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Suburbanization and the Country Dog

It can be very difficult to take a dog from a hunting environment and put them into a suburban household, but for dogs to be successful in their new homes, they must make this transition. This photodocumentary shows the most important parts of the process of suburbanization.

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Party Beagles Dance Like No One’s Looking

It wasn’t long after starting a rescue that we realized that there were certain categories of dogs that would be challenges to place: pit bulls (because of the humans, not because of the dogs), traumatized dogs, dogs with health problems, and old dogs. But after we thought we had the categories figured out, new ones […]

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Vive le Blab!

I remember at one point, early in rescue, seeing a dog who came into rescue who was a lot like our dog, Gingerella Fitzgerald. Gingerella was a great dog — shameless, affectionate, tough-minded — so it was funny to see her doppleganger show up looking for a home. When I talked to her twin’s foster, I found […]

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Dogs I Have Loved: Betty

We were still very new to rescue when I received an email from a rural shelter that was infamous for its mismanagement and its capricious use of euthanasia. Seeing that our rescue had the word “hound” in its name, they wanted to see if we could take a beagle who might be pregnant. I replied […]

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A Guide to Beagles and Their Owners

Beagles are among the most popular dog breeds, and for good reason. They are a smaller breed, and with those big, brown eyes and their floppy ears, they are super-cute. Young beagles exude enthusiasm and joie de vivre, and their older peers, while not as energetic, are equally shameless in their pursuit of attention and […]