How to Adopt From Us

Much to the surprise of many people, we do not use an online adoption application.  Instead, we rely on getting to know you by asking you a few questions in an email, and telephone interview. Because we are a small rescue and keep all of our dogs in foster homes, we shy away from forms […]

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Our Adoption Process

Much to the surprise of many people, we do not use an adoption application but rely instead upon an interview process. Because we are a small rescue and keep all of our dogs in foster homes, we shy away from forms that tend to emphasis why someone should not have a dog. The interview process […]

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From Table to Tree: Toxic Tidbits to Avoid this Holiday Season

As you know, the seasons are changing and the holidays are approaching fast. During this time we clean and decorate the house, spend hours in the kitchen cooking special meals, and let’s not forget spending as much time with our loved ones including our pets! But in a blink of an eye, accidents happen. Your […]

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Knee Dislocation & Hip Dysplasia

When we brought Leia home from the shelter there were a few things we didn’t know. We didn’t know she loves chasing a stick, we didn’t know she would gain 20 lbs in the first 2 months home, and we didn’t know she had patellar luxation. In fact, we didn’t find out for a while, […]

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Friendly Dog Collars

“FRIENDLY” Color Coded Green Semi-Choke Dog Collar & 4 Foot Leash Set (Known As Friendly) PREVENTS Dog Accidents By Warning Others of Your Dog in Advance! Here’s a great idea, just in time for the summer.  Whether you order one from the company, or shop around for collars like these, it’s a great idea to […]

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Free PetFirst Pet Insurance for Adopters

Effective immediately, your pet is insured!  Just call this number, and sign up! Your recent adoption includes 30-days of pet insurance from PetFirst. You must call 855-710-7387 in order to activate the insurance, so don’t wait.   Your 30-day pet insurance covers your pets for accidents and illnesses, and reimburses 100% of vet bills incurred during […]

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Help for Digestive Disorders in Dogs

Digestive Disorders in Dogs (or Cats) Become a Thing of the Past! Dogs with IBS (and Cats With Furballs) is Easy to Correct! –          By Andi Brown, author of The Whole Pet Diet So many people contact me; concerned that their dogs have trouble relieving themselves, experience bouts with IBS and constipation or diarrhea.  Cat […]

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The Mixed Breed

I’ve been wanting to write this post for a long time, but just couldn’t figure out how to explain what it is I want to share.  This post is written specifically for shelters and pounds, and I hope those of you who work hard to save dogs, make sure that my message is delivered to […]

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Protective or Scared

When people describe their dogs to me, even people I have never met, for example, while I’m waiting at the vet, they will explain that their dog is “protective”.   So while their dog is growling and showing its teeth at me, and trying to lunge at me, the owner writes it off and gives […]

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Let it Go – Stop Feeling Sorry For Your Dog

This article explains why it is unhealthy to pity or feel sorry for your dog. No matter what your dog has been through, pity will create behavioral issues. This article explains that most dog-owners, especially those who have adopted a rescued dog, don’t realize that feeling sorry for your dog does emotional harm. All Dogs Should […]

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The Chosen Ones, Owning a Deaf Dog

Regardless of the dog you have today, the dog your friend or neighbor has, or the dog you may adopt tomorrow, one day you will encounter a deaf and/or blind dog.  The information in this article will help you and your dog tremendously! Written by Christopher Chosy My wife and I have a beautiful 2 […]

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Adopting a Senior Dog

Click here to learn more about all of our Senior Dogs. Music in this video can be purchased below:

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How to Surrender Your Dog

There are a million reasons why people have to give up their pet.  Some of the reasons are good ones, and some are not.  Regardless, if a person doesn’t want their dog anymore… why wouldn’t we want to help the dog find a home where he’s wanted? In today’s economy, it’s getting harder and harder […]

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Future Liberators – Bright Futures Scholarships

I’ve been blessed to have met several young people who are really enthusiastic about rescue. Since this is my son’s first year at Deltona High School, it was also brought to my attention that high school students must provide a certain number of community service hours!  I have a plan! Future Liberators was really a […]

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What is a TDL Dog?

I’m asked this question quite often.  How do I know which dog to pick and not to pick.  I don’t!  I go by instinct and past experiences, but more importantly, I know what my audience is looking for.  Sometimes I’m wrong, sometimes I’m shocked! There is no magic formula It’s not about size, color, coat […]

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Over-The-Counter Medications For Dogs

It’s 9:15pm on a Sunday night and your dog has developed diarrhea.  What do you do?  Rush to the emergency vet?  Maybe.  Or maybe not.  Dog owners know that sometimes a simple over-the-counter med will do the trick, at least until their regular vet is open.  Here is some advice concerning medications that may help, […]

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Bringing Your New Dog Home

So, you’re considering adopting a dog from The Dog Liberator.  If it is one of the puppies that I foster, we’re going to spend some time talking, and I’m going to share with you a lot of tidbits that I have learned over the years.  And then you’re going to get home with you puppy […]

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About Black Dog Syndrome

A great article, even though it was written over ten years ago, very little has changed with regard to the criteria that shelters and pounds euthanize, Death by the Pound. More about Black Dog Syndrome.

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Our Intake Process, for Shelters, Pounds, and Owner-Surrenders

China the deaf/blind Aussie from Camden County Humane Society How we Pull Death Row Dogs: As much as we would like to say “yes” to every dog, we realize that we can not. Every dog is worthy of being saved, but we can not save every dog. To help us determine if we can accept […]

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