MBR Stories

MBR Receives Grant from Petco Foundation

Wednesday, December 9, 2015 | Cleveland, OH

Adopting an animal from a local rescue is exciting for all involved. Each adoption story is unique, for the person or family adopting, and the animal being adopted. During the month of October, Petco Foundation, the philanthropic branch of the national pet store chain, ran a program collecting these special stories. The participants were asked to write an essay about their adoption and why the organization they adopted from should be chosen to receive a grant.
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Multiple Breed Turns Multiple Species!

February 14, 2015 | Elyria, OH

Everyone knows the age old question: Are you a Cat Person or Dog Person? One local rescue has expanded it’s reach to both cat and dog enthusiasts alike! Amy Hunt, founder and President of Multiple Breed Rescue has partnered up with Corinne Jaenke to add a cat division to MBR. Hunt founded MBR in 2006 after desiring to help more than just breed specific dogs in need.
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Man moves to adopt his new best friend

June 30th, 2012 | BURTON, OH,

Meet Cleveland, one of the 27 dogs rescued during a dogfight raid in December 2011. Cleveland had a long journey from his days locked in a cage in a basement. He had to learn how to go to the bathroom outside, learn what toys were and most importantly, learn what love meant. Yet, despite him overcoming these obstacles, his adoption was almost prevented by a case of discrimination.
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Tessa and the Bobble Heads

October 5th, 2012 | CLEVELAND, OH,

A Cleveland based rescue group was working with a man who could no longer afford to care for his female dog and her 5 puppies. He had already lost 2 pups and was on the verge of losing the litter due to poor nutrition for the mom and pups. After he agreed to turn the family over, Multiple Breed Rescue stepped in to help this starving family.
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Potential Bait Dogs Discovered by Local Rescue Group

June 24th, 2012 | ELYRIA, OH,

Vice President of Multiple Breed Rescue, April Boesken received a call about two dogs wandering a neighbors field in Sheffield Village, across from the Carousel Swim Club. When she and her husband arrived, what they found was shocking. Of the two dogs, the female pit bull had severe bite wounds all over her face and ears. Quickly, they rushed her and the American Bull dog she was with to the rescue headquarters in Elyria.
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Three dogs join MBR after a dogfighting raid

December 22th, 2011 | CLEVELAND, OH,

On December 22nd 2011, Cleveland police searched the home of a local man suspected of running an illegal dog fighting ring. What they found was a filthy, disgusting home filled with 27 neglected and malnourished dogs. The City of Cleveland Kennels brought all of them from the house to their facility for evaluation and care. Most of the dogs were malnourished and had scars all over their bodies.
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