Pembroke Corgi Rescue

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                       100 Ways to Help Rescue


1. Foster a Dog (go to 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

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

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

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