Happy Tails



We had a wonderful experience adopting from BDRR!!!!  We would and will recommend you all. Darla has been, and continues to be, the perfect addition to our family!!!!  We are so grateful for her!!!!  Thank you for all you all do!!!!  - Shelly

Jesse (formerly Brantley) and Mr. White (formerly Colt)

I wanted to share some pictures of Jesse (fka Brantley) and Mr. White (fka Colt) with you all.  The first picture was taken the day after we brought them home and the second picture was taken about 2 weeks ago to show how big Jesse's getting.  The third picture, taken 9/5/15, is of them on the go at

Mary (Now Kelsey) Goes Home

Hi, I want to first thank the compassionate woman who made and donated this pretty blanket. I will say it has been a great help. Kelsey (formerly Mary) loves it and feels very comfortable sleeping on it. I went into the bedroom to watch tv and see if I could get Mary (new name Kelsey) to rest. She

Cece (formerly Cherry)

Dear BDRR, On the eve of her 1 year anniversary with us I wanted to provide a little update on our beloved Cece (formerly Cherry)... She is an incredibly sweet and calm "mama dog"! She is loud and as we say "yells" at us anytime she wants something--usually her morning walk, but she is very


Hi Zara  - Thanks for fostering me! I am settling in to my new furever home very well. Here I am on my first boat ride with some new friends and totally enjoying my new life in New England! Feel free to share these on the BDRR page, too! All my love - Samantha!


We had a great experience adopting from Big Dog.  We are very happy to have Roxie with us, she's doing great, and my kids couldn't be happier. - Carina  

Libby (formerly Licorice)

We are so very lucky to have been able to bring Licorice (aka Libby) into our lives. She is everything we were looking for, sweet, eager to please, not so energetic, and very happy. We're grateful to you and Debbie for helping us. We will certainly recommend BDRR to anyone we speak with about

Chewy (formerly Adam)

Chewy Adam Veach is the best baby (puppy) I have ever had, and the crate made potty training a cinch. Both my 7 And 10 year olds take turns walking him and cleaning up after him. He must have been treated with lots of love because that's all he knows how to give.   I tell everyone about your


I cannot tell you how beautifully she is doing! I am very grateful you placed her with me. We are getting ready for a garage sale so she has been ‘supervising’ :) everyone. Big Dog Ranch Rescue was fantastic from the beginning to the happy ending! I’m recovering from pneumonia and as you can see in

Audi (formerly Apple)

Big Dog Ranch Rescue was and awesome experience for us. Everyone was very helpful and we have brought up Big Dog Ranch Rescue to everyone who meets Audi (Apple). I can't tell you how grateful I am that BDRR saved Audi after she expired in Georgia at a Kill Shelter.    She fits in our family