Welcome To Boston Terrier Rescue of Florida!

Dedicated to rescuing Boston Terriers regardless of age, health or adoptability.
It is our vision to become the premier rescue in the Southeast by providing a  safe haven, comfort, love, and healthcare
to all Boston Terriers in our rescue.

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Boston Terrier Rescue Of Florida Scentsy Fundraiser

Boston Terrier Rescue Of Florida Scentsy Fundraiser

June 22, 2016, 4:00am - July 6, 2016, 4:00am

Awesome Scentsy representative has extended the fundraiser to help Boston Terrier Rescue of Florida. All proceeds go to the Rescue.

Just One Day

Just One Day

June 11, 2016, 11:00am - June 11, 2016, 2:30pm

Sun Toyota
3001 US-19
Holiday, FL  34691 Map

Saturday - on June 11, THE NEW BARKER and Morgan Auto Group host a Just One Day Adopt-A-Thon. Adoptable dogs, puppies, cats and kittens will be available during the indoor event in 10 dealerships from 11a-2:30p. We hope you will join us. Please think about bringing an unopened bag or can of dog and/or cat food for our Pet Food Drive. Let's fill a trunk in each of the showrooms to be donated to the participating groups. www.facebook.com/THE-NEW-BARKER-317651925041/ THE NEW BARKER Magazine www.facebook.com/SunToyota/?fref=ts SUN TOYOTA... See MoreSee Less

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FLASH BACK TO THE BEGINNING! I suspect many of you do not know our history, so I thought it would both fun and interesting to tell you a bit about our beginnings. Our Founder is Carolyn Sanislo, and I have attached a news article that was done in 2006 about her and our Rescue from that time. Carolyn started this rescue in 1992, after working with another Breed Specific Rescue to gain her initial rescue experience. We were ultimately incorporated in 2001 as a non-profit organization under Carolyn's direction. At the end of 2014, Carolyn thought it was time to retire, which brought us to our current day change in management. After several conversations, a new Board was elected on January 17th, 2015, bringing us partially up to date.

BUT, CAROLYN DID NOT RETIRE! Oh, yes, she tried, but with over 20 years of experience we simply refused to let her go! She continues to be a friend and mentor to all of us, and currently Coordinates most of South Florida for the Rescue. She is a major player on our Medical Team and works with the vets she has known all of these years and helps find new vets in other areas of the State as the need arises. She maintains our medical supplies to help us save the cost of vet prescriptions, and does most of our legal filings required to maintain our 501c3 status.

Carolyn and I talked about a few other notable, long term volunteers. She said, "...Vicki Greene is one of them", having served as past President, fostering and transporting. Vicki remains a member of this Rescue Family to this day. Another notable is Trish Maier, who remains with us after many years of fostering dogs with the most serious medical needs, not to mention hospice dogs. Trish remains Carolyn's "side-kick" as they continue to travel the State saving our precious Boston Terriers

Many things have changed over the past 22 years, but true dedication will never change. I am personally so very grateful for the wonderful women who came before and saved the lives of thousands of Boston Terriers over the years! We would not be where we are today without their giving hearts, perseverance, and dedication. .A history lesson we can all learn from..........
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FLASH BACK TO THE BEGINNING! I suspect many of you do not know our history, so I thought it would both fun and interesting to tell you a bit about our beginnings. Our Founder is Carolyn Sanislo, and I have attached a news article that was done in 2006 about her and our Rescue from that time. Carolyn started this rescue in 1992, after working with another Breed Specific Rescue to gain her initial rescue experience. We were ultimately incorporated in 2001 as a non-profit organization under Carolyns direction. At the end of 2014, Carolyn thought it was time to retire, which brought us to our current day change in management. After several conversations, a new Board was elected on January 17th, 2015, bringing us partially up to date. 

BUT, CAROLYN DID NOT RETIRE! Oh, yes, she tried, but with over 20 years of experience we simply refused to let her go! She continues to be a friend and mentor to all of us, and currently Coordinates most of South Florida for the Rescue. She is a major player on our Medical Team and works with the vets she has known all of these years and helps find new vets in other areas of the State as the need arises. She maintains our medical supplies to help us save the cost of vet prescriptions, and does most of our legal filings required to maintain our 501c3 status. 

Carolyn and I talked about a few other notable, long term volunteers. She said, ...Vicki Greene is one of them, having served as past President, fostering and transporting. Vicki remains a member of this Rescue Family to this day. Another notable is Trish Maier, who remains with us after many years of fostering dogs with the most serious medical needs, not to mention hospice dogs. Trish remains Carolyns side-kick as they continue to travel the State saving our precious Boston Terriers 

Many things have changed over the past 22 years, but true dedication will never change. I am personally so very grateful for the wonderful women who came before and saved the lives of thousands of Boston Terriers over the years! We would not be where we are today without their giving hearts, perseverance, and dedication. .A history lesson we can all learn from..........

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Marcia Heller WorrallI have rescued 3 BT from Carolyn over several years. She is a wonderful, caring and dedicated person 🐾

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Karen Mills TavenierI have adopted and fostered several Bostons from Carolyn Sanislo. The lady really knows her stuff ! <3

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Jacki Lynn Feild😂 tears of joy God bless u guys

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BarbandKeith AllenI have two! Love them always.

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Veronica AltoonianI was honored to volunteer with this amazing woman for a short time 10 years ago. She is truly an inspiration.

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Shelley Coogle FioriniMy husband and I have been fortunate enough to adopt and foster from Carolyn many times over the years beginning in 2002. She is a wonderful human being and I feel fortunate to know her

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Linda BarbaroI volunteer with a Boston Terrier rescue and have 3 of my own. They are amazing.

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Boston Terrier Rescue of Florida, Inc. added 2 new photos.

Moral of the story: SENIORS ROCK!! 🐾❤️🐾

Pupdate from the adopter of 11 year old Belle Button (now Belle Ann):

We adopted her last Saturday and she has settled nicely into our home and family. She is a sweet girl who is curious and energetic. In the one pic she is hanging out with her sisters Morgan and BTRFL alum Daisy Marie, who we adopted last October. She ❤️'s her furever home and we ❤️ her.
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Moral of the story: SENIORS ROCK!! 🐾❤️🐾

Pupdate from the adopter of 11 year old Belle Button (now Belle Ann): 

We adopted her last Saturday and she has settled nicely into our home and family. She is a sweet girl who is curious and energetic. In the one pic she is hanging out with her sisters Morgan and BTRFL alum Daisy Marie, who we adopted last October. She ❤️s her furever home and we ❤️ her.

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Boston Terrier Rescue of Florida, Inc.Thank you for proving such a great home to not only one, but two of our SENIOR pups looking for their forever home!! Bless your big heart!!!

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Rhonda BennetteLove those ears

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JW WallThank you for being there for those beautiful Bostons. Love

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Gloria BelangerYou guys are angels....soooo sweet...💖💖💖💖

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Sandy RigdonBeautiful ❤️🐾❤️

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Terry Jordan RayShe has the haggerty spot too she is totality!!!!

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Terry Jordan RayRoyality

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Bobbie G HufhamShe's beautiful!

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Jan GarmsShe is so sweet!!

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Brandy Ann

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Janice LeeGood job thanks

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Alan TaylorBeautiful

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Kristine NemmersBest wishes to all.

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Honorary Chug puppy, Mork Wiggles, has found his forever home!!.

When Boston Terriers, Violet and Tate Sullivan, were found roaming the streets with a Chihuahua about to give birth, Boston Terrier Rescue of Florida stepped up and helped them all. The Chihuahua gave birth the very day after we rescued her and we knew we could not abandon her pups. Morkie, thank you for sharing part of your life with us Boston Terrier lovers! Happy life, sweet boy!!
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Honorary Chug puppy, Mork Wiggles, has found his forever home!!.  

When Boston Terriers, Violet and Tate Sullivan, were found roaming the streets with a Chihuahua about to give birth, Boston Terrier Rescue of Florida stepped up and helped them all.  The Chihuahua gave birth the very day after we rescued her and we knew we could not abandon her pups.  Morkie, thank you for sharing part of your life with us Boston Terrier lovers!  Happy life, sweet boy!!

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Boston Terrier Rescue of Florida, Inc.Violet and Tate Sullivan are still available for adoption They are a bonded pair so they need to be adopted to the same home. If you are interested in adopting them, please go to our website to learn more bostonrescueflorida.org/available-for-adoption/ To learn more about adopting any of our awesome dogs, please go to bostonrescueflorida.org/available-for-adoption/adoption-process/

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Sharon McKennaHe's a cutie pie, can tell he's going to have a wonderful life!

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Rachel Shadoan GeterMiss Patsy May!!! 😊❤️

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