What greater gift than the love of a rescue dog?

About Us

Toy Fox Terrier Rescue, Inc. (TFTR) is a 501(c)(3) organization established in 2009 as a nationwide, all volunteer, breed-specific group dedicated to re-homing TFTs who need new homes, whether they are strays or their owners can no longer care for them.

Each dog that enters our rescue program is either kept with the Owner until a new home is found or is fostered in a private home. TFTR does not operate a kennel.  While the dog is in the foster home, he or she is evaluated for personality, quirks and manners/training.  The foster family assesses whether the dog will do well with other dogs and/or cats and/or children, and whether the dog would be best suited to be an only dog.  Medical treatment is provided as needed - the dog is brought up-to-date on all shots, is heartworm tested, and if not already done, is spayed or neutered.  Then the process of matching the right dog with the right family begins.  We hope that you will join us in our journey to help all TFTs thrive in loving, forever homes.  You can reach us at

Mission Statement

Toy Fox Terrier Rescue, Inc. (TFTR) strives to educate the general public, other rescue organizations, shelters, Humane Societies, and such groups that express interest across the country, as to the identification and temperament of the Toy Fox Terrier; to rescue abandoned, surrendered, abused and mistreated Toy Fox Terriers; to establish an emergency medical fund for the immediate care of said Toy Fox Terriers; to create a network of approved foster homes for the rehabilitation, training and socialization of the rescued Toy Fox Terriers; to facilitate placement through interviews, home visits and interstate rescue transports; and, to at all times protect and advance the interests of the Toy Fox Terrier.