About Us

Secondhand Hounds is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit animal rescue in Minnesota. Founded in July of 2009, our many volunteers have made a positive impact on the lives of many dogs and cats in our community. Our organization provides safe shelter, proper veterinary care and daily necessities for animals at risk, while working hard to find each a permanent, loving home! Please explore our website or contact us to learn more information about Secondhand Hounds.

Our Mission

We Rescue Animals. We Commit to Our Animals through Adoption, Rehabilitation, and Hospice Care. We Inspire Change.

Help Us Give More Second Chances

Secondhand Hounds rescues dogs from kill shelters around the Midwest and from owners who can no longer provide care for their dogs. We rescue cats from local shelters and owners who can no longer provide care for their cats. Please help support us today by donating, fostering, or volunteering.

Our Core Values

  1. Solution Oriented
  2. Consider it Done
  3. Innovative
  4. Open Minded
  5. To Serve
  6. Break Rescue Taboos
  7. Integrity

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