Book Review: Living with the Rescues

Book: Living with the Rescues: Life Lessons and Inspirations Author: Sharon Langford Publisher: Greenleaf Book Group Press DogTipper Review: Author Sharon Langford has written a beautiful book about the dogs in her life, all rescues, and the important things she has learned from them. Each of the book’s sixteen chapters recount the story of a […]

Study Shows 9/11 Search Dogs Show Minimal Respiratory Problems

Today as the world stops to remember the attacks of 9/11 and the brave men, women, and canines who worked so long in the aftermath of that day, we wanted to bring you news we received about the health of those rescue dogs. RALEIGH, N.C.: September 7, 2011 – The Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks […]

The Dogs of Proud Spirit Review

Title: The Dogs of Proud Spirit Author: Melanie Sue Bowles Publisher: Pineapple Press DogTipper Review: Every once in a while, you read a story that restores your faith in human nature. The Dogs of Proud Spirit is such a book. Author Bowles and her husband, Jim, operate the Proud Spirit Horse Sanctuary which for 20 […]

“Darby’s Story: The Life of an Adopted Dog” Book Review

Title: Darby’s Story: The Life of an Adopted Dog Author: Martha Steward Publisher: AuthorHouse DogTipper Book Review: When Martha Steward, a single mother, and her 5-year-old son, Drew, decided to add a dog to their family, they were initially overwhelmed by the large number of  rescue dogs from which to choose.  They considered many canines, […]

World’s Best Pet Parent Contest Enters Voting Period’s World’s Best Pet Parent Contest has entered its finalist voting period and we’ve had the chance to meet TWO of this year’s finalists! This contest is a biggie: the grand prize winner will win $10,000 to winner’s choice of animal shelters, the runner-up will win $5,000 and 10 honorable mentions will each win $1000 […]

iPhone App Benefits Animal Rescue

We just learned about a new iPhone app that benefits animal rescue organizations (making it, according to the press materials, the only one of more than 100,000 apps on the Apple iTunes App Store that benefits animal rescue organizations.) Rescue Cleaner features videos of six dogs, two cats and a ferret…all put to work inside […]

Locating Purebred Rescue Organizations

Does watching dog shows like The National Dog Show on Thanksgiving Day make you fall in love with a particular breed…and one that’s out of your reach financially? While the cost of some breeds may be beyond your budget these days, there’s no need to give up on your dreams thanks to the numerous breed-specific […]

Lost Souls: Found! Inspiring Stories About Golden Retrievers

Title: Lost Souls: Found! Inspiring Stories About Golden Retrievers Editors: Kyla Duffy and Lowrey Mumford Publisher: Happy Tails Books Kibble-Sized Description: inspiring stories about rescued Golden Retrievers. For a Good Cause: A portion of proceeds from the sales of the book goes to Golden Retriever rescue groups. DogTipper Review: Do you have a golden retriever? […]