All posts by Janet

When to Rehome Your Dog: How a dog Reacts and How To Cope

How To Know If Rehoming is The Best Thing You Can Do for Your DogOne of the most difficult things anyone that adopts a dog experiences – even more than the agony of cleaning up a messy poop accident, is the dreaded decision to regime your adopted dog. I’ve actually experienced this a couple times […]

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Adopting a Senior Dog: 4 Reasons You Should Adopt A Senior

As we embark on another dog adoption process, I’ve begun to think a bit more about why adopting a senior dog could be even better than adopting a younger dog. There are some common things, we as dog owners know inherently about the differences but I decided to dig into this further.  The top 4 Reasons […]

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How Do You Know if Your Dog Has Selective Hearing?

I’m dog watching my daughter’s cute rescue mix this week. I noticed he doesn’t always listen and wondered if he might have selective hearing so I did a bit of research to find out more. Selective hearing is that time your dog determines when to listen to you and for what period of time. Selective hearing […]

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The Rescue Dog Honeymoon Period:

While doing some research for the preparation of embarking on a new rescue adoption next month, I came across something called a “rescue dog adoption honeymoon period”. As someone who has rescued previously, I’d never heard that expression and wanted to learn more.  The first 3 weeks of your rescue dog’s life in your home is […]

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The 4 Reasons Your Rescue Dog Won’t Play With Toys

In preparation for adopting a couple dogs in the next month, I decided to learn more about why dog toys aren’t actually something they want to play with. My last rescue really never liked playing with dog toys – I wondered why, so I did some research. The Top 4 Reasons A Rescue Dog Won’t Play […]

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5 Steps To Turn Your Rescue Dog Into Your Running Partner

5 Steps to Turn Your Rescue Dog Into Your Running PartnerOne of the best ways to bond with your dog is to get them into a routine of running with you. There is a process if your dog has never been out on a run for any length of time. Make sure to first check […]

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The No. 1 Rescue Dog Question: Are Rescue Dogs More Aggressive?

Rescue Dogs Are Not By Nature More AggressiveDog aggression as defined by the ASPCA “The term “aggression” refers to a wide variety of behaviors that occur for a multitude of reasons in various circumstances. Virtually all wild animals are aggressive when guarding their territories, defending their offspring and protecting themselves.” Rescue dogs are not by nature […]

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The Costs And Fees To Adopting A Rescue Dog

The Costs and Fees to Adopt a Rescue DogIf you’re asking yourself how much does it cost to adopt a dog, you likely know there’s a lot more to adoption than you might think. Let’s dig in and find out more about all the expenses of adoption involved. ​​There are adoption fees involved when working with […]

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Use Treats To Get a Scared Dog Out of a Crate

Using Treats To Help Your Scared Dog Leave The CrateYour dog doesn’t want to leave the crate because right now, that is her safe place. It’s important to avoid any human frustration or anxiousness – they will sense that from you and become fearful of leaving the crate.What Should You Do if Your Dog Just […]

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Ready to Feed Your New Rescue Dog? Read This First!

What To Feed Your Rescue DogIf you’re about ready to adopt a new dog, and wonder what kind of dog food you should feed him or her, read on and learn about what you should consider first. Next month my husband and I we’ll be adopting a bonded pair of dogs, now is the time to […]

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