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The Dangers of Dog Breed Labeling

By Nomi Berger For generations, the pit bull’s affectionate nickname was the “nanny dog.” Today, the pit bull is the dog most likely to be shot by the police. For generations, families wanting a loving, dependable and protective babysitter for their children chose a pit bull. Today, the pit bull is considered by many to be the most dangerous and ferocious of dogs. For

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FOREVER HOME: NOW WHAT?

By Nomi Berger Be an informed adopter and make your new dog’s entry into your world as pleasurable as possible. If this is your first dog, establish yourself with a vet or register your new dog with your established vet. Then apply for the appropriate licenses, etc., required in your area. Remember that a dog’s true personality may not reveal itself for several weeks.

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A YEAR OF RESCUE RESOLUTIONS

By Nomi Berger Have you thought of adding some new and different resolutions to your traditional New Year’s list? Have you ever thought of getting involved in the world of rescue, but didn’t quite know how? Here then, are twelve different ways – one for each month of the year – for you to resolve to make a difference in the lives of rescue

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Iggy’s Happy Tail

Casey Liut, Iggy’s new mom, answered our questions about how Iggy is fitting in since his adoption in March. Why Iggy?I have always had a love for shepherds as I had one growing up. My husband has always had a love for Rottis, so when we read about the  shep/Rotti cross, it perked our interest. After we read his bio, we became really excited—he sounded like such a

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April Adoptions!

This month, six dogs and two cats found new homes! We are so excited for them to be joining their new families!  Please click on the image to view a larger version.  Dawson is a three-year-old shepherd/husky cross who loves to play and be active, but he also loves to cuddle—he’s basically the whole package, which is why we are not surprised that his

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Why I Volunteer: Jenn

Oakley at PetSmart. I volunteer in animal rescue because I love animals.  …Obviously, right? But it’s about more than just loving them. It’s about believing that they deserve more respect and love than they receive. And it’s about fighting for their rights when they cannot do so themselves. I read a quote once (and unfortunately I do not remember where) that said: “One day,

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