Tag: rescue dogs

Designer dogs: Would you purchase a $1,500 mutt?

Designer dogs: Would you purchase a $1,500 mutt?
If you head out to your local pet store or search for a pet online, you’ll find a wide range of puppies at a premium price. There are Puggles, Chiweinies, Doodles, Yorkapoos, Maltipoos (or any other poos for that matter) and a wide range of teacup dogs. For $800 to $1,500 and much more, you... Read more »

Adopt a dog: Our three rescue dogs

Adopt a dog: Our three rescue dogs
October is Adopt-a-Shelter Dog Month and I’ve invited some of my fellow ChicagoNow bloggers to share their adoption stories. Today, Annemaie Verweij of Dutch Alien Lands in the U.S. tells the story of her three rescue dogs. by Annemarie Verweij When we moved here from the Netherlands, we took our two rescue dogs with us... Read more »

Hounds and Heroes: Going to bat for rescue dogs and veterans

Hounds and Heroes: Going to bat for rescue dogs and veterans
What do you do for an encore when you’ve been a Dallas Cowboy Cheerleader, the only female NBA Scout, a front office executive for the Lakers, an actress and a sportscaster? If you’re Bonnie-Jill Laflin, you tap into your other two passions – animal rescue and helping veterans – to form a non-profit to help... Read more »
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What's wrong with rescue dogs? Just ask Ralph Lauren

What's wrong with rescue dogs? Just ask Ralph Lauren
There’s a horrible misconception with the general public that if a dog is in rescue, there must be something wrong with that dog. While there are abused animals that end up in the shelter system, many dogs are there because they lost a home for a variety of reasons. The only thing “wrong” is that... Read more »

Remembering 9/11: A look at the hero dogs of 9/11

Sometimes, out in the middle of nowhere is the safest place to be. I never really believed that when people said it until 12 years ago today. We truly were in the middle of nowhere – a cruise ship approaching Mo’orea, Tahiti on our honeymoon. There was an announcement on the loud speaker about all... Read more »
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