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About The Long Dog Retreat Dachshund Rescue

The Long Dog Retreat Dachshund Rescue is a 501(c)3 rescue. Although we are incorporated in the state of Michigan, The Long Dog Retreat Dachshund Rescue and Retirement Home is a non-profit organization that works to rescue and re-home dachshunds nationwide with our focus being primarily the southeast and midwest. Our Retreat is located in southwestern lower Michigan. For more information, contact: kelly@thelongdogretreat.org.

The Long Dog Retreat Inc. Mission

1. Rescue/Re-Home/Foster/Sanctuary – The primary mission of The Long Dog Retreat Inc is to rescue,re-home, foster and provide end of life care for dachshund and dachshund mixes.
A.Rescue and Re-home dachshund and dachshund mixes.
B. Provide foster homes for dachshund and dachshund mixes.
C. Provide Long-Term Foster Care for deployed service members so they are able to keep their dachshunds.
D. Provide Foster Care for Dogs of Seniors who are temporarily hospitalized.
E. Recruit and support new foster homes.
F. Provide end of life care for doxies/doxie mixes that are too ill/severe behavior problems to be rehomed.

2. Education -Our secondary mission is to educate the community about the importance of spaying/neutering their pets, proper pet care, and vaccines.
A. Provide education and training material that covers the importance of spaying/neutering pets.
B. Provide education and training materials that covers the importance of proper pet care.
C. Provide education and training materials that covers the importance of vaccines and vet visits.
D. To educate seniors on the importance of including their pet in their will. (End of life planning)

3. Resource and Referral – Our third mission is to provide resources and referrals to the community about programs to help them care for their pets.
A. To serve as a referral for the community to find low cost services including: vaccines, spay neuter, vet care.
B. To operate a pet food bank that serves the local community to help people who are having difficulty paying for food in order that they can keep their pets.
Short Version:
The Long Dog Retreat Inc. mision is to rescue , transport and re-home dachshunds and to provide long term care for doxies that cannot be adopted. Our mission also includes educating and offering the community resources that will enable them to keep their pets.

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For financial information and our organizational chart, contact: Angela@thelongdogretreat.org

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