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TOP #106: How One Veteran is Helping Shelter Dogs in Need

In this podcast we're speaking with Matthew Lamarand of Dogology University about his work with shelter dogs - training them for service and rehoming them.

9 Best Gifts for Animal Shelter Employees and Volunteers

Animal shelters often rely on volunteers to function but whether this important job is done by paid employees or volunteers doesn’t really matter. They...

TOP #76: How to Adopt from the ASPCA and How to...

In this podcast episode, I'm talk with Rena of ASPCA about what it's like working at this non-profit organization, the adoption process and what you can do to help them if you can't adopt a pet.

Top 45 Best Dog Rescues in the World

Top Dog Tips awards program recognizes The 45 World's Best Dog Rescues of 2019 for their dedication, accomplishments and the difference that they make.

6 Common Problems in Dogs That Stay in Shelters

Dogs with behavioral problems are unfortunately the first ones to be euthanized at animal shelters. For the staff, it seems to be the easier...

TOP #63: The ‘No-Kill Initiative’ and How to Help Dogs in...

In this podcast, we spoke with Terran Tull of Best Friends Animal Society, discussed their "No-Kill Initiative" and how people can help animal shelters.

13 Reasons Why Dogs End Up in Shelters

More and more people adopt dogs and cats today, but somehow animal shelters are still always full. Did you ever wonder, how come? Why...

How to Start a Dog Rescue: The Ultimate Step-by-Step Guide

If you are a dedicated dog lover with a desire to make a difference, then you have probably considered starting your own dog rescue...

12 Ways to Help Homeless Pets and Shelters

Are you thinking of ways on how to give back to the world? What about providing some help to animal shelters and saving homeless...

Breeder vs. Shelter: Where Should You Adopt a Dog?

Should you adopt a dog from a shelter or shop for a dog from a reputable breeder? Here’s what you should know before adopting...

Thinking of Returning Your Dog? Here’s What You Can Do Instead

Having to return your adopted or rescued dog is never an easy decision, although sometimes it is simply necessary. According to ASPCA, among the...

Woman Who Lost Her Dog Sees Him 3 Years Later on...

Lucy Frausto says the reunion with Dodger felt like an actual dream. Lucy Frausto from Southern California lost her pit bull, Dodger, three years ago....

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