Paws for Thought – Meet our New Dogs

Friday, May 19th, 2017
tag sale 4

Welcome back Paws for Thought fans! I hope you and your furry friends are staying cool out there. This week we want to introduce you to our 6 new dogs from West Virginia. Last week our Shelter Manager and Adoptions Coordinator made another trip down to West Virginia and came back with 6 adoptable dogs. […]


Paws for Thought – Grooming & Shedding

Thursday, May 11th, 2017

Happy May! Due to the warm spring air, dogs are starting to shed their winter coats. This means it’s grooming season for their owners and caretakers. Grooming can be different from breed to breed. For dogs with short coats, you can usually get away with a bath and towel dry. For dogs with long or […]


Paws for Thought – National Volunteer Week & National Adoption Day

Thursday, April 27th, 2017
volunteer group

Somehow it is already the last Thursday of April and the rainy April days are almost behind us. This week’s blog is a two-for-one. It is National Volunteer Week, so we will be praising our volunteers, and April 30th is National Adoption Day (just one day after our Adoption Event)! National Volunteer Week National Volunteer […]


Paws for Thought – Adoption Day at Adopt-A-Dog

Friday, April 21st, 2017

You’re almost there; we’re almost at the weekend! This week we will be giving you an inside look at some of the available dogs for our adoption event coming up on Saturday, April 29th! Stop by the shelter on April 29th from 10am-4pm to meet our super adorable, adoptable dogs! Check out our website at […]


Paws for Thought – Easter with your pup

Friday, April 14th, 2017
Rousey patiently waiting for the Easter Bunny

Easter is only a few days away! Easter is another great Holiday to get creative in how you spend time with your pet. A fun idea we’ve heard in the past is an Easter egg hunt for your dog. While the kids are running around collecting their eggs, your dog can do the same! Use […]


Paws for Thought – The Morning Bark

Thursday, April 6th, 2017
Adoptions Coordinator: Kelly Duggan

April has really been holding true to the saying, April showers bring May flowers. On this rainy, April day, we would like to update everyone on our new morning talk show, The Morning Bark! The Morning Bark is a new weekly special that Adopt-A-Dog posts on Facebook Live every Friday Morning at 11am. The Morning […]


Paws for Thought – Barney

Friday, March 31st, 2017
barney snow

Warm weather has arrived and the dogs of Adopt-A-Dog could not be happier. One dog in particular is extra happy, and that is our Adoptable Dog of the Month, Barney. Barney’s face can melt anyone’s heart. This little nugget is a 2.5 year old Beabull (Beagle/Bulldog). On a nice day, or even a snowy day, […]


Paws for Thought – National Poison Prevention Week

Friday, March 24th, 2017

Spring has sprung (kind of)! Hopefully this is the last of the cold weather and we can start enjoying warm spring weather. This week, March 20th – 25th is National Poison Prevention Week. It is always important to know what can be toxic to your pet, so you can keep them out of harm’s way […]


Paws for Thought – St. Patrick’s Day with your pup

Thursday, March 16th, 2017
ella st patricks day

Happy Thursday everyone! Tomorrow is St. Patrick’s Day, arguably one of the best holidays of the year. So this week we want to share some tips on how to celebrate with your pup while keeping him/her safe. First let’s give a quick shout out to our Irish Breeds: Glen of Imaal, Irish Setter, Irish Terrier, […]


Paws for Thought – Adopt-A-Dog to be featured on The Dodo Snapchat

Friday, March 10th, 2017
Rousey giving kisses to her fans at The Dodo

Happy Friday Paws for Thought Fans! First things first, we would like to thank everyone that donated yesterday for Fairfield County’s Giving Day! With the help of a matching gift from one of our donors, we raised a total of $7,825!. Continuing with exciting news, Adopt-A-Dog will be featured on The Dodo Snapchat starting March 16th! […]

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