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How to Become a Foster Home for Dogs

I Want To Foster a Dog I realized I wanted to start fostering dogs after adopting our dog JJ. He was listed for adoption on PetFinder by a local all-volunteer dog rescue. This was our first experience

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The Journey of Rescue Dogs 101

Disclaimer: This post is sponsored by BlogPaws. Rescue Dogs 101 only shares information I feel is relevant to our readers. BlogPaws is not responsible for the content of this article. Fostering Changes

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Taylor – Shiba Inu Mix

Foster Dog Tail about Taylor It’s unfortunate, but occasionally a foster dog will come to us sick. And Taylor was one sick little pup. After just a few days of Taylor being in our home, I began to

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Maggie – Lab Mix

Foster Dog Tail about Maggie Our first foster dog of 2018 is Maggie, she’s a super sweet dog. She was first fostered last winter and adopted in December, but the adopter returned her for being too

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The Best Way to Introduce a Second Dog Into Your Pack

So you’re thinking about adopting a second dog? Do you have a vision that both dogs will be best friends, play and run around the backyard together, then snuggle on the dog bed together at the end of

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What’s the Difference Between a Dog Rescue and Humane Society or Shelter

Rescue Adoption vs. Humane Society vs. Shelter If you’re ready to adopt a dog, you may be searching on an animal rescue site such as PetFinder or maybe planning on heading to your local humane society.

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Martini – Aussie/Doxen Mix

Foster Dog Tail about Martini As a volunteer for Fetch WI, I get the opportunity to offer to dog sit for foster dogs that need a place to land for a few days while their foster family is away. So when

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Why You Should Adopt a Dog from a Foster-Based Rescue

Until becoming involved in fostering dogs, I really didn’t consider the difference between adopting a dog from a humane society or shelter vs. adopting a dog that is in foster care. I just figured

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Foster Dog Tail – Prada the Hound Mix

We picked Prada up on February 12, 2017. She made the road trip all the way from Tennessee with a few other puppies, thanks to all the volunteer drivers that took the time to save this group of dogs. Prada

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Our Foster Dog Tail about Suzie, a Golden Shepherd Mix

It always peaks my interest on how shelters and rescues come up with the breed of a dog! Suzie was labeled a Golden Retriever and German Shepherd Mix… but she was small at only 30 lbs when we picked

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Our Adoption Tail about Bear the Yellow Lab

Okay, so Bear is not a foster tail, but an adoption story 🙂 Even though not a foster dog, he’s still a big part of our story. It took a few months after losing our resident dog, JJ, to an inoperable

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Foster Dog Tail about Mocha, the Chocolate Lab

Mocha was a total sweetheart of a dog. She came from Tennessee, like many of the other dogs we have fostered. We had Mocha for about a month. She was very timid and unsure of herself, but with the help

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Foster Dog Tail that Turned Into an Adoption Tail

Ginger – the German Shepherd Mutt Ever since my daughter was 2 or 3 years old she wanted a dog of her own. It’s part of why we started fostering. Even though we already had a rottie/lab mix,

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Foster Dog Tail about Georgia the Mutt

Georgia was our foster dog for a very short 3 weeks before getting adopted. She was about 1 year old and came from Tennessee to Fetch WI. We had her for such a short time, we had to have her spayed and

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Our Foster Dog Tail about Lab Mix Puppies

As a foster home for a local rescue, we see a lot of dogs that need foster homes. Our first foster dog, Silla was a 10-year-old black lab. We had her for almost 5 months, so I think I was ready for a puppy

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Silla – the Black Lab

Silla was our first foster dog. She was 10 years old when her owner decided to surrender her to Fetch. She apparently was not getting along with the newly adopted herding dog and the owner decided it was

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