The senior prom is supposed to be one of the nights that you’re supposed to remember for the rest of your life. Well, Maricopa County Animal Care and Control is taking that idea to the next level. They’ll be holding a senior prom - not for high school students, but for the senior dogs they have available for adoption at their facility. This Saturday, … [Read more...] about Shelter Is Hosting a Senior Dog Prom to Help Raise Awareness of Elderly Dogs Needing Forever Families
Meet our friend, Aster. Aster is a little over a month old, and she weighs a little over four pounds. She was rescued with the rest of her litter mates and mom from a drainpipe they were living in, in Texas. The rest of her litter mates have found forever homes, and so has mom. However, little Aster is still waiting for her forever family. Could that be … [Read more...] about Dog Living in Drainpipe in Texas Is Rescued and Now Needs a Forever Family
vMost people will never know what it's like to be dumped off somewhere like a shelter, but many dogs do. Too many dogs in fact. That's exactly what happened to Blue King, and from the moment a shelter took him in, this poor dog was in tears. Well, he doesn't need to be sad anymore. He's been adopted by a loving family, and has gone … [Read more...] about Blue King Had Been Crying After Being Surrendered to a Shelter, but Take a Look at Him Now!
When the chain link door closed, cold reality sank in: Electra’s family was leaving her here at this strange, scary shelter, and they were not coming back for her. Fortunately, the video of her heart-wrenching reaction went viral and she was quickly adopted. But this is the fate millions of animals face every year when they are brought into shelters. Most will never leave … [Read more...] about The Look on This Dog’s Face When She Realizes Her Family Is Not Coming Back Will Crush Your Heart
Two years ago, when Tina Wismar was visiting the East Coast Claws and Paws shelter in New Jersey, she wasn’t planning on actually making an adoption. Little did she know that fate would have completely different plans for her that day. Wismar didn’t just adopt a puppy, she took two home with her that day. By doing so, she created a bond between two dogs … [Read more...] about When the Shelter Asked Which Dog She’d Be Taking, She Replied, “Both, I Couldn’t Separate These Two”