Adopt A Shelter Pet

One of the best ways to combat puppy mills and greedy backyard breeders who care very little for the health and well-being of our beloved canine companions, is to adopt from your local shelter or other animal rescue organization. There are many misconceptions about adopting mature dogs. In looking at your website pictures, I see that you have a variety of dogs, some with tails, some without, some older dog and some puppies. FACT-Shelters spend a lot of money to help the animals that they take in. The dogs have to be fed, vaccinated & in some cases, spayed or neutered.

MYTH-It costs a lot of money to adopt a shelter dog. If a dog is adopted with a chronic health condition they will be entitled to subsidised vet care. Dogs found at dog shelters are some of the most loving and grateful to be rescued pals you will ever …

Zoonotic Diseases that can transmit to Humans from Pets

Throughout the history of infections and disease, we have numerous accounts of fatal zoonotic diseases spreading and wreaking havoc. Since the outbreak of COVID-19, ones again, health professionals are talking about zoonotic diseases.

So, what are these zoonotic diseases, and why should pet owners be aware of them.

Infectious diseases in animals that can transmit to humans are referred to as zoonotic diseases. These diseases can spread from an infected animal to humans through direct or indirect contact. Other zoonotic diseases require a medium for human transmissions like mosquitoes, ticks, or fleas. Additionally, several other zoonotic diseases can spread through contaminated food or water.

Since people working or living around animals, including pet owners, are at higher risk of catching zoonotic infections, they should get their pets regularly checked by veterinarians from animal hospital Virginia Beach.

Although pet owners are at risk of zoonotic diseases, it doesn’t mean abandoning …

Working Out With My Dog & Some Animal Tips

Are you thinking of becoming a dog owner? Are you already the proud owner of a dog? If so, you stand to benefit from the tips that follow. The advice you find here can make your experience a good one for both you and your pet.

If you’re lazy and can’t be bothered leaving the house, having a dog will literally drag your butt from your couch to the nearest park. Man’s best friend needs exercise, even more than you do, and having to care for a dog will at least get you walking every day. There are benefits to this too: more exercise means more calories burned, and you can reward yourself later. From my before &  afters you can see the transformation constant exercise made to my figure (if you’re wondering what I used to accelerate my fat burning, it’s this – message me for the coupon …

Poushali Ganguly

When you decide to become an exotic pet owner, there are two general ways to get the pet that you want. Going back to that first impressions thing – your adoption application is usually the first significant correspondence that we see. Since my lifestyle didn’t allow for me to have my own pet, I had been a foster parent at the humane society rehabilitating and nurturing dogs.

We’ve all heard that saying: You never get a second chance to make a first impression.” Well, it’s true, and it’s just as important when applying to adopt a rescue dog, as it is when you’re trying to land your dream job. They demand their application fee be returned, tell us that we’re hurting dogs by being too picky, and exhibit plenty of other less-than-classy reactions.

Surprisingly the pair had not been active in the pet adoption world before, but decided as a …

Pet Adoption

There are millions of dogs and cats that sit in shelters waiting for some person to come take them home every day of the week. We are a group of dedicated and caring people who love animals and want to make a difference in our community. Here is a selection of our Dogs for Adoption ; we will be continuously updating this album. If you are in this for dog breeding, shelters are not an option.

Find useful information about pet animals and all that you need to know about pet adoption and care, in these articles on Animals and Pets. By adopting a puppy or an older dog , you are giving a home to an animal but not directly contributing to the puppy mill industry.

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Merging Cats

Is it time for your household to acquire a new pet? But unfortunately, too many pets are surrendered to shelters for various reasons. Our family needed a small dog that was past all the puppy joys and problems. Many people though, when looking for a new pet, prefer to buy from a breeder or pet store rather than adopt.

Our number one priority is not to place the most dogs – it’s to place dogs in the right homes. He;s quite and unsociable ….im pretty sure he’ll love the company of this breed of dog. I fostered dogs for 10 years, and although I don’t foster anymore I am the doggie therapist for those midnight 911 calls from our wonderful foster parents to ‘talk them through the madness’.

The Flakes – the category of adopter loathed most by rescuers around the board (or so I would imagine). If the adoption …

Adopting From An Animal Shelter

Animal shelters are your best source when looking for a pet. We take in dogs of all breeds, from all circumstances, and work with them until they are adoptable. Millions of loving and wonderful companion dogs are euthanized every year at dog shelters and dog pounds simply because there is not enough room or resources to care for them.

Proponents of crossbreeding claim that the dogs are much healthier than inbred dogs. These articles tell you about the different mixed breed dogs and give you some helpful tips on petting them. Sadly – funding and support is just not there for us to continue taking in the volumes of animals that people want us to. Our Sanctuary spends in excess of $100,000 a year taking care of these animals.

Of course part of the ongoing expense of dog ownership is food, but if you are asking “How much does it …

Dog Names

Getting a new pet should be one of the most exciting moments for a family. It is a common misconception that shelter pets have bad breeding, but do not assume that pound pooches do not have purebred breeding, as often the dogs that breeders cannot sell end up in shelters. Do yourself a favor and take an extra fifteen minutes to carefully read through the information that a rescue provides – it will save both sides from avoidable frustration and wasted time down the road.

If a rescue’s first impression of you as an adopter is that you can’t (or won’t) take the time to read and then follow the instructions that we provide, then you’re setting a very negative tone for the rest of the process. Our foster families provide care and love to animals who need time outside of the shelter.

Most people avoid adopting a cat that …

Pet Adoption — Blogs, Pictures, And More On WordPress

The following technique can be used to introduce a new kitten or cat to your other cat(s). The world wide web, however, does create the possibility for some people to advertise and publicize organizations that are not all that they seem to be. There are some pet adoption websites available which do not seem to be a shop window for a registered shelter, but more an agency that charges to find you a suitable pet to adopt.

There are numerous reasons why pets are being surrendered to shelters and rescue groups, most common reason is not thinking the decision through about getting a pet and then failing to the understand the responsibility that taking care of pets requires.

They should check your background and pet knowledge before you adopt, so be prepared to answer questions about the size of your home and yard, how many pets you own, how long …

Adopting A Pet

I currently have 70 dogs under my care, they come all shapes, sizes, ages, colours and personalities. Pets are related to childhood memories where the images of children walking their dogs, or playing with a pet cat or swimming together is mostly tagged. She may have a food aggression issue with other dogs, but lots of strays have that. Sometimes good intentions can go awry when a dog is placed in a family that is not ready emotionally or physically to care for a dog.

I would like to adopt a puppy, without hair, preferably a breed that can grow really big. About Us: is a free service dedicated to helping owners reunite with their lost pets, and to finding homeless—or rescued and unwanted—animals a warm and comfortable place to live.

Many pets at your local shelter are waiting for new homes because they were obtained by someone with unrealistic …