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!

  • Our next adoption event
  • Saturday, Oct. 28, 12p-3p, Hollywood Feed Erinway, 4864 Poplar Ave.
  • Followed the next day by a Special Event!
  • Sunday, Oct. 29, 2p-4p, The Casual Pint @ 395 South Highland Street hosts Real Good Dog Rescue pups and volunteers! $10 tickets get you 2 pints of Bells beer and beer swag. PLUS, there will be a Raffle and Silent Auction PLUS a Doggie Costume Contest! Such Fun! Get your tickets here

Check our Facebook page for more photos of our adoptable pets. Submit an adoption application ahead of the adoption event so we can try to get you pre-approved!

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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.

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Adoption & Special Events

  • See more details & maps here.
  • Sat, Oct. 28, 12p-3p, Hollywood Feed Erinway, 4864 Poplar Ave
  • Sun, Oct 29, 2p-4p, The Casual Pint, 395 South Highland Street - Get your tickets here
  • Sat. Nov. 4, 12p-3p, Hollywood Feed 2031 S. Germantown Rd
  • Sat, Nov. 18, 12p-3p, Hollywood Feed 2031 S. Germantown Rd
  • Sat, Nov. 25, 12p-3p, Hollywood Feed Erinway, 4864 Poplar Ave
  • Newest News & Woofs for Help:

We have lots of new volunteer opportunities! Please explore our Donate page and complete a volunteer application if you're able to help us help more!

    • 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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