Calling all Volunteers!

Work with members in your community and make a difference

Since 2013, Joseph's Legacy has been working to help all the animals we can.  Whether it is an animal that is homeless, needs re-homed, or is in need of medical care.  We do not want any animal to suffer or be put down because of something that is out of their control.


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There are always animals in need of help and homes.  We are only able to save as many as we have people to help.  Please join us and become a volunteer, foster, or donor.  Without our volunteers, we would not be able to organize and complete our fundraisers that keep us going and able to help the animals.

All of our animals are housed with foster parents who take great care of them.  Food and vetting is provided until they are adopted. We are in desperate need of more Foster Families.  If you are interested in becoming a foster parent, please complete an application and we will contact you.

We are currently in need of cat litter and dog food.  We are also looking for someone who may donate a van we can use for our TNR program.  Please visit our amazon wish list and amazon smile as well if you are looking to donate items.

Urgent donation needs


On March 20th we rescued John Henry. He was attacked by a mastiff on and then the owner of the dog placed him in a cardboard box where she thought he would die. She didn't want him to die but he was laying in a box over a weekend. She called us and we instantly got him in to our vet. His lung was bruised and he had some subq emphysema (meaning air under his skin) along with several bite wounds. They cleaned his wounds, gave him sutures, pain medication and fluids. For weeks, John Henry was absolutely pitiful laying on crate rest. He couldn't get up to even eat. His foster mom would put food right near where his head was so he could eat and gain strength. If you tried to touch him at all, anywhere, he would cry out in pain even while she kept up on his pain medication. One day he started standing on his own and would get up to stand to eat but lay right back down after he was done eating. He gradually got strength, hurt a little less and improved. We allowed him to do what he wanted, we didn't push him because healing time was needed so desperately for him. 

He has healed a hurt leg and has had a dental to fix his teeth and is completely ready to find his forever home! If you're looking for a special cat that has been through a lot, here's your boy. 

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Let’s put an end to homeless animals!

Meet Cain, a 1 year old male lab/shepherd mix. I like to lay right next to my people. I am in need of a furever home where I can get lots of attention and have room to run. I sit, I am crate trained and potty trained. I am getting better at walking on a leash but I would rather just run. I like to give kisses and play. I will fetch but don't like to give back the ball. I am looking for my furever home where I can be spoiled. 

Joseph's Legacy Rescue