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2019 Online Auction -- Monday October 28th, 2019

Online auction

TSBR 2019 Silent Auction

It’s THAT TIME...and we have some awesome gear, gifts, garb, and goodies to start your Holiday shopping, love on some friends and family, or just spoil yourself.

Our Troopies have worked hard to bring you over 200 (TWO HUNDRED!) items on top of what we offered up at the onsite Silent Auction.

This is the REAL DEAL.

Don’t forget the reason behind this huge effort...

Funds raised from this auction will help provide standard medical care for dogs in our program - spay/neuter, vaccines, heartworm prevention, dewormer - and additional vetting services that may be necessary (heartworm treatment, illness, surgery, emergency, etc.). These funds ensure the basics year-round and enable TSBR to say YES to these dogs each and every day.

So what are you waiting for?

CLICK to view our Online Auction

The online auction runs through November 9 at 9:00 am CST.

Why wait until "Black Friday" or "Cyber Monday" to start your holiday shopping?

Help #SaveALife. We have something for everyone.

Click to Bid



Finding Your "Paw-fect" Companion -- Tuesday January 1st, 2019

Finding Your "Paw-fect" Companion

By: Cassandra Wind

Companion

Rescue dogs can be some of the most loving companions you will ever know. The first and most important step in choosing the right dog is to consider your own lifestyle, and how your future pet is going to fit into it. There are a number of factors to consider, including personal life, energy level, and amount of experience. Once you do that, you’ll be joining the 85% of dog owners who adopted their furry friends from shelters and rescues. If you’re not quite ready for a dog of your own, there are always great volunteer opportunities available to you until you are.

Personal Life

Before even visiting a shelter, it’s important to consider what kind of traits you want in your paw-fect companion. If you’re looking for a running buddy, you may want a younger, more energetic pup that can keep up with you in your next 5K. If you work long hours during the day, a more mature, laid back companion without separation anxieties may be best. Families with children may prefer a more docile pet for their rambunctious kiddos, and families without may prefer a dog they can shower with attention after a long day. Studies show that pet ownership can improve happiness by improving heart health, lowering stress and depression, and providing comfort - as long as you choose one that fits into your personal life.

Training Experience

A dog-owner-to-be should keep in mind how much experience they have with raising and training dogs when it comes to adopting a new one. How equipped are you to correct behavioral issues in your new pet? Five of the seven most common reasons that dogs are returned to shelters and rescues, according to a study by the American Humane Association, are due to behavioral issues perceived “unfixable” by the owner. However, most can be corrected with the right tools. A super chewer is a useful toy to pacify those that love to gnaw, and leash pullers can be persuaded to walk easier with treats and training sessions. But if you’ve been schooled in the art of behavioral correction, you’ll be better equipped to correct things like leash aggression and food guarding, giving you the option to see the potential beyond perceived behavioral hangups.

Household Emotions and Energy Level

Recent psychological studies have shown correlations between the emotional well-being of an owner and the behavior of their pets. Speaking to an expert will help you determine how to select a pet whose personality would best be supplemented by your own, rather than inadvertently choosing a pet who reacts negatively to the emotional climate in your home.

The energy level of your home can also play a big role in indicating which dogs will best fit your lifestyle. A shy dog may have a hard time with a loud and rambunctious crew,  but would blossom in the right calm and gentle household. Conversely, a high energy pup could use the stimulation of spirited playtime, but might become bored and destructive in a low-energy home.

Once you’ve taken all these things into consideration, the best way to make sure you fall in love with the right four-legged friend is to explain to a worker or volunteer at the shelter what exactly you’re looking for in your new dog in order to best fit your lifestyle. They will happily point you in the direction of all the dogs whose needs and personalities best fit your own, and you’ll be one step closer to bringing home your new best friend.


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Wrapping for Rescue 2018 -- Tuesday November 13th, 2018

Wrapping for Rescue

Volunteers and Donations Needed!

Wrapping for Rescue

it's wrapping for rescue time!

This is a really fun and festive event - a great way to kick-off the holiday season - bring your family and friends to help save a life!

Last year TSBR volunteers had some of the "best-wrapped gifts" and raised thousands in donations! To keep this tradition going, we desperately need you to donate the following items:

  • Wrapping Paper
  • Scissors
  • Tape
  • Wired Ribbon
  • Bows (pre-formed)
  • Gift Boxes
  • Gift Bags
  • Tissue Paper
  • Gift Tags
  • Cash donations to purchase the above items

How to donate

  • Checks payable to Texas Sporting Breed Rescue
  • Checks, gift cards, and product can be mailed, or contact us and a volunteer will pick up.
  • PayPal

Volunteer

Click to View Volunteer Opportunities on SignUp.com



2018 Online Auction -- Friday November 9th, 2018

Online auction

TSBR 2018 Silent Auction

It’s THAT TIME...and we have some awesome gear, gifts, garb, and goodies to start your Holiday shopping, love on some friends and family, or just spoil yourself.

Plus, we have some one of a kind surprises that will make your hearts smile!

Our Troopies have worked hard to bring you over 200 (TWO HUNDRED!) items on top of what we offered up at the onsite Silent Auction.

This is the REAL DEAL.

Don’t forget the reason behind this huge effort...

Funds raised from this auction will help provide standard medical care for dogs in our program - spay/neuter, vaccines, heartworm prevention, dewormer - and additional vetting services that may be necessary (heartworm treatment, illness, surgery, emergency, etc.). These funds ensure the basics year round and enable TSBR to say YES to these dogs each and every day.

So what are you waiting for?

CLICK to view our Online Auction

The online auction runs through November 17 at 9 pm CST.

Why wait until "Black Friday" or "Cyber Monday" to start your holiday shopping?

Help #SaveALife. We have something for everyone.

Click to Bid



Easy Giving -- Sunday January 7th, 2018

Are you looking for ways to give back? 

Kroger, Tom Thumb, Amazon Smile, and iGive are just a few of the ways to give as part of day-to-day life!

If you would like to help save a wonderful sporting breed, please consider supporting us through one of these fundraisers – every dollar helps. Your money will go to dog expenses such as shelter fees and medical care (shots, micro-chipping, spay/neuter and other vet care often needed by abandoned dogs). 

 
Kroger Community Rewards

shop at Kroger, swipe your Plus Card!

Texas Sporting Breed Rescue, Inc. #91352
 

The process is simple: When you use your Kroger Plus Card, Texas Sporting Breed Rescue earns rewards - it's that easy!

  • Enroll your Kroger Plus Card
  • Link to Texas Sporting Breed Rescue Inc. (91352)
  • Share with friends and family!

Register online at www.krogercommunityrewards.com or in any Kroger store.

The on-line system will prompt you to create an account if you don't already have one, then you simply manage your account under "Account Setting" edit your "Community Rewards", search for Texas Sporting Breed Rescue or use our NPO #91352 - select, save, and done!

The rest is even easier...shop at Kroger, swipe your Plus Card - help Save a Life!

You must enroll each year.

Good Neighbor

link your Remarkable Card

Simply fill out the Good Neighbor program section and the top part of a Remarkable Card Application (click to download) indicating Texas Sporting Breed Rescue's number (13317) and return it to the Courtesy Booth at your local Tom Thumb store or fax it to 713.917.8006.You can even return it directly to us and we will submit it on your behalf!

That's it! TSBR is now linked to your card! From that point on, the purchase price of groceries will automatically be recorded to your TSBR's Good Neighbor account. Tom Thumb keeps a running total of your account, and a check for 1% of the total is sent directly to TSBR each quarter.

Amazon Smile

you shop.Amazon gives!

When first visiting AmazonSmile, you will be prompted to select a charitable organization from almost one million eligible organizations.

Please select Texas Sporting Breed Rescue! For eligible purchases at AmazonSmile, the AmazonSmile Foundation will donate 0.5% of the purchase price to TSBR.

Shop at AmazonSmile and Amazon will make a donation to Texas Sporting Breed Rescue!

igive

You Shop. TSBR gets money for free.

Help Texas Sporting Breed Rescue, Inc. every time you shop (click the link to shop and support TSBR)

And right now, iGive is helping even more by donating $5 for every new member who joins before Dec. 15. No purchase necessary. In other words, for FREE! The only requirement, sign-up and try and the free and optional iGive Button through 2/15/15.




2017 Wrapping for Rescue -- Monday November 27th, 2017

Wrapping for Rescue

Volunteers and Donations Needed!

Wrapping for Rescue

it's wrapping for rescue time!

This is a really fun and festive event - a great way to kick-off the holiday season - bring your family and friends to help save a life!

Last year TSBR volunteers had some of the "best-wrapped gifts" and raised thousands in donations! To keep this tradition going, we desperately need you to donate the following items:

  • Wrapping Paper
  • Scissors
  • Tape
  • Wired Ribbon
  • Bows (pre-formed)
  • Gift Boxes
  • Gift Bags
  • Tissue Paper
  • Gift Tags
  • Cash donations to purchase the above items

How to donate

  • Checks payable to Texas Sporting Breed Rescue
  • Checks, gift cards, and product can be mailed, or contact us and a volunteer will pick up.
  • PayPal

Volunteer

Click to View Our SignUps on SignUp.com



Why wait? -- Sunday November 12th, 2017

Online auction

How Many Dollars Here?

Do I hear - how about a dollar

How much you wanna bid, who's gonna bid here

Who'll give me 5, give me 5

For the Dogs...

Who'll give me 10, make that 20 - maybe more!

Them worms got them worms

Cost a lot to treat ya know.

Open up your hearts and let the bidding dice roll!

Who'll give me 10, make that 20 - maybe more!

Snip and clip, get them shots, lift them from their low

Cost a lot to fix a broken heart and help a puppy grow

Open up your wallets and let those dollars flow!

For the Dogs...

Who'll give me 10, make that 20 - maybe more!

Click to Bid

Why wait...

until "Black Friday" or "Cyber Monday" to start your holiday shopping?

Help #SaveALife. We have something for everyone - antiques, collectibles, small appliances, art, motorcycle gear, magnets, books, photography session, clothing, electronics, and golf!

Funds raised from this auction will help provide standard medical care for dogs in our program - spay/neuter, vaccines, heartworm prevention, dewormer - and additional vetting services that may be necessary (heartworm treatment, illness, surgery, emergency, etc.).




e-News -- Tuesday August 22nd, 2017

News

Did you miss our e-news?

Miss an issue? Here's an archive of our past e-news campaigns. These are sent to volunteers, fosters. adopters, supporters; or anyone that wants to know more about TSBR and follow our rescue efforts! 

2017 News

2016 News

2015 News

2014 News

2013 News

2012 News

 




Volunteers Needed -- Thursday June 22nd, 2017

Rockin' the River

Volunteers Needed!

for Rockin' the River!

Rockin' the River has moved to Saturday's and this year Texas Sporting Breed Rescue (TSBR) and our friends at Allie's Haven Animal Rescue (AHAR) have teamed up have a little fun while we spread our shared mission - saving lives!

We need 20 eager volunteers (10 per shift) to participate as celebrity bartenders and represent Texas Sporting Breed Rescue (TSBR) and Allie's Haven Animal Rescue (AHAR) at Rockin’ the River!

Sign up today! 

We can't do this event and raise much needed donations without your support.

There are two shifts available

12:30 pm - 5:00 pm and 4:30 pm - 9:30 pm

All of the fun is happening at

Panther Island Pavilion 395 Purcey Street, Fort Worth, TX 76102

Read More
Click to View Volunteer Opportunities on SignUp.com



The stakes are getting higher! -- Friday April 28th, 2017

Puppy

Puppy Naming Auction

There is still time!

Eight of these amazing puppies still need names (Puppy #3 is already named Bailey from our "The Pick of the Litter" contest), so we are auctioning off the rights to name each of the other 8 puppies!

Join the fun

Bid on the naming rights for your favorite puppy! 100% of the proceeds will go directly to the vet care and support of Mama Aubrieta and her 9 growing puppies.

(Please note that we are NOT auctioning off the puppy itself, only the rights to name the puppy. The winning bidder will have no rights to the puppy!)

The AUCTION ENDS Sunday, April 30, 2017 at 12:00 pm CST.

We will reveal the puppy “Name” winners live at 2 pm during the puppy party Texas Sporting Breed Rescue is hosting at Cabela’s in Fort Worth, TX. (See our events page for details)

There are two ways to bid...

  1. FaceBook - Visit our FaceBook page, and post your bid amount as a comment to the photo of the puppy you wish to name.

  2. Email - Email your name (or ID that you are comfortable being identified as on our FaceBook version of this auction), the puppy you are wishing to bid on naming, and your bid amount. 

Bidding Guidelines

  • ALL bids should be made in a minimum of $5 increments.

  • The starting bid for each puppy name is $10.

At the end of each day, we will post the top bid for each puppy name right here on our website.

All winning name bidders will be invoiced via Paypal unless an alternate arrangement has been made with TSBR prior to bidding. Payment MUST be received within 24-hours or the naming right will be forfeited and the next closest bidder will win rights to name that puppy.

All currency is US Dollar.

Puppy #1

Puppy #1

Chocolate Male

Current High Bid: $100

Puppy #2

Puppy #2

Black Female

Current High Bid: $55

Puppy #3

Bailey - Puppy #3

Yellow Male

I already have my name!

Puppy #4

Puppy #4

Chocolate Female (the Runt)

Current High Bid: $50

Puppy #5

Puppy #5

Black Male (Twin 1)

Current High Bid: $150

Puppy #6

Puppy #6

Black Male (Twin 2)

Current High Bid: $150

Puppy #7

Puppy #7

Black Female

Current High Bid: $65

Puppy #8

Puppy #8

Chocolate Female

Current High Bid: $60

Puppy #9

Puppy #9

Yellow Female (Deceased)

Please help us name Puppy #9 and memorialize her little life. Though she only survived 27 minutes her Mama, foster, and TSBR volunteers tried valiantly to save her and held her close as she crossed the bridge.

Current High Bid: $50

Puppy #10

Puppy #10

Chocolate Female

Current High Bid: $150

Puppy Breath



Who is the high bidder? -- Thursday April 27th, 2017

Puppy

Mama Aubrieta's Puppy Naming Auction

It's Here - It's Here!!!

Eight of these amazing puppies still need names (Puppy #3 is already named Bailey from our "The Pick of the Litter" contest), so we are auctioning off the rights to name each of the other 8 puppies!

Join the fun - starting now by bidding on the naming rights for your favorite puppy! 100% of the proceeds will go directly to the vet care and support of Mama Aubrieta and her 9 growing puppies.

(Please note that we are NOT auctioning off the puppy itself, only the rights to name the puppy. The winning bidder will have no rights to the puppy!)

The AUCTION ENDS Sunday, April 30, 2017 at 12:00 pm CST.

We will reveal the puppy “Name” winners live at 2 pm during the puppy party Texas Sporting Breed Rescue is hosting at Cabela’s in Fort Worth, TX. (Details to be announced later this week.)

There are two ways to bid...

  1. FaceBook - Visit our FaceBook page, and post your bid amount as a comment to the photo of the puppy you wish to name.

  2. Email - Email your name (or ID that you are comfortable being identified as on our FaceBook version of this auction), the puppy you are wishing to bid on naming, and your bid amount. 

Bidding Guidelines

  • ALL bids should be made in a minimum of $5 increments.

  • The starting bid for each puppy name is $10.

At the end of each day, we will post the top bid for each puppy name right here on our website.

All winning name bidders will be invoiced via Paypal unless an alternate arrangement has been made with TSBR prior to bidding. Payment MUST be received within 24-hours or the naming right will be forfeited and the next closest bidder will win rights to name that puppy.

All currency is US Dollar.

Puppy #1

Puppy #1

Chocolate Male

Current High Bid: $55

Puppy #2

Puppy #2

Black Female

Current High Bid: $50

Puppy #3

Bailey - Puppy #3

Yellow Male

I already have my name!

Puppy #4

Puppy #4

Chocolate Female (the Runt)

Current High Bid: $50

Puppy #5

Puppy #5

Black Male (Twin 1)

Current High Bid: $45

Puppy #6

Puppy #6

Black Male (Twin 2)

Current High Bid: $60

Puppy #7

Puppy #7

Black Female

Current High Bid: $55

Puppy #8

Puppy #8

Chocolate Female

Current High Bid: $50

Puppy #9

Puppy #10

Chocolate Female

Current High Bid: $150

Puppy Love



Garris the Grateful -- Friday March 31st, 2017

Garris

Hidy Ho Troopies!

I know, I know ~ you're thinkin' who the heck is this guy, all handsome and articulate. Right!

Or maybe you just don't remember me? After all I have been kinda relegated to the shadows.

That's me "Shadow Man" tee hee hee. Better than "Stinky cheese man" which my foster sisters Bean and Zinger called me when I showed up.

Don't worry though - you see I've spent my whole life in the shadows...yep mostly alone and well I don't mind being ignored for my brother from another mother "Gage" or that handsome little pupsqueak Navan. (Did anyone else notice they both had whiney hineys??)

I'm just content hanging out with my antlers - which for the record I ❤❤❤, or napping (nappies make you smarter), or eating my 3 or 4 meals a day (it's like a smorgasbord), or getting my special baths twice a week at "The Pampered Pooch" (those gals massage me for 20 or 30 minutes twice a week - whoa), or getting cookies every time I just look the direction of my foster peeps.

Nope - you see being ignored here is SOOO much better than my old spot. So I don't really need much attention to make me happy.

But there is this one thing that I'm worrying on. My foster mommers says that Monday (that's like day after tomorrows tomorrow or something like that) I have to have the first of two really BIG surgeries. They are so expensive I could buy food for all of my friends forever I think and so long that I will miss a whole day of cookies!

Mommers says I have to have it to get better because I'm really sick and it's the only thing that will keep me here.

You know what though - I've hurt for so long I don't really even notice. (I did always wonder what that goo inside my head was, lol) Unless of course you pet my headers or I try to get windies in the car, or if my foster sister paws me to play, or if I run really fast, or if I snoodle in my covers....

Then we went for a short walkabout and sat down on the deck to talk, just us two. She told me that there were some really brave 'lellow boys that came before me (like Harley and Heath and Woody and Moon...) and that she would be really proud of me if I would be brave too. Then she told me all the hard stuff that was gonna happen like, first I would go to the special surgeon and stay for a day or two. That it would hurt a whole lot...more than anything I've ever known, but that she promised they would help me not hurt too much all at one time.

Then I heard her say NO hard kibble. WUT! NO hard cookies. WUT! For 3 months. WUT!!!

Surely she must be joking??? But nope nope nope - she said it would make me hurt to chew.

My Troopie Angels "Marcia and Kaitlyn" were already getting me some yummy canned food to get me started next week. Hmmmm

I mean I went FOREVER without my kibble and cookies and I finally get some I REALLY REALLY ❤ and whamo. No fair I say!

She also said we were gonna try to learn sign language. But I told her my nose works just fine to smell cookies and my eyes work just fine to see my balls. What more is there ~ right WUBBA?

But at least now I know why everyone has been paying attention to my pals and not me. No one really wanted to tell
me the cookie part.

So you see, I could sure use some help being brave. I even made a list of questions to get us started...umm here goes:

  1. what are the best soft cookies - cause I gotta have cookies!
  2. do I get a pillow to lay my head on?
  3. where am I gonna get more special soft food...I mean 300+ cans of prescription food is A LOT!
  4. will ear muffs work so I can stick my head out of the window still?
  5. can someone teach me the sign for "Good Boy" cause I won't be able to hear Mommers tell me anymore
  6. will you still help me get my surgery #2 in May if I'm really brave for this one - I don't think I have saved enough pennies yet???

So that's a lot don't ya think!

But otherwise I'm just me ~ Garris the Grateful and I'm here in case anyone is bored and wants to write me back.

❤ Garris

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Navan Update! -- Tuesday March 28th, 2017

Navan

Whew! that was quite an ordeal.

Poor guy...we just can't believe what it turns out he has been through.

What was thought most likely to be a congenital malformation very obviously was NOT that once they got him into surgery. (We've spared you the photos)

Instead, this little guy suffered from a very serious traumatic injury that literally broke his tail and left open wounds that filled with deep scar tissue - severe bite, run over by something, we can only speculate but WOWZA it had to be really painful when he was just a little dude. And to obviously not have received care for it is just heartbreaking.

The bad news is that he won't win any cute booty awards now.

The good news - they removed all of the broken tail and as much of the scar tissue as they could that was making his rectum shift north. This should help restore things to a more natural course and eliminate pain as he grows.

The even better news is that he is the most handsome, sweet Weimy boy around and he doesn't care that he lost his tail...now he just wags his whole behind!

How sweet is that. Navan will need a few weeks to heal up and put this "BEHIND" him  he will need some sussies to keep him busy while he heals, and would love a care package from some of his Troopies out there.

In no time he will be looking forward to meeting and greeting adopters.

Donate to TSBR



Hey, Gage here! -- Monday March 27th, 2017

Gage

 

Hey, Gage here!

Things are going so good, I just gotta share all the things I’m learning.

First off, I love this living-in-a-house thing. But outside is good too, so I learned how to use a doggy door.

I’ve learned cats are just cats and not really anything to get excited about (and they’re not very fun to play with).

I’m learning about toys and how to play tug with my foster sister Kora. I learned that when I run around the house with a toy, it’s funny, but when I run around the house with things called “pants” it’s not as funny. Go figure!

I’ve learned that I don’t like to wear a cone, but I DO like not having a scratchy eye or an embarrassing booty ball.

I’m learning that it’s ok to lay in the yard, but not in the place they call a “flower bed.”

I also have to learn these things my foster mom calls “manners.” Not all that fun, but not too hard either.

Best of all, I have learned that when someone reaches toward my face it’s to give me love and kind words, not to hurt me. And when I roll on my back, someone rubs my belly (I really like this!).

Speaking of belly rubs, I think I’m going to go get me one right now.

Later!
Gage

Donate to TSBR



Join TSBR for our annual Wrapping for Rescue -- Wednesday November 23rd, 2016

Wrapping for Rescue

Volunteers and Donations Needed!

Wrapping for Rescue

it's wrapping for rescue time!

This is a really fun and festive event - a great way to kick-off the holiday season - bring your family and friends to help save a life!

Last year TSBR volunteers had some of the "best-wrapped gifts" and raised thousands in donations! To keep this tradition going, we desperately need you to donate the following items:

  • Wrapping Paper
  • Scissors
  • Tape
  • Wired Ribbon
  • Bows (pre-formed)
  • Gift Boxes
  • Gift Bags
  • Tissue Paper
  • Gift Tags
  • Cash donations to purchase the above items

How to donate

  • Checks payable to Texas Sporting Breed Rescue
  • Checks, gift cards, and product can be mailed, or contact us and a volunteer will pick up.
  • PayPal

Volunteer

Click to View Volunteer Opportunities on SignUp.com



Website Feature -- Wednesday June 15th, 2016

Did you know...

You can create a user account through our website to receive favorite breed alerts and updates on specific dogs?  As you browse dogs on our website, you can "Add as a Favorite Animal" or "Add (specific breed) as a favorite breed." 

You can also sign up to receive notification of events and news! 




Volunteers Needed for Rockin' the River -- Friday June 10th, 2016

Volunteers Needed!

We need 10 eager volunteers to represent Texas Sporting Breed Rescue (TSBR) at Rockin’ the River and participate as celebrity bartenders. Not a professional mixologist? No Problem! You will only be serving beer, sodas and water so it should be a breeze! Rockin’ the River attracts around 2,500  people a night so it’s a great opportunity to represent TSBR and spread our Mission!

When

Thursday, July 7 - 4:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Location

Panther Island Pavilion - 395 Purcey Street - Fort Worth, TX 76102

What we need from you:

Hard work and smiling faces—Rockin’ the River is a fun event but when it comes down to it they rely on our hard work to make the event a success. Spread the word - tell your co-workers, friends, and family about this free event.

As an added bonus:

  • All tips from that night will go back to TSBR
  • TSBR will be promoted  by TRVA thru Social Media, Website, Banners, and Stage announcements
  • Opportunity to promote our organization on-site
  • Free t-shirt for all bartenders provided by Backwoods (and TSBR)

Wondering what Rockin’ the River is all about? 

Check out these links to get a flavor!

Event Website

Video Promo

Proceeds from Rockin’ the River go back to supporting the Panther Island Pavilion trailhead and event programming.

Click to Volunteer

 




Yukon has a matching donor! -- Thursday March 17th, 2016

Yukon

Yukon...

Has a matching donor!

TSBR Troopies have 100% pure hearts of gold!

Heart of Gold

A little bit of Irish luck goes a long way!

A very generous supporter...

Has agreed to match donations for Yukon up to $2,000.

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Yukon is searching for a heart of gold... -- Monday March 14th, 2016

Yukon

Yukon...

Is searching for a heart of gold, and a little bit of Irish luck this spring...

this handsome boy could use the help of a few generous Leprechaun's!

Yukon joined our program after being hit by a car and left suffering from his injuries. Unattended to, the outward wounds healed; however, the fractures and orthopedic damage remained.

You certainly couldn't tell from his spirit that he was suffering, but watch this young guy walk (video below) and try to play and we knew that we couldn't just allow him to heal as is, but he deserved the care he should have received from day one.

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Annual My Lucky Dogz Fundraiser -- Wednesday December 9th, 2015

Premium apparel and accessories for dog lovers!

My Lucky Dogz Gives Back

Still looking for gifts for the cRazY dog lover in your life? 

When you shop online at My Lucky Dogz  between now and December 31, 2015 and choose Texas Sporting Breed Rescue at check out My Lucky Dogz will donate 25% of all sales by TSBR supporters back to our dogs!

Check out their  t-shirt designs, beautiful dog collars, coffee mugs, and awesome large canvas tote bags embroidered.

  • All orders receive automatic FREE shipping
  • Customers can request FREE gift wrapping
  • Lucky Dogz will also include a personalized note of who the gift is from and that part of the purchase price goes back to TSBR if they are shipping direct to gift receiver. 
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Wrapping for Rescue Kicks off in 19 Days! -- Sunday November 1st, 2015

Wrapping for Rescue

Volunteers and Donations Needed!

Wrapping for Rescue

it's wrapping for rescue time!

This is a really fun event, and a great way to kick-off the holiday season - bring your family and friends to help save a life!

Last year TSBR volunteers had some of the "best wrapped gifts" and raised thousands in donations! To keep this tradition going, we desperately need you to donate the following items:

  • Wrapping Paper
  • Scissors
  • Tape
  • Wired Ribbon
  • Bows (pre-formed)
  • Gift Boxes
  • Gift Bags
  • Tissue Paper
  • Gift Tags
  • Cash donations to purchase the above items
Click to View Volunteer Opportunities on SignUp.com

How to donate

  • Checks payable to Texas Sporting Breed Rescue
  • Checks, gift cards, and product can be mailed, or contact us and a volunteer will pick up.
  • PayPal
 



Easy ways to help Save a Life! -- Wednesday September 30th, 2015

We need your financial support

If you would like to help save a wonderful sporting breed, please consider supporting us through one of these fundraisers – every dollar helps. Your money will go to dog expenses such as shelter fees and medical care (shots, micro-chipping, spay/neuter and and other vet care often needed by abandoned dogs). 

 

Scentsy Fundraiser

love a house that smells yummy? 

Tammy Trotman, Independent Consultant, is offering a special fundraiser to help TSBR continue providing quality care for dogs currently in our program (vaccinations, spay/neuter, heartworm and flea prevention, and other medical), as well as continue saving dogs in need!

Tammy is donating 25% of all Scentsy sales.

   
Kroger Community Rewards

shop at Kroger, swipe your Plus Card!

Texas Sporting Breed Rescue, Inc. #91352
 

The process is simple: When you use your Kroger Plus Card, Texas Sporting Breed Rescue earns rewards - it's that easy!

  • Enroll your Kroger Plus Card
  • Link to Texas Sporting Breed Rescue Inc. (91352)
  • Share with friends and family!

Register online at www.krogercommunityrewards.com or in any Kroger store.

The on-line system will prompt you to create an account if you don't already have one, then you simply manage your account under "Account Setting" edit your "Community Rewards", search for Texas Sporting Breed Rescue or use our NPO #91352 - select, save, and done!

The rest is even easier...shop at Kroger, swipe your Plus Card - help Save a Life!

You must enroll each year.

Good Neighbor

link your Remarkable Card

Simply fill out the Good Neighbor program section and the top part of a Remarkable Card Application (click to download) indicating Texas Sporting Breed Rescue's number (13317) and return it to the Courtesy Booth at your local Tom Thumb store or fax it to 713.917.8006.You can even return it directly to us and we will submit it on your behalf!

That's it! TSBR is now linked to your card! From that point on, the purchase price of groceries will automatically be recorded to your TSBR's Good Neighbor account. Tom Thumb keeps a running total of your account, and a check for 1% of the total is sent directly to TSBR each quarter.

Amazon Smile

you shop.Amazon gives!

When first visiting AmazonSmile, you will be prompted to select a charitable organization from almost one million eligible organizations.

Please select Texas Sporting Breed Rescue! For eligible purchases at AmazonSmile, the AmazonSmile Foundation will donate 0.5% of the purchase price to TSBR.

Shop at AmazonSmile and Amazon will make a donation to Texas Sporting Breed Rescue!

igive

You Shop. TSBR gets money for free.

Help Texas Sporting Breed Rescue, Inc. every time you shop (click the link to shop and support TSBR)

And right now, iGive is helping even more by donating $5 for every new member who joins before Dec. 15. No purchase necessary. In other words, for FREE! The only requirement, sign-up and try and the free and optional iGive Button through 2/15/15.




Meet our Dogs tomorrow at PSP -- Friday May 8th, 2015

Meet Our Dogs

Pet Supplies Plus | Lewisville

Saturday, May 9 | 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Enjoy a rainy day Saturday afternoon with TSBR!

Stop by PSP in Lewisville on Saturday to visit with our volunteers and meet Amon, Bumble Bee, Esau, Moses, and Saul! 

 
Labrador Retriever Labrador Labrador Retriever

Amon

BumbleBee

Esau

     
Yellow Labrador​ Labrador Retriever GWP

Saul

Moses

Isaac

 



April is National Heartworm Awareness Month -- Monday April 13th, 2015

Heartworm Risk​

Don’t let “I didn’t know” be the reason your pet becomes heartworm positive.

Texas is one of the top states for heartworm infection. Heartworm, a serious and often fatal disease of dogs, cats, and other species of mammals, is preventable. And, with the beginning of a brand new mosquito season, to help raise public awareness, April is recognized as Heartworm Awareness Month. 

Testing annually and keeping your pet on a monthly preventative is the ONLY way to prevent heartworms.  Many local vet clinics offer discounts for testing and heartworm prevention during the month of April - call your vet today!




Meet Our Dogs tomorrow at PSP -- Friday April 10th, 2015

Meet Our Dogs

Pet Supplies Plus | Lewisville

Saturday, April 11 | 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Enjoy a beautiful Saturday afternoon with TSBR!

Stop by PSP in Lewisville on Saturday to visit with our volunteers and meet these great dogs.

 
Labrador Retriever English Pointer Labrador Retriever Chocolate Labrador

Amon

Dodai

Esau

Zeb