About Us


"The mission of DogsofAmerica.org is to provide a platform that celebrates the beauty of all kinds of dogs in every town and city throughout the USA. To bring awareness to and help local and national organizations that contribute their lively hoods to saving dogs left behind in shelters, dogs surrendered by their owners and those that are being abused and neglected."


Frederick William Layman III-Dedicated to Dogs in Need:

Championship tennis coach, passionate golf competitor, business executive, and fundraising entrepreneur, Fred W. Layman III has successfully operated hospitality and fundraising businesses for over 30 years.

Fred Layman is a dedicated, passionate and determined leader who has gained a lifetime of experience in fundraising beginning at a young age through his association with Jerry’s Kids fighting Muscular Dystrophy.

Fred Layman is the Founder of iBuddy Club, Inc., (Building Up Dreams and Developing Youth) the firm is the first mover in fundraiser branded mobile applications that have five income streams. iBC, Inc. specializes in optimizing social media and maximizing audience engagement through daily interaction and defraying costs to participants.

Fred loves animals but has a special passion for “Man’s Best Friend” and always wanted to build a fundraising platform for Dogs in Need. DogsofAmerica.org is his first venture into this space and he utilizes his patent pending and trademarked technology features developed for iBuddy Club, Inc. These “With Gratitude and Extra Donation” features will be found in the check-out portion of DogsofAmerica.org.

In serving others, Fred lives by team values, principals, and quality standards to create a fun and engaging fundraising atmosphere. This is the cornerstone of his success. Fred has a strategy driven leadership style that executes effectively, and he believes that well done, is better than well said.

Fred is a 27-year USPTA Elite Professional, a title held by less than 10 percent of tennis insiders and has co-authored curriculums that have been adopted by USPTA and USTA. Fred has used his extensive experience with lifetime sports and recreation facilities to create a unique brand and skill set that enables him to cross over into community stewardship. Fred is a successful lifetime sports club consultant and has found success with facilities in transition.

Fred is currently the General Manager of Blythewood Country Club and has played a leadership role in the new culture and brand in one South Carolina’s finest multi-purpose facilities. An avid tea drinker and dog walker he lives outside of booming Columbia, SC with his expecting wife Michelle Ann and children, Fredy IV, Brody, Adysen, and Kensington Palace, as well as his Best Friend, Bentley.