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I had been a volunteer dog walker for about a year before I

14 days ago   |   By Happy Tails

I had been a volunteer dog walker for about a year before I met
Dwight. I already had one dog at home, Wally, who was my first dog ever, but I knew I would want to add another dog to my family at some point in my life. I had been toying with the idea of getting another dog. I was on the AHS adoption page daily. Then, one dog walking shift, I met
Dwight. I learned that Dwight was a part of a Humane Investigation rescue, where he had come in with over 100 other dogs who were being neglected, abused, and living in awful conditions. Dwight was a textbook shy/fearful dog. When I went to get...
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After years of  discussion, my husband and I decided to add a

After years of  discussion, my husband and I decided to add a

14 days ago   |   By Happy Tails

After years of discussion, my husband and I decided to add a dog to our family. It was a secret from our two youngest kids who were away from home for a week. My oldest daughter and I were on a mission to find the perfect addition to our family before the other kids got home. We started on Sunday at the Golden Valley location and walked the dog area. A Corgi/Lab mix caught my eye as my husband had a Corgi growing up, but the Corgi was very reserved and wouldn't interact with anyone. Given our busy household, I knew that wouldn't work, even though I was disappointed. We ended up going to...
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Eugenics or Dysgenics

Eugenics or Dysgenics

Natural Selection is nature's fail-safe method to maintain eugenics. All dogs are different; individual variation is an inherent characteristic of sexual reproduction... Read more ...

Science Says Having A Dog Makes A Man More Attractive And We Tend To Agree!

Science Says Having A Dog Makes A Man More Attractive And We Tend To Agree!

Does owning a dog increase the attractiveness of men? Um, yes! Okay, personal opinion aside, science actually says that it does. Dogs are pretty darn good at manipulating our... Read more ...

Trader Joe's Will Have Treat-Filled Advent Calendars For Dogs And Cats

Trader Joe's Will Have Treat-Filled Advent Calendars For Dogs And Cats

Christmas is filled with exciting gifts for humans, but of course, your dogs and cats want to get in on the fun as well! So, last year, Trader Joe's launched an advent calendar... Read more ...

Arkansas Greyhound Track Is Closing, But The Dogs Will Find Good Homes

Arkansas Greyhound Track Is Closing, But The Dogs Will Find Good Homes

While many dog lovers agree that Greyhound racing is bad, there is still a fear that the racing dogs will be left homeless. However, after a recent dog racing ban in Arkansas... Read more ...

Couple Spends Their Entire Wedding Fund To Save Their Dog

Couple Spends Their Entire Wedding Fund To Save Their Dog

When Maria and Gareth first met their Shih Tzu, Bella, they fell in love with her right away. Bella had been born with weakness in her back legs, so many people overlooked her... Read more ...

Handsome Boy Wants Forever Home for 4th Birthday

Handsome Boy Wants Forever Home for 4th Birthday

American Shelter Dogs wear many badges of honor: loyal friend, survivor, heart stealer, and family completer. One designation that all shelter residents hope to avoid is... Read more ...

Great November Pet Friendly Getaways

Great November Pet Friendly Getaways

Unfortunately, dogs and cats can't vote. If they could, I'm sure the world would be a better place. And so, every November, it's up to us humans to try to fix the mess we've... Read more ...

After 2 And A Half Years Apart, A Cancer Survivor Reunited With Her Stolen Dog

After 2 And A Half Years Apart, A Cancer Survivor Reunited With Her Stolen Dog

To many, dogs are more than just best friends. They're also healers. There are several ways a dog's presence is beneficial to a human's emotional and physical... Read more ...

Neglect And Infection Caused This Senior Pup To Lose Both Eyes, But Her...

Neglect And Infection Caused This Senior Pup To Lose Both Eyes, But Her Dedicated Rescuers Say She's Thriving

On September 11, 2019, authorities raided the home of a breeder/hoarder in Texas. Over 40 dogs were rescued from the home where they had been living in squalor. Unsanitary... Read more ...

Vietnam Veteran In Hospice Care Is Reunited With His Dog One Last Time

Vietnam Veteran In Hospice Care Is Reunited With His Dog One Last Time

John Vincent is a Vietnam Marine Veteran in New Mexico. When Vincent was admitted into the Raymond G. Murphy VA Medical Center last week, he was not able to bring his... Read more ...