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Found torn apart from a dog fight, sweet dog has been waiting 2 years for a home

Sunday, Oct 2nd, 2016 | By Dr. Marty Becker

Charity almost didn’t survive what were probably injuries sustained in a dog fight. Thanks to a Good Samaritan and a caring shelter team, she pulled through — but now she’s been waiting for a home for more than two years! She gets along extremely well with other dogs and endears herself to all who get […]

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Nationwide recall of contaminated pet eye drops

Saturday, Sep 3rd, 2016 | By Dr. Marty Becker

Do your pets use eye drops? How about the pets of your friends and family? If so, please be aware of a nationwide recall of three brands of eye wash sold for pets through major outlets including veterinaty clinics, pet supply stores,, and other online retailers. Testing of samples of the eye products has […]

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We’ve lost a tiny hero in the fight against puppy mills

Tuesday, Mar 22nd, 2016 | By Dr. Marty Becker

March 23 is National Puppy Day, and I’m observing it by honoring the passing of a hero who fought for dogs in puppy mills. Harley, a one-eyed Chihuahua rescued after 10 years in a cage in a puppy mill, died this weekend at the age of 15. Like so many others, I was filled with […]

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Secondhand smoke harms people and pets

Thursday, Jan 21st, 2016 | By Dr. Marty Becker

Everyone knows that secondhand smoke can be incredibly damaging to children and anyone who lives with smokers, but it’s important to remember that it affects pets too! Q: My boyfriend smokes. I know that smoking around pets isn’t good for them, but he says that as long as he doesn’t smoke near them, there won’t […]

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Our nation’s military dogs need your voice right now!

Monday, Oct 26th, 2015 | By Dr. Marty Becker

Friends, I need you to take action RIGHT NOW to help our nation’s military dogs! After so many years of trying, the American Humane Association​ finally managed to get members of Congress to include language in the 2016 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) guaranteeing our military working dogs a ride home to U.S. soil after […]

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