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Protect Your Pet During Winter and Cold Weather

Follow our tips to keep cats, dogs and horses safe and comfortable In many areas, winter is a season of bitter cold and numbing wetness. Make sure your four-footed family members stay safe and warm by following these simple guidelines: Keep pets indoors The best prescription for winter’s woes is to keep your dog or cat inside with you and your family. The happiest dogs are taken out frequently for walks and exercise but kept inside the rest of the time. Don’t leave pets outdoors when the temperature drops. During walks, short-haired dogs may feel more comfortable wearing a sweater….

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Community Outreach Fundraiser

Community outreach is one way we can all have a healthier more humane community! Our rescue organization, Ring Dog Rescue, works tirelessly to help not just the adoptable dogs in our program, but the dogs in need from our Virginia community. Our outreach programs provide proper dog houses, straw, food, medical care, and spay and neuter services to help promote proper animal husbandry. We are asking for your help! By making a donation through this GoFundMe account, any and all donations will go to helping animals in need, these funds Do Make A Difference; reducing companion animal over-population through spay…

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Shady and his mom are both battling cancer and need your help!

Shady was adopted from Ring Dog Rescue 7 years ago. He has lived a great life with his adoptive family. Recently Shady was diagnosed with a Mast Cell Tumor and he will be getting his leg amputated in order to stop the spread of the cancer. While this may sound overwhelming, Shady will recover, but to complicate things further, Shady’s mom was diagnosed with Breast Cancer. They will be battling cancer together, comforting each other and staying strong for each other. a Go Fund Me account was started in order to help with Shady’s medical expenses please consider donating so…

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One of our family members, Dude, is injured and requesting community support!

This is Dude, a pittie mix who started out with RDR. His foster family adopted him when he “chose” them! He is a loving, sweet, good natured boy and has brought much joy and love to everyone. His mom and dad have learned a lot about pit bulls and helps with rescue on occasion, including transporting dogs for several groups. Recently, Dude tore his ACL causing a lot of stress and unhappiness to him. It will be a financial hardship on his family to have the surgery — totaling a whopping $2800! Last year, Dude’s dad was forced into retirement because…

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We’ve expanded our Popsicles for Pups program to include 2 new locations!

This program, “Popsicles for Pups”, is an enrichment program focused on kenneled animals located in jurisdictional shelters. Many municipalities do not have funding for extras; and with the low-kill movement-taking place, this means many animals stay in shelters for longer periods of time. Ring Dog Rescue and its volunteers have developed a program to install a freezer and supply the shelter with the essentials to give the dogs something to do with their time in a healthy way. This program is currently being offered at Richmond Animal Care & Control, Powhatan Animal Control, and Heritage Humane Society. If you are interested in donating…

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Adoptables: Boofus

Sweet Boofus is a 3 year big boy lab X. He is about 75lbs. Boofus has had a really rough go at life until Ring... more

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