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Stop the Cat Scratching Blues

Cat scratching is no surprise. It’s one of the ways cats communicate, it’s how they deal with excess energy and it’s how they maintain their nails. But if you’re a new kitty mom or dad looking for a cure to the cat scratching blues, try these tips:
Cat Scratch TipsProvide alternatives
Having a special scratching place to call her own may deter your kitty from scratching elsewhere in the home. Place the alternative posts and boards in the way of the areas you want her to stop scratching. Make sure … more

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The Down and Dirty on Poop

bobo-whatpoopsaysDog poop may not be the most appetizing of subjects, but if you want to keep your dog as fit and healthy as possible then it’s important to monitor their bowel movements. All responsible dog owners will agree that when it comes to dog poop, it’s important to check it and it’s important to pick it up and dispose of it properly.

Dog poop that is left on the ground is the third largest cause of water pollution in … more

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Meet Senior Citizen Madeline

Madeline2Madeline is such a pretty lady! She is a 13yr old DSH Buff colored cat. She is an older kitty has beenOnline fundraising for Meet Senior Citizen Madeline! experiencing some illness associated with older cats. Most recently her appetite has decreased which could be indicative of several things. First things first though the vets need to know what is going on with her organ function by way of lab work. She also needs an appetite stimulant to boost her appetite and get her eating … more

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UPDATE and correction on Casper!

CasperCasper is a goofball of a pup that loves to play and be rowdy. He has already survived parvovirus, showing the world he is a survivor, and now he needs your help. His hips are in need of surgery. He is in need of a triple pelvic osteotomy to alleviate and prevent any arthritis.

Online fundraising for Casper is counting on us to help him!

Casper3He currently has mild arthritis in his hips but it will get worse without surgery! Casper came … more

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panleuk2Kittens that are just a few days old are fragile even when healthy, so treating sick kittens can be challenging.  Luckily, our dedicated team of bottle baby staff and volunteers are kitten experts and can nurse even some of the sickest kittens back to health.  Before kitten season 2014 officially hits, we’d like to raise enough money to buy a bottle of cerenia for the season.


Cerenia is the only antiemetic (which combats vomiting and nausea) that works for kittens that have the … more

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Is large, loving and friendly your type? Meet Louie!

louieLouie is a very sweet 2yr old Pitty Mix. He is 60lbs of pure love and really enjoys human company. He truly is man’s best friend! We don’t knowOnline fundraising for Is large, loving and friendly your type? Meet Louie! Louie’s history but he has a pellet in his head from where he was shot at one point and has other scars which indicate he was very likely an outdoor dog with little attention. Louie is also heartworm positive and will be treated during the recovery … more

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Anna’s heart still needs YOUR help!

Online fundraising for Anna's heart still needs YOUR help!
annaRecently, you helped fund an important heart surgery for a playful 2-year-old pup named Anna.

Anna still needs you.

Her heart surgery, a PDA or Patent Ductus Arteriosus, surgery was performed on July 26th but not without complications. The surgeon performing the procedure said that it was the worst case he had ever seen. The artery was very large and the area was extremely difficult to maneuver. 

During the surgery, Anna experienced bleeding complications. The surgeon did the best job possible under the … more

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Meet Sheldon!

sheldon4Sheldon is a 1.5yr old retriever mix that has had skin issues since coming into the shelter. He has been diagnosed and treated forOnline fundraising for Donate and help Sheldon get some relief! several skin conditions including ringworm and mange repeatedly but has not had resolution. The vets are now looking into possible allergies (food and environmental) as well as autoimmune disorders.

As you can see in the pictures below Sheldon is experiencing furloss throughout his legs and is itchy with irritated skin.


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