DGS Rescue Roadtrip: San Bernadino or Bust!

DGS stages shelter “jail break” in San Bernardino What do you do when you know that many, many dogs are going to be euthanized at high-kill shelters in San Bernardino, CA, and the transport vehicles that usually bring dogs to Seattle are broken down or fully booked? If you’re Jenny Nordin, founder of Dog Gone Seattle (DGS), you rent a van, set it up with crates and supplies, and drive 2,376 miles to rescue as many dogs as possible and bring them back to Seattle. What else? Fourth of July causes shelter crises Jenny’s dilemma, and master scheme, began before…read more >
Happy Tails: Lucky describes both dog and family in this story

Happy Tails: Lucky describes both dog and family in this story

Lucky the Lab mix had a tough start in life. She was rescued in Texas when she was a year old with a horribly embedded collar and worn down front teeth from trying to chew through a chain. She'd also had a litter puppies. She was in bad shape. When Dog Gone Seattle rescued her, we renamed her Lucky, and lucky she was! Our wonderful foster mom Gina Cooley nursed her back to health and -- over the course of months -- out of her fearful, timid shell. When she was ready, we found her a wonderful forever family with…read more >
From Texas shelter to ESA, Bailey is a dream dog!

From Texas shelter to ESA, Bailey is a dream dog!

Dog Gone Seattle rescue dog Bailey now an Emotional Support Animal Bailey was rescued from a Texas shelter where nobody wanted her in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey. She made her way to a foster home with Dog Gone Seattle, and quickly had dozens of families wanting to meet her. The family who stood out as a perfect match hoped to train their new dog as an ESA (emotional support animal) for their son, Anton, who has high functioning autism. Family and dog were paired up, and Bailey is already living up to everything her family hoped for! "Bailey has…read more >