Foster Friday: Khloe, Foster #48

In rescue, we really try to make marketing adoptable dogs fun by lining up adoption events, photos, and campaigns around holidays. It helps get the dog on social media platforms for marketing purposes, and also educates the public on obscure dog-related holidays. My personal favorite is ” Responsible Pet Owners Month” in February. However, the […]

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The Segregated World of Adopt or Shop

Rescues versus Breeders If you hear the word “rescue” in any given circle of people, just sit quietly and watch the variety of reactions that ensue throughout the conversation. Some people will light up and expel their mantra of “Adopt, Don’t Shop,” while others will roll their eyes and walk away from the scripted responses […]

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The Monthly Bark: November 2019

UPCOMING DOG-CENTRIC EVENTS IN November 2019 Friday, November 1st Wake Forest, NC: Saving Grace Barks & Boos Open House Holly Springs, NC: Triangle Beagle Rescue Fundraiser Saturday, november 2nd Durham, NC: Howl-O-Ween Bash benefiting Hope Animal Rescue Cary, NC: Neuse River Golden Retriever Rescue Meet and Greet Raleigh, NC: Hope Animal Rescue Adoption Event Cary, […]

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The Monthly Bark: October 2019

What’s Happening near Raleigh, NC? Monday, September 23rd marked the first day of fall (autumn, for those that insist that “fall” only constitutes a verb) in the Triangle. Summer gets to watch from the side lines as our mornings get crisp, the leaves begin to change, and pumpkin spice everything engulfs our flavor palette options. […]

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Pet Disaster Preparedness

As we all prepare for Hurricane Dorian heading to North Carolina, we stock up on food, water, and supplies for the human family….but what about our pets? Our dogs are always dependent on us for basic care, but that’s even more critical during a natural disaster. Remember the three “P’s” to succeed – Plan, Prepare […]

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Dog Socialization

What is socialization? When people hear the world “socialization,” dog to dog interaction specially comes to mind. That’s what socialization means, right? According to the Merriam-Webster definition, socialization means “social interaction with others.” This is another great example of anthropomorphism, or how people will give human-like characteristics to dogs, because dog socialization is much more […]

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“Clear the Shelters” 2019 in NC

About Clear the Shelter This event originally started in Texas under the name “Empty the Shelters” where euthanasia rates are some of the highest in the United States. According to a study, 144,000 animals were killed in the state of Texas in 2018 alone. The “Clear the Shelters” event was started in 2015 as a […]

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