What is it like to spend 4 years in a shelter in Tunisia, Africa, patiently waiting to be adopted? Days, weeks, months – YEARS go by – and no one comes. Zac had seemed to become depressed and reclusive after waiting so long without any hope in sight. Then one day, it happened! Someone WANTED HIM! Read this heartwarming story of Zac’s adoption, his trip to the UK where his new mom, Sam, awaited him, and of their adventures together as Zac slowly learns how to be a family dog in a strange land. This is part 1 of a multi-part series on Sam and Zac’s adventures.
Three American women adopted street dogs from Sneha’s Care rescue in Nepal. Two of the adopters are veterinarians who took part in a 3-day spay/neuter clinic at Sneha’s Care in November, 2017. These are their stories. Momo – the caravan-traveling little rascal, Sherpa – whose adopter/rescuer saved his leg(!) and Maddie – the first doggone fantastic Nepali street dog who has paved the way for other dogs to be adopted internationally from Sneha’s Care. Who’s next? You can learn more about international adoptions from the author, who runs Nepal Street Animal Rescue.Adopt a dog from abroad, International dog adoption
Have you ever used the term “my pack,” “dog pack” or “pack” in any other way to refer to a group of dogs? In this post trainer Kristi Benson discusses why this terminology is bad for dogs. She elaborates on behavioral differences between groups of dogs and wolves, and how wolf-pack terminology often leads to training methods that cause pain and discomfort for dogs, completely unnecessarily.