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Give to the Max Day 2020 is scheduled for Thursday, November 19! Plan to join GiveMN and Safe Hands Rescue as we fundraise together for an organization that makes our communities stronger. Together we bring hope. Together we give second chances. Together we can save lives. Our mission is to save and improve the lives…

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Sit. Stay. Save a Life. Virtual Fur Ball Silent Auction 11/9 – 11/15, 2020 The 3rd Annual Fur Ball has gone virtual! Safe Hands Rescue invites you to participate in the Virtual Fur Ball Silent Auction for a most exciting and worthwhile cause. During this difficult year, both of our largest fundraisers have to be…

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Love Rescues…if you have a companion animal, you well know that often love rescues us too!  Covid-19 forced the cancellation of our annual Fur Ball Gala.  It hasn’t stopped us from saving lives though, so we are taking the Gala virtual!   Companion animals need your help, maybe now more than ever.  Many shelters are…

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     We had a fun filled and festive holiday photo shoot over at Safe Hands HQ!  Elias was a bit skeptical at first.  He struggled to understand his character’s motivation…fly all over the world giving treats to OTHER pups??  Then he learned tasty treat would reward his quality performance.  Ah!  He got it!   …

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Eugene is a name that comes from the Greek language meaning “noble” or “well-born”. You wouldn’t guess that to look at him when we found him abandoned in a rural shelter.  His fur was patchy, matted and dirty.  His toenails were long and curled around.  He was downcast and down trodden.  Life had not been…

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    Sure they may look all innocent like this is just a cute pile of pups.  Don’t let them fool you.  This is the making of a mafia…the Chihuahua mafia to be exact. And this is The Godfather.     First it is very important to make sure everyone knows you are in charge. …

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At three weeks old and weighing just 7 ounces Roo is the smallest pup we’ve had in Safe Hands Rescue. She arrived with her mom and siblings (all over twice her size!).  She was struggling to breathe and she had to be put in an oxygen tent.        With warmth, antibiotics and her…

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She doesn’t know us.  We anxiously await her arrival.  She curls in a ball, wrapped in a blanket in her travel crate.  We wait and worry and fret.  She doesn’t know us.  She doesn’t know where she is going or what comes next.  Yet she still musters all her strength and fortitude to stay alive.…

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This was how we first made Charlie’s acquaintance.  He’d been picked up stray and brought to one of our partner shelters in rural Appalachia.  He had a bum leg they told us.  He needed help.      He arrived all big smiles and a goofiness we would come to know and love in the many…

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  Amazing Alice was found as a stray momma with two freshly weaned pups.  They were brought to an overcrowded rural shelter.  By kismet, fate or chance, four tiny babies were found left outside on their own to die.  They were brought to the same shelter.  This is when magic happened.     These four…

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