thank you for stepping up for these dogs and givin…

thank you for stepping up for these dogs and giving them a chance. regardless of bad breeding or whatever, you are giving them a chance and once again standing up for the underdog BAD RAP Blog

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You Can Help Fight the Puppy Mill Problem

As American Humane reports on another dramatic puppy mill rescue—89 dogs living in a 10 x 60 foot trailer and 166 dogs living in a small house in Washington state, many of whom were severely ill—we are reminded that puppy mills are … Continue reading

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The Salukis

One week ago today, Jenna and I went to Pittsburgh to pick up some puppies at the airport. We found ourselves at some desolate warehouse place, but yes, they had our delivery from Albuquerque. They loaded the shipping box into … Continue reading

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Thanks for the kind comments. A sobering reality c…

Thanks for the kind comments. A sobering reality check though: With the exception of these pups, we're not able to help much with this case. With nearly zero rescue resources available to semi-feral adult dogs,100 or more will be facing … Continue reading

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Asthma Treatments for Dogs

Pet asthma is a medical condition that’s easy to diagnose in dogs and there are several different asthma treatments for dogs that can control the symptoms of this disease. Asthma in dogs is defined as the sudden narrowing of a … Continue reading

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Why Are So Many People Adopting Senior Dogs?

The word is out! While cute little puppies are hard to resist, more and more people are leaving shelters with senior dogs in tow—lovable, loyal, life-wise companions. Here’s why: All the love without all the …. Senior dogs already know … Continue reading

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You stepped up and are doing your best. Com…

You stepped up and are doing your best. Commendable by any measure. BAD RAP Blog

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Why did mankind not domesticate the African wild dog?

Man originated in Africa. The whole lineage of apes from which we and all the other human species descended was in Africa, a sister lineage to the apes that gave us the chimpanzee and the bonobo. But man’s first domestic … Continue reading

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Win $5,000, 1,000 pounds of food + more for your favorite shelter! #RememberMeThursday

“All of the darkness in the world cannot extinguish the light of a single candle.” A time to take the words of Saint Francis of Assisi to heart, Remember Me Thursday is a day to light the… [[ This is … Continue reading

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Lupomorph

“I need a dog which accompanies me faithfully but which has retained a wild exterior and thus does not spoil the landscape by its civilized appearance.” –Konrad Lorenz, Man Meets Dog. Specifically the chapter called “Dog Days” in which he … Continue reading

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