Indigo Rescue

Our Mission

Meet Indigo Rescue (short video)

We provide specialized, life-saving intervention for animals with unique characteristics and needs that render them unadoptable by shelter standards.  We do this by:

  • Working with area shelters, rescue organizations and community members to identify animals in need.
  • Recruiting, training and providing on-going support to foster families.
  • Providing specialized medical and behavioral intervention where needed.
  • Working carefully to ensure ideal permanent placements.
  • Providing follow-up support to adopters.
  • Promoting spay/neuter programs and responsible pet ownership.
  • Assisting and coaching people in search and rescue efforts for lost pets.

Our mantra: “Never, never, never give up.”


 Fall Jewelry Sale Fundraiser

Join us for our 2017 Annual Fall Jewelry Fundraiser!

We have gold, silver, gems, fine and fun costume, vintage, holiday & ethnic styles. Everything you can possibly imagine!

 Silver Sale — 25 to 40% off selected items. 

Please Note: We can only accept checks or cash for purchases at this time.

When:  Saturday, November 11th

Where: Cedar Hills Rec Center, 11640 Parkway and Cedar Hills Blvd. Room C

Time: 9:00 am – 3:30 pm

Please share our flyer with friends and family.




Visit Our Sponsor! Page

We created a page to showcase the dogs and cats in our care with special medical needs. Of course, our hope is to take care of them and go on to find those special, kind-hearted homes to adopt them, but without an adoptive home, they become our “hospice” pets. They will stay with us until they pass away from whatever age-related health complications they may have.

Visit our Sponsor!  page to meet these great kiddos and find out how to make a donation to help them. You can help us to support them and make staggering differences in their lives. Take a look at Patchouli before and after the care she received to recover from malnutrition and mange (not to mention having a litter of puppies).

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Patchouli: Before Patchouli: After


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 The 2016 Newsletter Is Ready to Read

Read about what we’ve been up to and our exciting new plans to build a fantastic new Retirement Center for senior and hospice dogs. Find out how you can help!

2016 Year-End Newsletter



Rescue Stories

Click HERE to read some of our rescue stories.

The photo below is Imann, who continues to need assistance. Visit our Sponsor! page to find out more about how you can help our hospice and special needs kiddos. 


Dig My Dog (or Cat or Horse …)

  Check out our second business venture: 

  Order a custom vinyl decal of YOUR OWN PET that you can boast on your car window!!

   And remember, 100% of the profits from go back into our rescue organization!


Homestyle Boarding in the Country

 To provide continued funding for our rescue work, Indigo Rescue created a beautiful homestyle dog boarding ranch in the country in Vernonia, Oregon, called Oregon Canine University at Indigo Ranch (aka Indigo Ranch). Situated on 16 acres of beautiful countryside on the Nehalem River, Indigo Ranch is a dog’s dream vacation location. 100% of the profits from our homestyle boarding services provided at Indigo Ranch go directly into our non-profit rescue organization to fund and expand on our rescue and spay/neuter efforts.

Click here to learn more about Indigo Ranch and the best vacation your dog will ever have!


GIFT CARDS (scrip)

2016 Winter Special! We are now offering prepaid VISA cards through our scrip gift card program. PLUS, more than 70 retail merchants are offering a 5% kick back on your prepaid Visa card purchases, too! This is an absolute WIN for everyone! Check out some of the other awesome vendors you can purchase scrip gift cards for, and help raise money for Indigo Rescue while shopping at your favorite stores or dining at your favorite restaurants!

Ordering gift cards through Indigo Rescue is a great way to help us raise money without spending any extra money!

What is our gift card program? Scrip is regular gift cards, but when you buy them from us, the vendors donate a percentage of the gift card value to Indigo Rescue. It does not cost you extra because you purchase your scrip gift cards dollar for dollar and spend them just like cash!

Learn more about our Gift Card program here!



Imann (aka Nonnie)

 We’ve had Imann since she was eight weeks old. This sweet little German Shepherd puppy was starving to death and needed to have emergency heart surgery for a condition called a “Persistent Right Aortic Arch”. Imann barely survived surgery and then developed a unique variety of a mega esophagus. After nearly one year, we finally discovered that feeding her without vomiting requires her eating her meals liquified (we call it a “meat shake”), divided into one cup increments, and fed to her 15-20 minutes apart. In October, 2012, Imann, a pure German Shepherd, was 15 months old and weighed in at 26lbs. Approximately one third of the weight of an average adult female German Shepherd. The good news is that she is still growing, and the longer she goes between vomiting sessions, the bigger she will hopefully get. Maybe she’ll only be 25-30lbs for her entire life, but we can live with that — as long as she’s happy!

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One of our Hurricane Katrina rescue dogs.


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