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 URGENT!! Help the Pups! 

Friends.....In rescue, we see a lot, and I mean a lot. A lot of things we never want to see, a lot of things that hurt our hearts, leave imprints in our brain, and convince us that we have seen it all. Today, sadly, our intake team learned there was still more to see. FLDR mobilized to take in twenty terrier mix pups from a local animal control. Pups that were discovered when an eviction was being served - and in conditions so bad - the county literally called in a Hazmat tea...m to assist. A Hazmat team. Let that sink in a second. The pups are all in varying stages of medical distress, and needed immediate assistance. This shelter is currently without a vet due to scheduling, so we agreed to take all twenty puppers, issues unknown, with NOTHING done medically except a fecal exam and deworming - so that they could stand a chance at a good outcome. Normally our pups arrive with basic vaccines and a heartworm test from the shelter - these twenty didn't, as it was crucial to get them into care in an expedient time frame. The shelter has been amazing and the staff truly cares - which is why we know this case hurt them too. When the "owner" was contacted and begged to please come sign them over, she commented "they are still alive?" That is the shape they are in. I won't post the pictures here of all of the issues - but there are puppers with mammary tumors that are so big they have exploded and abcessed and are wide open and....gross. Let's just leave it at that. Jan and Debra went and picked everyone up today, and met Laurie and Doc at the vet clinic to get everyone in, settled, and a quick assessment. Tomorrow is an entire day of vetting - and we already know it isn't going to be an easy day - but the pups are worth it, so we go all in, and get them taken care of. Having to take them into care today without their initial vaccines and heartworm tests means our vet bill just went up $1000 right from the start. Not quite what we were planning for, but necessary to take care of them properly. We have handled many, many hoarding and mill cases, and yet these pups....there are not words. They need a chance. They deserve a chance to know a good life - they truly have lived through horrors. These are just some of their faces. Please, lend a helping paw towards their care. This time of year is very rough in rescue with a dramatic slowdown in donations, and we are barely getting by as it is. Please, please help us help them have a chance at a life they deserve - a chance to put the horrors behind them - to be healthy, and not covered in open sores, wounds and abcessed tumors. Please also react, share, comment as that helps with post visibility, allowing us a greater chance at getting assistance with their care. We will provide updates on they detailed exams tomorrow, but we are already realistically aware of the expenses involved, so please help. Thank you!

You can also check out our Amazon Smile Wishlist, which lets you send much needed products right to our pups and foster parents, plus a percentage of your purchases on Amazon are also donated to FLDR when you choose us as your charity of choice!  

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Lolita, a Schnauzer
 

Lolita is a 10-ish year old Schnauzer female and she weightsabout 10 pounds.  She is a super special girl, looking for a super special family to love her and call her their own! Her foster mom says, "Sweet Miss Lolita is a very special girl looking for that special forever home. She was saved right before the hurricane from a shelter where she was in awful condition and we discovered that she is deaf. She is a sweet, easy dog, but does get easily startled if she can't see or smell you first before you pet her. She does have chronic dry eyes that require meds and make her vision a little bit limited. She is leashed trained and uses potty pads. She has tried to interact with her foster fur brother a little, so I think a calm dog in the home would be fine. She does enjoy taking leisurely walks, she has a bit of arthritis in her back legs, but that doesn't stop her from taking her walks. UPDATE: Lolita has really come out of her shell, she sometimes runs to the door to meet me, she wants to play more too. She still is a drama queen when getting her eye meds, but treats help. She is getting a little more comfortable being picked up, she has come far from the first days. She recently stayed at a friends house and did wonderful with all her dogs. She SO deserves a loving home where she can be loved and feel safe. We know there is a perfect family out there for our special girl, could that be you? Lolita is spayed, up to date on vaccines, heart worm negative, mircochipped and has had her teeth cleaned! She is fostered in the Orlando area, and her adoption donation is $100.

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Kurt has found a forever home!

Well hello my friends! It's FRIYAY!!!!! Woohoo!!! Uhm, did you notice I have a *NEW* friend behind me? It's here looking for a loving home - it says its a Banshee? An Official one from Disney's Avatar at Animal Kingdom? Apparently they are really expensive and the family that got him has a Banshee limit at their condo (shoulda checked first!) and so my friend here has been sitting new, in the box, just looking for a loving home to screech its own, and well, it wants to help the pups, SO, since I know all of you are wonderful, I have teamed up with it today for a $5FriYay Special Home for the Holidays Edition!  See, we have a lot of pups in foster care right now, and eight more just came in this week, and we would love to find them all homes, and foster homes, for the holidays! In order to do that, we need to take care of their vetting and get them all better - which is where you can please help! I'm just asking you to by pass the frosty Starbucks beverage, just for today!, and help out the pups! In exchange, I put your name on a ticket, and then Sunday we draw some winners for some cool prizes, like my new friend here, THREE $25 Starbucks gift cards, dog toys, a rescue-themed ornament, and a few other surprsies that I will show you later today AND I will make sure they all get to you in time for the BIG DAY! For every donation above $5, I just put your name on more, and more, and more tickets! So, please, please lend a helping paw and help save more lives!!! Donations can be made via the links right on our website, www.floridalittledogrescue.com and every donation helps more pups get out of the shelters and into foster homes!! I just know together we can do this!!! Finally, please also like, share, react on our socials - it helps you continue to see our posts, and for others to see them too!! xoxo, Jackson

Welcome to Florida Little Dog Rescue Group!

Florida Little Dog Rescue rehabilitates unwanted, abused and abandoned little dogs and places them in loving and responsible homes to live out their lives as cherished family members.  We would love for you to join us by adopting a dog, volunteering as a foster home or donating money to help save the dogs.  We are a 501(c)3 Charitable Organization, and all donations to FLDRG are tax deductible!

 Our Duchess 
 
 
Thank you all for helping her really and truly become a "one in a million pup".
 

Save a Dog on Death Row!
Many need YOUR help right now!!

Please help us save dogs on Death Row at local Animal Controls. These are dogs that can't be adopted out directly from Animal Control, mainly for medical reasons. When they can't be adopted, they need a rescue to save them when their time runs out.  These pups desperately need our help, we are their last hope!

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 Florida Little Dog Rescue Group rescues dogs from all over the state of Florida, but our main focus is the Central Florida area.  Our volunteers live anywhere from Tallahassee to Tampa, but all of our dogs are fostered in the Orlando area.  We are 100% volunteer-based, which means no overhead or salary costs.  Your donation is used directly for dog care. We do not receive government funds. We are entirely supported by charitable donations.

We ensure that each dog is spayed/neutered, vaccinated, tested for heartworms and other parasites, examined by a vet and treated for any known conditions prior to adoption.  All known medical information is fully disclosed to new families.  While awaiting adoption, the dogs live in foster homes that provide love, patience and TLC to the pups! A pup's stay in foster care could vary from several days to several weeks, depending upon the dog's conditions and needs.  Unlike shelter or kennel living, fostering the pups in a home environment allows us to personally evaluate each dog for behavior and temperament issues.  We are able to see how they interact and react to other animals and children, if they are house trained, like to go for walks, play ball, etc. and that makes it easier to know what type of home/family would be best suited for them!

Please note, we are not a shelter. We do not have a kennel or facility that you can visit and see all the dogs. Each dog is fostered in an individual home. We do rescue out of our private homes and in our spare time. So, you cannot come visit our dogs until you have gone through the application and interview process and we have contacted you about scheduling a visit.  We do not have set "hours" and we answer all calls and emails as quickly as we can!

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    Florida Little Dog Rescue Group

    A 501(c)3 Charitable Organization

    Serving the Central Florida Area

    PO Box 702364
    St. Cloud, FL 34770
    Phone: 407-279-1127
    E-mail: littledogrescue@gmail.com
    Please note, we are not a shelter. We do not have a kennel or facility that you can visit and see all the dogs. Each dog is fostered in an individual home. We do rescue out of our private homes and in our spare time. So, you cannot come visit our dogs until you have gone through the application and interview process and we have contacted you about scheduling a visit.  We do not have set "hours" and we answer all calls and emails as quickly as we can!
    A COPY OF THE OFFICIAL REGISTRATION AND FINANCIAL INFORMATION MAY BE OBTAINED FROM THE DIVISION OF CONSUMER SERVICES BY CALLING TOLL-FREE 1-800-HELP-FLA OR ONLINE AT www.FloridaConsumerHelp.com, REGISTRATION DOES NOT IMPLY ENDORSEMENT, APPROVAL, OR RECOMMENDATION BY THE STATE.  REGISTRATION #: CH36615
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