Cottages, Not Cages! Check out Oregon’s Luvable Dog Rescue

Luvable Dog Rescue’s cottages make for lower-stress environments for its residents. Photo: Luvable Dog Rescue —————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————- Okay, shelter life isn’t ideal, but we’d all agree it’s better than a life on the street or worse. But the accommodations at Eugene, OR’s Luvable Dog Rescue are so sweet, we kind of want to move in! Dogs…

Midwest Dog Flu Hits the South

By now you’ve most likely read about the canine influenza that swept across the Midwest.  Some sources claim that the outbreak is over, but other news outlets are reporting that the potentially deadly disease is now hitting major cities in the southern United States.  Please share this story so dog owners everywhere know to be…

Virginia Beach Family Makes Bucket List for Ailing Dog

Zuba gives her foster mom a kiss. Having a birthday party was one of 54 items on her Bucket List. Photo: Vicki Cronis-Nohe/The Virginian-Pilot———————————– When Zuba, 1, was diagnosed with malformed kidneys, her owners brought her to the Southeast German Shepherd Rescue Phoenix Dog Program’s Virginia Beach office. This was back in March. Heather Duggan,…

Paralyzed Dog Runs Again With Hydrotherapy Treatment

Hydrotherapy has been in use for centuries as a form of health promotion and rehabilitation for humans and, more recently, animals.  One of the leading locations for canine hydrotherapy and rehabilitation is Cotswold Dog Spa, on the campus of Hartpury College in the UK. A 5 year-old Labrador stands, and now runs, as living testament to the value of this type of…

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