Tag Archives: Max

March 17

What to expect when you’re adopting a dog: Patience

Originally posted on dog mom does art:
The first thing you need to know about adopting a dog from a shelter, any kind of shelter, is that you will have to have a lot of patience. You would think that I mean you need to have patience as your puppy figures out the rules of…

December 26

5 Years of Max

5 years ago I adopted Max from the animal shelter. Today he turns another year older. Very excited to have Max in my life and wreaking havoc at the dog park. Happy birthday buddy. About 2.7 million healthy, adoptable cats and dogs—about one every 11 seconds—are put down in U.S. shelters each year. Often these […]

November 14

18 Adorable Puppies On Their First Day Of Work

Originally posted on Man's best friends:
h/t: BuzzFeed 1. “Is there a nap time anywhere in my work schedule?” imgur.com / Via Facebook: NNPDs-K-9-Lacey 2. “Am I supposed to know how to read to do this job?” i.imgur.com 3. “Don’t worry! I’ll guard the car while the big dogs catch the bad guy.” i.imgur.com 4. “This harness is so comfy,…

November 02

The Day My Dog Became A Socialite

Today Max becomes a socialite by attending his first fundraiser. Swing by Embarcadero and Brannan to support Muttville, a charity aimed at helping senior citizen dogs who have no homes. Max is going to have a great time at the festival. There will be a costume contest, booths with dog gifts and information, and appetizers […]

October 28

Struggles of Shelter Pets

September 19

Mornings with Max

Five years ago I rescued a sweet pup named Max. He was 1/2 pitbull and 1/2 lab. To be honest, I never wanted a pitbull. I always thought of them as a dangerous dog. I grew up with Hounds, Eskies, and a host of other breeds. Then I came across this little guy in a pound […]

June 18

Let Your Dog Sniff

Originally posted on Bark Time = everything and nothing:
When you take your dog for a walk, let him sniff. Smell is the most important sense for dogs, as important as sight is to humans. Use this to your advantage when you take your dog for a walk. Let him really discover and explore his world…