Saturday, August 23, 2014

Friday's Friend: Dog Adoption, Operation Paws for Homes (Special Edition)

"HELLO!! I'm Sundance!"
Credit: Operation Paws for Homes
My human and I have a great time photographing and writing for Operation Paws for Homes along with the other rescues that you read about on my blog!  WOOF!! Yesterday, the dog I was to feature got adopted by the time I was to publish the post about her.  That's barkingly pawsome!!  WOOF!!! I LOVE to hear about dogs and cats finding their "Forever Home."  So, am featuring another dog to introduce to you who is needing a "Forever Home."  Please meet "Sundance!"

Sundance is a happy and loving, 1-year old  Pointer/Pit Bull Terrier mix who loves to run, romp and play not allowing being deaf to slow her down.  Actually, the noises of the world don't scare or bother her which is a real plus!  WOOF!!  Around 40 lbs., Sundance will probably not get much bigger.

Crate trained, and fully housebroken already, Sundance in learning sign language to communicate with her humans!  WOOF!!!
She does well with other dogs, better when they are her own size.  A natural curiosity about other animals because of her playfulness.

Sundance is up to date on shots, spayed and microchipped.  She is interested in meeting a human who will take the time to teach her- she'll be your bestest friend forever!

Credit: Operation Paws for Homes
Interested in dog adoption and meeting Sundance, please contact Operation Paws for Homes.

Credit: Operation Paws for Homes

Friday, August 22, 2014

Friday's Friend! Dog Adoption, Lab Rescue of L.R.C.P., Inc.

HAPPY FRIDAY!!! WOOF!!!!! My friend "The Lab Lady" has been busy caring for many Labrador Retrievers these days.  She has brought by a friend who looks like he could be my brother!  Am happy introduce you to Bernie!

Credit: Lab Rescue of L.R.C.P., Inc.
Barkingly pawsome is this young guy of 10 months!  He came to Lab Rescue of L.R.C.P., Inc. from the country, so he would probably not do well in a city enviornment or an apartment/condo/townhouse. 

Bernie is house and crate trained, loves to snuggle with his human and is a true Laplab!!  WOOF!! Only way to be!! WOOF!  He is very much a people dog, loves to please and still has lots of puppy in him. And he likes attention so he will greet you with a doggie kiss!  

A super smart dog, Bernie likes to have a task.  He's been working on his training and being off leash and knows many of the basic commands!  He is naturally curious but doesn't startle easily.  

Bernie is good around kids but hasn't lived with any so he's recommended for children ages 10!! 

He is good with other dogs, is living with resident pup at his fosters and played with several at shelter, kennel and met was a hit with the neighbors dogs and children.   Bernie met a cat and was fine with it- though the cat didn't really want to play with him!!

Since Bernie was found wandering a country road, its surprising he is positive for Lyme and Ehrlichia. He is on Doxycycline to cure it. 

Interested in meeting this grand dog?  Want to learn about dog adoption?  Contact the Lab Rescue of L.R.C.P., Inc. for details. 

Credit: Lab Rescue of L.R.C.P., Inc.

Friday's Friend! Dog Adoption, Washington Humane Society

Credit: Washington Humane Society
 WOOF!!! Happy FRIDAY!!!! WOOF- I met the most pawsome young lady this week from the Washington Humane Society!

Meet Cinderella, A two-year old, 37 lbs., pocket-sized American Staffordshire Terrier mix, full of pep!

Cinderella is great to walk on a leash and is one laid back lady with manners.   She enjoys going for walks and exploring the scents she can discover then coming back to her humans lap and telling them about it!!  WOOF!!!  Even though two years old, she has some playfulness left.

Cinderella would do best in a home with humans that could take her on regular walks and then cuddle her on the couch afterwards. WOOF!!! The life!!  BARK!  

Interested in dog adoption or meet Cinderella?  You can meet her at the Georgia Avenue Adoption Center, 7319 Georgia Avenue, NW, Washington, D.C., (202) 723-5730, or visit Washington Humane Society!

Friday, August 15, 2014

Friday's Friend! Dog Adoption, Lab Rescue of L.R.C.P., Inc.

WOOF!! WOOF!! WOOF!!!!! Bark!!! arf?  When I first met "Tico" who my friend "Lab Lady" introduced me to, I thought I was looking in a mirror- he is one cool dog and NEARLY as good looking as I am!! WOOF!!!!!

 Credit: Lab Rescue of L.R.C.P., Inc.
This guy is one very, very, very happy dog and loves humans!! This photo of him looks like the many times I have spent in my human's studio writing this blog and helping him with his photography!!  I have made my human so barkingly happy- despite some dog hair on the computer keypad!  WOOF!!!  Tico would like to keep you company!!!

Tico is house trained- he has his method of letting you know he wants to go out and has gotten used to a crate- he will stay in there quietly overnight or for a few hours if the humans are away!

While staying at his foster's place, he hasn't chewed any furniture, shoes, etc.  He loves to follow the humans around the house always wanting to be in the same room with them!  He starts wagging his tail if you just look at him!!

Barkingly pawsome and intriguing is his interest in wrestling with the resident big labs!  He loves to run and chase them around the backyard at full speed.  He's got a high play drive and will chase tennis balls and fetch or pull on rubber toys. WOOF!!!! WOOF!!! AND, he enjoys a good human wrestling if you are interested but if not, he likes a good ear rub just as well.

Tico knows basic commands but isn't into "stay," because he's so excited to be with you- my human would say that about me- so I don't know what's wrong with that! WOOF!!!!!

So, if you want a pawfully, pawfect, barkingly grand, 2-year old Black Labrador Retreiver, who weighs about 44 lbs., but should be up to 55 lbs., I'm not available BUT - WOOF!!!!   TICO IS!!!!

To learn more about dog adoption and Tico- please visit Lab Rescue!

 Credit: Lab Rescue of L.R.C.P., Inc.

Friday's Friend! Cat Adoption, PetConnect Rescue

I have had the pawsome pawpurtunity to be visited by two friends from PetConnect Rescue this week- "Cat Lady" came by too- !  She has brought a cool cat dude with her named Peanut for you to meet-

Credit: PetConnect Rescue
Peanut is one the most relaxed and loving cats!  He loves humans and would love a cool dog with the proper introduction.  When he's not giving or getting affection, he can be found having fun with his toys.

Though a bit overweight, he will some help with a good diet that will help him loose a few pounds. Adoring and gentle Peanut wants to be yours.

As a Back to School Special, PetConnect Rescue is discounting all adult cat adoptions fees to $100 each cat (regular adoption fee - $135). The special applies to all cats who are one year of age or older. Peanut qualifies for this promotion! Please visit our website for other available cats.

If you would like to learn about cat adoption or meet Liberty, please complete an online application, please click PetConnect Rescue Online Application and one of their Adoption Coordinators will contact you.

Friday's Friend! Cat Adoption, PetConnect Rescue

My friends from PetConnect Rescue have been busy with Cats and have brought me a new friend to introduce to you this week.   Meowingly pawfect is this kitty named "Liberty!"

Credit: PetConnect Rescue
Do you enjoy silly, fun, playful and friendly kittens?  Liberty is one of those- barkingly pawsome- and she is looking for her "Forever Home!"

About 14 weeks old, this little white with brown spots kitty loves to run, jump and play with her brother Lexus.  She is very outgoing and loves to be with humans.  Her kitten antics have her foster mom laughing!

Liberty is looking for a human to spend life with who is home a good part of the day to spend time with her, or I will need to be adopted with another young kitten (preferably my brother)!

Want more information about cat adoption and meet Liberty?  Visit PetConnect Rescue.  Complete their online application and one of their Adoption Coordinators will contact you-  WOOF!!!

Friday's Friend: Dog Adoption, Operation Paws for Homes

BARK!!  WOOF!! BARKINGLY PAWSOME- It's FRIDAY!!!!  My friend "Miss Joanne" from Operation Paws for Homes came by to visit me this week- she is such a delightful lady- with her she brought Skippy who is in need of a "Forever Home."  Meet Skippy-
Credit: Operation Paws for Homes
She is named Skippy because she'll skip, hop, and jump her way into your heart! She loves humans so much, she can't help but jump for joy!! She is approximately 1 year old-

Barkingly pawsome is that she knows not to jump on humans, so she will sit if you remind her, but sometimes she will jump next to you so she can enjoy your smile better!

Skippy gets along great with other dogs and loves to play at the dog park.  She seems like she will get along well with cats too.  She isn't much of a barker and doesn't have the beagle howl!!
Credit: Operation Paws for Homes

While Skippy is still learning about living in a home, she is learning about crates and when to go outside too! With your patience, she will thank you with tons of tail wagging and doggie kisses!

Skippy makes everyone smile and laugh when they saw her whole body wiggle and round house tail wag! Will you give me another reason to keep on wagging?

A very serious cuddler, Skippy will crack you up with her immediate attachment to you! She definitely will make a loyal companion for someone who wants a sweet and loving active dog.

Interested in meeting Skippy, please contact Operation Paws for Homes.

Friday's Friend! Cat Adoption, Washington Humane Society

Happy Friday!  I love introducing you to many barkingly pawsome friends each Friday that are looking for a "Forever Home." This week is no exception.  I've spent the last few days meeting fellow dogs and cats that need companions and have plenty of love to share with you!! WOOF!!!!!
"Cool Cat 'Rocky'"
Credit: Washington Humane Society
 The term "Cool Cat" was created for kitties like "Rockie!"  He's playful, curious, friendly and sweet.  He's everything you'd want rolled into one.  The cat's cat!

Rocky enjoys sitting and thinking about the world around him- maybe doing a few investigations to satisfy his curiosity-  while he enjoys his string and toy mice, he's content to just hang out too!

Hobbies?  WOOF!!!!!! They include being pet by humans, stealing warm seats from humans who mistakenly get up -

Rocky has this sixth sense - when he thinks you need extra attention, he will meowly pawsomely provide head head bumps and leg rubs appropriately as he determines are needed!

Rocky happens to be FIV+ but his status does not define him. With regular vet visits and a nutritious diet, Rocky has a long life ahead of him and will love you every minute of it. Since Rocky is a Hidden Gem, his adoption fee is waived!

"Cool Cat 'Rocky'"
Credit: Washington Humane Society

Monday, August 11, 2014

Promise Your Pet- Emergency Cards

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Death, dying and illness are not subjects humans like to talk about! Barkingly, they happen to everyone.  

Are your humans concerned about what might happen to you, their pets or best friend, when they pass away?  Have them visit Promise Your Pet to learn about ways to have you taken care of when they aren't able to do so.

Saturday, August 9, 2014

Friday's Friend! Dog Adoption, A Forever Home

I had some trouble with my humans computer yesterday, so please forgive this late post. My friends from A Forever Home shared with me a cool pup for you to meet-

I love meeting puppies!  Makes me feel.... well, like I've matured... RUFF!!! That's a good way to put it!   This cool young man is around 8 weeks old and nearly as cute as I was at that age!  See the puppy cuteness everywhere??!!!

"Alana Pup Amadeus"
Credit: A Forever Home
Alana Pup Amadeus is an approximately 8 week old, male, Australian Shepherd Mix. 

Amadeus is sweet pup who is interested in finding a human to love, his "Forever Home" and heading out to explore this big world! He wants to meet you to learn if you are the right human for him.   

You may apply for him at any time.  To learn more about dog adoption and to meet Alana Pup Amadeus, please visit A Forever Home.

Friday, August 8, 2014

Friday's Friend! Dog Adoption, Operation Paws for Homes

Credit: Operation Paws for Homes
A friend of mine who works with Operation Paws for Homes, brought this sweet young lady by for you to meet.  A pupster of around 2-3 years old with eyes that will melt your heart! Meet my friend Gidget-

Gidget weighs approximately 24-pounds, is a small, petite girl with a calm and gentle demeanor and soft, golden medium-length hair.  She loves rolling in the grass and napping in the sun's rays.  

A shy, low energy girl, she just wants to be by her human's side- where she'll quickly roll over for a belly rub once you start petting her! She warms up to humans with a few kind words and a gentle touch.

Gidget is good with other dogs and would likely do well with cats due to her gentle disposition. She has excellent house manners and seems to be housebroken and crate trained. 

She is up-to-date on shots, mircrochipped, and already spayed.  sweet girl has so much love to give and would make a wonderful addition to any family!

Want to know more about dog adoption and meet Gidget, please visit Operation Paws for Homes.

Friday's Friend! Dog Adoption, Lab Rescue of L.R.C.P., Inc.

WOOF!! WOOF!! WOOF!! WOOF!!! WOOF!!!! I am so pawfectly happy to hear from "Lab Lady" this week!!  Barkingly pawsome, is meet a fellow Labrador Retriever looking for his Forever Home!  I wish they all had homes -since they don't that's the reason for my column "Friday's Friend" to help all dogs and cats find homes-

Meet Charlie!

Credit: Lab Rescue of L.R.C.P., Inc. 

Charlie, nicknamed Charlie Bear, is a 5 year old Yellow Labrador Retriever who weighs about 65 pounds.  He is one cool pawfriend!!   

Charlie enjoys running, taking long walks and trying to see what's coming up next so he tends to pull on the leash abit!! WOOF!!! After a block or so, he's settled down some!

Charlie is looking for a family who will allow him to meet humans at his own pace. If they introduce themselves with cheese (Woof- why didn't I think of that!)  it will just make me love them more!! 

While Charlie would be happy with another dog in his new family, he would do well being the only dog too!   He plays well with other dogs!  And, he's being trained to respond to these commands: Come Here, Sit, Lay Down, Shake Hands, Roll Over, Get It (Holding a snack) and Belly Rub (Calls him to lay down for a belly rub),
Charlies is good with cats and recommended for children 10 years or older. 

If you would like to meet Charlie or learn more about dog adoption, please visit Lab Rescue of L.R.C.P., Inc. .

Credit: Lab Rescue of L.R.C.P., Inc.

Friday's Friend! Cat Adoption, PetConnect Rescue

WOOF!!!!! WOOF!!! Great to have a visit from my friend "Cat Lady"- she has brought a handsome cat with her for you to meet-  Ringo!

Credit: PetConnect Rescue
Ringo's mother was a purebred Singapura and his father a Siamese! He is a frriendly and very much a people-oriented cat.

Ringo loves spending time with his humans and being around children- a barkingly grand affectionate and loving cat!

A regal and royal fellow, Ringo prefers to be the king of all he surveys being the only cat in his kingdom!  WOOF!!!  A meowingly pawfect kitty, you won't find many like him.
He is friendly, healthy and always uses his litter box!

If you would like to meet Ringo or learn about cat adoption, please complete the PetConnect Rescue Online Application, - one of their Adoption Coordinator will contact you!

Friday's Friend! Dog Adoption, Operation Paws for Homes

Happy Friday- hope you have had a great week!  My friend "Miss Joan" from Operation Paws for Homes brought me a young 7 month old friend for you to meet this week-  Meet Vance.  

Credit: Operation Paws for Homes
Vance is a hound/lab mix that is really cool!  I should know since I am one too!! WOOF!!!!

He warms up quick to any human he meets and even follows commands given by a 7 and sometimes a 5 year old!!  He knows some basic commands like sit, down and leave it!!  

A curious fellow, Vance likes to check out things laying around but does play rough with stuff- other than his toys.

He has a healthy puppy appetite and loves to be rewarded with a bone every now and then. And, WOOF, he learns well with treats!  

Vance would much rather curl up with his human than be in his crate and is quite an angel when he's there.  He doesn't have the early morning puppy wake up call and will even let you sleep in some!!  
While Vance is happy lounging on his dog bed, he'll steal your spot on the couch after you've warmed it up for him.  He loves cuddling and a good belly rub!

His house training is coming along well -he'll even bark when he needs to go outside! 

Vance is good with other dogs and cats.

If you would like to learn more about Vance and dog adoption, please visit Operation Paws for Homes

Friday's Friend: Dog Adoption, Washington Humane Society

WOOF!! woof!! arf?  WHAT a huge guy!  The Washington Humane Society has introduced me to a friend named Epic!  And, I have never met a dog this size before! Is this ever cool or what??

Credit: Washington Humane Society
 Although a big guy, an eight-year-old, 125 lb., Perro de Presa Canario/Mastiff mix, Epic is a gentle giant who loves to lie at your feet and go for walks.

A polite gentleman,  he is laid-back and gets along really well with other laid-back dogs. WOOF!! And, he is also really good with cats.

Epic is a senior gentleman, but still has lots of love left to give! He is a handsome and loving companion who is ready to find someone with whom to enjoy the rest of his life.

If you would like to meet him, please contact his foster family at KSimone. Or, to learn about dog adoption visit Washington Humane Society.