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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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Southwest Airlines flies Harvey pets to new homes

On Tuesday, Southwest Airlines airlifted dozens of dogs and cats displaced by Hurricane Harvey to a nonprofit in California. The animals were from Houston shelters that were flooded and damaged. They went to the Helen Woodward Animal Center in San Diego. Southwest Airlines donated the flight. The company was retiring a jet, and it used […]

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Watch out for doggone scams like this

NC dog lovers, beware. An allegedly fake North Carolina rescue recently tried to raise funds using a picture of an abused pup named Libre. According to a complaint filed with the North Carolina Attorney General’s office, a group calling itself Paws Family Ranch used photos of abused dogs, including Libre, in its pitch for money. […]

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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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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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