Blog Entries ( Adoptable Dogs )

Deaf dog learns sign language

October 22nd, 2014
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DIVIDE – The Teller County Regional Animal Shelter is full of wonderful animals waiting to find forever homes. However, there's one dog in particular who's having a difficult time finding a new family. It's unfortunate, since most families don't know how talented he is. The dog's name is Connor, and he is a 1-year-old pup. Connor was born with something called Cerebellar Hypoplasia, which according to ...

Gus Kenworthy Literally Flips for Pet Adoption at Petco Park

July 31st, 2014

Olympic silver medalist, Gus Kenworthy, literally flipped out tonight trying to raise awareness for pet adoption at the San Diego Padres game. Gus was in San Diego to throw out the first pitch along side Tucker, an adorable pup up for adoption from the San Diego Humane Society. And he flipped out! Not only did he nail the first pitch, but he wowed the crowd ...

7 Reasons Why You Should Consider Adopting a Dog

June 10th, 2014
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1. They Are Already Trained Training a puppy, especially if it’s your first pet, can be hard work. It requires a great deal of patience and can be extremely time consuming – which makes it very difficult if you have a busy working life or young children to look after. Adoptable dogs, however, may already have learned various commands and house rules from their previous owners. ...

Paws in Prison: Dog-training program gives prisoners and pooches a second chance

June 23rd, 2013
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Arkansas has a number of dogs behind bars, but they’re not in the pound. They’re part of a program called Paws in Prison that pairs pooches with prisoners for obedience training. Arkansas Department of Correction spokeswoman Shea Wilson says some of the dogs in the program were at risk of being euthanized in animal shelters. Meanwhile, some of the inmates who train the dogs are serving life ...

Pit bull rescued from dog-fighting ring gets new life thanks to Cleveland-area groups

February 20th, 2013
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Rescuers are hoping one dog’s plight will put dog fighting on the radar. A pit bull named Radar, was flown into the Cuyahoga County Airport on a single-engine plane from Westchester Pennsylvania just after 1:30 p.m. Monday. Matthew Kiener, a pilot from New Jersey, read a blog about a dog that needed a flight and flew at the chance to help. Radar’s last owners left him in ...