A dog shelter or animal rescue group is a good starting point in your quest to find the perfect four-legged companion. Blue Dogs Rescue’s annual calendar featuring celebrities with their dogs provides additional funds to support their volunteer work. But, even if you don’t have time and money to help a dog rescue, there are things that you can do to help a rescue to be successful and meaningful to those dogs around you.
This ensures that every Blue adoption has the greatest chance of success for both the dog and the adopting family. Chihuahua dogs have reached the pinnacle of popularity as ‘Bruiser’, as ‘Legally Blonde’ girl Reese Witherspoon’s pet dog. Often they rescue several types of animals, yet some are type only and specific breed only.
Blue Dog Rescue provides at least seven days of foster care and observation for every dog they accept into their program; this allows the volunteer staff to interact with the dog and assess his or her unique personality. Most shelters primarily house dogs and cats.
Adopting a dog from the pet shelter will ensure that you have a best friend for life. Most of the time the “adult but not old” dogs are in shelters because they got lost, or because people needed to move and didn’t want to be bothered taking their dog along, or because their person passed away.
Try to use the American Kennel Club’s (AKC) website to find a reputable dog shelter or animal rescue group. Many dogs end up in shelters because of irresponsible breeding practices. These types of dogs are often listed as “mix” puppies. 7. Price – A purebred animal can cost anywhere from $500.00 and up. A rescue pet is usually anywhere from $10.00 (for gerbils, hamsters and mice) to $200.00 (for a dog already “fixed”).