Shelter Dog Stories: Lobo

Lobo looks like a pirate. Unlike pirates, he doesn't force people to walk off planks. Instead, he helps his human heal.

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Shelter Dog Stories: Loofah

Loofah has been a source of light in a dark world. Her owner couldn't imagine a life without her.

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Shelter Dog Stories: Maverick

Maverick is the Arnold Schwarzenegger of dogs. And yet he's scared of cats... so much for "big and scary" pit bulls. 🤣

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Shelter Dog Stories: Tank

Most pit bulls are lap dogs in disguise. Tank serves as a great case study for why pit bulls deserve a fair chance.

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Shelter Dog Stories: Gabby

Gabby is an eccentric dog. She's at war with water. And she's constantly exploring the question: "Is this a dog toy or human object?"

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Why Dogs Are Better People Than People (and How to Embody Their Virtues)

Dogs never argue about politics, religion, and where to eat dinner. Comparatively, we suck. To suck less, embody these seven virtues of dogs.

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3 Fast Ways to Help Shelter Dogs Find a Loving Home with Your Smartphone

Too busy to volunteer at the animal shelter? You're not alone. Here's how to help shelter dogs find a home with your phone.

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"Dog" Is "God" Spelled Backwards, or How Dogs Made Me a Believer

Dogs are angels in disguise. God put them here to comfort us. Without dogs, the world would be a dark place.

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In Memory of Dixie: The Bestest Girl Who Ever Lived

Adopting a dog for my dad was a bad idea. He would've taken her back to the shelter. So I kept her. And it was the best mistake I ever made.

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5 Benefits of Adopting a Pet You Didn't Know

Adopting a pet is the best decision you'll ever make. If you doubt me, this list will change your mind (especially #3).

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The Pet Owner's Worst Nightmare: Why Dogs Run Away and How to Stop It

Your dog is loved. You provide for their every need. Why would they want to escape? This article reveals why dogs run away (and how to stop it).

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6 Surprising Benefits of Walking Shelter Dogs

Helping a shelter dog find a loving home is the best part. But there are less obvious perks, too. This blog will bring them to your attention.

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Why Pit Bulls Deserve a Fair Chance

Pit bulls aren't violent by nature. But they can be corrupted by bad people. Here's what you need to know about the most misunderstood breed.

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5 Life Lessons from Cats

Cats don't have the charisma of dogs. But they make up for it in other ways. Here are five feline-approved life lessons we all need to learn.

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The 5 Greatest Lessons I Learned from Dogs

I've walked 100+ dogs. Here are the greatest lessons they taught me (including that one time a shelter dog saved me from getting mugged).

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The Adopted Animal's Bill of Rights

Animal rights are just as important as ours. Make them feel loved by applying the Adopted Animal's Bill of Rights.

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Why Animal Rescue Is My Cause of Choice (Hint: It's All About Impact)

Pets are 100% dependent on the kindness of humans. They need us to fight for them. That's why animal rescue is so important.

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Creative Ways to Help Your Animal Shelter and the Homeless Pets They Serve

Can't adopt or foster? That's okay! There are many ways to help your animal shelter. Here are six ideas anyone can apply.

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The Pet Adoption Question (To Adopt or Not to Adopt?)

Is pet adoption for you? It depends on your current situation. Consider these key questions before you adopt a pet.

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Why the World Desperately Needs People Like You to Foster Shelter Pets

Can't adopt? Foster shelter pets instead. Small commitment, but you can still make a big difference!

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