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  1. 2. North East All Retriever Rescue <ul><li>WHAT IS NEARR? </li></ul><ul><li>Established in February 2000, </li></ul><ul><li>NEARR is a non-profit, 501c(3) charitable, all-volunteer group that re-homes retrievers in the </li></ul><ul><li>North East. </li></ul>
  2. 3. North East All Retriever Rescue <ul><li>Our mission is to provide permanent, loving, responsible adoptive homes for retrievers. </li></ul>
  3. 4. North East All Retriever Rescue <ul><li>NEARR does not have a shelter, instead all of our dogs live in foster care while awaiting a new forever home. </li></ul>
  4. 5. North East All Retriever Rescue <ul><li>How Can You Help? </li></ul><ul><li>Transporting retrievers from the shelter/owner to their foster home. </li></ul>
  5. 6. North East All Retriever Rescue <ul><li>How Can You Help? </li></ul><ul><li>Staff our booth at </li></ul><ul><li>a Meet The Dogs </li></ul><ul><li>Event to educate the </li></ul><ul><li>public about NEARR. </li></ul>
  6. 7. North East All Retriever Rescue <ul><li>How Can You Help? </li></ul><ul><li>Conduct Phone Interviews to review NEARR adoption policies with applicants. </li></ul>
  7. 8. North East All Retriever Rescue <ul><li>How Can You Help? </li></ul><ul><li>Conduct a Home Visit to assess the suitability of the applicants home. </li></ul>
  8. 9. North East All Retriever Rescue <ul><li>How Can You Help? </li></ul><ul><li>Evaluation and Temperament Test dogs for acceptance into our program. </li></ul>
  9. 10. North East All Retriever Rescue <ul><li>How Can You Help? </li></ul><ul><li>Open your heart and your home ; Foster a Retriever. </li></ul>
  10. 11. North East All Retriever Rescue <ul><li>WHERE DO NEARR DOGS COME FROM? </li></ul>Surrendered by their owners or by local shelters and humane societies.
  11. 12. North East All Retriever Rescue Our dogs spend at least 2 weeks in foster care for personality assessment before being available for adoption.
  12. 13. North East All Retriever Rescue <ul><li>Most rescue dogs </li></ul><ul><li>need some extra TLC. </li></ul><ul><li>They need training, </li></ul><ul><li>socialization and structure. </li></ul>
  13. 14. North East All Retriever Rescue The most common breed is Labrador retriever. The most common color is black. Most rescued retrievers are male.
  14. 15. North East All Retriever Rescue <ul><li>The first few hours, days, weeks and in some cases, months, can be difficult with a rescued retriever. </li></ul>
  15. 16. North East All Retriever Rescue <ul><li>But, with the right care, and with NEARR’s post-adoption support, these dogs blossom into unbelievable pets! </li></ul>
  16. 17. North East All Retriever Rescue
  17. 18. North East All Retriever Rescue <ul><li>WE CURRENTLY SERVE THE FOLLOWING COUNTIES </li></ul><ul><li>MASSACHUSETTS : All counties excluding Martha's Vineyard & Nantucket </li></ul><ul><li>NEW HAMPSHIRE : Merrimack, Rockingham, Sullivan, Cheshire, Strafford & Hillsborough counties only </li></ul><ul><li>VERMONT : Bennington, Rutland, Windham, Windsor counties only </li></ul><ul><li>MAINE : York & Cumberland counties only </li></ul><ul><li>RHODE ISLAND : All counties excluding Block Island </li></ul><ul><li>CONNECTICUT : Hartford, Windham, New London, and Tolland counties only </li></ul>
  18. 19. North East All Retriever Rescue HOW CAN I ADOPT A NEARR DOG?
  19. 20. North East All Retriever Rescue <ul><li>Start by completing the online adoption application at www.nearr.com. </li></ul><ul><li>After completing the application, a phone screener will contact you for a telephone interview. </li></ul>
  20. 21. North East All Retriever Rescue <ul><li>Our adoption coordinator will contact you when a potential match become available. </li></ul>
  21. 22. North East All Retriever Rescue <ul><li>After meeting the dog, a home check is conducted and references are checked. </li></ul>
  22. 23. North East All Retriever Rescue <ul><li>If the NEARR Board approves your adoption, you are then a proud parent of a NEARR rescued retriever! </li></ul>
  23. 24. North East All Retriever Rescue <ul><li>The adoption process can take anywhere from two weeks to six months to complete. </li></ul><ul><li>A dog with potential to fit in should never be disregarded because of size, gender, or appearance. </li></ul>
  24. 25. North East All Retriever Rescue <ul><li>Wonderful hearts come in many different packages </li></ul>
  25. 26. North East All Retriever Rescue LIKE THESE
  26. 27. North East All Retriever Rescue <ul><li>If the dog is so wonderful, why would anyone give him away? </li></ul>
  27. 28. North East All Retriever Rescue <ul><li>Changes Happen </li></ul><ul><li>Divorce </li></ul><ul><li>Work Commitments </li></ul><ul><li>Family Commitments </li></ul><ul><li>Relocation </li></ul><ul><li>Health Issues </li></ul><ul><li>Financial Problems </li></ul>
  28. 29. <ul><li>Top 10 </li></ul><ul><li>Reasons Why </li></ul><ul><li>You Should </li></ul><ul><li>Consider a Rescue </li></ul>North East All Retriever Rescue
  29. 30. North East All Retriever Rescue <ul><li>In a Word--Housebroken. </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li>An older dog can &quot;hold it&quot; much more reliably for longer time periods. </li></ul>
  30. 31. North East All Retriever Rescue <ul><li>Intact Underwear. </li></ul><ul><li>An older dog can usually have the run of the house without destroying it. </li></ul>
  31. 32. North East All Retriever Rescue <ul><li>A Good Night's Sleep. </li></ul><ul><li>An older dog understands peace and quiet. </li></ul>
  32. 33. North East All Retriever Rescue <ul><li>Finish the Newspaper </li></ul><ul><li>Your adult dog, will be sitting calmly, while your workday stress melt away. </li></ul>
  33. 34. North East All Retriever Rescue <ul><li>Fewer Vet Visits </li></ul><ul><li>Your rescued </li></ul><ul><li>retriever will be </li></ul><ul><li>current on his </li></ul><ul><li>shots. </li></ul>
  34. 35. North East All Retriever Rescue <ul><li>What You See </li></ul><ul><li>Is What You Get </li></ul><ul><li>With an adult dog, you already know if he’s large or small; active or couch potato; goofy or brilliant; sweet or sassy. </li></ul>
  35. 36. North East All Retriever Rescue <ul><li>Teething </li></ul><ul><li>Puppies put everything </li></ul><ul><li>from food to clothes to </li></ul><ul><li>hands in their mouths. </li></ul><ul><li>Adult dogs have &quot;been </li></ul><ul><li>there, done that.&quot; </li></ul>
  36. 37. North East All Retriever Rescue <ul><li>Matchmaker Make Me a Match </li></ul><ul><li>Our adoption specialists </li></ul><ul><li>are experienced at knowing what sort of dog </li></ul><ul><li>will fit the right person and situation . </li></ul>
  37. 38. North East All Retriever Rescue <ul><li>A Best Friend </li></ul><ul><li>With an older retriever, </li></ul><ul><li>You have a buddy that can go everywhere. </li></ul>
  38. 39. North East All Retriever Rescue <ul><li>Bond--Retriever Bond </li></ul><ul><li>Rescued retrievers are </li></ul><ul><li>more likely to bond </li></ul><ul><li>very completely and </li></ul><ul><li>deeply with their new </li></ul><ul><li>people. </li></ul>
  39. 40. <ul><li>Rescue a dog </li></ul><ul><li>and get a </li></ul><ul><li>devoted friend </li></ul><ul><li>for life! </li></ul>North East All Retriever Rescue
  40. 41. <ul><li>WE NEED CARING FOSTER HOMES </li></ul><ul><li>CAN YOU HELP? </li></ul>North East All Retriever Rescue
  41. 42. North East All Retriever Rescue <ul><li>We do not have </li></ul><ul><li>enough foster </li></ul><ul><li>homes available to </li></ul><ul><li>house dogs like </li></ul><ul><li>this one. </li></ul>
  42. 43. <ul><li>By fostering a dog </li></ul><ul><li>you are giving that dog </li></ul><ul><li>a second chance </li></ul><ul><li>to find a safe and loving home. </li></ul>North East All Retriever Rescue
  43. 44. North East All Retriever Rescue LOOK AT ALL OF OUR HAPPY TAILS!
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