The face of rescue has changed dramatically since IMPS began in 1998, especially over the
past 8-10 years. Shelters adopt more pets directly to the public, and have partnerships
with large organizations to get healthy adoptable pets out of shelters. Often rescue gets
called when a dog is deemed medically or behaviorally unadoptable. Our veterinary costs are
rising and we struggle to keep adoptions fees reasonable. We attempted to manage this with
policy changes to minimize negative cash flows, but can no longer do it with policy alone.
We're in desperate need of sponsors for emergency sick or injured rescues; multi-dog
breeder or hoarder busts; and returned seniors. If it's in your heart to give but fostering
isn't something you can do, sponsoring a dog is the same as being there for them!
HELP US RESCUE JUST ONE MINPIN, affordably!
|$8/mo. x 12
||can rescue one dog and cover core vaccinations
|$8-10/mo. x 12
||can provide spay / neuter surgery at a clinic for one dog
|$12/mo. x 12
||12-mo supply of heartworm and flea prevention for one dog
|$15/mo. x 12
||lite dental cleaning for one dog
|$25/mo. x 6-12 mos.
||curative heartworm treatment for one dog
|$35/mo. x 4
||Insulin & needles for one dog
One time gifts can help support everything from dental surgery to emergency surgery,
challenging rehabs to multi-dog rescues ... Give in honor of your beloved companion, or
in memory of one waiting for you on the other side of the bridge. Designate a portion of
your gifts through Community Giving & United Way Campaigns at work, where we are a
participating charitable organization. Let us know if you or your beloved companion would
like to be listed in our Hall of Sponsors, right here, as it grows!
$ 125 Bronze
$ 250 Silver
$ 500 Gold
$ 1,000 Ruby
$ 2,500 Emerald
$ 5,000 Platinum
$ 10,000 Diamond
Community support: We've heard from a few donors that they like to support their
local region's efforts. The best way to do that is to pick an IMPS dog in your region and
ask for your donation to be credited toward him/her. How this works: Regional Coordinators
are responsible to oversee the adoption donations, costs and expenses for all the dogs in
their region, and this directly lowers their costs and expenses. Donations in excess of
cost on one minpin helps offset costs for another where we may not be so lucky.
Contact your region's RC or contact Diane at
firstname.lastname@example.org to ensure your donation is
credited to a minpin in your preferred area.
To make a donation using PayPal or Credit Card, please click on the Donation button below.
Important: if you wish to sponsor a dog or donate toward a specific region's costs, please
forward your emailed Paypal receipt to email@example.com
with your wishes.
Thank you so much for your support!
To be a Sponsor, please fill out our Sponsorship Form
Internet Miniature Pinscher Service, Inc. (IMPS) is exempt under section 501(a) of the
Internal Revenue Code as an organization described in section 501(c)(3). However, it is
suggested that you consult your tax professional for a determination as to whether any
contributions may be tax deductible.
HERE ARE SOME SWEETHEARTS THAT NEED YOUR HELP RIGHT NOW:
Rambunctious Rowdy NEEDS your help...
Rowdy was being a rambunctious youngster on the very day of his adoption, and ate some
plastic canvas that caused tears in his intestines and pancreas. Vomiting plastic and blood,
he was returned and rushed to Vet ER. His emergency surgery cost over $4,000. Sections of the
intestine and pancreas were removed but not before fecal matter had leaked into the abdominal
cavity. Rowdy then suffered thru 2 types of gut bacterial infection. He's a strong boy with a
lot of heart and came thru it just fine - in fact, we think he'll be going to his furever
home soon!! We would be incredibly grateful for some help with his vet bills, which are being
carried by a volunteer. Please click HERE
to donate, and be sure to mention Rowdy's tag number 28697.
Ensuring Happy and Comfortable Golden Years
IMPS makes a life-long commitment to every dog we rescue... and we WILL stand by that. When
one of our own is returned and needs care, there is little or no way to recover their costs.
Prissy was returned at 10 years old, depressed from being confined a little too much and
seriously overweight. She went on a diet, got active and quickly dropped the pounds, but
sadly, not before she developed diabetes. Today Prissy walks the trails every single morning
with her foster dad and fur-siblings. Her diabetes is under control with daily insulin shots
and quarterly blood sugar monitoring, which cost about $800/year. Today, we'd like to thank
Bob, Maria and Diane for sponsoring a substantial portion of her testing and diabetic
supplies so far. It is through their generosity that we've been able to provide Prissy a
normal and happy life in her golden years. Please join them in ensuring her comfort: click
HERE to donate for
her care, and be sure to mention Prissy's tag number 27670.
Sweet little Lulu was rescued from a shelter where she was surrendered by a
breeder at 5 years old. She is sweet and tiny, good-natured and well trained, a healthy
tiny girl for her age. Under our lifelong commitment to every dog we rescue, she was returned
to IMPS in 2017 at 14 years old, through no fault of her own. We had her examined by a vet,
and brought vaccines, tests and preventatives up to date. IMPS placed her in a loving home
with no adoption fee and a contract to share her core medical costs for the rest of her life.
We have no way to recover these costs. Would you find it in your heart to sponsor this girl
for her remaining time on this side of the bridge? Sponsorship is not a contract or
commitment, it is whatever you choose to contribute. Please click
HERE to donate, be
sure to mention Lulu and her tag #26982, and forward your PayPal receipt or a brief notice to
firstname.lastname@example.org to have it credited to little
Lulu from Florida!
Jake was rescued from a shelter where he was turned in by his owner at 6 months old because
he turned out to be the consummate escape artist! He is good-natured and tiny, now a healthy
senior. Under our lifelong commitment to every dog we rescue, he was returned to IMPS in 2017
at 10 years old because his adopter went into assisted living. He was vetted and placed in a
loving home with no adoption fee and a contract to share his core medical costs for the rest
of his life. We have no way to recover these costs. Would you help us secure his golden years
through sponsorship? Sponsorship is not a contract or commitment, it is whatever you choose
to contribute. Please click
HERE to donate, be
sure to mention Jake and his tag #28208, and forward your PayPal receipt or a brief notice to
email@example.com to have it credited to little
Jake from Oregon!
Remy is a very sweet 10 yr old gentleman who has been adopted and returned to IMPS twice
since his first time in rescue with us, through no fault of his own. His medical issues were
expensive to diagnose, complicated by living with heavy smokers, and no one wanted him. Remy
is blind in one eye and has hypo-thyroidism - his thyroid function was too slow and allowed
him to accumulate ttoo much weight. He also had a weak bladder from age and dribbled urine.
His medical costs are high from diagnostic testing to rule out potential causes, determine
causes, treatment, and required blood tests every six months. He is now on lifetime meds.
Help us continue to provide Remy a normal and happy life, ensuring his comfort in his golden
years. We thank AnnMarie, Charlie and Linda for managing all this care, stabilizing him, and
chipping in. Please click
HERE to donate, and
be sure to mention Remy's tag number 30208. Forward your PayPal receipt or a brief notice to
firstname.lastname@example.org to have it credited to Remy,
originally from Massachusetts!
Your local IMPS foster homes can always use any of the following items:
We have various ways people can help. For those who would like to volunteer their time, we
need help with the following:
- Fleece blankets (50x60")
- Twin flat sheets
- Washable hospital bed pads, second hand
- Small & medium sweaters
- 6 foot leashes, small martingale collars
- Laundry detergent
- Disinfecting wipes
- Disposable pee pads
- Paper towels
- Used towels
- Prescription food
Touch base with your local IMPS contact for needs and delivery information. For questions and suggestions about sponsorship or even sponsoring a dog, please contact Diane at email@example.com.
- fostering dogs
- doing home visits prior to adoption
- transporting dogs to their new owners
- checking shelters and retrieving dogs when needed
- searching for applicable grants to help with funding needs
- communicating with foster parents and getting updates on their dogs
- helping with fund raising activities
- updating facebook and internet sites
- writing short success stories for dogs that are now in their forever home
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