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Living in an apartment with your four legged friend can be a real challenge sometimes! Small spaces, community doggy toilets, limited exercise options, barking, etc. An apartment lifestyle requires you and your best friend to have good manners and take a few extra steps to ensure a happy and healthy relationship. Here are the top 4 tips to help...Read More

Benefit of walking your dog

Did you know that a lot of your dog’s unwanted behaviors may be stemming from pent-up energy?  You can contribute to a calmer and more well mannered companion by going a simple walk. Taking your dog outside for a nice walk in the fresh air is a great way to burn some energy help hime get some exercise.

Top 10 Reasons to Adopt a Dog

There are many reasons why you should adopt a dog.  It's estimated that over 2.5 million healthy shelter pets go unadopted each year and only about 25 to 30 percent of pets in homes came from rescue organizations and shelters.  So why are so many amazing animals still in shelters waiting for their special someone?  Are you...Read More


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Preparing to Adopt a Pet

Activity level:  Do you have a lifestyle that allows for a very active and driven pet?  It's important to walk any dog but some dogs require much more than just a leisurely stroll around the block to ensure that they are balanced and...Read More

What's a PoundWish

A PoundWish represents an urgent medical need. Our shelter and rescue partners post the PoundWish explaining the pet’s story and wish and our community of pet lovers responds with a donation or by sharing the PoundWish with their...Read More

How to Help

1. Donate money to your local rescue or shelterThere are high costs when it comes to operating a pet rescue/shelter.  Every expense is covered by donations.  From food to kennels to vet care, these rescues and shelters need your...Read More

4 Surprising Tips for Doggy...

Living in an apartment with your four legged friend can be a real challenge sometimes! Small spaces, community doggy toilets, limited exercise options, barking, etc. An apartment lifestyle requires you and your best friend to have good manners and...Read More

Benefit of walking your dog

Did you know that a lot of your dog’s unwanted behaviors may be stemming from pent-up energy?  You can contribute to a calmer and more well mannered companion by going a simple walk. Taking your dog outside for a nice walk in the fresh...Read More

Top 10 Reasons to Adopt a Dog

There are many reasons why you should adopt a dog.  It's estimated that over 2.5 million healthy shelter pets go unadopted each year and only about 25 to 30 percent of pets in homes came from rescue organizations and shelters.  So why...Read More

14 Surprising things you may...

Everything we do sends a message to our pet. Did you know that giving your dog affection at the wrong time can send the wrong message and worsen unwanted behavior? Giving affection during desired behaviors is an important thing to remember.

Top 4 Dog Walking Mistakes

#1. Follow the LeaderAllowing your dog to lead the way on a walk can send a message that they are in charge and can affect other aspects of your relationship. Don’t allow your dog to walk you, instead be the one to set the pace and lead the...Read More

10 Most Misunderstood Dog...

#1 BullmastiffThis large breed was developed in the mid-1800s as a cross between the Old English Bulldog and English Mastiff. Bred to guard English estates and game preserves, they soon became known as the Gamekeeper's Night Dog. Bullmastiffs...Read More

10 Reasons Your Dog Might...

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Top 20 Strangest Dog Breeds

#20 BarbetThe name “Barbet” comes from the french word “Barbe”, meaning beard. As one of the original water dogs they excel in flushing game out of watery vegetation. The breed has made an impressive recovery from near...Read More

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#1 Onions & GarlicWhile not harmful in smaller doses, ingestion of large quantities of these vegetables can result in damage to red blood cells as well as gastrointestinal distress. Signs of ingestion include panting, loose stool, high heart...Read More

10 Most Frequently Stolen Dog...

#10 Labrador RetrieverAs the most common breed of dog in the U.S., Labs are stolen mostly due to their ease of resale to an unsuspecting public. Thieves benefit from this breed’s easygoing nature and willingness to follow commands. Like other...Read More

Top 10 Cities For Dog Lovers

#10 Boston, MAIt is wicked cool to have Bean Town kickoff our list of top cities. As home to the American Revolution, it is no surprise to find that Boston was the first major city to allow dogs on their subway. Even cruises of historic Boston...Read More

How to Start an Animal Rescue

Thinking of starting up an animal shelter? Doing so is one of the most commendable and compassionate things anyone can do, and you will find that the experience could be quite a rewarding one on a personal level besides. Apart from reducing the...Read More

How To Adopt a Dog

With more and more people opting to adopt pets from animal shelters and dog pounds instead of buying them from pet stores and dog breeders, the question of how to adopt a dog is one that comes up with increasing frequency. In most cases, adopting a...Read More

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