April 27, 2018

Meet Jack the Jack Russell

Meet Jack the Jack Russell

Our area shelters are packed full of adoptable animals looking for a loving home of their very own. Jack here is located in Bradenton and he is your dog of the week. Jack is a handsome little brindle Jack Russell Terrier. A young lad, Jack is just a year old and weighs in at 27 […]

Happy, Homeless Noah

Happy, Homeless Noah

Noah here is a 2 year old Australian Shepherd/Cattle dog mix. He was brought to Bishop Animal Shelter because his owner was forced to give him up after he himself became homeless. Noah weighs just under 40 pounds and is completely house trained. The shelter is unsure if he is good with children or other […]

Meet Sara

Meet Sara

It’s an unusually warm Friday, Bradenton. We hope you have a chance to enjoy this weekend’s festivities but before you do, take a peek at this week’s adoptable dog of the week: Sara. Sara is a beautiful brown Florida hound mix. She is approximately 1 years old and weighs in at 59 pounds. Her original […]

Heli-Copter

Heli-Copter

Can you believe it’s just two weeks away from Thanksgiving? Crazy but true! Check out your adoptable dog of the week Bradenton: meet Copter. Copter here is a male Rhodesian Ridgeback. He is two years young and weighs about 70 pounds. As you can see, Copter is a brown boy with some white coloring on […]

Breed Profile: Rhodesian Ridgeback

by Lauren R. Tharp Rhodesian Ridgebacks come from South Africa (from Rhodesia, now known as Zimbabwe).  Originally bred by Boer farmers as a hunting dog, big game hunters in the late 1800s found them especially useful as a companion while hunting down lions while on horseback.  Rhodesian Ridgebacks were eventually introduced to the United States […]