Post Tagged with: "Animal Adoption"

Introduction to Rescue Pet Parenting with Lindsay Rubin of v-dog

Introduction to Rescue Pet Parenting with Lindsay Rubin of v-dog

It is “Be Kind to Animals Week” May 5-11. 6.5 million companion animals enter shelters nationwide every year, and 1.5 million companion animals are euthanized annually. Lindsay Rubin of v-dog is a rescue animal advocate and a wealth of knowledge for prospective pet owners.  Here she addresses some of the misconceptions people have about rescues. Why choose a shelter animal, […]

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Give Your Pet the Gift of Identity with Embark Dog DNA Test

Give Your Pet the Gift of Identity with Embark Dog DNA Test

The Embark dog DNA test enables you to learn about your dog’s breed, ancestry, health, and more with a simple cheek swab. The company offers the most accurate results by using 20 times more genetic information than any other test available. Embark Veterinary, Inc. launched in 2015 with a mission of ending preventable diseases in dogs. Pet owners can potentially […]

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3 Things to Know Before Adopting a Dog

3 Things to Know Before Adopting a Dog

If ever you have considered adopting a dog, you know the amazing journey dog adoption takes you on and ultimately how your life can change after adoption. However, with over 3 million dogs a year which are abandoned, or find themselves in rescue shelters, in the US there is a long way to go. Each year the month of October […]

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Walking with Peety: The Dog Who Saved My Life

Walking with Peety: The Dog Who Saved My Life

  Eric O’Grey was 150 pounds overweight, depressed, and sick. After a lifetime of failed diet attempts, and the onset of type 2 diabetes due to his weight, Eric went to a new doctor, who surprisingly prescribed a shelter dog. That’s when Eric met Peety: an overweight, middle-aged, and forgotten dog who, like Eric, had seen better days. The two adopted […]

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This Little Dog Survived Domestic Violence

This Little Dog Survived Domestic Violence

One fateful day in October 2009, Bruce Zeman received a call from Homeward Bound Animal Welfare Center about a recently rescued dachshund. He had been beaten nearly to death by his former humans and was in urgent need of a home. Bruce and his wife Tami quickly stepped in, adopting Hobbes and nursing him back to health. Hobbes traveled the […]

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Pattie, Pickles & Paprika: Adorable Trio Up For Adoption

Pattie, Pickles & Paprika: Adorable Trio Up For Adoption

Pickles (approx. 2 year old Male Pomeranian mix), Paprika (approx. 4 year old Female) and Pattie Pig (approx. 2 year old Female Vietnamese Potbelly) were left together and are very bonded. “They sleep together. They do everything together, go for walks together. The littlest one rides the pig’s back, and they’re like a real family,” Sarah McKillip, manager of the […]

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Gold Ribbon Rescue – Bringing Turkey Dogs to Texas

Gold Ribbon Rescue – Bringing Turkey Dogs to Texas

They’re known as Turkey’s Forgotten Dogs. Upwards of 50,000 dogs are homeless and roaming the streets or living out their lives in one of 32 shelters in Istanbul, Turkey. It’s estimated that approximately 500 of these orphaned dogs are Golden Retrievers. A concerned American living in Istanbul saw these roaming dogs and contacted Adopt A Golden Atlanta asking for help. […]

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ASPCA Pet of the Week: Boo Boo

ASPCA Pet of the Week: Boo Boo

Boo Boo is available for adoption at the ASPCA Adoption Center. If you are interested in adopting please call the Adoptions department in New York City at (212) 876-7700, ext. 4120.  To learn more about Boo Boo, please visit: http://www.aspca.org/nyc/adoptable-dogs/boo-boo-a28226458

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