It's been a hot-button issue, even here on Life with Dogs, since passing, but this week Florida voters dealt a surprisingly decisive blow to greyhound racing, approving a measure that’ll ban the sport in their state by the end of 2020. Amendment 13, which needed 60-percent approval to become law, got more than 5.3 million votes on Tuesday, roughly 69 percent. What does it … [Read more...] about Ever thought about adopting a beautiful greyhound? Now’s the time in Florida, as many will be looking for loving, forever homes….
You may notice that Murray doesn't look like other dogs. He is wonderfully unique. And it was his looks, in part, that made his family fall head over heels in love with him. Murray's story now has a happily ever after, but for a good, long while, things didn't look so rosy. Murray was born in Puerto Rico, where he contracted distemper and was abandoned on Dead Dog Beach … [Read more...] about Dog abandoned on beach finds his forever family – and fame! – in Massachusetts
Are you looking for a very small senior with a very big personality? You can't go wrong with Dolson, a dreamy and sweet little guy who's had too much shuffling in his life. It's high time for this handsome devil to find his forever family. Would you just look at that sweet, happy smile!? Dolson, a tiny, little Chihuahua mix, is 11 years old. He originally found himself at … [Read more...] about Chi-lovers, check out Dolson! He’s a dreamy, little guy looking for a forever family in Virginia.
Dog lovers in Texas, the state in which everything's bigger, should fall in love with this handsome gentle giant! His name is Stevie. Sweet Stevie was surrendered to animal control officers in Livingston, TX, after he grew to be larger than his family was expecting. After awhile, though, his clock ran out, but just when he was next in line t be euthanized, a kind person … [Read more...] about Lab lovers: look! Stevie’s a big, beautiful boy with a heart and soul to match.
Sweet Grandma Tala arrived at Frederick County Animal Control as a stray and was never reclaimed. Though she quickly became a staff and volunteer favorite, it quickly became apparent that confinement does not suit Tala. Left in her kennel, she would panic, trying desperately to escape. She broke three canine teeth this way. As a short-term solution, staff kept her with … [Read more...] about Tala loves kids, cats, dogs … and the idea of a forever family. Let’s find her one!