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Returning Dog to Shelter? Consider This First

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

15 Sad Facts About Homeless Pets

The internet is full of sad homeless pets stories like the one of Al and Oolu. Al Ritch found the senior dog Oolu lost...

30 Best Animal Shelters That Make America Proud

Animal shelters are the unsung heroes of a modern society. Anyone who’s traveled around the world has been to countries where homeless cats and...

50 Dog Adoption Questions Shelters Ask

Adopting a dog is not always simple. While the process of dog adoption is straightforward, especially with reputable dog breeders or animal shelters, it's...

Rescue Dog Care: Your First 30 Days

Before you bring your new rescue dog home, you need to be prepared for both yours and your new pet's needs. Rescuing a dog...

13 Tips for Rescuing a Dog from a Shelter

While there are many advantages to adopting a dog from a shelter (vs buying from a breeder or pet store), it's not always that...

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.

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