Montgomery County PA Breed Rescue Groups

Breed Rescue is a very affordable way to adopt a purebred dog. This is a listing of some of the Montgomery County PA and surrounding area Breed Rescue Groups. American Brittany Rescue Julie Smith 302-531-5332 abr.pa@americanbrittanyrescue.org Adopt A Boxer Rescue info@adoptaboxerrescue.com 877-570-0360 Collie Rescue of Southern Pennsylvania Bruce Katzmire (215)793-9298 Delaware Valley Doberman Pinscher Sharon […]

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Pet Loss Support Group

Pet loss can be devastating. If you don’t have someone to talk to or if you need additional help contact a pet loss support group. Bereavement Counseling & Memorial Services (215)499-6863 Cares (215)292-1057 4 Ever In My Heart (800)873-7387 Pet Friends (800)404-PETS University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine (215)898-4529 AngelK9 gifts and guidance thru […]

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Coping with Pet Loss

Pet loss is a devastating life event that will take time to work through. Your pet was a member of your family so feelings of intense grief are normal and natural. Try to surround yourself with people that understand your loss. Don’t let people that are not pet lovers minimize you loss. Give yourself permission […]

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Therapy Dog Test

Therapy Dogs come in all sizes, shapes and breeds, they must be at least one year old to take the Therapy Dog Test. Therapy Dogs must be of sound temperament, current on all vaccinations, and be clean and well groomed. Candidates for testing no not have to take a class to be tested but must […]

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Therapy Dog Information

Both of my dogs are certified therapy dogs with Therapy Dogs International,(TDI). I volunteer at The Colonnade and The Frederick MennoniteCommunity with my dogs. This has been one of the best things I have done for my dogs and myself. I have met so many great people and they love seeing the dogs. Many of […]

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The Canine Good Citizen Test

The AKC’s Canine Good Citizen (CGC) Program is a certification program to reward dogs who have good manners at home and in the community. The Canine Good Citizen Program stresses responsible pet ownership for owners and basic good manners for dogs. All dogs who pass the CGC test may receive a certificate from the American […]

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Canine Good Citizen Program

AKC offers two programs for the pet dog owner to promote responsible pet ownership. The first program is the Canine Good Citizen Program this is for dogs at least six months of age or older. This program tests your dogs manners and obedience skills. It shows that your dog is a well mannered and is […]

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Choosing a Dog Breeder

Choosing a dog breeder is a very important part of the process of selecting the right dog. A good breeder will treat her dogs like her own children. The first call to the dog breeder you may find that, the breeder is asking you as many questions as you’re asking them. A great breeder is […]

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Choosing a Breed

Choosing a dog breed is a very individual decision. There are over 150 different dog breeds available to choose from. With such a large selection available you should be able to find the type of dog you want. However before you even start considering a dog breed you need to look at how a dog […]

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Breed Rescue

Breed rescue and rescue groups are another option for adopting a dog. Like shelters they take in homeless abandoned unwanted animals from private owners, shelters and puppy mills. Some rescue groups are breed specific and are dedicated to rescuing only one particular breed. This is a great way to adopt a purebred dog and to […]

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