People are sometimes shocked to learn that I personally support and encourage professional, registered breeders. The first thing to understand is the definition of a professional, registered breeder. This is not a “puppy or kitten mill,” nor is it someone who just couldn’t resist letting their wonderful, adorable dog or cat have just one litter […]
Category: Random Barkings
Adopted: Pepper, a new Alaska resident! – Add Your Pet Travel Stories!
Pepper has made it safely to his new home on Kodiak Island, Alaska, where he is loving the snow! Read all about his adventure going home on his Adopted Page. This is the 4th or 5th Alaskan Forget Me Not adopted dog – YAY! We’d love to hear all about your experiences moving or traveling […]
The Big Black Dog Dilemma, featuring Teague
People are often amazed to learn that there are many factors that can hinder even the friendliest dog’s chance of adoption. Meet Teague, who has been waiting for a new forever home for two months. Teague is a perfect dog to illustrate many of the “less-desirable” qualities that keep him waiting while he sees newer […]
Does Doggy DNA Deliver?
You may have heard about “doggy DNA tests,” which promise to tell you the breed composition of your mutt when you mail in their cheek cells, collected using a specialized swab. But do these tests really work? In 2004, our Executive Director Kim adopted Booduh [left], an all-out mutt. To date, Booduh has received three […]