Category Archives: Animal Rescue

An Unthinkable 7O Million

Seventy million. Let that number sink in. That is the number of community cats animal welfare experts estimate live in the United States alone. Seventy million living, breathing, and thriving cats in our urban, suburban, and rural communities, with an … Continue reading

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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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Dear Santa

Let me introduce myself. My name is Fancy Fajita, but all my friends here at Pets Alive call me Fancy! They always tell me what a good girl I am. I know how to sit, take treats gently and walk … Continue reading

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URGENT: 54 companion animals and birds rescued from horrific conditions

Feces-packed stalls with little light; dark, dirty dead animal bones strewn throughout the barn; a dead goat was being used as a compost pile. This was just a small flavor of the horrendous living conditions that 34 animals and 20 … Continue reading

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Left to Die

An “island” in the middle of a black dirt farm, with no grass for grazing, no water to drink except for what fell from the sky, some trees for shade, but electric fencing was holding them prisoners just inches from … 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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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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