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Help pups 2018 calendars

Help pups with these 2018 calendars

You can help pups by purchasing a 2018 calendar from one of the organizations below.  The calendars help rescue or service dogs, have cute puppy and other pictures, and make a nice gift. The Grey Muzzle wall calendar features photos of senior dogs. All proceeds from the calendar support the Grey Muzzle Organization. This non-profit, […]

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Benny, Grey Muzzle Senior Spokeshound, says love is ageless.

Benny, Grey Muzzle Senior Spokeshound, says love is ageless

Benny, Grey Muzzle Senior Spokeshound, says love is ageless. The senior pup found a new home three years ago this month, during Adopt a Senior Pet Month. As spokeshound, Benny urges people to give old dogs a new life. Here’s what he says. “From the moment the officer put me in my new mom’s arms, […]

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Joanne George wrote a book about Smiley and the journey the two of them took.

Smiley the blind therapy dog known worldwide died Saturday

Smiley the blind therapy dog died Saturday. He spent 12 years visiting hospitals, schools and nursing homes putting a smile on the face of children and adults. Smiley was born at a puppy mill. He was caged in a barn packed with 100 other dogs being raised to sell. Smiley was blind at birth and […]

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Via American Pit Bull Foundation Facebook page

Run or walk to help hero vets and rescue pups

The RescueMe 5K Run/Walk is this Saturday, October 14th. Money raised goes to a program called Operation Sidekick, which trains and provides rescued pit bulls to veterans with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. Operation Sidekick is run by the American Pit Bull Foundation (APBF). It says more than 3,000 pit bulls are euthanized each day. On […]

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Via Remember Me

#RemebertheRescue Thursday is Here

This is from Remember the Rescue®, a nonprofit organization raising awareness about animals waiting for a home. “Orphan pets should live in forever homes, not die waiting for them. Unite with pet lovers around the world on Thursday, September 28 to shine a light on orphan pets waiting in shelters and rescues for forever homes. […]

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Buckey via The Grey Muzzle Organization

Old dogs get new “leash on life” thanks to NC group

North Carolina’s own Grey Muzzle Organization is giving old dogs a new lease on life. This week, the Raleigh nonprofit announced grants going to more than 50 groups in 25 states that help at-risk senior dogs. The rescues, shelters and other welfare organizations will use grant money for critically-needed medical and dental care, adoption promotions, […]

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Via Erin Einbender and One Tail at a Time Rescue-1.jpg

Dog lover and artist creates “Cones of Fame”

A Chicago art student transformed the Elizabethan collar, or cone of shame, into a fashion statement to help find rescue dogs a family. The collars are necessary evils that help dogs heal after surgery or other health conditions. Erin Einbender decided to give the collars a makeover. She needed an idea for her final photography […]

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