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adoption and rescue

Outdoor Dog Project

A special thank you to the Cherry Blossoms for their help and support with our outdoor supply kit project for chained and penned dogs. The Cherry Blossom chapter of the National Charity League, Inc. is a local group made up of mother/daughter teams who work together to give back to their community. They have worked […]

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Adoption Update

Last week was Spring Break for many folks, and the perfect time for families who had the week off to welcome a new pup. Congratulations to Annie, Daisy, Ezra, Mary, Orion, Marley, Joey, and Hermione who each found their forever homes, and congratulations to their new families who saved a life by choosing rescue. DDB […]

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Adoption Success!

We are celebrating today because our senior duo, Big Stuff and Babe, have been adopted by their awesome foster family, and are officially home for good. This sweet bonded pair belonged to one of DDB’s foster moms who suddenly passed away last year. They’d lived together most of their lives, and we really wanted to […]

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Calm During the Storm

Mercedes spent the first 6 years of her life on a chain, isolated from her family, and was bred repeatedly. Luckily, her life changed when her owners moved and surrendered her to a local boarding facility in West Virginia, and she found her way to rescue. This sweet soul is currently being fostered with 3 […]

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Helping Hodge

For such a young dog, Hodge has had an eventful life. He was rescued as an adolescent from a rural shelter that was being closed down, and all the dogs were at risk of being euthanized. Because Dogs Deserve Better (DDB) had previously rescued many dogs in this community, the shelter contacted us for help, […]

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Adoption Success: Marley

Our young, blue-eyed pit bull pup, Marley, went home this week. Her new family shared some adorable video of Marley with her new baby sister and pup companion, Chihiro. Marley is so sweet and respectful with this adorable little girl, and she’s still only a puppy herself. Pit Bulls were once nicknamed “nanny dogs” because […]

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