This past summer, my girlfriend, Jae and I came across FreeKoreanDogs through recommendation from a friend. After mere minutes of browsing, it became apparent that our dogless days were numbered. We were so enamoured by all of the sweet faces of FKD.
It has now been a little over a year since we got Tokki. Like most rescues (and people for that matter) he has good days and bad days.
We lost our dog a year and a half ago. He was just shy of 17 yrs old. We missed him; his love and companionship. It was the best of happenstance we found Free Korean Dogs and EK. We recently adopted Sari, who we renamed Ellie, from Free Korean Dogs. It was the best experience …Read More about Definition of Happenstance- Discovering Free Korean Dogs and Finding Ellie
July 2018: Goldy Along came Goldy – a mini poodle under 9 lbs! I did some research on smaller breed in preparation of Goldy’s arrival – there is never enough research one can do because once again, every dog is unique/different. Goldy was an attention seeker and had some separation anxiety. I felt it …Read More about Fostering Dogs 101: Part 2
As a lifelong animal lover and owner of dogs, cats, and horses, I wasn’t surprised when my 18-year-old daughter Leah expressed a wish to have a dog of her own. At home we already had an 11-year-old, 80 lb English retriever/standard poodle cross and a 9-year-old, 30 lb mini goldendoodle, as well as 2 cats.
If only there is a course out there on how to be a “good” foster parent to rescue dogs……each dog and dog owner is different. We can share what worked & what did not work – apply these learnings to our own environment & circumstances. I had the pleasure to foster 2 different dogs from …Read More about Fostering Dogs 101: Part 1
The following is part of a series of interviews with adopters about their rescue pups. This particular interview is with Diana about her dog Tommy whom she rescued almost 8 months ago. Tommy is blind but full of love for everyone. He has adjusted well, and is a champ when it comes to walks and …Read More about Tommy the Tiny wonder
My partner and I love going up to his mother’s place in the country. It is a great escape from the city, quiet and peaceful, surrounded by conservation area and beautiful farmland. When we first adopted Ollie (formerly Odong), we were curious if this former ‘country’ boy would love this rural as much as we …Read More about Ollie’s First Thanksgiving
The following is part of a series of interviews with adopters about their rescue pups. This particular interview is with Justine about her dog Isu whom she rescued a little over 5 months ago. Isu is a giant loving teddy bear who smiles at everyone he sees. He is doing well and is learning how …Read More about The smiling teddy bear
The following is part of a series of interviews with adopters about their rescue pups. This particular interview is with Kelsey about her dog Daisy whom she rescued a little over 5 months ago. Kelsey is doing well and likes to redecorate the house with her “chewing artwork”.
The following is a letter from one of our adopters Romeo Tuazon. He rescued Marty a little over two months ago. Marty has been adjusting well, and he is even helping Romeo with some health issues!
We have always loved animals, but our busy work schedules made it impractical to add a dog to our lives. For years I was feeding the birds and squirrels in our back yard as well as buying toys and treats for our friends’ adorable dachshund instead.