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Mission Accomplished!

The only thing that is certain on rescue is that things will change. There’s a tremendous amount of communication that goes into coordinating a rescue and the bigger the rescue, the more work there is up front to put it all together. Invariably, things will change. Breeders will add dogs, a dog may be so… Read more »

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How (and why) we do what we do

We are often asked how we get the dogs we rescue and why breeders would surrender them to us.  Please bear with me, as this is no short story.  Since day one, the National Mill Dog Rescue journey has been a life changing experience for me in so many ways.  It has been gut wrenching,… Read more »

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Make Your Tax-Deductible Donation Now

As 2018 revs up, it isn’t too early to make a tax-deductible donation to help us bring more dogs HOME to FREEDOM! Your ongoing support has helped National Mill Dog Rescue save more than 12,500 dogs, but there are so many more that are still waiting… We are rescuers.  Watch this video and take a… Read more »

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We’re Top-Rated!

National Mill Dog Rescue has been honored with one of the first Top-Rated Awards of 2016 from GreatNonprofits! You can read inspiring reviews about us … and we encourage you to add your own here. Save Save Save Save Save

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In Memory of Gremmy

The following was written by Gremmy’s mom: “On Sunday, March 20, 2016, a kennel run was dedicated in memory of a very special Shih Tzu here at Lily’s Haven, our facility at National Mill Dog Rescue. Gremmy was one of the worst cases of abuse that NMDR has had to date and the kennel run… Read more »

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Gremmy’s Story

Gremmy was one of the worst cases of abuse that National Mill Dog Rescue has seen and the second worst case the animal hospital had ever seen. When Gremmy first arrived at our facility in May 2014, the volunteers were under strict orders not to touch him. Only authorized personnel and members of the rehabilitation… Read more »

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2014 Annual Report – National Mill Dog Rescue

Dear friends, At the end of December, we were closing in on 10,000 dogs rescued since our beginning in 2007. Hard to believe! It has been a backbreaking, often distressing journey, yet the most deeply rewarding experience of a lifetime. None of our successes have come easy; but we are on our feet, going strong,… Read more »

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Gremmy’s Story

See this face? This is Gremlin, aka Gremmy. You may not be able to tell just by looking, but he is a survivor … a survivor of horrible abuse and neglect that he endured for years. My husband and I are long-term volunteers for NMDR and because of that, Theresa Strader, the organization’s founder, agreed… Read more »

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2013 Annual Report – National Mill Dog Rescue

Dear friends, This, our very first, annual report has been a long time coming. Getting any of us to slow down long enough to put it together has been a challenge. I hope you find it informative and trust it will increase your understanding of our mission, our priorities and our progress. The journey that… Read more »

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