9 Things That Owners of Rescue Dogs Know to Be True
Published on April 24, 2014
Today is one of our favorite holidays: National Adopt a Shelter Pet Day. To celebrate, we've picked some of our favorite reader-submitted photos of their adopted dogs and paired them with the nine facts that people who rescue dogs know to be true.
You didn't rescue them — they rescued you.
Somehow, they always seem to know they were saved.
They clean up pretty good.
Adoption day is a yearly celebration. Like a birthday, but better.
You get to make up awesome breed names for them.
Rescue a dog and you will never be unloved.
Rescue dogs live in the present, never the past.
There's always room in your heart for another.
You may think you chose them, but they know better.
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