In addition to dogs that attract bad adopters, there are dogs that don’t attract many, or even any, adopters. Read More Consider These Dogs When You’re Adopting: Part II
I miss Sarafina and Alegria very much, but coming home to an empty house was even worse. This weekend, my husband and I headed to the shelters to look at cats. Spoiler alert: We came home with two black kittens!
[Non-trigger warning: This is NOT a sad story, just a dramatic one.] Read More Dogs I Have Loved: Pip
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
If you’ve waited to get a dog, chances are you were waiting until you had achieved another goal first. Maybe that goal is working fewer hours, having more money, or having a fenced yard. That’s good, because having a dog requires you to change your lifestyle in ways you can’t always predict. Before you do ANYTHING else, you need to figure out if this is the right time for you to add a dog to your home. You need to look at the way you live now, carefully and realistically. Read More So You Want to Get a Dog: Is Your Lifestyle Dog Friendly?
There are some dogs you end up with who are challenges to place for marketing reasons. Here are two we puzzled over. Read More Packaging is Everything Sometimes, Even in Dog Rescue
Yesterday, I came across this post at pawesome.net that pairs humans with dogs based on similarity in facial features. You input your picture, and the doggleganger shoots out a picture of a dog that matches your face. That’s right ““ now anyone can indulge their narcissism to such an extent that even their dogs can be chosen specifically to look like them. Read More Find Pets with Your Face ““ Or Someone Else’s Face