The little rescue with a big heart

K9 Kismet believes in the ideology of quality over quantity. Our primary mission is to rescue, rehabilitate and find loving, permanent homes for homeless dogs; primarily dogs in shelters at-risk of euthanasia and dogs whose owners can no longer care for them. We believe in compassionate rescues where we know the dog is on borrowed time and likely to be overlooked or deemed less adoptable due to age, health, emotional state or breed. We ensure all animals we take into our rescue, regardless of individual needs, are cared for with love and compassion for the duration of their lives. Our secondary mission is to help pets stay in their homes by offering pet owners assistance, when funds allow, with medical care, food and other supplies.

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Explore our social media to see the kinds of things we’re up to on the daily. We are constantly engaging with shelters, rescues, trainers, veterinarians, and even people in the community who just need help with their pets. It isn’t always easy, but it keeps us busy helping improve the world in our own little way…one dog at a time!

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It’s Day 9 of Santa Paws and we’re taking a break from our normal posts to share something with you.

While we were on site at City of Long Beach Animal Care Services yesterday, we saw a truckload of donations come in and for a moment, our hearts sang. Our community giving campaign was working. Unfortunately, we were wrong. The donations were for the @SPCALA

While we’re thrilled their animals are getting the supplies they need, we know we still have work to do. We have blue bins to fill. You see, the SPCALA is not affiliated with the shelter; they just happen to be on the same grounds. The shelter is not entitled to any of those donations, despite the shelter being the group that takes in the strays, the owner surrenders, the unwanted.

The blue bins in front of the Animal Admissions sign are what need to be filled. Overflowing is the goal. Our community giving campaign, Santa Paws, is active right now with the express purpose of filling those bins.

Please stop by with new or gently used (but clean) supplies: collars, leashes, towels, bedding, toys. Please bring unopened food and treats for dogs, cats, puppies, kittens, rabbits. We want nothing more than to see those bins FULL!!!

Supplies can be dropped off at
Long Beach Animal Care Services
7700 East Spring Street
Long Beach, CA 90815
or direct shipped from their Amazon wishlist www.amazon.com/registry/wishlist/2L6EIBBBE8JLL/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_ep_ws_Cux3ybYC3MTZW

#k9kismet #kismetkringle
#santapaws #santaapproved
#12DaysofGiving #donate #helpshelterpets #WeCanDoThis
#longbeachcalifornia
#cerritoscalifornia
#losalamitoscalifornia
#wearestrongertogether
#12daysofcommunity
#communitymatters
#togetherwecanmakeadifference
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Day 8 has come and it’s time for Santa Paws to ask for some basic needs… food.

The cat and kittens at @lbanimalcare really didn’t ask Santa Paws for much, but we know food is needed year round. As part of community giving, food is the staple item to consider donating if you have the means. Dry food, wet food, treats. Anything will do.

The cats and kittens will think whatever you donate will be purrrrrfect. And we’ll think you’re pretty neat too.

Check out their Amazon wish list www.amazon.com/registry/wishlist/2L6EIBBBE8JLL/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_ep_ws_Cux3ybYC3MTZW and pick out some delicious morsels to direct ship. Or, support your local pet store and drop off food directly at the shelter.

#k9kismet #kismetkringle #santapaws #12daysofgiving #12daysofcommunity #longbeachcalifornia
#wearestrongertogether
#longbeach #communitymatters
#togetherwecanmakeadifference
#untilthesheltersareempty
#rescue #rescueashelterpet
#foster #fosterashelterpet
#adopt #adoptashelterpet
#doitfordiesel
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Day 8 has come and its time for Santa Paws to ask for some basic needs... food.

The cat and kittens at @lbanimalcare really didnt ask Santa Paws for much, but we know food is needed year round. As part of community giving, food is the staple item to consider donating if you have the means. Dry food, wet food, treats. Anything will do. 

The cats and kittens will think whatever you donate will be purrrrrfect. And well think youre pretty neat too.

Check out their Amazon wish list https://www.amazon.com/registry/wishlist/2L6EIBBBE8JLL/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_ep_ws_Cux3ybYC3MTZW and pick out some delicious morsels to direct ship. Or, support your local pet store and drop off food directly at the shelter. 

#k9kismet #kismetkringle #santapaws #12daysofgiving #12daysofcommunity #longbeachcalifornia
#wearestrongertogether 
#longbeach #communitymatters
#togetherwecanmakeadifference
#untilthesheltersareempty
#rescue #rescueashelterpet
#foster #fosterashelterpet
#adopt #adoptashelterpet 
#doitfordiesel

On the 7th day of Santa Paws, Kismet Kringle really wants to save a life. Or 10. Or 100. You can make this wish come true by saying yes! to fostering. It’s not just a slogan, #fostersaveslives

Consider the Grinch. Hear us out… for all his flaws, even The Grinch had a dog. One he loved, cared for, and even trained. Be like The Grinch.

Just like Mr. Grinch, your heart can grow 3 more sizes by fostering today. A big dog, a little dog, a senior dog, a medical dog, a young dog. Go to the shelter, meet the dogs, raise your hand and say yes! It’s a temporary commitment, unless you fall in love. And then, it can be forever. But baby steps, foster for a week. Foster for the holidays. Foster for a month. 6 months. Whatever commitment you can make will help a dog in need. It will also let the shelter know more about the dog and can increase its adoptability. It really is one of the best gifts you can give yourself this holiday season.

Look at some of the amazing available dogs at the Long Beach Shelter.

@lbanimalcare is open today. Right now. So go already!

Long Beach Animal Care Services located at 7700 East Spring Street Long Beach, CA 90815. They are open Wednesday through Sunday from 10AM – 4PM. No appointments are required. You can also contact them at 562-570-3080 or AnimalRescue@longbeach.gov

If you’re not local to Long Beach and still want to foster, reach out to your local shelter or rescue. We ALL need fosters, every day of the year. Your local animal rescuers will thank you.
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Foster

Join our team of volunteers to help us train, rehabilitate, and foster the most needy animals. Every dog fostered provides the opportunity to rescue another. We provide the food and medical assistance; you provide the love and care!

Adopt

Provide a forever home for one of our wonderful dogs. From the moment we pull a dog off the streets or from the shelter, our dream is for them to end up with a loving family of their own. Rescue pets make the best pets!

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donate

Contribute to the K9Kismet cause! 100% of your donations goes towards the medical and living costs of dogs in our rescue and within the community. With your help, we can give these dogs the chance they so desperately need!

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