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How You Can Help The Animals!


If you are interested in assisting the animals but unable to adopt, listed below are several other ways you can assist (even by simply shopping!). 



k9.5 needs help in a variety of different ways.  One thing always needed are foster homes.  Foster homes participate in direct care for the animals, allowing them to live in the foster parent's home until the animal is adopted into its forever family.  They also assist in vet visits, adoption days, fundraisers and other activities.  The main goal of a foster home, however, is to properly care for the animals and assist in any rehabilitation that is needed. Quality foster homes are in great demand, as the animals need proper care and love by someone who is devoted to doing it.  It also allows us to save more animals.  It does take time and it does take work, but it is well worth it when you watch an animal come out of it's shell, or even simply see how happy the animal is in a loving home vs. the cold, hard shelter, an abusive environment, or the streets.  Click  "Fostering Animals...What is it exactly?" to read our blog post and learn more details about fostering animals.

If you would like to foster an animal, please click on the link below to fill out our Foster Application and email or fax (864-861-2097) it to us.

*Foster Home Application (Word doc)

*Foster Home Application (.pdf format)



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Other areas to help include fundraising, marketing, education, and events. Each area is important and beneficial to the rescue in its own way. 

If you think you would like to volunteer we are more than grateful for your help.  We simply ask you to fill out the short application below to tell us know a little more about yourself and which area you'd like to focus on. Just email or fax it to us and let us know! Feel free to call, as well. Or, if you simply want to make a donation, you may do so via PayPal or by visiting our Donation page to learn what items our rescue needs. 

*Volunteer Application (Word doc)

*Volunteer Application (.pdf format)



Sponsorship allows individuals to assist by donating a small amount monthly, contributing the to care of the animal(s).  Monetary donations can be made in varied increments, such as $10, $20, or $50.  Once a month you can donate a chosen amount, and continue to do so until the animal is adopted.  We will also note your assistance on our website!

You may also sponsor an animal by donating a particular item monthly instead of money.  This includes such things as a tube or box of frontline, a dose or box of interceptor, or a bag of food. These are things that are always used and necessary, and they would benefit the animal greatly.

If you would like to help by sponsoring one of our animals, please contact us and let us know how you would like to help and which animal you would like to sponsor.  You may visit our Adoptable Animals link to learn more about each one.

***All donations are tax deductible***



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Visit our "Wish List" on for items that we consistently use in our rescue. Ranging from Clorox to crates, there is a variety of goodies that help our animals. Join with friends or choose your own gifts, but know that the animals will benefit!

Go to Wish List




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We have options for you to shop for both you and your pet that will provide assistance to the animals of k9.5. It's both fun and charitable!

  • Buy your Scentsy favorites here! When you're ready for more Scentsy, just click "Open Parties" and then k9.5 Rescue Fundraiser - a percentage of your purchase will go to the dogs!

  • Order your Pet Food at and k9.5 Rescue will get a $20 donation! 

  • Order Bogo Bowl dog food and they'll give k9.5 free food: All natural ingredients with no byproducts or artificial flavors, given 4 stars by Dog Food Advisor

  • Get some yummy coffee (regular or decaf; even in Keurig Brewers), candle melts, popcorn, dog treats and more with the k9.5 Rescue logo! A tasty treat that will benefit the animals:  k9.5 Rescue Roast

  • Shop at our Cafe Press store for lots of k9.5 goodies! Cafe Press Store

  • Get your pets medication and prescriptions filled at Pet Rescue RX, Inc., a pharmacy started by a shelter vet to help animals. Choose k9.5 as your charity!

  • Buy a bed for your dog! Choose k9.5 as your charity and AlphaPooch will donate a bed to our doggies!: AlphaPooch

  • Buy a PupCrawl "Lights-up Leash" for nighttime walking! PupCrawl Leash


(shop all of your FAVORITE stores!)

Each of these links lead to wonderful sites (AmazonSmile, IGive, Save a Pet Mall, & Give Back America) that assist k9.5 by allowing us to benefit from online shopping to some of the world's most famous stores.  By going to their websites you can sign up your name with k9.5 Rescue as your charity. Simply sign in when you're ready to shop, pick k9.5 Rescue as your charity, choose your favorite stores and purchase your products! A percentage of your total purchase will automatically go to k9.5! You can even download toolbars to make it even easier!

It's very simple, and you'll be both surprised and pleased at to see all of your favorites! There are thousands of stores available!  So go shop and enjoy yourself while benefiting k9.5 Rescue!



6) GoodSearch, Goodshop, goodswipe

Use Goodshop to support K9.5 Rescue

Use GoodSearch (powered by Yahoo) as your search engine and choose k9.5 Rescue as your charity of choice. Every time you click it will provide a donation the our rescue! It's simple and of no cost to you! GoodSearch

GoodSearch also provides a shopping site like those mentioned above called GoodShop - GoodShop

Several ways to help! Just be sure to choose k9.5 Rescue as your charity of choice. :)


mycharitymap Do you a frequently fly or travel often? Then you can easily help k9.5 Rescue with your adventures! All you have to do is book your hotels, flights, etc through MyTravelsMap and a percentage of your purchase will go to our rescue. Nothing extra comes out of your pocket. National and International.



resqwalk   Are you a walker, jogger, runner or even enjoy scootering? Then a super easy way to help the dogs is by downloading the ResQWalk or WoofTrax App! All you do is download, choose k9.5 Rescue (via our state, South Carolina, and our name for Wooftrax & name search for ResQWalk), and set the app when you start walking - that's it! They will donate money to us...learn more by visiting their websites: or


9) Your Ideas! 

Have an idea of your own that might help the animals? Do you or a friend have a business that provides opportunity for charitiable fundraising? We can always use new thoughts and assistance with fundraisers. Just let us know what we can do to help, and we'll be glad to work with you! Contact us at









*Foster Home Application

(Word doc)


*Foster Home Application

(.pdf format)







*Volunteer Application

(Word doc)


*Volunteer Application

(.pdf format)