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OFSDS: Forever Fostering

We get a lot of questions about our program and why we do things the way we do them. We are not like most other rescues and there is a reason for that. It is because we deal almost exclusively with super seniors (those over 10 years old) and with dogs who are not perfect

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OFSDS: Keeping the Peace

Our Old Friends, for the most part, get along pretty well, but, they are like a big family and as you would expect, sometimes there are clashes and disagreements. One very important part of our Dog Caretaker’s job is to monitor the relationships between our Old Friends. We do things different than most everyone, so

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OFSDS: Snow Days

You folks in the northern part of the country are probably laughing at us down here in the south over these past couple of weeks. We have a couple of little bitty snow events (in our defense, there was a bit of ice mixed in) and the whole place comes to a stop. Last week,

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OFSDS Answers Your Questions!

Question: I was wondering how you determine which dogs come to live here. Do they have a list of criteria that the dogs have to meet? How do you decide which dog gets pulled from a shelter if there are several seniors there? Answer: We take in dogs only from shelters and animal controls in

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OFSDS: Questions from Explore

We are going to start using our Blog posting to answer some of the questions asked by our Explore.org supporters each week. The questions can be submitted at ofsdsexplore@gmail.com. We have received well over 100 questions, so each week we will select approximately 10 questions that have been asked most frequently and that will be

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