Washington, D.C.-based Homeward Trails Animal Rescue (HT) founder Sue Bell told The Canine Review she got the idea to start HT after a New Year’s Eve trip gone wrong. Bell recalled vacationing with friends at a cabin in Fayette County, West Virginia in December 2001. After spotting an animal shelter down the road from their […]
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I have been excited for Halloween since January, when my corgi puppy, Charlotte, entered my life, and I decided that she would make the perfect Baby Yoda from the Star Wars series, “The Mandalorian.” Something about those big ears and innocent puppy eyes…
Like everything else in 2020, fall will be different this year because of COVID-19. Many of the activities that we look forward to and associate with the season — attending a high school football game or heading to a harvest festival — might now be canceled. Fortunately, there are plenty of activities we can continue to enjoy with our dogs while staying physically distanced from other people.
Here are five COVID-19-friendly activities to do with your dog this fall:
We are highlighting Missy Schrott’s report on the Humane Society of Fairfax County (HSFC) animal shelter in Fairfax, Virginia, about 35 minutes outside of Washington, D.C. Schrott visited the shelter in July 2019, spoke with its leaders, and delivered this report, which has been made partially available to all readers. Read the full report here. […]
The average length of stay for dogs in the shelter is about 12 days, Wolbert told The Canine Review, although the period varies. For example, a puppy who is not old enough to be spayed or neutered will need to stay at the shelter or with a foster until it can have its surgery.