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Sponsor These Shelter Animals In Time to Bring Them to Safety

The animals featured here are some of the hundreds Homeward Trails is asked to rescue each week. We have limited time to get them  safely to rescue. Space and money are the greatest barriers to us saying yes to each request. It costs approximately $150 to rescue each dog and $100 to rescue each cat. This includes basic vet care, fuel for transport, and housing once they arrive at HT.

Please note that we make every effort to rescue all animals that are fully sponsored. Rare exceptions occur if the shelter secures a home locally with short notice or an unexpected serious medical or behavioral issue arises preventing the transport of the animal. In these cases, your sponsorship funds will be applied immediately to another animal in need if the animal you sponsored is no longer available for transfer to Homeward Trails.

Your sponsorship of an animal will save a life in real time. Every donation helps save a life.

Please, consider a tax-deductible donation today to help these animals. They deserve a 2nd chance at life. And together, we can give them that.

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Looks can be deceiving! Sergeant may look serious, but on the inside he’s a huge softy. He has a calm temperament and average to low energy and would make an amazing companion. We are worried that this guy will never make it out of the shelter because of his intimidating appearance – and that’s where we (and you!) come in. It’s up to us to save him!

The animals featured here have until 1/23 to be safely rescued. Your donation will directly allow us to save them and give them the life they deserve! Thank you!

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Can you believe these two are the same age? Proof that puppies come in all shapes and sizes! Meet Little Bit (right) and Sox (left); both 6 months old. These two are rarely seen separately. They play together, sleep together, eat together, and now they’re hoping to get rescued from the shelter and taken to the Homeward Trails adoption center together. We would hate to leave one in the shelter without the other – so let’s get them both sponsored!

The animals featured here have until 1/23 to be safely rescued. Your donation will directly allow us to save them and give them the life they deserve! Thank you!

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Trixie is a little girl in a big world! We often forget about the little guys…but don’t forget that good things come in small packages! Somewhere out there is the person who will make Trixie their world- and we are determined to find them! Let’s get her to the adoption center so she can can meeting potential forever families 🙂

The animals featured here have until 1/23 to be safely rescued. Your donation will directly allow us to save them and give them the life they deserve! Thank you!

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Hi I’m Opie! I’m a male chihuahua mix and I’m about 3-5 years old. I was found wandering as a stray – can you believe I used to live and sleep outside in the cold winter air? The shelter is paradise compared to that! Unfortunately I know I can’t stay here forever which is why I’m asking for your help. Sponsor me to kickstart my journey towards finding a forever family!

The animals featured here have until 1/23 to be safely rescued. Your donation will directly allow us to save them and give them the life they deserve! Thank you!

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BBBRRRR…IT’S COLD OUTSIDE! And here’s a secret: the shelter definitely doesn’t have the best heating! I heard that the Homeward Trails adoption center has tons of fuzzy blankets for me to snuggle in and buckle down in until springtime comes. But with a bit of luck, maybe I’ll be adopted before then! First things first – can you help me get out of the shelter?
The animals featured here have until 1/23 to be safely rescued. Your donation will directly allow us to save them and give them the life they deserve! Thank you!

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There are no scarier words for a dog to hear in the shelter than “time’s up”. Shelters often must euthanize dogs who have been in the shelter for an extended period of time to make room for new dogs coming in. Trudy, found wandering as a stray, has been told her time is up this Wednesday, January 23, which means we have TWO DAYS to raise the money to save her. She is only 8 months old and would make an amazing pet. Please help us make this Wednesday mark the start of a new life for Trudy, not the mark of an untimely end to her short one.
The animals featured here have until 1/23 to be safely rescued. Your donation will directly allow us to save them and give them the life they deserve! Thank you!

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Hi I’m Pebbles! I’m a 4-month-old hound mix with a white and brindle coat. Everyone knows that hounds have the best noses, and I’ve been sniffing out an escape route from the shelter because I just can’t stand to be here any longer! I know getting picked up by Homeward Trails and taken to their adoption center would be much easier, but I have to raise the money to cover my care in order for that to happen. Unless, maybe you could help me…?

The animals featured here have until 1/23 to be safely rescued. Your donation will directly allow us to save them and give them the life they deserve! Thank you!

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When this 9 month old lab/hound mix was dropped off at the shelter, we were left with more questions than answers! Charlie is an amazing little pup. He’s very friendly, not shy/scared at the shelter, and really an all-around fun loving and beautiful guy. So why would his owner surrender him??? We have no idea. Why we DO know is that we have to get him sponsored and out of the shelter ASAP before Charlie faces the danger of being euthanized!
The animals featured here have until 1/23 to be safely rescued. Your donation will directly allow us to save them and give them the life they deserve! Thank you!

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Hi everyone, my name is Petunia. I’m a small beagle, 5-6 years old and 20 lbs. I’m a bit shy- I I think I lost some confidence when I was given up and dropped at the shelter. I love being held because it makes me feel safe and loved. I’ve been in a home my whole life, so being in the shelter is a huge change. Homeward Trails has promised to help me find a home again but I need to raise a bit of money first. Can you please help?
The animals featured here have until 1/23 to be safely rescued. Your donation will directly allow us to save them and give them the life they deserve! Thank you!

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Hi there, I’m Metro! My name is a little bit misleading though, because my journey is starting on a plane, not the subway. I was born on the beautiful island of Puerto Rico- at least it was beautiful before the island was devastated by Hurricane Maria. Without food or proper shelter so many dogs were left stray and starving – including my parents who were taken in by a sweet woman on the island who set up a small makeshift rescue center on her property to help as many dogs as she could. Many litters were born during this time and we have never known a life outside of this compound. While our rescuer started off meaning very well, things quickly got out of hand and she ended up with HUNDREDS of dogs under her care, living stacked in crates in the baking hot sun. When she became ill she could no longer care for us and many dogs were left in danger – that’s where Homeward Trails stepped in.

Thanks to our amazing HT community, over the past year Homeward Trails has been able to bring many of these dogs to United States and they have ALL been adopted. Unfortunately in the midst of these efforts HT recently received the heartbreaking news that the sweet woman who originally rescued the dogs succumbed to her illness and passed away. Time is of the essence and it is more pertinent than ever that we rescue the last of her dogs. It is costly to purchase plane tickets for these animals, but in her honor and in the spirit of the holidays we are asking for your contribution so that we can save every last one of them. Please help us help these sweet animals!

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Hello, I’m Salt! If you ask me though I’m more sweet than salty, despite having a rough start to my short 4-month-old life. I was born on the beautiful island of Puerto Rico- at least it was beautiful before the island was devastated by Hurricane Maria. Without food or proper shelter so many dogs were left stray and starving – including my parents who were taken in by a sweet woman on the island who set up a small makeshift rescue center on her property to help as many dogs as she could. Many litters were born during this time and we have never known a life outside of this compound. While our rescuer started off meaning very well, things quickly got out of hand and she ended up with HUNDREDS of dogs under her care, living stacked in crates in the baking hot sun. When she became ill she could no longer care for us and many dogs were left in danger – that’s where Homeward Trails stepped in.

Thanks to our amazing HT community, over the past year Homeward Trails has been able to bring many of these dogs to United States and they have ALL been adopted. Unfortunately in the midst of these efforts HT recently received the heartbreaking news that the sweet woman who originally rescued the dogs succumbed to her illness and passed away. Time is of the essence and it is more pertinent than ever that we rescue the last of her dogs. It is costly to purchase plane tickets for these animals, but in her honor and in the spirit of the holidays we are asking for your contribution so that we can save every last one of them. Please help us help these sweet animals!

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Hi my name is Garp! You might be asking yourself what kind of name is Garp?! Well – it’s the name of a dog who could use a little help. I was born on the beautiful island of Puerto Rico- at least it was beautiful before the island was devastated by Hurricane Maria. Without food or proper shelter so many dogs were left stray and starving – including my parents who were taken in by a sweet woman on the island who set up a small makeshift rescue center on her property to help as many dogs as she could. Many litters were born during this time and we have never known a life outside of this compound. While our rescuer started off meaning very well, things quickly got out of hand and she ended up with HUNDREDS of dogs under her care, living stacked in crates in the baking hot sun. When she became ill she could no longer care for us and many dogs were left in danger – that’s where Homeward Trails stepped in.

Thanks to our amazing HT community, over the past year Homeward Trails has been able to bring many of these dogs to United States and they have ALL been adopted. Unfortunately in the midst of these efforts HT recently received the heartbreaking news that the sweet woman who originally rescued the dogs succumbed to her illness and passed away. Time is of the essence and it is more pertinent than ever that we rescue the last of her dogs. It is costly to purchase plane tickets for these animals, but in her honor and in the spirit of the holidays we are asking for your contribution so that we can save every last one of them. Please help us help these sweet animals!

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Hello, I’m Todd! I’m one of a litter of six puppies who needs your help starting my new beginning! I was born on the beautiful island of Puerto Rico- at least it was beautiful before the island was devastated by Hurricane Maria. Without food or proper shelter so many dogs were left stray and starving – including my parents who were taken in by a sweet woman on the island who set up a small makeshift rescue center on her property to help as many dogs as she could. Many litters were born during this time and we have never known a life outside of this compound. While our rescuer started off meaning very well, things quickly got out of hand and she ended up with HUNDREDS of dogs under her care, living stacked in crates in the baking hot sun. When she became ill she could no longer care for us and many dogs were left in danger – that’s where Homeward Trails stepped in.

Thanks to our amazing HT community, over the past year Homeward Trails has been able to bring many of these dogs to United States and they have ALL been adopted. Unfortunately in the midst of these efforts HT recently received the heartbreaking news that the sweet woman who originally rescued the dogs succumbed to her illness and passed away. Time is of the essence and it is more pertinent than ever that we rescue the last of her dogs. It is costly to purchase plane tickets for these animals, but in her honor and in the spirit of the holidays we are asking for your contribution so that we can save every last one of them. Please help us help these sweet animals!

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Hi my name is Biloxi! You can remember me as the puppy in the litter with the bright blue eyes. I was born on the beautiful island of Puerto Rico- at least it was beautiful before the island was devastated by Hurricane Maria. Without food or proper shelter so many dogs were left stray and starving – including my parents who were taken in by a sweet woman on the island who set up a small makeshift rescue center on her property to help as many dogs as she could. Many litters were born during this time and we have never known a life outside of this compound. While our rescuer started off meaning very well, things quickly got out of hand and she ended up with HUNDREDS of dogs under her care, living stacked in crates in the baking hot sun. When she became ill she could no longer care for us and many dogs were left in danger – that’s where Homeward Trails stepped in.

Thanks to our amazing HT community, over the past year Homeward Trails has been able to bring many of these dogs to United States and they have ALL been adopted. Unfortunately in the midst of these efforts HT recently received the heartbreaking news that the sweet woman who originally rescued the dogs succumbed to her illness and passed away. Time is of the essence and it is more pertinent than ever that we rescue the last of her dogs. It is costly to purchase plane tickets for these animals, but in her honor and in the spirit of the holidays we are asking for your contribution so that we can save every last one of them. Please help us help these sweet animals!

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Hi there, I’m Dallas ! I am four months old, and I have quite the story to tell! I was born on the beautiful island of Puerto Rico- at least it was beautiful before the island was devastated by Hurricane Maria. Without food or proper shelter so many dogs were left stray and starving – including my parents who were taken in by a sweet woman on the island who set up a small makeshift rescue center on her property to help as many dogs as she could. Many litters were born during this time and we have never known a life outside of this compound. While our rescuer started off meaning very well, things quickly got out of hand and she ended up with HUNDREDS of dogs under her care, living stacked in crates in the baking hot sun. When she became ill she could no longer care for us and many dogs were left in danger – that’s where Homeward Trails stepped in.

Thanks to our amazing HT community, over the past year Homeward Trails has been able to bring many of these dogs to United States and they have ALL been adopted. Unfortunately in the midst of these efforts HT recently received the heartbreaking news that the sweet woman who originally rescued the dogs succumbed to her illness and passed away. Time is of the essence and it is more pertinent than ever that we rescue the last of her dogs. It is costly to purchase plane tickets for these animals, but in her honor and in the spirit of the holidays we are asking for your contribution so that we can save every last one of them. Please help us help these sweet animals!

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Can you believe that some people think it’s ok for dogs to live outside in freezing temperatures?? It maddens us to hear of any dogs who are kept outside in the thick of winter – especially tiny ones like Maria and her sister Chica who were found caged outside and huddling together to keep warm. A Good Samaritan noticed that these dogs were outside day after day and rescued them and brought them to the shelter. These sweet girls have been SO appreciative and loving of all the care they’ve received. We would love to placed them in a home that will pamper them with lots of love and affection – but the first step is raising the money to get them out of the shelter, and we are asking for your help. This page is for Maria, but don’t forget to check out Chica’s sponsorship page as well!

The animals featured here have until 1/16 to be safely rescued. Your donation will directly allow us to save them and give them the life they deserve! Thank you!

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These 4 sweeties, through no fault of their own, found themselves abandoned at a shelter and in need of our help. Please help us save bonded brothers Marshall and Simba (1.5 yr old brown and orange tabbies), Alfredo (2 year old white DSH male) and Dr Smolder Bravestone (9 month old black male).

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Millie and Mikey are 13 week old siblings surrendered to the shelter.  They are social and outgoing, but when there are so many at the shelter their chances of finding a loving home together are not great.  In rescue, we can right by them and ensure they make it into a loving home together.  Please help us to make that possible!

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