Archive For The “Pet Rescue” Category

My Experiance Being the Only Staff Veterinarian for Animal Control Los Angeles

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My Experiance Being the Only Staff Veterinarian for Animal Control Los Angeles

  Can you imagine being the only on staff veterinarian for six shelters in one of the largest cities in America, providing healthcare and deciding who lives and who dies? That is what Dr Dena Mangiamele did for several years and she will share stories with us from her experience. Also joining us is Teri Jaymes,…

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Lost 12 year old Blind Dog Found-Hero Refuses Reward

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Lost 12 year old Blind Dog Found-Hero Refuses Reward

At the end of one of the darkest, wettest winters in memory, a bright spot has lit up the San Lorenzo Valley community in the form of an old, blind dog who went missing in the mountains for seven days. On Feb. 24, the Cole family went to bed for the night in their home…

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Wagz – Doggie Tales Part One

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Wagz – Doggie Tales Part One

by Barbara Isherwood As dog lovers, we want all dogs to enjoy high standards of care and the benefits of responsible pet ownership.  Sadly sometimes things go wrong and when that’s happens, it’s good to know that there are wonderful people who dedicate themselves to rescuing dogs in need and giving them a second chance. …

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5 Special Needs Kitties Make a Special Home in Croatia

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5 Special Needs Kitties Make a Special Home in Croatia

  by Mirna and Ivan Markovina   The story of our unique family was not planned. We didn’t go and search for special need cats.  They have a way of finding us. It all started when we fell in love with Zlayo. Our first adopted cat. He was sweet, smart and playful. Everything you would want…

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A Remarkable Pack of Special Needs Dogs Make a Happy Home

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A Remarkable Pack of Special Needs Dogs Make a Happy Home

by Lauren Kramer-Theuerkauf   I discovered Penny on petfinder.com.  She is a gorgeous Chiweenie that was born with a severe overbite and a deformed front paw causing her to be a tripawd.  We were very nervous on the day of Penny’s home visit.  Questions swirled in our minds.  Would we be able to care for a…

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SMART-Specialized Mobile Animal Rescue Team and The Documentary-PODCAST

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SMART-Specialized Mobile Animal Rescue Team and The Documentary-PODCAST

SMART is the only search and rescue team for animals in the entire country and serves the city of Los Angeles. They perform amazing rescues of wild animals, livestock, and domestic pets and this award winning documentary highlights some of their best moments and chronicals the teams journey for three years. I interview the producer and…

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Abandoned Dog Sees Former Owner Adopting Another Dog At Shelter

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Abandoned Dog Sees Former Owner Adopting Another Dog At Shelter

by Robert Hudson   This story is beyond sad. It is sickening.  At Downey Animal Care Center in Los Angeles county,  California, which is a high kill animal control shelter-the pound- that has been at odds with local rescue groups for years,  a heart wrenching scene was caught on video tape. The shelter apparently took in…

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TEN WINTER WEATHER TIPS FOR OUTDOOR CATS

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TEN WINTER WEATHER TIPS FOR OUTDOOR CATS

  BETHESDA, Md., USA – Nov. 17, 2016 – As temperatures across the country begin to drop, many people find themselves concerned about how to care for outdoor cats in the wintertime. Cats are resilient, but they can always use a hand staying warm and healthy during cold weather. “Cats live and thrive outdoors in…

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Roofus: The Chuahuaha on a Rooftop

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Roofus: The Chuahuaha on a Rooftop

by Robert Hudson   Imagine hearing the pitter patter of little feet from your house roof top… is it a squirrel? A opposum? Perhaps a raccoon? No, it’s a chuahuaha!   Gregory Dorr, a Phoenix attorney, discovered the dog running around on a roof top of a house in his neighborhood on  Sunday and put out…

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Police Officer Drives 650 Miles to Return Dog to its Owner

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Police Officer Drives 650 Miles to Return Dog to its Owner

by Robert Hudson When a New Jersey police officer, Wall Township Ptl. Frank Kuhl, of Howell, was called to the aid of a 34-year-old man in need of medical attention , he never thought he would end up driving the man’s dog over 600 miles to reunite them. The man from  Myrtle Beach, SC was traveling…

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