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The Animal Rescue Site

Who We Are

We are a private, Non-profit Rescue funded only by adoption donations and our own pocketbooks. We are dedicated to rehabbing and rehoming the "friends forgotten," neglected, abused, or rejected by their previous owners and former puppymill dogs . A major goal is to place each vetted, altered and healthy pet in that ONE forever home where they may live out their lives as valued family members and beloved companions. We are called upon by private individuals, other shelters and Humane Societies to take dogs that require extra surgery and/or medical care. We also work to place former puppymill dogs so they may know and enjoy the love and care of a family.

If you are looking for a Cat or Kitten, Please visit our friends at;
"National Humane Society"

Adopting a Friend

The first part of the adoption process is to complete and return an application. Our adoption procedure consists of an adoption application, a homecheck / homevisit and communication with the family's current veterinarian or clinic used. Every one of our animals are spayed / neutered before going to their new forever home...no exceptions, so please don't ask. Before doing so, if you wish PLEASE research the breed you are interested in if you have never enjoyed one before.
You could start at the following LINK:

"American Kennel Club"

If the dog listed was a neglected or abused dog-read up on possible behavioral issues and how to deal with them. A VERY good source of info is available at the PetFinder library plus the internet in general has a wealth of material available.
Consider the seriousness and lifelong commitment both emotional and financial, before you apply for a dog. Veterinarian references are checked and we do require a Home Visit by a rescue representative. An interview may then be completed with prospective adopters.

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"PLEASE" Spay or Neuter your pet

Responsible pet owners spay or neuter their pets when they are old enough. We do not adopt to homes with unaltered pets unless otherwise approved. Altering your pet not only assures unplanned puppies but is also a health benefit for your cherished companion.

Visitor Information

As we have no shelter building, visits are by appointment only for specific dog with completed and approved application. All rescued dogs are fostered in a private home in the Tampa Bay area.


A special Thank You goes out to our groomer NANCY at COUNTRY CUT Pet Grooming. The groomer with a gentle personal touch. And having the love for the desperate and total disasters we bring her and expect her to make a loving pet from the pieces, which she always does with a smile on her face and love in her heart for every new pup knowing that they just took their first step to a new and better life. She can be reached at (813) 849-1592 please call to make an appointment. She is open daily except Wednesday and Sunday 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. she is located inside the National Humane Society building which is located at 4039 Gunn Highway in Tampa.

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