For the Love of Dogs Vermont is a foster-based, shelterless rescue located in the Mad River Valley, Vermont. We commit to rescuing and rehoming dogs from Vermont and numerous southern states, while we educate and raise awareness of dog rescue.

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Biscuit is great with other dogs and will make an active person a great companion.

Read more about Biscuit and our other adoptable dogs.

All our dogs have been fully vetted and spayed/neutered; all have tested heart worm–negative; all are currently awaiting rescue in Alabama, Georgia, or Tennessee, and, upon adoption approval, For the Love of Dogs Vermont will transport them to Vermont.


Each year, For the Love of Dogs Vermont transports hundreds of dogs to New England from high-kill shelters in NYC, Alabama, Georgia, Tennessee, and Virginia. Choose to adopt your next dog rather than buying your dog from a puppy mill or breeder.

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For the Love of Dogs Vermont is a shelterless rescue. We rely on volunteers and foster families to provide short- and long-term care and rehabilitation for our rescues until they can be placed with their forever families. 

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DONATE or Pay Your adoption fee

Every gift, large or small, helps For the Love of Dogs Vermont meet its goal of rescuing and supporting dogs currently in high-kill shelters in the south.

You can donate or pay your adoption fee right now using Paypal! Click the button below.


Follow these instructions for a free and secure payment:

  • For the Love of Dogs Vermont's Paypal address is fortheloveofdogsvermont@gmail.com

  • Select tab "Friends and Family" to make a secure payment. 

  • Using your Paypal account or your personal bank account to pay your adoption fee or to donate through the Friends and Family tab ensures that 100% of your payment goes toward paying for all health and transport costs incurred by For the Love of Dogs Vermont. If you choose to use a credit card, please consider adding $10 to cover Paypal’s transaction fee.

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