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Minnesota Basset Rescue, Minneapolis

Minnesota Basset Rescue, PO Box #68005, 18th Avenue Northeast, Minneapolis, MN, USA*
612-568-8350
Admission: $10.00
Fundraisers: $20/family (or $10/pp)
MNBR does not have a central location. Contact through website to adopt or relinquish a dog.
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Minnesota Basset Rescue (MNBR) is a group volunteer Basset Hound lovers who help to place dogs who need a new home. 

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How Families Can Help the Minnesota Basset Rescue

  1. Foster: Families can volunteer as foster homes to provide dogs in transition a safe, loving foster home, proper veterinary care, and daily necessities.
  2. Adopt. For those who can make the long-term commitmet, adopting a dog is also an option.
  3. Shop. Families who want to help, but can't take a dog in can still shop through one of their affiliate programs, 
  4. Fundraisers. Fundraising events include the annual Spring Fling and Howl-O-Ween Party. Read more about them below.

Family Friendly Fundraising Events at Minnesota Basset Rescue

MNBR offers an affordable family price for their fundraiser events (currently $20 per family,) so families can afford to attend while knowing that 100% of the proceeds go toward the dogs. This is a viable way for families who cannot own or foster a dog to have fun, interact and play with them. You can expect 60 to 80 dogs at the event. Events include both dog and people games that kids will enjoy watching and participating in. One event that is always a huge hit is the Hot dog eating contest when Bassets bob for bits of hot dog in a water bucket. We are told, it is pretty funny and ridiculous to watch and that kids LOVE it and find it hilarious.  

Location Note

Please note that the address provided above and in the map is a mailing address. Please don't take your dog to the post office to relinquish.

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