Mabel the Rescue Dog

Encourage Dog Lovers to Adopt 💕

It’s no surprise that your life significantly changes when you adopt a dog, but did you know that it can change you as a person too? Don’t worry, change is a good thing! For some people, change can be scary, but the new things you experience after adopting a dog are all positive. So, how will you be different after rescuing a dog in need? (Click title to read more!)

Sadly, I’ve heard humans give plenty of excuses when they buy a puppy from a pet store. In reality, there should never be any excuses, but the one that drives Molly crazy is when people say, “if pet store puppies are from puppy mills, then buying them is like rescuing them.” But this is an outrageous conclusion that needs to be stopped. So, here is why rescuing a puppy mill dog and buying a pet store puppy are NOT the same thing at all. (Click title to read more!)

When most people think of a rescue animal, they picture a dog. Dogs are the most popular animals to have and they’re also some of the most overpopulated animals out there. So, choosing to adopt a rescue dog instead of paying someone to breed more puppies is crucial for saving the lives of many dogs. But sadly, it doesn’t stop there. There are so many animals out there that are hurt or killed for no reason, so it’s important for humans to help make a change. (Click title to read more!)

Recently, I have heard a lot of information about prison animal programs. Now, these programs might sound scary on the surface, but they are actually beneficial for both the dogs and humans involved. For these programs, organizations let the dogs in their care spend time with prison inmates, which gives the inmates time to train a dog and it gives the dog more obedience and socialization. But how exactly does this work? (Click title to read more!)

For a huge dog lover like Molly, it’s difficult for her to understand why so many people buy puppies instead of adopting rescue dogs. Morally speaking, adopting is definitely the better way to go. Yet, many humans still buy dogs instead without a second thought. So, we’ve tried to see it from their point of view to help us understand why so many people choose not to adopt dogs. (Click title to read more!)

Humans often seem to have excuses for why they can’t help dogs in need. “I would adopt, but…” or “I would foster, but…” are things I hear often. Whether it’s time or money, there’s always something standing in the way for some humans. And that’s completely understandable! But there’s always something you can do to help make a difference. It might not be as serious as adopting or fostering, but even the smallest gestures could save a dog in need. (Click title to read more!)

As a dog, I don’t watch TV much, but Molly does now and then. Every time she sees a rescue dog represented on screen, she gets excited. Adopting dogs should be the norm, so every time the media shows someone adopting instead of shopping, it’s heartwarming. So, I’ve compiled a list of some of Molly’s favorite shows that encourage dog adoption in one way or another. (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!)