Imagine a shelter where, instead of cages, the dogs live in bedrooms with their buddies. Where they get to play in enormous play yards with pools and obstacles and Astro-turf (which is really good for itching your back).Read more
A Second Chance Rescue began in 2007 rescuing primarily puppies and kittens, but also some special needs dogs and cats. They are 100% volunteer-run and foster-based; each year they transport between 900 and 1100 animals to south Florida from Alabama (they also rescue a few from local places that reach out).
We happened to arrive in the area on the night they were receiving their monthly transport. So we got to see their beautiful, enormous, trick-out custom van arrive with 46 animals and watch as fosters arrived to pick them up.Read more
At the end of the long sandy road that takes you around the landfill, past the public works sheds, there is a collection of buildings that are the home of the Putnam County Animal Control. (For now…).Read more
What an inspiration it was to meet Candas of Paws Furever Home. It was tricky to find her kennels in this very rural part of south Georgia, so we called her and she talked us in. She greeted us with us a big smile and an open heart. And what a heart it is!
Candas rescues dogs from pretty much anywhere—dogs from any of the four surrounding counties who don’t have shelters, dogs dumped by police or residents at the local vet, and lately, she gets a lot of dogs left outside the Dollar General. Where she lives in Tift County, they do have a shelter. In fact, that’s where she started.Read more