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Being a dog-rescue volunteer

May 30, 2010

Dog rescue is not a glorious endeavor by any means. Some may think volunteering for a rescue group is about playing with puppies on a weekend when they have nothing better to do. Here’s what it is like to be part of a rescue group: There are so many layers of involvement, but the entry… Continue Reading »

Your pet’s last day

May 25, 2010

Having your companion animal put down is one of the worst moments in your life. There are many wonderful veterinarians who indeed care about animals, especially at the death of your pet. In this article, I share my personal experience with the hope that the essence of my message will find its way to reach… Continue Reading »

Before you adopt a dog

May 22, 2010

Is this the best time to adopt a dog? Adopting a dog is a commitment throughout the lifetime of your companion animal. To determine if you’re indeed ready for that commitment, there are some things to consider before you bring a furry friend to your home:  Moving to a new residence: Will the new place be… Continue Reading »

I can’t keep my dog!

May 16, 2010

Really?  Have you really looked at all the facts before you give up your dog to the pound? “My dog was a model dog for three years until last week!  I left Milo at my mother’s home, and he badly hurt her small dog after she bit him several times on his face!  We never… Continue Reading »

Found dog protocol

May 11, 2010

When you find a dog on the street, and the dog clearly looks neglected or homeless, what should you do? If the dog is not wearing a collar with a tag (note:  sometimes contact info is written on the collar), take him/her to a veterinarian’s facility to scan for a microchip.  Most veterinarians should have… Continue Reading »

Three options to adopt a dog

May 5, 2010

There are three ways to adopt a dog:  1) rescue a stray free of charge, 2) save a dog from the pound paying less than $100, or 3) adopt a dog from a rescue organization with an adoption fee ranging from $200 to 450. Adopting a dog, instead of buying one from a breeder, is… Continue Reading »