107 Ways You Can Help Weimaraner Rescue. over the years, hundred of Weimaraner puppies are caged into various Weimaraner Rescue homes In the USA, Canada, United Kingdom if not all over the world. The number keeps rising every day making it almost impossible for these Rescue owners to efficiently take good care of them. They need a lot of care and attention and limited resources make it difficult for these rescue homes to give them the care needed. It is left of use Weimaraner lovers to give them our support to take care of these beauties till a good home is found for them. A lot of Weimaraner lovers wish to help out but unfortunately do not know how to go about this, This article talks of the 107 Ways You Can Help Weimaraner Rescue.
107 Ways You Can Help Weimaraner Rescue
1. Transport a dog?
There are Rescue shelters that are overcrowded and need to transport Weimaraner dogs and other pets to less crowded shelters but the lack of sophisticated transportation means like Tractor-trailers or Thomas large-capacity school buses, which are temperature control hinders the rescue home to move this pet across the country. This is one of the biggest problems rescue homes are facing, They rely on your generous support to get freedom rides to shelter animals left in the system that euthanizes Weimaraner dogs thousands daily.
2. Donate a dog bed or towels or other bedding type items (Gently used dog equipment is always welcome!)
Rescue Homes will always welcome new and fairly used items like beds, towels, toys for the Weimaraner dogs in their rescue. As a Weimaraner lover seeking to help Weimaraner in a rescue home, You are free to drop by any rescue and drop off any of the above items.
3. Donate MONEY?
Fundraising is very important for shelter homes. they need lots of money, for example, surgery for a dog hit by a car, This costs a lot of money, furthermore Weimaraner in rescue homes faces a lot of very costly health issues. If you are willing to help these dogs, you can easily donate any amount and it will go a long way to help save one dog’s life.
4. Donate a Kong, a Nylabone, or a bag of rawhide chew flips?
Donating IMS Value Pack natural bones, natural rawhide bone, Chewing rawhide can help keep the dog’s teeth in the rescue home clean. These toys gently scrap plague and tarter away. By donating such items to the rescue help saves them money that will be used for the vet if the dogs start having dental diseases.
5. Donate a dog crate?
Rescue homes need lots of crates for the dogs, These crates are very costly if you are to buy a bunch of them, by donating dog crates to the rescue home helps save them the money to purchase new or fairly use ones.
6. Donate a stainless steel food dish or water bucket?
Due to lack of playing toys or limited playing dogs, most Weimaraner dogs get bored in the rescue home as such chew their water buckets of the food dish. This leads to a shortage of dishes and water buckets in the rescue. it is advisable to donate dishes and water buckets to rescues home as it is very important for the dogs.
7. Donate some treats or a bag of food?
Due to the number of dogs in shelter homes, there is always a shortage of food and treats no matter how much the organization sets aside for this. It will mean a great deal for them if you pop up now and then with treats and or food for the rescue dogs.
8. Donate a leash,collar?
Weimaraner rescue homes need leashes and collars for the dogs. These are simple things that you might think is small and unnecessary but of cause are very important for the rescue home.Donate a halti-leash, a promise collar or a gentle leader
10. Walk a dog?
Most of the dogs in a shelter home have barely had a proper walk since they got into this home, It will be a great initiative to help out once in a while to give these dogs a long walk.
11. Offer to help your local shelter photograph their animals so they can be listed on Petfinder or other online adoption services?
Dogs at the rescue homes need to be showcase on pet sites like Petfinder and other online shops so that interested people can select one of these pets to be adopted. Most often the home does not have time to take these pictures and upload them online. If you are a professional photographer, helping out with your service will greatly help these dogs be easily found and rehomed.
12. Donate some grooming supplies (shampoos, combs, brushes, etc.)?
13. Go to the local shelter to help identify the breed of a stray animal so the appropriate rescue group can be contacted or go with rescue to be a second opinion on the dog?
14. Make a few phone calls?
15. Mail out applications to people who’ve requested them?
16. Provide local vet clinics with contact information for educational materials on responsible pet ownership?
17. Drive a dog to and from vet appointments?
18. Donate the use of your scanner or digital camera?
19. Donate the use of a photocopier?
20. Attend public education days and try to educate people on responsible pet ownership?
21. Donate a gift certificate to a pet store?
22. Donate a raffle item if your club is holding a fundraiser?
23. Donate flea treatments?
24. Donate Heartworm Preventative?
25. Donate a canine first aid kit?
26. Provide a shoulder to cry on when the rescue person is overwhelmed?
27. Pay the boarding fees to board a dog for a week? Two weeks?
28. Be a Santa-paws foster home over the holidays?
29. Clip coupons for dog food or treats?
30. Bake some homemade doggie biscuits?
31. Make book purchases through Amazon via a web site that contributes commissions earned to a rescue group?
32. Host rescue photos with an information link on your website?
33. Donate time to take good photos of foster dogs for adoption flyers and the internet?
34. Conduct a home visit or accompany a rescue person on the home visit?
35. Go with rescue person to the vet to help if there is more than one dog?
36. Have a yard sale and donate the money to rescue?
37. Volunteer to do rescue in your area?
38. Take advantage of a promotion on the internet or a retail store offering a free ID tag?
39. Talk to all your friends and co-workers about adopting and fostering rescue dogs?
40. Donate vet services? Donate annual vaccinations? Donate a spay or neuter?
41. Interview vets to encourage them to offer discounts to rescues?
42. Write a column for your local newspaper or club newsletter about dogs currently looking for homes?
43. Take photos of dogs available for adoption?
44. Maintain web sites showing dogs available for adoption?
45. Help organize and run fundraising events?
46. Help maintain the paperwork files or database?
47. Tattoo a rescued dog?
48. Microchip a rescued dog?
49. Loan your carpet steam cleaner to someone who has fostered a dog that was sick or marked in the house?
50. Donate a bottle of bleach or other cleaning products?
51. Donate or loan a portable dog run to someone who doesn't have a quarantine area for a dog that has an unknown vaccination history and has been in a shelter?
52. Drive a foster home's children to their activity so the rescue volunteer can take a rescue dog to obedience class?
53. Use your video camera to film a rescue dog in action?
54. Pay the cost of taking a dog to obedience class?
55. Be the one to take the dog to its obedience class?
56. Go to the foster home once a week with your children and dogs to help socialize the dog?
57. Help the foster home clean up the yard. (Yes, we also have to scoop what those foster dogs poop!)
58. Offer to test the foster dog with cats?
59. Pay for the dog to be groomed or take the dog to a "do It yourself" grooming place?
60. Take a meal to the foster home so they don't have to cook dinner?
61. Pay a house-cleaning service to do the spring cleaning for someone who fosters dogs all the time?
62. Lend your artistic talents to your club's newsletter, fundraising ideas, t-shirt designs?
63. Donate printer paper, envelopes and stamps to your club?
64. Go with a rescue person to the vet if a foster dog needs to be euthanized?
65. Go to local shelters and meet with shelter staff about how to identify your breed. Provide photos and breed information showing the different types and different color combinations?
66. Go to local businesses and solicit donations for a club's fundraising event?
67. Offer to help owners be better pet owners by holding a groomingseminar?
68. Help pet owners by being available to answer training questions?
69. Loan a crate if a dog needs to travel by air?
70. Put together an "Owner's Manual" for those who adopt rescued dogs of your breed?
71. Provide post-adoption follow up or support?
72. Donate a coupon for a free gas, car wash, or detailing a vehicle?
73. Pay for an ad in your local/metropolitan paper to help place rescue dogs?
74. Volunteer to screen calls for that ad?
75. Get some friends together to build/repair pens or fencing for a foster home?
76. Microchip your own pups if you are a breeder & register the chips to yourself. If your dogs ever come into rescue, you can be contacted to take responsibility for those you have bred?
77. Donate a small percentage of the sale of each pup to rescue if you are a breeder?
78. Buy two of those really neat dog-items you "have to have" and donate one to Rescue?
79. Make financial arrangements in your will to cover the cost of caring for your dogs after you are gone - so Rescue won't have to?
80. Make a bequest in your will to your local or national Rescue?
81. Donate your professional services as an accountant or lawyer?
82. Donate other services if you run your own business?
83. Donate the use of a vehicle if you own a car dealership?
84. Loan your cell phone (and cover costs for any calls) to someone driving a rescued dog?
85. Donate your used dog equipment when you purchase new items?
86. Let rescue know when you'll be traveling and that you'd be willing to be a rescued dog's transport?
87. Watch your local shelter or online shelters and contact the appropriate breed rescue group if you see one of their dogs? It doesn't have to be "your breed" for you to make that call or send that email.
88. Donate a doggy seatbelt?
89. Donate a grid for a van or other vehicle?
90. Organize a rescued dog picnic or other event to reunite the rescued dogs that have been placed?
91. Donate other types of doggy toys that might be safe for rescued dogs?
92. Donate a roll-a-treat or Buster cube?
93. Donate clickers or a video on clicker training?
94. Donate materials for a quarantine area at a foster home?
95. Donate sheets of linoleum or other flooring materials to put under crates to protect the foster home's floor?
96. Donate an engraving tool to make ID tags for each of the rescued dogs?
97. Ask to make a display about rescue and dog adoptions for the display case at your public library.
98. Remember that rescuing a dog involves the effort and time of many people and make yourself available on an emergency basis to do whatever is needed?
99. Promote rescue at dog shows by having a "rescue parade" of the dogs that have been rehabilitated and placed in forever homes? (Have cameras and tissues on hand as it will be very moving.)
100. Post this list on your own web site to help promote ways to help rescue?
101. Encourage your local pet store to sponsor rescue groups and the local shelter to promote adoption of animals rather than selling puppies or kittens?
102. Adopt a dog or cat from rescue?
103. Fold and stamp mailers for rescue groups or your local shelter?
104. Do something not listed above to help rescue...
After reading this list, please contact Weimaraner Rescue of North Texas, weimaraner rescue of northern california , weimaraner rescue northern virginia , weimaraner rescue florida and let them know how you would like to help…..You can equally contact us for more informations about rescue homes in need of your support.