They said they loved me… I thought we were going to the park to play… but when we got here they took off my pretty collar… and drove away… how will anyone know who I am… how will I get home… when will they come back…. I’ll just wait here… they said they loved me…
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ChipIn, a resource that been used extensively for years, especially by the rescue/shelter community, is shutting down as of March 7, 2013. ChipIn has been used to raise funds to save, vet and care for countless animals as well as many other uses and with its shut down, it’s going to leave a huge void in raising funds easily and relatively transparently.
Posted on the ChipIn site as of 2/4/13 was the following notice; Continue reading post
An Indian legend says: ” When a human dies there is a bridge they must cross to enter into Heaven. At the head of the bridge waits every animal that human encountered during their lifetime.
The animals, based on what they know of this person, decide which humans may cross the bridge…and which are turned away.
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Oh my goodness… Bandit is one determined pup… he wants to play with the “big dogs”… first looks like he found a new game, riding the treadmill off the back… then he’s determined to try to imitate the big guy and walk it… Had me smiling til my cheeks hurt and giggling til I had tears in my eyes… so precious!
From peace love and pitbulls, great organization! They say that the PLP pack is in quarantine until Bandit, their newest rescue pup, has had his shots so it’s home gym for exercise… and Bandit just being Bandit, a heartbreakingly adorable pup! Continue reading post
There’s just something to happy and joyful about dogs and snow. Admittedly not every dog, but in general, dogs love snow. The love to play in it, run in it, roll in it. The’ll happily chase after snowballs, slightly confounded when there’s nothing to retrieve in the end, but go back again for another. Just watching them brings joy and happiness… so add a little joy and happiness to your day with this quick vid of a couple of pooches just loving the snow! Continue reading post
Friends, I think we all know that there are amazing beneficial affects to sharing your life with a canine companion. There are proven medical benefits as well as unparalleled theraputic benefits. Study after study has shown this again and again but more important are the real life stories of people I know, of people I come into contact with, of people who share their stories with me. This is one such story shared by a FTLTD Friend on our Facebook page and it’s so touching and heartwarming I had to share…
Meet Rolli, an adorable rescue pup that came into Tony Ling and his wife, Sarah’s life and hear their story as shared by Tony… Continue reading post
A Kent, NY woman, Bridget A. Joyce, 67, is coming under fire for the severe neglect of her 5-year-old Pomeranian and is being charged with animal cruelty. Putnam County SPCA has stepped in and rescued the dog after she was “found in “a severe state of neglect” is being treated for a range of skin and infestation issues”
The small dog named Taffy was found wandering along Towners Road in the Lake Carmel area of Kent and taken to the Carmel Animal Hospital. The was described to be suffering from “extreme long-term neglect” per Ken Ross, chief of the SPCA. Continue reading post
Meet Merlin Schmucker, 26,of Clyde and Jonathan Eicher, 19, of Lyons, Wayne County, NY. These two Amish “men” have been charged with animal cruelty after admitting to killing 9 puppies and their mother when Schmucker couldn’t sell pups.
In mid January, the remains of some of the pups were found along a highway in a ditch by road workers. Continue reading post
A nosy dog with a penchant for stinky prizes has netted a truly worthy, if rather disgusting prize that’s going to be quite a pay day for her owner.
When Ken Willman took his little pooch, Madge, for a walk along the beach in northern England, he didn’t think too much when Madge went along doing her normal doggy job of sniffing and nosing. Little did he realize what she’d found when she discovered what resembled a smelly rock. Knocking it away, he broke off a chunk but became curious off and went home and did a little nosing around himself, on the internet.
“She wouldn’t leave it alone. I picked it up and it smelt horrible so I knocked it with my walking stick and a small lump came off. I put both pieces back on the beach but something in the back of my mind told me it might be something unusual.” Continue reading post