DIAMOND DACHSHUND RESCUE

aka DDRTX   |   san antonio, TX   |  www.ddrtx.org

Mission

DIAMOND DACHSHUND RESCUE OF TEXAS' PRIMARY PURPOSE IS TO REHABILITATE AND FIND HOMES FOR ABANDONED AND ABUSED DACHSHUNDS. ITS OPERATIONS ARE BASED IN SAN ANTONIO AND AUSTIN AND PLACES DOGS THROUGHOUT CENTRAL TEXAS. NON-MEASURABLE ACHIEVEMENTS INCLUDE THE EDUCATION OF THE PUBLIC TO PREVENT CRUELTY TO ANIMALS AND ENCOURAGING SPAY/NEUTER PROGRAMS.

Ruling year info

2004

Executive Director

Kathleen McGowan

Main address

po box 17736

san antonio, TX 78217 USA

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EIN

76-0738044

NTEE code info

Animal Protection and Welfare (includes Humane Societies and SPCAs) (D20)

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DDRTX General Purpose

Diamond Dachshund Rescue of Texas is an all-volunteer group in the heart of Texas that is dedicated to the health, welfare, and happiness of our dachshund friends. We are based in Central and South Central Texas and have volunteers in many parts of Texas. We are a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization. As such, we must rely heavily on donations and contributions, which are a necessity in order to continue to be able to pay the costs of veterinary care and other necessary expenses for each of our dachshunds. Diamond Dachshund has rescued, rehabilitated and placed from 100 to 200 dachshunds each year since our incorporation in 2003. We strive to find the right home for each dog's individual personality and needs so that the placement is permanent and both the dogs and the families who adopt them are equally happy.

Population(s) Served
Adults

While dachshund can live for into late teens, they are very hard to place in homes once they reach about 8 years old. Also special needs dogs such as those with back issue or chronic health problems are also difficult to rehome.

Population(s) Served
Adults

Where we work

Awards

Breed Rescuer of the Year 2009

Pedigree

Financials

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DIAMOND DACHSHUND RESCUE

Board of directors
as of 3/18/2021
SOURCE: Self-reported by organization
Board co-chair

Currently Vacant


Board co-chair

Cayce Kovacs

Cayce Kovacs

Ellen Lockwood

Letty Gonzales

Board leadership practices

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  • Board orientation and education
    Does the board conduct a formal orientation for new board members and require all board members to sign a written agreement regarding their roles, responsibilities, and expectations? Yes
  • CEO oversight
    Has the board conducted a formal, written assessment of the chief executive within the past year ? No
  • Ethics and transparency
    Have the board and senior staff reviewed the conflict-of-interest policy and completed and signed disclosure statements in the past year? Yes
  • Board composition
    Does the board ensure an inclusive board member recruitment process that results in diversity of thought and leadership? No
  • Board performance
    Has the board conducted a formal, written self-assessment of its performance within the past three years? No

Organizational demographics

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White/Caucasian/European
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Female, Not transgender (cisgender)
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Disability status
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