Welcome to Almost Home Rescue!


SUNDAY – AUGUST 27th from 11 AM – 4 PM

Deering Oaks Park, Portland ME

This 7th Annual Festival is a family and dog friendly event and is a day of free fun & music along with food, crafts, demos, dog rescues and shelters, and other things DOG! The best part? Proceeds of this fundraising event go to fight Canine Cancer!Join in the fun! Almost Home Rescue Volunteers will be there with several adoptable dogs – Stop by and say “hi”!

Bands: The Time Pilots – Girls Just Want to Have Fun – The Substitutes

Special thanks to our booth sponsor and AHR Friends at Charlie’s Friends Doggie DayCare and Boarding!


Almost Home Rescue (AHR) is a 501 (c) 3 non-profit all-breed rescue organization dedicated to saving lives and finding forever homes for stray, abandoned and surrendered dogs in danger of euthanasia. We are strictly a volunteer run organization and have no paid staff or board members. We rely on a network of volunteer foster homes and do not have a physical shelter. Almost Home Rescue holds permits to import dogs to the States of Maine and New Hampshire. […read more]


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