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!
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.
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.
A few weeks ago, Loved at Last Dog Rescue was involved in the rescue of a dog in Iran with a severely fractured jaw. Champion was unable to eat and was slowly starving to death. Thanks to the rescue efforts of some concerned citizens in Iran and Loved at Last Dog Rescue, Champion received desperately needed surgical treatment and medication and is well on her … Continue reading AN UPDATE ON SOME OF OUR SPECIAL DOGS: Champion is healing well, and the Mexican puppies have all found their forever homes!
Loved at Last Dog Rescue does not operate an animal shelter. We rely instead, on our compassionate foster families to take in dogs that would otherwise have nowhere to go. Some of these may be local dogs needing re-homing. Others are international arrivals that do not yet have a waiting adopter. Emergency cases in which a dog must be urgently moved due to special circumstances … Continue reading MAKING A REAL DIFFERENCE: Fostering rescue dogs saves lives!
Have you considered adopting a rescued street-dog, or better yet have you already offered one a loving forever home? Research suggests that former free-ranging (stray) dogs generally do very well when placed with a family that understands their unique needs. However, there is a lot of learning that must take place on the part of both the dog and the adopter. It is during this … Continue reading TIME-LOVE-CONSISTENCY: What every adopter needs to know about rescued street-dogs.