“We have a blast,” Watts said.
Briggs said they hold the fundraiser twice per year, and the last one garnered about $1,200. The rescue has been operating for 27 months, they have saved 272 bully breeds, and “anything squishy faced is mine,” Briggs said. There are eight foster families who take the pups in when they have been rescued from local shelters or owner-surrenders.
“Then they go through and get medically vetted, they’ll get any rehab that they need, any behavioral stuff that they need worked with and then we’ll find them homes,” Briggs said, adding the medical attention can get very expensive.
The raffle items include a kids mountain bike, a Keurig basket, a crock pot filled with food and a couple “dog-based ones” to name a few. She said they washed about 23 pups last year and you don’t have to do a spa day to win, they’ll deliver raffle winnings.
Briggs said the rescue also has a smile.amazon.com account and a Kroger community rewards account “which have been awesome ways for people to give back to the rescue just by shopping at their normal stores.”
Mandy’s dog wash is located at 6896 Tylersville Road, and the phone number is 513-847-1240.