++ Love Mutts Rescue
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Love Mutts Rescue, Inc (501c3, non-profit) We rescue cats, too !

Our Adoptable Pet List   Just the Cats   Just 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 se__e 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!

Happy (Adopted) Tails!

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! 2016 calendar ~ for any donation, if at our events ! 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..2016 Calendars ..filled w/ adopted dogs/cats & history of the rescue , was $20 NOW order each $15. Thank you! $6 will pay shipping for up to 4 !!

Most of our dogs are IN FOSTER in the *RALEIGH* area, some at Kerr Lake (I-85@ NC/VA border), some in Virginia. Our rescue is NOT a shelter, our dogs are safe !

If you want to adopt or 'foster to adopt' a dog you meet at event, APPLICATION MUST be FILLED OUT, & APPROVED~
more information will be emailed to you ~ COME meet the many dogs at our events !


By appointment w/ approved application +++


** 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 !
***PRESTON is in VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (we meet VA people in S. Hill, VA !)
Crazy Happy Dog * Memorial weekend, we need fosters due to boarding facility's needs & 2 events Saturday & 2 events Sunday !
Crazy Happy Dog

** at Dog Holiday... These 4 need fosters from 26th-31st due to boarding facility needs space for their regular clients...
** JOE https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xsFsNTE9q5w WATCH MY VIDEO, COPY & PASTE and PET of DAY http://www.wral.com/lifestyles/pets/video/14994668/
** EDIE, a darling house coonhound mix...a children's dog ! a big girl who needs a tall fence, but she just wants to be w/ people !!
** Darcy Girl https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LNh5taoYtlI
** Lily Bear https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eyZhf1WfThM

+++ We need to KNOW if you would be a 'leash walker' , sign up to volunteer on website! Names of the rescues who are coming, are added as we know...so please keep checking !

** updates daily for weekend events...all available by apt w/ approved application !
** 2016 Calendar ~ ! great gifts ! (was $20) $10 for each calendar at these EVENTS ! (heavy board pages) or on website add $6 to mail up to FOUR !

** Please check out our new website: www.lovemuttsrescue.org

* YOU are on original petfinder homepage which is UPDATED DAILY, starting Wed evening, for weekend events: www.love.petfinder.com ~~

** Please come 1/2 hour before end time (those listed below are available by appointment w/ approved application ! **
** LIST IS JUST BEGINNING, as I KNOW of a FEW who are coming !!

SATURDAY, May 28th ~ AniMall, Cary Towne Center, Cary ~ TIME: 1 ~ 4 +++

** PENNY (Formerly Cecelia) is partially blind..must have fenced yard..super sweet !

SATURDAY, May 28th ~ Chapel Hill Phydeaux ~ TIME: 12:30- 2:30 +++

** KIWI (adoption pending) kittens: Eeyore & Elnora; beagle/shep puppies: Camille & Cecelia; PEARL (shep x, seizures, 2 yr old!); I will have to decide due to not enough room in my car, but, if you want to meet one of these..please send email ! DIELLE, EDGAR, IVANKA ~ these are all at Kerr Lake & available to meet by apt w/ approved application !

SUNDAY, May 29th ~ WAKE FOREST Petsmart ~ TIME: 1 ~ 3 +++


SUNDAY, May 29th ~ APEX Petsmart ~ TIME: 1 ~ 3 +++


~ give your dog heartworm pill once a month to keep them healthy

These dogs are IN BOARDING in Wake Forest, if you can help us !:

***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..on leash..does 5+ miles a day ! will cuddle at home..is house/crate trained, but does NOT need a crate
** SWEET DIXIE is a basset/beagle x..who is wonderful w/ children, but some dogs , not so good...
** WESLEY 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, & is easy on leash ! He weighs 40 lbs & is about 5 years old ~ http://www.wral.com/news/local/video/15243888/
** BETTY LOU (tiny, 4 week old puppy found at dump)
**SAILOR is about 40 lbs...a chocolate, unusual breed, house dog, who will need her people home alot..or needs to be in a crate to not be anxious !
** DUKE, DAISY, DIESEL are all about 50 lbs..well cared for & given to the rescue.....need FOSTERS for each of them !

IN Foster HOME at Kerr Lake , will come to weekend events in Raleigh area, can meet in S. Hill, VA, too

** KIWI , MANX, de-clawed cat is here and he needs a FOSTER, he is at my neighbors & is a total LOVE !!! black, bobbed tail !
** 38 lb EDGAR, 20 months old !! Quiet, loving dog! They are so easy going & give kisses, great w/ other dogs ! They stayed in one big crate together, but sister is adopted.
** ~IVANKA (little 25 lb beagle)
** TWO tiny 7 week old kittens, Eeyore & Elnora...and one more kitty, GREY
**PEARL is a 2 yr old sheperd mix, a gently, obedience trained to be a therapy dog..began having seizures, so is now w/o a home...house trained, heals, fine in crate, but doesn't need it...wants another dog to play w/, but not necessary
** Cecelia & Camille ( basset/shep puppies) 4 months old, spayed ! 25 /30 lbs

look on profiles for more info & Pictures on Adoptables link on websites
** puppies:**
** ~ASHER & ANAKON..the appear to be 9 weeks old, no idea breed mixes , boys
** TATUM are now about 35 lbs !! they go everywhere w/ their foster...he is finding people shy away from Am Staff/possible Mastiff mix, so for you, who know what a GREAT dog..these boys are quick learners & real sweet !! ~ ! 5 months old pit/ charpai or mastif mix puppies ! we have NO idea the breed mix ~TATUM (w/ floppy & antennae ears! ),

IN Foster HOMES, as are some of the hounds listed above
** APRIL is a petite hound or long legged Beagle...28 lbs...who has been super quiet & easy & sweet, in foster for weeks..but went to new foster w/ no dogs & became anxious...she is shy but is wonderful w/ other animals & people.. PEARL (2 yr old shep w/ seizure disorder)
** Adele, a dignified small hound...has full run of her foster's home..she is a delight...walks well on leash..does not want to stay outside by herself ..the perfect house companion...35/40 lbs
**LEIA is a cute 30 lb house dog...fox terrier/basenji in her mix...
** .Xavier & Lilo to adopt together. !
** WILLOW was a stray who got in our voluteers car at a rest stop...so skinny & who knew what a terrific house dog she is..read her back story on website !!

** LOOK at this video of Tessie, she is so content but needs her furever home: http://youtu.be/YJ1wDyYz0d0
** NO OTHER ANIMALS IN HOME OR SMALL CHILDREN: TESSIE..she is an AMERICAN STAFF Terrier, a 'pit' who is as sweet as can be. She was rescued 3 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, and we will take her to a boarding facility where she must not be near other dogs, ONLY because she is terrified of them...WHAT WE NEED is a FOSTER or 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 !! this is URGENT..her owner moved to DENVER, where they KILL this breed..they are not allowed...please help us keep TESSIE SAFE & HAPPY! We are working on one person who might foster, but will NOT KNOW until too late to post...we do need foster or adoption asap !

** MARYLAND what a sweet Am Staff Terrier (MIX?) w/ a family...gentle lady !
** Lambeau
** ADELE is a small fox hound, also, so sweet & loving w/ children..great w/ other dogs, too! She shares same foster home w/ Edwina & Edgar

We are a CAT rescue also..we need fosters, supplies ! and adoptions !! +++
WE HAVE CATS & KITTENS ~ all are in foster homes, see profiles for more !

** Sally & Murphy, darling kitties, 3 yr olds: http://www.wral.com/lifestyles/pets/video/15525294/
** MURPHY is a sweet black kitty !!
** KIWI is a 5 year old black cat , sweet as can be...see our FACEBOOK w/ new pictures ! She came to us declawed...
**Faith...beautiful calico...easy going !
** Lil Bit, pretty , fuzzy med. fur...black~white
*look on website for all available !

**DONATIONS greatly appreciated at the events or on our paypal..all is tax deductible!

** Need FOSTERS ..sign up to volunteer !

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--


Contact email:
lovemuttsrescue@gmail.com (if we do not reply in 24 hours..try: spaycatdog@embarqmail.com PLEASE DO NOT email both)

Join us at www.facebook.com/lovemuttsrescue/

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 April~ Sunday 2-24 @ 8:50am; May~ Sunday 5-8 @ 8:50am; June~ Sunday 6-19 @ 8:50am; July~ Sunday 7-3 @ 8:50am; Monday 7-11 @ 12:50pm; August~ Sunday 8-7 @ 8:50am; September~ Sunday 9-11 @ 8:50am; October~ Sunday 10-23 @ 8:50pm; November~ Sunday 11-6 @ 8:50am; December~ Sunday 12-4 @ 8:50am!

** ~ Cat Shack, our weeks to have our rescue kitties at Cary AniMall for the week ! >> 2/21/2016 >> 4/17/2016 >> 6/12/2016 >> 8/7/2016 >> 10/2/2016 >> 11/27/2016

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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.


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 3,000 dogs (& kitties) !
The founder, Marlianne Midyette, has been rescuing dogs/cats for 9+ years. With the help of a small 'village' of volunteers, she has overseen 5,000 dogs saved and placed (plus over 150 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

Love Mutts

Raleigh, NC 27675 (many fostered in Raleigh area)
Email: lovemuttsrescue@gmail.com
Click here for a list of pets at this shelter


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