Mabel the Rescue Dog

Encourage Dog Lovers to Adopt 💕

Welcome to Mabel the Rescue Dog! This blog is all about being kind to dogs, especially all the rescue dogs out there. Plus, it’s all narrated by me, Mabel the rescue Shih Tzu!

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Mabel the Rescue Dog was selected by as a top rescue dog expert. See the article we were featured in:  Adopting A Rescue Pup? Here’s How 15 Dog Experts Recommend Introducing A New Dog To Your Home |

You can view some of our most recent posts below:

  • Are Dog Adoption Fees “Too High”?

    October 20, 2022 by

    5 min read (Articles narrated by Mabel) I know I haven’t posted in a while, but this is a topic that has been on my mind a lot lately. Last month, we stopped fostering guinea pigs and resumed fostering dogs. We took in a small, easy dog named Emerson. But unfortunately, the rescue we foster… Read more

  • We’re Fostering Guinea Pigs!

    July 5, 2022 by

    Hi everyone, it’s Mabel! I haven’t posted about our fostering adventures in a while because there hasn’t been much to report. After Laris (fka Lady A) the German Shepherd got adopted, we took a break for about a month. Molly was out of town for a lot of weekends, so it didn’t seem logical to… Read more

  • Adopt, Don’t Shop vs. Adopt or Shop Responsibly

    June 27, 2022 by

    Most pet parents have heard the sayings “Adopt, Don’t Shop” and “Adopt or Shop Responsibly” at some point in their lives. These words are often used as hashtags on social media, and they’re sayings that I strongly support. However, I recently learned that there’s some controversy around them. (Click title to read more!)

  • Misinformation About Bans on Retail Puppy Sales

    June 13, 2022 by

    Lately, Wisconsin has been having a lot of achievements when it comes to banning retail puppy sales. There are currently five cities in Wisconsin that have passed the humane pet store ordinance, and a sixth one is in the process. Molly recently attended a council meeting to support the ban on puppy sales in pet stores and to learn more information about these laws. (Click title to read more!)

  • Fostering Dogs is About More Than Just a Number

    May 30, 2022 by

    Every time someone asks Molly how many dogs she’s fostered, she proudly says, “18!” By the time you read this post, it may be much higher than that because I know she’s not stopping there. She’s happy about the number of dogs she’s fostered because the higher that number is, the more dogs she has saved. (Click title to read more!)

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