Tag: dog rescue

Rescued Dog Gives Back: Mutt Monday

By Deborah Taylor-French This is a reblog of one of my main messages. Please adopt your next dog, cat or rabbit. Millions wait for homes in animal shelters, foster care or rescue volunteers homes. You can search for purebreds, mixed or mutts. Saw this video and had to share. Yes, it begins sad, but stick … Continue reading Rescued Dog Gives Back: Mutt Monday

The Rest of Pierson’s Gotcha Story – Part I

A wild and wonderful story of dog rescue, a huge Vet bill and a happy dog adoption tale.

Yes, tails are wagging on the American Dog Blog.

Please go eat it. NO. Go read it.

Hey, I'm still hungry.
Pierson, Dawn’s dog as seen on “I lLove Dogs, Dawn’s WordPress blog

Readers, you may remember Pierson’s Bad Poetry Day?

Dawn Ross shared this from American Dog BlogI still love Pierson’s offbeat, funny Valentine rhyme, with which he won a prize.

Join us. Help animals.
Blog the Change for Animals
Dad got me from a shelter.
Dad got me from a shelter.

Big doggy smiles from Dog Leader Mysteries and writer, Deborah Taylor-French. Please come find me on Google+ at

American Dog Blog

On January 10th, Pierson’s official Gotcha Day, I told you about how he was finally caught after living in a park as a stray for nearly a month. But his adventure didn’t stop there. Coming into a strange new home took some adjustment. So let me tell you the rest of Pierson’s story.

Take Him to the Shelter?
When we first started trying to catch this stray dog, my husband didn’t think it would be a good idea to take in a stray. He was worried about bringing in a dog with unknown behaviors and unknown diseases. He suggested that if we catch this dog, we should take him to the humane society, let him go through the adoption process, and then adopt him. There are some no-kill shelters in the Kansas City area, so it was not an unreasonable request. Also, considering he was a stray, it would give…

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One Planet Sunday

Chinook Rescued at Last Chinook as he waited patiently in an animal shelter. "Today marks the 53rd anniversary of the creation of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge by President Eisenhower – known then as the Arctic National Wildlife Range. Recently at the National Press Club in Washington, DC, Interior Secretary Sally Jewell reiterated the Obama administration’s support … Continue reading One Planet Sunday