We are currently recruiting for Miracle Makers to make aNCRR foster dog's dreams come true (foster homes andvolunteers). NCRR -- like most rescue groups -- dependsentirely on its volunteers to carry out the mission of theRescue. As short as we are on funding, we're even shorter onhelp. One thing we'll never be short on, though, is dogs whoneed our help.
Our Volunteers are the shooting stars that make RottieDreams Come True!The ways you can help our mission are endless. See the list of ways you can help below. If you do not see something thatworks for you, please contact NCRR to discuss other optionsthat will work for you.
92 ways to help rescue organizations... withoutadopting or fostering a dog
Transport a dog2.
Donate a dog bed or towels or other *bedding* typeitems... (Gently used dog equipment is alwayswelcome)3.
Donate MONEY Donate a Kong? A Nylabone? AHercules?4.
Donate a crate Donate a x-pen or baby gate5.
Donate a food dish or a stainless bucket for a crate6.
Donate a leash Donate a collar7.
Donate some treats or a bag of food8.
Donate a Halti or promise collar or a gentle leader9.
Walk a dog10.
Groom a dog Donate some grooming supplies(shampoos, combs, brushes, etc.)11.
Donate a lawnmower12.
Make a few phone calls13.
Mail out applications to people who've requestedthem14.
Provide local vet clinics with contact information foreducational materials on responsible pet ownership15.
Drive a dog to and from vet appointments16.
Donate long distance calling cards17.
Donate a scanner or digital camera18.
Donate a photocopier19.
Attend public education days and try to educatepeople on responsible pet ownership20.
Donate a gift certificate to a pet store21.
Donate a raffle item if your club is holding afundraiser22.
Donate flea stuff (Advantage, etc.)23.
Donate Heartworm pills24.
Donate a animal first aid kit25.
Provide a shoulder to cry on when the rescue personis overwhelmed26.
Pay the boarding fees to board a dog for a week?Two weeks?27.
Be a Santa-paws foster to give the foster a break fora few hours or days28.
Clip coupons for dog food or treats29.
Bake some homemade doggie biscuits30.
Make book purchases through Amazon via a web sitethat contributes commissions earned to a rescuegroup31.
Host rescue photos with an information link on yourwebsite32.
Donate time to take good photos of foster dogs foradoption flyers, etc.33.
Conduct a home visit or accompany a rescue personon the home visit34.
Go with rescue person to the vet to help if there ismore than one dog Have a yard sale and donate themoney to rescue35.
Volunteer to do rescue in your area36.
Take advantage of a promotion on the web or storeoffering a free ID tag and instead of getting it foryour own dog, have the tag inscribed with yourrescue's name and phone # to contact37.
Talk to all your friends about adopting and fosteringrescued dogs38.
Donate vet services or can you help by donating aspay or neuter each year or some vaccinations39.
Interview vets to encourage them to offer discountsto rescues40.
Write a column for your local newspaper or clubnewsletter on dogs on dogs currently looking forhomes or ways to help rescue41.
Take photos of dogs available for adoption for use bythe rescue groups42.
Maintain web sites listing/showing dogs available43.
Help organize and run fundraising events44.
Help maintain the paperwork files associated witheach dog or enter the information into a database45.
Tattoo a rescued dog46.
Microchip a rescued dog47.
Loan your carpet steam cleaner to someone who hasfostered a dog that was sick or marked in the house48.
Donate a bottle of bleach or other cleaning products49.
Donate or loan a portable dog run to someone whodoesn't have a quarantine area for quarantining adog that has an unknown vaccination history and hasbeen in a shelter50.
Drive the fosters' children to an activity so that thefoster can take the dog to obedience class51.
Use your video camera to film a rescue dog in action52.
Pay the cost of taking a dog to obedience class Bethe one to take the dog to its obedience class53.
Go to the foster home once a week with yourchildren and dogs to help socialize the dog54.
Help the foster and rescue organizations clean up theyard (yes, we also have to scoop what thosefoster/rescued dogs poop)55.
Offer to test the foster dog with cats56.
Pay for the dog to be groomed or take the dog to a*Do It Yourself* Grooming Place57.
Bring the foster take out so the foster doesn't haveto cook dinner58.
Pay a house-cleaning service to do the springcleaning for someone who fosters/rescues dogs allthe time59.
Lend your artistic talents to your club's newsletter,fundraising ideas, T-shirt designs60.
Donate printer paper, envelopes and stamps to yourclub61.
Go with a rescue person to the vet if a foster dogneeds to be euthanized62.
Go to local shelters and meet with shelter staff abouthow to identify your breed or provide photos andbreed information showing the different types of thatbreed may come in and the different colorcombinations63.
Go to local businesses and solicit donations for aclub's fundraising event64.
Offer to try and help owners be better pet owners byholding a grooming seminar65.
Help pet owners be better pet owners by beingavailable to answer training questions66.
Loan or donate a crate if a dog needs to travel by air67.
Put together an *Owner's Manual* for those whoadopt rescued dogs of your breed68.
Provide post-adoption follow up or support69.
Donate a coupon for a free car wash or gas or insidecleaning of a vehicle