Mission: 1. Rescuing and socializing abandoned, neglected, abused, orphaned and/or surrendered dachshunds and dachshund mixes by providing temporary safe shelter and medical/dental treatments as needed. 2. Procuring temporary foster homes and permanent new homes for rescued dachshunds that will provide a safe and nurturing home environment. 3. Ensuring no dachshund shall be adopted for the purposes of breeding or scientific/medical experimentation. 4. Providing education to the public on the dachshund breed, puppy mills, and responsible pet guardianship including, but not limited to, humane animal care and spay/neuter practices. 5. Displaying courtesy, respect and fellowship toward all volunteers in appreciation of services and support rendered to dachshund rescue and to promoting enhanced teamwork among all rescuers.
Programs: Shelter release: paid fees to release dogs which are scheduled for euthanasia from county shelters, and place them in our foster care program.
medical care: paid for licensed veterinary care for dogs as needed, including exams, vaccinations, heartworm & fecal testing and treatment, spay and neutering, x-rays, dental cleaning/extractions, surgical services, physical therapy, acupuncture and related medical supplies and prescriptions.
Follow DARE website - wonderful dedicated volunteers who rescue Doxi/Doxie mixes and go to any length to give them a wonderful, safe healthy life. Seems very well orgainzed, has many, many community events, really hard working volunteers who love animals!!