Tag Archives: animal shelters

Rescuers or Fanatics? The Dark Side of Animal Rescue

Posted on: October 17, 2016 - 13 Comments

Say the phrase "animal rescue" in any given circle of people and watch for a variety of reactions. Some people’s eyes will light up with hope and delight and others will start backing away with narrowing eyes, faces drawn with suspicion. The latter is unfortunate, but the truth cannot be denied that some of the Read More

Hotels and Animal Shelters Team Up to Help Pets

Posted on: July 14, 2014 - No Comments

For dog lovers, it's hard to make a place feel like home without a dog. That's why hotels all over the country are teaming up with local animal shelters to provide services that benefits both shelter pets and hotel guests. Some hotels are starting to offer complimentary hikes with a shelter dog on scenic trails Read More

Tips For a Successful Adoption

Posted on: October 24, 2013 - No Comments

As we continue to celebrate October as Adopt-a-Shelter-Dog month, many people will head to their local shelter in the hopes of finding their new four-legged friend. For most adopters, the hardest part of the adoption process isn't picking out their dog--it's sticking with that dog for life. If you work for a shelter or rescue group, or if you're considering adoption, it's vital to set yourself up for a successful match.

The Importance of Considering Adoption

Posted on: March 13, 2013 - 1 Comment

With millions of pets being euthanized in shelters every year, it's more important than ever to consider adoption when you look for your next four-legged family member.