London-based company Second Chance Auction Animal Rescue (SCAAR) takes dogs from local pounds, owner surrenders and dogs that are on death row. SCAAR focuses on giving dogs, young and old, a second chance at life and love from a family.
Foster company organizer Jason Biggs firmly believes in the importance of adopting over buying form a breeder. “There are already so many unwanted dogs that need homes out there, why would you want to make more,” Biggs questions. SCAAR holds regular events to show dogs and cats in need of homes off to the public, in hopes of finding their forever family.
Operating on a volunteer basis, foster parents take in dogs while they wait to be adopted. This helps the process of teaching the pets what a family looks like, instead of a life in a cage. Volunteer Dar started fostering this past summer, and golden retriever-lab mix Groot is her fifth in-home guest.
“You’re saving a life really,” Dar believes. “It’s very rewarding finding their second chance and giving them the experience of a real family,” she continues.
The foster service takes surrendered animals from the Humane Society, puppy mill survivors and unwanted puppy litters in an effort to help as many dogs as possible.
SCAAR is always looking for volunteers to foster pets as well as the forever families for their furry friends.
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