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Speak! Rescue and Sanctuary Dog rescue in Troy, IL

Speak! Rescue and Sanctuary is a 501(c)3 foster-based rescue who is passionate about helping all Aussies and Border Collies, including those born with vision and hearing impairments as a result of merle to merle breeding. Speak! is committed to raising awareness of the preventable impairments caused by this unnecessary breeding practice. Speak! also strives to help these special needs dogs live happy, healthy, and normal lives. “We see possibilities, not disabilities!”

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P.O. Box 318
Troy, IL 62294
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Adoptable pets at Speak! Rescue and Sanctuary

We'll also keep you updated on Stanley's adoption status with email updates.
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Stanley

Australian Shepherd

Male, 3 mos
Troy, IL
We'll also keep you updated on Hilti's adoption status with email updates.
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Hilti

Australian Shepherd

Female, 3 mos
Troy, IL
We'll also keep you updated on Pebbles's adoption status with email updates.
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Pebbles

Pug/Beagle

Female, 3 mos
Troy, IL
We'll also keep you updated on Titan's adoption status with email updates.
Special Needs
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Titan

Australian Shepherd

Male, 2 mos
Troy, IL
We'll also keep you updated on Quest's adoption status with email updates.
Special Needs
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Quest

Australian Shepherd

Male, 4 yrs 11 mos
Troy, IL
We'll also keep you updated on Makita's adoption status with email updates.
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Makita

Australian Shepherd

Female, 3 mos
Troy, IL
We'll also keep you updated on Tango's adoption status with email updates.
Special Needs
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Tango

Australian Shepherd

Male, 2 yrs 1 mo
Troy, IL
We'll also keep you updated on Foxy's adoption status with email updates.
Special Needs
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Foxy

Sheltie, Shetland Sheepdog

Female, 1 yr 1 mo
Troy, IL

Rescue FAQs

Speak! St. Louis is a foster-based animal rescue committed to rescuing, rehabilitating and re-homing special needs dogs and dogs in need. Most of the dogs we rescue have preventable disabilities due to merle to merle breeding and come from all of the U.S. Sadly 25% of puppies born with this genetic make up are predisposed to sight and/or hearing deficiencies. Our goal is educate the public to this practice in hopes to put an end to careless breeding; but more importantly we want to show the public that "special needs" aren't any less special than "normal" dogs. Speak! has successfully fostered, rehabilitated, and re-homed many animals both "normal" and with "special needs".

Additional adoption info

The first step in adoption will be to fill out an application. Once the application is approved, we will contact you. We may also request a home visit which will be done by one of our volunteers. Our goal is to not only find our pups a safe home but ensure it is a good match for the adopter and the pup.

Our adoption donation fee is $300.00. This includes the spay/neuter and the pup being current on vaccinations, heartworm and flea/tick preventatives, and microchipped.

Adoption application

https://petstablished.com/adoptions/personal-information?application_type=Adopt&donation_section=false&form_id=9264&form_type=generic&generic_form_id=9264&pet_id=123843§ion=1&selected_pets=false

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We'll also keep you updated on Argon's adoption status with email updates.
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Argon

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We'll also keep you updated on Kylie's adoption status with email updates.
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Kylie

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Female, 6 yrs 11 mos
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We'll also keep you updated on Richard JuM's adoption status with email updates.
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Richard JuM

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We'll also keep you updated on Bernstein's adoption status with email updates.
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Bernstein

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We'll also keep you updated on Reo's adoption status with email updates.
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Reo

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