Grateful Rescue and Sanctuary is asking for donations and help from the public after saving 15 dogs from a backyard breeding eviction.
“When these precious dogs arrived at our facility, they were scared and unsocialized. We are currently spending time with everyone, making sure they receive the proper veterinary care, nutrition and behavioral training, ”said Pamela Terhune, Founder of Grateful Rescue.
A backyard breeder is an amateur breeder of animals whose breeding is considered substandard, with little or misguided efforts in favor of ethical and selective breeding. Unlike puppy mills and other animal breeding factories, backyard breeders breed on a small scale, usually at home with their own pets.
Donations can be made through the Grateful Rescue website, GratefulRescue.org.
The dogs include two Huskies, a Chocolate Labrador, two Bernese Mountain Dog mixes and a Goldendoodle.
The community is already coming together to help Grateful Rescue. Roo’s Holistic Pet Supplies in Muncie provides dog food, chew toys and nutritional advice.
City Fence has built fences to help give the dogs a safe place to walk and exercise.
ARF Animal Rescue Fund in Muncie assists veterinary care services. Action for Animals also sent food.
“These dogs came from heartbreaking conditions. A dark barn, with dirt floors and no electricity, ”Terhune said.
The community has responded to calls for anti-escape harnesses and Kuranda beds. Supplies are still needed.
Go to GratefulRescue.org to view Amazon Wish List items.