Adopt A Dog Month!

OCTOBER IS THE AMERICAN HUMANE SOCIETY'S ADOPT A DOG MONTH

We adopted Phoebe from a PetSmart store Everyday Adoption Center.  She is our little angel and we can't imagine our family without her!
OCTOBER IS ALSO THE ASPCA'S ADOPT A SHELTER DOG MONTH

Phoebe brings so much joy to our family!  Adopting her was one of the best decisions we've ever made.  Find your new best friend and family member at an animal shelter or rescue!
SO WHAT'S A HUMAN TO DO??   ADOPT A DOG, OF COURSE!!  PLEASE SHARE TO ENCOURAGE DOG ADOPTION THIS MONTH.

Think of all the fun Dog Friendly Events you could be taking your new dog to this Fall!

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48 comments:

Unknown said...

I love the "leaf" images - it has been raining so much here everything is soaked through and even the leaves are sad! Great shot - Happy fall!

Hindy Pearson said...

Every month should be adopt a dog month! It's nice to know a special time has been set aside to encourage shelter adoptions. Too right about all the dog friendly events people are missing!

Raising Your Pets Naturally with Tonya Wilhelm said...

What a great holiday! Thanks for sharing your sweeet pup and her photos. <3

The Flynnigans said...

Do you like playing in the leaves? Our boys do. Have fun cutie :)

Hailey and Zaphod and their Lady said...

Great message! Wishing all the pups in shelters loving homes soon.

AmyShojai said...

Love that you're promo-ing adoption for October! "click-treat"

Dogs Luv Us and We Luv Them said...

I'm sorry your leaves aren't happy! Hopefully the sun will come out soon & dry them up a bit. Phoebe gets a kick out of running through leaves so we let them pile up.

Dogs Luv Us and We Luv Them said...

Definitely! I'm glad lots of people are placing a laser focus on dog adoption this month. Sometimes people just need to be reminded.

Dogs Luv Us and We Luv Them said...

Yes, it is a great time to remind folks how great pet adoption can be & nudge them to get out there and adopt.

Dogs Luv Us and We Luv Them said...

I love to run through the leaves, so Mom lets them pile up for me!

Dogs Luv Us and We Luv Them said...

It's a message that bears repeating, & often. I wish all the pups & kitties in shelters could find loving homes too.

Dogs Luv Us and We Luv Them said...

It's a message that bears repeating, & often. I wish all the pups & kitties in shelters could find loving homes too.

Rosa Doodle said...

Such an important month in so many ways. Thanks for reminding us of these great reasons too!

LaylasWoof said...

This message is so important - #dontshopadopt is the motto in our house

Unknown said...

Such a great post! I love my shelter dogs!

Unknown said...

Shared, bringing awareness to and getting rescue dogs adopted is MAH JAMMY JAM!

M Dawson said...

Every cat in a shleter needs a home. Every dog needs a home. So pets need neutering so we can ALL have cats and dogs and no-one is unloved!

M. K. Clinton said...

Phoebe is precious and so very lucky to be your little girl. 🐾❤️

Kia said...

Aw so glad that Phoebe found a forever home with you! I hope lots of dogs get adopted not only this month but all the months to come.

Unknown said...

We've been trying to adopt a dog for Scout, our daughter, to grow up with, but have been cut off at seemingly every turn. We are hoping that this month is the month!

Groovy Goldendoodles said...

We can never write nor read enough on this subject!

Tenacious Little Terrier said...

We adopted Mr. N in December. Guess we were off peak season by two months!

Rosa Silva said...

Having a dedicated month to adoption is a great way to encourage dog adoption!

The Daily Pip said...

We have always adopted our pets sometimes from shelters and other times as strays right off the streets. I absolutely LOVE adoption and hope others will consider it as an option for their next furry family member. Rescue pets rock!

Sonja of MontecristoTravels said...

Dreaming of the day all dogs have a loving home.

Sweet Purrfections said...

I wish all dogs and cats could have a wonderful forever home.

Kelsie - It's Dog or Nothing said...

I always try and do something special for a local shelter this month since we're not in a place to adopt right now. We normally try to put together a nice donation package for them.

Bryn Nowell said...

Great post that gets right to the point! I hope tons of dogs and other pets are adopted throughout the remainder of the month (and beyond, of course). Thanks for reminding me of these monthly designations so I can be sure to share with my readers as well! Great photos!

Unknown said...

My parents also adopted three dogs from a PetSmart adoption organization and all three were amazing dogs. There's something very special about saving a dog's life and getting their amazing love and devotion in return.

Dogs Luv Us and We Luv Them said...

It's an important message to keep sharing! Actually every month is a great time to adopt, but it's nice to specifically place a focus on it and remind people in their busy day.

Dogs Luv Us and We Luv Them said...

It is a big month, definitely!

Dogs Luv Us and We Luv Them said...

I agree, I try to promote adoption as much as I can. Years ago I didn't get enough knowledge and reminders like this - I wish I had.

Dogs Luv Us and We Luv Them said...

Thank you Kerri, much appreciated! I love my shelter girl too.

Dogs Luv Us and We Luv Them said...

Good for You!! It should be everyone's JAMMY JAM, LOL! Thanks for sharing this, I really appreciate it.

Dogs Luv Us and We Luv Them said...

Absolutely! I'm a huge proponent of spay/neuter.

Dogs Luv Us and We Luv Them said...

Aww, thanks Melissa! I feel so lucky & so blessed to have found her. Can't imagine our family without little Phoebe!

Dogs Luv Us and We Luv Them said...

Me too! I wasn't necessarily looking to adopt that day - but isn't that how it always goes, LOL!

Dogs Luv Us and We Luv Them said...

Oh no! I'm so sorry, I'll bet just the right dog is there but just not "ready" for you just yet. Every girl should have a dog! Be patient, you'll be led to the right dog for Scout I'm sure.

Dogs Luv Us and We Luv Them said...

Exactly! It needs to be continually kept top of mind, talked about, and Shared!

Dogs Luv Us and We Luv Them said...

Hey, any time's the right time for the right dog! We just need to remind everyone to Adopt and keep reminding them.

Dogs Luv Us and We Luv Them said...

I think so too, it reminds people to adopt and keeps it in people's minds.

Dogs Luv Us and We Luv Them said...

I love it too! Every one of my pets was also a shelter pet or stray except for one, which sort of just happened - LONG story!

Dogs Luv Us and We Luv Them said...

Oh same here! I wonder what it will take??

Dogs Luv Us and We Luv Them said...

So do we, maybe one day in our lifetimes we won't need shelters anymore. I pray that happens.

Dogs Luv Us and We Luv Them said...

I love that! What a beautiful thing to do for pets in need. Some shelters also have Day Foster programs where you can take a dog out of the shelter for just one day of fresh air, exercise, and love! It really helps. Have you blogged about your special shelter donation package? I'd love to read about it & see photos of what you include.

Dogs Luv Us and We Luv Them said...

Thanks Bryn! I so hope many, many pets get adopted. The holidays are coming & you know those hateful puppy millers are in full swing producing puppies for holiday gifting - which is a BAD idea!

Dogs Luv Us and We Luv Them said...

Kudos to your parents!! That's awesome. I agree, they can be the most loving, loyal pets. I truly believe they know they've been rescued!

Beth said...

Adopting a rescue pet is awesome! Several of my dogs came from a local shelter, most we got as puppies, but Theo was 4 or 5 when we adopted him. He has been a wonderful addition to our family!

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