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Voting for the 2015 Collie Rescue Inc. Calendar has commenced!
Pictures have been submitted and are ready for your review. Cast your vote to help us select which images are included in the annual CRI Calendar. Voting is easy... simply visit our voting page
, and follow the instructions!
Remember - vote early and often! Check out the voting page now for additional information.
All proceeds from the sale of the CRI Calendar go towards helping collies in need
Come out and meet some of our collies!
Home for the Holidays
Reston Town Center
Saturday, November 1, 2014 11am-4pm
: Home 4 the Holidays
Collie Rescue, Inc continues to participate in the Combined Federal Campaign
. You can find us by using our CFC number: 39733
. Pledges may be made during the campaign season, September 1 to December 15.
Thank you for your help and support!
Collie Rescue Needs Your Help!
As you know, most Collies who find their way to Collie Rescue, Inc (CRI) have been through a lot. With proper veterinary care, a consistent and healthy diet, and lots of love, these remarkable creatures are capable of returning to health and provide so much to those who adopt them.
Getting the Collies cleaned up, however, takes resources. The "Sponsor a Collie" section will spotlight a Collie who is need of non-routine veterinary care. In 2010, the average cost per Collie was over $450 and almost 60% were not spayed or neutered. If you look at our adoption fee, you can see that CRI could not help the Collies that we do, without your generosity in giving donations.
Lars Adopted by an enthusiastic and caring adopter - Lars will be getting therapy, walks and everything that he needs!
Heathcliff Adopted by a wonderful pack and living the life in the ideal retirement home for collies!
Buddy Holly Adopted! Buddy Holly's heartworm medication was donated to Collie Rescue - and he was adopted by a wonderful family including another collie playmate and an adorable sheltie.
Kobe was found a wonderful adopter! Kobe had a rare series of heart defects known as a Tetralogy of Fallot. That isn't stopping him from from finding his perfect home where he is settling in nicely.
Lola: After a poorly healed injury, this little girl required one of her front legs to be amputated. She bounced back nicely and has been adopted into a wonderful forever home!
Foxy: Adopted by a caring and understanding family!
Champ: Adopted by a wonderful family!
Emma: Raised $600 to help with bills accumulated from a month long stay at a veterinary hospital to treat sarcoptic mange, ear infections, Lyme's disease, secondary body infections, parasite infestation, a spay (and more)! As of today, Emma is feeling much better. She is running and playing with her foster family's dogs and is hopeful to find a home to call her own very soon. Although she will always have dry-eye (KCS), her other scars are fading quickly.
Jasmine: Used the $170 from Dakota's donations and raised another $50 for a total of $220 for her much needed dental care. Thank you for your support!
Dakota: Raised $170 for a dental care but Dakota was lucky enough to be adopted by a wonderful family who is taking care of her teeth! 100% of the funds raised for Dakota are being used for Jasmine.
Please click here
, print out this flyer, and post it in
stores/public areas near you.
CRI needs to get the word out that we have LOTS of collies who need homes.
With your help, we can do it!
Our love of collies has brought us together to focus on the breed we
love the most! The rescue is comprised of many volunteers with diverse backgrounds such as collie enthusiasts, veterinarians, behaviorists, and collie club members. Our volunteers have been rescuing collies in Virginia and Maryland, as well as networking with collie rescues in nearby states since the beginning of 2005. Since its inception, Collie Rescue, Inc. has saved well over 275 collies from shelters and owners who no longer wanted their pets.
Collie Rescue, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) tax exempt organization. Our mission
is to place stray, abandoned and surrendered collies into loving and
permanent homes, educate the public about the collie breed, and promote
responsible pet care. Our goal is to provide a safe and healthy haven
for all dogs placed in our care until loving, adoptive homes can be
Collies who find their way into our rescue are first examined by a
veterinarian, vaccinated, heartworm tested, microchipped, and
All dogs are given the veterinary care needed to get to a healthy
They are placed in foster homes where they are evaluated in order to
the best home for them. We provide heartworm medication and parasite
prevention until they can be placed. Our foster homes provide food,
love and training!
Potential adopters complete a short
then a preliminary phone interview is
conducted with them in order to help find a match! We check veterinary
references, verify home ownership, and conduct home visits with all
who adopt from us. We feel that getting to know our adopters results in
better placement for both the pet and the families! We provide as much
information as we can on each pet’s history, disposition and
a placement, we follow up with each new adopter to offer assistance
the adjustment period. We want each of our animals to find the right
for them, not just any home. Likewise, we want our adopters to find the
who best matches their lifestyle and interests. If for any reason the
is not perfect, as we had hoped, the dog must be returned to our
Lend a Paw!
VOLUNTEER HELP NEEDED!
- A creative person who can create
flyers of our rescue dogs and email them out to our list and post them
in public places.
- Events Coordinators
- Fundraising Coordinator
Introducing the Collie Companions program... Collie Companions is a program we developed that is designed to bring senior dogs in need of foster homes and senior people together [read more...]
Help Raise Funds for Collies
Each of the following online stores or services donates some percentage of funds back to Collie Rescue, Inc. Be sure to read the simple instructions provided by each supporting organization to ensure that your usage counts to help Collies in need!
Simply use GoodSearch (powered by Yahoo) to search the Internet. Each
time you search the Internet $0.01 is donated to Collie Rescue!.
Or shop online at
Up to 26% of each purchase you make goes to support Collie Rescue, Inc.
Your shopping at hundreds of very popular online stores helps
benefit our cause with each purchase!
US Bones.com is the online retail store for our Canine Butcher Shop brand of US made dog bones, dog chews, and dog treats. We manufacture our treats in Chicago with only US raw materials.
Our mission is to support animal shelters and rescue groups by donating 25% of sales through our Rewards Fundraising program.
Nature Hound All Natural Dog Treats are handmade with all natural ingredients that dogs love. Our recipes spend months in the test kitchen to become tasty and satisfying treats. We use only the hightest quality, human grade, natural ingredients and leave out the refined sugars, salt and chemical preservatives.
Collie Rescue, Inc. is a verified shelter of the petyourdog.com
community and supports its awareness program
Collie Rescue Inc. could not exist without contributions from
our supporters. 100% of your donations will go towards the rescue and
care of the collies that we save.
Please note that if you are donating in honor of, or in memorial of someone, please click on "Add special instructions to seller" and specify the person or pet for whom the donation is being made.
And now Collie Rescue Inc. has made donating even easier! Simply click
on the following "Make a Donation" button to show your support via a
secure PayPal transaction. Or, you can mail a check made payable to
Collie Rescue, Inc. to POB 221982, Chantilly, VA 20153.
Collie Rescue is in need of the following items:
Memorial Gift Program
If there is a special animal or person you would like to honor,
gift in their name to Collie Rescue, Inc’s Memorial Gift
donation will help us to provide health care for collies in
need. Collie Rescue, Inc. will promptly send a personalized card to the
family indicated, notifying them of your thoughtful donation. You will
receive a tax deductible receipt.
Memorial request forms are available for download in two
popular formats, PDF
(181 KB download), and
(181 KB download).
Thank you for your support!