Charity, Rescue and Welfare

The Benefits Of Rescuing A Senior Dog

It is true that puppies often get the most attention from visitors at the local pet shelter. Their adorable faces, wiggles and sounds make them irresistible. Of course, they are also a ton of work. Many puppies land right back at the shelter when...

Celebrate National Dog Day This August 26th

With all the wonderful and amazing things dogs bring into our lives let's look into some ways we can support them by choosing some of these options to celebrate on National Dog Day this coming August 26th. My favourite is that if you're thinking ...

How To Overcome The Challenges Of Adopting A Formerly Abused Pet

It’s difficult to imagine why anyone would buy a pet when there are so many adoptable pets in shelters around the country. But there are a few things you must understand before adopting a pet. Unless you are adopting a small puppy, your dog has a ...

The 3 Small Dog Breeds That Rock As Mental Health Service Animals

Often when we think of service animals, we may imagine some giant dogs that we’ve seen working in the military and alongside our police forces, especially German Shepherds. But, there’s also those enormous Saint Bernards helping to rescue stranded...

Choose A Cross-Bred Rescue Dog

We asked practicing small animal vet and well known journalist Pete Wedderburn for his view on the best breed of dogs. Here’s what he had to say: Pedigree breeds can be an excellent choice of pet, but as a vet, when I'm asked to recommend a bree...

What It Means to Be Passionate About Something?

Are you passionate about animal rights? Or animal welfare? Please read below for information about some of the abuses toward animals. During Yulin festival, dogs and cats are stolen from their homes and off the streets. They are then thrown in...

What You Should Know About Adopting From a Shelter

The idea of adopting a shelter dog can be just as exciting as it is daunting. There are so many needy dogs waiting to be selected by new, loving owners. Before you take a dog home from ANYWHERE you should be committed. Are you and your family prep...

Therapy and Companion Dogs Are Growing in Popularity

As a vast majority of the population ages, many are left behind as loved ones pass away, children move out of town and many seniors are left literally on their own. In recent years, therapy and companion dogs have become much more popular not only...

Rescue Dogs: A Guide on How to Train Them

Adopting a pet from the animal shelter is a great way to show you care for other living beings on this planet. By doing that, you are basically saving a life from the possibilities of becoming a subject of euthanasia and providing him a place he c...

Your Guide To Dog Rescue

Sadly, not all dogs receive love in return for the love they are capable of giving. Unfortunately, animal shelters are overcrowded with lots and lots of unwanted dogs. Petting a dog can be a very joyful experience. The love that these dogs can...