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Shelbyville, TN 37160
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1/29/2023 2:30 AM
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AADR is a non-profit 501(c)(3) volunteer based organization.
We work tirelessly to save homeless Dachshunds and place them into loving, forever families.

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They really, really need you!
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Transportation Volunteer/Member Application
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The dogs below are hoping they will be in their forever homes soon! 
Thanks for considering them for your forever friend! 

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Cody's  story is going to make you sad and angry at the same time. Cody came from Alabama when he was turned in by his elderly owners saying they could no longer care for him. We understand that, but what we can’t understand is why they put one of those Walmart harnesses on him when he was little and NEVER took it off!! Because of that, behind his front legs, you’ll see it’s indented and the fur is black since it was a black harness (you can see what we are referring to in the pictures on his pet page - link below). Why anyone would do that is beyond us... we don’t understand.

What we want for Cody is someone who will never do that to him again and to prevent him from being in that kind of harness, we are going to give the new owners two custom-made harnesses that won’t go behind his front legs and constrict him again.

Our must-haves for adorable Cody include:

  • A home where he’ll be an only dog and treated like a king
  • A fenced yard is preferred but he can go to a family that walks and potties on a leash because off leash he would be GONE!
  • Someone who either works from home or is newly retired
  • A home with no shared walls in case he decides to bark while you are away

Cody is a sweet, sweet dog, highly food motivated, and he loves to lay in a doggie bed. He doesn’t demand to be in the Big Bed but if you want to, he’s willing and able.

We just want him to forget his past and have nothing but sunny skies from here on out, can you help this boy out? Please read more about him and fill out an adoption application by visiting Cody's pet page, here!

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2023 FP_Summer PhotoSummer is an owner surrender. Her family could no longer take care of her and she was surrendered to the rescue. At that time the rescue was unaware that Summer had Cushing’s Disease (a condition where a dog’s body produces too much of the steroid hormone, cortisol). With this diagnosis, Summer will need to be on Vetoryl for her remaining years.  Summer is looking for a furever home to live out her golden years. One that will love her and give lots of belly rubs. She is a very sweet and loving little, dilute red short hair old lady that likes to sleep her day away. She loves to go outside and putter around in the yard so a fenced yard is a must. Summer would be just fine as an only dog, that way she would get all the attention.She is house, crate and leash trained.Our must-haves for sweet Summer include:
  • A fenced yard
  • Someone who works from home or a stay-at-home person
  • No apartments, condos, or high-rises

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Volunteer Winter 2022
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Sammy is the Barksdog for AADR.
You can read his story HERE.

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Looking For a Dachshund to Add to Your Family?  

AADR has dogs who are not listed on this site yet! If we don't currently have "your" special dog, consider filling out an application anyway.
We will process your application so you will be pre-approved when your special dog does come in. This way, you won't have to wait when you
see the dachshund you want and he or she will be in your home before you know it!
If you don't see any dachshunds in your exact location, don't let that discourage you! We have members and supporters all over the
country who allow us to have a wonderful volunteer transport system.
We will make our best effort to work with you on getting that special dachshund as close to you as possible!

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