Urgent Appeal for Flex, the Greyhound

Animal Person

Their shelter is full. He came to OCFA totally flea infested and with a few open wounds. One wound (the one on his front right leg) was to the bone. Tags: Activism Current Affairs Greyhound Matters Doesn't he look like my boy Charles ? Owen County Friends of Animals (KY) is a non-profit organization that fosters and seeks adoptions for the dogs picked up by their local dog warden.

Detecting Animal Cruelty

Critter News

Tags: aspca animal cruelty Per the ASPCA's cruelty FAQ , here are some signs. Animal cruelty occurs when someone intentionally injures or harms an animal or when a person willfully deprives an animal of food, water or necessary medical care.

The Blue House Dog

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They offered him hand-outs and cared enough about him, not to call Animal Control and risk having him picked up and sent to a shelter where his fate would be doomed. The boy was wounded by his loss, just as the homeless dog was wounded when his owner died. Tags: books guest post Today we have a lovely guest post from author Deborah Blumenthal.

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26 Dogs saved by the ASPCA

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The dogs had been left to starve, no food, water or even shelter from freezing temperatures. They also had signs of neglect, broken bones, wounds and infections. Tags: people helping animals rescues The ASPCA continually does amazing work on behalf of our animal companions. On February 17th they rescued 26 Pit Bulls near Sandersville, Georgia. Sadly, there were also 27 dead dogs found on the property. It is believed that the dogs were part of a dog fighting ring.


Service Members Get a Second Chance with Service Dogs

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FSD rescues dogs from shelters and custom trains each dog to assist a person with a disability. In early 2009, in recognition of the increasing number of “Wounded Warriors” that were returning from conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan, FSD made the decision to concentrate its efforts on identifying deserving disabled veterans and matching them with a trained service dog companion. Tags: news people helping animals

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Starlings and Eagles

10,000 Birds

It had a little shelter, a box that served as a windbreak and retreat, but this Starling was bold — it kept coming out to stretch its legs and sun itself. Any bird that was wounded — and a bander could often prevent that fate by firing the net quickly enough — was nursed back to health. It required a bit of an ethical adjustment. Here I was, sitting patiently in a blind, watching a tethered European Starling on a string.