Firefighter Rescues Puppy, Then Adopts Him

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A South Carolina firefighter has rescued a puppy twice. First, North Charleston Fire Department Capt. Paul Bryant dug a poodle-shepherd mix puppy out from under a pile of rocks and concrete slabs on March 30 after cyclists heard the puppy’s cries. Now the 34-year firefighting veteran has adopted the puppy, taking him home from the … Read more

Dog Eating Poop Remedy

Dog Eating Poop Remedy

I know this is kind of a sensitive issue or at least a bit of a gross topic but let’s face it, sometimes dogs eat poop.  Lately, I’ve found my older dog eating poop.  I have two dogs so I don’t know if she’s eating her own poop or the poop of her younger sister.  … Read more

BARK BOX Doggy Delivery!!!

Every BarkBox has at least 2 innovative toys, 2 all-natural bags of treats, and a chew, curated from each month’s unique themed collection. If your pup doesn’t totally love an item in their BarkBox, we’ll send them a replacement for FREE. $21/Barkbox for 12 months – Free Shipping * Save over 27% $25/Barkbox for 6 … Read more

36 BEAGLES HAVE BEEN FREED FROM CRUEL YEAR-LONG LAB STUDY

Each year, lab tests are conducted on more than 60,000 dogs in the United States — and unfortunately, it is standard practice to kill each animal that makes it out of the tests alive. But one particularly inhumane test on a group of beagles came into national attention last week, and thanks to the efforts of … Read more

Blue Macaw Parrot Known From The Movie ‘Rio’ Is Now Officially Extinct And Here’s Why!

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A new study by BirdLife International said that in recent years several bird species have disappeared. The Spix’s Macaw species is now officially extinct in the wild, however, some of the birds survive in breeding programs. Deforestation is to blame in most of the countries however extreme weather events played a role too. Spix’s Macaws Life Span: … Read more

#worldspayday Today is World Spay Day

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Did you know that today is World Spay Day? Humane Society International calls for a day of action to promote the sterilization of pets, community cats, and street dogs as a way to save animals’ lives. Let’s take a look at the reasons why a neutered or spayed cat will live a longer—and likely happier—life. … Read more

Can animal abusers adopt another pet?

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Well, South Carolina says first-time offenders will ban animal abusers from adopting pets for five years. Second-time offenders will be banned for life!  Way to go South Carolina. Maybe other states will follow suit. Two new bills currently in committee are being considered to help protect animals from would-be abusers. Bruce Bryant (R), the bill’s author, told … Read more

“Second Hand Dog” Book Review

Second Hand Dog Book Review

Title: Second Hand Dog: How to Turn Yours Into a First-Rate Pet (See It Here) Author: Carol Lea Benjamin Publisher: Howell Book House; New York, NY; 1988 Category: TRAINING I thought I should start my websites book reviews with this book since LRR and other rescues and shelters often highly recommend it to newly adoptive canine parents. Being only … Read more