Adopt-a-Shelter-Dog month!

It is adopt a Shelter Dog Month! Remember those loving dogs who are waiting for their forever homes ❤️. Ray is one of the best examples of a magical, loving shelter dog. While his owner started out never having had a dog before, he and Ray learned together, eventually supplying enough education and anecdotes for Colin to write a book.

A Dog's Life? (Stories of me and him)

Thank you USA for providing the greater percentage of my Blog Followers and, probably not surprisingly therefore, the greater percentage of my book sales. I thought it would be an appropriate reciprocal gesture to promote your (ASPCA) Adopt-a Shelter-Dog month!

The ASPCA have designated October as Adopt-a-Shelter-Dog month which compliments the “Adopt don’t shop” movement very nicely, and no doubt explains the increase in dog adoption related Posts here in the Blogiverse.

Whereas many will argue in favor of buying a dog from a breeder, there are so many benefits to at least checking out your local shelter before making any decision.  One must always consider that a dog in a shelter  is not there by choice, and would no doubt really love all the comforts of a real home just as you and I do.

Adopting from a shelter serves a double benefit because it is not only giving…

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5 thoughts on “Adopt-a-Shelter-Dog month!”

  1. Thank you Molly. Shelter dogs really are the best but, like any dog (as with any child), they do take work and patience. The end result however can be truly priceless. I cannot imagine what Ray’s original owners would think if they could see him now. Regardless of what they did to him during his first 2 years of life, the end result was that they lost a very precious and very affectionate dog.

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    1. And you worked SO HARD when so many would have given up too. So much love to you, all the time, but especially this time of year, when we all can appreciate our own rescues and the love and adoration they give in return.

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    1. Yes I remember it well. I just wish that dog owners who see undesirable behavior would get some professional guidance in how to resolve it. Ray had a number of distinctly anti-social traits (he was a liability!), but once the reasons for his behavior were identified, then they could be addressed. Here we are, 4-1/2 years later, with 80lbs of cuddle currently snoring away on the floor!


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