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Sharon Castellanos
San Francisco
GrouchyPuppy® Founder and Publisher
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A wonderful benefit to helping dogs thrive is you get inspiring stories like this one in Texas. Have you met Squish? He’s an adorable guy with a crooked jaw and one eye — in the body of a happy, bouncy... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Grouchy Puppy® Blog
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Look at this face! Billy Zoom is a social butterfly, who is so happy to be at Muttville. I could have played with him all day! Instead we had a fun after-breakfast tickle session followed by some major cuddles. Billy... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Grouchy Puppy® Blog
Wow!!! Good for you! It’s wonderful to read that you are still there helping!
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Time spent with older dogs can be the best antidote for whatever is ailing you. Each time I walk out of the Muttville doggy loft, I feel better about myself, healthier in mind and body. Have you wondered what makes... Continue reading
Posted Jan 9, 2018 at Grouchy Puppy® Blog
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Rosalind is an adorable little Poodle girl from Solano County after being found as a stray along with her sister Viola. They are the cutest pair and will surely show you what makes senior dogs incredible love bugs! These darling... Continue reading
Posted Jan 5, 2018 at Grouchy Puppy® Blog
Happy 2018!! Here’s to a new wonderful year celebrating the many ways the human animal bond is demonstrated by dogs and those who love them. Here are just a few ways we saw the power of the human-dog bond expressed... Continue reading
Posted Jan 1, 2018 at Grouchy Puppy® Blog
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Whenever I volunteer at Muttville Senior Dog Rescue there always seems to be Kodak moments with the dogs. These sweet adoptable dogs caught my eye last year with their loving manner, soft and welcoming expressions, and ability to make me... Continue reading
Posted Jan 1, 2018 at Grouchy Puppy® Blog
Pit bull dog myths have been here a long time. They are often perpetuated unintentionally. We came across this great graphic cleverly showing journalists what to look for when trying to identify what a pit bull looks like, enjoy! Continue reading
Posted Jan 1, 2018 at Grouchy Puppy® Blog
One of our favorite places in the city of St. Francis is Muttville Senior Dog Rescue. Every week I love volunteering there because I never know what dog will want as many cuddles as I can offer! After a year... Continue reading
Posted Jan 1, 2018 at Grouchy Puppy® Blog
Over on Instagram we share adorable dog photos, and adoptable senior dogs, special dog-centric events and more. We meet sweet pups every week around the web, and across the Bay Area while out walking the streets of San Francisco. How... Continue reading
Posted Jan 1, 2018 at Grouchy Puppy® Blog
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How adorable is Boba!? This darling boy is looking to slim-down and turn over a new leaf! Could you be the special person he needs to get back his beach-bod!? Boba came to Muttville very overweight, but very happy. He... Continue reading
Posted Dec 14, 2017 at Grouchy Puppy® Blog
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Are you a dog person or know someone in your life who loves dogs the most? This year I’m sharing my personal favorite gift giving ideas for dog people! Below are five very different and special gifts for dog lovers... Continue reading
Posted Nov 27, 2017 at Grouchy Puppy® Blog
Funny!!
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Darling Joyce is a sweet, purebred Poodle coming to us all the way from Los Angeles. She is a very happy rambunctious girl, and perfect for keeping any winter blues away! This adorable girl was originally found as a stray,... Continue reading
Posted Nov 20, 2017 at Grouchy Puppy® Blog
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Rain or shine expect a line when it comes to adorable adoptable pets! Celebrate the season by joining the San Francisco SPCA and Macy’s Union Square for the 31st unveiling of the iconic Holiday Windows on Friday, November 17, at... Continue reading
Posted Nov 16, 2017 at Grouchy Puppy® Blog
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November 9th is a big day around here! Today is the day one fluffy, large, adult, husky-shepherd dog changed our life forever. Thanks to her mere presence, Grouchy Puppy was conceived, slowly blossoming over the years into an incredible community... Continue reading
Posted Nov 9, 2017 at Grouchy Puppy® Blog
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Wonder why senior dogs are amazing? One big reason is they show how age is just a number!! November is Adopt a Senior Dog Month. Discover for yourself how older dogs can positively influence your life, and just how it... Continue reading
Posted Nov 6, 2017 at Grouchy Puppy® Blog
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One of the biggest reasons senior dogs, and generally adult dogs, have a hard time getting adopted from shelters is because many people fear loss. You know a simple way to counter that fear? Flip your perspective! Think of your... Continue reading
Posted Nov 6, 2017 at Grouchy Puppy® Blog
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November has turned into a favorite month thanks to the older dogs in my life. I love senior dogs more than Thanksgiving turkey and cranberry sauce! My excitement for this month began after we adopted my own amazing Shepherd Husky... Continue reading
Posted Oct 30, 2017 at Grouchy Puppy® Blog
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Is it because Border Collies are dogs known for being smart? Why does Noemi have such a deep and thoughtful face? She’s such a sweet girl and since I have spent the last three or four weeks visiting with her... Continue reading
Posted Oct 25, 2017 at Grouchy Puppy® Blog
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Meet Vinny, a charming little Maltese mix who is looking for a new best friend! Look at this sweet sleepy face after we had a major after-breakfast cuddle session. Vinny comes to us from Fresno and is so excited for... Continue reading
Posted Oct 23, 2017 at Grouchy Puppy® Blog
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When a dog refuses to acknowledge a barrier, physical or emotional, do you think they realize what they are doing? I’ve noticed during my encounters with big dogs at Muttville that when one pushes through my arms, or puts their... Continue reading
Posted Oct 23, 2017 at Grouchy Puppy® Blog
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Look at this sugar face! We think delightful little Sally is just the bees knees! She may be on the petite side, but she sure does have a Texas sized heart! Sally comes to Muttville from Texas, part of a... Continue reading
Posted Oct 13, 2017 at Grouchy Puppy® Blog
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‪‬Sweet fluffy dog! Meet the newest fluff in town, a happy boy that is appropriately named Fluffernutter!! Fluffernutter comes to us from Oakland but is excited to be across the bridge at Muttville. He has a happy-go-lucky outlook on life,... Continue reading
Posted Oct 11, 2017 at Grouchy Puppy® Blog
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I love the smell of dogs. There, I said it, and I mean it. Am I alone in this? I hadn’t thought before that something I was badly missing after the passing of my big fluffy dog would be her... Continue reading
Posted Oct 11, 2017 at Grouchy Puppy® Blog