Freedom Drivers and Weekend Ambassadors

May 13, 2024 Life Lessons from Old Dogs

Volunteers Part 1 This month, the 5th month of our anniversary blog series, I’ll be talking about volunteers. This topic is a “two-parter” because we have so many dedicated volunteers I don’t want to try to tell you about all of them in one blog. Too much information. By the time you’ve read this blog…

My Boss is a Dog – A Day in the Lives of Old Dog Haven Staff Members

April 8, 2024 Life Lessons from Old Dogs

It’s the 4th month of our Old Dog Haven 20th anniversary blog series and this month we focus on our staff because they are truly one of the reasons why ODH is so successful. I could just give you names and titles and  tell you that they’re all wonderful, but I think a glimpse at…

Our Foster Families: The Foundation of Old Dog Haven

March 11, 2024 Life Lessons from Old Dogs

            As we enter the third month of our year-long 20th anniversary celebration, I’d like to talk about our foster families because they’re one of the many reasons why ODH is successful. We couldn’t do what we do without our foster families. It’s just that simple. Even the best intentions…

Our Mission Is Clear

February 12, 2024 Life Lessons from Old Dogs

          This is the second in a series of 12 blogs celebrating Old Dog Haven’s 20th anniversary. Last month I focused on our dogs and this month I want to talk about the importance of our mission as it relates to our success. In 2004 when our founders Judith and Lee…

Old Dog Haven’s 20th Anniversary – 2024

January 29, 2024 Life Lessons from Old Dogs

It all started with Kelsey . . . . 2024 marks the 20th anniversary of Old Dog Haven! Not only is this is a remarkable achievement for a regional nonprofit organization but we’ve become the largest senior dog rescue of its kind in the U.S. To celebrate this significant anniversary during the course of this…

2024 Have A Heart Fundraiser!

January 26, 2024 Events and Announcements, General News

  Love is in the air for old dogs! 2024 has already been a busy year for Old Dog Haven, with many new senior dogs finding love in homes of their very own. February 1st kicks off our Have-A-Heart benefit, where we hope to raise $10,000 in new sponsorships and donations to support the 338…

Latest Newsletters

May 8, 2023 Events and Announcements, General News

Wonder what it’s like to be an ODH permanent foster (Final Refuge) home? Read more about the dogs and our terrific foster families and volunteers in our  January 2024 E-Newsletter. Miss a previous newsletter?  You can read them here: October 2023 Print Newsletter; July-2023-E-Newsletter;  April-2023-Print-Newsletter; January-2023-E-Newsletter; November-2022-Print-Newsletter; September 2022 E-Newsletter; July 2022 Print Newsletter; May…

GiveBIG for Old Dogs

May 1, 2023 General News, Life Lessons from Old Dogs

  New foster, Sarge tells us about his Old Dog Haven journey and why our #GiveBIG fundraiser is so important to dogs like him! Hello to old dog lovers everywhere! My name is Sarge and my tail can’t stop wagging because I am so excited to share the news that I am officially an Old…

Thank you for becoming a Golden Guardian!

April 1, 2023 Life Lessons from Old Dogs

  In 2004 Judith and Lee Piper had a dream: To help senior dogs who had been abandoned spend the rest of their lives in a safe and loving home. Since then over 8,000 senior dogs have been helped and currently Old Dog Haven has over 310 dogs in permanent foster care. We’re excited to…

2023 Annual Have A Heart Fundraiser

January 30, 2023 General News, Life Lessons from Old Dogs

Show your love for old dogs!   It’s February, the month of love, and we’re hoping to raise $10,000 in sponsorships and funds for all our lovely Old Dog Haven Final Refuge dogs. As part of our Have a Heart fundraiser, Paddywack, a pet food and supply store and long time supporter of Old Dog Haven,…