Volunteers are the heart of our organization. Our Volunteers walk dogs, represent us at events, participate in our I Speak Doggie program and our Fund Development. We open our Volunteer training process 3 times per year, in February, June & October.
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Helping Hounds Dog Rescue Inc – Organized January 26, 2009
Mission: Helping Hounds Dog Rescue (HHDR) provides a compassionate approach to dog rescue by matching homeless dogs from overcrowded shelter systems with loving homes.
HHDR is a 501 (c) (3) non-profit organization funded by donations, fundraisers and adoption fees, that works to find forever homes for rescue dogs in the Central New York area. HHDR is located at 7268 Caswell St. N. Syracuse, NY 13212
You must have a fully processed application to meet our dogs. Once the application has been accepted, you can visit weekdays, Tues ~ Friday noon-6pm without an appointment. Appointments are needed to visit our dogs on weekends.
Applicants must be at least 21 years old
Be able and willing to spend the time and money necessary to provide the training, medical treatment and proper care for the dog.
Adoption applications must be filled out completely and will be reviewed by our Adoption Coordinator.
We will need picture ID, with name and current address, to verify your information.
If you own your home, we will verify this information with your town’s assessment.
If you rent, we must get permission from whoever owns the property.
If you are looking to adopt a dog and already have animals at home, we must speak with your vet to verify your animals are up to date with current vaccinations and spayed or neutered. We will also ask if your animals are seen for routine check ups.
Bring along any family members that live at your home, including other pets and children, for an introduction to your new canine companion.