Things To Do Before You Bring Home A Rescue Dog

Arron Jones Williams

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

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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