Rescue Archives - Dr. Marty Becker

Category Archives: Rescue

Survey: Would you ever foster a pet? (Or have you ever?)

Thursday, Aug 17th, 2017 | By Dr. Marty Becker

They say “fostering saves lives,” and that’s absolutely true. It’s one of the most important things you can do to help homeless animals find a new family to love them forever. Maddie’s Fund and the University of North Carolina-Charlotte have teamed up to understand how people feel about fostering pets. If you currently foster, or […]

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Girl in trouble: Will you help this horse to stand again?

Sunday, Aug 6th, 2017 | By Dr. Marty Becker

A horse who cannot stand is a horse who cannot survive. We can’t let that happen to Girl! I was approached about helping a horse named Girl in Oklahoma. A rescue group and some shelter volunteers are trying to raise funds to get this poor girl surgery on a horrible leg injury; equine surgery is […]

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A senior dog named Thor has been waiting a year and a half for a home

Tuesday, Jul 25th, 2017 | By Dr. Marty Becker

Few things make me sadder than seeing a senior dog in a shelter – especially when they’ve been there for months or even years. That’s the story with Thor, a mighty dog who is 7 years old and has spent the last year and a half of his life in the Hempstead Town Animal Shelter […]

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It was the largest horse rescue in U.S. history, and now one of the babies needs your help and a home!

Tuesday, May 23rd, 2017 | By Dr. Marty Becker

What would you do if you were asked to help save the lives of over 900 starving horses, many blind, and all the mares pregnant? If you’re Elaine Nash, you mobilize your nonprofit horse rescue, Fleet of Angels, along with fellow rescue group Return to Freedom, and get to work. That’s just what happened when […]

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In honor and loving memory of Quin’C

Wednesday, Feb 15th, 2017 | By Dr. Marty Becker

One look. I knew. It was time. Time for Quin’C to be in a better place. No. The best place: Heaven. I truly believe all dogs go to heaven. There are things we’ll never know about Quin’C. No sounds, I bet not even an artillery blast, would faze him. He was the shadow of whoever […]

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