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Chase Goes Full Circle To Happiness!!

Except for a very few circumstances, DRTB concentrates mostly on saving Dals about to be euthanized in shelters instead of owner surrenders. Chase was one of those circumstances. His owner called, was moving and didn't want him anymore. It was evident after one phone call that he wasn't being cared for (he easily could have even been being abused) and that he would probably end up in a shelter anyway. So we agreed to go get him. Thanks to long time volunteer/supporter Chris D. who drove over asap to get him...

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News & Announcements  


HM 12-11-16Join Us at Hamburger Mary's Clearwater for a FUNdraiser!


On Sunday, December 11th at 5:00 p.m., treat yourself to a fun evening of auctions, drawings, bingo, burgers, & drag queens while benefiting the Dals. Hamburger Mary's is located at 28910 U.S. Highway 19 North in Clearwater. Please make your reservations as early as possible by calling 727-400-6996. Thank you for your support!





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


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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

LOLA Waits for Her Home!

Our LOLA is now the longest held adoptable girl we have in rescue... she's been waiting since February! Can we get this sweet girl into her forever home?! 

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 Rescue Stats

updated 9/21/16

Dogs Rescued in 2016: 29

 Dogs Adopted: 26
Adoptions Pending:  2

Dogs Available:   8
Care-For-Life:  10


Dogs Rescued in 2015: 38
Dogs Adopted 2015: 


Dogs Rescued in 2014: 55
Dogs Adopted 2014: 


Dogs Rescued in 2013: 88
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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