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Giving away free dogs

I will never pay a “re-homing fee” to an individual giving up his dog. Of course, I would pay an adoption fee to adopt a dog from a shelter, humane society, pound or rescue group, but I won’t pay an individual. Since pets are property, everyone seems OK with the idea that dogs and cats …

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Volunteer at a dog shelter

People have been asking me about what’s involved with volunteering at an animal shelter and how to get started. There are so many ways to volunteer with animals. Walking shelter dogs, fostering a homeless dog or fostering a future service dog are just a few examples. And the reasons to volunteer are obvious. You will …

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All mutts are not rescues

One thing I often hear when someone meets my dog is “What kind is he?” “I don’t know, he’s a mutt.” Then, a common response is: “Aww, he’s a rescue. That’s so great of you.” I’m glad when people support adopting shelter mutts, but just because my dog is a mutt does not mean he …

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A New Addition

Well, after envying Lindsay and Ace’s relationship for quite a while now (and every other human-dog bond for that matter) – I have finally taken the plunge and adopted another dog! It was a challenge to get to this point, but we are so glad that we have done it! Our 16-year-old pound hound passed …

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