DogTime visited Community Animal Rescue Effort’s (C.A.R.E.) Strut for Strays, a 2.5 mile walk through the Skokie Northshore Sculpture Park in Illinois. The event helped raise money for strays and unwanted cats and dogs in C.A.R.E.’s care!
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.
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 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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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 shelters do more than take in strays. Celebrate Animal Shelter Appreciation Week and learn about all of the wonderful things these shelters do.
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.
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.
Why should you adopt a shelter dog over buying a canine? Here are five reasons to beware of “puppies for sale” advertisements.
Here, we highlight a few more brave Pitties who recently joined the force and help law enforcement officers every day to make us safer. And from the looks of things, these pups in blue are having the times of their lives!
Though more pet-friendly shelters emerge every year, many victims still feel forced to give their pets up to foster homes–or worse, leave them with abusive partners.
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!
Would you be more likely to adopt a pet if you knew you had the time to make them comfortable and safe in your home?
7 puppies were found near Cross Lake in Manitoba, Canada with no mama dog to be found. All were named after the 7 castaways from Gilligan’s Island.