Financially Foster

This is where

you can help!

Saving a dog from a shelter is costly. Your monetary contributions go directly to our dogs. We are fully volunteer-run, and do not have any paid staff.

In addition to making a one-time donation, you can also choose to enroll in monthly donations to help offset our costs.

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Donation Total: $10.00 One Time

Help Save Lives and

Donate Today

Help us save “underdogs” from high-kill shelters and place them in forever homes!

There are many expenses involved in rescuing our dogs. Our costs for rescuing ONE dog from the shelter:

  • $20/day — Boarding Until Transport (RDR dogs usually board 21-28 days, which costs $420 - $560 per dog)
  • $15 — Health Certificate
  • $25 — Bath and Collar
  • $20/month — Preventatives
  • $20 — Deworming (most dogs are dewormed 2-3 times)
  • $20 — Microchip
  • $115 — Vaccines (DHLPP, Rabies, K9 Influenza, and Bordetella)
  • $45 — 4Dx and Fecal Float Test
  • $100 - $150 — Neuter + Post Surgical Meds
  • $175 - $200 — Spay + Post Surgical Meds
  • $300+ — Senior Dogs Dental
  • $150+ – Senior Dog Bloodwork
  • $1300 - $1600 — Heartworm Treatment
  • $500 - $2,000— Dog training (as needed)

Rural Dog Rescue, Inc. is a certified not-for-profit 501c(3), #45-3100623. Your charitable contribution is fully tax-deductible: no services or benefits are provided in exchange for contributions.

RDR accepts donations below or via mail at: PO Box 15719 Washington DC 20003.

You can be the face of change for underdogs by giving to Rural Dog Rescue through the Combined Federal Campaign (CFC). Our designation number is 89539.

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