Posts Tagged “shelter dog”

Wagz Tails From The Shelter- Adventures of Tiny Tina Part 2

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Wagz Tails From The Shelter- Adventures of Tiny Tina Part 2

by Barbara Isherwood Let’s have a quick recap of the story so far, in the exciting adventures of Tiny Tina.  You may recall that our puppy heroine had been rescued from a flood with the rest of the puppies in her family.  But unlike her brothers and sisters, who had been adopted by local community…

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In Praise of Shelter Dogs

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In Praise of Shelter Dogs

By Douglas Green “Why would you take the chance on an unknown type at a shelter when you can get just what you want from a breeder or a rescue organization?,” she asked. “The same reason I’m having this sushi with you, my love, instead of some perfectly-bred finishing school graduate,” I responded. “I like…

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Rescued Dog Returns the Favor and Gets Help For Fallen Woman

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Rescued Dog Returns the Favor and Gets Help For Fallen Woman

MASON CITY,  Iowa – It’s a pretty incredible story that happened in Mason City last week. A rescue dog returns the favor and saves her owner after taking a terrible fall. Late last week, Dee Greenan took her newly adopted Pomeranian, Peaches, outside as she always has, only this time Peaches got away. Greenan panicked, losing her balance and falling…

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Loving Lily: Helping a dog with a checkered past become a great companion

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Loving Lily: Helping a dog with a checkered past become a great companion

photos and text by Michele D’Amour McDanel My husband and I both grew up with dogs. Earlier this year, we discussed adding a dog to our household of cats, guinea pig, and rabbit. We started looking at the available dogs from our local shelters. We knew we didn’t want a puppy, and were looking for a…

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You Adopted a New Dog-Congratulations! Now What?

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You Adopted a New Dog-Congratulations! Now What?

by Colleen Demling You adopted a new dog? Congratulations! Your new family member will bring you laughter and love but how you introduce your dog to your house and your life will make a huge difference between success and STRESS! Go Slow-You know your dog has found his forever home but he has no idea who…

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