American Shelter Dogs: It’s What’s On the Inside

American Shelter Dogs: It’s What’s On the Inside

​Growing up, you may have had a dog that was just “the best.” We all have had that dog. That dog that would jump into the lake with you when you went swimming, or would fetch with a bottomless reserve of energy, or would just curl up next to you and take naps. Maybe...
The day my first foster chose me…

The day my first foster chose me…

I had been told by my grandparents that their dogs had always chosen them. I was finally able to experience that feeling myself. The other interns and I were brought into the play yard to meet a number of potential fosters. As the dogs’ names and stories were being...
From Broken to Beautiful

From Broken to Beautiful

Let me tell you about this cool dude named Jameson. He is a scrappy dude who spent his time before coming to ACS as real gangster, fighting with other kitties in the streets. He didn’t have a family or a home, so he did what he had to survive on the streets...
Rekindle Love

Rekindle Love

For those of you who follow ACS on social media, you may have seen our recent posts promoting our Fire Cats, as we have affectionately named them. As wonderful as social media is for reaching a wide audience and spreading the word, it’s difficult to tell stories on...
Bringing Home Your New Dog

Bringing Home Your New Dog

Adopting a dog is very exciting for both you and your new pup, however, if the proper steps aren’t taken it can become stressful for your dog and make the process very difficult on you. Don’t bombard your dog with too much at once. You want to take your dog home to a...

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