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, …

1st Picks for 2nd Chances – Meet Rudy!

By | May 13th, 2016|Categories: A - Featured Adoptables, Adoptions, DDR Kennels, Pit Bulls|

Hello to Rudy! Rudy is a sweet, 2-year-old America Staffordshire Terrier mix who weighs 70 lbs. He is a sweet, special dog that is best suited for a simple, quiet life. Adopted as a puppy, his previous owners wanted a dog who could [...]

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1st Picks for 2nd Chances – Meet Stacie!

By | April 26th, 2016|Categories: A - Featured Adoptables|

  We'd like to introduce you to Stacie! At DDR we like to say that if Stacie were a car, she would be a Ferrari. Lots of people can drive a car, but only a few can handle the power and [...]

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Community outreach – first quarter stats!

By | April 21st, 2016|Categories: Compton, DDR IN THE COMMUNITY, Shelter Intervention Program, South Los Angeles|

We do much of our work in South Los Angeles, and have been doing it for many years now. But there are other areas where we offer intervention assistance, such as Bell, Compton, Lynwood, South Gate, Maywood, Inglewood, Huntington Park, Paramount, Watts-Willowbrook [...]

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1st Picks for 2nd Chances – Meet Bruce!

By | April 12th, 2016|Categories: A - Featured Adoptables|

We're happy to be known as DDR who helps the community, DDR with the Shelter Intervention Program, DDR who is making a difference. But we're also DDR the rescue group, and we're all about second chances. We believe animals deserve a second [...]

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Happy third birthday to SIP!

By | April 6th, 2016|Categories: Shelter Intervention Program|

Today is a special day for us. It is the third anniversary of our Shelter Intervention Prevention (SIP) program at the South LA Shelter. That's three years of sitting in our little table inside the lobby of the shelter, five days a week, [...]

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A great article on financial problems and pets

By | March 7th, 2016|Categories: Media, Shelter Intervention Program|

We were so glad to see this article on Dogster.com. Every time our work is put out into the world, in front of new people, we garner more support. And more support inevitably means more animals get saved, more families [...]

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How one man, one dog, and one night can make a difference.

By | February 22nd, 2016|Categories: DDR IN THE COMMUNITY|

People ask us all the time: Do you still help homeless people with pets? Our answer is, Yes. Of course we do. But there's more to that answer than we usually share, and those unsaid words are actually the most important. The real [...]

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We spent our Valentine’s Day the perfect way.

By | February 20th, 2016|Categories: DDR IN THE COMMUNITY, Spay/Neuter Clinic|

We spent our Valentine's Day spreading the love the best way we know how: By holding a clinic that offered free spay and neuter, vaccinations, microchips and so much more to over 200 cats and dogs. This February 14th clinic, held at [...]

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January numbers are in — We’re starting 2016 off right!

By | February 8th, 2016|Categories: Donors, Shelter Intervention Program|

In the first month of the new year, our South LA Shelter Intervention Program prevented 91 family pets from entering the shelter. Being there to talk to people, and more importantly to listen to them, made it possible for us to provide services [...]

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National Change A Pet’s Life Day + #GiveFive kick-off!

By | January 24th, 2016|Categories: Help Us|

#GiveFive is a social initiative to raise awareness for Downtown Dog Rescue and encourage donations towards our rescue efforts — even just $5! Please, please, please join us today for the kick-off. It's super easy: Today... Take a photo (or [...]

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End Of The Year Numbers – A Graphic

By | January 14th, 2016|Categories: Shelter Intervention Program|

What could be shorter and sweeter than summing up the success of our Shelter Intervention Program (SIP) for 2015 with a cool graphic? Last year 79% of the cases that came to our South LA Shelter intervention office needed financial assistance to pay for [...]

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