Love Mutts Rescue, Inc (501c3, non-profit) We rescue cats, too !
Our Adoptable Pet ListJust the CatsJust the Dogs Note: There has been an update to Petfinder that sometimes causes an error when trying to get to the second page of our adoptable list. If you get an error which asks you to put in your zip code, go ahead and enter that. But then it will show you ALL pets near your zipcode, not just ours. So in order to see only our available pets, you need to come back to this homepage and click on the "adoptable pet" link again. Then it should allow you to go through all of our pages, and it should remember your zipcode so you won't have to do it again. Sorry for the inconvenience!
Our Adoption (& Foster to Adopt) Application ~ If you are planning to come meet a dog by appointment or at an adoption event, we would like to have this short application filled out ahead of time. Please inform your veterinarian that we will be calling,so they will be able to answer a few questions as we check this reference !
Our Foster Registration Form ~ If you would like to foster for us, please fill out this form to be added to our foster list. The information will help us place a dog that would be a good fit in your household.
Our Volunteer Registration Form ~ If you would like to volunteer for us, but are not able to foster, please fill out this form to be added to our volunteer list.
<---- OUR "DONATE" BUTTON: Click here to pay adoption deposits or fees, order a Love Mutts Calendar, or make a donation to our organization. Please specify in the "note to seller" section the intention of your donation. If it is for a specific dog or cat, please specify the name. Thank you for your support!
2017 calendar ~ $20 ~ If you have not seen our calendars..they are sturdy, as well as beautiful tribute to some of our adopted dogs Great gifts... We will accept cash at adoption events..2017 Calendars ..filled w/ adopted dogs/cats & history of the rescue , email us w/ your adopted LMR dog/cat to be IN next year's calendar ! add $6 to mail up to FOUR !
Most of our dogs are IN FOSTER in the *RALEIGH* area, some are at Kerr Lake (I-85@ NC/VA border), some in Virginia. Our rescue does NOT operate out of a shelter. Instead, our dogs are kept safely in foster homes throughout Wake County and the central North Carolina
ADOPTION & FOSTER-TO-ADOPT PROCESS If you want to adopt or "foster to adopt" a dog or cat, an ADOPTION APPLICATION must be filled out and APPROVED before you may take a dog or cat home. To keep our dogs and cats safe, our rescue no longer does same day adoptions. Additional information will be emailed to you once your application has been approved. Please come to an adoption event to meet the many dogs at our events. Most of our kitties are available by appointment.
** BLACKBERRY ~ in foster in CHARLOTTE, NC...he is about 55 lbs..and w/ 4 other dogs and one toddler...such a happy family dog..ready to be adopted !
Sat & Sun events, see below & all are available by apt w/ approved application done on website !
Halloween costumes are ready for the pets !
Today ~ Friday, Oct. 21st, Meet Mr. Peabody at Paws in the City, 1105 Tryon Village Dr. Cary, NC 27518....he weighs 12 lbs & is almost a year old, dances for treats
Saturday ~ Oct. 22nd , AniMall at Cary Towne Center ~TIME: 1 - 4
** Beagles: Lucy Loo & her puppies~ Larky Sparky, Loon Boone & 2 more !
** Mr. Peabody, DISNEY,, RO, Little Lady, BETSY, Jack, SALT & PEPPER
** MURPHY MAY be COMING Saturday...he is a calm, loving, purrer ! MURPHY is a sweet black adult kitty !! ...Murphy is the most affectionate of cats, and will do anything for a good petting !! He is a delightful young solid, black cat. He is quiet, loves to play with humans and a very loving cat. Pet of DAY: http://www.wral.com/lifestyles/pets/video/15525294/
Sunday ~ Oct. 23rd,
8:50-9:00am: TV spotlight; WRAL, ch. 5. Pet of the Day and Wake Forest Petsmart, HWY # 1 ~TIME: 1 - 3
**DOLLIE, Janus, BARON, Wesley, DARCY, Estelle, DIESEL, Salt & some from Saturday, including 2 of Lucy Loo's puppies, we hope !
** MURPHY , MAY COME, he is a calm, loving, purrer ! a sweet black adult kitty !! ...Murphy is the most affectionate of cats, and will do anything for a good petting !! He is a delightful young solid, black cat. He is quiet, loves to play with humans and a very loving cat. Pet of DAY: http://www.wral.com/lifestyles/pets/video/15525294/
** Please come 1/2 hour before end time !
Watch for updates daily & most will come to events this weekend in Halloween costumes & all Oct !
Fill out an adoption application for "Foster to Adopt" for up to two weeks!
**Bookmark for daily updates www.love.petfinder.com (please check the night before each event for additions & changes !)
- WE have a beagle family of 8 , "L" names WE HAVE CATS & KITTENS ~ .discounts when adopting more than one.~ MOST NEED FOSTERS, see profiles for more ! ** MURPHY is a calm, loving, purrer ! MURPHY is a sweet black adult kitty !! ...Murphy is the most affectionate of cats, and will do anything for a good petting !! He is a delightful young solid, black cat. He is quiet, loves to play with humans and a very loving cat. Pet of DAY: http://www.wral.com/lifestyles/pets/video/15525294/
He would do OK with another cat that is relatively easy and laid-back. He likes children. He is unphased by the dogs around him ! Need foster so he can be outside of a crate.
** LUNA, Mama & kitten, Lumin..great to adopt together !!.
** 3 kittens~ 5 mo old ( Bellatrix, Ginny, Hermione ) ~~Our Harry Potter kittens ..you will them love and especially if you are looking for a kitten! They are so sweet if a little shy in a public place, they DO NOT act like that at home where they are comfortable.
** Taco & Berger are Mane Coons !!
~ These sweet dog's in boarding, so can not get to weekend events..
**ELSA: she is a Border collie/lab..she is a herding, protective dog, a border collie trait that needs to be controlled (she has had some wonderful training & is obedient when she knows you are watching!), we have had in rescue for over one year..she has had foster situations that help us to know that she is a WONDERFUL, one or 2 person dog..w/ no other animals or small children in the home..not a doggy for dog parks, but she runs 5 miles a day, when in foster..she misses that in boarding.....she has made a wonderful companion to several adults..she just can't be w/ other dogs/cats/small children * (she loves children & just needs to be made to be calm when they come in) this dog will be a wonderful running partner., when living w/college student for several months in apartment.on leash..did 5+ miles a day ! will cuddle at home..is house/crate trained, but does NOT need a crate. She is happiest w/ people. loves children & is totally house/apartment trained..she loves to chase tennis balls & go hiking..she is NOT good w/ small animals. video on FB
** NEMO ..chocolate lab pup... 45 lbs & maybe 9 months old...was kept in isolation & fed well...is loving people...getting use to minding...energetic !!! so happy..no signs of abuse..just a man who did not know how to care for a dog...took to our vet...see his training videos on our Facebook !
,surrendered to vet w/ collar embedded in his neck...needs some TLC..is a SWEET Dog.
+++ Sign up to volunteer on website! We list as we know who is coming, but this is subject to change, when one goes into 'foster to adopt' or is adopted during the week ! These are some of who usually come to events... ** These dogs need FOSTERS !!
** LADY BUG is a corgi mix...about 7 years old..& missing her family due to divorce..I may not bring her this weekend, she is so soft & sweet !
** Disney (Dizzy) read all about him on our website...awesome, sweet dog!
** DISNEY is a great family dog....bigger, needs fenced yard & kids ! loves other big dogs !!
** SUNSHINE, this little black dog may be part Am. Staff, Corgi, Lab, but ALL sweet ! She was the star of her first adoption event last week..has a foster & gets along w/ all the dogs..loves people !
** RO is a young adult, 50 lbs, just rescued from his last 'ride', so sweet, just neutered...needs a FOSTER home, as he looks for his fur-ever family !
**ESTELLE, senior COCKER SPANIEL !
** FAT ALBERT is a small beagle !
** WESLEY - beagle mix, great "homebody" dog~ he is an adorable beagle/basset look !! He is a sweet, loving dog who might do best being the only dog! He loves to ride in the car, go to get coffee w/ his foster and is easy on leash! He weighs 40 lbs & is about 5 years old. http://www.wral.com/news/local/video/15243888
** DIESEL *** he is about 50 lbs..well cared for Catahoula X! Pet of Day/adopt pair for discount ~ http://www.wral.com/lifestyles/pets/video/15754754/
** LEX is a maltese senior, 10 yrs, who has a lot of years left..and he acts like a puppy ! loves little children!! He weighs 12 lbs.
** CUPCAKE is 25 lb ~she is a HW neg female Schipperke mix. what a lovely, sweet dog !
**Gizmo & Thumper are mini poodle/chi/shih tzu mixes, teenagers who need to be adopted together...12 lbs
***Salt*** is the yellow pup. 8 months old, 20-25 lbs
... **Pepper** is the black pup siblings, do not need to be adopted together...shy, but very sweet ! long legs, but the lab look is mixed w/ something small.
** BONNIE & CLYDE are 15 lb beagles, maybe Mother & son !! Might be fun to adopt them together !
** PICKLE is a fat little lab/beagle mix who will steal your heart ! & maybe another 30 lb hound !
** BETSY is a little white dog, maybe part beagle/cocker....so sweet !! great w/ kids !! http://www.wral.com/lifestyles/pets/video/16046174/ She may not come today
By appointment w/ approved application
** We want to finalize the adoptions that are pending the 2 week 'foster to adopt' !! This weekend at our Petsmart stores !
*** AND These dogs SOME, need separate FOSTER homes ! **
** FRANKIE is part Am Staff & part lab...has had a rough life, & is such a sweet loving, 50 lb..dog !!
**** Little Lady, is a young adult hound who would only crawl when we first got her (my vet asked me to SAVE her because she is so sweet & loving to her caregivers...she must have been abused, so she is VERY shy..it has not made her a bad dog...just one that will open your heart to want to love !
** DARCY GIRL~ ...is fully obedience/house/crate trained ! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LNh5taoYtlI and Pet of Day, Aug 7th http://www.wral.com/lifestyles/pets/video/15909036
** More dogs/cats available..look at their profiles on our Adoptable pages
~ Many of these need fosters, short term, application to volunteer on website ! +++
** SAMMIE's A golden beagle, 26 lbs, needs someone home most of the time, 4-7 yrs old, trained !!
*** IN FOSTER home ! **
**TESSIE is coming just during the middle of the event... LOOK at this video of Tessie, she is so content but needs her furever home, Tessie is a smaller dog !!
YES, A REALLY SWEET DOG, FROM BAD SITUATION, NOW WILL BE WONDERFUL COMPANION IN A SIMPLE, QUIET HOME, NO OTHER ANIMALS OR SMALL CHILDREN: TESSIE : htp://youtu.be/YJ1wDyYz0d0
** TESSIE..she is an AMERICAN STAFF Terrier, a 'pit' who is as sweet as can be. She was rescued 4 years ago from a dog fighting ring , where she had all her teeth pulled out, and her ears cut flat. She will stay in the car, just can't get out unless a quiet place....she has a wonderful foster!! .WHAT WE NEED is ADOPTION w/ a person who wants a SWEET COMPANION, who is a total house dog, who does not require much walking, soft foods, and a bed to lay on ! & to be by you !! She was adopted for 3 years but her person moved to Denver, CO where this breed is banned, and she could be killed.
~ give your dog heartworm pill once a month to keep them healthy
IN Foster HOME at Kerr Lake near the VA border, will come to weekend events in Raleigh area, can meet in S. Hill, VA, too *** Bonnie & Clyde, Pickle, possibly newest rescued 6 mo old pups~ Salt & Pepper, Little LADY, Lady BUG
look on WEBSITE profiles for more info & Pictures on Adoptables link
READ OUR HISTORY BELOW ! **
We are a CAT rescue also..we need fosters, supplies ! and adoptions !!
*look on website for all available !
+++ (LOWER ADOPTION FEE FOR 2 ) +++
**DONATIONS greatly appreciated at the events or on our paypal..all is tax deductible!
** Need FOSTERS ..sign up to volunteer !
*** CONSIDER VOLUNTEERING AS A FOSTER ***
We have several dogs in boarding..... we would love for you to meet them & pick one to foster for a week .... application at top of page!
***Our precious adopted dogs are missing***
**ABBEY is about 40 lbs, a golden hound mix..very shy & anxious...ran off in DURHAM feb, 8th...spayed, chipped...catch her please...sweet dog, just scared now
**LOST: CAPTAIN MAX is a SHY, large white w/ big brown spots, hunting dog who is someone's family dog for FIVE years , chipped, neutered...Clemmons, NC (W. of Winston-Salem)
*** LOST: SEARCH for ENZO, little tri-colored beagle ~ Neuse River Greenway by Anderson Pointe Park ( at Raleigh/Knightdale boarder)
**LOST: MAZI...35 lb beagle , ran after a white dog in Durham neigborhood...both chipped & neutered **LOST in Raleigh: Marley...a 25 lb black & gold beagle..came out of her collar..microchipped...
**LOST In Goldsboro: Jangles...30 lb black/gold beagle is LOST * can not care for herself..only 10 months and very frightened... microchipped, would be 2 now
***WE can rescue more, if you can foster ONE !*** FOSTERS SAVE LIVES !!! Please let us know if you can help .......fill out the FOSTER APPLICATION at top of page !
Even if you can just foster for ONE week - pick up after adoption event on Sunday and return at start of next event on following Saturday!
We also need long term fosters willing to keep a dog until adoption. Please let us know if you are interested in more information about fostering!
*Low cost RABIES & MICROCHIP are sponsored by many county animal shelters. Check with your local shelter for offerings.!
*Affordable options for SPAY/NEUTER, saves more lives going forward ! Check out ....
http://www.snap-nc.org/ and http://www.spcawake.org/
Anyone may call this number for Health Insurance...I highly recommend for puppies! 1-877-291-PETS (7387) It is thru Petfinder. The first month cost is FREE , if you continue, it is about $15 per month--
Thank you for visiting LOVE MUTTS RESCUE! Please take a look at all of our adoptable dogs. We hope we can help you find your new best friend!
**Donate at adoption events or paypal at top of page, to help with vet costs for dumped dogs who require extra vet care!. We ask for donations because our adoption fees never require extra vet expenses.
PET of DAY ~ WRAL TV , channel 5: Here's our schedule for 2016:
WRAL TV, ch 5, Pet Of The Day Love Mutts Rescue
Sunday 10-23 @ 8:50pm;
Sunday 11-6 @ 8:50am;
Sunday 12-4 @ 8:50am!
** ~ Cat Shack, our weeks to have our rescue kitties at Cary AniMall for the week !
OUR MISSION STATEMENT:
Love Mutts Rescue, Inc. (LMR) is a non-breed-specific dog rescue operating in central North Carolina and south central Virginia. We are a volunteer based non-profit corporation run by a Board of Directors. We rescue dogs in need from the surrounding communities, provide them with appropriate medical care, and place them in foster homes where they can be loved and nourished while they await their forever home. It is our goal to help each dog that comes into our rescue find the family that is destined to be theirs.
ABOUT THE RESCUE:
Welcome to the place where all dogs are loved!
Love Mutts Rescue was founded to provide a group of people the 'avenue' to rescue animals from shelters. These shelters, and anyone who turns over a stray, can depend on these animals getting the proper vetting needed, proper fostering to care for them until adopted, and places to have adoption events so the rescue & the rescued could interact w/ potential homes. We rely on volunteers to open their homes to foster, which is the only 'limiting' factor to save more.
The story of the starfish is our "motto"...
IT matters to THIS one...as we strive to save more of these 'voiceless' creatures.
Hebrews 13:2. "Do not neglect to show hospitality to strangers, for by this some have entertained angels"
Love Mutts, since Aug. 1st, 2010--has placed over 3,300 dogs (& kitties) ! The founder, Marlianne Midyette, has been rescuing dogs/cats for 10+ years. With the help of a small 'village' of volunteers, she has overseen 5,000 dogs saved and placed (plus over 170 cats)!
Look for animals on these sites, too: www.wcanimalark.petfinder.com - nice shelter in Warrenton, NC; www.vance.petfinder.com shelter in Henderson, NC. There are many groups on FACEBOOK which serve the county shelters - there are so many dogs, puppies, cats, kittens available in shelters! Please adopt a shelter pet or rescue!
We have our rescues in foster homes. We accept donations at our adoption events. (Food, money, puppy pens)
Adopt your new best friend from a rescue or a shelter, get them spayed or neutered between the ages of 4 and 6 months! Saving Lives in Raleigh 919-772-0211 and low-cost spay/neuter... PAL 804-359-6369--prevent a liter 3421 W. Cary St..Richmond, Va 23231