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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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Weathered & Rusty Market with SDR Fundraiser coming up!
9/15/2014 12:07 PM
Weathered & Rusty Market

Date: 10/3/2014 5:00pm - 9:00pm

Location: Olmsted County Fairgrounds, 1570 Fairgrounds Ave SE, Rochester, MN (click here for a map!)

As part of the Weathered & Rusty Market going on Oct. 3rd - 5th, the sponsors will be hosting a fundraiser for SDR on Friday night, Oct. 3rd, at the Fairgrounds. What a FUN way to support a great cause! See more details below:

A Fall Market at the Olmsted County Fairgrounds in Rochester, MN! Our Three day Market (October 3rd - 5th, 9am-5pm) will offer one of a kind items, vintage, antique, handcrafted, baked goods and re-purposed items! Inside and outside vendors! Northwoods Boutique will also be having their show right next door! (All inside)

Special Fundraising Event Friday evening 5 pm - 9 pm for the Small Dog Rescue of Minnesota! Catering provided by Johnny Mango's Catering, music, drinks, silent auction, vendors, and Dogs! Fundraising event is $15 at the door or advanced tickets for $10 available at Johnny Mango's Catering. Lots to see and do so mark your calendars today!

We can't wait for this wonderful event! If we're not at our booth, we'll be around shopping!! ;)

For more info, check out:

Weathered & Rusty Market FB Page

Weathered & Rusty Market FB Event Page


SDR will be at Slobberfest on Saturday!
9/9/2014 11:15 PM

The 5th Annual SlobberFest is this Saturday, September 13, from 11-3 at Rochester Feed & Country Store South in Rochester. There will be vendors, FREE samples, speakers, demos, FREE nail trims, and canine contests. SDR will be there with some GREAT volunteer and fostering information as well as some of our adoptable dogs. Come check it out!

Rochester Feed & Country Store, 5 11 1/2 St SE in Rochester - here's a map!

Check the Slobberfest website for more info or call 507-285-5547.


Help Goofy Get His Sight Back!
9/8/2014 10:21 PM

Hey folks - a very special SDR alum needs our help! Here is his story:

Let's help Goofy get back his sight, this sweet guy deserves it! Goofy is an SDR alum who was adopted by a wonderful family in October, 2013. He has since been diagnosed with juvenile cataracts and lost sight in both eyes. Goofy's family has been working tirelessly with him on his anxiety issues ever since they began fostering and then adopted him. Unfortunately with Goofy being completely blind now, the anxiety is increasing again, but his family is trying to help him adjust.

On top of all this, one of Goofy's adopters has been unable to work for a year due to an unforeseen injury which required surgery and extensive rehab. He is hoping to be able to return to work this fall, but currently the cost of Goofy's eye surgery is way out of their budget. The cost is $2,100 for one eye and $3,250 for both eyes. They would like to try to raise enough money to do at least one, but hopefully both, eyes. If they do not get enough donations for the surgery or if they actually go over their goal (which would be AMAZING!!), Goofy's family will donate all of the extra money to Small Dog Rescue of MN.

We appreciate any help that can be offered. Please donate at the link below and share Goofy's story with others willing to help. Let's all pull together and make this happen for a wonderful, deserving dog. Thank You!


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