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Not in a position to adopt a dog at this time? Consider contacting your local rescue shelter about their Foster Programs for dogs. School holidays, Easter and Christmas are very busy times for many shelters. They are always looking for long term, casual and weekend carers to assist.
If you can't adopt - foster. If you can't foster - sponsor. If you can't sponsor - volunteer. If you can't volunteer - donate. If you can't donate - educate, network and crosspost. EVERYONE can do something, large or small to help save a shelter dog or other animals.
Have you heard of Puppy Sit? Love dogs but can't commit to pet ownership? Why not be a puppy sitter. Assistance Dogs Australia need sitters when their puppy raisers are on holiday. All major expenses are paid, such as food, vet bills, heartworm and flea control, and you can enjoy being part of a group and learn dog-training skills. To be considered, ideally you should not be working full time, have no children under school age, have a suitable secure yard and be willing to have an inside dog. Visit Assistance Dogs Australia for more information.
Fundraising is another great way of getting involved with your local rescue shelter and helping. Check out these fundraising ideas to get you started.
Remember that dogs and
other pets can't do a lot of things for themselves and
that they depend on you!
A DOG'S 10 COMMANDMENTS.........
|1||My life is likely to last 10-15 years. Any separation from you is likely to be painful.|
|2||Give me time to understand what you want of me.|
|3||Place your trust in me. It is crucial for my well-being.|
|4||Don't be angry with me for long and don't lock me up as punishment. You have your work, your friends, your entertainment, but I have only you.|
|5||Talk to me. Even if I don't understand your words, I do understand your voice when speaking to me.|
|6||Be aware that however you treat me, I will never forget it.|
|7||Before you hit me, remember that I could hurt you, and yet, I choose not to bite you.|
scold me for being lazy or uncooperative, ask yourself
if something might be bothering me. Perhaps I'm not
getting the right food, I have been in
the sun too long, or my heart might be getting old or weak.
|9||Please take care of me when I grow old. You too, will grow old.|
ultimate difficult journey, go with me please. Never say
you can't bear to watch. Don't make me face this alone.
Everything is easier for me if you are there,
because I love you so.
Take a moment today to
thank God for your pets. Enjoy and take good care of
Life would be a much duller, less joyful experience without our pets.
Ready but dont know what kind of dog you want? If you liked this page, you might also be interested in reading about the characteristics of various dog breeds and how they might fit into your lifestyle and household.
Choose the right dog or pet to provide a forever home and experience the joy of unconditional love and loyalty.
Whoever said that dogs are man's best friend certainly new what they were talking about.
Want to know what drives this
Enthusiasm, passion and the right tools!