This Bichon was rescued from a commercial puppy mill and can only be placed in a home with a socialized dog already living there. The children in the home must be over the age of 10.
Lois Lane has spent her whole life in a small cage in a commercial kennel. Lois was born 07/08/05 and weighs 17 pounds.
Lois is very shy and leery of people. With lots of patience and TLC this little gal will learn to be a beloved pet. There is a sweet bichon spirit trapped inside just waiting for the right parents and doggy brother or sister.
Lois Lane is being fostered in Pennsylvania through Small Paws Rescue Inc. The mission of Small Paws® Rescue Inc., a charitable, Federal not-for-profit organization, is to rescue and supply any Bichon Frise or Bichon mix, nationwide, regardless of age or medical condition, with love, shelter, food, human companionship, medical care, and spay-neuter services through local veterinarians until permanent placement is secured into a prescreened loving home, as long as the dog is not dangerous to humans or other dogs.
For more information about Lois, click here!
Saturday, February 28, 2009
This Bichon was rescued from a commercial puppy mill and can only be placed in a home with a socialized dog already living there. The children in the home must be over the age of 10.
Friday, February 27, 2009
This is Ginger, a tan and white Basenji mix. She is about 2 1/2 years old and weighs around 60 pounds. She is spayed, micro-chipped and up to date on shots and has no medical problems. She catches on quickly, is happy, affectionate, playful and alert. She is house trained.
She loves to be pet and wags her tail and wiggles with every touch. She is good with other dogs and she is not an alpha dog. She does not get on the furniture and only barks when she hears someone come up to the house or a strange noise outside can put her on alert. Ginger gets very excited on the leash and likes to zig zag. If your not in Georgia, but have Wilmington NC real estate, you could still take a hop on over and take a look at Ginger!
We met Ginger through Humane Society of Forsyth County in Cumming, Georgia. The Humane Society of Forsyth County in Cumming, Georgia is dedicated to preventing cruelty to, relieving the suffering of, and providing humane treatment for animals. They are a volunteer organization interested in the placement by adoption of abandoned cats, dogs, kittens, and puppies within the Forsyth County area.
For more information about Ginger, click here!
Thursday, February 26, 2009
George is about 3 months old and he weighs about 20lbs. We found him currently being cared for by Animal Care & Adoption Center of Texarkana, Arkansas in Texarkana , Arkansas.
The Animal Care & Adoption Center of Texarkana, Arkansas is a municipal shelter that is operated by the City of Texarkana, Arkansas. The shelter's director and staff work daily to provide a friendly environment for our human customer and a safe haven for our four legged customers. They're facility is the only animal shelter in Texarkana and many of our surrounding counties.
Just a little tip: When you get a puppy, it's always good to have a good steam cleaner on hand, just ask my Mum about the mud we are having this early Spring!
For more information about George, click here!
Wednesday, February 25, 2009
Jake is a 5 year old neutered male, he is a big boy at 90 lbs. Jake is up to date on his shots and has some allergies and slight dry eye.
Jake needs a home where he will be the only dog and no children and someone who has bulldog experience. Jake is a friendly bullie who loves to play with his toys, he enjoys long walks and loves to ride in the car. He is house trained and crate trained.
Do you have room in your heart & home for this sweet boy?
We found Jake currently being cared for through the MidAtlantic Bulldog Rescue in Belmar, New Jersey.
For more information about Jake, click here!
Tuesday, February 24, 2009
Today is Spay Day! Or in my case neuter day, BOL!
Today is a day to learn all about spaying and neutering; a day to share the importance of spay/neuter to those that won't be breeding their best friend, and a day to share information with those that need the facts.
Learn more about this important day!
Find a Spay/Neuter event in your area!
Enter the Spay Day photo contest!
Find low cost spay/neuter programs in a city near you!
Bessie the Basset is an adorable little girl who was left abandoned in the back yard, and then run over by her previous owners when the moved. She had a broken pelvis, but our vet tells us her x-rays look good, and she has healed correctly, with no anticipated problems other than possibly a slight limp.
Bessie is a young girl, probably less than a year old, and as sweet and loving as she can be, even in spite of what she's experienced. She'll be a wonderful girl for a loving family. She spent 6 weeks on crate rest, healed beautifully and is good to go to her forever home! We're sure you'll want to get a nice discount lighting fixture and light up her life!
We found Bessie currently being cared for by Ozark Mount Basset Rescue in Fayetteville, Arkansas. They do not have paid employees, only volunteers who graciously donate their time to these deserving hounds. OMBR volunteers have jobs, families, and other important commitments. They do Basset rescue because we want to make a difference for those Basset Hounds that are not blessed with good homes. OMBR is dedicated to placing Bassets in our care into loving and dedicated forever homes.
For more information about Bessie, click here!
Monday, February 23, 2009
Everyone that has met Sammie has said she is an absolute doll. She came from a shelter and visited with our vet that removed a benign tumor. She is now a healthy girl! Her foster family wants to share this with you.....We took her to the dog park today and she had a fantastic time. She was SUPERB with other dogs and people...and great on a leash (what a bonus!)
She's unbelievably sweet with her melt-your-heart eyes and affectionate personality. Sammie fit right into our little pack without missing a beat. We're hoping that with the right nutrition and a little TLC her fur will grow back. Skin looks healthy.
We met Sammy through Seattle Beagle Rescue in Redmond, Washington. They are a volunteer organization dedicated to saving homeless beagles and placing them in loving and committed families. Beagles come to us from different sources - shelters, strays, and private homes.
For more information about Sammy, click here!
Sunday, February 22, 2009
This is Renee, she is a Yorkshire Terrier (Yorkie), Australian Terrier Mix. Not much is know about Renee, but we found her currently being cared for by The Humane Alliance of Rutherford County in Mufreesboro, Tennessee.
The Humane Alliance of Rutherford County was founded on the belief that every companion animal should have the right to live out its natural life in a loving home. Acts of protective intervention by the Humane Alliance will give many companion animals a second chance at life in a loving new home. They believe that there is a unique and reciprocal bond between humans and animals. To foster this human to animal bond they accept the responsibility to assist people and homeless animals in achieving this goal. We assume this duty willingly and with pride. They are the voice for those who cannot speak, and we can and will act to protect them.
For more information about Renee, click here!
Saturday, February 21, 2009
This is Chester - one of our featured potential agility dogs this week.
Chester is 14 months old, is neutered and up to date on his other vaccinations. He is greased lightning, if someone took this smart and brave boy into agility, they would have a winner for sure. He has a charming personality, busy as can be, no manners or training at this time. And Chester is so small you won' t need car lifts!
They are working on housebreaking him, so he doesn't use his crate. He was left in a crate all the time at his previous home, so he sees nothing wrong with going when he needs to go. He is doing better the past couple of days. He's smart, he is going to catch on fast to the idea.
He shows no aggression towards anything, likes the other dogs, I can put down and pick up his bowl with no problems. He has energy. I believe he is nuclear powered. I have not heard him bark yet. This one is a keeper, he is exactly what I like in a performance dog, and he's smart. Chester is located in Michigan.
We found Chester currently being cared for by a foster home with Pembroke Welsh Corgi Rescue.
For more information about Chester, click here!
Friday, February 20, 2009
This is Dusty - one of our featured potential agility dogs this week.
Dusty was surrendered to rescue by his owners. Although they loved him to pieces, they stated he simply did not get along with their other dog. Since Dusty has been in rescue, they have noticed that he does have issues with some smaller dogs. Dusty loves to play and will wear your arm out retrieving. He is a spunky 1-2 year old who would be great for obedience or possibly agility competition. We're sure you'll want to give Dusty all the pampering a dog could want, including a nice collar, good food, bones, treats and even maybe a sleep number bed!
We found Dusty currently being cared for by Precious Secrets Sheltie Rescue in Cincinnati, Ohio. PSSR is a 501(c)(3) organization and relies on donations to stay in operation.
For more information about Dusty, click here!
Thursday, February 19, 2009
This is Scout - one of our featured potential agility dogs this week.
If you're looking for the cutest dog ever, today is your lucky day. You found her! Scout is a petite pit bull girl, weighing in at only 25 lbs. She is a high energy girl who enjoys playing with other dogs, but she is rambunctious and can be pushy, so she will do best with a young male dog who can keep up with her. Scout can not go to a home with cats. Scout came into rescue six months ago with a severe case of demodectic mange. Her foster mom didn't even know what color she was at first, but she has turned out to be a beautiful blue fawn girl.
She has been treated for the condition and while she still has a little bit of hair growth ahead of her, she is "ready to go." She is an awesome little girl who is crate trained and has started her basic obedience commands. She is a busybody of a little dog, who will need a home with a large, securely fenced yard so she can run off her excess energy. She loves to play fetch and would be an excellent agility or flyball prospect. Scout is spayed, up to date on vaccinations and heartworm preventative and she is microchipped. Scout is located in Virginia.
We found Scout through Ring Dog Rescue. They are a rescue group dedicated to the "Bully Breeds". As a 501 (c)3 nonprofit organization and are currently listing adoptable "bullies" from, not only Ring Dog Rescue, but our other rescue friends and those who have opened their door to an orphaned "bully" in private rescue.
For more information about Scout, click here!
Wednesday, February 18, 2009
This is Sugar - one of our featured potential agility dogs this week.
Sugar is as sweet as her name, is a 1 year old Rat Terrier who is up to date on inoculations, on heartworm and flea preventative, and has been micro chipped. This little girl was turned in to a local shelter as her owner was unable to take care of her due to ill health. She loves to play with other dogs, and is fine with cats. She is very agile and good with children 10 or older, or with an active adult or couple. She will love long walks, and would be a great candidate for agility training and competition. She is an awesome, amazing athlete with an equal cuddle & kissy side!
We found Sugar through American Rat Terrier Rescue. American Rat Terrier Rescue Corporation, ARTR Corp., is devoted to the rescue, rehabilitation and re-homing of rat terriers of all ages.
Sugar is located in South Carolina. For more information about Sugar, click here!
Tuesday, February 17, 2009
This is Maggie - one of our featured potential agility dogs this week.
Mairead or "Maggie" as she is called, is about 12 months old now. Maggie is a black and white smooth coated border collie. Maggie NEEDS A JOB!
Maggie is a sweetheart and gets along with everyone! Even though she needs a job to do, she is not a really 'serious' type of BC in temperament- she likes to have fun and is lighthearted. And she doesn't need a shoulder pain pump. Maggie loves people and does great at public events. She also gets along with kids great, but could be a little too rambunctious for a home with small children.
She gets along with both male and female dogs and absolutely loves to play. Maggie really likes 'meet and greet' events because she gets to play with Mungo and Dudley. Those three could play all day together!
They feel that Maggie would make a perfect agility dog and would enjoy other dog sports as well. She is very athletic and seems to have endless energy. She is always thinking and she is very active. She is very eager to learn and takes to new ideas well. If you do not give her something to do, she will usually make something to do!!!
We found Maggie through Nebraska Border Collie Rescue. Nebraska Border Collie Rescue is a 501(c)(3) non-profit, all volunteer organization dedicated to serving the immediate needs of Border Collies and Border Collie mixes in danger of harm or euthanasia, as well as educating the public to reduce the need for rescue in the future.
For more information about Maggie, click here!
Monday, February 16, 2009
This is Sammy - one of our featured potential agility dogs this week.
Sammy is a small to medium-sized dog with big plans for the future! His wish list includes a perfect new home and a family who will include him in all of their activities! No couch potato lifestyle for this young dog! In fact, some agility classes would definitely be tops on Sammy's wish list.
Sammy once lived with an elderly gentleman and an elderly Beagle. As you know by now, this was the wrong home for him. Sammy likes to play with other dogs, but would do best with a dog who enjoys playing as much as he does. Ready for a smart, fun-loving companion? Sammy may be the perfect dog for you!
We met Sammy through New Rochelle Humane Society in New Rochelle, New York. Founded in 1911, the New Rochelle Humane Society is a private, not-for-profit organization dedicated to providing individual loving care for lost, abandoned, injured, and mistreated animals.
For more information about Sammy, click here!
Sunday, February 15, 2009
I'm a big agility fan, love competing and training, and running with my Mum. So I thought that this week it would be fun to highlight pups around the country who may love agility, as much as me!
So this week is agility prospect week!
This is Malcolm, a handsome and cuddly young, playful, and active German Shepherd Dog/Alaskan Malamute mix. Malcolm combines all the good traits of both breeds. He is highly intelligent, and has a strong desire to please his human(s)! He is talkative, friendly, and loves human company. He is good inside and rides well in the car.
Malcolm came to rescue as a malnourished and scrawny lad. He is now healthy and buff. He is beautiful, athletic and energetic -- the perfect companion for someone interested in getting regular exercise! His movement is beautiful. He is very smart and learns new things quickly. He would benefit from formal obedience training and is a great agility prospect! Hiking, backpacking, carting, etc., are all possibilities with this bright lad. A loyal companion for the active owner.
Malcolm likes to play with squeaky toys and balls. In the summer, ice cubes are his favorite treat -- right after basking in the air-conditioning with his favorite human(s). He loves to be petted and groomed and is a big cuddlebug. He loves lady dogs and is well socialized. He needs a secure fence if left alone. Malcolm wants nothing more than to please, protect and to be your best buddy! He is located in Austin, Texas.
For more information about Malcolm, click here!
Saturday, February 14, 2009
Wyatt is a lovely young dog who has been cared for since July by another rescuer. He is now ready for his new home! Wyatt will do best in a stable and respectful home with another dog or two. He is shy and did shut down the first few days he was here but is beginning to blossom and show his true self. He is sweet and devoted, but is also unsure.
Wyatt needs a quiet, self assured handler to bring him along and expose him to the world. I would think that once he gains some confidence, he would make a nice sports dog for the devoted partner. He is the sort of dog that will work for his handler because he loves them...with some socialization, he may make a nice therapy dog as he has that quiet presence about him. Wyatt is fine with cats and showed sweet interest in the resident 4 year old two legger. Wyatt has lovely manners, is housebroken, crate trained and walks nicely on leash.
We met Wyatt through Mid-Atlantic (Kent County) Border Collie Rescue in Chestertown, Maryland.
For more information about Wyatt, click here!
Friday, February 13, 2009
Jake is an incredibly handsome 1½-2 year old red tri male. He is average sized for a male Aussie - he weighs about 50 pounds. He was adopted by his current owner from a shelter in their town. He had been found running as a stray when he was about 9 months old.
Jake was incredibly skinny, frightened, and had obviously suffered from the cold of the winter as his nose peeled twice after being taken into care. The kind woman who adopted him has to move into a senior care center and will not be able to take Jake with her. She has asked for help in finding him a great home. She is terribly sad about needing to find a new home for Jake and wants the best she can find for him.
Jake enjoys the company of people and likes being pet, but considering he is a young Aussie, he is not ready to slow down and be a snuggle bug quite yet! He likes new people and is not afraid to meet anyone. He has been through a basic training class and knows the commands "sit", "down", and "wait". Jake is very intelligent, really tries hard to please his owner, and tries to do everything that is asked of him. He is house trained, crate trained, good in the house when left loose and alone, and is still working on perfect leash walking behavior.
We found Jake currently being cared for by Australian Shepherd Rescue. The goal of the Australian Shepherd Rescue Page is to help find great homes to adopt rescued Aussies.
For more information about Jake, click here!
Thursday, February 12, 2009
Pippi and Verneil, are a pair of 10-pound, 4 yr old Affenpinschers. The breed designation is a German word for “monkey dog.” Their wiry hair is simple to maintain and requires hardly any grooming, and a bath and a brush is all they need to keep that monkey hair tamed.
These dogs were litter mates, and they do everything together. Since they are so closely bonded, the shelter folks would prefer that they get adopted together.
They are quite the pair, and run around the house like a couple of Ewoks. Verneil, the male, is a bit more reserved, while Pippi, the female, is slightly more playful, but both appear to be happy, well-adjusted dogs. Just be sure when you go visit them you have all your travel medical insurance in order!
We found Pippi and Verneil currently being cared for by Planned Pethood Inc., in Toledo, Ohio. Planned Pethood, Inc. is a non-profit, Northwest Ohio based organization who cares about the over population of dogs and cats in our community.
For more information about Pippi and Verneil, click here!
Wednesday, February 11, 2009
Denzel has arrived at CBR-East! He was retired from biomedical research studies in which he was infrequently used for non-toxic drug testing. This is very common, and we have adopted out many dogs who have been used in this way and gone on to wonderful retirements as loving pets! There are no expected side effects to this type of testing.
Denzel is absolutely adorable, and is already fascinated with balls and toys in general. He is a playful beagle who seems to love everyone. We will post more about him as we learn more during his time in foster care. Denzel will need a patient adopter willing to work on his housetraining.
We met Denzel through Cascade Beagle Rescue-East. They are a federally recognized 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation founded in March 2006, for the purpose of rescuing, rehabilitating and re-homing unwanted beagles. Our beagles find their way into our program through many venues – from shelters, animal control officers, research laboratories and on rare occasions, as owner surrenders.
For more information about Denzel, click here!
Tuesday, February 10, 2009
Cade was born 8/8/03. He is a medium to large dog of about 50 lbs. He is a fun loving guy who likes attention and belly scratches. The kids love him!! We are not sure what breed Cade is but we are open to suggestions.
We found Cade through Safe Harbor Animal Sanctuary Inc., in Jackson, Missouri. Safe Harbor Animal Sanctuary is a no-kill, free-roam animal shelter whose goal is to provide a safe refuge and find loving lifelong owners for homeless cats and dogs in Cape Girardeau County and the neighboring area.
For more information about Cade, click here!
Monday, February 9, 2009
Freedom was rescued from a very small rural shelter. He was kept in a 2 x 3 pen for over 2 months. He arrived at his foster home with no training or manners, just a desire to be happy and loved.
He is very, very active. He does well with the foster's young children, however he does not know his own size or strength and may knock a young child down.
With the other dogs (all of his size) he is curious and gets along with them. He is also very curious of the cats and loves to chase them but will not hurt them. It is easy to tell he intends them no harm as his nubb is just a going...
We found Freedom currently being cared for by North Carolina Rottweiler Rescue. They are the only non-profit Rottweiler Rescue Organization based out of Raleigh, NC that has been rescuing Rottweiler dogs since 1998. NCRR is an all-volunteer organization dedicated to saving the lives of homeless Rottweilers and placing them in qualified homes.
For more information about Freedom, click here!
Sunday, February 8, 2009
Frankie is estimated to be 8-10 years old. He is a tiny little fellow, weighing in around 12 lbs. Frankie needs love and guidance. His previous owners really let this little guy down. He was never neutered and when he began 'marking', he was tossed outside. They never provided even basic medical care for Frankie. After coming to KPR, he had to have 13 teeth extracted, but this seems to be no big deal to Frankie. He loves his soft food.
We found Frankie currently being cared for by Kentuckiana Pug Rescue in Louisville, Kentucky. Kentuckiana Pug Rescue is a volunteer based, 501(c)(3) non-profit rescue organization (permit # P09-001703) committed to helping all needy Pugs in the states of Indiana and Kentucky. They work to find both abandoned, as well as surrendered Pugs, loving, forever homes in which they can live out the rest of their lives.
For more information about Frankie, click here!
Saturday, February 7, 2009
Buster Brown is a really good family dog. He adjusted so well when he arrived at his foster mom's house getting along with all the other dogs, the cat, the goats and the horses. He is a very happy dog who would make a great family pet! He is approximately one year old and is neutered, up to date on his shots and deworming.
We found Buster Brown currently being cared for by All 4 Mutz in Walhalla, South Carolina. All 4 Mutz is a non profit dog rescue in Oconee County, South Carolina. They do not have a shelter, but are a group of hard working volunteers that love and foster dogs in our homes. By working with the Oconee Animal Control Shelter in Walhalla, SC; they minimize the need to euthanize healthy adoptable animals, by placing them in foster care until they can be adopted.
For more information about Buster, click here!
Friday, February 6, 2009
Nikita is so sweet and beautiful. She is very alert and smart, and she will make a great pet. She was found in a trap by animal control and was terrified. She has warmed up to people now and is ready for adoption. You may want to get fit with the Jillian Michaels workout, so you'll be ready for this energetic one!
We found Nikita currently being cared for by Praying For Paws Inc in McDonough, Georgia. Praying for Paws, Inc. is a non profit 501c3 organization whose primary goal is to rescue homeless animals, provide veterinary care and find qualified loving homes. They are staffed by volunteers, and their goals include reducing over population of cats and dogs in Henry County which will lead to lower euthanasia rates at our local Animal Shelter.
For more information about Nikita, click here!
Thursday, February 5, 2009
I spent a bit of the afternoon today selecting the winner of our Puppy Bowl I-IV DVD Set giveaway!
Mum laid out all the entries, and I sniffed one of 'em out!
The winner is.....Angela! Stop over at her blog sometime, she has some cool giveaways on there!
Big congrats! And big thanks to Animal Planet, for providing the super cool DVD's!
Sherlock, a two year old 60 lb. Newfoundland mix was saved from the freezing streets of East St. Louis. He is such a gentleman. He is perfect in a crate and has not had one accident since arriving to our house, so he's not going to need any adult diapers! He is getting used to the attention and affection he receives in his foster home.
Sherlock is great with other dogs and really just seems like he wouldn't hurt a fly. Such a gentle giant. He will be done with his heartworm treatment in about 6 weeks and ready for his forever home. This one is a keeper. He is the fluffiest, sweetest guy we have had in our house in a long time. He is going to make a fabulous companion for a special someone. Sherlock will be neutered as soon as he is finished with his heartworm treatment.
We found Sherlock currently being cared for by Gateway Pet Guardians in Saint Louis, Missouri. Gateway Pet Guardians is a 501(c)3 non-profit Animal Rescue, operating in St. Louis, MO and surrounding areas. Our rescue is currently virtual; meaning we have no actual building....all of the dogs and cats we have are in foster care.
For more information about Sherlock, click here!
Wednesday, February 4, 2009
J.J. was rescued by one of our volunteers from a yard where he had been tied and ants had been eating him up so badly that his eyes were practically swollen shut. He is healthy and happy now and is ready for his forever home. He is a year old. He is good with kids, other dogs, and kitties too!
We found J.J. currently being cared for by Operation C.A.R.E., in Rock Hill, South Carolina. Operation C.A.R.E. (Carolina Animal Rescue Effort) is a non-profit, all volunteer animal welfare organization. Our mission is to minimize the need for euthanasia of healthy, adoptable pets in local Carolina shelters by providing a low-cost spay/neuter option to people in the community and by providing temporary care for homeless animals until they can be placed in quality permanent homes.
For more information about J.J., click here!
Tuesday, February 3, 2009
Juno is a female fox terrier, about a year and a half old. She is a very sweet dog who is housebroken. She is up to date on shots, dewormed and flea treated. Her foster mom says she is the sweetest dog anyone could ask for. She is completely housebroken. She is crate trained. She is great with kids.
She would make a great family dog or would be perfect for an elderly person. She is low maintenance, she loves walks but also is content with just snuggling. She very much responds to positive reinforcement training and could easily be taught anything as long as you have food. She gets along with other dogs, but we don't know if she has been with cats
We found Juno currently being cared for by The Animal Rescue Center in Cleveland, Ohio. The Animal Rescue Center (ARC) is a non-profit, 501(c)3 no kill animal rescue organization made up of a network of foster homes. They are dedicated to the care, rehabilitation and adoption of domestic animals. Many of the animals they rescue are from high kill facilities.
For more information about Juno, click here!
Monday, February 2, 2009
Spot is good on a leash and pretty low-key. He likes to sit next to people and be petted. When he sits next to you he'll lean into you as close as he possibly can. He needs love and attention and isn't afraid to admit it. And really, where's the shame in that? Spot knows what he needs -- attention and affection. Spot is good with other dogs, and he could really sell a POS system with those looks.
We found Spot currently being cared for by Metro Animal Services in Louisville, Kentucky. Metro Animal Services was established by Jefferson County Fiscal Court in accordance with the Kentucky Revised Statutes. Its mission is to provide services that safeguard the public health and safety, to humanely house and care for animals in its charge, to protect the animals of the community from abuse and neglect and to provide its citizens with information concerning responsible ownership.
For more information about Spot, click here!
Sunday, February 1, 2009
Sophie, a Afghan Hound, Spaniel mix, is very athletic and loves to fetch toys and balls. She is leash-trained and great with cats. Sophie is okay with dogs but prefers to be "number one" (When around other dogs, she can be overprotective of her food and space).
She is an extremely sweet and loving dog and always tries to please. She could use a refresher on potty-training, but she knows how to use a doggy door.
She is a wonderful girl with an entire life ahead of her to please her new family.
We found Sophie currently being cared for by Forte Animal Rescue in Marina del Rey, California. Their mission is to create a network for the rescue community, and cultivate the human-animal bond through educational activities.
For more information about Sophie, click here!