Mabel the Rescue Dog

Encourage Dog Lovers to Adopt 💕

I’ve noticed that humans tend to assume things about each other often. They might not say it out loud, but their judging expressions speak for them. But there’s no need to be ashamed. All humans do it (and maybe some dogs do too), but they can choose how they act afterwards. So, what do I mean by this? (Click title to read more!)

Now, I know the title of this post might sound harsh, but hear me out. Almost every family wants a puppy. And who can blame them? Puppies are cute, tiny, and it’s fun to see them grow into their big puppy paws. But as I’ve said before, don’t bring home a new animal just because they’re cute. Even if you think puppies are the cutest things in the world, they might not be right for you. Here are some reasons that most people aren’t ready for a puppy. (Click title to read more!)

Every time Molly tells someone that she fosters dogs, they always have the same initial response: “oh, I could never do that!” Or, “doesn’t that make you so sad?” There seems to be an ongoing stereotype that fostering is sad. And for some foster parents, I’m sure it is at times. But we’ve learned that if you go in with the right mindset, then it’s the opposite of sad. It’s uplifting and fulfilling. (Click title to read more!)

Adding a new family member is never easy. This seems like an obvious statement, but many humans forget. They expect their new dog to magically fit into their family, but that isn’t realistic. Change is hard for everyone, especially dogs, who love routines. I’ll admit, I even had my troublemaking days when Molly first adopted me, but now, we’re the best of friends. So, if you’re planning to adopt a new dog, be patient and keep the following tips in mind. (Click title to read more!)

Guest post written by Cindy Aldridge – You’ve got the toys, bedding, and healthiest food picked out, and you’ve dog-proofed your whole house — you’re ready for your very first dog, right? Well, almost. Once you’ve got all the physical essentials figured out, it’s a great idea to find some apps to help you through dog ownership. There are tools to help you through all kinds of unexpected situations to ensure that you become the best pet parent you can be. (Click title to read more!)

Humans have a strange obsession with random animals. They see a cute animal and their instinct is to say, “I want one!” But a lot of the animals that humans love aren’t pets, they’re wild animals. And while it might seem easy and affordable to take an animal out of the wild and keep it, think again. Wild animals are not pets and shouldn’t be kept as domesticated animals. Here’s why. (Click title to read more!)