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Rescue Partner Mission Statements

ABC Basset Hound Rescue, Inc.

All Bassets Cherished Basset Hound Rescue is a non-profit, all volunteer organization. Our mission is to rescue, rehabilitate, and place homeless basset hounds in loving, safe homes, thereby improving the lives of both the dog and the adoptive household.


ABRbannerSM(1)American Brittany Rescue

ABR’s mission is to provide the leadership and expertise via a network of trained volunteers to take in stray, abandoned, surrendered and/or impounded purebred Brittanys, provide them with foster care, health and temperament screening, an opportunity for any necessary rehabilitation and to assure their health and placement into new homes. In order to fulfill this mission, ABR’s volunteers remain flexible and adaptable to current and future business environments and they remain dedicated to the organization.




AnotherChance_Logo_color_finalAnother Chance Pet Rescue, Inc.

Another Chance Pet Rescue, Inc. is a registered 501c3 non-profit, volunteer run, no-kill rescue group that provides foster homes for homeless, abused, or abandoned animals facing euthanasia. This organization provides all necessary medical care—including age-appropriate vaccinations and spaying or neutering—before placing animals into permanent, loving homes.


brightstar logoBrightStar German Shepherd Rescue, Inc.

BrightStar German Shepherd Rescue, Inc. is a 501(c)(3), a non-profit organization based out of Rochester, New York dedicated to saving the lives of German Shepherd Dogs. BrightStar is a dedicated team of volunteers made up of experienced owners, handlers, trainers, and German Shepherd lovers. Every year, BrightStar helps hundreds of homeless German Shepherd Dogs find new forever homes.




Buffalo Pug & Small Dog Rescue

Buffalo Pug & Small Breed Rescue, Inc. is a non-profit 501(c)3 organization dedicated to rescuing homeless and abandoned dogs through owner surrender or shelter overpopulation.  By working with committed volunteers, foster homes, local veterinarians, trainers, and boarding facilities, we are able to rescue hundreds of animals every year. We provide them with medical care, loving temporary care, and find them well-matched, carefully screened forever homes. We also serve as a resource to our community and all pet owners by providing education and information on responsible pet ownership, including the importance of spay/neuter, positive behavior training, and good nutrition.


The Colony Caregivers

To give feral, stray and abandoned cats a better quality of life throught the ‘TNVR’ program (Trap, Neuter/Spay, Vaccinate, Return with Care) in Ontario County.



Going to the Dogs Rescue

Going to the Dogs Rescue Inc. is a Western New York dog rescue organization dedicated to saving more homeless pets and educating the community. As a 501c3 organization, Going to the Dogs Rescue relies on donations and supporters in order to save their rescued dogs. The organization hopes to have a shelter soon, but until then continues to rely on volunteer fosters to care for the dogs in their system. They are always looking for dedicated volunteers to open their hearts and homes!


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GRASP is a nonprofit pet rescue and adoption organization run entirely by volunteers and funded by public donations. GRASP is committed to reducing the number of homeless pets in Greece, New York by decreasing dog and cat reproduction, promoting responsible pet ownership, and placing homeless dogs and cats into compatible, loving, permanent homes.


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K9 Orphans, Inc. is a non-profit all breed canine rescue that works with high kill shelters, homeless dogs, and owner surrender dogs to prevent euthanasia.  Our dogs are placed into foster homes where loving, training, and any necessary medical care can be provided to them while they wait for their forever homes. We have foster homes in Western NY and Siler City, NC. We also want to educate the public about the importance of spay/neutering, basic obedience and care of their canines.


National Brittany Rescue

National Brittany Rescue and Adoption Network (NBRAN), a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, is a network of caring and dedicated volunteers in the United States and Canada who have a deep pasNBRANsion for dog rescue and specifically the homeless American Brittany. NBRAN is an alliance of dedicated Brittany rescue volunteers who share a deep love for the breed and who will work to rescue, rehabilitate, and re-home Brittanys in need—whether abandoned, lost, stray, or surrendered to rescue for placement. As volunteers united in a common cause, they are committed to the care of these dogs in foster homes, and providing for their physical and emotional needs.


ngprlogoboldstroke (1)National Great Pyrenees Rescue

Rescue, rehabilitation and adoption of Great Pyrenees and Pyr mix dogs.




Operation GYPSY

Operation GYPSY (Getting Your Pets Safely home to You) is volunteer group that assists in locating and returning lost pets. Using state of the art equipment and surveillance we have numerous ways to help get your pets home.


logoPals4Pets Rescue Inc.

Located in Kendall, New York, Pals4Pets Rescue Inc. is a registered 501c3 non-profit, volunteer run, no-kill rescue group that provides foster homes for unwanted, abused, or abandoned animals facing euthanasia. Pals4Pets provides all necessary medical care—including age-appropriate vaccinations and spaying or neutering—before placing pets into permanent, loving homes.


circleforcafepressborder2Papillion Haven Rescue

We are individuals living across the United States who have been drawn together as volunteers for the sole purpose of preserving and protecting pure breed and non-pure breed Papillons in need.

The actions of this all volunteer group are directed toward the development of a network of rescuers, transporters, foster homes, and liaisons with animal shelters in order to provide information and assistance.

Our group will provide veterinary medical care, spay and neuter program, rehabilitation in foster homes and careful screening for appropriate adoptive homes with our ultimate goal being the welfare and protection of these small companion animals.

Working together we hope to make a difference – one Papillon at a time – within the framework of local and civil laws.


PANlogo3 - 35mbPet Adoption Network (PAN)

Founded in 2003, Pet Adoption Network’s goal is to rescue and rehome abandoned cats, obtain veterinary care for them, and make them available for permanent placement with responsible guardians. No adoptable pet will be euthanized solely for lack of a permanent home. Pet Adoption Network strives for increased public awareness of the need to spay and neuter, vaccinate pets, and educate the public on the proper care of companion animals. PAN is an all-volunteer, not-for-profit organization and its members have over 75 collective years of experience with rescued animals. Many of the cats rescued by this group have had a difficult start in life, and many come in with no history at all. Cats are loved and cared for in volunteer foster homes where they are evaluated so that a suitable permanent home may be found. Weekly adoption events are held at our Center for Rescued Pets at 4261 Culver Road in Irondequoit.


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Founded in 1977, Pet Pride of New York is a is a 501c3 no-kill, cat only shelter that provides a temporary home environment to a small population of healthy, people friendly felines while they await adoption. Pet Pride chooses our prospective incoming cats with great care to insure that adopters will have a happy and long relationship with their new feline friend.


Pitty Love


Pitty Love Rescue, Inc.

Pitty Love Rescue, Inc. is a pit bull specific rescue organization located in Rochester, NY and serves the Rochester, Buffalo, and Syracuse areas. We are dedicated to the rescue, rehabilitation, and responsible placement of abandoned, abused, and neglected pit bull and pit bull mix dogs. Our primary focus is the rescue and rehabilitation of pit bull type dogs.



RT Banner copyRescued Treasures Pet Adoptions

Rescued Treasures Pet Adoptions is a 501c3 non-profit pet rescue run solely by volunteers who have a passion to help society’s abandoned cats and dogs. Each year in the United States 3-4 million dogs and cats are euthanized in shelters. While Rescued Treasures Pet Adoptions cannot solve this problem, we have dedicated ourselves to saving as many as we can. Each rescued pet that comes into Rescued Treasures has been saved from either a kill shelter or an owner who could no longer take care of him/her. Rescued Treasures takes the time to get each pet fully vetted to ensure that the pet is healthy. The pet is then placed in a loving and devoted foster home who cares for and trains him/her to become wonderful companions for his/her forever adoptive family.


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We are a municipal animal care and control organization focused on reuniting missing pets with owners, finding new homes for unclaimed pets, facilitating pet retention through outreach and assistance, encouraging compliance with local pet laws, and promoting pet sterilization.




T.R.A.I.N. along with several other local rescues have combined our efforts to become Eastern Ky Animal Rescue. We are operating under the 501(C)(3) status code and all donations are tax deductable. We extend our help throughout eastern Ky and surrounding areas. We are a volunteer group that works to transport and save homeless animals. Our main goal is to help homeless animals that have been abandoned, abused and/or neglected get to new homes or rescues willing to place them in forever homes. We are a group of volunteers who work to help save the homeless animals in our area and surrounding areas. If you would like to make a donation to help with our efforts, please email us. We also accept animal accessory donations (leashes, collars, pet food, treats, food, beds, etc.). Any and all donations are MUCH needed and appreciated!


Wooftown Rescue

Wooftown Rescue Inc. is a non-profit organization dedicated to rescuing homeless and abandoned dogs from high-kill shelters and owners who can no longer care for them. By working with committed volunteers, foster homes, local veterinarian, trainers, and boarding facilities, we are able to rescue dogs that otherwise would’ve been euthanized or abandoned and provide them with loving temporary foster care, and find them well-matched, carefully screened forever homes.

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