Did you know that Chihuahuas are the dog breed found most often in shelters, second only to Pit Bulls? That is according to the ASPCA that listed them as number 2 for 2013 and 2014. Some list them as ...read it all!
We hear it all the time, "I have no time", "I have no money", "he/she pee'ed in the house" or "our Dad/Mom dies and we don't want it" - every time we hear/see these excuses as to why a dog/cat has ...read it all!
This post is meant to be my personal thoughts and experiences with adopting a rescue dog. It is NOT an attack or reflective of all rescues - I personally know some amazing rescues that are fair and ...read it all!
October is Adopt-A-Shelter Dog month and here at CharityPaws we advocate for that strongly! We will have several posts related to this issue and why adopting will always be a better option than buying ...read it all!
Circuses - kids love them, animal lovers hate them. We know the abuse most of these animals go through and we hate seeing wild animals stuck in cages only to be used for our personal entertainment. ...read it all!
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 ...read it all!
I saw an interesting post in a group I am a member of and thought it was a great thought provoking question. Does the name of a cat at a shelter affect the adoption rate? Would you rescue a cat ...read it all!
The Humane Society releases data annually that estimates the number of animals that are euthanized as well as those that live in homes. The latest numbers kind of show what we already knew - the ...read it all!