Blogs from March 2014

Help these former "Starving Puppies" find their happy endings

Posted on Monday, March 31st

UPDATE: Pat Benatar has been adopted, the other 5 are still waiting. A few months ago, we were contacted about a litter of eight starving and emaciated pit mix puppies living outside in filth. We knew placing them would be a challenge, but we accepted the challenge anyway! See the video of their arrival at the dog shelter below. A few of our wonderful foster homes took care of the eight puppies during multiple mite treatments and nursed them back to health. These dogs are extremely loving and loyal. Most have learned to walk on a leash and sit and… READ MORE >

Fund the Furkids inFURmary - Room #2

Posted on Sunday, March 30th

Patient: Lieutenant Dan Room Number: 2 It’s LIEUTENANT DAN! And, yes, he ain’t got no laig! You know that Lieutenant Dan lost his legs in a terrible battleground accident, but then his luck turned, and Dan got Titanium Prosthetics! OUR Lieutenant Dan lost HIS leg when it was literally CRUSHED by a car…the despicable driver didn’t even stop to help him. But then, our Dan’s luck turned, too…a horrified witness got him to the safety of Furkids! The leg could not be saved, and there are no titanium prosthetics in Dan’s future. But he GOT THE SURGERY HE NEEDED to… READ MORE >

Fund the Furkids inFURmary - Room #3

Posted on Sunday, March 30th

Patients: Ethan Hawk and Rob Roy Room Number: 3 Good News and No News for Ethan Hawk and Rob… GOOD NEWS: Hawk, who came to Furkids with a terrible two -inch gash on his tiny leg, is healing well; and he is leaving today for a foster home! Hawk is VERY scared, and will need a lot of special attention before he is ready for adoption, but he doesn’t need any more medical treatment! NO NEWS: Sweet, sweet ROB ROY, however, is not nearly so lucky. He has a SEVERE BONE INFECTION in two legs. It is almost certain that… READ MORE >

Fund the Furkids inFURmary - Room #1

Posted on Sunday, March 30th

Patient: Julie Barnes Room Number: #1 Hello, Furkids Friends, Fans, Followers, and Family! You all KNOW that Furkids rescues and re-homes HUNDREDS of healthy, homeless pets each year. But are you aware of our COMMITMENT to SAVE ANIMALS with SEVERE MEDICAL ISSUES? We step in when no one else does, expecting that - somehow - we WILL MAKE THINGS BETTER for these precious souls. And we ALWAYS DO. Because YOU ARE RIGHT THERE WITH US! We are SOOOOOOOO grateful for your support! Today, the Furkids inFURmary is FULL. Full of sweet rescues in need of specialized, and often life-saving medical… READ MORE >

Use your phone to stay healthy and help animals

Posted on Sunday, March 30th

Most people these days have smartphones filled with Apps to make our lives easier or more interesting and entertaining. From mind-numbing Candy Crush, to Pandora for your favorite music. It seems like there is an App for everything! Did you know that some Apps can help save animals, while you get healthy? Here are two very cool Apps we want to share! ResQwalk (iPhone only) ResQwalk enables you to raise money for animal rescues and shelters just by going for a walk! It’s free. It’s easy. And you can help save lives. They also have a online store called ResQthreads.… READ MORE >

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