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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.…

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…

In 2009, during an outbreak in Beijing, some owners employed doggie-sized surgical masks to protect their pets. Photo: AP ————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————– Let’s start with the slightly better news about this highly contagious strain of dog flu: With proper treatment, it is NOT typically fatal, nor is it contagious to humans. That said, the flu first appeared in the U.S. in 2015…

The ASPCA in New York is offering up a $20,000 reward for information leading to an arrest and conviction of those responsible for the starvation and abandonment of a three-year-old pit bull mix.  The dog was found left in a dumpster behind a housing project in the Bronx, barely alive. On Saturday is when the dog was found, starved and…

Robin is a Belgian Malinois and K-9 officer in Monterey Park, California.  After being stung multiple times by a very large swarm of bees, she almost lost her life.  Thankfully, organizations like Hemopet exist.  They provided the blood donations she badly needed to save her life. There were more than 50 different places Robin had been stung by the angry…

The Colorado Animal Rescue doesn’t discriminate when it comes to what animals they take in.  So one could figure that with everything from dogs to chickens and goats coming to them, they have seen it all.  Then one day Ernie came in, and has become a recovery story for the ages. “He was found in the town of Glenwood Springs,”…

A good Samaritan from Fort Mill, South Carolina came across a dog, hit by a car and left for dead in the middle of the road.  If it wasn’t for this kind person passing by, the dog may not have made it this far at all. The person brought the dog to a vet for emergency treatment in Charlotte.  Upon…

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