Happy Hound Rescue: Saving One Dog Won't Change the world, but the world will change for that one Dog!

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Happy Hound Rescue's mission is to save the lives of dogs at risk of euthanasia in local animal control facilities and dog pounds in the Midwest. Through our network of volunteers, we identify adoptable dogs, check out their temperaments and behavior, and arrange for them to be altered, updated on vaccinations, wormed, and treated for fleas and ticks. We also microchip our dogs so they will never be lost again. We believe that there is a dog for every home and a home for every dog-and it is our job to match them up!

We are an all-breed rescue. Most of our dogs are mixed breeds, and occasionally we have purebred dogs surrendered to us when owners become unable to care for them. We rescue puppy mill dogs several times a year.

We are a 5013C, Minnesota non-profit organization. We have about 75 volunteers who help with choosing dogs, taking dogs to vets, transporting dogs, fostering dogs, fund-raising and all the myriad tasks needed to help our dogs find forever homes. Please email us at happyhoundrescue@gmail.com  if you would like to volunteer. 

Volunteers are needed for the following activities:

  • Provide foster care
  • Transport dogs
  • Help with fund-raising
  • Do home visits
  • Make phone calls
  • Send emails

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