TEEN FINDS UNIQUE WAYS TO HELP HOMELESS CATS

Inspired by her late grandparents’ love of animals, one teenager in Illinois is finding innovative ways to help her local cat rescue. Sabrina Hoagland’s grandparents, Diann and Butch Hoagland, were passionate about giving back to the community and, like Sabrina, … Continue reading

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TRACIE HOTCHNER: SHELTER DOGS HELP PROTECT ENDANGERED SPECIES

There is a detection-dog program called Conservation Canines (CK9), part of the University of Washington’s Center for Conservation Biology, that is putting to a brand new use the amazing sense of smell that dogs possess. These CK9 dogs are trained … Continue reading

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RETIREMENT COMMUNITY & STUDENTS HELP TRAIN SERVICE DOGS FOR KIDS

When a service dog named Godrick recently joined his new family in New Jersey, hundreds of people in Virginia Beach, from senior citizens to young schoolchildren, cheered him on from afar. That’s because these people were responsible for training Godrick … Continue reading

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How to Help Moses the Boxer, Found Starving and Traumatized

Warning: This is a really disturbing story, with pictures to match. If you’re not up to reading about animal neglect and suffering, this might be the time to click away. Last Thursday, Ruff Love Rescue, a volunteer organization in North … Continue reading

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11-YEAR-OLD GIRL ON A MISSION TO HELP PETS

When Lili Vaughn of Des Plains, Ill. adopted her dog, Bigby in 2011 from Heartland Animal Shelter in Northbrook, Ill, it changed her. When she learned about how much help shelters needed to care for homeless pets and find them … Continue reading

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Celebrities to Help Adoptable Dogs at Rescue the Runway

Fans of Fidos and famous faces are invited to step out for an evening of style and substance as adoptable Spots and their celebrity escorts strut on the catwalk during the second annual Rescue the… [[ This is a summary … Continue reading

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You’ll Get Through This: Hope and Help for Your Turbulent Times by Max Lucado {Book Review}

You’ll Get Through This: Hope and Help for Your Turbulent Times by Max Lucado My rating: 5 of 5 stars I try to imagine the thoughts Joseph must have had when his day went from….perfectly ordinary to finding his world … Continue reading

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Diet Can Help With Chronic Health Problems of Pets

 I have found that simple changes to the commercial diet may make all the difference is the world! A lab with chronic ear problems, a German Shepherd with chronic diarrhea, or a bulldog with skin issues may get better when … Continue reading

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Feeding Healthy Oils like Coconut Oil May Help With Pet’s Medical Problems

Healthy oils and fats added to your pets’ diet often make them look and feel better. One oil that is gaining popularity in human and veterinary medicine is coconut oil. I just bought a 14 oz jar of Organic Coconut … Continue reading

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Dogs Help Seniors Stay Fit

Dogs are a favorite pet for senior citizens and there is plenty of research showing that dogs help seniors stay fit by urging them to exercise. The way the dog does this is by insisting that it be walked every … Continue reading

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