Posts Categorized: HFGD News

7 On Your Side: What to know before adopting a pandemic pet

“NEW YORK (WABC) — In the midst of the COVID-19 lockdowns, the sale and adoption of pets are said to be at an all-time high in the area. But before you jump on the bandwagon and add to your family, there are several factors to consider.   The conditions at high-kill shelters in the south… Read more »

Keeping Your Dog Healthy During This Time

According to the Association for Pet Obesity Prevention, an estimated 54% of dogs in the United States are overweight or obese. And just like for humans, being overweight is detrimental to a dog’s health, affecting its quality of life and ultimately its life expectancy. Keeping your dog at a healthy weight is up to you…. Read more »

HFGDR COVID-19 Update 04/21/20

During this time of COVID-19 Home for Good Dog Rescue has experienced a significant increase in foster and adoption applications. Please note that it is not our policy to “foster to adopt”. We are still processing adoption applications; however, applicants might experience longer wait times on their application processing due to the large number of… Read more »

Donation Drive

Due to COVID-19 we are in need of certain items for the Rescue, both in New Jersey and at our property in Aiken, South Carolina. The Items we are requesting be donated are: – Paper Towels – Clorox – Bleach – Simple Green Cleaning Solution – Garbage Bags – Liquid Laundry Detergent – Tarps –… Read more »

HFGDR Dog Food Delivery

Are you stuck in your house with your dog? No Worries, we’ll deliver your pooch’s food curbside!   We are now offering dog food and HFGDR Shoppe items delivered right to your door. Anything from our Shoppe, with a minimum order or $55 to anywhere within a 5 mile radius of our Shoppe with a… Read more »

HFGDR COVID-19 Update 03/30/20

A lot of things are changing in the world right now due to the pandemic coronavirus. Here at Home for Good Dog Rescue, we are continuing our mission of saving dogs lives. During this time of uncertainty, our mission is more important than ever! Many southern shelters are closing due to quarantine. This forced closure… Read more »

Taking Your Dog for a Walk During the Pandemic

Dog owners face the unique responsibility of maintaining their dogs’ health and safety while adhering to increasing recommendations towards social distancing, self-monitoring, and even quarantines. To help educate on how to care for dogs during the coronavirus pandemic, here is some basic information that can help decipher dog owner questions during these trying times. Please… Read more »

Taste of Italy Spaghetti Dinner and Tricky Tray Photos

  On Saturday March 7, 2020 we held our annual Taste of Italy Spaghetti & Meatballs Dinner and Tricky Tray event! And what an event it was!! Thank you to everyone who came and supported the Rescue, and hopefully won prizes! Thank you also to our volunteers who came and helped us with this event,… Read more »

Jeremiah and Gemma’s Journeys

Join us as we share the heartwarming journey of Gemma, a beautiful German Shepherd, to her new home in Kokomo, Indiana.  Awaiting Gemma was Jeremiah Derks, just 12 years old, who was presented a very special delivery by members of the Jersey City Police Department – Detective Benevolent Association this morning, where their two stories… Read more »

Yearly Statistics

  Our Previous Year’s Statistics: 2016 About us: Home for Good Dog Rescue (HFGDR) is a 100% foster-based, non-profit 501(c)(3) dog rescue established in 2010 in Summit, New Jersey with offices in Berkeley Heights, New Jersey. We rescue homeless dogs from high-kill shelters in the South, which are overflowing with unwanted dogs on the brink… Read more »