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Louie's Legacy Animal Rescue is a positive, professional 501(c)3 rescue organization that helps our community and shelter partners save more animals, more quickly by rescuing them, temporarily caring for them in our excellent, supportive foster homes... Read more
Louie's Legacy Animal Rescue is a positive, professional 501(c)3 rescue organization that helps our community and shelter partners save more animals, more quickly by rescuing them, temporarily caring for them in our excellent, supportive foster homes and matching them with fantastic adopted pet parents.
We are a no-kill animal rescue based in Cincinnati and Staten Island, New York. We are proudly foster based, meaning our animals live in homes, not shelters. This allows us to more thoroughly get to know our animals, ensuring they are matched with suitable, screened adoptive homes that meet our high standards. In 2019, we saved over 2,600 animals.
I am currently fostering a dog through Louie's Legacy. If you're in Westchester with a car it's not an issue. This is my first time ever fostering and even having a dog. I have been so grateful to have the support of the other volunteers in the group who are extremely helpful whenever I have a question, it truly feels like a family. This group is made up of all volunteers who work tirelessly to help animals (dogs, cats even bunnies!) in need. They pull and rescue animals from shelters all the way in the south, and find transport volunteers who make 8+ hour drives in order to save their lives. Louie's will do everything they can to save ANY animal, including ones that may have medical conditions to be treated, or a traumatic history that they need help working through and have successfully facilitated the adoption of so many of them! It is truly rewarding work, I would highly recommend anybody seeking to foster (both experienced or not) to apply through Louie's!
At a Louie's event last May, I found Captain, a black beagle with a chronic disease that Louie's had taken in and was taking care of. We adopted him, and had a wonderful experience working with Louie's before, during, and after. We wanted to give back, so we began fostering a little dog called Dash from Louie's this spring, and Louie's was supportive and helpful, again, the entire time. We're so grateful to them.