Every day people see stray dogs on the streets, wandering neighborhoods, and going from door to door begging for food. Saving a dog from a lonely life at a rescue shelter is great, but giving it another lonely life at your house isn’t much better. These dogs are smart, beautiful, and lots of fun to have around. I also read a lot of stories of Americans (which we aren’t but to an untrained ear I suppose could be) being looked down on and not wanted as adopters, possibly due to previous experiences of pets being abandoned by military personnel.
I say not directly since most of these dogs probably are descended from a puppy mill dog. Small breed dogs are often neglected due to some or the other reasons, or maybe because of just the myths prevailing about them. According to the Humane Society of the United States, between three and four million dogs and cats are euthanized each year because people are not able to keep their pets, shelters are not able to house them all, and not enough people adopt animals.
We foster dogs, and also help out with the rescue and transport to safe haven for other …Read more →