Welcome to doberman911.org, the website for Special Needs Dobermans (SND). We are an organization of people with a common goal of helping senior and special needs Dobermans. That need may be financial for Doberman Rescue Groups, or it may be only information and/or moral support for the owner of a Doberman with a serious illness or injury. We will also aid Rescue Groups in rehoming and fostering senior Dobermans they may place under their care. The financial aid we provide may come from donations, occasional online auctions or SND Store sales. Every precaution is taken to assure that the need is real.
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Special Needs Dobermans recognizes the difficulty in placing aging Dobermans in loving homes. Doberman rescue groups have worked tirelessly to save and care for these precious creatures, and we would like to help you find them forever homes. We publicize the plight of Senior Dobes in addition to creating a national database and website dedicated to senior Dobes in need of families. Special Needs Dobermans Senior Doberman Project provides the website for Rescue Groups for publicizing their Senior Dobes needs. The Doberman community is truly reaching out to address this crucial cause. Please visit our page at www.doberman911.org/seniors. Find out what's being done to help our senior friends!
* * * * Meet the SDP's Senior of the Week!! * * * *
through March 15, 2014
Shane is an 8 year-old Senior boy who was turned into a rural shelter by his owner with no reason given. He had several growths on his face and back and a large tumor on his abdomen. The vet has removed them and they were all benign fatty tumors. He is healing from extensive surgery now. He is also a little arthritic in the hind end, which the vet said is from old ACL tears in both knees that are too old to repair so he cannot do many stairs. He has not yet been assessed with cats or other dogs at the rescue but he did get along with the dogs in this temporary foster home before coming to Illinois Doberman Rescue. He loves to nap in his bed with a blanket over his head and of course, loves all the human attention that comes his way. To sponsor Shane visit his page at http://doberman911.org/seniors/cases/il_shane.html.
You can learn more about Mr. Shane and many other Seniors who need your support by going to http://www.doberman911.org/seniors/cases. Here you can also help Doberman rescues across the country with their Seniors by sponsoring a Senior Doberman for $40 per month or $480 per year. Our goal is to encourage Rescues to take in more Seniors by helping them with the day to day expenses for routine medical care or just extras like nice comfy beds and toys to make their golden years the best yet. It's a great way to honor the life's of these older Dobermans, many of whom never knew love or care during their younger years.
If you have any questions about Mr. Shane or any of our other beautiful Seniors, please email us at email@example.com. Thank you for your support!!
Special Needs Dobermans has placed a special focus on fundraising efforts to assist Senior Dobermans with their medical needs. Having provided a lifetime of love, devotion, and loyalty, these Seniors now find that they are faced with increasing debilitating medical problems. These loving seniors may be with a rescue group and seeking a forever homes or they may be in hospice care with their RescueAngels. Since the financial burden of providing necessary medical treatments is sometimes beyond the means of their caregivers, they apply to SND for financial assistance. While SND lists Seniors in Need both on our Newest Cases and on our Still In Need, we must help Seniors by reaching out to the Doberman community by raising funds for the Seniors Medical Fund. This fund is exclusively for Senior Dobes in the care of Rescue Groups. Here are four beautiful Seniors who have benefited from this great program:
Special Needs Dobermans is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) corporation. We are able to help Dobermans thanks to the generosity of people like you!! Your donation to SND is tax deductible. All money donated on behalf of the Dobermans, every cent, goes towards their care.
The SND General Fund is used to get new Dobes that come our way some initial assistance. Donations made to this fund ensure that we'll always be able to help, now and in the future. Please consider making a contribution to the General Fund by using the PayPal Donation link below or by mailing in a donation. Thank you very much for helping us help Dobes in need!
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SPECIAL NOTICE * * * *
Please be advised that we will no longer be accepting applications for financial assistance to private owners as of 15 March 2013. We will still provide information on fundraising and other concerns as we update our "Help" pages. You can read more about this program change in our latest newsletter - please click below!
January 25, 2014 - 2013 Tax Receipts are flowing out now!! The IRS deadline for these receipts is January 31st and we're on time to meet that requirement! We will send donors a heads-up via Constant Contact to watch their emails for the receipt. THANKS to all our donors!!
January 1, 2014 Secret Santa matched over $10,000 of your generous donations In Memory of Francine Case during 15-31 December 2013!! THANK YOU to all of you kind donors who participated in this fund drive which helped Dobermans supported with General Funds, Seniors supported with Senior Medical Funds and provided Sponsorships for Seniors in Rescue who are listed by the Senior Doberman Project!! All the Dobermans you helped say HIP HIP HOORAY and Happy New Year to you and yours!!
December 15, 2013 Secret Santa has emerged and will be matching donations for all SND cases and Seniors! This year, Secret Santa presents himself In Memory Of Francine Case, a Doberman Angel who is dearly loved and is sorely missed! Thank you dear Francine - You have made your mark!!
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