Mabel the Rescue Dog

Encourage Dog Lovers to Adopt 💕

Just over nine months ago, Molly and I began welcoming foster dogs into our home. Molly has been very dedicated to fostering as many dogs as she can, and she has done some other volunteering on top of that. During those nine months, we’ve encountered a wide variety of dogs. And the longer we do it, the more we realize that everyone can find their perfect dog at a shelter or rescue. (Click title to read more!)

Getting a dog is a big responsibility, but if you live with someone else, then you’re not the only one affected by the adoption. Even if you plan to be the dog’s only caretaker, your roommate will still have to spend some time with the dog. So, your roommate should be included when you get a new pet, no matter how close you are to them. Here are some tips about adopting a dog if you live with another human. (Click title to read more!)

Originally, dogs were bred to do specific work for humans such as hunting and guarding. As a result, the evolution of dogs to live a sedentary lifestyle goes against their natural instincts. This may result in disruptive behaviors such as aggression, destruction, wandering, and excessive barking. As a dog parent, it is your responsibility to ensure that your dog is well-behaved and doesn’t cause trouble for your neighbors (Click title to read more!)

Most kids love animals. As soon as they can talk, they’re probably begging for a pet of their own. But despite popular belief, most common pets are not kid-friendly. Plus, most kids aren’t ready to commit to a pet all on their own. So, if your kid wants a pet, you need to be willing to help them and you need to make sure they’re responsible enough to handle it. If those two things are true, then you’re ready to choose a very easy pet for your child. (Click title to read more!)