Welcome to Dalmatian Rescue of Tampa Bay


Featured Story

Molly to the Rescue!

It has been said when you save a dog you never know who else's life you might save. Our girl Molly is another example of this, she helped save her Dad when he got ill last year. Molly was pulled from Polk's Animal Control back in 2010. She had one failed adoption behind her when she finally got it right with the Gregorys and returned the favor of saving her Dad's life! Here is the story told to us by Linda ...

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News & Announcements  



Lots of Events this April!!!

Almost every weekend in April has an event. Join us at the Saturday Market in St. Pete on the 5th, the Celebration of Pets in Sarasota on the 12th, and Hawgs for Dawgs at the Harley Davidson dealership in Brandon on the 19th! As always, every second Saturday has us at the Pets Supplies Plus in Clearwater.... Come on Down!


2015 FTLOR submissions web 

Make Your Rescue A Star!

'For The Love of Rescues' Calendar Photo Submissions Is OPEN!

PHOTO SUBMISSIONS for the 2015 calendar will be accepted April 1st - June 1st.


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CHILIS Give Back TO DRTB In May!!

Come on out this May 15th to the Odessa, FL Chili's at Suncoast Crossings for the DRTB Give Back Event. 10% of the day's sales for anyone appearing with a flyer goes to help our rescue. Susan & the pack will be there too! Margaritas anyone???





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??


DRTB Rescue Roast 


Buy COFFEE, NUTS, POPCORN & Help Us Save Dogs!

EVERY bag sold generates money for rescue! So get your coffee on... try it hot, iced, with cream, with sugar, Irish, in ice cream.....





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 

Senior SPLASH Is Looking For His SOFT Spot

SPLASH came to us when his family turned him in because of a child with allergies... poor old guy. He's around 12 years old and would like a soft spot to call his own!

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Rescue Stats

updated 4/15/14

Dogs Rescued in 2014:  11

 Dogs Adopted: 15
Adoptions Pending:  0

Dogs Available:  6
Care-For-Life: 16


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