How to Make A Plan for Your Pet If You Are No Longer Able to Care for Them

Animals frequently end up at risk in shelters because their owner was injured, hospitalized, passed away, or was in some way unable to physically care for them. 14-year old beloved Cooper ended up at the county’s animal control the same day his owner died because there wasn’t a plan for him. The stress of theContinue reading “How to Make A Plan for Your Pet If You Are No Longer Able to Care for Them”

10 Ways to Make Every Second Count When You Adopt A Senior Pet

My family adopted Newman at age 13 in 2014. I then fostered and adopted Tommy in July 2017. When you foster or adopt a senior pet, you are committing to quality over quantity. Here are 10 ways to make the most out of whatever time you get. 1. Make them a part of your dailyContinue reading “10 Ways to Make Every Second Count When You Adopt A Senior Pet”

Why You Shouldn’t Let FIV Stop You from Adopting Xander (Or Any Other FIV+ Cat)

Meet Xander, a true testament that a little TLC goes a long way. We’re also making him the new face of debunking myths about FIV+ cats. Xander is 14 years old and was rescued from Indianapolis Animal Care Services on April 27, 2017. He was a regular at the shelter – coming in and outContinue reading “Why You Shouldn’t Let FIV Stop You from Adopting Xander (Or Any Other FIV+ Cat)”

How Hospice Fostering Will Change Your Life

Running a senior rescue, primarily a hospice one, I get asked all the time how I do it. How I handle the frequent and devastating loss. How I pick myself back up again when it happens. Newman Nation was founded in December 2016 with the mission to save senior pets. When 7 of the veryContinue reading “How Hospice Fostering Will Change Your Life”

Senior dog rescued from hoarder gets a second chance

On July 30, an article was published on nwitimes.com titled: “35 dogs found in Michigan City home where woman was covered with feces, lice and maggots” On July 31, another article was published on nwitimes.com titled: “Michigan City man faces 35 charges after dogs rescued from home where stench filled neighborhood.” The article stated thatContinue reading “Senior dog rescued from hoarder gets a second chance”

Dog Who Lived 11 Years in Shelter Celebrates 12th Birthday in A Home

In the spring of 2006, a black lab mix entered a Central Illinois shelter as a puppy and was named Honda. Over the years, Honda was adopted by at least 9 different families, but was returned a short time afterwards each time, never through any fault of his own. Day by day, Honda waited inContinue reading “Dog Who Lived 11 Years in Shelter Celebrates 12th Birthday in A Home”