Adoption

10 Ways Your Life Will Change When You Adopt A Dog

(Picture Credit: Capuski/Getty Images) 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. It will shape the way you live, the way you see …

Mayday For Mutts: Help Mixed Breed Dogs Get Adopted!

(Picture Credit: Getty Images) Mayday for Mutts is celebrated on the first Sunday of May. In 2020, that falls on May 3rd! It’s a day to spread the word about all the great things that mixed breed dogs have to offer, promote adoption from animal shelters, and show everyone that a dog’s individual personality matters …

National Purebred Dog Day: These 10 Breed Specific Rescues Across The US Will Help You Adopt!

(Picture Credit: Lysandra Cook/Getty Images) National Purebred Dog Day happens every year on May 1st. Lots of people have a favorite dog breed, and if you have a specific dog breed that you like, no one will fault you for that. But before going to a breeder, please consider looking into some local breed specific …

Now Is The Perfect Time To Foster! Dr. Dana Varble, DVM, & Fur Angels Animal Sanctuary Explain Why

(Picture Credit: Eugenio Marongiu/Getty Images) It seems like many of us have a lot more time on our hands these days. Maybe Netflix just isn’t holding the same intrigue it did in the beginning of March, or maybe you could use an extra warm bundle to snuggle up with during the late-season snows in some parts …

Should You Adopt A Senior Dog?

(Picture Credit: Purple Collar Pet Photography/Getty Images) Have you been thinking about adopting a dog? There are many things to consider when it comes to adoption, one of which is your potential new family member’s age. When we start to think about bringing a dog into our family and home, we often consider adopting a …

How To Find A Rescue That Will Match You With The Perfect Dog

(Picture Credit: Getty Images) There’s plenty of advice out there when it comes to finding the right rescue dog, but how do you find the right rescue? There are so many reputable rescues and shelters, many of which may specialize in certain breeds, ages, or regions. Finding the perfect one for you might seem like …

Do I Have To Be Rich To Get A Dog?

(Picture Credit: PM Images/Getty Images) Do you have to be rich to get a dog? The short answer is no. But you do need to be mindful of the expenses that come with adopting a pooch. That’s because, if you don’t pay attention, you’ll find your wallet will feel a lot lighter than you expect. …

‘Dogs For Sale?’ We Need To Talk

(Picture Credit: Getty Images) 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 without the need for an annoying background check or screening process. Well, we need to talk. I say that because you may not …

Shelter Dogs Write Pleading Valentines: Won’t You Be Mine?

Shelters and rescues around the world have to flex their marketing skills when it comes to finding homes for all of the animals in need. UK adoption site DogsBlog.com is similar to Pet Finder here in the United States. Just in time for February 14th, they’re featuring a select group of mixed breeds who have …

Oprah’s Three Beloved Dogs All Came From A Chicago Shelter

Media magnate and general role model Oprah is a big dog lover, and if you follow her on Instagram you’ve probably peeped some of her wonderful dog-related posts. She often re-shares cute pup videos from other accounts. So of course it’s only fair that her own pups get some of that limelight too! Though she’s …