Should I Get a Dog for My Children?

If you are considering adopting a puppy or dog into your family, one of the biggest factors is thought to be the age of your child or children. Conventional wisdom is that children should be old enough to follow instructions, take part in the puppy’s care, and fit all the daily dog related responsibilities in […]

Royal’s Take on Adopting an Adult Dog

Royal here! To comment on Jenn’s blog “Advantages of adopting an older dog.” Jenn brings up good points on what makes adopting an adult dog an awesome way to go.  But, I know for you humans, there’s a thing that overrides your brains. And that’s the “cuteness puppy factor.”  All these suggestions about adult dogs […]

Good Dog Award Winner – Susie’s Senior Dogs

The Good Dog Blog will be awarding a weekly “Good Dog Award” for dogs doing good things and those doing good things for dogs. This week’s Good Dog Award goes to Susie’s Senior Dogs, a non-profit organization that advocates adopting older dogs. Through their social media, Susie’s spotlights homeless underdogs from shelters and rescues around the […]

Advantages of Adopting an Older Dog

In honor of Adopt a Senior Pet Month, we’re going to highlight the many advantages of adding an older dog to your family. One of the questions facing aspiring pet parents is should they adopt a puppy or an older dog. Adopting an adult dog is a wonderful choice for busy families. Some of the advantages of adopting […]

National Animal Shelter Appreciation Week 2016

As we start the week, it’s important to take a couple minutes to acknowledge and thank the dedicated group of animal lovers who run our local animal shelters. To say that working or volunteering in a shelter is challenging, would be an understatement of the highest proportions. From the budgetary shortages to the long hours […]