Browsing: ‘Rescue Reality’

Shimmy Shimmy Coco Bop

Posted: June 18th, 2014
coco in the sun

Some dogs walk through our (collective) doors and stay a while. It happens. It’s part of the reality of animal rescue. Sometimes it makes sense. Maybe it’s a bonded pair that must be placed together.  Or maybe the dog needs to be the only one in the house and all of you looking here want MORE dogs! So,… Read More

Run Free Mussels

Posted: March 23rd, 2014

We had a loss in the foster family this week. Sweet Mussels was undergoing surgery to remove a recurring lump in his inguinal area and as the vet kept digging, the cancer had spread farther than anyone expected. Mussels was such a sweet guy and although it’s so sad to have said goodbye to him,… Read More

If Only I Could Be Your Lap Dog

Posted: February 17th, 2014
If Only I Could Be Your Lap Dog

Emmett just wants to sit on your lap and be loved like he’s a wee pup. Who can say “no” to this face? Day 2 of boot camp and Emmett is already starting to shed some of his past life. At his first kennel in December, they said all the kennels on every side of… Read More

Eat. Play. Love.

Posted: February 15th, 2013
Eat. Play. Love.

Last year was a huge success and a ton of fun. Please join us this year! Click here! Our Event Sponsor:  EC Fence & Iron Works, Inc. Springtown Inn Vendors: Inked Magazine   www.inkedmag.com EatABulls   EatABulls.com Wag N Wear Dog and Cat Accessories Lehigh Valley Roller Girls   www.lehighvalleyrollergirls.com Pugs & Kisses Pet Care   www.pugsandkissespetcare.com… Read More

Full of Thanks!

Posted: November 17th, 2012
Full of Thanks!

As I sit here on Thanksgiving morning snuggled up with my dog on the sofa trying to keep warm on this crisp fall morning, it occurs to me that we are   blessed. My rescued dog and I have found each other and we are both feeling pretty lucky! I’m also feeling thankful that my… Read More

Signs

Posted: October 10th, 2012
Signs

Life can sure be challenging at times. Everywhere you turn it seems there are obstacles to overcome. It sometimes can feel like there are no good solutions, no one     is listening, or taking the time to care. Then, just when you think it’s over and your world is crashing in around you, it happens, a… Read More

The count down is on!

Posted: April 22nd, 2012
The count down is on!

Hey everyone we are so excited to have our spring event! We can’t wait to see our friends and make lots of new ones. Our spring egg hunt is Saturday April 28th at the Quakertown Memorial Park on Mill Rd. If you want your dog to participate in the egg hunt there is a ten… Read More

“My dog” a love story

Posted: February 13th, 2012
"My dog" a love story

We met a couple of years ago and it was love at first sight. You were cautious about letting down your guard at first, but I was patient and in a short time you realized you could trust. I wake every morning to your gentle wet kiss. We snuggle for a while before our day… Read More

Trash or Treasure?

Posted: January 30th, 2012
Trash or Treasure?

I was putting away the decorations from Christmas and my daughter was helping. She was also going through some boxes and came upon some trinkets that hadn’t been seen for years. She was thrilled with her find and I was happy that she could make use of these objects that no longer meant anything to… Read More

Don’t shop… Adopt

Posted: December 3rd, 2011
Don't shop... Adopt

‘Twas the month before Christmas and all through the mall the workers were stirring to prepare for it all. The decorations were hung by the hundreds with care in hopes that the crowds would pour in well prepared. The puppies were crying all jammed in their crates, while the workers stood by waiting to bait…. Read More

Calling all superheroes!

Posted: November 5th, 2011
Calling all superheroes!

Hello folks and welcome to American Bulldog Rescue! We are a group of volunteers who are commited to helping the bullies. We have many success stories to speak of and unfortunately many sad stories as well. This week in Florida a female dog and her seven puppies were found in a field fighting to survive…. Read More

The forgotten victims

Posted: September 30th, 2011
The forgotten victims

I think that everyone is aware of the growing number of homes foreclosing in this country. I’d like to talk about a problem that everyone may not realize, the pets that are being left behind. ABR rescued a dog named Daisy this week from a foreclosed home. The realtor who found her, along with another… Read More

Perfectly Imperfect

Posted: September 18th, 2011
Perfectly Imperfect

It was a beautiful Saturday morning, the sun was shining and the air was a bit crisp as I set out to pick some apples at a local orchard. With my basket in hand I began to make my way around to the various apple trees happily picking the little red beauties! There were lots… Read More

Rescue me.

Posted: September 11th, 2011
Rescue me.

I am out in the world alone, I am tired of walking for one of my legs was badly injured. I am barely able to eat, you can see my bones through my tattered fur. I try to sleep, but it’s hot, and the bugs are biting me.I am fearful and I don’t understand what… Read More

Labor Day.

Posted: September 3rd, 2011
Labor Day.

LABOR- a job or task done or to be done Labor day is a time to relax and reflect on the hard work  and sacrifices of so many. We at ABR are very busy with so many dogs that need to be saved from shelters, need to come out of boarding, need to go to… Read More

Mercy and Loyalty

Posted: August 27th, 2011
Mercy and Loyalty

As I sit in wait of hurricane Irene I find myself thinking about all of the animals who are helplessly wandering around out there and who will be in harms way during the terrible storm. I’d like to share a story about a mama dog named Mercy and her nine little pups. Mercy was found… Read More

We Need Medical Help. Please Sponsor Us.

Posted: August 5th, 2011
We Need Medical Help. Please Sponsor Us.

This will be an ongoing section for special needs dogs. click photos to enlarge Kate was pulled from a shelter in TX . They didn’t think that she would survive one more day in the shelter. Lucky for her, Fallon and Melissa stepped up and got her to the vet. Here is the report so… Read More

From the Speaker of the House at ABR

Posted: August 5th, 2011
From the Speaker of the House at ABR

Hello and welcome to AMERICAN BULLDOG RESCUE, a place where responsible, caring people come together to help the bully breed during some very tough times. In trying to accomplish this tremendous and often challenging task we are faced with every day, we can easily lose sight of the debt that’s accruing rapidly! The vet and… Read More