Dear Dogster reader,
Almost two years ago, we invested numerous resources and rebuilt the Dogster community. With new hardware, software and personnel, we did our best to satisfy the many users who shared their thoughts, pictures, questions, and love for and of their pets with us and friends. It was a thriving community with many users. We hoped, however, there would be more like you.
Times and habits have changed and we are sad to announce that the Dogster community will be closing down on July 20, 2019.
Dogster magazine, www.dogster.com and the associated social media sites are NOT shutting down. We encourage you to continue reading the content found in the pages of the magazine and the web sites, commenting through the mechanisms provided and sharing your ideas and comments with us and your fellow readers.
Instructions for accessing pet profiles were shared with everyone in 2017. The instructions can be found within the forum. AFTER JULY 20TH, YOU WILL NOT BE ABLE TO ACCESS THIS CONTENT. And, effective immediately, we are no longer able to answer questions about the community.
Thank you for your support and we look forward to serving you through our magazine and website.
Bad times for our puppies
It started last November about a month after our retired dog guide Aster turned 15. to add to all her other problems, she swelled up with huge tumor and we knew the end had come.
But we were really enjoying fostering Tux for a service dog school. He was all male Goldens are know for.
The we got word the dog guide school was releasing Xanthe. she was a yellow Lab we had raised for them last year. She had been a difficult dog and just wasn't meant to be a dog guide.
In September we were told Tux had hip dyplacia and couldn't work as a service dog. Our of 19 puppies we have raised, he was the first to have a physical problem.
In October our daughter was told the dog guide school was releasing Zephyr. He is a yellow they raised 3 years ago. Then last week, they called and it was Augen, a German Shepherd they raised before Zephyr.
To top it all off, the dog guide school is making us wait over a month for a new puppy.