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Rescue Dog Happiness (Video)

Today, July 23, bloggers around the world are participating in Bloggers Unite for Dog Rescue, an initiative started by Be the Change for Animals to raise awareness on the importance of pet adoption. According to the Humane Society of the United States, “Nationwide, only about 20 percent of dogs in homes come from shelters—the rest come from other sources. It would only take a relatively small increase in the adoption rate along with a modest reduction in the birth rate to go a long way toward solving the problem of euthanizing healthy and treatable dogs in many communities.”

What you can do to help:

  • Adopt a companion
  • Donate to a local dog rescue organization or shelter
  • Foster a homeless pet
  • Volunteer at a local shelter or rescue organization

When I came across this video on Life with Dogs, it brought a huge smile to my face. No fancy tricks here, just a rescue dog expressing his love of life and all the things that bring him joy. I’m quite certain it will brighten your day as well. Enjoy!

Have you adopted from a shelter or rescue? Thanks for posting a comment and sharing a story of how your rescue dog has brought a smile to your face and made you feel good.

Director/Photographer: Robin Layton
Editor: Michael Cross
“I’m into Something Good” by the Bird and the Bee

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Lisa Spector

Lisa Spector is a concert pianist, Juilliard graduate, and canine music expert. She is co-founder of Through a Dog's Ear, the first music clinically demonstrated to calm the canine nervous system. Their new high-tech pet gadget, iCalmDog, is the portable solution to canine anxiety. Lisa shares her home and her heart with her two "career change" Labrador Retrievers from Guide Dogs for the Blind, Sanchez and Gina. Follow Lisa's blog here.


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6:45AM PST on Jan 14, 2015

If you get a shelter animal you have an enormous range to choose from - because there are so many poor creatures abandoned. If you buy a 'bred' pet, you take a home away from a shelter pet. Have a heart, always adopt from a shelter.

4:56AM PDT on Oct 28, 2014

Giving good homes to rescue dogs and cats - the good thing to do.

5:58PM PDT on Aug 26, 2013

Such a beautiful and happy pup! If only all dogs/cats could be so happy!

10:59AM PDT on Jul 27, 2013


9:00AM PDT on Jul 25, 2013

Love this! The pajamas had are just too cute :)

1:38PM PST on Jan 17, 2013

Why am I commenting this in the midst of the Winter that in our country (Russia) often appears to be especially severe? Because in the Winter stray pets need even more attention in our climate. I take care of our shepherd dog along with my wife. And I also regularly give crops to sparrows and other birds in our neighborhood.

12:36PM PST on Jan 17, 2013

They make the poor beastie wear pajamas maybe it still needs rescuing.

12:36PM PST on Jan 17, 2013

I love to see dogs being so happy. If only they all could be.

12:29PM PST on Jan 17, 2013

Love, love, love it

8:49PM PST on Dec 10, 2012


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