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6 Reasons To Adopt An Older Dog

I can think of about 6 million reasons why adopting an older dog is a great idea, but I’ll stick to just six. I’m going to shamelessly put older dogs on a pedestal, one...

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Rewriting The Story

After Susie-Belle died in 2015 I received a beautiful portrait of her as a gift. I found it deeply moving. Not only the generosity of someone I had never met, but the thoughtfulness the...

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Love Is Not Enough – part 2

Adopting a dog requires thought and planning. Understanding that sharing life with a rescue dog is a privilege, not a right is a good starting point. It can sometimes be difficult to automatically get...

Love Is Not Enough – part 1

When thinking about adopting a dog from a breeding background, it’s vital to keep the dog’s previous life firmly in mind. Adopting any dog involves a number of unknowns but for breeding dogs the...

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Naya’s Struggle Continues

Jayne Coughlan adopted Naya, a miniature schnauzer who had spent a number of years as a breeding dog in a puppy farm. Jayne had read Saving Susie-Belle and felt inspired to adopt and do...

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What Makes A Fosterer?

What makes someone become a fosterer? To foster a dog means to take a vulnerable, dependent animal into your home, to nurture them, allow yourself to fall a little, or a lot in love,...