K-9 Lifesavers Dog Rescue (Takoma Park, Maryland 20912) is an all-volunteer, approved 501(c)(3), private non-profit rescue group, dedicated to saving the lives of homeless and abandoned dogs from high-kill shelters and other high-risk situations.
K-9 Lifesavers rescues dogs and puppies from high-kill shelters and high-risk situations in Georgia, West Virginia, the Carolinas, Tennessee, and Kentucky, where dogs are only held anywhere from three to seven days before euthanasia.
The rescue doesn’t have a shelter facility; it holds adoption events every weekend, throughout the DC Metro area. K-9 Lifesavers works with dedicated volunteer foster homes, local veterinarians, trainers, and doggie daycare/kenneling facilities to provide loving temporary care while they find well-matched, carefully screened forever homes for each dog.
K-9 Lifesavers serves as a support group to their adopters and all dog owners by providing ongoing education and resources for the well-being of their dogs, including the importance of proactive spay/neuter policies, positive reinforcement training, and good nutrition.