We asked our foster homes if they could take some of these doxies to foster and many of our wonderful foster homes said yes! Because of them, FLDR offered to take 12 of the GA doxies. We had to partner with a rescue in GA, because the Georgia Department of Agriculture requires that a rescue be licensed in the state of GA and since we aren’t, we found Angels Among Us Pet Rescue to assist us. Through much coordination, it was arranged that we would get 12 of the GA doxies, the “GA Dozen”. Then, Angels Among Us Pet Rescue asked if we could help transport an emaciated Dalmatian to Tampa (to Dalmatian Rescue of Tampa Bay) also and we agreed.
On Saturday, 9/1/12, 10 of the GA Dozen & a Dalmatian, were transported (by an Angels Among Us volunteer) from Gainesville, GA to Valdosta, GA where one of our wonderful foster homes, Monique & Steve, picked them all up to transport them to Orlando. Only 10 were spayed & neutered and ready to go that day. The other 2 are supposed to come to us at a later date. Monique & Steve drove them all the way to Orlando, stopping off in Gainesville, FL, to drop off 1 doxie to a foster home. When they reached Orlando, 2 doxies were picked up for foster homes, 3 were taken by Monique & Steve to their area to be fostered (1 by them) and 4 doxies and the Dalmatian were transported to Auburndale. They were all picked up there to be transported to Tampa, to drop off the Dalmatian & the rest of the 4 doxies went to Myakka City to be fostered in that area.
Unfortunately, a few of these doxies had kennel cough when they were transported. So, they have passed it on to many other doxies and dogs in foster homes and the medication is costing FLDR a lot. Also, 8 of the 10 doxies had bad and rotting teeth. The dentals and extractions have also been very expensive. You can donate through out PayPal link on the donation page or mail a check, please make it out to Florida Dachshund Rescue with a note that it is for the GA Doxies and mail it to our treasurer at:
Maria Lachney, Treasurer
Florida Dachshund Rescue
4115 Ione Court
Auburndale, FL 33823
Below are some of the pictures of the GA Dozen & a Dalmation.