This is NOT how a dog
should be treated!
January is Unchain a Dog Month
That story above is so sad and disheartening! This is not okay, and not how our “pack” members should be treated.
Dogs are pack members and need to be with their humans and other dogs. Pet parents understand and know that their dogs just want some attention and to be loved. Their dogs want to come in and share dinner time with the family, snuggle time on the couch, and a warm bed at night. Unfortunately, there are some people that keep their dogs outside, on a chain, in the freezing weather, and with limited interaction. This is why January is Unchain A Dog Month.
A dog who is let outside and put on a chain to run around and do his “business” is different than a dog who spends his life chained in the backyard. You, me, us, we can all make a difference in a dog’s life who spends their lifetime outside
This month, and moving forward, if you see something, say something. If a dog is left outside in the elements all day and night, reach out to your local Humane Society or HSPCA. They will help by either talking to the owners or taking the dog; if this is what needs to be done. Please help us to help unchain our furry friends!
Help a Local Rescue
Many dogs that end up at the Humane Society or rescue are there because their owners have lost, abandoned, or have had them taken away for whatever reason. Check out our blog about Adopting Rescue vs. Puppy Mill Dogs. Let’s work together and make sure that these dogs have a happy, warm, loving home to come home too!
If you live in the area of Los Angeles, CA and are looking to rescue a dog, please take a look at Wags and Walks! We are strong supporters of what they do for dogs that need a new home. Anytime someone purchases one of our supplements and uses the code WagsandWalks at checkout; we will send them a bottle of whatever supplement was ordered. This is our way of giving back!
Please help us in support the Unchain A Dog Month! Please share your rescue stories with us on social media and be sure to tag us at @vitalpetlife and use the hashtags: #unchainadogmonth #dogsarefamily #packmember