Category Archives: Dogs

Saving Lives – Working Together

“I hate to do this, but I have an urgent dog for you to consider…” is how the email started. “She’s around eight years old and has spent her entire life on a chain. The girls and officers at the … Continue reading

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Ms Paws needs a Christmas Miracle!

She weighs just 3 pounds; she is dehydrated, she is anorexic, and she is only five weeks old! Instead of being a playful, active, “getting into trouble,” happy puppy, she is fighting for her life. And we are fighting for … Continue reading

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Hurricane Sally dogs arrive at Pets Alive

Hurricane season has been relentless. First it was a race against time to get 15 shelter dogs impacted by Hurricane Laura to the safety of Pets Alive. Now it’s Hurricane Sally. Thanks to the work of many, six more dogs … Continue reading

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Sugar needs surgery

Sugar, a four-year-old Beagle-mix, is a rock star in our books! She recently came to Pets Alive through our transport network. She is now adapting to her new environment at our facility – but it isn’t the first time she … Continue reading

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Help Us Heal A Broken Heart

As a nation and as a state, we mourn the loss of thousands to the horrible beast called COVID19. This past week, the sorrow came home to Pets Alive. Eight years ago, a sweet gentleman by the name of Charles … Continue reading

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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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URGENT: George needs your help!

Little George, a small 4.5-month-old Yorkie puppy, needs a big operation. He started out life on the wrong foot through no fault of his own. He came from a puppy mill through a breeder that buys puppies for breeding purposes … Continue reading

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It’s GivingTuesday: Luna needs your help

Emaciated. Severe alopecia (loss of fur) and dermatitis (skin condition). Demodicosis (mites). Lameness. Conjunctivis (inflammation of the eyelid). And she has a mass above her eye. That sums up Luna’s health. Luna is a small 10-month-old puppy that wound up at … 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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