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Fluffy Dog Rescue (Hartland)


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Fluffy Dog Rescue was founded by one woman who had a desire to save a few dogs lives if she could. We have evolved into a trio of women and an extended group of foster homes and we continue the dream of saving lives that would otherwise be lost to no fault of their own. We have full time jobs with families, but we dedicate as much time as possible to fulfilling our collective dream.

We rescue most of our dogs from urgent situations involving high kill shelters within the surrounding states.
Feral Cat TNR Program
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High-Volume, Low-Cost Spay/Neuter
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Rescue Groups
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Foster Care
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Comprehensive Adoption Programs
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Pet Retention
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Medical and Behavior Programs
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Public Relations/Community Involvement
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Volunteers
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3.9
Proactive Redemptions
3.4
A Compassionate Director
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1. Feral Cat TNR Program

Many communities are embracing Trap, Neuter, Release programs (TNR) to improve animal welfare, reduce death rates, and meet obligations to public welfare.


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2. High-Volume, Low-Cost Spay/Neuter

Low cost, high volume spay/neuter will quickly lead to fewer animals entering the shelter system, allowing more resources to be allocated toward saving lives.


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3. Rescue Groups

An adoption or transfer to a rescue group frees up scarce cage and kennel space, reduces expenses for feeding, cleaning, killing, and improves a community's rate of lifesaving. In an environment of millions of dogs and cats killed in shelters annually, rare is the circumstance in which a rescue group should be denied an animal.


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4. Foster Care

Volunteer foster care is crucial to No Kill. Without it, saving lives is compromised. It is a low cost, and often no cost, way of increasing a shelter's capacity, improving public relations, increasing a shelter's public image, rehabilitating sick and injured or behaviorally challenged animals, and saving lives.


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5. Comprehensive Adoption Programs

Adoptions are vital to an agency's lifesaving mission. The quantity and quality of shelter adoptions is in shelter management's hands, making lifesaving a direct function of shelter policies and practice. In fact, studies show people get their animals from shelters only 20% of the time. If shelters better promoted their animals and had adoption programs responsive to the needs of the community, including public access hours for working people, offsite adoptions, adoption incentives, and effective marketing, they could increase the number of homes available and replace killing with adoptions. Contrary to conventional wisdom, shelters can adopt their way out of killing.


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6. Pet Retention

While some of the reasons animals are surrendered to shelters are unavoidable, others can be prevented-but only if shelters are willing to work with people to help them solve their problems. Saving animals requires communities to develop innovative strategies for keeping people and their companion animals together. And the more a community sees its shelters as a place to turn for advice and assistance, the easier this job will be.


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7. Medical and Behavior Programs

In order to meet its commitment to a lifesaving guarantee for all savable animals, shelters need to keep animals happy and healthy and keep animals moving through the system. To do this, shelters must put in place comprehensive vaccination, handling, cleaning, socialization, and care policies before animals get sick and rehabilitative efforts for those who come in sick, injured, unweaned, or traumatized.


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8. Public Relations/Community Involvement

Increasing adoptions, maximizing donations, recruiting volunteers and partnering with community agencies comes down to one thing: increasing the shelter's exposure. And that means consistent marketing and public relations. Public relations and marketing are the foundation of all a shelter's activities and their success. To do all these things well, the shelter must be in the public eye.


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9. Volunteers

Volunteers are a dedicated "army of compassion" and the backbone of a successful No Kill effort. There is never enough staff, never enough dollars to hire more staff, and always more needs than paid human resources. That is where volunteers come in and make the difference between success and failure and, for the animals, life and death.


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10. Proactive Redemptions

One of the most overlooked areas for reducing killing in animal control shelters are lost animal reclaims. Sadly, besides having pet owners fill out a lost pet report, very little effort is made in this area of shelter operations. This is unfortunate because doing so-primarily shifting from passive to a more proactive approach-has proven to have a significant impact on lifesaving and allow shelters to return a large percentage of lost animals to their families.


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11. A Compassionate Director

The final element of the No Kill equation is the most important of all, without which all other elements are thwarted-a hard working, compassionate animal control or shelter director not content to regurgitate tired cliches or hide behind the myth of "too many animals, not enough homes." Unfortunately, this one is also oftentimes the hardest one to demand and find.


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I tried to adopt a pup after losing our 11.5 year old Bernese Mountain dog to old age. I was refused because I signed a waiver so as to not submit my other dog (a rescue who for some reason abhors anyone touching his paws) to the test to see if he had heartworm. I give the meds religiously and was assured by my vet that heartworm is rare in this area and would be almost impossible to contract given the circumstances. Lauri must have had the receptionist count the scripts and came up short. I explained that I used some from a friend's dog that passed. Didn't believe me. This is ridiculous. This pup would have had a great life, in the country, skiing, hiking and swimming every day. Someone needs to rescue needy pups from this person who lacks reason.
posted by PaulaFlamich-Hill, on 2018-08-09 21:19:58
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I adopted a dog from fluffy dog 5 years ago,, was told she was 3 or so,, turned out she was about 6,, someone else I found out, later, they had the same experience,, was told the dog they adopted was younger than he really was, they found out, as I did, that when we got the dog, with information,, after reading what their vet said,, our dog was about 6 ,, not 3,, we already adopted her at that point,,
posted by KathleenBazinski, on 2018-07-11 14:08:35
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Lori professes superior knowledge about pet adoption but she knows nothing about people! These negative reviews sound quite accurate with experiences my friends and family have had with her. She blatantly age discriminated against my very active senior citizen parents when they tried to adopt a younger dog, being told that seniors should only adopt senior dogs. Considering my parents walk several miles each day and are more active than people who work at desk jobs all day or are chronic couch potatoes, her judgement was quite hasty. She also said that she would "teach you how to take care of your pet". Rather insulting thing to say to people who have been dog owners for several decades, taken many dog training courses and have demonstrated outstanding dog training/obedience skills. A skills assessment is one thing, but making assumptions and being condescending is another. This goes beyond being unaccommodating and difficult to work with, which was the experience of my good friend and dog lover. I try to make sure to strongly recommend against her when I hear anyone is looking for a rescue pet. Stop giving rescues a bad name, Lori!
posted by TrishaGauerkeFrederick, on 2018-02-01 05:21:45
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I agree with many of the posters re Lori M's attitude. She is rude beyond belief. I did deal over the phone with 2 volunteers with FD. Both were very nice. The lady who came to do my home visit was very nice and told me she put in a good word for me. I used to be actively involved in dogs in multiple aspects, including teaching seminars and classes locally. I still have many contacts there. However, she was rude from the start, became even more rude and then, well, this is about dogs, downright bitchy. I had a bad feeling about her from my first contact. I therefore ended up adopting a little mix from another rescue, adding another dog (puppy) not long after and all three of mine do great together. Ironically, sometime after my experience withLori, my neighbor called me - his girlfriend had said goodbye to her old dog and wanted another small dog. He said she called someplace and talked with a "rude lady". Yep, it was Lori M. At least she's consistent?! Oh, on one of Fluffy Dog's review pages there are multiple very brief, "glowing" 4-5 star reports...all sent on the same date, oddly enough. 11/30, I believe 2015 - but I could have the year wrong.
posted by VirginiaCioffletti, on 2018-05-27 04:08:22
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You are absolutely right about Lori - she is difficult and unpleasant to work with. However . . . I've been fostering for over 5 years, mostly for Fluffy Dog, and when I send my precious babies to Fluffy Dog I'm confident that they will find the very best forever homes. Most of the time I get notes back from their new families and pictures of the happy healthy Alabama pups who once were alone and scared and homeless. I know when they arrive at Fluffy Dog they will be loved and cared for and that's what matters. Lori is very particular about who gets these babies and makes judgments that might be unfair at times and hurt feelings, but her heart is for the dogs.
posted by LydiaWilfong, on 2018-05-07 12:46:12
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After loosing 2 of our long time dogs to old age and cancer my wife and I applied for a puppy with Fluffy Dog Rescue of Hartland Wi. We were refused because they said in spite of our VET'S recommended vaccines we refused to vaccinate our dogs. This was a bold face lie. After talking to our VET and they recommend we were excellent home for a puppy and we were up to date with our vacations. I'm not sure what happened but someone is not being honest about the situation. I happen to believe my Vet having used her for 15 plus years and 7 dogs and 1 litter. You be the judge.
posted by MikeRamos, on 2016-08-15 11:24:03
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"Litter" would probably be your problem in my humble opinion...... who has a WANTED litter????? Do you have any idea how many homeless, starving, and unwanted dogs there are in the world - yet you breed willingly??? I probably wouldn't allow you to adopt either.... sorry, but nope!
posted by BobbieWilfongFletcher, on 2018-05-08 22:26:26
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Everyone here is acting like Lori and Fluffy Dog is a pet store. In fact, one of the biggest reasons that Fluffy Dog exists is because of pet stores that sell puppy mill puppies to anyone who walks in the door. There is no "qulification" for adopting a Fluffy dog...... it is 100% up to Lori who adopts. Is that fair???? It's her business and she can do what she wishes. Is she nice and all warm and fuzzy..... nope! I've worked as a foster in Alabama for years for Fluffy Dog. Lori has made me mad, hurt my feelings on numerous occasions. However, she wants what is best for the dog...... next to make sure it is a good match. If that hurts feelings then it is her perogative and choice. This isn't about what you want..... sorry folks. This is about what Lori feels is best for the dogs we have saved. I am a volunteer foster because I live in Alabama and I see the thousands of dogs that are in need every single day. I am so thankful that Lori opens her heart and her home to these sweeties - they have no where else to go. However, Lori has decided that they aren't free for the taking (or even the payment) - she needs to be sure they don't end up without a home again.
posted by BobbieWilfongFletcher, on 2018-05-08 22:13:13
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Removing Lori M.from Fluffy Dog Rescue would be best for the rescue. Over the yesrs there have been numerous complaints about her lack of professional actions and childish behavior. She needs to grow up; she is actually hurting a dog`s chance for a forever home. Lori for once try thinking about the animals welfare instead of your better than thou attitude.
posted by SandyGauerke, on 2018-01-31 22:43:29
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You can't remove her..... Fluffy Dog IS her!!!! Also, wouldn't it be nice to call someone to have her removed, LOL!!!! This isn't a public school board.... we are talking rescue! Come on down to Alabama for a few months and then rewrite your posts. We rescue in horrible situations - life of a dog in Alabama is NOT respected. They are thrown out like trash. After weeks and months of getting them ready to go to Wisconsin we are so very happy that she cares enough to make sure they end up in the best place for them. If your feelings are hurt, you can go to another organization. But just know, you won't get the best dog or the best match.....
posted by BobbieWilfongFletcher, on 2018-05-08 22:06:03
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It is a downright shame that you would not let Mary adopt the Yorkie mix i am praying hard you get shut down. you are no better than the government all she wanted was to give a puppy a home . i hope you get into that situation where someone tells you NO because of your freaking age ! they could have been meant to be together ! SHAME ON YOU !!!SHAME ON YOU !!! SHAME ON YOU !!!!
posted by ValChurchillWrobel, on 2018-01-20 11:25:10
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Do yourself a favor and try anyplace else first. Fluffy Dog will only waste your time with a long application form, ask you a lot of personal questions, and if you don't meet their standards turn you down. They're unbelievably rude and unpleasant to deal with.
posted by JoanneWeintraub, on 2015-11-03 10:10:08
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Sounds like they're doing a good job then. Lengthy forms and a good look into folks backgrounds should be first priority. Most likely the rudeness was in response from resistance among the adopting party. Keep up the good work Fluffy Dog!
posted by ErinSattlerSondrol, on 2015-11-30 10:40:06
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Sounds like you work for them or are related to someone who does Erin. Just look at the volume of complaints on this page. Something is definitely wrong with these people.
posted by RayGiambi, on 2018-01-19 12:40:29
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After a LOT of searching I found what I thought would be the perfect dog for myself and my husband. Have had lots of rescue and foster experience and a great vet recommendation, but was refused because we didn't have another dog, although I explained we were getting one. I don't think someone else should make the decision of what dog I get if I qualify. And remember.....this organization is NOT Non-Profit!
posted by JenniferDalton, on 2017-07-23 13:43:17
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I'm happy with the dog I adopted, but Lori was pretty awful to work with. She was very rude over email. Getting my dog's vaccination records was like pulling teeth. Fluffy Dog has some of the highest adoption fees I've ever seen, and all of my dog's vaccinations were about to expire so I'm not sure what exactly I paid for. The volunteers were amazing, but even they admitted that Lori is tough to work with. I would not recommend adopting through Fluffy Dog Rescue, unless they get a new director or she makes a major attitude adjustment.
posted by CuExplosion, on 2017-06-13 09:57:30
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Lori Is very rude by email. I don't understand why she would pick a profession that should be made to be a happy time. She makes it very sad
posted by isbellamoore6, on 2017-06-06 12:15:44
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Our fluffy dog completed a rally obediance trial 3 weeks after we adopted him. Smart and sweet is what we have. And this trial was conducted before he took his obediance class! LOL such a good smart boy he is.
posted by LisaLilesBlaski, on 2017-04-04 18:53:38
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Our fluffy dog immediately found a place in our home, family and hearts. Such a great pup! The foster mom was great and it was obvious that Graci was well cared for. We will absolutely consider adding a future fluffy dog to our family.
posted by janishealy, on 2017-04-04 14:45:11
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This place broke our kid's hearts. We needed to reschedule our home visit for 3 days later than initially planned, due to my husband's work schedule. Apparently, that did not work with their schedule and we were told that they needed to move on to other applicants. Apparently, getting the dog adopted 2-3 days earlier was more important than working with our family.
posted by JeanneandJonVincent, on 2017-03-17 23:46:18
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I'm glad I wasn't the only one who had a bad experience with this woman and business. I'd love to call it an organization, but typically they are more nice about things. I adopted a dog that had been at the same foster home for 2 1/2 years. I tried to work with her but she's been stuck in the same ways for so long it's almost impossible. They promised she would be fine and adjust in no time. But we took her from a lady that never left home and never taught her so much as sit, to an apartment with my boyfriend. She tried biting him on day 5. Also was told she is good with dogs, we introduced her to one almost her size and she growled and snarled at him. When I let Lori know this environment is too stressful for her she said I was unwilling to work with her and had no patience. I tried to even adopt another dog from her to get a better fitting dog and she refused. DO NOT adopt from her. I plan to pursue some sort of complaint with the board that handles them
posted by TinaDeines, on 2017-02-21 10:04:36
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Fluffy Dog Rescue is the most responsible, well-informed rescue I found when I researched these last year to adopt a dog. Many rescues *care*, but Fluffy Dog puts a huge amount of effort into being sure their dogs are well-cared for as fosters and that they will go to responsible homes. Not every seeker makes the cut, but that can be a good thing. They have rescued and placed in stable, loving homes a huge number of dogs, including mine!! I love my 'fluffy dog' and will go to Fluffy Dog for my next pup as well. Please take the bad rating down - because Fluffy Dog (Hartland) is top notch in every way! :-)
posted by KristieHamilton, on 2015-11-30 10:26:22
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I have also fostered for them. Their hearts are in the right place but I have been frustrated with some of the rules. I'm glad they really vett the adopters but I know of a few great families that they've turned down. If I ever have my own rescue, I can make my own rules. Until then, I think I'll foster elsewhere. That is not an indictment of Lori or the wonderful dogs that she saves.
posted by BethRitchie, on 2017-02-14 15:51:28
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Let me just say this first....******IT'S EASIER TO GET GOVERNMENT SECRENTS THAN TO ADOPT A DOG FROM THIS PLACEIn *****my opinion, the positive reviews of this organization are from the lucky ones who were actually able to adopt a dog. We sent in our application after we saw this perfect pup on petfinder.com on Friday night and went to a local pet supply store the next day to a meet and greet and spent 2 hours with the pup and fell in love with him. After Lori Marchek practically did a fine tooth comb background check on every single month to make sure we lived at the vet to make sure we take of our dogs that we already have, she supposedly found a small tiny crack where she could deny us. We would have been the perfect family for this poor dog who came from a high kill shelter and has had no stable home life since he was born 4 months ago. The puppy is underweight by about 10 pounds, and we would have made sure he reached the weight he should be at, and we would have done it right. Even our vet techs said that this place is a fricking joke. When Lori Marchek called my vets office for the second time, at my request because it seemed the info she was telling me she got from our vet differed from the history our vet gave to us, and she refused to allow me to email the history to her, and I believe she did that because that way she can't dispute the truth. This way, I have no way of knowing what info she's getting from our vet, but I will tell you this, that I would believe THEM over her any day of the week. My husband wrote her a really nice email asking her exactly what info she wants from us because she was quite vague in her request for vet info and only after I gave her the info that we have regularly vetted our dogs, she found a loop hole where she could deny us. She basically wrote my husband back and told him she refuses to resend the info that she needed and that we are not getting the dog and to stop bugging her. She is extremely unprofessional and I feel sorry for people who go through her expecting to adopt an animal, because unless you are a personal friend or family of hers, your chances are nill that you will be adopting anything from this organization but a heartache. This, of course, is MY opinion. I feel even worse for the poor animals that this organization is allowed to receive because they will be in their facility for a very long time because you have to have an "in" to get anything from Lori Marchek. I would NEVER recommend this place to anyone.
posted by BarbNemson, on 2016-11-18 21:33:46
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Sept. 2016. Became interested in a dog. Filled out the pre adaption form and began the process. Transferred cash to Pay-Pal account. Waited just like everyone else just to find out they had no idea who currently had the dog. Dog was lost. Fluffy Dog said they were sorry. So was I!!!!
posted by (empty name), on 2016-09-20 23:12:10
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After reading the negative reviews on the director of Fluffy Dog Rescue Lori.My wife and I are relived to see we aren't the only ones who have experienced the rudeness and lying that appears to be going on. We thought we were the only ones to receive that type of treatment. We hope someone looks at these reviews and relives Lori of her duties. What's going on there is not in the best interest of the dogs who desperatelyneed homes. Mike and Rosemary Ramos
posted by MikeRamos, on 2016-08-15 19:24:59
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This rescue refused to consider my partner and me for a puppy under the age of 1 because, and I quote, we "both have full time jobs." This makes no sense in general, ESPECIALLY given that I can work from home as needed, my partner can bring dogs to work, and we use doggy daycare. I don't even think the director read my notes about how we planned to socialize and raise the puppy because her response literally said "Puppies need monitoring all day and going home on a lunch break will not suffice." Even her website is worded as though the people considering dogs are unworthy or have stupid desires or questions or concerns. They would be able to save a lot more pups if they realized that even hard working, employed individuals are able to care for them. A well rounded board of directors and a PR team would do wonders for this organization. I ended up adopting a PUPPY from another, very well run rescue in the area and have since fostered 5 additional puppies on their road to rescue. Thanks to everyone who does go above and beyond for these pups.
posted by LindseyM, on 2016-06-20 10:58:55
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I inquired over a month ago about a particular dog. No one from the organization gave me the common courtesy to respond in any way. Although this agency came highly recommended, I now have strong doubts that this agency works in a pet's best interest. They certainly don't have compassion for a prospective and compassionate person to adopt their animals.
posted by CJDeahl, on 2016-04-09 17:07:51
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I am sorry that no one got back to you. All emails are answered within 48 hours. We don't have an office, so there is no phone number. If you don't receive a response it may be a technical error. Please make sure to contact us again. There are three ways on Petfinder to contact us and two ways on our website www.fluffydog.net. There are two people full time Mon-Fri. 8-5 answering inquiries.
posted by (empty name), on 2016-05-31 08:19:09
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8 years ago Fluffy Dog changed my life. They connected me with the best friend I have ever had. Few emails back and forth, interviews home inspection all to make sure I would not mistreat this dog like his previous owners. It is reassuring to know that none of the animals they rescue will need to be saved a second time.
posted by DaveSperzel, on 2015-12-01 09:49:01
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We have our Fluffy Dog Rescue since September and couldn't be happier! We thank Lori and everyone working with her for screening people the way that they do. We found the entire process easy and it moved along quickly. Our angels foster family has also been a blessing to us as we have called them several times with questions and they are always eager to help. We recommend Fluffy Dog to everyone who is looking for a new family member!!!
posted by KathyZielinski, on 2015-12-01 07:19:41
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We have had our Fluffy Dog Rescue dog for 7 weeks. He is a great dog, very glad that we had to go through the interview process, makes sure the dogs go to good homes. Our vet said that they were very impressed with what care he received prior to our adoptions such as his shots. Would recommend Fluffy Dog to others
posted by KimBrunner, on 2015-11-30 22:41:25
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We acquired our first adopted dog from Fluffy Dog Rescue Jan 2011, our second Nov 2011, and our third Aug 2012. So one could say we are very happy to have found out about this organization as they have allowed us to bring wonderful dogs into our lives. The first dog was older with health concerns and we had to be able to afford his care to adopt him. The second needed to be placed in a home without kids as he has some guarding issues we needed to work on. Number three is blind and our one level home with fenced in yard worked well for her. All these dogs needed a certain type of home and commitment. That is the job of Lori and the many volunteers who work with her to ask questions in order to place these dogs in appropriate forever homes.
posted by PamKarweik, on 2015-11-30 21:45:11
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When I applied to foster a Fluffy dog I needed to go through an application and interview process, well worth it. When I fell in love with my Fluffy Dog foster, I went through another application process, nothing good comes easy. Only exceptional guardians of animals care more about a good home and proper fit, risking an unhappy potential adopter rather than an inappropriate placement. I have recommended Fluffy Dog Rescue to friends, and when I am ready for my next dog I hope he's a rescued Fluffy Dog.
posted by PamHoffman, on 2015-11-30 18:06:48
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When I adopted my first dog (I have since adopted another) from Fluffy Dog Rescue I found the "home interview" to be not only routine but also reassuring, since I would have no trust in a rescue group that let their dogs be adopted by "just anybody." Many of the pups that Fluffy Dog transport to WI have already been mistreated, abandoned, or victims of cruelty. (Duh.) Fluffy Dog does everything within their power to make certain that their dogs are loved and well-cared for the rest of their lives, and if you have a problem with the way they go about meeting that goal, then it's YOUR problem.
posted by KateSloaneZembrosky, on 2015-11-30 17:17:36
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I fostered several dogs for Fluffy Dog over the course of 2 years until one came along and stole my heart. I love how much Fluffy Dog cares about where their Fluffy pups go. I loved being part of the process as the foster parent. When it came time to adopt my Fluffy Dog, they were very thorough about the process and what it meant to commit to adopting a dog, I believe in their dream and how much time and effort they put into getting these wonderful dogs into forever homes!
posted by LauraRachelAylesworth, on 2015-11-30 14:30:23
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I adopted my dog from Fluffy Dog Rescue and couldn't be happier. There was a lengthy process to go through but not anything more than the WI Humane Society. They are a great organization and I'd recommend them to anyone looking to adopt or foster a dog
posted by DawnGroshek, on 2015-11-30 13:56:24
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I adopted a puppy from Fluffy Dog in July of 2014. The adoption process was explained very well on their webpage and went very smoothly once I decided on a dog to adopt. They do require a home visit before the adoptive owner is approved and that also was done in a timely manner. The communication was done via email between me and the director plus I also had the chance to email the foster mom. My dog was too young to leave his mother and I waited for a few weeks before driving to WI to pick him up. Never once did I feel that anyone was rude or snarky or what ever the adjective was the the other reviewer described. My puppy had been well cared for and seemed very social too, both with other dogs and everyone he meets. Not once did I regret my decision as I feel my dog is one of the best I have ever owned...and I am 60 and have my share of dogs over the years. All in all, I have been very happy having a dog that came from Fluffy Dog. I try and recommend them to others whenever I have the opportunity. They get my vote as being one of the better foster based rescue organizations. I should add that I live in the Minneapolis area and drove to Milwaukee area to pickup my dog. Even at the distance, the process went very smoothly and I am glad I chose to adopt my new best friend from their program. Sincerly, Deb Kidder
posted by DebKuglerKidder, on 2015-11-30 13:31:56
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As a perso n that fostered some of these babies, I can tell you that I am so glad they place these dogs in the proper homes. We all give our all for these babies and want them to have wonderful lives going forward not returned to try again. This rescue is amazing.
posted by JulieHoltan, on 2015-11-30 10:48:04
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We adopted our Myka (f/k/a Mallory) from Fluffy Dog Rescue in August 2014. The group was very professional and thorough with our application - home visit, reference checks (personal, professional and dog-related references) and two visits with Myka before bringing her home. I believe her foster mom worked with her during her time with the family, because she had no problems adjusting to our home and our other dog -- a day and a half after bringing her home, the two were playing and snuggling together as if they'd known each other for a long time. I have recommended Fluffy Dog Rescue to our friends and family. They are at the top of our list when the time comes for our next rescue pup.
posted by JennyGetting-Livingston, on 2015-11-30 10:35:07
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In 2013 we adopted our dog Heidi. She was being fostered through Fluffy Dog Rescue. I filled out an application that I felt was very appropriate for a rescue that wanted to ensure their dogs were going to families that were prepared to take in a forever family member. Within 2 weeks, after a visit to meet Heidi and a home visit from a local shelter assisting Fluffy Dog we had our girl. The whole experience was great and we couldn't be happier. We would adopt from them again.
posted by JulieShaw, on 2015-11-30 10:17:59
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This organization is so professional and compassionate about their mission of finding furever homes for their Fluffy Dogs. We adopted in 2007 and will definitely go through them again when the time comes. My stepdaughter also adopted her dog through Fluffy Dog and volunteers for them on occasion.
posted by SandyWimmerYanke, on 2015-11-30 10:09:27
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I adore my fluffy dog. The owner wants the dogs to go to good homes so of course there is an application and questions you have to answer. These dogs have been through hell in the south and she is focused on making sure that they have a wonderful rest of their life. I could not live without my fluffy dog. She is the sweetest thing to happen to me. 100% worth it.
posted by AlyssaJohnson, on 2015-11-30 09:49:33
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I am astounded at the comments that are being made concerning Fluffy Dog Rescue. I have adopted 2 dogs from them and have always been delighted with the level of concern this group has for the dogs in their care. The adoption process is most thorough, but why not? Why rescue a dog and then not place it in the best situation? I know some families are not approved; perhaps this is what is making them lash out. Too bad - this is such a caring dedicated group I can't imagine the things these people are posting.
posted by JuneWhitmore, on 2015-11-30 09:36:18
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Sharon Seefeld just told me about your shelter. Praise God for places and organizations like yours!!!
posted by PattiLynnLavigne, on 2015-05-23 10:01:40