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Our Partners

We always say there is no ‘I’ in ‘rescue.’ And to that end we wouldn’t be where we are without the strong relationships we have forged in rescue. Listed below are some of the folks we not only call ‘partners’ but also friends.

When we say Ruff Dog Rescue GA is our ‘sister’ rescue, we aren’t kidding. Ruff Dog Rescue - GA was founded by Lisa Johnson who is the sister of RDRNE’s president, Tere Morris. As founder and president, Lisa continues to steer the organization with the help of a small group of dedicated volunteers. RDR-GA assists dogs in some of the most underserved areas of Georgia. Not only do they pull dogs from tiny, rural shelters, many without public adoption programs, but they work in the community to help provide resources to ‘owned’ dogs.

The homeless dog problem in Georgia is critical and we work with Lisa and RDR-GA to bring many in-need dogs to our facility in the northeast. We often bring entire litters of puppies from Georgia, where they are a ‘dime-a-dozen’ and help adopt them into qualified homes throughout our adoption area (which, thanks to better spay/neuter compliance, is less saturated with homeless puppies). 

Learn more about how you can help RDR-GA:


Terri Maher, owner of  Sinopa Shibas Certified Training and associate of RDRNE,  has been helping our adopted pups fully adjust to their new homes and families.  During the pandemic, she adjusted, as we all had, and went to virtual training. It has been a huge success in reaching out to our alumni no matter where they live. 

Terri specializes in the following issues: 

  • Puppy basic and advanced training

  • Housebreaking

  • Fear concerns

  • Aggression 

  • Anxiety

  • Separation Issues

  • Resource Guarding issues

  • Individual Programs

  • Adolescent Destruction, etc

Terri's training process is tailored to your needs and specific problem. Each dog has their own quirks and should be treated with individual training programs. And best of all, Terri offers training sessions via zoom so you and your pup can learn in the comfort of your own home. 

For more information, visit or contact Terri at (610)730-0175 or


Terri Maher, Owner 

Terri is certified by the national organization called the Certified Council for Professional Dog Trainers  (CCPDT) and holds the credentials of CPDT-KA.  Additionally, she is a member of the Association of Pet Dog Trainers (APDT). 

The Speakeasy Saloon & Resort supports adoption events for RDRNE.  It is a family-owned and operated business in Union Dale, Pennsylvania offering a friendly, home-like resort with a full-service restaurant and bar, free parking, and a pet-friendly environment.  

For more information, visit them on facebook or call  (570) 679-2100

Arlo’s, located in Union Dale, PA, supports RDRNE by offering an ongoing donation collection box.  Arlo's offers a delicious bar-style menu, cold drinks, & fantastic live entertainment throughout the week. They also offer lodging, including a full mountain house rental. A country store is also onsite for all your needs.

For more information, visit them at or call  (570) 727-2970

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