Pet of the week





Meet Nelson! 

Nelson is an 18-month-old Boxer who will grab your heart and hold on for dear life. He's super smart and eager to please. He would love an active family and would be a superstar at agility training. If you're looking for an energetic and lovable companion, Nelson's your man.


Read more about our Pet of the Week and our other available dogs on our Adoptable Dogs page.



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

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FLD / Vermont Dog Rescue 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 adoption fee

Every gift, large or small, helps FLD / Vermont Dog Rescue meet its goal of rescuing and supporting dogs currently in high-kill shelters in the south.

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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 Dog Rescue's Paypal address is

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 Dog Rescue. If you choose to use a credit card, please consider adding $10 to cover Paypal’s transaction fee.













For the Love of Dogs / Vermont Dog Rescue is committed to rescuing and rehoming dogs from Vermont, New York, Tennessee, Georgia, and Alabama. FLD / Vermont Dog Rescue works to educate and raise awareness of dog rescue in these areas.


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