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Lost Dog Foundation is a non-profit organization devoted to improving the lives of homeless and abandoned animals in critical need and to finding them loving forever homes.  We concentrate efforts in the metro Richmond area of Virginia, where we work in community outreach for dogs, spay and neuter assistance, owner education, feral cat TNR, and many other outreach related activities.  Assisting in rescue transporting also allows dogs to make it out of a death sentence in a crowded shelter and be able to find new lives in areas where they have much better chances of adoption.  Lost Dog Foundation is not a physical shelter, however we work with private fosters in central Virginia to provide temporary care for rescues and assist with medical needs.  We are especially interested in helping dogs who are kept on chains and forgotten about by owners, and do outreach in this capacity whenever possible. We are also committed to reducing the feral cat population and work actively to trap, neuter and return (TNR) cats as much as possible.  Click here to donate for feral cat TNR (trap-neuter-return) in Richmond, Virginia (we appreciate the help!):  https://www.paypal.me/lostdogfoundation
Lost Dog Foundation is a registered 501 c(3) charity and all donations for donors in the US are 100% tax deductible.
LDF also does extensive international outreach work in Mexico to assist dogs in dire need of help.  We work with and assist grass-roots animal welfare organizations such Tierra de Animales in Cancun, Vets in Action, Planned Parenthood International, Coco’s Animal Welfare, Isla Animals and several independent rescuers.
Click here to donate to help spay and neuter dogs and cats in Mexico! (please add a note that you’d like your donation to benefit Mexican animals, thank you!  :  https://www.paypal.me/lostdogfoundation
Starvation, disease, abuse and neglect are daily crises for dogs and cats on the streets.  The conditions of many dogs who are lucky enough to be rescued are dire, and only the strongest will survive.  It is critical that local rescues receive financial and organizational help to be able to care for these animals, as Mexico has no organized or official SPCA or humane society that helps animals at all.  Lost Dog Foundation is actively organizing, assisting with funding and/or conducting spay and neuter clinics whenever possible, as it is the humane and smart solution to being able to diminish the size of the homeless animal population.  LDF assists to transport puppies and dogs from Mexico to the US to find forever homes, or delivers them to their waiting adoptive families in the US.   We also sponsor the flights for others, either in our care or with other partner organizations, to make it possible to get dogs to forever homes.  Additionally, donations that we receive help with the medical costs and general needs for dogs who come to the US under our foster care.  LDF has successfully placed more than 700 dogs and puppies in wonderful homes in the US and Canada in the past 12 years…saving lives and changing lives!
Read more about LDF and founder, Lisa Edwards, here:

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