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ResQ’s 2009 Quilt Raffle

Posted Sep 6, 2009 at 5:51 pm in Events, Latest News

collageRat Terrier ResQ is pleased to announce the winner of our annual Quilt Raffle.

Claire Wong-Ostapowicz of Wallingford, CT will be getting this marvelous Best of Show quilt!

CongRATulations to Claire and our sincere thanks to ALL of you out there who bought tickets! We are able to help so many Rat Terriers with your constant support and help.

The quilt for 2009 is simply stunning! Crafted by an award-winning quilter using ResQ fan photographs, the quilt will fit a King size bed or would look spectacular as a wall hanging. This quilt has just won Best Of Show at the 88th Annual Tulare County Fair. Please see photos of the finished quilt.


All proceeds from the sale of the quilt raffle tickets will be used for veterinary expenses (spay and neuter surgeries, vaccinations, heartworm tests) for the foster dogs of Rat Terrier ResQ, Inc.


We want to extend our heartfelt thanks to all who submitted their Rat Terrier photographs for our quilt, our fabulous and talented quilter, Ann Hinman, and give major props to Wendy Kusamura and Mary Young, whose tireless efforts on behalf of the homeless Ratties are always appreciated. We truly value all of these special people, and are in awe of their unwavering support of ResQ and the breed we all love!

And one huge, amazing *THANK YOU* to everyone who buys tickets. Good luck to you. Most importantly, the dogs thank you!

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Put Your Rattie on the ResQ Quilt!

Posted Jul 7, 2009 at 7:25 pm in Events, Latest News

QuiltTextDo you have a photogenic Rat Terrier? Share your lovely one with fellow Rat Terrier enthusiasts! Photo submissions should be sent to the email address listed below.

Submission Information:

We’re going to do something different this year with the 2009 ResQ Quilt project! Our ResQ Team is excited to announce that the entire quilt will be done by an amazing professional quilter, with photos of our Rat Terriers as the main focus. The quilt will be completely washable and the photos will be professionally duplicated onto fabric so they will last. Our quilter has chosen the pattern, and hopes to have a king-sized quilt this year.

And so, it’s time to submit photos you have taken of your Rat Terrier or Rat Terriers for inclusion in the 2009 ResQ Quilt! Please choose a maximum of two (2) high-quality photos (resolution should be close to 1440 px) and submit them to


— Photo must be of one or more Rat Terriers.
— Please submit only those photos you have the rights to distribute.
— No human subjects, please.
— Photos should be of a high resolution, around 1440 px; clear, crisp images preferred.
— Not all photos submitted will necessarily be used.
— Please identify the dogs in the photo(s).
— The act of submission will constitute permission to use the image
— Submissions need to be mailed to by the deadline, 7/31/2009.

And…If your photo is chosen by our quilter, you will receive 5 free quilt raffle tickets when we start the quilt raffle! Who wouldn’t want a quilt with their Rat Terrier’s image on it?

Photos need to be submitted by Friday, July 31st and we will announce the selected photos by August 7th. Let’s get some great photos in to make this quilt STUNNING! If you have questions, please email us at

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Announcing the Winners of the Pet Bed Raffle

Posted Apr 30, 2009 at 11:50 am in Events, Latest News


Announcing the winners of these beautiful, custom-made pet beds:

First place winner is: Jeri Berg (ticket number 271254). She has chosen the red bed.
Second place winner is: Jackie Cayer (ticket number 271249). She won the pink bed.

The raffle was a fundraiser for the vetting of Zoe. She has been diagnosed with PKD (Polycystic Kidney Disease).

The grand prize was a custom-made canopy pet bed. (You can choose the red or the pink bed.)

24″ high, 22″ long, 24″ wide, solid maple.

Second place was the remaining bed.

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