About Our Rescue

As a non-profit organization, WISE relies solely on donations and the willingness of those who open their hearts and their homes as fosters, as we do not have a shelter facility.

Wise Animal Rescue (WISE) is a 501c3 non-profit organization dedicated to the well-being of dogs of all breeds. We are comprised of a network of caring people with a grassroots approach working towards a world where no dog is neglected, abused, or homeless.

WISE rescues dogs of all ages and breeds from unsafe environments as well as those who are abandoned or surrendered. Partnering with veterinary practices that support our work, we are able to save dogs’ lives and restore them back to health. Central to our mission is to ensure that all dogs are spayed/neutered, up to date on shots, and microchipped. Dogs are placed into responsible loving foster homes to be socialized and trained until they can be placed in a safe, permanent home.

WISE invests time and energy into the raising of awareness, education, and advocacy on behalf of neglected, surrendered, and abandoned dogs. Included in our mission is to make the public aware of the myriad of problems resulting from backyard breeding, puppy mills, and the cruel and inhumane practice of dog baiting and dog fighting. Specifically, we are committed to advocating for and educating about dogs categorized as bully breed mixes that suffer an undeserved negative image which results in them facing unwarranted and unjust prejudice.

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Your Donation Changes Lives

As a non-profit organization, WISE relies solely on donations and generosity of our supporters to operate. All of the money we receive goes directly to the care of our dogs.

Our Adoptable Dogs

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Lola's Legacy

We are very excited to announce our new program, Lola’s Legacy, in honor of our best girl, Lola. Lola’s spirit is such an inspiration for us and we want to memorialize her by helping other elderly dogs in serious medical need.
We are also super excited to introduce you all to our first Lola’s Legacy dog, Tito! This 16-year-old Chihuahua wound up at Animal Care Centers of NYC Manhattan when his owner was hospitalized. He has a stage-8 heart murmur, a perianal mass, is partially blind, and cannot use his back legs. Tito also came to us with a collapsed trachea which caused him a lot of difficulty breathing but, thanks to our amazing vet, he has made a full recovery!
Tito will continue going to see veterinarians throughout his time with us to make sure he is as comfortable as possible during his remaining days. He is in a wonderful hospice home where he is spending the rest of his days checking off his bucket list and getting lots of love!