Why Rescues Have Adoption Policies

There has never been a shortage of pets available for adoption. Either taken from a home that can no longer meets their needs, or brought to a shelter right from the street, hundreds of cats and dogs are looking for a permanent place to live with loving human hearts. I wouldn’t be too wrong if I say that most animal shelters are overcrowded, and many rescue groups are permanently dealing with the crisis–too many animals, too few homes ready to accept a new pet. Yet, if you want to adopt a cat or a dog from a rescue group, your application will have to be approved, and this is not… Read More

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Lisa Taylor and Max’s Dog Sanctuary

When it is a nail clinic day at Essex Pet Valu, some people come by just to say hi to Lisa Taylor. Lisa trims cat and dog nails once or twice a month in Essex Pet Valu,and when she is not there, she is busy with operating Max’s Dog Sanctuary for abused, disabled, and medically challenged dogs. The nail clinic is a fundraising event that helps the local sanctuary to cover vet bills. For many regular customers of Pet Valu, those days provide the perfect opportunity to talk to a person who–and this is not an exaggeration—has devoted her life to animal welfare and now generously shares her knowledge about… Read More

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