Tag Archives: rescue dog

Senior Golden Retriever Survives Horrendous Neglect, Makes Amazing Transformation

Posted on: November 17, 2014 - 1 Comment

There's nothing I love more than reading awesome rescue dog stories. So as part of my blog, I'm going to be sharing with you some of my favorite rescue stories from over the years! This first transformation will blow your mind.

Two-Legged Chihuahua Walks with Cart Made From Toys

Posted on: August 11, 2014 - 1 Comment

When a two-legged chihuahua was surrendered to a veterinary practice in Indianapolis, Indiana, the staff wasn't sure if he would ever be able to live a normal life. The tiny pup was born without his two front legs, and was having trouble keeping up with his littermates to get food. He weighed just 10 ounces at 4 Read More

Breed-Specific Rescues

Posted on: March 18, 2014 - 1 Comment

I’ve been a big proponent of animal rescue organizations for more years than I can remember. Like many, my involvement started off with my financial assistance and donating items that were on the rescue organizations’ wish list. Then, my wife and I decided to get more involved by volunteering our time. This included spending time Read More

Shelter Dog Spotlight: Maya

Posted on: February 19, 2014 - No Comments

Last week, I highlighted a shelter dog named Marley who I met at the SPCA of Central Florida. This week, I want to tell you about another adoptable dog I met at the same shelter. Maya is a beautiful pit bull mix who has waited for her forever home for quite some time. Being a Read More

Shelter Dog Spotlight: Marley

Posted on: February 17, 2014 - No Comments

When I visited the SPCA of Central Florida in Orlando last weekend, I had the opportunity to spend several hours there looking for adoptable dogs to join me during my presentation at their yearly fund raising event, Paws in the Park. The criteria I was looking for was simple, but not always easy to find Read More

War Veteran Finds Hope in Abandoned Dog

Posted on: February 12, 2014 - No Comments

The healing and helping potential of dogs never ceases to amaze. Joseph is a veteran of the Korean War, and is still active in veteran's organizations 60 years after his service. Another steadfast part of Joseph's life has been his dogs. Joseph adopted his first dog shortly after getting married, and his home had not Read More

Paralyzed Rescue Dog Pays It Forward

Posted on: January 20, 2014 - No Comments

Everything about this story is sure to leave you feeling just a little bit better about the world. 7-year-old dachshund Willie was found paralyzed and abandoned at a dumpster in Tampa. An employee at the Humane Society of Tampa Bay discovered Willie in a box by the trash bin, and took him back to the Read More

Rescue Dog Watches Over Girl During Surgery

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One little girl had a four-legged guardian angel watching over her as she underwent kidney surgery. 7-year-old Kaelyn Krawczyk was born with mast cell activation disorder, which causes her to have reactions ranging from mild discomfort to life-threatening symptoms when she gets too hot, too cold, or stressed. Her service dog, 2-year-old rescue dog JJ, Read More

Fostering A Rescue Dog

Posted on: January 18, 2014 - No Comments

If you are looking for a way to help homeless dogs in your community, fostering is a wonderful way to get involved. Fostering involves taking an animal into your home and caring for the animal until it finds an adoptive home. Fosters may be with you anywhere from a few days to a few months, Read More

Finding The Right Rescue Dog

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When considering where to get a new dog to add to your family, you should certainly consider adopting a dog from a shelter. Dogs end up in shelters for a variety of reasons. People who do not spay/neuter their pets may have unwanted litters, sometimes a dog’s owner becomes too sick to care for their Read More

Shelter vs Breeder

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One of the biggest decisions you will make is whether to adopt a dog from a shelter or rescue group or buy a puppy from a breeder. Please choose not to support pet stores by purchasing a puppy from them – learn more about pet stores and puppy mills. If you have already decided you Read More