Welcome to Small Paws® Rescue Inc.

Each breed has a rescue organization for their breed. Small Paws is the largest breed rescue in the country, with over 800 volunteers and over 6000 members in 26 countries.

Small Paws has rescued over 10,000 Bichons in the past 16 years from across the country.

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Small Paws® Rescue Was Featured 
on "The Chicken Soup for the Soul Podcast" on March 25, 2016, It was an interview of how Small Paws Rescue was born, almost 18 years ago!

I was so honored to be asked to do this as a part of their "Friend's Friday" series, w
ith the owner of "Chicken Soup For The Soul", my friend, Amy Newmark. There are wonderful short interviews of daily encouragement.
I hope you enjoy this interview!

See SPR on Fox &Friends in N.Y.C. Friday Morning, Dec. 18, 2015!

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How We got Started

I want to let those of you who do not know yet, know how we got started back in the Spring of 1998. WOW! How time flies!

At the time, the Co-Founder of Small Paws™ Rescue, Susan Sebring, and I, had first applied to join an existing Bichon rescue organization.

We both got a form letter back, telling us that rescue work took more than just a good heart and that at that time we were deemed to have been not suitable for rescue work. (Yes, that's what the letter really said...)

Though we were discouraged at first, we decided if we couldn't go to the mountain... we would move the mountain to us, and thus Small Paws™ Rescue was born.

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