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Transport Volunteers

People often wonder how the dogs make it to Jacks Galore, and there certainly are a multitude of avenues for getting a dog to the rescue. Most people bring their dogs to us, but most importantly we have an amazing group of volunteers who stand by ready to transport for us…

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A Father’s Day Tribute

A day to pay tribute to all of our dads, and even those who no longer have their fathers such as my husband and I, we can certainly appreciate how important a role our fathers have played in our lives. Many fathers are not just dads to two legged creatures,…

In: Adoption Dogs

Casey’s Story

Casey joined our family as our third adopted Jack Russell in 2004. 13 wonderful years he graced our family with his amazing temperament, sweet character, and full Jack Russellness. A dog pal to every four-legged creature who walked through the doors (cats excluded), the perfect tester dog that knew all…

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The Oldies That Are Surrendered

Chaplin is the newest member of the Jacks Galore sanctuary, 13 ½ years of age and deaf since birth; not the oldest, but certainly not the youngest either. Family medical issues, no one to take him in, a plea to find him a forever home because he’s still a “great…

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A Tribute to Two Jacks by Cara Williams

Cara Snider Williams, ContributorWriter, professor, follower of Jesus, news junkie, animal lover Bookending an Era: Loving and Losing My Dogs 05/07/2017 03:23 pm ET | Updated 1 day ago It was during a warm summer, in 2006, that I brought home two Jack Russell terriers from Baypath Humane Society in Massachusetts. I had…

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Adopter Updates

There is no greater joy in rescue than getting updates from our adopters about their jack’s progress, antics, and news of their new companion’s daily lives. There is also no more satisfying moment when someone comes back to adopt their second, third, or sometimes fourth Jack Russell! For the many…

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The Meaning of Sanctuary

When Jacks Galore takes on the geriatric set we bring in the senior jacks that are no longer wanted, have outlived their usefulness, whose owners have passed before them, or life has just brought them some bad luck.  We find this part of our rescue mission to be of utmost…

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A Poem “To My Foster That Saved me”

“To My Foster That Saved Me” There I was, alone and afraid, You got a call and came right to my aid. You bundled me up with blankets and love. And, when I needed it most, you gave me a hug. I learned that the world was not that scary…

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The Seniors

A new edition has graced Jacks Galore’s sanctuary this cold wintry month of January, with the addition of a 17 ½ year old jack name Junior. A move to the West Coast, a family member unable to take him, and the inability to let him go, brought Junior to us…

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Another Year Comes to an End

It’s been quite the year in rescue, and 2016 was no different with great demand for many jack rescues to take in dogs in need. These dogs come from all walks of life and the reasons they are given up are numerous; baby arrives, people retire, the dog is too…

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