Great Dane Rescue of the Commonwealth

Helping Great Danes Find Their Forever Homes


Rewards of Fostering:  All expenses may be tax deductible, rescue pays for all veterinary costs for the foster Dane, it's a temporary situation AND without foster homes, we cannot help homeless Danes.  Since we do not operate a shelter, we rely solely on individual foster homes and without enough families to foster, we simply cannot continue our rescue mission.  Each time someone agrees to foster, another Dane is saved and given a second chance at having a wonderful life. 

It's the 500 #BarkBox Giveaway! We have the opportunity to win tons of boxes for our pups in need, but we need your help! When you treat your dog to a BarkBox with our code (GREA1BBX1) or link, you'll get 10% off and we’ll get a donation of $15 plus TWO free BarkBoxes. This deal is only good in April so don't wait! Help our pups by clicking on this link to order.


April 6 to April 30 - Yankee Candle Sales

Our Yankee Candle Fundraiser is off and running. Don't miss out on one of these beautiful candles. The Rescue gets 40% of each sale!  Yankee Candle offers many other wonderful items such as gift sets, scent warmers, seasonal items and more.  New Beach scents available now!

Don't forget Mother's Day is coming up on May 10 so order early!

Visit www.yankeecandlefundraising.com and place the group number 990077871 in the Start Shopping field and order away.  Your purchase will be shipped directly to you about 2 weeks after you place the order.


Mutt Strut Dog Walk and Festival


May 3, 2015, 11am - 5pm

From the Suffolk Humane Society website
Arrowhead YMCA Conference and Outdoor Center
The Suffolk Humane Society is hosting the 7th Annual Mutt Strut Dog Walk & Festival. You can walk with your dog, in memory of a beloved pet, or in honor of your cat! This year promises to be the best yet. The event will include a pledge walk, police dog demonstrations, pet health screenings, canine games and contests, rescue groups, entertainment, food, vendors, and a silent auction. This is a family-friendly event and we hope to see you there! More details will be available soon, stay tuned!


Smithfield Farmer's Market - Smithfield, VA

Saturday, June 20 from 9-Noon

Main Street in the heart of downtown Smithfield (behind the bank, between S. Mason and S. Church St)


SEE OUR EVENTS PAGE for other upcoming meet & greet locations. 


Shopping on Amazon.com? 

You can help  GDROC earn money for our fosters simply by starting at smile.amazon.com instead.  The rescue earns a percentage of items marked Amazon Smile Eligible and it costs you nothing!  Simply select Great Dane Rescue of the Commonwealth as your charity of choice!

Great Dane Rescue Of The Commonwealth




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GDROC is a 501c3, nonprofit organization in the state of Virginia. 

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