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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Tuesday, November 12, 2019

Jada needs a home


Jada is currently being fostered in Wilmington, North Carolina

For more information about Jada, please visit

About Jada

·                     Status: Available for Adoption or  Foster
·                     Species: Dog
·                     General Color: Tri Color
·                     Eye Color: Black
·                     Ear Type: Natural
·                     Tail Type: Normal
·                     Current Age: 6 years
·                     Microchipped: Yes
·                     Fence Required: Yes
·                     Obedience Training Needed: May Need Some Training
·                     Exercise Needs: Moderate
·                     Grooming Needs: Low
·                     Owner Experience Needed: Species
·                     Reaction to New People: Friendly


Jada is a German Shepherd / Pit mix approximately 6 years of age. This little girl ended up in a rural North Carolina animal rescue.  She has been through a lot of change recently, so she needs a little time to get acquainted to her new surroundings.  A fenced yard and a leash are musts.  Jada is seeking a family or person who can provide that balanced amount of play time and lying on the couch.  Jada has been spayed.

If you'd like to meet Jada, please complete an application at www.ehrdogs.org & be sure to mention her name - JADA!  She is currently being fostered in Wilmington, North Carolina.

More about Jada

Good with dogs, Untested with cats, Good with kids, Good with Adults, Somewhat vocal, Does Good in the Car, Requires a yard, Leash-trained, Likes to play with toys, Playful, Affectionate, Eager To Please, Intelligent, Gentle.

Booker Needs A Home


Booker will be in New Jersey as of Saturday, November 16th – Ready for adoption

For more information about Booker, please visit 

About Booker

·                     Status: Available for Adoption or  Foster
·                     Species: Dog
·                     General Color: Brown
·                     Eye Color: Brown
·                     Ear Type: Natural
·                     Tail Type: Normal
·                     Current Age: 6 years
·                     Microchipped: Yes
·                     Fence Required: Yes
·                     Obedience Training Needed: May Need Some Training
·                     Exercise Needs: Moderate
·                     Grooming Needs: Low
·                     Owner Experience Needed: Species
·                     Reaction to New People: Friendly


Booker is a Lab / Pit mix approximately 6 years of age. He found himself at a high kill shelter in rural North Carolina.  He was rescued on the day he we scheduled to be put down due to lack of space.  A fenced yard and a leash are musts.  Booker is an older dog who likes to play and nap.  Booker has been neutered.

If you'd like to meet Booker, please complete an application at www.ehrdogs.org & be sure to mention his name - BOOKER!  He will be in NJ and ready for adoption on Saturday, November 16th.

More about Booker

Good with dogs, Untested with cats, Good with kids, Good with Adults, Somewhat vocal, Does Good in the Car, Requires a yard, Leash-trained, Likes to play with toys, Playful, Affectionate, Eager To Please, Intelligent, Gentle.

Rose Needs A Home

Rose Is Currently Being Fostered In The Wilmington, NC Area




About Rose

·                     Status: Available for Adoption
·                     Species: Dog
·                     General Color: Tri Color
·                     Eye Color: Brown
·                     Ear Type: Natural
·                     Tail Type: Normal
·                     Current Age:  8 years
·                     Microchipped: No
·                     Fence Required: Yes
·                     Obedience Training Needed: May Need Some Training
·                     Exercise Needs: Low
·                     Grooming Needs: Low
·                     Owner Experience Needed: Species
·                     Reaction to New People: Playful  and Submissive Hound


Rose is a medium sized hound mix approximately 8 years of age. This little girl was left outside with no attention.  She was in pretty bad shape when our rescue partner pulled her from the kill shelter in rural North Carolina, but she is doing better every day.  A fenced yard and a leash are musts.  

If you'd like to meet Rose, please complete an application at www.ehrdogs.org & be sure to mention her name - Rose!  Rose is currently being fostered in the Wilmington, NC area.

More about Rose

Good with dogs, Good with cats, Good with kids, Good with Adults, Does Good in the Car, Requires a yard, Leash-trained, Likes to play with toys, Playful, Affectionate, Eager To Please, Intelligent, Gentle, Loving.

Tuesday, November 5, 2019

Max Needs A Home


Max will be in New Jersey as of Saturday, November 9th – Ready for adoption



About Max

·                     Status: Available for Adoption or  Foster
·                     Species: Dog
·                     General Color: Brown and White
·                     Eye Color: Brown
·                     Ear Type: Natural
·                     Tail Type: Normal
·                     Current Age: 1 year
·                     Microchipped: No
·                     Fence Required: Yes
·                     Obedience Training Needed: May Need Some Training
·                     Exercise Needs: Moderate
·                     Grooming Needs: Low
·                     Owner Experience Needed: Species
·                     Reaction to New People: Typical Playful Hound


Max is a medium sized hound mix approximately 1 year of age. This little boy was left tied to a mailbox and then ended up in the kill shelter in rural North Carolina.  But we do know he is ready for a new family to give him lots of hugs and kisses. A fenced yard and a leash are musts.  Hounds are typically flight riss and like to run.  Max is seeking a family or person who can provide that balanced amount of play time and lying on the couch.  Max has an appointment to get neutered this week.

If you'd like to meet Max, please complete an application at www.ehrdogs.org & be sure to mention his name - Max!  He will be in NJ and ready for adoption on Saturday, November 9th.

More about Max

Good with dogs, Untested with cats, Good with kids, Good with Adults, Somewhat vocal, Does Good in the Car, Requires a yard, Leash-trained, Likes to play with toys, Playful, Affectionate, Eager To Please, Intelligent, Gentle, Loving, May be a flight risk - please use a leash whenever outside.

Zoey Needs A Home

Zoey will be in New Jersey as of Saturday, November 9th – Ready for adoption




About Zoey

·                     Status: Available for Adoption or  Foster
·                     Species: Dog
·                     General Color: Tri Color
·                     Eye Color: Brown
·                     Ear Type: Natural
·                     Tail Type: Normal
·                     Current Age: 6 months
·                     Microchipped: Yes
·                     Fence Required: Yes
·                     Obedience Training Needed: May Need Some Training
·                     Exercise Needs: Moderate
·                     Grooming Needs: Low
·                     Owner Experience Needed: Species
·                     Reaction to New People: Calm for a puppy.

Zoey is a small Beagle mix approximately 6 months of age. She was an owner surrender and one of our rescue partners pulled her before she entered the shelter.  A fenced yard is a must.  Fosters state that she is awfully calm for puppy.   Zoey has been spayed.

If you'd like to meet Zoey, please complete an application at www.ehrdogs.org & be sure to mention her name - Zoey!  She will be in NJ and ready for adoption on Saturday, November 9th.

More about Zoey

Good with dogs, Untested with cats, Good with kids, Good with Adults, Somewhat vocal, Does Good in the Car, Requires a yard, Leash-trained, Likes to play with toys, Playful, Affectionate, Eager To Please, Intelligent, Gentle, Loving.

Thursday, October 31, 2019

Comedy Show - December 7th

The Gio Fund
and Uncultured Comedy
present
Dog-Gone Comedy

An evening of stand up to benefit
the rescue dogs here in Eastern North Carolina

Headlining: Louis Bishop
Featuring: Maytt Coughlan
Rich Neilsen and Jimmy Kimrey
Hosted By: Mellony Wilder

Saturday, December 7th, 2019 @ 7:30pm
Thalian Hall Banquet Room



Thursday, October 24, 2019