It’s National Food Drive Month!

To celebrate, participating Three Dog Bakery stores across the country are having a dog food drive competition! Each bakery has partnered with a local dog-related charity for the entire month of May so you can donate to help feed local dogs in need and help your bakery win!

Since the inception of the Dog Food Drive in 2011, more than 50,000 pounds of dog food have been donated to dogs in need.

Help US Help DOGS!

The De “Tails”

WHERE:
Three Dog Bakery stores across the nation. To sniff out one near you go to:
http://www.threedog.com/locations/
WHEN:
May 1st – May 31st
HOW:
$1=1 meal
It’s that simple!

Participating Bakery/Charity Pairs

Bakery: Three Dog Bakery-Lake Arrowhead, CA

Benefiting Shelter: Linda Blair Worldheart FoundationLinda Blair Worldheart Foundation

The Linda Blair WorldHeart Foundation is built of a group of inspired, motivated humanitarians who work tirelessly to fight animal cruelty by educating the public, animal rescue, and finding loving families to give the helpless a second chance at a happy life. Read More >

Bakery: Three Dog Bakery-Del Mar, CA

Benefiting Shelter: Last Chance at Life

Last Chance at Life is an all-breed rescue and adoption organization. We have a special fondness for Boxers, birds, and ANY pet in need of medical care. We take in animals from all over San Diego County. Our rescues come to us from local shelters and humane societies, owners who can no longer properly care for them, and through other rescue groups. Most often these animals are facing euthanasia because of medical or behavioral needs. Because of this, we are truly their “Last Chance at Life.” Read More >

Bakery: Three Dog Bakery-San Clemente, CA

Benefiting Shelter: Camp Pendleton Animal Shelter

Camp Pendleton Animal Shelter is a not for profit animal shelter located on Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton. They provide spay/neuter services, vaccinations, micro chipping and more for homeless animals on base while they await their forever homes. They also have a foster program for animals that require extra care in recovery before they are adopted. Read More >

Bakery: Three Dog Bakery-Indianapolis, IN (844 Broad Ripple Ave)

Benefiting Shelter: Every Dog Counts RescueEvery-Dog-Counts-Rescue

Every Dog Counts Rescue believes that truly every dog counts, regardless of age, breed, injury or disability. Many of the dogs they take in are dogs other groups won’t or can’t … seniors, dogs with heartworm, dogs who have been hit by cars, dogs with medical problems like seizures or diabetes, tiny babies who require bottle-feeding, and dogs with “handicaps”, to name a few. They believe that if a dog still has the ability to enjoy a quality life, they deserve that chance. Read More >

Bakery: Three Dog Bakery-Indianapolis, IN (444 Massachusetts Ave)

Benefiting Shelter: Humane Society of IndianapolisIndyHumane Logo

Serving Indianapolis and the surrounding counties since 1905, the Humane Society of Indianapolis provides vital services to animals and people alike through sheltering and adopting animals, providing positive reinforcement behavior training for both adoptable animals and for owned animals through public training classes, and outreach through community and shelter programs. Read More >

Bakery: Three Dog Bakery-Indianapolis, IN (Hamilton Town Center)

Benefiting Shelter: Humane Society of Hamilton CountyHuman Society of Hamilton County Logo

With a mission of Saving Lives. Educating Communities. Completing Families. The Humane Society of Hamilton County opened in 1984. They believe every adoptable animal in their care deserves a chance to find a home. For that reason, they do not impose time limits or euthanize healthy, adoptable animals to make space in their shelter.Read More >

Bakery: Three Dog Bakery-Kansas City, MO

Benefiting Shelter: Chain of Hope KCChain of Hope

Chain of Hope KC was formed in 2010 with a primary goal of alleviating the suffering of abused and neglected animals within the urban core of Kansas City. Their ultimate goal is to break the chain of ignorance, break the chain of suffering, and break the chain of unwanted litters. Read More >

Bakery: Three Dog Bakery-St. Louis, MO

Shelter Partner for St. Louis Bakery

Benefiting Shelter: Five Acres Animal Shelter

Three Dog Bakery-St. Louis has partnered with Five Acres Animal Shelter again this year. Five Acres Animal Shelter is the only no-kill animal shelter in St. Charles County, Missouri. Their mission is to end pet homelessness, promote responsible pet ownership, and advocate for animal welfare. Read More >

Bakery: Three Dog Bakery-Albuquerque, NMNMDOG

Benefiting Shelter: NMDOG

Established in 2011, NMDOG reaches out across the state of New Mexico to the dogs that need help the most: the chained, the abandoned, the victims of the most horrific cases of cruelty, the forgotten ones. They focus their efforts on rescue, community outreach, education, rehabilitation, adoption, and networking. They work to free chained dogs from their tethered misery, to see them living inside of a warm and loving home, and attempt to accomplish this by educating their guardians to do better for their canine family members. Read More >

Bakery: Three Dog Bakery-Memphis, TN

Benefiting Shelter: Memphis Area Golden Retriever RescueMemphis Area Golden Retriever Rescue

The mission of Memphis Area Golden Retriever Rescue is to rehabilitate abandoned and unwanted Golden Retrievers, with an overall goal of educating the public about being and becoming responsible pet owners. Read More >

Bakery: Three Dog Bakery-Lubbock, TX

Benefiting Shelter: Haven Animal Care Shelter

The Haven Animal Care Shelter is a no-kill, non-profit animal sanctuary, and is generally home to over 100 animals, primarily dogs and cats.The Haven occupies a seven-acre property near Lubbock, TX. In addition to special needs animals such as those with chronic illnesses and the elderly, the Haven shelters a wide variety of adoptable dogs and cats who are in need of good, loving homes. Read More >

Bakery: Three Dog Bakery Southlake, TX Three Dog Bakery Plano, TX

Benefiting Shelter: The Duke & Oliver FoundationDuke and Oliver Foundation

The Duke and Oliver Foundation was founded to help dog rescue groups and individuals that dedicate themselves to rescue efforts. Duke was co-founder Christy Howard’s rescued English Mastiff and soul mate that was with her until his death on St. Patrick’s Day 2007. Oliver was co-founder Shelley Levitz’ Yellow Lab that was her best friend until he lost his life in a house fire in 2011. They will never be forgotten and will live on through improving the lives of others. Read More >

If you don’t live near a bakery you can help dogs in need TOO! If you can’t donate through a local Three Dog Bakery then contact your local shelter and see what they need. There are always several ways you can get involved including:

  • Volunteering your time
  • Offering your skills including Photography or Videography
    • both can be vital to getting animals into their forever homes
  • Donating food and treats
  • Donating gently used dog necessities like bowls, leashes, etc.
  • Donating cleaning supplies and other household goods
  • And more!

Check out some of results from last year:

Louisville Dog Food Drive 2014v2St Louis Dog Food Drive 2014 Donation to 5 Acres Animal ShelterSouthlake Dog Food Drive 2014Southlake Dog Food Drive 2014 LoadingSouthlake Dog Food Drive 2014 Group PhotoMemphis Dog Food Drive 2014Del Mar Dog Food Drive 2014Albuquerque Dog Food Drive 2014