RPM needs your help with hospital dogs


Today is Rescued Pets Movement’s first official transport. We have such a large demand from Colorado that we are actually having to make TWO back-to-back trips. One today and one on Monday (we have a wonderful driver). After Monday, over 70 pets will leave Houston’s shelters and go to loving forever and foster homes in Colorado. This email is about the two dogs and two puppies we are pulling out of BARC’s hospital ward so that it can make room for other sick animals. These four kids have kennel cough, which is easy to treat, but not a good reason to die.

This is a special plea for funds because these four pups are going to cost us quite a bit more than the typical $50 per pet. All four are being pulled today and taken to our veterinarian to receive medical care, and then we will have to board them for approximately two weeks before we can transport them to the group in Colorado waiting for them.

This is also a special plea for temporary fosters. We are working hard to build a temporary foster base for the animals we save that cannot go immediately out for transport. Being a temporary foster is awesome: your costs are covered or you can receive a tax deduction for any of your expenses, you provide love and a home to a homeless pet (thereby filling up your karma bucket), and it is for a definitive (and short) amount of time. We would love for you to foster one of these pets for just two weeks. If you would like to become a temporary foster or would like more information about temporary fostering, please contact us at info@rescuedpetsmovement.org.

There are two ways for you to financially help one of these four dogs, and no amount is too small. You can make a tax-deductible donation by credit card by going to our website at www.rescuedpetsmovement.org and clicking the donate tab. Or if you prefer to donate by check, please make it out to “RPM Inc.” and mail it to us at

RPM Inc.
3139 W. Holcombe Blvd. #135
Houston, Texas 77025

Every cent of your donation will go towards transporting these well-deserving pets, towards temporarily fostering a pet until he or she can be transported, and/or towards reasonable and necessary medical costs. Any excess funds we receive (we can dream, right?!) will automatically be applied to our next transport. Also, if one of the animals listed is adopted or rescued by another group, we will pull another dog or cat in his or her place.

Thank you so much for your help. Together we can make Houston a no-kill city.

Your Friends from
* Your PayPal receipt can serve as your receipt for tax-deduction purposes, and if you donate by check, receipts will be mailed on a quarterly basis.

BLUE – ID#A1183388
My name is BLUE.
I am a neutered male, tricolor German Shepherd Dog mix.
The shelter staff think I am about 4 months old.
I have been at the shelter since Sep 14, 2013.

BLACKY – ID#A1185115
My name is BLACKY.
I am a female, black and tan Rottweiler mix.
The shelter staff think I am about 1 year and 3 months old.
I have been at the shelter since Sep 21, 2013.

SHORTY – ID#A1180228
My name is SHORTY.
I am a spayed female, tricolor Beagle mix.
The shelter staff think I am about 2 years old.
I have been at the shelter since Sep 06, 2013.

PA’LEN – ID#A1180382
My name is PA’LEN.
I am a spayed female, black and white Labrador Retriever mix.
The shelter staff think I am about 4 months old.
I have been at the shelter since Sep 07, 2013.

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