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Rescue Story: Sweet Like Sugar

Anyone who knows pit bulls, understands they can be the sweetest breed of dogs. This fact makes “Sugar” a fitting name for this rescue pit. After their first meeting, Sugar’s mom, Maria, knew that she could give her a better future and ensure that she’d live up to her name. Sugar’s past Sugar was in a questionable living situation when I adopted her at six-weeks-old. In the hands of backyard breeders, she was already taken away from her mother. Sugar was living outside, in boxes during cold Colorado Fall nights. I responded to a post from the “breeders” on a local Facebook…

Breezy: the ultimate hiking partner

Sometimes you need a little extra push to go out and try new things. When it comes to being that supportive friend, this adopted pup is the perfect companion. Here’s how Breezy became the ultimate hiking partner. How did you rescue Breezy? I rescued my dog, Breezy through the Sam Simon Foundation. They rescue dogs from various shelters and train them to become Hearing Dogs. When a dog doesn’t seem to be a good fit for that program, they put them up for adoption. Breezy was much too shy around people and dogs to be a good fit. So, when…