The Issue: Abused and Neglected Dogs Needing Rescue
Today, Milo, a beautiful alaskan malamute, is full of life and energy. But he wasn’t always. When he first showed up at Texas Alaskan Malamute Rescue, he was in terrible shape—his hair was spotty, his skin was greasy and infected, he was malnourished, and he tested positive for heartworm. Not exactly the picture of health. Remarkably, it took just three months for the organization to nurse the forgotten pup back to wellness. He received vaccinations, antibiotics, and heartworm treatments, and took specially medicated baths three times a week to improve his skin.
Across the state, dogs like Milo continue to live in adverse situations, suffering from abuse, neglect, disease, and malnourishment. Rescuing each animal can cost several hundred dollars, even accounting for adoption fees and generous discounts on veterinary care.
The Campaign: Sponsoring Boarding for Rescued Malamutes
All donations to this Grassroots campaign will be used by Texas Alaskan Malamute Rescue to cover boarding costs for rescued dogs. For every $450 raised, the organization can provide one month of boarding for one malamute, including medical costs, rehabilitation, housing, training, grooming, and basic supplies.
Texas Alaskan Malamute Rescue
The volunteers at Texas Alaskan Malamute Rescue commit themselves each day to a single goal: ensuring that every alaskan malamute in the state has the opportunity to live a happy, healthy life with a loving family. Working one malamute at a time, the organization cares for dogs that come to them from undesirable situations such as underfunded shelters, puppy mills, or the streets. Each animal is spayed or neutered and given veterinary attention and TLC, from bathing and grooming to deworming and vaccinations. Volunteers also train the dogs—many of them come to the rescue unable to even walk on a leash—before placing them with their new families.
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