*warning–tissue alert*It is impossible to celebrate the holidays without reflecting. We reflect on what we have, and we can not help but think back on holidays past, and what we have lost. While this should be a joyous time of year, it is often peppered with feelings of loss for many of us. Loss of family, loss of friends and…

Bruno Enjoying the Sun Many people would assume that being blind and deaf would damper a puppy’s spirits.  However, such people would think twice before making such assumptions after meeting Bruno. At only three months of age, Bruno came to the Oregon Humane Society (OHS) from Josephine County Animal Control through the OHS Second Chance Program. Before arriving at OHS,…

Pet, a lamb from the Scottish Highlands, was orphaned almost immediately after birth.  Now at ten-months-old, Pet has spent so much more of her time around the four collies she lives with, she behaves as if she actually is 100% dog! Pet was brought inside the Croft family home when she was born.  Having a problem with her back legs…

The Cat Protection Society shelter in Eustis, Florida at any one time can house up to 400 cats and kittens that have been abandoned, and tries to find forever homes for as many of them as they can.  Occasionally, they have even opened their doors to dogs in need as well, and are doing so once again for Daisy May.…

By MICHAEL CHIARAVALLOTI | BUSINESS INSIDER The author with his ‘client’ Fred. The streets of New York City have a unique cast of recurring characters. Taxi drivers hollering at one another, the skateboarders scraping the pavement. Homeless people who’ve set up encampments. Nannies pushing babies in high-end strollers. And dog walkers. We’ve all seen these intrepid souls negotiating a tangle…

Please don’t take this story the wrong way – you’ll have to have a good sense of humor and not be overly sensitive to appreciate this.  Now of course, EVERY dog deserves to be loved and treated with dignity, but it’s a simple truth – not all of them can be geniuses.  Some of them are just hopelessly dopey, which…

Yet again, the amazing folks at Hope for Paws have been called into action.  This time, to rescue Mufasa.  This poor dog had been living in a water treatment plant in Los Angeles.  Someone that is employed by the treatment facility had noticed him, and after seeing a different Hope for Paws rescue video online, contacted the rescue group. According…

Dr. Julie Hansen, DVM, cVMA is the Program Chair of the Veterinary Technology program at Argosy University, Twin Cities and this year she has wants to remind pet parents everywhere to keep their furry family members healthy and safe. We sometimes forget, in our own excitement, that our pets depend on us, so it is important to think about your pet’s eating…

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