Who We Are

At NPBR (Formerly South Dakota Boxer Rescue),
we believe that "Every Boxer Counts!"

Our Mission Statement: 
Northern Plains Boxer Rescue is a nonprofit, all volunteer effort where every boxer counts. The organization strives to rescue, rehabilitate, and re-home all boxers in need. Northern Plains Boxer Rescue makes every effort to educate the public about the boxer breed and responsible pet ownership.

Serving a 5 State Area:
  • South Dakota, Nebraska, Iowa, North Dakota, and Minnesota
  • Tax deductible donations can be mailed to: 300 S. Crawford Road  Vermillion SD 57069 or donations can be made through the "Make a Donation" button.  No donation is too small.

Upcoming Rescue Events

Sioux Falls Downtown Riverfest

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6th Street to South of 8th Street, Sioux Falls, SD 57106

Downtown Riverfest Date(s): Saturday, August 15, 2015

Time: 4:00 PM - 11:00 PM

Location: Downtown Riverfront from 6th Street to South of 8th Street

Phone: 605-338-4009

Email: info@dtsf.com

Enjoy live music, art, kids' activities, food, beverage, retail vendors and more at this 3rd annual Sioux Falls festival that embraces the beauty of the Big Sioux.


The evening's line-up of performers is once again a celebration of talented local and regional musicians. Omaha's Kris Lager Band, South Dakota Rock & Roll Hall of Famers Jim Groth with The Stallions and Minneapolis folk from Jack Klatt are set to perform on the Great Western Bank Riverfront Amphitheater stage in front of Cherapa Place from 4:30pm - 11:00pm. Local singer-songwriters Darin Kaihoi and Aubrey Dale will play the Midcontinent Communications 2nd stage. Schedules and a venue map will be posted soon!


Food, product and display vendors can apply here.

Event Parking/Transportation:

Walk, run, bike, canoe or kayak to this event located on the city of Sioux Falls bike trail at the Downtown River Greenway!

Find downtown city parking here. Other lots available for event and bicycle parking will be announced at a later date.

Persons requiring special accommodation for participation in Downtown Riverfest should call 605-338-4009 during regular business hours at least 48 hours prior to the event. Special needs will be accommodated whenever reasonably possible.


Bark in the Park

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Spencer Dog Park, Sioux Falls, SD 57106

Northern Plains Boxer Rescue will host a booth at this Sioux Falls Humane Society fundraiser. Stop by to say hello and meet adoptable boxers.


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Name A Boxer!

NPBR needs your help naming our new boxers!

Want to find out how YOU can name a boxer?
here to find out!