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French Bulldogs and Things To Know About Them

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

Types Of Rescue Dogs – A Rescuer’s Perception Of What People Will See In Them

Types of rescue dogs can range from the most expensive breeds  money can buy to ..well, you can imagine what’s on the other side of the scale. This is not a post about the actual value of a rescue – to us rescuers, they all have the same value and it is not measured in money. Continue reading Types Of Rescue Dogs – A Rescuer’s Perception Of What People Will See In Them

Shar Pei – A Sad And Difficult Rescue

Shar Pei probably derived from British spelling of the Cantonese equivalent, sā pèih), which translates to “sand skin and it is supposed to be one of the ancient dog breeds. As cute and adorable those wrinkles are, the Shar Pei was bred to fend off wild boar and later it was used in dog fighting. Continue reading Shar Pei – A Sad And Difficult Rescue

Racism And Dogs – Stereotypes We Fight Against

March 21 is the international day for the elimination of racism. Don’t get me wrong, I definitely do not want to take advantage of that just to make a point, but this is a pet blog, and racism is very much present when it comes to breeds, adoptions and rescues. All of us who volunteer and have dedicated our lives in rescuing and rehoming have to face it every day, and do our best to fight it anyway we can. Continue reading Racism And Dogs – Stereotypes We Fight Against