Pets with Disabilities is a nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting the adoption of dogs and cats with
disabilities. As the organization continues to grow and reach/educate more
and more people, we hope to share good news and upcoming projects here with
We need your support to continue our
work - the only income we have is from donations..... so, please let
one of the dogs touch your heart.
all the coffee drinkers - or a GREAT gift
Our mission here at PWD - to
give disabled animals a voice and help people understand the TRUE
nature of the canine spirit - finds support from people in
all areas of the country and all walks of life.
We'd like to introduce you to our new friend, LEO!! Leo has
generously offered to sell a special blend of coffee to benefit
PWD - we hope you'll try "Duke's
Special Blend" - $3 from every pound goes directly to the
rescue efforts here at PWD.
Amazing - Duke's spirit STILL
Thank you Leo and everyone at Good Dog Coffee
JUNE 1st, 2012
Toast to Pets with Disabilities"
PLEASE JOIN US
an evening of fun and relaxation and an opportunity to help disabled
animals. Our friends at Running
Prince Frederick, MD have donated their facilities for a wonderful
evening of celebration and fundraising.
Events of the Evening….
● Wine Tasting
● Silent Auction ● Raffle/Door Prizes ● Music ●
Food and Drink
for the Event are $65.00 per person and must be purchased in
can purchase tickets on-line via our paypal "donation"
button (note "vineyard event" in description) - or send a
The goal of this fundraiser is to provide much
needed funds for our operational account. Through your generosity,
we will continue to give these amazing animals the care they need
and deserve while continuing to educate and bring awareness to these
animals that have a zest for life despite their disability – they
can and do live happy, healthy lives
Well update the site with some of our fantastic silent auction items
as we get
closer to the event... Hope to see you all there!!
A big thank you to Amanda Myers and her friends
for getting down and dirty for the cause. The team raised over
$1000 for PWD in this years Rebel Race, in Frederick,
response to the TODAY SHOW segment that aired Wed morning 1/13/10
has been incredibly heart warming....
THANK YOU to everyone that donated to
further our mission here
at Pets with Disabilities,
THANK YOU to all those that sent warm
wishes of continued success and
THANK YOU to Jill Rappaport
and her wonderful team
Check out Jill's BLOG
If you are new to
our organization and what we do,
please come back to the website often - we make regular
and would like to continue hearing from you
Open House at
YOU to everyone that attended the Open House
and to those that sent donations, even though you couldn't come!!
It was wonderful
to see all the adopted dogs again and reconnect
with "PWD Family" - it was a successful day, but
most importantly, it was a day to share the hope and hearts of the dogs
Check out some of
the memories of the day
Disabilities is excited to
announce our rescue has been nominated as
the "Shelter of the Week" and awarded a $1000 grant PWD
will be featured for a week in July on the SPCA International website
through its Shelter of the Week Program, recognizes animal
organizations for the outstanding work they do to save and protect all
kinds of animals. As a national animal welfare organization this is a way
for us to also applaud the staff and volunteers of these organizations who
are on the front lines, devoting their time daily to ensure animals
receive the help they deserve through lifesaving programs and
The Shelter of the Week
Program is intended to help community based animal organizations who
are working diligently to find solutions to the problems that affect
animals. SPCA International recognizes how difficult a job this can
be, therefore, we developed the Shelter of the Week Program to
provide some much needed and deserved assistance in the form of a $1,000
grant that is given to specific organizations every other week. This money
is to be used to expand existing programs and services or develop and
implement new ones.
MISTY ANNEX is complete!!
"world" of rescue, an isolation area is critical to the safety
of our current "guests" and provides the ability to help others
that may be suffering from an injury or a contagious illness.
We are so
excited about the opening of Pets
isolation building. The Misty Annex! It will allow the volunteers to spend some quality
time with the sick or injured dogs, while keeping all the other dogs safe.
Thank you to
everyone who donated to make this a reality.... please consider
donating to the
with Disabilities would like to thank the Dr Jane
HealthyPetNet Foundation, for awarding us a grant to help
purchase the building and Hank Barry of HRB Builderswww.hrb08builders.com for
donating his time and equipment in excavating the land.