Hi, my name is BooBoo; I am a 8-9 month old Female Collie mix- I’ve spent most of my life here at One Love Puppy. I am a very shy girl, and things scare me easily. Bonnie says I’ll need some training to help me with this. I need to be in a home as an only pet, or maybe with other dogs if I am allowed a slow introduction. I cannot be in a house with kids and will do best with only one person or a couple because of how skittish I can be. I really hope someone will give me a chance at my forever home!
Welcome to One Love Puppy Rescue.
We are a non-profit puppy and dog rescue, based just outside of Albany, NY. Our mission is to rescue canines that are at-risk for euthanasia, and find them loving homes.
With the help of our fosters, sponsors, volunteers, monetary donations and of course our adopters we have been able to rescue and place many dogs and continue to do so! We cannot thank our support network enough.
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Why do dogs get put up for adoption?
It’s a common misconception that all dogs come to adoption centers because they have behavioral problems. Those dogs are actually few and far between, and any responsible re-homing organization will always try to put effort into correcting behavioral difficulties before they allow the dog to be adopted out.
There are a number of possible reasons for a dog to be put up for adoption. Ours have included:
-owners who have separated and are no longer in a position to keep their dog,
-older dogs whose owners can no longer afford vets’ bills,
-families who have a child with asthma or allergies and cannot tolerate the dogs hair,
-puppies who become too boisterous and need more attention than their owners can give them.
Don’t assume it’s the dog’s fault. It’s more likely to be the humans who have had the problems.
What are the benefits of dog adoption?
Their is no greater love then what comes from a rescue dog. It is almost like some understand their lives were in jeopardy and that you were the one that saved them. They will appreciate your generosity and love you unconditionally. At One Love, we pride ourselves in knowing each dog’s personality and temperament and we will match your family’s needs to the appropriate dog. Once selected, your rescue dog, (when old enough), will be spayed or neutered so you won’t have to incur that cost.
What can I do to help?
We are currently looking for foster homes for any of the current dogs and pups for adoption. Food and vet bills are paid for fosters, by One Love. All you need to do is fill out an adoption application ~ and put “foster” in the heading. You will need to provide proper identification to us and provide them with a safe/comfortable environment, regular walks/feedings, and lots of love/affection.
“The U.S. has come a long way over the last few decades in increasing pet ownership and decreasing euthanasia. From 1970 to 2010, the number of dogs and cats in homes has increased from 67 million to an estimated 164 million. The annual number of dogs and cats euthanized in shelters has also decreased from 12–20 million to an estimated 3.4 million. However, there’s still work to do: An estimated 2.7 million healthy shelter pets are not adopted each year, and only about 30 percent of pets in homes come from shelters and rescues.”