Category Archives: Animal Rescue

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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BREAKING! Hurricane Florence dogs coming to Pets Alive

As devastating Hurricane Florence continues on a path to slam into the southeastern states, Pets Alive staff and volunteers have been working around the clock and preparing to take in dogs from the hurricane evacuation zone. Brother Wolf Animal Rescue … Continue reading

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Thank You!

Dear Friends, Adopters, Volunteers, and Supporters, During this time of year, in between all the running around and rushing from one party to another, we also take time to reflect on the importance of friends and family. For most of … Continue reading

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Dear Santa

Dear Santa, Hard to believe almost a whole year has gone by since I last wrote you! First off, I want to thank you again for sending me a new basketball! How did you know that is my favorite toy? … Continue reading

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Beyond abuse: Helping Era

Era couldn’t help it. Her foot hurt so much, she chewed off her own two toes thinking it would bring her relief. But it didn’t. Sadly, Era was all too used to pain and anguish. Each weekend, her owner would … Continue reading

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Hurricane Harvey Dogs at Pets Alive!

  DONATE NOW! Updated posting as of September 8, 2017 Fourteen of the 20 dogs that Pets Alive rescued from the wrath of Hurricane Harvey are now available for adoption! These dogs were rescued from shelters that were at risk … Continue reading

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