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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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From Cruelty to Healing to Adoption

Shelley went through a lot in her very short life, but once she arrived at Jacks Galore we knew she had been worth saving, and we were very grateful that we had been entrusted with her care by the wonderful and caring Dr. Sheldon Yessenow and staff at the Oronoque…

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A Healing Story

Jacks Galore received an email from a supporter, who had a friend in Connecticut begging her to seek help for a dog. A little Jack Russell mix who appeared to have been terribly injured, lay in pain and limbo at a vet’s office in Connecticut, where the decision had to…

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Nellie Baby to the Rescue (literally)

Let me tell you about a little tiny 8 pound tricolor smooth coat jack russell who is the most delightfully sweet and loving girl despite her physical handicap. Nellie gets along with absolutely every dog she’s ever met, be it a girl or a boy, and her main interest is…

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Angel – Cruelty or Accident?

Angel, a 4 year old brown and white female jack, is a study in miracles; but a case where the outcome is still undetermined. Many weeks ago a Facebook page from a shelter appeared all over the Jack Russell FB sites: Please save, please pull, please help! Brought to a shelter…

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The joy of rescue, but with intense sadness too

Rescue offers so much joy and feeling of accomplishment that it’s always a wonderful field to be part of; volunteering at your local shelter, helping raise funds for a rescue you know, collecting dog food or bedding for a dog group that needs it, or working closely with someone who…

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T-shirt fundraiser for heartworm positive Jacks

Treating heartworm positive dogs costs lots of money and takes a long time. So we’re asking for your help once again! Heartworms in dogs is a very treatable disease, and can be prevented from even happening by a monthly heartworm pill. Two very good and factual articles can be read…

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Winter Fun in Rescue

Winters are quite hard on rescue, not only do you have to deal with all the shoveling, keeping paths cleared for walking, no salting in dog areas, ice, and high heating bills.  “Newcomers” need to learn the dog door quicker than in the summer; can’t have that plastic flap open for…

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FAB Fundraiser for Vet Bills

SUCCESS – THANK YOU and congratulations to Roberta in MA for helping us place our recycled jack!!  We raised slightly over 1700 dollars and paid our vet bill for the end of the year.  All because of your generosity and commitment to our rescue effort.  We are every so grateful for all…

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Summer’s Heat and Fireworks

Summer is the time to spend with your jacks, dogs and family; but it is also a time of dog parents beware.  Hot summer days means the pooch should stay home when running errands and not left in the car.  Not only can a dog succumb in minutes in a hot…

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