spayed, then put in in foster home where she was housebroken and socialized (her foster family day did an amazing job!) What I love the most about t MBR is that their job doesn’t end when a dog is adopted, they are always there to support and help the adopters in any way can. This is an amazing group of people!

Volunteer

Rating: 5

I got my Puppy from MBR almost exactly a year ago to the day. I appreciated their application process and dedication to matching a family and dog, and not allowing an adoption that isn’t a good fit. I was so impressed, I began to volunteer with them as well. This group is AMAZING. They are truly in it to save lives. We take dogs no one else will, due to the medical bills
Or training that may be required. They stick to their word, even taking 4 parvo puppies, who they agreed to take in (pre-parvo diagnosis). Those medical bills were astronomical, but MBR Didn’t even flinch. Even better, is that in their contract, they insist any dog
Who may be rehomed MUST come back to the rescue. No independent rehoming. They track the dogs until they pass away. MBR has an active Facebook page where members can post pics, questions, or other related dog info and receive genuine, thoughtful advice and answers. They have connections in any animal related area (vets, trainers, wardens, shelters, sanctuaries, etc etc etc). This group is hands down 5/5 perfect. I’d recommend them to ANYONE looking to adopt a dog (or pig, as they currently have a pig up for adoption too!).

Volunteer

Rating: 5

My experiences with MBR have changed my life for the better!
I adopted Millie, a Basset mix "hospice" dog who has had an adventurous & happy life for the past 4 1/2 yrs & is going strong! And Shaggy, a senior Yorkie mix, who opened my eyes to what it means to persevere under adversity, having recovered from paralysis. We have received an abundance of support from this Group & I have gained many friends! What I love is that when you Adopt from MBR, you are supported & encouraged & are free to ask questions related to the care of your pet. It is a family of dog (and all animal) lovers & rescuers. I thank God for bringing MBR into my life!

Client Served

Rating: 5

Multiple Breed Rescue is AMAZING! When we decided to start looking for another dog to add to our family, we spoke with several rescue groups. By far, MBR Ohio was the best one we found. They are organized, well-run by awesome volunteers, and focused on the mission of saving animals. The two things that I think are the most important attributes of this rescue group are their dedication of matching animals and humans for the right forever fit and the unending support they offer adopters. I was impressed that that they not only follow-up with adopters, but they truly go above and beyond. I'm confident that if I needed to, I could contact them in two years with an issue, and they would do what they could to help out. I've spoken with other adopters, and they have had similar experiences. We're so happy that they saved our precious Melrose, and we're so grateful to have her in our family. MBR Ohio rocks, and I can't say enough good things about them.

Laura C.3

Volunteer

Rating: 5

This organization has it all, caring members, and amazing supporters. Dogs are living in homes . With loving foster families and having all their needs met including training. So when, they are adopted it makes the transition easier. Theres so much support, Including a free training class once a month. This rescue really cares about their animals and it shows.

Client Served

Rating: 5

I reached out to Multiple Breed Rescue after having a few less-than-great communications with rescue organizations in my city. MBR brought Penelope into my life, and nothing has been the same since! The application process was very easy- everything I needed was spelled out right in front of me. All my questions were answered quickly, my application was processed quickly, and within 2 days I was on my way to pick up my baby girl! Now, MBR is the only place I recommend to people when they say they’re looking to add to their family!

Megan F.

Client Served

Rating: 5

MBR is always there for an animal in need! I got my two jack russels from them over 10 years ago and even though I live 2500 miles away now I still keep in touch with what Amy and her crew are up too now, and help where I can!

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Client Served

Rating: 5

I adopted 2 jack Russell's from Amy, she was always there even years later when I had issues with my dogs. They really care about what's best for the dog and the family. I've never met a more hard working crew of people!!

lilybellb

Donor

Rating: 5

I love that they never leave a mom or dad dog behind. If they are taking puppies, they are taking the whole family! And they take a lot of medical cases which is expensive. But they do it and do it very well.

1 Nicole Morton J.

Volunteer

Rating: 5

I first became aware of MBR last year when I adopted my dog in nov of 2016. After I saw the volunteers, and all their wonderful people, I decided to volunteer. What a great organization. It is truly amazing to see such great people left in our world. Everyone takes time out of their busy schedules to help innocent dogs find homes and a better life.

Client Served

Rating: 5

In April my mother and I traveled from Michigan to a MBR adoption event. My mother completed the adoption application beforehand and adopted an older Jack Russell named Cookie at that event. Cookie has been her perfect companion. They walk all over her neighborhood and all of the kids know and love Cookie. So many thanks to MBR for rescuing Cookie and mending my mom's broken heart after the loss of her 13 year old Jack Russell.

1 Jenn28

Volunteer

Rating: 5

We rescued a dog about a year and a half ago through them and they are nothing short of amazing at what they do! They are very careful who they match with a particular dog. They make sure to do everything possible to make sure that the dog is going to the best home possible. Love them! Will definitely adopt from them again!!

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Volunteer

Rating: 5

We adopted our Buddy boy from them in September of 2015. It was the best decision ever!! He is such an amazing dog. What they do for there rescued animals is nothing short of amazing!! Everyone is just so passionate about what they do and are so eager to help foster, with events, with adoptions and anything in between! Love this rescue and will be adopting from them again! I would highly recommend them to anyone looking for a new furry friend!!

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Volunteer

Rating: 5

I volunteer at mbr and have adopted a few dogs from them as well. I can not thank them enough for our furkids

Volunteer

Rating: 5

My son wanted to donate his Christmas money to animals. My friends volunteered for MBR . We went to check out some events and volunteered to play with some dogs. My son fell in love right away. I loved how the organization is run. Very professional!

I would recommend anyone looking to add to their family:. To check MBR FIRST.

Linnette G.

Client Served

Rating: 5

We recently adopted our second dog from Multiple Breed Rescue. They are so good to work with, proving information on the dog's temperament, vet records, and assistance with training. We love our Ellie and Maddie! Thanks MBR!