I would’ve……

I would’ve died that day if not for you.

I would’ve given up on life if not for your kind eyes.
I would’ve used my teeth in fear if not for your gentle hands.
I would have left this life believing that all humans don’t care,
believing there is no such thing as fur that isn’t matted,
skin that isn’t flea bitten,                                                                                                                           good food and enough of it,
beds to sleep on, someone to love me,                                                                                                            to show me I deserve love just because I exist.
Your kind eyes, your loving smile,
your gentle hands, your big heart saved me…
You saved me from the terror of the pound,


soothing away the memories of my old life.

You have taught me what it means to be loved.
I have seen you do the same for other dogs like me.
I have heard you ask yourself in times of despair
why you do it when there is
no more money, no more room, no more homes.
You open your heart a little bigger,
stretch the money a little tighter,
made just a little more room
to save one more like me.
I tell you with the gratitude and love
that shines in my eyes
In the best way I know how


Reminding you why you go on trying.

I am the reason.


The dogs before me are the reason,
as are the ones who come after.

Our lives would’ve been wasted,                                                                                                                     our love never given.

We would die if not for you.


Euthanasia: act or practice of killing or permitting the death of…

Are you doing what you can to help

It is NOT always money that we need for the dogs, but good foster homes to show them they are worth the love, to take care of them…We can always use supplies, volunteers, ADOPTERS, and yes of course…money. The dogs have to be paid for, from the pounds, to save, along with other fees.


1st Annual Silent Auction & Gala
We invite you to a dog lovers evening of music, food, drinks, socialization and fundraising. There will be hundreds of items for your bidding pleasure!
4 Luv of Dog Rescue
 Fundraiser for the dogs!
Saturday, October 24, 2009  7:00pm – 11:00pm
NDSU Alumni Center 1241 North University Drive,
Fargo, ND

**Gift Certificates from area businesses, Gift Baskets, Kayaks and paddles, Rounds of Golf at area golf courses, Nike Slingshot HL Combo set, Nike Str8fit adjustable driver, Nike OZ putter, Nike Golf gloves, Tiger Woods Polo Shirts, Air Jordan Shoes, Books, Blankets, Sweatshirts, Massages, Dog Treats, Dog Toys, Premium Dog Food, Winchester Coat, Snap Fitness Membership, Artwork, Signed Chris Coste Baseball, Jewelry, photography session, one week free stay at a private home vacation rental in Palm Springs, and much more!

About 4luvofdog

We are a 100% Volunteer run, non-profit organization dedicated to rescuing and rehoming dogs. ~2013: We are proud that we accepted into our rescue 109 dogs from local pounds last year. That is in addition to the 107 dogs from various regional pounds and the 174 owner surrenders that we took in. We also took in 71 dogs from the Wheatland puppy mill, and had 47 dogs born in the rescue. That’s a total of 508 dogs! In 2013 4 Luv of Dog Rescue adopted out 495 dogs! We are based in Fargo, North Dakota. All of our dogs are in foster homes, our facility, or are being cared for at local boarding facilities. When accepting a dog into our rescue program we will not discriminate based on breed, age, size or medical condition. All dogs will be treated equally and every effort will be put forth to find the dog a new home. In order for us to continue saving the lives of dogs, we must have the foster home and monetary resources to care for them. Please consider helping us to save these dogs by becoming a foster home or making a monetary donation. With your help, together we can make a difference in the lives of these unfortunate homeless dogs. We receive NO government funding and rely upon grants, fundraising and your generous donations to pay our expenses. Thank you!
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