Charity, Rescue and Welfare

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...

Adopt A Shelter Pet - What Steps Do You Need To Take?

If you and your family are looking to adopt a new pet for your home, you're likely going to start at your local pet shelter. Some people can be a bit surprised when they get to the shelter and find out that pet adoption has more steps than just...

Some Common Rescue Dog Behavior Problems

For those of you dog owners who have rescued a dog from a shelter I want to say to you, thank you. Without you there would literally be millions of dogs either being put to sleep or still looking for homes. There are a few things to watch out ...

How to Choose the Right Shelter Dog

Adopting a rescued dog from a shelter is the best thing a dog lover can do. Compatibility is the most crucial factor when you are looking for a long-term relationship with anyone and the same holds true even for a dog. Many dogs end up in shelt...

Talking About The Homeless And Dogs

The vast majority of people who cross paths with a homeless person will not look twice. Between the two available options—ignoring or acknowledging—the former is easier, and so people do not question the alternative. Mark Horvath, founder of th...