Every shelter understands the difficulties in finding enough help to walk, care for and socialize the animals in their care. With many dogs being caged for up to 23 hours a day - it can often bring on issues that may make it more difficult to get adopted. The more socialized a dog can be - the ...read it all!
It happened again. I put my life on hold for several weeks to try and comprehend the huge loss that has occurred. Ginger (snap), my sweet girl passed away on March 10, 2016 - I cannot believe it has already been a month. Life goes on - but it has been forever altered. We lost her sister, Riley back ...read it all!
It is almost that season - the season of what the heck do I get for the person that has everything! The holidays are meant to be a time to come together - be thankful and help others, and what better way to do that than to get them gifts that give back! Since you are shopping anyway - here is a ...read it all!
We recently heard a story about an elderly woman who was admitted to the hospital unconscious and sadly fell into a coma. Weeks later she awoke - and only then did the nurses learn she had a beloved friend at home - her cat. Unfortunately, it was too late and the cat had passed. We imagine ...read it all!
14 years of love. 14 years of friendship. 14 years of loyalty. 14 years of laughter. 14 years of you being an obnoxious, stubborn bully with a boat load of personality........ ........ and now you are gone. I cannot hold you. I cannot kiss you. I cannot smell your farts. I ...read it all!
We already know dogs are our best friends - but some dogs just take that friendship further than most as shown in Max the Movie! Imagine the pain and suffering a dog feels when his best friend and partner is tragically killed. Imagine the sense of loss and abandonment they feel when the only ...read it all!
So to follow up with our Bikers and Kitties adoption campaign, we also created a Pitties + Pretties session which featured a few pit bulls with some pretty ladies out and about at a local shopping center. The purpose of the Opposites Attract campaign was to show how potential dog or cat adopters ...read it all!
Prior to starting CharityPaws, my side gig was photography. I owned a portrait studio for several years but then left and began doing shoots for homeless pets with various shelters and rescues. One year, with the support of my local animal shelter, I attempted the big task of creating a photo ...read it all!
To say that we are appalled is an understatement. There is a very damaging post regarding shelter dogs going around the web - written by an ill informed and damaging writer who claims she will "Never Adopt A Shelter Dog Again". If you click over the article -- be sure to read the comments as well! ...read it all!
Over and over again we hear that pit bulls are such a horrible breed - and we have to agree! But not for the reasons you think. As a pittie lover, owner and advocate - I admit that the breed is not for everyone. They have some qualities that not every family is really going to embrace, so let's ...read it all!