New England Region
Dogs Available for Adoption
Open List Contact a Rescue Coordinator
Area Rescue Coordinator Telephone Email
Connecticut Marie LaPointe 860.395.1502 Email Marie
Maine Cheryl Fraser 508.393.6966 Email Cheryl
Massachusetts, Cape Cod Barbara Ferguson 508.477.2063 Email Barb
Massachusetts, All Other Areas Cheryl Fraser 508.393.6966 Email Cheryl
New Hampshire Cheryl Fraser 508.393.6966 Email Cheryl
Rhode Island Cheryl Fraser 508.393.6966 Email Cheryl
Vermont Faith Martin 802.387.4894 Email Faith
Regional Coordinator Cheryl Fraser 508.393.6966 Email Cheryl
Regional Volunteer Coordinator Barbara Ferguson 508.477.2063 Email Barb

FOSTER HOMES WANTED!!! New England in need of FOSTER HOMES to help ensure the success of our rescue program. The position entails daily in-home care of dogs, follow up visits with veterinarians, and evaluating dogs for placement. Knowledge of the breed is essential. If you are interested in helping, please fill out a volunteer application. A rescue coordinator will contact you shortly. Thanks for helping us help the Ridgebacks!


To learn about events and activities for Rhodesian Ridgebacks and their owners in your area, please visit the homepage of the New England Rhodesian Ridgeback Club ("NERRC").

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Name: Mara
ID: 5132
Location: MA
Sex: Female
Age: 4 yrs
Color: Wheaten
Weight: 81 lb/37 kg
Mara came into rescue with her mom Ariel when the owner took ill and both dogs were turned over to a shelter. Mara is a very affectionate, sweet dog. She is good with people, trying to cuddle and lie on your lap. Mara is good on a leash, she pulls due to her energy, but responds to “Mara wait”. Mara cannot live with a cat, she will chase. Mara is a nervous dog, noises make her run as do sud  MORE...
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Name: Amelia
ID: 5102
Location: NH
Sex: Female
Age: 9-12 mos
Color: Red Wheaten
Weight: 62 lb/28 kg
Amelia 14-month-old female - Beautiful liver nose Amelia came into rescue when her owner died and she was turned over to a shelter. Amelia is very friendly with other dogs and people. She loves to cuddle and is a leaner. Amelia had her right eye removed, possibly due to trauma, we are not sure as we have no history on her. But that does not impact her playfulness. Amelia does need to be  MORE...
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