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  1. Should I or Should I Not Get a Dog?

    First Time Dog Owner and Basic Questions
    I've been stressing out about wanting a dog for the past month. I love animals - having raised an array very personally all through my life, and having 3 of my own now (turtle, tortoise, cat - all whom I've had for over 5 years, and one who I've had for 16). I am an extremely good animal...
  2. Intro to my kids!

    Attention All New Members
    Hi guys! It's so nice to join this forum and meet you all. My name is Rosalyn and I have two rescues, one from the streets and one from negligence. Caesar is a medium sized mix breed, who followed us home in October 2016. He has quite a few behavioral issues, but we're working hard to fix...
  3. Why I will probably buy a dog, rather than adopt - a story that makes me sad.

    General Dog Forum
    Just writing that title frustrated me. I don’t want to buy a dog; I want to adopt one…I would be so happy to a give a dog in need a loving home. This is going to sound a little bit ranty, because it is. Before I explain my situation, let me give you a little bit of background on myself… I am...
  4. New to Rescue, Rehabilitate and Foster

    Attention All New Members
    Hello :wave: I have joined a venture alongside a couple of friends with huge hearts that have started a non-profit rescue that takes in 1-2 dogs at a time that they rescue, rehabilitate, and foster until a 'furmanent' home is found. They do this in their spare time and it has started to grow...
  5. New (Parvo) dog owner

    Attention All New Members
    HI. I'm a new dog owner and new to the forums. i'm basically here reaching out for other owners whose dogs have had (and survived) Parvo. We adopted our little girl Echo (a shiba/sharpei mix) in Novermber. She has been the bestest girl ever! She was 5 or 6 months when we adopted her. so she's...
  6. About to get second dog (6wk puppy), now we find she has sarcoptic mange

    Dog Health Questions
    Hi- I'm looking for some advice here. I've searched here and online but haven't found anyone with quite the same issue. Sorry if this is long, there's a TL;DR summary at the bottom. We currently have a 6.5 year old lab mix with chronic pancreatitis and a history of skin allergies. We've...
  7. Hey, there!

    Attention All New Members
    Hello, my name is Catherine. I'm employed the an SPCA, and have 3 rescue dogs. I registered for this site because I recently adopted an older (8years) Olde English Bulldog. This is the first old man I've ever had the privilege of caring for, so I have many questions and look forward to...
  8. Breed Suggestions?

    First Time Dog Owner and Basic Questions
    Hello everyone! I'm a newbie here (although I have been reading these threads for a while now). I'm looking for some feedback on what breed you folks think would suit my family, so hopefully someone can help. Here is some background on us! My boyfriend and I live together currently in an...
  9. My babies :D

    Dog Pictures Forum
    Here are my two babies Patch and Ozzy. We just adopted Ozzy so I don't have many photos of him. As soon as my camera comes in I'll have more photos. My baby girl Patch (black and white) is a 7 year old rescue (Unsure of breed, she's a mutt). We rescued her when she was 12 weeks old after she...
  10. Hi All, Just Joined :-)

    Attention All New Members
    I'm hoping that maybe this sight might help me connect with people that would know of where I can adopt a somewhat rare breed to find in the USA. I am looking for a 1-4 year old, very large, male Malaklı that is friendly natured towards family, but a good guard dog, good with a large female dog...
  11. I have severe clinical depression, and I need a companion

    First Time Dog Owner and Basic Questions
    A little background on me: I'm a college senior living at home for now, and have never owned a pet before. Was never around any when I was a kid, and was actually pretty scared of dogs, as I've gotten older I enjoy the hell out of playing with my friends pets. I don't know very much about...
  12. Meet Skylar! Help me figure out what she may be :)

    Dog Pictures Forum
    Meet Skylar, she was adopted about a month ago from the local shelter, and she's been absolutely wonderful! I was hoping some folks could help me out figure out what she may be mixed with. From what we were told, she has brown husky in her, but other than that, I figured she's definitely mixed...
  13. Guess My Mutt's Breed! Lab, Pitt, Ridgeback?

    General Dog Forum
    Guess My Mutt's Breed! Lab, Pit, Ridgeback? Hello All! I was searching around today looking for information regarding my dog's breed and stumbled across your forum here... I thought who better to ask then you guys/gals. So here we go... My new bride and I adopted a one year old mutt from...
  14. My pics of Trixy

    Dog Pictures Forum
    Hello, everyone! I'm new here and wanted to share some pics of my dog, Trixy. I adopted her in April from the local animal shelter and she has been a joy ever since. When she first got here, she'd be very jumpy... Barking at every noise and anyone (or thing) that passed the house. Now she...
  15. Aggressive "foster" dog, no bites. yet.

    General Dog Forum
    Well here's the skinny. My ex girlfriend got the dog fever and ended up adopting a shelter dog (staffordshire doberman mix?) 7 months ago at 4 months old. The first time I fed her she showed food aggression/protective aggression issues, no biting just growling and). I searched online; talked to...
  16. Dimena-getting a 2nd dog: Adopt or Puppy? Read on Please

    First Time Dog Owner and Basic Questions
    Dilemna-getting a 2nd dog: Adopt or Puppy? Read on Please Before I go into details, I want to ask for honest opinions. For example, I know there are tons of people out there who rightfully think buying a puppy is morally wrong. However, I would love advice from those who can see both as viable...
  17. Dolce and Ga-Bubba...not the best idea?

    Dog Health Questions
    So I have a 6 year old Peke named Bubba. We got Dolce, who is a 6 week old Toy Chihuahua. They are both males. Well we have had Bubba as a only dog for about 9 months. He was a rescue. We take Bubba with us to our friends house and they have a chihuahua rescue and have 14. He loves all of...
  18. My catahoula puppy

    General Dog Forum
    Hi this is my first post here and I wanted to get your guys opinion on my baby! :) We adopted Justice from a humane society and know that he is Catahoula, but the other part we are not sure! He's a little over 3 months, about 15lbs. Short hair, longish tail that hangs down with slight curve...
  19. Urgent! Please help these AZ dogs!

    Dog Rescue Forum
    Please help these sweet dogs find the great homes that they deserve! A rescue group in the Phoenix area must find homes for these dogs right away! Please help by spreading the word to everyone you know! Please contact [email protected] or www.myspace.com/seniorpetadoptions. Thank you so much...
  20. Jacksonville, FL-Adorable tiny dog needs rescue/adopt now!

    Dog Rescue Forum
    Can anyone here help this dog? Perhaps you live in the area and are looking to adopt a dog? Maybe you know people you could pass this information on to? Please do whatever you can to help this sweet little girl. A rescue worker is desperate to find this sweet little dog a home. She doesn't...
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