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:

  • Dog Adoption Events: Deciding Which Dogs Will Do Well

    May 15, 2023 by

    4 min read (Articles narrated by Mabel) Since Molly hasn’t been fostering lately, she has been helping out in other ways whenever she can. One of the biggest ways to help out is by attending events with dogs. The rescue she volunteers for has kennels at their office space for dogs who aren’t in foster… Read more

  • Please Stop Pressuring Foster Parents To Adopt!

    April 6, 2023 by

    When I look over Molly’s shoulder as she scrolls through social media, I can’t help but notice that every time there’s a post about a foster dog, there are comments telling the person they should adopt their foster. While I’m sure they mean well, these comments do a lot more harm than good. They can be hurtful to humans who foster, so I’m going to discuss a few reasons why you should stop telling foster parents to “foster fail.” (Click title to read more!)

  • The Unexpected Sad Part of Fostering

    March 30, 2023 by

    3 min read Hi, it’s Molly. I know my blog posts are usually from Mabel’s point of view, but this one is a heavy topic, so I thought it would be more fitting if I talked about it without Mabel’s help. Many people think fostering is sad because it’s hard to give up the dogs.… Read more

  • Do “Bonded” Dogs Need to Be Adopted Together?

    January 24, 2023 by

    There are lots of heartwarming stories of two rescue dogs finding a home together. Tuck and Cuda, some of our former foster dogs, are a perfect example of that. A lot of times dogs are surrendered together or form new friendships with dogs at the rescue or shelter. When that happens, people who hear about them are eager to keep them together, but is that always the right decision? (Click title to read more!)

  • New Year, New Adventures!

    January 5, 2023 by

    Hi everyone, it’s Mabel! This blog is long overdue for an update post, so here it is. I hope everyone is doing well and enjoying the new year so far. (Click title to read more!)

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