rescue dogs


Building Bonds: Getting Close to Your New Rescue Dog

Adopting a rescue dog is a thoroughly rewarding experience. And a huge number of people can testify to this: approximately 1.6 million dogs are adopted from US animal shelters each year. Whilst most dogs that end up in shelters come from happy, stable homes, some experience a difficult start in life and suffer neglect and even abuse. As […]

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LA inmates train dogs in Canine Custody Program

Los Angeles inmates are taught how to house-train rescue dogs to prepare them for adoption. Canine Custody Program at Men’s Central Jail in Los Angeles. (Screenshot via KTLA) The Custody Canine Program at the Men’s Central Jail in Los Angeles houses dogs with inmates who learn to apply canine training and housebreaking to prepare the […]

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How can I get involved with a dog rescue?

Question by Natalia: How can I get involved with a dog rescue? I would love to house/rehabilitate dogs and be part of a dog rescue (either Labrador Retrievers or Golden Retrievers preferably), but I don’t know how to get started. What kind of certifications do you need to go through to house rescue dogs? Do […]

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What Makes a Great Rescue Dog?

Rescue dogs are frequently used to aid in finding missing people, whether in avalanche areas or in the forest, since they have such a fine sense of smell. Just one dog can do the work of nearly two dozen rescue workers, by covering the same amount of ground in a fraction of the time and […]

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