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Dogs never die, they just sleep in our hearts

We miss our beagle Ollie so much and still can't believe he is never coming back.Our house is so quiet without him.  He was Amazing dog and he will stay in our Hearts forever
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Adopt a Senior Month Alumni Update: Kuri

Senior Spotlight! November is #AdoptaSeniorPetMonth! In honor of this, DC Shiba Inu Rescue is sharing updates on some of our alumni who were adopted as seniors.  Kurisumasu is a senior girl who was adopted earlier this year. Here is an update from Kuri's mother:I adopted 13 year old Kuri on April 23, 2016 along with puppy mill rescue, Mitsu.  Prior to adopting these beautiful girls, I shared my life with my Shiba Inu, Sapphire, who died unexpectedly on...
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20 dogs who have fallen in love with their little humans

From the moment these dogs met the new baby they were smitten! They love being their little human's all around sleeping buddy. They don't mind being a soft pillow for the baby to lean on, or the blanket that keeps them warm. Take a look at 20 adorable photos of these new best friends. 1. 2. 3.  4.  5. 6. 7.  8. 9. 10. \11. 11. 12. 13. \14. 14. 15. 16. 17. 18. 19....
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Jack Russell hilariously loses it when dad mention "squirrels"

Kallie goes absolutely nuts at any mention of squirrels! Watch as she totally loses it in this adorable instance (there were actually on squirrels present!)
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DUMPED AT SHELTER: Blind 13-yr-old female dog with cancer

Sayuri's story: Sayuri is a blind 13-year-old female Shiba/Pom mix that was dumped at a shelter in Georgia. Her family wrote down the reason for surrender, "landlord wouldn't let keep." Because of Sayuri's extensive medical needs, she was only available to rescue. DC SIR has a soft spot for seniors and brought her into their rescue to give her the care she needed. Like all their rescues, Sayuri got a voice to tell her journey. She...
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DUMPED AT SHELTER: Blind 13-yr-old female dog with cancer

Sayuri's Story   Sayuri is a blind 13-year-old female Shiba/Pom mix that was dumped at a shelter in Georgia. Her family wrote down the reason for surrender, "landlord wouldn't let keep."Because of Sayuri's extensive medical needs, she was only available to rescue. DC SIR has a soft spot for seniors and brought her into their rescue to give her the care she needed Like all their rescues, Sayuri got a voice to tell her journey. She...
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Dog Groomer Makes Shelter Dogs Beautiful Inside And Out

Many know Mark Imhof as Mark "The Dog Guy" because of his passion for helping shelter dogs. In fact, Mark volunteers as a groomer at the Animal Care Centers (ACC) of NYC, an organization that takes in over 30,000 animals a year! Mark who is an Certified Public Accountant by trade also recently graduated from grooming school and has already helped over 200 animals get out of shelters and into forever homes. Previously unadoptable and...
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Husky Madly Dashes Through First Snowfall Of The Year

When Max the Husky wakes and sees the first snow of this year he absolutely loses his mind. It's time to play and the dog races outside to run and slide in the snow. He's exhilarated and in his element!
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From Feral to Family (video)

Sassy was feral when rescued. Like most scared dogs, she would bite if cornered and always kept her distance from people, never allowing herself to be touched. She needed more help than a foster home could provide, so she went to a trainer, Jeff Tesoro, who is amazing with feral dogs.  She was by no means an easy case. It was six months before Coastal German Shepherd Rescue volunteers could handle her. Even after her...
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Fearful Senior Shiba Inu Learns To Love Again

This is Aneko. She's a senior Shiba Inu who was taken off the streets by Animal Control. The handlers in the shelter were quick to realize fearful and untrusting Aneko wasn't going to be easy to care for. She would snap and howl at all who tried to touch her, and she soon found herself on the euthanasia list. That's when DC Shiba Inu Rescue, a dog rescue located in Washington, D.C. that specializes in Shiba Inus...
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Sleepy Cat Swarmed By Adorable Puppies

Reggie the cat is relaxing outside when he’s swarmed by a pack of puppies! It’s amazing how docile and calm the cat is as they climb on top of him, nibble his ears and give him licks. You might think he’s being overwhelmed by so many energetic puppies, but we think he’s secretly delighted!
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Montreal's New Rules Will Make Half The City's Dogs Into "Criminals"

Thousands of dogs and their owners were out in full force to protest proposed legislation in Montreal, Canada, that would see Pit Bulls banned from the city. “I think they should come out of their house and come see our dogs and see how they are,” said pit bull owner, Lynn Groulx. “Maybe, that might help change their ideas and how they see things.” She is referring to the breed-specific-legislation that the Canadian city proposes...
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Shelter Dogs Happily Try Out Their Newly Gifted Recycled Beds

Now here's a recycling program dog lovers can get behind! When people recently visited the RSPCA in Victoria, Australia to buy a new bed, the animal charity asked if they could donate their old beds in return. More than 100 shelter dogs and cats got new beds as a result and from the looks of things they loved getting them! Some are curious what their new bedding is all about, but all enthusiastically try them...
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15 Dogs Enjoying The First Day Of Fall

Nothing says it's the first day of fall quite like a giant pile of leaves to jump into! These adorable dogs are all having so much fun playing in the leaves with their ilttle humans that we're sure they don't want fall to ever end!
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Cute Bulldog Desperate To Befriend Bulldog Wine Holder

This adorable Bulldog can’t understand why the puppy on the counter won’t come down to play with him. He tries whining and to reach "him" but he doesn't realize the miniature dog he's trying to play with is actually a wine holder!  
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Sweet Pit Bull Teaches Baby How To Play Fetch

Kora the Pit Bull is teaching baby Holland how to play fetch. Watch as she lays the ball down gently in front of Holland so she can throw it for her. Holland is not big enough yet to throw it, but with Kora's teaching one day she'll be able to!
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This is how I roll- Cute dog enjoys car ride

Maybe one day this dog will learn how to drive a car, but for now he only knows how to choose his favourite music and open the window. But the most of all he really knows how to enjoy car ride
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Newborn Puppy And Baby Snuggle With Each Other

This is one of the most heart-warming snuggles you'll ever see! Watch a newborn puppy crawl onto this baby for a precious moment captured on camera.
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Emaciated Great Dane Rescued With Duct Tape On Her Mouth Has Found A Forever Family

After the Darlington County Sheriff’s Department in South Carolina received an anonymous call about a dog wandering the streets they went to find the dog and found a Great Dane with her head and mouth duct taped shut! The deputies were able to catch the dog and safely remove the tape and took her to Darlington County Humane Society to be looked after. At the time of her rescue in April of 2016, Darlington County...
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