Category Archives: Animal Rescue

A Stray’s Journey – Snowcone Part II

A little background: Snowcone is an undersocialized dog; as a result of being on the run, he has developed coping skills that depend largely on the avoidance of contact with people in order to be safe in uncertain circumstances, so … Continue reading

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URGENT: Cupid needs your love and support

**Warning: Graphic images** Cupid, a badly abused dog, was brought to us by law enforcement; she is what we refer to here at Pets Alive as a “scoop and run”. As Cupid arrived, her paws never even touched the ground … Continue reading

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Back To School: Joey’s Adventure Continues

By Joyce Washnik, Pets Alive Volunteer Since September, our beautiful Bay-colored boy, Joey, has been in training at a Middletown-based facility, where he is learning basic ground manners and groundwork, with the goal for him to become a riding horse. … Continue reading

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A Stray’s Journey

Rescue According to area neighbors, a stray had been on the run for 2 ½ – 3 years.  A good samaritan, Laura B., posted a plea for help on Facebook. Thank goodness for Buddha Dog Rescue and Recovery (BDRR) for … Continue reading

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BREAKING: Hurricane Dorian dogs coming to Pets Alive

Hurricane Dorian: Your urgent help needed As devastating Hurricane Dorian continues on a path to impact the southeastern states, we have been working around the clock to prepare for an intake of dogs from affected areas. Our effort is being … Continue reading

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Cruelly Dumped in Darkness of Night

Under cover of darkness, a group of 17 cats and kittens were cruelly dumped this week on Pets Alive’s property, with 11 of them crammed into one small crate. A second crate held a nursing mom and her 6-day-old kittens. … Continue reading

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URGENT: 25 cats and kittens just rescued need your help now!

Many experts will agree that the first part of recovery is admitting you have a problem.  A few days ago Pets Alive received a call just like that — a call for help! A local woman admitting she had a … Continue reading

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No Horsing Around — It’s Time For School!

Written by: Joyce Washnik, Pets Alive Volunteer Joey came to Pets Alive in 2015, a victim of severe neglect. Sadly, the 8-month-old horse had been living on an abandoned property by himself. Scared and malnourished, Joey was rescued and brought … Continue reading

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What a Week!

Where do I even start. The loose dog running down the highway? The two dogs found on the coldest night of the week with no food or water? The three cats found wearing collars huddled together in a school yard? … Continue reading

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URGENT: Jack and Jill need you!

Jack and Jill ran up the hill…an old nursery rhyme many of us remember as a kid. But earlier this week, Jack and Jill, two dogs, were running for their life – tethered together with an old, frayed leash that … Continue reading

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