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Pet Resource Center – coming to Skid Row on July 13th!

Unique partnerships are often at the core of our work, for we cannot accomplish our mission alone. Innovated, new approaches must be created in order to help animals and the people who care about them. That is why we’re happy to tell you about our latest partnership with Inner City Law Center (ICLC) and Los Angeles Animal Services (LAAS), which is focused on providing an easily accessible Pet Resource Center on Skid Row on July 13th.

Inner City Law Center is a non-profit law firm providing legal representation for the most vulnerable individuals and families in LA who have now where else to turn, regularly combating slum housing, preventing homelessness, and aiding homeless veterans. Los Angeles Animal Services is on of the largest animal shelter systems in the United States, managing six shelters and a high volume of pets. Put them together, and that’s a lot of power we’re lucky to align with. It means we can make a bigger difference.

At DDR, we believe that what is inside a person’s wallet should not be what determines whether they are a loving pet owner, capable of providing care and kindness. We’ve witnessed firsthand how many people living on the streets often rely on their pets for emotional support and companionship, as well as the number of low-income families struggling to pay rent, never mind caring for beloved family pets. Our Pet Resource Center on Skid Row will provide resources and services so that this community is better able to care for and keep their pets. By enabling more families to stay housed and connected, we hope to prevent fewer pets from entering the shelter system and fewer unwanted litters from being produced.

We are so excited about this partnership and the impact it is sure to make. For starters, it gives low-income residents of Skid Row a place to go when they need help with their […]

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Jul
5
Tue
2016
Fundraiser Saving Pets Challenge! @ https://www.crowdrise.com/downtown-dog-rescue-sp2016/fundraiser/downtowndogrescue
Jul 5 – Aug 4 all-day

We are participating in the Saving Pets Challenge. Our goal is to raise $15,000 before August 5th when the challenge ends. Please SHARE this link on your social media accounts and send it to anyone you know who supports our work.

Jul
30
Sat
2016
Dog Training Class
Jul 30 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am

Do you have Saturday mornings free to pick-up a dog from the kennel and take it to dog training class in South LA? This beneficial opportunity helps our dogs get ready for their forever home and helps build your handling skills. Contact Shyann@downtowndogrescue.org if you are interested in volunteering!

Jul
31
Sun
2016
DDR Volunteer Picnic @ Hollydale Park 5400 Monroe Ave South Gate CA 90280
Jul 31 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

VOLUNTEER APPRECIATION PICNIC 4 – 6PM at Hollydale Park in South Gate.

Aug
6
Sat
2016
Dog Training Class
Aug 6 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am

Do you have Saturday mornings free to pick-up a dog from the kennel and take it to dog training class in South LA? This beneficial opportunity helps our dogs get ready for their forever home and helps build your handling skills. Contact Shyann@downtowndogrescue.org if you are interested in volunteering!

Aug
13
Sat
2016
Dog Training Class
Aug 13 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am

Do you have Saturday mornings free to pick-up a dog from the kennel and take it to dog training class in South LA? This beneficial opportunity helps our dogs get ready for their forever home and helps build your handling skills. Contact Shyann@downtowndogrescue.org if you are interested in volunteering!

Aug
14
Sun
2016
Compton Community Wellness Clinic
Aug 14 @ 8:00 am – 2:00 pm
Aug
20
Sat
2016
Dog Training Class
Aug 20 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am

Do you have Saturday mornings free to pick-up a dog from the kennel and take it to dog training class in South LA? This beneficial opportunity helps our dogs get ready for their forever home and helps build your handling skills. Contact Shyann@downtowndogrescue.org if you are interested in volunteering!

Aug
21
Sun
2016
Gilbert Lindsay Dog Clinic @ Gilbert Lindsay Park 425 E. 42nd. Place 90011
Aug 21 @ 8:00 am – 11:00 am

Email Loriweise@gmail.com to volunteer

Aug
27
Sat
2016
Dog Training Class
Aug 27 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am

Do you have Saturday mornings free to pick-up a dog from the kennel and take it to dog training class in South LA? This beneficial opportunity helps our dogs get ready for their forever home and helps build your handling skills. Contact Shyann@downtowndogrescue.org if you are interested in volunteering!

Sep
3
Sat
2016
Dog Training Class
Sep 3 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am

Do you have Saturday mornings free to pick-up a dog from the kennel and take it to dog training class in South LA? This beneficial opportunity helps our dogs get ready for their forever home and helps build your handling skills. Contact Shyann@downtowndogrescue.org if you are interested in volunteering!

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