Adoptable Dog of the Day: Walker in Ohio


True to his name, Walker is a male Treeing Walker Coonhound who is currently under the care of A Labor of Love Dog Rescue in Defiance, OH. Walker is a special needs dog as he is blind. However, he copes with this issue very well and his friendly disposition means that he gets along well […]

Adoptable Dog of the Day: Boe in New Hampshire


Boe is a senior Labrador Retriever who is in the care of the Concord-Merrimack County SPCA in Penacook, NH. Boe is a special needs dog as he is blind. However, he has learned to cope with his handicap very well and adjusts quickly to his environment. Boe likes going on walks and is a happy […]

Adoptable Dog of the Day: Cleopatra in Florida


Cleopatra (Cleo) is an adult Pekingese mix who is classified as a special needs dog due to a severe dry eye condition which has rendered her functionally blind. She was picked up as a stray and brought to UnderDog Rescue of Florida in Bradenton, FL where she is currently being held. Cleo is a calm, […]

Adoptable Dog of the Day: Boomer in Maine


This big, friendly guy is Boomer, a Rottweiler mix who is in the care of Charley’s Strays, Inc. in Clinton, ME. Boomer is a special needs dog as he is blind. However, he gets around very well and can possibly see some light/dark contrasts. Unfortunately, he has been examined by an eye expert who concluded […]

Adoptable Dog of the Day: Sheena in Arizona


Sheena is DogTipper’s special needs Adoptable Dog of the Day. This beautiful Australian Shepherd/Labrador Retriever mix has very limited vision, able to see only a few feet. Currently under the care of Amazing Aussies Lethal White Rescue of Arizona in Mesa, AZ, Sheena has excellent hearing and other than her eyesight, she is a healthy […]

Adoptable Dog of the Day: Zara in Wisconsin


Zara is a blind, female Brittany Spaniel under the care of the Blind Dog Rescue Alliance, Inc. in De Forest, Wisconsin. Her blindness may not be total: it is thought that it results from progressive retinal atrophy. Her foster family reports that Zara is a very gentle, polite girl who tends to sleep a lot. […]

Facebook Friday, Feb. 25, 2011


Every week we look at four Facebook fan pages of interest to pet lovers but this week we’ve extended this article to include several fan pages devoted to blind and/or deaf dogs. In this week’s feature, we also include a special no-kill shelter for abused and neglected dogs and cats as well as a business […]

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