Help Our Brittanys

Want to help Texas Brittanys? Great! 

There are many ways to support BRIT and get involved including:

Donate funds to cover veterinary bills and special needs 

Become a Volunteer or Foster Parent

Become a VIRTUAL Foster Parent

Donate at NO COST while SHOPPING

Become a BRIT Sponsor

Sponsor a Special Needs BRIT Brittany

Become a BRIT SuperHero today!

100 ways to help BRIT without adopting or fostering a dog

  1. Transport a dog.
  2. Make a cash donation.
  3. Help by writing a grant for funds.
  4. Donate treats or a bag of food.
  5. Make a bequest in your will to BRIT.
  6. Bake some homemade doggie biscuits.
  7. Donate new or gently used towels, beds, or other “bedding” items.
  8. Donate a Kong, a Nylabone, or a Hercules.
  9. Donate a Roll-A-Treat, or Buster Cube.
  10. Donate other safe types of doggy toys.
  11. Loan a crate.
  12. Donate a crate.
  13. Donate crate equipment such as bowls, etc.
  14. Donate an x-pen or baby gate.
  15. Donate a food dish.
  16. Donate a leash.
  17. Donate a collar.
  18. Donate a halti, promise collar, or a gentle leader.
  19. Walk a dog.
  20. Groom a dog.
  21. Donate some grooming supplies. (shampoos, combs, brushes, etc.)
  22. Pay for a grooming or take a dog to a “Do It Yourself” grooming place.
  23. Go to a shelter to confirm dog’s breed, or go with rescue to be a second opinion.
  24. Make a few needed phone calls.
  25. Help with mailing projects.
  26. Talk to a vet about donating free or discounted services.
  27. Drive a dog to and from vet appointments.
  28. Donate long distance calling cards.
  29. Donate the use of your scanner or digital camera.
  30. Donate the use of a photocopier.
  31. Educate people about Texas Brittanys specific needs and responsible pet ownership.
  32. Donate a gift certificate to a pet store.
  33. Donate a raffle item if your group is holding a fundraiser.
  34. Donate flea treatments.
  35. Donate heartworm treatments.
  36. Donate a canine first aid kit.
  37. Provide a shoulder to cry on when the rescue person is overwhelmed.
  38. Pay boarding fees for a day, a week, a month.
  39. Be a Santa Paws Foster to give the foster a break for a few hours or days.
  40. Make purchases through Amazon via web sitea that contribute commissions to rescue groups.
  41. Conduct a home visit, or accompany a rescue person on a home visit.
  42. Go with rescue person to the vet to help if there is more than one dog.
  43. Have a yard sale and donate the money to rescue.
  44. Volunteer to do rescue in your area.
  45. Take advantage of free ID tags offers and have the tag inscribed with BRIT information.
  46. Donate an engraving tool to make ID tags for each rescue dog.
  47. Talk to your friends about fostering and/or adopting a Brittany.
  48. Donate vet services, or donate a spay/neuter each year, or some vaccinations.
  49. Write a column for your local newspaper on available Brittanys, or ways to help BRIT.
  50. Take photos of available dogs for adoption for use by BRIT.
  51. Use your video camera to film rescue Brittanys in action.
  52. Help scan web sites for Brittanys in need of rescue.
  53. Help with BRIT website projects.
  54. Help organize and run fundraising events.
  55. Microchip a rescue Brittany.
  56. Loan a steam cleaner to someone who fostered a Brittany that was sick or marked in the house.
  57. Donate a steam cleaning service a foster.
  58. Donate a bottle of bleach or other cleaning products.
  59. Donate, or loan, a portable dog run.
  60. Offer to help with fosters’ children, so the foster can take the dog to obedience class, vet, etc.
  61. Pay the cost for obedience class.
  62. Take a Brittany to obedience class.
  63. Go to a foster home with your children and/or dogs to help socialize the rescue.
  64. Help the foster clean up the yard.
  65. Offer to test the foster Brittanys with cats.
  66. Bring the foster take out, so they don’t have to cook dinner.
  67. Pay a house cleaning service for someone who fosters dogs regularly.
  68. Lend your artistic talents for BRIT fundraising ideas, t-shirt designs, etc.
  69. Donate printer paper, envelopes, and stamps to your rescue.
  70. Go with a rescue person to the vet if a foster dog needs to be euthanized.
  71. Go to local shelters and meet with staff about how to identify Brittanys.
  72. Go to local businesses and solicit donations for BRIT events.
  73. Help pet owners by being available to answer any questions.
  74. Provide post adoption follow up or support.
  75. Donate a coupon for a free car wash, gas, or inside cleaning of a vehicle.
  76. Donate a gift car for a car wash, gas, or inside cleaning of a vehicle.
  77. Pay for an ad in your local paper to help place rescue dogs.
  78. Volunteer to screen calls for that ad.
  79. Get some people together to build/repair pens for a foster home.
  80. Microchip pups if you are a breeder, so if they come into rescue, you can be contacted.
  81. Donate a small percentage of the sale of each pup to rescue if you are a breeder.
  82. Buy two of those really neat dog items you “have to have” and donate BRIT.
  83. Make financial arrangements in your will to cover the cost of caring for your Brittany(s).
  84. Donate the use of a vehicle.
  85. Donate your professional services as an accountant, lawyer, veterinarian, etc.
  86. Donate other services if you run your own business.
  87. Clip coupons for dog food or treats.
  88. Loan your cell phone, and cover costs for calls, to someone driving a rescue dog.
  89. Donate a disposable cell phone for someone transporting a rescue dog.
  90. Donate your used dog equipment when you get new items.
  91. Let BRIT know when you’ll be flying, and that you’d be willing to be a rescue dog’s escort.
  92. Donate a doggy seat belt.
  93. Donate a grid for a van or other vehicle.
  94. Organize a rescued dog picnic, or other event, to reunite dogs that have been placed.
  95. Donate clickers or a video on clicker training.
  96. Donate materials for a quarantine area at a foster’s home.
  97. Donate sheets of linoleum or other flooring materials to put under crates to protect foster’s floors.
  98. Make yourself available on an emergency basis to do “whatever” is needed.
  99. Do something not listed above.
  100. Remember rescuing a dog involves the effort and time of many people.

Please consider becoming a volunteer today and check out our volunteer application form.