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Rudy’s Rescue and Resource Services, Inc

Rudy’s Rescue is a not-for-profit volunteer dog rescue organization serving Rochester, NY and surrounding areas.  Our focus is on Labrador Retrievers, however we will help with other breeds and animals when space allows.

We are dedicated to rescuing Labs left homeless for whatever reason.  Following a comprehensive adoption process we place dogs in loving, caring homes.  This process includes taking considerable care to find quality matches versus the quantity of adoptions.  This can mean that a dog can be in our care for some time.  While we won’t euthanize a dog due to space issues, this means that we cannot take in every dog that needs help.  We assist dogs in distress without regard to age or ease of placement.

Animals in our care receive all appropriate veterinary care and treatment, and are placed in nurturing foster homes while they await placement in their permanent homes.  We do not have a permanent shelter and we rely on our foster families, online resources and adoption events and meet and greets.  As such, since the foster homes are the backbone of our organization it is our goal to provide them with the best experience possible.

We believe every animal deserves to be loved.  Our ultimate goal is to see the day when our services are no longer needed.


Helping Hans

Click the picture to see how Rudy’s Rescue, Hans and Hope 4 Your Canine are helping our Veterans!

Rudy’s Rescue would like to thank the following for significant contributions to Hans and Veterans Outreach.

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Rudy’s Needs Help!

Are you interested in volunteering? We are seeking a Fundraising/Events Coordinator to join the rescue!

Responsibilities include but are not limited to suggesting potential events that are suitable for Rudy’s Rescue and choosing a minimum of six events each year for us to participate in that are beneficial to the dogs in Rudy’s Rescue in an educational or financial way. Work closely with the Volunteer Coordinator to adequately staff events with volunteers. Work closely with the President and Treasurer to ensure fundraising goals are being met. Maintain a written list of policies, procedures and contacts related to fundraising and events.

Click here to fill out our volunteer application.


Our NYS Tax ID is 03-0599139

We have our IRS 501(c) 3 status

This classifies us as a public charity. We rely solely on donations from caring individuals.







Two Labs Need Your Help!

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Sadie and Savannah are two labs currently in foster care with Rudy’s Rescue. Sadie has severe skin allergies requiring work with a veterinary dermatologist. Savannah is an 8 month old puppy who has survived a horrible existence in her short life.

Click the image above to read more and please consider donating to help these two wonderful dogs!