Tag Archives: Adopt a Shelter Dog

Vail Doggie to the rescue..

Holly Walthers rescues dogs. She does it because she cares. She does it because she can. Holly owns Vail Doggie Day Spa and Lodging in Eagle-Vail, Colorado. When one of several local rescue groups, animal shelters or humane societies has a dog or cat they feel is “less adoptable”, they call Holly. Continue reading

40 dogs….

So, for blog the change, and in honor of a milestone birthday, I am pledging to make a small change this year.  I am going to profile 40 dogs during my 40th year and follow them from the shelter to … Continue reading

October is Adopt-A-Dog Month…

Give a dog a second chance, adopt a shelter dog during the American Humane Society’s Adopt-A-Dog Month. Throughout October the Humane Society is raising awareness of the great dogs available in shelters today, and you can help by adopting a dog. Or if you aren’t looking to add a furry friend to your family, consider helping to spread the word or volunteering at your local shelter or rescue group. Check out the American Humane Society’s website or Petfinder.com for more suggestions on getting started. Continue reading

Dutch, Dutchess, Lucy and Rocket…

Thanks to Holly at Vail Doggie Day Spa and Lodging, these dogs, who were labeled difficult or unadoptable, are being socialized and ready for their forever homes. After a difficult beginning, they are truly excited for their second chance for love and happiness! This is the first part in a series about Vail Doggie, Holly and the pets that she helps. Continue reading

introducing Harvey….

Every Home Needs a Harvey

Every home needs a Harvey…..
Harvey is the dog that does it all!!!!
The shelter dog extraordinare!!!
Bring Harvey home today…
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become a fan, help a dog…

More than 4 million dogs wind up in shelters and rescue groups each year. And most of them are over the age of three. Don’t pity a shelter dog, adopt one. Join the PEDIGREE Adoption Drive to help feed shelter … Continue reading

paws and fears….

Jenks and I are definitely meant to be together.  Although he only rescued me about 4 months ago, we instantly connected, so I often forget that he has only been by my side for such a short period of time. … Continue reading