SA Dog Rescue is a registered not-for-profit organisation, supported by volunteers in South Australia, dedicated to saving pets from euthanasia, and finding them a new home where they can live the life they deserve.
We remain continuously dedicated to providing a safe haven for animals that find themselves homeless. We will do everything in our power to save companion animals from neglect, harm and abandonment, and find them safe and happy homes.
When other humans let them down, we won’t turn our backs on them,
as in the heart of every stray lies the single desire to be loved.
How We Operate
Animals come into our care in a number of ways - word of mouth, website or Facebook contact and from Council pounds where animals are on 'death row' / ‘kill list’ and facing imminent euthanasia, private surrenders for a range of reasons, including relationship breakdowns, moving home where the owner is unable or unwilling to take their pets and elderly people who are not permitted to take their canine companions into to a nursing home.
We are dedicated to caring for dogs abandoned by everyone else. Whether it's death row in a pound, a pet who's become too much to handle, or someone who just can't care for their pet.
Once we know of an animal, we assess the its behaviour and health, we provide for it's health and wellbeing and assess any behavourial work it may require. We contact our foster carers for a suitable placement and once ready for rehoming we list the animal here on the Website and Facebook Page and start the process of trying to re-home it.
The process of finding a pet a suitable home is taken very seriously, applicants go through an informal interview process and a home check** is done to ensure the environment is suitable to house a pet and that the pets needs will be met by the potential adopter.
**Checks are done by our volunteers, and the outcomes kept confidential
An Introduction to our Organisation
Our efforts are designed to ensure that the animals never need to know the feeling of abandonment and displacement they feel when they are moved from their existing environments.
Our 2012 Achievements
2012 was a monumental year for the volunteers at SA Dog Rescue. We rescued and rehomed hundreds of dogs and many cats and kittens. We were able to do this thanks to the hard work of our volunteers and the support of many fans and businesses.
We wanted to share memories of 2012 with you.
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