Make sure to submit an online application before our adoption events to get pre-approved for the Real Good Dog (or puppy) of your dreams!
- Upcoming adoption events
- Saturday, Oct 8, 9a-1p, Memphis Farmers Market @ Front Street & G.E. Patterson
Have a look around while you're on our site!
Thanks for visiting our website. We hope you'll find all you're looking for if you're ready to adopt a furry friend, interested in donating to a worthy cause, or think you might be able to temporarily help a dog or puppy by providing a foster home.
Real Good Dog Rescue could not do all the great work it does without your support. Please share our website and blog with your friends and family. Follow us on Facebook or Twitter if you're into those social communication channels.
Many people adopting pets are interested in having allergy testing to make sure that they will not unexpectedly need to rehome their new pets. One lab that has some useful information and resources for pet testing is Health Labs in Houston, TX. Have a look at their page for more information!
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Adoption & Special Events
- See more details & maps here.
- Typical recurring adoptions:
- 2nd Sat: Downtown Farmers Market, Front Street & G.E. Patterson
- 3rd Sat: Hollywood Feed, 2031 Germantown Pkwy
- 4th Sat: Hollywood Feed, 4864 Poplar Avenue
- Sat, Oct 8, 9a-1p, Memphis Farmers Market, Front Street & G.E. Patterson
- Sat, Oct 15, 12p-3p, Hollywood Feed, 2031 Germantown Parkway
- Sat, Oct 22, 12p-3p, Hollywood Feed Poplar & Erinway, 4864 Poplar Ave
- Weds, Oct 26, 6p-9p, The Tower Room at Clark Tower, Muttster Mash - party benefiting RGDR! Purchase tickets & read more here
Newest News & Woofs for Help:
- Help with set up and staffing this week's adoption event
- Volunteers who can sew - we need belly bands (we have examples)
- Volunteers who can sew - cut apart donated quilts and bind edges to prevent raveling, to provide soft places for our dogs to lay
- Volunteer who can create an eBay site for fundraising
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We rescue many of our canines from the Memphis Animal Shelter, as well as other Mid-South shelters.