If you know anything about me, (or follow this blog closely), you will know that I currently have 4 rescue dogs. Probably the most common question I get as a dog expert is about rescue dogs and how to rescue dogs. So I thought I would give you a brief lowdown as to why I rescue, and why I think it is so important to rescue dogs instead of purchasing Why I rescue Rescue does not mean damaged. Let me just put that out there. So many people overlook rescue dogs when getting a new addition for the family as…

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It’s been a long weekend. Half of the dogs are broken. Houdini is still suffering from his knee injury and has been referred to an osteopath, and Finn (name still unsure), has cracked his paw pads and limping. We ended up going to the emergency vet yesterday as he was not putting any weight on his foot at all. Similar to my own theory, the vet thinks his pads have become this bad from running with his old owner, sea water (he lived by the beach) and constant licking. I have been adding aloe vera jelly to his pads every…

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Maybe you love dogs and cannot watch the commercials on television asking for donations to help abused and abandoned puppies. Maybe you cannot drive near the local animal shelter because you’re afraid you will want to adopt every single dog in the place. Maybe you already walk dogs as a part-time or full-time job and have been looking for a way to help dogs that don’t have loving homes. No matter your reason, if you love animals and truly want to help, one of the best decisions you can make is to foster dogs. 1. You are saving a dog’s life   There is no…

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Beth Stern to Light The Empire State Building in Blue and White to Kick-off North Shore Animal League America’s Tour For Life®   Beth Stern, accompanied by some adorable, adoptable puppies, will “flip the switch” for North Shore Animal League America and light the world-famous Empire State Building’s tower lights in blue and white on Wednesday March 9th at 11am to kick off Tour For Life 2016.    The Empire State Building will shine its world-famous tower lights in blue and white to honor North Shore Animal League America and celebrate the kick-off of Tour For Life® 2016. Tour For…

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NYC Pet Tails is a fun and informative pet care series that aims to raise awareness for rescue animals in New York City! The season two premier is set for Tuesday October 20th, 2015 at 8 PM. According to the ASPCA, there are over 2.7 million animals euthanized in the US shelter system each year. NYC Pet Tails puts the spotlight on local rescue groups working to find homes for city pets. We also feature adorable rescue animals in our episodes to inspire prospective pet owners to adopt – not shop! The second season consists of six episodes. The episodes…

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