Adoptable Danes

Coronavirus Update

MAGDRL is very aware of the restrictions being encouraged in all areas to decrease the spread of COVID 19. We will continue to be here for our orphans. But please be advised we will be limiting any unnecessary face to face interactions and apply social distancing when necessary. We will continue to monitor the situation and hope for a safe return to normal practices in the very near future.

Half of All Dogs Relinquished to Shelters Share This Trait

Sadly, many dog parents either don’t understand what socializing a dog involves, or don’t feel it’s important, but nothing could be further from the truth. As a dog guardian myself and like most veterinarians,

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Dogs From Irresponsible Breeders, Puppy Mills Have More Behavioral Problems

Many well-intentioned pet owners come across an adorable puppy in a pet store or online ad, fall in love and bring the pup home — without giving much thought to where the puppy was raised in his initial weeks of life.

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What’s so Bad About Pet Store Puppies? Plenty

The CDC has reported another outbreak of a drug resistant bacterial infection linked to pet store puppies; this event follows a 2016-2018 outbreak in which dozens of people were infected with the same multidrug-resistant bacteria,

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32yrsThe Mid-Atlantic Great Dane Rescue League, Inc. (MAGDRL) was organized in 1979 to serve the seven states of the Mid-Atlantic region. The organization is a DC corporation and has a charitable tax-exemption under 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.

MAGDRL is staffed completely by volunteers. Like all humane groups, MAGDRL is in the unique position of helping both humans and pets. In our case, the pets are Great Danes and mixed Dane dogs, and the people are those who have or want the companionship of the breed or, often, just dogs in general.


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