Rescue Gang

4525 W Burnham St. * Milwaukee, WI *

  • They have a strict no surrender policy unless it is an emergency situation. This helps them focus their efforts on lowering euthanasia rates in shelters.
  • They are not breed specific.
  • They are a no-kill organization. They will only consider euthanasia due to poor health or temperament concerns.
  • They strive to provide the highest level of medical care for each animal’s specific needs.
  • They choose to operate out of foster homes, rather than having animals live in small kennels.
  • They train dogs to get them ready for adoption, by working on basic obedience and working through behavioral issues with a dog training professional.
  • They work towards getting rescues ready for adoption rather than getting them in and out as fast as possible.
  • They treat volunteers like family. They can rely on each other for help and advice through the struggles in animal rescue.
  • They get to know their adopters. They run extensive background checks, check into their level of care of current and/or previous pets, conduct home visits with a checklist, and make sure that animal is the right fit for their lifestyle.
  • They help adopters with any medical issues that arise within seven days of adoption if notified before procedures have been performed.
  • The welfare of animals is their top priority, they are committed to keeping their events vegetarian. Because they believe all animals deserve respect and a life free from suffering.

Find out more about the organization by visiting their website. You may also follow them on Facebook and Instagram.