Having a ‘Senior Moment’

Adoption Events, Education

An adorable ‘senior moment’ with Shaggy and Scooby! Veterinarians classify senior dogs as early as 7 years old depending on the dog’s breed, but in shelter dog years it can be as young as 4-5 years old because most adopting families look to shelters and rescues for kittens and puppies, or young dogs under the age of […]

June 12, 2015

You’re Invited! Please Join Us!

Fundraising, Rescue News

Pampered 4 Paws and Homeward Bound are teaming up for an event you don’t want to miss!  This Sunday, June 7th, get your dog(s) washed and nails trimmed; come adopt your new best friend; or just bring yourself and enter our great prize giveaways and cool off with some gelato! Fun for dogs and humans alike! Join […]

June 5, 2015

Charity Dog Wash Event


JOIN US FOR “DOG DAYS OF SUMMER” Pampered 4 Paws is organizing a Charity Dog Wash at the Seneca Center on Sunday, June 7 from 12-4pm. We would like to invite all Homeward Bound WV supporters and former adopters to stop by for a day of fun! Bring your dogs or just bring yourselves for a chance […]

May 26, 2015

Help Wanted

Rescue News

Help Wanted! Homeward Bound WV, Inc. is growing. We are currently seeking qualified individuals to help us in our rescue efforts. The more members we have working together, the more homeless animals we can save. We are a unique, non-profit organization dedicated to saving dogs and cats whose lives are in jeopardy in Monongalia, Preston, and surrounding counties. We also […]

May 12, 2015

Sign Up. Shop Kroger. Kroger Donates!

Fundraising, Rescue News

Homeward Bound WV is now a partner with Kroger’s Community Rewards Program! This is a program where our organization receives donations from Kroger EVERY TIME you purchase groceries in ANY of their stores!! Sign up is easy!! Re-register annually. These donations will go a long way in helping us continue to rescue, rehabilitate, and re-home […]

April 18, 2015

Duo Looking for New Homes Separately

Adoption Events, Fostering Pets

Can you picture your family with either Zoar or Arnold? These 2 year old, neutered males are thought to be Lab/Husky/German Shepherd mixes. They’re brothers but we’re looking for separate homes where they can be loved as one-and-only dogs. Both are good with cats and children. They are intelligent dogs with big hearts and love attention. Both dogs have been raised […]

March 25, 2015

Forever Home Friday – Siren

Forever Homes, Fostering Pets

Last month, a Homeward Bound WV volunteer traveled to a kill-shelter to screen animals for placement into foster homes.  Though it’s a stressful process and can tear at your heart–as we wish we could save them all–we often find special cases that make our hearts soar.  That day we rescued a sweet dachshund-mix named Melvin […]

March 6, 2015

Bad News Breeders

Education, Rescue News

Buyers beware!  This is Cujo.  He’s a sweet little Pomeranian/Shih Tzu puppy who just had the fight of his life against the deadly Parvovirus.  Before Homeward Bound WV rescued him, he was purchased from a breeder who removed the puppies from their mother at 4 weeks old–way too early for any animal to be weaned […]

March 4, 2015