DOG TRIVIA: All about the tongue!

A dog’s tongue is truly amazing! Not only is it used for licking, drinking, and keeping the dog cool, but it also plays a vital role in communication and is a helpful barometer of your dog’s health and wellbeing. In fact, a dog’s tongue has more responsibilities than any other part of his anatomy except the brain! For such an important piece of anatomy, the … Continue reading DOG TRIVIA: All about the tongue!

GIVING SANGJI A LIFT: A fundraiser to help a LALDR pup get platform prosthetics & a new lease on life!

Sangji (pronounced like Angie with an ‘S’ in front) is a one year old pup from Korea with a compelling story. Sangji was born with a deformed paw and legs that are different lengths. He was barely able to walk and faced a life of hardship before intervention from a caring rescue organization in Korea. When he was rescued, Sangji was in very poor health. … Continue reading GIVING SANGJI A LIFT: A fundraiser to help a LALDR pup get platform prosthetics & a new lease on life!

HELP BRING OUR RESCUED DOGS HOME: The desperate need for volunteers to help our Iranian dogs reach their forever homes.

Loved at Last Dog Rescue helps stray dogs from many countries, but dogs from Iran make up some of our most worrisome cases. Even before COVID-19 it was difficult to get Iranian dogs to safe and loving forever homes, but now the situation has become critical. Dogs that already have anxious families waiting for them here in Canada are stuck in Iran due to reduced … Continue reading HELP BRING OUR RESCUED DOGS HOME: The desperate need for volunteers to help our Iranian dogs reach their forever homes.

CAGE RAGE! What it is and how to manage it.

It’s easy to fall in love with easy-going pups that tug at the heart-strings – especially those with adorable faces and sad stories. Unfortunately, a quick reality check reminds us that not every dog fits this description. Those of us who have spent time helping to rescue dogs can bring-to-mind seemingly unmanageable cases – dogs that won’t let anyone get near to them due to … Continue reading CAGE RAGE! What it is and how to manage it.

GARDENING WITH DOGS: Some tips for happily sharing the garden with your canine best friend!

Here’s a post for all of us impatiently waiting for some warmer weather to arrive! I love dogs and I love gardening too.  Unfortunately, the two don’t always mix.  For a plant enthusiast, there is nothing more horrifying than watching Rover enthusiastically digging a deep hole in the middle of the herbaceous border, or Bella charging through the tulips chasing a squirrel up a tree! … Continue reading GARDENING WITH DOGS: Some tips for happily sharing the garden with your canine best friend!

“BUT WHAT ABOUT THE DOG?”: A discussion on keeping all our family members safe during the COVID-19 outbreak.

The other day, my good friend raised a very important question – could she unknowingly give the novel Corona virus to her cat?” Being an avid animal lover like myself, she was much more concerned about passing along the nasty viral infection to her pet than vice versa, although of course, it is equally worrying to think about humans catching the illness from our furry … Continue reading “BUT WHAT ABOUT THE DOG?”: A discussion on keeping all our family members safe during the COVID-19 outbreak.