Wonder dog rescue was founded to rescue, rehabilitate and place Boston Terriers. We also accept other dogs into the program on a "space available" basis. We work with each dog, giving them the love and structure they need to move onward. Dogs stay in foster homes until they are matched with their ideal family. We want these adoptions to be life long, and take this very seriously!
FOR RAFFLE TICKETS: email Lynda@bayareapetpals.com or call 650-996-6652 or Facebook messenger thru Bay Area Tributes or Bay Area Pet Pals!!
Contact Lynda ASAP if you wish to purchase tickets and cannot make it to the show. Otherwise you can purchase tickets the night of the show directly.
**You need NOT be present to win **
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Raffle tickets are on sale NOW for The Wonder Dog Rescue BENEFIT.
The raffle will be held on Saturday April 14th at the Wonderdog benefit show at Club Fox
Raffle TICKETS prices:
$5 for 4 tickets $10 for 10 tickets
$20 for 25 tickets (best value)
ALL PROCEEDS GO directly to Wonderdog to help save more dogs!!
***** GRAND PRIZE GETAWAY! $350 gift certificate towards a 2 night stay in a PET FRIENDLY Garden Studio at The Fern Grove Cottages at The Russian River in Guerneville!!! PLUS- $50 gift certificate for the nearby Applewood Inn, Restaurant and Spa to use towards a meal at the restaurant or a spa service. PLUS- $25 gift card to use at The Russian River Brewery! Fern Grove Cottages Applewood Inn, Restaurant and Spa Russian River Brewing Company
***** VIP Brewery Tour-Drakes Brewery Co. AND FREE beer! VIP Brewery Tour & Tasting at Drake's Brewing Co. and Barrel House in San Leandro. Good for one group of up to 6 people. Come join a guided tour of Drake's twin brew houses and cellar, and learn the history and production process of your favorite Drake’s brews. After the tour, enjoy a curated tasting flight in the Barrel House bar, featuring year round, seasonal, and specialty beers brewed right here at Drake’s! **Also included will be a 12 pack of Drakes seasonal and specialty beers!! Drake's Brewing Co.
***** Autographed Bottle of Meniketti Wine A bottle of 2017 Temptation Rose of Pino Noir. Autographed by Dave Meniketti of Y&T!! Dave Meniketti Y&T
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***** Half Moon Bay lunch and massage!! Gift certificate for a 60 minute massage with Courtney Woodrow CMP and $25 gift certificate for lunch at The Barn in Half Moon Bay! The Barn, Half Moon Bay
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***** Brien Shamp’s Fitness Boot Camp! 30 consecutive days of unlimited fitness sessions!!! Brien Shamp's Boot Camps, Personal Training, Nutrition & Lifestyle Coaching
***** Drakes Brewing Company One case of Assorted Drakes Brewing Specialty Company Beers! Drake's Brewing Co.
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*****New England Lobster gift basket- Variety basket New England Lobster Market & Eatery
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***** Custom Portrait done by artist Thomasina J. Demaio Valued at approximately $500 (Your choice of subject pet or human) Thomasina J Demaio
***** (2) Doggie grooming gift baskets Includes a wide variety of EARTH BATH grooming products. Can include, shampoos, conditioners, doggie wipes, eye wipes, face wipes, EARTH BATH T-shirt, etc…
***** Chihuahua gift pack with a custom designed sterling Chi charm, Chi vase, Chi photo frame, and Chi book and - a gift certificate for an hour of training (value $120)
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***** FANCY FEET GROOMING in Belmont Gift certificate good for up to $48 in grooming services for your pet!! Fancy feet grooming by Jennifer
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***** Beauty gift bag Includes: Bath Salts, various soaps, lotions, make up, body wash, body spray, shampoos, conditioner, essential oils, etc.
***** (2) Wine and goodie gift baskets (Valued at $70-$80 each)
***** Mah Jong set 1920's traditional Chinese Cherrywood Mah Jong set, all hand engraved, with bone/bamboo tiles (valued at $400+)
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***** PINOT PICNIC gift basket One 750ml bottle of 2015 DOMAINE CARNEROS Estate Pinot Noir* Handmade lead-free crystal wine decanter Set of 2 bamboo 6" x 8" cutting boards
Today is the first day of our #GivingTuesday impact countdown!During the week leading up to #GivingTuesday on November 28th, we are sharing stories that show how Wonder Dogs benefit from the support of our donors, volunteers, and fosters.
Our first story is about Bebe, a lovable girl who came to us with severe visual impairment as well as neurological and senior-related medical issues including seizures. As soon as we got Bebe, we took her to the vet where blood work and x-rays showed liver disease and musculoskeletal problems. We got her started on pain meds, anti-inflammatory meds, and liver supplements to stabilize her symptoms and improve her quality of life.
WDR founder Linda then fostered Bebe until she was adopted into her forever home where Bebe is now happy and comfortable.
On November 28, 2017 your donation to Wonder Dog Rescue could be DOUBLED! That’s because on #GivingTuesday Facebook and The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation will be matching up to $2 million of funds raised for U.S. nonprofits through Facebook. Additionally, Facebook is waiving all fees for donations to nonprofits on #GivingTuesday. Click on the Donate button on our Facebook page starting at 5am on Tuesday, November 28th to help us impact the lives of the dogs who need it the most.
Our second #GivingTuesday impact countdown story is about Bella Luna, a petite senior who was in terrible pain from severe dental disease when she arrived at Wonder Dog Rescue.Bella could barely eat because of her mouth, and she required hand cooked foods and many small feedings. After her dental surgery and a few weeks of TLC from one of our fosters, Bella Luna became a total love bug who was ready to go to her forever home.
Today she’s living the good life with a wonderful woman who loves to snuggle with her.
On Thanksgiving, the third day of our #GivingTuesday impact countdown, we want to express gratitude to the foster families and volunteers who make our work possible. We would not be able to impact the lives of so many dogs without the support of our generous and selfless volunteers and foster families.
Some of the things our enthusiastic volunteers help with are staffing adoption events, office work, and grooming, walking, and transporting dogs. Experienced fosters enable us to rehabilitate dogs who need medical and psychological support before they can be adopted into their forever homes
For our fourth #GivingTuesday impact countdown story we want to tell you about a very special little girl named Coco. Coco came to Wonder Dog Rescue when she was only 9 weeks old and very sick. Coco’s original family was overwhelmed by her severe medical issues and knew that Wonder Dog would get her the care she needed.Coco suffered from water on the brain (hydrocephalus) and a seizure disorder.
Though her survival chances seemed slim, medical tests revealed there were treatments that could help her. Coco needed 24/7 monitoring for the first few weeks, as we struggled to get her seizures under control. She was adopted after her health stabilized. Unfortunately, a year later that family could no longer keep Coco and brought her back to us.
Coco is currently living with a WDR foster family. The good news is that Coco is a happy and active three year old who loves to play and wrestle.
Our fifth #GivingTuesday impact countdown story is about Brownie, a senior and one of our “fospice” dogs. Shelter dogs like Brownie are sometimes too ill for adoption, so we make them available as Permanent Foster/Hospice dogs and pay for their medical care.
Brownie was facing euthanasia at SFACC when we pulled him out. He was cranky, visually impaired, and had horrible dental disease. Still, he won the hearts of one amazing Wonder Dog foster family and they decided to take him in. Brownie received dental surgery and began to enjoy life. He loved to travel and camp with the family. Sadly, Brownie also had cancer, and in the end, this is what took his life. Despite the sadness on our parts, we take comfort knowing that Brownie truly enjoyed the end of his life thanks to the WDR fospice program.
This story proves that simple acts of kindness really can change a life. When Bear was found on the streets of Lodi, California, as a stray, he had several wounds and injuries from being attacked by a larger dog. He spent his days in a shelter, but Bear longed and yearned for a forever home. As the days grew longer and Bear was still homeless, Wonder Dog Rescue in San Francisco saw his potential and wanted to give him a chance to find a loving home. Read more....
It is with heavy hearts that we have to let you know that Browney has passed away. He was an older guy who had lymphoma and our dear foster, Andee Porter, cared for him through this. Run in Peace, Browney. May you have all the fields to run in!
Browney was rescued from SF ACC. As a senior dog needing a dental and having a bad heart, he didn't have many options for making it to safety. Wonder Dog stepped in after one of our great foster homes offered to take him in. Brownie went to their doctor and received preliminary treatment.
Andee tells me that Browney is also an affection hound and loves being back in a home, on the couch and crawling onto a lap. He is feeling much much better and is eating like a beast and getting frisky. We anticipate his making a full recovery, and hopefully gracing someone's heart and hearth as a loving adopted fella!
I received this information last night about one of our Hospice dogs who came into rescue with congestive heart failure. Derek and MaryAnn, we all send our tender regards. Thank YOU for giving her such a good home at the end.
I wanted to let you know that we had to put Sisi (who we called Ava) to rest this evening. She had an episode similar to the one she had in February, but just couldn't beat it this time. We are heartbroken but at the same time so thankful to you for rescuing her and giving us the opportunity to spend these last nine months with her. She was a beautiful and fiercely loyal companion and we loved every single minute we spent with her. She was funny and playful and at the same time intense and dedicated. We have so many great photos and memories and learned so much from her. We are thankful she is at peace now and just hope we made her as happy as she made us. Thank you again for everything you do.
Cricket came into rescue with non-working back legs and incontinency issues. Despite her problems, she was adopted by a wonderful family, former adopters. They had the time and love to give to her. Well, Cricket has wheels to get around.... but watch her on the skis that her "dad" built to allow her to run in the snow! Thank you, Mark and Andee
Sweet Miss Shy was rescued from SF ACC over six months ago. She has the BEST foster mom, someone who has gotten her so nicely socialized! Shy has also lost almost 30 pounds, and is in fine form!
Only problem is the she is still waiting for a home. This lass is sweet, lives with other dogs and is an all-around great dog. She could be reactive toward unruly dogs though. Please help us find her the home she deserves.
Jingles is a tiny little guy who came to us from the San Jose area. This senior guy is full of love, and unfortunately, developed a seizure disorder. He's been treated..... and was just adopted to a wonderful family!
Issac was adopted on Saturday. He came to us from a rescue group in South Korea, where he'd been living for the past several years. Mr. Muggles Dog Boarding facilitated his flight to the Bay Area, and fostered him when he arrived. This happy little fellow finally has a loving home.
The photo is of his new family, WDR director Linda Beenau, Jourdain Degarmo from Muggles and Llysa, WDR Volunteer.
We love Archie and are so happy that he has found his forever home!
Here is what his new family says:
We've had a wonderful first week with our now favorite little guy.
Sunday- We adjusted and worked on communicating potty time. Lots of walks!
Monday & Tuesday- We walked to and from work (~2 miles each way) and did awesome in the office. My coworkers adore Archie.
Wednesday- Drew worked from home and Archie kept him company until the first vet appointment. Archie tested negative for heart worm and likes his flea/tick/heart worm preventative. He did really well at the vet!
Thursday- We hiked a 6 mile loop and had lots of playtime on Muir Beach.
Friday- We drove 4 hours to a lake south of Yosemite and camped. It was cold but Archie did fine and enjoyed running around the lake.
Saturday- We returned home and settled right in!
Overall, he's had a few accidents here and there. He doesn't always walk nicely on the leash but we're working on it and will be attending a few training classes before the end of the year. He's such a smart boy and is learning all kinds of tricks!