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Hello, everyone… 2020 has arrived. What a year 2019 was for TFTR.

Thank you to all for sharing our posts, liking and following our Facebook page, purchasing our 10th anniversary 2020 calendar, purchasing our first-ever cookbook, participating in our various fundraisers, as well as participating in our annual auctions. We could not continue our “work” helping these little ones without all of you.

Many of the activities and functions will remain the same, but TFTR will begin the new year with a change in our board of directors… the same faces but serving in different capacities. They are: President – Amanda Sentelle, Vice President – Patty Blair, Secretary – Chris Chrestay, Treasurer – Lynette Purciello, Board Member – Lorraine Dunsmore, and Directors – Constance Haynes and Linda Wharton.

On a personal note, I want to thank each of you for your support during the last six years, but it’s time for new leadership. I hope to become more involved with our volunteers to build that base because without our volunteers, we are lost.

So on behalf of TFTR, we wish you the happiest and healthiest of new years and please continue to support us. We need you!

Warmly, Patty

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Hello TFTR followers,

We wanted to share with you a video of one of our TFTR alumni practicing for flyball! Isis was adopted last year by our Vice-President Samantha Dominguez and she has been trying to train her for the sport of Flyball! Take a look here!

 Click here to find more adoptable TFTs that are waiting to be your new best friend and possible flyball partner!

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We are asking for your help if possible. Lainy is in pretty rough shape. She was surrendered to us on February 7th and has a hole in both sides of her cheeks, infections in her eyes and will probably need some teeth removed. She also has some eye problems that may need more care. We are trying to raise at least $500.00. If you can help it will be greatly appreciated. We can’t thank her foster parents enough for taking this sweet girl and giving her the attention and love she deserves. They are spending quite a bit of time each day due to her medical issues and have been absolutely amazing! Thank you so much!
Here is a link to our website that you can use to donate
or our paypal address is Please make sure to select the checkbox within the “Donation Information” box that says “I would like to designate this donation to a specific fund” and select “Lainy’s Medical Fund”.


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As I sit here writing this, the holidays are over and 2015 is upon us. January 2015 marks two years since
TFTR, Inc.’s founder, Pat Land, passed away. We miss her terribly but her work continues.
As the current President of TFTR, I have to say this group runs with the amazing work of our VicePresident,
Samantha Dominguez, and our Secretary/Treasurer, Leslie Greenwalt. Together they are the
backbone of TFTR. They work tirelessly to help the TFTs in need and to keep this group going in the right
direction. I also want to mention Dianne Clark, who is always available to help us identify a dog as a TFT,
TFT mix, Rat Terrier, or something else. When we get pictures, we don’t always know what the little one
is and Dianne makes the answer much clearer. Then there is Kiersten Cremin who is our volunteer
coordinator. Most of our volunteers, and potential volunteers, have had the chance to “meet” Kiersten
so she is already familiar to you. We truly hope Kiersten will become an officer in 2015. We have also
recently offered the position of transport coordinator to someone and we really hope she accepts.
In addition to the above mentioned officers and members, I also want to give a big shout out to our
volunteers, the true heartbeat of rescue. If it wasn’t for the people who foster, transport, check out
shelters, donate items to our auctions, buy the auction items, buy the products we sell, make generous
donations throughout the year, and generally spread the word about TFTs in need, we would not survive
as a rescue group, plain and simple. There are not enough words to thank you for what you do for us
and our beloved Toy Fox Terriers.
In the past year, we held our first Halloween costume photo contest, conducted our 2nd annual auction,
sold our first calendar, sold our first t-shirt and hoodie, our Facebook following has grown by 1,000
(from 490 in December ‘13 to 1496 currently), and we have revamped our website
to name a few. Our treasury just about doubled in 2014. All thanks to our followers.
As we move forward in 2015, we are looking back in review in order to fix the things we didn’t do as well
as we should have and setting our goals for the upcoming year. We hope that you will continue to
follow us on Facebook and watch our website for our news and most importantly, for the dogs that
need our help. It takes a village to help as many TFTs as possible.
Thank you, again, for all of your support and dedication…

Patty Blair

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Bidding begins Thurs., August 7 at 8AM EST thru Sun., August 10 at 8PM EST —LETS RAISE SOME MONEY FOR RESCUE!!

Take a look at our album of items we have and pick your favorite! Bid often!!! In Rescue Auctions it is ok to bid against your friend – your mom – your brother –they will understand— it’s for the dogs! HELP US HELP THEM!!! SHARE WITH ALL YOUR FRIENDS Here’s just few of the items that are available for auction, TFT paintings, jewelry, dog accessories, and even a quilt!  Take a look at all of the items available for bidding at and don’t forget, bidding starts 8AM EST Thursday, August 7th!

TFTR Jewelry Set TFTR Framed Picture TFTR Jewelry TFTR Paining TFTR Quilt TFTR Coach Bag

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