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HELP NEEDED - Please Spread The Word - Refreshed 22 May 2013

Posted by Tzu Zoo Rescue on October 14, 2010 at 9:15 PM



    Dear Volunteers, Adopters, and Supporters, 


We continue to grow in 2013 and life for our volunteers becomes more demanding. We can really use your continued support and recommitment to the babies.

  • We are truly blessed for the commitments and support that seem to help us continue our worthy and rewarding work. (How can rescuing these sweet babies be "work"? Guess you would call this continuing our rewarding blessings.)

During 2012 alone we rescued 162 homeless, neglected and abused dogs that you helped in some way to get adopted to loving forever homes.

The cost of medical treatments this past year exceeded over $89,000. As the number of dogs we rescue and the costs associated with our work continue to increase, so do the administrative responsibilities.

We all know the importance of thanking our Donors and Sponsors but this is not something we have been able to keep up with like we know we should. We're hoping that some of you will be willing to say "Yes" and assist administratively by helping us send out the "thank you notes" to our website benefactors and golf tournament sponsors. We have standard letters composed, just need a personal sentence or two and mailing......something you can do from home.

We have obtained a new volunteer for the website and maintenance, so the biggest need we have right now is for a Meet and Greet Coordinator.

The Meet and Greet Coordinator is someone who would be willing to coordinate events in different area venues like Petco stores, dog bakeries, dog parks, garden centers, and other dog friendly venues. Sites are up to you, with final approval, of course.

You would send emails advising of events and set up a team to arrange transports and set-ups also. Gather a power team around you and the tasks will not be large!

If you have knowledge of Power Point or similar software, we could also use help there, as well as with making flyers for our Meet and Greets, as well as other events.

If Tzu Zoo Rescue is going to continue to provide and improve the important services we have in the past, we need your assistance. Please consider volunteering to help with the above mentioned needs.

Contact either Lynda, Stephanie or Carol if you would like to help.

Now comes the PLEA for MONEY.  WE ALWAYS NEED!!! There are continuing expenses involved with our wonderful and understanding vets.

In Summary -

Tzu Zoo Rescue Volunteers, Adopters and Supporters 

  • Rescued over 500 dogs that may have otherwise been euthanized
  • Allowed same dogs to receive much needed medical care
  • Matched 384 dogs to wonderful homes
  • Will spread the word to help us raise money to continue these efforts

Please help where you can and encourage others to do so as well.  This is a great rescue who gives less-adoptable dogs the chance to flourish and eventually add joy to a family.  

A special thank you to those who give regularly.  Your help us sustain every month.  Each and every donation makes a difference.


Lynda Leazure

Tzu Zoo Rescue

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Brittany Brightens Rainbow Bridge (A Perpetual Memorial)

Posted by Tzu Zoo Rescue on April 10, 2010 at 9:05 PM

Early in my rescue career, there was no way I could have more than 3 dogs, so I thought I would just do transports and shelter pulls.


One October Saturday in 2003, I raced to catch up with Bekye to get a little guy on her transport.  She had 8 dogs stuffed in her compact car and here I was going to add another.  Since I had a SUV, I offered to finish it taking the rest of the way to Centerville.  We had crates enough for all of them except this beautiful lhasa gal named Princess.


Princess became Brittany in our rescue and she sat like a perfect girl in the passenger seat.  When she wanted loved, she nuzzled under my hand and then looked at me with the eyes that I missed so deeply from my beloved Pebbles.  A month later, I went to Houston for a Meet and Greet - there she was.  I couldn't part with her again, so un-be-knowst to Bobby, he had just become a "foster" dad to this beautiful girl.  


I actually adopted her out, but agreed to keep her over the holidays since they were going out of town.  They didn't call when they were supposed to, so I got that funny feeling they weren't good enough for her and adopted her for ME!!!  She has been the one dog that I owned that was all mine.  


She was never a huge fan of my continued rescue work, but tolerated it like the lady she was.  She loved going on home visits and car rides just with mom.  When the bed would get too crowded, she literally dove off the bed in the beanbag purchased just for her.


These photos were taken this year.  She has always been beautiful, with a unique little underbite.  The loss hurts, but the journey with her was very rewarding and never a regret that I didn't let her go.  I had never witnessed Immune Mediated Hemolytic Anemia and I wish I never had.  


Thanks for reading this and viewing her photos.  In her honor, my husband and I have donated $1000 to Tzu Zoo Rescue to make sure more are saved.


Our Impact

Posted by Tzu Zoo Rescue on April 3, 2010 at 6:00 AM

We started on June 3, 2008 taking in our very first foster Tiffy. 

Since that time we have done the following: 

  • 371 dogs entered our program
  • 271  have been adopted
  • 39 were cared for until it was time for them to pass 
  • 61 still available for adoption 
  • 82 have been rescued in the 93 days of 2010  

We still have 15 that need a foster home, so let me know if you can help with them. 

Be proud of what we have accomplished.  These numbers are unbelievable for our small little group. 

Thank you for hanging in there to save all these fluffs. 


Welcome To Our New Website

Posted by Tzu Zoo Rescue on January 23, 2009 at 3:20 PM

We are just getting our new website up and running so please bear with us!  We'll be adding improvements and information on incoming dogs soon.


Please sign up as a member of our website!  We will then be able to email you about special events, our dogs and their needs and ways you can help. 

Once you fill out your profile you will also be able to post in our forum and take part in forum discussions.  (We encourage you to participate in our forum discussions!)


That's all for now...