Make sure to submit an online application before our adoption events to get pre-approved for the Real Good Dog (or puppy) of your dreams!

  • Come visit us while our volunteers and a pup wrap your holiday gifts this week at The Booksellers at Laurelwood, 387 Perkins Road Extended
    • Friday, Nov 28, 3p-8p
    • Saturday, Nov 29, 3p-8p
    • Sunday, Nov 30, 3p-8p

Check our Facebook page for more photos of our adoptable pets. Submit an adoption application ahead of the adoption event so we can try to get you pre-approved!

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Thanks for visiting our website. We hope you'll find all you're looking for if you're ready to adopt a furry friend, interested in donating to a worthy cause, or think you might be able to temporarily help a dog or puppy by providing a foster home.

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Adoption & Special Events

  • See more details & maps here.
  • Typical recurring adoptions:
    • 1st & 3rd Sat: Hollywood Feed, 2015 Union Avenue
    • 2nd & 4th Sat: Hollywood Feed, 4864 Poplar Avenue
  • Saturday, Dec 6, 11a-3p, Hollywood Feed, 2015 Union Ave
  • Saturday, Dec 13, 12p-3p, Hollywood Feed Poplar/Erinway, 4864 Poplar Ave
  • Saturday, Dec 20, 11a-3p, Hollywood Feed, 2015 Union Ave
  • Wrapping Your Holiday Gifts for Donations!

  • Each year we wrap gifts at The Booksellers at Laurelwood, located at 387 Perkins Road Extended in Memphis. Come shop at this great store, buy a gift, have us wrap it - your donations for our wrapping support our rescue efforts.
  • Friday, Nov 28, 3p-8p
  • Saturday, Nov 29, 3p-8p
  • Sunday, Nov 30, 3p-8p
  • Tuesday, Dec 9, 10a-3p
  • Wednesday, Dec 10, 10a-3p
  • Saturday, Dec 13, 10a-8p
  • Tuesday, Dec 16, 10a-8p
  • Wednesday, Dec 17, 3p-8p
  • Thursday, Dec 18, 10a-3p
  • Friday, Dec 19, 3p-8p
  • Saturday, Dec 20, 3p-8p
  • Sunday, Dec 21, 3p-8p
  • Monday, Dec 22, 3p-8p
  • Tuesday, Dec 23, 3p-8p
  • Wednesday, Dec 24, 10a-6p
  • Newest News & Woofs for Help:

    We have lots of new volunteer opportunities! Please explore our Donate page and complete a volunteer application if you're able to help us help more!

    • Help with set up and staffing this week's adoption event
    • Volunteers who can sew - we need belly bands (we have examples)
    • Volunteers who can sew - cut apart donated quilts and bind edges to prevent raveling, to provide soft places for our dogs to lay
    • Volunteer who can create an eBay site for fundraising
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