It is with complete & overwhelming sadness that we share the news about Duke.  Duke came to us from Texas about 2 months ago and today was his big day!  He was going from his incredibly loving foster home to meet his potential new family.  During the meet & greet, Duke slipped free from his adopter and ran directly into oncoming traffic. He did not make it and has crossed the Rainbow Bridge.  It is an absolute tragedy all the way around.

Rest easy, sweet Duke. Forever in our hearts. We will never forget you and hope you felt how much we loved you when you were with us.

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We’ve had a really busy week this past week.  7 of our dogs were adopted and we couldn’t be happier for every one of them and their new families!  Congratulations and happy tails to KRIMPET, MR. NIBBLES, OREO, PANCHO, PEPE, REGGAE & SISSY!!

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Bring in your pets for our yearly Halloween photoshoot to benefit Renee’s Rescues! Chelsea of ckrPhoto (ckrPhoto.com and facebook.com/ckrphotography) has donated her time again this year. Costumes not required but feel free to bring your own costume or check out a selection of available costumes on hand that day. 100% of the proceeds benefit the rescue!

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Rescue Alumni

We love when our alum come to visit!  At yesterday’s adoption event in Pike Creek, we got see two of our pups who were adopted in 2016.  It’s so great to see how happy these dogs are and how happy their families are too!  Say hi to Olaf (now Figment) and Lazarus (now Jackson)!

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We took in 4 dogs from Texas on September 14th. These dogs were in the shelter system PRIOR to Hurricane Harvey in late August and by bringing them up here, we are making room in the TX shelters for any displaced pets from the storm to remain in TX. Three of the four furbabies we’ve taken in are Heartworm positive: Rosebud (Min Pin), Autumn (Chihuahua) and Mr. Nibbles (Shih Tzu).  The 4th dog, Scooter (Terrier mix), is HW neg.  

If you have any interest in donating towards their Heartworm treatment, we would be so grateful. As always, your contributions are tax-deductible. We are a federally recognized charity registered in the State of Delaware.

PayPal: donate@reneesrescues.org
Memo: “Texas Trio — Heartworm Treatment”

Renee’s Rescues, Inc.
PO Box 1297
Hockessin, DE 19707

Please check them out on our website.  They are all available for adoption, which will be final once they complete their treatment. Thank you so much for helping us change their fate!!


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Today’s Adoption Event at Concord Pet was a lot of fun, especially for the dogs!  Pearl (Boxer), Mia (Westie mix) and Claudia (Lab mix) had a blast saying hello to everyone that stopped by.  Hopefully, they will each be in the furever homesoon!

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We are partnering with Rockwall Pets to bring 55 animals to Delaware from Texas.

There will be 40 dogs and 15 cats which will be split amongst our organization, Grass Roots RescueOne Dog More and Compassion For Cats of Delaware.

Our rescue team along with the founder of Rescue Well, will be traveling in 2 climate controlled vans. Show Your Soft Side was talking with a very well known Philadelphia Eagles “Softie” and mentioned our plan to move TX animals. Graciously, Mr. Anonymous and his wife stepped up to cover our transportation costs including gas and tolls! Like us, they believe these animals deserve love and compassion. Talk about heroes! When I asked if we could share their kind gesture, they said recognition was not necessary.

To follow suit, Animal Veterinary Center is donating 55 wellness exams for free to make sure each of these furbabies are ready for a fresh start here in Delaware upon arrival.

The community is truly stepping up and it is an honor to be involved in animal welfare during this time of need.

More to follow over the next 48 hours…

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Yesterday, one of our team members went undercover to an Amish Puppy Mill to rescue three pups.  These three have spent their entire lives living in cages and breeding litter after litter. They’ve never experienced love, affection or even a bath!  That’s all changed now.  Welcome to Renee’s Rescues, Pearl (6 yr. old female Boxer), Twinkie (7 year old female Yorkie) and Krimpet (8 year old male Maltese)!  You are going to enjoy the rest of your life now!


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