What To Do In Case Of An Emergency / Disaster With Your Dog

We have all seen the news stories where post disaster (such as a hurricane) many families cannot enter an emergency shelter due to a "no dogs policy."  In fact, after major disasters there is an uptick in dog rescue and shelter intakes (sadly).  Most of this is preventable with a pre-disaster pet plan.  Finding a pet friendly emergency shelter is relatively easy.  Simply contact your county/local emergency management office or local animal shelter for a reference.  Many shelters unfortunately have prior emergency experience, therefore, they know which emergency shelters will allow dogs.  As an alternate, find out which hotels and...

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Operation Paw: Aka 300+ Bags Of Dog Food To Ukraine

“Operation Paw” was a collaboration between us and “Operation Mutual Aid For The Ukraine Firefighter” to send dog food and dog treats over to Ukrainian refugees.  We noticed there are not many relief efforts focused on helping dogs, so we created Operation Paw to help our furry friends overseas.  On April 2nd the Jersey City community along with local firefighters united inside the our bakery to pack and label hundreds of bags of dog food for humanitarian distribution in Ukraine.  Operation Mutual Aid For The Ukraine Firefighter will then distribute the dog food by boots on the ground overseas (as they have already successfully distributed firefighting and first aid...

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Things To Do Before You Bring Home A Rescue Dog

Congratulations! Thank you for helping out a rescue dog in need. We have put together a list of items and necessities to help ease the anxiety of this transition period. Let’s get started! Have you purchased or own a dog bed, crate (safe space), blankets, bowls, harness/leash, biodegradable poop bags, and toys yet? What about food? Do you know if they have allergies? Do you have an airtight food storage container? Let’s not forget to purchase dog treats that support dog rescues! https://www.rescuetreats.dog/collections/all ID tags? Don’t forget to purchase hygiene items like doggy shampoo, conditioner, and a hair brush! If...

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Difference Between Dog Rescues and Dog Shelters

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

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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