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.
Dog friendship is something real – well, friendship is what we call it, for them it might be something more complicated (or less complicated), but dogs seem to make best friends with other dogs. Continue reading Dog Friendship – Do Our Best Friends Have Canine Best Friends?
Christmas is when dog owners get to dress up their pets and have them pose next to the Christmas tree, sending wishes to friends and family. I did that too, but basically I mainly did it so that I wouldn’t be called the grumpy one who tends to ruin everyone’s Christmas spirit. Continue reading Christmas – How A Dog Rescuer Sees Holidays
Christmas is the day when everything stops – you take a break, relax, visit the family, eat until you can’t move. It is everyone’s day off. But rescuers don’t get a day off, simply because there is no one around to do the job for you. Continue reading Christmas Morning For A Dog Rescuer
Christmas. And, on the one hand, there are daily posts from animal welfare pages, with photos of shelter dogs dressed up and captions hoping for them to spend Christmas at home this year, and on the other hand, volunteers get dozens of calls per day by people asking for a puppy for their kids. Continue reading A Puppy For Christmas – Yes Or No?