K9 Mill Rescue (K9MR) was founded by three friends with the same passion and goal to help breeding dogs in need. We have each rescued dogs on our own, but together, and with our dog loving supporters, will be able to help more breeding dogs! New laws and the overall education of the public on the treatment of mill dogs has caused an increase in the number of dogs being released due to facility closures, age, health or simply being unwanted. Our goal is to rescue these dogs and provide the physical and mental care they need to transition into a family forever home.

K9 Mill Rescue will always strive to heal the sick and injured, rehabilitate the neglected and abused and nurture the aged and unwanted dog. All of our dogs are retired from breeding, helping to stop the overpopulation crisis in our communities. Our volunteers will shower them with unconditional love until we find the perfect family or rescue for each and every K9MR pup.

K9 Mill Rescue’s vision is to serve as a halfway house where each of our beloved dogs can rest and recuperate from vet care and neglect prior to being placed with a foster, permanent family or rescue and moving on in their lives.

K9 Mill Rescue: Jen Umbright, Debra Hutcherson, Joann Meriwether

From left to right: Jen Umbright, Debra Hutcherson, Joann Meriwether

K9MR is foster-based only; we do not have a physical shelter or facility.

K9 Mill Rescue is very passionate about helping breeding dogs retire, break the cycle of addition to the overpopulation crises in our communities, and live out their lives in loving homes.

K9 Mill Rescue is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. Donor contributions are tax deductible on their US Federal Tax Return.

K9 Mill Rescue Board of Directors and its volunteers do not receive compensation.

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