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Stock photo ………………………………………………………………………………………… This touching tale comes from redditor Mellifluous_Username: Full disclosure: This happened one year, three days, and fourteen hours ago. I was inclined to post this after I saw this post. My wife was in the hospital after a very invasive surgery, which after a few days, looked like it did not produce ideal results. The prognosis was not…

George Receiving Care After Rescue In March of 2011,Gayle, a volunteer from Agape Animal Rescue, first met the little Shih Tzu named George who, unbeknownst to her, would later become such an integral part of her life.  She found him in the back of a kennel at the Tennessee State Fairgrounds, sitting straight up, quivering and scared. Gayle and another…

Photo Credits: Kira Stackhouse (www.nuena.com) The San Francisco SPCA is launching an initiative today, September 2nd, to raise funds for their shelter dogs. They will begin selling scarves and ties, with each item’s profits going to shelter dogs. One item will feed a single dog for 20 days, which is the average time it takes for a dog to find…

The Fixxapet Spay and Neuter Van is a recent program in Montgomery County, NC, having only started in March, 2013. Since then, however, 350 animals have been spayed and neutered, and this number is likely to grow before they finish their first year operating. Pat Parrish and Teresa Bruton The program is an amazing testimony to how normal people with…

When Chance, a 2.5 month old English Bulldog puppy, arrived at a California shelter with multiple broken bones, it seemed that he had irreversible damage and would be suffering intensely and so he was set for euthanasia. He also had severe deformity in the arms and legs. A specialist had advised rescue workers that usually such cases require euthanasia. However,…

This comes from The Animal Rescue Site.  They feature fan-submitted rescue stories and merchandise – everything from clothing to pet supplies.  With each item purchased, food is donated to shelter pets in need. In the early 90s, my wife and I had two dogs. When they passed, she pronounced her heart was broken and we would never have any more.…

This comes from The Animal Rescue Site, which in addition to featuring fan-submitted rescue stories, offers a wide selection of clothing, décor, pet supplies, and other gifts.  For each purchase made, a food donation is made to shelter pets in need. After losing my best friend and companion of 14 years, Queen, a shepherd/Lab mix, on December 19th, 2015, the only…

This comes from The Animal Rescue Site, which has tons of great fan-submitted rescue stories, and lots of odds and ends (from clothing and accessories to office and pet supplies).  With every purchase, food is donated to shelter animals in need. My twin sister has always struggled with depression and anxiety. She’s had a rough past few years, and after…

If your dog has never been skunked, consider yourself lucky.  Not only is the smell horrendous, but it can also be long-lasting.  Six months long-lasting.  And this is the time of year when it seems most pets get sprayed. Several summers ago, I let my dogs Orion and Muscles out around midnight or so.  I’m a night person, and was…

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