Birth


What It Takes To Be a Foster Home

  Coco, a rescue-foster dog, from easternherdingdogrescue.org needed a safe place to whelp and care for her pups until they reached adoption age and were primed for a successful connection with a forever home. This the story of how she came to be with the Carter’s and the journey they went through toward their forever […]


Puppy Socialization: Human Socialization Period

The Carter family hosted “Rose”, an 8 week old Labrador Retriever, for one week  to give her a good head start in socialization. Social animals like dogs have critical periods, which are developmental stages where the nervous system is hypersensitive to certain environmental stimuli. The critical period Rose is in is called the Human Socialization […]


Blab Beta – Animal Behavior & Anthropomorphism with Lara Joseph & Dr. Patricia Anderson

Below is a link to a great conversation on “blab.im” between Lara Joseph & Dr. Patricia Anderson on animal behaviors, Anthropomorphism. Both Laura and Dr. Anderson birds, bird behaviors and and life with birds. Laura is an animal behaviorist and owner of The Animal Behavior Center in Sylvania, Ohio. The mission at The Animal Behavior Center is to […]


Socialization is Key For a Successful Partnership

Socializing older dogs can sometimes be necessary. CoCo is a rescue dog and her history was largely unknown. She arrived very pregnant and stressed from long distance travel. The first priority was to get her socialized to the family environment she would have to deal with, which included adults children and cats. Because she was […]


Puppy Moving Day

There is a Foster Dog named CoCo, who was in need of a safe place to deliver and raise her babies. My family and I stepped up to be that safe place. She delivered 7 beautiful puppies March 27-28 and things have been progressing along rapid-fire ever since. We have moved the puppies from the […]


CoCo The Rescue Dog & Pups 4

CoCo is a Foster dog from easternherdingdogrescue.org who needed a safe place to whelp and care for her pups until they reach adoption age. On 3/27 and 3/28 she gave birth to 7 healthy puppies. This is a live feed of their indoor living space.  They’re starting to play and their personalities are coming out. […]


Abused Dog Trained By Tough Prison Inmate

Programs where inmates train unwanted and abused dogs for the purpose of re-introducing them for adoption not only helps and heals the dog, it can bring about a healing to the inmate. Inmates can often identify with abused dogs because, for many of them, a piece of their own lives has been laced with knowing what it’s […]


How Did The Wolf Become The Dog

Here is a video revealing our most recent understanding of how the bond between humans and wolves formed, which eventually led to wolves transforming into dogs. For another article on how the wolf became a dog, Click Here .


CoCo The Rescue Dog-Whelping Puppies 50

Coco is a Foster dog from easternherdingdogrescue.org who needed a safe place to whelp and care for her pups until they reach adoption age. We were glad to participate and promote the many people and organizations that make the world a better place for people and pets. This page will chronicle CoCo and her pup’s […]