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...

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...

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

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...

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...

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...