Dog Rescue

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 …

‘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 …

‘Puppies For Sale?’ Consider Adoption Instead

(Picture Credit: Getty Images) “Puppies for sale” is one of the top web-search phrases used by those looking to share their life with a furry companion or expand their existing menagerie. Sometimes people on social media, other sites, or even people down the street will offer “puppies for free.” You may wonder what the harm …

Change A Pet’s Life Day: 9 Dogs Whose Lives Changed [VIDEOS]

(Picture Credit: Bogdan Kurylo/Getty Images) January 24th is National Change A Pet’s Life Day. Dogs are our best friends. They give us love, joy, happiness, and comfort in times of need and change our lives for the better. And just like dogs change our lives, we can change theirs, too. That’s what this day is …

Puppy Left For Dead After Hit-And-Run Accident Adopted By Officer Who Rescued Him

A young German Shepherd mix struck by a vehicle in Indiana this summer could have lost his leg. Instead, thanks to the police officers who rescued him, he kept all limbs and even gained a forever home. One late night back in August, a car hit the then 4-month-old puppy, knocking him into a ditch. …

National Mutt Day: 7 Reasons Mixed Breed Dogs Are Awesome

(Picture Credit: John McKeen/Getty Images) We celebrate National Mutt Day on both December 2nd and July 31st! And why not honor mixed breed dogs two times a year? It’s twice the love! There’s no need to settle on one breed when you can have a whole bunch rolled into one package. Mutts are just awesome, …

“Unicorn” Rescue Puppy Born With A Tail On His Face

When you think of unicorn, you usually think of a mythical white horse with a horn, right? Well you’re not wrong, but the word “unicorn” is also used to represent something that’s beautiful and rare. A little rescue puppy named Narwhal is sort of a mix of both of those descriptions. A rescue in Jackson, …

Seoul Has Been Declared Dog Slaughter-Free! Here’s What That Means.

When it comes to animal advocacy, fighting the good fight can be exhausting much of the time. No one ever said activism was easy, but when a fight for justice for the voiceless culminates in a victory, every step of the way becomes worth it. Passionate activists working to end the dog meat trade in …

5 Non-Profit Sanctuaries For Unwanted Senior Dogs

(Picture Credit: V_Sot/Getty Images) Senior dogs often sit in the shelters for the rest of their lives. They’re unwanted, abandoned for a variety of reasons, watching as younger dogs get picked for forever homes before them. They often go from having beloved owners to living in a shelter with far less human companionship. Then, high-kill …

Animal Shelter Appreciation Week: 7 Ways Shelters Help Pets

(Picture Credit: Getty Images) The first full week of November is Animal Shelter Appreciation week. This week is designated to recognize all of the organizations who help stray and abandoned animals. Many of these shelters would not be able to function without the hard work and dedication of both employees and volunteers, so this week …