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 LandofMisfits DogRescue@Jolene_Foster  Also, check out our Facebook page! ALL donations are tax deductible.  
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11/30/2023

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ADOPTION POLICY: What Makes Us Different?

We are different from other shelters because we bring the dog/s, you are interested in, to your house for a meet and greet. It can be a more accurate picture of the environment with your family and pets who are all involved. We find that this helps with a more successful adoption. This does limit us to a 50 mile radius from St. Anthony, but exceptions can be made in special circumstances. Thank you for your understanding.

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. Even if she is 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

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 would love to have another dog to play with. 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 a large, fenced yard) doing a job, or a good 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 or other small animals. 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

Nutmeg

Nutmeg is a spayed, vaccinated, five month old Lab mix pup. She is a sweet, snuggly. She is learning to sit, wait, come, leash manners, crate, car rides. She would do well with respectful kids. With continued training, she would be a great family dog. I believe she would be a devoted dog to the right family. If you are interested in Nutmeg, please contact us for a meet and greet appointment. Adoption Fee: $200.00

Parsley

Parsley is a five month old, spayed, vaccinated Lab mix. She is a a smart little companion. She is learning sit, come, stay/wait, crate, car rides, and leash training. She would make a great addition to loving forever home who wants a puppy, to adult dog, to love. If you are interested in Parsley, please contact us for a meet and greet with her. Adoption Fee: $200.00

Thyme

Thyme is also spayed, vaccinated. She is a five month old Lab mix. She, is a sweet, coy, silly smart pup. She is ready to learn and explore. She is learning sit, come, wait, leash manners, car rides. She also would be good with respectful kids and a happy family who wants to include her in their activities even after her puppy days are over. If you are interested in Thyme, please contact us for a meet and greet with her. Adoption Fee: $200.00

Lima Bean

Lima Bean is a spayed, vaccinated, five month old Lab mix pup. She is healthy, happy, excited, energetic and ready for life. She is learning to sit, come, stay, crate, car rides and leash manners. She would also make a wonderful addition to a family ready to take on a pup to adult life. If you like Lima Bean, contact us for a meet and greet. Adoption Fee: "$200.00

Pickle

Pickle is the stockiest pup in the litter. He is neutered, vaccinated and also five months old. He is sweet, loving, snuggly, smart and ready for his loving, forever home. He also would be a great dog for a family who likes to spend time with him in the backyard, or camping and hiking. He loves to play ball, throw and retrieve. He is learning sit, come, wait, crate, leash manners and car rides. If you would like to meet Pickle, please call for a meet and greet appointment. Adoption Fee $200.00

Chili

Chili is a five month old Lab mix, who is neutered and vaccinated. He is one of three males. He is sweet, smart and learning sit, come, wait, leash manners, car rides. He is dog and people social. He would be happy with a family who wants a puppy even into the adult years. If Chili is who you would like to meet and greet, call for an appointment. Adoption Fee: 200.00

Pinkerton

Pinkerton is a five month old Lab mix, who is neutered and vaccinated. He is a silly guy who wants to learn and play. He is smart and now learning sit, come, wait, car rides and leash manners. He is ready to meet a warm and welcoming family that he can be a puppy with now and grow old with later. If you Pinkerton is who you are interested in, please call for a meet and greet appointment. Adoption Fee: $200.00

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

Snickers Adopted April 2024

Bella, Adopted April 2024

Dill was adopted April 2024

Ryder, Adopted June 2024

  • 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