Speak up for those who cannot speak for themselves. Defend the rights of all those who have nothing. –Proverbs 31:8 (ICB)

Have you ever loved something so much that it’s as if a gravitational pull is bringing you closer? One where every sign directs to that place where you’re meant to be?

It’s a force that’s difficult to explain, and it may be one where others look at you a bit cross-eyed if you were to try to share the sheer determination you have to get there.

Our place is helping dogs. Quite specifically, our place is to help the underdogs. The forgotten. Those cast aside. The voiceless.

This journey is the manifestation of all of those things, and we also hope it’s a place where others will laugh, cry, share, learn, and get inspired to help the underdogs, too.

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I've written out multiple posts and ended up deleting them all. So I will just say this...
What I find to be the hardest part of this job. It’s not the death. It's the suffering. The lack of compassion that I see. It's making the hard choices that should not have been my responsibility in the first place.
In my opinion, you owe it to your pet to be with them in their final moments... to shower them with every last drop of love you have, to reassure them and to say goodbye. It's our last act of kindness, love and compassion.

If you are wondering... your dog was in my arms being loved and kissed as I told him what an amazing boy he was in the end, I made sure of it🐾 #ccashelter #notfair #shelterlife
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Thank you for being there 💔

I would never leave my dogs alone to die. The other dogs need to see afterwards because they understand death but not abandonment

I believe it was easier to be there and comfort my furbabies as they slipped away.

4 weeks ago

❤️#ThePowerOfRescue COURTESY POST for our friend, Wendy, in Houston, TX, (additional contact info at the bottom of this post). ❤️ PLEASE contact Wendy DIRECTLY with questions or if you find your #FUREVER match on this post. ❤️SHARING IS CARING❤️
🐾🐶 Meet Parker 🐶🐾
Gender: M
Breed: Border Collie-Pitbull Mix
Color: Black/White
Age: Approximately 3 years old
Weight: 55 lbs

Notes about Parker from Wendy:
HEALTH/VETTING: Good health, microchipped, neutered, and vaccinated
Temperament: Parker is very smart and eager to please. He knows "sit" and does fairly well on a leash. He is housebroken (except in emergencies) and does well in a create (and will go willingly if given treats).

Parker has a TON of energy, so a fenced/secured yard is preferable.

Parker LIVES for toys. Very toy and treat-driven. He does not believe in personal space and wants to be wherever his person is. He bonds very quickly to the people who are looking after him.

Parker is EXTREMELY loyal to his person. Because of his personality, safe introductions are key. He does not do well behind a barrier if being introduced. A leash with a toy or treat is best, with the person not squaring up to him or invading his space. They would need to let him come to them. If he thinks he or his person is in danger or threatened, he can become aggressive.

CHILDREN: Parker is untested with children.

OTHER ANIMALS: Small animals or many other animals are NOT recommended.

MORE INFO: See the current owner for Parker's complete information or if you have specific questions about this sweet boy
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CONTACT INFO:
Wendy (713) 494-7749
Location: Houston, TX

#findyourfurever #lovesdogs #dogswhoareloved
#dogrescue #rescue #rescuedogs #rescuedog #dogrescue #rescuedoglife #adoptdontshop #opttoadopt
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❤️#ThePowerOfRescue COURTESY POST for our friend, Wendy, in Houston, TX, (additional contact info at the bottom of this post). ❤️ PLEASE contact Wendy DIRECTLY with questions or if you find your #FUREVER match on this post. ❤️SHARING IS CARING❤️
🐾🐶 Meet Parker 🐶🐾
Gender: M
Breed: Border Collie-Pitbull Mix
Color: Black/White
Age: Approximately 3 years old
Weight: 55 lbs

Notes about Parker from Wendy:
HEALTH/VETTING: Good health, microchipped, neutered, and vaccinated
Temperament: Parker is very smart and eager to please. He knows sit and does fairly well on a leash. He is housebroken (except in emergencies) and does well in a create (and will go willingly if given treats).

Parker has a TON of energy, so a fenced/secured yard is preferable.

Parker LIVES for toys. Very toy and treat-driven. He does not believe in personal space and wants to be wherever his person is. He bonds very quickly to the people who are looking after him.

Parker is EXTREMELY loyal to his person. Because of his personality, safe introductions are key. He does not do well behind a barrier if being introduced. A leash with a toy or treat is best, with the person not squaring up to him or invading his space. They would need to let him come to them. If he thinks he or his person is in danger or threatened, he can become aggressive.

CHILDREN: Parker is untested with children.

OTHER ANIMALS: Small animals or many other animals are NOT recommended. 

MORE INFO: See the current owner for Parkers complete information or if you have specific questions about this sweet boy
⬇️
CONTACT INFO:
Wendy (713) 494-7749
Location: Houston, TX

#findyourfurever #lovesdogs #dogswhoareloved 
#dogrescue #rescue #rescuedogs #rescuedog #dogrescue #rescuedoglife #adoptdontshop #opttoadoptImage attachmentImage attachment+5Image attachment
1 month ago

PLEASE SHARE 💜ADOPTABLE: Meet KYLO & REY💙 These sweet pups were rescued from a dire situation last fall, starving and covered in fleas, and they have been with their amazing foster since then. (Check out their BEFORE photos in the post–they have come such a long way! Fostering DOES make a HUGE difference! 💪 And, now 💜KYLO & REY💙 are ready and so deserving of their person and/or family 🐾🦴🐶”
❤️They have been fully vetted/vaccinated, spayed/neutered, and microchipped. KYLO & REY are potty-trained, crate-trained, and know basic obedience and commands. Their BEST LIFE FURever family will continue to teach and work with them to positively reinforce their skills and abilities. Because KYLO & REY's early life was so difficult, they are a little skittish at first, but with a little patience, love, and affection, they warm up easily. 🤗
💜KYLO & REY💙 PERSONALITIES: The backyard is one of their FAVORITE places–they ❤️ to play and chase one another, and they have never met a ball or dog toy they didn't like 🎾 A fenced backyard is a MUST. Foster Mama says that lil' KYLO (female) is higher energy and more curious than her brother, REY (male). REY is more on the silly and goofy 🤪 side. They are BOTH such SWEETHEARTS, and they ❤️❤️❤️❤️ to CUDDLE and SNUGGLE. They have been around a young baby (no interest), and they are untested with cats or other dogs. They are located on the Gulf Coast (FL Panhandle).
❤️Their amazing foster family is under military orders that will take them out of the area soon, and we need to find their FURever family. 🏡Your home needs a sweet bonded pair like this. When you open your heart, 💜KYLO & REY💙 will be the most loyal and loving pups around.
Throw Away Rescue Alabama
❤️🐾Loves Dogs is an IRS-approved 501(c)(3) nonprofit animal rescue organization.
#lovesdogs #dogswhoareloved #lovesdogsadoptables #dogfosterheroes
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PLEASE SHARE 💜ADOPTABLE: Meet KYLO & REY💙 These sweet pups were rescued from a dire situation last fall, starving and covered in fleas, and they have been with their amazing foster since then. (Check out their BEFORE photos in the post–they have come such a long way! Fostering DOES make a HUGE difference! 💪 And, now 💜KYLO & REY💙 are ready and so deserving of their person and/or family 🐾🦴🐶”
❤️They have been fully vetted/vaccinated, spayed/neutered, and microchipped. KYLO & REY are potty-trained, crate-trained, and know basic obedience and commands. Their BEST LIFE FURever family will continue to teach and work with them to positively reinforce their skills and abilities. Because KYLO & REYs early life was so difficult, they are a little skittish at first, but with a little patience, love, and affection, they warm up easily. 🤗
💜KYLO & REY💙 PERSONALITIES: The backyard is one of their FAVORITE places–they ❤️ to play and chase one another, and they have never met a ball or dog toy they didnt like 🎾 A fenced backyard is a MUST. Foster Mama says that lil KYLO (female) is higher energy and more curious than her brother, REY (male). REY is more on the silly and goofy 🤪 side. They are BOTH such SWEETHEARTS, and they ❤️❤️❤️❤️ to CUDDLE and SNUGGLE. They have been around a young baby (no interest), and they are untested with cats or other dogs. They are located on the Gulf Coast (FL Panhandle). 
❤️Their amazing foster family is under military orders that will take them out of the area soon, and we need to find their FURever family. 🏡Your home needs a sweet bonded pair like this. When you open your heart, 💜KYLO & REY💙 will be the most loyal and loving pups around.
Throw Away Rescue Alabama 
❤️🐾Loves Dogs is an IRS-approved 501(c)(3) nonprofit animal rescue organization.
#lovesdogs #dogswhoareloved #lovesdogsadoptables #dogfosterheroesImage attachmentImage attachment+2Image attachment
1 month ago

It's "Toes to Nose" Friday... What are your pups up to today?
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Its Toes to Nose Friday... What are your pups up to today?
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1 month ago

🤍Meet MAYBELLINE🖤 One of the hardest things about rescue is to see a dog who has been broken💔...a sweet soul who has seen too much hurt and has simply given up. Sweet Maybelline🖤 was found limping in the middle of the highway, and her brokenness was so evident...so palpable. Throw Away Rescue Alabama couldn't drive by or look away. So, she stopped, loaded her into the car, and gave Maybelline her freedom ride. ❤️ We don't know what this sweet soul has seen, but I can't imagine it was good. That said, we are in the business of healing broken souls, and this girl has captured our hearts.🖤

🤍Maybelline🖤 is at her Vet appointment as I type this, and we strongly suspect she's heartworm positive, which is a *long* road to recovery. It also looks like Maybelline has either recently had puppies or is pregnant (finding out today, and I'll update the post as we have news from Teri). An amazing human has stepped up to pay for the Vet bill, and we've received two other donations so far. We are SO grateful, but we still need your help. This 🤍baby🖤 will have a long period of healing after years of brokenness.

💔Help us help this sweet soul. Help us nourish her back to health and provide the ongoing medical care and love she so badly needs.🙏We never expect donations, but we are so thankful when we receive them. No amount is too small, and we love your Prayers and Shares, too.

❤️🐾Loves Dogs is an IRS-approved 501(c)(3) nonprofit animal rescue organization. Donations are tax-deductible to the fullest extent.
#lovesdogs #dogswhoareloved #healingbrokensouls
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🤍Meet MAYBELLINE🖤 One of the hardest things about rescue is to see a dog who has been broken💔...a sweet soul who has seen too much hurt and has simply given up. Sweet Maybelline🖤 was found limping in the middle of the highway, and her brokenness was so evident...so palpable. Throw Away Rescue Alabama couldnt drive by or look away. So, she stopped, loaded her into the car, and gave Maybelline her freedom ride. ❤️ We dont know what this sweet soul has seen, but I cant imagine it was good. That said, we are in the business of healing broken souls, and this girl has captured our hearts.🖤

🤍Maybelline🖤 is at her Vet appointment as I type this, and we strongly suspect shes heartworm positive, which is a *long* road to recovery. It also looks like Maybelline has either recently had puppies or is pregnant (finding out today, and Ill update the post as we have news from Teri). An amazing human has stepped up to pay for the Vet bill, and weve received two other donations so far. We are SO grateful, but we still need your help. This 🤍baby🖤 will have a long period of healing after years of brokenness. 

💔Help us help this sweet soul. Help us nourish her back to health and provide the ongoing medical care and love she so badly needs.🙏We never expect donations, but we are so thankful when we receive them. No amount is too small, and we love your Prayers and Shares, too.

❤️🐾Loves Dogs is an IRS-approved 501(c)(3) nonprofit animal rescue organization. Donations are tax-deductible to the fullest extent.
#lovesdogs #dogswhoareloved #healingbrokensoulsImage attachmentImage attachment+1Image attachment
2 months ago

Would you buy homemade dog cookies for a fundraiser by LovesDogs.org? Ingredients: oats, flour, ground flax seed, cinnamon, crushed bananas, and coconut oil. U.S shipping available. ❤️🐾
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Would you buy homemade dog cookies for a fundraiser by LovesDogs.org? Ingredients: oats, flour, ground flax seed, cinnamon, crushed bananas, and coconut oil. U.S shipping available. ❤️🐾
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2 months ago

Brighten my day! ❤️
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Brighten my day! ❤️
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This is Zoë, my kick-in-the-pants Mini Me 🤍🤎

My Spirit girl

The adoption event in Tualatin. Foster a dog, save a life.

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2 months ago

⭐️⭐️FOSTER Star Needed: Mobile/Gulf Coast, AL⭐️⭐️
Meet 💜RUDY💜! We need to find a **SHORT-TERM FOSTER** 🙏 for this sweet boy (2 weeks or less). He has been placed with a rescue, and we are just waiting on transport. Rudy knows how to sit for a treat and is completely kennel-trained. Will you open your heart and home for a few days with Rudy? He ﹠ We would be forever grateful 🙏. Reach out to Throw Away Rescue Alabama or LovesDogs.org to learn more about how you can foster sweet 💜Rudy💜.
#lovesdogs #lovesdogsfosterstars #dogrescue #opttoadopt
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⭐️⭐️FOSTER Star Needed: Mobile/Gulf Coast, AL⭐️⭐️
Meet 💜RUDY💜! We need to find a **SHORT-TERM FOSTER** 🙏 for this sweet boy (2 weeks or less). He has been placed with a rescue, and we are just waiting on transport. Rudy knows how to sit for a treat and is completely kennel-trained. Will you open your heart and home for a few days with Rudy? He ﹠ We would be forever grateful 🙏. Reach out to Throw Away Rescue Alabama or LovesDogs.org to learn more about how you can foster sweet 💜Rudy💜. 
#lovesdogs #lovesdogsfosterstars #dogrescue #opttoadopt

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Jennifer Dawson this guy needs a 2 week foster til rescue is able to pull him.its so rewarding to foster.

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