Adopting

So you adopted a pet… here’s what to do next!

So you adopted a pet… here’s what to do next!

If you’ve read my recent blog post, you’ll know that rescue work has changed dramatically in the face of Coronavirus. Most notably, adoptions boomed during the pandemic and many people brought a new furry friend into their home. First-time pet owners and those who haven’t […]

How to spot a reputable rescue

How to spot a reputable rescue

There are so, so many good rescue organizations out there. I would even say that an overwhelming majority of rescues are good rescues. But what does that mean? What makes one organization “good” while another one “bad”? For me, it comes down to one thing, […]

How to find a purebred dog in rescue

How to find a purebred dog in rescue

Back from vacation and feeling totally refreshed. During the trip, my friend Johanna and I stopped by Maricopa County Animal Care & Control. You may know that I love to visit local municipal shelters while traveling. It helps me to gain perspective, connect with people, […]

Five reasons to adopt a long-term stay dog

Five reasons to adopt a long-term stay dog

Well, little Lou officially found his forever home this past weekend. As promised, tears were shed and it was sad to say goodbye. However, it’s been so nice to be back to our normal routine of two (ridiculous) cats and (an even more ridiculous) dog. […]