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New Facility In Phoenix Is Dedicated To Saving Moms And Their Babies

Posted On: Mar 7, 2021   |   Posted By: iHeart Dogs

New Facility In Phoenix Is Dedicated To Saving Moms And Their Babies

Of course they're unbelievably cute, but newborn puppies aren't quite ready to find homes with people. Experts say puppies should remain with their mothers for at least the first eight weeks of their lives, if not longer. The pups have a lot to learn from their mom and a lot of socialization to undergo. They need to be able to grow and thrive with mom by their side.
A Phoenix-based rescue specializes in large-breed pregnant dogs and their puppies who need time and space to become socialized. Almost There Rescue ‘s website describes what they do for the animals that come into their care:
“Our dogs have significant social time with adults, children and other dogs, and we provide them with experiences that will help shape them into the very best pups they can be.” almostthererescue/Instagram
Ann Berderame with Almost There Rescue explains why they specialize in moms and babies:
“We chose to save mama dogs and their puppies because that particular niche is very difficult to find placement for.”
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