Thank you to all of our supporters who donated to Deaf Dogs Rock in the month of October 2021 to keep our mission going! Our Deaf Dogs Rock community has sponsored 23 deaf dogs/pups into rescue in the month of October 2021. So far this year our awesome Deaf Dogs Rock community/supporters has sponsored a total of 186 deaf dogs into rescue so far this year which is fantastic!
Thank you, thank you, thank you for continuing to support our mission to save one deaf dog at a time.
It takes a tribe of animal lovers to support Deaf Dogs Rock to continue to carry out our mission. If you would like to help sponsor a deaf dog out of a kill shelter into the safe arms of rescue, please click here to Donate.
The core mission of our Deaf Dogs Rock Rocker Puppy sponsorship program is to set up each deaf puppy/dog for success by sending them into a experienced special needs rescue where they go into a experienced deaf dog foster homes who are committed to training and socializing each deaf dog that comes into their care. This way each foster advocate gets the opportunity to live with the deaf dog, work with the deaf dog, and accurately evaluate each deaf dog/puppy to make sure the organization makes a great match for each deaf dog with the right home once the adoption screening process starts.
Deaf Dogs Rock works with shelters, rescues, private individuals, and breeders to help get each deaf puppy into our Rocker Puppy sponsorship program and into rescue. By doing so, each deaf pup gets the individual training, socialization, and TLC to grow up to become a cherished member of society. Deaf Dogs Rock is a judgement free zone and our number one priority will always be to help deaf dogs and puppies get a fresh start and a chance at a great life.
When screening potential homes for a deaf dog/puppy, each partner rescue has a specific set of guidelines to follow like checking all references, talking to the applicant’s veterinarian and performing a thorough home visit to make sure each home is a safe place for a deaf or deaf/blind dog. This is why our Deaf Dogs Rock Rocker Puppy is so important to set up each deaf pup for a successful happy life in their new home. Our Rocker Puppy sponsorship program financially sponsors deaf dogs/puppies so the dogs can be vaccinated and spay/neutered before they are adopted to a new family. We only work with rescue partners and advocacy organizations who are committed in making sure each deaf pup is spay/neutered before being placed in a new home. If you would like to donate to our Rocker Puppy sponsorship program, please click here.
Our amazing Deaf Dogs Rock community sponsored 23 deaf dogs/pups in October 2021 which is a huge accomplishment in a struggling economy.
Thanks to the financial support of our loyal Deaf Dogs Rock community, D.D.R. can continue to help deaf dogs in need. So far since our start of our Deaf Dogs Rock Rocker Puppy sponsorship program we have sponsored 1060 deaf dogs (as of 010/31/21) into rescue.
Thank you, thank you, thank you! ~ Christina Lee
Prince aka Roger – Outer Banks SPCA
Above: Deaf dog Prince
When we saw Prince’s photos from the Hertford County NC Animal Services, we knew we had to help so Deaf Dogs Rock put out a rescue plea on our Deaf Dogs Rock FB page and a $300 offer to a reputable 501c3 rescue to help Prince.
Above: Deaf dog Roger
We are so happy to report that the Outer Banks SPCA pulled Prince and named him Roger. Roger is now safely out of the shelter but he will be going through Heartworm treatment and get neutered to start to get him ready for a future adoption. Thanks to Canice VanBrunt for reaching out to Deaf Dogs Rock to let us know that Roger is now safe.
Hailey – Hot Mess Pooches Rescue Texas
Above: Hailey with Natalie of Hot Mess Pooches Rescue
Thanks to Natalie with Hot Mess Pooches Rescue and Sanctuary for pulling deaf dog Hailey out of the shelter and into the safe arms of rescue. Hailey is a recipient of our Deaf Dogs Rock Rocker Puppy Program so we can help with her vetting.
Thanks to Laura Cooper with Wildflowers Seaglass Art who gives part of her proceeds from the sales of her beautiful art to help animal organizations. Both Roger and Hailey were sponsored by Laura Cooper.
Chyna and Apollo – Green Dogs Unleashed
Above: Sweet Dogo Chyna
Although both of these pups were adopted out as puppies Chyna and Apollo have been returned to Green Dogs Unleashed after their humans had major life events where they could no longer properly care for them. Both Chyna and Apollo are deaf and have serious skin issues so they will be recipients of our Deaf Dogs Rock Rocker Puppy program so they can get the vetting they need. Thanks to our friends Pat and Vern Kerst for donating to Deaf Dog Rock so we can sponsor both Chyna and Apollo’s vet care.
Tucker – TLC Animal Refuge – Kentucky
When Jessica reached out to us because her mom had bilateral knee replacement surgery and one month after getting their deaf heeler puppy Tucker she broke her femur so she is not in a possession to do the training that is needed to give Tucker the best life (to set him up for success). We are happy to report that TLC Animal Refuge in Berea KY has taken Tucker into foster care and he will be a recipient of our Deaf Dogs Rock Rocker Puppy sponsorship program to help with his neutering costs.
Loki – Cedar Valley Pit Bull Rescue – Waterloo Iowa
Thanks to Cedar Valley Pit Bull Rescue for pulling sweet Loki out of the shelter. He is in temporary foster care in Texas getting his skin infection under control until he makes his way to Cedar Valley Pit Bull Rescue in Waterloo Iowa. Thanks also to Diane Paulette for sending us Loki’s information and his need for rescue so we could put up a rescue plea for him. Loki will be a recipient of our Deaf Dogs Rock Rocker Puppy sponsorship program to help with his vetting to get him healthy so he can find a loving forever home.
Moose and Ruby – Deaf Dog Rescue of America
Above: Doodle Ruby
When a person reached out to Deaf Dogs Rock to get help for a deaf Dogo puppy in CA, we reached out to our friends at Deaf Dog Rescue of America to see if they could make room for Moose and they did. Moose is now safely with DDRA and so is deaf Doodle Ruby. Both Moose and Doodle are recipients of our Deaf Dogs Rock Rocker Puppy sponsorship program so we can help the rescue with some of their vetting bills to get them ready for adoption. At the Deaf Dog Rescue of American Ranch they will get socialized, start their sign and puppy training to get them set up with a good foundation before they go to their new forever homes. Thanks Lisa and Mark Tipton for helping these two sweet pups and to set them up for success in their new homes.
Sequoia, Kenai, Denali – Speak St. Louis
Above: Sequoia (F)
Above: Kenai (M)
Above: Denali (M)
These three 10 week old Great Dane pups were dumped and have now survived parvo, hookworms, coccidia and kennel cough. They also have skin issues so they will be going back to the vet this week. We want to thank Speak St. Louis Rescue for continuing to take the hard cases of deaf and vision impaired pups with a plethora of physical ailments and get each puppy the help it needs. Both Sequoia and Kenai will be recipients of our Deaf Dogs Rock Rocker Puppy Sponsorship program. The rescue will receive $600 in sponsorship to help with their vetting costs. They are truly rescue warriors!
Deaf Frenchie – PJ’s Rescue
This sweet deaf frenchie was at a shelter when PJ’s rescue in Cloquet MN swooped in to save him! We are so thankful for them pulling this little boy and he will be sponsored into rescue by our Deaf Dogs Rock Rocker Puppy program to help with his upcoming vetting.
4 deaf pups from FL- Marco, Polo, Keller, Helen – White Diamond Double Merle Dane Rescue – DE
Thanks to our friends at White Diamond Double Merle Dane Rescue in DE for making room for these four deaf puppies to give them the best start at a new life. Each deaf puppy will be a recipient of our Deaf Dogs Rock Rocker Puppy Sponsorship program to help with their upcoming vetting to get them ready for adoption soon.
Saint and Summit – Steele Away Home Rescue – Newport TN
Thanks to the Steele Away Home Rescue Team for saving Saint and Summit. Both Saint and Summit will be recipients of our Deaf Dogs Rock Rocker Puppy sponsorship program so they will get help with their vetting to get them ready for adoption soon. Both pups are deaf and visually impaired.
Elliott – Green Dogs Unleashed
When Green Dogs Unleashed took in a pregnant Great Dane before she gave birth to her puppies she had no idea one of the pups would be deaf. Elliott is confirmed to be deaf and he will be a recipient of our Deaf Dogs Rocker Puppy sponsorship program to help with his vetting to get him ready for adoption.
Brooke – iRescue Texas
Above: Brooke in July when she got adopted
Above: Brooke October 30, 2021 when she was pulled by iRescue into the safe harbor of their awesome special needs rescue in Texas
When a shelter in Texas reached out to Deaf Dogs Rock to find 12 week old deaf puppy Brooke a rescue we had her lined up to go to one of our partner rescues but when the partner rescue reached out the shelter stated that Brooke had been adopted. Brooke was returned 3 months later so at 6 months of age she found herself right back to where she started. When the shelter reached out to me again I knew I had to try to line up a special needs rescue on short notices so she would not be adopted out again. We see time and time again when shelters adopt out deaf puppies they have no way to screen homes carefully because being a government agency they can not screen who would be the best home but they are stuck adopting the dog out to who ever walks through their doors. When this happens the deaf dogs are in a lot of cases returned within a few months and that is why it is so important for a deaf dog to go to a rescue that goes the extra mile with fostering, training, socializing and screening potential homes. Thanks to our friends at iRescue in Texas who stepped up right away and within a couple of days of me contacting them they went and picked up Brooke. Brooke will be a recipient of our Deaf Dogs Rock Rocker Puppy Sponsorship program so we can help with her care and vetting.
Cookie and Mango – Amazing Aussies Lethal White Rescue of Arizona
Above: Deaf puppy Mango
Above: Sweet deaf puppy Cookie
Thanks to our friends at Amazing Aussies Lethal White Rescue of Arizona for helping deaf puppies Mango and Cookie into rescue where they will get the vetting, foster care, additional training and also where future forever homes will be carefully screened to make sure each puppy goes to a loving and committed forever home. Both Mango and Cookie will be recipients of our Deaf Dogs Rock Rocker Puppy Sponsorship program to help with their vetting costs to get them ready for adoption.
Tyson – Chelsea’s Hope Boxer Rescue
Tyson is a 3-4 year old gorgeous deaf male boxer. Sweet Tyson has been in the same home since he was 6 weeks old but sadly, his mom passed away recently from COVID leaving behind several children and Tyson. The children are now living with their father but Tyson was left behind. He was left in the yard for several weeks. A kind neighbor looked after him daily bringing food and water. A family friend reached out to Chelsea’s Hope Boxer Rescue. Tyson will be coming from West Virginia to the Northeast to Chelsea’s Boxer Rescue and he will be sponsored into their rescue through Nitro’s Fund which is a fund set up in memory of our deaf boxer Nitro who passed away in 2018. Nitro’s Fund was specifically set up to help deaf boxers in need of rescue.