Should You Adopt A Senior Dog?
When we start to think about bringing a dog into our family and home, we often consider adopting a puppy. But there are many reasons to go against the grain and adopt a senior dog. In fact, it can be a fulfilling and life changing experience for those who do.
How To Find A Rescue That Will Match You With The Perfect Dog
There are so many reputable rescues and shelters, many of which may specialize in certain breeds, ages, or regions. Finding the perfect rescue for you might seem like a daunting task. Here are a few tips.
“Dogs For Sale?” We Need To Talk
So you've just typed "dogs for sale" into Google hoping to find a specific breed of dog or a cheap, quick, and easy way to grab a companion. We need to talk.
Spay/Neuter Awareness Month: The History Of Spaying And Neutering Pets
Spaying and neutering are considered part of being a responsible pet owner today, but that wasn't always true. We've made positive strides in the last few decades. In honor of Spay & Neuter Awareness Month, learn more about the history of this important practice.
You Can Donate Shoes To Help Rescue Dogs And Veteran Soldiers
Healing Paws for Warriors has come up with an excellent idea to raise money for training service dogs, and you can help by donating your shoes! They're accepting new or gently worn shoes at local Florida dropoff locations.
Shelters & Rescues Start Puppy Yoga Classes To Socialize Puppies & Promote Adoption
Shelters are now adopting the trend of letting dogs experience yoga with their potential adopters. They're starting puppy yoga classes to help socialize puppies and find them forever homes.
Hope For Paws RESCUE: Owner Got A New Dog And Didn’t Want The Old One Back
Hope For Paws rescuers found a chip on a homeless dog with a badly hurt eye. The owner told them they didn't want him back because they already got a new dog. Luckily, Pirate the pooch has a new, loving home.
No-Kill, Non-Profit, All Hero Sanctuary: Meet Jameson Animal Rescue Ranch
JARR helps dogs in need, but that's only the beginning for this Napa Valley animal haven. The sanctuary features community outreach to help seniors, low-income families, and the whole community of animal and pet lovers.
Retired Racing Greyhounds Need Homes, And You Can Help!
The Florida dog racing ban means a lot of Greyhounds are looking for special forever homes for their retirement. You can help, even if you can't adopt a Greyhound into your family right now.
Snoop Dogg And Many Others Offer To Adopt Abandoned Dog Named Snoop
Hearts broke last year when the video of a man abandoning Snoop the dog, a Bull Terrier, on the streets circulated. Now offers to adopt Snoop are pouring in, including an offer from the pup's namesake, rapper Snoop Dogg.
8 Ways To Change A Dog’s Life For Change A Pet’s Life Day: January 24th
There are plenty of ways to celebrate Change A Pet's Life Day on January 24th and make a positive impact on the life of dogs who need your help.
Atlanta Bans Retail Pet Stores From Selling Puppy Mill Animals
It’s a great victory for dogs, cats, and dog and cat lovers, alike! Atlanta, Georgia has joined the growing count of U.S. cities that ban puppy mill and retail store-sold puppies and kittens.
Adopt A Pet Dog Or Puppy: What You Need To Know
It's very exciting to adopt a new dog or puppy into your life and home. But before you rush into this life changing decision, you should ask yourself a few questions. Here's your guide to adopting a great pet dog or puppy.
Hope For Paws: Dog Nearly Hit By Cars While Avoiding Capture [VIDEO]
A little dog led the Hope For Paws rescue team on a wild chase and almost got hit by cars several times. Watch the incredible, heart-stopping rescue video and show Hope For Paws some love for the work they do.
Hope For Paws: Dog With Broken Leg Outruns Everyone [VIDEO]
On only three legs, this injured dog outran everyone. The poor little guy didn't realize that these people were going to help him and turn his life around for the better. Thanks, Hope For Paws!
10 Amazing Dog Rescue Groups To Donate To Before The End Of The Year
These non-profit rescue groups are worthy of your charitable donation before the end of the year. Donate to them now so you can get your tax write off.
Animal Shelter Appreciation Week: 7 Ways Shelters Help Pets
Animal shelters do more than take in strays. Celebrate Animal Shelter Appreciation Week and learn about all of the wonderful things these shelters do.
Why You Should Open Up Your Heart To A Senior Dog This November
November is Adopt A Senior Pet Month! We here at Dogtime know how amazing senior pets can be, and want to dispel some negative myths surrounding senior dogs.
Facts About The ASPCA And What They Do For Dogs
The ASPCA works to rescue dogs and other animals, encourage adoption, educate the public, lobby for animal protection laws, and support law enforcement. Here's what you should know.
5 Non-Profit Sanctuaries For Unwanted Senior Dogs
Senior dogs are often unwanted, abandoned for a variety of reasons, watching as younger dogs get picked for forever homes before them. That's why senior dog sanctuaries are so important.