TRACIE HOTCHNER: SHELTER DOGS HELP PROTECT ENDANGERED SPECIES

There is a detection-dog program called Conservation Canines (CK9), part of the University of Washington’s Center for Conservation Biology, that is putting to a brand new use the amazing sense of smell that dogs possess. These CK9 dogs are trained … Continue reading

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Shelter Sunday: K-9 Lifesavers / Washington, DC

Meet Babe Brûlée! This cute collie mix puppy is living near our nation’s capitol with K-9 Lifesavers. Here’s what their website has to say about this adorable little girl. This litter of 7 was rescued from rural GA- they have … Continue reading

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Shelter Sunday: Friends Fur Life Rescue / Berkeley Springs, WV

Meet Louie! Louie is a Black and Tan Coonhound living in Berkeley Springs, West Virginia, with Friends Fur Life Rescue. Here’s what their website has to say about him: He is crate trained, 90% housetrained and loves kids! Louie came … Continue reading

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Shelter Sunday: K-9 Homefinders / Albany, OR

Meet Peanut! This little girl is living in Albany, Oregon, compliments of K-9 Homefinders. Here’s what their website has to say about this Chihuahua / Min Pin mix: My name is Peanut, and I am a tiny sweet loveable adult … Continue reading

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Attention All Shelter Workers!

Post by PAWS (Philadelphia Animal Welfare Society). Wouldn’t it be awesome if all of the animals in every shelter had their very own video? Videos really bring out the personality of the animals, making it much more likely they will … Continue reading

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Shelter Sunday: Angels for Animals / Mentor, OH

Meet Brutus! This handsome 4-year old is living in Mentor, Ohio courtesy of Angels for Animals. Here’s what their website has to say about him: Brutus is a 4 year old Blue-tick Coonhound. He was surrendered to us by someone … Continue reading

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INSPIRING POEM ABOUT SHELTER PETS FROM “SHELTER ME”

The PBS series “Shelter Me” is an inspiring TV series that celebrates shelter pets with positive and uplifting stories proudly sponsored by Halo, Purely for Pets. “Let’s Go Home”, a poem written and performed by Steve Connell for Episode 3, … Continue reading

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Adopting a Shelter Dog

Adopting a shelter dog and saving it from a possible early death can be a wonderful and fulfilling experience for you, your family and especially the dog. In most cities the cost to adopt a shelter dog is relatively cheap. … Continue reading

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Shelter Sunday: Faithful Friends Animal Society / Wilmington, DE

Meet Sox! This five-year old American Staffordshire Terrier is currently living in Wilmington, Delaware courtesy of Faithful Friends Animal Society. Here’s what their website has to say about this pretty boy. Sox is a high-energy dog. He has been at … Continue reading

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HOLIDAY KIBBLE DROP FEEDS HALO TO WICHITA SHELTER PETS

On Wednesday, December 11th Halo, Purely for Pets and Freekibble.com teamed up to deliver 500,000 meals of Halo Spot’s Stew to shelter pets in the Wichita, KS area as part of the 2013 Holiday Kibble Drop. All Paws in Wichita … Continue reading

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