The Twelve Dogs of Christmas by Lizzie Shane (and an apology) @LizzieShaneAK

I wanted to share this Christmas read before the New Year and send apologies for my absence during the last few months. My mum has been very sick and sadly she passed away on Wednesday 23rd of December. Thank you to everyone who has shared my posts on social media. I promise I will be... Continue Reading →

Lucy’s Law by Marc Abraham

Lucy's Law by Marc Abraham Description 'The campaign for Lucy's Law has been smashing' PAUL O'GRADY The true story of one little dog who helped bring an end to puppy farming in the UK. Lucy, a Cavalier King Charles Spaniel, was born into a Welsh puppy farm in 2008. She was repeatedly bred to produce... Continue Reading →

Saving Buddy by Nicola Owst

Saving Buddy by Nicola Owst I love to read heartwarming books about rescue dogs and Buddy's story is truly amazing. I have always had a fondness for Staffordshire Bull Terriers, there are so many misconceptions about the breed and I love to see them portrayed as the loyal and caring dogs that they really are.... Continue Reading →

Overlooked Dogs In Rescue

Overlooked Dogs In Rescue I haven't written about dog rescue for a while and as it's a subject close to my heart. I wanted to highlight the overlooked dogs in rescue shelters and share a poem I wrote about it. All dogs in rescue deserve a good home. However, some dogs get overlooked due to... Continue Reading →

Dog Fostering Stories

Dog Fostering Stories I think that the best way to talk about dog¬†fostering is to share my personal experiences. Here I tell my dog fostering stories and explain how I started as a foster mum. Every¬†experience is different but anyone considering dog fostering might find this information helpful. My first foster dog was an absolute... Continue Reading →

Rescue Dog Fostering

Rescue Dog Fostering. "How Do You Let Them Go?" It's the first question everyone asks about fostering rescue dogs The answer is with great difficulty and sometimes we fail and end up adopting the dogs ourselves. When a dog leaves it feels like a bereavement. However, there is the knowledge that the dog has gone... Continue Reading →

A Poem for a Rescue Dog by Kate Hanford

When we rescue a dog, it doesn't come gift-wrapped in shiny paper with a pretty gift tag and a huge bow. They arrive broken, neglected, scared and lonely. The majority settle into their forever homes seamlessly, others carry with them the ghosts of their past. As adopters, we try to take away the hurt and... Continue Reading →

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