Today, we took in a pair of new rescue Shelties who were released to us together by their family with the request that we place them together. This isn’t the first time this has happened and we’re sure that it won’t be the last.
Rather a long time ago, we rescued a brother and sister who [...]
I hope that our readers are not too disillusioned with me for interjecting a little bit of commercialism into this blog, but it’s one way that we can raise money to help us continue operating Sheltie Rescue of Utah.
One of the avenues we’ve found is something called Pay Per Post, a company that permits us [...]
There are so many aspects to loss. In this area I’m not very good at knowing what I’m feeling let alone expressing it or sharing it with others. My grief is pretty well buried, at least for now. But losing Isaac means so many things to me in my day-to-day life. [...]
Barbara and I don’t travel much with our dogs. Most of our travel, because of my job, tends to be international or long-distance domestic, and taking one or more dogs would be difficult and expensive. In the past, though, when we had the time to actually drive somewhere within a few hundred miles to go [...]
Do you have a pet? Of course you do, or you wouldn’t be reading this blog. And, if you have a pet, you have pet hair. Frankly, I’ve completely forgotten what it’s like to eat a meal without Sheltie hair in it Sad, but true!
As one of the principal foster homes for Sheltie [...]
Losing a pet is a terrible thing emotionally. Our dogs and cats are parts of our lives and our families. When they reach the ends of their lives, whether because of disease or simply old age, we suffer their absence. As most of you can appreciate, we in rescue go through this far, far too [...]
Evie’s Mom-to-be, Judi, had to go to Spokane to have heart surgery. Evie worried about her and wondered what she could do to help her Mom through her surgery and to get well fast so that Evie can go home and snuggle with her. Here is a photo of Evie pondering this [...]
This seems like a good time to address this issue we who deal so closely with dogs in the numbers we do.
As cute as they are, it’s a rather serious matter to be bitten at all let alone badly enough to break skin. Heaven knows I’ve had my share of bites, most especially given the career [...]