Dexter's Rescue Remedy

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Sadie is a wonderfully sweet girl! She was very timid, nervous and shy when she arrived. She wasn't even comfortable being hugged or kissed. She would tense up and try to run from anyone who tried to give her love. With lots of love and reassurance, she's learned to love, trust and be loved. And she enjoys it. What a transformation! Sadie is a 3-4 yr. old Treeing Walker Coonhound, English Coonhound, Greyhound mix who's calm, gentle, loving and such a good girl. She has the biggest most soulful eyes.

News The founder will be having surgeries and is in urgent need of foster or adoptive homes for our dogs!! Even if you are only able to foster for a short period of time. Any amount of time that you can foster would be helpful. Please consider opening your hearts and your homes to a dog in need. All of the dogs are good with other dogs, children, men and women. And, all are eager for love and attention! If you or anyone you know can help, please contact Charlot by email at houndsnwolfers@yahoo.com or phone at 530-643-3728. We are grateful for any help you can offer! Dexter's Rescue Remedy had chain link kennel panels and no-climb horse fencing stollen and, as a result, are now in neef of both types of fencing. So, if you have either of these types of fencing lying around and would like to donate them for a good cause, please contact Charlot at 530-643-3728 or by email at houndsnwolfers@yahoo.com.

The founder of Dexter's Rescue Remedy was in a bad rollover accident on I-5 after hitting black ice and the rescue's transport vehicle was totaled. So, we are in desparate need of a van or similar vehicle to transport dogs from high-kill shelters and to adoption events. Please contact us by phone at 530-496-3276 or by email at houndsnwolfers@yahoo.com. If you or anyone you know would like to donate a vehicle or sell one for a low price. Please help us help the dogs. Dexter's Rescue Remedy is a 501c3 non-profit organization that is volunteer operated and relies solely on tax deductible donations to meet the dogs' and wolfdogs' needs. We always appreciate and need donations of dog food. Do you have opened bags of dog food or canned food that you no longer need? Well, we would love to have those bags or cans of food! Our rescue dogs aren't picky ....... they just LOVE to eat. We are also in need of meat, towels, blankets, collars, treats, toys, etc., as well as monetary. The dogs don't taste when meat is freezer burned. They're just happy to have it! Maybe you have blankets or towels that are old, faded, discolored, etc. We can put those to good use. You probably have toys laying around that your dog has become uninterested in ........ donate them to a good cause! Just slip us an email or phone call and we'll come and pick up your donated supplies. Or, bring 'em by! Then you could meet some of our wonderful dogs!

Who We Are

Dexter's Rescue Remedy is a non-profit dog and wolfdog rescue located in Northern California. Our rescue is named after the first hound rescued by our group. He was a large male Basset Hound named "Dexter" that was saved from a lonely existence in a backyard in Los Banos, CA. He was full of fleas and ticks, lethargic, anemic, filthy and emaciated. His toenails were so long that his dewclaws had grown into his dewclaw pads by 1/2" and were infected. He also had a lump at the base of his tail the size of a golf ball that his owner said she had never noticed. It took a few months, but we got Dexter all fixed up and finally found the perfect home for him. Dexter was treated like a king by his new family, taking nightly walks in the neighborhood and walks on the beach every weekend. He had such a special way about him that people were drawn to him and would stop to pet and talk about this exceptional boy. He loved attention and would groan while looking up adoringly at the person doling out the attention. Dexter's life was cut short by cancer at 9 years old. But, his two years with his new family were wonderful and probably the best he's ever known. Everyone will miss Dexter very much, but his legacy lives on in our rescue efforts every day. We rescue and rehome scent hounds such as Basset Hounds, Beagles, Bloodhounds, Plott Hounds, Black and Tan Coonhounds, Bluetick Coonhounds, etc., as well as Wolfdogs and some molosser breeds such as Mastiffs, Great Danes, St. Bernards. We also rescue a variety of other breeds, as well as mixed breeds. Our rescue dogs usually come from high kill shelters and, occassionally, owner surrenders as space permits. All of our rescued dogs and wolfdogs enjoy spacious living areas with other dogs and are not confined to dog runs.

Adopting a friend

Please contact our rescue by phone or email to inquire about a dog and get an application. We will be happy to answer any questions you may have. Home checks are required to assure that your new friend will not end up in harms way and will be with you for a very long time. Don't worry if you live a distance from our location. We have people available throughout the US to help with home checks. We always have new dogs coming into our rescue. So, if you don't see the type of dog you are looking for, please check for availability either by phone or email.

Come Visit Us!

Come and join us for the huge Petsmart Charities National Adoption Event on Friday & Saturday, February 22nd & 23rd, 2013 from 10:00am - 4:00pm at Petsmart located at 3279 Crater Lake Hwy in Medford, Oregon. Don't miss this opportunity to meet the wonderful dogs we have available for adoption!!
1299 South Main Street, #C142

Yreka, CA 96097
Phone: (530) 643-3728
Email: houndsnwolfers@yahoo.com
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