Breed Club and Rescue Links

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Please use this page as a reference, to do your homework.

We are providing links to breed clubs and rescues so you can do your research on the breed you are interested in. The following are links to national breed clubs of the most popular breeds.
The breed clubs usually lists the breeders that are a part of the club. They may be broken down into regions.
Please note each breed club will have a code of ethics the breeders participating in the breed club adhere to.
The link to the breed club is provided as well as any breed specific rescue that may be associated with that breed.
Each breed is listed in alphabetical order. Use the search bar if needed.

Please note, this is not a complete list of rescues.
Please go to PetFinder.com to find rescues and shelters in your area.

DOG BREEDCLUB LINKSRESCUE LINKS
Affenpinscherhttps://www.affenpinscher.org/http://www.affenpinscherrescue.org
Afgan Hound https://afghanhoundclubofamerica.org/https://ahrsc.org/
https://afghanhoundclubofamerica.org/index.php/information/find-an-afghan/rescue
Airedale Terrierhttps://airedale.org/https://www.aire-rescue.org/
https://www.airedalerescue.net/
Akitahttps://www.akitaclub.org/https://bigeastakitarescue.org/
https://akitas.org/
https://akitarescue.rescuegroups.org/
https://www.vaakitarescue.org/
https://www.akitarescueandrehabilitationofwisconsin.org/
Alaskan Malamutehttp://alaskanmalamute.org/http://www.iamra.org/
http://www.moonsongmals.org/
https://www.malamuterescue.org/
American Eskimo http://www.naeda.org/https://www.eskierescuers.org/
American and English Foxhoundhttp://www.foxhoundrescue.org/
Australian Cattle https://www.acdca.org/https://www.acdra.org/
https://www.australiancattledogrescue.net/
Australian Shepard https://www.asca.org/https://www.aussierescue.org/
https://www.australianshepherdsfurever.org/
Basenjihttps://www.basenji.org/https://www.basenjirescue.org/
http://www.campbasenji.org/
Basset Houndhttps://basset-bhca.org/https://nybasset.org/
https://www.tristatebassets.org/
https://www.bassetrescuedfw.org/
https://www.bassethoundrescue.org/
https://www.ggbassetrescue.org/
https://www.ohiobassetrescue.org/
Beaglehttps://www.nationalbeagleclub.org/https://gotbeagles.org/
http://www.sosbeagles.org/
https://brewbeagles.org/
Bearded Colliehttps://beardedcollieclub.us/https://beardedcollieclub.us/rescue/
Belgian Malinoishttp://www.malinoisclub.com/abmc/https://www.malinoisrescue.org/
https://www.woofproject.org/
Bernese Mountain Dog http://www.bmdca.org/https://www.bfwrescue.org/
https://www.michiganberneserescue.org/
Bichon Frisehttps://bichon.org/https://bichonrescue.org/
Black Russian Terrierhttp://www.brtca.org/http://www.brtrescue.org/BRTRescue/Welcome.html
Bloodhoundhttps://www.americanbloodhoundclub.org/https://southeastbloodhoundrescue.net/
https://www.southcentralbloodhounds.org/
Boerboelhttps://americanboerboelclub.com/http://www.giantpawsboerboelrescue.org/
Border Colliehttps://www.bordercollie.org/https://www.comebyebcrescue.org/
https://www.mwbcr.org/about-us/
http://www.mabcr.org/
https://www.mokanbcrescue.org/
Borzoihttps://www.borzoiclubofamerica.org/https://www.nbrf.org/
Boston Terrierhttp://www.bostonterrierclubofamerica.org/https://www.americanbostonterrierrescue.org/
http://midwestbtrescue.org/
https://www.bostonterriertn.org/
Bouvierhttps://www.bouvier.org/http://www.abrl.org/
Boxerhttps://americanboxerclub.org/https://acrossamericaboxerrescue.rescuegroups.org/
https://www.greatlakesboxerrescue.org/
Boykin Spanielhttp://theboykinspanielclub.com/https://www.boykinspanielrescue.org/
Brittanyhttp://www.theamericanbrittanyclub.org/https://nbran.org/
https://americanbrittanyrescue.org/
Brussels Griffonhttps://abga.club/http://www.brusselsgriffonrescue.org/
https://www.abgra.org/
Bull Terrierhttps://www.btca.com/http://www.rcbtr.org/
https://www.brbtc.org/
http://www.bullterrierrescue.org/
Bulldoghttps://bulldogclubofamerica.org/https://www.rescuebulldogs.org/
https://www.ilenglishbulldogrescue.org/
http://www.nobordersbulldogrescue.org/
Cane Corsohttps://www.canecorso.org/https://mustlovecorsosrescue.org/
Corgihttp://pwcca.org/https://www.eastcoastcorgirescue.org/
https://corgiaid.org/wp/
Cavalier King Charles Spanielhttps://www.ackcsc.org/https://www.cavalierrescueusa.org/
https://www.luckystarcavalierrescue.org/
https://www.cavalierrescuetrust.org/
http://www.cavalieralliance.org/
http://thecavalierrescue.org/
https://cavalierhealth.org/rescue.htm
Chihuahuahttp://www.chihuahuaclubofamerica.orghttp://chihuahua-rescue.com/midwest
http://ilovemychi.com/chihuahua-rescues
http://chihuahua.rescueme.org
Chesapeake Bayhttps://amchessieclub.org/https://cbrrescue.org/
http://www.crrow.org/
Chinese Crested http://www.barepawsrescue.org/
http://chinesecrestedrescue.org/
Chinookhttp://www.chinookclubofamerica.org/https://chinook.org/category/rescue/
Clumber Spanielhttps://www.clumbers.org/https://www.clumbers.org/index.php/looking-for-a-clumber/rescue-placement
Cocker Spanielhttps://www.americanspanielclub.org/http://csrne.org/
https://rockymountaincockerrescue.org/
https://www.floridacocker.org/
https://rockstarcockerrescue.com/
Colliehttps://collieclubofamerica.org/http://www.tristatecollierescue.org/
http://www.collierescue.org/
http://www.collierescueleague.org/
https://www.mwcr.org/
http://asc-f.org/content/ascf-rescue
Coonhound http://www.abtcc.com/http://necoonhoundrescue.org/
http://www.houndsong.com/
https://coonhoundrescue.com/
Curly-Coated Retrieverhttp://www.ccrca.org/https://savearescue.org/breed/curly-coated-retriever/
Cairn Terrierhttp://www.cairnterrier.org/https://www.petfinder.com/member/us/il/chicago/cairn-rescue-usa-central-and-midwest-il233/
Dachshundhttp://www.dachshundclubofamerica.org/https://www.allamericandachshundrescue.org/
https://www.drna.org/
https://www.dakotadachshundrescue.org/
Dalmationhttps://dalmatianclubofamerica.org/http://www.whdr.org/
https://www.thedca.org/http://dalmatian.rescueshelter.com/Illinois
Dandie Dinmont Terrierhttps://www.ddtca.org/http://www.ddtca.org/stage1/rescue/
Doberman Pinscherhttps://www.dpca.org/https://www.dru.org/
https://www.dpca.org/rescue/
Dogo Argentinohttps://dogousa.org/https://dcdogos.org/
Dogue de Bordeauxhttps://ddbca.net/https://ddbrescue.org/
https://www.ddbsa.org/
Dutch Shepardhttp://www.dsdca.org/http://www.dutchshepherdrescue.org/
English Cocker Spanielhttps://englishcocker.org/https://www.floridacocker.org/
https://secondchancecockerrescue.org/
English Setterhttps://www.esaa.com/index.htmlhttps://esrescue.org/
https://www.abetteresetter.org/
http://www.swesr.org/
https://www.oesr.org/
https://englishsetterrescue.org/
English Springer Spanielhttps://essfta.org/https://www.springerrescue.org/
http://www.maessr.org/
https://www.essrescue.org/index.html
https://springerspanielrescue.org/
Finnish Lapphundhttps://www.finnishlapphund.org/https://www.finnishlapphund.org/rescue.php
French Bulldoghttps://frenchbulldogclub.org/https://www.frenchbulldogrescue.org/
https://www.frenchieporvous.org/
https://www.snortrescue.org/
German Shorthaired Pointerhttp://www.gspca.org/https://www.greatpointers.org/
http://gspca.org/Rescue/
German Pinscherhttps://germanpinscher.org/https://germanpinscher.org/rescue/
German Shepherdhttps://www.gsdca.org/https://www.gsdrescue.org/
https://gsrne.org/
https://magsr.org/
Golden Retrieverhttps://www.grca.org/https://www.grrow.org/
https://www.asgoodasgold.org/
https://www.dvgrr.org/
https://www.gr-rescue.org/
https://www.soonergoldenrescue.org/
Great Danehttps://gdca.org/http://rmgreatdane.org/
https://www.gentlegiantsgdr.org/
http://www.magdrl.org/
Greyhoundhttps://www.greyhoundclubofamericainc.org/https://www.greyhoundclubofamericainc.org/rescue-gcoa/
https://www.midwestgreyhound.org/
Havanesehttps://www.havanese.org/https://www.havanese.org/rescue
https://www.havaheartrescue.org/
Hovawarthttp://www.hovawartclub.org/http://www.hovawartclub.org/rescue-1.html
Icelandic Sheepdoghttps://nationalicelandicsheepdogrescuealliance.org/
Irish Setterhttps://irishsetterclub.org/https://irishsetterclub.org/rescue/rescue-information/
http://www.saveoursetters.org/
Irish Terrierhttp://itca.info/http://www.irishterrierrescuenetwork.org/
Irish Water Spanielhttps://www.iwsca.org/https://www.iwsca.org/rescueadoption.htm
Irish Wolfhoundhttps://www.iwclubofamerica.org/homehttps://www.iwclubofamerica.org/rescue
https://www.iwfoundation.org/rescue
Italian Greyhoundhttp://italiangreyhound.org/http://italiangreyhound.org/index.php/igca-rescue-services/italian-greyhound-rescue/
Japanese Chinhttps://japanesechinclub.org/https://www.japanesechinrescue.org/
http://www.luvachinrescue.org/
Kai Kenhttps://kaiclub.org/https://kaiclub.org/rescue/
Keeshondhttps://www.keeshond.org/http://keeshondrescue.org/web/
http://www.foreverkees.org/
Komondorhttps://komondorclubofamerica.org/https://komondorclubofamerica.org/rescue/
Kuvaszhttps://kuvaszclubofamerica.org/https://kuvaszrescuefoundation.org/
Labrador Retrieverhttps://thelabradorclub.com/https://www.chicagolandlabrescue.org/
https://mlrr.org/
https://www.lab-rescue.org/
https://www.labadoption.org/
https://thelabradorclub.com/breeders-rescue-groups/rescue-organizations/find-a-rescue-group/
Lakeland Terrierhttps://lakelandterrierclubofamerica.org/https://lakelandterrierclubofamerica.org/rescue/
https://savearescue.org/breed/lakeland-terrier/
Leonbergerhttps://www.leonbergerclubofamerica.com/https://lrpals.org/
Lhasa Apsohttps://www.lhasaapso.org/https://lhasahappyhomes.org/
Lowchenhttps://www.thelowchenclubofamerica.org/https://savearescue.org/breed/lowchen-the-lion-dog/
Maltesehttps://www.americanmaltese.org/https://www.americanmalteserescue.org/
Mastiffhttps://mastiff.org/https://www.greatplainsmastiffrescue.org/
https://www.mastiffstomutts.org/
https://mastiff.org/rescue/
Miniature Schnauzerhttps://www.amsc.us/http://www.msrnorthwest.org/
https://www.schnauzerrescueofthecarolinas.org/
https://www.amsc.us/rescue/
Neapolitan Mastiffhttps://www.neapolitan.org/https://www.mastinorescue.org/
Newfoundlandhttps://www.ncanewfs.org/https://www.ncarescue.org/index.html
Norfolk Terrierhttps://norfolkterrier.org/https://savearescue.org/breed/norfolk-terrier/
Norwegian Buhund http://www.buhund.org/http://www.norwegianbuhund.us/buhunds/buhundrescue.html
https://buhund.org/rescue
Norwegian Elkhoundhttps://neaa.net/https://www.elkhoundrescue.org/
https://neaa.net/elkhound-rescue/
Norwich Terrierhttps://norwichterrierclub.org/https://norwichterrierclub.org/find-a-norwich/ntca-rescue-committee-2/
Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retrieverhttps://nsdtrc-usa.org/about/rescue/
https://www.novascotiaspca.ca/
http://www.toller-rescue.org/
Old English Sheepdoghttps://www.oldenglishsheepdogclubofamerica.org/https://oesrescue.com/
https://www.neoesr.org/
http://www.oldenglishsheepdogclubofamerica.org/Rescue/
https://www.tarheeloesrescue.org/index.html
Otterhoundhttps://www.otterhound.org/https://otterhound.org/Otterhound_Rescue.html
Papillonhttps://papillonclub.org/https://www.pap911rescue.org/
https://www.paphaven.org/
Pekinesehttp://www.pncmidwest.org/available_dogs.htmhttp://www.pncmidwest.org/available_dogs.htm
Pharaoh Houndhttp://www.ph-club.org/http://www.ph-club.org/phca-rescue/
Pointerhttp://www.americanpointerclub.org/http://www.pointerrescue.org/main.html
Polish Lowland Sheepdoghttp://www.aponc.org/http://www.aponc.org/rescue%20&%20adoption.htm
https://savearescue.org/breed/polish-lowland-sheepdog/
Pomeranianhttp://www.americanpomeranianclub.org/http://www.americanpomeranianclub.org/rescue_contacts.htm
Poodlehttps://poodleclubofamerica.org/http://www.poodleclubofamericarescuefoundationinc.org/contact-information-for-poodle-rescue-groups.html
Rat Terrierhttps://ratterrierclubofamerica.org/https://newrattitude.org/
https://ratterrierclubofamerica.org/rescue
Rhodesian Ridgebackhttps://rrcus.org/https://www.ridgebackrescue.org/
https://www.ridgebackrescue.org/
Rottweilerhttps://www.amrottclub.org/http://www.recycledrotts.org/wp/
https://www.adoptarott.org/
http://www.rottrescue.org/
Russell Terrier (Jack)http://www.theartc.org/http://www.jacksgalore.org/links/
http://jackrussell.rescueme.org/Illinois
Saint Bernardhttps://saintbernardclub.org/http://www.saintrescue.org/
https://cosaintrescue.org/
Salukihttps://salukiclub.org/index.htmlhttp://www.stola.org/
Samoyedhttps://www.samoyedclubofamerica.org/https://www.samoyedrescue.org/
http://www.nisasamoyedrescue.org/index.html
https://www.samoyed.org/samrescue.html
https://www.samoyedclubofamerica.org/the-samoyed/choosing-a-dog/rescue-groups/
https://www.schipperkeclub-usa.org/https://schipperkerescue.net/index.html
Schipperkehttp://www.midwestschipperkerescue.org/
https://www.schipperkeclub-usa.org/rescue-referral/
Scottish Terrierhttps://stca.biz/http://scottiesoutheast.org/
https://www.sheltie-rescue.org/
Shetland Sheepdoghttps://www.americanshetlandsheepdogassociation.org/https://www.lissr.net/
https://www.nvsr.org/index.html
https://www.shibas.org/https://www.shibarescue.org/
Shiba Inuhttps://dcsir.org/
http://nationalshibarescue.org/
http://www.shibas.org/rescue.html
Shih Tzuhttps://www.shihtzu.org/http://www.shihtzurescue.org/
https://stfbr.org/
http://www.nbstr.org/
Siberian Huskyhttp://www.shca.org/http://www.siberianrescue.com/
http://www.huskyrescue.org/
https://www.ravenshuskyhavenandrescue.org/
Soft Coated Wheaten Terrierhttp://www.scwtca.org/http://www.scwtca.org/rescue/index.htm
Tibetan Spanielhttps://www.tsca.ws/https://tstrust.org/rescue/
Vizslahttps://www.vcaweb.org/https://vizslarescuehaven.org/
https://www.coloradovizsla.org/
https://midwestvizslarescue.org/index.html
West Highland White Terrierhttps://www.westieclubamerica.com/http://nawestierescue.org/
https://www.westieclubamerica.com/rescue/index.html
Whippethttps://www.americanwhippetclub.net/https://whippet-rescue.org/
Wire Fox Terrierhttps://www.aftc.org/http://wirefoxrescuemidwest.com/
Yorkshire Terrierhttp://www.theyorkshireterrierclubofamerica.org/https://www.saveayorkierescue.org/
https://unitedyorkierescue.org/
http://www.theyorkshireterrierclubofamerica.org/aboutYorkies-Rescue