Tag Archives: shelter dogs

Photos: Incredible Portraits of Shelter Dogs


Written by: Phil Monahan

These black-and-white images of shelter dogs will make you want to run out and adopt another.
Photos by Traer Scott, via slate.com

Photographer Traer Scott has published a new book called Finding Home: Shelter Dogs & Their Stories,which buildes on his previous book, Shelter Dogs, which came out in 2006. Whereas. . .

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Petfinder: Some Dogs Just Need a Job


Written by: Daryl Kenny

Pepper being charming
Photo by Catahoula Rescue of New England

Pepper is a little Blue Heeler who was lucky enough to be saved by the kindness of the Catahoula Rescue of New England with some help from an Orvis Customer Matching Grant to the Petfinder Foundation.

It was the night before Pepper was to be put down at a rural shelter in Louisiana when the good folks at Catahoula learned of his plight….

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Oakland Animal Services at 200% Capacity; Asks For Dog Fostering Help


Written by: Phil Monahan

Vasili Panopoulos, a volunteer at Muttville Senior Dog Rescue in San Francisco, with Gabriella.
Photo by Patty Stanton via nbcbayarea.com

The stories of big cities struggling with stray dogs usually focus on places such as Detroit and Houston, but there are plenty of other places where dog shelters are struggling to keep. . .

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These Brilliant Photos Help Shelter Dogs Get Adopted


Written by: Phil Monahan

Silvia Elzafon’s headshots of dogs are meant to capture the animals’ personalities.
Photos by Silvia Elzafon

Dallas-based photographer Silvia Elzafon has worked with local animals shelters as a way to make their dogs more attractive for adoption. Her images are quite wonderful, really capturing the . . .

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“Snuggle Delivery” Program Brings Shelter Dogs to the Workplace


Written by: Phil Monahan

Employees get a chance to meet adoptable dogs in return for a company donation to the Humane Society.
Photo via dogster.com

Everybody knows that dogs can help relieve stress. And where is there a lot of stress? At the workplace, of course. That’s why the Humane Society of Broward County in Fort. . .

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Classic Story: A “Dangerous” Dog is Tamed by the Love of a. . .Goose?


Written by: Phil Monahan

Rex the German Shepherd and Geraldine the goose have found peace together.
Photo via express.co.uk

When he first came to the Puriton Horse and Animal Rescue is Somerset, England, Rex the German Shepherd Dog was so mean, it took two people to feed him. Staff at the shelter. . .

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