Dachshund Rescue South Florida
a 501(c)(3) foster based rescue/charity
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The faces below are why we do what we do!  All our dogs stay in foster homes while in our care to help us learn their personality to help find the best forever home for them.  All our dogs will come to their new families fully vetted - spayed or neutered, up to date on shots, and checked out by a vet.

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Adoption Donations
DRSF's Adoption donations are done on a sliding scale based on the dogs age. We take a higher adoption donation on our younger, easier to place dogs, to help further offset the costs for our older and injured dogs, who truly, truly need our help.  Adoption fees in no way completely offset the costs of vetting and we subsidize the rest through fundraising efforts and donations.

  • ​0-3 Years Old - $325
  • 4-7 Years Old - $275
  • 8+ Years Old - $225

For Mixes
  • 0-3 Years Old - $250
  • 4-7 Years Old - $225
  • 8+ Years Old - $150

Ask about our special adoption rates for seniors over 65 years old too!​





Shelter Vs. Rescue Fees
The shelter that I have been looking at adopts dogs for $75. Why are your adoption fees so high for younger dogs?

Rescues take dogs regardless of age, temperament, and medical condition which lead to higher average medical costs than shelters who can choose to put down a dog for those very reasons.

  • Our average vetting per dog is nearly $900 (we take in many sick and injured dogs) and our average adoption fee is $285.  
  • Dogs with temperament issues can run into the hundreds for trainers who otherwise would have no chance of being adopted due to being labled "aggressive" during shelter intake.  (Wouldn't you be a bit aggressive if you were scared?)
  • Dogs in our foster care receive flea/tick and heartworm medication (There are almost no discounts for these medications for rescue and cost us the same as they cost you if you already have a dog per month x however many dogs we have in our care)
  • One back surgery or treating strays who have been hit by cars can easily run into the $4,000+ range 
DRSF's goal is to find the best match between our dogs and adopters.  Key elements include an effort to ensure dogs are placed in homes that are the best match based on energy and needs and to help protect our dogs from becoming homeless.  As such, we ask that applicants age 70 and above have a co-applicant at time of the adoption who is willing to also sign DRSF's the ownership contract agreeing to take in the adopted dog should the primary adopter become unable to care for the dog. 
Chance
Beezy
Juna
Mojo
Blue
Merrybelle
Gilbert
M/F : Male
Age: 13 years old
Weight: 22 lbs
Color: black & Tan shorthair
Friendly and mellow
M/F : Female
Age: 2 years old
Weight: 18 lbs
Color: black & Tan shorthair
Sweet
M/F : Female
Age: 3 years old
Weight: 19 lbs
Color: black & tan shorthair
Friendly
Magnum
M/F : Male
Age: 4 years old
Weight: 15 lbs
Color: black & Tan shorthair
SPECIAL NEEDS MEDICAL
happy and active
Teena
M/F : Female
Age: 11 years old
Weight: 10 lbs
Color: red shorthair
SPECIAL NEEDS MEDICAL
Good with dogs & people
Lorenzo
Jenny
M/F : Male
Age: 8-9 years old
Weight: 13 lbs
Color: golden wirehair
sweet and friendly
M/F : Female
Age: 10 years old
Weight: 26 lbs (should be around 17)
Color: black & tan shorthair
good with dogs and cats
Arby
M/F : Male
Age: 7 years old
Weight: 14 lbs
Color: red shorthair
lap dog!
Curtis
M/F : Male
Age: 8 years old
Weight: 17 lbs
Color: black & tan shorthair
doxie mix

good with dogs & cats
Brooklyn
Chance
Colten
M/F : Male
Age: 2 years old
Weight:
Color: black & tan shorthair
SPECIAL NEEDS MEDICAL
good with dogs and kids
M/F : Male
Age: 8 months old
Weight: 18 lbs
Color: red shorthair
loving
Elijah
M/F : Female
Age: 2 years old
Weight: 11 lbs
Color: black & tan shorthair
M/F : Male
Age: 10 years old
Weight: 9 lbs
Color: tan shorthair

SPECIAL NEEDS MEDICAL
sweet and happy

sweet and loving
Heinz
Eve
M/F : Male
Age: 5 years old
Weight: 10 lbs
Color: red shorthair
M/F : Female
Age: 8 years old
Weight: 14 lbs
Color: black &  shorthair

very sweet

housebroken and crate trained
Grace
Gaia
M/F : Female
Age: 12-13 years old
Weight: 10 lbs
Color: black & tan shorthair

scared, but friendly
M/F : Female
Age: 8 years old
Weight: 15 lbs
Color: black & white shorthair
doxie mix
good with dogs and cats
Monroe
M/F : Male
Age: 7 years old
Weight: 12 lbs
Color: red shorthair

sweet and loving

Yanna
Clarence
M/F : Female
Age: 1 year old
Weight: 12 lbs
Color: black & tan shorthair
doxie mix

trying to be friendly
M/F : Male
Age: 10 years old
Weight: 10 lbs
Color: black & tan shorthair
good lap dog
M/F : Male
Age: 3 years old
Weight: 15 lbs
Color: red shorthair
doxie mix
good with cats and dogs
M/F : Male
Age: 6 years old
Weight: 19 lbs
Color: black & tan shorthair
M/F : Female
Age: 14-15 years old
Weight: 13 lbs
Color: black & tan shorthair

good with dogs, cats & kids

sweet
Yoda
Dapper Dan
Genevieve
M/F : Male
Age: 10 years old
Weight: 18 lbs
Color: red longhair

good with dogs
M/F : Female
Age: 4 years old
Weight: 19 lbs
Color: chocolate shorthair
doxie mix
happy, nice girl
M/F : Male
Age: 1 1/2 years old
Weight: 13 lbs
Color: black shorthair
doxie mix

sweet, good with dogs

Gilbert
Beezy
Blue
M/F : Female
Age: 4 years old
Weight: 27 lbs
Color: white & tan shorthair
doxie mix
recovering from IVDD
M/F : Male
Age: 8 years old
Weight: 13 lbs
Color: black & tan shorthair
SPECIAL NEEDS: deaf, partial blindness
M/F : Male
Age: 9-10 years old
Weight: 17 lbs
Color: black & tan shorthair

loves people and dogs

Mirta
Jor-El
Rico
M/F : Female / Female
Age: 8 / 4 years old
Weight: 18 / 15  lbs
Color: red / black & tan shorthair
bonded pair
both are sweet and friendly
M/F : Male
Age: 8/9 years old
Weight: 13 lbs
Color: red shorthair
friendly
M/F : Female
Age: 5 years old
Weight: 15 lbs
Color: black & tan shorthair
sweet, likes to cuddle - no cats!
Rhea & Zarina
Gulliver
Avery
M/F : Male
Age: 9 years old
Weight: 14 lbs
Color: red shorthair
sweet 'tweenie'
M/F : Female
Age: 5 years old
Weight: 13 lbs
Color: red shorthair
friendly
M/F : Male
Age: 10 years old
Weight: 14 lbs
Color: red longhair
M/F : Male / Male
Age: 5 / 8 years old
Weight: 14 / 18 lbs
Color: red shorthair
bonded pair

friendly pair

loving and sweet
Garett
Mei Ling
Oliver
J.R & Louie
M/F : Female
Age: 10 years old
Weight: 14 lbs
Color: red shorthair
good with dogs and cats
M/F : Male
Age: 10-12 years old
Weight: 19 lbs
Color: red shorthair
sweet boy
Kady
Carlton
M/F : Male
Age: 4 years old
Weight: 16 lbs
Color: red shorthair
doxie mix
happy, good with dogs
M/F : Female
Age: 4 years old
Weight: 13 lbs
Color: black & tan shorthair
doxie mix
very sweet
M/F : Female
Age: 7 years old
Weight: 19 lbs
Color: red shorthair
M/F : Male
Age: 9 years old
Weight: 24 lbs
Color: red shorthair

shy and gentle
loves riding in cars

Neo
Idgit
Opal
BB King
M/F : Female
Age: 5 years old
Weight: 12 lbs
Color: red shorthair
good with dogs, older kids
M/F : Female
Age: 5 years old
Weight: 15 lbs
Color: black shorthair
doixe mix
friendly
M/F : Male
Age: 11 years old
Weight: 11 lbs
Color: red shorthair
M/F : Female
Age: 9 years old
Weight: 17 lbs
Color: red shorthair

friendly, good with dogs
happy and friendly
Alia
Joleen
Dickens
Hallie
M/F : Male
Age: 10 years old
Weight: 15 lbs
Color: red shorthair
happy, friendly 'tweenie'
M/F : Female
Age: 5 years old
Weight: 15 lbs
Color: dapple shorthair
sweet personality
M/F : Male
Age: 4 years old
Weight: 19 lbs
Color: black & white shorthair
doxie mix
M/F : Male
Age: 9 years old
Weight: 10 lbs
Color: red shorthair

loves kids
good with dogs and people
Gatsby
Maizy
Harvey Dent
Rudy
M/F : Female
Age: 11 years old
Weight: 10 lbs
Color: red shorthair
good girl
M/F : Female
Age: 3 years old
Weight: 7 lbs
Color: red shorthair
SPECIAL NEEDS MEDICAL
friendly, good with dogs
M/F : Male
Age: 8 years old
Weight: 18 lbs
Color: black wirehair
doxie mix
good with dogs, cats and kids
Princess
Sangria
Arfington
M/F : Male
Age: 1 year old
Weight: 30 lbs
Color: red shorthair

M/F : Female
Age: 8-10 years old
Weight: 10 lbs
Color: chocolate & white shorthair
M/F : Female
Age: 7 years old
Weight: 10 lbs
Color: black & tan shorthair

friendly, good with dogs

Eddie
Davida
Lexie
M/F : Female
Age: 10 years old
Weight:
Color: red shorthair
happy and friendly, good with dogs
Sandy
M/F : Male
Age: 6 years old
Weight: 15 lbs
Color: black & white shorthair
doxie mix
friendly, likes to play
Kermit
M/F : Male
Age: 4 years old
Weight: 12 lbs
Color: red shorthair
recovering from IVDD
Rico II
M/F : Female
Age: 7 years old
Weight: 18 lbs
Color: silver dapple longhair
great with dogs, cats and kids
Tessie
M/F : Female
Age: 3-4 months old
Weight: 4 lbs
Color: chocolate & tan shorthair
doxie-chihuahua mix
sweet and playful
Lilly
M/F : Female
Age: 13 years old
Weight:
Color: chocolate & tan shorthair
likes to cuddle
Lucy
M/F : Female
Age: 11 years old
Weight:
Color: black & tan shorthair
sweet
Jury
M/F : Male
Age: 8 years old
Weight: 8 lbs
Color: black & tan shorthair
good with dogs, happy!
Hershey
M/F : Female
Age: 13 years old
Weight: 12 lbs
Color: red shorthair
healthy, friendly senior
Sasha
M/F : Male
Age: 9 years old
Weight: 12 lbs
Color: black & tan shorthair
good with dogs, well trained
Tucker
adoption pending!

M/F : Female
Age: 6 years old
Weight: 16 lbs
Color: tri-color dapple shorthair
good with dogs
Dixie
Parker
M/F : Male
Age: 1 1/2 years old
Weight: 21 lbs
Color: black & Tan shorthair
very loving!
M/F : Male
Age: 10 years old
Weight: 14 lbs
Color: tri-color dapple shorthair
good with people and dogs
Tafik
Tad
M/F : Male
Age: 2 months old
Weight: 2 lbs
Color: black shorthair
recovering from puppy strangles
Honey
M/F : Female
Age: 11-13 year old
Weight: 7 lbs
Color: red shorthair

very sweet
Ollie
M/F : Male
Age: 2 years old
Weight:
Color: black & Tan shorthair
sweet and handsome!
Snuggles
M/F : Female
Age: 4 years old
Weight:
Color: red shorthair

M/F : Male
Age: 14 years old
Weight:
Color: black & tan shorthair

sweet old gentleman
Sammy
adoption pending!
adoption pending!