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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.

The Complete Guide to Fostering a Dog

Being a foster dog parent is one of the most rewarding experiences that any dog lover can have. Unfortunately, so few people know what...

Shelter Dog Stars in ‘The Office’ Parody to Help Him Get...

This doggo and his humans at the shelter found a creative way to finally get him adopted. Bentley, the bulldog mix, arrived in the Pennsylvania...

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...

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...

15 Mind-Blowing Facts About Pet Homelessness

Al Ritch found the senior dog Oolu lost and abandoned in a busy shipping port in Los Angeles. He gave her the name Oolu...

50 Dog Adoption Questions They’re Going to Ask You

Adopting a dog is not always as simple as one might think. While the process of dog adoption is straightforward, especially when going to...

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Dog obesity is a rapidly growing health problem. Obese dogs will suffer from breathing issues, diabetes, arthritis, and joint pain (1). This article discusses the...
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Determining the cause of a dog that has a swollen face is a simple process of elimination. Once you work out why the face...
Top 10 Best Dogs for Seniors and How They Benefit the Elderly

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Depending on the stage of life you're in, there are certain breeds that will fit you, or someone you know, better. The best dogs...
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Rabies is a preventable deadly virus with almost 100% fatal outcome in most cases (1). If your dog becomes infected with rabies, there is...
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Having a dog diagnosed with diabetes can be daunting, but due to more canine studies in recent years, we now have a better understanding...