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Monthly Archives: August 2018

Fact vs. Fiction: Protect the Pitbull

Over the past 60 years, the Pitbull type dog has gone from ultimate family dog to ultimate bad dog with a reputation for aggression due to factors beyond their control. The bully breeds are not wired for aggression, but are … Continue reading

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Lio: A Tail of an Amazing, Adoptable, Misunderstood Dog Part 5 — Roomies

On a sweaty, sun-shiney, famously hot Cola Monday, July 9th, 2018, Pawmetto Lifeline Medical Director Mike Kokernak drove Lio over to our house, Lio’s head undoubtedly pressed up against the car door window so as to give Mike a hint … Continue reading

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Lio: A Tail of an Amazing, Adoptable, Misunderstood Dog Part 4 — Foster Home Findings

What Rebecca committed to (and made very much possible for others to begin to understand) was that Lio could be just fine separated from resident dogs—still be thriving, and still in a home. Continue reading

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Separation Anxiety: 10 Tips to Help Your Dog

Separation anxiety is a feeling of nervousness, fear, or panic that develops when a dog is unable to be in contact with his or her caregivers. Symptoms of established separation anxiety include: Barking, whining, or howling when left alone Destructive … Continue reading

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Lio: A Tail of an Amazing, Adoptable, Misunderstood Dog Part 3 — So, What’s a Catahoula Dog Anyway?

Our guy Lio’s intake paperwork from 2014 indicates that his breed is “Catahoula Leopard Dog.” We as a rescue organization that accepted Lio into our care without say, official AKC paperwork, cannot determine for 100% sure that this is indeed … Continue reading

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State of Emergency: Protect the Breed

“Cowardly people fight to ban us; Courageous people fight to protect us.” 60 years ago, the Pitbull type dog was known for its loving demeanor and had a reputation as the ultimate family dog. Pitbulls were used in marketing campaigns … Continue reading

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Lio: A Tail of an Amazing, Adoptable, Misunderstood Dog Part 2 — More Than Meets The Eye

In our first and most recent Lio blog post, we introduced you to the big boy, a 7-year-old Catahoula Leopard Dog mix, Lio, who’s been in Pawmetto Lifeline’s care starting in 2014. (Sure, we may be stating the obvious, but … Continue reading

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