Archive for animal shelter pets

Meet Chester – A Gifted Shelter Dog

Chester at Texas Animal Shelter

23 May 2014 A Shelter Dog’s Very Noble Mission Do you remember Chester? We all shared him this week on Facebook. Shelter volunteers LOVED him and were amused by his relentless pursuit of the fetch game. When I shared him on Facebook, I wrote “FETCH! FETCH! FETCH! Chester loves to play fetch – and he’s
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Animal Rescue Success Despite the Challenges

Adopted dogs in texas

23 May 2014 In animal rescue, each day is often a mix of the highest highs and lowest lows. In spite of the challenges, when we show up and network these pets, we’re often met with success as these dear pets are adopted or rescued. In this guest post, Fiona Green shares the highs and
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Pet Adoption – Zoe’s Story

Zoe, a shelter dog in Mason, TX

19 May 2014 No Distance Too Great – A Pet Adoption Story! How lucky can one little dog be?! Mason, Texas, the county seat of Mason County, has a population of just 2,117. This tiny, rural community is fortunate to have, Second Chance-Mason Animal Rescue, a group of volunteer working to give the shelter pets
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7 Valentine’s Day Pet Adoption Posters

Adopt a Texas pet photo

10 February 2014 Increasing Pet Adoptions Through Creative Marketing! I believe there is a loving home for the majority of shelter pets; they just need exposure to be found by someone who will adopt them. Pets are love. And love is celebrated during the Valentine’s Day week. So what better time to tell the world
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A Home for Every Animal Shelter Pet

Ford is a 13 year old Rottweiler dog rescued from a Texas animal shelter and adopted in Michigan (photo).

26 January 2013 A 13 year old black dog was surrendered to a Texas animal shelter; he did not do well with this sudden life change and became in danger of being killed. The situation looked bleak for Ford, an older Rottweiler gent of 13. However, because of passionate volunteers who spend time online sharing
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Abandoned Dog Saved Because of Facebook Post

Facebook post saves the life of a Texas shelter dog

29 December 2013 On December 23, I shared a beautiful, but thin dog Aransas County shelter volunteers called Trixie. It was yet another sad story of a wonderful dog in need of someone willing to adopt her into their heart and home.  The post read … TRIXIE HOPES & PRAYS FOR A LOVING HOME that
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Shelter Dog Adopted in His Final Hours!

Scared shelter dog adopted in final hours!

4 December 2013 Too Scared for Adoptions, Pippi’s Future Looked Bleak On November 27, I shared Pippi, an adorable little Dachshund, “too scared for adoptions” at the Arlington, Texas animal shelter, and he was on the kill list for 2pm that day. As much as I DISLIKE posting pets with only a few hours left
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Increasing Pet Adoptions & Live Release Rates

Puppy advocates for homeless animals

23 October 2013 In animal rescue, you’ll find some of the biggest hearts and most compassionate people you could ever hope to meet. But sadly, there is also way too much drama and unfounded attacks that continually rip through the community. I especially see it whenever the no kill discussion comes up. Since launching Pawsitively
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How Seagoville Animal Shelter Became No Kill

Sgt Karl Bailey Seagoville Animal Shelter

September 17, 2012 Police Veteran Makes Open-Admission Animal Shelter No Kill & Ends Gas Chamber When police veteran Sgt. Karl Bailey was appointed over the animal shelter in Seagoville, Texas, he used his position to make two bold changes. 1. He said he would not kill animals. 2. He dismantled the gas chamber and used
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Special Need for Rosenberg Animal Shelter Pets

Gizmo the dog is available for adoption at the Rosenberg Texas animal shelter

January 11, 2012 The majority of the time, animal rescue groups are begging for more fosters so they can save an animal. Today, we have a Foster that is seeking a rescue group to help her save Gizmo. You know how some days, a particular dog or cat will break through and pierce your heart
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