Current Events - Summer

Many thanks to all of our sponsors and customers 
who supported and joined us for our

6th Annual Open House!

It was a lot of fun with some great prizes to be had.

Below are the Lucky Dog Winners!!

50/50 Raffle Winner:  Brian
Lucky Dog Doggie Gift BasketCarlos
Natural Light Photography $50 Gift CardJim
Lucky Dog Kitty Gift BasketDiane
Shaws $30 Gift CardWayne
Lucky Dog $25 Gift CardJim
DVD PlayerJim


NCC Brave Run 5K Run/Walk & Dog Walk

Nashua Community College's Second Annual Brave Run/Walk
was a great success which benefited 
Tails to Freedom / Lucky Dog Thrift Shop!

We'd like to thank Nashua Community College (with grand applause to Amy V), all the sponsors and runners for supporting us on this very successful event.  What a wonderful day we had with great weather and a fabulous turnout of runners and supporters alike!

Complete Results can be found on!

We'd also like to Congratulate the following winners:

50/50 RaffleThanks to everyone that participated, Nancy will be taking home $95.50 with the same amount going to our Mission / Tails To Freedom, Inc.

America's Pets Gift Basket: Rebecca was the lucky winner of a fabulous pet basket! (Thank you America's Pets)

Lucky Dog $25 Gift Card: We look forward to Leslie coming into the shop and enjoy shopping!

Lucky Dog Gift Basket: Stay tuned!

Margarita's Noche Mexicana / Cinco de Mayo Fundraiser: May 4th

 Our last fundraiser at Margaritas was so successful, they asked us to come back.  
And we hope you'll be able to join us again for another fun filled-night of celebration! 

We get the added pleasure of hosting it during Cinco de Mayo week! 
Along with raffles and other fun events, Margaritas is having the following specials!

But don't worry if you can't make it out, you can also call in orders and 15% of your pre-tax meal total will be donated to Tails To Freedom, our charitable Mission!


Photos with the Easter Bunny! Update!

What a great turnout we had
at our Photos With The Easter Bunny Event!

We were delighted to see children and pets of all sizes and breeds having their picture taken with the Easter Bunny!
Photos can be picked up at Lucky Dog
after 11am on Tuesday, the 7th!

Our Rabbit Advocacy table featuring the Make Mine Chocolate campaign was a sweet success.  We handed out Rabbit Care Guides from House Rabbit Connection, and for a donation,  we offered a variety of home made vegan chocolates (semi-sweet, mint chocolate and coconut bunnies, as well as peanut butter eggs).  Delish!  
To learn more about how you can help companion rabbits
please visit House Rabbit Connection and MMC !

We'd like to THANK all our supporters, donors, staff and volunteers for all their hard work and support!

Our first Photos With The Easter Bunny was a  
Huge Success because of all of You!!

In Loving Memory of "Baby Girl" Racey

Thank you for all of your thoughts and prayers. "Baby Girl" Racey has left this world and is no longer suffering. Please pray for Kat & Mike as they mourn her passing.

Kat's love for Racey is the inspiration of our mission. As an expression of sympathy, memorial contributions may be made to Tails To Freedom. You can make donations in person at the shop or online at

2013 Year in Review

Thanks to your support (whether it was a monetary donation, in-kind donation, adoption, shopping with us or telling your family & friends about us, volunteering or hosting a donation jar) we were able to help the following 79 animals in 2013.

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2013 Year In Review

Pets Helped With Your Support


Dear Friends and Supporters of Tails to Freedom, Inc.,

Thanks to your support (whether it was a monetary donation, in-kind donation, adoption, shopping with us or telling your family & friends about us, volunteering or hosting a donation jar) we were able to help the following 79 animals in 2013.


Dogs Helped In 2013


Abby    Bella G.   Bella S.     Buddy    Buster
Chester    Cheyenne     Cisco     Coco     Cody
Curley     Deacon     Diesel     Dolly     Harper
Harper     Hennessy     Hershey    Jake     Jefa  
JJ     Lady     Ducky     Maci F.     Maci K.     Marty  
Matty     Max     Moto     Pixie     Princess     Racey  
Rascal     Rico      Rudy     Sashua     Scottie    
Snoopy F.     Snoopy S.   Sonia Blue    Spazz  
Thor     Titan     Tito     Toby     Tyson

Cats Helped In 2013


Alli     Babaloo     Bailey     Cats    

Chocolate     Dakota     Daphne     Ella    

Gemini     George     Gigi Girlie     Grimlock    

Jingles     Joy     K.J.     Moe     Nugget    

Peanut     Penelope     Pokey     Pycho    

Rascal      Shakey     Simba     Socks    

Sugar     Suki     Twisted     White    

Dove     Wiley     Zachary

Iguana's Helped In 2013




Our Community Helped In 2013


  • Hosted 8 Featured Pets (7 dogs & 1 cat) and 1 Featured Charity.

  • Provided referrals, recommendations, veterinary advice, and more to over 110 pet owners.

  • Supplied hundreds of pounds of pet food for animals in need.

  • Gave out numerous pet supplies (e.g. leashes, bowls, collars, coats, toys, and more.).

  • Offered financial and/or in kind donations to 8 individuals and 6 charities.

  • Partnered with local and regional community organizations to help end homelessness and assisted transitioning individuals and families in need by donating clothing and household items to individuals and families in need at risk.

  • Participated in various events supporting other animal charities. 

  • Held numerous fundraising events in support of our Mission (e.g. pet coat drives, food drives, offsite book sales, raffles and more).

  • Promoted Animal well-being through Education, Petitions, Store Displays, Educational Materials, Animal Awareness Tags, Spay/ Neuter Programs, Vigils, and more.

  • Provided Community and Transitional Service Participants a safe and rewarding organization to fulfill their service requirements.

  • Partnered with Dr. Jackie DeDeo, with Equine & Canine Wellness, PLLC to provide free veterinarian consultations, examinations and advice encouraging a holistic approach to animals well being.

  • Promoted cruelty free options by providing vegan snacks and products.

  • Hosted an Open House in celebration of our 4 Year Anniversary.

  • Supported and participated in recycle programs by: 1) recycling thousands of clothing, furniture, household and animal items to our community partners; 2) purchases and used recycled products.


A Very Special Tribute


We'd like to pay a special tribute to Racey (RIP) the inspiration behind Tails To Freedom Inc. & Lucky Dog Thrift Shop.  

Without her the Mission would never have come to light. Like Racey our heart goes out to all the beloved pets who have passed away this year. 

May you all Rest In Peace and may your owners find Peace in wonderful memories of you!

You will be reunited at the Rainbow Bridge.



We'd like to thank all our volunteers, especially our at-will volunteers and the many organizations and hospitals that have provided additional support throughout the year. Following are some of them.


Our Fabulous Volunteers of 2013

Angela   Ashleigh   Carol  Carl  Denis
Dennis   Donna   Holly   Janice  

John   Judi   Karla   Kate Kim
Lisa   Lucie   Lynn   Martin   Matt
Meghan  Mickey   Mike   Nancy  

Peggy   Pete   Pris   Rich   Robyn  

Sharon   Shauna   Sonia   Stan  

Sue   Taylor   Tony   Vicki

Organizations Who Helped Us 

Advisory Business Comp Service Inc.
Back to Basics Chiropractic
Capri Pizza
Dr. Patricia M. Hamdan
Enchanted Nights Bed & Breakfast
Great New Hampshire Restaurant
Hand Family Chiropractic
Hannaford’s Supermarket
Junk Hauler
Kaloutas Painting
Mass Mutual Financial Group
Michael Anya's Salon
Mona Lisa Arts
Neveretts Sew & Vac
Responsible Disposal Services, LLC
Salty Claws
Shaw’s Supermarket


Pet Organizations Who Helped Us

All Pets Veterinary Hospital
AllBreeds Canine Training Center
America’s Pets
Animal Allies
Animal Hospital of Nashua
Animal Rescue League of NH
C and C Kennel
Center for Advanced Veterinary Care (AVCNH)
Equine & Canine Wellness, PLLC
Food For Pets
Foxbend Veterinary Clinic
Hollis Veterinary Hospital
Hudson Animal Hospital
Humane Society for Greater Nashua
K9 Krazy
Kitty Angels
Kodiak Veterinary Hospital
Love your Dog Spa & Boutique
Manchester Animal Hospital
Mercy Animal Hospital
Merrimack Veterinary Hospital
Nashua Pet Care Clinic
NH Animal Rights League
South Willow Animal Hospital
Southern New Hampshire Veterinary Referral Hospital
State Line Veterinary Hospital
Veterinary Emergency Center of Manchester





On behalf of Tails to Freedom, Inc.


Kat, Susan, Justin, Mindy & Evy


Our quest to help animals in need continues!  



We were able to help 79  pets in 2013 because of you.  
Wow -  thank  you!  Consider making a donation to help us continue our mission in 2014;  all it takes is a small donation.
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