Welcome to Dalmatian Rescue of Tampa Bay


Featured Story

From "Drop Box" Dal to Darn Lucky Dal!!

Handsome "Pongo" was left overnight in a "drop-box" at a rural shelter in Florida.  The staff felt that he still had lots of life in him despite having some medical issues so they contacted DRTB.  A plea went out and then the task of finding just the right environment for Pongo since we knew nothing of his past.  Thanks to Ed and Cindy for stepping up to the task of fostering.....

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News & Announcements  


chilisflyer 2015 No2CHILI's Gives back Night 4/29

Susan is coming to town and we are having a get together disguised as a fundraiser! April 29th we are taking over the Chili's in Odessa FL and hoping all our volunteers and supporters come by. Best thing is for every dollar you spend, 10% of your bill will be given to DRTB for the dogs... you just need to print the flyer using this link. Hours are 11a-11p, but most of us will be there from 5p on... come on out!

 Printable flyer





DRTB has Joined WoofTrax Walk for a Dog Program

Help us raise funds for the pups ! Don't just take your dog for a walk,Take your Walk for a Dog, get the App at


Fundraiser Final Brenda Budd




Brenda Knoll Budd, the photographer at our Dalloweens, is offering several pieces of her artwork as a fundraiser to help us pay down SPUNKY's $2500 Vet bill. 30% of purchase will go to DRTB! Click poster to see enlargement of offerings. To go to our fundraiser click !



Ruff Guide Cover - Low Rez 1


Does your dog need a vacation? Ruff Guide to the United States features 365 of the best places to stay and play with your dog in all 50 states. Whether your pooch prefers to 'ruff it' on a hiking adventure or sit in the lap of luxury at a five-star resort, the assortment of trips in this book is sure to have him (and you) begging for a vacation! Enter code “DRTB” at checkout, you'll get free shipping, and we'll get a $10.00 donation for each book sold!



foster homes needed



We've reach a low with available foster homes, without them we are stymied in our efforts to save dogs. It is hurts to say NO to a Dal/dog when we get the call or look into their pleading eyes. Please Can YOU help by being a DRTB Foster??





Win-Win! You get the best dog magazine in Florida & our rescue benefits too when you subscribe. CLICK HERE or look under our LINKS to click on The New Barker's magazine covers... then go to the Dalmatian Rescue DONATE button to start your new subscription!






Dogs In Need

CANE FOUND His Forever Home! 

CANE's foster Daddy has decided he wants to be his forever Daddy... we couldn't be happier! 











 Rescue Stats

updated 3/10/15

Dogs Rescued in 2015: 4

 Dogs Adopted: 3
Adoptions Pending:  0

Dogs Available: 6
Care-For-Life: 14


Dogs Rescued in 2014: 55
Dogs Adopted 2014: 


Dogs Rescued in 2013: 88
Dogs Adopted 2013:


Dogs Rescued in 2012: 79
Dogs Adopted 2012: 65


Dogs Rescued in 2011: 92
Dogs Adopted 2011: 72


Dogs Rescued in 2010: 76
Dogs Adopted 2010: 64

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If you would like to help save the lives of these beautiful dogs, please consider making a DONATION by clicking the donate buttons on the left sidebar. We use Paypal – a safe, secure method of getting your online donations to us quickly so we can put them to immediate use. All donations directly support our rescue efforts and pay for food, vet checks, and medical treatment for animals in our care. You can also help us with pet meds like flea prevention. Please, adopt a spot into your heart and make a contribution today. The spots thank you.

A copy of our official registration CH37843 and financial information may be obtained from the Division of Consumer Services by calling toll-free 1-800-HELP-FLA within the state of Florida. Registration does not imply endorsement, approval, or recommendation by the State.

DRTB, PO Box 341951, TAMPA, FLORIDA 33694