Category Archives: New Leash on Life

Senior Dogs: Young At Heart

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When thinking about dog adoption, many people imagine bringing home a furry, spanking new little pooch to grow up with their kids. Indeed, it’s a cute picture; however, most dog owners fail to realize the loads of work that actually come with raising a new puppy. Because younger dogs need plenty of exercise, training, and…

Bringing a New Dog In With Existing Pets

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Before you go out and get a new dog or puppy to bring into your home if you already have one or more other pets, consider these potential problems that can arise. One word of warning: although it doesn’t happen often, obtain your new pet with the understanding that you can and will have to…

Go Team USA! More Sochi Strays Adopted by American Olympians

Say hello to "Sochi Jack" and "Sochi Junior," among the many Sochi strays finding loving new homes with US athletes! Photo credit Athletes for Animals/Twitter.

If Olympic medals were handed out for doing good deeds, the athletes from Team USA would be bringing home even more Gold! While Russian authorities quietly ordered a massive effort to destroy the thousands of stray dogs roaming the streets of Sochi in advance of the Winter Olympic Games, good Samaritans, rescuers, and visiting athletes…

An Abandoned Dog’s New Owner Posts Touching Craigslist Ad

Sadly, the popular classified ads website, Craigslist’s “Pets” section is typically overflowing with ads of puppies and dogs for sale, the innocent victims of backyard breeding, free-to-a-good-home dogs that will often end up in the hands of abusers, and the occasional well-meaning pet owner sincerely looking for a good home for a pet they must,…

U.S. Olympic Freeskier to Adopt 5 Sochi Strays

Olympic Skier Gus Kenworthy cuddles up to a litter of Sochi strays he's hoping to bring back to the states. Photo courtesy Gus Kenworthy.

For U.S. Olympic freeskier, Gus  Kenworthy, winning the silver medal in men’s slopestyle skiing yesterday wasn’t the only exciting thing to happen in Sochi! When the avid animal lover got word of a mother dog and her litter of puppies living underneath a security tent outside the main entrance of the media center in Rosa…

A Match Made in Heaven: 3 Nuns Adopt Senior Pit Bull

For several months, 9-year old pit bull, Remy sat in a New York shelter, waiting for her forever home. A combination of her age and breed made it unlikely she’d ever leave the shelter. That is, until three nuns from Sisters of Our Lady of Christian Doctrine of Nyack visited the Hi Tor Animal Care…

Actress Alyssa Milano Rescues Abused Dog From South Korea

In April of last year, California-based rescue organization, The Fuzzy Pet Foundation, received a plea for help from a South Korean animal rescue group, CARE, with a badly abused and neglected Jindo-mix dog. The dog had been raised and bred many times for South Korea’s dog-meat slaughter industry. She was found tied to a pole,…

Be Patient With Rescue/Adopted Dogs

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I feel adopting an adult dog or puppy from an animal rescue shelter is one of man’s more noble deeds. These are puppies and dogs who through no fault of their own, have ended up in a place where they are fed and housed, but little more is provided in the way of love and…

PICTORIAL: From Freezing Cold to Leader of the Pack

When animal lover and Imgur user Nick Radford, found a squirrel, so young his eyes were not yet open, freezing and barely moving, he took the opportunity to rescue the little fella. You’ll be amazed by what happened as the baby squirrel recovered… This is how Radford found the tiny baby squirrel, freezing cold and…

Potcakes of the Caribbean: A Puppy Rescue Adventure

A Family Adoption Journey and Introduction to Potcake Rescue and Adoption The following guest article was written by Anthony Bennie, the Founder and President of Clear Conscience Pet. Clear Conscience Pet manufactures all natural, award winning, nutritious, and drool-worthy treats, chews, and food supplements using only proteins and organic vegetables sourced from local, sustainable family…

Houdini Dog Escapes the Shelter and Finds a New Family

Apparently for Houdini the Dog, waiting for a new family to come find him at the shelter wasn’t working. So, the sly dog took matters into his own paws! At around 1am on Tuesday, the Australian Shepherd, aptly named Houdini, wriggled out of his kennel at the Humane Society of the Pikes Peak Region, worked…

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