Category Archives: Shelters

Shelter Sunday: Cozy / MCPAWS Regional Animal Shelter / McCall, ID

Cozy ID

Meet Cozy! This Catahoula Leopard Dog mix is said to be good with other dogs, but not so much with cats or children. His rescuers only have a short tale to tell about him:

Cozy is a very intelligent fella who is looking for an active home where he will get loads of training and exercise.

Cozy is currently a guest of MCPAWS Regional Animal Shelter in McCall, Idaho. If you’re lucky enough to be nearby, why not contact MCPAWS and ask to learn more about Cozy and all of his friends. Call (208) 634-3647 or send an email to [email protected]

Until next time,
Good day and good dog!

Shelter Sunday: Smokey / Hawaii Dog Foundation / Waipahu, HI

Smokey HI

Meet Smokey! This handsome boy is a hound / Shar Pei mix who has hereditary mange. Don’t let his skin condition freak you out. My Checkers has mange, and it is very easy to manage with medication – she looks great! Here’s what Smokey’s rescuers have to say about him:
Continue reading Shelter Sunday: Smokey / Hawaii Dog Foundation / Waipahu, HI

A Heartwarming Story To End The Year

Here’s a link to the full story from ABC-7

This is a shelter with an uncommon focus. In addition to rescuing animals, W-Underdogs works with underprivileged kids. Their mission: The W-Underdogs organization empowers youth in underserved communities to discover their voices and teaches them the value of compassion toward animals and people.

They are in the process of moving into a new shelter in Atlanta, so the fire wasn’t as devastating as it might have been, and all the animals are A-OK.

I’m told the shelter is working on collecting funds to help their Good Samaritan, but I couldn’t find a link anywhere.

I told you this would be a heartwarming story!

Until next time,
Good day, and good dog!

Shelter Sunday: Mia / A Rescue Tail / Rentz, GA

Mia GA

Meet Mia! This Great Dane is an extra large ball of love. Here’s what her rescuers have to say about her:

Mia wants to be your girl! A three year old beauty, Mia is affectionate, loyal and playful. Mia loves children, does well with other dogs, but hasn’t had very much interaction with cats. Mia is housebroken, non-destructive and has excellent recall. She is fully vetted, has a lifetime microchip and is up to date on shots and prevention.

Mia is currently a guest of A Rescue Tail in Rentz, Georgia. If you’re lucky enough to be nearby, why not contact A Rescue Tail to learn more about Mia and all of her friends. Call (478) 246-4579 or email [email protected]

If I didn’t already have too many animals, I’d be on a plane tomorrow to bring this sweetie home.

Until next time,
Good day, and good dog!

Shelter Sunday: Madonna / Citrus County Animal Services / Inverness, FL

Madonna FL

Meet Madonna! What a great name for a dog going into Christmas week.

This beauty is deaf and can do well in a home with both children and other dogs. Here’s what her rescuers have to say about her:

Not many ever achieve the designation of “Rock Star” in play groups but Madonna has! The play group leader says she is social, tolerant, and playful. She has taken on the role of “Greeter/Helper”. She uses a few different play styles in the groups depending upon who she is playing with. She can play Gentle/Dainty, Push/Pull, and Rough/Rowdy. She is a confident player and is good at avoiding conflict and removing herself from pressure. She has excellent social skills and the group leader uses Madonna to help him test other dogs. She’s so sweet and absolutely loves the attention that she gets from volunteers and staff. What a lovely girl!

Madonna is easy to leash up and very eager to please her handlers. She walks very nicely on the leash. She is super friendly to people and likes to cuddle. She is deaf but seems to connect and understand people and other animals. She is an adult age 2-6 years old and weighs 51 pounds.

MADONNA’S ADOPTION FEE IS SPONSORED VIA THE “SPONSOR ME HOME” PROGRAM!

Madonna is currently a guest of Citrus County Animal Services in Inverness, Florida. If you’re lucky enough to be nearby, why not contact them and ask to meet Madonna and all of her friends. You can find them on Facebook or call (352) 746-8400.

Until next time,
Good day, and good dog!

Shelter Sunday: Alice / K-9 Lifesavers / Washington, DC

Alice DC

Meet Alice! This 1-year old Bulldog mix prefers a home without cats or small children. Here’s what her rescuers have to say about her:

Alice is a sweet tripod hoping to find her forever home. She is very friendly and loving, especially during bath time! She is pretty mellow, and can’t walk super long distances. She is picky about her dog friends (and wouldn’t do well with cats), but loves people, especially men. She loves car rides and snuggles and doesn’t mark much. Can you find some room in your home and heart for this special lady? Alice would prefer to find a home with children over 10 years old.

Alice is currently a guest of K-9 Lifesavers in Washington, DC. If you’re lucky enough to be near our nation’s capitol, why not contact K-9 Lifesavers to find out more about Alice and all of her friends. You can e-mail [email protected] or call (202) 263-1990 or fill out an adoption application.

Until next time,
Good day, and good dog!

Wings of Rescue

When shelters are overrun and pets are in need, Wings of Rescue takes flight. Tito’s Handmade Vodka teams up with Wings of Rescue to support its mission of transporting pets from overcrowded shelters and disaster areas to safe havens and forever homes. With flights spanning state lines, Puerto Rico, and The Bahamas, this group has saved countless pets; and as long as there are dogs in danger, they aren’t stopping anytime soon.

What a great story for the holiday season!

Until next time,
Good day, and good dog!

Shelter Sunday: Nikko / First State Animal Shelter and SPCA / Camden, DE

Nikko DE

Meet Nikko! This handsome fellow is house-trained and prefers a home without other dogs or cats. Here’s what his rescuers have to say about him:

If you are looking for a wonderful companion come meet Nikko. He is a very vocal dog like all Siberian Huskies. Owning a Husky is big responsibility and shouldn’t be taken lightly. He needs to go to a home that is familiar with his breed and can handle his strong mind. Nikko loves belly rubs and is a very friendly boy. Nikko was adopted, but unfortunately his previous owner was not the most responsible. He was brought to animal control and thank goodness he found his way back to us in order to help him find a new stable and loving home.

Nikko is currently a guest at First State Animal Shelter and SPCA in Camden, Delaware. If you’re lucky enough to be nearby, why not contact the shelter to learn more about Nikko and all of his friends. You can email [email protected] or call (302) 943-6032.

Until next time,
Good day, and good dog!

Shelter Sunday: Daisy / Dog Star Rescue / Bloomfield, CT

Daisy CT

Meet Daisy! This senior citizen prefers a home without young children. Here’s what her rescuers have to say about her: If you can imagine yourself with a sweet and loving canine companion, Daisy is a dog for you. Our Miss Daisy is a Fox Hound mix, around 7 years old and weighing approximately 75 pounds. She is a big girl but also has a big heart with a capacity to bring joy to her loved ones. Her sweetness is undeniable and she is sure to be on your best friends list.

Our Daisy is not a girl that likes to live in the fast lane. For her, it is slow and easy with her low energy level. She’d much rather be a spectator in life and watch from the side lines. Daisy is not a stranger to enjoying the outdoors as she enjoys going for hikes and is even a fan of snow. After a day of exploring, Daisy looks forward to resting her head and taking a well deserved nap. She gets along well with other dogs and adults but would do best in a house with older children around the age of 16 or older. She has not had the opportunity to be introduced to a cat. Continue reading Shelter Sunday: Daisy / Dog Star Rescue / Bloomfield, CT

Shelter Sunday: Chuck / One Hound At A Time / Colorado Springs, CO

Chuck CO

Meet Chuck! This handsome fella is house-trained, good with other dogs, and up to date on shots. Here’s what he has to say for himself:

Hi! I’m Chuck, a 4-year old male lab or hound or dane mix. I was found on the streets with a horrible fungal infection more commonly found in Shar Pei dogs. I’m not convinced I have Shar Pei blood in me, because, look at me! I’m about 58 lbs and could still use a bit more meat on my bones. Continue reading Shelter Sunday: Chuck / One Hound At A Time / Colorado Springs, CO