2023 Annual Have A Heart Fundraiser

January 30, 2023 General News, Life Lessons from Old Dogs

Show your love for old dogs!   It’s almost February, the month of love, and we’re hoping to raise $10,000 in sponsorships and funds for all our lovely Old Dog Haven Final Refuge dogs. As part of our Have a Heart fundraiser, Paddywack, a pet food and supply store and long time supporter of Old Dog…

Latest Newsletters

January 17, 2023 Events and Announcements, General News

Wonder what it’s like to be an ODH permanent foster (Final Refuge) home? Read more about the dogs and our terrific foster families and volunteers in our January-2023-E-Newsletter. Miss a previous newsletter?  You can read them here: November-2022-Print-Newsletter; September 2022 E-Newsletter; July 2022 Print Newsletter; May 2022 E-Newsletter; March 2022 Print Newsletter; January 2022 E-Newsletter; November…

​Ivy’s Corner – Care, Comfort and Joy

December 19, 2022 Life Lessons from Old Dogs

Ivy wants to tell you about her two sisters for our Care, Comfort and Joy stories this December. Woof, woof!      (translation:​ Happy Holidays to you all!)​ For my last blog for the year I’d like to ​introduce you to  my pack mates, Anna and Malorie (aka the poodle sisters).  They aren’t really sisters but…

​Ivy’s Corner – Holiday Giving Guide

November 19, 2022 Life Lessons from Old Dogs

Ivy is back with some helpful hints for your Holiday Giving.  As an Old Dog Haven Final Refuge dog, she has noted what types of gifts folks seem to enjoy so feels that she is somewhat of an expert! “Greetings!  My Final Refuge mom agreed to take dictation again, so I’m all set.  This post…

​Ivy’s Corner

October 24, 2022 Life Lessons from Old Dogs

Ivy is an Old Dog Haven dog that came to her Final Refuge home almost two years ago in dreadful shape as you can see below. In just a few months, with excellent vet care, lots of love, warm beds for daytime naps and a big bed where she sleeps with her mom, dad and…

Ask Murphy

May 2, 2022 Life Lessons from Old Dogs

  A brief word from dogs about Old Dog Haven and #GiveBIG Today I would like to talk with you about something close to my heart—my fellow old dogs and Old Dog Haven. I found my permanent family through a listing on the Old Dog Haven website. A family saw me on the Dog Haven…

Foster Family Stories

April 25, 2022 Life Lessons from Old Dogs

What it’s like to foster an Old Dog Haven dog Old Dog Haven stands on the foundation of our foster families. If we feel that an old dog is unadoptable due to medical or other issues these are the wonderful folks that bring these dogs into their homes for the remainder of their lives. Old…

2022 Annual Have A Heart Fundraiser

January 28, 2022 Events and Announcements, Uncategorized

Show your love for old dogs!   It’s February, the month of love, and we’re hoping to raise $10,000 in sponsorships and funds for all our lovely Old Dog Haven Final Refuge dogs. As part of our Have a Heart fundraiser, Paddywack, a pet food and supply store and long time supporter of Old Dog Haven,…

Ask Murphy

December 13, 2021 Life Lessons from Old Dogs

  It’s the holidays—so, instead of advice, I would like to offer you a present from dogdom. This wonderful poem, originally written in 1823, has been passed from dog family to dog family. Called, “What a Night Before Christmas!” It was written by Nicola, Clement Clarke Moore’s dog. A people version exists as well, but…

November is Adopt a Senior Pet Month

November 8, 2021 Life Lessons from Old Dogs

 By Robert Pregulman   This month we welcome back guest blogger, Robert Pregulman, who runs Seattle DogSpot, a comprehensive resource for all things dog in the Seattle area, including dog friendly businesses, dog event calendar, and a blog about dog-related issues. In this blog Robert shares his thoughts about adopting a senior dog. Thank you, Robert.…