Advocacy

Tips For Decompressing Your New Rescue Dog

The time following any shelter adoption can be critical. That’s not simply because you and your dog are getting to know each other, but because those first days and weeks are laying a foundation for your new life together. Here are a few things you can do to help your shelter dog with decompressing in a new home.

by Vicki Clinebell
September 3rd

How To Volunteer At An Animal Shelter

If helping dogs, cats, and other animals at your local animal shelter interests you, you’ll have plenty to consider. Don’t worry, though, as there are plenty of opportunities to help out at shelters. There’s bound to be a volunteer position that fits your capabilities.

by Mike Clark
December 12th

Pets As Gifts: Good Intentions, BAD IDEA

It’s tempting to surprise someone, especially children, with a fluffy puppy, bunny, hamster, or kitty. While you’re imagining the squeals of delight, consider how tragic the situation could become. A poor match could mean the animal ends up in a shelter, feels lonely, or even suffers abuse or neglect.

by Vicki Clinebell
December 6th

Why You Should Open Up Your Heart To A Senior Dog This November

We’re thrilled that November is Adopt A Senior Pet Month, and if you are considering adopting a four-legged friend, you should be, too! Here’s my senior dog adoption story, along with a few a few myths about senior dogs that need to be busted. Spread the word and give a sweet senior a chance in November!

by Maggie Clancy
November 5th
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