There may be animal shelters near you with dogs for adoption, but how do you know which shelters are honest, helpful, and willing to go through the effort to make sure their dogs end up in safe and loving homes? Here’s what you should know.
Becoming a dog parent can be a huge challenge, and your whole world will be completely different. But opening your life to a pup in need of a forever home is also one of the most rewarding experiences you can have.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
October is National Adopt A Shelter Dog Month. These ten heartwarming tales of adoption will inspire you to change a dog’s life today by adopting from a shelter.
Why should you adopt a shelter dog over buying a canine? Here are five reasons to beware of “puppies for sale” advertisements.
So it’s happy endings for everyone all around! That’s what I like to see.
Have you adopted a less adoptable dog? We’d love to hear your story and see your pics! Share in the comments below or on our Facebook page or on Twitter!
The last full week in September Adopt a Less Adoptable Pet Week. We honor those who have found homes to inspire others to adopt those who may seem less adoptable. SHARE!
Izzy quickly won over the residents and staff of her owner’s senior home, so when her owner passed away, the home decided to adopt her. Now she brings the seniors lots of comfort.
Photographer Ricki Beason is gifting the world with the “Dad Bods and Dogs” calendar, featuring – as you’ve no doubt guessed – men and dogs.
August 15th is National Homeless Animals Day. It’s sad that some dogs are considered “less adoptable” than others, but it’s a truth. Learn how to help less adoptable dogs in your community ultimately find a forever home with these tips.
This Veterinarian who used to have to euthanize homeless dogs, now he can rescue them by the thousands.
Last month’s winner of the World’s Ugliest Dog contest died earlier this month.
They were hungry and followed rescuers for food but they were timid and shy and they had to use cage traps to get papa and eventually mama.
The poodle died and the faithful pit bull stood guard over her friend’s dead body for two weeks. That’s when Hope For Paws stepped in to give her the life she deserves.
Fostering a dog will change your life, dogs’ lives, and the lives of people around you for the better. If you have room in your heart and home, you should absolutely give it a try