Mabel the Rescue Dog

Encourage Dog Lovers to Adopt 💕

I recently realized that a lot of dog parents don’t know what a dog license is. This is sad, especially since many cities require your dog to be licensed. It’s not a hard thing to do, and if it’s required, you should definitely do it for you furry friend. Even if it’s not strictly enforced, it can still have plenty of benefits for you and your pup. (Click title to read more!)

I won’t lie, when Molly and I see a human who chose to buy a dog instead of adopt, it’s frustrating. We want to tell them how important adoption is over and over again. It can be easy to get upset when humans don’t see your point of view, but we’ve realized that shaming someone else won’t help them see your point of view. So, there’s a better way to discuss dog adoption. (Click title to read more!)

Having your dog wear a collar seems like the norm. Most dogs wear collars to hold their identification tags in case they get lost. Many dog parents also use these collars for walking their dogs too. This might seem convenient, but did you know that harnesses are actually the safer choice? (Click title to read more!)

Right before I go to sleep, I tend to lick myself a lot. For a while, I’m sure it bothered Molly since I sleep right next to her, but now, I’m sure she’s used to it. Sometimes I lick my paws, my legs, or even my butt, and I know many dogs are the same way. So, is there a specific reason for this? (Click title to read more!)

Hearts and Bones Rescue is a foster-based organization that has dogs in both Texas and New York. In those locations, they have a network of foster parents and other volunteers to help the dogs in their care find forever homes. By keeping all the dogs in home environments instead of at shelters, the dogs will …

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Some dogs are much more fearful than others. For example, Taco whines and cowers over smallest things in life while I don’t let little things scare me. That’s just because every dog is unique, just like humans are. But did you know that the clothes you wear can actually scare your dog? Here are some common clothing items that can worry your dog. (Click title to read more!)

I’m not sure if I’ve mentioned it before, but I love camping! When Molly was in high school, we went camping with her family a lot. And now that we’re back in Wisconsin, we’ve started going again. Camping is exciting for any dog because of all the amazing smells and sounds. However, it can also be overwhelming for a dog who has never been before. (Click title to read more!)

North Shore Animal League in New York is known as the world’s largest no-kill rescue. They work with over 2,000 different shelters around the world to make sure as many dogs find homes as possible. Their mission is: “Rescue. Nurture. Adopt. Educate.” This organization has been around since 1994, and they have spent every day …

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