Of course I love my friends and my family, but I have a special place in my heart for my kitty, Muffin. She has taught me what unconditional love is. For all those that are lucky enough to have pets, you know what that special love is like. Sadly, so many dogs are homeless in shelters, and are not lucky enough to share that bond with a special human of their own.
One local rescue with lots of dogs waiting for their forever home is Love Shack Dog Rescue in northern Virginia.
"The Love Shack Dog Rescue got started in May 2012. Our goal is to save dogs that are about to die simply because there is no room at the shelter that they are at and "their time is up". We don't favor a particular breed, but try to 'pull' dogs that will make wonderful family dogs given a little love, good food, and training. When we feel each dog is ready for a "forever home", they become available for adoption. All dogs stay at the Love Shack Dog Rescue until they are adopted. It is truly their last chance to be loved, and they are going to get it!!!"
These dogs are in need of help! Here's what you can do:
Where people can send monetary donation:
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Checks can be mailed to:
Love Shack Dog Rescue
P O Box 356
Capon Bridge, WV 26711
*CONTRIBUTIONS ARE TAX DEDUCTIBLE AS WE ARE A 501c3 NON PROFIT ORGANIZATION
Items that the Love Shack Dog Rescue needs:
Large Metal Dog Crates
Spray bleach cleaner
Large and extra large dog cages
Stainless steel bowls
Stainless steel buckets
Disposable rubber gloves
Fish oil capsules
Flea and tick prevention
Information about the upcoming event for locals:
Cornhole Tournament Benefiting Love Shack Dog Rescue-501c3 One Love Loudoun Old Ox Brewery. If you want to play, please sign-up prior to the event.
Any little bit helps, so if you can help at all, I know the dogs would be very grateful! Feel free to reach out to me if you have any questions about donating, Love Shack Dog Rescue, or the Charity Cornhole Tournament.