Consider These Dogs When You Are Adopting, Part I: The Big Four

Back when I was in charge of deciding which dogs our rescue would take, I’d be approached by people with all sorts of dogs who needed help. Some of these were abuse and neglect cases. After a while, I noticed a pattern: certain breeds seemed to be magnets for people who horrifically abused them or neglected them. Ever since then, I’ve always felt a special fondness for people who adopted these breeds, because they are at so much more risk than some of their peers. Read More Consider These Dogs When You Are Adopting, Part I: The Big Four

The Easy Keeper: How to Adopt a Nice Dog

There are going to be times in your life when you need an easygoing, lower-trouble dog. Don’t feel guilty about it. Those dogs need good homes, too, and you aren’t obliged to adopt only project dogs. Read More The Easy Keeper: How to Adopt a Nice Dog

Adopting a Dog: Ways You Can Get One

So, you are ready to have a dog. The next step is deciding how to get one. Not surprisingly, there are many ways people go about getting a dog. Each has its advantages and disadvantages, except for pet stores (just don’t). Read More Adopting a Dog: Ways You Can Get One