Mabel the Rescue Dog

Encourage Dog Lovers to Adopt 💕

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!)

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!)

Hi everyone, it’s Mabel! As you know, Molly and I believe the bond between a human and dog is something unbreakable. Molly always tells me that I’ve changed her life in so many ways, especially since I’ve been there for all the big moments she experienced so far. So, when I heard about a fellow …

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When most people think of a rescue dog, they think of a dog that was adopted from a shelter or animal rescue. And I’ve made it very clear on this blog that I’m not happy about people buying puppies from pet stores and breeders. But what about dogs that are re-homed? If someone is giving away their dog to another family, is that dog then considered a rescue? There are lots of opinions on this, but I’ll share what I think about it. (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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It will take all dogs time to adjust to their new surroundings. However, puppy mill survivors often take much more time than other rescue dogs. They’ve had a rough past, but they can eventually learn what love is again. With a dog rescued from a puppy mill, you need to learn to be extra patient and kind. (Click title to read more!)

If you’ve ever adopted a dog before, you’ve probably noticed that large breeds are more common than small breeds at shelters and rescues. Oftentimes, this steers people away from adopting if they’re looking for a small dog. However, Molly prefers small dogs and she still adopts instead of shops, so it’s important for all humans to keep looking at rescues, even if they don’t find their perfect pup immediately. (Click title to read more!)