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Its volunteers visit shelters around Wilmington, N.C., looking to help dogs who face long odds of being adopted find forever homes.
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Research the breed, or you’ll spend time managing the dog instead of living your life.
This cross of the Jack Russell Terrier and the Pug is a highly energetic pooch with a lust for life.
The sweet Snorkie loves to be the center of attention. Careful, though, this cute pup can get a bit snappy.
These sweet, loving dogs are very people-oriented, so include them in family life as much as possible.
This cross between a Poodle and a Boxer looks nothing like your average small, cute hybrid. This is a big, lovable dog.
The Doxiepoo, bred from a Poodle and a Dachshund, is a quiet, obedient dog, until a distraction comes his way — then it’s off to the races.
A cross between the Affenpinscher and the Poodle, the Affenpoo is a playful, self-contained dog who’s not above letting you know what’s what.
Careful: Bichon-Poos are dangerously adorable, which is no surprise since its parents are the Bichon Frise and the Poodle.
It’s no surprise that a cross between the Havanese and the Maltese makes a perfect teddy-bear pooch, but it’s also a super companion dog.
In a Lhasapoo, the noble pedigree of the Lhasa Apso gets doused in a bit of Miniature Poodle fun. Still, he might be a bit snooty around strangers.
We’re profiling popular mix-up pups (don’t call them “designer dogs”) and this week, it’s all about the Morkie.
My name is Montana Dewberry. I am a 13-year-old girl who loves animals. Over the years, I have loved and cherished three cats, two hamsters and numerous fish. I have always been very involved with animals – I even volunteered at an animal shelter…
Hounds are so distinctive, their name is often used to describe a person who is diligently searching for something. There are art hounds, book hounds, knowledge hounds. There are also many phrases about hounds, such as “going to the hounds” and…
No other dog has had so much media coverage in the last 15 years as the Pit Bull. It’s tough not to be emotional one way or the other about these canines, especially if you’ve owned one or two or three, or if you or a loved one has been involved in a…
Locating a healthy puppy to purchase means you’ll first need to find a conscientious breeder. He or she should be aware of the common health problems afflicting the breed, and be proactive in getting the sire (father) and dam (mother) screened for…
Adopting a senior dog has a lot of advantages. These golden oldies are already housebroken, obey obedience commands, and require significantly less exercise than their younger counterparts. “There’s nothing quite so wise and wonderful as an old…
Terriers are known for their fun-loving, vivacious personalities and also for their ability to focus intently on the jobs they are given. Their enthusiasm for catching any sort of prey, from a ball to a badger, made them very popular hundreds of…
After years of asking dog owners if you can pet their pooch, you’ve begun to wonder if you could be a responsible dog owner. After all, millions of Americans do it. How tough could it be? Actually, becoming a dog owner involves more consideration…
Fostering a dog is one of many ways you can help improve the lives of homeless pets. Most Dogster members are well aware of the pet overpopulation problem both nationally and internationally – there are millions of dogs that wait and sadly die in…
For dog lovers, hearing about the six to eight million pets who enter shelters each year (according to the Humane Society of the U.S.) leads to a sharp pain in the heart. Adoption may be out – perhaps you already have a dog or two or can’t commit…
Though you may occasionally see a pet owner offering a dog “free to a good home,” in general you can expect to pay an adoption fee when you adopt or rescue a dog. So, how much does it cost to adopt a dog? The fee can vary with the type of…
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