Local shelters have a multitude of ongoing needs. The Manatee County Animal Services shelter in Palmetto, Florida is one of many where needs are being met in a variety of ways. It takes a village.
Puppy scams are rife. Frankly, they apply to any purebred puppy, kitten, and even other species. The popularity and priceyness of the Bull Terrier make this breed a natural target.
Animal rescue is one of the most important secret movements. It's more than likely going on in your own backyard, and you may not have any idea. Here's a closer look.
If you are thinking of adopting a large dog, why not consider giving a retired racing Greyhound a home? There are many in the rescue centers. Here's what you should know before adopting this breed.
The grief involved when you lose your dog is very hard to deal with. This article explains how we coped with the loss of our dog. No, he was not just a dog — he was our mate, friend, and companion.
Learn how to choose a shelter dog with tips and advice from someone who worked in a dog shelter. You'll find out what to look for and what questions to ask to help you pick the best dog or puppy for you, your family and your lifestyle.
Senior dogs are often overlooked at the shelter; however many of them make great pets, have years of love left to give. They are calmer and always ready for a snuggle.
Giving a new opportunity in life to an animal is a unique and rewarding experience, but not a perfect one. If you are still on the fence about adoption, here are some things that might help you make up your mind.
All kids should be allowed to have a dog, so make it easy for your parents to say yes. Find out five things you should do, and take a look at a bunch of great puppy pictures!
This is an informational article on U.S. cities that are hoping to stem inhumane breeding practices by making it mandatory for pet stores to sell only rescue dogs.
Not every home is fit for a new puppy. Read below to see if your home is suitable for a new family member!
Rescue dogs are unforgettable—so much so, that most people who adopt a second-chance pet will return to a shelter when they are ready to get another dog.
Dogs are social creatures. They like to be with their families and included in activities and daily life. Being a responsible dog owner means teaching your dog to be a good house pet and a good canine citizen, and putting in the time and effort to...