Meet Diva! Diva is a 3 year old pit mix. She’s super sweet and loves a good run around the yard playing. She’s a great snuggler and is quiet in the house. Diva doesn’t like to share her family, so she must be an only dog. She requires a fully fenced yard (no pens, no invisible fencing, no apartments). She loves to go on long walks or hikes and is very adventurous. Diva is as loyal as they come. She bonds quickly with her person and showers them with her never ending hugs and kisses.
Please submit a questionnaire for my website if you’re interested in meeting her. We do not do out-of-state adoptions, so you must be in Alabama in order to qualify to adopt.
Meet Sylvia! Born in Puerto Rico without the use of her back legs, Sylvia was brought to Virginia and fitted for a wheelchair. She is now ready for her forever home. You can apply to provide that home at Homeward Trails Animal Rescue.
Did you read today’s Dear Abby? The letter writer brought up the age-old debate of adopt vs. shop when getting a new dog. To summarize, the writer was upset that people continually questioned her as to whether or not she rescued her new dog, implying that purchasing a purebred was to be frowned upon.
From WEWS in Cleveland: Meet Sir Darius Brown. This handsome 13-year old makes bow ties to help animals get adopted from shelters.
Born with a fine motor delay, Sir Darius needed a project to help him catch up. His mom, a hairdresser, enlisted his help to make hair bows, but soon realized he needed something more. She gave him the supplies to make bow ties, at first for himself, then for shelter animals who arrived in New Jersey from the south after Hurricanes Irma and Harvey. Continue reading every girl crazy ’bout a sharp dressed man→
Yesterday I posted that Kansas City Chiefs’ defensive tackle, Derrick Nnadi had pledged to pay the adoption fees of every dog in the KC Pet Project shelter. Not to be outdone, Coors Light is now promising to help with adoption fees across the country from now until February 21, 2020. Here’s how it works: Continue reading I Knew I Liked Coors Light→
If you gifted a dog to someone for Christmas or Hanukkah, remember that dog’s well-being is at least partially your responsibility. A dog is a 10 – 15 year addition to the family, not an “until” commitment. If the person who has the dog only wants to keep him or her UNTIL they move, UNTIL the baby comes, or UNTIL they become tired of the animal, stuffed is makes a better gift.
From WLWT, the NBC affiliate in Cincinnati, this video speaks to the increase in the number of shelter pets that occurs right after Christmas, when dogs don’t meet the expectations of their new families. Or they pee on the floor. Or they chew up a shoe. Or they get in the garbage.
People need to do their research and make their own decisions about pets – that’s why they make terrible gifts.
Until next time,
Good day, and good dog!
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