Double deed when googled usually comes up along with that old nursery rhyme – maybe it was in the actual poem where the phrase was first used, I have no idea actually. For me, it is a masterpiece, and I have been silently reciting it for two months now – I usually talk to myself while I walk my dogs, so after having recited it about 500 times, I came up with my own version of it’s meaning.
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What is it that really makes a dog spend years in a shelter, unwanted, overlooked and ignored? Factors like the age, the breed and the size do matter – a young dog will be adopted easier than an old one, a purebred easier than a mix breed one and a small one easier than a big one. And of course, the healthier the better. Continue reading What Makes A Dog Non- Adoptable?
Our dogs learn something from us every minute of the day. They do not speak the human language, so talking to them does not help them learn anything at all, on the contrary it confuses them even more. They learn from our actions, and are actions can often teach them the exact opposite from what we intend to. Continue reading Pavlov’s Dogs And How To Help Our Best Friends Learn
Every time I try to write about the Save a Greek Stray shelter, the words just seem too small and I can never express what being able to volunteer there really means. Continue reading A Song For The Unwanted
What are really dog rescuers made of? What are they like? What do they look like? Is there a specific type? Are they young, old, tall, blond? What music do they listen to? What kind of families did they grow up in? What’s their social and educational background? Continue reading What Are Dog Rescuers Made Of?
French Bulldogs are ridiculously cute, very affectionate, excellent companions etc etc etc. The first dog I adopted is a Frenchie, I adore her and she is the love of my life. Every day, when I walk her, comments from random people on the street like “oh, I want one”, “this is the dog I like mummy” and “oh, how cute, I would get one of these” are so often to the point where it makes me wanna shout “WHAT THE HELL IS WRONG WITH YOU PEOPLE?” Continue reading French Bulldogs and Things To Know About Them
Just a dog / Come on, it’s just a dog / Save some people instead / Children in Africa are dying and you care about a dog etc etc etc. Youtube has this amazing capacity of making you watch all sorts of videos you wouldn’t normally choose to watch, so “just a dog” comments come and go, from people who simply don’t understand what all the fuss is about. Continue reading Just A Dog – An Answer To Spam Comments
Alicia is a female Pit Bull, who lives with her dad, Andreas, in Greece. She is a beloved pet, and she gives back all the love she receives from the family. Continue reading Dog Mourning Over Photo Of Deceased Family Members
Well, if you type “how to bring a dog home” in google search, you will come across dozens of good articles about it, and yet, most people seem to prefer doing things their own way. Continue reading How (not) To Bring A Shelter Dog Home
Dog adoption can go from perfect to very bad. The worst thing is not having the dog just returned, but also changed. Unfortunately some dogs come back to us unrecognizable, and since the temporary owners will never be frank about what really happened, we only have the dog’s behavior to guide us through what went wrong.
So, this is my Christie, returned after spending two months in what appeared to be her forever home. She was brought back with the excuse that she “became aggressive”, and that not much else.
Continue reading Dog Returned After A 2-Month Adoption “Tells” What Went Wrong