The focus of undermywing is dog and puppy transfer, rather than rescue. Several shelters and many individuals throughout New Mexico and adjoining states bring rescued dogs to undermywing for transfer via transport vans to responsible and trustworthy low-and-no-kill shelters in Oregon, Wyoming, and Colorado.
Due to the focus of undermywing, far more animals can be saved from death row and more space is available in shelters for animals who find themselves needing the help only humans can provide.
In 2012, 881 dogs and puppies were sent out of state to forever homes through the efforts of the shelters and individuals who worked with undermywing to make their future possible. As of the end of June 2013, the count is 418 dogs and puppies.