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, …

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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Our Pet Resource Center on Skid Row is open…and off to a great start!

By | July 28th, 2016|Categories: DDR IN THE COMMUNITY, DDR PROGRAMS, Pet Resource Center|

As you may have heard, we've started an easily accessible Pet Resource Center headquartered on Skid Row. After being open just a few weeks, we've seen so much need and enjoyed so much success already. During only our second week, we've [...]

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

By | June 28th, 2016|Categories: DDR IN THE COMMUNITY, DDR PROGRAMS, LA Animal Services, Los Angeles Animal Services, Pet Resource Center, Services & Upcoming Events|

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 [...]

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1st Picks for 2nd Chances – Meet Daisy!

By | May 31st, 2016|Categories: Adopt Me, Adoptions, DDR Kennels, Foster Me, Fosters, Pit Bulls|

A daisy can brighten your day. We're not talking about the flower, we're talking about our Daisy, a 4-year-old American Staffordshire Terrier who bonds tightly with her people. This beautiful girl is calm around the house, but also loves running around a [...]

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The Dog Film Festival is coming to town, and we are beneficiaries!

By | May 16th, 2016|Categories: DDR Fundraiser, Donate, Events|

Please consider this your exclusive invite to the Dog Film Festival, coming to Los Angeles in just three weeks! It will be a weekend of unique, like-minded joy. For starters, on Saturday, June 4th, there's a "pooch party," which will be [...]

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