Friday, January 29, 2016

Friday's Friend: Rabbit Adoption, Animal Rescue League of Arlington

WOOF!  Happy Friday!!! Hope you've had a pawsome week.  I know commutes have been really frustrating this week after our historic snowstorm last weekend. BUT, barkingly, it's FRIDAY!  The weekend will be here soon!!

Weekends are meant to spend with family, dogs, cats, pets and friends.  Barkingly, my friends at the Animal Welfare League of Arlington introduced me to a rabbit which may make a great pet for you!  WOOF!!! OOPS- hope I didn't scare it away!

Meet Christopher Rabbit-

"Christopher Rabbit"
(C) Animal Welfare League of Arlington
Christoper Rabbit is an 8 month old, small Black and White Dutch Rabbit.

Christopher Rabbit is quite the character!  WOOF!!  He draws visitors at the Animal Welfare League of Arlington like a magnet!

Small and adorable does not mean he's passive and cuddly.  A very active little boy, Christopher is a bold and can become very wiggly when being held and will not hesitate to give a little nip to tell you to put him down or to "move over, I need to get around you."

Christopher Rabbit is not a good choice for young children or for those who do not understand his assertive behavior.  Pawsingly, Mr. Rabbit will bring joy and delight to a rabbit-savy family who will give him the space and attention he needs.  WOOF!!!

Interested in meeting Christopher Rabbit and learning about rabbit adoption, please contact the Animal Welfare League of Arlington.








Friday's Friend! Dog Adoption, Mid-Atlantic Great Dane Rescue League

WOOF!! WOOF!! I love meeting Great Danes.  Something about those dogs that fascinates my human and me- big, huge, elegant, smart, fun to hang out with-

My friend at the Mid-Atlantic Great Dane Rescue League brought by the most beautiful 16-month old Great Dane/Labrador mix, who is looking for her "Forever Home" and some pawfect humans to love- WOOF!!!!  Please meet Bella!

"Bella"
(C) Mid-Atlantic Great Dane Rescue League
Isn't she a beautiful young lady!

Bella came to the Mid-Atlantic Great Dane Rescue League from a family who loves her but due to housing restrictions were unable to keep her! arf!

Bella loves to be outside and loves playing with all dogs, large, medium, small, whatever size- she loves to play with them!

Bella is looking for a "Forever Home" with a family who have another dog to play with and plenty of room to run around.

Bella does show signs of "resource guarding" with food and toys.  She pulls very hard on a leash and loves to jump up when shes excited- just because she wants to love, hug and play!

A smart girl who learns quickly, and it eager to please, Bella's foster mom is working on these things with her.   Obedience training will be a requirement of her adoption!

Bella is crate trained and house trained and knows how to keep herself entertained with chew toys and bones.

Looking for a new best friend with lots of energy, Bella may be your girl.

Bella will do best with an active family, at one other dog and children over 8 years old!

Up to date on vaccinations, Bella has not been spayed yet but will be before adoption.

If you are interested in meeting Bella, please contact the Mid-Atlantic Great Dane Rescue League.

"Bella"
(C) Mid-Atlantic Great Dane Rescue League


Friday's Friend: Dog Adoption, PetConnect Rescue


WOOF!! WOOF!! WOOF!! What a great surprise!  A visit from my friend Big Bruno!  Big Bruno is a foster parent with PetConnect Rescue of Potomac, MD.  Every time I catch up with him, he is busy taking care of a pup dog that needs special attention. And, he is great with dogs!  WOOF!

Big Bruno brought me one of his buddies to introduce to you- meet Nora!

"Nora"
(C) PetConnect Rescue
My friend Big Bruno wrote a bit about Nora that I want to share with you- I doubt I could say it any better: "What is a resilient dog? A resilient dog is a dog who lived over 9 years outdoors on a chain, got infected with Heartworm, and has a recurring cherry eye, but through it all, is the sweetest, human loving dog anyone could want to meet. Nora is that resilient dog and she is hoping for a
change of luck. Nora would like to finally become the beloved member of the family that she deserves to be. Nora holds no grudges, she appreciates a warm, fluffy bed, regular meals and an endless pile of dog toys."

Big Bruno goes on to say, "In return, Nora will teach what it is to forgive and forget the things outside of our control and move forward toward the positive! She may be about 10 years old, but she is living life like a young puppy."

"Nora"
(C) PetConnect Rescue
"Nora is so perfectly behaved in the house, respects other dogs and cats, and is house trained already. Nora is about 20lbs and possibly a terrier type mix. Nora has been treated for Heartworm and when her waiting period is over, she may be able to have a minor surgery to fix her (off and on) cherry eye. Nora would love to live out her years snoring on her dog bed and just finally be part of a family. If you have ever dreamed of being that special angel who adopts a senior(ish) dog and spoils them rotten- pick Nora. She is so deserving of that kind of unconditional love."

"Please don’t let her cherry eye deter you, it is more cosmetic than anything else. Pick Nora for her sweetness and gratitude. Pick Nora for her loyalty and affection. Be that special angel she has been waiting for her whole life."

I couldn't have written or said it better-  Nora is a sweet girl and is ready to find some loving humans to spend life with!

If you are interested in meeting Nora, please email Big Bruno at tmathis@petconnectrescue.org.  If you would like more information about dog adoption, please visit the PetConnect Rescue Adoption Guide.


Thursday, January 28, 2016

Instagram and Me

WOOF!!   I'm now on Instagram! arf?

Not pawsitive what that means or what it is but my human says we'll have fun with it.  And, usually, my crazy human is just that, a bit crazy with a lot of fun thrown in!

Dad says while the Instagram isn't an actual representation of his photography work, as some of it is just plain fun, you'll get to see some of his work along with how and when he captures it.

I paw that you will join us on our photographic travels and adventures! You can "Follow" us so you'll be updated with our adventures!  WOOF!!

Instagram

Wednesday, January 27, 2016

Happy Birthday Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756 - 1791)

Credit: Flickr Creative Commons: Mozzercork
The years pass as fast as I could ever paw.  I would be apawed if I forgot to celebrate the birthday of one of the world's greatest classical music composer's Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart!

Mozart, born in Salzburg, Austria, was a prolific composer who began showing promise in music at a very early age being competent on the piano and violin at an early age.  He was composing music by age 5 and by age 17, a musician in the Salzburg Court.  He soon grew bored with this and went on to find better work.

While he stayed in the Capital city of Salzburg, he grew in fame, but not in wealth.

Mozart's final years were spent in Vienna, Austria, where he composed many of his best-known symphonies, concertos, and operas, and portions of the Requiem, which was largely unfinished at the time of his death. Jis death was often the subject of mysteries and mythologies.  He was survived by his wife Constanze and two sons.

He composed over 600 works, symphonies, concertantes, chamber, operas, and choral music. His work has been endearingly popular among composers, musicians and the public alike and my human!  He had a pawsome influence on Classical Music.

Happy

260th

Birthday

Mozart!


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Monday, January 25, 2016

Pet-O-Nomics 101- A Closer Look at the Actual Costs of Pet Ownership

Since I paw and bark quite a bit about dog and cat adoption, I thought this infographic about expenses was barkingly pawsome when it was brought to my attention so had to share with you!

Courtesy of: CertaPet

About the Author:
Brent Wingfield is an Author, Marketer and aspiring Billionaire. During the day, he manage websites and at night, he chases sticks his dog throws for him.



Saturday, January 23, 2016

Noah's Houndisms: Winter Cold and Cat Safety


In the winter months, cats roaming the neighborhood seek shelter when it's warm- pawviously huh?  Sometimes, this shelter is in the engine of your car.

Before you start your car in the cold winter mornings, tap on the hood a few times and blow the horn to scare off any cats hiding.

Friday, January 22, 2016

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

WOOF!! Happy FRIDAY!!  Are you looking for a special, laid back, gentleman
to keep you company?  My friend, "Miss J," from Operation Paws for Homes brought Bergin, a classy, senior, Cocker Spaniel who would love to strut down the street or snuggle with you on the couch watching your favorite movie!

Meet Bergin!



Mr. Bergin is 7 years old, 30 lbs., medium sized, and a well-behaved fellow.

Barkingly, being a senior dog, he has some medical issues that should be noted:

  • A daily ointment for a chronic dry eye is required.
  • A frequent bathing of about every 2 weeks is required. He has an overgrowth of yeast and will start itching. 
  • He is deaf.
  • He has a heart murmer grade 2-3/6.
  • He is missing teeth upper and lower.
  • He will need be let outside frequently to potty or accidents will happen. 
Bergin, though he has these issues, is one of the happiest, super sweet and good natured dogs.  

Bergin loves kids and has been great with other dogs! 

He has shown high interest in cats so not sure how he would be living with one!  WOOF!!!

Bergin is up to date with vaccinations.

Interested in meeting this senior character?  Please complete the Operation Paws for Homes Adoption Application.  

Interested in learning more about dog adoption, please visit Operation Paws for Homes Adoption Guide.



Friday's Friend: Dog Adoption, Animal Welfare League of Arlington

Are you looking for a smaller dog?  My friend from the Animal Welfare League of Arlington brought by a male, small, 4 year-old, Chihuahua, Short Coat/Mix named Bear for you to meet!

Bear has a big personality in a small package.  He was recently transferred to Arlington from a rural rescue in West Virginia and is ready to find his new "Forever Home" here!

He is a playful character and loves a soft lap to curl up on when he'd done playing!

Bear's favorite things are belly rubs and long sniffs around a backyard.

Since Bear is not comfortable with invasive handling, and has the potential to resource guard both his food and toys, he must go to an adult only home.

Interested in meeting Bear?  Please visit the Animal Welfare League of Arlington!




Friday's Friend! Cat Adoption, PetConnect Rescue

I'm happy to catch up with my friend, "Cat Lady" at PetConnect Rescue.  She and her team of volunteers have been very busy taking care of the kitties PetConnect Rescue has rescued from shelters.

This week, she brought me a gray-bluish looking kitty for you to meet- Zoe!

"Zoe"
(C) PetConnect Rescue
Zoe is a little girl, 11 weeks old Tortie-mix, born January 8, 2016!  She is looking for her "Forever Home!"

LOOK AT THAT FACE!! Seems I've met many meowingly kitty's lately with the most pawadorable faces!  Zoe is one!

Zoe is somewhat timid, very playful and a bit of a drama queen!  WOOF! er, meow!

A quiet home with humans who have experience with cats and can enjoy the pawsome qualities a "Tortie" can possess, would be the best for Zoe.

Once Zoe is comfortable, she is happy to share her loud purr motor and wand toy with you!

She is currently being fostered with her buddy Gus and they have a fabulous time together- they run, jump, tackle and sometimes snuggle too!  Meow!
Zoe is looking for a human with a kind heart and patience that would help her to continue coming out of her shell and a similar age kitten would be pawfect!  Purr- oh, that was weird- dogs aren't meant to purr even when helping a kitty find a home! BARK! That tastes better!

Zoe is up to date on her vaccines, is spayed and microchipped and ready to go home with you!

If you are interested in meeting Zoe, please complete the PetConnect Rescue Online Adoption Application. Once  submitted, one of the Adoption Coordinators will contact you!

Interested in learning more about cat adoption?  Please visit the PetConnect Rescue Adoption Guide.




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

WOOF!!!!  Happy Friday Humans!! Are you prepared for the snowstorm?  If you had a dog, you'd be pawfectly set for enjoying the snow and blizzard.  You could curl up with your dog, read or watch a movie and love on each other!  WOOF!!!  Nothing like it!  Moments with my human are priceless.......

My friend "Lab Lady" stopped by this week with a beautiful, sweet, gorgeous, hot, babe, er, uh, sorry, she's my age and I got carried away again, (cough!) 7 year-old, 55 lbs., Black Labrador Retriever named Bella!

"Bella"
(C) Lab Rescue of L.R.C.P., Inc.
See, isn't she the most beautiful girl?!  WOOF!!  BARK!!!!

Bella is looking for a "Forever Home" which is quiet home and has a fenced yard.  No invisible fences permitted.

"Bella"
(C) Lab Rescue of L.R.C.P., Inc.
Bella is a sweet and mellow girl who absolutely loves human company. The foster Dad she is staying with, says she is one of the coolest dogs he's ever met.  She is polite, gentle and very content to watch the world go by from the back deck.

Bella does have a high prey drive, hence why she needs a fenced yard, as she will chase cats, squirrels, even small dogs and bicycles.  arf?  WOOF!!!

Going for walks is one of Bella's favorite activities. She walks amazingly on a leash.  Barkingly, she loves going for rides too.

She doesn't need to be crated.  Bella does perfectly fine in the house and just loves her dog bed. Though she's been invited to share the bed with her foster humans. she prefers the dog bed on the floor.

 She loves meeting her human at the front door after your long day at work.  Her smile, face and personality will melt away any stresses of the day.

Bella's idea of a perfect "Forever Home" is one without too much activity where she can lounge around with her humans.  She does fine with other mellow dogs but a young, energetic and playful pup would not be the best match for her!

With her high prey drive, she is not approved to live with cats. She is approved for children ages 10 and older.

Bella is up to date with her vaccines. If you are interested in meeting this wonderfully sweet girl, please contact Lab Rescue of L.R.C.P., Inc..

"Bella"
(C) Lab Rescue of L.R.C.P., Inc.
"Bella"
(C) Lab Rescue of L.R.C.P., Inc.

Thursday, January 21, 2016

Cold Weather and Dogs and Cats

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It is way colder than what it needs to be!  WOOF!!! Doggie snot isn't supposed to freeze!  arf?

Our winter hasn't been too bad this year until this week, and pawsibly a few days last week.  Barkingly, local schools are a few hours late since it's so cold.

Today was the first day all season that I had to do this, I thought maybe my humans lost it in our move or maybe I was going to get away with not wearing it anymore- what am I referring to?  My winter coat.

I do not like my winter coat!

When my human first got me, he and mom saw me shivering in the winter's cold.  So, they bought me a winter coat.  I have to admit, I am warmer, but I feel really goofy.  Someone said I looked like a miniature horse.  WOOF!!

Some dog breeds, like the Siberian Husky or the Saint Bernard, handle the cold easier than, barkingly, the Chihuahua or Yorkie, pawsingly you need to bring your pet in on really cold nights and as it's not safe for them to be out.

With the extremely cold temperatures this week and a majorly huge snowstorm predicted for this weekend, I want to remind humans to take of their dogs and cats.

"The Winter Coat"
(C) Allen Pearson, All Rights Reserved
Pay attention to bring your dog and cat in on these really frigid nights.  Though they have fur, they can still freeze!

If you notice your dog is shivering in the cold, immediately take him inside and contact your Veterinarian or the local Animal ER Hospital/Facility.  For me, it was the fact that I'd moved to a colder climate and I have short hair so the cold in Virginia can be brutal to me.  It wouldn't hurt to look into buying your furry friend a winter coat!

Boots?  I would chew them up and I think my human knows that, but you can buy boots for your dog to wear to keep his paws warm!

Speaking of paws, after you return from a walk, be certain to check your dogs paws for any problems that may have happened while walking- any cuts caused by ice?  Any chemical residue stuff?  Any ice lodged between the toes?  Gently wipe down your dogs paws after a walk to get any chemicals off before they lick them and ingest stuff which could make them sick.

One huge "no-no" is to allow your dog to run loose during a snowstorm. A dog can very easily get lost in a snowstorm because it cannot capture the scent to return home- especially during a heavy snowstorm.  Anyway, most jurisdictions around here have leash laws which should be obeyed.  Keep an eye on your dog in the backyard too- just in case they get to exploring and wonder off.

Barkingly, did you know that a car in the winter is about as dangerous for a dog as a car in the summer?  In the winter, the car become like a refrigeration unit, just keeps that cold in, and feels colder to me, but it can be very dangerous to leave your dog or cat in a cold car so leave them at home if you cannot take them in the store with you.

Be very pawful this cold winter season- pay particular attention to dog or cats specific needs.



 








Wednesday, January 20, 2016

The Beauty of Dogs and Terminal Patient Relationships

Is there anything that makes our hearts sink more than getting dreaded bad news from the doctor’s office? Imagining the prospects of spending the rest of our days in a hospital bed getting injections, running tests and eating bad hospital food… not the happiest pictured ever painted is it?
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The unhappy truth for many people in this world, young or old, is that terminal illness has struck.  It’s hard to keep a cheery disposition…and really who can blame them.  I’m sure I wouldn’t be the life of the party when stuck in bed all day everyday either.

There are visitors however, that make all the difference in the lives of these unfortunate people: Man’s best friend….dogs.

Furry Therapy
We are now more and more aware of different programs such as animal-assisted therapy, or zoo therapy, but why is it that it works?

Let’s think back to those unfortunate patients that lie in bed, without much to look forward to in their day.  Yet, just one look into those deeply adoring eyes of a furry friend gives an instant moral boost.  All of the sudden a smile creeps up on their faces.

Unconditional love that comes from a dog is inevitably going to pierce sadness.   Their inborn happiness seems to overflow and spread to those around them.  Who could deserve warm and loving furry hugs more than terminal patients?

Dog Super Heroes
Dogs are very special to all of us.  Yet we tend to underestimate the power they can have on us.  How many times have we watched funny dog videos that made us laugh out loud? How many times have we been crying and the dog comes to comfort us? Who is the first to greet you when you walk in the door?

Completely humble and motivated by pure love and desire to please, dogs all over the world use their powers for us to be happy.

In the world of terminal patients, these loving creatures become more like super heroes.  They walk in illuminating the room, bringing joy and happiness with them.  Creating an atmosphere of  'anything is possible in this moment.'

Nothing else seems to matter but the desire to pet and hug this beautiful visitor. These furry heroes provide much needed physical and psychological therapy all in one.

The smile on a child’s face grasping the hair of his beautiful visitor is absolutely priceless.  The glittering eyes of an elderly women upon seeing her faithful friend walk in the room, is so beautiful.  Each and every case is a miracle to say the least.  An instant connection or bond without words: soothing, loving and joyful.

Love Your Dog
I say this with all the conviction in my body: Love your furry friends!  Just think how grateful we should be to have this loving friend by our side everyday.  When we realize the impact they have on us, just like they do for terminal patients, it’s not hard to see that they deserve our gratitude and love in return.

They give us their very best, so we should do the same for them.  Care for them and make sure they can live happy and healthy lives.  Touching the lives of so many people around them without ever saying a word.  Keep them, cherish them and love them always.

About the Author:
Suzanne Simard- is part of the Homeoanimal.com family, a growing enterprise focused on achieving optimal animal health naturally.  She has loved animals all her life and now is happy to devote her time and efforts to helping others improve their animal’s quality of life.

Monday, January 18, 2016

Remembering Martin Luther King, Jr.


I paw this quote in memory of Martin Luther King, Jr. (1929-1968):

"The time is always right
to do what is right."

- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Friday, January 15, 2016

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

It's a Labrador Party and you are invited!  WOOF!!!! "Lab Lady" from Lab Rescue of L.R.C.P., Inc. had way too much fun bringing a few Labradors by for me to meet this week!  WOOF!!!!  BARK!!

Pawsome!  A mother and daughter are visiting this week looking for their "Forever Home!"  They are a bonded pair who depend on each other and love their time with each other so they will need to be adopted together!  WOOF!!
"Hope"
(C) Lab Rescue of L.R.C.P., Inc. 
"Faith"
(C) Lab Rescue of L.R.C.P., Inc. 
These two lovely ladies come from the country - suburbs! They have no exposure to big cities with its crowds and noise so they are looking for a "Forever Home" in a single family house in the suburbs, a country setting or in a rural area!  

The girls, Hope and Faith, come to Lab Rescue of L.R.C.P., Inc., from a human who kept them in a 10 X 10 pen, 24/7 and fed them from a pig trough.

A bit timid, especially Faith who is very dependent on her mom and whines when she is out of sight, the two are startled easily by noise and chaos so the two may take a bit to adjust.  Hope can be protective of her daughter around new dogs but does settle down.

Faith and Hope are very kissy, lovey and want to be a lap dogs and share all her lovin's with a human. They enjoy going for a ride!

Faith is a 2 year old Fox Red Labrador mix while Hope is a 4 year old chocolate spayed female. She weighs 65 lbs.

Faith and Hope have no cat or children history.  They are approved to go home with children ages 10 and older.

She is a good rider. She is good with other dogs. No cat or kid history so kids 10 and up.

Faith and Hope are up to date on their vaccinations.

I would like you to meet Koda!  He came to Lab Rescue of L.R.C.P., Inc. when his family lost their home and determined they could not keep him.  He is a 10 year-old, 83 lbs., Yellow Labrador Retriever.

"Koda"
(C) Lab Rescue of L.R.C.P., Inc.
Barkingly, Koda comes from the county too.  He had no exposure to big cities or crowds so he is looking for "Forever Home" in a single family house in the suburbs, a country setting or in a rural area!  

If you are looking for a good buddy to go on walks with you, keep you company, watch TV with you, go for rides with you, since I am not available, my friend Koda might be the other perfect dog for you!  WOOF!!!

Koda enjoys the backyard too- he likes to make sure all the critters are keeping their distance from his property!!  WOOF!  And, if there's a huge puddle around, don't be surprised if you find him enjoying it.   Not sure if he swims, but a good puddle does the trick!!

He knows commands "Sit, Lay Down, Shake, Speak, Catch!"  He is good on a walk with a lead, is house and crate trained.  He really doesn't need a crate but owner says he does like shoes every once in a while.

Koda is good with other dogs, children ages 8 and older but has no cat history.

Watch this video about Koda to see what a cool guy he is!

Koda is up to date on his vaccinations!

Now, my dear friend Marley, has been patiently waiting for her chance to meet you!

"Marley"
(C) Lab Rescue Of L.R.C.P., Inc. 
Marley is an 18-month old Yellow Labrador Retriever who needs a family who will not leave her for a long workday.  Barkingly, she will need a single-family home with a solid fenced-in yard, not chainlink, and at least 6 feet tall.  No townhouses or busy neighborhoods.

Marley loves to play with toys, her favorite is the lambchop!  When she went on a roadtrip for Christmas, she was thrilled to find a lambchop at foster Grandma's house too! So you gotta find a few lambchops for her!

Marley enjoys going for a  ride in the car, she curls up into a ball (in the front seat if you'll let her) for a snooze!

If you have children, she enjoys their company and doesn't seem to be too concerned about the hustle and bustle they can bring.

Marley is a very smart girl who can open doors so care needs to be exercised about door control especially into un-fenced areas!

Marley really is a wonderful, easy going and sweet girl!  WOOF!!!   She knows how to go along with the flow of the household, loves to play and romp and run and chase, and then settles in for a nap on the nearest couch.

Marley loves the water, except for baths, and will splash in kiddie pools, the ocean, or ponds left by rainwater!

Marley will make a great dog for any active family.  She is approved for children ages 8 and older.  She has no cat history.

Marley is up to date on all vaccinations!

Interested in meeting any of these pawfect paws at this Labrador Party (Faith and Hope, Koda or Marley), please visit Lab Rescue of L.R.C.P., Inc..



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

WOW! I am just surrounded by pretty ladies this week looking for pawfect human to enjoy life with in a "Forever Home."

Sweet Kalei, which is Hawaiian for "beloved," is the name given to this sweetheart of a girl by "Miss J" and her foster mom at Operation Paws for Homes!

Sweet Kalei is going to need a sweet, kind, loving and patient human.  While she has had a rough start to life, she was able to have surgery to correct a problem, caused by a possible car accident, in her leg, she will need someone to work with her during this challenging period.

"Sweet Kalei"
(C) Operation Paws for Homes
Sweet Kalei is an 8-month-old, 30 lbs., female, Labrador Retriever mix.  She has the most beautiful almond shaped eyes witha gorgeous white chest.

As you know, because I've pawed about it many times, Labrador are loving, have a kind nature and make pawsome family pets.

Kalei is up to date with all vaccinations!

Interested in meeting this sweetheart of a girl?  Please complete the Operation Paws for Homes Adoption Application.

If you would like to learn more about dog adoption, please read the Operation Paws for Homes Adoption Guide!

"Sweet Kalei"
(C) Operation Paws for Homes

Friday's Friend! Dog Adoption, PetConnect Rescue

Happy Friday- WOOF!!! Now, I know cute. Pawingly because I am.  And, when you are cute you know cute more than others know cute so sometimes you gotta bark about cute when you see cute!

My friend "Miss C" from PetConnect Rescue brought the cutest little lady by for you to meet-  meet Louise!
"Louise"
(C) PetConnect Rescue
ISN'T SHE THE CUTEST THING!?  WOOF!!!  She is almost as cute as I was at that age- ok, well, it's possible slightly cuter but you know-

Louise is an adorable, cute too, 9-10 week old, 12 lbs., puppy who was rescued by PetConnect Rescue from a South Carolina shelter with her sister Thelma!  Not pawsitive of the breed, but am guessing her to possibly be a Shepherd or Hound.

A sweet girl who loves to run, jump and play with her sister, Louise loves doggie toys AND to eat!  WOOF!!!!

Louise can be a bit mouthy and is teething badly so she may not be the best for a family with young children because those puppy nips can really hurt!  WOOF!!

Due to her young age, Louise is looking for a human who will be around most of the day so she can grow into a well-socialized dog.  Barkingly, her immune system is still developing and will not be fully functioning until about 16 weeks so she will not be able to go to public place possibly being exposed to nasty germs of unvaccinated dogs such as to PetSmart or PetCo or dog parks and the like.  Pawsing, for this reason, she cannot live in an apartment.  WOOF!!!!!

The adoption fee for Louise is $350- it could be the best money you ever spent!  Barkingly, my humans paid upward to $400 or so for me- to this day, my human says it's the best money spent.   WOOF!!!

The fee helps with the cost of routine vet care, barkingly, DOES NOT INCLUDE spay/neuter if the pup is not already spayed/neutered. If the animal you are adopting is not already spayed/neutered, you will be required to sign a contract legally obligating you to have the animal altered.

Barkingly pawsome, when you adopt a puppy, you are often helping other older dogs, special needs animals that need PetConnect Rescues help.   WOOF!! arf?  Since surgeries, heartworm treatment, boarding costs are often things that result in adoptable dogs and cats being left behind to be euthanized, adopting a puppy saves not just one life, but many!  How COOL is that!  BARK!!!!!!!! PAWSOME!

If you would like to meet this sweetheart of a cute girl, please complete the PetConnect Rescue Adoption Application. Once it's submitted, Crystal cwood@petconnectrescue.org will be in touch.​

If you would like to learn more about dog adoption, please visit the PetConnect Rescue Adoption Guide.

BARK!!!! Louise can be met at our adoption event on Saturday, 11-1pm at the Olney PetValu store. Please visit the PetConnect Rescue website for details.


Saturday, January 9, 2016

PAWS TO YOU REX!!: Dog Saves Grandma from House Fire


In this life, our pawsome gifts are our humans and pets- which we cannot ever replace by going to the local store or a mall.

We give Rex "FOUR PAWS SALUTE!" for his actions on Christmas Eve 2015.   We're thankful for his actions -

See the video -