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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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Help bring rescue and hope to suffering animals nationwide!

Sunday, Jun 21st, 2015 | By Dr. Marty Becker

In just the past ten years, the American Humane Association’s Red Star program has rescued, sheltered and cared for some 80,000 animals. They have fought to eradicate the gas chamber in animal shelters across the nation. They recently led the successful effort to pass a national law mandating that military working dogs be returned to […]

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And QT’s family goes home!

Tuesday, Jun 16th, 2015 | By Dr. Marty Becker

Here’s some great news: Our little shelter puppy, QT’s, mother and littermates have been adopted! For any who don’t know, I first met this canine family when one of the puppies was brought to see me at North Idaho Animal Hospital from the Panhandle Animal Shelter with respiratory symptoms. Those turned out to be caused […]

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Veterinarian adopts senior German Shepherd right out of shelter euthanasia room

Monday, Jun 8th, 2015 | By Dr. Marty Becker

When I saw the look in the eyes of Lem, a senior German Shepherd left by his owner at a shelter in Southern California and who was almost out of time, I knew I had to try to help him. I posted his story and photo here on my blog as well as to my […]

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Let’s get NYC’s senior dogs adopted!

Monday, Jun 8th, 2015 | By Dr. Marty Becker

What’s better than helping homeless senior dogs find homes? Teresa, our senior adopted dog Quixote (in the photo), and I flew to New York City to do just that, along with our friends at Petfinder.com​ and Rally to Rescue​. On Tuesday, June 9, Purina will be sponsoring the Bright Mind 7+ Clubhouse For Senior Dogs […]

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