Delco Dawgs Rescue Stories


Odin was found with an injured eye that needed to be removed. Delco Dawgs didn't hesitate in getting him to the vet for emergency surgery. Today Odin is a happy, fun loving, very large Pit Bull living in his forever home. 

Francis/Claire (Great Pyrenees)

 This poor baby was running around Haverford for almost six months. Delco Dawgs, with help from Haverford Township Animal Control were able to trap her. After recuperating at Ivens Vet she was adopted into her forever home. 


Rescued moments before being euthanized. Delco Dawgs had immediate surgery performed on open wounds on his back leg. Wounds that had maggots living in them. He is a big cuddle bug and is currently looking for his forever home.


Delco Dawgs was called about a dog that had been running loose for many days.  We trapped Radar and immediately had him evaluated by a vet. He has a broken hip and is a bit malnourished but is eating well and recuperating at a vet right now. Surgery is scheduled for week of May 10th, 2017 to repair his hip. 


Sherman was rescued from a home where he was unwanted and neglected. He was lethargic and dehydrated when we picked him up. He was immediately taken to the vet and spent the night. Sherman is now living in his forever  home with his new BFF. 


Delco Dawgs was alerted to a dog in danger. After being surrendered by the owners the dog received care and a local rescue helped place her with a loving family. 

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Was found wandering the streets. The dog was found matted, scared and seeing impaired. After some TLC and a good grooming job by our very own Kim, we worked to find the owners and reunite them. 


Charlie was running at large in Chester City for a very long time. Delco Dawgs was able to save him from the streets and get his cancerous tumor removed and have him treated with chemotherapy. Charlie now has his loving, forever home.


Tessa was let to die in a home that was left empty. She was found after some time, barely alive, by the realtor of the property. After several blood transfusions to replace blood sucked out by fleas, she recuperated and now has a loving home. 


Scooby was shot during a police raid in Chester. Delco Dawgs was contacted to pick him up and rush him to a vet when no one else would. Sadly, after multiple surgeries and thousands of dollars, Scooby passed away. RIP big boy. 


Walnut was found tied up in a back alley of Chester. She was emaciated and scared. We picked her up and got her the medical care that she needed. She now is living happily in a temporary home and is awaiting her forever home. 


Turner was running loose on the streets of East Lansdowne. The police called Delco Dawgs to trap him so we could get him the care he needed as he was badly malnourished. He is currently recovering and awaiting his forever life.

Not Just Dogs.......



Found by an Upper Darby Police Officer, Delco Dawgs took possession and got all of them to Schuykill Wildlife Center. There they were released back into the wild after being cared for. 



Team members spotted the frogs in the middle of the highway at night. They immediately pulled over and took the frogs off of the road to ensure their safety. 

Cats & Kittens


The mom was found in a sealed box about ready to give birth. She was taken by Delco Dawgs and gave birth shortly afterward. All were cared for after birth, including mom. 



These bunnies were rescued from a Philadelphia slaughterhouse. They were taken care of by Delco Dawgs then given to a local rabbit rescue group. 



Momma duck was run over by a car so Delco Dawgs took the babies home and fed them. Once they had a good meal it was off to Schuykill Wildlife Center. 



A turtle rescued from the street hatched this cutie pie. After time the babies were released into a safe enviroment.