Shelter Dog Scheduled To Die Because He Was Too Energetic Now Saving Lives After Hurricane Harvey

He was a shelter dog who was scheduled to die. Now that same energy and his incredible spirit are helping to save lives in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey. The Sacramento Bee reports that five years ago, “Rocket,” was sitting in a California shelter deemed, “too energetic” to be adopted. He was labeled to be euthanized. Not so fast. Some dedicated shelter workers knew that highly energetic dogs make for great rescue dogs. In 2012, they recommended Rocket as a

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NFL Player Asks To Adopt Shelter Dog That’s “Been Here A Long Time”

Plenty of good hearts walk into rescue shelters looking to adopt a shelter dog. Baltimore Ravens linebacker Ronnie Stanley and his girlfriend had even a higher mission when they went to BARCS. The shelter shares the story on their Facebook page where they say Stanley specifically asked, “We are looking for a dog that’s been here a long time and maybe not-so-adoptable.” They met a number of dogs, but Stanley knew he’d found his pup when he met Winter. She’s a 6-year-old

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How A Dog Really Feels When It Is Adopted From The Shelter

This will come as no surprise to anyone who has a shelter dog they love! A woman named Melanie Malanowski posted this video on her Facebook page on Friday. She wanted to show the world what it love looks life. She shared the ride home with her new dog she just adopted from a local shelter. A dog that had been listed with the warning, “approach with caustion-fearful.” You want to see how a dog feels when they leave the

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