Root for the Underdogs

Welcome To

Rural Dog Rescue


Animals Rescued


Dogs Adopted in 2024

Our Mission

Forever true to "the Underdog," Rural Dog Rescue is dedicated to saving the lives of high risk dogs in economically challengedhigh-kill shelters in rural areas dogs that are often overlooked for adoption or rescue.

We save the dogs that are at most risk of being euthanized: hounds, black dogsseniors, and the sick or injured. Click above to learn more about each category of our "underdogs" — and why we're committed to rescuing them.

We make a commitment to reserve a minimum of 50% of the dogs we save to "the Underdog."

Our Featured Dogs

Male, 3 years old, 47lbs

3 Years Old

Female, 13 years old, 10 lbs

Pinscher - Miniature
13 Years Old

Female, 2 years old, 50lbs

Hound - Saluki & Retriever - Labrador
2 Years Old

Upcoming Events

july, 2024

20jul1:00 pm3:00 pmAdoption Event@ City-State Brewing Company

27jul12:00 pm2:00 pmAdoption Event@ Howl To The Chief

28jul12:00 pm2:00 pmAdoption Event@ El Rey Ballston

Our Sponsors

Adopt A Pet Dog Rescue
Guidestar Bronze
Great Nonprofits

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