Fetching Hope Rescue

Mutts – The Impure

Tuesday, April 1, 2014, 2:23PM by Amber

Mutt or Mongrel – Dog of mixed or unknown breed. Mongrel sounds more like a cuss words if used for name calling. Interesting, I guess!!! But today I am going to write about dogs of...  Read More »


The Sniffer

Thursday, February 13, 2014, 8:06PM by Shashank

Why do dogs sniff?? If they meet a human they sniff, if they meet a fellow dog they sniff, if they have to poop they sniff, if they need to pee they sniff, if they...  Read More »


Check out our new blog post!

Tuesday, January 28, 2014, 8:27PM by Amber

The Ritual
Point your ears towards the slightest sound of a ruffling jacket – Leave your toy and watch intently if daddy is going to put his shoe on – stand next to daddy, checkout his...  Read More »


Testimony of Adoption

Monday, November 11, 2013, 1:06PM by Amber

We received this letter, in response to an approval of dog adoption yesterday. We are all so proud of our amazing volunteers and the shelter we work with for such professionalism.
I really want you to...  Read More »


This Sunday!

Tuesday, August 13, 2013, 12:17PM by Amber

Hello Friends of Fetching Hope,
Next Sunday, we will be at the Whole Dog Market at Willard Square in South Portland to show off some of our adoptable friends.  Please stop in and say hi! We...  Read More »


Kennel Cough Information from Falmouth Vet

Tuesday, August 13, 2013, 12:06PM by Amber

This information was taken directly from the Falmouth Vet Newsletter:
Over the past month we have seen an outbreak of kennel cough in the greater Portland area. Since we have had so many confirmed cases of this bacterial...  Read More »


Information from our vet

Thursday, July 25, 2013, 11:04AM by Amber

We just got this important link from our vet and thought our readers and pet owners would benefit from the information about ticks and disease: http://www.dogsandticks.com


What's with all those questions on the application?

Saturday, July 6, 2013, 12:04PM by Amber

Here is a great article about why rescue groups have lengthy applications and processes:


What do you feed your dog?

Friday, July 5, 2013, 11:57AM by Amber

Feeding higher quality dog food WILL improve your dogs behavior, skin, coat, digestive and health issues. Beware of some brands recommended by your Vet, as they DO receive a commision based on certain foods sold. Do your research...  Read More »