Monthly Archives: July 2012

Jul 25,2012
Captain the GSD beaten to death

I recently read an article where a woman thought that some rescues were too thorough in their vetting of homes for the dogs in their care. She went on to make some jokes about it. I didn’t think it was funny then, and I want her to know about Captain. I wonder how she would […]

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Jul 24,2012
Itchy dog?

6 Common Reasons Why Pets Itch Just last week I got a call from one of our Pet Detectives located in Ohio. He called to report that one of the Search Dogs, a Bloodhound named Luscious, was itching. Here is the short list of the 6 most common causes to itching in pets. See if […]

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Jul 17,2012
Dog Days of Summer

Ever wonder where the term “Dog Days of Summer” came from? This came from the ancient Roman & Greek belief that Sirius aka “The Dogs Star” was the cause of hot weather. Sirius is the brightest star in the sky and is part of the constellation Canis Major. It was thought that because it was […]

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Jul 15,2012
Puppies abandoned in desert!

PATRIOT & HIS SIBLINGS WERE ABANDONED IN THE DESERT! The situations that so many of our dogs come from are enough to break any heart, but when we learned what had happened to Patriot and his brothers and sisters, we felt sad to know that this kind of cruelty exists in the world. Patriot and […]

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Jul 13,2012
Magi and Papi

The thing about being a true animal rescuer is that it doesn’t just happen when you schedule it. Sometimes, actually, it happens at the most inopportune times. A few summers ago, I was walking through the parking lot at The Wild Animal Park in San Diego, and a loose German Shepherd ran up to me. […]

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Jul 11,2012

I realize that we are late to this conversation…too late, really. Lennox is gone. It never occurred to me that he would actually die. I truly believed they would do the right thing. When I first saw the emails going around, I thought it was just another pit bull type dog who needed help. There […]

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Jul 04,2012
4th of July

There is always a lot of talk about the dogs that end up in the shelters on the 5th of July and how important it is to keep your dogs safe during this holiday. What you don’t hear so much about is the “clearing and culling” of dogs in the shelters to make room for […]

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