Mabel the Rescue Dog

Encourage Dog Lovers to Adopt 💕

4 min read (Articles narrated by Mabel) Molly suggested that I write this post after she saw an upsetting Facebook post. Someone she is following made a post talking badly about a shelter. Specifically, they complained about how a local shelter hasn’t upgraded the dog kennels despite improving other areas of the building. Molly isn’t …

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ite about the positives of fostering a lot. She loves fostering dogs, and since I’m her dog, I tolerate it because I know it’s important to her. But I want to take a moment to discuss the less exciting parts of fostering. They aren’t reasons to avoid fostering dogs entirely, but they’re aspects you should be aware of before you care for a dog in need. (Click title to read more!)

e are many humans who don’t have them. Recently, I’ve realized this even more because our current foster dog, Sonny, needs a home with a fenced-in yard. He’s very shy and still too scared to walk on a leash, so having a confined space to go outside would be safest and most efficient for everyone. So, it made me wonder why more dog parents don’t have fences. (Click title to read more!)

Hi everyone, it’s Mabel! I realized that I haven’t talked about our most recent foster dog yet, which is very surprising because Molly says he’s her favorite so far. I’m pretty sure she has said that about at least two other dogs too, but I’m pretty sure she means it. Sonny is our 14th foster …

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Most kids love dogs, but they’re not the most experienced with dog care. I’ve noticed that kids will repeat whatever their parents tell them, which can sometimes lead to misunderstandings about dogs. To ensure that your kids become the best dog lovers they can be, here are some things they should learn at an early age. After all, dogs are living creatures and family members, so we want all humans to be kind to us. (Click title to read more!)

For many humans, this might be a sad, sensitive topic. Yet, breakups and divorces happen, and it’s important to think about how it will affect all members of your family. Many humans spend so much time focusing on kids, property, and belongings during a breakup that they forget that pets will be affected too. So, who should get a dog during a breakup? And will your pets understand what’s happening? (Click title to read more!)

Hi everyone, it’s Mabel! Luckily, Molly let me have a week to myself before bringing home another foster dog. But that week went by way too fast! Now, we’re taking care of our 13th foster dog, and his name is PeeWee. PeeWee is a 6-year-old Jack Russell Terrier mix, but his personality isn’t what you’d …

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I’m not a fan of my crate. I used to have to go in it all the time when Molly left, but now she trusts me enough to let me roam free. Yet, I still know to go in my crate on command just in case. Many humans think it seems sad to leave dogs in crates, but there are actually a lot of benefits to it. After fostering dogs, we’ve found that crates are even more helpful than we realized. So, here are some reasons to crate train your dog. (Click title to read more!)