realgooddogrescue on June 30th, 2012

Are you seeing what we’re seeing a lot? Dogs left unattended in vehicles on triple digit days! How stupid can you be? Yet the individuals that do this rationalize it by saying: he/she loves to go on a ride with me it’s only for a few minutes it’s not that hot out there I parked […]

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realgooddogrescue on February 26th, 2012

Spayed or neutered your adorable pooch, that is? World Spay Day is the last Tuesday of February. The 2011-2012 National Pet Owners Survey revealed the following about dogs More than 1/3 of US households have at least one dog 21% of dogs were adopted from an animal shelter 78% of owned dogs are spayed or […]

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realgooddogrescue on January 20th, 2012

OK, we’re a dog rescue group. Why would we post about Squirrel Appreciation Day? If your canines are anything like some of ours, you know how much squirrels are appreciated! By them! One of our Real Good Dog Rescue adoptees (Jessie Wiggles) absolutely ADORES looking out the windows to the back yard and darting out […]

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admin on January 2nd, 2012

If you keep up with the newest holiday listings and reasons to send holiday cards, you’ll see that pretty much anyone can make up a holiday these days! If you look at The Ultimate Holiday Site (Hallmark, of course) you’ll see that yesterday alone (Jan. 1) even if we celebrated New Year’s Day we likely […]

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admin on January 1st, 2012

According to, 13 New Year’s resolutions are popular year after year. What’s amazing is that many of these resolutions would be supported *if* there were more dogs in people’s lives! Let’s see how, by reading the wisdom of some “experts”! Get Fit – get a dog. “Ever wonder where you’d end up if you […]

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admin on September 9th, 2011

This article was excerpted from REAL… The top 10 pet-owner mistakes To train a pet, all family members have to follow the same rules.  ( — Avoid common errors, and keep your four-legged pal healthy and well-behaved.  Mistake 1: Buying (adopting)  a pet spontaneously Why this is a mistake: That doggie in the window […]

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admin on May 18th, 2011

That’s right…tomorrow, May 19th, is our fearless leader and amazing Director Lisa’s birthday!  From all of us volunteers to you, Lisa, HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO YOU!  We could surprise you by showing up at your work to serenade you, but none of us figured we had enough bail money to cover getting out of jail for […]

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admin on May 9th, 2011

We just got this ‘news bulletin’ from another area rescuer….KEEP YOUR PETS SAFE. With all the flooding we’re having now, a predator is on the loose. Coyotes are coming out of the wooded river bottoms and they will come right up to your house, attack and take your animals. Even fences aren’t a barrier to […]

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ltrenthem on May 3rd, 2011

Even if you are not in an area under water right now, anything that is seeks higher ground: fleas/ticks/snakes. Make sure you have fresh flea/tick control on your pet and be aware snakes are moving and seeking higher ground. This may put them in contact with your dog. If you see swelling, limping, extreme lethargy […]

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admin on February 27th, 2011

were reunited thanks to Della St. Arnold, a REAL GOOD DOG adoptive mom, and RGDR Volunteer/foster mom, Julie Clark.  The storms that moved through Memphis on Thursday night blew the Berry’s gate open in the Chickasaw Gardens area. Della was shopping at her favorite bead store at Poplar and Humes, when she ran into someone […]

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