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Long-Timers Waiting To Be Adopted

  All of these animals have been waiting for over 6 months for their forever homes. Their adoption fees are paid for by Live.Love.Bark Dog Rescue. Any animal who has waited over a year also goes home with a free … Continue reading

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Are you being pet racist? 

Black Dog Syndrome is when a black dog is passed over for adoption in favor of lighter-colored animals. For the purposes of this post, when we use the term “Black Dog Syndrome” we’re also including black cats as well. Both seem to have a … Continue reading

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National Animal Shelter and Rescue Appreciation Week

I think that it’s pretty common for people who work at shelters and rescues to often be overlooked and under-appreciated. Sure we have some adopters who truly respect us and appreciate all the work that goes into caring for our … Continue reading

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Standing out in a shelter

UPDATED 8-30-13 Most shelters tell you that dogs that have black fur are always there the longest. I’m sure that is the case in some places, but we don’t find that to be our issue. We find that the brown … Continue reading

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Long-timers

Some times dogs get adopted the same week they come in. But some times, other dogs aren’t so lucky. We have a bunch of dogs, and one cat, who we consider long-timers. At our shelter, an animal is considered a … Continue reading

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Animal Hoarding

A very serious sub-category of neglect is animal hoarding. This is something called “accidental neglect.” This term refers to people who collect animals with good intentions. They mean well, meaning to give these animals a home and get them out … Continue reading

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