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The Wolf Among Us — Part I

Wolf Hybrid

The Wolf Among Us  PART I How Bigby Got His Lucky Break They say you never forget your first. Your first kiss, your first love, your first car. Firsts are fleeting, but they often last us a lifetime. For those lucky enough to call ourselves animal rescuers — legitimate, certified rescuers who have been properly trained and run healthy operations — you certainly never forget the first animal you rescue …read the full article.

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Dog Back Pain Support

Our shelter dog, LAVERNE, is the new model for our NEW logo. She fits the bill well as she is a schnauzer/dachshund mix who is considered chondrodystrophic with a long back and shorter legs. Her WiggleLess® provides her with all the dog back support she needs on our daily hikes up in the mountains. Laverne is wiry, fiery, and sweet as can be. She is loyal and trustworthy and she …read the full article.

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Bulldog Back Problems

Bulldog back problems are no fun to witness. When you hear the word “chondrodystrophy” you mean a dog like Sadie. Can you guess why? Her Bulldog heritage comes with quite a build—and it can sometimes cause horrific back problems. She needs all the back support she can get! WiggleLess® provides her with comfortable, firm, back support when she needs it most. Affected Animals:  Dogs are most often affected; rarely cats may …read the full article.

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Dachshund IVDD

Dachshund IVDD is a fairly common diagnosis. Studies reveal one in five dogs in America are diagnosed with IVDD. “Dash” the handsome dachshund was rescued from inside a freezing cold empty barn in Northern Idaho, near Canada. Emaciated and starving, his tiny body was trying to stay warm in a pile of hay when he was found. No one knew if he would live. …But he did! And now? He …read the full article.

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7 Most Memorable Dog Stories of 2012

Some were heartwarming, some were sad, and some were evil — but they all made an impact. Here’s our list of the most memorable dog stories of 2012. www.dogster.com LOVE AND RESPECT ANIMALS!

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Hyperactive Dogs…ADHD?

With worldwide recognition of attention deficitdisorder with hyperactivity (ADHD) in children, many people are now wondering whether their overly boisterous, easily distractible dogs are suffering from a similar disorder.   Hyperactivity in Dogs – Page 1 LOVE AND RESPECT ANIMALS

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Animal Tribes

Humans helping Animals helping Humans… Animal Tribes is an on-line portal spotlighting animal-related causes.  Its audience includes pet owners, animal lovers and animal welfare supporters. An animal tribe can be a non-profit organization with a welfare mission (rescue, sanctuary, etc.), a group who uses animals in a socio-beneficial endeavor (animal assisted therapy, guide dogs, etc.), humane organizations, animal behaviorists, or simply interesting people partnering with intriguing animals for a mutual cause. The …read the full article.

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Canine Poems

  Today I’ve  missed my sweet June so much. It’s been almost two months since she died of lymphoma. I feel her presence sitting behind me while I type on this keyboard–she’s wrapped behind me like a crescent noodle–warming my lower back. She loves to sit with me. She is content, happy, snoozing. The energy is peaceful. June is a sparkle of light and love. Her nine pound body has …read the full article.

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