Posts Tagged adopt

A Busy Month of Rescuing

August 1, 2011   This last month and a half has been busy, scary, fun and most of all very rewarding. Oodles of Doodles Rescue Collective, rescued and found homes for 22 dogs that we pulled from kill shelters, vetted, transported, fostered and found loving homes for. I am so proud of our team, and […]

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Why does no-one want me?

Hi, I am Seamus O’Malley, but my foster mom calls me Shea. I like the name Shea because at the shelter, I was called puppy or dog and I didn’t like that. I was born under a house in Kentucky and the people there took my brothers and sister and I to a shelter, where […]

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Fosters Are a Valuable Resource

Every rescue and shelter needs fosters to save more animals. Experienced fosters are worth their weight in gold but to become experienced, a new foster needs guidance and direction. Fostering an animal from a shelter or rescue is an important part of the adoption process. It also ensures scared, abused and neglected animals get a […]

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Letter to a New Rescue Parent

Dear New Rescue Parent, As someone who has rescued two dogs (three if you count the one I rescued from my brother), my best advice to a new rescue owner is … be patient. When our first rescue came to us, she was young. At only five or six months old, our Doodle Girl, Ginger, […]

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The PERFECT Dog

More About Perfect Polly   For everyone out there searching for the perfect puppy or dog, HERE SHE IS!!!! From the tip of her plastic nose to the top of her faux fur toes, she is a compilation of everything you are looking for in a dog. She doesn’t shed, she doesn’t dig, she doesnt’ […]

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Meet the Mom of That Pet Store Dog

    For decades, The HSUS has fought puppy mills on all fronts. From conducting investigations to strengthening laws, we won’t stop until dogs are not suffering in puppy mills any longer. Join us in the fight—with your help, we can win. http://stoppuppymills.org/ Puppy mills are nothing new. These mass dog-breeding operations have been around […]

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Do You Have What it Takes to Adopt a Rescue Dog?

  Rescuing a dog is certainly a noble and rewarding undertaking, but do you have what it takes to adopt? This is a decision that shouldn’t be taken lightly. It’s traumatic for a shelter animal to be shuffled around from home to home, only to end up back in the shelter again because the owners […]

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So, You are Ready to Adopt a Dog. Are you?

  Are you thinking of getting a dog? Choosing to bring a new dog into your life is a major decision and it should be treated as such. Bringing a dog into a family should never be a snap decision and being sure you are ready for a dog before you start the process is […]

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Why rescues are hesitant to adopt to families without a PHYSICAL FENCE…

Originally Posted by Lynne Fowler – Admin on August 27, 2009 at 10:17am in Rescue Topics on Doodle Rescue & Resource Collective, now Rescue Resource Collective We can’t know the entire history of shelter or rescue dogs except that they have been in a shelter or rescue. Sometimes we know some of where they came […]

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The Collective of Rescue

  The sad fact of the sheer numbers of animals being killed in shelters in this country, is heart wrenching. According to the ASPCA, there are about 5000 shelters in the United States and approximately 5 million to 7 million companion animals enter animal shelters nationwide every year. Sadly, approximately 3 million to 4 million […]

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