Wisconsin Dog Rescue Groups

General Resources:

AKC rescue page
Senior dogs (all breeds)

All Breed Rescues:
P4C Rescue (All Breed) referral
Horicon, WI 53032
Ph: 920-485-6729
email: p4c_rescue@yahoo.com
web page:
http://www.petfinder.org/shelters/WI16.html
or
http://www.wicatresq.com/
(cat rescue but there is a dog page)
 
HART (Homeless Animal Rescue Team of WI)
Shelly Reardon
11438 Emerson Road
Tomah WI  54660
608-372-3144
email: slinky1979@hotmail.com
All Breed Rescue (out of Marshall)
Angela Paprocki
608-837-6326


Specific Breed Rescues (listed alphabetically):
 Please be aware that some breeds only have a nation-wide rescue group. For more information, contact the AKC.
 
AKITA
Western Great Lakes Akita Rescue
PO Box 44273
West Allis WI 53214
Ph: 414-546-4259
Email: kadoe@earthlink.net
 
AMERICAN ESKIMO
American Eskimo Rescue
W3279 Heartland Court
Appleton, WI  54915
Ph: 920-882-8181
Email: eskie6@execpc.com
web page: http://www.petfinder.org/shelters/WI29.html
Wisconsin American Eskimo Rescue
1712 Van Hise Ave
Madison, WI  53705
Ph: 608-243-1928
Email: summitny@aol.com
AUSTRALIAN SHEPHERD
Aussie Rescue in Wisconsin
Fall River, WI  53932
Ph: 920-484-3580
WI Contact: Sheri Stack
Email: wiaussieresq@internetwis.com
Associated with:
Second Time Around Aussie Rescue, Inc. (STAAR)
Web page: http://WWW.STAAR.ORG
BASENJI
Basenji Club of Southeastern Wisconsin
BCOSW Eescue
8050 Old River Road
Rockford, IL  61103
Rescue Chair: Claudia Nix 
Email: cgnix@megsinet.net
Website:  http://www.bcosw.org/rescue.html
BASSETT HOUND
Guardian Angels Bassett Hound Rescue
(serves IL and several other states)
Ph: 815-584-1044  or  708-758-7455
Website:  http://www.bassetrescue.org/
BELGIAN TERVUREN
Tervuren Rescue
Cindy Simonsen*
W4163 Cty ES
Elkhorn,WI 53121
Ph: 262-642-2286
Email: n2tervs@netwurx.net 
(*in charge of Terv rescue for the entire country; not broken down into states)
 
BERNESE MOUNTAIN DOG
Bernese Mountain Dog Rescue
(part of Bernese Mountain Dog Club of Southeastern Wis.)
Contact for dogs in need: Carina Brennand (email: MTNDOGGIE@aol.com)
Adoption: Jack Lytle (email: JACKLY@aol.com)
Website:  http://www.bmdcsew.org/rescue.htm
BORDER COLLIE
Second Chance Border Collie Rescue of Wisconsin
2809 Andes Drive
Madison, WI 53719
Ph: 608-845-8848
Email: LLcody@aol.com
Wisconsin Border Collie Rescue
Website: http://www.wibordercollierescue.com/
BOXER
Green Acres Boxer Rescue of WI
1810 Careful Court
Green Bay, WI  54304
Ph: 920-497-8783
Contact: Claudia Moser
Email: Claudia807@aol.com
Web page:
http://www.geocities.com/greenacresboxerrescue/

Another Boxer Rescue-related link:
http://www.boxerrebound.com

 
ChESAPEAKE BAY RETRIEVER
Chesapeake Retriever Rescue of WI
Appleton,  WI
Ph: 920-954-0796
Email: 
Maksue@aol.com
Omegjack@aol.com
tahroma@yahoo.com
Web pages:
http://peake10.tripod.com/chesapeakerescueofwisconsin/
http://www.petfinder.org/shelters/WI37.html
 
BULLDOG
(see English Bulldog)
CHIHUAHUA
Chihuahua Rescue and Transport (National Group) 
Website: http://www.chihuahua-rescue.com
Contact for WI/MN/IL: 
Laura Hasenstab 
Email: saludo@fuse.net 
CAIRN TERRIER
Cairn Terrier Club of America
WI contact:
Diane Pease, Madison WI
608-271-0909
CHOW CHOW
Wisconsin Chow Chow Rescue
Website: http://www.chowwelfare.com/wccr
 
 COCKER SPANIEL
 Wisconsin Cocker Rescue
Heidi Braun
Fanciers' Cocker Spaniel Club of So. Wis.
N79W12846 Fond du Lac Ave.Menomonee Falls, WI  53051
Ph: 262-255-0246
Email: WiCockerRescue@juno.com
OR: TebreezHei@aol.com or TebreezCockers@juno.com
Other contacts:
Carole Kohler 608-786-0581
Joanne Thorp, 414-835-1302
Web site: http://www.Geocities.com/Petsburgh/Haven/2638
Shorewood Cocker Rescue
West Salem,  WI  54669
Ph: 262-877-3294
Contact: Carol Kohler
Email: Shorewood@centurytel.net
Web page:
http://www.geocities.com/shorewoodcockerrescue/
ENGLISH Cocker Spaniel Rescue
Cathy Nelson
Grantsburg, WI  54840
Ph: 715-463-3795
Email: ferlie@win.bright.net
 
COLLIE
Wisconsin Collie Rescue
Kimberly Haeuser 
Ph: 608-779-9246 
Also: Marge Neuberger 
Neuberger@juno.com 
Web page:  http://www.geocities.com/wicollierescue/index.html
List of U.S. Collie Rescue contacts:
http://www.collieclubofamerica.org/rescue.html
 
 
DACHSHUND
Wisconsin Dachshund Rescue 
Part of Coast to Coast Dachshund Rescue (CCDR)
Website: http://www.c2cdr.org/
Email: info@c2cdr.org
WI contacts: 
Dennis and Sharon Jaecks (Wausau)
Email: Djaecks@aol.com
Website: http://www.goldenlakeview.com/doxie/

 

DALMATION
Dal-Savers Dalmation Rescue, Inc
P.O. Box 090151
Milwaukee 53209-0151
Hotline 414-297-9210
Email: LovAdal@yahoo.com
Website: http://www.dalsavers.com/
 
DOBERMAN
Pam Haefner
Wisconsin Doberman Rescue, Inc.
Ph: 414-536-4477
Email: widoberescue@aol.com
Website: http://www.dogsaver.org/doberman/ws.htm

 

ENGLISH BULLDOG
Bulldog Club of America (BCA) Bulldog Rescue
Website:  http://www.thebca.org/rescue/
WI contacts: 
Adair Templin, Glendale (Email: buldogz@execpc.com)
Maxine Krengel, Madison (Email: talloaks1313@cs.com)
Gary Redman, Spooner (Email: redmanbull@centurytel.net)
Kim Clausing, Grafton (Email: wiggleskins_rescue@yahoo.com)
GERMAN SHEPHERD
Good Shepherd K-9 Rescue
P.O. Box 1291
Janesville 53547
Email: gshepherd@gsk9r.org
Website: http://www.petfinder.org/shelters/WI50.html

 

German Shepherd Rescue Alliance of Wisconsin
Cambridge, WI 53523
Larry Niles
Ph: 608-274-5724
email:LPNiles007@juno.com
Website: http://www.gsraw.com

 

MIT LIEBE GSD RESCUE
German Shepard Rescue
Paul & Anita Delzer
2765 Longview Lane
Suamico, WI  54173
Ph: 920-434-4274 or 920-490-0110
Email: ccgsds@aol.com 
2nd contact: Teri VanDenHeuvel, 920-490-0110
3rd contact: Jamie Marmes, 920-833-7951
 
BADGERLAND GERMAN SHEPHERD RESCUE
(formerly Southern Wisconsin German Shepherd Rescue)
PO Box 343
Stoughton, WI 53589
Email:gsd4me@bgsr.org
Contact: 
Carol Overguard 
Cambridge, WI 53523
Ph: 608-423-4456
Email: Coverga@bminet.com
Website: http://www.bgsr.org/

 

 
GERMAN SHORTHAIRD POINTER
German Shorthaired Pointer Rescue of Wisconsin
Website:
http://www.rli-net.net/~melka/gspr.html
 
 
GOLDEN RETRIEVER
Golden Retriever Rescue of Wisconsin (GRROW )
Dana Bourassa, President
W. 4023 Devine Lane
Appleton, WI 54913
Ph: 888-655-4753
Website: http://www.grrow.org
GORDEON SETTER
Gordon Setter Rescue
Website: 
 http://www.fflax.net/~gsetter/rescue.htm
 
 
GREAT DANE
Great Dane Rescue of WI, Inc.
Sheila Bakken
Stoughton, WI  53589
Ph: 608-873-4593
FAX: 608-873-1931
Email: sbench@gateway.net
GREAT PYRENEES
Great Pyrenees Club of Metropolitan Milwaukee
Erina Fitzgerald, Rescue coordinator
Franklin, WI  53132
Ph: 414-425-8458
Email: ftzerin@gmtcom.com
GREYHOUND
Fox Valley GreyHound Network
Russ Krueger
55 Welcome Circle
Appleton, WI   54915
Ph: 920-731-8838
New London: Carol and Ken Ebert (Ph: 920-982-3721)

 

Greyhound Pets of America, Wis. Chapter
7532 Four Mile Rd
Franksville, WI  53126
Ph: 414-681-3200, 414-278-0884
http://www.gpawisconsin.org/
WI Contacts:
Madison: Theresa Lemke (Ph: 608-839-4753; email: tlemke@chorus.net)
SE WI: Rebecca McCracken, DVM (Ph: 414-681-3200; email: rgraham@chorus.net)
Milwaukee: Ellen Schneiderman (Ph: 414-278-0884; email: ejks@execpc.com)

 

Greyhounds Only
P.O Box 85
Franksville, WI 53126
Ph: 414-886-7787
HUSKY/MALAMUTE
SLAMR Inc.
P.O. Box 085450
Racine 53408
ph: 262-634-5337
Email: YUKONKNL@aol.com

 

Adopt a Husky, Inc. 
(serving WI, IL and surrounding states)
Lois Leonard 
P.O. Box 275
Salem, WI  53168-0275
Ph: 262-909-2244; 878-3080; 414-405-9474
FAX: 262-878-1890
Email: adoptahusky@adoptahusky.com
2nd contact: Sharon Longley 414-634-3035
3rd contact: Dick Wilder 414-784-9569
Website: http://www.adoptahusky.com/
Wisconsin Siberian Husky Rescue 
P.O. Box 259870
Madison, WI 53725 
Ph: 608-513-SIBE
Ph: 609-345-WISH (9474) 
Email: contact@wishrescue.com
Website: http://www.wishrescue.com/

 

Web site that lists all the Husky rescues in WI
http://www.siberianrescue.com/midwest.htm#Wisconsin
IRISH SETTER
Great Lakes Irish Setter Rescue, Inc.
W6152 Rock Rd
Hortonville, WI  54944
Ph 920-734-6734
Email : muttsgo@aol.com
Website: http://www.petfinder.org/shelters/WI65.html
 
 
ITALIAN GREYHOUND
Italian Greybound Rescue of the Upper Midwest 
Rescue coordinator: Carol Sumbry (star279@juno.com) 
Website: 
http://www.geocities.com/Petsburgh/Reserve/5139/
 
LABRADOR RETRIEVER
LEARN (Labrador Education And Rescue Network) 
Mary Vanden Bloomen 
P.O. Box 164 
Island Lake, IL  60042 
847-289-7387 
Email: jejob@mc.net 
Website: 
http://www.labadoption.org
Packerdogs Lab Rescue 
PO Box 79 
Larsen WI 54947 
Ph: 920-205-LABS 
Email: packerdogs@webtv.net 
Website: 
http://www.packerdogslabrescue.com
Great Lakes Lab Rescue, Inc. 
(Green Bay & Northeast WI) 
Ph: 414-468-7963; 630-415-3587 
Web site: 
http://www.GreatLakesLabRescue.org
 
MALTESE
Northcentral Maltese Rescue
3601 Wright Ave. 
Racine, WI  53405 
Ph: 262-633-9371 
Email: malteserescue@hotmail.com 
or 
5707 Evarit Dr 
Racine, WI  53406 
Ph: 262-598-7414 
Email: littlewhitefluffies@hotmail.com 
 
MASTIFF
Mastiff Club of America Rescue 
WI state coordinator: Lisa Simons 
6910 N. Rockledge Ave. 
Milwaukee, WI 53209 
Ph: 414-540-4091 (FAX 414-540-6279) 
Email: oldbailey@ameritech.net 
 
NEWFOUNDLAND
Greater Milwaukee Norwegian Elkhound Association 
Contact: Bobbie Oxley 
P.O. Box 606 
Mukwonago, WI  53149 
Email: arcnite@execpc.com 
Web page: http://www.elghund.com/gmnea/Htm/rescu.htm 
 
NOVA SCOTIA DUCK TOLLING RETRIEVER
NSDTR Club USA 
Web sites:
http://www.nsdtrc-usa.org/index.html 
http://www.nsdtrc-usa.org/rescue/rescuemain.htm 
 
POODLE
Greater Milwaukee poodle club 
Maris Doege 
Ph: 262-673-4695 
Poodle Club of America Rescue Central 
Sandra Malicote 
Ph: 713-526-9619 
Email: kirschpdl@aol.com 
ROTTWEILER
Wisconsin Rottweiler Rescue
Joan Sweeney
3617 S Dutch Mill Rd
Madison, WI  53718
Ph: 608-224-0272 (after 9:30 pm or leave message)
Email joan.sweeney@finaids.wisc.edu
Website:
http://www.wirottrescue.f2s.com/

 

Fox Valley Rottweiler Rescue 
(small rescue group that rescues both Rotts and Westies)
Laura Stafford, Pres.
704 Tayco St.
Menasha, WI 54952
Ph: 920-727-1739
Email: sales@edsboats.com
Mid America Rottweiler Rescue
Webpage: http://www.adoptarott.org/

 

 
SAMOYED
Playing Again Sams of Wisconsin, Inc. 
Maria Kirylo 
P.O. Box 128 
Milwaukee, WI 53201-128 
Home Ph: 262-821-0569 
Work Ph: 262-288-6872 
Fax: 262-288-7490 
Email: samrescue@execpc.com 
Website: http://www.samoyedrescue.com/

 

 
SHETLAN SHEEPDOG (SHELTIE)
Sheltie Rescue of Wisconsin
Lisa Martin
N4535 Hwy 55
Chilton, WI  53014
Ph: 920-439-1849
Email: crtrstr@fox.tds.net
Web site: http://www.wisheltierescue.com/
 
SHI TZU
Fuzzy Pawz Shih Tzu Rescue (covers several states)
556 Silverwood Lane
Neenah, WI  54946
Ph: 920 722-3070
Email: AWood52140@aol.com
website: http://www.jvars-shihtzu.com/Rescue/

 

Lois Kolpacki (Schofield, WI)
Ph: 715-359-0872
Email: lakwau@aol.com
AND
Aggie Wood (Neenah, WI)
Ph: 920-722-3070
Email: Awood52140@aol.com
Members of JVARS Shih Tzu Rescue
Website: http://www.jvars-shihtzu.com/Rescue/
 
SAINT BERNARD
Wisconsin St. Bernard Rescue
Contacts: 
Jan (Ph: 414-764-0269; Email: wstresq@execpc.com)
Sylvia (Email: SylviaBrohmer@aol.com)
Website: http://execpc.com/~mrbender/
 
TERRIERS
Wisconsin Terrier Rescue
515 Park Lane
Elkhorn WI  53121
email: WITERRIERS@aol.com
 
WEIMARANER
Weimaraner Rescue
WI contact: Linne Baenen
4650 Whisper Lane
DePere, WI  54115,
Ph: 920-336-8015
Email: lbaenen@athenet.net


WEST HIGHLAND WHITE TERRIER (Westie)
Wisconsin Westie Rescue
714 Tayco St.
Menasha WI 54952
Ph: 920-727-1737
Email: westies@edsboats.com
 
VIZSLA
Central Wisconsin Vizsla Club 
Rescue Chair: Becky Smith
Fall River, WI  53932
Ph: 920-484-6443
Website: http://www.execpc.com/~rgazier/rescue.htm

Please note:
The information on this page is likely to change.  If you are aware of any changes, know of any Wisconsin-based breed rescue organizations not listed here, or experience problems with these links, please contact: tbarta@coredcs.com (put "rescue page" in the subject line). Thank you.