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**URGENT!! New Foster Home NEEDED**

Sweet Denali will lose her current foster home in a couple of weeks and will go into boarding unless we can find someone to step up and take this sweet soul into their home!

Denali’s needs: a quiet single family home with a private yard where she is the only dog, she may be fine with a well-matched male canine companion, and older children (if any). Little D is deaf, so she needs people with patience to let her warm up and learn the routine. She’s a very loving and affectionate girl with her people, which impresses us so much since people in her past obviously didn’t treat her with the respect and care that she so deserves 💗She is a testament to the resilience and forgiving nature of dogs!

If you are interested in temporarily fostering, or forever fostering Denali, please contact us today! In a forever foster situation, the foster parent would agree to love Denali for her whole life, and Wagging Dog Rescue would pay for all medical needs, forever.

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We are ALWAYS looking for passionate people to join the Wagging Dog Rescue Team! Contact us to learn more about our volunteer opportunities. It takes a bunch of dedicated people to keep a small, busy dog rescue running. Some volunteer work can even be done remotely.


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About Wagging Dog Rescue

Wagging Dog Rescue is a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization striving to help dogs survive Southern California’s shelters and find the perfect forever family. We are an all volunteer group of passionate animal advocates, owners and rescuers dedicated to improving animal welfare and restoring the unwanted family pet to his rightful place in a responsible home. All of our adoptable dogs are in a private foster home with a loving caregiver who guides them through their transition from a stressful past to a permanent and well-deserved future. We promote responsible pet ownership, a leadership lifestyle, spay and neuter… and most of all, ADOPTION.

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