Pembroke Corgi Rescue

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                       100 Ways to Help Rescue

 

1. Foster a Dog (go to http://f1.grp.yahoofs.com/v1/IK7pR1vlZWuml4-dmo4GqKyisSCK0GtL4vRcDOyBRqve7aZ1I_6tb0Nf5N5ciZhYhwNq8OqnEIfeiDUxMg/Corgi-L%20Volunteers/PWCR_foster_inquiry.doc and submit it to the closest organization on the Finding a Rescue page.

2. Adopt a dog  (see helpful links for where to begin your search!)


3. Transport a dog (Not all jobs involve fostering, we have many other jobs such as helping with transport that are so very helpful!)


4. Donate a dog bed, towels or other bedding


5. Donate MONEY


6. Donate a Kong - a Nylabone - a Hercules - a Buster cube


7. Donate a crate


8. Donate an exercise pen or baby gates


9. Donate a food dish or a stainless bucket for a crate


10. Donate a leash


11. Donate a collar


12. Donate some treats or a bag of food


13. Donate a Halti or Promise collar


14. Walk a dog


15. Groom a dog


16. Donate some grooming supplies (shampoos, combs, brushes, etc.)


17. Go to the local shelter and see if that is really a corgi or go with rescue to be a second opinion on the dog


18. Make a few phone calls


19. Mail out applications to people who've requested them


20. Provide local vet clinics with contact information for
educational materials on corgis

21. Drive a dog to and from vet appointments


22. Donate long distance calling cards


23. Attend public education days and try to educate people on
responsible pet ownership


24. Donate a gift certificate to a pet store


25. Donate a raffle item if your club is holding a fund raiser


26. Donate flea stuff (Advantage, etc.)


27. Donate heart-worm pills


28. Donate a first aid kit


29. Provide a shoulder to cry on when the rescue person is
overwhelmed


30. Pay the boarding fees to board a dog for a week or two


31. Be a Santi-paws foster to give the foster a break for a few hours or days.


32. Clip coupons for dog food or treats.


33. Bake some homemade doggie biscuits.


34. Offer use of your computer to print forms


35. Host rescue photos with an information link on your website


36. Donate time to take good photos of foster corgis for adoption flyers, etc.


37. Conduct a home visit or accompany a rescue person on the home visit


38. Go with rescue person to the vet to help if there is more than one dog
39. Have a yard sale and donate the money to rescue


40. Be volunteer to do rescue in your area.


41. Take advantage of a promotion on the web or store offering a free ID tag and instead of getting it for your own dog, have the tag inscribed with your Club's name and phone # to contact This makes a reusable ID tag for dogs while in foster care.


42. Talk to all your friends about adopting and fostering rescue dogs


43. Donate vet services or a spay or neuter each year or some vaccinations


44. Interview vets to encourage them to offer discounts to rescues


45. Write a column for your local newspaper or club newsletter on dogs currently looking for homes or ways to help rescue


46. Take photos of dogs available for adoption for use by the Club


47. Maintain web sites listing/showing dogs available


48. Help organize and run fundraising events


49. Help maintain the paperwork files associated with each dog or enter the information into a database


50. Tattoo a rescued dog


51. Microchip a rescued dog


52. Loan your carpet steam cleaner to someone who has fostered a dog that was sick or marked in the house


53. Donate a bottle of bleach or other cleaning products


54. Donate or loan a portable dog run to someone who doesn't have an area for quarantining a dog that has an unknown vaccination history and has been in a shelter


55. Drive the fosters' children to an activity so that the foster can take the dog to obedience class


56. Use your video camera to film a rescue dog in action


57. Pay the cost of taking a dog to obedience class


58. Be the one to take the dog to its obedience class


59. Go to the foster home once a week with your children and dogs to help socialize the dog


60. Help the foster clean up the yard (yes, we also have to scoop what those foster dogs poop)


61. Offer to test the foster dog with cats


62. If you have livestock, offer to test the foster dog around the livestock.


63. Pay for the dog to be groomed or take the dog to a "Do It
Yourself" Grooming Place


64. Bring the foster take-out so the foster doesn't have to cook
dinner


65. Pay a house-cleaning service to do the spring cleaning for
someone who fosters dogs all the time


66. Lend your artistic talents to your club's newsletter, fundraising ideas, t-shirt designs

 
67. Donate printer paper, envelopes and stamps to your rescue group


68. Go with a rescue person to the vet if a foster dog needs to be euthanized due to health or temperament issues. The foster family will need lots of hugs, too.


69. Go to local shelters and meet with shelter staff about how to identify a corgi.


70. Provide a shelter with breed information showing the different kinds of Corgis and the different color combinations


71. Go to local businesses and solicit donations for a club's
fundraising event 


72. Offer to try and help owners be better pet owners by holding a grooming seminar


73. Help pet owners be better pet owners by being available to answer training questions


74. Donate or loan a crate if a dog needs to travel by air


75. Put together a *Corgi Owner's Manual* for those who adopt rescued Corgis


76. Provide post-adoption follow up or support


77. Do a pre-placement home inspection for a potential adopter


78. Pay for an ad in your local/metropolitan paper to help place rescue dogs.


79. Volunteer to screen calls for that ad. (What? A Corgi sheds?  It barks? I didn't know.)


80. When you buy your own dog food, buy an extra bag for a foster home.


81. Get some friends together to build/repair pens for a foster home.


82. If you are a breeder, spay/neuter all pet pups before
they leave you. That way, their offspring won't become a rescue problem.


83. Microchip your own pups, and register the chips, so if your dogs ever come into rescue, you can be contacted to take responsibility for your pup


84. Donate a small percentage of the sale of each pup to rescue.


85. Save clean, groomed-out undercoat for that member who is a spinner and wants to make a hand-spun, woven item for fund-raising.


86. If your Rescue has an annual raffle, auction or other fund-
raiser, when you see a really neat dog-item you "have to have" - buy two, and donate one to Rescue.


87. Make financial arrangements in your will to cover the cost of caring for your dogs after you are gone - so Rescue won't have to.


88. Make a bequest in your will to your local Rescue.


89. Volunteer to pet sit so the foster can take time off


90. Volunteer to take a foster dog or rescue dog to local pet stores and "adopt" days to educate the public about the breed


91. Offer to pet-sit or feed for a weekend so the foster family can get away for a holiday.


92. Donate a computer


93. Donate the use of your scanner or digital camera

 94. Donate the use of a photocopier


95. Donate a fax machine


96. Donate a color printer


97. Donate printer cartridges


98. Donate a box of printer paper


99. Use your graphic skills to produce flyers and information
pamphlets


100. Think of other ways to help Rescue, the dogs and your Rescue Representatives

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for fun stories about our wonderful corgis!


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