October 20, 2017

Breed Profile: Yorkshire Terrier

Breed Profile: Yorkshire Terrier

by Lauren R. Tharp Known as “Yorkies” to those who love them, the Yorkshire Terrier originated in Yorkshire, England (how appropriate, no?) where they were originally used to catch rats in clothing mills. Perky, fun, and utterly adorable, this toy breed was first recognized by the AKC in 1885 and currently reigns as the third […]

Mixing It Up

Mixing It Up

We’re mixing it up this beautiful Tuesday to bring you an adoptable mixed pup looking for his forever home right here in Bradenton. Get the scoop on Meathead! Meathead is a handsome young 6 month old Basset Hound mix. He is a great size, weighing in at 34 pounds. Meathead was brought into Bishop Animal […]

A Shy Chi

A Shy Chi

Today’s adoptable dog of the week is a sweet petite girl named Rosie! Rosie here is a 5 month old female Chihuahua. This young little thing weighs in at just 9 pounds.  She was brought into Bishop’s shelter back in July by her previous owners who could no longer keep her because of their landlord. […]

Wonderful Walter

Wonderful Walter

Hope you all had a safe 4th of July! Let the weekend festivities commence! With all this summer heat, maybe you should cool down with the adoptable dog of the week, Walter! Walter here is a handsome Lhasa Apso. He is 7 years young and weighs just 18 pounds. He was brought into Bishop SPCA […]

Check out Kenzie

Check out Kenzie

It’s the last day of May – plenty of time to mozy on down to your local shelter and find the love of your life. Doggie companions have been known to lower stress levels and are an instant mood-lifter. Meet your adoptable dog of the week, Kenzie. Kenzie here is a female Shepherd mix.  She […]

Bertha the Beauty

Bertha the Beauty

Meet your adoptable dog of the week, Bradenton: Bertha the Beauthy! Bertha here is a 1 year old female Catahoula mix.  She weighs in at 62 pounds and she’s been waiting for her forever home since the beginning of November. Her previous owners did not have as much time with her as she probably needed. Bertha prefers a […]

Breed Profile: Siberian Husky

One of the oldest breed of dogs in the world, Siberian Huskies originate from Siberia, where they were bred to pull heavy loads across harsh, freezing conditions. Once they made it to Alaska during the Gold Nome Rush, Huskies became famous for their dog sledding abilities, but did you know that their outgoing and gentle […]

Breed Profile: Great Dane

Known as the “Apollo of all dogs,” Great Danes are a very old breed dating back to the ancient Egyptians and Chinese. Drawings of dogs resembling the Great Dane appear on Egyptian monuments and currency from 3000 B.C., and descriptions a similar dog can be found in Chinese literature from 1121 B.C. With their huge […]

Summer Sparky

Summer Sparky

The holiday festivities are upon us, Bradenton! What better way to strut down the street than with a new furry companion sure to catch everyone’s eye? Meet your adoptable dog of the week, Sparky. Sparky here is a good-looking male Chihuahua. He is just a year old and weighs 14 pounds. He was surrendered and […]

Breed Profile: Boxer

Breed Profile: Boxer

by Lauren R. Tharp Originally used for dog fighting, the Boxer would stand on its hind legs, striking out at its opponent with its front paws like, well, a boxer!  Officially recognized as a breed in 1904, the Boxer is currently the 7th most popular breed in the United States.  Many celebrities have taken a […]