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Small Dog Rescue of Minnesota (SDR) is an all-volunteer group committed to the rescue, rehabilitation, and placement of dogs 20 pounds and under.

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November is Adopt a Senior Pet Month!

Happy Adopt a Senior Pet Month! We are celebrating our wonderful group of adoptable senior dogs and the many ways they make great companions!! 

Too often these sweet dogs get passed up and looked over because "they are just going to die soon" or "I don't want to get attached to them and then have them die"; however, EVERY MOMENT spent with a dog - especially a senior rescue dog - is a chance to enrich both lives with a special bond and kind of love that you can only experience with an older dog. You have been through a LOT in your life and lived to tell about it.....and so have they. Talk about a great buddy to swap stories and shake heads at the 'kids today' with!  

Many of our senior dogs have been displaced due to their human passing away or having to go to a senior or assisted living facility and they are unsure about why they are in this position and what's going to happen to them. They are looking for a safe place to go to find love and a new bond with another special human or family they can call their own. Please check them out HERE on our adoptable dogs page and consider opening your heart and home to a senior dog who deserves love, companionship, and security for all of the remaining days (and moments) of their lives, no matter how many. 


8 Benefits of Adopting a Senior Dog:

1.   Senior pets generally have had some training, both in obedience and house manners. 

2.   Senior pets are less destructive.

3.   Older dogs have been socialized and know what it takes to be part of a pack.

4.   Senior pets are grateful for a second chance.

5.   Senior pets are great company for older or less active people.

6.   Older dogs will be less rambunctious than puppies, and will not go through the typical puppy phases of chewing/mouthing, potty training, socialization, etc.

7.   With senior animals, you know exactly what you’re getting in terms of size, shape, and personality.

8.   Adopting an older pet makes a statement about compassion and the value of all life at all ages.



Give to the max is TOMORROW!

Don't forget to continue to support SDR during one of our biggest fundraisers of the year. Give to the Max starts at midnight tonight. Click on the link below to donate!



Schedule your donation NOW for Give to the Max!

November 13th is Give to the Max, one of SDR's biggest fundraisers. However, you do not need to wait until then to donate. You can go to the GiveMN.org website by clicking the link below and schedule your donation.

SDR is a 501c3 non profit. Every single penny you donate goes directly to saving dogs lives.

Please help us continue our mission to rescue dogs in need. Schedule your donation NOW.


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