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Rural Dog Rescue

Rural Dog Rescue Forever true to "The Underdog", Rural Dog Rescue is dedicated to saving the lives of dogs in shelter Forever true to "The Underdog", Rural Dog Rescue is dedicated to saving the lives of dogs in shelters who are often overlooked for adoption or rescue.

We save the dogs who are at most risk of being euthanized: the hounds, the black dogs, the seniors, the sick and the broken. WE MAKE A COMMITMENT TO RESERVE A MINIMUM OF 50% OF THE DOGS WE SAVE TO THE UNDERDOG. Please visit our available pets on RuralDogRescue.com

Operating as usual

Peekaboo! Tessie sees you! This good gal is doing a takeover of our stories today, so make sure to follow along and see ...
06/13/2022

Peekaboo! Tessie sees you! This good gal is doing a takeover of our stories today, so make sure to follow along and see all the fun sweet 14 month old sweetie gets up to!

#ADOPTED!!! Earl, Sampson, Gator, Grace, and Norman all went to their #foreverhome this week!! If you've been looking fo...
06/12/2022

#ADOPTED!!! Earl, Sampson, Gator, Grace, and Norman all went to their #foreverhome this week!! If you've been looking for your new best friend, check out all our adopted pups and apply online at www.ruraldogrescue.com 🐶❤️🏡

Come meet Daisy and friends today from 12-2 outside of @steadfastsupplydc for a meet & greet and a little bit of shoppin...
06/11/2022

Come meet Daisy and friends today from 12-2 outside of @steadfastsupplydc for a meet & greet and a little bit of shopping! Oh did we mention puppiccinos? 🍦😋

Folks, you’re looking at the sweet boy who will be taking over our Instagram stories today! Meet Brantley (3 years old, ...
06/10/2022

Folks, you’re looking at the sweet boy who will be taking over our Instagram stories today! Meet Brantley (3 years old, 40#)! He’s an easy going guy who’s going to show you a day in his life. Stay tuned 📺🤩

#adoptdontshop #adopt #adoptables #adoptable #ruraldogrescue

See these cuties? 🍊 You’re looking at Easter, Daisy, Tessie, Bella & Dot Dot! Want to know how you can meet them? Join u...
06/09/2022

See these cuties? 🍊 You’re looking at Easter, Daisy, Tessie, Bella & Dot Dot! Want to know how you can meet them?

Join us THIS SATURDAY (rain or shine) from 12-2 at @steadfastsupplydc for a lore bit of shopping and a meet and greet with these cuties 🍊☺️

#dcadoptabledogs #dcdogs #dcevents #dmvevents #thingstodoindc #thingstodoindcforfree #adoptionevent #adoptdontshop #adoptabledogs

Come hang with us @steadfastsupplydc on Saturday from 12-2 rain ☔️ or shine ☀️!Shop & meet cute ADOPTABLE dogs? What cou...
06/08/2022

Come hang with us @steadfastsupplydc on Saturday from 12-2 rain ☔️ or shine ☀️!

Shop & meet cute ADOPTABLE dogs? What could be better?! 🤩🐕

#adoptdontshop #adopt #adoptables #adoptionjourney #hounds

Daisy (4 y/o, 44#) is feeling a little camera shy this morning 🙈 She’s a sweet gal who’s leaving the ways of city living...
06/07/2022

Daisy (4 y/o, 44#) is feeling a little camera shy this morning 🙈 She’s a sweet gal who’s leaving the ways of city living 🏙

#adoptdontshop #adopthounds #houndsofinstagram #adoptabledogs

Tessie’s (14 months, 40#) wondering if bottomless brunches happen on Mondays too?! 🥂🍊Tessie’s been with us for a little ...
06/06/2022

Tessie’s (14 months, 40#) wondering if bottomless brunches happen on Mondays too?! 🥂🍊

Tessie’s been with us for a little over two months, so she’s grown accustomed to the DC lifestyle.

Need a brunch partner? Learn about adopting at our website, today!

#adoptdontshop #adopt #blackdog #underdogs #ruradogrescue #adopt

#ADOPTED!!! Max and Cupcake found their #foreverhome this week! If you've been looking for your perfect pup, check out a...
06/05/2022

#ADOPTED!!! Max and Cupcake found their #foreverhome this week! If you've been looking for your perfect pup, check out all our adoptable dogs and apply online at www.ruraldogrescue.com! #adoptdontshopt #foreverfamily 🐶❤️🏡

Finn (5 mo, 12#) sure has a great paw bouquet going, but we gotta wake him up so he can get to the adoption event! He is...
06/04/2022

Finn (5 mo, 12#) sure has a great paw bouquet going, but we gotta wake him up so he can get to the adoption event! He is going to be in front of Howl to the Chief (719 8th St SE) from 12-2 PM with a whole bunch of his adoptable friends! Come down and say hi!

Easter (13 mo, 38#) is absolutely entranced! Who on earth is that gorgeous hound dog she sees! 😍🤣Rural Dog Rescue is onl...
06/03/2022

Easter (13 mo, 38#) is absolutely entranced! Who on earth is that gorgeous hound dog she sees! 😍🤣
Rural Dog Rescue is only able to save, transport, treat, and house bewitching pups like Easter thanks to the kind contributions of our donors! If you're able, you can donate to help at www.ruraldogrescue.com/donate!

Frankie (3 yo, 60 #) has got grand ambitions! Ambitions to find his forever family of course! This hound dog has been wo...
06/02/2022

Frankie (3 yo, 60 #) has got grand ambitions! Ambitions to find his forever family of course! This hound dog has been working on his basic obedience and already knows "sit", "no", and "off"! What smart guy! If you want to meet this little overachiever you can arrange to do so at www.ruraldogrescue.com!

This Saturday adoption events are back! Sophie and her friends will be outside Howl to the Chief (719 8th St SE) to meet...
06/02/2022

This Saturday adoption events are back! Sophie and her friends will be outside Howl to the Chief (719 8th St SE) to meet you! Pay attention to our stories to see exactly what pups will be making an appearance! See you there!

06/01/2022

Mr. Bones (7 mo, 41#)! That's his name don't wear it out! Mr. Bones' foster thinks he's an exceptional houseguest because he is playful and well-behaved! Would you like to have a fun loving dog like Mr. Bones stay with you for a while? Well you can apply to foster at www.ruraldogrescue.com!
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Bella (1 yo, 51 #) brought a friend this #tongueouttuesday! Looks like they're not observant, but that's okay! Bella wil...
05/31/2022

Bella (1 yo, 51 #) brought a friend this #tongueouttuesday! Looks like they're not observant, but that's okay! Bella will let anyone join on the fun! Bella is just a sweet little pup that loves dog parks, walks, runs, and anything that can get her energy out! If she sounds like a good match for you, you can arrange to meet her at www.ruraldogrescue.com!

05/30/2022

Brantley (3 yo, 48#) is soaking up this three day weekend! Happy Memorial Day from the Underdogs!

#ADOPTED!!! Otto, Heidi, Bear, and Charlie Brown all went to their forever homes this week! If you're looking for your n...
05/29/2022

#ADOPTED!!! Otto, Heidi, Bear, and Charlie Brown all went to their forever homes this week! If you're looking for your new best friend, check out all our adoptable dogs and apply online at www.ruraldogrescue.com!! 🐶❤️🏡

Frappe, Small/Medium Hound Mix, (7 months old)Thank you to all who came by our adoption event today!!! Frappe, our resid...
05/28/2022

Frappe, Small/Medium Hound Mix, (7 months old)

Thank you to all who came by our adoption event today!!! Frappe, our resident cutie 🍊, hopes she found her forever home ☺️

#adoptdontshop #adopt #adoptable

Norman, 58# Hound Mix, (3 y/o)Sweet Norman is here to remind ya that we have an adoption event, TOMORROW! Norman is the ...
05/27/2022

Norman, 58# Hound Mix, (3 y/o)

Sweet Norman is here to remind ya that we have an adoption event, TOMORROW! Norman is the goodest boy, and is quickly learning that, while counter surfing 🏄‍♀️ is fun it doesn’t get him a whole lot of treats!

Come by and meet counter-surfing Norman tomorrow from 12-2 outside of @howltothechief

Tessie, 40# Retriever Mix, (14 months old)Someone snatch this cutie 🍊up! Tessie arrived in DC in 4/13 but she’s still up...
05/26/2022

Tessie, 40# Retriever Mix, (14 months old)

Someone snatch this cutie 🍊up! Tessie arrived in DC in 4/13 but she’s still up for adoption! How?! Want to meet her? Be sure to apply online and keep an eye on our adoption events tab on the website to see who will be at our upcoming events!

#adoptdontshop #adoption #adoptionevent #retreiversofinstagram #retrievermix #retreiveroftheday #houndmix

Sampson, Collie Mix, (6 y/o)Although Sampson won’t be there he’s excited for his friends to be outside for our ‼️ADOPTIO...
05/25/2022

Sampson, Collie Mix, (6 y/o)

Although Sampson won’t be there he’s excited for his friends to be outside for our ‼️ADOPTION EVENT THIS SATURDAY FROM 12-2 outside of @howltothechief ‼️

Swipe to see who will be there!

See you there?!

#adoptdontshop #adopt #adoptables #adoption #petsofinstagram #houndsofinstagram

Did you know we are a 100% volunteer based rescue? Yep! That means when dogs like Daisy 🌼 here go to temporary, or foste...
05/24/2022

Did you know we are a 100% volunteer based rescue? Yep!

That means when dogs like Daisy 🌼 here go to temporary, or foster homes, generous people are opening their hearts and homes to a dog just waiting for their forever home. BUT we are need in of more fosters! Are you interested? Drop a ❤️ in the comments and we’ll send you info!

#adoptdontshop #adoptables #adoptme #adoptables #houndmix #shepherdmix

Sophie, 48# Retriever Mix, (7 y/o)Is Sophie a donut 🍩 or croissant 🥐 on this Monday morning?Comment your choice below! ⬇...
05/23/2022

Sophie, 48# Retriever Mix, (7 y/o)

Is Sophie a donut 🍩 or croissant 🥐 on this Monday morning?

Comment your choice below! ⬇️

#adoptdontshop #adoptables #adoptabledogs #rescuedog #rescuedogsofinstagram

#ADOPTED!!! Scarlett went to her #foreverhome this week! If you've been looking for you new best friend, check out all o...
05/22/2022

#ADOPTED!!! Scarlett went to her #foreverhome this week! If you've been looking for you new best friend, check out all our adoptable pups and apply online on www.ruraldogrescue.com! 🐶❤️🏠

Earl (2 yo, 14 lbs) has got his pearly whites out because it's the weekend! He loves his people and loves to play and cu...
05/21/2022

Earl (2 yo, 14 lbs) has got his pearly whites out because it's the weekend! He loves his people and loves to play and cuddle! Who wouldn't want this lil guy around?! If you want to meet this dude you can apply to do so at www.ruraldogrescue.com!

05/20/2022

Brantley (3 yo, 48 lbs) is crawwwwling to the weekend...

This good boy is a big snugglebug. He's going to be in need of a place to stay soon! Think you can take this sweetie in? Apply to be a foster by emailing [email protected]!

Oh hi! 🤗 I'm Roxy! I'm 1 year old and I'm adoptable! I've been having fun working with my trainer lately! Follow along o...
05/19/2022

Oh hi! 🤗 I'm Roxy! I'm 1 year old and I'm adoptable! I've been having fun working with my trainer lately! Follow along on RDR's instagram stories to see me be a good girl!

Frappe (7 mo, 24 lbs) has got a ball! Needless to say she's having a great Wednesday! She hopes you have a great Wednesd...
05/18/2022

Frappe (7 mo, 24 lbs) has got a ball! Needless to say she's having a great Wednesday! She hopes you have a great Wednesday too! And if you want to look into adopting this little cutie, you can apply at www.ruraldogrescue.com!

Mr. Bones (7 mos, 41 lbs) would like to cordially welcome you to #tongueouttuesday. 🧐This sophisticated pup is living in...
05/17/2022

Mr. Bones (7 mos, 41 lbs) would like to cordially welcome you to #tongueouttuesday. 🧐

This sophisticated pup is living in boarding right now! Would you or someone you know be willing to take him or any other underdogs in for a while? If you can, contact [email protected]

Monday again?! Good Grief! Well don't you worry because this Monday we've got Charlie Brown (7 mo, 61 lbs) here to show ...
05/16/2022

Monday again?! Good Grief! Well don't you worry because this Monday we've got Charlie Brown (7 mo, 61 lbs) here to show you around! Make sure you follow our instagram stories to see this good boy in action!
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#ADOPTED!!! Red, Ava, and Thor all found their #foreverhome this week!! If you are looking for your perfect pup, check o...
05/15/2022

#ADOPTED!!! Red, Ava, and Thor all found their #foreverhome this week!! If you are looking for your perfect pup, check out our adoptable dogs and apply online at www.ruraldogrescue.com! 🐶❤️🏡

Finn, Chiweenie Mix, (5 months old)Finn got his beauty sleep 😴 and is ready to rumble because today is his DEBUT EVENT @...
05/15/2022

Finn, Chiweenie Mix, (5 months old)

Finn got his beauty sleep 😴 and is ready to rumble because today is his DEBUT EVENT @thewharfdc for the 10th Annual Running of the Chihuahua’s! It’s from 2-5, and you’ll be able to meet Otto, Heidi, Earl, Cupcake & Max too 🐕🐾

SEE YOU THERE 🤍💛

#adoptdontshop #adoptables #chihuahua #chihuahualovers #chiweeniesofinstagram #rescuedog #rescuedismyfavoritebreed

Today’s the day ☀️ The sun might not be shining, BUT @steadfastsupplydc is ready for you to stop by from 12-2 🎉From 12-1...
05/14/2022

Today’s the day ☀️ The sun might not be shining, BUT @steadfastsupplydc is ready for you to stop by from 12-2 🎉

From 12-1 you can meet up with Norman, Grace & Dot Dot and then from 1-2 you can meet up with Nelson, Frappe, & Charlie 🐾🤍

The event is still on, just stop inside and say hi 👋🏻

#adoptdontshop #adoption #adoptionevent #adoptdontshop🐾

JOIN US for TWO special #adoptionevents THIS WEEKEND 🎉SATURDAY: join us at @steadfastsupplydc from 12-2 for dog beer 🍻, ...
05/13/2022

JOIN US for TWO special #adoptionevents THIS WEEKEND 🎉

SATURDAY: join us at @steadfastsupplydc from 12-2 for dog beer 🍻, puppicinos ☕️, & a dog kissing booth 💋

🐾 Featuring: Grace, Nelson, Dot Dot, Norman, Charlie Brown & Frappe 🐾

SUNDAY: the long awaited Running of the Chihuahua’s from 2-5 at @thewharfdc

🐾FEATURING: Otto, Heidi, Finn, Earl, Max & Cupcake 🧁 🐾

Questions? Comment below or send us a dm!

#adoptdontshop #adoptables #adoptable #adoptme #houndmixesofinstagram #houndmixofinstagram #chihuahua #chihuahualife #chihuahualovers #chiweeniesofinstagram

Nelson, Medium Hound Mix, (8 y/o)With a sit like that, he’s gotta be good! Well lucky for you we have the goodest boy ta...
05/12/2022

Nelson, Medium Hound Mix, (8 y/o)

With a sit like that, he’s gotta be good! Well lucky for you we have the goodest boy taking over our Instagram stories this morning! Follow along to see a day in the life of Nelson 🤍🐾

#adoptdontshop #adoptables #adoption #petadoption #hounddog #houndsofinstagram

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Please click to vote and help us keep our lead. Second place is moving up fast! PLEASE READ! JUST A CLICK TO HELP US WIN A GIVEAWAY! IF YOU LOVE DOGS AS MUCH AS WE DO, PLEASE VOTE! YOUR VOTE COUNTS! CLICK AND SHARE TO HELP US WIN! Hello, fellow dog lovers! I need some help. I’m the co-founder of Nothing But Love Canine Foundation and we are in the running for $25k. Our mission is to help rescues get dogs out of the shelter by sponsoring spay/neutering. We have spayed and neutered 183 dogs since we starting over a year ago. Would you vote for us and share to help us win? The link is attached and our page is pinned at the top! We are in 1st but don’t want to give up our lead! Help us help the dogs. https://www.facebook.com/groups/320002522899015/permalink/320019349563999/
Good morning, just thought of sharing this here in hopes to find anew home and/or financial support for Melanie.
**UPDATE** We just got back from vet. Started Apoquel for skin. Future health plan is small senior blood panel, x-rays for lameness/pain in rear right leg, and dental. Estimate @ $425... Let's keep the love coming!!!*** I recently acquired an unexpected rescue as her daddy died and her mean "step-mom" was going to have her PTS. I am having health issues and am in need of gall bladder surgery and have no health insurance. Miss Anna is old and her health has been ignored for years as her dad was not healthy enough to care for her properly! Please help me help this sweet girl! She has her first vet appointment on Feb. 23 and I'll have better diagnostics and a health plan but I can say as a former vet assistant and full time vet tech student that her vet care is going to be up there, but hey, It's all about the dogs.... JUST A COUPLE $$ A PERSON COULD MEAN THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN LIFE OR DEATH FOR THIS SWEET OLD GIRL gf.me/u/zjagtk ** I am not looking to rehome her. We just need help getting her healthy so we can keep her healthy. We are going to foster her until her last day. It was a promise I made to her dad when he used his last breaths to ask me to take care of her. I've groomed her her entire life so she is happy with me.***
Sam had a great 1st day!!
Iris joined our family on July 8, 2020. She and her brother, Charlie, are having a great time. Thanks to her foster parents, Anne and Gary, who took such great care of her, as well as everyone else from RDR who played a role in getting her here from NC.
Do you still sell Hound District shirts? I bought one a few years ago, and I’d like to replace it if you do.
Somehow in my decision making for what to feed my dog Roger, I bought a giant bag of Purina Pro Plan Sensitive Skin and Stomach. I ended up keeping Roger on Hill's Sensitive Skin and Stomach and the pet food store won't take returns during corona. The bag is unopened, and I don't want it to go to waste. If anyone wants it for rescue or otherwise, please let me know. I live in Reston. https://www.chewy.com/purina-pro-plan-focus-adult-sensitive/dp/129070?utm_source=google-product&utm_medium=cpc&utm_campaign=f&utm_content=Purina%20Pro%20Plan&utm_term=&gclid=CjwKCAjw_LL2BRAkEiwAv2Y3SW_eXOT8rFkGYRuakzfuFo1zCakQYwvmz8AGIhE7HrKKDPq2SrXIKhoCt5sQAvD_BwE
I have a beautiful 7year old male foxhound that I'm trying to rehome. He's currently in WV on a farm and about to be put in the shelter by the person that I rehomed him to last month. He is a typical hound, sniffs and chases stuff. But he keeps breaking out of the yard to hunt in the woods. I love him but he and my husband don't get along so I can't bring him here to VA. He loves woman and is a worry wart around me; always checking on me and following me from room to room (at my home in WV). He loves car rides, McD treats, bedtime at 9, and walks. Please help me find this brave boy a good home. 703-728-3260. I am teaching online and can't leave VA for a couple more weeks bc I need Internet. Thank you so much for considering him.
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Pup Update! I adopted Tucker (John) two years ago this month and couldn't be happier! He is sweet and goofy and full of love. Still an excited puppy even though he's 4 now. Just wanted to say thanks for all that you do and I hope more underdogs find their forever homes!
Sharing info this is not my post. These dogs are on borrowed time and need a home. See the link below https://www.facebook.com/groups/525917451293669/permalink/544646869420727/