Blog Posts - Abandoned Dog



Flint – From Emaciated Stray to “Potato Dog”

Imagine driving down the street and seeing a dog in obviously desperate need of help; dirty, emaciated with ribs, hips and spine poking out, scuffed and scarred up, scared and in such sad shape that he’s practically oblivious to his surrounding...
by For the Love of the Dog on Apr 16, 2014

Totally brilliant marketing from the Helen Woodward Animal Center

If there were an Emmy, Tony or Oscar for pet marketing, this is my nominee… A long-haired Chihuahua was found abandoned in the back yard of a northern California home in January when night time temperatures were dipping into the twenties. The famil...
by The Poodle (and dog) blog on Apr 8, 2014

Dumping Senior Dogs and Pets – A Rant

Every day my email and Facebook newsfeed are filled with sad little horror stories of dumped and abandoned dogs and it rips my heart out every time but what really gets to me the worst is the abandoned senior dogs and pets.  These dogs; 8, 10, 12, 1...
by For the Love of the Dog on Sep 20, 2013

What Must They Feel When They Are Abandoned…

Can you even imagine what a dog must think when it’s been dumped, abandoned, at a “shelter”… If you could hear their thoughts I can imagine it might be something like this… Warning: Tissue Alert! Can you “feel̶...
by For the Love of the Dog on Aug 26, 2013

Pets… A Commitment, Not a Convenience!

They said they loved me… I thought we were going to the park to play… but when we got here they took off my pretty collar… and drove away…  how will anyone know who I am… how will I get home… when will they come b...
by For the Love of the Dog on Feb 6, 2013

Update on Metro, Dog Found Outside Anderson Inner City Animal Hospital

by For the Love of the Dog on Dec 4, 2012

Dog’s Agonizing 3-Year Vigil Finally Ends

Imagine being a dog and your people move out and leave you and you wait… and wait… and wait… For three years you wait for them to come back refusing to believe that they could have abandoned you. That is the story of Chen, a chow in...
by For the Love of the Dog on Nov 14, 2012

Tossed Away Like Garbage, Tiny Dog Found Sealed in Trashbag

WARNING – PHOTOS MAY BE GRAPHIC TO SENSITIVE READERS! On October 23, a heartbreaking find at the intersection of Liberty and Chestnut Streets Tuesday night in Louisville, KY, a white trash bag with a tiny, dirty, ball of fur, a dog weighing le...
by For the Love of the Dog on Oct 28, 2012

Dumping Dogs — “I’m Sorry” — Just Doesn’t Cut It for Them! VIDEO

Sadly, too many people don’t realize what it really takes to be responsible dog and/or pet owners and too often when they find out they seldom think twice abut dumping the dog for one reason or another and the reason are endless but the result...
by For the Love of the Dog on Mar 18, 2012

A Dog’s Prayer – VIDEO

A touchingly done video and plea, just a tidbit from the lyrics, posted in completion below the video; Dear God please send me somebody who’ll care I’m tired of running, I’m sick with despair My body is aching, it’s so racked...
by For the Love of the Dog on Mar 12, 2012

Starved and Emaciated, Shine the Beagle-Mix Dog Will Get a Second Chance – VIDEO

Starved and emaciated, this skin and bones beagle-mix was rescued on Route 88 in Stockton, PA by a Good Samaritan driving by.  Dubbed “Shine” by the Washington Area Humane Society because of his will to live, he weighs only 21-pounds whe...
by For the Love of the Dog on Mar 6, 2012


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