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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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Help get justice for Kenai and Osar, Idaho dogs shot in front of their owners’ eyes

Sunday, Jun 7th, 2015 | By Dr. Marty Becker

Friends, can you help get justice for Kenai and Osar, two dogs shot in front of their owners’s eyes? When Lisa and Jim Rosauer were walking their dogs Osar and Kenai near where I live in Bonners Ferry, Idaho, the last thing they expected was to see their dogs suddenly drop in front of them, […]

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3 major problems that could be causing your dog’s bad breath

Wednesday, Apr 22nd, 2015 | By Dr. Marty Becker

Does your dog’s bad breath mean he has dental problems? Probably, but it could also be a sign of a serious health problem. While we sometimes tease about “doggy breath,” most pet owners know it’s typically the sign of dental disease, and that’s no laughing matter. Commonly diagnosed (as a matter of fact, the single […]

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‘Home Depot Cart’ dog, Ike, loses his fight with cancer

Monday, Apr 20th, 2015 | By Dr. Marty Becker

His story swept across the Internet when Ernesto Moran and Justin Wadman, two employees at a California Home Depot, crafted a cart to help 15-year-old dog Ike get around when cancer made it difficult for him to walk. Now Ike’s free of pain, although he’s left a hole in the heart of his mom, Risa […]

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