Category Archives: Why We Do This

A Week Into a Long Journey of Healing

By Audrey Lodato, Executive Director, Pets Alive It’s been a week since we got the call from Deputy Sheriff Vincent Iannuzi alerting us to an urgent hoarding situation in Minisink. A week since we responded immediately to that call and … Continue reading

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The Depths of Depravity

Collectively, we’ve got decades of experience in rescue at Pets Alive – we’re pretty thick skinned. It takes a lot to rattle us. We’ve unfortunately dealt with debilitating neglect and circumstances horrible beyond measure for companion animals. We’d thought we’d … Continue reading

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A Revolution: Dogs Playing For Life At Pets Alive

Dog Play Photos by Valen Kester Have you ever had a moment when you realized that a deeply held belief is totally wrong? Up until recently I might have told you that I knew a little something about dog-on-dog aggression … Continue reading

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Providing A Life Worth Living

By Audrey Lodato, Executive Director at Pets Alive Middletown The definition of sanctuary is “A place where someone is protected or given shelter.”  We take the fact that we are a sanctuary very seriously. Although it would be wonderful if … Continue reading

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