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An All-Breed, All-Needs Rescue & Transport Team

Every Dog Counts Rescue is a non-profit (501c3), all-volunteer dog rescue, founded to save the lives of dogs in high-kill shelters in the Midwest. Through partnerships with rescues in areas
of the country with less over-population than we have here, we are able to save approx 900 dogs per year.

Our "rescue partners" must practice in the
same way that we do for local adoptions... they must:
- be foster-based
- spay/neuter 100%
- make lifetime commitment to each dog
- do home visits prior to all placements

We have a soft spot for underdogs at EDCR, so we tend to take in lots of bully breeds, and lots of dogs with special medical needs. We believe that foster dogs are not 2nd class citizens, so they get the same veterinary care we would seek for our own dogs, no matter the cost. Orthopedic and neurological surgeries typically cost $1000-3500, so it certainly gets expensive! We are forever grateful to our supporters and Facebook Friends, who make our work possible! THANK YOU!!!!!

We are also eternally grateful to our
OUTSTANDING veterinarians.
- VCA on 86th Street (317-872-0200) provides
most of our comprehensive veterinary care
- VCA Advanced Veterinary Care
Center in Fishers (317-578-4100) takes care of all of our dogs with complicated
surgical needs
- FACE (317-638-3223) does the majority of our spay/neuters,
and some of our other surgeries
We could NOT exist without our awesome
veterinary partners!!!

We are ALWAYS in need of volunteer help...
driving to/from vet appointments, driving transports, fosters

(short-term prior to transport or local-adoption dogs), adoption event
assistants, fundraising partners, etc. If you're interested in joining us in
our mission to save doggies-in-need, please email us at


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Donations to EDCR are tax deductible and greatly appreciated!  Click below to make a  donation to EDCR or you may send donations via mail to:

Every Dog Counts Rescue
P.O. Box 108
Zionsville, IN  46077

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