Cold Nose Rescue & Sanctuary became a 501(c)(3) non-profit in 2014, but the key person behind its creation, Gordon Hutting, has been carrying on rescue and sanctuary work in Northern Nevada for decades. Although we focus on German Shepherds and Jack Russell Terriers, the rescue has taken in a wide variety of breeds and mixed breeds over the years. Our current residents include a Border Collie and Aussie/Border Collie mix, a dachshund/Jack Russell Terrier mix and several GSDs. Many of the dogs who come to Cold Nose Rescue & Sanctuary have health issues or behavioral issues arising out of past neglect or abuse. Those with chronic ailments will always have a home with us, but would love a home of their own. Many, including our latest additions, however, are healthy and ready for a new home. Cold Nose Rescue & Sanctuary provides neutering/spaying, vaccinations, and full vet care to all rescues before adopting out. We also work on teaching each rescue basic commands, and lifetime free training is available to all who have adopted from us.
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If you have an interest in any of our rescues, please contact the rescue director, Gordon Hutting, at (775) 224-3997 between 8 a.m. and 7 p.m. He will respond immediately or within 24 hours.
Dusty, our Dog of the Month, is a sweetheart waiting for that special someone. He is about 6 years old, and is blind due to a condition known as pannus. Due to his blindness, he would do best as an only dog, but he will be the only dog you would ever want once you meet him! He will be your most loyal fan, whether it’s on a walk or lounging around your house!