Gio Fund is a section 501(c)(3) non-profit no-kill animal welfare fundraising organization serving the greater Wilmington, North Carolina area. Incorporated in Morris County, New Jersey in March 2011, our founders and volunteers are dedicated to raising the much needed funds to help at risk dogs receive shelter, food and medical care.

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Monday, October 18, 2021

Saturday, October 23rd, 7-9pm - Port City Paranormal Workshop


Port City Paranormal Poltergeist Workshop - Saturday, October 23rd 7-9pm


Join us for a special Workshop on Poltergeists with our friends from Port City Paranormal on Saturday, October 23rd from 7pm to 9pm at our Leland Thrift Shop. Then get 20% off our entire store to find some of your own haunted treasures. Soft drinks and appetizers will be provided. BYOB&W Bring Your Own Beer & Wine.

Register here -http://events.constantcontact.com/register/event?llr=d8rigg6ab&oeidk=a07eimq0xwo6a95f1e7

Saturday, November 6th, 1-3pm - Fall Scarecrow Decorating Class


Fall Scarecrow Decorating Class - Saturday, November 6th - $20 Presale or $35 At The Door

Have some fall fun and support the animals that need your help! Join us for a SCARECROW DECORATING CLASS on Saturday, November 6th from 1 - 3pm at our Leland Thrift Shop Event Room. All supplies will be provided to make a scarecrow wreath, mason jar or wood decoration! Three different styles to choose from.

Register here -http://events.constantcontact.com/register/event?llr=d8rigg6ab&oeidk=a07eip0pk3295133665


Friday, September 24, 2021

Keema Needs A Home

 











Name - Keema

Primary breed - Pitbull Mix

Secondary breed - Unknown

Mixed Breed - Yes

Gender - Female   

Spayed/Neutered? Yes

Date of Birth or Age - 5 Years DOB 7/72016

Weight - 45

House-trained? Yes

Crate-trained? Yes

Good with cats? Unknown

Good with small/young children?  Unknown

Reaction to new people - Cautious, Friendly, Protective

Activity level: slightly active

Likes to vocalize: Quiet - only barks when new people are in the house

Obedience training:  Well trained

Does the dog know any commands? Sit, lay down, roll over, go home, go to the cage

Can jump fences?  Unknown

Dog has the following behaviors/personality traits: Walks well on leash, does well in car, lap pet, protective when strangers are in the house, obedient, playful, affectionate, independent, even tempered, gentle, special diet - has a history of skin irritation - Purina sensitive skin and stomach dog food seems to be working well

Dog has the following compatibility qualities: Older considerate children only, Good for seniors / elderly, appropriate for apartment, appropriate for first time dog owner, does not chew on furniture - behaves well out of the crate when left at home alone.  She loves to lay in bed and show affection towards people.  She is protective of family.  

She was attacked by a small dog early in life so this may be why she is a bit fearful around small children and small dogs.

HW status negative

She is scheduled to be sent to Morris County, New Jersey on October 1st.  She will arrive on October 2nd.



Wednesday, August 11, 2021

Dorothy Needs A Home

 









Name - Dorothy

Primary breed - Pitbull

Secondary breed - Beagle

Mixed Breed - Yes

Gender - Female   

Spayed/Neutered? Unknown

Date of Birth or Age - 6

Weight - 50

House-trained? Yes

Crate-trained? Yes

Good with cats? Yes

Good with small/young children?  Yes

Reaction to new people - Friendly

Activity level: Moderately active

Likes to vocalize: Quiet

Obedience training:  Has some basic training

Does the dog know any commands? Unknown

Can jump fences?  No

Dog has the following behaviors/personality traits: Walks well on leash, does well in car, obedient, playful, affectionate, eager to please, gentle

Dog has the following compatibility qualities: Good for seniors / elderly, appropriate for apartment, appropriate for first time dog owner

Dorothy does well with other animals and kids.  She is eager to please and loves affection.  Overall, she would do well with a family or a single person.

HW status unknown - in the process of getting tested.

She is scheduled to be sent to Morris County, New Jersey on August 27th / August 28th




Sunday, August 8, 2021

Widge Needs A Home

 










Name - Widge

Primary breed - Mixed Breed

Secondary breed - Mixed Breed

Gender - Female    

Spayed/Neutered? No

Date of Birth or Age - 7+ years best guess

Weight - approx 30 pounds 

House-trained? Yes

Crate-trained? Yes

Good with cats? Unknown

Good with small/young children?  Yes

Reaction to new people - Likes everyone she meets

Activity level: Somewhat Active

Likes to vocalize: Yes, Will Bark

Obedience training:  Moderate training still needed

Does the dog know any commands? Unknown

Can jump fences?  No

Dog has the following behaviors/personality traits: 

• Loves to play with people and all dogs


Dog has the following compatibility qualities: 

  • Appropriate for first time dog owner


Widge was surrendered as part of a cruelty neglect case.  The poor girl didn't have any hair left on her entire body due to neglect.  She is now in a loving foster home getting better and will be ready for adoption soon.  Will you be the person to give Widge the family she has never known?



Sunday, July 18, 2021

Marley Needs A Home

 





Name - Marley

Primary breed - Beagle

Secondary breed - Hound

Mixed Breed - Yes

Gender - Female   

Spayed/Neutered? No

Date of Birth or Age - 14-15 years approx

Weight - 37.8

House-trained? Unknown

Crate-trained? Unknown

Good with cats? Unknown

Good with small/young children?  Yes

Reaction to new people - Friendly

Activity level: Not very active

Likes to vocalize: Quiet

Obedience training:  Unknown

Does the dog know any commands? Unknown

Can jump fences?  No

Dog has the following behaviors/personality traits: Marley only has 3 legs, she eats well, but will likely spend the majority of her days napping.  Her leg was amputated due to cancer and the cancer will likely come back.  We are treating this dog as a hospice case.

Dog has the following compatibility qualities: Gets along with other animals and people

Marley was surrendered to a rural southern county shelter with a huge cancerous mass on her leg.   She was saved prior to being euthanized.  

Marley is heartworm positive.  There is no plan to treat for heartworm considering the cancer.

She is scheduled to be sent to Morris County, New Jersey on July 20th / 21st.

Snoopy Needs A Home

 












Name - Snoopy

Primary breed - Shepherd Mix

Secondary breed - Shepherd Mix

Mixed Breed - Yes

Gender - Male   

Spayed/Neutered? Yes

Date of Birth or Age - 4 Years

Weight - 52.6

House-trained? Unknown

Crate-trained? Unknown

Good with cats? Unknown

Good with small/young children?  Unknown

Reaction to new people - Friendly

Activity level: Moderately Active

Likes to vocalize: Some

Obedience training:  Needs Training

Does the dog know any commands?  Unknown

Can jump fences?  Unknown

Dog has the following behaviors/personality traits: Does well in crate, obedient, playful, goofy

Dog has the following compatibility qualities: 

Snoopy was listed as a stray at a rural southern county shelter.  He was saved prior to being euthanized.

Snoopy is heartworm positive.

He is scheduled to be sent to Morris County, New Jersey on October 15th / 16th after Heartworm treatment.  Doxy ended on 8/14/21, HW treatment scheduled for 9/13/21.  He is currently in foster in Bladen County, North Carolina