Welcome to LABMED, where helping rescued Labradors in need of medical attention is our mission. Founded in 1996, LABMED is an Internet-based non-profit organization created to distribute financial aid to injured or ill rescues around the country, giving them a second chance at adoption and love from a permanent family. To meet the dogs LABMED has helped, including Buddy, the Lab that started it all, read our Success Stories. If you'd like to help with our rescue efforts, there are many ways you can lend a hand.
LABMED has completed its reorganization process and we can once again take donations. We are, unfortunately, not yet ready to accept new applications for funding because our treasury is nearly depleted. Because of this situation, fund-raising is our first priority. Being able to accept donations again will help, but we must do more in order to build up our funds to the level we need to maintain to make funding applications a possibility again.
Even so, we cannot do this work without YOU. Please consider a straight donation.Like us on Facebook!
New - July 2017! The 2017 LABMED Quilt is finished and it is beautiful!
How can you own the 2017 LABMED Quilt? It is simple - just make a donation. Each $5 donation will make you eligible for the quilt. The donation structure is set up as follows: for each $5 donation, you will receive one entry for the quilt; for each $25 donation increment, you will receive 5 entries for the quilt and 1 bonus quilt entry. For example, if you donate $25, you receive 5 quilt entries and 1 bonus entry. To make a donation via PayPal, visit our Donation Page.
Click on the PayPal icon and be sure to put Donation Drive in the description of your order.
You must make your Quilt donation by October 12 at 12PM ET!
For details on the 2015 quilt - see the Quilt Details.
Support LABMED by joining Labradors.com. LABMED will receive $1.00 for every person who joins through our link. A quick and easy way to help Labs in need and join a community of folks who love Labs too !
Update! Di Holman, a longtime LABMED supporter, has won the opportunity to have one of her Labs featured in "The Money Bird". Di has chosen her senior Lab - Lennen - for this honor. Thanks to all who supported the LABMED by purchasing raffle tickets and congratulations to Di and Lennen! Looking for the latest information about LABMED? Visit LABMED's blog. The blog will be the location where you will find updates and the latest information on LABMED. Over time we will begin to transition legacy information from this site to the blog as well.
2013 - LABMED was thrilled to announce that we have been awarded a $2500 grant by the ASPCA to continue our mission of funding medical treatment for ill and/or injured Labradors and Lab-mixes in rescue situations. We are extremely grateful to the ASPCA for considering us worthy of this award and we pledge to use it to fund as many dogs as we can. We have already used these funds to provide for several of our most recent cases for procedures ranging from surgery to heartworm treatments. Coming at a time when all non-profits are struggling to raise finds, this grant has been a blessing. On behalf of the dogs we have helped and will continue to help, thank you, ASPCA!New! Follow us on Twitter: @LABMED_Helps !
Specially Designed For LABMED!
Artist Amy Reges has developed some special designs for LABMED and these can be purchased at her CafePress shop with the proceeds being donated to us. View Amy's exclusive designs and all the different exciting and useful products they can be printed on.
Eye on Art
Artist Karen Derrico will donate 15-25% of proceeds from commissioned pet portraits, adopted paintings and gallery purchases to LABMED. Visit Karen's website Painting 4 Paws to learn more, and be sure to say LABMED sent you!
The proceeds from the sale of these items go directly to LABMED.
Due to the generosity of several special Lab-lovers, LABMED is thrilled to offer these memorial funds. We invite you to read more about these special donors and dogs memorialized by these funds by clicking on the links below:
The Buddy Arnold Memorial Fund was established through a very special gift from Jack and Anne Arnold in memory of their beloved chocolate Lab, Buddy to provide funding for the medical care of the first Lab or Lab-mix each month.
Max's Fund was established by several individuals who were profoundly touched in a lasting way by a wonderful Labrador Retriever named Max. Each month, this fund will help a Lab or Lab-mix and memorialize Max's infinite capacity for unconditional love.
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Last Updated: Fall 2015