Land of Misfits Dog Rescue

Helping dogs who have run out of options

Land of Misfits provides an alternate option for sick, abandoned, injured, mom and pups, hard to adopt dogs from overcrowded animal shelters.  We are located near Rexburg Idaho and show dogs by appointment only.      

Our 12-kennel facility is set up for individual care for dogs:

*Indoors kennels with access to individual and group play areas outdoors.

*An indoor playroom is available to introduce a homelike setting for socialization or play when inclement weather limits outdoor activity.

*Provide offsite activities to socialize with other dogs, people, and situations.

*If you wish to meet one of our dogs, please contact us through our website or call us and we can set up an appointment.

If you would like to donate, to our cause and help with these forgotten and unloved dogs with food, veterinarian services and transport, we do accept cash and checks through our P.O. Box 143, St. Anthony, ID 83445 or Venmo at Jolene-Foster-5.  Also, check out our Facebook page! ALL donations are tax deductible.  
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11/30/2023

Please feel free to use our Venmo QR code for convenient donations.

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Kia

Don't forget about Kia. She has been here for a couple of months and has learned to settle down more being around other dogs. She may need to be the only dog in your family, but she will not let you down in the snuggle department. She loves walks, car rides and just hanging out. Previous years have taught her to be assertive with some dogs, cats and chickens. She does seem to like puppies. She does play with some of the other dogs here at the LOM. She is also spayed and vaccinated. Please give her a chance. She deserves it. Meet and greets are always required. Adoption Price is $100.00

Snickers

Little Snickers is well, getting bigger. She is now 13 months old. She is a vaccinated and spayed Plot Hound mix who likes to follow her nose, which can be very comical. She is a happy-go-lucky pup. She is good with dogs and people both big and small. She is not fully house trained, but her kennel is clean more and more often. She is learning leash manners along with sit, stay, come, kennel and wait. Meet and greets are always required. Adoption Price is $150.00.

Rowdy

Rowdy is a fun-loving German Shepard/Lab mix. He is just over two years old. He is up to date on all his shots, microchipped and neutered. He loves to play and is very dog AND people social. He is smart, knows sit, down, crawl, stay, kennel, come. He rides will in a car and does well on leash. Rowdy would do well on a farm or as a hiking or camping partner. Rowdy would make a great family dog. He would enjoy all the company and playtime. Meet and greets are always required. Please call for an appointment to see Rowdy for yourself. Adoption fee $150.00.

Birdie

Birdie is an eight-year-old Hound mix. She is a sweet, loving dog who loves your attention and, oh yea, belly rubs. She loves to be outside and experience all that comes her way. She will let you know who is coming down your driveway. She is a very good watch dog. She will also quiet down and nap in the shade. Being eight, she is settled, house trained, does not chew on furniture or clothes. :) She loves to go for walks and walk where her nose takes her. Meet and greets are always required. Call for an appointment to visit Birdie. Adoption Price is $100.00

Dottie

Meet my sweet Dottie. She is an eight-year-old Hound. She is spayed and vaccinated and ready for a loving forever home. She is an older gal who loves to be with you while you do your chores, sit on the porch or watch tv. She is hard of hearing but still loves going for slow walks where she can sniff and explore what her nose finds. She is dog social but does not like cats. Though not a puppy, she is friendly, happy, sweet and past puppy chewing and house training. Meet and greets are always required. Call to visit Dottie. Adoption Price is $100.00

Bacon

Bacon is a five year old Shepard mix. He is neutered and current on his vaccines. Bacon came to LOM from another shelter and has blossomed. He is dog social and learning people. I don't recommend him with cats. He is easy going. He is learning sit, stay, down, come, kennel, leave it, and wait. He loves walks. Duh, he's a dog (lol) and walks well on leash. Also does well in the car. 98% sure he is house trained. I think Bacon would do very well with respectful kids. He is smart and ready to learn and enjoy your day with you. Meet and greet are always required. Call for an appointment to visit Bacon. Adoption Price $130.00

Ryder

Ryder is a fun loving, dog social, people social, smart, handsome Lab mix. He loves to play, walk, car rides, meet people and learn. He is working on come, sit, stay, down, off, kennel and wait. He would do well with respectful kids and maybe even cats. A meet and greet would tell. He is treat motivated and has very good eye contact during training. He is a happy and active pup. He would do well with continued training. He would also do well and learn from having another dog in the house. He is neutered and vaccinated. Meet and greets are required. Call to make an appointment to visit Ryder. Adoption Price $150.00

Bella

Bella is a 14 year young Lab mix. She is our newest "resident". She is a sweet gal who enjoys other polite dogs, slow walks, warm naps, short play times and a treat or two. She just needs a place to live out her wonderful life and bring a smile into yours. She is spayed and vaccinated. If you would like to meet Bella, call for an appointment. Meet and greets are always required. Adoption Price: $100.00

Hamlet, 10/2022

Zuko, 11/2022

Benji, 12/2022

Lacey, 1/2023

Mr. Brown, 3/2023

Skunk, 3/2023

Fish, 3/2023

Fast Lane, 3/2023

Music, 3/2023

Flinch, 3/2023

Wedge, 3/2023

Swish, 3/2023

Snickers, 3/2023

King 3/12/23

Willow 05/12/23

Hazel 1/6/24

  • P.O. Box 143
  • Saint Anthony, ID 83445
In loving memory of my brother Bob Swank, who passed away November 7th, 2021.  

When I told him of my crazy idea of a dog rescue, he patted me on the leg and said, "They are God's creatures too". People had scoffed at my dream but not my brother. He was always there to add an encouraging word and kept the spark that was in my heart to follow through with this idea, this goofy idea.

Through texts and phone calls, I kept him updated on the progress of my "barn". Nothing but encouraging words came back on my phone. I wanted him to come up to see it but that never happened. That made me very sad because he would never see the completed "barn". Walking to the "barn" for another day, I realized that he sees it from Heaven. He is still there to give me support and I can even hear his goofy jokes and laughter at all of our mishaps.

I miss him so very much and think of him every day!

I love you Bob


We want to recognize the following people for all of their help and support with this project. We are now living the dream we had ten years ago. And we couldn't have done it without all of you!                                            Jolene Foster

Everett Swank, my brother

Greg Swank, my nephew

Joshua Foster, my son

Zachary Foster, my son

Tracy Wilcox, my sister-in-law

Truman Wilcox, my brother-in-law


A special thank you to the following businesses that provided material and support.

Kevin Virgin - Foundation

Mark Pike - Installed trusses, sheathing and lots of good advice

Lowes, Idaho Falls

Home Depot, Idaho Falls

Teton Steel, Roofing 

SoCo Metals

Snake River Truss

Sun Pro, Rexburg & Idaho Falls

Cal Ranch, Rexburg

Sun Glo - Donation of conveyor belts to prohibit dogs from digging

Harrington & Co - Fencing and roofing materials

Snake River Fencing