Your donation is vital to our mission

To sustain the first no-kill shelter in the City of Detroit and aid in the rescue, rehabilitation and rehoming of the abused, abandoned and homeless dogs.

Become a Donor

Your tax-deductible gifts make a direct impact in the lives of the dogs we save everyday.

Choose between a one-time donation or a monthly recurring donation.


Start a Fundraiser

Create your own fundraiser to support our mission, raise awareness and help us save more dogs in Detroit.

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Outreach Sponsor

Become an Outreach Sponsor and be our boots on the ground. Our outreach program keeps people with their pets each month and provides life-saving support for dogs in need, especially in the winter months.

Be Part of the Change

Stocks, Bonds, IRA Rollover

Make a gift of your securities to help our mission.

Planned Gifts

Include Detroit Dog Rescue in your estate plans and leave a legacy of compassion.

Matching Gifts

Many endowment funds and employers offer opportunities to match your donation.

Become a Welcome Wall Badge Sponsor

Each badge will be fashioned after the 1949 Detroit dog tag license and will be customized with your name or business to be displayed in our new shelter lobby.

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Donation Wishlist

While monetary donations help greatly to contribute to our no-kill shelter fund, your supply donations are equally important to help us continue our mission! You can order supplies from Amazon Smile and they will be shipped directly to our shelter safely!

Don’t want to shop through Amazon? Below is a list of supplies that are desperately needed and can be dropped off at any of our conveniently located drop off locations.

  • Blue Buffalo Dry Adult Food (Chicken & Rice)
  • Blue Buffalo Canned Dog Food
  • Blue Buffalo Dry Puppy Food (Chicken & Rice)
  • Blue Buffalo Canned Puppy Food
  • Kirkland/Costco Dry Food (Chicken & Rice)
  • Royal Canin Hydrolyzed Protein Dry or Canned Dog Food
  • Zuke’s Training Treats
  • Bully Sticks
  • Beggin’ Strips Treats
  • Beggin’ Skinny Strips Turkey Dog Treats
  • Pup-Peroni Treats
  • Snausages
  • Canine Carry Outs Chicken Flavor Treats
  • Canine Carry Outs Steak Bites Treats
  • Jerky Treats
  • Jif Creamy Peanut Butter
  • KONG Easy Treat Dog Treat – Bacon & Cheese
  • Kongs [large]
  • Stuffy Toys for Medium and Large dogs
  • HP 952 Black and Tricolor Original Ink Cartridges
  • HP 63 Black and Tricolor Original Ink Cartridges
  • Adaptil Spray
  • Liquid Lysol Cleaner
  • 42 Gallon Garbage Bags
  • Heavy Duty Large Cable Tie-Outs
  • 6ft Clip/Snap Nylon Leashes
  • Martingale Collars (Small, Medium and Large)
  • Freedom Harnesses (Medium, Large, XL and 2XL)

Drop Off Locations

If you have supplies to drop off, you may do so at Kenny’s Lakes Area Auto Experts or to City of Cars (both addresses listed below). Please note, these locations are for donation drop offs only and do not accept surrendered dogs! Thank you for your continued support and understanding during this difficult time!


490 N. Pontiac Trail, Walled Lake, MI 48390
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3116 Twelve Mile Rd, Berkley, MI 48072
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1695 Stutz Dr, Troy, MI 48084
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