"Dogs are not our whole lives, but they make our lives whole."

About Us

We are a small non-profit 501(c)3 organization, dedicated to animal care and protection. We assist shelters and other rescues (both in our local community and beyond) by finding loving forever homes for neglected, abandoned and homeless animals. Our goal is to promote responsible animal ownership by educating the wider public on the importance of spay/neuter, positive training and pet health care.

Knine Rescue was originally founded in 2004 by Chris Biscardi, and officially registered as a non profit in June 2007. Chris passed away unexpectedly in 2012. Since then friends and adopters have come together to keep her dream alive. She believed that every dog deserves a loving home. “Dogs are not our whole lives, but they make our lives whole” was her favorite quote.

With an amazing team of volunteers, fosters, local veterinarians, trainers, and boarding facilities, we are able to rescue hundreds of animals and provide them with loving temporary care, then find well-matched, carefully screened forever homes.

If we can assist you in selecting the right pet, please reach out today!

Our Newest Friends

Miller
Miller

He is a truly special, out of this world kind of dog. He has so many amazing attributes: great on... View full description »

Adult, Male, Medium
St Paul
St Paul

Mama Raleigh's pups are SO cute! Make your holiday season special this year by adding a new, adorable family member...... View full description »

Baby, Male, Medium
Madison
Madison

Mama Raleigh's pups are SO cute! There are 8 pups, 2 are female. Make your holiday season special this year... View full description »

Baby, Female, Medium
Pilgrim
PilgrimPilgrim

Pilgrim is a beautiful black lab/hound mix, @12 weeks old. He is fully vetted and ready for adoption. He is... View full description »

Baby, Male, Medium
Storm
Storm

Storm is a @1-2 year old, 50 lbs suspected white German Shepherd mix. She is SOOO sweet. She came to... View full description »

Adult, Female, Medium
Jax
Jax

Jax is a super fun, friendly, amazing pup - he would be great for a family or active couple. He... View full description »

Adult, Male, Medium
Menowin
MenowinMenowinMenowin

It's very unusual to know both parents with rescue pups but in Menowin's case, we do! His Mom is Gypsy... View full description »

Baby, Male, Medium
Danior
DaniorDaniorDanior

It's very unusual to know both parents with rescue pups but in Danior's case, we do! Her Mom is Gypsy... View full description »

Baby, Female, Medium
Bohemia
BohemiaBohemiaBohemia

It's very unusual to know both parents with rescue pups but in Bohemia's case, we do! Her Mom is Gypsy... View full description »

Baby, Female, Medium
Regina
ReginaReginaRegina

Regina is incredibly sweet and loving. She is great with other dogs and likes kids. She is so happy to... View full description »

Adult, Female, Medium
Mama Bear
Mama BearMama BearMama Bear

Mama Bear is SO sweet. She is a small (@30 lbs) shepherd mix with big ears - ha! She is... View full description »

Adult, Female, Medium
Vinnie
VinnieVinnieVinnie

Meet Vinnie! He is an Australian Cattle dog mix i@7 months old. He loves to run and play and would... View full description »

Young, Male, Medium
Mr. T
Mr. TMr. TMr. T

We pity the fool who passes up this adorable little guy! Mr. T. is @10 weeks old and weighs 6... View full description »

Baby, Male, Medium
Amber
AmberAmberAmber

Amber is a very affectionate and loving 10 month old female German Shepherd. She is very sweet and loves to... View full description »

Adult, Female, Medium
Gourd
Gourd

Gourd is a @one year old beautiful female brindle pup. She is sweet and likes to go for walks. She... View full description »

Young, Female, Medium
Bobtail
BobtailBobtailBobtail

Bobtail is a 2 1/2 year old handsome hound mix and @55 lbs. He is VERY sweet, happy and loves... View full description »

Adult, Male, Medium
Riley
RileyRiley

GREAT on a leash. Housebroken. Loves the car. Sleeps in her crate with the door open. Riley is @6 year... View full description »

Adult, Female, Medium
Jimbo
JimboJimboJimbo

Jimbo is a 6-8 year old, sweet, sensitive, and gentle foxhound mix that loves spending time outside, human affection and... View full description »

Adult, Male, Medium