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Adopt a Miniature Schnauzer

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Miniature Schnauzer Rescue, Inc., (MSR) of Portland, Oregon was founded in 1988 with the sole purpose of finding homes for Miniature Schnauzers that are homeless through no fault of their own and would love to have another forever home. Most of the dogs are owner surrenders, some come from shelters where they have been unclaimed.

When a dog comes to MSR, they live with one of our wonderful volunteers in a loving "foster home," until the right people are found to adopt them. During their stay in foster care, the dog's behavior is assessed as well as its physical condition. The average age of dogs in our care is 3 - 7 years. Learn more...

2014 Adoption Counter

13 Schnauzers have been adopted to date in 2014!
[29 Schnauzers in 2013 and in 2012! 30 in 2011.
See prior years.]

MSR Northwest Schnauzer walk 2011

Schnauzers and their folks!
See more info on the annual Schnauzer Walk

Why not give a Schnauzer a forever home today?

Six Puppy Mill Minis
need HOMES!

This is Oscar.
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This is Oscar, one of the puppy mill minis.

In August 2014, we worked with other rescue groups to rescue over 70 mini schnauzers, aged puppy to 5, who were living in deplorable conditions on a N. California rural property.

The dogs have had little human contact and lived outdoors in the dirt with only sheets of plywood to burrow under. They had no vet care and had never been groomed.

We accepted 6 dogs into our foster homes. Because the dogs are fearful & unsocialized, they will need months of foster care to learn to trust humans and to learn basic manners before they can be placed into permanent homes.

If you are extremely patient, have an understanding of dogs that need time to adjust, and are interested in adopting one these special pups, please email with a description of your lifestyle and qualities you seek in a dog.

Your donations help!
Thank you very much!

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