June 20, 2018

Ho Ho Home for the Holidays

Ho Ho Home for the Holidays

This week’s adoptable dog of the week is looking for a home for the holidays – meet Yoyo. Yoyo here is a male Pointer and Retriever mix. He is a young boy at just 7 months old and he weighs 69 pounds. Yoyo was brought into the shelter back in October because he played too […]

Meet Emmett

Meet Emmett

Today is March 23rd which means it is National Puppy Day! Do you need another reason to consider pet adoption today? If adopting a new furry animal isn’t in your immediate plans, please visit one of the many local Bradenton animal shelters or rescues and give these homeless animals some desperately needed attention. One dog […]

Meet Big Foot!

Meet Big Foot!

It’s the calm before the holiday storm, Bradenton. Instead of bringing that puppy home from the pet store, consider adopting a local pet in need like Big Foot here. Big foot is an all black male Shar Pei and Shepherd mix. This 4 year old pup is a pretty quiet dog compared to the other […]

Breed Profile: Jack Russell Terrier

Breed Profile:  Jack Russell Terrier

By Lauren R. Tharp The original “purse dog!”  Long before Paris Hilton was stuffing Chihuahuas into her handbag, Jack Russell Terriers were being toted around in “terrier bags” while their owners traveled around on horseback.  Originally bred in England, the Jack Russell evolved to its current form in Australia.  This faithful outdoorsy breed was first […]

Chili Dog!

Chili Dog!

Hello! My name is Chili and I am a very loveable one year old boy looking for my new forever home. Chili came to a shelter in Sarasota as a puppy at just 8 weeks old. For over a year, Chili was looked over due to being a pit mix, and he remained at the […]

Breed Profile: Labrador Retriever

Breed Profile:  Labrador Retriever

by Lauren R. Tharp The Labrador Retriever is the most popular dog in the United States.  (According to AKC registration records).  Once the friend of the lonely fisherman in Newfoundland, the Labrador Retriever is now a friend to everyone, around the world! Physical Traits Size & Weight: A muscular, compact-bodied dog, the Labrador Retriever generally […]

Canine Atlas

Canine Atlas

It’s a beautiful Friday here in Bradenton which means one thing: a new adoptable dog, of course! Check out Mr. Atlas here. He is a short-coated shepherd/hound mix waiting for his new fur-ever home. Coming in at 84 pounds, this big boy is as happy as could be! Bishop’s Animal Shelter took him in after […]