Blog 2017-05-24T08:43:59+00:00

MOST RECENT NEWS

Our outreach and service programs are focused on delivering what is needed, to those in need, through direct service. Often, this is done through community clinics that offer spay/neuter, vaccinations, …

What’s better than a happy ending at Pet Resource Center? Two happy endings.

By | October 10th, 2017|Categories: A - Featured, Pet Resource Center|

Every Wednesday our trained counselors work with individuals at Inner City Law Center on Skid Row to help them care for their animals. Some we've seen regularly since we started the program almost a year ago, others come to us new each week. [...]

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Woof Wednesday at Pet Resource Center: Siripan’s story

By | October 4th, 2017|Categories: Pet Resource Center, Uncategorized|

Siripan has been living on the streets for years with her much loved little dog, Cindy. She was finally able to get into low-income housing but still has little funds. One of PRC's clients brought them to see us because 15yr [...]

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Race for the Rescues is less than a month away!

By | September 18th, 2017|Categories: A - Featured, DDR Fundraiser|

On Saturday October 14th, Downtown Dog Rescue will be one of several organizations participating in the annual Race for the Rescues at the Pasadena Rose bowl. Our goal is to raise $30,000 to support our South LA Shelter Intervention and Skid Row [...]

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Getting too attached to a rescue dog

By | May 27th, 2017|Categories: Lori Weise, Lori's Corner|

This is a story about a dog named Bailey. When her owner, Sylvester, needed to be hospitalized for a month after just having landed himself housing, this dog found herself at risk of having nowhere to go. Sylvester was terrified that he would have no choice but [...]

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Thank you to the ASPCA!

By | May 23rd, 2017|Categories: Compton, DDR IN THE COMMUNITY, Spay/Neuter Clinic|

We are so grateful to the ASPCA for supporting our work! Thanks to their generous grant, we were able to provide free services to 625 cats and dogs over the course of six months. Spending a total of $62,088.64, our average expense was [...]

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Happy 4th anniversary to SIP!

By | April 24th, 2017|Categories: A - Featured, Shelter Intervention Program|

On April 6th we celebrated our 4th anniversary of the South LA Shelter Intervention Program (SIP). For four years, three counselors (one full-time and two part-time) have sat at the South LA Shelter every week from Tuesday through Saturday talking to pet owners [...]

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A new fundraiser for us!

By | March 29th, 2017|Categories: DDR Fundraiser, DDR IN THE COMMUNITY, Pet Resource Center|

Donation alert! This month, Babes in Toyland Charity and Centinela Feed & Pet Supplies have teamed up to gather donations for us at Downtown Dog Rescue. We are so thankful they've come together to help us! For starters, there are many opportunities to give [...]

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We are stronger together indeed.

By | March 9th, 2017|Categories: DDR IN THE COMMUNITY, Pet Resource Center|

You've heard the saying: We are stronger together. Often the most effective way to make a difference is by collaborating with others to get a job done. Through our Pet Resource Center, we not only get support from Inner City Law Center and Los Angeles Animal [...]

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Tune in TODAY! Saturday, Feb 4 to see DDR featured on NBC’s GIVE

By | February 3rd, 2017|Categories: A - Featured|

GIVE on NBC featuring Downtown Dog Rescue and Amanda Foundation airs this afternoon. Tune in to watch our work and the surprise gift from ASPCA.

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Data on evictions and how it effects pets

By | February 2nd, 2017|Categories: A - Featured, DDR IN THE COMMUNITY, Pet Resource Center, Shelter Intervention Program|

We see first hand through our SIP program and even at the Pet Resource Center how evictions hurt families and their pets. Countless animals are in the shelter now due to eviction, as we see it as one of the biggest reasons [...]

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The 2016 numbers for our Shelter Intervention Program are in!

By | January 23rd, 2017|Categories: DDR IN THE COMMUNITY, Shelter Intervention Program|

Transparency is important to us. We want you to know where your dollars go when you support our work, and we want you to feel good about it! So let us tell you about how our Shelter Intervention Program (SIP) took [...]

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2016 Wrap up of our Pet Resource Center!

By | January 12th, 2017|Categories: Pet Resource Center|

We’re so proud of the work we do at the Pet Resource Center. Not only did we open PRC in 2016, here's our end of the year wrap up where you can see how many people and pets we helped [...]

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