Today March 23rd is National Puppy Day!
According to Dogtipper.com, National Puppy day was founded in 2006 by Colleen Paige.
National puppy day was created so that we could celebrate the adorable puppies in our lives.
National puppy day was also created to spread awareness to adopt a puppy from a shelter.
Adopt don’t shop!
50 ways to celebrate national puppy day http://www.nationalpuppyday.com/celebrate
According to the Humane Society of the U.S.,
“Each year, 2.7 million adoptable dogs and cats are euthanized in the United States, simply because too many pets come into shelters and too few people consider adoption when looking for a pet.
The number of euthanized animals could be reduced dramatically if more people adopted pets instead of buying them. When you adopt, you save a loving animal by making them part of your family and open up shelter space for another animal who might desperately need it.”
That’s why I have created a list of 6 reasons why you should adopt instead of shop.
You may think that all of the dogs in shelters are mutts but according to the MSPCA 1/3 of dogs in shelters are purebred.
6 reasons to adopt a pet:
- You saved a dogs life by adopting it
- You raise awareness to shelters by adopting from one
- Pets at shelters are usually a lower cost than pets in pet shops
- You are fighting puppy mills
- According to the Humane Society of the U.S.,”If you buy a dog from a pet store,online seller or flea market, you’re almost certainly getting a dog from a puppy mill.Puppy mills are factory-style breeding facilities that put profit above the welfare of dogs. Animals from puppy mills are housed in shockingly poor conditions with improper medical care, and are often very sick and behaviorally troubled as a result. The moms of these puppies are kept in cages to be bred over and over for years, without human companionship and with little hope of ever joining a family. And after they’re no longer profitable, breeding dogs are simply discarded—either killed, abandoned or sold at auction.These puppy mills continue to stay in business through deceptive tactics — their customers are unsuspecting consumers who shop in pet stores, over the Internet or through classified ads. Puppy mills will continue to operate until people stop supporting them. By adopting a pet, you can be certain you aren’t giving them a dime.”
- You help an animal shelter open up a space for other homeless animals
According to http://list25.com/25-reasons-to-adopt-and-not-shop/
“The role of animal shelters is to provide a shelter for homeless animals. This means that when you adopt an animal from one of these shelters, you help provide a home for that animal while at the same time opening up space for another homeless animal.”
- A majority of “Pre-owned”dogs are already house trained
- When you adopt a dog they are usually already house trained, which usually means no extra house training will be needed.
Interested in adopting a new fluffy friend?
A few shelter/rescues are listed below:
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- More convenient weight wise
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- Photos take up way to much storage on the iPhone
Photos I’ve taken with my iPhone 6s
I think personally it is easier for me to use my iPhone because I have it all the time with me and it is much lighter than a camera.
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I like my photos to be natural. On my 3 Instagram accounts thetweendogist, elittlelou, and Maltipoo_of_Manhattan I have only used filters or edited my photos a few times.
Because I like to work off of natural light. Photos that are taken with a natural essence cannot really keep that natural feeling if filters are included.
I don’t think that we need to use filters in our photos to make them look good.
A natural photo with no filters to me would seem a bit more professional than one with filter(s). This is because a photographers best friend is natural light.
It may be necessary to brighten the photo if it is too dark. I once used a an editor to edit Bentley the standard poodle’s photo because at the angle that I took the photo there wasn’t enough light.
I only use filters about 3 times on my private account, twice on my thetweendogist, and I haven’t created any posts yet on the last account.
That’s I try to stray away from filters and editing apps.
This is my first post on @thetweendogist blog!
How to take the best dog photos/How I take photos on my @thetweendogist instagram account
🐾The best dog photos when taken need patience.
🐩 Step 1: Have some thing the dog wants for instance a squeaky toy or treat.
🐶 Step 2: Move this object around your camera’s lens. This way the dog will be looking the lens. Tip: If the dog is a bit jumpy at first wait for it to calm down and then take a/the photo when they are calm. I guarantee that photo will come out great.
🐕 Step 3: Well… There is no step three. It’s as easy as that all you need is patience, and a camera.
Here are some of my favorite dog photos: They are among the many photos I have taken.
If you love dogs make sure to follow: @thetweendogist on Instagram (I sometimes dog cat photos if you’re more of a cat person.)