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"This is the first part of a three-part database of people who are willing to transport rescue dogs. The database lists people by the state they live in in alphabetical order, and this part covers the states of Alabama through Kentucky. If you want to be included, please post to this thread, and your information will be taken from your post and placed under the appropriate state heading below. Please use the following sample form as a guide for how to provide your information. You can look at listings below for an example. Thank you for your willingness to help.

Location: [state + rough location within state]
Distance willing to travel: [x number of hours, in what directions]
Vehicle: [enough info to indicate size]
Extra Crates: [yes or no to whether you have an extra crate for the dog(s)]
Pull from shelter: [yes or no to whether you are willing to pull from a shelter]
Hold overnight: [yes or no to whether you can hold the dog(s) overnight]
Times Available: [times you're available, e.g., weekends only, weekdays only, random]

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ALABAMA

Beth Ann Z
Best way to contact: email ([email protected])
Location: Grant, AL which is 30 min south of Huntsville
Distance willing to travel: 3 to 4 hours
Vehicle: Ford Explorer
Extra Crates: Yes
Pull from shelter: Yes
Hold overnight: Yes
Times Available: Anytime, retired. A couple days notice is appreciated
Other information: I will also be glad to do home visits.


ALASKA

ARIZONA

nancy in AZ (Name: Nancy)
Best way to contact: PM, or would be willing to leave a phone contact with a privately held database
Location: Prescott, AZ (west central mountains) 45min from I-17 @Cordes Junction, 50 min from [email protected] Ash Fork
Distance willing to travel: 2hrs each way, or more subject to circumstances
Vehicle: Jeep Gr Cherokee; full size pick-up;Suburu Forester
Extra Crates: yes
Pull from shelter: yes
Hold overnight: In a pinch
Times Available: Preferably weekends, but I'm self-employed so have some flexibility

 

Annmarie

Location: Phoenix, Arizona

Distance willing to travel: 2 hours in any direction (maybe more, depending on work schedule)

Vehicle: Mazda 3 and Pontiac Vibe

Extra crates: 2 large crates in home, none for travel

Pull from shelter: Yes!

Hold overnight: Yes

Available: Weekends...can be somewhat flexible depending on work schedule

Experience: Former veterinary technician & surgical assistant. Rescue & rehabilitation experience.


ARKANSAS

bcnewe2 (Name: Kristen R.)
Best way to contact: Private Message
Location: Ft. Smith AR, (very close to OK)
Distance willing to travel: Up to 2 hours each way, in any direction
Vehicle: Small car but will fit a crate or 2.
Extra Crates: (1) 36" vari-kennel (plastic airline type), (1) smaller vari-kennel
Pull from shelter: YES if close to home
Hold overnight: YES but only overnight
Times Available: RANDOM


CALIFORNIA

Mojo (Name: Koi A.)
Best way to contact: Private Message
Location: SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA (Hollywood, in Los Angeles)
Distance willing to travel: Up to 2 hours (max. 100 highway miles) each way, in any direction
Vehicle: Toyota Camry 4-dr sedan (smaller crate can fit sideways in backseat, canine seatbelt available also)
NOTE: I would actually prefer to HOLD OVERNIGHT THAN TRANSPORT, but I *am* willing to transport
Extra Crates: 1 soft-sided 36" crate, 1 36" wire crate, 1 large Sherpa dog carrying bag for dogs up to 22 lbs
Pull from shelter: YES
Hold overnight: YES--no real time limit. We have a separate secure building for rescue dogs if necessary
Times Available: RANDOM


sluj
Location: California, SF East Bay
Distance willing to travel: ~3 hours in any direction, though may be able to do longer if needed
Type of vehicle: Jeep Cherokee
Extra crates: Med and Small Varikennels
Pull from shelter: Unsure - what's required?
Hold Overnight? Yes
Times available: Most weekends, some weekdays may be possible.


netcmd (Name: Jon O.)
Best way to contact: email [email protected] or PM
Location: Alameda, CA
Distance willing to travel: 2-3 hours
Vehicle: Ford F250 biodiesel with full camper shell
Extra Crates: None, could find if needed
Pull from shelter: As long as someone tells me how.
Hold overnight: Probably.
Times Available: Pretty flexible.

 

borasaurus (Name: Laura)

Best way to contact: PM

Location: Redondo Beach, CA (near Los Angeles)

Distance willing to travel: ~2 hours in any direction, each way

Vehicle: Chevy Malibu, GMC Envoy

Extra crates: 1 large wire crate (fits very securely in back seat against front passenger seat)

Pull from shelter: Yes, if nearby

Hold overnight: Most likely not

Times available: Weekdays after 3 pm, random times on weekends (flexible)


COLORADO

Laurae (Name: Laura)
Best way to contact: PM
Location: Erie, CO
Distance willing to travel: 2 hours any way
Vehicle: Toyota Tacoma with cap
Extra Crates: yes
Pull from shelter: yes
Hold overnight: maybe
Times Available: random


Sundance (Name: Ron)
Best way to contact: email or pm
Location: Eagle, Colorado (I-70 corridor between Glenwood Springs and Vail)
Distance willing to travel: 2 Hours / case-by-case
Vehicle: BMW X5
Extra Crates: One big enough for any BC
Pull from shelter: Willing
Hold overnight: Possible
Times Available: Semi-Retired, Random


Valorie (Name: Valorie)
Best way to contact: email ([email protected]) or cell phone... please e-mail me to get number
Location: Silt, Colorado (I-70 corridor between Glenwood Springs and Grand Junction)
Distance willing to travel: 2 Hours, possibly more if needed/ case-by-case
Vehicle: Volvo Station Wagon, Chevy Crew Cab Pick Up
Extra Crates: One big enough for any BC
Pull from shelter: Willing
Hold overnight: Yes, hopefully they're healthy, if not I'll try to figure something out
Times Available: Weekends are best, but I'll try to be flexible.


CONNECTICUT

Christina
Location: Hartford County, CT
Distance willing to travel: 2-3 hours in either direction.
Vehicle: Honda Element
Extra Crates: Yes.
Pull from shelter: Yes.
Hold overnight: Yes- depending on the dog.
Times Available: Random, mostly weekends (all day) and weekday afternoons.


DELAWARE

Tranquilis (Name: Laird)
Location: Northern Delaware
Distance willing to travel: Weekends, up to three hours in any direction, longer runs on three day advanced notice. This means between 120 and 210 miles, depending on which roads lead to the destination.
Weekdays, one hour in any direction.
Vehicle: Dodge Caravan - up to three medium dogs, or two large ones.
Extra Crates: Two medium airline-style travel crates. More and larger available upon two day advance notice.
Pull from shelter: Generally, no. Special exceptions may possibly be made, PM me with details.
Hold overnight: Only in exceptional cases.
Times Available: Weekends, pretty much all day Sat and Sun. Weekdays, after 6pm; not available Wed or Thurs.


DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA (Washington, DC)

Kara Lang ([email protected])
Location: Washington, DC
Distance willing to travel: ~4 hours, any direction, sometimes more
Vehicle: Mercedes ML SUV
Extra Crates: Yes
Pull from shelter: Yes
Hold overnight: Yes
Times Available: Weekdays, Weekends


FLORIDA

MaryP (Name: Mary)
Best way to contact: email
Location: Vero Beach, FL
Distance willing to travel: open - can travel pretty far if it's important enough. Preferably around 3-4 hrs in any direction (6-8 hours round trip)
Vehicle: Hyundai Tucson (Small SUV)
Extra Crates: yes
Pull from shelter: yes
Hold overnight: yes
Times Available: Preferably weekends and some Mondays.
Other information: I have the ability to quarantine dogs who are sick or suspected of being sick, if needed before heading to their final destination.


PSmitty (Name: Paula)
Location: St. Petersburg, FL (west coast/central Florida)
Distance willing to travel: about 3 hours any direction, but will certainly consider longer
Vehicle: Toyota Matrix or Chevy Equinox, both smaller SUV type vehicles
Extra Crates: Yes
Pull from shelter: Yes
Hold overnight: Yes
Times Available: Mostly weekends, can do weekday with enough notice to get off work


So FL Sunshine (Name: Amy)
Best way to contact: email
Location: Royal Palm Beach, FL
Distance willing to travel: open - 3-4 hr in any direction
Vehicle: Hyundai Santa Fe SUV
Extra Crates: yes 2 one med one large
Pull from shelter: yes with help from a rescue if needed
Hold overnight: yes
Times Available: Mostly open
Other information: Molly, 2 cats and one school age child in house


Sasha's Mom (Name: Danielle)
Best way to contact: email or pm
Location: Orlando, FL (Winter Haven, FL after July '08)
Distance willing to travel: pretty open, several hours each way - case-by-case
Vehicle: Toyota RAV-4 and Saturn Coupe
Extra Crates: One extra large, two large, one medium, one small.
Pull from shelter: As long as someone tells me how.
Hold overnight: Probably.
Times Available: Pretty flexible. Husband available as well.
Other information: We have a constant revolving door of fosters, plus 4 of our own.


kate40541 (Name: Suzanne)
Location: Bradenton, FL (west coast/central Florida)
Distance willing to travel: about 3 hours any direction, but will certainly consider longer
Vehicle: Subaru Forester
Extra Crates: Yes
Pull from shelter: Yes
Hold overnight: Yes
Times Available: Flexible


~Jessie~
Location: Central Florida- Orlando area
Distance willing to travel: 2 hours in either direction
Vehicle: Acura TSX (mid size sedan)
Extra Crates: Yes- extra 36 inch crate
Pull from shelter: Yes
Hold overnight: Yes
Times Available: Weekends but can possibly do a week day



GEORGIA

HAWAII

IDAHO

HighDesertSpice
Best way to contact: PM, or would be willing to leave a phone contact with a privately held database
Location: SW Idaho
Distance willing to travel: ~ 3 - 4 hours, (possibly further depending on the situation)
Vehicle: Honda CRV (can fit one large & one medium crate in back)
Extra Crates: one large + xlarge clamshell (30 - 36" long)
Pull from shelter: Yes w/ help from local rescue if needed
Hold overnight: Yes
Times Available: mostly weekends


ILLINOIS

INDIANA

NRhodes (Name: Nicole Rhodes)
Location: Brookville, IN (south-east Indiana)
Distance willing to travel: Flexible.
Vehicle: Ford Ranger or Chevy Blazer
Extra Crates: Yes
Pull from shelter: Yes
Hold overnight: Yes
Times Available: Flexible


IOWA

KANSAS

martySQ
Location: Kansas - Paola, south of KC about 30 miles
Distance willing to travel: 2-3 hours North south or east west(into Missouri)
Vehicle: Truck-ford ranger extended cab.
Extra Crates: No extra crate-willing to find one or 2 cheap
Pull from shelter: yes, but don't know what is involved...spay cost etc?
Hold overnight: yes
Times Available:various. No travel Monday or Wednesday.
Prefer to be contacted by email or cell phone. (won't post phone, but may email me to get it if needed...)
[email protected]


KENTUCKY

aljones (Name: Angie)
Best way to contact: private message
Location: south-central Kentucky (on I-65 between Louisville & Nashville)
Distance willing to travel: 1-2 hours, usually north or south, although could do more, schedule permitting
Vehicle: Ford Escape (small SUV)
Extra Crates: yes, but only medium-sized
Pull from shelter: yes
Hold overnight: no good way to quarantine but could make arrangements in emergency
Times Available: usually weekends are best, but really depends upon the week

 

Tess's Girl (Name: Michelle E.)

Location: Lexington, Central KY, 1 hour from Louisville, right off I-64

Distance willing to travel: 2-3 hours any direction

Vehicle: Equinox, mid-size SUV, can hold two medium crates

Extra Crates: no

Pull from shelter: Yes, can help with pulling from some Eastern KY shelters as well, if needed.

Hold overnight: No, live in an apartment so can't.

Times Available: Varies, pretty flexible.

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CALIFORNIA

 

My name:

Koi A.

 

Best way to contact:

Private Message

 

Location:

SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA [Hollywood, in Los Angeles]

 

Distance willing to travel:

Up to 2 hours (max. 100 highway miles) each way, in any direction

 

Vehicle:

Toyota Camry 4-dr sedan; smaller crate could fit sideways in backseat, but I have canine seatbelt available as well;

NOTE: I would actually prefer to HOLD OVERNIGHT THAN TRANSPORT, but I *am* willing to transport

 

Extra Crates:

(1) soft-sided 36" crate,

(1) 36" wire crate,

(1) large Sherpa dog carrying bag for dogs 22 lbs and under

 

Pull from shelter:

YES

 

Hold overnight:

YES--no real time limit. We have a separate secure building outside our house on our gated/fenced property to separate my dogs from rescue dogs if necessary

 

Times Available:

RANDOM

 

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Arkansas

 

My name:

Kristen R.

 

Best way to contact:

Private Message

 

Location:

Ft. Smith AR, (very close to OK)

 

Distance willing to travel:

Up to 2 hours each way, in any direction

 

Vehicle:

Small car but will fit a crate or 2.

 

Extra Crates:

(1) 36" vari-kennel (plastic airline type)

(1) smaller vari-kennel,

 

Pull from shelter:

YES if close to home

 

Hold overnight:

YES but only overnight

 

Times Available:

RANDOM

 

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My name: Laura

Best way to contact: PM

Location: Erie, CO

Distance willing to travel: 2 hours any way

Vehicle: Toyota Tacoma with cap

Extra Crates: yes

Pull from shelter: yes

Hold overnight: maybe

Times Available: random

 

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I'm in--thanks for updating and reorganizing this information, Eileen!

 

Name: Angie

Best way to contact: private message

Location: south-central Kentucky (on I-65 between Louisville & Nashville)

Distance willing to travel: 1-2 hours, usually north or south, although could do more, schedule permitting

Vehicle: Ford Escape (small SUV)

Extra Crates: yes, but only medium-sized

Pull from shelter: yes

Hold overnight: no good way to quarantine but could make arrangements in emergency

Times Available: usually weekends are best, but really depends upon the week

 

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Location: California, SF East Bay

 

Distance willing to travel: ~3 hours in any direction, though may be able to do longer if needed

 

Type of vehicle: Jeep Cherokee

 

Hold Overnight? Yes

 

Extra crates: Med and Small Varikennels

 

Times available: Most weekends, some weekdays may be possible.

 

Able to pull from shelter?: Unsure - what's required?

 

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FLORIDA

 

My name: Mary

Best way to contact: email

Location: Vero Beach, FL

Distance willing to travel: open - I can travel pretty far if it's important enough. I'd prefer to be able to keep it around 3-4 hours in any direction (6-8 hours round trip)

Vehicle: Hyundai Tucson (Small SUV)

Extra Crates: yes

Pull from shelter: yes

Hold overnight: yes

Times Available: Preferably weekends and some Mondays.

Other information: I have the ability to quarantine dogs that are sick or suspected of being sick, if they need that before heading to their final destination.

 

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Name: Paula (PSmitty)

Location: St. Petersburg, FL (west coast/central Florida)

Distance willing to travel: about 3 hours any direction, but will certainly consider longer

Vehicle: Toyota Matrix or Chevy Equinox, both smaller SUV type vehicles

Extra Crates: Yes

Pull from shelter: Yes

Hold overnight: Yes

Times Available: Mostly weekends, can do weekday with enough notice to get off work

 

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ARIZONA-west central mountains

 

Name Nancy

 

Location: Prescott, AZ (45min from I-17 @Cordes Junction, 50 min from [email protected] Ash Fork)

 

Best way to contact: PM, or would be willing to leave a phone contact with a privately held database

 

Distance willing to travel: 2hrs each way, or more subject to circumstances

 

Vehicle: Jeep Gr Cherokee; full size pick-up;Suburu Forester

 

Extra Crates: yes

 

Pull from shelter: yes

 

Hold overnight: In a pinch

 

Times Available: Preferably weekends, but I'm self-employed so have some flexibility

 

Other information

 

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Name: Nicole Rhodes

Location: Brookville, IN (south-east Indiana)

Distance willing to travel: Flexible.

Vehicle: Ford Ranger or Chevy Blazer

Extra Crates: Yes

Pull from shelter: Yes

Hold overnight: Yes

Times Available: Flexible.

 

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So FL Sunshine (Name: Amy)

Best way to contact: email

Location: Royal Palm Beach, FL

Distance willing to travel: open - 3-4 hr in any direction

Vehicle: Hyundai Santa Fe SUV

Extra Crates: yes 2 one med one large

Pull from shelter: yes with help from a rescue if needed.

Hold overnight: yes

Times Available: Mostly open.

Other information: Molly, 2 cats and one school age child in house.

 

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HighDesertSpice

Best way to contact: PM, or would be willing to leave a phone contact with a privately held database

Location: SW Idaho

Distance willing to travel: ~ 3 - 4 hours, (possibly further depending on the situation)

Vehicle: small SUV type (can fit one large & one medium crate in back)

Extra Crates: xlarge clamshell (> 36" long)

Pull from shelter: Yes w/ help from local rescue if needed

Hold overnight: Yes

Times Available: mostly weekends

 

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Sasha's Mom (AKA: Danielle)

Best way to contact: email or pm

Location: Orlando, FL (Winter Haven, FL after July '08)

Distance willing to travel: pretty open, several hours each way - case-by-case

Vehicle: Toyota RAV-4 and Saturn Coupe

Extra Crates: One extra large, two large, one medium, one small.

Pull from shelter: As long as someone tells me how.

Hold overnight: Probably.

Times Available: Pretty flexible. Husband available as well.

Other information: We have a constant revolving door of fosters, plus 4 of our own.

 

Danielle

 

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Name: Suzanne

Location: Bradenton, FL (west coast/central Florida)

Distance willing to travel: about 3 hours any direction, but will certainly consider longer

Vehicle: Subaru Forester

Extra Crates: Yes

Pull from shelter: Yes

Hold overnight: Yes

Times Available: Flexible

 

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Name:

Tranquilis/Laird

 

Location:

Northern Delaware

 

Distance willing to travel:

Weekends, up to three hours in any direction, longer runs on three day advanced notice. This means between 120 and 210 miles, depending on which roads lead to the destination.

Weekdays, one hour in any direction.

 

Vehicle:

Dodge Caravan - up to three medium dogs, or two large ones.

 

Extra Crates:

Two medium airline-style travel crates. More and larger available upon two day advance notice.

 

Pull from shelter:

Generally, no. Special exceptions may possibly be made, PM me with details.

 

Overnight:

Only in exceptional cases.

 

Times Available:

Weekends, pretty much all day Sat and Sun. Weekdays, after 6pm, not available on Wed or Thurs.

 

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Jon O.

Best way to contact: email [email protected] or pm

Location: Alameda, CA

Distance willing to travel: 2-3 hours

Vehicle: Ford F250 biodiesel with full camper shell

Extra Crates: None, could find if needed

Pull from shelter: As long as someone tells me how.

Hold overnight: Probably.

Times Available: Pretty flexible.

Other information:

 

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Location: Kansas - Paola, south of KC about 30 miles

Distance willing to travel: 2-3 hours North south or east west(into Missouri)

Vehicle: Truck-ford ranger extended cab.

Extra Crates: No extra crate-willing to find one or 2 cheap

Pull from shelter: yes, but don't know what is involved...spay cost etc?

Hold overnight: yes

Times Available:various. No travel Monday or Wednesday.

Prefer to be contacted by email or cell phone. (won't post phone, but may email me to get it if needed...) [email protected]

 

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Name: Ron

Best way to contact: email or pm

Location: Eagle Colorado (I-70 corridor between Glenwood Springs and Vail)

Distance willing to travel: 2 Hours / case-by-case

Vehicle: BMW X5

Extra Crates: One big enough for any BC

Pull from shelter: Willing

Hold overnight: Possible

Times Available: Semi-Retired, Random

 

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Location: Central Florida- Orlando area

Distance willing to travel: 2 hours in either direction

Vehicle: Acura TSX (mid size sedan)

Extra Crates: Yes- extra 36 inch crate

Pull from shelter: Yes

Hold overnight: Yes

Times Available: Weekends but can possibly do a week day

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COLORADO

 

Name: Valorie

Best way to contact: email ([email protected]) or cell phone... please e-mail me to get number, prefer not to post publicly.

Location: Silt Colorado (I-70 corridor between Glenwood Springs and Grand Junction)

Distance willing to travel: 2 Hours, possibly more if needed/ case-by-case

Vehicle: Volvo Station Wagon, Chevy Crew Cab Pick Up

Extra Crates: One big enough for any BC

Pull from shelter: Willing

Hold overnight: Yes, hopefully they're healthy, if not I'll try to figure something out

Times Available: Weekends are best, but I'll try to be flexible.

Thanks for allowing us to post this info!!!

 

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Location: Hartford County, CT

 

Distance willing to travel: 2-3 hours in either direction.

 

Vehicle: Honda Element

 

Extra Crates: Yes.

 

Pull from shelter: Yes.

 

Hold overnight: Yes- depending on the dog.

 

Times Available: Random, mostly weekends (all day) and weekday afternoons.

 

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ALABAMA (North Central)

 

Name: Beth Ann

Best way to contact: email ([email protected]) or cell phone... please e-mail me to get number,

Location: Grant, AL which is 30 min south of Huntsville

Distance willing to travel: 3 to 4 hours

Vehicle: Ford Explorer

Extra Crates: Yes

Pull from shelter: Yes

Hold overnight: Yes

Times Available: Anytime, retired. A couple days notice is appreciated

 

I will also be glad to do home visits.

 

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Michelle E.

 

Location: Kentucky. Lexington. Central KY, 1 hour from Louisville, right off i-64


Distance willing to travel: 2-3 hours any direction


Vehicle: Equinox, mid-size SUV, can hold two medium crates


Extra Crates: no


Pull from shelter: Yes, can help with pulling from some Eastern KY shelters as well, if needed.


Hold overnight: No, live in an apartment so can't.


Times Available: Varies, pretty flexible.

 

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Name: Laura

Best way to contact: PM

Location: Redondo Beach, CA (near Los Angeles)

Distance willing to travel: ~2 hours in any direction, each way

Vehicle: Chevy Malibu, GMC Envoy

Extra crates: 1 large wire crate (fits very securely in back seat against front passenger seat)

Pull from shelter: Yes, if nearby

Hold overnight: Most likely not

Times available: Weekdays after 3 pm, random times on weekends (flexible)

 

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