Archive For The “Pet Rescue” Category

A Wonderful Foster Failure

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A Wonderful Foster Failure

By Lauren Lee He knew it was his turn. That much was clear. Finally, he was getting his “freedom ride.” It was a sweltering, late August afternoon, easily one of the top five hottest days New England had seen that year. The foster contract was filled out and left behind on the front desk mid-signature….

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Compassion Fatigue: The Consequence of Caring

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Compassion Fatigue: The Consequence of Caring

By Jennifer Blough, MA, LLPC Several years back, when I worked at a local animal shelter, a co-worker of mine came bursting through the door with tears in his eyes. “I can’t take it,” he screamed. “I can’t do this anymore!” If you’ve ever been involved in shelter work or animal rescue, you’ve probably felt…

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What to do With Ferals in Your Neighborhood

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What to do With Ferals in Your Neighborhood

by Beth Frank, President and Founder of Community Cats United, Inc Let’s talk about a few  topics in the world of community cats.  But first, what exactly is a community cat?  Community cat is a term that includes any unowned cat, whether they are feral (unsocialized) or friendly (lost or abandoned pet cats). These cats…

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Podcast- Finding Gobi- A LittleDog With a Big Heart

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Podcast- Finding Gobi- A LittleDog With a Big Heart

In this special podcast we talk to Dion Leonard who met a little stray dog in the middle of the Gobi desert of China during a marathon race that changed his life forever. It is a heart warming story of love, tenderness, and an unbreakable bond that will last forever. A story that took the…

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When Fate Intervenes In Reuniting Lost Dog-And It’s Amazing!

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When Fate Intervenes In Reuniting Lost Dog-And It’s Amazing!

Can you imagine the horror of having your dog disappear from your property, and after an exhastive search, having to come to terms with it after four years go by, and then the dog returns to your doorstep out of the blue! Thats what happened to Joel McDonald in Rowan County, North Carolina. One morning…

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Wagz Tails From The Shelter- Adventures of Tiny Tina Part 3

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Wagz Tails From The Shelter- Adventures of Tiny Tina Part 3

by Barbara Isherwood Its Monty Mutt Here again readers, Welcoming you back to this the final installment, in the three-part story about my good friend and fellow resident here at Wagz Dog Rescue Center. As you may recall in the last episode Tiny Tina had met and bonded deeply with the young soldier with the…

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YOUTUBE AND GNASH MAKE MUSIC FOR DOGS

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YOUTUBE AND GNASH MAKE MUSIC FOR DOGS

April 28, 2017 (San Bruno, CA) – In honor of National Adopt a Shelter Pet Day on Sunday, April 30, YouTube has partnered with multi-platinum, chart topping “i hate u, i love u” singer-songwriter gnash to develop the short film “gnash’s pet project — making music for dogs.” The short film takes viewers behind-the-scenes into…

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Podcast: My Experience Being the Only Staff Veterinarian for Animal Control Los Angeles

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Podcast: My Experience 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, President…

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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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