This is both National Adopt a Shelter Dog Week and Adopt a Shelter Dog Month. In honor of this momentous occasion, we bring you the top ten things you need to think about when you’re picking out a new member for your family.
Meet Archie! Archie is currently being fostered by It’s a Pittie Rescue in Peotone, Illinois. Here’s what their website has to say about him.
Not that I’m all that crushed over one less puppy mill in the world, but this is a terribly sad story from DFW Animal Rescue.
As I reported (belatedly) yesterday was National Dog Day. Did you celebrate?
OK, it’s late in the day, and I’m not sure how I missed this, but:
HAPPY NATIONAL DOG DAY!!!
Happy ASPCA day! The ASPCA was the first humane organization in the Western Hemisphere and the first organization to be given the legal authority to make arrests for crimes against animals. They are celebrating 145 years of service this year, and today is National ASPCA Day, part of Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Month. Their mission, since 1866, has been “to provide effective means for the prevention of cruelty to animals throughout the United States.”
With great thanks to Paws and Prayers, here are some reasons why you might want to consider adopting a mature dog rather than a puppy, or as they put it, why senior dogs rock!
Meet Keeper! What a great name. Keeper is an English Springer Spaniel currently being fostered for Prairie Paws Rescue in Jamestown, ND. Here’s what they have to say about her.
Continue reading Shelter Sunday: Prairie Paws Rescue / Jamestown, ND
Our Top Ten Tuesday post this week focused on questions you should ask a breeder before picking out a dog, which got me to wondering, where do my readers get their dogs? Whether you plan on getting your next dog in a week or in ten years, what’s your plan for choosing the best dog for your family?