Blane and Duckie – No Pup Left Behind

Labrador Friends like most rescues pulls dogs from all different shelters with the unknown health issue there could be. Most of the time the older ones have huge health issues.  This time it is two little ones that are now 12 weeks old. Blane and Duckie came...

Spencer – Forever Home Update

“Yogi is doing great! He loves to ride in the car and go with me wherever I go. So far we’ve discovered the forest and the lake and a little creek. Today we’re going to go to discover the waterfall and the swimming hole and the rest of...

The dreaded Christmas Puppy

In the rescue world, holidays are hard for many reasons but the hardest of all is Christmas. December is “Christmas puppy” time, that time of the year when people ask us to adopt a puppy as a Christmas morning surprise. We, as most reputable rescues, do not allow...

Featured Rescue Volunteers

Lets talk about “Transporters”. Transporters fill a very important role in any rescue. They are the one who donate their time and cars to pick up and move dogs. They are the ones willing to drop everything to run get a dog who has hours left to live out of...

A resilient little puppy

Today I went to visit Ms Patty at her foster home. Ms Patty was found by animal control with a broken leg and we were asked to help her. After a consultation with the specialist, it was determined that the fracture was exposed and in a bad place and it would most...

Introducing New Dogs/Fosters to your pack

I am often asked how to what is the best way to  introduce new dogs/ foster dogs to your pack. I think everyone has to find what work best for their dogs as every dog is different. Sometime it takes some trial and error but avoiding mistakes is always better...

Sunday with the New Year Puppies

Today I went to spend a few hours with the New Years Puppies to help their foster mom at feeding time.  It was an amazing experience. As I arrived the puppies were waking up: The complains for food was not too bad at first, but when their foster mom came by and...

What Friends Are For

Today my latest foster’s family posted a new picture on their Facebook page that I need share with everyone. This is exactly why what we do is so rewarding: Our job is not simply saving dogs and finding them a home, it is matching them with the right family....

David Rosenfelt Book Signing Thank You

Labrador Friends of the South  would like to offer a heartfelt THANK YOU to David Rosenfelt –  whose support made our fundraising event such a huge success.  A good time was had by all. In addition, special thanks to our organizers Loretta...

Letting Go

This week I learned that letting go makes me happier than holding on. For the past few weeks all my friends have been asking how I could let go a puppy so cute and fun. I considered keeping him and letting him go was not easy… until I realized that letting him...

Demystifying Growling

Let’s finally put this out in the open once and for all: growling in dogs is a good thing! Why? Because when a dog growls is giving a warning and he is communicating important information. The dog you do not want is one that bites without any warning. So what should...