Hannah's person passed away. She was handed off to the family who then turned her into the shelter. When she arrived, her eyes were matted shut and terribly infected.
We never like to think we won't be here tomorrow to love and take care of those closest to us, including our pets, but that day does come unfortunately.
To make sure your pets are cared for in the manner you wish, please make arrangements for them now.
Make the time with your dog enjoyable and rewarding!
Small and toy breed dogs have issues not unlike the larger breeds. But because we, as humans, tend to “baby” these little ones, we make the issues even worse. Hence, the reason so many end up being given to rescues or found in shelters. “Humanizing” your dog is one of the most detrimental things you can do.
It is helpful to view your dog as, first and foremost, a dog rather than a cute furry human infant. Once you treat him as a dog, life becomes much easier for both of you.
Mass dog-breeding operations called puppy mills have been around for decades. They continue to be a problem because unsuspecting consumers keep buying those adorable puppies in the pet store window or on some slick Internet site, or even through an ad in the trusted local newspaper.