Charity, Rescue and Welfare

7 Reasons Why You Should Never Adopt Or Rescue A Dog

Why adopt a dog when you can, like, just buy one at the store or whatever? Here are seven reasons why you should never adopt a rescue dog, like, ever:   1. You don't like saving lives   There are over 8 million homeless dogs in the world, many ...

10 Reasons To Adopt A Shelter Dog

1. Dogs are not in a shelter because they’re bad animals. They’re there because they were dealt a bad hand. Some people buy dogs on an impulse without considering the long-term commitment. They decide they don’t want the dog anymore, and ofte...

What To Expect When You Bring Your Rescue Dog or Cat Home

One of the greatest things you can do to help companion animals, is adopt one from your local shelter, animal control facility, or rescue group. One of the worst things you can do to help them, is return them. Having volunteered in shelters fo...

Rescue to Re-Home, Is This Dog Right for You?

Knowing the history and personality of your newly adopted dog can be the determining factor to successful integration into your family and lifestyle. There are infinite possibilities to why your dog found himself in a shelter or rescue group. ...

Why You Should Adopt Your Dog

This is something that I feel very strongly about. I never really knew how bad some of the dogs in shelters had it until I picked up my sweet puppy a couple of months ago. I went to the animal shelter in town intending on getting a female, yel...

Rescue Dogs Can Change Your Life When They Become Part Of Your Family

You may be thinking about adopting a dog as a family pet. There are many ways to go about this, including finding a breeder in your area, going to your local pet store, or visiting a rescue facility where dogs are waiting to be adopted into a ...

10 Great Reasons to Adopt a Shelter Dog

Many people are unsure if they want to adopt a shelter dog for a variety of reasons. They may not know where the dog originally came from, what breed they are, what their temperament is or why they were given up in the first place. However, th...

Puppy Mill Horrors and The Benefits of Pet Adoption

Imagine spending your entire life in a cage that is 6 inches taller than you and 12 inches wider and longer than you. Now imagine that you are surrounded by identical cages, like yours stacked 3 or more high, your own personal tic-tac toe boar...

Before Donating To A Dog Rescue - Understand The Important Issues Of The No Kill Philosophy

he phrase "No Kill" has become overused, misunderstood, and often used to manipulate. It is now a signal to DONATE HERE. It is too frequently used to indicate a purity of purpose that makes one rescue group more deserving of financial support ...

Should Animal Shelters Have Higher Adoption Fees For More "Desirable" Dogs?

Because of my interest in animal welfare and dog rescue, I follow several different dog rescue groups, I research what is happening is these areas, and I often check the lists of available animals. The latter is because I can't seem to help my...