The information below, indicates why this campaign
was established. The yellow Car Magnet shows your
support for those homeless English Springer Spaniels
who need us most. The proceeds from every magnet
purchased will go to the care of these unfortunate
but loving creatures.
The compassion of the old Native American saying
"I pray that I may not judge a man, until I have walked a
mile in his shoes"
is needed now more than ever.
Springer rescue groups have experienced a year like no other. As the
economy continues to sour, and layoffs, soaring costs and the mortgage
crisis force people from their homes, many individuals are facing some
of the toughest decisions of their lives. For many, the loss of a job or
home means moving into an apartment, or worse into shelters or living on
the streets and having to give up their cherished family pets.
As much as the thought of surrendering a precious Springer Spaniel is
unthinkable for those of us dedicated to this breed, it is a choice that
more and more people have made in the last year. Fortunately, Springer
rescue organizations and their network of volunteers provide a safe
haven for these beloved pets, but the massive influx of dogs is sapping
the resources of volunteer organizations as program costs increase at an
alarming rate. We hope this crisis will be short lived, but right now
our Springer rescue groups need your help more than ever.
Do you know that: In
2008, rescue expects more than 1,500 dogs to come into their program.
Foster homes pay the food bill for these dogs, but rescue organizations
pay more than $300 per dog for veterinary expenses and other supplies.
We can make a difference for homeless Springers across this continent.
Whether they come from pedigreed show, field backgrounds or just
someone's back yard, these dogs lives are in jeopardy through no fault
of their own. Your contribution can give a dog a chance for a brighter
Please join us! Support the "Walk A Mile for Rescue" campaign!