March 2014 Newsletter
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Hello! Luna here. I like to think they call me that because I'm pretty out of this world! Here on Earth though, I'm having some problems with my legs. I know you all can manage on two. But for me? I prefer all four. That makes it the easiest for me to play with my foster brother. You see, my two hind legs are in a bit of pain. And the doctor says I have to have double ACL surgery (I don't like the sound of that). And what's worse? It's going to cost the good people that saved me $4,000! Would you consider helping me get my surgery? I'd really love to be up and at it again, and then I know I can be the best girl a family could have! 
Boxer kisses,     

No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted. -Aesop
Donate to Luna'a Surgery
A big thanks to our favorite pilot!
If you haven't heard, Albert Adams, volunteer pilot with Pilots N Paws and his wife, Sharma, do SO much for Florida Boxer Rescue. They give our VIBs (Very Important Boxers) flights to their foster and forever homes when transportation seems otherwise impossible. 
Albert has been flying for 23 years, and flew more than 10,000 miles last year alone!  He flies for multiple rescues throughout the Southeast, and even for wounded warriors needing service dogs. He's always been committed to serving in his community, and we couldn't be more thankful!
Albert has been sponsored by a few corporations who have challenged him to raise $10,000 by March 4, 2014 (that's this upcoming Tuesday!) If he can do it, they will TRIPLE the funds raised!  
You can donate to him here, and mention FBR in the notes section of your donation!
We couldn't do it without you Albert and Sharma!
Thank you!
St. Patty's Day Patties for your dog!
  • 1-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup whole wheat flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 4 strips bacon, cut into small pieces
  • 4 cups green peas, drained (about two cans)
  • 2 tablespoons water
Preheat oven to 325 degrees. Mix dry ingredients. Fry bacon and reserve drippings; cool. Put peas in blender or food processor and blend. Mix blended peas and bacon with drippings; add dry ingredients and mix well. Knead dough and pat out or roll to under 1/2 inch thickness. Cut with cookie cutters to desired shape and place on lightly oiled cookie sheet. Bake at 325 degrees for 25 minutes or until browned. Cool and serve. See detailed instructions and pictures here.
Find this recipe at and in the book,
My Dog Says I'm A Great Cook!
by Paris Permenter and John Bigley.
Upcoming Events:
March 4, 2014 -Charity Quarter Auction, Olde World Restaurant, 14415 S. Tamiami Trail,                       Northport, 6 p.m.
March 8, 2014 - Tampa Bay Pet Expo, Florida State Fairgrounds Special Events Center, 4800 US       Hwy 301, Tampa, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
March 15, 2014 - Info booth at Petco, 9638 U.S. 19 N., Port Richey, 12-3 p.m.
March 16, 2014 -
Info booth at PetSmart, 2920 Little Rd., Trinity, 12-3 p.m.
March 22, 2014 - Chasco Fiesta, Corner of Adams & Circle Blvd., New Port Richey, 9 a.m.- 6 p.m.
April 5, 2014 - Have a Heart - Arianna's Story, Gaspar's Grotto, 1805 E. 7th Ave., Tampa, 2-7 p.m.
Meet some of our available Boxers!

Would you like an FBR shirt that helps our rescue at the same time? 

Check out these T-shirts, long-sleeved shirts, sweatshirts and tank tops. 
(More designs available as well!)

For each shirt sold, FBR receives $5!
Find them here.
Want to see something special in the next newsletter? Email Kelsey at and we'll try our best!

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