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Forgotten Friends - Mixed Breed Rescue

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We are Forgotten Friends Mixed Breed Rescue, based in Austin-Leander. Over the last year and half, we have lost a lot of volunteers and fosters, due to the COVID shutdown and its aftermath. . We are a very small, private dog rescue, operating with volunteers only. We do not have the far reaching clout of Austin Pets Alive or Austin Animal Center but we do help the unwanted dogs within our own means. Now that we are able to show our dogs again at Meet & Greets, we have to literally beg for volunteers and fosters. We are mostly desperate for fosters, especially for the dogs larger than 35 pounds. But if you can help ANY dog, please go to our site: www.forgottenfriendstx.org and fill out the Foster Application. If not, just volunteer at the Petco Meet & Greets for 3 hours on a Saturday. We will post this separately. Thank you for choosing to rescue!!

Website: http://www.forgottenfriendstx.org

Facebook: http://facebook.com/ForgottenFriendsMixedBreedRescue

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About Forgotten Friends - Mixed Breed Rescue

Location:

P.O. Box 1395, Leander, TX 78641, US

Mission Statement

Forgotten Friends is a 501c(3) Austin-based rescue group that was started in 1999 to help reduce the number of sweet, loving dogs that die everyday in area shelters for lack of a committed home. We are supported solely by volunteers and donations from the community.

Description

Puppies and dogs enter our program from area shelters and stay at a private mini shelter until foster homes become open or new fosters sign on. The dogs are then transferred out to the foster for training before going to new families. If there are no available fosters, the dogs reside at the shelter until they are adopted.

Our commitment to the potential adopter and to our dogs is to screen all applications carefully to find the very best match between the needs of the adopter and our dog.

Animals
Community

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

At Your HomeAustin, TX 78759

SKILLS

  • Animal Care / Handling
  • Animal Therapy

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Must be at least 21
  • Orientation or Training
  • As much time as the dog requires, prior to adoption out to a forever family. Your home will be the dog's home.
  • You are expected to treat the foster dog as your very own family member. To provide food, treats, toys, and mostly love and attention. If you can train and socialize the dog, this is a plus, as your foster dog will be adopted faster.

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