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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, …

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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DDR is featured in the Harvard Business Review!

By | January 3rd, 2017|Categories: Media Alert, Shelter Intervention Program|

We've been featured in the latest Harvard Business Review, and we're excited to tell you all about it! In an article titled, "Are You Solving the Right Problems?" author Thomas Wedell-Wedellsborg reveals that most companies and organizations are good at [...]

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Christmas in Compton toy drive was a huge success!

By | December 27th, 2016|Categories: Compton, DDR IN THE COMMUNITY|

Thank you to everyone who donated toys or time to making our annual Christimas in Compton Toy Drive another HUGE SUCCESS! Every child who came to our event went home with at least one new toy and book, as well as [...]

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Donate to our annual toy drive!

By | December 12th, 2016|Categories: Compton, DDR IN THE COMMUNITY|

We're an animal organization. So why do we organize a toy drive and give away countless gifts every year at East Rancho Dominguez Park in Compton? Because the truth is we're not just a group of animal lovers who sweep into the [...]

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A little time, a whole lot of compassion.

By | November 16th, 2016|Categories: DDR IN THE COMMUNITY, DDR PROGRAMS, LA Animal Services, Pet Resource Center|

We come at our work with limited time (there is always more to do for animals and the people who love them!), but with unlimited compassion. Once in a while we wonder if it's enough, if it's making a difference. And we [...]

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Our first successful Pet Resource Center clinic!

By | November 1st, 2016|Categories: DDR IN THE COMMUNITY, Pet Resource Center, Spay/Neuter Clinic|

This past Saturday we had our first Pet Resource Center mobile spay and neuter clinic, which focused on serving Skid Row Community pets. By partnering with Spay4LA and LA Animal Services, the wonderful Dr. Anderson performed 13 spay and neuter [...]

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Bringing Brooklyn to Texas

By | September 14th, 2016|Categories: Adoptions, DDR IN THE COMMUNITY, DDR Kennels|

Here's a feel good story for you to enjoy this week! We recently boarded Brooklyn, a former West Los Angeles shelter dog who was adopted by a veteran named Raleigh. Shortly after Raleigh rescued Brooklyn, he experienced trouble finding housing and found himself going [...]

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Here is our Pet Resource Center research so far!

By | August 30th, 2016|Categories: DDR IN THE COMMUNITY, Pet Resource Center|

One of the most important components to our new Pet Resource Center on Skid Row is collecting data on who we're serving in order to better support the community as well as focus our mission. Having been open a little over a month now, [...]

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The Savings Pet Challenge is ending soon – but our work isn’t! Please support us.

By | August 3rd, 2016|Categories: DDR Fundraiser, Donors|

There's a Bonus Challenge going on right now as part of the Michelson Found Animals Saving Pets Challenge that we're involved with! In short, the first 200 donations made online of at least $25 will get a $25 matching gift! That means Found [...]

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