At any one time, Pet's Second Chance may have up to 15 Corgis in foster homes. The cost of food alone can be a challenge some months, not to mention routine health care, treatment of medical issues, bedding, toys and all the miscellaneous expenses involved in the care of dogs.
Some ways you can help:
- Adopt! The number one way to help
- Foster a Corgi in need
- Join our Angel program (coming soon)
Donate via PayPal
Your monetary donation is not only much appreciated, it is necessary for us to continue to operate. No amount is too small or too large, either : ) and because we are a 501 (c)(3) tax exempt, non-profit organization, your contribution is tax deductible. The button at right will take you directly to our PayPal account, where you can donate securely with your credit card. If you prefer to donate by check, please call Pet's Second Chance at (314) 422-2350 for the address!
We would like to accept physical donations. However, because of space limitations to store physical goods, we just don't have the room for many items. Thank you for understanding! However, sometimes we will have a need for a specific item and will post it here, so please check back occasionally!
Adopt or Foster A Corgi
If you are considering adoption, we will talk with you first, answer any questions or concerns and help you determine if a Corgi is the dog for you. If it is, then we will work with one on one with you to find your ideal match. If you would like to know more about adopting or fostering one of our Corgis, please call us at (314) 422-2350 or send e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
"Walk for a Dog" SmartPhone App
“Walk for a Dog” is a smartphone application that supports your local animal rescue group like Pet’s Second Chance every time you walk your dog. The app is free and it works with both Android phones and with iPhones. Every time you grab your leash to walk your dog, take your phone with you and start the app, it will use your phone’s GPS locator to calculate the miles walked and Pet's Second Chance will get a quarterly check. WoofTrax makes the donations to animal shelters and rescues. These donations are funded by sponsorship, advertising, and investors. Go to wooftrax.com and click on “Get The App” for instructions for how to download, install and use the application. Please make sure to follow the instructions to configure the application and register yourself. During the configuration process, you will need to choose “Missouri” to select “Pet’s Second Chance” as your default rescue for receiving donations. A confirmation e-mail will be sent to you during the registration process. You will need to open the e-mail and click on the link to complete your registration enrollment.
Did you know that you can help Pet's Second Chance Welsh Corgi Rescue every time you purchase something on Amazon? Through purchases made under your Amazon account, Amazon will make a donation to the rescue. Over time and with many Amazon customers, that could prove to be a significant donation to help support our rescue. To shop at AmazonSmile, simply click on the "Get Started" button to the right. You will be taken to the AmazaonSmile login page. You can save this page as a favorite for quick access in the future. Log in with your Amazon account to shop AmazonSmile and help out Pet's Second Chance at the same time.
Average cost of food for a rescued Corgi - $200.00
Average medical expenses - $550.00
Average cost of bedding, toys and miscellaneous - $100.00
Helping a homeless Corgi find its forever home - PRICELESS
We buy all of our heartworm preventative, flea and tick products, and more from www.petsource.com Ask for Laura in Customer Service. She is great to work with and takes good care of everyone. We get a small percentage of your purchase price.
It's Just A Dog
From time to time, people tell me, "lighten up, it's just a dog," or, "that's a lot of money for just a dog." They don't understand the distance traveled, the time spent, or the costs involved for "just a dog."
Some of my proudest moments have come about with "just a dog."
Many hours have passed and my only company was "just a dog," but I did not once feel slighted.
Some of my saddest moments have been brought about by "just a dog," and in those days of darkness, the gentle touch of "just a dog" gave me comfort and reason to overcome the day.
If you, too, think it's "just a dog," then you will probably understand phases like "just a friend," "just a sunrise," or "just a promise."
"Just a dog" brings into my life the very essence of friendship, trust, and pure unbridled joy.
"Just a dog" brings out the compassion and patience that make me a better person. Because of "just a dog" I will rise early, take long walks and look longingly to the future.
So for me and folks like me, it's not "just a dog" but an embodiment of all the hopes and dreams of the future, the fond memories of the past, and the pure joy of the moment.
"Just a dog" brings out what's good in me and diverts my thoughts away from myself and the worries of the day.
I hope that someday they can understand that it's not "just a dog" but the thing that gives me humanity and keeps me from being "just a man."
So the next time you hear the phrase "just a dog." just smile, because they "just don't understand." - Author Unknown