Hero Dog Tries To Help Wounded Dog

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It is a great example of how loving and selfless non-human animals can be. The whole idea that so many people hold that says somehow humans have a monopoly on emotions kind of gets tossed out the window when you see something like this. more about “ Hero Dog Tries To Help Wounded Dog - … “, posted with vodpod. This video just melts my heart.

Rats help save humans.

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A foul-smelling wound might spell an infection. Rats help save humans. Long before CAT scans, X-rays, blood samples and colonoscopies, physicians used the good sense they were born with: their sense of smell. That’s because bacterias, cancers and infections create unique smells. Sweet, fruity breath could mean diabetes. Liver disease? Fishy-smelling breath. Kidney disease makes a mouth smell like urine. Tuberculosis smells like tar. (In

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Breed Bans are NOT the Answer

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While Pit bulls are incredibly strong and can therefore inflict a dangerous wound if they do attack, they are by no means the only breed that bites. … Owners should properly care for pit bulls - love, train and keep them humanely enclosed. I get frustrated when people suggest that all Pit bulls are a danger to society. I work with someone, in fact, who is so prejudiced against these beautiful dogs, that she will leave a dog park with her dogs if a pit bull arrives.

Record Year for Sick Seals in San Pedro,CA

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But they are all seriously ill with malnutrition, gaping wounds from fishing line injuries, broken and scarred fins, busted jaws or brain damage from domoic acid poisoning. Some of the damage was caused by humans who shot, clubbed or threw so-called seal bombs at the mammals. From the Contra Costa Times. Each one of the sleek, whiskered sea lions recovering at the Marine Mammal Care Center at Fort MacArthur in San Pedro has its own story.

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Stray Dog Rescued in Mumbai

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An old stray dog was wounded in the Mumbai attacks and rescued. The survival of the aging Sheru, despite a gunshot wound to his left shoulder, has become an uplifting and soothing symbol of Mumbai's recovery to many of the city's anxious and angry citizens. Some may ask why a dog is being saved when so many human lives were lost," said J.C. He is now recovering and will hopefully find a home. Sadly, he is the lucky one in a city filled with starving strays. But still.

Eating Eggs is Eating Cruelty

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Mercy for Animals recently conducted such an investigation of “Quality Eggs of New England&# in Turner, Maine, and what they found is both disgusting and unconscionable, and yet, sadly, it’s not all that unusual: Rotting carcasses in cages with live hens still laying eggs for human consumption. Birds suffering from broken bones, bloody open wounds, and untreated infections. Egg laying hens are arguably the most abused animals on today’s factory farms.

Joy for Orphan Elephants

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A recent arrival at the Nairobi nursery was an elephant named Murka, rescued near Tsavo National Park with a spear lodged deep between her eyes and gaping spear and axe wounds along her back and sides. Her deep wounds were filled with maggots. A mobile vet unit was able to tranquilize her, clean her wounds, and extract the spear. Shortly before David’s death, the couple finally arrived at a precise mixture of human baby formula and coconut.

26 Dogs saved by the ASPCA

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They also had signs of neglect, broken bones, wounds and infections. “Being chained 24/7 is no way to live—they have lived miserable lives, and are just starved for human contact.&#. The ASPCA continually does amazing work on behalf of our animal companions. On February 17th they rescued 26 Pit Bulls near Sandersville, Georgia. The dogs had been left to starve, no food, water or even shelter from freezing temperatures.


Black Bear

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It’s the kind of place that helps you get past the human notion that we’re outside of nature—that there’s this divine, glorious thing called nature, and then there’s us, you know, way above it all and in charge. I had developed the arrogant attitude that my existential plight was unique among humans. He was bleeding from several bullet wounds, and visibly in excruciating pain.

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Service Members Get a Second Chance with Service Dogs

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FSD’s custom trained service dogs assist their partners in day-to-day activities providing their human companions with a greater degree of independence. We were so impressed with Freedom Service Dogs full circle approach of fostering the partnership between humans and their canine counterparts,” said Jason Watson, CEO and Founder of Dublin Dog Company and Foundation. “It The Dublin Dog Foundation (DDF) has partnered with Freedom Service Dogs, Inc.

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Your Dog and Fleas

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Similar to a human reaction to a mosquito bite. Hot spots; these are red, open wounds caused by licking and biting the skin. It can be used on humans as well, and does not smell bad. For more information about dog fleas, causes, treatment options, information about dog fleas on humans and more, please visit www.dogfleashelp.com. Dog fleas cause itching and discomfort in your dog. Not only are they annoying, they can cause serious health problems.

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From Today's New York Times

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if they see a mistreated dog, and shudder to see a wounded deer in the road. So why would they not insist that the cow that became their steak was treated humanely? To the Editor: Your Feb. 21 editorial “ The Biggest Beef Recall Ever ” made some excellent points.

Socks for Dogs!

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They provide traction, mobility, fashion, wound protection, and hardwood floor protection. You can also wash the socks with your human socks in the laundry. If you just have hardwood floors in your house, you know that it would be nice to give your dog a bit of traction! I know our dog Baby often slides out while running across the hardwood floor in our kitchen! Well, Power Paws by Woodrow Wear has come up with a great product for your dog that solve this, and other problems too!

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