Difference Between Dog Rescues and Dog Shelters

Jess

We created this blog post to help people distinguish the difference between a dog shelter and a dog rescue. What is a Dog Rescue? Dog rescues are usually privately run, non-profit organizations that take in dogs from abusive homes, surrenders, dog shelters, or homeless situations.  Rescue organizations are usually managed by executive members of their organization and a network of volunteers.  Dog rescues usually cover a specific breed (for example a “chihuahua rescue”) or represent a specific geographic region (for example a “northwest rescue”).  Rescues take in dogs and provide them a temporary home (fostering) through volunteers and foster parents...

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Top 10 Reasons to Foster and Adopt a Rescue Dog

Jess

Adopt don’t shop, but why? Here we are going to break down the top ten reasons you should adopt and not shop....   Starting off:  You join a network of knowledgeable and loving people There are breed specific rescues who have vast knowledge about that breed and pet care. Making it easier for first-time rescue parents who want to get tips on daily care etc. They get a veterinarian check up Rescue groups and shelters take in dogs and often include vaccinations in their adoption fees. Additionally, dogs are screened for overall health to make sure they get the proper treatment....

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