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Our mailing address is: 
French Bulldog Rescue Network 
41 Crossroads Plaza Suite 232
West Hartford, CT 06117 

Our general online mailbox is

((FBRN does NOT use Facebook messenger to communicate. Any communication will come through email. Please never share any personal information with anyone who indicates they are a volunteer unless it is coming through the correct channels. If you have received a FB messenger message, please send it to so we are aware.))

FBRN's mission is to rescue, rehabilitate and re-home French Bulldogs in need from commercial breeding kennels, import brokers, public shelters, private rescue groups, owners or Good Samaritans. Our organization is comprised solely of volunteers who nurture and foster these dogs as well as provide education and training. Our goal is to place healthy and happy French Bulldogs into forever homes.

FBRN Non-Discrimination Statement and Policy
Adopted by the Board of Directors on February 22, 2013

French Bulldog Rescue Network does not and shall not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion (creed), gender, gender expression, age, national origin (ancestry), disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or military status, in any of its activities or operations. These activities include, but are not limited to, selection of volunteers and vendors, adopters, hiring and firing of contractors for professional services and provision of services. We are committed to providing an inclusive and welcoming environment for all members of our organization, vendors, and adopters.

Lost Dogs:

If you would like to report a lost French Bulldog, please complete this short form.

You will need to include the following information: your name, contact phone number, the name of the dog, the FBRN name of the dog if it is a graduate, was the dog wearing a collar with ID, the last time the dog was seen, the address where the dog was last seen and the nearest cross street. 
Please attach a recent photo. A volunteer will contact you soon!


If you would like to surrender your French bulldog, please contact the Regional Intake Coordinator or one of their assistants for your region according to the map below.

For all other comments, inquiries or information, please email:

Technical Issues:

For technical or website related issues such as missing link, or pages not working correctly please contact our webmaster at email:

Regional Contact Info:

Questions about foster dogs and available dogs should be sent to

Email addresses for questions regarding surrendering your Frenchie, volunteering, fundraising, or donations of items are noted below. All efforts are made to respond to emails within 24 hours.

If you have a medical emergency, contact your veterinarian.


W1A - CA

W2A - WA, OR, ID, MT, WY, HI, AK , NV, UT, CO, AZ, NM

W3A - TX, LA, AR, OK

W4A - ND, SD, MN, NE, IA, KS, MO, WI, IL





E1A - ME, VT, NH, MA, RI, CT

E1B - NY, NJ

E2A - DE, PA, MD, DC, WV, VA, NC, SC

E3A - MS, GA, AL, FL

E4A - MI, IN, OH, KY, TN

FBRN was created in 2001, and is an independent, North American rescue organization, not affiliated with any AKC breed club. Our purpose is to rescue, rehabilitate and rehome Frenchies in need. The French Bulldog Rescue Network exists solely to address the growing problem of homeless French bulldogs.

FBRN maintains an extensive network of state contacts across the United States and Canada, and an even larger network of volunteers, foster homes, transporters, home-checkers, and family and friends working behind the scenes. We are grateful to everyone who donates time, effort and money to our cause!


The French Bulldog Rescue Network is a Massachusetts non-profit corporation, with 501(c)(3) federal tax exempt status as a publicly funded charitable organization.
Our federal tax id is #01-0704651. Our corporate records are public and can be viewed on the Secretary of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts Corporations Division website.


Current Board of Directors

President: Joan Cleveland
Vice President: Andy Lopez
Secretary: Ashley Mucha
Treasurer: Pam 


Members at large:

 Cherry Flaherty 
Erin Ferrell
Dan Nykolayko

Volunteer Coordinator

Volunteer Recruitment Team
(*Be sure to email us from an address that won't reject an e-mail response, or make sure to provide an alternate e-mail address for us to contact you!)

Donations Coordinator 

Denise Marques

Fundraising Coordinator 

Amy and Dan Nykolayko

If you want to surrender a Frenchie or you know of a Frenchie in need, please get in touch with one of the state contacts in your state or a state near you.

State contacts cannot give applicants special favors or make arrangements for applicants to meet foster Frenchies in their states.

Financial Statements

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