Rescue Archives - Dr. Marty Becker

Category Archives: Rescue

Report: Helping pets and people on the Ukraine border

Sunday, Apr 10th, 2022 | By Dr. Marty Becker

Family reunion at Ukraine border

It took a long time and a lot of rough travel to get there, but I jumped eagerly out of bed on my first morning in Galati, Romania. I was ready to see what I could do now and in the future to help both pets and people displaced by the Russian invasion of Ukraine […]

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How you can help pets from Ukraine today

Friday, Apr 1st, 2022 | By Dr. Marty Becker

Pet owners coming into Romania from Ukraine

On Monday, April 4, I will be leaving for a trip to the Ukrainian border. I will be working with World Vets to help them set up free veterinary care for pets fleeing the war, and with Sava’s Safe Haven in Romania to understand what the most urgent needs are. I will also be working […]

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The Dog Who Lived: Another chapter in his story

Thursday, Feb 6th, 2020 | By Dr. Marty Becker


From lying on the brink of death from starvation, covered in flies and weighing only 19 pounds, to where he is today, Lazaruff is a dog who has lived quite a life. You probably already know his story — if not, it’s here — and that Teresa and I helped save him and brought him […]

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God works in mutt-sterious ways

Sunday, Sep 22nd, 2019 | By Mikkel Becker KPA CTP, CPDT-KA, CDBC, CBCC-KA, CTC

Reagan with Otis and Indy

We have a new Becker family member! Our daughter, Mikkel Becker, writes here about how Otis joined the family. Have you ever felt like the perfectly imperfect part of you met the perfectly imperfect part of someone else, and together you fulfilled parts of yourselves you’d never fully realized were there? That’s the only way […]

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Can you give a little rescue pup a ride?

Wednesday, Sep 4th, 2019 | By Mikkel Becker KPA CTP, CPDT-KA, CDBC, CBCC-KA, CTC

Can you help a cute little rescue dog make the journey from Phoenix, Arizona, to Spokane, Washington? This is Mikkel Becker, Dr. Beckers daughter, and my daughter, Reagan, and I have fallen in love with Otis, a Pug mix from Arizona Pug Adoption and Rescue Network APARN). Normally APARN doesn’t adopt outside of Arizona because […]

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