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By Grace Pohl
Staff Intern 

Dachshund Rescue NW brings hope to dogs


April 19, 2018

Grace Pohl

Every year, hundreds of dogs are saved at Dachshund Rescue NW, which is located just outside of Airway Heights. Margo Mossburg stages the rescue at her own farm and has been in the business since 1991.

Just on the outskirts of Airway Heights, there is a facility called Dachshund Rescue NW that has been operating since 1991. But it isn't like any other kind of place, as it is operated by volunteer Margo Mossburg at her own farm and she rescues a specific kind of breed.

"I started this because too many were being put down," Mossburg said. "I grew up with the breed and I decided to rescue them."

It took about 10 years to prove to other outlets that Mossburg was running a real rescue and not just a hobby. She now works with Spokanimal and they give her dachshunds that usually don't do well i...

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Reader Comments

mdmossburg writes:

Thanks for this wonderful article and cute photos. I just wanted to point out we DO take in puppies to the rescue and have bottle fed quite a few over the years or fostered litters for local shelters. We just do not make any more pups. In other words, we are not breeders but more like an animal shelter. Also,we have now rehomed over 1,800 dachshunds since we opened in 1991 at my our farm with over 100+ volunteers. Thanks again, Margo Mossburg, Director, Dachshund Rescue NW


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