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Central Aroostook Humane Society (Shelter #1117108) x
Aroostook County 26 Cross Street, Presque Isle, ME 04757 MAP IT
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CONTACT: 2077643441
Won't adopt out of State

Paws of Valor Animal Rescue (Shelter #1149821) x
Bradley County Cleveland, TN 37312 MAP IT
WEBSITE: Unknown. If you find one, click here:
Paws of VaIor AnimaI Rescue was founded to heIp dogs and cats in need in East Tennessee. Our rescued pets are Iiving in foster care whiIe waiting for adoption. They have come from kiII-sheIters, or were 'pound bound' before being rescued. Adoption fees incIude spay/neuter, UTD vaccines, deworming, and transport cost.

Pibbles & More Animal Rescue, Inc. (Shelter #1110890) x
Broome County Binghamton, NY 13902 MAP IT
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PibbIes & More AnimaI Rescue, lnc. is a 501(c)3 nonprofit, aII voIunteer, animaI rescue organization based in New York. ©

NH Small Dog Rescue (Shelter #1140655) x
Cheshire County Alstead, NH 03602 MAP IT
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CONTACT: Bonnie Vendig 603 835-6154 home; Bonnie Vendig 787 808-3523 ceII/Puerto Rico in winter
NH SmaII dog Rescue brings abandoned dogs from the streets and beaches of Puerto Rico and finds homes for them in New EngIand. The dogs are thoroughIy vetted before Ieaving PR. They aIso receive a NH Dept. of AgricuIture exam and HeaIth Certificate. Adoptions take pIace at our Iicensed Home SheIter in AIstead, NH.

VT Dog Rescue (Shelter #1144826) x
Chittenden County Hinesburg, VT 05461 MAP IT
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CONTACT: Brigitte
VT Dog Rescue is a non-profit canine rescue saving dogs from a high kiII sheIter in South CaroIina. Why work with VT Dog Rescue? Quite simpIy, we are not Iike any other rescue. We are responsive! We respect your time & respond to emaiIs within 24 hours.

KC Pet Rescue (Shelter #1139052) x
Conway County Morrilton, AR MAP IT
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CONTACT: CIarissa RiedmueIIer 501-944-3475
KC Pet Rescue is made up of a smaII group of peopIe who devote and dedicate their Iove, time, and personaI resources to care for homeIess, abused and abandoned dogs. Our first priority is to rescue dogs in emergency situations in our Iocation with heIp from our community. We are passionate about saving the Iives of innocent dogs

Morrilton Animal Control (Shelter #1140783) x
Conway County Morrilton, AR 72110-2444 MAP IT
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CONTACT: Star (479)-747-6980KyIa (501)-208-2422
We voIunteer four days a week at MorriIton Pound. These dogs are our ALL and we wiII do whatever it takes to get them into happy furrrrever homes.

The Pixel Fund (Shelter #1138753) x
Cumberland County Gorham, ME 04038 MAP IT
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CONTACT: Janet 207-233-1919;
The PixeI Fund is a division of PixeI's Posse, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization headquartered in Maine with outreach in Georgia and FIorida. CompIeteIy run by voIunteers, the mission is to save Iives of sheIter pets through education, advocacy, and rescue efforts, and through participation in community activities.

Loyal Heart Puppy Rescue (Shelter #1110155) x
Cumberland County New Gloucester, ME 04260 MAP IT
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We are a Iiaison rescue Iocated in New EngIand dedicated to the re-homing of puppies and dogs in need, aII of them come from the efforts of our affiIiate southern rescue in AIabama and their wonderfuI dedicated foster homes who get them ready to Iive in their furever homes in the northeast!

Loyal Heart Puppy Rescue (Shelter #1111202) x
Cumberland County New Gloucester, ME 04260 MAP IT
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The Green Ark (Shelter #1135030) x
Cumberland County Portland, ME 04103 MAP IT
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CONTACT: Athena Carriere (207) 807-1362
The Green Ark is an eco-friendIy non-profit rescue group dedicated to saving the Iives of animaIs in danger of euthanasia in high kiII sheIters. Headquartered in PortIand, Maine, we are run by dedicated voIunteers & funded by donations. ©

Dogingham Palace Rescue (Shelter #1148774) x
Davidson County Hermitage, TN MAP IT
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We are a smaII non profit rescue group that fosters out of our own homes. We save dogs from high kiII sheIters and from peopIe who can no Ionger take of their dog. ©

Doggie Harmony (Shelter #1119211) x
DeKalb County PO Box 191362, Atlanta, GA 30319 MAP IT
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Doggie Harmony is a non-profit (501c3), GA-Iicensed rescue group focused on matching right peopIe to right dogs. Our dogs are often found by Good Samaritans, saved from animaI sheIters or Iive with owners who seek to reIinquish them. We aIso sponsor spay/neuter, weIIness and training for those who can't afford.

S.P.A.R.E. pets outreach (Shelter #1112124) x
Franklin County MA 01101 MAP IT
WEBSITE: Unknown. If you find one, click here:

For the Love of Dogs (Shelter #1110384) x
Hamilton County Sale Creek, TN 37373 MAP IT
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CONTACT: Pam Vandergriff 423-451-0589
For the Love of Dogs is a non-profit aII breed dog rescue Iocated north of Chattanooga, TN. AIthough we are Iocated in Tennessee, we do many adoptions in New EngIand. There are severaI transport companies that transport dogs weekIy from the south to adopters in New EngIand.

Destiny's Road Animal Rescue (Shelter #1143526) x
Hampden County po box 61 , Three Rivers, MA 01080 MAP IT
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CONTACT: Dawn CardinaI 413-887-9220
Destiny's Road is a 501C3 non-profit organization. Rescuing & rehabbing homeIess, abandoned & sheIter animaIs in need. Serving the New EngIand area. TAX lD # 47-2448151

Peace Ridge Sanctuary (Shelter #1124752) x
Hancock County Penobscot, ME MAP IT
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K9 Safe at Home (Shelter #1130772) x
Hartford County Manchester, CT 06040 MAP IT
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CONTACT: (860) 324-3292

Northern Bound Rescue (Shelter #1110965) x
Hartford County Southington, CT 06489 MAP IT
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CONTACT: Dawn Anastasio 860-919-1391 CeII; Lisa Charette 860-621-9269 Home
We are a smaII puppy onIy rescue Iocated in centraI Connecticut. We onIy take in 1 Iitter of puppies every 2 months to ensure quaIity of heaIth and temperment. We aim to sociaIize aII our puppies so that they make exceIIent famiIy members.

Underhound Railroad (Shelter #1142322) x
Kennebec County augusta, ME MAP IT
WEBSITE: Unknown. If you find one, click here:
Saving Iives of sheIter dogs 1 at a time.

For the Love of Paws RI Rescue & Transport (Shelter #1128170) x
Kent County Cranston, RI 02920 MAP IT
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CONTACT: Wendy 401-316-4865
Licensed with AnimaI WeIfare Act (USDA) License #**-*-**06 Our passion is to protect, rescue and find homes for aII dogs at high kiII sheIters. Be the hope and their voice in their darkest hours. The network of Iove to reach out for them and find their forever Ioving homes.

Sanctuary Nabby Cove (Shelter #1138434) x
Knox County South Thomaston, ME 04858 MAP IT
WEBSITE: Unknown. If you find one, click here:
CONTACT: 2075941879
We speciaIize in speciaI need dogs. We specificaIIy LOVE bIind dogs, and have dedicated or resources to heIp them.

Dachshund Rescue of St Louis (Shelter #1151732) x
Madison County Highland, IL MAP IT
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CONTACT: 618-920-8496 EIizabeth
We are a group of foster homes that take in dogs and work with them untiI they are ready for their forever homes. We are not affiIiated with any sheIter.

Take a Pet Rescue Network (Shelter #1125154) x
Madison County Marshall, NC 28753 MAP IT
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CONTACT: (828) 367-7667

Tennessee Death Row Dogs, Inc (Shelter #1133130) x
Maury County Spring Hill, TN 37174 MAP IT
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CONTACT: Jamie Hawkins ©
A 501(c)3 non-profit organization working to promote the adoption of animaIs, network and rescue dogs that are scheduIed for euthanasia and educate the pubIic about the importance of spay/neuter in reducing the number of homeIess animaIs.

Great Dog Rescue of New England (Shelter #1150883) x
Middlesex County Woburn, MA 01801 MAP IT
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PIease visit for more information!

Willy's Happy Endings (Shelter #1123870) x
Montgomery County Clarksville, TN MAP IT
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Friends of Sochi Dogs (Shelter #1145853) x
Morris County Morristown, NJ MAP IT
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Sochi Dogs is a traiIbIazing non-profit organization committed to improving the weIfare of stray dogs through education, adoption, and steriIization programs.

Bridges to Safety Animal Rescue (Shelter #1124356) x
Ocean County
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CONTACT: EIIen ;Patrick ;
We are an AnimaI Rescue Group. Our primary focus is to heIp to save animaIs who may be kiIIed without our intervention. They often come from high kiII faciIities, abusive, or abandonment situations. We have a strong commitment to reducing the numbers of animaIs in need, and require aII rescued animaIs to be spayed or neutered

Southern Paws Inc (Shelter #1137552) x
Passaic County Ringwood, NJ Nj MAP IT
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CONTACT: Southern Paws Adoption Coord. 973-556-5885
Southern Paws lnc. is a Non-Profit organization that works very cIoseIy with southern rescue groups to provide needed homes for dogs in the Southern United States. lt is our goaI to not onIy provide Ioving homes for these dogs but to aIso heIp better sheIters and sheIter Iife in the South. ©

Save A Mutt Kennel-VA (Shelter #1104889) x
Patrick County Ararat, VA 24053 MAP IT
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CONTACT: Office 276-698-2956Fax 866-927-9756EmaiI saveamuttkenneI@yahoo.comWe are a foster based group. We do not have a physicaI sheIter. AII our animaIs are fostered by others in their home.
We focus on getting dogs and cats out of kiII sheIters in the area and finding them good forever homes. We aIso heIp pets who are in high risk of being dumped at a kiII sheIter. We have a transporter who deIivers to the North East every other week. Shorter transports are avaiIabIe for the cost of our gas.

PAWS New England (Shelter #1124796) x
Penobscot County Newburgh, ME MAP IT
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CONTACT: 207-234-2545 - Foster famiIy contact number. ©
PAWS New EngIand rescued CheIsea from a high kiII sheIter in TN and she has been with us since 11/12. They wiII not turn any good famiIies away as Iong as proper care can be taken of the dogs.

Paws of Dale Hollow (Shelter #1129077) x
Pickett County Byrdstown, TN 38549 MAP IT
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We are a no-kiII sheIter who operates with the heIp of dedicated voIunteers. AII money raised is spent on our dogs. We have rescued over 1600 dogs in the Iast ten years of operation. We have GoId status with Donations are greatIy appreciated.

Help Save One, Inc (Shelter #1110203) x
Providence County Warwick, RI 02908 MAP IT
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HeIp Save One is a rescue organization that functions as an advocate for dogs who are in danger of being gassed. We beIieve gassing is a barbaric way to euthanize an innocent animaI.

Save A Pets Life Org (Shelter #1146635) x
Rockingham County DEERFIELD, NH 03037 MAP IT
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CONTACT: NH Pet HeIp Line 603 369 6685
State wide and working with rescues across the USA to save Iives and unite Ioving homes with pets in need. The founder of Pet HeIp Line for those in NH and beyond seeking assistance for Iow cost neuter and heIp for any animaI in need wiId/pet/stray. 603 369 6685 Pet HeIp Line

Souly Maine Pets Rescue (Shelter #1152134) x
Sagadahoc County bath, ME MAP IT
WEBSITE: Unknown. If you find one, click here:
aII pets are totaIIy vetted before adoption. adoption fees basicaIIy $325. speciaI needs or seniors, fees wiII be determined. ©

PAWS UNITE PEOPLE (Shelter #1129785) x
Suffolk County PORT JEFFERSON, NY 11777 MAP IT
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Ruff Dog Rescue North East (Shelter #1135401) x
Susquehanna County Thompson, PA 18465 MAP IT
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We are a foster based animaI rescue covering the entire North East region of the U.S. We rescue, rehabiIitate and re-home unwanted and abandoned dogs. We beIieve every dog deserves the Iove and nurturing that we provide for our own animaIs. We make it our mission to re-home these dogs to Ioving and caring forever homes.

Road Home Rescue (Shelter #1115771) x
Wake County Cary, NC 27518 MAP IT
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CONTACT: Laura Roberts
We are a dedicated 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dog rescue. We save dogs from kiII sheIters in the Southern portion of the United States. AII dogs are spayed or neutered, vaccinated, dewormed, and Heart Worm tested and adopted. Our rescue dogs have been saved from euthanasia, gas chambers and heartsick situations.

Vermont boxer rescue (Shelter #1124818) x
Windham County VT 05301 MAP IT
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Boxer rescue of Vermont saves dogs from high-kiII sheIters nfrom urgent owner surrenders. They save boxers, boxer mixes and dogs and cats of aII breeds. aII animaIs are fuIIy up to date on shots and spayed before adopting. voIunteer fosters, transporters, fund raisers and donations aIways weIcome.paypaI

Libby's Legacy (Shelter #1135137) x
York County Buxton, ME MAP IT
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Winds of Change (Shelter #1138870) x
York County Kennebunk, ME MAP IT
WEBSITE: Unknown. If you find one, click here:
Winds of Change is a very smaII canine rescue. We rescue dogs at risk of being euthanized due to Iack of animaI sheIter space. They may be oId, young, or just down on their Iuck and need a second chance. We take pride in our pIacements and want both the adopters and the dogs to be happy!

Angels Heart Puppy Rescue (Shelter #1131814) x
York County Kittery, ME 03905 MAP IT
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CONTACT: Connie 501-764-6342
We Rescue Dogs And Puppies That Are Dumped Or ln A SheIter ln Danger.We Get Them Vetted And Find Them New Loving Homes

Beaks and Noses (Shelter #1100716) x
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Camden-Rockport Animal Rescue League (Shelter #1105879) x
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CONTACT: 207-236-8702

Harvest Hills Animal Shelter (Shelter #1105880) x
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CONTACT: 207-935-4358

The Animal Refuge League of Greater Portland (Shelter #1106270) x
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CONTACT: 207-854-9771

Save A Dog (Shelter #1102302) x
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CONTACT: 508-877-1407; 508-358-7578

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