We are an all-volunteer organization of people with a common goal of helping Senior and special needs Doberman Pinschers. 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. SND maintains an "every penny" rule which guarantees that 100% of donations to the care of Dobermans is used ONLY for that purpose. Administrative costs are covered with proceeds from our online store, by designated donations and by occasional auctions specifically for that purpose.

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The Senior Doberman Project

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!! * * * *

SND's Senior Doberman Project's
Senior of the Week!

November 22, 2015 through November 28, 2015

Meet Miss Emma!!

Come check out my new sweater!
Click my picture and visit my page!!
And... She'd love Sponsors while she's enjoying her Foster Family!!

Emma was Senior Of The Week a few weeks ago but we are giving her that title again and asking you help the rescue cover the cost of her dermatology appointment and the injections she needs for her itchy skin. We’ve all had a dog who is so miserable from constant itching and scratching so can understand their desire to treat this condition and give Emma a good quality of life for her Senior years. You can visit her General Fund page here and make a tax deductible donation to help this little cutie. Thank you! http://www.doberman911.org/gfcases.html.

Beautiful 10 year-old Emma was an owner surrender to rescue because they were moving overseas. She is safe in her foster home and can remain there the rest of her days but if the perfect adoptive home comes up that would be fine too. She is a sweet girl who loves spending her days watching TV, napping, and chewing on her toys but if you would like to take a walk, she will turn puppy on you! Emma is a great “squirrel hunter” and is fine with a dobie foster brother but doesn’t care to play or rough house with kids. They are not in her retirement plan! She will be seeing a dermatologist soon for her skin allergy. To sponsor Emma visit her page at http://www.doberman911.org/seniors/cases/co_emma.html.

You can learn more about Miss Emma 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 lives of these older Dobermans, many of whom never knew love or care during their younger years.

If you have any questions about Miss Emma or any of our other beautiful Seniors, please email us at seniors@doberman911.org. Thank you for your support!!


The Senior Medical Assistance Program

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:

  Rommel                  Sage               Gunther            Magnum

The SND General Fund


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 no longer accept applications for financial assistance to private owners as of 15 March 2013.  We will still provide information on fundraising and other concerns as we always have.  Please refer to our contact and "Help" pages for more information.


October 12 , 2015  - 8th Annual SND Store Sale ended Sunday, October 11th!!  We thank our supporters for their participation!!  Please continue to visit the SND Store as we may be adding additional clothing items as we determine stock availability!  We are now featuring the Grand Opening our new SND Book Nook with six selections for you or for gift-giving - if you don't see what you want, please ask - we're bound to have it in most cases!!

January 25, 2015  - 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, 2015  Secret Santa matched over $10,000 of your generous donations In Memory of Francine Case during 15-31 December 2014!!  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!!

October 19, 2014  - Store sale ended 10/19/14 and we THANK YOU all for your participation!!  Stay tuned to our announcements for Holiday auctions coming soon!!

September 17 , 2014  - Please read the latest SND News & Notes by clicking here Fall 2014 Newsletter.  We have lots of news and an advance notice of our upcoming SND Online Store Sale.  There are many precious Dobermans to view and to read about... and a surprise gratuitous puppy picture at the end!  Enjoy!!

July 15, 2014  - On July 12, 2014, SND clocked in our ONE MILLIONTH DOLLAR - that's right, $1,000,000 - raised for Dobermans, every cent, since our beginning in 2001!!  We extend our utmost gratitude to all of our donors without whom this milestone would not have been possible!! THANK YOU!!


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