Generation Wags … Your Catalyst For Change

Whether you currently own a pet or simply have a passion for them Generation Wags welcomes you!  

Consider us your “soup to nuts” resource related to the connection of pet parenting to preventing homeless pets, along with a one stop shop to explore issues needing attention and actions you can take to create pawsitive change.


Companion animal homelessness is HIGHLY PREVENTABLE!

That’s the good news, because that means that steps can be taken to tackle the problem!


Positive Pet Parenting = Reducing Rescues

Helping you to understand the connection is central to our mission.

We believe you can’t “fix” what you don’t “know”.  Get started learning how you can take the steps to provide love, care, and safety for your pet, while exploring animal advocacy issues that need your support or ways to volunteer.   And please share the resources we have included such as pet pantries etc. for those in need to support for their beloved pets.



“An Ounce of Prevention is Worth a Pound of Cure”

This Ben Franklin quote summarizes where the solution to homeless pets exists.  While rescues and shelters do a valiant effort to rescue and save, it is incumbent on all of us to take the steps to PREVENT tomorrow’s homeless pets. Learn about how your pet’s future could be at risk of ending up as a rescue!

Join our journey to creating the next generation for rescues … Generation Wags!

A photo by David Schap.

Positive Pet Parenting is vital to their safety!


photo courtesy M. Brown

By learning how to be a great pet parent you can make the difference between your pet flourishing or being put at risk.  Our Get PetUcated section includes info from selecting the right pet for your household, to caring for and training them can be preventive measures for the safety of your pet.


Increasing the odds that your pet could find their way home

COULD YOUR PET become a stray or rescue?   You might be surprised to learn how easily it could happen!

Learn more about other measures every pet owner should take to keep their pet safe!






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Join the HeLPing Lost Pets free community and database! Where lost AND founds can be on a map-based search that allows for to look for matches and beyond State borders.

Jump in and be part of the solution!

Generation Wags wants to help you understand and gain perspective on the diverse issues contributing to the epidemic of homeless pets.  These issues are in communities everywhere, and not just “pet issues”.  The issues range from owner surrenders to the need for spay/neuter & TNR , the end of puppy mills and breed discrimination and abuse.

REthink Rescue




While rescuing and adopting homeless pets is critical, it will not solve our overpopulation of homeless companion animals. In order to effect long term change, the issues contributing to the overwhelming numbers must to understood and addressed.

Check out Rescue Crisis Issues and Solutions … from boots on the ground programs addressing community pet overpopulation to classroom efforts to teach humane education.   We’re out to share the resources and efforts of some very familiar national animal advocacy organizations along with many community based ones we’d like to introduce you to.  The more you know the more YOU can assist in helping to reduce an overpopulation crisis of homeless pets.

Explore our site to expand your knowledge about factors that contribute to pet homelessness and what YOU can do to address the huge problem of pet homelessness that plagues us.

We can’t just “adopt” our way out of the problem.  Your help is needed!

It starts with you, we can help.

The cost of these issues are financial and societal.  

Every day, pets enter the world unwanted or live their lives in a world of neglect and abuse.

Read on and find a way to assist in being responsible to the companion animals in our society.

They are innocent victims of our society and deserve so much more.

Great Read!  Rescued Raven: A Story of Learning and Love 

Raising Raven

This story of a rescued pet offers many lessons about learning about our pets as individuals and embracing the journey of pet parenting.

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